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JEOPARDY! Game - January 7, 2004

Contestants

Luis Corchado, Attorney from Denver, CO
Melanie Leon, Army wife from Peachtree City, GA
Tom Walsh, Writer from Washington, D.C. (Returning 2-day champ with $30,700)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 7, 2004

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

ANIMALS
SITCOMS
GEORGE ORWELL
STUPID ANSWERS
WEAPONS
"UNT"IL THE END
$200 - Tom

(13) In a children's tale, Jack traded one of these barnyard animals for some magic beans


$200 - Melanie

(17) In 2003 Madonna guest-starred as Karen's potential roommate on this NBC sitcom


$200 - Tom

(11) Orwell was born Eric Blair in this country in 1903; Kipling, whom Orwell later wrote about, was born there in 1865


(-$200) - Melanie

$200 - Luis

(1) Lopp Motors in this city in Kansas has been selling Chryslers & Dodges there since 1973


$200 - Luis

(30) Most of us know it better as Excalibur; Geoffrey of Monmouth called this king's sword Caliburn


$200 - Tom

(2) To pursue for food or sport


$400 - Melanie

(22) Yipes stripes! The Grevy species of this was named for a President of France


$400 - Tom

(18) (Video) Hi, I'm Lauren Graham from "The Gilmore Girls." I played Valerie, on an episode of this sitcom, who put Jerry on speed dial after only 2 dates


$400 - Luis

(12) In this book England is known as Airstrip One & is part of Oceania


$400 - Tom

(3) In 1983 some considered this Salt Lake City native the best young quarterback in the country


$400 - Triple Stumper

(29) When loading a musket, first put in the gunpowder, then the wadding, then this


$400 - Tom

(5) The smallest puppy of a litter


$600 - Tom

(23) In an aardvark these are different from yours; they have no enamel


$600 - Luis

(19) Bebe Neuwirth has played Dr. Lilith Sternin on these 2 shows


$600 - Tom

(14) According to the title of a 1933 work, 1 of the 2 cities in which Orwell was "Down and Out"


$600 - Luis

(4) Invented in the late '50s it's a functional circuit formed when diodes, transistors, etc. are integrated


$600 - Luis

(28) After WWI the U.S. gave infantrymen the new M1 rifle; in the 1960s this newer model was given to GIs in Vietnam


$600 - Tom

(8) Married to Lynn Fontanne


$800 - Luis

(24) "The Encyclopedia of Mammals" calls it the most heavily armored mammal alive today


$800 - Luis

(20) Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen shared the role of Michele Tanner on this family sitcom


$2000 - Tom

(15) Orwell's classic 1945 satire on the Stalinist dictatorship; 4 publishers turned it down

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


(-$800) - Luis

$800 - Tom

(6) In New York City, Eighth Avenue becomes this street as it runs along the west edge of Central Park


$800 - Triple Stumper

(26) The arrangement of these on a shotgun may be side-by-side or over-and-under


$800 - Luis

(9) It can be the indentation in the bottom of a champagne bottle or a narrow, flat-bottomed boat


(-$1000) - Melanie

(-$1000) - Luis

(25) (Video of Sarah in Alaska) The name of this raptor comes from a word meaning "to grasp"


(-$1000) - Luis

$1000 - Melanie

(21) This Latino comedian stars as an assembly line worker in his eponymous sitcom


$1000 - Tom

(16) In 1936 Orwell headed south to fight in & write about this war; he got shot in the throat & wrote a book


(-$1000) - Luis

(7) (Video of Cheryl in Stratford-Upon-Avon) Although only its foundations remain today, in 1597 Shakespeare bought a new place in Stratford called this


(-$1000) - Melanie

(27) Its name goes back to an Algonquin word for "an instrument to cut (it) off"


$1000 - Tom

(10) A medical device that diverts fluid from one part of the body to another


Scores at the first commercial break:
Tom: $3,600
Luis: $200
Melanie: -$200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $8,400
Luis: $1,200
Melanie: -$600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 7, 2004

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WORLD FACTS
ROCK MUSIC
THE HISTORY CHANNEL ("Barbarians" series)
BIG JOHNS
THE BRIGHTEST STARS
LEANN RHYMES?
$400 - Luis

