Show #2763 - Wednesday, September 11, 1996

Claudia Perry game 1-A.


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Claudia Perry, a pop music critic from San Jose California

Chris Wilde, a web page designer from Provo, Utah

Tim McCoy, an executive chef from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $9,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
The Universal Almanac lists over 40 active volcanoes in this U.S. state
    $100 15
In 1995 Rilutek became the 1st drug approved by the FDA to treat this disease named for a ballplayer
    $100 9
Before forming this group Keith Richards & Mick Jagger played in Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated
    $100 1
It officially ended September 2, 1945
    $100 23
This city has China's largest & busiest airport
    $100 2
Taco Bell's ad announcing it had bought this U.S. treasure shocked those who didn't realize the date: April 1, 1996
    $200 22
Most classify Kilimanjaro as this type of volcano whose name means "sleeping"
    $200 16
It's the X-ray procedure used to detect breast cancer at an early stage
    $200 10
In 1991 his "Ropin' the Wind" became the first country album to enter the pop charts at No. 1
    $200 5
From about 460 to 429 B.C., Pericles was the undisputed leader of this city
    $200 24
In 1895 this railroad, the B&O, became the first to provide electric service on a main line
    $200 3
The 1996 World Almanac listed this as "", leaving an "e" out of whitehouse
    $300 25
Its 1906 eruption killed hundreds, its 1631 eruption over 4,000 & its 79 A.D. eruption over 2,000
    $300 17
Put simply, it's a pimple on the edge of the eyelid
    DD: $500 11
In 1996 radio listeners got "Up Close & Personal" with this singer of the film's theme:

"You were my strength when I was weak /
You were my voice when I couldn't speak /
You were my eyes when I couldn't see /
You saw the best there was in me /
Lifted me up..."
    $300 6
In 1137 she inherited the duchy of Aquitaine
    $300 30
This waterway is divided into 5 sections, including Lachine, Soulanges & Thousand Islands
    $300 4
President Carter said the failed military rescue of these people in 1980 was an "incomplete success"
    $400 26
Kick-'em-Jenny is an underwater volcano off this West Indian island invaded by the U.S. in 1983
    $400 18
First identified in 1975, it's now the most prevalent tick-borne disease in the U.S.
    $400 12
In 1985 Sammy Hagar replaced him as lead singer of Van Halen
    $400 7
After its expulsion, this family returned to power in Florence under the 1529 Treaty of Barcelona
    $400 28
This term can refer to a bus, a railroad passenger car or a 4-wheeled horse-drawn carriage
    $400 8
Denver thought of putting this new facility's number on milk cartons after it was left out of the white pages
    $500 27
Predictions of this volcano's June 12, 1991 eruption on Luzon got most people evacuated from the area
    $500 19
This hormone is advertised as a "miracle", a "natural wonder drug" & "nature's sleeping pill"
    $500 20
His first pop hit, "Fingertips Part 2", came from the 1963 album "The Twelve Year Old Genius"
    $500 14
The Irish Republican Army evolved from the Irish Volunteers, a group who planned this 1916 rebellion
    $500 29
In the early 1800s, this historic road became the first to cross Indiana from east to west
    $500 13
The L.A. times switched the logos on these 2 advice columns 2/5/96; perhaps it's hard to tell them apart

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

Tim Chris Claudia
$1,300 $1,800 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Chris Claudia
$3,000 $3,100 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
His Pieta, now in St. Peter's Basilica, was the only sculpture he signed
    $200 2
Among this country's Pacific ports are Guaymas, Salina Cruz & Acapulco
    $200 28
You should "remember" it's Alaska's state flower
    $200 30
"Going Within" was "A Guide for Inner Transformation" by this "Out on a Limb" actress
    $200 26
Criticisms of this first lady were so vicious that the Chicago Tribune finally protested, "Hold enough!"
    $200 21
Theoretical scientists rely on the principle of "cause and" this
    $400 7
During the Middle Ages, these decorative waterspouts became a familiar part of Gothic buildings
    $400 3
China's Jiuquan Satellite Launching Center is in Gansu province near the edge of this desert
    $400 29
The lance-shaped white leaves of this Alpine flower are arranged in the form of a star
    $400 18
In a Tom Clancy bestseller, it was the nickname of Col. Misha Filitov, a Russian spy "of the Kremlin"
    $400 27
The March 1865 Battle of Natural Bridge kept the Union from taking this Florida capital
    $400 22
Eldridge Cleaver said, "You're either part of the solution or part of" this
    $600 8
The Winged Victory of Samothrace is a statue of this Greek goddess of victory
    $600 4
This South American republic is divided into 9 departments, including Potosi & La Paz
    $600 14
The white & blue varieties of this water lily were often pictured in Ancient Egyptian art
    $600 11
This author of "Growing Up" was back on the list with "The Good Times"
    DD: $800 19
This state seceded from the Union 5 days before Christmas in 1860; the war began 4 months later
    $600 23
The Constitution has no epilogue, but it does have this section considered an antonym of epilogue
    $800 9
He started on the Stone Mountain sculpture in 1916; he didn't begin on Mt. Rushmore until 1927
    $800 5
Mount Bia, this country's highest peak, lies about 80 miles northeast of Vientiane
    $800 15
Vanda, Laelia & Cymbidium, genera of this flower, are commonly grown for hybridization
    $800 12
Salesman Harvey Mackay wrote about how to do this "without Being Eaten Alive"
    $800 17
This Confederate general who practiced law before the war was nicknamed "Old Jube" or "Jubilee"
    $800 24
Anagram of drain that's an antonym of zenith
    $1000 10
This British sculptor's "Double Standing Figure" can be seen at Vassar College
    $1000 6
This small Mideastern country's Bekaa Valley is a fertile farming area
    DD: $2,500 16
The name of this flower means "rose-colored tree"
    $1000 13
The new novel from this former Columbia pictures script reader was "Billy Bathgate"
    $1000 20
Vicksburg surrendered July 4, 1863, 1 day after the South lost this major battle
    $1000 25
Month whose name is spelled the same as an antonym of humble

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Chris Claudia
$8,000 $4,100 $1,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This structure is the greatest single source of water power in the U.S.

Final scores:

Tim Chris Claudia
$7,000 $399 $1
3-day champion: $16,201 2nd place: trip to Maui & stay at the Whaler + the Jeopardy! electronic game from Tiger Electronics 3rd place: Swintec SF1205 fax machine + the Jeopardy! electronic game from Tiger Electronics

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Chris Claudia
$8,000 $4,100 $3,400
16 R,
0 W
22 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1996-08-07
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