Show #2691 - Monday, April 22, 1996


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Rich Wiebe, a graduate student from Tucson, Arizona

Ellen Curtis, a tax examiner from Austin, Texas

Sendhil Revuluri, a trading assistant from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
While the 13th Amendment banned this practice, it still allows involuntary servitude for convicts
    $100 2
Before this peg came into use, golfers hit the ball off a mound of sand or turf
    $100 23
The true "York and Lancaster" is a Damask type of this thorny flowering plant
    $100 21
In the "Odyssey" Proteus was in charge of tending this Greek god's sea creatures
    $100 1
Ringed seals are the favorite food of this bear, but it also preys on walruses & whales
    $100 5
The University of New Haven is actually in West Haven in this state
    $200 11
Article I limits its size to 10 miles square
    $200 8
A player may ask advice only from his partner or from this person who carries his clubs
    $200 27
This "pile" is made by layering absorbent material with manure or other nitrogen-rich material
    $200 22
Aconite, a poisonous plant, was infected by the venom that dripped from this watchdog of Hades
    $200 3
With its black spots, this fastest land mammal may be mistaken for a leopard
    $200 6
This substance is responsible for dependence on tobacco
    DD: $1,200 16
This person presides over the impeachment trial of a president
    $300 13
The apron, the grass surrounding this area, is somewhat shorter than the fairway
    $300 28
Term for plants pruned & trained into balls, pyramids or other shapes
    $300 24
Marsyas lost a music contest to this lyre player, who then flayed Marsyas alive
    $300 4
Brush wolf is another name for this howling canine
    $300 7
In Japan this paper-folding art is used to produce objects for ceremonial functions
    $400 17
When the Constitution mentions this state, it includes "and Providence Plantations"
    $400 19
A scratch golfer is one skillful enough to play without one of these
    $400 29
The Pattypan is a round, summer type of this vegetable
    $400 25
This 2-faced god was one of the oldest in the Roman Pantheon
    $400 14
This African mammal has been described as "rather hideous" & "an extremely ugly wild pig"
    $400 9
In 1896 Adolph Simon Ochs gained control of this nearly bankrupt newspaper
    $500 18
He signed the Constitution as "President and deputy from Virginia"
    $500 20
This term means to position oneself before hitting the ball, not to speak to the ball
    $500 30
The dry, fibrous shells of the fruit of the Luffa plant are often used as these
    $500 26
He was the son of Daedalus & Naucrate, one of Minos' slaves
    $500 15
Developed in France, the Percheron is a breed of this animal
    $500 12
In 1906-07 artist Georges Braque adopted this "Wild Beast" style

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

Sendhil Ellen Rich
$1,200 $400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sendhil Ellen Rich
$3,300 $1,900 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
It's the last name of Haiti's Papa Doc & Baby Doc
    $200 11
Andy Warhol predicted, "In the future everyone will be famous for" this length of time
    $200 7
This gypsy leaves her lover Don Jose for Escamillo, a bullfighter
    $200 6
This Greek thinker known for his "method" apparently supported himself as a stonecarver
    $200 24
Because of its location, this country's lake of Lucerne is also called the Lake of the Four Forest Cantons
    $200 1
"Bruce Wayne's Alter Ego Eternally"
    $400 22
A tale of the Malatesta family that ruled Rimini 600 years ago is in his "Divine Comedy"
    $400 12
James Thurber observed, "It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all" of these
    $400 8
In a Gounod opera the devil appears to this old man & grants him youth
    $400 15
This 17th century Frenchman is considered the founder of modern philosophy
    $400 23
This sacred river flows nearly 1,600 miles from the southern Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal
    $400 2
"Yuri the Russian Physician"
    $600 25
It's the family name of Peter the Great & Alexander I
    $600 14
Garrison Keillor calls this fictional place "the little town that time forgot, that the decades cannot improve"
    $600 9
Figaro's first song in this 19th century opera is the comic aria, "Largo al factotum"
    $600 16
In 1963 this existentialist published his autobiography, "The Words"
    $600 28
This African lake is the largest freshwater lake in the world after Lake Superior
    $600 3
"Jim Henson's Puppets Steal a New York Island"
    $800 29
Louis XIV's grandson Philippe established the Spanish branch of this house as Philip V
    $800 17
The modern author who noted, "Radical only radical in style; in its heart it is part of society"
    $800 10
"The Dance of the Seven Veils" is one of the numbers in this 1905 Richard Strauss tragic opera
    DD: $1,500 18
He served as a teacher in Concord, Mass. & as a tutor of Emerson's brother's children
    $800 27
The Sava flows through Slovenia, Croatia & Serbia before entering this river at Belgrade
    $800 4
"Speculate What Guest Is Showing Up for the Evening Repast"
    $1000 30
This famous family ruled Milan for only 85 years, 1450-1535
    DD: $2,300 20
She told Ernest Hemingway, "Remarks are not literature"
    $1000 13
This Verdi opera opens at a salon in the house of a courtesan named Violetta
    $1000 19
This "Critique of Pure Reason" author taught at Konigsberg University for over 40 years
    $1000 26
Isla del Sol in this lake is the legendary birthplace of the Incas
    $1000 5
"What Person Fears the Author of 'To the Lighthouse'?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sendhil Ellen Rich
$8,300 $2,100 $13,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Alvaro de Mendana named these Pacific islands believing they provided gold for the Jerusalem temple

Final scores:

Sendhil Ellen Rich
$16,600 $0 $16,601
2nd place: Bose home theater system 3rd place: Samsung 19" TV/VCR New champion: $16,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sendhil Ellen Rich
$7,400 $2,100 $11,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,900

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