(1) Ironically, this north Atlantic nation has the world's greatest number of hot springs


$400 - Triple Stumper

(9) She called her 2001 & 2002 tours "Dream within a Dream"


$400 - Triple Stumper

(20) (Video with voice over: "Violent invaders from the East, seemingly bent on sheer destruction")
The name of these people was later applied to German soldiers


$400 - Luis

(26) His 1992 novel "The Pelican Brief" was a national bestseller


$400 - Luis

(6) Regulus, from the Latin Rex, for "king", is in this king of beasts


$400 - Melanie

(14) In a Beatles hit, the title words preceding "Work it Out"


(-$800) - Luis

$800 - Tom

(2) 21% of the area of this country, whose name is Spanish for "rich coast", is set aside for parks & sanctuaries


$800 - Tom

(10) In 1999 this Latin heartthrob won an MTV Award for Best Pop Video for "Livin' la Vida Loca"


$800 - Luis

(21) In the "Goths" episode, our heroes hand this group its worst defeat in 600 years on Aug. 9, 378


$800 - Tom

(27) The first Pope to visit a President in the White House was this man who met Jimmy Carter in 1979


$800 - Luis

(7) It's brighter than its twin, Castor


$800 - Luis

(15) Though the characters never mention it, the film "M*A*S*H*" takes place during this war


$1200 - Luis

(3) The world's longest cable-car route runs over 10,000 feet up Pico Espejo south of Lake Maracaibo in this country


$1200 - Luis

(11) This veteran performer won a 1994 Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal for "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"


$1200 - Luis

(22) Father & son discussed in the following
(Video with voice over: "With the colonization of Greenland comes the story of 2 legendary Norwegian Vikings")


$1200 - Luis

(28) He was the tenth President & the second Whig President


(-$1200) - Tom

$1200 - Melanie

(8) This brightest star in our night sky shares its name with a Keanu Reeves grunge band


$1200 - Tom

(17) The The Enbridge Stairclimb goes up this Toronto tower


$1500 - Luis

(4) Oceania has 5 peaks exceeding 15,000 feet in height; all 5 are in this country's Sudirman & Jayawijaya ranges

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1500


$1600 - Tom

(12) In 1980 Devo had its only top 40 hit with this song


$1600 - Melanie

(23) We're told that the Mongols sowed the lands they conquered with this, to make them unfertile


$1600 - Luis

(29) "The Salinas Valley" was the original title of this man's 1952 novel "East of Eden"


$1600 - Tom

(16) This red supergiant in Orion is over 300 light years away from you, but is much closer to Michael Keaton's heart


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(18) "By the power of Grayskull!" Prince Adam becomes this hero


$2000 - Luis

(5) The world's largest producer of Brazil nuts is not Brazil but this landlocked neighbor


$2000 - Tom

(13) The soundtrack CD of this 2002 movie blockbuster included "Learn to Crawl" by Black Lab & "Bug Bytes" by Alien Ant Farm

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - Luis

(24) (Video with voice over: "And one man must stand above all others. Temujin has no doubt that fate has chosen him to lead")
We know the conqueror seen here by this name


$2000 - Tom

(30) He served as Chief Justice of the U.S. from 1789 to 1795


(-$2000) - Melanie

(-$2000) - Tom

(25) Proxima, a component of this constellation's brightest star system, is a super close 4.3 light years away


$2000 - Tom

(19) "Borstal Boy" is the autobiography of this Irish author named Brendan


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $18,000
Luis: $15,900
Melanie: $600


Final JEOPARDY!

SPORTS & BUSINESS
The watch Timex introduced in 1986 for this event in Hawaii quickly became the best-selling watch in America

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Melanie: $600 - $129
Luis: $15,900 + $1,000
Tom: $18,000 + $13,800


Final Scores
Tom: $31,800 (3-day total of $62,500)
Luis: $16,900
Melanie: $471

Tom: $16,800 (22 right, includes 2 DDs & 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Luis: $16,000 (23 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 5 wrong)
Melanie: $600 (6 right, includes 2 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Total: $33,400

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