Show #2692 - Tuesday, April 23, 1996

Beverly Spurs game 1.


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Hiram Jackson, a graduate student originally from Arlington, Texas

Beverly Spurs, a podiatrist from Concord, California

Rich Wiebe, a graduate student from Tucson, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Well-preserved bodies of this "woolly" Elephant relative have been found in Siberia
    $100 16
In December this Kentucky national park sponsors a Christmas Sing in the Cave
    $100 1
Arnold Schwarzenegger played a cyborg sent to present-day L.A. in this film & its sequel
    $100 12
In January 1990 this party in Poland voted itself out of existence
    $100 23
The phrase "as flat as" this breakfast item was a familiar simile back in 1611
    $100 7
The Dutch call this color rood
    $200 6
In the 1920s Roy Chapman Andrews found the first dinosaur eggs while exploring this Asian desert
    $200 17
The National Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest is held in this Missouri city each July
    $200 2
In "Return of the Jedi", Luke Skywalker comes to terms with the fact that this villain is his father
    $200 19
The U.S. lifted sanctions against this country since its former strongman Noriega was under arrest
    $200 25
A lumberjack who slumbers soundly "sleeps like" one of these
    $200 9
It precedes Magic, Market & Maria
    $300 8
Fossils of the saber-toothed cat & 3-toed horse have been found at Badlands National Park in this state
    $300 20
For years "Cry of the Wild Ram", a play about Russian control of this state, has been presented in Kodiak
    $300 3
James Spader & Kurt Russell pass through a portal to a land reminiscent of ancient Egypt in this 1994 film
    $300 24
In April this Himalayan kingdom legalized political parties, banned since 1960
    $300 28
An incredibly aged person or thing is "as old as" this man who lived to be 969
    $300 13
It's the pale tan color of an oval nut, or the nut itself
    $400 10
In 1986 dinosaur fossil remains were first discovered on this continent
    $400 21
In October Boston hosts a rowing regatta on this river
    $400 5
A gunslinging robot played by Yul Brynner stalks Richard Benjamin & James Brolin in this 1973 film
    $400 26
This U.N. secretary- general swore in Sam Nujoma, the 1st president of the new country of Namibia
    $400 29
People used to catch these fish with their bare hands, hence the phrase "as slippery as" one
    $400 14
Candy & watermelon are deep shades of this color
    $500 11
The name of this early prehistoric sea animal means "three-lobed" in Greek
    $500 22
Citizens of this Michigan city scrub the streets in preparation for its Tulip Time Festival
    $500 18
In this 1956 classic, residents of a small town are replaced by duplicates hatched from pods
    $500 27
In March 1990 it became the 3rd nation to put a satellite in lunar orbit
    $500 30
This simile once meant as proper as a certain stringed instrument, not as healthy as one
    DD: $1,000 15
This purplish color was named for a town in northern Italy where a battle was fought June 4, 1859

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Rich Beverly Hiram
$900 $1,300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Beverly Hiram
$3,000 $2,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
He abandoned his long-planned epic about King Arthur to write what became "Paradise Lost"
    $200 4
This bread made with dough left over from the previous day is associated with prospecting
    $200 23
A vaccine is an analyzer program that checks your computer for these
    $200 10
His parents were Prince Pierre, Comte de Polignac & Princess Charlotte of Monaco
    $200 1
Buenos Aires is this country's most populous province
    $200 2
Sarastro is a priest of Isis in this composer's opera "The Magic Flute"
    $400 22
Books 1-3 of this Edmund Spenser work are devoted to the virtues of holiness, temperance & chastity
    $400 7
This crescent-shaped roll dates back to the 1680s, when Austria & Hungary were at war with Turkey
    $400 27
Abbreviated VR, it's a computer-based simulation system designed to seem real to a user's senses
    $400 11
The 2nd Spanish queen named this married her cousin Francisco in 1846 but didn't live with him
    $400 3
On its trip to the North Sea, this river flows between the Vosges Mountains & the Black Forest
    $400 5
Prince Yamadori is a wealthy suitor rejected by Cio-Cio-San in this 1904 opera
    $600 24
Emperor Augustus overturned this poet's request that his "Aeneid" be destroyed after his death
    $600 12
This heavy, dark bread originated in Westphalia, Germany
    $600 30
This hypertext-based distributed information system is called WWW for short
    $600 17
This "Great" king of the West Saxons had a love of learning & promoted literacy among his people
    $600 8
France's 2nd-longest river, it begins near Dijon & empties into the English Channel at Le Havre
    $600 6
Selim is the visiting Turk in this "William Tell" composer's opera "Il Turco In Italia"
    DD: $2,000 25
Tradition holds that this poet lived in the 12th century B.C. in Chios or Smyrna
    $800 13
Puddinglike spoon bread is made of this grain
    $800 29
Computers are often plugged into one of these devices that clamp voltage transients down to safe levels
    $800 19
In 1942 this Dutch queen visited FDR at Hyde Park
    $800 15
New Zealand's chief port, it was founded in 1840 on the site of a major Maori settlement
    $800 9
In a Monteverdi opera, the goddess Minerva urges Ulysses to return home to this faithful wife
    $1000 26
He wrote a second mock epic, "The Dunciad", as well as "The Rape of the Lock"
    $1000 18
Made of clumps of dough piled in a tube pan, bubble bread is also known by this simian name
    $1000 28
An in-house data communications system, LAN is an acronym of this
    DD: $1,500 20
Between 1371 & 1625, Scotland's sovereigns were all members of this house
    $1000 16
Most of Botswana is covered by this desert
    $1000 14
A peasant girl named Marenka is the title character of this Smetana opera

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Beverly Hiram
$7,800 $10,400 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He abandoned plans for a military career at age 17 &, in 1607, became Bishop of Lucon

Final scores:

Rich Beverly Hiram
$15,600 $15,700 $7,600
2nd place: Gateway PC New champion: $15,700 3rd place: Krups kitchen appliance package

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rich Beverly Hiram
$7,800 $8,700 $3,300
20 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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