Show #2830 - Friday, December 13, 1996


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Jere Souza, a homemaker from El Dorado Hills, California

Pat Gonzales, a retail manager from El Monte, California

Sandy Siegel, a writer from Playa Del Rey, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
The Lord called Moses' people stiff-necked, meaning stubborn, for making this idol & worshiping it
    $100 11
In 1976, in her first ABC special, Barbara interviewed the Carters & this superstar Barbra
    $100 21
This Finnish capital is noted for its Russian restaurants, such as Alexander Nevski
    $100 3
Fractus, congestus & humilis are terms used to describe these aerial formations
    $100 1
The name of this skirt isn't Scottish in origin; it may come from the Danish for "to tuck up"
    $100 26
The title of this 1995 Bruce Willis film refers to a group that may have lauched a deadly plague
    $200 13
Jesus called it a den of thieves & ordered it cleansed, angering the priests
    $200 14
During a visit to Fidel Castro, Barbara's crew became the 1st Americans to cross this bay since 1961
    $200 22
It's said the Witchery by the Castle, on Castle Hill in this Scottish city, is haunted by several ghosts
    $200 4
Projecting from the cecum, where the small & large intestines meet, is this non functional organ
    $200 2
This term for a broad street is French, but it goes back to bolwerc, a Middle Dutch word for bulwark
    $200 27
A monkey god named Hanuman appears in the "Ramayana", an epic poem of this country
    $300 15
Judge Shamgar slew 600 of these people with an ox goad; David slew just one with a sling & a stone
    $300 18
In 1992 he made Barbara's fantasy come true by dancing the tango with her -- Hoo-aah!
    $300 23
La Tour D' Argent in this city's 5th arrandissement is world famous for its pressed duck
    $300 6
In 1862 Darwin published a book on how orchids are fertilized by these creatures
    $300 5
The adjective vespertilian means resembling this winged mammal, whose Latin name is vespertilio
    $300 28
These monkeys were important "factors" in the development of the Salk polio vaccine
    $400 16
Famous quote from Jesus that precedes "But by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God"
    $400 19
She called her 1977 joint talk with these Egyptian & Israeli leaders the biggest break of her career
    $400 24
There's a restaurant named for this seductive spy in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, her birthplace
    $400 7
It's the terrestrial planet farthest from the Sun
    $400 9
This fruity condiment's name comes from the Hindi meaning "to be licked"
    $400 29
The long, pendulous nose of the male gave this monkey its name
    $500 17
The first word in Romans 1:1 is his name
    $500 20
Most will never forget when Barbara asked this actress "What kind of a tree are you?"; she said "Oak"
    $500 25
Hemingway hung out at Harry's Bar, the birthplace of the Bellini cocktail, in this Italian city
    $500 8
The mammalian order edentata has 3 families: anteaters, armadillos & these slow movers
    DD: $500 10
The name of this small magnifying glass used by jewelers comes from the French for an imperfect gem
    $500 30
In 1996 this inquisitive monkey of children's lit turned 55

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

Sandy Pat Jere
$0 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Pat Jere
$0 $3,300 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Our fifth Secretary of State; his Secretary of State, James Madison, became president, too
    $200 21
Rainfall on this island that's home to Haiti averages 55 inches per year
    $200 6
This creator of Huck Finn has been called the first major American writer born west of the Mississippi
    $200 1
Some say he got the nickname Woody by always bringing the stick for neighborhood stickball games
    $200 7
In October 1936 he was named "El Caudillo" of nationalist Spain
    $200 16
This, along with "Liberty and the pursuit of happiness", are our "unalienable rights"
    $400 27
She held the post of Secretary of Transportation 1983-87
    $400 22
Nearly all the inhabitants of this island are descendants of Bounty mutineers
    $400 8
"A Tangled Skein" was this author's original title for "A Study in Scarlet"
    $400 2
In 1993 he was given permission to build a replica of Auschwitz near the actual site & film there
    $400 10
The Domesday Book was compiled from a survey done in this year, 20 years after the Norman Conquest
    $400 17
"What's in a name? That which we call" one of these "by any other name would smell as sweet"
    $600 26
Financier Andrew Mellon served in this post under 3 presidents: Harding, Coolidge & Hoover
    $600 23
In 1978 islanders were removed from this Pacific atoll when their strontium-90 counts became dangerous
    $600 9
Toward the end of World War I, this Mississippi-born author joined the Royal Air Force in Canada
    $600 3
Charlie Sheen starred in 2 of his most lauded films: "Platoon" & "Wall Street"
    $600 11
In 1835 these Dutch farmers began their "Great Trek" from Cape Colony to South Africa's interior
    $600 18
"A dying lady, lean and pale, who totters forth, wrapped in a gauzy veil", Shelley wrote of "The Waning" this
    $800 28
The Bureau of Mines is part of this department
    DD: $1,000 24
This Indian Ocean island, the world's fourth largest, is slightly smaller than Texas
    $800 14
She set "Death Comes For The Archbishop" in New Mexico, not on the Nebraska prairie
    DD: $1,000 4
This director who died in 1987 choreographed 3 of the 5 features he directed
    $800 12
In 1991 the United Somali Congress overthrew the Siad Barre regime & took over this capital city
    $800 19
Resigned to the fact she might be queen, Victoria said, "I will be" this
    $1000 29
This president's father, Alphonso, was Grant's attorney general
    $1000 25
Tourist sites on this island in the Bay of Naples include the ruins of the 12 villas built by emperor Tiberius
    $1000 15
Although this "Of Human Bondage" author earned a medical degree, he never practiced medicine
    $1000 5
This director of "Short Cuts" learned his trade making industrial films in Kansas City
    $1000 13
In 1885 this British governor-general was killed defending Khartoum from the Mahdi's forces
    $1000 20
In "Sea Fever" John Masefield wrote, "All I ask is a tall" one of these "and a star to steer her by"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Pat Jere
$2,200 $3,300 $7,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His love of music led him to found a school of music at the University of Rochester, N.Y.

Final scores:

Sandy Pat Jere
$1,200 $1 $7,100
2nd place: Trip to Honolulu, Hawaii 3rd place: Hobie Catamarand New champion: $7,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandy Pat Jere
$3,200 $3,300 $6,900
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
5 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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Game tape date: 1996-10-16
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