Show #2739 - Thursday, June 27, 1996


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Kit Hope, an American Red Cross manager from Laurel, Maryland

Brian Clouse, a design engineer from Saugus, Massachusetts

Don Sloan, a composer and music professor from Wadsworth, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
A lighthouse on Howland Island in the Pacific Ocean is named for this aviatrix
    $100 17
Ms. Dunaway dropped her original first name, Dorothy, in favor of this, her middle name
    $100 13
In the 1770s he donated his salary as postmaster general to wounded soldiers' relief
    $100 2
Chihuahua cheese, a specialty of this country, is made from cow's milk, not chihuahua's milk
    $100 30
Its modern roots are in France, not Russia, & its name is from the French for "common"
    $100 10
It comes at the end of a joke
    $200 3
The father of this "Kidnapped" author was a builder of lighthouses
    $200 18
In the 1970s, during her marriage to Lee, she added Majors to her name; then she dropped it
    $200 14
In 1941, at age 80, she received the New York state prize for her painting "The Old Oaken Bucket"
    $200 7
Jerk Pork is a signature dish of this Caribbean island, mon
    $200 29
Modern varieties of this age-old form where one person is sovereign are "absolute" & "constitutional"
    $200 11
If you agree to the full terms of a contract, you "sign on" this
    $300 4
The USA's tallest brick lighthouse is a 208-footer on this cape known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic"
    $300 19
She could be known as Louise Veronica Ciccone, but she kept only her first name & dropped the others
    $300 22
This polar explorer was the younger brother of a Democratic senator from Virginia
    $300 8
Used in Chinese cooking, bean curd sticks are made from this kind of milk
    $300 27
The word democracy means these "rule"
    $300 12
The quick direct route back to the hive
    $400 5
California city in which you'd find Point Loma Lighthouse in Cabrillo National Monument
    $400 20
Bing's daughter, she dropped her middle name, Frances, before she shot J.R. on "Dallas"
    $400 23
Oregon's senior senator, he's been in the Senate since 1967
    $400 9
Nam Pla, a Thai fish sauce, is similar to this Southeast Asian country's nuoc mam
    DD: $800 26
The name of this type of government comes from the Latin for "to say"
    $400 15
Henry Ford set one up to build his cars faster
    $500 6
An isthmus called the Heptastadium connected this island & its lighthouse with the city of Alexandria
    $500 21
An Oscar nominee for "Carnal Knowledge", she dropped her maiden name, Olsson, but kept the hyphen
    $500 24
In 1857 this first U.S. woman doctor & her sister opened the New York Infirmary for Women & Children
    $500 25
There are countless varieties of this popular Korean pickled vegetable dish; many are highly spiced
    $500 28
From Greek for "without a ruler", it's the belief that there should be no government
    $500 16
Connected to the main computer

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

Don Brian Kit
$1,900 $900 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Brian Kit
$4,300 $1,700 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1995 Marion Hammer became the first woman president of this group, the NRA for short
    $200 11
Over 50% of Illinois' population lives in the metropolitan area of this city
    $200 2
In 1995 the FDA approved Fosamax, a drug to treat this bone-thinning disease
    $200 6
In October 1979 the State Department allowed this country's shah into the U.S. for medical treatment
    $200 5
Peter Mayle, author of "A Dog's Life", previously wrote about his "Year in" this part of France
    $200 23
The British royal coat of arms features several lions & one of these mythical horned creatures
    $400 4
Nancy Kassebaum, Republican senator from this state, has announced she'll retire at the end of her term
    $400 16
The Allegheny Reservoir straddles the border of New York & this state
    $400 3
Haploid refers to a cell with one set of these, diploid to a cell with two sets
    $400 7
In the Potsdam Declaration of July 26, 1945, the Allies asked for this country's unconditional surrender
    $400 14
Since "Changes" in 1983 she's had at least one book in the Top 10 fiction sellers for at least 10 years
    $400 24
This Midwestern city's largest employer is the University of Notre Dame
    $600 28
From 1985-1994 Wilma Mankiller was principal chief of this Indian tribe concentrated in Oklahoma
    $600 17
At 124 degrees 44 minutes west longitude, Cape Alava in this state is the westernmost point in the lower 48 states
    $600 12
Named for a German bacteriologist, it's a shallow glass culture dish with a loose cover
    $600 8
The last Piast ruler, Casimir the Great, reigned over this country from 1333 to 1370
    $600 20
Literary "lessons" include Ernest J. Gaines' "A Lesson Before Dying" & this Anne Tyler book
    $600 25
The reverse of Oregon's state flag depicts this aquatic rodent in yellow
    $800 29
In her youth this current queen of Denmark was nicknamed "Princess Sunshine"
    $800 18
Central Park designer Frederick Law Olmsted also designed this borough's Prospect Park
    DD: $1,500 13
In chemistry they're the two processes in a redox reaction
    DD: $2,000 9
In 508 Clovis, ruler of the Frankish kingdom, made this city his capital
    $800 21
A top seller in 1943 & 1953 was this Lloyd C. Douglas book that dealt with the aftermath of the Crucifixion
    $800 26
In 1933 the Bible was first completely translated into this South African tongue
    $1000 19
This steel-making city in Alabama's Jones Valley didn't exist before the Civil War
    $1000 15
In astronomy one of these bodies has a singularity at its center & an event horizon at its edge
    $1000 10
This Muslim warrior captured Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187, triggering the Third Crusade
    $1000 22
This Owen Wister novel was 1902's Publishers Weekly bestseller & was ranked 5th for 1903
    $1000 27
Guinness says the Mama Yemo Hospital in this capital of Zaire delivered 42,987 babies in 1972

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Brian Kit
$8,200 $10,100 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Approximately 15% of this country's people are of Javanese descent

Final scores:

Don Brian Kit
$9,000 $3,799 $3,700
3-day champion: $36,000 2nd place: Curtis Mathes 35" home theatre monitor/TV 3rd place: Rug Doctor carpet cleaner

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Don Brian Kit
$7,100 $8,900 $3,700
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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Game tape date: 1996-02-13
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