Show #3878 - Wednesday, June 13, 2001

Mark Eckard game 4.

Contestants

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Jessica Finkelberg, a talent backer from Jersey City, New Jersey

Jason Blankenship, a public defender from Keene, New Hampshire

Mark Eckard, a software engineer from Bedford, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $38,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEORGE W. - THE GUBERNATORIAL YEARS
OUT OF THE "BLUE"
LAST NAME'S THE SAME
BOOK REVIEWS
LET'S CELEBRATE!
THE JOY OF SAX
    $100 26
A bill signed by Bush allowed Texans to carry these for the first time since the 1870s
    $100 1
It's generally a high-priced stock with a long history of growth, like G.E. or AT&T
    $100 16
Dave,
Clarence,
Marlo
    $100 6
One review called this Robert James Waller tale of a photographer's affair with a farmwife "Yuppie women's porn"
    $100 11
The people of Monroe in this state have been celebrating "Cheese Days" since 1914 (They must be tired!)
    $100 21
David Sandborn doesn't do "Stupid Sax Tricks" when he sits in with Paul & the band on this man's show
    $200 27
In '97 Bush got one of these worth $1 billion; in 2001 he asked for one worth more than $1 trillion
    $200 2
In a famous jingle, "Everything's Better With" this kind of margarine "on it"
    $200 17
James Earl,
Tommy Lee,
Rickie Lee
    $200 7
"Dr. Seuss took 220 words, rhymed them, and turned out" this "volume of absurdity that worked like a karate chop"
    $200 12
French for "good journey", it's the kind of party thrown to celebrate setting off on a cruise
    $200 22
Office held at the time by the man in the 1992 clip seen here
    $300 28
It's the Y in TYC, the commission whose funding doubled under Bush to combat juvenile crime
    $300 3
Before holding court on "Judging Amy", Amy Brenneman played a cop on this drama
    $300 18
Rita,
Martha,
Calvin
    $300 8
One reviewer said "Wondrous beasts and scientific possibilities" made this Michael Crichton novel "alluring"
    $300 13
This festival officially opens when the mayor of Munich taps the first barrel & shouts, "O'zapft Is!"
    $300 23
Before taking some letters off his last name, Gorelick, this soprano sax man's first paid gig was with Barry White
    $400 29
On June 1, 2000, Gov. Bush postponed one of these for the first time in over 130 chances
    $400 4
It begins, "Well it's one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready now go cat go"
    $400 19
Norma,
Robert,
Calvin
    DD: $500 9
One review said that this 1977 horror novel "can burn its images -- such as room 217 -- into your brain"
    $400 14
In September the San Gennaro Festival turns this "small" ethnic area of Manhattan into a street fair
    $400 24
Dizzy Gillespie & this alto sax man known as "Bird" helped popularize bebop in the '40s
    $500 30
One of Bush's first initiatives was tort reform to stop what he called the "junk" type of these
    $500 5
They're the bad guys whom the Beatles battled in the movie "Yellow Submarine"
    $500 20
Graham,
Clarence,
Ogden
    $500 10
His "tales of failure are his successes, and 'An American Tragedy', in which failure is unalleviated, is his greatest success"
    $500 15
(Hi, I'm Jodie Foster.) When my friend Mel Gibson won 2 Oscars for this film, I hired a bagpiper to follow him around at the parties
    $500 25
Some of "My Favorite Things" by this sax genius are "Giant Steps" & "Equinox"

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

Mark Jason Jessica
$1,600 $600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jason Jessica
$3,000 $2,700 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIG OLD ISLANDS
LOWEST COMMON DENOMINATOR
FONTS OF INFORMATION
GENERALLY SPEAKING
EDIBLE TV
THE JOY OF SIX
    $200 1
In 1856 those little devils on Van Diemen's Land changed its name to this
    $200 26
Of 1/3 & 1/5
    $200 21
The name of this font also belongs to ancient Teutonic people & a style of architecture
    $200 7
George C. Scott won an Oscar for his portrayal of this general
    $200 4
Dean Martin hosted several of these, in which celebrities were insulted by their peers
    $200 16
"Sing a song of" this & some reasonably priced blackbirds baked in a pie
    $400 2
Darwin & the Beagle stopped by this island named by Magellan off the tip of South America
    $400 27
Of 1/4 & 1/6
    $400 22
This font is called Big Top or by the name of this 19th century big top showman
    $400 8
2 years before Little Bighorn, he published "My Life on the Plains"
    $400 12
A short-lived '80s cartoon featured a fat husband named Meatballs & his thin wife named this
    $400 17
Michael Douglas' wife should know it's the sixth letter of the Greek alphabet
    $600 3
The westernmost of Indonesia's Sunda Islands, it also starts with "Su"
    $600 28
Of 1/6, 1/8 & 1/12
    $600 23
The font seen here:
10, 9, 8, 7...
    $600 9
In 2000 this Desert Storm general received the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award
    $600 13
In a show adapted from a film, Tom Mason was Freebie & Hector Elizondo played him
    $600 18
The "Six Counties" of the northern part of this island include Armagh, Antrim & Derry
    DD: $1,200 5
Encarta notes shoe manufacturing is a big industry on this largest of the islands once ruled by Marcos
    $800 29
Of 1/9 & 1/15
    $800 24
This typeface was inspired by & named for this 1920s German design school
    DD: $1,200 10
This Civil War hero was originally named for a Shawnee Indian chief, William was added later
    $800 14
"The Ed Sullivan Show" was originally called this "of the Town"
    $800 19
Numerical proverb used when there's no good choice between 2 propositions
    $1000 6
It's the largest island of the Nunavut Territory, as well as of its country
    $1000 30
Of 1/2, 1/5, 1/10 & 1/12
    $1000 25
Neither snow, nor rain, etc. stays this font from the swift completion of its appointed rounds
    $1000 11
Before Powell, 1 of 2 4-star generals who went on to become Secretary of State
    $1000 15
A 1989 game show of TV trivia, or the kind of people who did well on it
    $1000 20
In '77 this Lou Gramm-led group was hot when they hit No. 6 with "Cold As Ice"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jason Jessica
$9,200 $8,500 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DIRECTORS
In 1939 he helped Roger Hill prepare the "Mercury Shakespeare", a series of editions for actors

Final scores:

Mark Jason Jessica
$17,200 $100 $1
4-day champion: $55,500 2nd place: Forever Resorts Houseboat Vacation in Nevada 3rd place: Pinseeker Golf Clubs

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Jason Jessica
$8,300 $8,500 $4,000
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
19 R,
1 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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