Show #2657 - Tuesday, March 5, 1996


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Mike King, a college professor from Weiler, Kentucky

Tom Wheeler, a stock options trader from Dallas, Texas

Melanie Posey, a market analyst from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The name of this Canadian capital comes from an Indian word meaning "to trade"
    $100 11
James Garner & Jack Kelly played brothers Bret & Bart on this ABC western
    $100 13
This shade of yellow is named for a type of pet songbird
    $100 20
Woolens, etc. are stored in a cedar chest for protection from these pests
    $100 2
Proverbs says, "Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before" this
    $100 30
Grasse, France is an important supplier of flowers used to make this fragrant fluid
    $200 6
This Colombian capital is located at an elevation of almost 8,700 feet
    $200 12
This Chuck Connors series was the most popular new show of the 1958-59 season
    $200 14
Bone can be beige or an off shade of this color
    $200 21
"Optimistic" term for the chest used to store one's trousseau
    $200 3
"Cast" this "upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days"
    $200 26
If you "go off on" one of these, you've changed course or made a sudden digression
    $300 7
2 9-hole golf courses serve this capital of Nepal
    $300 15
This James Drury title character's real name was never revealed on the show
    $300 17
This color is named for a plant genus named for 16th century German botanist Leonhard Fuchs
    $300 22
This child's bed mounted on rockers has nearly been replaced by the more functional crib
    $300 4
In the Old Testament, praying for deliverance, he said, "The waters compassed me about, even to the soul"
    $300 27
This word can mean agreement, or a musical performance
    $400 8
This capital on the Tigris River was founded in the 8th century by Caliph Al-Mansur
    $400 25
For 11 seasons Ken Curtis played this hillbilly deputy on "Gunsmoke"
    $400 18
The Persian for "dust" gave us the name of this dull brown often used for military uniforms
    $400 23
Biedermeier, a 19th century style from this country, got its name from a bourgeois caricature
    $400 5
Patriarch to whom God said, "Thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age"
    $400 28
A costumed procession, or a show consisting of beauty contestants
    $500 9
Suprema a Situ, supreme by situation, is the motto of this New Zealand capital
    $500 16
He was the only survivor of an ambush by Butch Cavendish's Hole in the Wall Gang
    $500 19
This deep blue dye once came from a member of the pea family grown on southern plantations
    $500 24
A cabriole is this part of a piece of furniture shaped in a double curve
    DD: $500 10
He was asked, "Art thou able to make known unto me the dream which I have seen...?"
    $500 29
The Greek for "learned man" gave us this term for a record of past events or the study of them

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

Melanie Tom Mike
$400 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melanie Tom Mike
$1,100 $4,500 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
She was about 12 years old when she saved the life of Captain John Smith
    $200 7
Hold a lump of gallium in your hand & it will do this, so you can assume M&M's aren't coated with it
    $200 6
1790's "Cosi Fan Tutte" was his first opera commission since 1787's "Don Giovanni"
    $200 17
In 1939 this Baltimore fort's status was changed from National Park to National Monument
    $200 30
The Democratic Party used a hickory pole & broom and a rooster as emblems before settling on this
    $200 1
This 1950 Ray Bradbury novel about life on Mars was titled "The Silver Locusts" in England
    $400 28
The subject of a rhyme, she was acquitted of a double murder in 1893
    $400 8
The name of this gas, NH3, goes back to ancient Egypt, where it was part of the salt of Ammon
    $400 12
John Cage's "Prepared" type of this keyboard instrument has objects attached to the strings
    $400 18
Virginia has 2 national monuments: the birthplaces of George Washington & this black educator
    $400 29
This senator popularized the phrase "Point of order" at 1954 Senate hearings
    $400 2
This Herman Melville title character, an English sailor, is hanged for killing master-at-arms Claggart
    $600 25
In 1899, at her own Paris theatre, she gave the first of her famous performances as Hamlet
    $600 9
A "strong" one of these, like sulfuric or hydrochloric, will ionize completely in water
    $600 13
This author of "A Clockwork Orange" wrote the 3-movement "Sinfoni Melayu", based on Malaysian themes
    $600 19
Devils Postpile National Monument is in California & Devils Tower is found in this state
    $600 22
Lord Acton said this "tends to corrupt"
    $600 3
In the Jonathan Swift novel, it's Gulliver's first name
    DD: $1,600 26
This infamous Italian patron of the arts was the illegitimate daughter of the future Pope Alexander VI
    $800 10
For osmosis to occur, you need a semipermeable one of these between the 2 solutions
    $800 14
In 1865 Anton Bruckner attended the premiere of "Tristan und Isolde" & met this man, its composer
    DD: $2,000 20
This expanse of gypsum dunes lies between the San Andres & Sacramento Mountains in New Mexico
    $800 23
Popular name of the States' Rights Democrats who supported Strom Thurmond in 1948
    $800 4
Floral Heights, a suburb of this fictional metropolis, is the setting for Sinclair Lewis' "Babbitt"
    $1000 27
In 1927 this American birth control pioneer helped organize the first world population conference
    $1000 11
In the process of sublimation, this state of matter is skipped
    $1000 15
Liszt's piano music was influenced by the phenomenal technique of this Italian violin virtuoso
    $1000 21
A monument on San Diego Bay honors this Portuguese explorer who claimed the west coast for Spain
    $1000 24
This term for an intermediary between citizen & government comes from the Swedish for "Commissioner"
    $1000 5
The title of this William Faulkner novel refers to 3 friends who steal a banker's car

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melanie Tom Mike
$2,700 $7,300 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Husband & wife who were both nominated for playing a married couple in a 1966 film; only the wife won

Final scores:

Melanie Tom Mike
$100 $14,001 $9,000
3rd place: The Key interactive musical instrument New champion: $14,001 2nd place: Kingsdown mattress + DuPont Comforel pillow & comforter set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Melanie Tom Mike
$4,700 $7,300 $6,700
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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