Show #2761 - Monday, September 9, 1996


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Steve Toigo, a contracts administrator from Rockville, Maryland

Tim McCoy, an executive chef from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Robert Daguillard, a doctoral candidate originally from Montreal, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Part goat & part lion, the Chimera breathed out this
    $100 1
When this British sea captain first reached Botany Bay in 1770, he named it Stingray Bay
    $100 7
This L.A. Laker scored 19 points January 30, in his first NBA game since 1991
    $100 25
Pressure converts this fuel into graphite
    $100 19
The first Sunday in May, the O. Henry Museum in this Texas capital sponsors an O. Henry pun-off
    $100 16
The 1943 anti-Nazi release "Der Fuehrer's Face" was the only Donald Duck cartoon to win this award
    $200 12
Stheno shared her pad with her Gorgon sisters, Euryale & this one
    $200 3
On January 31, 1948, his body was cremated at the Raj Ghat shrine in New Delhi
    $200 8
Dale Jarrett won this 500-mile Florida NASCAR race over Dale Earnhardt by 0.12 seconds
    $200 26
Term for an icicle-shaped mass hanging from a cave roof
    $200 20
A May festival devoted to these 2 explorers is held in St. Charles, Mo., their starting point
    $200 17
Donald began his long romance with this vivacious girlfriend in the 1940 cartoon "Mr. Duck Steps Out"
    $300 13
This sea monster with 6 dogs' heads lived "strait" across from Charybdis, another man-eating monster
    $300 4
On April 11, 1979, his dictatorial rule of Uganda was ended by exiles & Tanzanian forces
    $300 9
Super Bowl XXX, in which this team beat the Steelers, drew a record 138.5 million U.S. viewers
    $300 27
Until about 1926 20-mule teams hauled this mineral from mines in Death Valley to the railroad
    $300 21
The lighting of Temple Square in this city signals the beginning of the Christmas season
    $300 18
In the cartoon "Donald's Nephews", Donald's sister Dumbella sends these 3 to visit
    $400 14
The breath of this multi-headed Greek serpent could kill you
    $400 5
In 1740 this Prussian king began his reign by taking Silesia from the Austrian Hapsburgs
    $400 10
In February NFL owners approved the Cleveland Browns' move to this city, with a new name & new colors
    $400 28
Cassiterite, SnO2, is the only commercially important ore of this metal
    $400 22
The W.C. Handy Blues Awards are part of this city's Beale Street Music Festival
    $400 24
In this country Donald Duck is known as Paperino
    $500 15
It was difficult to sneak past this giant; of his 100 eyes, some were always open
    $500 6
Angkor became capital of this empire in the late 9th c. & remained the capital for over 500 years
    $500 11
This tattoo-covered Chicago Bull was suspended for 6 games for head-butting an official
    $500 29
The copper ore chalcopyrite occurs in large deposits in Chile & the Freiberg area of this country
    DD: $500 23
In the West this holiday is the first Sunday after the full Moon on or following the vernal equinox
    $500 30
The world's richest duck, he wears a red broadcloth coat

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

Robert Tim Steve
$1,600 $2,400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Tim Steve
$2,400 $2,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
Matthew 14:3-11 deals with the beheading of this man
    $200 9
He was born Truman Streckfus Persons on September 30, 1924 in New Orleans
    $200 1
Canada's Ellesmere Island is separated from this Danish island by 35-mile-wide Smith Sound
    $200 21
She may have been Botticelli's favorite goddess; he placed her at the center of his famous painting "Primavera"
    $200 6
In 1824 the Supreme Court ended his monopoly of steamship navigation on the Hudson River
    $400 11
Henry VIII became betrothed to Jane Seymour the day after her decapitation
    $400 12
In 1933 this Tarzan creator served as mayor of Malibu Beach, California
    $400 2
This Chinese region consists of 3 provinces & once included a part of Inner Mongolia
    $400 22
French artist, Robert Delaunay was the founder of Orphism, a variation of this other "geometric" art movement
    $400 7
His lock, introduced around 1860, was noted for its small, flat key
    $600 16
Marino Faliero was beheaded in 1355 for trying to make this Venetian office despotic
    $600 13
This author's 3 novels, "The Trial", "The Castle" & "Amerika", were published posthumously
    $600 3
When Guy of Lusignan took over Cyprus in 1192, he made this city his capital
    $600 23
This Dutchman's self-portraits include 1887's "With a Gray Felt Hat" & "With a Straw Hat"
    $600 8
Black inventor Garrett Morgan developed the gas mask first used by American soldiers during this war
    $800 19
Balboa was beheaded in 1519 at Acla near Darien in what's now this country
    $800 14
The given first name of this author of "Our Man in Havana" was Henry
    DD: $1,600 4
This French city lies on an island in the Strait of Dover
    $800 27
At 7 Laura Dern appeared briefly in "Alice doesn't Live Here Anymore" with this actress, her mother
    $800 24
"Lobster Trap and Fish Tail", one of his most famous mobiles, is in the Museum of Modern Art
    $800 17
Before perfecting a photographic process using metal plates, this Frenchman was a scene painter for the opera
    $1000 20
This "Impaler", a prince of Walachia, was beheaded by the Turks around 1476
    $1000 15
Last name of the "Goosebumps" author whose initials stand for Robert Lawrence
    $1000 5
Because it loses about 90% of its water by evaporation, this lake in Bolivia & Peru is quite salty
    $1000 26
Sam Warner, who convinced his brothers to make this talking picture, died 1 day before its 1927 premiere
    DD: $2,400 25
This art movement derived its name from the 1872 painting seen here:
    $1000 18
In 1862 he published the Weekly Herald on a Grand Trunk Railroad freight car

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Tim Steve
$4,600 $8,000 $2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The canceled check for this purchase, in the amount of $7.2 million, is on display at the National Archives

Final scores:

Robert Tim Steve
$100 $4,001 $1
2nd place: trip to Bahamas & stay at Bahamas Princess Resort and Casino + GameTek Jeopardy! New champion: $4,001 3rd place: Go Video dual deck VCR + GameTek Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Tim Steve
$7,500 $7,200 $2,000
19 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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Game tape date: 1996-08-07
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