Show #2722 - Tuesday, June 4, 1996


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Joe Lancaster, a certified public accountant from Dallas, Texas

Dexter Kelly, a research analyst originally from Bedford, New York

Sandy Falck, a physical therapist from South Euclid, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This senator & former astronaut grew up in New Concord, Ohio, where a high school is now named for him
    $100 12
Anjelica Huston wore an extremely tight black dress with a plunging neckline in this 1991 release
    $100 5
It began in a baker's house in Pudding Lane September 2, 1666
    $100 10
A 1573 book said a perfect cheese should not be "like Lot's wife, all" this seasoning
    $100 18
In 1796 Pierre Simon de Laplace suggested the existence of these objects from which light can't escape
    $100 3
Tea pot
    $200 2
This media mogul & "Mouth of the South" is originally from Ohio
    $200 13
Jack Haley couldn't sit down in his costume for this 1939 film; to rest, he leaned on a board
    $200 6
In 1990, 8 years after fighting over the Falkland Islands, Britain & this country agreed to resume relations
    $200 11
Liptauer cheese is often flavored with these little fish, minced or in a paste
    $200 21
Proxima Centauri, the nearest star other than the sun, is 25 trillion miles away, or 4.25 of these units
    $200 4
Poker pot
    $300 19
Chrissie Hynde, the lead singer for this British group, was born in Akron
    $300 14
Special 6- & 8-bladed gloves were part of Johnny Depp's unusual costume for this film
    $300 15
A 1995 book, "The Lodger", claims this infamous killer was actually an American doctor gone mad
    $300 23
In Emmentaler cheese, these features may be as big as marbles; Gruyere's are typically smaller
    $300 25
In 1989 Asclepius, one of these, passed within 500,000 miles of the Earth
    $300 7
Destiny, Turkish style
    $400 20
This author of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" spent his early life in Columbus
    $400 16
Guinness says this seductive vamp had the most costume changes in a silent film: 50, in "Cleopatra"
    $400 24
Sharing power, they were crowned king & queen of England April 11, 1689
    $400 28
Brick cheese, which is shaped like a brick, originated in this U.S. state
    $400 26
In 1968 he became a professor of astronomy at Cornell & Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies
    $400 8
John Lennon's was "instant"
    $500 22
A famous company was created in 1837 when these 2 men merged their candlemaking & soap businesses
    $500 17
Madonna's costumer Marlene Stewart dolled up Swayze, Snipes & Leguizamo for this 1995 film — what a "drag"
    DD: $500 30
Now purely ceremonial, these royal bodyguards last appeared in battle in the mid-18th century
    $500 29
Named for a breed of cattle, Longhorn is a mild type of this cheese
    $500 27
Galileo may have seen this outer planet centuries before its 1846 discovery without recognizing it as such
    $500 9
Noisy grasshopper

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

Sandy Dexter Joe
$800 $1,500 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Dexter Joe
$2,200 $3,100 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
When he was just 15, George Balanchine played the title role in this beloved Christmas ballet
    $200 4
Wandering through Galilee with 12 disciples, he preached a message of religious reform & divine love
    $200 10
This captain of the Bounty lived at 3 Durham Place, Lambeth in London
    $200 1
First applied to Egyptian, this term is now used for the pictorial writings of the Cretans
    $200 17
Unlike most, the barn type of this bird has a heart-shaped face rather than a circular one
    $200 20
This Kansas senator served in the Kansas legislature from 1951 to 1953
    $400 25
"La Rose Malade" was created for Maya Plisetskaya, this Moscow ballet company's prima ballerina
    $400 5
Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of this faith's Lubavitch Hasidic movement, passed away in 1994
    $400 11
This cousin of John Adams helped organize the Sons of Liberty
    $400 2
Romanian is derived mostly from this language spoken in the ancient Roman province of Dacia
    $400 18
Often kept as pets, the variously colored lovebirds are a type of this bird
    $400 21
In 1974 this future vice president served as director of Indiana's inheritance tax division
    $600 26
The second part of this Stravinsky ballet is entitled "The Sacrifice"
    $600 6
The "Temple of the Tooth" in Kandy, Sri Lanka houses what is supposedly one of his teeth
    $600 12
This Scottish-born founder of a U.S. detective agency died July 1, 1884
    $600 3
The Russian language does not use this part of speech, either definite or indefinite
    $600 13
Kestrels are among the smallest birds of this group that also includes the peregrines
    $600 22
In 1971 he followed Lester Maddox as governor of Georgia
    $800 28
Michael Somes & this British ballerina starred in the 1951 version of "Daphnis and Chloe"
    DD: $800 8
He received his prophetic call about 15 years after marrying the wealthy widow Khadijah
    $800 14
This Italian navigator was the first to use "New World" to describe what Columbus had found
    $800 19
"Beowulf" is the most important literary work in this language
    $800 16
Cob & pen are the male & female of this bird
    $800 23
Texas has had only 4 GOP governors: Elisha Pease, Bill Clements, Edmund Davis & this current one
    $1000 30
This "Mad" king of Bavaria is the central figure in the ballet "Bacchanale"
    $1000 9
Mother Ann Lee, who brought this sect begun by ex-Quakers to the U.S., was a blacksmith's daughter
    $1000 15
Son of a follower of Marcus Garvey, he converted to Islam while in prison in the 1950s
    $1000 29
Manx & Cornish, members of this group of Indo-European languages, are almost or wholly extinct
    $1000 27
On average the heaviest bird of prey is the Andean species of this
    DD: $1,500 24
Republican George Nethercutt represents this state's 5th District, a seat formerly held by Tom Foley

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Dexter Joe
$6,000 $8,900 $8,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you have to spell it correctly.)
This tree is the only 7-letter English word that contains all 5 vowels

Final scores:

Sandy Dexter Joe
$6,000 $3,400 $0
2-day champion: $14,400 2nd place: Curtis Mathes 35" home theater monitor 3rd place: Meade telescope

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandy Dexter Joe
$6,000 $8,900 $8,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,300

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