Show #2730 - Friday, June 14, 1996

Missing third-place prize.


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Phil Costopoulos, a senior editor from Washington, D.C.

Steve Hafner, a church sexton from Seattle, Washington

Rick Muenchow, a consultant from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
York, an expert hunter, accompanied this pair on their 1800s expedition
    $100 2
Buddy Holly sang, "If you knew" this girl "then you'd know why I feel blue"
    $100 11
A cappa clausa was a closed cape with a slit through which a praying person stuck these
    $100 21
Insensitive to light, your blind spot is where this nerve joins the eye
    $100 1
One of the highlights of this city is the Nelson A, Rockefeller Empire State Plaza
    $100 12
With a capacity of 100,184, this Pasadena football stadium is the largest west of the Mississippi
    $200 17
1995 marked the 30th anniversary of the civil rights march from Selma to this Alabama city
    $200 3
In a song from 1959, it's where Paul Anka wanted you to "put your head"
    $200 25
Roskyn was the fur from this animal -- Rocky, hide!
    $200 22
A hormone called glucagon raises the level of this in the blood
    $200 7
In the 1830s it replaced Vandalia as Illinois' capital
    $200 13
In the 1980s this Boston Celtics player won 3 straight NBA MVP Awards
    $300 18
Duke Ellington first gained national attention while appearing at this famous Harlem nightclub
    $300 4
He wrote "Your Cheatin' Heart"
    $300 26
Almoners & gipsers were these money holders
    $300 24
Of curly hair, color-blindness or albinism, the one that isn't a recessive trait
    $300 8
In 1864 gold was discovered at Last Chance Gulch, now the main street of this Montana capital
    $300 14
In tournament play, tennis balls can be white or this color
    $400 19
In 1869 the National Convention of Colored Men was established with this orator as its president
    $400 5
In 1956 Gogi Grant sang about "The Wayward" one
    $400 27
Of a belt, a hat or a codpiece, it's what a baldric was
    $400 29
One book describes this protozoan as a "mass of living jelly"
    $400 9
Gettysburg Battlefield is located about 35 miles southwest of this capital
    $400 15
With 6, this sport's Shirley Babashoff has more Olympic silver medals than any other athlete
    $500 20
A native of Chicago, she became the first black American woman elected to the Senate
    $500 6
He "calls the English teacher 'Daddy-O'"
    $500 28
In the 15th century it was a small coat worn under a larger one; later it referred to a woman's underskirt
    DD: $1,800 30
This part of the small intestine is named for the fact that it's about as long as the width of 12 fingers
    $500 10
This city in the Green Mountains is home to the New England Culinary Institute
    $500 23
In 1888 he founded the Amateur Athletic Union; an annual award is named for him

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

Rick Steve Phil
$500 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Steve Phil
$1,200 $4,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
The "Mona Lisa" was one of the few paintings he finished during his 2nd residence in Florence
    $200 26
Popular with skiers, Mount Hood near Portland is this state's highest point
    $200 21
After a dispute with his father, Ballington Booth left this org. & founded the Volunteers of America
    $200 7
Aunt Chloe is the wife of this Harriet Beecher Stowe title character
    $200 1
Grover Cleveland reportedly told this future president, "Franklin, I hope you never become president"
    $200 3
The first Best Picture winner, "Wings", was set in this war
    $400 19
Some of Perugino's mural in this chapel were obliterated by Michelangelo's "The Last Judgment"
    $400 27
For climbers, Nanga Parbat in Kashmir is one of the most treacherous peaks of this range
    $400 30
Known as the NEA, this organization was established in part to improve teachers' working conditions
    $400 12
This Sinclair Lewis real estate broker is a man of "zip and zowie"
    $400 2
While attending Princeton in the 1870s, he was editor of The Princetonian
    $400 8
For this 1942 film, James Cagney became the first actor to win for a musical
    $600 16
Some consider his "Syndics of the Drapers' Guild" the best Dutch group portrait
    $600 22
This continent's Alps include Mount Bogong & Mount Kosciusko
    $600 25
Maggie Kuhn, who passed away in 1995, co-founded this organization to fight age discrimination
    $600 13
Chance, an idiotic gardener, is propelled to fame in this Jerzy Kosinski novel
    $600 4
When elected president in 1856, he had just served 3 years as minister to Great Britain
    $600 9
She accepted her Oscar for "The Three Faces of Eve" wearing a hundred-dollar dress she made herself
    $800 18
His garden was his main source of inspiration after he moved to Giverny in 1883
    $800 23
Some of the finest singing canaries are bred in the Harz Mountains of this country
    $800 28
Founded in 1929, The Daughters of Penelope is the leading U.S. org. for women of this ethnic background
    $800 14
Adela Quested's trip to the Marabar Caves proves disastrous in this E.M. Forster novel
    $800 5
In 1845 this "dark horse" became the first man inaugurated as president under age 50 -- he was 49
    $800 10
The Best Song for 1990 was "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)" from this Warren Beatty film
    $1000 20
After seeing this American's "drip" paintings, Helen Frankenthaler developed her innovative stain technique
    $1000 24
This mountain system contains Tunisia's highest point, Jebel Chambi
    $1000 29
A leukemic boy's dream of becoming a police officer inspired the formation of this foundation in 1983
    DD: $2,000 15
Sarah Woodruff is the woman mentioned in the title of this 1969 John Fowles novel
    DD: $2,000 6
This president's estate, Spiegel Grove, in Fremont, Ohio, was inherited from his uncle Sardis Birchard
    $1000 11
Paul Newman won an Oscar for this 1986 sequel to "The Hustler"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Steve Phil
$8,400 $10,000 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Salvaged from a shipwreck in the 1850s the Lutine Bell hangs in its British headquarters

Final scores:

Rick Steve Phil
$9,400 $17,000 $13,200
3rd place: unknown New champion: $17,000 2nd place: Trip to New York City Marriott Marquis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Steve Phil
$9,400 $10,000 $5,300
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $24,700

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Game tape date: 1996-02-06
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