Show #2765 - Friday, September 13, 1996

Lucien Schmit game 1.

Contestants

Lucien Schmit, a lawyer from Sherman Oaks, California

Elijah Siegler, a graduate student originally from Toronto, Canada

Scott Johnson, an agricultural chemical salesman from Stockton, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,500)

Jeopardy! Round

FORMER POSTAL WORKERS
HISTORY
BUSINESS '96
AROUND THE WORLD
RODENTS
"C"OMMON BONDS
    $100 26
This postmaster of New Salem, Illinois later became President
    $100 1
In 1868 Emperor Mutsuhito of this country adopted the reign name Meiji, meaning "enlightened rule"
    $100 11
In February this computer company agreed to let Motorola use its Macintosh operating system
    $100 2
Some visitors to Kotzebue in this U.S. state dine on reindeer stew, a local specialty
    $100 17
The muskrat uses this scaly, flattened appendage as a rudder while swimming
    $100 14
Porter, Old King, slaw
    $200 27
With the money Knute Rockne earned hoisting mail bags, he was able to attend this university
    $200 7
In 1919 this country's new constitution established the Reichstag & the Reichsrat
    $200 12
This giant toy retailer announced it would shut down 25 stores, including 10 in Europe
    $200 3
Noted for its aboriginal art, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is in this capital of New South Wales
    $200 18
In kangaroo rats these organs are very efficient & need little water to remove waste from the blood
    $200 22
Torture, music, of commerce
    $300 28
In 1919 rain, white Christmas, sleet or hail couldn't keep this crooner from his clerk job in Spokane
    $300 8
Since 1940 only Harold Wilson & this man have served as British prime minister on 2 separate occasions
    $300 13
Approving this company's takeover of Capital Cities/ABC, the FCC stipulated it sell certain properties
    $300 4
Cape Verde, an island country in this ocean, is about 400 miles from Dakar, Senegal
    $300 19
The name of this rodent comes from French for "honeycomb"; they honeycomb the ground with their burrows
    $300 23
Egg, ice, shaving
    $400 29
The son of a civil servant, this member of the Blues Brothers was once a postal worker in Canada
    $400 9
Around 200 A.D., Soranus wrote the earliest known biography of this physician
    $400 15
It was announced that Bonnie Fuller would replace her as editor of Cosmopolitan in 1997
    $400 5
The Cueca is a flirtatious courtship dance from this narrow country that borders Argentina
    $400 20
The capybara lives in pairs or in families along riverbanks on this continent
    $400 24
Billy, night, golf
    $500 30
In 1946 he worked days as a mailman in Winnetka, Illinois; later he starred with Doris Day
    $500 10
When this first Hungarian king was crowned in 1000, he made Esztergom the capital
    $500 16
Unable to sell its Eagle Snack division, this brewer announced it would close it down
    $500 6
The Kenyatta Conference Centre is one of this capital city's architectural landmarks
    DD: $600 21
The female of this rodent , genus cynomys, produces 2-10 "pups" in the spring
    $500 25
Dry, red blood, prison

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

Scott Elijah Lucien
$500 $2,300 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Elijah Lucien
$1,800 $2,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BARONS
STATE CAPITOLS
COMPOSERS & THEIR MUSIC
CELEBRITY WOMEN
THE 1930s
CHILDREN'S LIT
    $200 10
This "Red Baron" commanded Fighter Group I with its fancifully decorated scarlet planes
    $200 1
This state's capitol in Harrisburg contains more than 600 rooms
    $200 15
This "Bolero" composer's "Alborada del gracioso" is also known as the "Morning Song of the Jester"
    $200 20
In 1996 this actress & former wife of Burt Reynolds did a guest stint on "Melrose Place"
    $200 2
Its explosion, May 6, 1937, ended commercial airship transportation & development
    $200 4
An early version of this Maurice Sendak book was called "Where The Wild Horses Are"
    $400 11
This actor was knighted in 1947 & was created a baron in 1970
    $400 8
Designed by Charles Bulfinch, the state house in this city was once sheathed in copper from Paul Revere's foundary
    $400 16
This composer invented a special long trumpet for the triumph scene in his opera "Aida"
    $400 21
In 1996 this rock star & "Private Dancer", gave a private performance for the Sultan of Brunei's family
    $400 3
In December 1936 Anastasio Somoza became president of this country in a rigged election
    $400 9
This Roald Dahl story about a little boy & a big fruit was turned into a 1996 film
    $600 25
This founder of the Boy Scouts also organized the South African Constabulary
    $600 28
The Rhode Island state house in this city boasts the world's 4th-largest unsupported dome
    $600 17
Arthur Honegger's "Pacific 231" is a symphonic depiction of a journey aboard one of these
    $600 22
Fans mourned the recent passing of this humorist famous for books like "Family: The Ties that Bind...And Gag!"
    $600 5
Nationalists made gains in Egypt's 1936 elections, the first under this king
    $600 12
A.A. Milne's "Toad of Toad Hall" is a dramatization of this Kenneth Grahame book
    $800 26
Rudolf Erich Raspe wrote an account of this German soldier's marvelous travels & campaigns
    $800 29
This state's capitol building, dating from 1969, has legislative chambers shaped like volcanic cinder cones
    $800 18
His 1881 opera "Libuse" premiered at the inauguration of the National Theatre in Prague
    $800 23
2 of the 4 supermodel owners of the Fashion Cafe in Manhattan
    $800 6
In 1934 this Canadian island whose capital is St. John's lost dominion status
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1994 this novelist published her second children's book, "The Chinese Siamese Cat"
    $1000 27
This Prussian-American general participated in the 1780 trial of Major John Andre
    DD: $900 30
This state's capitol building has a round kiva-like design that resembles the Zia sun sign
    $1000 19
His 1926 symphonic poem "Tapiola" is named for Tapio, a forest god in Finnish mythology
    $1000 24
This photographer became the 1st woman to have an exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, in 1991
    $1000 7
Ras Tafari became sole ruler of this country after the death of Empress Zauditu in 1930
    $1000 14
Sylvia Branzei recently grabbed kids' attention with this "repulsive" book about the body

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Elijah Lucien
$3,200 $4,800 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
An 1850 edition put the 5 novels about this variously-named character in the chronological order of his life

Final scores:

Scott Elijah Lucien
$200 $50 $9,601
2nd place: stay at the Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club and Pinseeker golf clubs 3rd place: Franchi Menotti sports watch New champion: $9,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Scott Elijah Lucien
$3,800 $5,800 $5,800
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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