Show #2700 - Friday, May 3, 1996

Contestants

Jeff Gorsky, a lawyer originally from Washington, D.C.

Shannon Champion, a homemaker from Birmingham, Alabama

Judy Riley, a patent lawyer from Rochester, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,402)

Jeopardy! Round

GARDENING
19th CENTURY AMERICA
BASEBALL
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
MARRIAGE CUSTOMS
"POT"s & "PAN"s
    $100 7
Dutch bulbs are planted in the fall to bloom during this season
    $100 8
In 1831 Robert E. Lee married Mary Ann Randolph Custis, great-granddaughter of this first lady
    $100 26
Whitey Ford, a pitcher for this team, won 10 World Series games & lost 8, both records
    $100 1
This city is about 18 miles or 95,040 feet of film southwest of Nice
    $100 2
The bride gets a shower; the groom gets this one last fling
    $100 21
You may hit one gambling
    $200 17
Fertilizers in the U.S. are classified by their content of K, potassium, P, phosphorus, & this, N
    $200 9
One of these brothers was born near New Castle, Indiana in 1867, the other in Dayton, Ohio in 1871
    $200 27
In 1953 the Boston Braves moved to this city
    $200 3
The easternmost part of Egypt, it shares its name with a mountain
    $200 13
At a Malaysian wedding, each guest is given a decorated one of these edible fertility symbols
    $200 22
Vietnamese pig paunch
    $300 18
Popular plants grown in these controlled environments include begonias & geraniums
    $300 10
In 1820 Cahaba replaced Huntsville as capital of this state
    $300 28
Nicknamed the "Georgia Peach", he has the all-time highest career batting average, .367
    $300 4
The 3 continents crossed by the Tropic of Capricorn
    $300 14
At a military wedding, the departing couple exits under an arch of these weapons
    $300 23
The name of this gland comes from the Greek for "sweetbread"
    $400 19
Growers of hybrid tea types of these remove some buds so others will bloom larger
    $400 11
In 1858 humorist Charles Farrar Brown published his 1st Artemus Ward letters in this city's Plain Dealer newspaper
    $400 29
In 1991 this Baltimore Oriole shortstop was named the American League's MVP
    DD: $500 5
Of Japan's 4 main islands, the one whose name doesn't end in "U"
    $400 15
The 4 "Somethings" a bride must have
    $400 24
A tumult, or the capital city of Milton's Hell
    $500 20
Caused by bacteria or fungi, the dead tissue in this plant disease can be "soft", "hard", "dry" or "wet"
    $500 12
Diamond Jim Brady was the longtime love of this singer known as "The American Beauty"
    $500 30
This current baseball player is they only man in history to have more than 1,000 career stolen bases
    $500 6
The Limpopo River is also known by this reptilian name
    $500 16
In days of yore the groom's family paid the bride-price & her family bestowed this
    $500 25
It's a burial ground for paupers & criminals

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

Judy Shannon Jeff
$2,000 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Shannon Jeff
$3,700 $2,300 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIOGRAPHIES
HISTORY
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
BIOLOGY
POTS & PANS
    $200 6
Banesh Hoffmann subtitled his book about this father of relativity "Creator and Rebel"
    $200 1
On a 1937 trip to Libya, this Italian dictator was declared a protector of Islam
    $200 12
This star was sexually harrassed by Demi Moore in the 1994 film "Disclosure"
    $200 11
This agency of the Treasury Department enforces the tax laws
    $200 14
It takes one fertilized egg to produce identical twins & two eggs to produce this type
    $200 26
This frying pan used for pancakes should be wiped clean, not scrubbed, so a seasoning will develop
    $400 7
"The Happiest Man Alive" is a biography of this author of "Tropic of Cancer"
    $400 2
About 250 foreign missionaries & 32,000 Chinese Christians were killed in this 1898-1900 uprising
    $400 22
In "A Walk in the Clouds", he's a WWII vet who poses as the husband of an unmarried, pregnant woman
    $400 13
In 1896 the U.S. Post Office established R.F.D., which stands for this
    $400 15
It's also called the auditory tube
    $400 27
It's the metal of choice for a caramelizing pot
    $600 8
He wrote a biography of Earl Warren as well as biographical novels like "The Agony and the Ecstasy"
    $600 3
In February 1975 this country's president Park announced the release of about 200 political prisoners
    $600 23
1940 film in which John Barrymore parodied himself, or Barrymore's nickname
    $600 19
In 1789 the name of the Department of Foreign Affairs was changed to this
    $600 16
It's the part of the eye responsible for converting light into nerve impulses
    $600 28
A tightly sealed pot that uses steam action, it has a safety valve to keep it from exploding
    $800 9
"Little Wilson and Big God" is the first volume of this "A Clockwork Orange" author's autobiography
    $800 4
He ascended the throne of France in 1643 at age 4 & reigned until 1715
    $800 24
He won the lead in "PT-109" after JFK approved him
    DD: $2,000 20
This future president was the last Democrat before Robert C. Byrd to serve as Senate minority leader
    $800 17
Common to certain animals, it's the growing back of a body part after it's been lost or damaged
    $1000 10
"A Lion for Love" is a critical autobiography of this author of "The Red and the Black"
    $1000 5
Octavian became emperor after defeating this Roman at the 31 B.C. Battle of Actium
    $1000 25
Robert Redford led a disreputable group of high-tech computer whizzes in this 1992 film
    $1000 21
The Progressive Party candidate for president in 1924, this Wisconsin senator received almost 5 million votes
    DD: $2,500 18
It's the branch of biology that classifies & names living organisms

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Shannon Jeff
$7,500 $1,600 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
King Agamemnon was killed on his return to Greece after ignoring the warnings of this woman, his slave

Final scores:

Judy Shannon Jeff
$7,400 $0 $15,100
2nd place: Trip to 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta 3rd place: Set of Ricardo Beverly Hills Luggage New champion: $15,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Judy Shannon Jeff
$7,400 $4,100 $8,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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