Show #3873 - Wednesday, June 6, 2001

Jason Block game 3.

Contestants

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Tom Duff, a toy engineer from Redondo Beach, California

Jean Robertson, a nurse practicioner from Houston, Texas

Jason Block, an Internet researcher from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

PEN NAMES
GEOMETRY
BASKETBALL
CLASSIC LOGOS
LAS VEGAS HISTORY
"D" DAY
    $100 25
This notorious Confederate prison has given its name to a national historic site in Georgia
    $100 9
The diameter of any circle is twice as long as this of the circle
    $100 7
On Sept. 10, 2000 he was fired as coach of the Indiana Hoosiers after a 29-year stay at the school
    $100 1
Metro's bird lost out to this animal to be the symbol of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
    $100 14
Las Vegas was still part of the Arizona Territory when this president made Nevada the 36th state in 1864
    $100 2
Nationality that precedes auction, oven & elm disease
    $200 26
This Illinois city that's home to a state penitentiary was named for French explorer Louis
    $200 20
In the right triangle seen here, they are the 2 angles considered complementary
    $200 8
In 1993 Shaquille O'Neal was named the NBA's Rookie of the Year while playing center for this Florida team
    $200 13
Hands cupped together, holding a house & a car, was the classic symbol for this insurer
    $200 15
This billionaire recluse moved into a penthouse at the Desert Inn in 1966 & didn't leave the hotel for 4 years
    $200 3
When you have skin problems, this is the type of doctor you should seek out
    $300 27
Felons sent "up the river" are sent to this prison up the Hudson from NYC
    $300 23
Vertices is plural; this is the singular form
    $300 10
The Blue Devils of this school are the only Division I team to win 37 games in a season twice
    $300 19
Piece of clothing worn by the Pillsbury Doughboy that has the Pillsbury logo on it
    $300 16
Annette Bening wore the gown seen here in the 1991 film named for this man who built the original Flamingo Hotel
    $300 4
Despite what the newspaper said, in 1948 Truman defeated this man for president by 114 electoral votes
    $400 28
This island whose name means "pelican" was first used as the site of a prison in 1859
    $400 24
Common 4-letter name for a regular hexahedron
    $400 11
In 1979 Indiana State's Larry Bird was Player of the Year, but this Michigan State star was the NBA's No. 1 draft pick
    $400 21
This automaking corporation got its Pentastar symbol in 1962
    DD: $700 17
On August 18, 2000 Barbara Eden crossed her arms & blinked to open this rebuilt hotel
    $400 5
It's the basic monetary unit of Greece
    $500 29
Bluesman Bukka White memorialized his time at this state's infamous Parchman Farm in song
    $500 30
Cross a rhombus, having 4 equal sides, with a rectangle having 4 equal angles, & you get one of these
    $500 12
In 1961-62 this Philadelphia Warrior became the only man in history to score over 4,000 points in a season
    $500 22
It's the name given to that hooked line under the word Nike
    $500 18
The Masquerade Show in the Sky, seen here, has been wowing visitors to this "Carnival"-themed hotel since 1997
    $500 6
Late summer is when you'll find these colorful flowers, seen here:

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

Jason Jean Tom
$1,100 $1,200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jean Tom
$4,300 $2,400 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

PEN NAMES
(Alex: This one's gonna be different.)
BILLY WILDER FILMS
MAMMALS
STOCK INDICES
(Alex: You have to name each index's country.)
HEAD FOR THE HILLS!
3-LETTER WORDS
    $200 3
Using this name Theodor Geisel prescribed reading
    $200 1
1959 comedy in which 2 musicians witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre & flee the mob by joining an all-girl band
    $200 20
It's the equine equivalent of a claw
    $200 2
The S & P 500
    $200 7
Rapid City, South Dakota is the most populous city in these hills
    $200 15
To stick a faucet into a keg, or a listening device on a phone
    $400 4
These siblings rang in as Currer & Ellis Bell
    $400 26
Wilder directed this big 1950 film in which Gloria Swanson says, "I am big. It's the pictures that got small!"
    $400 22
Continent that's home to the eland, the largest of the antelopes
    $400 6
The Nikkei
    DD: $1,600 8
The Massachusetts State House was built on this hill in the late 1790s
    $400 16
3-letter word used in the opening line to describe "The Girl From Ipanema"
    $600 5
Anne Rampling & A.N. Roquelaure "chronicle" her pen names
    $600 27
Wilder was Oscar-nominated for this noir classic seen here:
    $600 23
The rare maned type of this wild canine roams the Pampas
    $600 10
The Jakarta Composite
    $600 9
New York City's highest natural point, 409-foot Todt Hill, lies in this westernmost borough
    $600 17
The egg of a louse, it's something picky people might pick at
    $800 13
He came out of "The Jungle" to write juvenile novels as Clarke Fitch
    $800 28
Ray Milland says, "I'm not a drinker--I'm a drunk" in this 1944 classic
    $800 25
Shrews, moles & hedgehogs belong to an order named for their diet of these
    $800 11
The FTSE 100
    $800 21
These hills on the Scottish border share their name with a breed of sheep that graze there
    $800 18
To a criminal, this slang term can mean diamonds or to kill, so be specific when taking out a contract
    DD: $500 14
Pen name of Aurore Dupin, whose "Un Hiver A Majerque" tells of nursing Chopin
    $1000 29
This 1953 war drama was based on a play by Donald Bevan & Edmund Trzcinski, 2 ex-G.I.'s who'd been P.O.W.s
    $1000 30
Scientists say this creature seen here is a close relative of the elephant (must be one of their little jokes!):
    $1000 12
The DAX
    $1000 24
In 1901 Marconi received the first wireless transmission from Europe at this aptly-named Newfoundland site
    $1000 19
To move aimlessly from place to place, maybe like a "fly", it's also a euphemism that precedes "zooks"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jean Tom
$10,400 $1,200 $3,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AFTER THE PRESIDENCY
This 20th century U.S. president lived the longest amount of time after his term as president: 31 years, 231 days

Final scores:

Jason Jean Tom
$9,800 $0 $2,500
3-day champion: $28,201 3rd place: bikeshop.com Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach, Florida

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Jean Tom
$10,600 $2,800 $3,500
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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