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JEOPARDY! Game - January 2, 2004

Contestants

Luke McConnell, Student from Carmel, IN
Joe Wolke, V.P. of IT communications & information from Northbrook, IL
Faith O'Neal, Attorney from New York, NY (Returning 1-day champ with $12,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 2, 2004

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

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS
HOOP-LA
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS
GRAMBLING MARCHING BAND
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
W.W.
$200 - Faith

(7) To use this nylon material every day & not dread my next visit to Dr. Szell


(-$200) - Faith

$200 - Luke

(4) In 1981 Houston's Calvin Murphy sank 95.8 % of these shots, an all-time NBA record


$200 - Joe

(3) 1979:
A nun like none other


(-$200) - Luke

(18) (Video of Jimmy at Grambling State University in Louisiana)
The Grambling marching band scored big at half-time at the first one of these, January 15, 1967 at the Los Angeles Coliseum


$200 - Luke

(1) English schoolmaster Mr. Chipping is called this for short


$200 - Luke

(23) Riesling or Chardonnay, for example


$400 - Joe

(8) To feed shut-ins as a volunteer with this rhyming program


$400 - Luke

(5) (Video) Hi, I'm Julius Erving. During its final season in 1975-76 I led this league in scoring & won its slam dunk competition


(-$400) - Faith

$400 - Joe

(9) 1990:
A Communist party head


$400 - Luke

(19) Grambling first struck up the band in 1926 with 17 instruments obtained from this Chicago catalog company


$400 - Joe

(2) This mathematician gone bad is Sherlock Holmes' archenemy


$400 - Luke

(24) In 1900 he wrote the U.S. Weather Bureau for a list of windy areas; he chose Kitty Hawk, where winds averaged 13 mph


$600 - Joe

(13) To stop blowing every paycheck & start building this precipitation-named fund


$600 - Joe

(6) In 1990 this Nevada school's team became the first in history to score over 100 points in the NCAA championship game


$600 - Luke

(28) 1964:
An American clergyman


$600 - Luke

(20) The Marching Tigers performed in Monrovia at the 1972 inauguration of this country's President William Tolbert


$600 - Luke

(10) Humbert Humbert usually refers to 12-year-old Dolores Haze by this name


$600 - Luke

(25) It's the lip-curling favorite heard here


$800 - Luke

(14) To do this, often given as a reason for retirement, as by golfer Nancy Lopez & Congressman Dick Armey


$800 - Luke

(16) Hi, I'm Malik Rose of the NBA. I attended the same Philadelphia high school as this late, great 7 foot 1 center


$800 - Faith

(29) 1978:
An Israeli & an Egyptian


$2000 - Luke

(21) The band made sure to include a sax solo when they performed for this commencement speaker in 1999

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$800 - Luke

(11) With help from Helen Fielding, this 30-something singleton & diarist also has a published "Guide to Life"


$800 - Faith

(26) It's what "W.W" stands for in WWD, "the retailers' daily newspaper"


(-$1000) - Luke

(15) To start doing yoga -- maybe this style that's really hot (as in the 105-degree room it requires)


$1000 - Luke

(17) In 1979 the NBA's New Orleans Jazz moved to this state less well known for its jazz


(-$1000) - Joe

(30) 1961:
A U.N. Secretary-General


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(22) (Video of Cheryl at Grambling State University in Louisiana)
I'm with the Grambling marching band, in the stadium named for this legendary coach


$1000 - Faith

(12) Tyrone Slothrop, an American Lieutenant, is the central character of this 1973 classic by Thomas Pynchon


(-$1000) - Joe

(27) (Video of Cheryl in Martha's Vineyard)
This type of platform atop the roof was named for the women who watched for incoming ships from them


Scores at the first commercial break:
Joe: $2,600
Luke: $2,000
Faith: $600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Luke: $8,400
Faith: $2,200
Joe: $600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 2, 2004

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WEST AFRICA
THE SINGER PORTRAYED
17th CENTURY NAMES
CRAFTS
ANIMALS AMONG US
EASY AS "PIE"
$400 - Faith

(24) Nigeria's chief port, it lies on the Bight of Benin


$400 - Joe

(12) By Diana Ross in 1972


$400 - Faith

(6) (Video of Sarah in Provincetown, MA)
Willam Bradford's wife Dorothy died tragically in 1620 when she fell overboard here in Provincetown harbor, from this ship


$400 - Joe

(17) Tesserae are the small, colored pieces, usually tiles, that are used to make this type of picture


$400 - Faith

(5) The U.S. military used these animals to aid the clearing of underwater mines during the 2003 invasion of Iraq


$400 - Joe

(1) Simple Simon asked him, "Let me taste your ware"


(-$800) - Faith

$800 - Luke

(27) In 1936 Francisco Franco began his fight against the Spanish Republic from his base in this archipelago off NW Africa


$800 - Faith

(13) By Sissy Spacek in 1980


$800 - Luke

(7) Around 1630 Mogul ruler Shah Jahan ordered this built as a memorial to his favorite wife


$800 - Joe

(19) (Video of Vanna White) In several books, I share tips and some of my favorite designs for crocheting this cozy type of blanket


$800 - Joe

(9) The lesser pandas of Asia are related to this "masked" North American mammal of the genus Procyon


$800 - Luke

(2) It's one who induces others to follow by means of false promises


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) This river which empties into the Atlantic carries more water than any river in the world except the Amazon


$1200 - Luke

(14) By Jennifer Lopez in 1997


$1200 - Joe

(8) In 1622 he became a Cardinal; 6 years later he became First Minister of France


$1200 - Joe

(20) Depending on what you weave, you might use the rigid heddle or 4-harness type of this


(-$1200) - Luke

(-$1200) - Joe

(10) Plentiful in the Eurasian steppes in the late Pleistocene, these animals stood 16 feet high & had tusks 16 feet long


$1200 - Luke

(3) In "The Preacher and the Slave", Joe Hill wrote, "Work and pray, live on hay, you'll get" this "when you die"


$1600 - Joe

(29) In the 1500s this European power established bases in Angola, which it used as a source for slave labor for Brazil


(-$2000) - Luke

(15) By Lou Diamond Phillips in 1987

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Faith

(25) Because it dealt with religious hypocrisy, his French comedy "Le Tartuffe" was banned until 1669


$2000 - Joe

(21) (Video) In this form of needlework, X's shown on fabric create pictures, like the lovely Paula Vaughan design seen here

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(18) A traditional Uzbek meal might include shurpa, the meat of this "timid" animal served with vegetable soup


$1600 - Joe

(4) This hat has a low crown, flat top & flexible brim


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Luke

(16) By Dennis Quaid in 1989


$2000 - Faith

(26) In 1653 Izaak Walton reeled readers in with this treatise on fishes & fishing


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(22) Many Hopi people earn part of their income from the crafting of jewelry, baskets & these sacred dolls


$2000 - Luke

(23) Like the last passenger pigeon, the last captive Carolina parakeet died in the 1910s in this Ohio city's zoo


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(11) Velvet Brown's horse in "National Velvet" got its name from this black & white marking


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Luke: $14,000
Joe: $9,800
Faith: $7,000


Final JEOPARDY!

NAMED FOR
The "Scruggs Style" is a technique of doing this with only the thumb & first 2 fingers

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Faith: $7,000 + $5,000
Joe: $9,800 + $5,000
Luke: $14,000 - $5,601


Final Scores
Joe: $14,800
Faith: $12,000
Luke: $8,399

Luke: $14,800 (22 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Joe: $9,400 (16 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Faith: $7,000 (10 right; 3 wrong)
Total: $31,200

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