Show #2827 - Tuesday, December 10, 1996

Contestants

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Brad Smith, a newspaper reporter from Winnetka, California

Cynthia Edmunds, an office manager from Salt Lake City, Utah

Rosemary Foster, a research scientist from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH HISTORY
PEOPLE
THE UNEXPLAINED
1996 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTS
U.S. STATES
CRY "UNCLE"
    $100 8
On July 9, 1982 Michael Fagan made headlines when he broke into her bedroom
    $100 1
In April 1996 this "Doonesbury" creator joined Time magazine as a regular contributor
    $100 26
In 1964 Vincent Gaddis coined this term for the area in which Flight 19 disappeared in 1945
    $100 6
Li Xiaoshuang became the first athlete from this country to win the men's all-around gold in gymnastics
    $100 14
Its state sport is dog mushing
    $100 21
In his famous recruitment poster, James Montgomery Flagg modeled this figure on himself
    $200 9
During the Wars of the Roses, the houses of Lancaster & this one both claimed the English throne
    $200 2
This "Dr. Quinn" star's twins John & Kristopher are named in part for Christopher Reeve & Johnny Cash
    $200 27
A 1961 book by Ivan T. Sanderson linked these 2 creatures of the Pacific Northwest & the Himalayas
    $200 7
21-year-old Justin Huish of Simi Valley was right on target with 2 gold medals in this sport
    $200 15
This state's largest lake is Yellowstone Lake in the northwest
    $200 22
After Little Eva's death, he's sold to Simon Legree
    $300 10
As early as the 8th century, the English were required to pay Peter's Pence, a tax in support of this person
    $300 3
This son of A.A. Milne, the inspiration for Winnie-The-Pooh's human friend, passed away in 1996
    $300 28
An explanation for these areas of flattened grain is that they're saucer-shaped UFO landing sites
    $300 11
Nike named its Air Swoopes for Sheryl Swoopes of this gold medal-winning U.S. team
    $300 16
It's known as "The Land Where the Tall Corn Grows"
    $300 23
John Candy gets the third degree from his nephew, played by Macaulay Culkin, in this 1989 film
    $400 19
In 1661 the body of this Lord Protector was exhumed, strung up & beheaded
    $400 4
A vice-presidential candidate in 1984, she recently became co-host of CNN's "Crossfire"
    $400 29
It's alleged a 1943 experiment transported a destroyer from this PA. city to Virginia & back within minutes
    $400 12
He's the first American athlete to win the decathlon since Bruce Jenner in 1976
    $400 17
One of its oldest universities is named for Robert Baylor, who helped craft its state constitution
    $400 24
It was Jackie Coogan's character on "The Addams Family"
    $500 20
This envoy for the Archbishop of Canterbury was held hostage in Lebanon for over 4 years before his 1991 release
    $500 5
In 1996 this Illinois Democrat pleaded guilty to mail fraud & was sentenced to 17 months in prison
    $500 30
If you came home & found your maid had suffered from this, SHC, she'd be a real char woman
    DD: $500 13
Swimmer Michelle Smith, the first woman from this country to win Olympic gold, took home 3 gold medals & 1 bronze
    $500 18
In Latin its state motto is "Montani Semper Liberi"
    $500 25
In a Chekhov play, this title character runs the estate of his brother-in-law, a pompous professor

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Rosemary Cynthia Brad
$2,500 $400 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rosemary Cynthia Brad
$2,800 $1,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW JERSEYANS
FOOD
(oh, I love it already!)
19TH CENTURY SCIENCE
RICHARD GERE FILMS
LITERATURE
DOUBLE L WORDS
    $200 8
This legendary Green Bay Packers leader coached high school football in Englewood until he was 34
    $200 24
The crookneck type of this vegetable has creamy-yellow, mild-tasting flesh
    $200 3
This element used in advertising signs was first separated from other inert gases in 1898
    $200 1
Businessman Gere opened up a whole new world to hooker Julia Roberts in this 1990 hit
    $200 14
This Stephen Crane novel is set during the Battle of Chancellorsville
    $200 21
It's another term for the cranium
    $400 12
The Grolier Encyclopedia called his "Trees" "A work full of sentiment & confused simile"
    $400 27
A Middle Eastern treat, labna is made by draining this cultured milk product of whey & forming it into balls
    $400 4
He considered the nitroglycerin made by his family unsafe, so he invented dynamite
    $400 2
As a Naval cadet Gere suffered 13 weeks of agony under drill sergeant Louis Gossett, Jr. in this film
    $400 15
In an Anthony Hope novel, King Rudolf is "The Prisoner Of" this castle in Ruritania
    $400 22
Coined by Jonathan Swift, it's come to mean any tiny person
    $600 13
This poet moved to Camden in 1873 to be near his mother & brother George
    $600 28
Langues-De-Chat are long, thin cookies that resemble one of these, hence the name
    $600 5
Edison's 1876 carbon transmitter was invented to improve this device
    $600 9
Gere grabbed the spotlight as defense attorney Martin Vail in this 1996 thriller
    $600 16
Novel in which an old seaman sings, "Fifteen men on the dead man's chest--yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum"
    $600 23
It's one who makes or sells women's hat
    $800 19
In 1995 this New Jersey senator announced his retirement but said he might run for president
    $800 29
The German name of this German cake is Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte
    DD: $1,000 6
1883 saw the debut of alloy steel & 1884 this first synthetic fiber
    DD: $1,000 10
As this character, Gere performed the stunts seen here to impress the woman he loves
    $800 17
This Raymond Chandler private eye was introduced in the 1939 novel "The Big Sleep"
    $800 25
Like sour cream on a potato or whipped cream on cake, it's a small, unspecified serving
    $1000 20
John McPhee became a staff writer on this magazine in 1965
    $1000 7
Around 1850 he absolutely positively came up with the idea for an absolute temperature scale
    $1000 11
In a 1985 film Gere portrayed this Biblical ruler
    $1000 18
Poe's "The Mystery of Marie Roget" was a sequel to this story featuring detective C. Auguste Dupin
    $1000 26
The only president whose first & last names contain double Ls

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rosemary Cynthia Brad
$7,200 $3,400 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
With 930 million people, it's the world's second-most populous country & its most populous democracy

Final scores:

Rosemary Cynthia Brad
$2,799 $6,800 $11,599
3rd place: ITT Night Vision Goggles 2nd place: Trip to Bahamas New champion: $11,599

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rosemary Cynthia Brad
$8,200 $3,400 $6,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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