Show #2826 - Monday, December 9, 1996


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Rosemary Foster, a research scientist from Somerville, Massachusetts

Wade Markel, an Army captain from Wellesley, Massachusetts

Clark Adams, a horse shoer from Batesville, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We have a Canadian film crew with us in the studio today, so I should have said "catching some 'zeds'".)
    $100 2
This largest planet spins the most rapidly; its day is just 10 hours long
    $100 3
This 1995 Disney film won Oscars for its musical score & for best song, "Colors Of The Wind"
    $100 22
This street that runs from the White House to the Capitol is used for ceremonial parades
    $100 17
Mirin is a sweet Japanese wine made from the glutinous type of this grain
    $100 16
After waking up & going back to the village, Rip is astonished to find it "Had grown a foot long!"
    $100 1
Its signs include Taurus, Gemini & Leo
    $200 8
At its closest this planet is just 28.6 million miles from the sun; at its most distant, 43.4 million
    $200 4
Once a backup singer for David Bowie, he released 2 early albums with his own band, Luther
    $200 27
Each November a parade starts at the Guildhall in this city when a new lord mayor takes office
    $200 23
Many visitors to Rotorua in this country enjoy a hangi, a traditional Maori feast of steamed meat & vegetables
    $200 18
Rip's grown & married daughter Judith Gardenier tells him she hasn't seen her father for this many years
    $200 12
It means to move back & forth at sharp angles
    $300 9
Layers of sulfuric acid clouds completely obscure the surface of this neighboring planet
    $300 5
"Valotte" was this first Top 10 hit for this son of a Beatle
    $300 28
Van Cliburn & the Iran hostages were among those to receive this type of parade on Broadway
    $300 24
Marsala is a fortified wine named for a seaport on this large Mediterranean island
    $300 19
The tale begins, "Whoever has made a voyage up" this river "must remember the Kaatskill Mountains"
    $300 13
Like pumpkin, this Italian squash makes an excellent bread
    $400 10
This smallest planet always keeps the same face toward Charon, its moon
    $400 6
Karen & Richard Carpenter won their 1st Grammys in 1970 & this Carpenter won her 1st Grammy in 1992
    $400 29
Grand Marshal of the 1996 Rose Parade, he was a balloon in the 1977 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    $400 25
French dishes described as A L'Allemande are inspired by the cuisine of this country
    $400 20
Wolf, as henpecked as Rip, is one of these creatures
    $400 14
Israel, as a symbol of the Jewish people, is sometimes referred to by this name
    $500 11
This planet's moon Triton orbits in a direction opposite the planet's rotation
    DD: $300 7
Steven Spielberg film that inspired the 1982 hit heard here:

"Turn on your heartlight /
Let it shine wherever you go..."
    $500 30
Krewes cruise by in the annual parades celebrating this
    $500 26
This gumbo ingredient is popular in the Middle East, where it's known as bamia
    $500 21
Rip's tale appears in "The Sketch Book" written by this man
    $500 15
Popular with the Japanese, it's a flat sandal with thongs, usually made of straw or leather

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Clark Wade Rosemary
$0 $500 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Clark Wade Rosemary
$3,300 $400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The name of the Montagnards, a Vietnamese minority, means "highlander" or "mountain man" in this language
    $200 1
Act II of this tragedy opens in Polonius' house
    $200 8
This Alabama institute was the major training facility for black airmen during World War II
    $200 21
In 1502, during his fourth voyage to the New World, he landed in what is now Honduras
    $200 26
She starred in the high-seas thriller "Dead Calm" before she married Tom Cruise
    $200 3
Willem Einthoven devised a way to measure & record its electrical current, thus producing the EKG
    $400 17
The Nubians live along the Nile in the southern part of this country
    $400 2
These families in Verona have been the cause of three civil brawls
    $400 9
The universities of Mandalay & Rangoon are the chief universities of this country
    $400 22
In 1581, a year after circumnavigating the Earth, this explorer became mayor of Plymouth, England
    $400 27
Chinese-born actress Joan Chen played Pu Yi's wife in this Oscar-winning 1987 epic
    $400 4
In 1032 this Venetian official gave up most of his authority but remained commander of the army & navy
    $600 18
Albanians form the largest minority group in this Balkan republic whose capital is Belgrade
    $600 14
Name shared by the heroine of "The Merchant of Venice" & Brutus' wife in "Julius Caesar"
    $600 10
The library at this Hanover, New Hampshire school has a special collection on Robert Frost
    $600 23
On Nov. 29, 1929 this American flew over the South Pole in his trimotor aircraft, the Floyd Bennett
    $600 28
This Norwegian known for her enigmatic "Persona" directed her 1st film, "Sofie", in 1992
    $600 5
This is Mississippi's state tree -- its flower is the state flower
    $800 19
A small German-speaking minority lives on the eastern edge of this country's region of Wallonia
    DD: $1,500 15
Bertram, the Count of Rousillon, is the hero of this comedy whose title foretells its happy ending
    $800 12
In the 1850s this Massachusetts educator founded Antioch College & became its first president
    $800 24
In 1481 this sailor landed in present-day Ghana; 6 years later he rounded the Cape of Good Hope
    DD: $2,500 29
When Liam Neeson married Natasha Richardson, he became this British actress' son-in-law
    $800 6
A thin sheet of fine wood applied over cheaper material for decoration
    $1000 20
In 1988 thousands of Kurds were killed by the armed forces of this country -- some by poison gas
    $1000 16
Play containing the line "There is among the Greeks a lord of Trojan blood, nephew to Hector; they call him Ajax"
    $1000 13
In 1898 DePaul University was founded in this city & named for St. Vincent De Paul
    $1000 25
This French discoverer of the St. Lawrence River may have been with Verrazano on his 1524 trip to North America
    $1000 7
Some historians consider this first "Dark Horse" the best president between Jackson & Lincoln

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Clark Wade Rosemary
$4,900 $6,300 $6,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Some attribute these 1692 proceedings to the psychotic effects of ergot poisoning

Final scores:

Clark Wade Rosemary
$7,500 $9,900 $12,601
3rd place: Magnavox 27-inch TV Set 2nd place: Lane Pine Desk New champion: $12,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Clark Wade Rosemary
$4,900 $5,600 $5,000
18 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1996-10-16
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