Show #2714 - Thursday, May 23, 1996

Missing third-place prize.


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Diana Valenzuela, a training coordinator from San Francisco, California

Doris Smith, a freelance proofreader from Oakland, California

Peter Hartikka, a proofreader originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
In 1940 this prime minister said, "You ask what is our aim? I can answer in one word: Victory"
    $100 7
This term for a company owned by stockholders follows names like General Motors
    $100 6
If you're out of favor, you're "in" this pet residence
    $100 19
Hermatypic coral are the type that build these structures
    $100 10
This CBS magazine show began in a Tuesday night time slot in 1968; it moved to Sunday in 1971
    $100 1
    $200 5
Queen Mary I's persecution of Protestants earned her this nickname
    $200 8
According to FIFA, 5 of the 10 largest soccer stadiums are in this country
    $200 9
"Your days are" this is derived from the handwriting on the wall interpreted in Daniel 5:26
    $200 20
The loggerhead, this type of animal, comes ashore to lay its eggs
    $200 11
"Rhoda" was a 1970s sitcom based on a character spun off from this series
    $200 2
Red River,
    $300 15
Scotland's Glamis Castle was the queen mother's childhood home & the birthplace of this princess, her daughter
    $300 16
This college degree is abbreviated D.V.M.
    $300 26
Putting one's affairs in order is called getting these birds "in a row"
    $300 21
When the brook species of this fish mates with the brown, it produces the tiger type
    $300 12
A 26-episode series based on this Pulitzer-Prize winning book by JFK premiered in 1964
    $300 3
    $400 23
The wealthy family of this nurse born in 1820 tried to prevent her from going into medicine
    $400 22
This eggnog spice was introduced to the West from the Molucca Islands
    $400 27
The Romans said "Praemonitus, praemunitus", which is similar to our phrase "Forewarned is" this
    $400 29
The clown fish lives inside these sea anemone extremities & seems immune to their stings
    $400 13
This creator of "Howdy Doody" began in broadcasting as a musician on radio station WBEN
    $400 17
    $500 24
This much-loved queen celebrated her diamond jubilee in 1897
    $500 25
Look down & you may come across the name Margaret Farrar, the 1st woman to edit these for the N.Y. Times
    $500 28
To lose one's job is to "get" this; workmen picked up their tools in one when they moved on
    $500 30
Toothed whales feed on fish & squid & this group of whales feeds mainly on zooplankton
    $500 14
"See It Now" debuted November 18, 1951 with this newsman as its host
    DD: $500 18

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Peter Doris Diana
$600 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Doris Diana
$1,900 $2,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The highlands of this mountain range occupy about 1/3 of Peru's land
    $200 2
Andrew Usher & Company is credited with beginning the practice of blending this whiskey
    $200 8
His people called him Mahatma, "Great Soul" & Bapu, "Father"
    $200 1
Despite a broken left leg, he escaped from Ford's Theatre on Good Friday 1865
    $200 14
The athletic teams of this university are named the Cornhuskers
    $200 26
In an early version of "Peter Pan", this fairy was called Tippy-Toe
    $400 4
These people settled around Cuzco in the 12th century; by the 16th they'd conquered most of Peru
    $400 9
The amount of sugar added to this wine after it's disgorged determines its sweetness from brut to doux
    $400 11
In the 3rd round of balloting May 29, 1990 he was elected president of the Russian Federation
    $400 18
He & Bonnie Parker killed about a dozen people in their 2-year crime spree
    $400 15
From 1952 to 1987 Father Theodore Hesburgh was president of this Midwest university
    $400 29
Charles Dickens wrote a story of this insect "on the Hearth"; George Selden set his "in Times Square"
    $600 5
In 1977 Peru received a loan from this body, the IMF, in exchange for taking austerity measures
    $600 10
Commandaria is a sweet wine produced on this island now partitioned between Greeks and Turks
    $600 12
This woman famous for her speed-reading courses passed away in 1995
    $600 23
The name of this Russian imperial favorite who died in 1916 means "debauched one"
    $600 20
A college in Trenton, N.J. named for this inventor offers degrees based solely on knowledge
    $600 30
It's the smart-sounding name of child sleuth Leroy Brown
    $800 6
Boats make regular crossings of this lake from Puno, Peru to Guaqui, Bolivia
    $800 16
Trader Vic's recipe for an Amsterdam Cocktail calls for the Holland type of this liquor
    $800 13
In his 20s this geodesic dome designer worked as a meat lugger for Armour & Co.
    $800 24
Name of the agricultural settlement in Guyana that was the site of the People's Temple mass suicide
    $800 21
The University of Iowa is in Iowa City & Iowa State University is in this city
    DD: $1,000 27
(Video Daily Double)
Author whose most famous books were inspired by the person seen here:
    DD: $1,000 7
The Peru Current, also called this, is responsible for the nation's unusual coastal climate
    $1000 17
Made of plums in the Balkans, slivovitz is a type of this spirit
    $1000 19
He resumed his musical career after resigning as premier of Poland in 1919
    $1000 25
This woman was in Europe when her love, Bugsy Siegel, was gunned down in her house
    $1000 22
In 1841 this Ohio college became the first coeducational school to grant a B.A. to women
    $1000 28
R.L. Stine has been sending chills up children's spines with this series of books that debuted in 1992

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Doris Diana
$12,300 $5,300 $2,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Swiss inventor George de Mestral created this after closely examining burrs stuck to his pants

Final scores:

Peter Doris Diana
$13,999 $5,600 $4,400
2-day champion: $31,200 2nd place: Desktop computer system 3rd place: unknown

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Doris Diana
$12,100 $5,300 $3,800
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
1 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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