Show #2727 - Tuesday, June 11, 1996

Missing third-place prize.


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Barb Cornell, a registered nurse from Eugene, Oregon

Cash Tilton, a marketing writer originally from Rockwall, Texas

Bob Hunt, a trade commissioner originally from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1910s
(Alex: First part of the word is "sea"; you have to come up with the second part.)
    $100 1
On Jan. 5, 1914 this automaker announced a $5 per day minimum wage & an 8-hour day
    $100 2
The last line in this 1933 film is "Oh, no. It wasn't the airplanes. It was beauty killed the beast."
    $100 16
By 1877 Otto Lilienthal had invented one of these engineless airplanes with birdlike wings
    $100 7
Morganite is a pink or rose-colored gem named for this American financier
    $100 26
The shortest mottoes are Washington's "Alki", meaning "By and By" & this smallest state's "Hope"
    $100 21
Seashell tongue twister business site
    $200 8
In 1913 King Constantine declared the union of Crete with this country
    $200 3
A gorilla named Amy is featured in this 1995 movie, filmed in part near our "Jeopardy!" sound stage
    $200 17
This man, a goldsmith by trade, invented printing from movable type in Europe
    $200 12
The Hope, a famous Baroque one of these mollusk gems, is 2 inches long & weighs several ounces
    $200 27
"Regnat Populus", "The People Rule", in this land of opportunity
    $200 22
Altitude is measured from it
    $300 9
On March 1, 1919 a coalition of leaders declared Korea independent of this nation
    $300 4
Some of the flying monkeys in this 1939 classic were actors in costumes & some were 6" rubber miniatures
    $300 18
Herman Hollerith invented a system of encoding data on cards by means of these
    $300 13
The "blazing" name of these opals is misleading; many do not give off brilliant flashes of color
    $300 28
Complete's Ohio's motto, "With God, All Things are..."
    $300 23
    $400 10
Some Serbian officials provided support for Gavrilo Princip's June 1914 assassination of this archduke
    $400 5
Sigourney Weaver was nominated for a 1988 Oscar for playing this primatologist in "Gorillas in the Mist"
    $400 19
As a Harvard freshman, this photographic inventor became fascinated by polarized light
    $400 14
In 1830 these green gems were discovered in mica schists in Russia's Ural Mountains
    $400 29
Heavenly body mentioned in the mottoes of Kansas & Minnesota
    $400 24
Some marine types of algae
    DD: $500 11
The United States took over this island group from Denmark in 1917
    $500 6
In a 1949 film Terry Moore played the piano while this "mighty" ape held her over his head
    $500 20
His most important invention kept an elevator car from falling even if its cable broke
    $500 15
Often a shade of orange, spessartite is a variety of this reddish-brown gem
    $500 30
South Carolina's "Dum Spiro Spero" translates to "While I" do this "I Hope"
    $500 25

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Bob Cash Barb
$600 $100 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Cash Barb
$1,500 $2,700 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Of Joyce Cary, Joyce Kilmer or Joyce Carol Oates, the one that fits the category
    $200 21
It's the most modern city in Peru, as well as the largest
    $200 12
Gangster Louis Amberg was just "Pretty" while Charles Floyd was nicknamed this
    $200 6
Osip Bovet redesigned this square near the Kremlin after most of it was destroyed in an 1812 fire
    $200 7
In "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'", this "is as high as an elephant's eye"
    $400 2
Nora Ephron wrote the searing novel "Heartburn" after her divorce from this Washington Post reporter
    $400 22
Astrakhan is situated on several islands in the delta of this river, 60 miles from the Caspian Sea
    $400 13
This showman got a plaster cast of condemned murderer Albert Hicks for his American museum
    $400 8
In 1799 Alexsandr Baranov, first governor of this territory, founded Sitka
    $400 16
According to a song from "Annie", "You're Never Fully Dressed Without" one of these
    $600 26
The 1986 disaster at this plant released over 100 million curies of radionuclides into the atmosphere
    $600 3
Queen of British romance novelists who wrote "The Wicked Marquis" & "The Impetuous Duchess"
    $600 23
This sea forms Pakistan's southern border
    $600 14
One of the two gangsters who led what was known as the Bug & Meyer Gang
    $600 9
A 1649 code forbade owners to kill these peasants generally treated as chattel
    $600 17
A song from "Finian's Rainbow" asks, "How are Things in" this place? Is that little brook still leaping there?"
    $800 27
This federal disaster agency was created by an executive reorganization plan in 1978
    $800 4
After writing a book about Marilyn Monroe, this feminist established the Marilyn Monroe Children's Fund
    $800 24
Bissau is this west African country's chief port as well as its capital
    $800 15
"Trigger" Burke was hired to silence "Specs" O'Keefe, one of the gang involved in this 1950 Boston heist
    $800 10
Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko & this actor/producer founded the Moscow Art Theatre in 1898
    $800 19
Flower referred to in the lyric "Blossom of snow, may you bloom and grow, bloom and grow forever"
    $1000 28
A 1988 disaster killed all 259 people aboard Pan Am 103 & 11 in this Scottish town
    $1000 5
This playwright called her first book of memoirs "An Unfinished Woman" & her last "Maybe"
    DD: $2,000 25
The Tonle Sap & Bassac Rivers join this major river at Phnom Penh
    $1000 18
Deported to Italy, Lucky Luciano slipped back to this Caribbean island to run his U.S. operations
    DD: $1,500 11
Lithuania passed to Russia at the third partition of this country in 1795
    $1000 20
In an Anthony Newley-Leslie Bricusse song, this title question precedes "who never fell in love"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Cash Barb
$8,200 $5,700 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This American adventurer & aviator discovered the world's highest waterfall in 1935

Final scores:

Bob Cash Barb
$0 $600 $1,199
3rd place: unknown 2nd place: Bassett furniture set New champion: $1,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Cash Barb
$7,700 $4,700 $8,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1996-02-06
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