Show #2662 - Tuesday, March 12, 1996


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Marilyn Penland, a communication technician from Santa Rosa, California

Charlie Piddock, a writer and editor from Middlefield, Connecticut

Kevin Shultz, a foreign language student originally from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In April 1962 a Cuban court sentenced 1,179 prisoners from this invasion to 30 years in prison
    $100 17
It's the title that follows "Don't know why there's no sun up in the sky"
    $100 21
The University of Pennsylvania Library has a special collection on this "Song of Myself" poet
    $100 7
In biology something patelliform is shaped like this body part, the patella
    $100 6
It's the dominant religion in Jordan & Djibouti
    $100 16
It's a hole in the ground that seems to go down forever
    $200 2
Condemned by the Senate, this "fiddling" emperor took his own life in 68 A.D.; he was 30
    $200 18
Track on which you'd find Glenn Miller's Chattanooga Choo Choo
    $200 22
Minister Thomas Bray founded this state's first public library in Newport in 1700
    $200 8
In a converging one of these, all light rays are refracted except those passing through the optical center
    $200 9
The Wesleyan Church was a joining of the Pilgrim Holiness Church & the Wesleyan branch of this church
    $200 27
An auto racer gets "tired" during one of these
    $300 3
In 1848 American-born Joseph Roberts became the first president of this African republic
    $300 19
Title following "it's delightful, it's delicious"
    $300 23
The Library of Congress acquired one of his Bibles in 1930 & has displayed it in the great hall ever since
    $300 10
Oh, ya doesn't hafta call 'em Roentgen rays, you can call 'em this
    $300 13
Scenes from the god Krishna's life are enacted during Janmastami, a festival of this religion
    $300 28
A destoned dried plum
    $400 4
William the Conqueror took the English throne after defeating Harold II in this battle
    $400 20
"I'm gonna love you like nobody's loved you come" this
    $400 24
When this fur trader died in 1848, he left $400,000 to establish a New York library named for him
    $400 11
Tick off all the legs on a tick & you'll have this total
    $400 14
The Welsh Church Act of 1914 proclaimed this was no longer the official church of Wales
    $400 29
A priest mounts one to deliver a sermon
    $500 5
In 1939 this country's premier Armand Calinescu was assassinated by the Iron Guard
    $500 26
"When the moon hits your eye like a big" one of these, "that's amore"
    $500 25
Italy's first public library, the Ambrosian Library, was founded in 1609 in this Lombardy city
    DD: $800 12
In 1961 an isotope of this element replaced oxygen as the standard for determining atomic weight
    $500 15
The Yellow Hat sect of this religion was founded in the early 1400s by a lama named Tsongkapa
    $500 30
Terror terrier

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

Kevin Charlie Marilyn
$1,000 $1,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Charlie Marilyn
$2,000 $3,200 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
On Nov. 26, 1941 a Japanese task force left the Kuril Islands to attack this American site
    $200 30
The Countess of Blessington called it "the greatest cosmetic for beauty"; it's a warm puppy, too
    $200 1
On June 1, 1995 this screen goddess who would have turned 69 was honored with a 32ยข stamp
    $200 8
Buzzards Bay is an inlet at the base of Cape Cod in this state
    $200 17
In 1995 Richard M. Daley was reelected to his second full term as mayor of this city
    $200 16
In this Pearl Buck novel, Wang Lung pulls a ricksha to provide for his family
    $400 3
In June 1942 he became Germany's youngest field marshal
    $400 29
In his poem "To Helen", Edgar Allan Poe wrote of "the glory that was Greece, and the grandeur that was" this
    $400 7
Best known for her "bewitching" role as Samantha Stevens, this actress passed away in 1995
    $400 12
2 of the leading U.S. ports, Norfolk, Virginia & Baltimore, Maryland, are on this bay
    $400 19
This millionaire publisher represented New York in Congress from 1903 to 1907
    $400 18
In this Ray Bradbury book, fireman Guy Montag is discovered hoarding books
    $600 4
This country's T-34 tank played a major role in its defense against the 1941 German invasion
    $600 28
Publilius Syrus said this official "is condemned when the criminal is absolved"
    $600 9
Born Joyce Frankenberg, she took her stage name from one of Henry VIII's wives
    $600 13
The southern part of this Canadian bay is called James Bay
    DD: $1,900 20
This former Arizona governor became Secretary of the Interior in 1993
    $600 23
This Charles Dickens short tale features an insect who lives at the home of John & Dot Peerybingle
    $800 5
On Sept. 1, 1939 Germany attacked Poland in this "lightning war"
    $800 27
Daniel Webster called this Boston hall "The Cradle of American Liberty"
    $800 10
This Norwegian star of "Autumn Sonata" & "Cries and Whispers" was born in Tokyo, Japan
    $800 14
A monument on the shores of this bay commemorates Captain Cook's first landing in Australia
    $800 21
The first U.S. representative from Hawaii, he entered the Senate in 1963
    $800 24
This quartet of novels by T.H. White began with "The Sword in the Stone" in 1938
    $1000 6
On Sept. 3, 1943 the Allies crossed the Strait of Messina to attack the mainland of this country
    $1000 26
This playwright wrote in "Candida", "I'm only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler"
    $1000 11
She was Greece's minister of culture 1981-89 & 1993-94
    DD: $2,000 15
Water from rivers including the Irrawaddy reduces the level of salinity in this bay
    $1000 22
This Wisconsin Democrat who served as Secretary of Defense in 1993 & 1994 passed away in 1995
    $1000 25
Willa Cather based this novel's Father Jean Marie Latour on Jean Baptiste Lamy of Santa Fe, New Mexico

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Charlie Marilyn
$7,400 $7,200 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Capital nearest which you'd find a monument called Mitad del Mundo, or "middle of the world"

Final scores:

Kevin Charlie Marilyn
$14,800 $14,400 $14,801
2nd place: Bassett home computer workstation + Gateway PC 3rd place: GoVideo dual deck VCR New champion: $14,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Charlie Marilyn
$7,400 $7,000 $6,300
19 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,700

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