Show #2720 - Friday, May 31, 1996


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Jim Mangold, an actuary from Bayside, New York

Helene Luce, a student teacher from Falls Church, Virginia

Damien Reynolds, a computer illustrator from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1920s
(Alex: We will name the hotels, you identify the locale.)
    $100 11
Regional painter John Steuart Curry executed murals in the Kansas state capitol in this city
    $100 15
It's a celebration of a new domicile
    $100 2
In 1920 the 1st transcontinental air mail route was begun between New York & this California bay city
    $100 20
He "went a-courtin'; he did ride. H'm, H'm"
    $100 22
This liquid is homogenized by forcing it through small nozzles that reduce the size of fat globules
    $100 1
Waikiki Parc,
Waikiki Joy,
Outrigger Waikiki
    $200 12
This alto sax player nicknamed "Bird" was born in Kansas City, Kansas
    $200 16
Type of bar at a party where guests pay for their own potent potables
    $200 7
Named for a South Carolina city, this dance was all the rage
    $200 21
In this Disney film, 5 crows sing, "When I See An Elephant Fly"
    $200 23
The antiknock characteristics of this fuel are indicated by its octane number
    $200 3
Ledra Marriott,
Divani Palace Acropolis
    $300 13
Bernard Warkentin introduced the Turkey Red Winter variety of this grain to the state
    $300 17
It's a formal high school dance, though its name is from a word for a walk
    $300 8
In 1928 Ras Tafari was crowned King of Ethiopia & he was enthroned as emperor of Japan
    $300 27
This "Sesame Street" character sings, "I love trash, anything dirty or dingy or dusty"
    $300 24
The earliest forms of this writing fluid were compounded from lampblack, gum or glue, & water
    $300 4
Lafayette Hotel,
Maison Dupuy,
Pontchartrain Hotel
    $400 14
This inventor of basketball was head of physical education at the University of Kansas 1898-1937
    $400 18
On January 20, 1993, President Clinton visited 11 of them
    $400 9
In 1924 Aleksei Rykov succeeded this man as premier of the Soviet Union
    $400 28
This character has "jelly beans for Tommy, colored eggs for Sister Sue"
    DD: $500 25
Hydrargyrum is the Latin name of this metal
    $400 5
New Otani Hotel & Garden,
Westin Bonaventure Hotel,
Hollywood Roosevelt
    $500 30
In 1936 he received nearly 17 million votes for president but carried only 2 states
    $500 19
You'll hear a lot of burping at parties held to sell this houseware product
    $500 10
Camille Saint-Saens & this composer of "Hansel and Gretel" both died in 1921
    $500 29
"On the Good Ship Lollipop", they "play on the sunny beach of Peppermint Bay"
    $500 26
Discovered in 1846, this liquid produces over 1,000 times its own volume in gas when exploded
    $500 6
Summit Hotel,
Hotel Shangrila,
Yak & Yeti

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

Damien Helene Jim
$1,300 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Damien Helene Jim
$2,800 $2,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The nave of this New York cathedral has pews for about 3,000 worshipers
    $200 12
In 1837 Osceola, a leader of this Florida tribe, was captured by government troops
    $200 6
In 1995 this "Silence of the Lambs" star directed her second film, "Home for the Holidays"
    $200 13
Of the 135 chapters in this 1851 novel, 12 are devoted to whales & whaling with no narrative
    $200 1
He said, "The great society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind"
    $200 23
In 1985 Bob Haas took this jeans company founded by his great- great-granduncle from public back to private
    $400 8
Since 1578 this ancient piece of linen has been preserved & venerated in the cathedral of Turin
    $400 20
A poignant marker stands at the South Dakota gravesite of the Sioux Indians killed here in 1890
    $400 14
She's "that girl" in Phil Donahue's life
    $400 18
After escaping to Jackson's island, he meets Jim, a runaway slave
    $400 2
At the Diet of Worms in 1521, he said, "Here I stand; I can do no other. God help me."
    $400 24
Donna Wolf Steigerwaldt is in the "Saddle" at this underwear maker
    $600 9
This London cathedral has Europe's second-largest dome, after Saint Peter's Basilica
    $600 25
The Algonquians lived in these dome-shaped dwellings often covered with reed mats
    $600 15
Discovered while performing with Billy Rose's Aquacade, she later became film's "Million Dollar Mermaid"
    $600 19
Adso of Melk assists William of Baskerville in this 1980 Umberto Eco murder mystery
    $600 3
On July 4, 1939 this ballplayer said, "I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the Earth"
    $600 28
The Arisons run this cruise line whose fleet includes ships named Ecstasy, Fantasy & Celebration
    DD: $1,000 10
This High Gothic masterpiece 55 miles southwest of Paris is the sixth church on the site
    $800 26
A tribal group consisting of 6 nations, its name in its own language means "real adders"
    $800 16
In 1994 she & her husband Hume Cronyn received a Tony Award for their life work in theatre
    $800 21
This Dickens character works for the law firm of Spenlow & Jorkins & later becomes an author
    DD: $600 4
In June 1927 Charles Evans Hughes said he has "lifted us into the freer and upper air that is his home"
    $800 29
Type of business run by Jerry, Eileen, Bill & Katie Ford
    $1000 11
You'll find Grossmunster Cathedral, where Zwingli first preached the Reformation, in this Swiss city
    $1000 27
This tribe of Central Idaho was noted for breeding the Appaloosa horse
    $1000 17
Her 1967 film "Wait Until Dark" was produced by her then husband Mel Ferrer
    $1000 22
This first O. Henry novel was a collection of 19 narratives loosely tied together
    $1000 5
Andrew Carnegie said this financier "buys his partners; I grow my own"
    $1000 30
In 1902 Bertha became head of this armament company after her father Friedrich's death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Damien Helene Jim
$3,200 $9,200 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This city called "The Mother of Russian Cities" is capital of a country other than Russia

Final scores:

Damien Helene Jim
$6,300 $10,001 $6,401
3rd place: DK Publishing gift certificate New champion: $10,001 2nd place: trip to Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Damien Helene Jim
$4,100 $9,200 $5,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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