Show #2622 - Tuesday, January 16, 1996

Barbara Walker game 5.
Bill Dickenson game 1.

Contestants

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Dan Iacobazzi, an underwriter from Bowie, Maryland

Bill Dickenson, a college instructor from Richardson, Texas

Barbara Walker, an elementary school principal from Westminster, Maryland (whose 4-day cash winnings total $46,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
ANIMAL GROUPS
CALIFORNIA CITIES
MONEY & FINANCE
OPRYLAND USA
WHAT'S THE PITCH?
    $100 1
Some say this woman of Troy married Paris' brother Deiphobus after Paris' death
    $100 6
A shrewdness of these large primates may be full of chimps or gorillas
    $100 11
At 465 square miles, it's California's largest city in area
    $100 16
When stocks are in an upward trend, it's a bull market; as they drop, it's called this
    $100 21
With its theme park & mega-hotel, Opryland is one of this state's most popular attractions
    $100 26
"We Try Harder"
    $200 2
Poseidon's son Polyphemus was one of these one-eyed creatures
    $200 7
"Nevermore" will we mention that a group of these birds is an unkindness
    $200 12
This city near the U.S.-Mexico border is home to a naval base & a world famous zoo
    $200 17
A company that steadily produces profits is referred to by this bovine term
    $200 22
Visitors can go rollin' on the river aboard a showboat named for this general & 7th president
    $200 27
"I can't believe I ate the whole thing"
    $300 3
The name of this river of the underworld means "hateful" or "abhorrent"
    $300 8
Watch Jeopardy! & find out how to succeed in this group of ferrets without really trying
    $300 13
This city's Moscone Center has over 500,000 square feet of exhibit & meeting space
    $300 18
It's the type of tax paid on expensive items considered nonessential, such as yachts, furs & jewelry
    $300 23
TV's "Music City Tonight" is taped at Opryland & broadcast by this cable network located there
    $300 28
"Nothin' says lovin' like somethin' from the oven"
    $400 4
In Norse myth Fenris, one of these lupine animals, has jaws so huge they stretch from heaven to Earth
    $400 9
When someone wishes you "good" these at Christmas, they may be referring to a group of magpies
    $400 14
This upscale community was founded in 1906 by the Rodeo Land & Water Company
    $400 19
Despite its name, this type of insurance payout can be made monthly or quarterly as well as yearly
    $400 24
Adjacent to the park are 3 museums, one of which honors this "Queen of Country Comedy"
    $400 29
"Because life is not a spectator sport"
    $500 5
This wife of Jupiter was considered the queen of heaven
    DD: $200 10
Gather a group of these animals in Wisconsin & you'll have a cete
    $500 15
This Silicon Valley city served as California's first capital from 1849 to 1851
    $500 20
Similar to Ginnie Mae, the Student Loan Marketing Association is popularly called this
    $500 25
A historic building, this former home of the Grand Ole Opry was renovated & reopened in 1994
    $500 30
"A mind is a terrible thing to waste"

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

Barbara Bill Dan
$1,300 $800 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Bill Dan
$600 $2,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERA
(Alex: That's a good category!)
WORLD HISTORY
AMERICAN LITERATURE
19TH CENTURY POLITICIANS
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
POLYNESIA
    $200 13
After his death in 1958, Finnish composer Aarre Merikanto's opera "Juha" premiered on radio in this capital
    $200 8
In 969 the Fatimids conquered Egypt & made this city a center of the Muslim world
    $200 1
It's the crime for which Hester Prynne is condemned to wear "The Scarlet Letter"
    $200 5
Less than 3 years after his debates with Lincoln, he died of typhoid fever
    $200 19
We were "Speechless" when we heard this former movie Batman's real name is Michael Douglas
    $200 18
Polynesians still use the dugout type of this vessel
    $400 14
This 1791 Mozart opera is the greatest example of Zauberoper, or "Magic Opera"
    $400 9
In 1776 Spain created a colony called the Viceroyalty of the Rio De La Plata on this continent
    $400 2
In a James Fenimore Cooper novel, Uncas, a young chieftain, is identified as this title character
    $400 6
After retiring in 1869, this Secretary of State traveled the world, including a stop in Alaska
    $400 20
Susan Lucci has played Erica Kane on this soap opera since its 1970 debut
    $400 21
Ethnological descriptions of Polynesia include this country because the Maori are Polynesian
    $600 28
Darius Milhaud wrote a 1932 opera about this Hapsburg emperor of Mexico
    $600 10
In 1960 Prince Norodom Sihanouk became leader of this country, but declined the title of king
    $600 3
In a John Steinbeck work, this title object found by Kino the fisherman is as big as a seagull's egg
    $600 15
In Washington D.C.'s Statuary Hall, a sculpture of this orator represents New Hampshire
    $600 23
On "Women of the House" she played designing woman turned congresswoman Suzanne Sugarbaker
    $600 22
The word Polynesia means this
    DD: $1,000 11
In 1615 this explorer who has a large island & bay named for him searched for the Northwest Passage
    $800 4
This 1941 Budd Schulberg novel chronicles the rise of Sammy Glick from office boy to film tycoon
    $800 16
This "Great Pacificator" helped negotiate the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812
    $800 24
Robert Pastorelli, who starred in the comedy series "Double Rush", played Eldin on this sitcom
    $800 26
Swains Island, part of this unincorporated U.S. territory, is privately owned
    $1000 12
In 1968 Marcello Caetano replaced this longtime dictator as ruler of Portugal
    DD: $1,000 7
Sinclair Lewis spent several months researching Midwestern Protestantism for this 1927 novel
    $1000 17
He served in Congress & in the New York State Senate before his arrest for fraud in 1871
    $1000 25
Her "so-called life" includes the role of Beth in the 1994 film "Little Women"
    $1000 27
This nation is ruled by a king & a 30-member legislative assembly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Bill Dan
$1,600 $6,200 $2,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS NICKNAMES
This French tennis player born in 1905 is nicknamed "The Crocodile"

Final scores:

Barbara Bill Dan
$1 $7,200 $1
3rd place: Sanyo Multifunctional Fax Machine + a choice of GameTek Jeopardy! video games (First Edition, Deluxe Edition, or Sports Edition) + the Jeopardy! scorekeeper New champion: $7,200 + a choice of GameTek Jeopardy! video games (First Edition, Deluxe Edition, or Sports Edition) + the Jeopardy! scorekeeper 2nd place: Trip to Mexico + a choice of GameTek Jeopardy! video games (First Edition, Deluxe Edition, or Sports Edition) + the Jeopardy! scorekeeper

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barbara Bill Dan
$1,600 $6,200 $3,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R,
2 W
11 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $11,400

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