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JEOPARDY! Game - January 9, 2004

Contestants

A.J. Monaco, Law student originally from Newark, NJ
Jennifer Rojo, Library clerk from Long Beach, CA
Tom Walsh, Writer from Washington, D.C. (Returning 4-day champ with $84,500)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 9, 2004

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

AH, SWEET MISTER"E"
POP MUSIC PAIRINGS
GOING TO THE DOGS
THE PRESIDENT'S ON TV!
RITE ON!
WHEEL OF JEOPARDY!
$200 - Jennifer

(1) It comes before "Queen" in the pen name of a king of mystery writers


$200 - Jennifer

(3) ___ & the Papas


$200 - Tom

(26) The "Siberian" type of this dog crossed the Bering Strait to Alaska around 1910


$200 - Tom

(11) In the next-to-last paragraph of his March 31, 1968 address, LBJ made this surprise announcement


$200 - Jennifer

(21) Traditionally, a bride gives her bouquet to this person to hold during the wedding ceremony


$200 - Jennifer

(16) Unknown evolutionary connector:
_ _ S S _ _ _
L _ _ K


$400 - Jennifer

(2) On screen he's been hard-boiled cop Dirty Harry


$400 - Tom

(4) ___ & Tennille


$400 - A.J.

(27) An old folk belief gave us this phrase for a drink taken to ease a hangover


(-$400) - A.J.

$400 - Tom

(12) On Sept. 16, 1990 viewers in this Gulf country had 2 choices: an Egyptian cartoon or an address by President Bush


$400 - Tom

(22) Among the 5 pillars of this religion is Salat, ritual prayers said 5 times daily


$400 - A.J.

(17) Benjamin Franklin's certainties:
D _ _ _ _
_ _ D
_ _ X _ S


$600 - Jennifer

(8) A 1991 bio on Poe won this award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Critical / Biographical Work


$600 - Jennifer

(5) ___ & Wings


$600 - Jennifer

(28) In 1920 Pancho Villa retired to a ranch in this Mexican state that shares its name with a breed of dog


$600 - Tom

(13) (Video of Sofia at the Ronald Reagan Library) In an Oval Office address, Reagan said these people "slipped the surly bonds of Earth to touch the face of God"


$600 - Jennifer

(23) It's the "tepid" party you hold to celebrate your move to a new home


(-$600) - Jennifer

$600 - Tom

(18) Birthday good wishes:
M _ _ _
_ _ P P _
R _ T _ R _ S


$800 - Tom

(9) Sometimes (well, most of the time) it's just a mystery to figure out this "American Psycho" author's books


$800 - Jennifer

(6) ___ & His Comets


$800 - A.J.

(29) In 1971 this rock band recorded the hit "Black Dog"


$800 - A,J.

(14) His farewell address warned of the scientific-technological elite & the military-industrial complex


(-$800) - Jennifer

(24) This Japanese ritual is also known as Seppuku


$800 - Jennifer

(19) A way to remain cheerful and hopeful:
K _ _ _
_ _ U R
_ H _ N
U _


$1000 - A.J.

(10) George Jetson might like this author of "L.A. Confidential"


$1000 - Tom

(7) ___ & the Dominos


(-$1000) - A.J.

(30) Altana's Mystique, a dog of this "European" breed, is the world's top show dog with 275 best-in-show awards


(-$1400) - A.J.

(15) Month & year the following address was delivered: (Video: "This government, as promised, has maintained the closest surveillance of the Soviet military build-up on the island of Cuba ..")

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1400


$1000 - A.J.

(25) At this type of dance named for a comic strip character, the girls invite the guys


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(20) Proverbial place without privacy:
_ O L D _ _ _ _
_ O _ L


Scores at the first commercial break:
Tom: $3,400
Jennifer: $2,800
A.J.: $0

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $4,600
Jennifer: $3,800
A.J.: $1,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 9, 2004

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AH, SWEDE MYSTERY
THE GENE POOL
INSTRUMENTAL
GO FORTH ON AUGUST FOURTH
NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES
10-LETTER "W"ORDS
$400 - A.J.

