Show #2695 - Friday, April 26, 1996

Beverly Spurs game 4.


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Edith Balbach, a health researcher from San Francisco, California

Charles Whetsel, an engineer from Pasadena, California

Beverly Spurs, a podiatrist from Concord, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
In this country they could sing, "South of the border down the U.S. way..."
    $100 6
"Go fight" this place expresses the futility of struggling against bureaucracy
    $100 9
This drink is made by combining lemon juice, water & sugar
    $100 2
The original title of this Roberta Flack hit was "Killing Me Softly with His Blues"
    $100 1
At the time of the Spanish conquest, this empire occupied parts of Peru, Argentina, Chile & other countries
    $100 26
Uncomplicated, or a carpenter's tool used to level wood
    $200 22
Mexicans crossing over their southern border can enter Belize or this country
    $200 10
Rep. Patricia Schroeder was the first to use "Teflon-coated presidency" to refer to this man
    $200 15
The snap type of these were formerly called "string" because their strings had to be removed
    $200 4
"U.N.I.T.Y." is a pro-female rap song about self-respect by this "Queen of Rap Music"
    $200 3
England's King Edward I banned the burning of this fuel, objecting to the dirt & fumes
    $200 27
Food & drink or an exhibition of farm products where you might buy some
    $300 23
It's immediately south of Suriname, Guyana & Venezuela
    $300 14
One of these "balloons" is floated to test public reaction to an idea
    $300 16
Dungeness & Alaskan king varieties of this shellfish are served with sauce Louis to make a salad
    $300 11
In 1982 he sang "The Girl is Mine" with Michael Jackson & "Ebony and Ivory" with Stevie Wonder
    $300 5
When Columbus reached this island in 1493, he named it San Juan Bautista
    $300 28
A squeaking sound, or a small stream
    $400 24
Cross the southern border of Andorra & you're in this country
    $400 17
This term for the small group that rules after a coup comes from the Latin verb jungere, "to join"
    $400 19
This herb called estragon in French seasons oysters Rockefeller
    DD: $600 12
This 1978 film based on a Broadway musical gave us the No. 1 hit heard here:

"You're the one that I want (you are the one I want), ooh ooh ooh..."
    $400 7
After serving time in prison, future Yugoslav President Josip Broz adopted this code name
    $400 29
A slight error, or the reindeer herders of Northern Europe
    $500 25
It's immediately south of Iraq, Jordan & the United Arab Emirates
    $500 18
George McGovern used this type of "lunch" as a symbol for tax unfairness to the workingman
    $500 20
Pine resin gives this Greek wine its unique flavor
    $500 13
These brothers made "Cathy's Clown" a No. 1 hit in 1960; Reba McEntire did the same in 1989
    $500 8
During the reign of Bela III, 1173-1196, this country became one of the leading European powers
    $500 30
Pertaining to the mouth or to the ear

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

Beverly Charles Edith
$1,300 $1,500 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly Charles Edith
$3,100 $2,900 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
His 2 great epic novels, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" & "Les Miserables", were wrriten 30 years apart
    $200 1
Julia Grant was the first president's wife to write one, but it wasn't published until 1975
    $200 26
In the early 1900s, the U.S. Weather Bureau flew the box type of these to lift weather instruments
    $200 17
Dennis Hopper played the chain-smoking villain of this $172 million Kevin Costner epic
    $200 6
Bamboo groves & pine forests cover the slopes of this tallest mountain on the island of Honshu
    $200 14
Though James Gregory had designed a reflecting type of this instrument, Newton built the first one
    $400 10
This 19th c. author imagined space flights, air conditioning, guided missles & motion pictures
    $400 2
For awhile she entertained as First Lady from her house on Broadway
    $400 27
These chambers allow ships on a canal to move from one water level to another
    $400 18
In the climactic airport scene of this movie, Rick shoots Nazi Major Strasser dead
    $400 7
5 mountains in this system rise above 27,000 feet
    $400 22
This man most famous for his comet paid to have Isaac's "Principia Mathematica" published
    $600 11
Guy de Maupassant made his name in this literary form; he wrote over 200 of them
    $600 3
During her term as First Lady, 1929-1933, she made several radio addresses
    $600 28
In the U.S. this runnerless sled is made of thin boards curved up in the front to form a prow
    $600 19
Incestuous tycoon Noah Cross is the villain of this 1974 Roman Polanski film
    $600 8
75 miles long & 65 miles wide, this Hawaiian volcano is the world's largest in cubic mass
    $600 23
Isaac was born in 1642, the same year this Italian astronomer died
    $800 12
His "Salammbo" is considered more romantic than his "Madame Bovary"
    $800 4
Edith Bolling Galt brought this widower out of his lethargy
    $800 29
The first flight of an aircraft powered by this type of engine occurred in 1939 in Germany
    $800 20
Played by Laurence Harvey, Raymond Shaw is the brainwashed assassin in this 1962 film
    $800 15
Mount Chimborazo in the Andes appears on the seal of this small country
    DD: $3,000 24
Newton engaged in a protracted argument with Leibniz over which of them invented this branch of math
    $1000 13
In "Candide" he writes about being in the "best of all possible worlds"
    DD: $1,500 5
Married name of Jane Appleton or maiden name of Barbara Bush
    $1000 30
In 1904 a rail loop around this Siberian lake was completed on the Trans-Siberian Railroad
    $1000 21
In this film Holly Martins finally meets the mysterious Harry Lime on a Ferris wheel
    $1000 16
The French government maintains a volcano observatory on this peak on Martinique
    $1000 25
Isaac was knighted by this queen in 1705

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly Charles Edith
$10,200 $9,100 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In Act One of this 1890 play, the heroine has just returned from her honeymoon; at the end, she shoots herself

Final scores:

Beverly Charles Edith
$18,201 $9,599 $5,300
4-day champion: $59,001 2nd place: trip to 1996 Olympics in Atlanta + John Williams CD, Summon the Heroes 3rd place: Panasonic 27" super flat TV system + John Williams CD, Summon the Heroes

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Beverly Charles Edith
$11,700 $6,700 $4,300
26 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,700

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