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JEOPARDY! Game - January 8, 2004

Contestants

Michael Schlitzer, Account manager from Sterling, VA
Belinda Reid, Retired teacher from Farmerville, LA
Tom Walsh, Writer from Washington, D.C. (Returning 3-day champ with $62,500)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 8, 2004

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

TEDDY BEAR
DON'T BE CRUEL
CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE
JAILHOUSE
ROCK
LET'S GO TO GRACELAND
$200 - Michael

(26) This clothing company markets a snowshoe-wearing teddy bear called L.L. Bear


$200 - Michael

(1) After the St. Valentine's Day massacre, Bugs Moran said, "Only" this man "kills like that"


$200 - Michael

(16) Amorous couples are often compared to these small, affectionate parrots


$200 - Triple Stumper

(21) While at Walden Pond, Thoreau was arrested by Constable Sam Staples & spent a night in this city's jail


$200 - Michael

(8) World Book Encyclopedia calls it "the most elegant building stone"


$200 - Tom

(6) (Video of Cheryl at Graceland in Memphis, TN) When Elvis was at home, he loved to play and sing this type of music, whose name comes from Old English for "good news"


$400 - Tom

(27) In an audio book, Charles Kuralt narrates the adventures of this A.A. Milne bear


$400 - Triple Stumper

(2) The "charger" Salome wanted as part of the presentation of John the Baptist's head is one of these


$400 - Michael

(17) It's any magical elixir that arouses passion, not just the "Number 9" one of song


$400 - Tom

(22) A total of 49,485 prisoners went through this Confederate prison that was in operation for only 14 months


$400 - Michael

(9) (Video) It's the limestone landmark of the Mediterranean seen here


$400 - Michael

(7) Graceland's Christmas lights go on the Friday after this holiday & stay up through Elvis' birthday festivities in Jan.


$600 - Belinda

(28) One of the oldest teddy bear manufacturers in the world, the Steiff Company is headquartered in this country


$600 - Tom

(3) Killed with his brother Qusay in 2003, this son of Saddam Hussein had a reputation for brutality


$600 - Michael

(18) This 5-letter endearment is what Mr. Howell usually called Mrs. Howell on "Gilligan's Island"


$600 - Tom

(23) In 1971, 33 inmates & 10 prison staff members were killed in a riot at this New York correctional facility


$600 - Tom

(10) Among the oldest rocks on Earth are 4-billion-year-old pieces of this, from which New Hampshire gets its nickname


$600 - Belinda

(13) (Video of Cheryl at Graceland in Memphis, TN) In 1956, Elvis earned 8 gold records, including one for this hit based on the Civil War favorite, "Aura Lee"


$800 - Michael

(29) A popular book character, this teddy bear was named after a London railway station


$800 - Tom

(4) In 1940 the Soviets massacred officers of this country's army in the Katyn Forest, but blamed it on the Nazis


$800 - Belinda

(19) Some swains are seduced by shapely lips said to resemble this Roman god's bow


$800 - Tom

(24) After 1946 this Berlin prison on the Wilhelmstrasse housed Nazi war criminals


$800 - Triple Stumper

(11) Clay & mica minerals in this sedimentary rock cause it to split into thin layers


$800 - Belinda

(14) At Graceland, you can visit the plane that Elvis named for this girl, who celebrated her 9th birthday in it


$1000 - Michael

(30) In the mid-'80s over a million of these talking electronic teddy bears were sold


$1400 - Tom

(5) As king of this Spanish region, Peter the Cruel (Peter the Just to his friends) fought a 10-year war with Aragon

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1400


$1000 - Tom

(20) Titania really hit bottom when she hit on Bottom in this Shakespeare comedy


(-$1000) - Michael

$1000 - Tom

(25) The first of these very restrictive prisons was at Marion, Ill.; Florence, Co. & Pelican Bay, Calif. followed


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(12) Brownstone is a variety of this rock, formed when grains of quartz & other minerals are bound together


$1000 - Belinda

(15) (Video of Cheryl at Graceland in Memphis, TN) Elvis gave his pink Cadillac to this woman, his mother. She loved riding in it, but didn't drive


