Show #2842 - Tuesday, December 31, 1996


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Mario Zaragoza, a writer originally from Chicago, Illinois

Cindy Giddle, a community college professor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ted Senator, a computer scientist from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(I'll give the counties, you identify the state)
    $100 26
Benjamin Rush was 1 of 4 practicing physicians who signed this 1776 document
    $100 11
Yoicks was originally a cry meant to encourage these animals to pursue a fox
    $100 20
Today Jennifer Aniston's is popular; in 1977 it was Farrah Fawcett's
    $100 16
The shape of the letter A goes back to an Egyptian symbol for this bird, a symbol of the U.S.
    $100 2
It's the theme song of the Harlem Globetrotters
    $100 1
San Juan,
Salt Lake
    $200 27
This father of psychoanalytic theory received his medical degree in Vienna in 1881
    $200 12
Gloriole is another name for this circle of light seen around the head of a saint
    $200 22
In the mid-'30s there were hats, shoes, glasses, books & dolls of this 6-year-old movie star
    $200 17
It can weigh up to 33 pounds, its wingspan may reach 10 feet & it has a big pouch under its lower mandible
    $200 3
This crooner's "Sweet Leilani" from the 1937 film "Waikiki Wedding" won an Oscar for best song
    $200 7
Jefferson Davis
    $300 28
George Richards Minot discovered a way to treat the "pernicious" type of this through nutrition
    $300 13
A compotator is a person who does this with another person -- how sociable
    $300 23
In 1971 wholesaler N.G. Slater sold 20 million buttons featuring this smiling expression
    $300 18
Though it's a type of this bird, the flicker feeds on the ground, not by drilling holes in trees
    $300 4
In a Tony Orlando & Dawn song, "She's got rings on her fingers and bells on her toes"
    $300 8
    $400 29
Vincent Dole introduced the therapeutic use of methadone to control addiction to this
    $400 14
A languet resembles this body part, in shape or in function
    $400 24
This fruit-scented doll & her friends Lemon Meringue & Huckleberry Pie were big in the early '80s
    $400 19
On chicken farms females under a year old are called pullets; over a year old, they're called these
    $400 5
"Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" was the first No. 1 hit for this Annie Lennox duo
    $400 9
    $500 30
This oral polio vaccine pioneer was granted a medical degree 1 year after obtaining U.S. citizenship
    $500 15
It's a portable circular domed tent used by Mongol nomads
    $500 25
Long before the View-Master, these handheld 3-D stereoscopes were popular from 1850 to 1910
    $500 21
It's the man-made structure common to names of certain owls & swallows
    $500 6
Marvin Gaye & James Taylor each had a hit with this song
    DD: $500 10
Prince George,
Prince William,

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ted Cindy Mario
$300 -$100 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Cindy Mario
$200 $1,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Elihu Washburne, who sponsored a bill making this man a Civil War general, became his secretary of state
    $200 11
William Makepeace Thackeray was an early staff member of this British humor magazine
    $200 9
Delicately-hued portraits made with these pale crayonlike sticks were popular in the 1700s
    $200 26
The 1952 movie "Here Come The Nelsons" served as the pilot for this sitcom
    $200 3
Used in the Roman Catholic Church, it's a circle of 50 beads attached to a crucifix
    $200 4
The real first name of this Peter Rabbit creator was Helen
    $400 2
Tyler appointee Abel Upshur was expelled from the College of N.J., now called this, for being in a student rebellion
    $400 17
This Canadian province's largest newspaper is the Edmonton Journal
    $400 10
A painting applied to & made integral with a wall or ceiling, its name is from Latin for "wall"
    $400 27
This character was a bus driver for the Gotham Bus Company in New York City
    $400 13
In the 18th century, this ancient Japanese religion was revived through the writings of Mabuchi & others
    $400 5
In titles of mysteries by Lilian Jackson Braun, this animal precedes "Who Saw Red" & "Who Played Brahms"
    $600 14
Strobe Talbott is his deputy
    $600 18
In 1955 this monthly founded by DeWitt & Lila Wallace was forced to accept advertising for the first time
    $600 12
18th C. artist Clodion sculpted nymphs & satyrs from this fired clay whose name is Italian for "baked earth"
    $600 28
Robert Young also starred as Jim Anderson in an earlier radio version of this series
    $600 21
In 1649 George Fox, leader of this movement, was jailed for interrupting a minister
    $600 6
This "Age of Innocence" author launched her career with a how-to book on "The Decoration of Houses"
    $800 15
With Lord Ashburton he negotiated the 1842 treaty that set the border for Maine
    $800 19
In 1954 this Civil War historian was named editor of American Heritage magazine
    $800 24
If this paint that has one egg yolk binder is applied too thickly, it may crack
    DD: $100 29
Series that included this intro in its opening:

"Anne Jeffreys as Marion Kirby, the ghostess with the mostess..."
    DD: $1,000 22
With over 1 billion followers, it's the largest non-Christian religion
    $800 7
This "Thorn Birds" author is an admitted Scrabbleholic; she likes to play daily
    $1000 16
This man from Maine served James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur & Benjamin Harrison
    $1000 20
Perhaps best known as a sportswriter, he's been editor-in-chief of the Paris Review since 1953
    $1000 25
Traditionally, Pueblo Indians carve these dolls that represent spirits as teaching devices for children
    $1000 30
In the 1950s this actor played Luke McCoy on "The Real McCoys" & Walter Denton on "Our Miss Brooks"
    $1000 23
These oldest Hindu scriptures existed for centuries before they were written down
    $1000 8
This British author dedicated her 1928 novel "Orlando" to Vita Sackville-West

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Cindy Mario
$2,000 $6,100 $5,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How quickly we forget!)
Arrested twice at the 1968 convention for demonstrating, he was a delegate to the 1996 convention

Final scores:

Ted Cindy Mario
$2,999 $11,201 $4,600
3rd place: Panasonic Palmcorder Camcorder New champion: $11,201 2nd place: Trip to New York City for New Year's

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Cindy Mario
$1,800 $6,200 $5,600
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,600

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Game tape date: 1996-10-24
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