Show #2681 - Monday, April 8, 1996


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Jim Hankinson, a professor from Austin, Texas

Rebecca Deepchandani, an assistant manager from Walnut Creek, California

Rick Blumenfeld, a research attorney from Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
While Thomas Chippendale built furniture, this Thomas constructed the Declaration of Independence
    $100 19
This capital city's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the oldest newspaper west of the Mississippi
    $100 30
The traditional sauce served with roast lamb contains confectioners' sugar, vinegar & these leaves
    $100 6
This synonym for enormous comes from the name of a famous elephant exhibited by P.T. Barnum
    $100 10
Atheromas are the fatty deposits on the inner lining of one of these that can cause atherosclerosis
    $100 2
"A bird in the hand is worth two" here
    $200 3
While John Alden was living in the paradise he found in America, this John was writing "Paradise Lost"
    $200 4
Newspapers in Milwaukee, Providence & Atlanta share this name
    $200 13
A genoise is a light sponge cake whose name is derived from this city
    $200 7
Llama & quinine are among the words derived from Quechua, the language of this ancient empire
    $200 11
Attacks of this illness characterized by wheezing are treated with bronchodilators like albuterol
    $200 5
In 1994 he visited the prison cellblock near Cape Town where he spent 18 of his 27 years in jail
    $300 27
In 351 B.C. Plato could have heard one of Demosthenes' speeches on this Macedonian's threat to Athens
    $300 20
Founder of the newspaper chain that owns USA Today, his empire began with the Elmira, N.Y Gazette
    $300 23
Isinglass is an old-fashioned type of gelatin that comes from the air bladder of this kind of animal
    $300 8
The name of this black & white bearlike mammal is believed to be a native Nepalese word
    $300 12
Malocclusion of the permanent teeth may occur if this childhood habit continues after about age 6
    $300 15
Introduced in the mid-1960s, this boys' action figure became Hasbro's primary toy line
    $400 28
Diamond Jim Brady didn't have a country named for him, but in 1895 this diamond magnate did
    $400 21
Mary Baker Eddy founded this newspaper to "injure no man, but to bless all mankind"
    $400 14
Jan in die sak or "John in the bag" is a dessert from this African country
    DD: $500 9
Popular sports equipment whose name is from Old Norse for "sticks of wood"
    $400 18
"Baby Blues" is a mild form of this depression that affects women after childbirth
    $400 16
Judge Richard Henderson sponsored his 1775 colonizing expedition through the Cumberland Gap
    $500 29
While the Venerable Bede wrote history in England, this grandfather of Charlemagne ruled the Franks
    $500 22
In 1887 William Randolph Hearst took over this San Francisco newspaper
    $500 24
This variety meat, the lining of a ruminant's stomach, is usually sold blanched & parboiled
    $500 25
From Japanese for "flowers kept alive", it's the Japanese art of flower arranging
    $500 26
Narcolepsy is a disorder characterized by episodes of this several times a day
    $500 17
Samuel Gompers was the first president of this labor organization founded in Ohio in 1886

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Rick Rebecca Jim
$600 -$200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Rebecca Jim
$1,500 $100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
This star of "Ellen" shares some of her outrageous observations in "My Point... and I Do Have One"
    $200 13
No actual details are known about the life of this patron saint of England
    $200 5
This bat is not only unique in drinking blood, it can also walk & run upright
    $200 1
The Tremont House, the first modern first-class hotel, opened in this Massachusetts city in 1829
    $200 3
Kelly played D'Artagnan in this 1948 MGM swashbuckler
    $400 25
Lake Burley Griffin in this Australian capital contains the Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet
    $400 14
In the name of Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus, Thaumaturgus means "wonder-worker" in this language
    $400 6
3 distinct groups make up the amphibians: caecilians, newts & salamanders & this pair
    $400 2
William Rufus De Vane King died in 1853 just 25 days after he was sworn into this office
    $400 4
Kelly's first on-screen pairing with this dance rival was in "Ziegfeld Follies" in 1946
    $600 24
Lake Powell extends from northern Arizona into the southern part of this state
    $600 28
"Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space" is his follow-up to "Cosmos"
    $600 15
This Spanish mystic was originally named Teresa de Cepeda y Ahuamda
    $600 10
The Chinook is the Pacihc variety of this fish that migrates the farthest
    $600 7
In 1809 he published the comic work "A History of New York... by Diedrich Knickerbocker"
    $600 20
This co-star of "An American in Paris" was discovered by Kelly at the Ballets des Champs Elysees
    DD: $1,500 26
About 10% of this 350-mile-long lake evaporates, reducing the amount of Nile water downstream
    $800 18
In 1977 this restauranteur published "Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's"
    $800 16
Eleutherius, a deacon, was supposedly martyred with this patron of France
    $800 11
It's the common Spanish term for a small donkey that's used as a pack animal
    $800 8
This prestigious college for women opened outside Philadelphia in 1885
    $800 21
Kelly's first on-screen song was a duet with this actress in the title tune of "For Me and My Gal"
    $1000 27
Lake of the Ozarks is an artificial reservoir on the Osage River in the central part of this state
    $1000 19
This N.Y. senator covers topics from his childhood to the Republican Party in "Power, Pasta and Politics"
    DD: $2,000 17
Rose Philippine Duchesne worked as a missionary among the Potawatomi Indians in what's now this state
    $1000 12
Seen running across ceilings, this tropical lizard is the only lizard with a distinct call other than a hiss
    $1000 9
By 1821 he developed the Cherokee alphabet that would enable thousands to read & write
    $1000 22
Musical numbers in this film include "Make 'Em Laugh", "Moses Supposes" & "You were Meant For Me"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Rebecca Jim
$5,300 $3,200 $1,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1960 he became director of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama

Final scores:

Rick Rebecca Jim
$4,199 $1 $1,400
New champion: $4,199 3rd place: Service Merchandise gift certificate + Jeopardy! home game & GameTek Jeopardy! 2nd place: General Instruments satellite system & Curtis Mathes 35" home theater monitor + Jeopardy! home game & GameTek Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Rebecca Jim
$5,300 $5,200 $3,300
18 R,
6 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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Game tape date: 1995-12-13
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