Show #2828 - Wednesday, December 11, 1996


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Jeff Punim, a physician from Long Beach, California

Sheila Austin, an accountant from Austin, Texas

Brad Smith, a newspaper reporter from Winnetka, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(and then there will be a blank; you have to fill in the blank)
    $100 6
This dog's name refers to its impressive pedigree; it really should be called "blooded"
    $100 23
Sliced bread that's browned, or the light shade of brown that resembles it
    $100 17
On "Matt Houston", Matt was short for this, also the last name of a lawyer played by Andy Griffith
    $100 1
In accepting this charter, King John acknowledged that he too was subject to the law of the land
    $100 16
Created to honor a bicycle race, Paris-Brest is a cake made to resemble this bicycle part
    $100 8
Sign for a broken soda machine
    $200 7
Because this cat from the Isle of Man has hind legs longer than its forelegs, it runs like a rabbit
    $200 24
It precedes letter, fever or pimpernel
    $200 18
On "The Beverly Hillbilles" this cantankerous character's real name was Daisy Moses
    $200 2
His son-in-law, Galeazzo Ciano, was executed by Fascists as a traitor in January 1944
    $200 22
Often served with fish, pommes de terre a L'Anglaise are these vegetables, boiled or steamed
    $200 9
Al Fresco
    $300 13
The bombay, a panther-like cat, was bred from a black American shorthair & one of these "Myanmar" cats
    $300 25
It's the pinkish color associated with certain colony-forming polyps
    $300 19
Beatrice is the middle name of this mystery writer played by Angela Lansbury
    $300 3
Theodora helped save the Byzantine throne by keeping Justinian from fleeing this city during the Nika Riots
    $300 28
This leafy green vegetable is the main ingredient in souffle d'epinards
    $300 10
According to the proverb, something "out of sight" is this
    $400 14
The Magyars first brought the Puli dog to this country about 1,000 years ago
    $400 26
Cadet & cerulean are shades of this color
    $400 20
Geordi LaForge, whom he played on "Star Trek: TNG", was named for a handicapped "Star Trek" fan who died in 1975
    $400 4
The Osmanli Empire became known as this in English
    $400 29
This puree gives Consomme Carmen a light rosy tinge
    $400 11
Taboo, or beyond the basketball sidelines
    $500 15
It's a synonym for a domestic cat, or a coat pattern that may be classic, spotted, ticked or mackerel
    $500 27
This greenish-yellow color is named for an aromatic liqueur made by Carthusian monks
    $500 21
On "Bonanza" Eric Cartwright, whose mother was Scandinavian, was nicknamed this, Norwegian for "good luck"
    DD: $600 5
In 1980 this deposed president of Nicaragua was assassinated in Paraguay
    $500 30
Coupes A L'Ananas are ice cream desserts made with this tropical fruit, not bananas
    $500 12
1985's "Best Picture"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Brad Sheila Jeff
$2,200 $300 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Sheila Jeff
$2,600 $1,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
As Miami's state attorney, she developed a reputation as a tough enforcer of child-support laws
    $200 1
In Egypt & Algeria, some areas of this desert are below sea level
    $200 26
Princess Aurora pricks her finger on a spindle in act one of this 1890 ballet
    $200 11
Marcello Mastroianni starred in several of his films, including "La Dolce Vita" & "8 1/2"
    $200 10
Lungfish breathe by means of primitive lungs, as well as these respiratory organs
    $200 13
To research this 1958 novel, Leon Uris reportedly traveled about 12,000 miles in Israel
    $400 3
This secretary of state sat on commissions investigating L.A. riots in the '60s & L.A. police in 1991
    $400 7
This South American river has the world's largest drainage basin
    $400 27
Jerome Robbins' ballet "Dances At A Gathering" is danced to piano pieces by this Polish-French composer
    $400 22
14 years passed between the releases of his last 2 films: "Ryan's Daughter" & "A Passage to India"
    $400 18
Like mushrooms, molds belong to this group of organisms that lack chlorophyll
    $400 14
In 1993 this author sold the film rights to "Disclosure" for about $3.5 million before it had been published
    $600 4
In April 1996 President Clinton eulogized this late commerce secretary as a "force of nature"
    $600 8
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the admministrative capital of this country
    $600 28
Originally, Prokofiev wanted this Shakespearean ballet to end with both lovers alive & dancing
    DD: $400 23
The wartime life of this director of "Chinatown" partly inspired Jerzy Kosinski's novel "The Painted Bird"
    $600 19
An ootid is a cell that matures into this
    $600 15
This author based the character Philboyd Studge in "Breakfast of Champions" on himself
    $800 5
This Clinton interior secretary earned a master's degree from the University of Newcastle in England
    DD: $1,200 9
The Rhodope Mountains delineate Bulgaria's southern border with this country
    $800 24
Shinobu Hashimoto co-wrote the scripts for his "Rashomon" & "Seven Samurai"
    $800 20
Impulses concerned with the sense of smell are transmitted to the brain by these nerves
    $800 16
At the time of her death in 1974, she was writing a sequel to "Every Night, Josephine!"
    $1000 6
This secretary of HHS was the first woman to head a Big Ten school, the University of Wisconsin-Madison
    $1000 12
The Aland Islands are usually regarded as the dividing line between the Baltic Sea & this large gulf
    $1000 25
Jane Campion, director of "The Piano", grew up in Waikanae in this country
    $1000 21
It's the term for the tiny projections on the surface of the tongue & at the roots of the hair
    $1000 17
The rise to power of the ruthless Julian Sorel is the subject of this colorful Stendhal book

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Sheila Jeff
$6,200 $3,600 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AT&T says more collect calls are made on this holiday than on any other day of the year

Final scores:

Brad Sheila Jeff
$50 $999 $7,201
3rd place: Swintec SF 1205 Single-line Fax Machine 2nd place: Trip to Longboat Key, Florida New champion: $7,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Sheila Jeff
$6,100 $3,600 $6,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
3 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1996-10-16
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