Show #2829 - Thursday, December 12, 1996


[<< previous game]

Stephen Gorin, an economist and software engineer from Oakland, California

Sandy Siegel, a writer from Playa Del Rey, California

Jeff Punim, a physician from Long Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,201)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
This form of needlework uses a hooked needle to pull the yarn through intertwined loops
    $100 3
The Dict. of American Literary Characters lists "Great White Shark" from this 1974 Peter Benchley book
    $100 8
On Dec. 3, 1995 Marc Kudisch starred as Conrad Birdie in a remake of this musical
    $100 14
In 1982 this country's president Jose Lopez Portillo devalued the peso & nationalized the banks
    $100 1
This underwear manufacturer's New York Stock Exchange symbol is FTL
    $100 26
Moo juice
    $200 17
Pyrography or pokerwork is the process of making designs in wood or leather this way
    $200 5
Nordhoff & Hall's 1934 "Men Against the Sea", the story of Bligh & his men in an open boat, was a sequel to this
    $200 9
In a 1995 episode of this Fox animated series, Glenn Close played Homer's long-lost mother
    $200 15
On July 5, 1945 he announced that "The entire Philippine Islands are now liberated"
    $200 2
This company's beer is "Brewed in Golden, Colorado with Rocky Mountain water"
    $200 27
Pilgrims progressed on it
    $300 20
This design is pressed into paper by wires in the mold
    $300 6
Budd Schulberg based the alcoholic central character of "The Disenchanted" on this "Gatsby" author
    $300 11
The most frequent sketch on this series was "Mr. Bill" with 24 appearances
    $300 18
In 1815 the Congress of Vienna guaranteed this country's neutrality
    $300 4
In 1995 this firm released an upgraded version of its Newton messagepad, a hand-held computer
    $300 28
    $400 23
Used on watercolors, bookplates & documents, fraktur is a type of this stylized writing
    $400 12
This character from an 1865 work could vanish at will, with its grin the last part to disappear
    DD: $1,500 22
In 1985 he replaced Coach behind the bar at "Cheers"
    $400 19
Elizabeth Petrovna, the daughter of this czar, became empress of Russia in 1741
    $400 7
It owns the world's largest fleet of cargo delivery planes
    $500 25
On a cloisonne pin, this material is poured into hollows between wires soldered onto metal
    $500 13
Comedy writer Al Franken called his 1996 bestseller this man "Is a Big Fat Idiot"
    $500 24
On this cartoon series, you'll find such characters as Plucky Duck, Dizzy Devil & Buster Bunny
    $500 21
This country formerly known as Dutch Guiana gained independence in 1975
    $500 10
The Golden Gate Bridge was among the structures erected by this 2nd-largest American steel company

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

Jeff Sandy Stephen
$300 $400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Sandy Stephen
-$300 $900 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
On Jan. 23, 1995 he signed the first bill passed by the 104th -- the Congressional Accountability Act
    $200 3
This school's Cornhuskers won the 1995 college football title by overwhelming Florida in the Fiesta Bowl
    $200 20
At the time of her abduction, she was married to Menelaus, the king of Sparta
    $200 26
The scientific name of this U.S. national symbol is Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    $200 6
Brazilians have added words from African slaves & the Tupi Indians to this language
    $200 2
Discharged from the military in 1946, this "Odd Couple" author worked in the Warner Bros. mailroom
    $400 12
Democrats opposed to nuclear tests boycotted a speech by this French president
    $400 10
In 1980 the NHL's Atlanta Flames moved to this Canadian city
    $400 22
In book 12 of "The Odyssey", Circe warns of these women "who betwitch everybody who approaches them"
    $400 27
Lions & occasionally cheetahs & leopards prey on this largest living bird
    $400 9
Modern speakers of this Semitic language call it Ivrit
    $400 4
He claimed his comic masterpiece "Pygmalion" was a didactic play about phonetics
    $600 13
In a 1996 mail-in vote, Ron Wyden was elected to the Senate seat vacated by this Oregon politician
    $600 11
Technically, this NFL team is located in Orchard Park, New York
    DD: $1,000 23
The Parthenon was built in her honor
    $600 28
The hyacinth macaw is the largest of these birds of the family psittacidae
    $600 14
It's the official language of Bahrain
    $600 5
After this Czech denounced the Soviet invasion of his country in 1968, his plays were banned
    DD: $2,000 17
This New York Republican chaired the Senate Banking Committee & the special Whitewater panel
    $800 19
At the 1912 Olympics, King Gustav V of Sweden called him "The Greatest Athlete in the World"
    $800 24
Ariadne supplied Theseus with the ball of thread that led him out of this
    $800 29
Krill are the major prey of the Adelie species of this bird
    $800 15
Coptic was the last phase of this language whose 5,000-year recorded history is the longest known
    $800 7
Although his 1975 play "Seascape" had only a brief Broadway run, it won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
    $1000 18
This constitutional amendment fell 1 vote short in the Senate March 2, 1995
    $1000 21
She holds the U.S. & world records in freestyle swimming at 400, 800 & 1500 meters
    $1000 25
Orpheus nearly saved her from the underworld, but he looked back & lost her forever
    $1000 30
The tiny vestigial wings of this New Zealand bird are hidden in its feathers
    $1000 16
It's the most widely spoken of the artificial languages
    $1000 8
This "Picnic" playwright's screenplay for "Splendor In The Grass" won a 1961 Oscar

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Sandy Stephen
$7,100 $5,900 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 men whose presidencies each began & ended during one calendar year

Final scores:

Jeff Sandy Stephen
$2,399 $3,400 $2,900
3rd place: Dorling Kindersley Gift Certificate for books New champion: $3,400 2nd place: Broyhill Home Theatre & Daewoo TV & VCR

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Sandy Stephen
$5,900 $5,500 $10,100
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
29 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,500

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1996-10-16
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at