Show #2764 - Thursday, September 12, 1996


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Michael Bastedo, a policy analyst from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Scott Johnson, an agricultural chemical salesman from Stockton, California

Tim McCoy, an executive chef from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $16,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Pale Hose is a nickname for this American League team
    $100 26
A diamond's weight is expressed in these units, which equal about 1/142 ounce
    $100 12
The American Museum of Natural History was founded in 1859 & 1st housed in the arsenal in this NYC park
    $100 16
Jerry Seinfeld is a southpaw & so is this star of "Home Improvement"
    $100 7
The 1786 printers' strike in this "City of Brotherly Love" was the first employees' strike in the U.S.
    $100 1
It's the most valuable property in the game of Monopoly
    $200 21
This pitch thrown with great power is the most common pitch in baseball
    $200 27
This famous blue diamond in the Smithsonian was probably cut from a stone stolen during the French Revolution
    $200 13
The McLean House, where the Civil War surrender was signed, is in this national historical park
    $200 17
In Mr. Holland's Opus", you'll notice this star conducts the orchestra with his left hand
    $200 8
An 1886 strike by this Chicago reaper company's workers led to the Haymarket Square riot
    $200 2
It's Sony's trademark name for a portable, pocket-size cassette player with headphones
    $300 22
Martin Gardner's "Annotated" book about this Ernest Lawrence Thayer poem contains 28 variations
    $300 28
The Cullinan, the world's largest diamond, was discovered in this present country in 1905
    $300 14
This park in SW Kentucky was made the core area of an international biosphere reserve in 1990
    $300 18
He's the most recent southpaw president
    $300 9
On August 3, 1981, these federal workers went on strike; their union was decertified October 22
    $300 4
Figuratively speaking, they're handed to an employee when he or she is dismissed from a job
    $400 23
A ball that bounces in fair territory & goes over the fence is this type of double
    $400 29
The 4 factors for grading & pricing a diamond are weight, clarity, cut & this
    $400 15
Architect John Nash's largest project was Regent Street & Regent's Park in this city
    $400 19
Lefthanders International named this female prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson trial 1995's Lefthander of the Year
    $400 10
In June & July of 1894, thousands of men were deputized to keep the trains running during this strike
    $400 5
He created "Hi and Lois" as well as "Beetle Bailey"
    $500 24
In the 8th inning of the 1st game of the 1954 World Series, this New York Giant made "The Catch"
    $500 30
Dating back to the 1600s, this 58-facet cut is the most popular for diamonds
    DD: $600 25
A peace ceremony is held in this Asian city's Peace Memorial Park every August 6
    $500 20
This cartoonist is a lefty & so is her "Cathy" character
    $500 11
In the 1930s, as president of Local 174 of the UAW, he led some of the earliest sit-down strikes
    $500 6
In 1986 it became The Bangles' first No. 1 hit

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

Tim Scott Michael
$1,000 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Scott Michael
$1,800 $3,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Lu, an old state in China, could have had a sign, "You are entering Lu, birthplace of this philosopher c. 550 B.C."
    $200 11
This star of "The Nanny" offers anecdotes on her family & life in Hollywood in "Enter Whining"
    $200 12
Suede originally referred to a type of glove from this country
    $200 15
In 1916 this president won reelection using the slogan "He kept us out of war"
    $200 6
In platypuses these milk-producing glands are functional in both males & females
    $400 2
In 1535 the state of Baden was divided into Baden-Durlach & this
    $400 22
"Queen of Ice, Queen of Shadows" is the 1990 story of this Norwegian figure skater
    $400 13
In 1990 a 7-ton bronze statue of this Russian leader was removed from a public square in Bucharest
    $400 18
U.S. Marines were sent into this country in 1915 & into the neighboring Dominican Republic in 1916
    $400 7
Goiter can be characterized by the enlargement of this gland or of 1 of its 2 lobes
    $600 3
Tikal in Guatemala was home to these ancient people
    $600 23
Joe McGinniss' controversial 1993 biography "The Last Brother" tells of this man
    $600 14
It's the fraternity abbreviated PBK
    DD: $1,000 19
An 1842 treaty finalized this state's acquisition of Isle Royale & the Keweenaw Peninsula
    $600 8
This insulin-producing gland usually weighs about 3 ounces
    $800 4
To conquer Macedonia you had to go to this peninsula
    $800 24
This author of "The Lottery" was the subject of the biography "Raising Demons"
    $800 16
This sacred wading bird was once identified with the Egyptian god Thoth
    $800 20
On Sept. 23, 1626 the Dutch West India Company made him director general of New Netherland
    $800 27
On posing nude for a calendar, Marilyn Monroe said, "It's not true that I had nothing on. I had" this "on"
    $800 9
Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf is leading the fight against cancer of this gland
    $1000 5
One of these from Phrygia, an ancient country in Asia Minor, became a symbol of the French Revolution
    DD: $1,000 25
2-time Nobel Prize winner who's the subject of a biography subtitled "A Life in Science & Politics"
    $1000 17
Grown in California, the calimyrna is a greenish variety of this fruit
    $1000 21
In 1832 Henry Schoolcraft named this lake, the source of the Mississippi, for the Latin for "truth" & "head"
    $1000 26
Vietnam Memorial creator who said, "Architecture is like a mythical fantastic. It has to be experienced"
    $1000 10
Collectively, the submaxillary, sublingual & parotid glands are called these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Scott Michael
$3,200 $6,200 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On June 11, 1996 the U.S. Senate voted to name a balcony in his honor

Final scores:

Tim Scott Michael
$6,399 $6,500 $300
2nd place: trip to Mexico & stay at Krystal Ixtapa + Jeopardy! Scorekeeper New champion: $6,500 3rd place: Magnavox TV + Jeopardy! Scorekeeper

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Scott Michael
$4,200 $6,100 $4,600
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 1996-08-07
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