Show #3604 - Thursday, April 13, 2000

Mike Blumenfeld game 5.

Contestants

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Dana Hernandez, a motorized messenger from Richmond, California

Matt Thompson, an event producer from Burbank, California

Mike Blumenfeld, a network administrator from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 4-day cash winnings total $32,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
ROUND FOOD
PRO SPORTS
THE BILL OF RIGHTS
NUMBER, PLEASE
ENDS IN "OOK"
    $100 1
About 75% of all Hawaiians live on this island
    $100 2
Spaghetti partners, or a Bill Murray film
    $100 8
She retired from tennis in August 1999 & was soon seen getting cozy with Andre Agassi
    $100 26
The First Amendment says that this body "shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion..."
    $100 21
"Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye"; this many "blackbirds baked in a pie"
    $100 4
It's cranny's partner, or a cozy corner for eating breakfast
    $200 13
The New York state barge canal system connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic via this river
    $200 3
In 1969 Hasbro made a Mickey Mouse bank that dispensed these
    $200 9
On Jan. 30, 2000 this Rams quarterback threw a clutch TD pass to win Super Bowl XXXIV & was named MVP
    $200 27
This fourth president was largely responsible for drafting the Bill of Rights
    $200 22
The Petrarchan or Italian sonnet has this many lines
    $200 15
Gibberish, or mumbo jumbo
    $300 14
This mountain system stretches about 1,500 miles from Alabama to Canada's Gaspe Peninsula
    $300 5
Since 1920 the Purdys have been raising these nuts on a Molokai farm
    $300 10
(Hi, I'm Marcus Camby, forward for the New York Knicks) Knicks is short for this longer name which dates back to a style of pants worn by Dutch settlers in the 17th century
    $300 28
On November 20, 1789 this "Garden State" became the first to ratify the Bill of Rights
    $300 23
(Alex reports from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange) Dec. 15, 1886 was the first time that more than this benchmark number of shares were traded in one single day here on the NYSE
    $300 18
For over 40 years this actor has brought Mark Twain to life in a one-man show
    $400 16
At an altitude of 6,225', this lake on the California-Nevada border doesn't freeze due to its great depth
    $400 6
Named for a Moroccan port, it's also known as a mandarin orange
    $400 11
Only 3 pitchers reached 20 wins in 1999 with this Red Sox hurler leading the majors with 23 victories
    $400 29
This amendment protects the individual from double jeopardy
    DD: $1,000 24
A catalog of athletic wear for women is named "Title" this, after part of a 1972 education law
    $400 19
This one's a breeze: it's the largest of the Pacific salmons
    $500 17
Made famous in song, this river begins in Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp & empties into the Gulf of Mexico via Florida
    $500 7
These are mashed to make hummus
    $500 12
On Nov. 13, 1999 Lennox Lewis defeated him in a unanimous decision, becoming the undisputed heavyweight champ
    $500 25
In a 1998 documentary Myles Berkowitz tried to find Ms. Right & get a movie made in this many title "dates"
    $500 20
As a result of this scandal, in 1992 H. Lawrence Garrett 3rd stepped down as Navy Secretary

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

Mike Matt Dana
$1,900 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Matt Dana
$2,800 $3,300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

THEIR FIRST NOVELS
ALMA MATTERS
HISTORY
MOVIE REVIEWS
BIBLICAL PATRIARCHY
SPANISH GRAMMAR
    $200 10
The heroine of this "Beloved" author's first novel, "The Bluest Eye", wishes her eyes were blue
    $200 16
Alma Reville, this director's wife, co-scripted his films "The 39 Steps" & "The Lady Vanishes"
    $200 6
His second voyage, beginning in 1493, included visits to Jamaica & Puerto Rico
    $200 1
The Dayton Daily News said that this 1999 scarefest "does for the woods what 'Jaws' did for water"
    $200 21
In a dream, Jacob saw God at the top of one of these implements
    $400 11
The pirate hero of his first novel, "Cup of Gold", is a far cry from Tom Joad
    $400 17
Alma Schindler's list of spouses included composer Gustav Mahler & Walter Gropius, best known as one of these
    $400 7
In 1999 China confirmed that this girl really existed & served in China's army 1,300 years ago
    $400 2
Premiere magazine said of this raunchy 1999 teen comedy, "There's something about pastry"
    $400 22
Abraham tried to reason God out of destroying this city where his nephew Lot lived
    $600 12
A house party in the country is the setting for this "Brave New World" author's first novel, "Crome Yellow"
    $600 18
Silent star Alma Rubens appeared in this D.W. Griffith film whose 1-word title is a synonym for bigotry
    $600 8
From India the Arabs got the point of this number system also called the Hindu-Arabic System
    DD: $1,300 3
"Bard to the Bone" was the headline of Entertainment Weekly's review of this 1998 romance
    $600 24
As the father of Ishmael, Abraham is also considered a patriarch of this religion
    $800 13
4 years after graduating from Duke, this "Sophie's Choice" author published his 1st novel, "Lie Down in Darkness"
    $800 19
The name Alma was popularized by an 1854 Anglo-Russian battle on the Alma River during this war
    $800 9
Though of unsound mind, Afonso VI ruled this country from 1656 to 1667, when deposed by his brother Pedro
    $800 4
Faltering at the box office, this 1999 Cruise & Kidman film was dubbed "Risque Business" by People magazine
    $800 26
Ishmael's favorite son wasn't Jacob, but this hunter who brought him venison
    DD: $100 27
Verbs are divided according to whether this form ends in -ar, -er or -ir
    $1000 15
We don't know "Who's Afraid of" reading her first novel, "The Voyage Out"
    $1000 20
Soprano Alma Gluck had one of her great successes as this coughing heroine of "La boheme"
    $1000 14
Russia's Peter I was just "Great"; the Turkish Suleiman I was this
    $1000 5
The L.A. Times said this 1999 Liam Neeson movie about a possessed house "had all the...terror of a jury notice"
    $1000 23
Fearing the Philistines, Isaac tried to pass off this woman, his wife, as his sister
    $1000 25
This irregular comparative form of grande, "big", is spelled like the English word for someone who runs a city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Matt Dana
$9,600 $3,500 $5,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Winner of the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize, this group once used the slogan "We Have Two Billion People in our Waiting Room"

Final scores:

Mike Matt Dana
$12,000 $6,999 $10,300
5-day champion: $44,400 3rd place: Polaroid Photomax Digital Camera Creative Kit 2nd place: Fisher Soundstage Home Theater System & DirecTV Satellite Service

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Matt Dana
$9,600 $2,900 $4,700
22 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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