Scores at the first commercial break:
Tom: $3,600
Belinda: $2,400
Michael: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $7,800
Belinda: $3,800
Michael: $3,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 8, 2004

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MEDICINE
TV TALK
BOOKS ABOUT PRESIDENTS
ONLY 351 SHOPPING DAYS TO XMAS
"G" MEN
QUOTATIONS
$400 - Michael

(1) Of the wrist, neck or back of the knee, it's where you put your fingers to feel the carotid pulse


$400 - Tom

(6) Some local TV news goes by the sensation-loving motto "If it" does this, "it leads"


(-$400) - Michael

$400 - Tom

(11) "Plain Speaking"


$400 - Tom

(26) This device from Apple can put 10,000 songs in a music fan's pocket


$400 - Tom

(16) When we say he invented movable type, we mean he invented the mold which made movable type practical


$400 - Michael

(21) Will Cuppy wrote that this bird "seems to have been invented for the sole purpose of becoming extinct"


$800 - Michael

(2) A form of this explosive is often used to treat angina


$800 - Michael

(7) (Video) It's the telethon tracker seen here. Looks like those pledges are rolling in


(-$800) - Michael

(-$800) - Tom

$800 - Belinda

(12) "Old Tippecanoe"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(27) For a gardener, get this Black & Decker trimmer -- its name sounds like a spiny animal with the first "h" missing


$800 - Michael

(17) "The Kingdom of Swing" was this man's 1939 autobiography


$800 - Belinda

(22) Jerome K. Jerome was spotted saying. "Love is like" this disease, "we all have to go through it"


$1200 - Michael

(3) In the news in 2003, SARS is short for this


$1200 - Tom

(8) 1980 saw this form of broadcasting's first million-dollar fight when people coughed up $15 to see Leonard vs. Duran


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(13) "The Last Best Hope of Earth"


$1200 - Belinda

(28) The name of this kids' store founded in 1976 recalls a term for a Boy Scout gathering


$1200 - Belinda

(18) On April 12, 1961 this Soviet Air Force pilot made a trip around the world in 108 minutes


(-$1200) - Michael

$1200 - Belinda

(23) As Francis Bacon said, "Hope is a good" this meal "but it is a bad supper"


$2000 - Michael

(4) The process in which these are formed in bone marrow is called leukopoiesis

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Tom

(9) 18-letter term for airing "Love's Tender Glow" opposite another network's "America's Meanest Bouncer"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(14) "One Man Alone"


$1600 - Michael

(29) $3,000 will buy a 6-oz. Baccarat flask of men's perfume from this Iranian-born American designer


$1600 - Michael

(19) He actually formed his Italian Legion, later known as the Red Shirts, in South America in the 1840s


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(24) Alexander Pope cautioned, "Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; the proper study of mankind is" this


(-$2000) - Michael

$2000 - Tom

(5) You would think the best antipruritic drugs to help relieve or prevent this are probably made from scratch


$2000 - Tom

(10) Referring to a daring motorcycle exploit by Fonzie, it's what a TV show does when it peaks & starts to go downhill


$2000 - Belinda

(15) "Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest"


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video) For the cook, pick up "How to be a Domestic Goddess" by this kitchen personality seen here


(-$2000) - Michael

(20) This U.S. composer wrote "geographical" suites about the Hudson River & Niagara Falls, among others

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - Michael

(25) Charles Dibdin rhymed, "Did you ever hear of Captain Wattle? He was all for love and a little for" this (Hic)


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $15,400
Belinda: $11,000
Michael: $8,600


Final JEOPARDY!

FILM TITLES
This Charlie Chaplin film lent its name to a famous bookstore that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Michael: $8,600 - $7,000
Belinda: $11,000 - $7,500
Tom: $15,400 + $6,600


Final Scores
Tom: $22,000 (4-day total of $84,500)
Belinda: $3,500
Michael: $1,600

Tom: $15,000 (19 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Belinda: $11,000 (11 right, includes 2 rebounds; 0 wrong)
Michael: $10,200 (20 right, includes 1 DD; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $36,200

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