Show #2744 - Thursday, July 4, 1996


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Bill Ruehr, a data administrator from Woodland Hills, California

Elliot Visconsi, a graduate student originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Carol Ann Krug, a software design engineer from Sunnyvale, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
The Florida Folk Festival is held at the Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center way down upon this river
    $100 21
This ancient Roman for whom the month is named was born in July
    $100 16
1983's "Billie Jean" was his 4th solo No. 1 hit
    $100 1
Malcolm Forbes was the 1st person to fly the U.S. coast-to-coast in one of these
    $100 6
The coat of this retriever may be yellow, chocolate or solid black
    $100 26
A popular holiday dish is made with these "colorful" beans, cream of mushroom soup & fried onions
    $200 12
Oologah & Claremore, Ok. honor this humorist's birth with a Pony Express ride on November 4
    $200 22
Honoring those killed in 1830's July Revolution, the Column of July stands on the site of this French prison
    $200 17
When it held its 1904 exhibition, this Missouri city was the USA's 4th largest
    $200 2
It was Major Houlihan's nickname on "M*A*S*H"
    $200 7
It's believed the shih tzu originated in this region of China where the Lhasa apso was produced
    $200 27
Cannellini is a white variety of this large red bean
    $300 13
A month-long May celebration of this sporting event includes a Mechanics Recognition Party
    $300 23
This flower, a symbol of July, belongs to the family Nymphaeaceae & was often painted by Monet
    $300 18
No joke, it's the 4th-largest bone in the skeleton of an average adult male
    $300 3
A nursery rhyme says, "If you have no daughters, give them to your sons"
    $300 8
This breed of hound has been described as having the head of a bloodhound & the body of a fat dachshund
    $300 28
In the classic Cuban dish Moros y Cristianos, these are served with white rice
    $400 14
On this holiday in 1929, Al Capone's gang killed several members of Bugs Moran's gang
    $400 24
It wasn't "small potatoes" when this became our 43rd state July 3, 1890
    $400 19
In 1992 Andre Marrou came in 4th in this election with 291,612 votes
    $400 4
It's Richard Preston's nonfiction bestseller about an outbreak of a deadly African virus
    $400 9
The Dandie Dinmont breed of this dog owes its name to Sir Walter Scott
    $400 29
Also called broad beans, we hear they go well with a nice Chianti
    DD: $300 15
This state has winter festivals in several communities, including Hanover & Franconia
    $500 25
Richard Nixon made "the most historic telephone call ever made" to this place July 20, 1969
    $500 20
In terms of area, it's the 4th largest of the 5 Great Lakes
    $500 5
The Rough Riders adopted this musical standard as their anthem
    $500 10
Sometimes called "the poor man's race horse", it resembles a greyhound in miniature
    $500 30
They're the beans most commonly used to produce bean sprouts for salads & stir-fry

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

Carol Ann Elliot Bill
$2,000 $1,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carol Ann Elliot Bill
$4,300 $500 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The Kentucky plantation she visited in 1833 gave her a model for the Shelby home in "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
    $200 1
About half of Iceland's population lives within the metropolitan area of this city
    $200 13
This son of Adam & Eve "said unto the Lord, my punishment is greater than I can bear"
    $200 11
It's the dominant color in Picasso's melancholy 1903 painting "The Tragedy"
    $200 28
As an Illinois lawyer, David Davis became a friend of this man who appointed him to the court in 1862
    $200 18
"The Pride of St. Louis" is the story of Dizzy Dean; "The Spirit of St. Louis" is about this man
    DD: $300 3
"Das Kapital" was written in this capital city
    $400 7
Oh, this city on India's Hooghly River is the world's largest processor of jute
    $400 15
At this "sea" Jesus told Simon Peter that he would be a fisher of men
    $400 12
Jules Bastien-Lepage painted this French peasant girl "listening to the voices"
    $400 19
The 1993 film "Dragon" recounts the brief & tragic life of this martial artist
    $600 4
Machiavelli wrote this book in 1513, but it wasn't published until 1532, 5 years after his death
    $600 8
Almost 90% of Brazilian autos are manufactured in this, Brazil's largest city
    $600 23
His thigh went out of joint as he wrestled with an angel
    $600 14
One of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' most famous works is a heroic bronze statue of this Civil War admiral
    $600 20
In the movie "Blaze", he portrayed Louisiana governor Earl Long
    $800 5
Language in which Newton wrote his "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"
    $800 9
In 1821 this Sudanese capital was founded by Egypt's Muhammad Ali
    $800 24
The Lord told this minor prophet, "Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it"
    $800 16
"Discobolus", a statue of an athlete by the ancient Greek sculptor Myron, is also known by this name
    $800 27
This Chief Justice, once president, promoted the idea of a separate court building
    $800 21
This 1950s director of some of the worst films ever was the subject of a 1994 film
    $1000 6
This Thoreau work was 1st published in a magazine in 1849 as "Resistance to Civil Government"
    $1000 10
In the 1960s this city was built to replace Karachi as the capital of Pakistan
    $1000 25
Jesus healed a man near this pool in Jerusalem by saying, "Rise, take up thy bed, and walk"
    $1000 17
This Frenchman who sculpted George Washington began sculpting at age 9
    DD: $3,000 26
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. served 20 years on this state's Supreme Court, 1882-1902
    $1000 22
The 1983 film "Cross Creek" tells of this author who left the city behind for the Florida backwoods

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carol Ann Elliot Bill
$10,600 $1,100 $7,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of his early commissions was to outfit Sir John Franklin's 1845 expedition to the Arctic

Final scores:

Carol Ann Elliot Bill
$14,601 $1 $6,601
2-day champion: $26,001 3rd place: Konica Mermaid camera 2nd place: trip to Mesquite, Nevada & stay at Merv Griffin's Players Island Hotel-Casino-Spa

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carol Ann Elliot Bill
$11,100 $1,100 $5,300
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 1996-02-14
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