Show #2839 - Thursday, December 26, 1996


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Leo Gillis, a recording engineer from Detroit, Michigan

Kecia Lynn, a multimedia consultant from Chicago, Illinois

Jon Woodman, an attorney from Columbus, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(also known as)
    $100 16
Taking 3 years, Roald Amundsen became the first to travel through this long-sought passage
    $100 12
When he sprouted in Brussels, his name was Jean-Claude Van Varenberg
    $100 7
The capital building in this city contains several murals by Thomas Hart Benton
    $100 26
The diameter of this part of the eye & its shrinkage in bright light are measured in millimeters
    $100 6
This word shouted to call pigs may be an alteration of "sow"
    $100 1
A good month for fools
    $200 17
In May 1910 Cape Colony, Natal, Transvaal & the Orange Free State formed the union of this
    $200 13
Gloria Fajardo was the maiden name of this Havana-born singer who fled to Miami as a toddler
    $200 8
This state nickname is often attributed to congressman Willard Duncan Vandiver
    $200 22
Mature domestic pigs have 44 permanent ones of these, which replace 28 temporary ones
    $200 2
Solo, for Sills
    $300 19
This car company was founded in Detroit August 22, 1902 & named after an 18th century French explorer
    $300 14
This action star famous for performing his own stunts was born Chan Kwong-Sang in Hong Kong
    $300 9
Missouri's largest body of water is a man-made lake named for this president
    $300 29
The standard index card sizes in America are 5" x 8", 4" x 6" & this
    $300 23
The Tamworth & Lacombe breeds of pig are raised primarily for this breakfast meat
    $300 3
Galloping Gourmet garment
    DD: $600 20
This age of fashion was ushered into England January 22, 1901
    $400 15
Mark Wahlberg made his mark as a rap singer & Calvin Klein underwear model under this name
    $400 10
Near Mansfield you can visit the house where she wrote her "Little House" books
    $400 28
What the British call a billion, we call this
    $400 24
This 4-letter word refers to a male pig, whether "wild" or not
    $400 4
Malaria mosquito
    $500 21
On June 27, 1905 the crew of this Russian naval vessel mutinied in Odessa's harbor
    $500 18
This star of the film "Georgia" was born Jennifer Leigh Morrow; her father was "Combat" star Vic Morrow
    $500 11
Like Kentucky's, the state seal of Missouri features this phrase implying a need for solidarity
    $500 27
The longest months on the Jewish calendar have this many days
    $500 25
Pigs are clean creatures; they only do this for protection from insects & to keep cool
    $500 5
Type of tuna

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

Jon Kecia Leo
-$100 $700 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Kecia Leo
$1,300 $1,100 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
From 1815 to 1821 the Farmhouse of Longwood on the island of St. Helena was this exile's home
    $200 12
The short-grain type of this contains higher levels of amylopectin, the starch that makes it sticky
    $200 17
Recent news of "The Inheritance", an unpublished novel by this "Little Women" author, had film studios buzzing
    $200 30
Only 12 episodes were made of this series starring John Cleese as a Torquay hotelier
    $200 6
During World War II, this Polish capital was virtually destroyed
    $200 1
Often abbreviated cresc., it's the opposite of diminuendo
    $400 8
This famous printer was exiled from Mainz in 1462 during the sack of the city
    $400 13
It's name comes from Dutch meaning "beech wheat" -- its fruits resemble beechnuts
    $400 18
He wrote that in Oz he eliminated the stereotyped genie, dwarf & fairy of old-time tales
    $400 29
Comedy Central hit it big in 1994 with this British import starring Jennifer Saunders & Joanna Lumley
    $400 19
Scotland's largest city, it's home to the Scottish Opera & the Scottish Ballet
    $400 2
Mussorgsky & Glinka composed music for this dance that originated among the Mazurs of eastern Europe
    $600 9
This current world leader spent 1959-1963 in exile after trying to assassinate PM Abdul Karim Kassem
    $600 14
Quinoa, like other non-cereal grains, is rich in lysine, one of these protein components
    $600 23
"Hocus Pocus" was a 1990 book by this "Cat's Cradle" novelist
    $600 26
This computer-created Matt Frewer character had a British music video show before the U.S. drama
    $600 20
This Norwegian city was the site of the 1994 Winter Olympics
    $600 3
A naughty child's toys rebel against him in this "Bolero" composer's opera "L'Enfant et Les Sortileges"
    $800 10
After being overthrown by Castro in 1959, he spent his last 14 years in exile
    $800 15
Much of this grain grown in the U.S. is malted for use in breakfast cereal or for alcoholic beverages
    $800 24
"Deathtrap" playwright who wrote the novels "Rosemary's Baby" & "A Kiss Before Dying"
    $800 27
In 1980 her "Walkies!" command made her a star on British TV
    DD: $700 21
Continental Europe's 1st cotton spinning mill was built in this city in 1800; in 1814 a famous treaty was signed there
    $800 4
In 1892 this Finn married Aino Jarnefelt, sister of the Finnish-born composer Armas Jarnefelt
    DD: $700 11
This author went into exile after her uncle, president of Chile, died in a 1973 coup
    $1000 16
The name of this grain comes from triticum & secale, the genus names of wheat & rye
    $1000 25
Woman who wrote "Tex", "Rumble Fish" & "Taming the Star Runner"
    $1000 28
This miniseries was based on Paul Scott's "The Raj Quartet"
    $1000 22
The castle church to which Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses is a landmark of this German city
    $1000 5
Last name shared by Swedish composer Bo & Swedish sopranos Christine & Birgit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Kecia Leo
$4,800 $8,800 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The knife he used to stab Major Henry Rathbone is in a Washington, D.C. museum

Final scores:

Jon Kecia Leo
$8,801 $4,399 $0
2-day champion: $26,401 2nd place: Fisher Home Entertainment Center & Berkline Sofa & Loveseat 3rd place: R V Roncato Luggage

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jon Kecia Leo
$4,900 $9,100 $4,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1996-10-23
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