Show #2726 - Monday, June 10, 1996

Missing third-place prize.


[<< previous game]

Rosemary Webb, a retired federal employee from Bryans Road, Maryland

Jack Ramieri, a lawyer from Windsor, Ontario Canada

Bob Hunt, a trade commissioner originally from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,100)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I will give you the novel, you will identify the author, if you would.)
    $100 11
The name of Ontario may mean "near the water", a reference to these famous falls
    $100 21
It's a pen or enclosure for livestock; the O.K. is the most famous one
    $100 16
Because it began with the new moon, this length of time was named for the moon
    $100 6
During a 1977 blackout, 9 million people in this city & its suburbs were plunged into darkness
    $100 26
Grown for its root, celeriac is a relative of this plant grown for its stalks
    $100 1
    $200 12
The southernmost of the Channel Islands, it's famous for its purebred cattle
    $200 22
Cocinero was another term for the person who had this job; on the trail, he worked out of a wagon
    $200 17
If you're playing in a big one of these, remember it's equal to 3 statute miles
    $200 7
Shawnee Indian chief Tecumseh died while fighting on the side of the British during this 19th c. war
    $200 27
The Bibb type of this vegetable was first cultivated by a man named Jack Bibb in the mid-19th C.
    $200 2
"Sister Carrie"
    $300 13
Ostend, which the Flemish call Oostende, is a fishing port & seaside resort in this country
    $300 23
A greenhorn was an inexperienced newcomer & this similar word referred to a flashy gambler
    $300 18
Gas in the U.S. is sold by the gallon; gas in Canada is sold by this measure
    $300 8
This oil scandal led to the 1923 resignation of Interior Secretary Albert Fall
    $300 28
The "mock" type of this soup is made with a calf's head cooked in water
    $300 3
"This Side of Paradise"
    $400 14
You'll find this city, Nepal's largest, in the foothills of the Himalayas
    $400 24
As a verb it means to mark a trail; as a noun, it's a white mark on a horse's forehead
    $400 19
For diamonds, a point is 1/100 of one of these
    $400 9
FDR's proposal to increase this from 9 to as many as 15 was defeated by the Senate in 1937
    $400 29
When dining from one of these Scandinavian hors d'oeuvre tables, begin with the herring
    $400 4
"The Naked and the Dead"
    $500 15
Guatemala & this neighbor border Mexico on the southeast
    $500 25
From the Spanish for "Let's Go", it means get a move on, pardner
    $500 20
No question about it, this unit of electrical power was named for a great Scot
    DD: $600 10
This cabinet department was created in 1979 with Shirley Hufstedler as its first secretary
    $500 30
Beurre manie is a thickener composed of flour & this substance kneaded together
    $500 5
"Goodbye, Columbus"

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

Bob Jack Rosemary
$2,400 $200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Jack Rosemary
$4,900 $1,700 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
France's Gobelins factory began weaving these wall hangings in 1601
    $200 7
The Institute of Arctic Biology is connected with this state university
    $200 12
The 670 extant letters he wrote to his brother Theo reveal his thinking during his short art career
    $200 21
Normally, these occur about once in every 90 births, but fertility drugs can increase the chances
    $200 26
He was called "The Beloved Physician"
    $200 1
In 1995 Deadheads mourned the passing of this singer & guitarist
    $400 3
The word for this hot drink first appeared in English in 1601, though it had only 1 E on the end
    $400 8
This D.C. school named for a president was founded by a group that included a pres.-- James Monroe
    $400 13
In 1987 Romare Bearden was awarded the National Medal of Arts by this U.S. president
    $400 22
Double pneumonia is so named because it affects both of these organs
    $400 27
The book of Acts tells of his shipwreck off Malta while on his way to Rome
    $400 17
Like the character on his sitcom, this comic is compulsively neat
    $600 4
Devereux Tower, part of this British landmark, was named for Robert Devereux, a prisoner there in 1601
    $600 9
Bates College, located in Lewiston in this state, was the 1st coeducational college in New England
    $600 14
While living in Wittenberg, Lucas Cranach the Elder became a friend of this religious reformer
    $600 23
A tonometer, which measures pressure within the eye, is used when testing for this disorder
    $600 28
While being stoned, this first Christian martyr cried, "Lord, lay not this sin to their charge"
    $600 18
Krishna Bhanji is the real name of this Oscar-winning portrayer of "Gandhi"
    $800 5
On Tycho Brahe's death in 1601, Johannes Kepler was named to this post in Rudolf II's court
    $800 10
After the Civil War, the predecessor of the university of this state moved from Ocala to Gainesville
    DD: $1,000 15
The central panel of his "The Garden of Earthly Delights" portrays lust in all its forms
    $800 24
This cancer, of which there are many types, derives its name from the Greek words for "white blood"
    $800 29
King Ahab worked "Wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom" this wife "stirred up"
    $800 19
He played doomed lawyer Paul Bryan on the TV series "Run for Your Life"
    $1000 6
This "Death Be Not Proud" poet lost his job & was jailed when he secretly wed his boss' niece in 1601
    $1000 11
Auburn University was this state's polytechnic institute from 1899 to 1960
    $1000 16
In the 1950s, along with flags, he painted targets, numerals & letters of the alphabet
    $1000 25
Fluoxetine hydrochloride is the medical name for this leading antidepressant
    DD: $1,000 30
This Babylonian king cast Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego into a fiery furnace
    $1000 20
He wrote several plays with Charles MacArthur, including "The Front Page"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Jack Rosemary
$9,500 $3,900 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1849 Zachary Taylor eulogized her, saying, "She was truly our first lady for a half-century"

Final scores:

Bob Jack Rosemary
$18,100 $3,900 $3,000
2-day champion: $33,200 2nd place: Personal computer system 3rd place: unknown

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Jack Rosemary
$10,500 $4,500 $8,800
27 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1996-02-06
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at