Show #2668 - Wednesday, March 20, 1996


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Josh Oppenheim, a physician from Annandale, Virginia

Jo Ellen Eppink, a librarian from Sugarland, Texas

Don Eyles, a computer scientist originally from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
On June 5, 1967 this country launched an air strike against Egypt
    $100 2
These items that form inside shells are the traditional gift for a 30th wedding anniversary
    $100 29
Richard Chamberlain played Dr. Daniel Kulani on "Island Son", but he's more famous for this 1960s role
    $100 7
This river has been called the "Backbone of the Confederacy" as well as the "Father of Waters"
    $100 19
The name of this monetary unit of Mexico & the Philippines is from the Latin pensum, meaning "weight"
    $100 12
Common ones include fear of heights & fear of enclosed places
    $200 3
In 331 B.C. the Greek & Macedonian armies under this general conquered the Persians
    $200 17
At a christening party, it's most appropriate to serve a lavishly decorated cake of this color
    $200 30
Doctors on this series include Susan Lewis, Mark Greene & Peter Benton
    $200 8
This bay that bisects Maryland is the submerged valley of the Susquehanna River
    $200 22
A 1766 Russian ruble featured a representation of this empress
    $200 13
This French word is often used when referring to a person's build
    $300 4
After he spoke to the U.N. in 1974, the U.N. recognized the PLO as the representative of Palestinian Arabs
    $300 18
Finger bowls accompanied by slices of this should be provided if lobster is served
    $300 28
In 1988 Vince Edwards reprised this role for a TV movie
    $300 9
In 1928 this lake, swollen by a hurricane, flooded southern Florida
    $300 23
In 1952 South Africa issued a coin honoring the 300th anniversary of this city on the southern coast
    $300 14
In the classification of animals, it falls between kingdom & class
    $400 5
In 1979 Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr resigned as president of Iraq & this man succeeded him
    $400 20
"Your holiness" is the appropriate salutation for a letter written to this person
    $400 27
28 years after leaving his M*A*S*H unit, he became chief of surgery at San Francisco Memorial Hospital
    DD: $300 10
Hoover Dam was built in the 1930s to control floods on this river
    $400 24
In 1930 Germany issued 3 & 5 Reichsmark coins commemorating the around-the-world flight of this airship
    $400 15
An earthquake in the 14th century destroyed the wondrous lighthouse on this island
    $500 6
On Oct. 23, 1983 a truck loaded with explosives killed 241 U.S. servicemen at their barracks in this capital city
    $500 21
On an invitation the phrase these "only" often follows RSVP
    $500 26
It's the series that featured Dr. Joe Gannon
    $500 11
The Winooski River flows across this state before entering Lake Champlain near Burlington
    $500 25
In 1952 this Northern European country issued a coin commemorating its Summer Olympics
    $500 16
Once popular, it's the practice of analyzing personality by examining the shape & bumps of the skull

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

Don Jo Ellen Josh
$1,300 $2,000 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Jo Ellen Josh
$2,500 $2,700 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: First time we've ever had that as a category.)
    $200 3
This country has over 130,000,000 speakers of its official language— Portuguese
    $200 6
She's Tarzan's beloved
    $200 11
Wide, thick, wavy-edged noodles layered with cheeses & meat sauce in a shallow baking pan
    $200 12
In 1872 this inventor founded a Boston school for teachers of deaf mutes
    $200 23
In 1959 Hank Ballard & the Midnighters introduced this song that Chubby Checker later took to No. 1
    $200 1
Protons are found in this part of an atom
    $400 5
In China the Mandarin dialect of Chinese is official; in Hong Kong this dialect is
    $400 7
Agatha Christie's famous detective Hercule Poirot hails from this country
    $400 22
Chicken, okra, ham, tomatoes, onions & perhaps shellfish cooked into a thick Louisiana-style stew
    $400 13
In 1889 she took over a Chicago home built by a man named Hull & made it a social welfare center
    $400 24
"Who Could Ask for Anything More?", a line from this song, was the title of Ethel Merman's autobiography
    $400 2
Cathode rays are streams of these negatively-charged particles
    $600 17
Paraguay has 2: Guarani & this
    $600 8
In a 1995 Stephen King novel, a painting transforms Rosie Daniels into this title character
    $600 28
Slices of beef sauteed in butter with minced onions & sliced mushrooms & combined with a sour cream sauce
    $600 14
In 1848 this editor of the New York Tribune filled a vacancy in Congress, serving 3 months
    $600 25
This song from "High Society" begins, "I give to you and you give to me..."
    $600 4
These rays are the most penetrating of radioactive emissions
    $800 18
It's the official language common to Botswana & Barbados
    $800 9
Defense attorney Sandy Stern appears in this author's "The Burden of Proof" & "Presumed Innocent"
    $800 29
Saffron rice cooked in chicken stock with chicken, clams, shrimp, garlic & spicy Spanish sausage
    DD: $800 15
Lincoln's first Secretary of the Treasury, his portrait appears on the discontinued $10,000 bill
    $800 26
Cole Porter song in which you'd hear the line "You're the smile on the Mona Lisa"
    $800 21
In addition to an element, this Italian physicist has a subatomic particle named for him
    DD: $2,000 19
Chad, Djibouti & Comoros have 2 official languages: Arabic & this
    $1000 10
This narrator of "Heart of Darkness" was first introduced in a story called "Youth"
    $1000 30
Eggplant, tomatoes, onion, green peppers, zucchini, garlic & herbs simmered in olive oil
    $1000 16
This former president died June 28, 1836 & was buried at his Virginia estate, Montpelier
    $1000 27
In 1958 the Playmates had a Top 10 hit with this song about a Nash Rambler passing a Cadillac
    $1000 20
They come in pairs, like up & down, & 3 of them make up a type of hadron

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Jo Ellen Josh
$5,900 $6,900 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The masthead of this publication says it was "established in 1792 and published every year thereafter"

Final scores:

Don Jo Ellen Josh
$4,900 $13,401 $11,817
3rd place: Konica underwater camera New champion: $13,401 2nd place: Gateway PC + Samsung fax machine

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Don Jo Ellen Josh
$5,900 $7,800 $5,700
18 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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