Show #2616 - Monday, January 8, 1996

Contestants

Vince Brennan, a lighting sales representative from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Gail Bock, an appraiser from Racine, Wisconsin

Gareth Jones, a real estate appraiser from Visalia, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $27,796)

Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE
LAS VEGAS
SPORTS WEIGHTS & MEASURES
THE INSECT WORLD
FURNITURE
PROVERBS
    $100 2
In Numbers 10:35-36 Moses addressed this container as "Lord"
    $100 1
Knights on horseback battle twice a "knight" in this king's tournament at the Excalibur hotel
    $100 10
In this ice sport, a goalkeeper's stick blade can't be longer than 15 1/2 inches
    $100 18
The Red Admiral is a brush-footed type of this beautiful winged insect
    $100 7
One may be dining, drawing or Parson's
    $100 15
"Health is better than" this rhyming word
    $200 3
2 of Hiel's sons died when he incurred Joshua's curse by rebuilding this city
    $200 5
The hotel linked to this chain of rock 'n' roll restaurants has a 90' neon guitar over its entrance
    $200 11
For U.S. boxers 106 pounds through 156 pounds, they weigh 10 ounces
    $200 19
Bees carry this in a special organ called the honey stomach
    $200 13
A low seat with no back & 3 or 4 legs; one in a bar is usually taller
    $200 21
A proverb about the generation gap says, "The old" one of these animals "thinks she was never a calf"
    $300 4
He & his brother Moses were denied entrance to Canaan for the sin of striking the rock
    $300 6
She celebrated her 63rd birthday by opening her Hollywood Movie Museum at her own Las Vegas hotel
    $300 12
From home plate to this base it's 127 feet 3 3/8 inches
    $300 20
The Aedes Aegypti type of this insect spreads yellow fever & dengue fever
    $300 14
This piece of hall furniture is specifically for holding bumbershoots
    $300 22
In his 16th century book of proverbs, John Heywood wrote, "When" this "shineth, make hay"
    $400 25
This son of Abraham was the first circumcised at 8 days as commanded by God
    $400 8
When visiting the forum shops at this hotel look for the talking statues of Roman gods
    $400 16
Under testing conditions, a legal ball in this sport shouldn't travel more than 280 yards plus 6%
    $400 23
The tumblebug, which deposits its eggs in dung, is a type of this insect
    $400 29
In this process of distressing new furniture to look old, birdshot may be used to create wormholes
    $400 27
"Don't" do this "until you come to it"
    $500 26
After he was blinded, Samson was set to work at a mill in this southernmost Philistine city
    $500 9
The Nile River Cruise inside this hotel is a barge ride past simulated Egyptian artifacts
    DD: $500 17
It's 62 feet 10 3/16 inches from its foul line to its pit
    $500 24
It's also known as the Devil's darning needle
    $500 30
A jardiniere is a decorated box or stand intended to hold these
    $500 28
Pliny the elder said, "There is always something new out of" this continent; Isak Dinesen would agree

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gareth Gail Vince
$1,300 $1,000 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gareth Gail Vince
$3,600 $1,700 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1750s
(Alex: What a decade!)
5-LETTER WORDS
AIRLINES
THEATRE
GEOGRAPHY
NEW YEAR'S EVE BABIES
    $200 1
On January 6, 1759, he married Martha Dandridge Custis
    $200 14
From Late Latin excaldare, to wash in hot water, it means to burn with a hot liquid
    $200 11
Founded in 1920, it's the second oldest airline in the world, mate
    $200 19
The quarrelsome acting coupe in his 1976 comedy "California Suite" reappears in his 1995 play "London Suite"
    $200 4
The Grand Canal connects China's Yellow RIver with this river at Zhenjiang
    $200 26
Bonnie prince born in Rome December 31, 1720; he tried to seize the throne as the Young Pretender
    $400 2
In 1751 he was elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly, beginning almost 40 years as a public official
    $400 15
Dean or Guillespe
    $400 12
They "love to fly and it shows"
    $400 20
This 1994 play "Vita & Virginia" starred Vanessa Redgrave as Vita Sackville-West & Eileen Atkins as this author
    $400 5
This southeast African country was named for an island possibly named for an Arab ruler, Musa Al-Biq
    $400 27
Best Actor Oscar winners born on New Year's Eve are Anthony Hopkins & this film "Gandhi"
    $600 3
This museum was founded in 1753 with the acquisition of the collection of naturalist Sir Hans Sloane
    $600 16
This water is carbonated with a little quinine, lemon & lime in it
    $600 13
Planes operated by this airline can be recognized by a shamrock logo on their tails
    $600 21
"Camping with Henry & Tom" dramatizes a real 1921 trip this president took with Henry Ford & Tom Edison
    $600 6
The "states" on this sea include Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania
    $600 30
Born LaDonna Gaine December 31, 1948, she was "Hot Stuff" in the disco era
    $800 9
In 1755 this French philosopher's long burlesque poem "The Maid of Orleans" was published
    DD: $1,000 17
Award seen here:
    $800 24
Formerly the national airline of the Soviet Union, it's now the national airline of Russia
    $800 22
This British playwright gave us a "Birthday Party" in 1958; in 1991, it was "Party Time"
    DD: $1,000 7
When founded in 1736, this Costa Rican capital was called Villa Nueva
    $800 29
The post-WWII plan of this general born December 31, 1880 earned him a Nobel Peace Prize
    $1000 10
When this composer died in Leipzig on July 28, 1750, it's said that the Baroque Era dies as well
    $1000 18
It's the seed coverings & debris left over after threshing wheat
    $1000 25
With the assistance of a German company, this Brazilian airline was founded in 1927
    $1000 23
"The Dance of Death" may be this "Miss Julie" playwright's most depressing drama
    $1000 8
The highest point in this Canadian province is in Cape Breton Highlands National Park
    $1000 28
This anatomist was born December 31, 1514 in Brussels

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gareth Gail Vince
$7,600 $7,900 $300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

I LOVE LUCY
(Alex: A tribute to a great television series.)
On the May 9, 1955 show, Lucy imitated Gary Cooper, Clark Gable & this man who guest starred

Final scores:

Gareth Gail Vince
$601 $15,201 $300
2nd place: Gateway 2000 PC + Bassett computer workstation New champion: $15,201 3rd place: Dorling Kindersley gift certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gareth Gail Vince
$7,400 $7,700 $800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
8 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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