Show #2655 - Friday, March 1, 1996


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Allison Wise, a homemaker originally from San Diego, California

Kevin Waldron, a property manager originally from Massapequa, New York

Richard Drapkin, a restaurant consultant and law student from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $100 6
Deposed as leader of Argentina in 1955, he fled to Paraguay & then to Spain
    $100 23
Rollin Hand on "Mission: Impossible", in 1994 I sank my teeth into the role of Bela Lugosi
    $100 11
Easton, home of this document's signer George Taylor, held one of its 1st public readings July 8, 1776
    $100 18
Canthaxanthin is fed to some salmon to turn their flesh this color
    $100 1
Media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi became premier of this country in May 1994 but resigned in December
    $100 16
It's the implement needed to play tennis or badminton
    $200 7
North Korean forces captured this South Korean capital city June 28, 1950
    $200 27
I sang on the Berlin Wall to 1,000,000 people, talked to a car on TV & now save lives on the beach
    $200 12
A 307-foot observation tower overlooks the site where this July 1863 battle was fought
    $200 20
75% of your intake of this comes from processed & fast foods, so shaking on less doesn't help much
    $200 2
He served in the Illinois legislature as a Whig before becoming the first Republican president
    $200 17
It can refer to a pack of dogs, or a place to board them
    DD: $700 8
King Abdullah Ibn Hussein of this country was assassinated in Jerusalem in July 1951
    $300 28
My dog Ron is on the cover of my album that includes "Jessie's Girl"
    $300 13
This "Good Earth" author's Nobel Prize is on display at her farmhouse near Dublin, Pennsylvania
    $300 24
This insect product is used as an emulsifier & has a honey-like odor
    $300 3
Part of the South Central area of this city lies in Maxine Waters' congressional district
    $300 19
Type of person Nicholas Murray Butler described as "one who knows more and more about less and less"
    $400 9
She became an instant celebrity in 1952 after undergoing the first sex change operation in Copenhagen
    $400 29
Former Weekend Update host who had a talk show canceled, then went on to success on HBO
    $400 14
Bridges in this city include the Smithfield Street, Fort Duquesne & Liberty
    $400 25
The FDA tried to ban use of this artificial sweetener in 1977 but Congress blocked it
    $400 4
In 1904 he announced his "corollary" to the Monroe doctrine
    $400 21
From the Latin for "worm", it's the term for destructive, disease-carrying critters such as lice or rats
    $500 10
In 1953 Crick & Watson published their double helix theory of this substance
    $500 30
I was hired as head writer, not performer, for the first year of "SNL" & stayed only 1 year
    $500 15
The Brandywine River Museum has many works by members of this family & a gallery devoted to Andrew
    $500 26
Agar, used to thicken & stabilize food, comes from various types of this plant
    $500 5
Public printer is the title of the top official at this entity, abbreviated GPO
    $500 22
It gives a teacher permanent status

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

Richard Kevin Allison
-$100 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Kevin Allison
$400 $4,100 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
When Joshua & the Israelites conquered this city, only one woman & her family were spared
    $200 11
In 1860 this state's first subscription library was established in Denver
    $200 22
Dr. Michael Rothenberg co-authored the updated version of his "Baby and Child Care" book
    $200 21
In this book Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote, "No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man"
    $200 13
Ranges in this state include Old Woman, Chocolate & San Bernardino
    $200 1
The "Imperial State" one created for Victoria is now worn by the monarch for state occasions
    $400 7
Chapter 11 of the book of Genesis concerns the building of this structure
    $400 12
The library of the University of North Dakota has a set of papers from these war crimes trials
    $400 23
This Greek physician is praised in Plato's dialogues "Protagoras" & "Phaedrus"
    $400 27
His 1840 novel "The Pathfinder" is subtitled "The Inland Sea"
    $400 14
On May 1, 1963 James Whittaker became the first American to reach the summit of this Himalayan mountain
    $400 2
Victoria's granddaughters carried this blood disease into the Spanish & Russian royal houses
    DD: $1,000 8
Completing the five books of Moses, this book has been called "Five-fifths of the Law"
    $600 18
This presidential library in Dorchester, Massachusetts is administered by the National Archives
    $600 24
In 1913 he built a hospital at Lambarene on the Ogowe River in Gabon
    $600 28
In "Of Mice and Men", he accidentally kills Curley's wife by breaking her neck
    $600 15
The southern extremity of this range lies on Tierra del Fuego
    $600 3
2 of these went on sale May 1, 1840: a penny black & a 2-pence blue, both showing Victoria
    $800 9
The Virgin Mary's visit to this cousin is commonly referred to as the Visitation
    $800 19
This Paris library is Europe's oldest national library
    $800 25
From 1958 to 1983 he was head of the cardiac unit at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town
    $800 29
His first collection, "Tamerlane and Other Poems", was published in 1827 & credited to "A Bostonian"
    $800 16
The base of this Sicilian volcano extends to the Mediterranean Sea
    $800 4
Victoria had one of this castle's chapels restored as a monument to her Albert
    $1000 10
It's written that this husband of Jezebel did more to provoke God to anger than all the kings before him
    $1000 20
The Family History Library at 35 N. West Temple Street in this state capital is the largest of its kind
    $1000 26
This discoverer of blood circulation in mammals was physician to kings James I & Charles I
    $1000 30
In this Hemingway story, a writer dies from a gangrenous leg while on an African safari
    DD: $1,500 17
These 2 ranges are traditional boundaries between Europe & Asia
    $1000 5
In 1837 she succeeded William IV, who was this relative, not her father

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Kevin Allison
$6,000 $7,200 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 3 longest rivers in the world are on these 3 continents

Final scores:

Richard Kevin Allison
$12,000 $2,200 $14,401
2nd place: Trip to Quail Lodge Resort, Carmel, California + Pinseeker golf clubs 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen men's watch New champion: $14,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Kevin Allison
$6,000 $6,300 $9,400
19 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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