Show #2836 - Monday, December 23, 1996


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Barbara Jackson, an attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina

Charlie Patton, a journalist from Jacksonville, Florida

Lucy Shigemitsu, a writer originally from Tokyo, Japan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
The Florida largemouth type of this is Florida's official freshwater fish
    $100 18
A metalworker, or a common surname
    $100 8
At the 1996 People's Choice Awards, this "Apollo 13" star received 2 awards for favorite actor
    $100 13
The silky & Yorkshire are toy breeds of this dog
    $100 22
In the 1770s bergamot was used to brew this while the American colonies boycotted the British product
    $100 1
    $200 7
This inventor had the bright idea to plant hundreds of palms in Fort Myers, now known as "The City of Palms"
    $200 27
This term for a person who's authorized to act for another is short for procuracy
    $200 9
In 1989 the N.A.B. established an award named for this wireless radio pioneer
    $200 14
Perhaps referring to its erratic behavior, the gnu is also called this
    $200 23
Its botanical name is zingiber officinale & it will put a snap or a zing in your cookies
    $200 2
"The Shoe"
    $300 19
The Spanish Beard Contest has been a hair-raising event at this oldest U.S. city's Days In Spain Festival
    $300 28
It's the hollow, stemlike shaft of a feather
    $300 10
Kurt Wait, the first man to win this contest, captured $1 million for his Macadamia Fudge Torte
    $300 15
The 2 popular breeds of dairy cattle named for Britain's 2 largest Channel Islands
    $300 24
In large quantities, this eggnog topper is poisonous
    $300 3
Football's "Boomer"
    $400 20
A revolving platform called Kodak's Island in the Sky provides panoramic views of these gardens near Winter Haven
    $400 29
Type of puzzle in which pictures or symbols represent words or phrases
    $400 11
Rosa Parks was among those honored by the president in 1996 with this highest civilian award
    $400 16
Up to 50 feet in length, the whale species of this fish is the largest in the sea
    $400 25
A mixture of this seed & salt is used in Bloody Marys & stuffings
    $400 4
Hockey's "The Great One"
    $500 21
Open since 1913, Joe's Stone Crab Restaurant is a highlight of this trendy area of Miami Beach
    $500 30
A short, pithy expression, or a dwarfish creature who guards a treasure
    $500 12
Her "Heidi Chronicles" won the 1989 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for best new play
    DD: $500 17
In summer, when its coat is brown, the ermine is referred to by this name
    $500 26
In old England this fruit was roasted & served with caraway; "Henry IV, Part 2" mentions it
    $500 5
"The Brown Bomber"

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

Lucy Charlie Barbara
$1,900 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Charlie Barbara
$3,200 $2,100 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
This creator of "The Thinker" studied sculpture with Antoine Louis Barye
    $200 9
In 1938 actor Orson presented this novelist's "The War of the Worlds" on radio
    $200 16
About 3% of this country's people live on collective settlements called kibbutzim
    $200 1
This Tennessee senator & father of the VP helped write the 1956 Federal-Aid Highway Act
    $200 2
The Bantu migration from modern Cameroon to the south of this continent began about 2,000 years ago
    $200 21
He was the guest saxophonist on the June 3, 1992 "Arsenio Hall Show"
    $400 26
Cyrus Edward Dallin's "Sir Isaac Newton" is in this Washington, D.C. library
    $400 10
On his fifth voyage, he encounters the Old Man of the Sea
    $400 17
2 miles from Innsbruck, you can see one of this country's best-preserved castles, Schloss Ambras
    DD: $1,200 4
Jimmy Carter attended the 1996 funeral of this Maine senator, once his secretary of state
    $400 3
In 337 Constantine The Great abolished this form of execution out of respect for Jesus
    $400 22
Clint Eastwood directed this 1988 biopic about jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker
    $600 27
This Michelangelo sculpture in Florence was carved from marble left by Agostino di Duccio
    $600 11
In this F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, Myrtle Wilson is accidentally run over & killed by Daisy Buchanan
    $600 18
When in Ecuador you might "experiment" with new foods like cuy, which is this lab rodent, baked
    $600 5
William Scranton was governor of this state from 1963 to 1967 & later served as U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
    $600 7
In the 200s Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of this within about 15% of accurate
    DD: $1,000 23
1984 film that featured the following:

"It's a free country, welcome to almost anyone, and I hope that someday you'll join me here; of course I'll continue to write to you every week. Yes, in America anything is possible. Good-bye for now, beloved family. I love you. Voya."
[Playing a saxophone in a city park]
    $800 28
This Rochester, Minn. medical clinic commissioned William Zorach's 1953 "Man And Work"
    $800 12
This E.M. Forster novel is set in the fictional city of Chandrapore
    $800 19
The capital of Indonesia is on this island
    $800 6
In 1974 this Arkansas Democrat lost his bid for a sixth term in the U.S. Senate
    $800 14
Ephialtes, a Thessalian, betrayed the Greeks holding these "hot gates" against the Persian invasion
    $800 25
Series on which sheriff Jimmy Brock, played by Tom Skerritt, tooted his sax
    $1000 29
Between 1919 & 1925, he made several versions of "Bird In Space", in marble & bronze
    $1000 13
In his 1938 work "The Unvanquished", the Sartoris family copes with the Civil War
    $1000 20
Each July this Swiss town plays host to a world-famous jazz festival
    $1000 8
This Illinois Republican served 8 terms in the House, & in 1959 became Senate Minority Leader
    $1000 15
Scipio Africanus the Elder was a hero of the second war against Carthage, known by this name
    $1000 30
This 1986 film earned a best actor nomination for tenor sax great Dexter Gordon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucy Charlie Barbara
$7,000 $8,700 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"America's Favorite Food", a book about this company, contains 12 pages of Andy Warhol's art

Final scores:

Lucy Charlie Barbara
$11,601 $14,001 $8,800
2nd place: a trip to Barcelona, Spain New champion: $14,001 3rd place: a Broyhill entertainment armoire

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lucy Charlie Barbara
$7,000 $9,700 $5,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1996-10-23
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