Show #2738 - Wednesday, June 26, 1996


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Barbara Egseth, a secretary from Honolulu, Hawaii

Mark Leder, an attorney from Manchester, Connecticut

Don Sloan, a composer and music professor from Wadsworth, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the counties; you tell us the state.)
    $100 25
In 1990 this industry announced it would become dolphin-safe
    $100 1
The conquest of Canaan began with the taking of this city in a battle fit by Joshua
    $100 2
It means to twist, like a road through the mountains
    $100 16
Gundel, a restaurant in this Hungarian capital, is famous for its crepes in chocolate sauce
    $100 3
In 1995 this "Friendly Ghost" starred in his own big-screen adventure
    $100 8
St. Johns,
St. Lucie,
    $200 27
Denver gets almost every kilowatt-hour of its electricity by burning this
    $200 4
According to Deuteronomy 6:3, the 2 things that floweth in the promised land
    $200 5
To trick by using sly ingenuity or cunning
    $200 17
The mint type of this beverage is considered the national drink of Morocco
    $200 6
In 1992 this comic played "The Distinguished Gentleman"; in 1995, he was a "Vampire in Brooklyn"
    $200 9
    $300 28
Half of these in the U.S., including bogs, swamps & salt marshes, have been filled in
    $300 15
Details of the second census begin in chapter 26 of this book
    $300 7
To trail persistently, like reporters after the president
    $300 18
Mandelhalbmonde are German cookies made from these nuts & shaped like crescent moons
    $300 14
In this hit movie, John Travolta played Chili Palmer, a Miami loan shark gone Hollywood
    $300 10
    $400 29
They make up about 6% of the earth's surface but are home to 50% of the world's species
    $400 23
In Genesis it's reported Pharaoh renamed this dream interpreter Zaphnathpaaneah
    $400 13
This simian word means to play with or tamper with something
    $400 19
Trinidadians often feature pelau, a savory dish made of meat & this grain
    $400 20
As instructed, Kevin Costner built a baseball diamond in this 1989 film & Joe Jackson & others did come
    $400 11
Cape May
    $500 30
In 1995 the Supreme Court ruled the government could ban logging to protect this Pacific NW bird
    DD: $800 24
Among those to whom this book's title refers are Tola, Jair, Ibzan, Abdon & Gideon
    $500 26
To bug a native of Wisconsin
    $500 22
Casu becciu, a rare cheese, is a specialty of this Italian island, the 2nd largest in the Mediterranean
    $500 21
Theodore Bikel's Soviet submarine gets stuck off the coast of New England in this 1966 comedy
    $500 12

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

Don Mark Barbara
$1,300 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Mark Barbara
$4,700 $900 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The title of his "The Dead Zone" refers to the damaged part of Johnny Smith's brain
    $200 15
Einstein's "Special" theory of this, put forth in 1905, refers only to inertial frames of reference
    $200 14
This style that followed Art Nouveau is also called Jazz Modern or Moderne
    $200 3
This 36th U.S. president died on his Texas ranch January 22, 1973
    $200 4
"A foggy day in" this place "had me low and had me down"
    $200 23
Shakespeare play in which you'd hear "Et tu, Brute"
    $400 2
Loye Jones causes a fight between Willie & Junebug in her "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
    $400 17
She shared her first Nobel Prize, awarded in 1903, with Henri Becquerel & her husband
    $400 16
Born in 1500, Benvenuto Cellini was this type of "Smith", perhaps the most famous of all time
    $400 10
He's the first president of whom there is a known photograph; none exists of his father
    $400 5
"They all laughed at" this man "when he said the world was round"
    $400 24
This Renaissance city's florin coin depicted a lily, the city's symbol
    $600 6
Januarius Jones is an obese sensualist in this Mississippian's first novel, "Soldiers' Pay"
    $600 19
The torr is a unit of pressure equal to the mmHg, or millimeter of this metal
    $600 18
Point de gaze refers to a needlepoint type of this material made in Brussels
    $600 11
"Father of the Constitution" is a nickname of this fourth president
    $600 7
"It's very clear our love is" this "not for a year, but ever and a day"
    $600 25
This astronomer's "The Dragons of Eden" won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
    $800 28
Beauty Smith buys this Jack London wolf/dog to use in dogfights
    $800 21
Critical mass is the minimum mass that can sustain this kind of nuclear reaction
    $800 20
This Dutch town began making its famous tin-glazed blue & white earthenware around 1650
    $800 12
In June 1930 this president signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act raising duties
    $800 8
"The way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea, the memory of all that... they can't" do this
    $800 26
The British Parliament awarded him £30,000 for his contribution to smallpox vaccination
    $1000 30
Jones, a New Yorker, befriends the title character of this "Omoo" author's "Redburn"
    DD: $1,500 22
Sometimes called a fourth state of matter, this is a gaseous mixture of free electrons & positive ions
    $1000 29
These "Jugs" resembling a seated, drinking figure in a 3-cornered hat were 1st made in the 18th c.
    DD: $1,000 13
Lodged his heart, a bullet from a duel with Charles Dickinson caused him periodic pain
    $1000 9
"The winds grow colder and suddenly you're older—and all because of the man that" did this
    $1000 27
The words that follow Richard Lovelace's "Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Mark Barbara
$14,400 $3,900 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Until August 1883 it had an area of 18 square miles; today it's about 6

Final scores:

Don Mark Barbara
$15,000 $7,800 $100
2-day champion: $27,000 2nd place: trip to 1996 Olympics in Atlanta + John Williams CD Summon the Heroes 3rd place: 1996 international flag collector's pin set by Ho Ho Art + John Williams CD Summon the Heroes

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Don Mark Barbara
$13,600 $3,900 $6,800
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
16 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,300

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Game tape date: 1996-02-13
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