Show #2693 - Wednesday, April 24, 1996

Beverly Spurs game 2.


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Amy Margolis, a public financial manager from Los Altos Hills, California

Lorraine Latorraca, a word processor from Oakland, California

Beverly Spurs, a podiatrist from Concord, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1940s
    $100 3
In 1942 the Supreme Court ruled that divorces granted in this state were valid throughout the U.S.
    $100 1
The animals of a particular region are called this, after the wife of Faunus
    $100 16
A 32ยข POW & MIA stamp was issued May 29, 1995, coinciding with this U.S. holiday
    $100 11
Seas bordering this nation include Barents, Kara & Laptev
    $100 10
Terms in this board game include king & double jump
    $100 2
There's a magazine devoted to collecting these celebrity signatures
    $200 4
In May 1940 he succeeded Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister
    $200 5
The plants of a particular region are called this, after the Roman goddess of flowers
    $200 20
The Desert Plants series of 1981 featured an agave, & the beavertail, barrel & saguaro types of these
    $200 12
Piraeus, Greece overlooks the Saronic Gulf, an inlet of this arm of the Mediterranean
    $200 17
The object of this outdoor game is to maneuver your ball through a circuit of wickets first
    $200 23
It's the mark on a steer used to determine ownership
    $300 7
By the end of the decade, this racial segregation policy became law in South Africa
    $300 6
This word meaning gigantic can refer to the children of Uranus & Gaea or a doomed luxury liner
    $300 21
This illustrator's picture of "Tom Sawyer Whitewashing A Fence" appeared on a 1972 stamp
    $300 13
The waters of this sea are shallow on the Italian side but deep along Croatia
    $300 18
In this game tiles with the same number of pips on each end are placed crosswise
    $300 24
This Declaration of Independence signer's name is synonymous with signature
    $400 28
This German state, a major power under Frederick the Great, was formally dissolved in 1947
    $400 8
This day of the week is named for the Norse god of thunder
    $400 22
A 1993 stamp for "AIDS Awareness" featured this symbol
    DD: $1,000 14
Ukrainians call this sea Chorne More; Romanians call it Marea Neagra
    $400 19
It's played on a 50-foot-long, 10-foot-wide court with a stake at each end
    $400 25
An X placed on one of these may get someone elected
    $500 29
On Oct. 11, 1945 these 2 Chinese leaders jointly pledged their mutual desires for peace & unity
    $500 9
An artist's inspiration may be called his this, in honor of the 9 goddesses of arts & learning
    $500 30
Delicate Arch appears on a 1996 stamp celebrating this Western state's centennial
    $500 15
The Netherlands' West Frisian Islands & Germany's East Frisian Islands lie in this sea
    $500 27
It's the Italian version of lawn bowling
    $500 26
It's a small seal or the ring that makes it

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

Beverly Lorraine Amy
$2,200 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly Lorraine Amy
$4,300 $2,800 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This "Lolita" author wrote 9 Russian novels under the name V. Sirin
    $200 1
The story of the Pilgrims is told by life-size figures in a wax museum in this Massachusetts town
    $200 15
The main charge against this impeached president was violation of the Tenure of Office Act
    $200 20
This dancer first appeared with Ginger Rogers in the 1933 film "Flying Down to Rio"
    $200 11
This legume is sometimes called a groundnut because its pods develop underground
    $200 2
Saint Genevieve's prayers are believed to have saved Paris from this Hun
    $400 27
While a student, this "Congo" author used the pen names John Lange & Jeffery Hudson
    $400 7
Travel Town, an outdoor transportation museum, lies within this city's Griffith Park
    $400 16
The October 1929 stock market crash, the beginning of the Great Depression, came 7 months into his term
    $400 21
Macaulay Culkin has a McDonald's in his house in this 1994 film based on a comic book
    $400 12
This part of a flower's stamen usually contains 4 small baglike structures that produce pollen
    $400 3
In prison this baptist was able to follow Jesus' ministry & sent messengers to ask him questions
    $600 28
William Sydney Porter wrote "The Ransom of Red Chief" under this pen name
    $600 8
A large water-bird refuge lies on Bonaventure Island off this Canadian province's Gaspe Peninsula
    $600 17
In 1976 this sitting president sent condolences to China on the death of Mao Tse-Tung
    $600 22
In this role in "The Westerner", Walter Brennan believes that Gary Cooper is a friend of Lily Langtry
    $600 13
It's the term for a plant that blooms & dies within a single year
    $600 4
This gospel author is the patron saint of physicians & surgeons
    $800 29
His early work appeared in an obscure Armenian language publication under the name Sirak Goryan
    $800 9
The silversword plant grows only in Haleakala National Park on this "Valley Island" of Hawaii
    $800 18
James K. Polk didn't get a single vote until the eighth ballot at this party's 1844 convention
    $800 23
Cameron Mitchell provided the voice of Christ in this 1953 film, the first Cinemascope feature
    $800 14
This organism composed of an alga & fungus covers much of the surface of the Arctic
    $800 5
Olaf, king & patron of this country, was killed in the 1030 Battle of Stiklestad
    $1000 30
He wrote "The Big Needle" as Symon Myles & "Eye of the Needle" as himself
    $1000 10
Each Labor Day weekend, this Illinois city founded by Joseph Smith holds a grape festival
    DD: $2,000 19
He fathered a child by Nan Britton while married to Florence Kling de Wolfe
    $1000 24
2-letter title of a 1968 Malcolm McDowell film set in a British boarding school
    DD: $2,000 25
The name of this flower of the crowfoot family comes from the Greek word for dolphin
    $1000 6
As a bishop Saint Ambrose baptized this future Bishop of Hippo & author of "The City of God"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly Lorraine Amy
$14,500 $3,600 $2,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Summer Games in this city were opened by Queen Elizabeth II

Final scores:

Beverly Lorraine Amy
$17,000 $1 $900
2-day champion: $32,700 3rd place: Panasonic fax machine 2nd place: a trip to the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Beverly Lorraine Amy
$12,900 $3,600 $4,300
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
0 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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