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JEOPARDY! Game - January 1, 2004

Contestants

Faith O'Neal, Attorney from New York, NY
Clint Hill, Financial analyst from Nashville, TN
Micah Morken, Graduate student originally from St. Cloud, MN (Returning 2-day champ with $38,400)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 1, 2004

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The number in parentheses preceding the clue denotes the order in which the clue was played.

ASIAN HISTORY
POP MUSIC
ANNUAL EVENTS
FOOD & DRINK
WEEDS
"J" PARDY
$200 - Clint

(1) As a result of the French defeat at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954, this country was divided at the 17th parallel


$200 - Micah

(9) The title character of this Beatles song is "wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the door"


$200 - Micah

(18) This holiday was first celebrated in the U.S. in 1792, the 300th anniversary of a certain explorer's New World arrival


$200 - Faith

(6) The Rainbow variety of this fish is popularly served "amandine"


$200 - Clint

(26) Its name is from the French for "lion's tooth"


$200 - Faith

(14) In a Robert Louis Stevenson novel, a drug turns this man into a monster


$400 - Clint

(2) In 452 this "Scourge of God" invaded northern Italy, but disease & famine forced his troops to withdraw


(-$400) - Clint

$400 - Faith

(10) For most of the '70s, Elton John collaborated with this lyricist on songs like "Your Song"


$400 - Micah

(22) On January 8 the state of Louisiana commemorates this battle of the War of 1812


$400 - Faith

(7) At Starbucks you'll find a variety of these Scottish quick breads to go with your coffee


$400 - Micah

(27) In a song it was "Crimson &" this weed, "over & over"


$400 - Clint

(15) With 6,
more U.S. Presidents were born with this first name than any other


$600 - Clint

(3) In 1948 he was elected President of China, but was driven from the mainland to Taiwan the next year


$600 - Faith

(11) She stayed at No. 1 for 8 weeks in 1993 with "Dreamlover"


$600 - Clint

(23) Cuba's National Revolutionary Festival in late July commemorates his 26th of July movement founded in 1953


$600 - Micah

(8) Traditionally, inside your chicken cordon bleu you'll find melted cheese & a thin slice of this meat


$600 - Micah

(28) It's everywhere! Even in Kentucky's nickname


$600 - Micah

(16) (Video) One of Jules Bastien-LePage's most famous paintings is of this girl, hearing voices


$800 - Faith

(4) In 1972 Pakistan's President Bhutto signed an accord with this Indian Prime Minister normalizing relations


$800 - Faith

(17) In 1978 Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond had a No. 1 hit with this duet


$800 - Faith

(24) West Virginia holds a Heritage Jubilee named for this Confederate General, his commander's "right arm"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(12) Around St. Patrick's Day, many McDonald's still serve up the cool minty green drink called this


$800 - Micah

(29) This garden weed may be plain, hemp or stinging


$800 - Micah

(20) The port city of Aqaba is this nation's only link to the sea


$1000 - Faith

(5) In 1959 this Japanese Crown Prince married a commoner, the first time ever for an heir to the throne


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(19) She made her Top 40 debut with 1972's "You Turn Me on, I'm a Radio"


$1000 - Micah

(25) Japan's Sanno Festival on April 15 honors Sanno, this religion's mountain god


$1000 - Clint

(13) Alliterative name for the classic French dish consisting of meat braised in red wine with onions & mushrooms


$2000 - Micah

(30) It got its name in the old West from its ability to drive sheep & horses crazy

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1000 - Micah

(21) It refers to the geographic area a court has power over or to the types of cases it can hear


Scores at the first commercial break:
Faith: $3,600
Clint: $2,200
Micah: $1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Micah: $8,600
Faith: $5,200
Clint: $3,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 1, 2004

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VENICE, AT LAST
SCREEN NAMES
THE SOLAR SYSTEM
RALPH
BOOKS & AUTHORS
THAT'S SUPERLATIVE
$400 - Triple Stumper

(2) (Video of Sarah
in Venice, Italy)

