Show #2805 - Friday, November 8, 1996

Last show in 1991-1996 set.

Contestants

Sasha Volokh, a policy analyst originally from Kiev, Ukraine

Susan Giannetto, a legal secretary from San Francisco, California

Marv Macintyre, a development director from Nashua, New Hampshire (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
DAYS OF THE WEEK
FOOD
MUSIC '96
CHEMISTRY
WILDE LINES
    $100 1
About 30% of this state's population lives in metropolitan New Orleans
    $100 3
Finns refer to it as Maanantai
    $100 19
The delicious type of this fruit was discovered near Peru, Iowa in 1872
    $100 13
"Songs in the Key of X: Music From & Inspired By" this Fox series was released in 1996
    $100 12
A golden yellow when liquid, this element symbolized C is used as a bleach & in making plastics
    $100 6
"When good Americans die they go to" this French city
    $200 2
The Hudson-Mohawk Lowland & the Adirondack Upland are 2 of this state's 8 land regions
    $200 4
To Hungarians it's Vasarnap; to Norwegians, Sondag
    $200 21
Congee, a gruel made of this grain & water, is a popular morning meal in China
    $200 14
The artist formerly known as this married bandmate & belly dancer Mayte Garcia
    $200 28
Symbolized Co, it's used in paints & varnishes & is essential for a good diet
    $200 11
"In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is" this
    $300 7
It's "The Silver State"
    $300 5
It's Mardi in Paris & Martedi in Padua
    $300 22
Long Island, Rouen, France & Beijing are known for the superiority of these fowl they produce
    $300 16
Spike Lee directed a video of this singer's "They Don't Care About Us" in a Rio de Janeiro slum
    $300 27
Vulcanite is also known as hard this
    $300 20
Wilde said of this "Pygmalion" author, "He hasn't an enemy in the world and none of his friends like him"
    DD: $500 8
Among this state's few natural lakes are the Bottomless Lakes near Roswell
    $400 10
In German it's appropriately called Mittwoch
    $400 23
The cherrystone, a medium-sized, East Coast one of these, is good steamed, baked or raw
    $400 17
This "Cracked Rear View" group won 2 Grammys, including Best New Artist
    $400 26
The energy level of these particles shows if an atom is in its ground state or an excited state
    $500 9
This state's border with Pennsylvania is the arc of a perfect circle centered in New Castle
    $500 15
The Portuguese call this day Sexta-feira
    $500 24
The Black Corinth variety of this fruit is the one used to make dried currants
    $500 18
This punk rock group reunited with Glen Matlock, not Sid Vicious, on bass
    $500 25
The citric acid cycle is also known as this after the British biochemist who described it

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Marv Susan Sasha
-$400 $300 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marv Susan Sasha
$2,800 -$100 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIANS
INSECTS
ARTISTS
ASIAN CITIES
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
THEY ALMOST STARRED IN...
    $200 14
In 1922 James Truslow Adams' "The Founding of New England" won the fifth of these prizes given for history
    $200 3
The auditory organs of long-horned grasshoppers are located on the tibias of these body parts
    $200 1
2 decades after finishing the ceiling, he was back in the Sistine Chapel working on "The Last Judgment"
    $200 15
George F. Allen, governor of this state, is the son of former Washington Redskins coach George Allen
    $200 9
Mae West was considered for the role of Norma Desmond in this film, but Gloria Swanson got the part
    $400 27
Historian George Bancroft served as Secretary of this armed service & established its Maryland academy
    $400 4
Encephalitis is transmitted by the culex type of this insect
    $400 2
Between 1817 & 1822, John Constable made a series of studies of these sky features
    $400 16
This agency provides grants to states & cities that seek to prevent pollution
    $400 10
A costume dispute may have kept Joan Crawford from hitting the beach with Burt Lancaster in this 1953 film
    $600 28
Byzantine historian & Princess Anna Comnena was born in this city in 1083
    $600 5
4 stages make up the life cycle of butterflies & moths: egg, larva, adult & this one
    $600 6
An example of social realism is his "Epic of the Mexican People..." in Mexico's Palacio Nacional
    $600 22
A 16-mile rail line crossing Johor Strait connects this city-state with Malaysia
    $600 19
This cabinet department is the chief U.S. government body operating foreign trade programs
    $600 11
Jane Fonda & Robert Redford almost starred as Mr. and Mrs. Guy Woodhouse in this devilish 1968 thriller
    $800 25
His wife Ariel is credited as co-author of 5 of the 11 volumes of his "Story of Civilization"
    $800 17
Dung, Japanese & June beetles are among these brightly-colored beetles
    $800 7
His pointillist "Bathing Scene" was rejected by the 1884 Salon & shown at the Salon de Independants
    $800 23
This Chinese city's most famous landmark is Zhong Shan Road, which parallels the Huang-Pu River
    $800 20
This agency, the GSA, stockpiles strategic materials & disposes of surplus property
    DD: $1,000 12
Burt Reynolds rejected the astronaut role in this 1983 film; Jack Nicholson took it & won his 2nd Oscar
    $1000 26
This author of "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" had little formal education
    $1000 18
Ants eagerly seek the honeydew emitted by these insects also called plant lice or green flies
    $1000 8
After Napoleon's defeat in 1815, this neoclassical French artist went to Brussels, where he died in exile
    $1000 24
This Russian Pacific port on Peter-the-Great Bay was founded as a military outpost in 1860
    DD: $2,000 21
1 of 2 justices of the U.S. Supreme Court who were appointed from Arizona
    $1000 13
Tallulah Bankhead refused this supporting role in "Gone with the Wind", wishing no one to call her madam

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marv Susan Sasha
$8,400 $3,300 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AIRPLANES
This Dutch company whose founder made the Red Baron's triplane went bankrupt in 1996

Final scores:

Marv Susan Sasha
$6,799 $1,600 $3,199
3-day champion: $28,699 3rd place: Motorola cellular phone + Crossword Companion roll-a-puzzle system 2nd place: Dynamark Security Centers wireless home security system & Hammerman gold broaches with sapphire eyes + Crossword Companion roll-a-puzzle system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marv Susan Sasha
$7,400 $4,800 $5,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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