Show #2715 - Friday, May 24, 1996


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Sue Weaver, an attorney and nursing student from San Francisco, California

Don Lemmer, an attorney originally from Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Peter Hartikka, a proofreader originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Obviously, all of the clues have to do with Edgar Allan... pourri. Edgar Allan Poe.)
    $100 1
If you want to charge up San Juan Hill, you have to go to this country
    $100 9
At age 11 months this granddaughter of John Barrymore starred in a commercial for Gainesburgers
    $100 3
Types of these used in Latin American music include bongos & congas
    $100 15
Men of the landed gentry used this courtesy title after their names, as some lawyers still do
    $100 21
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier was recognized by this group, abbreviated AKC, in 1974
    $100 22
Twain said it's the only animal that blushes; Poe said it's the only animal that diddles
    $200 2
Todt Hill, on this island reachable by ferry, is New York City's highest natural point
    $200 10
This conservative radio talk show host was once a public relations man for the Kansas City Royals
    $200 6
This instrument used in Spanish dances is named for its resemblance to a pair of chestnuts
    $200 16
Wm. Stoughton, chief justice at these 1692 trials, was noted for his lack of compassion for the accused
    $200 23
The Silky Terrier, formerly called the Sydney Silky, was developed in this country circa 1900
    $200 24
Types of these mentioned by Poe in a poem include silver, wedding & alarum
    $300 4
Deadwood, South Dakota is in them thar hills
    $300 11
Before "The Hunt for Red October", his only publishing credit was an article on the MX missile
    $300 7
To make it lighter, this instrument named for "The March King" is sometimes made of fiberglass
    $300 17
Most of these servants who contracted to work without wages for a few years were British or German
    $300 26
This "blue" dog, native to Ireland, is born black & becomes deep slate to light gray
    $300 25
Title home referred to as a "mansion of gloom"
    $400 5
The source of this major river known in song for its boatmen is near a small lake in the Valday Hills
    $400 12
The 1984 Democratic presidential nominee, he's now U.S. ambassador to Japan
    $400 14
This member of the violin family is tuned one octave below the viola
    $400 18
In 1740 & 1743 this founder of Georgia led unsuccessful attacks on the Spanish in St. Augustine
    $400 27
The Border Terrier was developed in the border area between these 2 U.K. countries
    $400 29
This torture instrument had a crescent of glittering steel & it "hissed as it swung"
    $500 8
Viminal, Caelian, Quirinal, Aventine, Esquiline, Capitoline & Palatine
    $500 13
In June 1995 she read her poem "A Brave and Startling Truth" at the U.N.'s 50th birthday bash
    $500 20
Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval is famous for playing this brass instrument
    $500 19
Some called this British holiday Pope Day because they believed the pope had inspired the Gunpowder Plot
    DD: $500 28
This black & tan dog is the first alphabetically & the largest of the terriers
    $500 30
In the "Tellmenow Isitsoornot", Poe found "the thousand-and-second tale of" this woman

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

Peter Don Sue
$1,600 $1,200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Don Sue
$2,100 $2,400 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
In the November 1806 Berlin decree, this emperor blocked all trade between France & Great Britain
    $200 6
It's the term for the portion of the Earth between the crust & the core
    $200 14
Early in his career, this pop artist worked as a window decorator at a Pittsburgh department store
    $200 1
This Canadian bay is about 850 miles long & 600 miles wide
    $200 17
In 1994 the Dutch celebrated the 400th anniversary of this flower's introduction to the Netherlands
    $200 19
This duo's 1884 operetta "Princess Ida" opens in a pavilion in King Hildebrand's palace
    $400 8
Issued in final form January 1, 1863, it opened the Armed Services to former slaves
    $400 12
This "laughing gas" is used as a propellant in certain aerosol foods such as whipped cream
    $400 20
Nicknamed the "Grand Old Lady of American Art", she lived to be 101
    $400 2
This Syrian capital has been called the "Pearl of the East"
    $400 18
Appropriately, the golden poppy is a symbol of this "Golden State"
    $400 27
This Kern & Hammerstein show that just keeps rolling along won 1995's Tony for Best Revival of a Musical
    $600 9
The Nyon Agreement was a 20th century attempt to combat this on the Mediterranean
    $600 13
Produced by the fermentation of milk sugar, it's the acid that turns milk sour
    $600 21
His works of neighbor Helga Testorf were done over a period of nearly 15 years
    $600 3
Located 60 miles from the mainland, it's Greece's largest island
    $600 24
The Michaelmas Daisy, a type of this flower, is the "star" of any autumn garden
    $600 28
"Et Dukkehjem" is the original Norwegian title of his 1879 play "A Doll's House"
    $800 10
This country's Constitution of 1720 divided power among the king, the Council & the Riksdag
    $800 15
In chemistry it's the type of bond in which 2 atoms share a pair of electrons
    $800 22
She painted "Red Hills and Bones" in 1941 & "Red Hills and Sky" in 1945
    DD: $2,000 4
At 588 square miles, Lodz is this country's smallest province
    DD: $2,000 25
Descriptive name of the flowers seen here:
    $800 29
Early in this play, Boolie tells his mother, "You shouldn't be allowed to drive a car any more"
    $1000 11
In 1945, 7 Mideast countries signed a charter forming this organization headquartered in Cairo
    $1000 16
Quantum optics is the branch of optics that deals with these particles of light
    $1000 23
From about 1950 to 1952, this drip artist painted almost exclusively in black & white
    $1000 5
The Douro Valley is one of this country's major wine-producing regions
    $1000 26
The cattleya is among the easiest of these to grow
    $1000 30
Frances McDormand, Jane Alexander & Madeline Kahn starred in her play "The Sisters Rosensweig"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Don Sue
$9,700 $8,800 $9,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Charles Laughton, Robert Shaw & Richard Burton were all nominated for playing this role

Final scores:

Peter Don Sue
$399 $17,599 $9,400
3rd place: MHP barbecue grill New champion: $17,599 2nd place: trip to Santa Cruz + Vivitar camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Don Sue
$8,500 $8,800 $8,300
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
23 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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