We're at the place where this explorer lived.
It's known as del Milione,
because Venetians thought he told a million lies


$400 - Micah

(10) Frances Gumm took her new last name from writer Robert Garland & this first name from a Hoagy Carmichael song


$400 - Micah

(1) A 7-mile-high peak in the mountain range called Maxwell is the highest feature on this planet, Earth's twin


$400 - Clint

(25) He exposed questionable design practices in the auto industry in "Unsafe at Any Speed"


$400 - Clint

(16) This love story by Robert James Waller spent more than 3 years on the bestseller list


$400 - Clint

(19) Using a slang superlative, Leroy Brown is described as this "man in the whole damn town"


$800 - Clint

(3) On a Halloween night in the 1750s, this seducer made a daring escape from a cell beneath the Doge's Palace


$800 - Micah

(12) (Video) Born Roy Scherer, he's the movie star seen here


$800 - Clint

(5) By studying lunar eclipses this Greek philosopher proved that the Earth was ball-shaped


$800 - Faith

(26) He created his "Safari" fragrance in 1990


$800 - Triple Stumper

(17) Failed poet Von Humboldt Fleisher is the title character in this Saul Bellow novel


$800 - Micah

(20) The superlative of the word "old" can start with this letter instead of o


$1200 - Clint

(4) (Video of Jimmy
in Venice, Italy)

This big waterway serves as the main street of Venice. The Venetians call it the Canalazzo, but we call it this


$1200 - Micah

(13) In 1988 this actress, born Margarita Ibrahimoff, married Tom Hanks, born Tom Hanks


$1200 - Clint

(6) In 2002 the Odyssey space probe determined ice lies just below the surface of this planet's poles


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(27) He won the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a U.N. mediator resolving Arab-Israeli conflicts


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(18) His "Postman Always Rings Twice", "Double Indemnity" & "Mildred Pierce" were all made into movies


$1200 - Micah

(21) It's the superlative of "little", as in the proverb This "said, soonest mended"


$1600 - Clint

(8) Venice is the setting for Act I of this tragedy about a man who loved his wife "not wisely but too well"


$1600 - Micah

(14) This larger-than-life model & reality show subject was born Vickie Lynn Hogan


$1600 - Micah

(7) Ceres, one of these objects, is about 600 miles in diameter & was named for the Roman goddess of agriculture


$1000 - Faith

(28) Encapsulating the essence of his philosophy, he published "Nature" in 1836

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(22) He's kept readers in suspense with novels like "Whispers", "Watchers" & "Sole Survivor"


(-$3000) - Micah

(23) Superlative in a famous nickname of the NYPD

DAILY DOUBLE WAHER $3000


(-$2000) - Faith

$2000 - Clint

(11) (Video of Jimmy
in Venice, Italy)

It was Lord Byron who wrote, "I stood in Venice on" this bridge"a palace and a prison on each hand"


$2000 - Clint

(15) TV's Tonto, Mohawk Indian Harold Jay Smith got this nickname playing lacrosse by running on the balls of his feet


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(9) When William Herschel discovered this planet in 1781, he first thought it was a comet


$2000 - Faith

(29) Later SCLC President, he co-founded the Montgomery (Alabama) Improvement Assoc. in 1955


(-$2000) - Clint

(30) "The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant retells the story of this Biblical woman, the daughter of Jacob & Leah


$2000 - Micah

(24) Superlative in the name of a Minnesota-based retail electronics behemoth


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Micah: $15,600
Clint: $11,800
Faith: $7,000


Final JEOPARDY!

U.S. CITIES
While serving in the '60s & '70s as this city's last "censor", Richard J. Sinnott banned fewer than 10 things

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Faith: $7,000 + $5,000
Clint: $11,800 - $2,300
Micah: $15,600 - $9,000


Final Scores
Faith: $12,000
Clint: $9,500
Micah: $6,600

Micah: $17,600 (21 right, includes 1 DD; 1 wrong, a DD)
Clint: $11,800 (17 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Faith: $7,600 (12 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Total: $37,000

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