Show #3994 - Thursday, January 3, 2002

Mark Lee game 3.


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Joel Zuercher, a college sports consultant originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deborah Wood, a pet writer from Portland, Oregon

Mark Lee, a sales manager originally from Peoria, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Oddly, the legislature of this "Lone Star State" only meets biennially in odd-numbered years
    $200 1
In this Dickens classic, Miss Havisham, jilted on her wedding day, rears her ward Estella to hate men
    $200 19
Now a cyber-billionaire, one of his first commercial enterprises was Traf-O-Data in the early 1970s
    $200 24
Jack Webb played this TV sergeant with a badge (No. 714) on & off from 1952 to 1979
    $200 9
In 1994 Singapore's punishment for vandalism by U.S. citizen Michael Fay was flogging with a rattan one of these
    $200 2
Any crazy dame with murder on her mind knows it's Sam Spade & Mike Hammer's profession
    $400 4
Pitcher Larry Andersen asked, "Why does everybody..sing" this 7th inn. song "when they're already there?"
    $400 8
Kahlil Gibran became famous in the U.S. after publishing this mystical book in 1923
    $400 20
A millionaire by age 24, this oil tycoon was considered the world's richest man at his death in 1976
    $400 25
Sergeant played by Phil Silvers
    $400 10
This instrument of torture, a wooden frame with moveable bars, stretches the body until the bones separate
    $400 11
More legitimate than a pirate ship, it was a merchant ship authorized to carry on naval warfare
    $600 5
Turned out this big fella had an Achilles head in 1 Samuel 17:49
    $600 16
In this Franz Kafka story Gregor Samsa awakens one day as a giant insect
    $600 21
After selling his networks to Time Warner for $7.5 billion, this mogul became vice chairman of the new company
    $600 26
As Sgt. Foley, this actor won an Oscar for turning Richard Gere into "An Officer and a Gentleman"
    $600 14
One superstition says that a trinity of trinities would be more efficient, hence the number of lashes on this whip
    $600 12
This Howard Stern autobiography became a No. 1 bestseller just 1 week after its 1993 release
    $800 6
I'll give you the top 10 reasons why a late night TV host must have glazomania, a fascination with making these
    $800 17
In "Vanity Fair" he portrayed the lives of 2 young women over many years
    $800 22
This U.S. family of chemical industrialists is descended from an economist who supported King Louis XVI
    $800 27
This title sergeant "of the Yukon" fought crime with the help of his dog King & his horse Rex
    $800 28
This device doesn't sound as ominous when it's called a thumbkin
    $800 13
UNC has a Kenan Institute of this, defined as a market-based economic system or one business within the system
    $1000 7
Computerized "circuit breakers" to stop trading were installed after the NYSE's crash on Oct. 19 of this year
    $1000 18
William Kennedy won a 1984 Pulitzer Prize for this novel from his Albany Cycle
    DD: $1,200 23
5 brothers of this influential banking family were all made barons in 1822
    $1000 29
The name of this medieval instrument of torture is a translation of Eiserne Jungfrau
    $1000 15
This Noel Coward comedy was first performed in 1930 with Coward & Laurence Olivier in the cast

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

Mark Deborah Joel
$1,600 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Deborah Joel
$4,800 $2,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: [*]. Dirty, rotten, stinking, filthy [*].)
    $400 1
The nest of the Calliope variety of this bird is only about 1 1/2 inches across
    $400 26
Cities known for their own varieties of these include Walla Walla & Vidalia
    $400 2
The only official language of Uganda is this non-African one
    $400 9
"Annie Hall"
    $400 20
You can barely make out the elephants in J.M.W. Turner's painting of this man "Crossing the Alps"
    $400 11
To halt the growth of something, especially "in the bud"
    $800 5
America's first wildlife refuge was founded in 1903 to protect this bird, like the one seen here
    $800 27
Whether French, Viennese or regular roast, this beverage has its own "breath"
    $800 3
The vast majority of this land of Uganda is drained by the headwaters of this large river
    $800 10
"The Godfather Part II"
    $800 21
The painting seen here, "Brother Against Brother",
depicts soldiers in this war
    $800 13
(Jimmy whips up the clue.) It's the five-letter word meaning "to agitate milk or cream to get butter", or the vessel in which this is done
    DD: $2,000 6
Only the male of this state bird of Kentucky is red; the female is brownish
    $1200 28
(Cheryl gives the clue.) To add these to your dish, snip them with scissors to the desired length
    $1200 4
After the Ugandan Army overthrew Milton Obote in 1971, this man became president
    $1200 17
"The Apartment"
    $1200 22
A 1790s engraving by Robert Dodd shows this "Bountiful" captain & some of his officers being set adrift
    $1200 14
Canine verb portrayed here
    $1600 7
The wingspan of this "wandering" bird measures over 11 feet
    $1600 29
The 3 main types of this are the American, the Mexican & the Italian; the elephant type isn't a true one
    $1600 8
This city near Lake Victoria is home to Uganda's national museum
    $1600 18
    DD: $1,600 23
In 1837 John Gadsby Chapman was commissioned to paint her baptism as Rebecca in Jamestown
    $1600 15
The item seen here, it's also a verb meaning "to lead an effort"
    $2000 12
(Sofia and friend give the clue.) This common penguin of Antarctica was named for the wife of a French explorer
    $2000 30
Saint David suggested the Welsh take one of these & wear it in their hat to distinguish friend from foe
    $2000 25
Over 100 hostages were freed by Israeli commandos from this Ugandan airport in 1976
    $2000 19
"Rain Man"
    $2000 24
His surrender at Yorktown was the subject of a famous painting by John Trumbull
    $2000 16
From the Latin for "heavy", it means to make something worse, or to anny somebody

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Deborah Joel
$12,800 $12,800 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 2-word term entered the English language after a pilot reported seeing 9 of them near Mt. Rainier in June 1947

Final scores:

Mark Deborah Joel
$25,600 $0 $0
3-day champion: $58,000 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Deborah Joel
$12,800 $12,000 $9,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2001-10-23
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