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JEOPARDY! Game - January 19, 2004

Contestants

Asad Jaleel, Student & teacher from Naperville, IL
Regina Fitzsimmons, Homemaker from Springfield, VA
Frank Amanat, Attorney from South Orange, NJ (Returning 2-day champ with $44,100)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 19, 2004

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

THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
A DAY AT THE RACES
MR. BUSINESSMAN
NOT A NATIONAL CAPITAL
SOCKS AND THE CITY
"KING" OF THE WORLD!
$200 - Frank

(1) A headline in Pulitzer's "The World" newspaper asked, was this ship's "explosion caused by bomb or torpedo?"


$200 - Asad

(26) Betting on the same horse to win, place & show is betting "across" this


$200 - Frank

(21) In 1924 Harvey Firestone started these plantations in Liberia


$200 - Regina

(6) Rio de Janeiro,
Buenos Aires,
Asuncion


$200 - Frank

(16) In 1907 this city's Braves stopped wearing red socks, so the city's other major league team adopted the name


$200 - Frank

(11) Perhaps based on a real monarch, this nursery rhyme figure called for his pipe, his bowl & his fiddlers three


$400 - Frank

(2) Leonard Wood was the original commander of this cavalry regiment made up mainly of cowboys & college athletes


$400 - Triple Stumper

(27) In this type of race, you may bet on the winner & then buy it


$400 - Frank

(22) Conrad Hilton started with a hotel in 1919; James Christie started with one of these houses in 1766


$400 - Asad

(7) Calcutta,
Thimphu,
Phnom Penh


$400 - Frank

(17) Up to 10,000 people from 63 countries attended the annual International Hosiery Expo in this city, North Carolina's largest


$400 - Frank

(12) This long poisonous snake is also known as a hamadryad


$1000 - Frank

(3) The Platt Amendment, which resulted from the war, gave the U.S. the rights to this naval base in perpetuity

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Frank

(29) Age of a sophomore horse, it's also the usual age of horses in a derby race


(-$600) - Regina

$600 - Asad

(23) Put them in the order Richard Branson founded them:
airline,
record store,
record label


$600 - Frank

(8) Nicosia,
Istanbul,
Belgrade


$600 - Asad

(18) Oban, Scotland is the center of this region that lent its name to a diamond pattern


$600 - Frank

(13) If & when Prince Charles succeeds Elizabeth II, this will be Great Britain's national anthem


$800 - Frank

(4) Commodore Dewey blockaded this bay after destroying a fleet of 10 Spanish ships


$800 - Regina

(28) The quarter pole is 2 furlongs before this


$800 - Asad

(24) The Electric Suction Sweeper Company was later renamed for this man (who had bought the patent from a janitor)


$800 - Frank

(9) Katmandu,
Kabul,
Karachi


$800 - Regina

(19) (Video) This brand of men's socks seen here has headquarters in Burlington, North Carolina


$800 - Regina

(14) Before being imploded in 2000, it was home to the Seattle Mariners & the Seattle Seahawks


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(5) In May 1898 Lt. Andrew Rowan delivered his famous message from President McKinley to this Cuban military man


$1000 - Asad

(30) It means to assign weights to equalize the competition


$1000 - Frank

(25) Giovanni Agnelli made a pronouncement in 1899: he was founding this Italian auto company


$1000 - Regina

(10) Lusaka,
Casablanca,
Dakar


(-$1000) - Asad

$1000 - Frank

(20) In 1996 this Chicago-based underwear maker sold its sock line to Renfro Corp. which became the USA's sock leader


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(15) Found east of Bullhead City, this city of northwest Arizona has a population of only 20,000


Scores at the first commercial break:
Frank: $5,000
Regina: $2,000
Asad: $400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Frank: $8,800
Regina: $3,000
Asad: $2,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 19, 2004

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BALLET
BOOK TO MOVIE
MAYORS
MI CASA ES SU CASA
A WHALE OF A CATEGORY
BEFORE & AFTER
$400 - Asad

(28) Center practice is done without the support of this wall-lining object


$400 - Regina

(1) 1905's "The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon, Jr. became this silent D.W. Griffith classic


$400 - Frank

(16) In 2002 this city's Mayor Akiba invited President Bush to come see what nuclear weapons do to a city


$400 - Frank

(21) 7 Calle San Fermin in Pamplona was an address of this American author in 1959


$400 - Asad

(6) (Video of Jimmy in Cape Cod)
Long used by whalers, this 3-word phrase lets others know a whale has been spotted


$400 - Frank

(9) "Culture Club" lead singer who was "the father of his country"


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Asad

(2) "Flowers for Algernon" became this Cliff Robertson movie


$800 - Frank

(17) Ron Gonzales of this Silicon Valley city is the first Latino mayor of a major California city since statehood


$800 - Frank

(22) From 1939 until his death in 1975 (yes, he's still dead) he lived in the Palace of el Prado just NW of Madrid


$800 - Regina

(7) Whalers used to pass the time at sea by carving designs on whale bone & teeth in an art form called this


(-$800) - Asad

$800 - Frank

(10) Seal's hit song about smooching with a President's mom


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$3400 - Asad

(3) 1995 film based on "Lost Moon" by Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3400


(-$1200) - Asad

(18) The city's former budget director, he led New York City during the fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s


$1200 - Asad

(23) A reconstruction of this author's 1547 birthplace stands at 48 Calle Mayor in Alcala de Henares


$1200 - Frank

(8) (Video of Sofia in Cape Cod)
A chance happening, perhaps, but it's also the flattened tail of the whale


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(11) A leading real estate brokerage firm that was a TV series starring Johnny Depp as an undercover cop


$1600 - Frank

(27) The name of this scissor-legged ballet leap means "thrown"


(-$1600) - Asad

(4) Larry McMurtry's "Horseman, Pass By" inspired this 1963 Paul Newman film


$1600 - Frank

(19) In 2003 Uri Lupoliansky was elected the first modern ultra-Orthodox mayor of this city


(-$5000) - Asad

(24) The convent named for this saint is on the site of her birthplace in Avila

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $5000


$1600 - Asad

(14) This whale's scientific name, Monodon Monoceros, refers to its unusually long left tooth


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(12) "Bullet in the Head" heavy metal rap band that's a weapon perfected by Richard Gatling in the late 19th century


(-$2000) - Asad

(-$2000) - Frank

(26) (Video) Nijinsky is seen here in costume for this ballet, with a score by Stravinsky


$2000 - Asad

(5) Kubrick filmed "Dream Story" by Arthur Schnitzler under this title


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) (Video) Once U.S. drug czar and New York City's police commissioner, he became mayor of Houston in 1998


$2000 - Asad

(25) In 1838 a derelict monastery on Majorca was this author's choice to nurse Chopin back to health


$2000 - Frank

(15) (Video of Sarah in Cape Cod)
Baleen, which certain whales have instead of teeth, is composed of mainly this protein, just like hair and fingernails


$2000 - Asad

(13) Classic Chaucer work adapted for a 1990s TV
sci-fi/horror anthology series


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Frank: $16,800 (Lock game)
Asad: $5,800
Regina: $4,200


Final JEOPARDY!

RANKS & TITLES
Queen Victoria & Indira Gandhi each held this title, though only one was official

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Regina: $4,200 - $4,000
Asad: $5,800 - $2,700
Frank: $16,800 - $5,000


Final Scores
Frank: $11,800 (3-day total of $55,900)
Asad: $3,100
Regina: $200

Frank: $16,400 (26 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Asad: $8,600 (15 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Regina: $4,200 (7 right; 1 wrong)
Total: $29,200

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