Show #2712 - Tuesday, May 21, 1996

Contestants

Wes Hanson, an editor from Santa Monica, California

Anne Keever Cannon, a public affairs specialist from Lancaster, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,600)

Brian Flanagan, a tavern owner from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

METALS
RHYME TIME
FIRST LADIES
GAMES
SOUPS & STEWS
WALES
(Alex: The country.)
    $100 13
In Italian this metal is called alluminio
    $100 14
Petula's songbirds
    $100 8
She was named for her mother's friend Bessie Madge Andrews
    $100 24
In pool the cue ball is white & this number ball is black
    $100 1
Joy of Cooking's Ghanian groundnut soup recipe calls for 1 cup of the smooth type of this spread
    $100 19
Caernarvon Castle was the site of his 1969 investiture as Prince of Wales
    $200 26
Gilding is the art of decorating objects with this metal
    $200 17
Avalon's nose wipers
    $200 9
Rosalynn Carter called her 1984 autobiography "First Lady from" this Georgia Town
    $200 2
Five-card draw & five-card stud are variations of this card game
    $200 4
Diced hard-boiled eggs & croutons are popular garnishes for this cold Andalusian soup
    $200 20
The Welsh flag features this red beast with a forked tongue & tail
    $300 29
Zinc does this at 419.58° C.; it boils at 907° C.
    $300 18
Ricki's reptiles
    $300 10
In 1941 she began writing a monthly column called "If You Ask Me" for the Ladies' Home Journal
    $300 3
TV's "Wheel of Fortune" is based on this pencil & paper game
    $300 5
All good gumbos begin with a dark roux, which is a long-cooked mixture of shortening & this
    $300 21
Despite a decline in production, it remains Wales' most important mineral resource
    $400 30
This liquid metal weighs 13.6 times as much as an equal volume of water
    $400 15
Earhart's flowers
    $400 11
Nancy Reagan said this Soviet first lady "lectured" her "on the failings of the American political system"
    $400 16
It's the company that introduced the video games Dankey Kang & Super Mario Brothers
    $400 6
She-crab soup is a springtime specialty of this "Palmetto State"
    DD: $1,000 22
This largest city of Wales grew up around a Norman fortress
    $500 27
In moist air this metal, symbol Cu, gradually becomes covered with a green patina
    $500 28
Gibson's tintinnabula
    $500 12
In 1947 she made her society debut at the Clambake Club in Newport, R.I. & was dubbed "Queen Deb of the Year"
    $500 25
In Monopoly the name of this yellow property is actually misspelled
    $500 7
The name of this chicken or lamb soup comes from the Tamil milaku tannir
    $500 23
In Laugharne you can visit the grave of this famous poet, as well as his home, the "Boathouse"

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

Brian Anne Wes
$1,100 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Anne Wes
$4,300 $1,900 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

RECLUSIVE AUTHORS
(Alex: How about that?)
U.S. CITIES
MUSICAL THEATRE
WORLD HISTORY
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
WHALES
    $200 4
In 1987 this author of "The Catcher in the Rye" blocked publication of an autobiography
    $200 1
The site of a major naval base, this city near the Mexican border is the "Birthplace of California"
    $200 11
"Smokey Joe's Café" features songs of Leiber & Stoller, who concocted this numerical "Love Potion"
    $200 5
In 1659 the British captured & settled this island where Napoleon died
    $200 10
In 1977 Citibank became the first bank to install these, abbreviated ATM, on a wide scale
    $200 14
A type of beaked whale is called the bottle-nose, like the best-known species of these small whales
    $400 22
This New England poet wrote more than a third of her poems during the 1860s
    $400 2
North & south sections of I-95 join at the 8-lane Fort McHenry Tunnel in this city
    $400 25
Based on a novel by a Trinidadian author, "Once on This Island" is set on an island in this sea
    $400 6
From 1942 to 1944, this resort was the government seat of German-occupied France
    $400 12
In 1962 this company opened Woolco, a U.S. & Canadian discount chain
    $400 15
Also called orcas, these creatures travel in pods ranging from 2 to dozens of individuals
    $600 23
This author of "Silas Marner" stopped writing & became a recluse after the death of her lover George Lewes
    $600 3
This Minnesota city was named for Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut, who visited the area in 1679
    $600 26
In 1995 this singer-composer known for the hit "Short People" premiered his musical about Faust
    $600 7
In 336 B.C. this father of Alexander the Great was killed while preparing to go to war against Persia
    $600 13
Bill Gates co-founded this Redmond, Washington firm when he was only 19 years old
    $600 18
This species best-known from "Moby Dick" can dive to depths of more than 3,000 feet
    $800 24
After age 35 he rarely left the cork-lined room where he wrote "Remembrance of Things Past"
    $800 16
The street design of this port, New York's second-largest city, is based on Washington, D.C.
    $800 27
This 1948 Moira Shearer film named for colorful footwear has been adapted as a Broadway musical
    $800 8
In 1236 this Russian who later defeated the Swedes at the Neva River became Prince of Novgorod
    DD: $5,000 20
Electrolux AB, which operates in many countries, is headquartered in this one
    $800 19
These giants are also called sulfur-bottom whales from the color of algae growing on them
    $1000 28
All efforts to interview, photograph or even find this "Gravity's Rainbow" author have failed
    $1000 17
In the 1880s glassmaking was introduced to this western Ohio port by Edward Libbey & Michael Owens
    $1000 29
Cinderella's prince & Rapunzel's prince sing about their "Agony" in this Stephen Sondheim musical
    DD: $4,000 9
He served as U.N. Secretary-General longer than any other man, 10 years & 58 days
    $1000 21
Slurpee is one of the brand names belonging to this operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Anne Wes
$7,700 $4,700 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD MAGAZINES
The name of this German newsweekly means "The Mirror"

Final scores:

Brian Anne Wes
$9,401 $100 $0
2-day champion: $19,001 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brian Anne Wes
$9,100 $4,700 $3,200
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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