Show #3876 - Monday, June 11, 2001

Mark Eckard game 2.


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Jay Pierce, a line cook from Marrero, Louisiana

Nancy Fisher, a computer software salesperson from Brookline, Massachusetts

Mark Eckard, a software engineer from Bedford, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will begin with the letter "Y" & end with "K")
(Alex: No fighting, please!)
    $100 6
Jack Nicholson played L.A. private eye J.J. Gittes in this 1974 classic
    $100 16
The zebra
    $100 11
The name of this Japanese peak is said to be of Ainu origin meaning "everlasting life"
    $100 15
The shirt seen here would be worn by this person on a football field:
    $100 1
Synonym for "tug" or "jerk" that was a nickname for a Northerner
    $100 19
On "You Made Me a Bloodsucking Monster!", vampires Lestat & Louis confront their creator, this author
    $200 7
David Mamet wrote the screenplay for the 1981 remake of this noir classic based on a novel by James M. Cain
    $200 17
The kangaroo
    $200 12
These long, narrow New York lakes were once rivers but glaciers caused them to be dammed up
    $200 21
Hyphenated name for the style of jacket seen here:
    $200 2
The 1973 one of these from Berkley High contains photos of Steven Dorfman & Nancy Tong
    $200 20
This title character from John Irving's 4th novel appears on "You Think The World Revolves Around You!"
    $300 8
Emma Thompson & this actor each had 2 roles in the 1991 noir thriller "Dead Again"
    $300 18
The rhinoceros
    DD: $800 13
This Alaska town was founded by prospectors in 1902 & named for a U.S. vice president
    $300 28
From the French, it's the 6-letter term for the fashionable neckwear modeled here:
    $300 3
You don't have to go to great lengths to use one of these, just 3 feet
    $300 22
Adam & Eve confront the big man himself & discuss this 1667 Milton poem on "I Can't Believe You Evicted Me!"
    $400 9
He made his directorial debut with 1981's "Body Heat"
    $400 26
The squirrel
    $400 14
This country's highest point is Haltia, which rises 4,357 feet near its northwestern border with Norway
    $400 29
The boots seen here were made from the skin of this African bird:
    $400 4
A stupid one of these Tibetan creatures would be an "oxymoron"
    $400 23
George & Martha, characters in this Albee play, really let loose on "My Spouse Is Driving Me Crazy!"
    $500 10
The Coen Brothers paid homage to film noir with this 1984 movie about a private eye hired to kill a cheating wife
    $500 27
The turkey
    $500 25
The Lagting is the local parliament in this Danish island group
    $500 30
It's the nautical name of this hat popular with 19th century men:
    $500 5
Madison the Mermaid in the TV movie "Splash II", she was Casey on the TV series "Wings"
    $500 24
Don't "count" on missing "You Stole My Life, I'm Paying You Back!" featuring this 1844-45 Dumas classic

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

Mark Nancy Jay
$2,000 $1,100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Nancy Jay
$5,300 $1,300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the state the men are from)
    $200 9
Renoir's "Boudu sauve des eaux", about a bum saved from drowning, was remade in 1986 as this Nick Nolte comedy
    $200 1
In olden Japan agricultural groups called Be were mainly busy producing this
    $200 7
The "big cats" who founded this organization in Chicago in 1917 allow no business discussions at meetings
    $200 10
Long a major branch of philosophy, the medical or "bio" type entered medical curricula in recent decades
    $200 6
Ansel Adams,
William Saroyan,
Richard Nixon
    $200 27
Supreme Court chief justice lucky enough to marry Annette Bening
    $400 18
It's the English title of "La Regle Du Jeu", one of Renoir's masterpieces
    $400 2
The legendary Mucius saved Rome by putting this in a fire, earning the name "Left-Handed"
    $400 8
If you're a little eccentric, you probably know the I.O.O.F. is the Independent Order of these
    $400 22
The Earth makes one of these a day; med students make several of them to learn different fields
    $400 11
James Garner,
Woody Guthrie,
Will Rogers
    $600 19
This Mississippi author served as a dialogue consultant on "The Southerner", one of Jean's best American films
    $600 3
Egyptian ruler Snefru had to have a second one of these built after architects messed up the first
    $600 15
Gideons International makes its home in this state, also home to Thomas Nelson, the Bible publisher
    $600 23
It's the 1990 film seen here, about commendably curious med students:
    DD: $1,500 12
Robert Fulton,
Milton Hershey,
Andy Warhol
    $600 26
Cartoon cat & mouse who "gratefully" crooned "Truckin'"
    $800 20
In 1934 Jean Renoir filmed this Gustave Flaubert novel, with Valentine Tessier in the title role
    $800 4
At the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, this structure was a heap of ashes from old sacrifices
    $800 16
USA Life One was formerly named for this fictional character, as it was founded by Lew Wallace
    $800 24
A 1983 invasion protected American med students on this Caribbean island
    $800 13
Sparky Anderson,
Tom Brokaw,
George McGovern
    DD: $800 21
Erich Von Stroheim played the pilot who becomes a P.O.W. camp warden in this 1937 Renoir classic
    $1000 5
Scholars assign the writing of the book of Leviticus to "P", which stands for these religious officials
    $1000 17
Having over 50,000 members puts this "angler" author's league in the big leagues
    $1000 25
The board whose symbol is seen here certifies specialists in this form of medicine:
    $1000 14
Clark Gable,
Clarence Darrow,
Neil Armstrong

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Nancy Jay
$13,800 $4,700 $1,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This man was nearby at the assassination of 3 U.S. presidents, one of whom was his father

Final scores:

Mark Nancy Jay
$10,000 $5,200 $50
2-day champion: $27,800 2nd place: Trip to Allegro Resort & Casino, Aruba 3rd place: Pair of ebikes (from

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Nancy Jay
$12,400 $4,900 $1,300
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 2001-02-27
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