Show #4040 - Friday, March 8, 2002

Jason McCune game 4.

Contestants

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Patricia Leeb-Hart, a computer network engineer from Alameda, California

Dave Simon, a pediatrics resident from New Orleans, Louisiana

Jason McCune, an actor originally from Jasper, Indiana (whose 3-day cash winnings total $60,041)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATES' HIGHEST POINTS
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
DIAMONDS
GET A JOB!
INTERNATIONAL "K"UISINE
SPELLING BEE
(Alex: And you do have to spell the correct response.)
    $200 21
Mount McKinley in Denali Borough
    $200 6
In 1999, then with the Seattle Mariners, he led the American League in home runs for the third straight years
    $200 11
Most diamond crystals form octahedrons, meaning they have this many faces
    $200 26
From the Latin for "beard", it's someone who might trim your beard
    $200 1
In Australia, some people make a soup from the tail of this marsupial; Run, Skippy!
    $200 16
This long river flows from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico
    $400 22
Driskill Mountain in Bienville Parish
    $400 7
On April 4, 2001 this Japanese-born pitcher tossed a no-hitter, the earliest in a season in baseball history
    $400 12
A diamond's weight is measured in these units equal to 200 milligrams or about 1/142 of an ounce
    $400 27
(Sofia is wearing some protective headgear.) Also called an appearex, it's the occupation that requires the safety equipment I'm wearing
    $400 2
A steak made from this Japanese beef can set you back well over a hundred dollars
    $400 17
Last name of the only California Governor to become U.S. President
    $600 23
Wheeler Peak in Taos County
    $600 8
In 1916 this Red Sox pitcher led the American League in earned run average; 2 years later he led the league in home runs
    $600 13
Since 1958 this famous large blue diamond has resided in the Smithsonian Institution
    $600 28
It's not someone who tends to the skin of cabs, it's someone who stuffs & mounts animals
    $600 3
It's also known as a Polish sausage
    $600 18
It's the country formerly known as Rhodesia
    DD: $1,000 24
Mount Sunflower in Wallace County
    $800 9
From 1954 to 1996 the Dodgers had only 2 managers: Walter Alston & this man
    $800 14
The Orloff diamond is a Russian crown jewel bought in the late 18th century by Count Orloff for this empress
    $800 29
It was the day job of James Herriott, the author of "All Creatures Great and Small"
    $800 4
Chicken or shrimp go equally well with this Szechwan dish that's also packed with peanuts
    $800 19
The name of this Philistine warrior to the Bible is now applied to any large object or person
    $1000 25
Black Mesa in Cimarron County
    $1000 10
This team's Larry Walker hit .363 in 1998 & topped it with .379 in 1999
    $1000 15
If a diamond is subjected to intense heat in the form of oxygen, it will burn & form this gas
    $1000 30
These public "officers" are certified to take depositions & certify documents
    $1000 5
(Alex tastes a South Korean delicacy.) Here in South Korea, almost every dish comes with this spicy pickled condiment; and let me tell you, it can be hot
    $1000 20
The name of the Greek goddess of vengeance, it now means an opponent or rival who can't be overcome

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

Jason Dave Patricia
$4,000 $2,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Dave Patricia
$5,000 $2,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

A GAME OF CHESS
(Alex: A tough game.)
DOWN THE VIDEO TUBE
ARCHITECTURE
WORD PUZZLES
COLOSSUS
OF RHODES
    $400 1
It's customary but not obligatory to declare when you have your foe in this, which can occur several times in a game
    $400 4
In August 2001, after 33 years, he took off his loafers for his last new show
    $400 11
This vertical support consists of a shaft, a capital & a base
    $400 26
In old war movies, it's used to end a radio transmission
    $400 14
Mohini, Mala & Bara are 3 of these grey colossuses in Germany's Circus Krone
    $400 21
Since 1947 the island of Rhodes has been part of this nation
    $800 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands on a gigantic chessboard at a beach.) A recommended opening move is "'P'-ing to K-4", which is short for this
    $800 7
William Shatner starred in the classic episode "Nightmare on 20,000 Feet" on this classic sci-fi anthology series
    $800 12
In the mid-12th century, this style using ribbed vaults & pointed arches began to be used for churches
    $800 27
Epidermal way of saying "I really like you"
    $800 17
Designed to crack German coded messages, the World War II computer Colossus was created by this nation
    $800 22
The name Rhodes may come from Erod, Phoenician for these poisonous reptiles that once infested the island
    $1200 3
In castling, you put one of these, also called castles, in a stronger attacking position
    DD: $9,000 8
One version of this 1950's TV character had 48 freckles; one for each state in the Union at the time
    DD: $2,000 13
In 1925 this school of design moved from Weimar to Dessau
    $1200 28
The second part of a round of golf
    $1200 18
Best known for her themes of self-destruction, this U.S. poet's poems were collected in "The Colossus"
    $1200 23
The southern entrance to this sea is partly blocked by the islands of Crete & Rhodes
    $1600 5
(Cheryl is on the beach chessboard again.) When setting up to start a chess game, remember the rule: Queen on this
    $1600 9
Seen here, this comedian & game show regular occupied the Center Square for many an episode
    $1600 15
Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan & Dankmar Adler were leaders in this U.S. school of architecture
    $1600 29
An old, unlucky superstition
    $1600 19
The most famous U.S. timber span bridge was "The Colossus" that spanned the Schuylkill river in this state in 1812
    $1600 24
Over 100 feet high, the Colossus of Rhodes was an ancient bronze statue of this sun god overlooking the harbor
    $2000 6
The final stage, with most of the pieces off the board, it's also a Samuel Beckett play title
    $2000 10
John Cleese ran the title hotel with help from Manuel & Polly on this popular British TV import
    $2000 16
Architect to the British Crown from 1615 to 1642, he also designed sets & costumes for theatres
    $2000 20
With works in the 1950's like the improvised "Blue 7", jazzman Sonny Rollins was known as the Colossus of this instrument
    $2000 25
In 1522 this "magnificent" Ottoman ruler drove the Knights of St. John out of Rhodes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Dave Patricia
$27,200 $8,400 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH LITERARY CHARACTERS
Originally called Sherringford Hope, his final last name came from his creator's favorite American poet

Final scores:

Jason Dave Patricia
$30,000 $4,400 $3,599
4-day champion: $90,041 2nd place: a trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 3rd place: a trip to Squaw Valley

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Dave Patricia
$20,400 $8,400 $5,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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