Show #2749 - Thursday, July 11, 1996

Contestants

Donna Beckage, an administrative assistant from Los Angeles, California

Jack Call, a college instructor from Whittier, California

Stephen Lewis, a hotel owner from Calico Rock, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,500)

Jeopardy! Round

PENNSYLVANIA
-OLOGIES
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
WOMEN
NAUTICAL TERMS
NAME THE DECADE
    $100 1
Besides Harrisburg, 1 of 2 other cities that served as state capital
    $100 6
Answers about Hera, Hermes & the Hesperides often appear in this "Jeopardy!" category
    $100 16
In its ads this communications giant calls itself "Your True Choice"
    $100 11
On May 16, 1975 Junko Tabei from Japan became the first woman to reach its peak
    $100 26
Bird term for a small platform below the masthead light used as a lookout station
    $100 18
The Soviet Union breaks up
    $200 2
The Amish, Moravians & Mennonites are parts of the group collectively known as this
    $200 7
This study of the supposed effect of the stars on human life could be called zodiacology
    $200 17
3M is headquartered in this state
    $200 12
Named a "Papal Countess" in 1951 by the Vatican, this mother of a president died in 1995
    $200 27
A VLCC, very large crude carrier, is this type of ship
    $200 20
India & Pakistan gain independence & the nation of Israel is proclaimed
    $300 3
In 1889, 1936 & 1977, this city in the Conemaugh Valley was hit by disastrous floods
    $300 8
It's the scientific study of antiquities from the land of the pharaoahs
    $300 19
1996 marks the 50th birthday of this personnel company once famous for its "Girls"
    $300 13
Shannon Lucid told her male roommates she wouldn't be a maid for the 5 months they'd be here in 1996
    $300 28
An escutcheon is a board on the stern of a vessel that lists its port of registry & this
    $300 21
The Titanic sinks
    $400 4
A town is named for this winner of the pentathlon & decathlon at the 1912 Olympics
    $400 9
It's the study of such phenomena as extrasensory perception & psychokinesis
    $400 24
Launched in the U.S. in 1993, this company's Captiva camera produces pictures about the size of a credit card
    $400 14
Her "Live" album won a Grammy in 1994 for Best Mexican-American Album
    $400 29
Wigwag is a simpler type of this, signaling with coded hand-held flags
    $400 22
The Spanish-American War breaks out
    $500 5
These mountains lent their names to Penn State's Lions
    $500 10
This branch of zoology deals specifically with fish
    $500 25
In 1995 this maker of Kleenex acquired one of its major rivals, Scott Paper
    DD: $700 15
This former White House press secretary teamed with Mary Matalin to host CNBC's "Equal Time"
    $500 30
This word can mean a vessel's national flag or the most junior commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy
    $500 23
The Great Plague sweeps through London, soon followed by the Great Fire

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

Stephen Jack Donna
$2,000 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Jack Donna
$4,100 $2,900 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

BARITONES
THE 9th CENTURY
PHOTOGRAPHERS
FAMOUS ITALIANS
BAYS & GULFS
BOOKS & AUTHORS
    $200 2
1942's "I Married an Angel" was his last film with Jeannette MacDonald
    $200 14
New ones invented in the 9th century included Hiragana & Cyrillic
    $200 26
In 1974 he exhibited portraits of his dying father, Jacob Israel Avedon
    $200 1
The last Italian pope, he reigned just before the current one
    $200 3
It's bordered by the southeast coast of the U.S. from Florida to Texas
    $200 20
Like his book "Roots", his book "Queen" inspired a TV miniseries
    $400 5
Sherrill Milnes' first major role was Masetto in this composer's "Don Giovanni"
    $400 16
Pope Leo IV built the Leonine Wall to protect this Roman basilica from Muslim invaders
    $400 27
Louis & Auguste Bisson made the first photos from the summit of this highest Alpine peak
    $400 8
Before coming to America, Arturo Toscanini was principal conductor at this Milan opera house
    $400 4
Sri Lanka is bounded on the west by the Gulf of Mannar & on the east by this bay
    $400 21
This "Exodus" author continued his "Trinity" saga in a 1995 sequel, "Redemption"
    $600 6
Dietrich Fisher-Dieskau specialized in singing cycles of this man's lieder, like "Die Winterreise"
    $600 17
In 859 Al-Qarawiyin University was founded at Fez in this north African country
    DD: $2,000 28
Joseph Niepce began photographic research with this more famous Frenchman in 1829
    $600 11
Born in Montona, Italy in 1940, he won his only Indy 500 in 1969
    $600 7
The tides of this bay between New Brunswick & Nova Scotia rise as high as 70 feet
    $600 23
He switched locales from Madison County to Mexico for his 1995 novel "Puerto Vallarta Squeeze"
    $800 12
Hakan Hagegard portrayed Papageno in this Swedish director's film of "The Magic Flute"
    $800 18
In the 890s Arpad led this group across the Carpathians into Hungary
    $800 29
This photojournalist worked with future husband Erskine Caldwell on "You Have Seen Their Faces"
    $800 15
She won an Oscar in 1962 & received an honorary one in 1991
    $800 9
The French islands of Belle-Ile & Oleron are in this bay
    $800 24
This 1983 Stephen King novel focused on a Plymouth Fury with a mind of its own
    DD: $1,100 13
This celebrated actor & bass-baritone was born in Princeton, N.J. in 1898, the son of a former slave
    $1000 22
In 886 this English king retook London from the Danes
    $1000 30
His studies of a horse's gallop were interrupted by his trial for the murder of his wife's lover
    $1000 19
In 1980 he designed the uniforms for the Italian Air Force
    $1000 10
This longest river of Poland empties into the Gulf of Gdansk
    $1000 25
Using his initials in reverse, this horror novelist wrote "Chase" under the name K.R. Dwyer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Jack Donna
$13,800 $4,900 $6,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NATURE
In December 1995 cold weather killed millions of these wintering in Michoacan

Final scores:

Stephen Jack Donna
$14,800 $1,900 $9,801
2-day champion: $29,300 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephen Jack Donna
$13,500 $4,900 $4,900
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R,
0 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,300

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