Show #2636 - Monday, February 5, 1996


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Michael Kremer, a high school drama teacher from La Verne, California

Don Richardson, a software engineer from Haymarket, Virginia

Jana Jones, a prepress technician from Austin, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
As early as 1879 a telephone system was installed in Butte in this state
    $100 1
"The Ballad Of Jed Clampett" was the theme to this sitcom
    $100 11
In celebration of this holiday, Knott's Berry Farm turns into Knott's Scary Farm
    $100 26
One of the largest canary-yellow diamonds is owned by & named for this Fifth Avenue jewelry firm
    $100 16
At 3,414', Carrauntoohill in the mountains of Kerry is this country's highest peak
    $100 12
If you run something up the flagpole, you've used this simple machine of a rope over a wheel
    $200 7
In 1878 the first salmon canneries were built in this new American possession
    $200 3
Its opening asked, "Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?"
    $200 22
Observances in this state include Indian Day in September & Will Rogers Day in November
    $200 27
The jewelry Rene Lalique designed in this "new art" style often featured dreamy feminine figures & opals
    $200 17
Air Canada is headquartered in this French-speaking city
    $200 13
The gentler the slope on it, the easier it is to push a load up this simple machine
    $300 8
The gold rush in this Rocky Mountain state began in 1858 when gold was discovered at Cherry Creek
    $300 4
On this British import, Honor Blackman preceded Diana Rigg in playing Patrick Macnee's partner
    $300 23
On Hangul. Korean Alphabet Day, children compete in this art of beautiful handwriting
    $300 28
Uruguay is an important source of this transparent purple variety of quartz
    $300 18
The name of this city's Limehouse District may be derived from its limekilns, or "lime oasts"
    $300 14
Driven by blows from a hammer, it's used to split logs or to raise a heavy load
    $400 9
This former Texas president was 1 of only 2 southern senators to vote against the Kansas-Nebraska Act
    $400 5
For 7 years Clint Eastwood kept "them dogies rollin"' on this western
    $400 24
The name of this Jewish holiday is Hebrew for "head of the year"
    $400 29
The Dutch call this green gem a smaragd
    DD: $800 19
Fish is the main export of Maldives, an island country in this ocean
    $400 15
A winch, like one that raises a bucket in a well, is an example of a wheel & this
    $500 10
In Pinckney's Treaty of 1795, Spain granted the U.S. the right to navigate this river
    $500 6
Mid-1960s science fiction series in which you'd hear The Robot exclaim, "Warning. Warning."
    $500 25
Celebrating the anniversary of its founding, United Nations Day is observed on the 24th of this month
    $500 30
The National Museum of Natural History has a 22,892.5-carat one of these golden gems
    $500 20
The Catholic University of Valparaiso was founded in this South American country in 1928
    $500 21
The distance between the threads on this simple machine is called the pitch

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

Jana Don Michael
$1,400 $2,300 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jana Don Michael
$1,400 $5,500 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
"And whatsover" he "called every living creature, that was the name thereof"
    $200 1
On April 22, 1995 he retained his heavyweight boxing title in a controversial decision against Axel Schulz
    $200 11
There are over 500 species of this kind of tree in Australia
    $200 14
Pisco, a South American kind of this snifter spirit, is distilled from Muscat grapes
    $200 15
In 1922 she broke a women's shooting record by smashing 100 clay targets in a row
    $200 26
Dostoyevsky's 1866 tale of murder & its consequences
    $400 7
God told him to "stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians"
    $400 2
On August 30, 1991, Mike Powell set the world record in this event with a leap of 29' 4 1/2"
    $400 12
This capital is a totally planned city equidistant from Sydney & Melbourne
    $400 22
A 1736 British law effectively banned this juniper-flavored spirit; it was repealed a few years later
    $400 16
During her reign, 1762-1796, she established the first Russian schools for girls
    $400 27
Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" is set in a fishing boat & this Lear poem in a pea-green boat
    $600 8
"Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be" this
    $600 3
In 1972 & 1973 this school's Bill Walton was named Outstanding Player of the NCAA Basketball Tournament
    DD: $1,500 13
Some parts of this 1,250-mile-long structure are 100 miles from shore
    $600 23
Moscato di Siracusa is a sweet, strong dessert wine made on this Italian island
    $600 17
For her nursing reforms & care of the sick. she was the 1st woman to receive the British Order of Merit
    $600 28
George Bernard Shaw's tale that gave a Greek tailor "paws" to think
    $800 9
After interpreting Nebuchadnezzar's dream, he was made "ruler over the whole province of Babylon"
    $800 4
In the 1950s this Brooklyn Dodgers catcher was named the National League's Most Valuable Player 3 times
    $800 20
The first group of settlers in Australia included 717 of these people, 188 of them women
    $800 24
This Greek spirit is a close cousin to French pastis or Pernod
    $800 18
By the time this Girl Scouts leader died in 1927, there were over 140,000 members in the U.S.
    $800 29
Maugham's tale of a man who moves to Tahiti to paint
    $1000 10
Jacob was the father of Joseph & Benjamin; she was their mother
    $1000 5
Nicknamed "Cha Cha", she exceeded 250 mph as the first woman licensed to drive top fuel drag racers
    $1000 21
This island south of Australia was colonized in 1803-04 for fear the French might seize it
    $1000 25
Cherry Heering is made by the firm of Peter Heering in this Scandinavian country
    $1000 19
Appointed by FDR, she was the 1st female cabinet member, serving as Secretary of Labor until 1945
    DD: $2,000 30
Of Jane Austen's 6 novels, the 2 titles that fit the category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jana Don Michael
$400 $11,000 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Italian-born American won his 2nd Pulitzer Prize in 1955, for an opera set in NYC's Little Italy

Final scores:

Jana Don Michael
$800 $15,700 $801
3rd place: Braun 5-in-1 food preparation center + Jeopardy! home game & GameTek Jeopardy! New champion: $15,700 2nd place: Bush home theater & RCA 27" TV + Jeopardy! home game & GameTek Jeopardy!

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jana Don Michael
$400 $9,700 $9,800
12 R,
6 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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