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JEOPARDY! Game - January 23, 2004

Contestants

Dave Meehan, Database administrator from Spring City, PA
Joy Forrester, Mother of 2 from Toledo, OH
Margaret Meehan, Medical records supervisor from Brick, NJ (Returning 1-day champ with $20,800)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 23, 2004

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

METALS
UNSUNG HEROES
U.S. CITIES
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
FITS HUGH
TO A "TEE"
$200 - Dave

(6) Around 3000 B.C. it had 2/5 the value of gold, but in 2002 it had about 1/75 gold's value


$200 - Margaret

(1) In 1912 Tom Crean made a solo 35-mile trek on this continent to save 2 of his mates


$200 - Dave

(8) Farmers in this state's San Joaquin Valley ship their stock through Stockton


$200 - Dave

(13) Term for a single exposure on a reel of motion picture film


$200 - Margaret

(24) Plans are for Hugh Grant to return as Daniel Cleaver in the sequel to this 2001 Renee Zellweger film


$200 - Margaret

(16) Type of ballot to file when you're not there to vote on Election Day


$400 - Margaret

(7) Ancient Roman pewter was 30 % this metal, which for safety's sake is no longer used


$400 - Margaret

(2) We breathe a bit easier because Rep. Kenneth Roberts sponsored the original version of this act in 1963


$400 - Dave

(9) This Kentucky city was founded in 1775 & named for a battle site in Massachusetts


(-$400) - Joy

$400 - Dave

(14) In the 14th century Edward II declared it was equal to 3 barley corns laid end-to-end


$400 - Margaret

(25) Hugh tried to woo Emma in this 1995 film based on a Jane Austen novel


$400 - Dave

(17) Ring in, miss the clue -- tough, we don't offer a "money back" one


$600 - Joy

(23) This alloy metal popular for barroom rails gets softer as it includes more copper & less zinc


$600 - Margaret

(3) Tennessee Militia General William Carroll sailed down the Mississippi to help out at this 1815 battle

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $600


$600 - Margaret

(10) In November 2001 this city's Journal & Constitution newspapers fully merged


$600 - Joy

(15) This equivalent to 1 cup is slang for a short person


$600 - Dave

(26) In this 1995 film directed by Chris Columbus, Hugh finds out his girlfriend is pregnant


$600 - Triple Stumper

(18) It's been said that "a camel is a horse designed by" this


$800 - Dave

(29) Atomic number 13, you touch it when you unwrap a stick of Wrigley's chewing gum


$800 - Dave

(4) Fred Hollows crusaded primarily to save Third World folks from this blinding condition, using synthetic lenses


$800 - Dave

(11) Rochester, New York grew because of its location on this


$800 - Triple Stumper

(21) If a gigawatt you see, this is the number of watts you get


$800 - Margaret

(27) The 2003 ABC series "I'm with Her", about a star falling for an ordinary guy, sounds like this film of Hugh's


$800 - Margaret

(19) Conversation marked by quick, witty banter


$1000 - Dave

(30) Coffinite, discovered in Colorado in 1955, is an ore that's 60 % this valuable radioactive metal


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(5) (Video of Sofia at the
Johnson Space Center
in Houston)

This NASA Flight Director of the 1960s and '70s wrote the book "Failure is Not an Option"


$1000 - Dave

(12) This Idaho city, founded in 1861, was named for the co-leader of an expedition that camped there in 1805


$1000 - Dave

(22) (Video of Jimmy at a home construction site)
It's the standard unit of size for nails. This baby, used in framing a house, is a 16


$1000 - Margaret

(28) In this 1999 comedy Hugh tried to learn how to say "Fuggeddaboutit"


$1000 - Dave

(20) The order Sirenia includes the dugong, the extinct Steller's sea cow & this


Scores at the first commercial break:
Dave: $4,000
Margaret: $2,200
Joy: $200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Dave: $8,800
Margaret: $5,600
Joy: $800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 23, 2004

