Show #2780 - Friday, October 4, 1996

Contestants

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Ellen Goodman, a math teacher from East Meadow, New York

Cy Gardner, a videographer originally from Riverdale, Maryland

Frances Yasprica, a publicist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS SHIPS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
TV ACTORS & ROLES
FOOD
THE 1820s
"BI"WORDS
    $100 20
Remember this ship that blew up in 1898? One inquiry said the cause of the explosion was a submarine mine
    $100 7
In 1905 a large searchlight was installed at the top of this Colorado peak
    $100 3
After 5 years as Dylan McKay, Luke Perry left the cast of this show in 1995
    $100 26
In a cling peach the flesh clings to this
    $100 1
On October 27, 1822 a 280-mile section of the Erie Canal opened between Rochester & this capital
    $100 14
When you wait for something, you do this to your time
    $200 22
After striking a reef in 1989 it caused the largest oil spill in U.S. history
    $200 8
Belleville, Illinois is part of this Missouri city's metropolitan area
    $200 10
Before sailing on "The Love Boat", Gavin MacLeod played Murray Slaughter on this sitcom
    $200 27
This word that often follows wiener means "cutlet" in German
    $200 2
This country signed treaties with the U.S. & Britain accepting 54° 40' as its southern border for Alaska
    $200 15
Divide in two
    $300 23
The Pearl Harbor memorial built above this sunken battleship was dedicated in 1962
    $300 9
The largest lake in the western U.S., it's fed by freshwater streams but has a heavy saline content
    $300 11
His TV roles have included Howard Cunningham on "Happy Days" & Father Dowling
    $300 28
Cajun popcorn is made by battering & frying shrimp, or the tails of these freshwater crustaceans
    $300 4
In 1825 this Scottish botanist discovered the coniferous evergreen now named for him in the Pacific NW
    $300 18
If you speak fluent English & Estonian, you're this
    $400 24
The ramains of this ship were found off Pitcairn Island in 1957
    $400 16
Wind Cave National Park is located in these eroded mountains in western South Dakota
    $400 12
Jerry Orbach plays detective Lennie Briscoe on this crime series
    $400 29
The redeye type of this is made from fried ham drippings
    DD: $400 5
A great rock along this river inspired Heinrich Heine to write his poem "Die Lorelei"
    $400 19
If you live in Miami & Malibu, you're this
    $500 25
Name shared by the 1st steamship to cross the Atlantic & the 1st nuclear-powered merchant ship
    $500 17
Northern California's Mount Shasta & Lassen Peak are at the southern end of this mountain range
    $500 13
In 1996 this talk show host turned actor to play a Navy SEAL turned teacher on "Matt Waters"
    $500 30
Some add onions to this Greek dish of eggplant layered with ground meat & covered in Bechamel sauce
    $500 6
Although it was founded in 1821, this Montreal university didn't open until 1829
    $500 21
Premolars

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

Frances Cy Ellen
$1,500 $1,100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frances Cy Ellen
$1,800 $3,100 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN'S FIRSTS
BILL CLINTON
POETS & POETRY
FOREIGN CURRENCY
BIOLOGY
THE CONGO RIVER
    $200 2
In 1995 Roberta Cooper Ramo became the 1st female president of this legal association
    $200 1
Bill Clinton met Hillary Rodham while both were attending this law school
    $200 16
Longfellow's poem about this patriot begins, "Listen, my children, and you shall hear..."
    $200 22
This German currency was once a unit of weight, equaling about 8 ounces
    $200 13
The umbo is the pointed center & oldest part of this part of a clam
    $200 8
In length the Congo is second in Africa to this river
    $400 3
Now cohost of "20/20", in 1976 she became the 1st woman to co-anchor the network evening news
    $400 4
While the GOP convention was taking place in California, President Clinton was vacationing in this state
    $400 17
According to tradition, Clement Clark Moore wrote this holiday classic for his own children in 1822
    $400 27
In 1833 Greece chose this basic unit of currency to replace the phoenix
    $400 14
Cutaneous respiration is an exchange of gases through this part of the body
    $400 9
In the 1870s this British explorer & journalist traveled the entire length of the Congo
    $600 10
In 1988 she became the 1st woman to head the government of a modern Muslim state
    $600 5
At the 1988 Democratic Convention, Clinton gave the nominating speech for this candidate
    $600 18
William Blake asked of this wild animal, "Did he who made the lamb make thee?"
    $600 28
This Israeli currency originated with the Babylonians
    $600 24
Dendrites are projections from this type of cell
    $600 15
This "Heart of Darkness" author lived his dream of commanding a steamboat up the Congo
    DD: $1,000 11
This 16th century queen was the 1st woman to play golf
    $800 6
Prior to being elected Arkansas Governor in 1978, Clinton held this state office
    $800 19
He concluded "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" with "The Epitaph"; how appropriate
    $800 29
Eritrea uses the birr as its basic unit of currency, as does this country which it broke away from in 1993
    $800 25
Osmoregulation in the human body is carried out by these organs
    $800 21
We presume you know the cataracts on the lower Congo are named for this man
    $1000 12
She became the 1st woman elected to Congress in 1916, before most women could even vote
    $1000 7
Clinton was born in this Arkansas hamlet in 1946 but grew up in Hot Springs
    $1000 20
He dedicated "The Rape of the Lock" to Mrs. Arabella Fremor
    DD: $1,000 30
The currency of Ecuador & Bolivia's official capital were both named for this man
    $1000 26
These glands secrete oil into your hair follicles
    $1000 23
Name given by the Portuguese to the Congo River & still used for much of it today

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frances Cy Ellen
$6,000 $6,100 $7,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

15th CENTURY MEN
In 1482 he told the Duke of Milan that he could "make armored wagons to carry artillery"

Final scores:

Frances Cy Ellen
$2,000 $12,100 $12,201
3rd place: Michael C. Fina flatware 2nd place: RCA television and satellite system New champion: $12,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Frances Cy Ellen
$6,000 $6,100 $9,900
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
2 W
23 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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