Show #2717 - Tuesday, May 28, 1996

Missing third-place prize.


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Dan Streit, a teacher originally from Miami, Florida

Alexandra Grochol, a homemaker from McLean, Virginia

Steve Cunningham, a mortgage banker from Glastonbury, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
This telegraphy pioneer once ran for mayor of New York
    $100 8
In 1995 the Leader Federal Bank in Memphis issued a Mastercard featuring 3 images of this performer
    $100 6
This business biweekly ranks its 500 largest U.S. corporations by performance & by state
    $100 1
In the 1720s the central university of this country was founded in Caracas
    $100 13
Spain joined NATO under the stipulation that none of these weapons would be based on its soil
    $100 16
To be or not to be, it's a very small village
    $200 27
Isaac Dripps invented this device once found on the front of a locomotive
    $200 9
This group got "Satisfaction" in 1964 with its first U.S. Top 10 hit, "Time is on My Side"
    $200 7
Il Messaggero is one of the principal daily newspapers published in this capital
    $200 2
"The Dome" is the yearbook of this university near South Bend
    $200 21
Yasir Arafat met with this Jordanian king to discuss the possibility of a Palestinian confederation
    $200 17
A football maneuver, or a common term for fishing gear
    $300 28
In 1914 Max Planck helped Einstein get a position at the Kaiser Wilhelm Physical Institute in this capital
    $300 10
It's the musical instrument played by Dave Clark of the Dave Clark Five
    $300 14
A founder of pop art, he was also the founder of Interview magazine
    $300 3
The Mark Twain Project at the Bancroft Library of this school in Berkeley has 600 Twain manuscripts
    $300 22
For this north African country's support of terrorism, the U.S. barred imports of its oil
    $300 18
A male goose, or a glance
    $400 29
In 1959 his wife Mary found a fossil of Australopithecus in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge
    $400 11
This vocalist with the Lovin' Spoonful wrote the group's hit "Do You Believe in Magic?"
    $400 15
This 1962 Rachel Carson book first appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker
    $400 4
In 1881 Booker T. Washington founded this college as a training school for black teachers
    $400 23
Kodak introduced this new flat camera
    $400 19
In medicine, it's the opposite of malignant
    $500 30
Hermann Muller demonstrated that these inheritable changes in genes can be caused by X-rays
    $500 12
Jackson Browne was once a member of this "grubby" group whose hits included "Mr. Bojangles"
    $500 25
Otis Chandler became publisher of this U.S. newspaper in 1960
    $500 5
In 1881 the Wharton School of Finance & Commerce was founded at this university
    DD: $1,000 24
After Alexander Haig resigned, he was named secretary of state
    $500 20
It can be a case for a sword, or a close-fitting dress

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Steve Alexandra Dan
$1,600 $700 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Alexandra Dan
$2,300 $2,500 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
It begins, "'Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents', grumbled Jo..."
    $200 3
Andros is the largest of the 700 islands that make up this nation off Florida's coast
    $200 1
Family name of acting brothers William, Daniel, Stephen & Alec; it's become a synonym for "hunk"
    $200 13
Pasiphae, the mother of Ariadne & Phaedra, gave birth to this bullish monster
    $200 15
Ziti, penne & elbow are forms of this tube pasta
    $400 12
At the end of "The Scarlet Letter", she plans to take her daughter Pearl to Europe
    $400 4
Lizard Peninsula in the county of Cornwall is the southernmost part of this island
    $400 2
This author of "The Pelican Brief" is a distant cousin of President Clinton
    $400 14
Ganymede was one of the cupbearers who served this drink to the Greek gods
    $400 19
English name for capelli d'angelo pasta
    $600 23
In this Dickens novel, escaped convict Abel Magwitch tries to give Pip a better chance in life than he had
    $600 5
The area of this small nation surrounded by Italy consists largely of Mount Titano
    $600 8
This leading lady of the film "Grease" is the granddaughter of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Max Born
    $600 16
It's said this lame Greek god of fire received his injuries when he was flung from Mt. Olympus
    $600 20
Farfalle are shaped like this men's fashion accessory
    $800 24
In 1929 Frederic Dannay & Manfred Lee published "The Roman Hat Mystery", this detective's first appearance
    DD: $2,000 6
Island groups belonging to this country include the Pescadores & Quemoy & Matsu
    $800 9
This blonde entertainer likes to introduce herself as "Princess Leia's Mother"
    DD: $1,000 17
Of her suitors, it was said Leiades was the only one righteous at heart
    $800 21
"Seasonal" term for a pasta dish tossed or topped with sliced cooked vegetables
    $1000 25
This 1932 collection of Damon Runyon stories featured the adventures of NYC gamblers & gangsters
    $1000 7
The Volga-Don Canal links the Black Sea to this large saltwater lake to the east
    $1000 10
This "Come Back, Little Sheba" playwright was said to be a distant relative of John Wilkes Booth
    $1000 18
After the nymph Daphne was turned into this tree, the tree became sacred to Apollo
    $1000 22
This dish of flat pasta in a creamy sauce was created by & named for a Roman restaurateur

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Alexandra Dan
$900 $7,900 $3,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Whittier, California share this two-word nickname

Final scores:

Steve Alexandra Dan
$800 $6,900 $1,900
3rd place: ----------------- New champion: $6,900 2nd place: Desktop computer system

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Alexandra Dan
$400 $7,900 $6,400
10 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
20 R,
2 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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