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ART & ARTISTS
ENTERTANING BIRDS
BODIES OF WATER
GET THE MESSAGE
BURIED AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
ABBREVIATIONS
$400 - Margaret

(1) He was nearly blind when he painted his series of "water lilies"


$400 - Dave

(26) This canary with a wide-eyed stare is constantly on alert for Sylvester the Cat


$400 - Triple Stumper

(12) Nunivak Island & the Pribilof Islands are in this sea


$400 - Dave

(11) The last message from her in 1937 pertained to her location & an alternate radio frequency for communication


$400 - Dave

(6) (Video) Seen here, his is one of the most visited graves at Arlington


$400 - Joy

(18) Biologically speaking:
RNA


$800 - Joy

(2) (Video) Seen here, he's the most famous occupant at California's Huntington Library


$800 - Margaret

(27) Winken, Blinken & Nod were 3 orphaned pet birds raised by young Opie Taylor on a 1963 episode of this sitcom


$800 - Margaret

(13) (Video of Jeff Probst in South America) The decomposition of organic matter and a low silt content give the Rio Negro this color water; hence its name


$800 - Triple Stumper

(14) In 1968 this pop group delivered "I've Got to Get a Message to You"


$800 - Margaret

(7) A soldier during WWII, this civil rights leader, murdered in Mississippi in 1963, is buried at Arlington


$800 - Dave

(19) Sydney is its capital:
NSW


$1200 - Margaret

(3) Marcel Duchamp's most famous painting is "Nude Descending" this


$1200 - Dave

(28) Catchphrases of this large windbag of a rooster include "Pay attention, boy!" & "Go away boy, you bother me"


$1200 - Margaret

(23) The Cinque Terre, 5 fishing villages on the Italian Riviera, overlook the Ligurian Sea, an arm of this sea


(-$1200) - Dave

$1200 - Margaret

(15) In April 1913 Woodrow Wilson became the first President since John Adams to deliver this message in person


$1200 - Dave

(8) This Rear Admiral rests beneath a granite globe, with a bronze star marking the North Pole


$1200 - Margaret

(20) On a radio:
FM


$1600 - Margaret

(4) His "Vampire" painting from 1893 just might make you "scream"


$1600 - Joy

(29) In commercials, a persistent white duck voiced by Gilbert Gottfried is the spokes-bird for this insurance company


(-$1600) - Joy

(24) The French call this body of water the Pas de Calais; we call it this


$1600 - Dave

(16) 4 words that ended the historic message: "Houston, Tranquility Base here ..."


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(9) Roger Chaffee & this astronaut, killed in a 1967 fire aboard their Apollo spacecraft, are buried next to each other


(-$1600) - Margaret

(21) Successor to the AEC:
NRC

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1600


$1800 - Margaret

(5) Four of her works, including the one seen here, were recently featured on U.S. stamps

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1800


$2000 - Dave

(30) The mascot of the U.S. Forest Service, this owl wore a Robin Hood-style hat & told us to "Give a hoot! Don't pollute!"


(-$2000) - Dave

(25) The chief cities on this river in Oregon include Portland, Salem & Eugene


$2000 - Joy

(17) The messages left by this lost colony were "CRO" on a tree & "CROATOAN" on a post


$2000 - Margaret

(10) (Video) Seen here, this Purple Heart recipient and veteran ABC newsman, was laid to rest in 1983


$2000 - Dave

(22) A measure of distance equal to 93 million miles:
AU


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Margaret: $17,000
Dave: $15,600
Joy: $4,000


Final JEOPARDY!

LITERARY FEMALES
She's the only female character in all the A.A. Milne "Winnie the Pooh" stories

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Joy: $4,000 + $1,000
Dave: $15,600 - $100
Margaret: $17,000 + $14,200


Final Scores
Margaret: $31,200 (2-day total of $52,000)
Dave: $15,500
Joy: $5,000

Margaret: $18,800 (22 right, includes 2 DDs & 1 rebound; 1 wrong, a DD)
Dave: $15,600 (23 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Joy: $4,000 (6 right; 2 wrong)
Total: $38,400

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