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JEOPARDY! Game - January 12, 2004

Contestants

Snowden Becker, Film archivist originally from Shelton, WA
Ron Blood, Window artist from Maui, HI
Tom Walsh, Writer from Washington, D.C. (Returning 5-day champ with $118,100)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 12, 2004

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

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
MOVIE LOCATIONS
SIMPLY SIMON
PRESIDENTS' WIVES
TOYS & GAMES
LETTER & LETTER
(-$200) - Ron

$200 - Tom

(11) It's the country where you'll find Cape Nordkyn, the northernmost point on the European mainland


$200 - Tom

(21) (Video of Cheryl in Martha's Vineyard)
Towns all over Martha's Vineyard filled in for this friendly seaside town in "Jaws"


$200 - Snowden

(26) His first Broadway success was 1961's "Come Blow Your Horn"


(-$200) - Snowden

$200 - Ron

(6) Her maiden name was Martha Dandridge


$200 - Snowden

(16) Mr. Boddy is the victim whose murder you try to solve in this classic board game


$200 - Tom

(1) The Biography Channel was spun off from this one


$400 - Tom

(12) In ancient times this city in Campana was called Neapolis


$400 - Tom

(22) In 2003 there was talk of demolishing this city's Cook County Hospital, featured in "The Fugitive"


$400 - Tom

(27) This character has Uncle Tom beaten to death in "Uncle Tom's Cabin"


$400 - Tom

(7) He married Rachel Robards in 1791 but since her divorce was not yet final, they had to remarry on January 17, 1794


$400 - Snowden

(17) Introduced as a doll for boys, this action figure was named after a 1945 WWII movie


(-$400) - Tom

$400 - Snowden

(2) In police talk they're the 2 elements of burglary


$600 - Tom

(13) In Arabic this British territory on Spain's southern coast is called Gebel-Al-Tarik (Hill of Tarik)


$600 - Ron

(23) (Video of Sofia
in Berlin, Germany)

The opening credits of this 1965 Richard Burton Cold War drama unspool here at Checkpoint Charlie


$600 - Snowden

(28) L.A.'s Museum of Tolerance is a part of the center bearing the name of this man


$600 - Tom

(8) The First Lady who lived the longest, this native Missourian died in 1982 at age 97


$600 - Snowden

(18) It's the classic naval combat game from Milton Bradley


$600 - Snowden

(3) This west coast company has been refining that pure cane sugar since 1906


$1200 - Tom

(14) If you flew directly from the capital of Turkey to the capital of Ukraine, you'd have to cross this sea

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$800 - Tom

(24) L.A.'s Biltmore played the Sedgewick Hotel, where guests got slimed in this 1984 comedy


$800 - Tom

(29) In 1812 he penned the "Cartagena Manifesto"


$800 - Tom

(9) She & the future President spent part of their 1948 honeymoon at a Michigan-Northwestern football game


$800 - Snowden

(19) Lesney Products, a die-casting firm, experimented with making toys & this brand known for its miniature cars was born


$800 - Snowden

(4) Charles Keating owned the Lincoln one that failed in the 1980s


$1000 - Ron

(15) Victoria Peak is the highest point in this Central American country


$1000 - Snowden

(25) (Video of Sarah in Alaska)
Featuring an Antarctic alien, this 1982 remake of a sci-fi classic was partly shot on a glacier near Juneau


(-$1000) - Ron

$1000 - Tom

(30) A popular Pasadena museum bears the name of this businessman & art collector


$1000 - Ron

(10) Edith Galt, whom he married in 1915, was related to Pocahontas


$1000 - Tom

(20) (Video) This cartoon girl is also a doll, seen here


$1000 - Snowden

(5) Xerox productizes about 70% of the technology it develops in these labs


Scores at the first commercial break:
Tom: $4,000
Snowden: $2,600
Ron: $2,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $8,600
Snowden: $6,400
Ron: $1,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 12, 2004

