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JEOPARDY! Game - January 28, 2004

Contestants

Elizabeth Fricker, Academic services coordinator from Decatur, GA
Rob Poodiack, Mathematics professor from Williston, VT
LiLi Williams, Wife and mother from Antelope, CA (Returning 1-day champ with $8,600)

JEOPARDY! Round - January 28, 2004

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

WOMEN WRITERS
CARY GRANT FILMS
LEAVES
COUNTRY TIME
THE SWEET SPOT
NURSERY RHYME TIME
$200 - Rob

(8) Her initials stand for Joanne Kathleen


$200 - Elizabeth

(3) In "She Done Him Wrong" she invited Cary to come up & see her sometime


$200 - LiLi

(26) The leaves of this large family of tropical trees are folded in a distinct fanlike shape called plicate


$200 - Elizabeth

(21) It's the country where you'll find a theatre, library & rose garden all named for Grace Kelly


$200 - Triple Stumper

(16) 2-word term for benzosulfamide or aspartame, for example


$200 - LiLi

(1) Sheep searcher Little Bo's military vehicles


$400 - LiLi

(12) Some skeptics said that her novel "Wuthering Heights" must have been actually written by her brother Branwell


$400 - Elizabeth

(7) The chase on Mount Rushmore is a memorable moment from this thriller


$400 - Elizabeth

(27) When practicing this art, a circle signifies future success


$400 - Rob

(22) On May 14, 1948 Rachel Cohen & David Ben-Gurion signed this country's Declaration of Independence


$400 - Rob

(17) (Video) You'd be wrong, but not alone, in calling these yams.


$400 - Rob

(2) Merry Old King's food-serving containers


$600 - Elizabeth

(13) Sue Monk Kidd's debut novel is called "The Secret Life of" these insects


$600 - LiLi

(9) Cary has 2 aunts who poison gentlemen callers in this comedy


$600 - Elizabeth

(28) Koalas eat mistletoe too, but mainly these leaves


$1000 - Rob

(23) In 2002 this country shifted out of neutral & finally joined the U.N.

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Rob

(18) In "Peanuts" it's Sally's term of endearment for Linus


$600 - Elizabeth

(4) Nonfat eating Jack's pet animals


$800 - LiLi

(14) Her 1960 classic begins, "When he was nearly 13, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow"


$800 - LiLi

(10) Ghosts Cary Grant & Constance Bennett haunt a banker, the title character of this 1937 film


$800 - Elizabeth

(29) (Video) The leaves seen here, they also turn up in the Book of Genesis


$800 - LiLi

(24) This former Soviet republic is less than half the size of the U.S. state of the same name


$800 - Rob

(19) It's the title of the 1970 album on which you can hear the song "Fire and Rain"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(5) Pignapper's explosive devices


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(15) The name of this Ann Patchett bestseller about a soprano is an Italian musical term


$1000 - LiLi

(11) Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen & Douglas Fairbanks Jr. battle the Thuggee Cult in this film inspired by a Kipling poem


$1000 - LiLi

(30) Wrigley's could tell you that the strong-smelling oil of this plant, Mentha Spicata, comes from hairs on its leaves


$1000 - Rob

(25) Sadly, it was the site of the Jonestown mass suicide in 1978


$1000 - LiLi

(20) In 1959 Elia Kazan directed this Tennessee Williams play


$1000 - LiLi

(6) Little Jack's funeralgoers


Scores at the first commercial break:
LiLi: $4,800
Elizabeth: $1,800
Rob: $600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
LiLi: $7,800
Rob: $4,800
Elizabeth: $3,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - January 28, 2004

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SCIENCE GUYS
COURT MONARCHS
HENRY WHO?
CRUISIN' THE CARIBBEAN
11/30
"N" MASSE
$400 - LiLi

(17) Naturalist William MacGillivray provided most of the scientific data for this man's "Birds of America"


$400 - Rob

(26) Before retiring in 1999, this German ranked No. 1 in women's tennis for a record 377 weeks


$400 - Rob

(6) Was Secretary of State from 1973 to 1977


$400 - Triple Stumper

(16) You'll find life's a beach on Playa del Carmen, a popular stop in this country


$400 - Rob

(11) In the West Indies, this weather season runs from June 1 to November 30


$400 - Rob

(1) White Mountain National Forest is partly within this northeastern state


$1000 - LiLi

(18) In 129 B.C. Hipparchus completed the first known catalog of these, listing about 850 of them

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Triple Stumper

(27) Brooke Shields' grandfather Francis X. Shields was captain of this U.S. Tennis Team in 1951


$800 - LiLi

(7) Who won an Oscar for the theme heard here
Lyrics: "The days of wine and roses ..."


$800 - Triple Stumper

(22) Before your ship gets into Barbados, make a tour reservation on the Atlantis II, one of these crafts


$800 - Elizabeth

(12) On Nov. 30, 1601 she delivered her "Golden Speech" to Parliament on "To be a King"


$800 - Elizabeth

(2) The last military engagement of the French & Indian War was fought near St. John's in this Canadian province


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(19) For helping to develop "wireless telegraphy" he & Karl Braun shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics


$1200 - LiLi

(28) (Video of Cheryl at the Tennis Hall of Fame in RI)
Participant in the 1973 Battle of the Sexes who wore this jacket


$1200 - Rob

(8) Sailed the Hopewell along Greenland's east coast in 1607


$2000 - Rob

(23) Our first port of call is Oranjestad on this island, also the first stop in the song "Kokomo"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1200 - Rob

(13) (Video) On November 30, 1979, he won the WBC Welterweight title


$1200 - LiLi

(3) Richard I of this French Dukedom wasn't "the Lionhearted", but he was "the Fearless"


$1600 - Rob

(20) He got through a pile of work between his birth in Rome in 1901 & his death in Chicago in 1954


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) In 1993 this American became the first pro tennis player to have more than 1,000 aces in a single year


$1600 - Elizabeth

(9) Wrote "The Turn of the Screw"


$1600 - Rob

(24) U.S. Route 1 begins (or ends) at this U.S. port of call


$1600 - LiLi

(14) Donald Johanson named this 3.2-million-year-old woman after a Beatles tune he heard Nov. 30, 1974 while partying


$1600 - Elizabeth

(4) Begun around 5,000 years ago Stonehenge's construction belongs to this "new stone" time period


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(21) In the 1940s Gerard Kuiper discovered Miranda, a moon of Uranus & Nereid, a moon of this planet


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video) Also a singles star, she was Martina Navratilova's long-time doubles partner


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(10) Sculpted Lincoln Center's "Reclining Figure"


$2000 - Elizabeth

(25) This largest island of the Netherlands Antilles is known for its liqueur


(-$2000) - Elizabeth

(-$2000) - Rob

(15) (Video) His feast day is November 30th, and his cross is seen here


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) The initials of this prize-winning author stand for Vidiadhar Surajprasad


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Lili: $12,000
Rob: $12,000
Elizabeth: $8,600


Final JEOPARDY!

LATIN LINGO
This 3-word phrase familiar in the U.S. originated in an ancient poem & described assembling foods to make salad

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Elizabeth: $8,600 - $3,401
Rob: $12,000 - $6,000
LiLi: $12,000 - $5,200


Final Scores
LiLi: $6,800 (2-day total of $15,400)
Rob: $6,000
Elizabeth: $5,199

LiLi: $13,000 (16 right; 1 wrong, a DD)
Rob: $10,800 (17 right, includes 2 DDs; 1 wrong)
Elizabeth: $8,600 (13 right; 1 wrong)
Total: $32,400

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