Show #2698 - Wednesday, May 1, 1996


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Sean Kelly, an environmental geologist from Austin, Texas

Judy Riley, a patent lawyer from Rochester, Michigan

Dave Cook, a writer from New York City, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Made of bamboo, a shakuhachi is an end-blown Japanese type of this instrument
    $100 26
After opening a bottle of champagne, some people keep this stopper, believing it's good luck
    $100 7
The Red Auerbach Trophy is awarded annually to this pro sport's coach of the year
    $100 1
Some believe our numerals, which we know as "Arabic", came from this subcontinent in the 8th century
    $100 14
Until 1845 the lumper was the most popular variety of this vegetable in Ireland
    $100 21
A British bar
    $200 12
James Levine was appointed principal conductor of this opera company in 1973
    $200 27
Some say you can cure a toothache by chewing on a piece of wood that's been struck by this
    $200 8
In 1988 & 1993 this Pittsburgh team's Mario Lemieux was named MVP of the NHL
    $200 2
People in this country's capital run true to Taipei
    $200 17
Proverbially speaking, it's where the "Proof of the Pudding is"
    $200 22
"Dynamic" twosome
    $300 13
Called a crowd in England, a crwth is a bowed lyre from this country
    $300 28
To sailors it's a delight at night, but in the morning, they'd best take warning
    $300 9
This U.S. sprinter & long jumper was named Male Athlete of the Year by Track & Field News 1982-84
    $300 3
Legend says the people of this "Land of Snows" descend from a saintly monkey & a beautiful demon
    $300 18
This man whose company later merged with Daimler invented the first gasoline-powered auto
    $300 23
The in place to work out
    $400 15
In 1948 violinist Robert Mann helped found this string quartet named for a NYC school
    $400 29
Though lucky for people born in June, break a string of them & they'll bring tears
    $400 10
Athletic teams from the University of Arizona & Kansas State share this feline nickname
    DD: $500 4
By 1893 Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia were incorporated into this territory
    $400 19
In many early decks of cards, the king of hearts represented this great Frankish king
    $400 24
A small marsh or swamp
    $500 16
It's the middle name of U.S. opera singer Mary Price
    $500 30
While on a trip, you might wear a medal depicting this saint who protects travelers
    $500 11
On Sept. 5, 1994 this team's Jerry Rice scored 3 touchdowns to become the NFL's all-time TD leader
    $500 5
You'll find Dal Lake with its flowing gardens in the "Vale of" this region
    $500 20
This conservative journal founded by William F. Buckley, Jr. celebrated its 40th anniversary in 1995
    $500 25
It's the more common term for sodium hydroxide, which is used in making soap & paper

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

Dave Judy Sean
$1,200 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Judy Sean
$2,900 $3,400 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The Marble Hall & Blue & White Drawing Rooms are among the nearly 600 rooms of this London palace
    $200 6
As well as having protective armor, the three-banded type of this creature can roll itself into a ball
    $200 16
This type of rapid transit system is often referred to as the "EL"
    $200 26
Arnold Schwarzenegger danced with Jamie Lee Curtis in this 1994 action film based on "La Totale!"
    $200 1
In 1972 Richard Nixon met in Beijing with this founder of Communist China
    $200 7
This Jonathan Swift character's third voyage takes him to Lagado & the flying island of Laputa
    $400 22
A 1577 fire at this Venetian palace destroyed art by Titian & the Bellini family
    $400 12
Fishhooks & pincushions are types of this plant
    $400 17
On April 14, 1990 this plane set a New York-to-London record for an airliner of 2 hours, 55 minutes
    $400 27
And baby made three for this British actor in "Nine Months" a remake of a French farce
    $400 2
On February 24, 1946, he was elected president of Argentina in a landslide
    DD: $1,000 8
This 1945 novel is a beast-fable attacking Stalinism
    $600 23
Florence's Pitti Palace houses the Museo Degli Argenti, which displays this family's treasures
    $600 13
All insects are hexapods, which means this
    $600 18
This square-sailed, flat-bottomed Chinese boat was described by Marco Polo in his "Travels"
    $600 28
Before winning an Oscar for "Blue Sky", she starred in "Men Don't Leave", an adaptation of "La Vie Continue"
    $600 3
This April 1916 Dublin rebellion was led by poet Patrick Pearse
    $600 9
This Sinclair Lewis title character becomes involved with fellow religious hypocrite Sharon Falconer
    DD: $1,000 24
In the 13th C. this palace overlooking Granada became the residence of the Moorish Nasrid dynasty
    $800 14
This large, stately tree valued for its wood has the scientific name Quercus alba
    $800 19
The 4-mile-long Corinth Canal cuts through a strip of land that connects this peninsula with Greece
    $800 29
This "Green Card" actor starred in the French & American versions of "My Father the Hero"
    $800 4
In 1922 the USSR consisted of Russia, Belorussia, Transcaucasia & this republic
    $800 10
He's the anti-hero of Joseph Heller's satire of military bureaucracy, "Catch-22"
    $1000 25
Most of the buildings in Istanbul's Topkapi Palace complex date from the reign of this sultan
    $1000 15
This variety of tuna is named for its habit of "skipping" over the water
    $1000 20
Queen City Metro operates buses throughout the metropolitan area of this Ohio River city
    $1000 30
This 1983 Jim McBride remake of a Jean-Luc Godard classic starred Richard Gere
    $1000 5
In 1000 this ruler of the house of Arpad became the first king of Hungary
    $1000 11
This "Alexandria Quartet" author's first important novel was "The Black Book", a 1938 satire

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Judy Sean
$6,100 $11,800 $7,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With 12 letters, it's the longest one-word state capital

Final scores:

Dave Judy Sean
$12,200 $15,801 $900
2nd place: Trip to 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta New champion: $15,801 3rd place: Panasonic Color TV/VCR Combo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Judy Sean
$6,100 $11,200 $7,600
14 R,
0 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,900

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