Show #2663 - Wednesday, March 13, 1996


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Cynthia Wilkinson, a veterinary receptionist from Felton, California

Gisele Perez, a caterer originally from New York City, New York

Marilyn Penland, a communication technician from Santa Rosa, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Most insectivores are considered this, from the time of day when they're active
    $100 7
After other magicians started performing this illusion, Horace Goldin upgraded his version to use a buzz saw
    $100 1
This Colorado city was a supply point during the "Pikes Peak or Bust" gold rush of 1859
    $100 18
Plant that's in the symbol of the 4-H organization
    $100 6
Concerning his relations with Josephine, he said, "I generally had to give in"
    $100 11
If you're "on your toes", you'll know that Martine van Hamel is a famous one of these performers
    $200 27
The "hills" of these mammals make mountains of trouble for gardeners
    $200 8
After his 1926 death, his widow Bess held a seance once a year until 1936 trying to contact him
    $200 2
Industries in this capital include sugar processing & pineapple canning
    $200 21
Computer people know ^Z means to hold down this key while pressing the Z
    $200 14
While hiding at Wartburg Castle during 1521-22, he translated the New Testament into German
    $200 12
The 2 basic types of saddle used in the U.S. are the English Saddle & this one preferred by cowhands
    $300 28
As Petruchio could tell you, the smallest insectivore is Savi's pygmy species of this
    $300 9
No one is sure this trick from India was ever performed, but it is mentioned in ancient Eastern texts
    $300 3
It's thought that this Montana capital was named for a city in Minnesota
    $300 22
On a map crossed pickaxes are used to indicate the location of one of these
    $300 15
In 1883 this train made its first run from Paris to Istanbul
    $300 13
Barna is the Hungarian word for this color
    $400 29
Porcupines are rodents; these "spiny" mammals that resemble them are insectivores
    $400 10
In the basket trick, an assistant gets into a basket & the magician sticks these weapons into it
    $400 4
It's the USA's northernmost state capital
    $400 23
2 Aesculapian ones are entwined on a caduceus, the symbol of a physician
    $400 16
The 1839 Treaty of London gave the French-speaking part of this Grand Duchy to Belgium
    $400 19
The Synket, the Buchla & the Moog are 3 types of these instruments used to create electronic music
    $500 30
The tenrec is found only on this island off Africa known for its lemurs
    $500 25
Asian nationality that precedes prayer vase, wands & linking rings
    DD: $500 5
The Seagull Monument is a tourist site in this capital
    $500 24
It's the chemical symbol for the element nicknamed "Liquid Silver"
    $500 17
In 1641 this country took Melaka from the Portuguese to control the spice trade
    $500 20
Often the basis for candy centers, this creamy mixture's name is from the French fondre, "to melt"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Marilyn Gisele Cynthia
$1,000 -$200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Gisele Cynthia
$1,800 $500 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
While LBJ was president, U.S. troop strength in this country went from 16,000 to over 500,000
    $200 10
Hebrew for "God hears", he's the first person you hear in "Moby Dick"
    $200 1
More than 300 sets were built for this 1959 classic, including the 18-acre Circus Maximus
    $200 26
The Food and Agriculture Organization, an agency of this body, is headquartered in Rome
    $200 17
After English it's the most widely spoken language in the U.S.
    $200 16
"Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm..."
    $400 6
LBJ took the presidential oath of office aboard this plane at Dallas' Love Field
    $400 12
Peggy was originally a pet form of this name
    $400 2
One of Humphrey Bogart's most powerful roles was Captain Queeg in this 1954 film
    $400 27
Over 90% of this fiber grown in the United States is the Upland variety, Gossypium hirsutum
    $400 18
Schlemiel & Schlimazel are words borrowed from this language
    $400 22
"What can you say about a twenty-five-year-old girl who died?"
    $600 7
Elected party leader in 1953, LBJ ascended to this post after the Democrats retook the Senate in 1954
    $600 13
All of Prussia's kings bore one of these two names, or a combination of both
    $600 3
Ronald Reagan monkeyed around with a chimp in this 1951 comedy
    $600 28
No wild forms of this cereal, Zea mays, have been found
    $600 19
The name of this artificial language means "one who hopes" in that language
    $600 23
"To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently..."
    $800 8
Thinking labor had become too powerful, LBJ supported this 1947 act that banned closed shops
    $800 14
1 of the top 10 girl's names of 1900, it's Old English for "mild strength"
    $800 4
Raymond Chandler co-wrote this Hitchcock film in which passengers discuss swapping murders
    DD: $1,000 20
Thomas Gwynn Jones was noted for translating literary works like "Faust" into this language
    $800 24
"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."
    $1000 9
The War on Poverty & Medicare were elements of the domestic program known by this name
    DD: $2,000 15
James is the New Testament version of this Old Testament name, Yakov in Hebrew
    $1000 11
Film in which Judy Holliday tells Broderick Crawford, "You're just not couth!"
    $1000 21
In Iran, where it's the dominant language, Persian is more commonly called this
    $1000 25
"There were 117 psychoanalysts on the Pan Am flight to Vienna and I'd been treated by at least six of them."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Gisele Cynthia
$7,600 $6,100 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He conducted the world premieres of "Pagliacci", "La Boheme" & "The Girl of the Golden West"

Final scores:

Marilyn Gisele Cynthia
$2,999 $600 $7,200
2nd place: Lloyd/Flanders indoor/outdoor furniture set + Ducane gas grill 3rd place: Ross Simons jewelry New champion: $7,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marilyn Gisele Cynthia
$7,400 $6,600 $4,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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