Show #2688 - Wednesday, April 17, 1996


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Tim Toburen, a technical director from Jacksonville, Florida

Jonathan Lowe, an insurance broker from New York City, New York

Barbara Andrae, a travel consultant from Naperville, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
It's the more common name for the woodchuck, especially in February
    $100 6
McMurdo Sound provides a sea approach to this cold continent's interior
    $100 11
One may be "pretty" & it's the going rate for your thoughts
    $100 26
Hours before their wedding, Prince Andrew & Sarah Ferguson were made the Duke & Duchess of this
    $100 21
In 1984 this Los Angeles paper won a Pulitzer for Meritorious Public Service
    $100 16
He "was a merry old soul"
    $200 2
Used to make rope, coir is a fiber obtained from the husk of this palm fruit
    $200 7
Canada's second-largest zoo is found in this southern Alberta city
    $200 13
Left & wrong are among its antonyms
    $200 27
His Presidential Library & Museum was dedicated October 1 in Atlanta
    $200 22
This Boston daily has New England's highest circulation at about 500,000
    $200 17
He put his wife in a pumpkin shell "and there he kept her very well"
    $300 3
This frothy rock that floats in bathtubs can sometimes be seen floating in oceans near volcanic islands
    $300 8
Pearls are harvested from this Mexican gulf explored by Francisco de Ulloa in 1539
    $300 12
From the 1920s, it's a small dance band or jazz band
    $300 28
Sweden was the first country outside the USSR to detect radiation from this nuclear disaster
    $300 23
State capital in which you'd find the Kennebec Journal
    $300 18
Little Boy Blue's location
    $400 4
Change one letter in mole & you'll have the name of this mouselike rodent that's about the same size
    $400 9
This peninsula is the southernmost part of the mainland of Asia
    $400 14
To prepare for an attack or to prop up a wall
    $400 29
This Scientology founder died at the age of 74
    $400 24
At the Washington Post, this duo was known as "Woodstein"
    $400 19
This character may be based on a steward who stole a deed hidden in a pie
    $500 5
A type of salamander, the eft is also known by this 4-letter name
    DD: $1,000 10
At 1,730 feet, Mount Sage on Tortola is the highest point in this island group
    $500 15
In this form of trapshooting, the clay targets are launched to simulate the angles of birds in flight
    $500 30
This "Smooth Operator" from Nigeria won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist
    $500 25
Leading dailies in this Nova Scotian capital include the Chronicle-Herald & the Mail-Star
    $500 20
Solomon Grundy was buried on this day of the week

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

Barbara Jonathan Tim
$3,200 $400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Jonathan Tim
$5,900 $1,300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Alessandro Algardi's marble relief "The Meeting of Pope Leo & Attila" is in this Roman basilica
    $200 4
Lake Taal, on this country's island of Luzon, occupies the crater of a volcano
    $200 8
This actor's last line in "Little Caesar" is "Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico?"
    $200 21
This delivery company abbreviated UPS was operating in all 48 contiguous states by 1975
    $200 16
It's living forever or the unending existence of the soul after death
    $200 26
"A Long Fatal Love Chase", an adult novel by this "Little Women" author, was finally published in 1995
    $400 6
In 434 Attila negotiated an annual tribute of 700 pounds of this metal from the Byzantine emperor
    $400 5
These 2 "colorful" headstreams of the Nile River join at Khartoum
    $400 9
This 1977 Steven Spielberg film drew its title from a book by Dr. J. Allen Hynek, "the UFO Experience"
    $400 22
In 1935 John Tyson bought 500 of these creatures in Arkansas & sold them for a profit in Chicago
    $400 17
It was the medieval British knight's equivalent of bushido, the samurai's code of honor
    $400 27
This author of "Hollywood Wives" was formerly an actress, like her sister Joan
    $600 3
This Bulgarian capital is on the site of Serdica, destroyed by Attila in 447
    $600 13
The Richelieu River in southern Quebec issues from this lake near the U.S.-Canada border
    $600 10
Characters in this film include R.P. McMurphy, Nurse Ratched & Billy Bibbit
    $600 23
This company stresses the durability of its appliances with its "Lonely Repairman" ad campaign
    $600 18
These followers of Zeno believed the world was governed by divine law & man should accept his fate
    $600 28
In 1995 this bestselling author published her 35th novel, "Lightning"
    $800 2
In 452 Attila invaded Italy & sacked the city of Mediolanum, now called this
    $800 14
Florence & Pisa lie on the banks of this river, one of Italy's largest
    $800 11
Film in which Bogart says, "Fred C. Dobbs don't say nuthin' he don't mean"
    $800 24
This French company opened its first U.S. tire plant at Milltown, New Jersey in 1908
    $800 19
Alchemist Hermes Trismegistus invented a magic seal to keep a vessel airtight, hence this phrase
    $800 29
This "Show Boat" author collaborated on the play "Dinner at Eight" with George S. Kaufman
    DD: $1,000 1
Attila was called Flagellum Dei, usually translated from Latin as this
    $1000 15
This largest South American lake is an inlet of the Caribbean Sea
    $1000 12
Burt Lancaster earned an Oscar nomination for playing criminal Robert Stroud in this film
    DD: $2,500 25
In 1995 a majority stake in this last U.S. television manufacturer was sold to a South Korean company
    $1000 20
It's the Roman Catholic doctrine of the bread & wine's conversion into body & blood during Eucharist
    $1000 30
She won a Pulitzer for "A Thousand Acres" & in 1995 made the bestseller list with "Moo"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Jonathan Tim
$10,500 $7,700 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He set his last completed opera, "Gianni Schicchi", in Florence, & his last unfinished opera in China

Final scores:

Barbara Jonathan Tim
$2,599 $7,700 $18,398
3rd place: Swintec fax machine 2nd place: Curtis Mathes 35" home theater monitor + O'Sullivan home theater New champion: $18,398

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barbara Jonathan Tim
$10,000 $7,700 $7,700
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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