Show #2613 - Wednesday, January 3, 1996

Contestants

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Claudia Shanaman, a high school teacher from York, Pennsylvania

Chris Oake, a public relations vice president from Pasadena, California

Gareth Jones, a real estate appraiser from Visalia, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,199)

Jeopardy! Round

1795
MAGIC & MAGICIANS
POTENT POTABLES
MYTHOLOGY
GUINNESS RECORDS
"V"OCABULARY
    $100 2
The Lexington Public Library, this southern state's oldest, was founded in 1795
    $100 7
In 1942 this "Citizen Kane" director created the "Mercury Wonder Show", a magic show for servicemen
    $100 11
Grades of this bubbly beverage run from brut to doux
    $100 19
Athena caught Poseidon & this gorgon in her temple & turned her into a monster
    $100 1
The largest of these ever published had 12,489 clues across & 13,125 clues down
    $100 5
An animal doctor
    $200 6
This slave, the subject of an 1857 Supreme Court case, was probably born in 1795
    $200 8
Haruo Shimoda & Lance Burton are famous for acts featuring these birds
    $200 12
It denotes a rich or sweet liqueur; one may be de cacao, de bananes or de menthe
    $200 20
Echion was the name shared by an argonaut, one of Cadmus' warriors & one of the Greeks in this object
    $200 3
This house of the British Parliament has the smallest quorum; only 3 peers need be present
    $200 24
It's the willful destruction of public or private property
    $300 9
British forces seized the Dutch Cape Colony in what's now this country
    $300 14
This star of TV's "Dave's World" once did an act featuring the dangerous bullet catch trick
    $300 13
When this potable is "buttered", it contains sugar & spices as well as butter
    $300 25
Pitys, Syrinx & Echo were among the nymphs pursued by this lecherous half-man, half-goat
    $300 4
This Arlington, Virginia building contains about 17 miles of corridors
    $300 26
It's a porch or balcony, usually roofed, along the outside of a house
    $400 10
On Jan. 3, 1795 this British pottery maker died in Etruria near Stoke-on-Trent
    $400 16
Lynette Chappell appears as the evil queen in this duo's show at Las Vegas' Mirage Hotel
    $400 15
Norse king Fjolne is said to have been drowned in this honey-based drink
    $400 27
Name given to the Horn of Amalthea, the goat that suckled Zeus; it was always full of food & drink
    $400 22
The record for most valuable hair belongs to this British naval hero; a lock brought $10,035 in 1988
    $400 28
French word for a small piece of hand luggage
    $500 18
A fur-trading post was built on the site of this city 175 miles north of Calgary
    $500 17
Hardeen, born Theodore Weiss, briefly performed with this famous escape artist, his brother
    $500 21
It was home-produced during Prohibition by adding essence of juniper to alcohol
    DD: $600 30
If you enjoy tripping the light fantastic, this is your muse
    $500 23
His record rule in North Korea lasted from 1948 until his death in 1994
    $500 29
It's a clergyman who often acts on behalf of other, higher ranking officials

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

Gareth Chris Claudia
$1,500 $900 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gareth Chris Claudia
$3,400 $2,500 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
NAMES
19th CENTURY OPERA
NOVELS
WHAT A PRINCE!
    $200 1
On Dec. 1, 1862 he said, "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free"
    $200 6
The name of Goondiwindi in this country is from an Aboriginal word for "resting place for birds"
    $200 8
"Oh My Darling", some say the old song about a miner's daughter actually made this girl's name less popular
    $200 12
At the end of this opera, the gingerbread children at the witch's house turn back into real children
    $200 10
The motto of the 4 comrades in this 1844 novel is "All for One and One for All"
    $200 17
This husband of Queen Victoria worked well with Sir Robert Peel but quarreled with Lord Palmerston
    $400 2
This last president born in a log cabin was shot by Charles Guiteau July 2, 1881 & died Sept. 19
    $400 7
This sea's ports include Antwerp, Rotterdam & Hamburg
    $400 9
As the name Quentin is most appropriate for a fifth son, Decima denotes this daughter
    $400 13
This "Swan Lake" composer's 1884 opera "Mazeppa" is set in 18th century Ukraine
    $400 11
Natasha in this Tolstoy novel was inspired by the author's sister-in-law
    $400 18
Owen Glendower, a prince of this country, led its last major revolt against English rule
    $600 3
While mayor of New York City, this flamboyant politician created the city's sanitation department
    DD: $1,000 14
1 of the 2 landlocked countries of South America
    $600 19
Raquel is the Spanish form of this biblical name
    $600 30
This "William Tell" composer's 1817 opera "Adelaide di Borgogna" is rarely performed
    $600 24
Sherlock Holmes met Dr. Watson for the first time in this 1887 novel
    $600 22
The Order of Christ, a wealthy Portuguese crusading order, helped him sponsor explorations
    $800 4
This superintendent of Union army nurses during the Civil War was known as the "Gentle Warrior"
    $800 15
The Black, Aegean & Adriatic Seas all border this peninsula
    $800 20
It's a flower named for German botanist J.G. Zinn, as well as a feminine first name
    $800 29
With the help of his teacher, this Hungarian wrote his only opera, "Don Sanche", in 1825, when he was 13
    $800 23
The title of this 1932 Aldous Huxley novel is from Shakespeare's "The Tempest"
    $800 25
He succeeded his grandfather Louis II Matignon-Grimaldi in 1949
    $1000 5
Her "A Raisin in the Sun" was the first Broadway play written by a black woman
    $1000 16
The world's second-longest barrier reef lies off this small country on the Yucatan Peninsula
    $1000 21
One of King Lear's daughters bears this Irish family name that means "little king"
    $1000 28
"Wahn! Wahn!" is a baritone monologue in this composer's 1868 opera "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg"
    $1000 27
This Robert Penn Warren novel is narrated by Jack Burden, an aide to Willie Stark
    DD: $500 26
In 1993 Prince Norodom Ranariddh became first prime minister of this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gareth Chris Claudia
$8,200 $2,700 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OSCAR-WINNING ACTORS
In the 1950s he won 2 Best Supp. Actor Oscars: 1 for playing a revolutionary, & 1 for playing an artist

Final scores:

Gareth Chris Claudia
$6,199 $4,700 $100
2-day champion: $11,398 2nd place: La-Z-Boy sofa & loveseat & Minoff table lamps 3rd place: Washburn wood acoustic guitar

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gareth Chris Claudia
$8,200 $2,700 $5,800
28 R,
6 W
10 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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