Show #2825 - Friday, December 6, 1996

Daily Double at Double Jeopardy! Round clue 22 featured in the 1999 film Baby Geniuses.


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Donna Craig, an aspiring writer from New York City, New York

Clark Adams, a horse shoer from Batesville, Virginia

Gay Mollette, a procurement manager originally from Detroit, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $24,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
Edward Beale brought news of this 1848 discovery in California to the east coast
    $100 19
The amount of this in a solution can be measured by a saccharometer
    $100 6
Daedalus used this substance to fasten the wings to his back
    $100 1
This Sunday night series is subtitled "The New Adventures of Superman"
    $100 17
This state's Days of '47 Festival honors the day Brigham Young reached the Salt Lake Valley in 1847
    $100 11
A complete donut center
    $200 20
Stephen Long & Zebulon Pike have peaks named for them in this state, an area they said was uninhabitable
    $200 27
The energy from this is measured by a pyrheliometer
    $200 7
Cadmus planted these parts of a dragon to raise some troops
    $200 2
"Freddy's Nightmares", a horror anthology that debuted in 1988, was based on this movie series
    $200 18
Monroe, near Snohomish in this state, is the site of the annual Evergreen State Fair
    $200 12
In a restaurant, it's a quartet's table request
    $300 21
Co-commanders of the 1st U.S. expedition to explore from Mississippi to the west coast
    $300 28
An odometer measures the distance covered by a vehicle & this device measures how far you've walked
    $300 8
The sister of Orestes, mourning became her
    $300 3
This crime drama with Robert Wagner & Stefanie Powers was created by Sidney Sheldon
    $300 24
Dog lovers look forward to the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, held each February in this city
    $300 13
Contented performing kittens might be paid this way
    $400 22
Jedediah Smith was a mountain man & explorer employed in this industry
    $400 29
A spirometer measures the capacity of these organs
    $400 9
Zeus' father, Cronus, was one of this group of 12
    DD: $600 4
Character seen here, his action-packed journeys are legendary:
    $400 25
The Pendleton Roundup, an annual rodeo, takes place in Pendleton in this northwestern state
    $400 14
A squash that's been pierced by a bull's horn
    $500 23
Senator Thomas Hart Benton's son-in-law was this "Pathfinder"
    $500 30
A nilometer measures the height of the water in this
    $500 10
Leda laid 2 eggs: one with Helen & Pollux in it, the other containing Clytemnestra & him
    $500 5
Jack Wagner, formerly of "General Hospital", now plays Dr. Peter Burns on this Fox drama
    $500 26
The Tanglewood Music Festival is a summer highlight in Lenox in this New England state
    $500 15
Remained sedate

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gay Clark Donna
$600 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Clark Donna
$900 $3,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This Nazi dictator sometimes dined alone with Blondi, his Alsatian
    $200 19
This isthmus connects North & South America
    $200 1
He painted "Irises" & "Pink Roses" as well as "Sunflowers"
    $200 30
It has over 9,700 tax preparation offices worldwide
    $200 11
Historians refer to the Golden Age as the time during which Pericles ruled this city
    $200 4
On Feb. 12, 1959, the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, he addressed a joint session of Congress
    $400 3
In 1964 he lifted his beagles Him & Her by the ears on the White House lawn, provoking protest
    $400 20
A humid city, Rio de Janeiro lies just north of this tropic line
    $400 14
This drip artist was born in Cody, Wyoming in 1912
    $400 18
In 1961 this firm introduced its Selectric typewriter, which used a spherical typing element
    $400 12
Under the 1814 Treaty of Kiel, this country gave Norway to Sweden but kept Greenland & other islands
    $400 5
Between 1842 & 1885, he repeatedly revised his "Idylls of the King"
    $600 6
Colo was the first of these great apes born in captivity, in 1956 at the Columbus Zoo
    $600 21
The lowest river in the world, it's revered by Jews, Christians & Muslims alike
    $600 15
He spent several summers painting pointillist seascapes including "Le Bec Du Hoc, Grandcamp"
    $600 25
In 1934 he plugged Bulova "Lone Eagle" watches
    $600 13
In February 1904 this country attacked the Russian fleet at Port Arthur
    $600 8
For much of the winter of 1794-95, he served as acting supervisor for Dumfries, Scotland
    $800 7
In 1945 this famous scottie was injured in a fight with Blaze, Elliott Roosevelt's mastiff
    DD: $1,100 22
Discovered by David Livingstone, Botswana's Lake Ngami lies in the northern part of this desert
    $800 16
His sculpture, "The Age of Bronze", exhibited in 1877, was inspired by Michelangelo
    $800 29
Only Philip Morris & this Cincinnati-based firm have yearly ad expenditures exceeding $2 billion
    $800 24
On May 30, 1967 Colonel Ojukwu declared Biafra's independence from this country, starting a civil war
    $800 9
Her "I Heard a Fly Buzz" may have been based on a chapter in "The House of the Seven Gables"
    $1000 26
This favorite horse of Alexander the Great sometimes wore golden horns in battle
    $1000 23
In area this country whose capital is now called Yangon is the largest in mainland southeast Asia
    $1000 17
You can see this British sculptor's "Reclining Mother and Child" at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis
    DD: $600 28
In 1811 this German family began its steel-making business by constructing a plant in Essen
    $1000 27
In the midst of the Korean War, this South Korean president was elected to his second of 4 terms
    $1000 10
He once wrote, "I choose to be a plain New Hampshire farmer"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Clark Donna
$5,100 $7,000 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1895 novel is subtitled "An Invention"

Final scores:

Gay Clark Donna
$10,199 $10,401 $10,201
3rd place: Whirlpool dishwasher & trash compactor New champion: $10,401 2nd place: silver flatware & china service

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gay Clark Donna
$5,100 $9,100 $5,200
10 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1996-10-15
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