Show #2626 - Monday, January 22, 1996

Bill Dickenson game 5.


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Carol Anne Herlihy, a lawyer from Brooklyn, New York

Frank Lexa, a scientist and physician from Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Bill Dickenson, a college instructor from Richardson, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $37,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of its sesquicentennial.)
    $100 3
In 1907 "A. Mutt", the 1st successful daily comic striip was launched; it would later be called this
    $100 1
In terms of days, it's the shortest month
    $100 16
For its 150th anniversary, the Smithsonian takes to the road with treasures like this film's ruby slippers
    $100 22
It's the invisible divider that creates the North Atlantic & the South Atlantic
    $100 20
In 1796 Jacob Crowninshield imported the first of these pachyderms exhibited in the U.S.
    $100 9
    $200 7
"Energy Turns the World" was the theme of the 1982 World's Fair held in this Tennessee city
    $200 2
The holder of several World Series records, Reggie Jackson is known as "Mr." this
    $200 17
The lap desk on which he drafted the Declaration of Independence is at the National Museum of American history
    $200 23
You cross this sea sailing from Tripoli to Napoli
    $200 27
The forerunners of these circus performers can be found in commedia dell'arte & English pantomime
    $200 10
    $300 8
In 1950 eating out became easier with the introduction of this first credit card
    $300 4
In the Roman calendar, it was the seventh month
    $300 18
In addition to its 16 museums & galleries, the Smithsonian operates this refuge for over 5,000 animals
    $300 24
Principal ports of this sea include Port Sudan, Suez & Jiddah
    $300 28
Some circuses, like Polack Bros., have specialized in appearing under the auspices of this masonic order
    $300 12
of the litter
    $400 11
In 1916 Fania Mindell, Ethel Byrne & this woman opened America's first birth control clinic
    $400 5
It's the month during which Ponce de Leon discovered Florida
    $400 19
The Freer Gallery has the largest U.S. collection of this American artist's works. but no portraits of his mother
    DD: $700 25
The Bay of Bengal lies on the east side of India; this sea lies on the west side
    $400 29
This man, the greatest modern animal trainer, was the son of Max Gebel, a theatrical set designer
    $400 14
    $500 13
He served as Secretary of the Navy before becoming governor of Texas in 1963
    $500 6
This month begins with back-to-back observances: All Saints' Day & All Souls' Day
    $500 21
Housing the Gemini 4 & Spirit of St. Louis, it's the most visited museum in the world
    $500 26
Its greatest length, about 930 miles, is between Lubeck, Germany & Haparanda, Sweden
    $500 30
In 1941 M'Toto was brought to the Ringling Bros. Circus as a mate for this giant gorilla
    $500 15

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

Bill Frank Carol Anne
$2,100 $400 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Frank Carol Anne
$2,800 $1,300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

TV "O"s
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter.)
    $200 2
King Stephen of England was the third son of Stephen, Count of Blois & Adela, the daughter of this conqueror
    $200 26
This downtown area of Chicago is named for the rectangle formed by its elevated train tracks
    DD: $1,000 21
Early press reports claimed this singer took his name from a poet he liked; he's denied it

"Well, it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe..."
    $200 12
Hi-Y clubs for high school-age boys & girls are sponsored by this organization
    $200 7
It was the profession of Poe's mother & father & both his maternal grandparents—how dramatic
    $200 1
He was Chief Bill Gillespie on "In the Heat of the Night"
    $400 3
Cecil Beaton photographed this former king & his American-born wife on their 1937 wedding day
    $400 27
In Norway you can visit the Holmenkollen, at 196 feet one of the highest of these sports structures
    $400 22
When Tommy Dorsey died in 1956, this co-leader took over the band
    $400 13
This nonprofit organization's records on canine breeding date back to 1878
    $400 17
Milan Kundera wrote his novel "The Unbearable Lightness of" this in Czech, his native language
    $400 8
1995's "Maybe This Time" stars this female member of a famous family of singers
    $600 4
She was stripped of her princess title after her half-sister Elizabeth was born in 1533
    $600 30
The Harbour Bridge near this Australian city's opera house is one of its best-known scenic features
    $600 23
He scored an Oscar for his score of "Jaws"
    $600 14
In 1910 lawyer Moorfield Storey became the first president of this oldest U.S. civil rights organization
    $600 18
He created the first crossword puzzles written in Russian before he wrote "Lolita"
    $600 9
He plays shoe salesman Al Bundy on "Married... with Children"
    $800 5
This king was nicknamed "Dollheart" in sharp contrast to his brother Richard the Lionheart
    $800 29
You can see Father Flanagan's memorabilia in his home in this community outside Omaha
    $800 24
His full nickname was Yardbird, but he was also called Bird
    $800 15
One of this U.N. agency's great accomplishments was the eradication of smallpox by the late 1970s
    DD: $1,000 19
He had "The Right Stuff" to illustrate his own book about art criticism, "The Painted Word"
    $800 10
Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi & this announcer were the only regulars to stay the entire run of "Laugh-In"
    $1000 6
King Richard II was the son of the warrior prince known by this "dark" nickname
    $1000 28
Margaret Island in this river is Budapest's most popular park
    $1000 25
This George & Ira Gershwin political play was the first musical to win a Pulitzer
    $1000 16
In 1991 reformer Ronald Carey was elected president of this largest U.S. labor union
    $1000 20
Among this Baltimore wit's pseudonyms were Amelia Hatteras, Raoul Della Torre & The Ringmaster
    $1000 11
On "The Muppet Show", this Muppeteer was always right under Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear & Animal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Frank Carol Anne
$5,400 $2,900 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Frank C. Gaylord II sculpted the figures for the memorial to this, dedicated July 27, 1995

Final scores:

Bill Frank Carol Anne
$10,800 $400 $5,500
5-day champion: $48,401 3rd place: Washburn acoustic guitar + Jeopardy! home game & GameTek Jeopardy! 2nd place: Broyhill bedroom set & etching/collage Sonata by Daniel Lacroix + Jeopardy! home game & GameTek Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Frank Carol Anne
$6,100 $2,900 $8,200
25 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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