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JEOPARDY! Game - January 16, 2004

Contestants

Carolyn Zsoldos, Clinical support specialist from Wilmington, DE
Clay Wilson, Newspaper reporter from Hampton, GA
Frank Amanat, Attorney from South Orange, NJ (Returning 1-day champ with $15,250)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 16, 2004

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

STATE CAPITALS
OUR NATIONAL PASTIME
BESTSELLERS BY DECADE
WHAT DID I DO WITH MY KEYS?
INVENTIVE MINDS
THE "END"
$200 - Clay

(1) Before he was President, George W. Bush occupied the Governor's mansion in this city


$200 - Frank

(7) Other teams have worn them but it's this "northern" team one usually refers to when speaking of "pinstripes"


$200 - Frank

(2) "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" & "All the President's Men"


$200 - Carolyn

(18) They were in the pocket of those red tabs jeans from this company -- you know, the ones we just took to Goodwill


$200 - Clay

(12) In 1891 this man of Menlo Park got a patent for a "means for transmitting signals electrically"


$200 - Frank

(23) It means to make a change to something, especially to the Constitution


$400 - Frank

(3) It's home to the NHL's Avalanche & a U.S. Mint


$400 - Frank

(8) He hit 46 home runs in 2002, 27 fewer than the previous season


(-$400) - Carolyn

(-$400) - Clay

$400 - Frank

(13) "From Here to Eternity" & "Peyton Place"


$400 - Carolyn

(19) They fell into this pot that's also a term for one who makes his money growing cotton


$400 - Frank

(14) A team headed by Seymour Cray introduced the first "super" one of these in 1963


$400 - Frank

(24) It's to grasp mentally; understand?


$1000 - Frank

(4) 2 of the 4 state capitals with the word "City" in their names

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Frank

(9) Dodger manager Walter Alston was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1983; this man, his successor, was inducted in 1997


(-$600) - Clay

(-$600) - Carolyn

(28) "Airport" & "Valley of the Dolls"


$600 - Carolyn

(20) They turned up in the bottom of the neighbors' jetted bath -- as Emile Zola might say, this brand


$600 - Frank

(15) In 1931 Harold Edgerton synched a strobe light's flash to this device


$600 - Frank

(25) This Indiana city is home to the College Football Hall of Fame


$800 - Frank

(5) Anthony Trollope called this capital "on the River Kentucky" "as quietly dull a little town as I ever entered"


$800 - Frank

(10) (Video of Sofia at the Louisville Slugger Museum)
Forests in Pennsylvania and New York provide the white type of this wood, used in most of today's Major League bats


(-$800) - Frank

$800 - Carolyn

(29) "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" & "For Whom the Bell Tolls"


$800 - Carolyn

(21) (Video) One of these crow relatives, famous for their love of shiny objects, flew off with them


$800 - Frank

(16) Dr. Thomas Starzl transplanted this organ in 1963 & went on to write "Experience in Hepatic Transplantation"


$800 - Frank

(26) It's a bonus paid by a company to its stockholders, often on a quarterly basis


$1000 - Frank

(6) This capital is also the seat of Kennebec county


$1000 - Frank

(11) Tony Gwynn's 1994 batting average of .394 was the highest since this man's .406 in 1941


$1000 - Frank

(30) "Elmer Gantry" & "All Quiet on the Western Front"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(22) You left them in this (from the Latin for "fire"), you fool (from the Latin for "fool")


$1000 - Frank

(17) Dr. Louis Fieser is special as he synthesized this vitamin in 1939


$1000 - Clay

(27) Take a suspect into custody


Scores at the first commercial break:
Frank: $7,800
Clay: $0
Carolyn: -$400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Frank: $11,800
Carolyn: $3,000
Clay: $400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 16, 2004

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MYTHOLOGICAL PAINTINGS
MUSICIANS
WAXES
PEOPLE
FROM A TO Y
THE END
$400 - Carolyn

(1) A painting by Paul Cezanne shows "Leda and" this bird


$400 - Frank

(7) This conga drum player married Lucille Ball after starring opposite her in the movie "Too Many Girls"


(-$400) - Clay

$400 - Frank

(24) One use for this insect-created wax is the manufacture of artificial fruit & flowers


$400 - Frank

(17) This Asian-American woman once co-anchored the "CBS Evening News"


$400 - Clay

(4) It's an allowance paid to a former spouse for maintenance


$400 - Frank

(12) There was no escaping death for this magician; he died on Halloween night in 1926


(-$800) - Frank

$800 - Carolyn

(2) (Video) Heads up! She's the subject in the Caravaggio painting seen here


(-$800) - Frank

(-$800) - Clay

(21) He's the trumpeter featured here on an oldie but goodie


$800 - Frank

(25) Montan wax is a mineral wax extracted from this; when rubbed or heated, it emits a bituminous odor


$800 - Carolyn

(18) (Video) He's the cookie-maker seen here


$800 - Frank

(8) It's the only state capital on the Hudson River


$800 - Frank

(13) He was having his portrait done in 1945 when he declared, "I have a terrific headache"; within hours he was dead


$1200 - Frank

(3) A painting by Friedrich-Heinrich Fuger shows this Greek god seated nude with his trident


$1200 - Frank

(22) His love of his native Greece inspired such New Age pieces as "Santorini" & "Acroyali"


$1200 - Carolyn

(26) An ingredient in many products including sealing wax & hair spray, it's derived from the secretions of the lac insect


(-$1200) - Clay

(19) Aah, the life of a billionaire; this Microsoft co-founder owns the Seattle Seahawks & the Portland Trailblazers


$1200 - Frank

(9) To waste away, like a muscle from disuse


$1200 - Carolyn

(14) In 1584 it was checkmate for this cruel czar who died while playing chess


$1600 - Clay

(5) (Video) It's the title event depicted in the 15th century painting seen here


$1600 - Frank

(29) For some "entertainment tonight", turn on one of his CDs like "Live at Red Rocks" or "Winter Song"


$1600 - Frank

(27) The name of this wax is from the Latin for "wool oil"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(20) The team of Mark Badgley & him has dressed stars like Halle Berry for the Oscars


$1600 - Frank

(10) From the Latin for "handy", it's another word for skill or talent


$5000 - Carolyn

(15) All the money in the world couldn't save him from dying on a plane en route to a Houston hospital in 1976

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $5000


$2000 - Carolyn

(6) In a painting by Agnolo Bronzino, Cosimo I de Medici is portrayed as this poet & lyre player


(-$1400) - Frank

(30) Friends of this Israeli-born violin virtuoso call him Pinky

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1400


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(28) It's thought that this wax obtained from the head of a certain whale helps the whale focus sounds to locate prey


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(23) As a Democrat, he won 94 % of the vote in Texas' 6th Congressional District in 1982;
55 % as a Republican in 1983


$2000 - Frank

(11) Independence or self-government


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(16) This poet of "The Bridge" jumped ship in 1932


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Frank: $23,200
Carolyn: $14,400
Clay: $0


Final JEOPARDY!

THE MOVIES
They're the 2
2-letter abbreviations in the titles of movies directed by Steven Spielberg

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Carolyn: $14,400 + $14,400
Frank: $23,200 + $5,650


Final Scores
Frank: $28,850 (2-day total of $44,100)
Carolyn: $28,800

Frank: $24,200 (34 right, including 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 4 wrong, including 1 DD)
Carolyn: $11,000 (13 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Clay: $0 (5 right; 5 wrong)
Total: $35,200

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