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GENESIS
IN THE BIG INNING
GOD
CREATED
THE HEAVENS
THE "EARTH"
$400 - Tom

(23) A mother's frustration with hand-straining solid baby food in 1927 led to the creation of this brand


$400 - Ron

(21) In 1999 St. Louis' Fernando Tatis became the first player ever to hit 2 of these in one inning, earning 8 RBIs total


$400 - Tom

(16) In this speech Jesus said that God "knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him"


$400 - Snowden

(11) Making forms from a mold, it can also mean picking people to be in a play


$400 - Ron

(6) Telescopes on Earth can only view this galaxy from the inside out


$400 - Ron

(1) They're recorded on seismographs


$800 - Snowden

(24) The owner of the Brown Derby Restaurant invented this chopped salad as a way to use leftovers


$800 - Tom

(22) In the 8th inning of a 1941 game, a play by shortstop Lou Boudreau ended this Yankee's 56-game hitting streak


$2500 - Tom

(17) This prophet tried to flee God's presence by shipping out to Tarshish -- didn't work

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2500


$800 - Snowden

(12) Also called frottage, some people do it to tombstones & brass plaques


$800 - Snowden

(7) Ancient astronomers figured the Earth was 3 times larger than the Moon by timing one of these


$800 - Ron

(2) 1990 festivities for the 20th anniv. of this annual observance included a trash cleanup trek on Mount Everest


$1200 - Snowden

(25) French gardener Joseph Monier received a patent for the reinforced type of this construction material in 1867


$1200 - Tom

(28) Coming to bat in the 4th inning of a game against the L.A. Dodgers in 1974, this Atlanta Brave hit his 715th home run


(-$1200) - Snowden

(18) Nebuchadnezzar told him, "Your God is a god of gods, and a lord of kings"


$1200 - Ron

(13) Term for the designs carved or stamped into a piece of leather


$5000 - Snowden

(8) In terms of light speed, it's 8 minutes away from the Earth

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $5000


$1200 - Ron

(3) Coarse-textured baked ceramics


$1600 - Snowden

(26) In 387 B.C. Plato founded this school on the outskirts of Athens


$1600 - Tom

(29) In the 3rd inning of a 1982 game, this Oakland player set a record with his 119th stolen base of the season


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(19) This synonym of "omnipotent" is used to refer to God by Job & by Bob Marley in "Redemption Song"


(-$1600) - Ron

$1600 - Snowden

(14) An escutcheon is a shield bearing a coat of arms, or a decorative plate often found around this opening in a door


$1600 - Ron

(9) Like her late husband Eugene, Carolyn Shoemaker hunts these


$1600 - Tom

(4) A popular ISP


(-$2000) - Snowden

(27) Every time you get a vaccination, you can thank this British physician who pioneered the process in the 1790s


$2000 - Tom

(30) Up 5-3 in the 10th, this team lost game 6 & later the '86 Series after a ball went through Bill Buckner's legs


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) After conquering Amalek, this king disappointed God by not killing every living thing; he spared the fat sheep


$2000 - Snowden

(15) It can be the metal band that holds a stone, or the upper faceted portion of a stone


$2000 - Tom

(10) In 1664 Robert Hooke discovered this still largely mysterious feature of Jupiter


$2000 - Tom

(5) Globe-friendly Al Gore bestseller


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $23,100
Snowden: $17,400
Ron: $6,000


Final JEOPARDY!

AMERICAN WRITERS
In 1936 the San Francisco News sent this man to investigate living conditions among migrant workers

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Ron: $6,000 + $5,700
Snowden: $17,400 + $15,000
Tom: $23,100 + $11,700


Final Scores
Tom: $34,800 (6-day total of $152,900)
Snowden: $32,400
Ron: $11,700

Tom: $21,000 (25 right, includes 2 DDs & 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Snowden: $13,600 (20 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Ron: $6,000 (11 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Total: $40,600

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