Show #2803 - Wednesday, November 6, 1996


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Meridith Patera, an educator and writer from Moorpark, California

Marv Macintyre, a development director from Nashua, New Hampshire

Alice Rote, a high school teacher from Doylestown, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Can we talk? This comedienne snapped up a French painting, saying it was for her daughter Melissa
    $100 6
Residents of this African city are called Cairenes
    $100 21
The Rembrandts' "I'll Be There For You", the theme from this series, was nominated for a recent Grammy
    $100 16
The name of this reptile is from the Spanish el lagarto, "the lizard"
    $100 11
This oat company now owns noncarbonated drink maker Snapple
    $100 1
It's commonly found at the end of a sleeve
    $200 27
A triple strand of these went for $211,500, even though they were fake
    $200 7
This Colombian capital is sometimes called the "Athens of South America"
    $200 22
Debbe Dunning, who has her own 1996 calendar, plays this role on "Home Improvement"
    $200 17
Weighing up to 1700 pounds, the Alaskan brown species of this animal is the world's largest land carnivore
    $200 12
In 1994 the FTC dropped its ban against this jeans maker retailing its own products in the United States
    $200 2
The horizontal lines on which notes of music are written
    $300 28
Lyricist Carole Bayer Sager paid $453,500 for this piece of furniture JFK used in the White House
    $300 8
This largest Scottish city occupies much of the Clyde Valley
    $300 23
On this series Bobby Simone's badge number, 3118, was worn by supervising producer & ex-cop Bill Clark
    $300 18
The thresher type of this aquatic carnivore uses its long tail to herd & stun fish before it eats them
    $300 13
In the 3 years before a profitable 1994, this computer company lost more than $15 billion
    $300 3
Famous for his monstrous film roles, his real name was William Henry Pratt
    $400 29
This husband of JFK's niece "terminated" the bidding for a set of Kennedy's golf clubs with $772,500
    $400 9
The French name for this Belgian city is Anvers
    $400 24
Cable network that airs "The Secret World of Alex Mack", "Rugrats" & "Gullah Gullah Island"
    $400 19
Although confined mostly to Africa, this fastest land animal can also be found in Iran & Afghanistan
    $400 14
This Swedish company is famous for innovations in auto safety, including safety belt pre-tensioning
    $400 4
In a lawsuit it's the person who filed the charges
    $500 30
The decorator who bought this item for $48,875 said the first thing he measured with it was his sanity
    $500 10
It's the site of New Zealand's main international airport
    DD: $500 25
"90210" actress seen here; she was chosen by TV Guide as one of TV's Best Dressed for 1996:
    $500 20
As this tusked pinniped grows older, the male becomes nearly hairless
    $500 15
Pennzoil owns this, the world's largest franchiser of fast oil change centers
    $500 5
It's Canada's oldest national park

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

Alice Marv Meridith
$900 $2,900 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alice Marv Meridith
$900 $5,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
1 Kings 4:32 says he wrote 1,005 songs
    $200 7
When this Broadway musical made its London debut in 1964, Laurence Harvey starred as King Arthur
    $200 12
Wu, Hsiang & Min are forms of this language
    $200 17
As its name implies, cardiac muscle tissue is found only in this organ
    $200 2
In 1943 General Pietro Badoglio was appointed to succeed this man as premier of Italy
    $200 19
The central character of the first section of this Arthur C. Clarke book is moon-watcher, a man-ape
    DD: $1,000 3
In Exodus 21, 2 of the 4 body parts that follow "Thou shalt give life for life..."
    $400 26
This future "Phantom of the Opera" played the title role in the 1974 musical "Billy", adapted from "Billy Liar"
    $400 13
Theocritus, originator of pastoral poetry, wrote in the Doric dialect of this language
    $400 18
A tissue is a group of like cells with a specific job; this liquid of white & red cells is an example
    $400 8
After Plato's death, he left the Academy & soon became a tutor to Alexander the Great
    $400 22
In this 1985 Bret Easton Ellis novel, Trent reveals to Clay that his tan is artificial
    $600 4
The Dead Sea Scrolls contain parts of every book of the Old Testament except the one named for her
    $600 14
This language evolved mainly from the Zuid-Holland dialect of Dutch settlers in South Africa
    $600 20
Your septum is made of this tissue also known as gristle
    $600 9
A lover of the arts, this Prussian king played the flute & patronized many writers, including Voltaire
    $600 23
Sissy Hankshaw, protagonist of his "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues", has humongous thumbs
    $800 5
Samuel was the last of these leaders & the first of the classical prophets
    $800 15
This language of northeastern Spain is also spoken in the French department of Pyrenees-Orientales
    $800 21
This rigid supporting tissue that may be compact or spongy gets its hardness from calcium
    $800 10
John Laurens, aide-de-camp to Geo. Washington, negotiated the terms of this man's surrender in 1781
    DD: $1,000 24
In a 1989 bestselling novel, Suyuan Woo is the founder of this title women's group
    $1000 6
He & 300 men launched a night attack on the Midianites with trumpets & suddenly revealed lamps
    $1000 16
Today, dialects of this language of the Incas are spoken in Ecuador & Peru
    $1000 27
The walls of the human digestive tract are made up of lymphatic tissue & this kind of muscle, not striped
    $1000 11
This mistress of Lord Nelson died penniless in France in 1815
    $1000 25
Medievalist Casaubon narrates "Foucault's Pendulum" by this author of "The Name of the Rose"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alice Marv Meridith
$2,300 $7,400 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1996 it formed a commonwealth with Sao Tome & Principe, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau & Brazil

Final scores:

Alice Marv Meridith
$4,300 $9,400 $9,195
3rd place: Wittnauer watches + Jeopardy! electronic game New champion: $9,400 2nd place: Bose home theater system & Busch home theater cabinet in pine finish + Jeopardy! electronic game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alice Marv Meridith
$2,300 $7,400 $5,400
13 R,
4 W
25 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1996-09-04
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