Show #2696 - Monday, April 29, 1996

Beverly Spurs game 5.


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Dave Cook, a writer from New York City, New York

Mark Triesch, a law student from New Braunfels, Texas

Beverly Spurs, a podiatrist from Concord, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $59,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
In the 1920s Peking Man was discovered in a cave of this country's Taihang Mountains
    $100 6
Many English poets favored the stanzaic type of this poetic form; Shelley wrote one "To a Skylark"
    $100 17
In 1985 she succeeded Ann Abernathy as Regis Philbin's co-host on what was then called "The Morning Show"
    $100 1
It was the last battle of the Napoleonic Wars
    $100 26
Switching to unsaturated fats helps lower the amount of this artery-clogging substance
    $100 11
Hillary Rodham Clinton
    $200 21
The Big Room in this New Mexico cave system is one of the world's largest single cave chambers
    $200 7
This term for a wildly exaggerated story calls to mind heroes of great "height", like Paul Bunyan
    $200 18
Jeff Smith, better known as "The Frugal" this, is an ordained Methodist minister
    $200 2
It finally proved vincible August 8, 1588
    $200 27
Fats help your body absorb vitamin D, which makes this mineral available to bones & teeth
    $200 12
Renewed energy for a runner
    $300 23
Rediscovered in 1826, this cave on Capri is accessible only by boat
    $300 8
The 2 major forms of literary expression are poetry & this, which corresponds more closely to speech
    $300 19
Michele Lee was the only cast member who appeared on every episode of this prime-time serial 1979-1993
    $300 3
Most of Europe's Roman Catholic countries adopted this calendar in 1582
    $300 28
It's the operation that vacuums fat out of sides & thighs
    $300 13
I Don't Know played it
    $400 24
This giant rock in central Australia has numerous caves in its base that are sacred to the Aborigines
    $400 9
In a novel it's the opposite of a preface; in a play, it's the opposite of a prologue
    $400 20
In 1993 viewer complaints led Burt Reynolds to announce he'd stop smoking cigars on this sitcom
    $400 4
On the eve of the French Revolution, Marie Antoinette was involved in a scandal over this piece of jewelry
    $400 29
In 1994 scientists found a flawed one of these that regulates how the body burns calories
    $400 14
Mail weighing 1-70 pounds, including parcel post, is sent this rate
    $500 25
While spelunking is the hobby, this is the scientific study of caves
    DD: $700 10
The name of this kind of narrative epic is related to the Icelandic word meaning "to say"
    $500 22
This ever-popular children's show host wrote an original "Star Trek" episode with her husband Jeremy Tarcher
    $500 5
After the German invasion of 1940, Vidkun Quisling declared himself head of this country's government
    $500 30
Perform this "test" to check your own body fat percentage; over 1/2" on the back of the arm is too high
    $500 15
A superfluous person

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

Beverly Mark Dave
$500 $2,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly Mark Dave
$2,400 $2,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Antares, a red supergiant, may have been named for its resemblance in color to this planet
    $200 2
The Japanese furisode is a type of this robe with large, flowing sleeves
    $200 15
This state's Outer Banks separate Pamlico Sound from Raleigh Bay
    $200 12
Bela Bartok & Zoltan Kodaly trekked around the hinterlands of this country collecting Magyar songs
    $200 1
In July 1781 Alexander Hamilton took command of a battalion under this Frenchman
    $200 24
Every new termite colony is founded by a male & female known by these "regal" terms
    $400 8
A cluster of stars called the Hyades outlines the face of the bull in this constellation
    $400 4
Often made of fur, it's a cylindrical covering, open at each end, to warm the hands
    $400 16
Most of this state's chief cities, including Concord & Manchester, lie in the Merrimack Valley
    $400 13
His "Unfinished" symphony wasn't discovered until 1865, long after his death
    $400 3
Daniel Horry's dragoons were captured when this South Carolina city fell in 1780
    $400 25
On a building the "ribbon" style of these glass features forms a continuous band
    $600 9
The Big Dipper is part of this larger constellation
    $600 5
Blue denim work trousers or overalls are sometimes referred to by this Hindi name
    $600 21
The hottest region in North America, this desert valley is known for its borax deposits
    $600 17
Ravel was in attendance at the riotous premiere of this Stravinsky work
    $600 18
Nathaniel Fanning wrote a popular memoir after serving under this captain of the Bonhomme Richard
    $600 26
It's a piece of iron or steel used to pry something open, not a tavern for black birds
    $800 10
This other name for the dog star is Greek for "scorcher"
    $800 7
These leather shorts worn with suspenders are traditional attire in Bavaria
    $800 22
The most important branches of this Nebraska river are the Loup & Elkhorn Rivers
    $800 19
His sixth symphony is known as the "Pathetique"
    DD: $4,000 27
He was the first governor of the state of Massachusetts
    $800 29
This women's track & field contest consists of 4 events on the first day & 3 on the second
    $1000 14
Arabians once identified these 2 brightest stars of the constellation Gemini with a pair of peacocks
    $1000 11
After 10 years as chief designer for Anne Klein, she launched her own company in 1984
    DD: $1,500 23
2 of the 4 states that border Oklahoma's Panhandle
    $1000 20
His "A Midsummer Night's Dream" overture includes a musical version of a donkey's bray
    $1000 28
This British general who captured Fort Ticonderoga became a playwright after the war
    $1000 30
This language spoken by 4 million people, many in Tbilisi, has its own alphabet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beverly Mark Dave
$7,200 $600 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This organization is the world's largest private-sector employer of people with disabilities

Final scores:

Beverly Mark Dave
$1,700 $1,199 $5,199
2nd place: Gateway PC 3rd place: Samsung 25" color TV New champion: $5,199

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Beverly Mark Dave
$7,900 $4,600 $9,300
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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