(6) As of 2003 a Renoir & a Rembrandt remained missing after a robbery from the National Museum in this city


$400 - Tom

(21) He married Gilda Radner in 1984


$400 - Tom

(11) Religious-sounding name for a twangy musical instrument held between the teeth


$400 - Tom

(16) Aug. 4, 1944:
Police raid a house in Amsterdam; this 15-year-old girl is one of 8 arrested


$400 - Tom

(26) During World War II, some members of this Southwest tribe served as "code talkers" in the U.S. Marine Corps


(-$400) - A.J.

$400 - Tom

(1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday & Friday evenings


$800 - Triple Stumper

(7) There are reports of a prehistoric monster living in Storsjon, one of these bodies of water


$800 - Jennifer

(22) (Video) Former rabbinical student and performer seen here


$800 - Jennifer

(12) (Video) Today's city streets are indeed poorer for the lack of this type of professional


$800 - Jennifer

(17) Aug. 4, 1892:
She allegedly axes her father & stepmother to death in Fall River, Massachusetts


(-$800) - A.J.

$800 - Tom

(27) In 1885 Geronimo & others escaped from this tribe's White Mountain Reservation in Arizona; they were recaptured in 1886


$800 - A.J.

(2) Perfect for a picnic is the picnic or ice-box variety of this fruit


(-$1200) - Jennifer

$1200 - Tom

(8) Christer Pettersson, convicted of the mysterious killing of this Swedish leader, was later released


$1200 - A.J.

(23) The movie star who founded L.A.'s Museum of Western Heritage


$1200 - Tom

(13) Greg Leisz is a virtuoso on the pedal type of this relatively new instrument, which is supported on a stand


$1200 - A.J.

(18) Aug. 4, 1916:
The U.S. buys these "unspoiled" Caribbean islands from Denmark for $25 million


$1000 - Tom

(28) The name of this offshoot of the Shoshone comes from the Spanish camino ancho, or "wide trail"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1200 - A.J.

(3) Early in his career David Letterman filled in weekends as one of these for an Indianapolis TV station


$1600 - A.J.

(9) Boston cops were baffled by the murder of Karina Holmer, a Swede working as this French-named type of domestic


$1600 - Tom

(24) It was hard to beat this man, Benny Goodman's drummer from 1935 to 1938


$1600 - Tom

(14) Free from worry about too-slow human hands, Stravinsky wrote a 1917 etude for this now seldom-seen instrument


$1600 - A.J.

(19) Aug. 4, 1977:
Electrifying news as Jimmy Carter signs the measure establishing this Cabinet Department


$1600 - Jennifer

(29) In the winter of 1838-39, over 4,000 died during this tribe's forced march from the Southeast to Oklahoma


(-$1600) - A.J.

$1600 - Tom

(4) Singer / songwriter Loudon III, or a person who makes wagons


$2000 - Tom

(10) (Video) The post-World War II fate of this diplomat and humanitarian seen here is not known for certain


$2000 - Tom

(25) He created Mr. Spock & Captain Kirk


$2000 - Tom

(15) (Video of Jimmy with the Grambling State University marching band in Louisiana) This section of the marching band was the title of a 2002 movie starring Nick Cannon


$4400 - A.J.

(20) Aug. 4, 1987:
A stamp honoring this author is first sold at the Oxford, Miss. post office where he once worked

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4400


$2000 - A.J.

(30) This tribe's Chief Osceola has been called the "Snake of the Everglades"


$2000 - Tom

(5) Eugene O'Neill's only comedy was "Ah," this


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $23,600
A.J.: $13,200
Jennifer: $6,600


Final JEOPARDY!

CURRENT WORLD LEADERS
He's believed to be grooming his son Gamal to succeed him

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Jennifer: $6,600 - $6,600
A.J.: $13,200 - $13,199
Tom: $23,600 + $10,000


Final Scores
Tom: $33,600 (5-day total of $118,100)
A.J.: $1
Jennifer: $0

Tom: $23,800 (25 right, includes 1 DD & 5 rebounds; 0 wrong)
A.J.: $12,200 (15 right, includes 1 DD; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Jennifer: $6,600 (15 right; 3 wrong)
Total: $42,600

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