Show #2630 - Friday, January 26, 1996

Contestants

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Bruce Katz, a writer from Silver Spring, Maryland

Christina Wilber, a bartender from South Seaside Park, New Jersey

David Bowen, a scientist originally from London, England (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

MAMMALS
NURSERY RHYMES
COLORS
MOUNTAINS
FAMOUS FIRSTS
3–LETTER WORDS
    $100 1
A coydog is a mix of a dog & one of these
    $100 26
This pudding & pie guy kissed the girls & made them cry
    $100 8
Mandarin & tangerine are shades of this
    $100 10
Mount Wu-T'ai in Shansi province is one of this country's great Buddhist holy places
    $100 6
Conducted in 1790, the first of these in the U.S. showed a population of 3.9 million
    $100 7
A small part for a actor
    $200 2
While the lion may be taller, this is the largest cat in terms of weight
    $200 27
Its second verse begins, "Every fiddler, he had a fiddle and a very fine fiddle had he"
    $200 20
Colorful term for a restaurant's low-price main course
    $200 13
Maipo & Tupungato are volcanoes in this range on the Chile-Argentina border
    $200 11
The first drive-in movie theatre opened in Camden in this state in 1933
    $200 9
Sometimes it's just this part "of the iceberg" that shows
    $300 3
A human does this about 15 times a minute; a dolphin about twice
    $300 28
The Knave of Hearts brought these back & vowed he'd steal no more
    $300 23
Nickname for U.S. currency, from the color on the reverse
    $300 14
This Sicilian volcano has over 200 subsidiary cones
    $300 12
In 1954 Roger Bannister became the first person to do this in under 4 minutes
    $300 15
It precedes dog, rod & pants
    $400 4
Once thought extinct, this back-floating, abalone-eating mammal has made a comeback
    DD: $300 29
[VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE] The 2 numbers associated with the following: [Pick-up Stix fall]
    $400 24
Often used to describe a hair color, the name of this lustrous shade of black is a bird, too
    $400 16
In 1954 the U.S. Geological Survey established the height of this American mountain at 20,320 feet
    $400 21
Considered the first victim of the Cold War, a right wing society is named for him
    $400 18
It's a promise to God
    $500 5
These tailless lesser apes usually travel by hand-to-hand swinging through the trees
    $500 30
He's fair, fat & blond & went to sea with silver buckles at his knee
    $500 25
Shade of paint you need for most of the exposed areas on the U.S.S. Missouri
    $500 17
This highest mountain in Washington has hotel accommodations at the 5,400-foot level
    $500 22
She was the first English child born in America
    $500 19
It's from the Latin for "to choose"

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

David Christina Bruce
$1,000 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Christina Bruce
$2,400 $2,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 9th CENTURY
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
FILM TO TV
FURNITURE
U.S. GOVERNMENT
WRITERS NAMED JAMES
    $200 3
This country's Fujiwara family gained control of the imperial court
    $200 23
This famous lexicographer was one of the founders of Amherst College
    $200 11
In September 1994 the animated adventures of this film St. Bernard debuted on CBS
    $200 15
Styles of these include swing, cabriole & spiral; take them away & a stool wouldn't have one to stand on
    $200 13
In 1917 all citizens of this island became naturalized citizens of the U.S.
    $200 1
His book "Hawaii" traces the islands' development from their geological creation until the 1950s
    $400 4
In 801 Louis, son of this Frankish king conquered Barcelona
    $400 24
Aberystwyth is home to the oldest college of this country's university
    $400 12
Kevin Meaney was "relatively" successful at portraying this John Candy title character
    $400 19
This synonym for sofa comes from a French verb "to put to bed"
    $400 14
The Federal Highway Administration is a division of this cabinet department
    $400 2
He's known for kids' books like "The 13 clocks" as well as "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
    $600 5
This country's Harold I consolidated his rule with a victory at Hafrs Fjord in 872
    $600 25
Abe Fortas graduated first in his class in this school at Yale & was immediately made a teacher there
    $600 16
Barbara Eden starred in the film & TV versions of this Jeannie C. Riley hit song
    $600 28
Simply, it's an open-topped box that's pulled out from a piece of furniture
    $600 20
The National Park Service is a division of this cabinet department
    $600 8
At school in Scotland, this author of "Peter Pan" joined a make-believe pirate crew of boys
    $800 6
Around 895 this group led by Arpad moved into the Hungarian plain
    $800 26
This university named for a president is located 4 blocks from the White House
    $800 17
Submarine series from films are "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" & this one about a pink sub
    $800 29
Furniture from the Federal period was mainly made from this reddish-brown wood
    DD: $800 21
Before a bill is considered by the president, the vice president & this person must sign it
    $800 9
After 1948 this black American author of "Go Tell It on the Mountain" lived mostly in France
    $1000 7
St. Methodius & this saint developed an alphabet to translate the Bible into Slavic languages
    $1000 27
Samuel Beckett earned his B.A. in romance language at this Irish college
    $1000 18
1 of 3 series based on Roddy McDowall movies; they all involved animals
    DD: $500 30
The spoon-back chair became popular in a British style named for this 18th c. queen
    $1000 22
On Aug. 3, 1987 this man replaced Paul Volcker as chairman of the Federal Reserve
    $1000 10
The works of this "Mildred Pierce" author are said to have influenced Camus' "The Stranger"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Christina Bruce
$10,700 $5,800 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CENTRAL AMERICA
The least populous country in Central America, it extends the farthest north

Final scores:

David Christina Bruce
$15,400 $2,800 $4,400
2-day champion: $22,700 3rd place: Astral crystal set + Jeopardy! home game 2nd place: Wittnauer watches & Hammerman rings + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Christina Bruce
$11,200 $5,800 $5,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R,
2 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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