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JEOPARDY! Game - January 26, 2004

Contestants

Todd Wilson, Marketing executive from Atlanta, GA
Neil Silverman, Doctor from Los Angeles, CA
Margaret Meehan, Medical records supervisor from Brick, NJ (Returning 2-day champ with $52,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 26, 2004

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

BESTSELLERS
OLYMPIC GAMES WAITING LIST
FROMMER'S TRAVEL USA
FAMILIAR PHRASES
MAY I BE FRANK WITH YOU?
IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD
$200 - Neil

(4) Her memoir "Living History" sold about 200,000 copies on its first day of release in 2003


$200 - Todd

(26) "Strike" while the iron is hot, IOC -- this sport might be right up your "alley" as an Olympic sport


$200 - Todd

(2) When hiking the Grand Canyon, don't try to make it top to bottom & back in 1 day, & these animals have the right of way


$200 - Neil

(9) "Don't" do this "to spite your face"


$200 - Todd

(16) U.S. President known as "Handsome Frank"


$200 - Todd

(1) It's the thin sheet of cartilage & bone separating the nostrils; a deviated one can cause problems breathing


$400 - Margaret

(5) This almost 900-page book sold about 5 million copies on its first day of sale, June 21, 2003


$400 - Todd

(27) The WBF isn't full of dummies, it wants this card game in the Olympics


(-$400) - Neil

$400 - Margaret

(3) Each January this city hosts the North American International Auto Show


$400 - Todd

(10) Make a big deal over something little & you "make a mountain out of" this


$400 - Todd

(17) He was the model for Howard Roark, the architect in Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead"


$400 - Margaret

(14) Bicuspids are also known as pre-these & are permanent grinding teeth


(-$600) - Todd

(6) Jack Ryan is a novice CIA analyst in this "colorful" 2002 bestseller by Tom Clancy


$600 - Margaret

(28) If this competition doesn't waltz into the games, it can foxtrot or cha cha


$600 - Todd

(11) At this ranch about 40 minutes out of Dallas you can eat at Miss Ellie's Deli


$600 - Todd

(23) As it often turns out, "Truth is stranger than" this


(-$600) - Neil

(-$600) - Todd

(18) A West Point graduate, Apollo 8 took him around the moon


$600 - Todd

(15) It's the scientific name for the lower jaw


$800 - Todd

(7) "Gettysburg", cowritten by this former House Speaker, imagines a Confederate victory at Gettysburg


$800 - Triple Stumper

(29) The absence of this centuries-old martial art from the Olympics has left medal hopefuls "empty-hand"ed


$800 - Todd

(12) Called "The Valley Isle", its best beaches include Kaanapali & Wailea


$800 - Todd

(24) In a bad mood today? I could tell by that "chip on your" this


$800 - Todd

(19) He was the first man to be a member of both the Pro Football Hall of Fame & the Broadcasters Hall of Fame


$800 - Todd

(21) The name of this largest part of the brain is Latin for "brain"


$1000 - Neil

(8) Artistic clues help reveal the secret location of the Holy Grail in this thriller by Dan Brown


$1800 - Margaret

(30) The first associations for this non-Olympic sport were set up in Scotland in the mid-18th century

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1800


$1000 - Todd

(13) A plethora of hiking & riding trails are in this Virginia valley whose name means "daughter of the stars"


$1000 - Todd

(25) Give up during a fight & you may be forced to "say" or "cry" this relative


$1000 - Neil

(20) He was Philly's police commissioner before being elected mayor in 1971


(-$1000) - Todd

$1000 - Neil

(22) When your ears "pop", it's just air escaping from this tube that connects the middle ear & the throat


Scores at the first commercial break:
Todd: $4,000
Margaret: $1,200
Neil: $1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Todd: $7,600
Margaret: $3,600
Neil: $2,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 26, 2004

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OPERA TITLE CHARACTERS
HODGEPOURRI
PRESIDENTIAL MIDDLE NAME SPELLING
'60s MUSIC SCENE
HI YA, IRIAN JAYA!
ON "Q"
$400 - Todd

(23) If this heroine had married Prince Yamadori, there might not be that nasty suicide in Act III


$400 - Todd

(11) This London wax museum advertises itself as the place that "has come alive" with interactive exhibits


$400 - Todd

(6) Jimmy Carter


$400 - Neil

(13) Frank Sinatra ad-libbed "Scooby dooby doo" in this 1966 No. 1 hit


$400 - Todd

(21) The Irian Jaya region has been the easternmost province of this nation since the 1960s


$400 - Neil

(1) Where you keep your arrows


$800 - Todd

(27) Some merry wives dress up like fairies in Verdi's 1893 opera named for this Shakespearean character


$800 - Margaret

(12) Of locations in the titles of the Hope-Crosby "road" movies, this African one is last alphabetically


$800 - Todd

(7) Lyndon Johnson


$800 - Neil

(17) Shortly after they premiered "Love Child" on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1968, the song shot to No. 1


(-$800) - Todd

$800 - Neil

(22) (Video) With its tropical jungles, Irian Jaya is home to nearly 3,000 species of this plant


$800 - Neil

(2) A trivial objection


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) (Video of Sofia in Neuschwanstein, Germany)
Paintings in the singers' hall at Neuschwanstein depict this knight who sought the Holy Grail and inspired an opera


(-$1200) - Margaret

(14) This weekday was named to honor the chief god in Norse mythology


(-$1200) - Todd

$1200 - Neil

(8) Franklin Roosevelt


$1200 - Neil

(18) This Broadway tune was Louis Armstrong's only Top 40 hit in the 1960s


(-$1200) - Neil

$1200 - Todd

(24) The capital, Jayapura, surrendered to the military forces of this country in 1942


$1200 - Neil

(3) (Video of Jimmy
in front of
a blackboard)

Also the name of a device for measuring the angle of a star, it's the arc highlighted in blue


(-$1400) - Todd

(29) The title characters of this opera are a poor boy, King Kaspar, King Melchior & King Balthazar

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1400


$1600 - Todd

(15) Tegucigalpa is this Central American country's capital city


$1600 - Neil

(9) Richard Nixon


$1600 - Margaret

(19) This drummer-led British qunitet starred in the movie "Having a Wild Weekend"


$2800 - Todd

(25) In 1828 this nation claimed Irian Jaya as part of its East Indies territories

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2800


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(4) A Senior Barrister in an English High Court is one of these counsels


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) Marenka, whose parents betroth her to a man she has never met, is the title character of this Smetana opera


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(16) Dentist Alfred Southwick developed this device first used in 1890 on a convict named William Kemmler


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(10) Rutherford Hayes


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) As the 1960s began, Marty Robbins was riding the top of the Pop & Country charts with this hit


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(26) (Video) Irian Jaya's Arfak Mountains Reserve is an important rainforest enclave for these large butterflies with an avian name


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) One of the 7 hills upon which ancient Rome was built


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Todd: $13,000
Neil: $9,600
Margaret: $4,800


Final JEOPARDY!

THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Tolkien helped the editors define "hobbit"; Murray Gell-Mann, the term "quark"; & this man, "dymaxion"

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Margaret: $4,800 - $2,001
Neil: $9,600 - $9,550
Todd: $13,000 - $6,201


Final Scores
Todd: $6,799
Margaret: $2,799
Neil: $50

Todd: $13,200 (26 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Neil: $9,600 (14 right, includes 3 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Margaret: $4,000 (7 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Total: $26,800

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