Show #2774 - Thursday, September 26, 1996

Missing introductions and first 5 clues.


Grant Wilton, an environmental chemist from Golden, Colorado

Liam Bailey, a vocational evaluator from Holman, Wisconsin

Jason Benton, a teacher from Amenia, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Tommy Lee Jones & this VP, his Harvard roommate, were together again stuck in an elevator in 1995
    $100 11
This state wild animal of Tennessee is masked
    $100 6
It's the removal of a tenant from property by a landlord
    $100 21
"Thou art" this "and unto" this "shalt thou return"
    $100 1
    $100 16
In a vacuum it's 186,282 miles per second
    $200 27
John Ritter was a psychology major at this "Trojan" school before he switched to drama
    $200 12
It's the state fruit of the state of New York
    $200 7
This term for smuggling liquor came from a hiding place in apparel worn by 19th c. smugglers
    $200 22
In John 8:32 Jesus said, "ye shall know" this, and it "shall make you free"
    $200 2
    $200 17
It's the hole that lets light into your eye
    $300 28
When she was in her 60s, this wife of Hume Cronyn earned a law degree from the University of Western Ontario
    $300 13
This insect may want to "fly away home" to Massachusetts, where it's the state insect
    $300 8
This term for an infraction of the law may be "of contract", "of peace" or "of promise"
    $300 23
A passage from Luke says, "ye will surely say unto me this proverb, physician," do this
    $300 3
    $300 18
In 1969 one of these beams was used to measure the distance between the earth & the moon
    $400 29
She was a "model" student at Princeton, earning a B.A. in French lit, & we're not "babbling"
    $400 14
The Vermont state animal is this horse, named for the Randolph, Vt. man who owned it
    $400 9
This, illegally entering another's area or property, refers to animals as well as to people
    $400 24
Completes the line from Ecclesiastes, "there is no new thing..."
    $400 4
    $400 19
Device used by Sir Isaac Newton to split white light into separate colors
    $500 30
This producer who brought us "Melrose Place" won 2 Eugene O'Neill Awards for playwrighting as an SMU student
    $500 15
The U.S.S. Nautilus is its state ship
    $500 10
Term for conspiracy between 2 parties to defraud, for example, an insurance agency
    DD: $300 25
O.T. book that orders: "When ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout"
    $500 5
    $500 20
Colors on this household object are produced by beams of electrons hitting colored phosphors

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

Jason Liam Grant
-$300 $1,600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Liam Grant
$1,400 $2,700 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
In Kenya you might want to order your chai—tea—with sukari—this
    $200 6
The island of Guam was captured by U.S. Captain Henry Glass in 1898, during this war
    $200 1
Naguib Mahfouz' "Al-Thulathiyya" trilogy depicts the lives of 3 generations in this Egyptian capital
    $200 19
On April 9, 1742, 4 days prior to its premiere, this Handel oratorio had a public rehearsal in Dublin
    $200 22
This Texas island is named for a viceroy of Mexico, Count Bernardo de Galvez
    $200 15
In 1935 Clark Gable starred in this film version of a Jack London classic
    $400 12
This bird is kuku—don't tell the Colonel
    $400 7
Some of the older buildings in this Pennsylvania city show high-water marks from the disastrous 1889 flood
    $400 2
He wrote "The Naked and the Dead" while living in New York
    $400 27
This "Lullaby" composer wrote variations on themes by Haydn, Schumann & Paganini
    $400 23
Road Town, which lies on Tortola, is the capital of the British group of these Caribbean islands
    $400 16
Sam Peckinhah's classic 1969 Western about a gang of aging outlaws
    $600 13
Swahili speakers call this nutritious beverage maziwa
    $600 8
This 180-by 60-foot South Dakota sculpture was dedicated in i927
    $600 3
Thomas Keneally received the Booker Prize for this book about a German industrialist who saved Jews
    $600 28
Premiering on June 25, 1910, "The Firebird" was the first ballet he composed for Sergei Diaghilev
    $600 24
Manitoulin, the world's largest island in a lake, lies in Lake Huron in this Canadian province
    $600 17
1954: Brando on a bike; need we say more?
    $800 14
It's the Swahili word for lion, which you may know if you've seen "The Lion King"
    $800 9
In 1920 this president sent 500 federal troops to quell a West Virginia mining dispute
    $800 4
This author of "The Castle" worked for an accident insurance board from 1908 to 1922
    $800 29
In 1884 this "Clair De Lune" composer won the Grand Prix de Rome for "The Prodigal Child"
    DD: $1,000 25
Iraklion is the chief port on this land, the fifth largest in the Mediterranean
    $800 20
We hope you don't get a rash when you think of this 1957 Ingmar Bergman classic
    $1000 18
When shopping. you'll probably want to ask, "Pesa ngapi?", which means this
    DD: $1,300 10
In July 1962 this communications satellite beamed the first live TV pictures from the U.S. to Europe
    $1000 5
"60 Minutes" humorist & WWII Stars and Stripes reporter who wrote "The Story of the Stars and Stripes"
    $1000 30
"Parsifal", his final opera, was completed in 1882
    $1000 26
This 36-square-mile island near St. Kitts is actually a volcanic cone
    $1000 21
Goldie Hawn coached a high school football team in this 1986 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Liam Grant
$8,600 $6,800 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Country whose motto is "L'Union Fait La Force" or "Eendracht Maakt Macht"—"Union provides strength"

Final scores:

Jason Liam Grant
$3,600 $0 $3,400
2-day champion: $14,100 3rd place: Service Merchandise gift certificate 2nd place: trip to Cancun, Mexico

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Liam Grant
$9,900 $6,500 $3,400
22 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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