Show #2682 - Tuesday, April 9, 1996

Michael Dupée game 1.

Contestants

Michael Dupee, an attorney from Cleveland, Ohio

Ron Jin, a school librarian from San Francisco, California

Rick Blumenfeld, a research attorney from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

JAPAN
POP MUSIC
AMERICAN MUSEUMS
THE OLD TESTAMENT
GAMES
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
    $100 6
This custom is not observed in Japan; if you leave change behind, it may be returned to you
    $100 28
In 1960, the year of his Army discharge, he had 3 No. 1 hits including "It's Now Or Never"
    $100 12
The Pharmacy Museum in this city's French Quarter has an enormous leech jar on display
    $100 14
Because not even 10 good people could be found in this wicked city, the Lord destroyed it
    $100 22
This is a game of guessing words or phrases acted out, sometimes syllable by syllable
    $100 1
This author of "The Color Purple" won a 1986 O. Henry Prize for her story "Kindred Spirits"
    $200 8
The name of this monetary unit comes from the word for "round"; earlier coins were often oval
    $200 7
His 1983 hit "Beat It" featured Eddie Van Halen on gutiar
    $200 13
Fantastic figureheads are on display in the Mariners' Museum in Newport News in this state
    $200 15
This Philistine asked David, "Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves?"
    $200 23
Of boccie, bagatelle, & baccarat, the one that doesn't use balls
    $200 2
His sci-fi novel, "The Invisible Man" is sometimes subtitled "A Fantastic Sensation"
    $300 9
Tokyo is served by two of these: Narita & Haneda
    $300 29
This band adapted its name from Leonard Skinner, a gym teacher who loathed their long hair
    $300 19
There's a small museum devoted to Father Damien in this state capital
    $300 17
The cover, or mercy seat, of this box represented the throne of God
    $300 24
You take an opponent's checker after you do this to it
    $300 3
She wrote of the Chinese people, "They yield, they bend to the wind, but they never break"
    DD: $1,000 10
After being rebuilt in 1855, the Imperial Palace in this former capital was home to just 2 emperors
    $400 16
Her 1985 hit "Crazy For You" reached the top 5 in the U.K., as did its 1991 remixed version
    $400 20
The Enid A. Haupt garden sits atop this institution's underground museum, education, & research complex
    $400 18
The Old Testament refers to it as Mount Horeb & the mountain of God
    $400 25
In this game a person whose eyes are covered must determine a person's identity by feeling the face
    $400 4
"August 1914" is a novel about the first days of WWI by this author of "The Gulag Archipelago"
    $500 11
The custom of using these seabirds to catch fish has been practiced for over a millennium
    $500 30
While touring with The Beach Boys, she was cast in a major role in "To Sir With Love"
    $500 21
Edward Kemeys designed the bronze lions guarding the main entrance to the art institute of this Midwest city
    $500 26
This biblical patriarch was the son of Lamech & the grandson of Methuselah
    $500 27
In gin rummy, a hand ends when one player calls "Gin" or does this
    $500 5
This Voltaire title character is thrown out of the baron's castle with several kicks to his backside

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

Rick Ron Michael
$200 $700 $3,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Ron Michael
$1,500 $1,500 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1750s
ART & ARTISTS
DESERTS
FOOD
INSECTS
FILM EPICS
    $200 11
This bell was first hung in 1753 in the Pennsylvania state house
    $200 2
From 1899-1904 Claude Monet created a series of paintings of this English river
    $200 16
The Gibson desert lies between the Great Sandy & Great Victoria deserts on this continent
    $200 26
Lavender is often included in herbes de Provence, an herb mixture from the south of this country
    $200 21
Recent DNA studies indicate that cockroaches & these wood eaters evolved from a common ancestor
    $200 7
Warren Beatty portrayed John Reed, author of "Ten Days That Shook the World" in this 1981 epic
    $400 12
In 1755, at age 23, he was appointed Commander-In-Chief of all the Virginia forces
    $400 3
Samuel Morse's 1825 painting of this marquis is one of the finest American romantic portraits
    DD: $3,000 17
The central part of this desert is crossed by the Jining-Ulan Bator Railway
    $400 27
A wax bean is a variety of green bean that's this color
    $400 23
The firefly is not a true fly but one of these insects like a junebug
    $400 1
Mel Gibson charges into battle as Scottish avenger William Wallace in this 1995 epic
    $600 13
Great Britain & its colonies adapted this calendar in 1752
    $600 4
Manfredi, Saraceni, & other followers of this artist were known as the Caravaggisti
    $600 18
This Calif. desert extends from the San Jacinto & San Bernardino mountains east to the Colorado river
    DD: $500 28
This ham is made from pigs fed the whey left over from making parmigiano cheese
    $600 24
The Oriental & Mediterranean types of this insect are serious agricultural pests
    $600 8
Cecil B. De Mille directed this biblical epic twice, once as a silent, the other in 1956 as a talkie
    $800 14
In 1756 this Prussian leader invaded neighboring Saxony, sparking the Seven Years War
    $800 5
In 1482 Leonardo Da Vinci moved to this city to become its court artist to Ludovico Sforza
    $800 19
The southern part of this desert extends into South Africa's Cape province
    $800 29
This starchy variety of banana is also called the cooking banana
    $800 22
Introduced circa 1868 in New England, this destructive moth has been found in the western U.S.
    $800 9
James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds, & Henry Fonda were among the stars of this 1962 epic about a pioneer family
    $1000 15
Robert Clive recaptured this city from the Nawab of Bengal in 1757
    $1000 6
This Italian painted a characteristically elongated self-portrait in 1919, shortly before his death
    $1000 20
This Chilean desert's main source of revenue is copper mining
    $1000 30
Legend says this ice cream treat was created as a "dry" ice cream soda for consumption on the Sabbath
    $1000 25
Leaf cutter ants cut this, which they grow on masticated green leaves
    $1000 10
In a 1961 film, Charlton Heston portrayed this legendary Spanish hero

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Ron Michael
$3,500 $7,900 $15,800
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CABINET
James Wilson of Iowa, who headed this department for 16 years, served longer than any other cabinet officer

Final scores:

Rick Ron Michael
$3,500 $15,800 $15,800
2nd place: Sculpture plus Console Table New co-champion: $15,800 New co-champion: $15,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Ron Michael
$3,500 $5,300 $15,700
12 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
34 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,500

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