Show #2736 - Monday, June 24, 1996


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Sandy Andina, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Pete Brunner, a computer specialist from Ellicott City, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,201)

Karl Coryat, a managing editor from Oakland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Abraham Gottlob Werner's Neptunism theory claimed the Earth was once covered by this; he was wrong
    $100 9
Presidents' Day is observed on the third Monday in this month
    $100 8
Odysseus clings to the belly of a ram to escape from Polyphemus, one of these one-eyed creatures
    $100 26
In 1957-58 this James Arness series received the highest one-season rating of any western in TV history
    $100 5
A simple high-back narrow chair is named for this first U.S. first lady
    $100 1
Prince Rainier III
    $200 17
In 1957 Sir Vivian Fuchs led the first crossing of this continent; it took 99 days
    $200 10
You can tour old homes in this city's Garden District & French Quarter during its spring fiesta
    $200 11
This woman, the cause of the Trojan War, gives Telemachus a rich robe for his bride to wear
    $200 27
On "Bonanza" this character was the youngest of the Cartwright brothers
    $200 6
Gaboon is one of the blackest forms of this wood in use today
    $200 2
President Aleksander Kwasniewski
    $300 18
This country's highest peak, Mount Logan, is named for geologist Sir William Logan
    $300 21
In 1889 this day was designated a labor holiday by the Second Socialist International
    $300 12
This goddess of wisdom pleads with Zeus to release Odysseus from the embrace of the nymph Calypso
    $300 28
The theme to "Have Gun, Will Travel" called this character "a knight without armor in a savage land"
    $300 7
From the name of a queen, it's the general term for English & American furniture of the period 1840-1900
    $300 3
President Suharto
    $400 19
In 1972 Harrison H. Schmitt became the first & last geologist to pick up rocks here
    $400 22
This "Camptown Races" composer's death is commemorated on January 13
    $400 13
Antinous is the leader of the suitors for her hand
    $400 29
This Ward Bond series started its trek in St. Joseph, Missouri & headed west to California
    $400 24
This colorful material from the inside of shells has been used for inlays since the 8th century
    $400 4
President Ernesto Perez Balladares
    $500 20
It's Alfred Wegener's name for the single supercontinent that broke up into Laurasia & Gondwanaland
    DD: $2,000 23
Originally this holiday was celebrated on the last day of the Celtic year
    $500 14
Moly, a flower, protects Odysseus from the charms of this enchantress
    $500 30
It was Steve McQueen's only starring series
    $500 25
The use of this, this decorative wood glued to a backing of ordinary wood, goes back to ancient Egypt
    $500 16
President Leonid D. Kuchma

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

Karl Pete Sandy
$1,500 $400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karl Pete Sandy
$5,700 $600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Over 2,100 feet above sea level, this city is one of Europe's highest capitals
    $200 21
This university has a medical branch in Galveston
    $200 26
The homing or carrier type of this bird can fly at an average speed of 45 miles per hour
    $200 4
Although John Jacob Astor IV perished during this 1912 voyage, his pregnant wife survived & gave birth to an heir
    $200 1
In July 1778 a fleet commanded by Admiral Charles D'Estaing reached America from the country
    $200 8
The vampire Lestat takes a journey through Hell in her 1995 novel "Memnoch the Devil"
    $400 17
A famous painting by El Greco shows a "View of" this city, but you have to go to New York, not Ohio, to see it
    $400 22
This country's largest university is the University of Helsinki
    $400 27
This large, sometimes pinkish wading bird has black flight feathers
    $400 5
She named her No. 5 perfume for her lucky number
    $400 2
This silversmith was accused of cowardice on the Penobscot Expedition but was later cleared
    $400 9
This mystery author & presidential daughter has published an account of the "First Ladies"
    $600 18
Though born in Linares, guitarist Andres shared his name with this Spanish city
    $600 23
This school's Urbana-Champaign campus is home to the National Center for Supercomputing Applications
    $600 28
The Emperor and King species of this bird lay one egg: the others normally lay two
    DD: $3,000 13
St. Leo I, St. Gregory I & St. Nicholas I were the only popes to share this epithet
    $600 3
The resolution for independence was introduced by Richard Henry Lee of this state
    $600 10
Eleanor Hodgman Porter is best remembered for her 1913 novel about this ever-optimistic heroine
    $800 19
This city whose name reflects its founding by the Carthaginians is home to one of Spain's chief naval bases
    $800 24
Well known colleges of this university are King's, Churchill & St. John's
    $800 29
These small, solitary, flightless birds of New Zealand locate food by smell
    $800 14
The initials in the name of this famous psychologist stood for Burrhus Frederic
    $800 6
In 1776 he wrote in "The Crisis", "Tyranny, like Hell, is not easily conquered"
    $800 11
Her "Windy Cty Blues" is a collection of nine stories featuring V.I. Warshawski
    $1000 20
This city where St. Teresa was born is one of Spain's great religious centers
    DD: $4,000 25
"The Rock" is the alumni magazine of this California college attended by Richard Nixon
    $1000 30
Darwin discovered 14 related species of this bird on the Galapagos Islands
    $1000 15
This aviator famous for his WWII raid on Tokyo died in 1993 at age 96
    $1000 7
This commander of British forces resigned in 1778 following crticisms of his inactivity
    $1000 12
This Mississippi-born author received a 1973 Pulitzer Prize for "The Optimist's Daughter"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karl Pete Sandy
$19,100 $5,200 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On Jan. 1, 1996 this oldest government regulatory agency, established in 1887, closed

Final scores:

Karl Pete Sandy
$26,100 $10,200 $1,599
2-day champion: $42,400 2nd place: Whirlpool appliances 3rd place: RCA digital satellite system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Karl Pete Sandy
$12,200 $5,200 $6,000
30 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
1 W
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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Game tape date: 1996-02-13
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