Show #4038 - Wednesday, March 6, 2002

Jason McCune game 2.


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Sam Mink, an engineer from Norwalk, Connecticut

Anne Scott, a community newspaper editor from Katy, Texas

Jason McCune, an actor originally from Jasper, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,241)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Rhymes within a word, like "solo", for instance.)
(Alex: Doesn't it?)
    $200 9
Slowly I turned towards this over 160-foot cataract found on the U.S.-Canadian border
    $200 21
A flightless bird that's a national symbol
    $200 4
Lydia & Kitty Bennett & Fitzwilliam Darcy are characters in a book by this woman
    $200 14
In the U.S., daylight saving time starts & ends in these 2 seasons
    $200 26
The largest land animal native to this continent is a small wingless fly
    $200 1
When you're having fun playing the strategy game "Richtofen's War", you'll be using planes from this war
    $400 10
The Canadian postal abbreviation for this province is NB
    $400 22
The largest Bantu-speaking group of South Africa
    $400 5
She intended her novel "Shirley" to be as "unromantic as Monday morning", as opposed to her previous novel "Jane Eyre"
    $400 15
It's the second month of the year with exactly 30 days in it
    $400 27
A pest of wheat, the Hessian fly is so named because it's believed Hessian soldiers brought it here during this war
    $400 2
When you're having fun playing this party game, you could call it "Attach the terminal vertebrae to the jackass"
    $600 11
Polar bears often congregate in Manitoba on the snow-covered shores of this 316,000-square-mile bay
    $600 23
A homeless traveler riding on freight trains
    $600 6
Offred tells "The Handmaid's Tale" in a novel by this woman
    $600 18
This type of year is also known as a bissextile year
    $600 28
Wake up & tell us the name of this deadly disease, aka trypanosomiasis, spread by the Tsetse fly
    $600 3
When you're having fun playing this board game invented in 1948, you'll draw up to 7 letter tiles
    $800 12
Canada's respected newspaper The Globe and Mail was established in this city in 1844
    $800 24
The type of basket Yogi Bear likes to heist
    DD: $1,000 7
A graduate of Howard University, she won the Nobel prize for Literature in 1993
    $800 19
In military time, this time is rendered 1900 hours
    $800 29
It's the common name for the fly known scientifically as musca domestica
    $800 16
You might play 301, 501 or 1001 when you're playing when you're having fun playing this barroom favorite
    $1000 13
A popular children's book bear derived its name from this Canadian city of 600,000
    $1000 25
(Sarah and Jimmy are in the Sony Pictures Studios lobby, bowing down to a picture of Alex and the Jeopardy! logo.) It's the ancient Chinese custom we're exhibiting here
    $1000 8
This French author chose Audrey Hepburn to play Gigi onstage
    $1000 20
Sidereal time is time measured in relation to these heavenly bodies
    $1000 30
Examples of these flies popular with geneticists include the apple maggot & the cherry
    $1000 17
When you're having fun in Japan playing this sport, you'll learn it's known there as besuboru

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

Jason Anne Sam
$0 $3,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Anne Sam
$1,600 $8,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
It was a pillar of the South's economy: in 1860 the U.S. produced 4 1/2 million bales of it
    $400 7
This heartthrob was born on November 11, 1974
    $400 12
The collegiate church of Saint Peter in Westminster is known by this term
    $400 1
As John Merrick, John Hurt declares, "I am not an animal!"
    $400 18
It's the F in the conservation-oriented agency known as the FWS
    $400 17
It's been said that their capital Tenochtitlan was the largest city at the time of the Spanish conquest
    $800 3
Muzzle-loading rifles were partly replaced by weapons loaded at the rear of the barrel, called this
    $800 8
This baseball manager was nicknamed "The Lip"
    $800 24
The famous porcelain one of these Buddhist towers used to stand in Nanjing
    $800 13
Gregory Peck pecks away at Southern injustice
    $800 19
You'll find its home page at
    $800 20
Sky blue
    $1200 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Gettysburg.) I'm on Cemetery Ridge, which this man tried to take in the ill-fated charge named for him on July 3, 1863
    DD: $2,000 9
You can "count" on this classic author seen here
    $1200 25
Sister Costello yells, "Hey, Abbess!" to call her boss in this place whose name is from the Latin for "assembly"
    $1200 14
Al Pacino knocks over a bank to bankroll his lover's sex change
    $1200 28
It's the N in the energetic agency abbreviated NRC
    DD: $5,200 21
The name of this rhododendron is from the Greek for "dry" because it grows in dry soil
    $1600 5
(Jimmy is aboard a ship.) This admiral uttered the line, "Dam the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
    $1600 10
In 1951 this American guitarmaker created the broadcaster (soon renamed the telecaster)
    $1600 26
From the Greek for "a hidden place", it may contain an altar for worship or tombs for the dead
    $1600 15
Pollitt family members claw & scratch each other for Big Daddy's money
    $1600 29
The book "Gimme Some Truth" contains John Lennon's FBI files obtained under this, the FOIA
    $1600 22
This North Atlantic island group was uninhabited until the Portuguese settled there in the mid-1400s
    $2000 6
Joseph Johnston caught his death of cold at the 1891 funeral of this union general who had accepted his surrender
    $2000 11
This late USC professor left us some lessons on "Living, Loving, and Learning"
    $2000 27
It's a building attached to a church, or a chamber within it, in which affusions are performed
    $2000 16
Groucho rides to the rescue as the new president of Huxley College
    $2000 30
Since 1973, the U.S. Army has been an AVF, an all-this force
    $2000 23
In astronomy, it's the angular horizontal distance, clockwise, from due south

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Anne Sam
$14,000 $5,400 $17,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The characters Adam, Eric & Joseph were much younger on the 2001 PAX prequel to this '60s series

Final scores:

Jason Anne Sam
$28,000 $10,699 $7,100
2-day champion: $40,241 2nd place: a trip to Mazatlan, Mexico 3rd place: a trip to Florida

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Anne Sam
$10,000 $5,200 $16,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2001-12-04
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