Show #4066 - Monday, April 15, 2002

(Sarah: Stay tuned for Jeopardy! and learn some important baseball skills. Pbht!)

Contestants

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Mary Mindel, a homemaker from Webster Groves, Missouri

Ben Bass, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Erik Rockom, a finish carpenter from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

KENTUCKY
TV SITCOM DADS
(Alex: You have to identify the show.)
FILL IN THE BANK
A CHRISTIE MYSTERY
"IN" WORDS
AS EASY AS A,B,C
    $200 11
Kentucky leads the nation in the production of this corn-based whiskey
    $200 16
Howard Cunningham
    $200 24
It actually only arranges transplants of the cornea: _____ bank
    $200 21
An American businessman is murdered on a snowbound train in this 1934 Agatha Christie mystery
    $200 1
In the pledge of allegiance, it precedes "with liberty and justice for all"
    $200 6
Of assault, battery & collusion, the Manhattan park
    $400 12
It completes the state motto, "United we stand..."
    $400 17
Darrin Stephens
    $400 25
Incorporated in 1694 with capital of 1.2 million pounds sterling: Bank of _____
    $400 22
Agatha regretted making this spinster sleuth so old in her first cases -- she'd have been about 110 in "Nemisis"
    $400 2
Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 "A date which will live in" this
    $400 7
Of angel, brave & cardinal, in baseball, the one mentioned in the anthem sung before each game
    $600 13
Daniel Boon & his wife Rebecca are buried in this capital's cemetery
    $600 18
Jim Anderson
    $600 26
Annexed by Jordan in 1950: _____ Bank
    DD: $600 23
Foul play occurs on the Karnak, a river steamboat in this 1937 novel
    $600 3
It's the branch of an army made up of foot soldiers
    $600 8
Of apple, banana & cherry, the Baldwin
    $800 14
Kentucky's only national park, it includes the world's longest cave system at 300 miles in length
    $800 19
Michael Taylor & Joey Harris
    $800 27
A collection of information on a subject, stored in a computer: _____ bank
    $800 29
To coincide with his death in "Curtain", the New York Times printed an obituary of this Belgian detective in 1975
    $800 4
Apparatus in which you might find newborn chicks or premature babies
    $800 9
Of adagio, bellagio & collegio, what UNLV would be to an Italian
    $1000 15
Kentucky is officially designated a commonwealth to honor this state which had owned the region
    $1000 20
Jason Seaver
    $1000 28
New Jersey birthplace of Count Basie & Edmund Wilson: _____ Bank
    $1000 30
Agatha Christie adapted her short radio play "Three Blind Mice" into this long-running play
    $1000 5
It's the symbol seen here (Remember the category)
    $1000 10
Of aster, buttercup & camellia, the genus from whose plants tea is most often made

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

Erik Ben Mary
$4,000 -$1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Ben Mary
$8,600 $2,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHEMISTRY
INSIDE BASEBALL
HEARD OF HARDING
DEB-UTANTES
EARLY AUTOMAKERS
AS TOUGH AS "X", "Y", "Z"
    $400 13
This Irish chemist's law states that a gas' volume is directly related to the pressure applied to it
    $400 1
This stat equals hits divided by official at-bats
    $400 6
Before going into politics, Harding ran one of these media businesses with the wealthy divorcee he married
    $400 16
Phylicia Rashad is the sister of this dancer & choreographer
    $400 21
One of his Lansing-built cars cost over $600; quite a "ransom", but then he was one, too
    $400 8
The first secretary of the Society of Jesus was this St. Francis
    $800 14
This Italian's dry cell battery of 1800 consisted of a stack of pairs of silver and zinc disks
    $800 2
It's the risky play that tries to bring a runner in from third with a sacrifice bunt
    $800 7
Elected a U.S. senator by this state in 1914, Harding became presidential material in 1920
    $800 17
This star of "Will & Grace" graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University
    $800 23
In 1914 Brothers John & Horace Dodge got out of making parts for this company to make their own cars
    $800 9
In 1994 this rebel group took over several Mexican cities in the state of Chiapas
    $1200 15
(Hi, I am George Olah, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry.) The names of compounds that have only 2 elements end in this 3-letter suffix
    $1200 3
It precedes "hitter" or "runner" to mean a replacement player sent in during a game
    DD: $400 29
Nickname of Suite 404 in Chicago's Blackstone Hotel where the deal was made to nominate Harding
    $1200 18
This electric youth had hits with "Electric Youth" & "Shake Your Love"
    $1200 24
Of Crosby, Stills, Nash or Young, the president of Buick in 1911
    $1200 10
In a 1967 "Doctor Who" adventure, the Doctor finds the Himalayan creatures are actually robots
    $1600 25
Like an elastic membrane, this property of water allows needles & razor blades to float
    $1600 4
(From Bank One Ballpark, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, here's Sarah.) I've called for this, because I think the runner on first is trying to steal
    $1600 27
Though he was a former musician, Harding supported the passage of this amendment -- for political, not personal reasons
    $1600 19
In 1990 she replaced Jane Pauley as co-anchor on the "Today" show
    $1600 22
In 1904 George Pierce introduced this "Great" model; the Great was later dropped from the name
    $1600 11
She was Mrs. Socrates; her name should be on the tippe of your tongue
    $2000 30
This vessel made of graphite or porcelain is used for melting materials at high temperatures
    $2000 5
(Once again, from Bank One Ballpark, here's Sarah.) Curt Schilling & Roger Clemens both use this pitch that's similar to a forkball
    $2000 28
Like Benjamin Harrison & William McKinley, Harding conducted one of these close-to-home campaigns
    DD: $1,600 20
She was the first African-American to win a medal at a Winter Olympics
    $2000 26
"Ask the man who owns one" should ring a bell with you; it became this company's slogan in 1901
    $2000 12
The observatory George Hale founded in Williams Bay, Wisconsin is named for this financier

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Ben Mary
$11,000 $12,600 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
Appropriately, the Salem Witch Trials Memorial was unveiled by this playwright

Final scores:

Erik Ben Mary
$21,998 $23,201 $23,200
3rd place New champion: $23,201 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erik Ben Mary
$11,000 $13,400 $12,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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