Show #2724 - Thursday, June 6, 1996


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Elaine O'Gara, a travel writer from Austin, Texas

Jean Sirius, an artist from Oakland, California

Sandy Falck, a physical therapist from South Euclid, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $28,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
It was Paul's original name
    $100 13
For awhile it was 29 days long but one of its days was transferred to August
    $100 11
Darryl F. Zanuck paid John Steinbeck $100,000 for the rights to film this 1939 Pulitzer-winning novel
    $100 1
Walter Winchell called it "a city where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors"
    $100 6
In 1861 this Texas governor refused to support the Confederacy & was forced from office
    $100 26
It's a popular way to serve an oyster
    $200 22
Tradition says this man who presided over Jesus' trial eventually became a Christian
    $200 14
The day after Halloween falls in this month
    $200 12
This author appeared in both "Creepshow" & "Creepshow 2"
    $200 2
To S.J. Perelman, this City of Brotherly Love was "the city of bleak November afternoons"
    $200 7
On July 11, 1955 this military academy opened with temporary headquarters in Denver
    $200 27
Split the world in half & you have 2 of these
    $300 23
According to John 20:15, upon seeing Jesus after the resurrection, she thought he was the gardener
    $300 15
An undefined period of time is known as a month of these days
    $300 18
This Russian immigrant mouse was the lead character of "An American Tail"
    $300 3
William G. Shepherd nicknamed it "The Winded City"
    $300 8
Under the Compromise of 1850, this Western territory was admitted as a free state
    $300 28
Each half in a professional football game is this many minutes long
    $400 24
In Revelation 12 this archangel leads his band of angels in battle against the dragon
    $400 16
The French revolutionary calendar months of vintage, fog & frost came in this season
    $400 19
In this 1964 film, Ann-Margret joined Elvis in the duet "The Lady Loves Me"
    $400 4
Around 1900 Edgar Saltus called this Northeast metropolis "a nightmare in stone"
    $400 9
On June 15, 1836 this "Land of Opportunity" joined the Union as a slave state
    $400 29
On a half-slip it's elasticized
    $500 25
Of the 4 gospels, his is the shortest
    $500 17
On a morn in this month, Neil Diamond "danced until the night became a brand new day"
    $500 20
He directed both the 1957 & 1988 versions of "And God Created Woman"
    $500 5
Emerson said this city is "where an insignificant individual may trespass on a nation's time"
    DD: $1,000 10
The Keokuk Dam, then the world's largest, opened in 1913 across this river
    $500 30
Increments by which the Light Brigade charged into the Valley of Death

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

Sandy Jean Elaine
$300 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Jean Elaine
$800 $3,100 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Though completely deaf, he insisted on helping conduct the 1824 premiere of his ninth symphony
    $200 1
During the Middle Ages, this city was capital of The Pale, an area ruled by England on Ireland's E. coast
    $200 21
A book called "Mother India" covers the life & political career of this late leader
    $200 15
For about 10 years the English kept secret the full accounts of his 1577-1580 voyage around the world
    $200 12
One of Augustus John's portraits of T.E. Lawrence is in the collection of this city's Tate Gallery
    $200 7
Forward in time, place or order, or coming after third
    $400 16
After fleeing Germany to avoid the draft, he built a brewery in Golden, Colorado
    $400 2
This Peruvian capital may go years without any rain
    $400 22
A 1942 biography of this man was subtitled "Dynamite King, Architect of Peace"
    $400 20
Bartolomeu Dias died here 12 years after he discovered it & named it the Cape of Storms
    $400 13
H. Frankenthaler was the 1st woman associate fellow of Calhoun College at this New Haven university
    $400 8
A bunk on a ship, or the beginning of life
    $600 17
In 1862 he remarked that "The great questions of the time are... decided... by iron and blood"
    $600 3
South Harbor is the oldest of this Finnish capital's 5 harbors
    $600 23
"A Prophet with Honor" is a profile of this evangelist & preacher to the presidents
    $600 26
Accounts of William Dampier's voyages influenced tales by these Robinson Crusoe & Gulliver authors
    $600 14
In 1930 Jean Arp invented a new type of this, using torn rather than cut paper, randomly arranged
    $600 9
Entirely, or sacred
    $800 18
In 1601 this astronomer was appointed Imperial Mathematician by Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II
    $800 4
Kebangsaan University & the University of Malaya are located in this capital city
    DD: $2,000 24
It was the title of Bob Woodward's bestselling biography of John Belushi
    $800 29
In 1769 he set out on the Endeavour to find out if the Great South Land existed
    $800 27
Frederick Edwin Church, who studied with Thomas Cole in Catskill, N.Y., belonged to this landscape school
    $800 10
A small insect of the order Siphonaptera, or to run away from one
    $1000 19
This philosopher argued that "God is dead" in his famous treatise "Thus Spake Zarathustra"
    $1000 5
In 1816 it became capital of the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata
    $1000 25
Carl Sandburg's biography of Abraham Lincoln consists of "The War Years" & this earlier period
    $1000 30
After a failed expedition to South America, this son of an Italian explorer was banished from Spain
    DD: $2,000 28
Before returning to France in 1923, he designed sets for the Kamerny State Jewish Theater
    $1000 11
A bowl used in ancient Greece for mixing wine, or a bowl-shaped depression on the moon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Jean Elaine
$5,200 $4,700 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1856 he addressed a British scientific association on "the manufacture of iron without fuel"

Final scores:

Sandy Jean Elaine
$999 $9,400 $10,401
3rd place: limousine ride from Carey Limousine 2nd place: trip to Mesquite, Nevada New champion: $10,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandy Jean Elaine
$5,200 $6,700 $9,400
15 R,
2 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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