Show #2639 - Thursday, February 8, 1996

Bob Scarpone game 1.


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David Kneip, an undergraduate student from Temple, Texas

Bob Scarpone, an attorney from Flanders, New Jersey

Marie Corcoran, an elementary school teacher from Calgary, Alberta, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
You could put all the other planets inside this planet & still have room to spare
    $100 12
It's rarely rained on this city's annual January 1 Tournament of Roses Parade
    $100 1
He was "shtick" in a lamp in this 1992 animated Disney feature
    $100 9
On September 22 the General Assembly voted to expel Yugoslavia from this organization
    $100 25
Purpure is the heraldic term for this color
    $100 6
    $200 11
Dionaea muscipula is the scientific name of this plant whose hinged leaf snaps shut on insects
    $200 14
St. Oswald died in 992 on this date that comes every 4 years; his feast day is the day before
    $200 2
As this title comic strip character in 1980, Robin had really big arms & a squint
    $200 22
In August she announced she'd quit acting to devote herself to fitness videos & life with Ted Turner
    $200 26
Used to represent a third son, a mullet is one of these symbols, often having 5 points
    $200 7
    $300 15
Late in pregnancy this "master gland" releases oxytocin, a hormone that stimulates the release of milk
    $300 17
On Saint Joseph's Day these traditionally return to San Juan Capistrano
    $300 3
Glenn Close made her feature film debut in this Robin Williams film based on a John Irving book
    $300 23
Princess Stephanie of this country gave birth to a son by Daniel Ducruet, a former royal bodyguard
    $300 27
A heraldic bird that appears to be doing this is described as volant
    $300 8
    $400 19
The Devonian, a time interval of the Paleozoic era, was named for Devon in this country
    $400 18
A version of this carol from around 1800 included "nine bears a beating" & "eight hounds a running"
    $400 4
In this 1990 film he played a doctor who brought a comatose Robert De Niro back to life
    $400 24
Former dissident Kim Young Sam was elected president of this country in December
    $400 29
This fur worn by royalty is represented by black tails on a white or silver ground
    $400 13
    $500 20
The Hall-Heroult process is used to produce this light metal, the most abundant in the Earth's crust
    $500 21
In 1937 Maxwell House coffee began distributing free haggadahs for use on this holiday
    $500 5
Message of teacher Williams to his students in "Dead Poets Society", or the title of a 1986 Williams film
    $500 28
Nannerl Overholser Keohane was named the eighth president of this Durham, N.C. university
    DD: $700 30
This basic element of a coat of arms is also known as the escutcheon
    $500 16

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

Marie Bob David
$1,400 $400 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marie Bob David
$2,500 $2,500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
The Alexandrian library contained more than 400,000 scrolls, most made of this writing material
    $200 1
Mozart's Symphony No. 38 in D major is known as this Czech city's symphony because it debuted there
    $200 15
NCR was the 5th-largest U.S. computer company when it was acquired by this communications giant in 1991
    $200 6
North Cascades National Park borders this country
    $200 2
In "Through the Looking Glass", Alice meets these 2 little fat men whose words seem nonsensical
    $200 10
Dried meat in strips
    $400 23
This largest stadium in ancient Rome held about a quarter of a million spectators
    $400 17
When it appears on piano music, the abbreviation R.H. means to play with this
    $400 16
This Montreal-based spirits maker, which already owned Tropicana, acquired Dole juices in 1995
    $400 9
Shark River Slough is a vital source of the water that streams across this Florida park
    $400 3
In his will Dr. Henry Jekyll names this person his beneficiary
    $400 12
This hot pepper is named for the capital of Veracruz, Mexico
    $600 28
These ancient seafarers spoke a language closely related to Hebrew
    $600 24
In the early '70s this sitarist taught at the California Institute of the Arts
    $600 19
Once run by members of a religious community, this refrigeration co. was acquired by Raytheon in 1965
    $600 11
Naturally sterile water from this Arkansas park was used to store Moon rocks
    $600 4
In Ira Levin's horror novel, it was the first name of Mrs. Guy Woodhouse; she had a devil of a baby
    $600 18
It's a long, plump Spanish almond
    $800 29
Ruins of the Indus Valley civilization are found at Mohenjo-Daro in this country
    DD: $800 25
The International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition is held every 5 years in this capital city
    $800 21
In 1995 this company, once the largest maker of silicone breast implants, filed for bankruptcy
    DD: $1,000 13
Bryce Canyon National Park & Canyonlands National Park are both in this state
    $800 5
This Nathaniel Hawthorne heroine is publicly exhibited before a pillory for 3 hours
    $800 20
These tiny fruit-flavored candies once may have contained the juice of the fruit in their name
    $1000 30
In 422 B.C. Athenians were all "abuzz" over this Aristophanes comedy that features a chorus of insects
    $1000 27
The heckelclarina, a type of clarinet, was invented for this German's 1865 opera "Tristan und Isolde"
    $1000 26
In addition to its full-service hotels, this company operates the Residence & Fairfield Inns
    $1000 14
The name of this park means "the great one" in a native Alaskan language
    $1000 7
This George Eliot title character is the weaver of Raveloe
    $1000 22
It's a sweetened & flavored pudding of milk that's been curdled by rennet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marie Bob David
$5,300 $8,500 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His 1958 article "The American Automobile--Designed for Death?" appeared in the Harvard Law Record

Final scores:

Marie Bob David
$10,500 $10,601 $6,501
2nd place: Gibson refrigerator & Samsung 13" TV/VCR + choice of GameTek editions of Jeopardy! New champion: $10,601 3rd place: Outdoor Products sports & travel gear + choice of GameTek editions of Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marie Bob David
$6,000 $9,100 $4,400
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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