Show #2617 - Tuesday, January 9, 1996


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Will Lampe, a printing salesman from Englewood, New Jersey

Brian Cull, a graduate assistant from Cleveland, Ohio

Gail Bock, an appraiser from Racine, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
This Italian island's 3 chief ports are Messina, Catania & Palermo
    $100 1
This Capra classic was based on a Philip Van Doren Stern short story written for a Christmas card
    $100 6
Jana Novotna & Brenda Schultz have had their serves in this game clocked at 115 mph, a women's record
    $100 14
She served as a truck driver & mechanic during WWII, before becoming queen of the U.K.
    $100 11
Once made from potatoes, this liquor associated with Russia is now produced primarily from cereal grains
    $100 26
Traditionally worn for hunting, a deerstalker is this
    $200 19
The Paracel Islands are claimed by Vietnam but are administered by this northern neighbor
    $200 2
In this 1988 film network president Bill Murray is visited by the ghosts of Christmas
    $200 7
Eta Carinae is the most luminous of these, over 5 million times as luminous as our sun
    $200 16
This Pakistani PM was the first foreign woman president of the Oxford Union
    $200 12
Green creme de menthe & white creme de cacao are featured in this cocktail named for an insect
    $200 27
A brazier works with brass & a blacksmith works with this metal
    $300 20
In 1796 Napoleon returned French rule to this island of his birth
    $300 3
In a 1988 film this Jim Varney character "Saves Christmas"
    $300 8
This Oak Brook, Illinois corporation operates the world's largest food service chain
    $300 17
Her third husband, Gregory Bateson, was also an anthropologist
    $300 13
As you might imagine, a Bacardi cocktail contains this liquor
    $300 28
Gary Larson, known for this offbeat cartoon, retired at the end of 1994
    $400 21
In 1927 this Spanish group in the Atlantic was divided into 2 provinces: Las Palmas & Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    $400 4
"The Homecoming", a 1971 TV movie, was a Christmas story that served as a pilot for this series
    $400 9
The largest of these in the human body is usually the gluteus maximus
    $400 18
Shannon Miller won 5 Olympic medals in this sport in 1992
    $400 24
For a Fuzzy Navel, combine equal amounts of orange juice & this flavor schnapps
    $400 29
Originally made in Greece, a flokati is one of these with a thick, rough nap
    $500 22
About half of the Philippines' rice crop is produced on this island, the nation's largest
    $500 5
In "The Muppet Christmas Carol", she played Bob Cratchit's wife
    DD: $1,500 10
This Asian city-state is the world's largest container port
    $500 23
In 1995 this first woman elected to both houses of Congress died in Skowhegan, Maine
    $500 25
Served over ice, the 2 ingredients in a Rusty Nail are Scotch & this Scotch & honey liqueur
    $500 30
It was the original profession of the first group of women hired as stewardesses in 1930

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

Gail Brian Will
$100 $600 $4,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Brian Will
$2,200 $2,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This city's Daily Telegraph began publishing; by the 1870s it was the largest paper in the world
    $200 22
In 1992 this ex-Mouseketeer received a Disney Legend Award & 2 cakes, 1 day before her 50th birthday
    $200 6
At 4,145 feet, Black Mountain is the highest point in this "Bluegrass State"
    $200 11
"Ritual Fire Dance" composer Manuel de Falla moved from this European country to Argentina in 1939
    $200 12
Cain brought the fruits of the soil to the Lord; this brother offered the firstborn of his flock
    $200 15
This Chief Justice chaired the commission that investigated the assassination of JFK
    $400 2
This bookstore owner published his compilation of "Familiar Quotations"
    $400 23
"Basic Instinct" won 4 of the 1st Rembrandts—not paintings, but film video awards in this country
    $400 7
Washington is bounded on the south by Oregon & on the east by this state
    $400 13
Marc Wilkinson's cantata "Voices" is based on the play "Waiting for Godot" by this author
    $400 14
An angel told Joseph to arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into" this land
    $400 27
Before Bush appointed him to the court, he was Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights
    $600 3
A railroad was built across this isthmus
    $600 24
As a "designated acceptor" in 1988, this "Who's the Boss?" star picked up 9 Emmys but didn't win any himself
    $600 8
Laguna Madre separates this island from the Texas mainland
    $600 19
Composer Marc Blitzstein adapted this Brecht-Weill "Opera" into English
    $600 16
Sin referred to when Jesus said, "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her"
    $600 28
Among associate justices, office assignments, seating on the bench. etc. are determined by this
    $800 4
While following the Zambezi to its mouth in this ocean, David Livingstone discovered Victoria Falls
    $800 25
In 1993 Ethel Kennedy received the first Legacy Award named for this founder of the United Farm Workers Union
    DD: $1,000 9
These 2 states share the Bighorn River & the Bighorn Mountains
    $800 20
Carl Czerny was a student of Beethoven & a teacher of this Hungarian pianist & composer
    $800 17
This book of the New Testament begins with a genealogy of Christ
    DD: $400 29
The son of an Italian immigrant, in 1986 he became the 1st Catholic appointed since Brennan in 1956
    $1000 5
After an 11-month siege, this Black Sea port fell September 11, 1855
    $1000 26
The Helen Hayes Award for Best New Play is named for this playwright & husband of Helen Hayes
    $1000 10
The Pamlico & Albemarle Sounds are found along the coast of this southern state
    $1000 21
This Russian "Scheherazade" composer's autobiography "My Musical Life" was published in 1909
    $1000 18
Luke tells the parable of the rich man & this beggar whose namesake is raised from the dead in John
    $1000 30
The court struck down this type of tax in Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co. in 1895

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Brian Will
$7,600 $6,800 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind" precedes a famous line from his works

Final scores:

Gail Brian Will
$15,100 $13,500 $5,199
2-day champion: $30,301 2nd place: Hammerman gold brooch + Martin Lawrence Galleries serigraph Hunt Season by Mark King + GameTek Jeopardy! 3rd place: Oneida gift certificate + GameTek Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gail Brian Will
$7,400 $6,800 $9,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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