Show #2697 - Tuesday, April 30, 1996

Missing third-place prize.


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Janet Grunwald, a substitute teacher from Port Washington, New York

Girts Lorencis, a computer analyst from Kalamazoo, Michigan

Dave Cook, a writer from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
In 1887 the kingdom of Hawaii granted the U.S. permission to use this harbor as a repair facility
    $100 11
Pythagoras used a form of this board for psychic communication; his had symbols, not letters
    $100 16
You can put your head in its mouth or beard it in its den
    $100 6
About 75% of the U.S.crop of these "love apples" is processed into juice, ketchup, etc.
    $100 21
Astronomer Johann Georg Palitzsch found it in the last week of 1758, the year of its predicted return
    $100 1
Richard Pryor played piano man in this show biz biography, Diana Ross' film debut
    $200 27
This largest Australian city grew up around Port Jackson, a natural harbor
    $200 12
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would have been the first to clap during "Peter Pan"; he really believed in these
    $200 17
"Stick" this body part "out" & you make it easy for the executioner
    $200 7
The crisp-head types of this, like iceberg, have brittle, prominently veined leaves
    $200 22
French physicist Paul Langevin invented this echolocation device too late for use during WWI
    $200 2
This 1980 film follows Jake & Elwood as they try to raise money to save their orphanage
    $300 28
Dun Laoghaire in this country is the terminus of a car ferry from Wales
    $300 13
These spirits that aid witches may occupy finger rings or take the form of animals, like cats
    $300 18
You can "hover on the brink", "teeter on the edge" or "hang by" one of these sewing items
    $300 8
You don't have to be a newton to know that the Smyrna, Adriatic & black mission are these
    $300 23
Communications history was made when this device was patented March 7, 1876
    $300 3
Kyle MacLachlan is torn between lovers Laura Dern & Isabella Rossellini in this David Lynch film
    $400 29
Emperor Claudius had a natural harbor constructed at Ostia, a port at the mouth of this river
    $400 14
Oomancy & ooscopy are terms for divination using these objects
    $400 19
Bag in which you're not supposed to "buy a pig"
    $400 9
This fruit, including the Crenshaw & Santa Claus, belongs to the gourd family
    DD: $900 24
In 1975 it was found the nervous system makes these pain blockers that act like morphine
    $400 4
This 1983 movie about a police helicopter later became a television series
    $500 30
Castillo del Morro & Castillo de la Punta dominate the narrow entrance to this Caribbean city's harbor
    $500 15
This religion gave us the legend of the golem, an artificial man made out of clay
    $500 20
Don't "sail too near the wind" or "skate on" this
    $500 10
These fuzzless fruits are generally sweeter than the peaches of which they're a subspecies
    $500 25
This Russian who won the 1975 Nobel Peace Prize is known for his work in thermonuclear physics
    $500 5
In this 1966 film George Peppard singlemindedly strives for Germany's highest air medal

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

Dave Girts Janet
$1,100 $200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Girts Janet
$3,200 $1,500 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
In 1835 this "Raven" poet became editor of the Southern Literary Messenger
    $200 1
Provincetown, where the Pilgrims first landed, is at the tip of this Massachusetts cape
    $200 5
Not surprisingly, this husband of Mary is the patron saint of carpenters
    $200 4
Although this Jerry Garcia group had a huge following, "Touch of Grey" in 1987 was its only Top 20 hit
    $200 15
Josiah Henson, an escaped slave who told his story to this author, inspired her novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
    $200 20
Agatha Christie based this drama on her own radio play "Three Blind Mice"
    $400 11
His "The Old Curiosity Shop" was serialized in "Master Humphrey's Clock", which he edited
    $400 2
Kankakee, Pulaski & Peoria are all counties in this state
    $400 7
With the help of this man, Saint Clare of Assisi founded the order known as the Poor Clares
    $400 6
This former Lakers cheerleader had the first debut album with 4 No. 1 hits
    $400 16
On Oct. 9, 1795 George Washington asked this orator to be secretary of state, but was turned down
    $400 21
This Edmond Rostand drama opened in Paris in December 1897, starring Constant Coquelin
    $600 25
In 1969 this Cosmopolitan editor published her "Single Girl's Cookbook"
    $600 3
Ocean on which you'd find Point Barrow, the northernmost point in the U.S.
    DD: $1,500 28
2 of 3 saints whose crosses are represented on the British flag
    $600 12
The soundtrack from this Patrick Swayze film topped the album charts for 18 weeks
    $600 17
When this reformer married Henry Brewster Stanton in 1840, she omitted the word "obey" from her vows
    $600 22
The Baltimore Sun called this 1941 Joseph Kesselring play "The funniest play about murder ever written"
    $800 26
In 1968 he was promoted from managing editor to executive editor of the Washington Post
    $800 8
The Ohio River begins in this state
    $800 29
St. John Fisher shares his feast day with this friend & author of "Utopia" who was beheaded the same year
    $800 13
At the August 12, 1984 closing of the Summer Olympics, he sang "All Night Long"
    DD: $1,200 18
Woodrow Wilson was the governor of this state when nominated for president in 1912
    $800 23
His play "A Moon for the Misbegotten" opened on Broadway May 2, 1957, 3 1/2 years after his death
    $1000 27
This Omaha World-Herald editor was the Democratic candidate for president in 1896, 1900 & 1908
    $1000 9
This state capital is about 100 miles northeast of NYC & 100 miles southwest of Boston
    $1000 30
He's the patron saint of Padua & of Portugal
    $1000 14
Joining the Traveling Wilburys in the 1980s helped revive this "Only the Lonely" singer's career
    $1000 19
She organized troops of Girl Guides in Scotland before founding the Girl Scouts of America
    $1000 24
Shelly Levene is a desperate real estate salesman in this 1984 David Mamet play

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Girts Janet
$7,200 $6,900 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Switzerland & this country are the only 2 mainland European states which never joined the U.N.

Final scores:

Dave Girts Janet
$13,801 $3,700 $1,199
2-day champion: $19,000 2nd place: American Home Collection Sofas by La-Z-Boy 3rd place: unknown

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Girts Janet
$6,700 $6,900 $8,900
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,500

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