Show #3875 - Friday, June 8, 2001

Mark Eckard game 1.


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Mark Eckard, a software engineer from Bedford, Massachusetts

Scott Wetzel, a graduate student from Portland, Oregon

Jason Block, an Internet researcher from Brooklyn, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $36,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the vice president, you name the president.)
(Alex: That's a lot more fun, I think!)
    $100 2
He told the hare, "You are much faster than I, but as you have seen, slow and steady wins the race"
    $100 1
This part helps start the engine; after that, it's the alternator's job to keep the juice flowing
    $100 20
George Bush
    $100 10
Gena Lee Nolin traded in her swimsuit for a loincloth & became this "Queen of the Jungle"
    $100 24
At the Olympics you won't see this "canine" race, where quick, short strokes keep the head above water
    $100 11
Renaissance man who wrote several narrative poems, 154 sonnets & oh, yes, over 30 plays
    $200 3
Dan'l Webster was this Twain animal who was so full of quail shot that he couldn't jump
    $200 5
This part ignites the fuel within the engine
    $200 22
Richard Nixon
    $200 12
For the 2000-01 season, the show dipped back into the pages of this magazine & pulled out Miss April, Brande Roderick
    $200 27
Look directly skyward as you swim this way? That's just "Krayzelburg" enough to work
    $200 13
Swiss archer who broke a few child welfare laws around 1307
    $300 4
Felix Salten's fawn, first appearing in print in 1923
    $300 7
The chambers in this part will keep your car purring instead of roaring
    $300 23
Harry Truman
    $300 17
Lani in 1997, at the present time she may or may not be married to Dennis Rodman
    $300 28
Mike Barrowman won 200-meter Olympic gold by swimming this stroke that uses a frog kick
    $300 14
You like apples? Well, Matt Damon got Minnie Driver's number in this film... how'd you like them apples?
    $400 6
Shere Khan, Mowgli's enemy in "The Jungle Book", was this type of feline
    $400 9
Metal shavings & dirt can be cleaned from the engine's lubricant with this part
    $400 25
Thomas Jefferson
    $400 18
As C.J. Parker, she's been in the opening credits with several variations of her name
    $400 29
Croc Hunter Steve Irwin's nationality & the way his giant snakes move combine to form the name of this stroke
    $400 15
Last name of heavyweight champ Jess, or first name of the weatherman who'd wish him a happy 120th birthday
    $500 8
Gabilan is the equine given to young Jody Tiflin in this Steinbeck work consisting of 4 stories
    $500 21
Detroit basketball fans will tell you expanding gas forces this part down the cylinder
    $500 26
Theodore Roosevelt
    $500 19
Seen here, she played Caroline & has since appeared on "Nash Bridges"
    DD: $700 30
The name of this stroke is also a type of voting ballot that made some people's heads swim
    $500 16
A memorial statue to him bears his famous line, "I never met a man I didn't like"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jason Scott Mark
$1,900 $300 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Scott Mark
$3,000 $1,900 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Kemal Ataturk was born in 1881 in the city of Thessaloniki in what is now this country
    $200 23
Held each May in Ottawa, the world's largest festival of this flower began with a gift from Dutch royalty
    $200 6
The locals call it Firenze
    $200 1
Before they appear on shows like Letterman's, guests are sequestered in this waiting area
    $200 13
While she sang of being "born & raised in San Jose", Dionne's actually from East Orange in this state
    $200 18
Speech sound formed by the active use of these is called labial
    $400 12
In 1928 Ataturk removed a Turkish constitutional provision naming this as the state religion
    $400 24
On display in May is the spider type of this very popular ornamental flower seen here
    $400 7
Mussolini founded the Fascist Party in this city, but keep it under your hat
    $400 2
This card game is also called twenty-one or vingt-et-un
    $400 14
One of Dionne's most beloved songs, "I Say A Little Prayer", was repopularized by this Julia Roberts film
    $400 19
Of the 2 basic categories of speech sounds, the one that earns you money on "Wheel"
    $600 28
It's the city of about 3 million where you'll find the Kemal Ataturk mausoleum
    $600 25
It must have been May in "Stage Door" when Katharine Hepburn said these "lilies are in bloom again"
    $600 8
Italy's motor city, it's gearing up to host the 2006 Winter Olympics
    $600 3
A chocolate brown color, it shares its name with a coffee flavoring & a port in Yemen
    $600 15
With her first hit, "Don't Make Me Over", Dionne became the main "voice" for this songwriting team
    $600 20
Put this on the wrong syllable in SYL-la-ble & you get syl-LA-ble
    $800 29
From the Arabic for "ruler", it's the title held by the man overthrown by Ataturk in 1922
    $800 26
Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With these May blossoms seen here
    $800 9
Pass go & collect $800 if you can name this seaport city between Bari & Brindisi
    $800 4
This 2-word term refers to wage earners whose jobs are performed in work clothes
    $800 16
"Chances Are" you know he's the singer who duetted with Dionne on "Friends In Love"
    $800 21
It's a vowel sound that has a change in tone during a syllable; it also sounds like beachwear for a quick swim
    DD: $3,300 30
During WWI, Ataturk played a crucial military role in repelling the Allied invasion of this Turkish peninsula
    DD: $1,200 27
This New England novelist died in May 1864, as the plant with the same-sounding name was blooming
    $1000 10
You'll find the International School of Violin Making in this city, once home to Amati & Stradivari
    $1000 5
A small type of wasp, it normally builds its nest underground
    $1000 17
From 1980 to '81 & again in the mid-'80s, Dionne hosted this TV pop show
    $1000 22
In the words "fricative" & "spirant", the 2 fricative or spirant letters

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Scott Mark
$8,900 $3,100 $8,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The USA's leading chronic illness in children, it causes 10 million missed school days & 1 in 6 of all pediatric emergency visits

Final scores:

Jason Scott Mark
$0 $3,942 $17,800
3rd place: Fisher Soundstage 100 watt audio-video home component theater 2nd place: a trip to Shangri-La Resorts, Borneo, Malaysia New champion: $17,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Scott Mark
$6,600 $3,100 $8,500
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
0 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 2001-02-21
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