Show #3874 - Thursday, June 7, 2001

Jason Block game 4.

Contestants

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Jack Gilbert, an attorney from Austin, Texas

Wendy Zarganis, a legal assistant from Brooklyn, New York

Jason Block, an Internet researcher from Brooklyn, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $28,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE FIRST PERSON
DECODE THE POSTAL CODES
(Alex: We're going to give you a word comprised of 2 postal abbreviations in [*]; you have to identify the states.)
HITMEN
TAKE ME TO THE PILOT
CONVERSIONS
BURLAP TO CHARM
(Alex: As what you'd find in an encyclopedia--all of the correct responses will come between burlap & charm.)
    $100 6
As in a famous JFK quote, it's how one says "I" in German
    $100 16
Scar
    $100 10
In 1993 this Dodgers catcher, now with the Mets, was named National League Rookie of the Year
    $100 1
This cartoon Sopwith Camel ace flew for "Peanuts"
    $100 21
1 quart equals 2 of these
    $100 23
Collier's entry on these includes descriptions of fan tan, klaberjass & slap jack
    $200 7
The beautiful female seen here refers to herself with this French pronoun
    $200 17
Vain
    $200 11
Although he gained fame as "Mr. October", he holds the career record for the most strikeouts by a batter--2,597
    $200 2
She was the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross
    $200 22
When the temperature is 1 degree Celsius, it's 33.8 degrees this
    $200 24
To keep it white, the head of this cruciferous vegetable is tied up in its leaves when it's young to keep the sun off
    $300 8
Bob Dole became known for the quirk of using these 2 words instead of saying "I"
    $300 18
Lame
    $300 13
In 1941 this Yankee broke a 44-year-old record by hitting safely in 56 straight games
    $300 3
Before first breaking the sound barrier, he had "The Right Stuff", shooting down 13 German aircraft in WWII
    $300 27
1 square mile equals 640 of these
    $300 25
You must remember this city in Arabic is Dar-El-Beida
    $400 9
Apple Computer's Steve Wozniak organized this festival, seen here
    $400 19
Hide
    $400 14
In 1988 this Cuban-born A's outfielder became the 1st in history with 40 home runs & 40 stolen bases in a season
    $400 4
Tom Cruise's ego wrote checks his body couldn't cash playing this Navy pilot
    $400 28
1 byte usually equals 8 of these
    $400 26
It's the largest country in area that falls between burlap & charm
    $500 12
Completes the title of a women's health classic, "Our Bodies,..."
    $500 20
Wine
    $500 15
"Rajah" was the nickname of this second baseman who hit an astounding .424 in 1924
    DD: $600 5
Lt. Col. Paul Tibbetts commanded this bomber over Japan in August 1945
    $500 29
1 fathom equals 6 of these
    $500 30
Common name of the wahoo plant, or something God talked to Moses through

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jason Wendy Jack
$1,600 -$200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Wendy Jack
$3,300 $0 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE FIRST PERSON
EUROPE
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
(Alex: You have to name the Oscar-winning film.)
BIRDS
IT'S ALL POLITICS
STARTS WITH "S"
    $200 9
In 1955 Donald Campbell became the first person to surpass 200 mph on this surface & survive
    $200 19
We have the White House; this country's P.M. has the Chigi Palace or Palazzo Chigi
    $200 1
Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola
(1972)
    $200 4
In July 1804 Alexander Hamilton ended up on the losing end of a duel with this politician
    $200 14
Around 1817 Giovanni Caviglia rescued the Great Sphinx from obliteration by this
    $400 10
The first man called this, referring to his net value, was 18th century speculator John Law
    $400 20
If you belong to the major religion in Norway, you're an evangelical one of these Protestants
    $400 2
John Irving
(1999)
    $400 5
Before Cheney, he was the last U.S. vice president born west of the Mississippi River; he left office in 1981
    $400 15
The Koran says "Those who believe" will wear "bracelets of gold" & their garments will be of this fabric
    $600 11
At 15 years old in 1989, Jack Staddon won the first of these contests sponsored by National Geographic
    $600 22
Country in which you'd find the city the natives call Den Haag
    $600 3
Billy Bob Thornton
(1996)
    $600 28
Fanfare, please... it's the American counterpart to Europe's whooper swan
    $600 6
Miami Beach, Philadelphia & this are the cities that have hosted the Democratic & GOP conventions in the same year
    $600 16
Coach "Mouse" Davis invented the football offense known as "run &" this
    $800 12
Oveta Culp Hobby was the first secretary of HEW; Patricia Harris, the first secretary of this dept. that evolved from HEW
    $800 24
The capital of Hungary for over 200 years, it's now the capital of Slovakia
    $800 21
William Peter Blatty
(1973)
    $800 27
Heard here, this bird is named for its sad call
    $800 7
In April 1960 Dick Clark testified before a Congressional committee probing this illegal practice
    $800 17
The Gordon breed of this dog, seen here, is named for a 19th century duke
    $1000 13
Kwame Nkrumah of this West African country was the first man to lead an African colony to independence after WWII
    $1000 25
Called Bohemians by the French & Gypsies by the English, they refer to themselves as this
    DD: $1,000 23
Emma Thompson
(1995)
    DD: $1,000 26
Richard Chamberlain might know that the chestnut-backed & freckle-breasted are varieties of this bird
    $1000 8
In 1852 this Southern senator & orator became the first American to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol
    $1000 18
This 3-word doctrine stems from the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson & was extended in Gong Lum v. Rice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Wendy Jack
$8,500 $1,400 $3,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
3 of the countries that make up this land are Gillikin, Winkie & Quadling

Final scores:

Jason Wendy Jack
$8,500 $1 $2,900
4-day champion: $36,701 3rd place: an IKEA shopping spree 2nd place: a trip/Renaissance Cruise to Tahiti & South Pacific

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Wendy Jack
$8,400 $1,400 $4,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
6 R,
2 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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