Show #2766 - Monday, September 16, 1996

Lucien Schmit game 2.

Contestants

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Lizabeth Stavenski-Bell, a writer originally from State College, Pennsylvania

Ed Bylina, a research scientist from Andalusia, Pennsylvania

Lucien Schmit, a lawyer from Sherman Oaks, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

OPERETTAS
BIRTHDAY'S THE SAME
AUTO HISTORY
19th CENTURY AMERICA
ETIQUETTE
PROVERBS
    $100 26
Offenbach's operetta "La Belle Helene" spoofs the story of this mythological beauty
    $100 21
John Tesh could play the theme from "Forrest Gump" at a party for this star; they were both born July 9
    $100 16
The Duryea brothers built these, like the Wright brothers, before turning to cars
    $100 1
The North & South Porticos were added to this famous residence in the 1820s
    $100 6
Of the host, guest of honor or other guests, it's who should enter the dining room first at a formal dinner
    $100 7
According to Aesop, "Slow and steady" does this
    $200 27
You need a tenor to play the role of Ernest Dummkopf in this duo's 1896 operetta "The Grand Duke"
    $200 22
This wife of Steve Allen could celebrate her Sept. 27 birthday with Shaun Cassidy & Meat Loaf
    $200 17
In 1995 Nevada certified A-21, which is about 50% this common liquid, Asia "clean alternative fuel"
    $200 2
"The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem", he wrote in a preface to "Leaves of Grass"
    $200 12
As soon as diners finish their lobster, waiters should put these at the side of each place
    $200 8
These, "like pie-crust, are made to be broken"
    $300 28
Rudolf Friml's operetta "Rose Marie" is set in this North American country
    $300 23
Heather Thomas, Jonathan Taylor Thomas & this Thomas who starred in'"E.T." were all born Sept. 8
    $300 18
John Hetrick invented this safety device in 1952; GM began adding it to cars in 1973
    $300 3
More than 13,000 Union prisoners died at this infamous Confederate prison camp
    $300 13
"Car Hops and Curb Service" says you did this for service at old drive-ins; the girls couldn't tell who honked
    $300 9
The Latin proverb "cito maturum cito putridum" translates to "quickly ripe quickly" this
    $400 29
This "Waltz King"'s 1883 operetta "A Night in Venice" was one of his most successful
    $400 24
Bette Midler & this "Scenes from a Mall" co-star were born Dec. 1 but he has 10 more candles on his cake
    DD: $500 19
Man who designed the car seen here
    $400 4
The state of Deseret was established in 1849, & this man became its governor
    $400 14
If a bride chooses to wear short, loose ones of these, she'll have to take one off at the altar
    $400 10
It's the popular term for the saying "If anything can go wrong, it will"
    $500 30
"The Bride Elect" is one of the most popular operettas by this "March King"
    $500 25
This star of "Mister Roberts" shared his May 16 birthday with his first wife, Margaret Sullavan
    $500 20
In the 1920s this highway named for a president linked New York & San Francisco
    $500 5
This clergyman, Harriet Beecher Stowe's brother, was so famous he endorsed Pears' soap in magazine ads
    $500 15
"Colorful" designation of the most formal men's evening wear
    $500 11
"It is not work that kills, but" this; it also turns the hair gray

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

Lucien Ed Lizabeth
$800 $400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucien Ed Lizabeth
$1,800 $500 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN-AMERICAN AUTHORS
STATE NICKNAMES
BIOLOGY
EMPRESSES
FAMOUS FIRSTS
"LAST" FILMS
    $200 24
Claude McKay was a leading figure in this NYC area's "Renaissance" even though he was born in Jamaica
    $200 16
This "Bayou State" is the "Child of the Mississippi"
    $200 1
A venule is a small type of these blood vessels
    $200 7
Under this empress, Russia gained control of the north shore of the Black Sea
    $200 21
Number of stars on the 1st U.S. national flag, adopted by the Continental Congress June 14, 1777
    $200 2
Daniel Day-Lewis played Hawkeye in the 1992 version of this James Fenimore Cooper tale
    $400 25
"Meridian" is an acclaimed novel about the civil rights movement by this author of "The Color Purple"
    $400 17
"Down Where the South Begins" is a lesser-known nickname for this "Old Dominion"
    $400 12
Of the 3 types of these in the body, the skeletal or striated ones are the most abundant
    $400 8
This wife of Napoleon was also the grandmother of Napoleon III
    $400 22
In the 1st contest for this trophy, Uruguay beat Argentina in 1930, 4-2
    $400 3
Arnold Schwarzenegger starred as Jack Slater, a young boy's movie idol, in this 1993 spoof
    $600 26
"Song of Solomon" was the 1st novel by this "Beloved" author to feature a male narrator
    $600 18
It was once known as the "Hog and Hominy State"—perhaps you'll "Volunteer" a response
    $600 13
The living organism from which a parasite gets its nourishment is called this
    $600 9
The sister of Theodosius II, Pulcheria became Augusta, or empress of this empire, July 4, 414
    DD: $600 23
Around 105 A.D., Cai Lun made this material from tree bark, rags & old fish netting
    $600 4
It was inspired by the true story of Pu Yi
    $800 27
"Go Tell It on the Mountain" that he wrote "The Amen Corner", a play about a female evangelist
    DD: $620 19
Since its the "Tree Planters State" you might want to plant one near the Platte
    $800 14
Albinism is an example of this, a change in genes that can be passed on to offspring
    $800 10
The Duc du Choiseul helped arrange the marriage of Louis XVI to Marie Antoinette, this empress' daughter
    $800 5
This controversial 1988 film speculated on some of Jesus' more earthly desires
    $1000 20
This "Granite State" is the "Mother of Rivers" because several of them originate in its mountains
    $1000 15
During osmosis fluid diffuses through a semipermeable one of these
    $1000 11
After Rasputin met this empress in 1905, he became the most influential member of her entourage
    $1000 6
This 1973 whodunit set aboard a yacht was written by Stephen Sondheim & Anthony Perkins

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucien Ed Lizabeth
$6,180 $4,300 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POTENT POTABLES
This famous cocktail was created at the Raffles Hotel in 1915

Final scores:

Lucien Ed Lizabeth
$8,680 $2,900 $1,039
2-day champion: $18,281 2nd place: unknown 3rd place: unknown

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lucien Ed Lizabeth
$6,800 $4,800 $6,700
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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