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JEOPARDY! Game - February 13, 2004

Teen Tournament Contestants

Jason Rindenau, Senior from Marlboro, NJ
Chris Holden, Senior from Carlisle, PA
Lauren Drell, Senior from Chatsworth, CA

JEOPARDY! Round - February 13, 2004

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

INVENTION
CELEBRITY NAMES
THE DRIVING TEACHER
KANSAS CITY HERE WE COME
LOVE LINES
WELL "RED"
$200 - Chris

(2) (Video) Resurfacing ice could take a 3-man crew up to an hour, until this man came up with his machine


$200 - Chris

(1) It's the last name of actress Reese, & of her ancestor John who signed the Declaration of Independence


$200 - Chris

(9) You're 17, not 75! Turn this thing off -- we made our right 4 blocks ago


$200 - Lauren

(22) Because of its cental location, Kansas City is nicknamed this body part "of America"


$200 - Jason

(12) A young Shakespeare title character, he says, "Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs"


$200 - Chris

(14) After observing, "Grandmother, what large teeth you have!", she was promptly eaten up


$400 - Triple Stumper

(3) In 1814 London Times editor John Walter snapped up the new double-cylinder version of this


$400 - Jason

(5) The one name Marshall Mathers goes by; it sort of melts in your mouth


$400 - Chris

(19) I'm gonna call you Noah,'cause you'll do this if you keep pumping the gas like that


$400 - Chris

(23) Later to become U.S. President, this "Man from Missouri" attended the Kansas City Law School in the 1920s


$400 - Chris

(13) Popular poetic question preceding "Let me count the ways"


$400 - Lauren

(15) Mark your calendars! In about 5 billion years the sun will expand to become one of these stars


$600 - Lauren

(4) (Video of Cheryl at
the Eli Whitney Museum
in New Haven, CT)

In 1793, this device changed an industry by separating the seeds from the fiber


$600 - Lauren

(6) This star of "School of Rock" could be in a Celebrity Rhyme Time category


$1000 - Chris

(28) Yes, even though a skateboarder's on wheels, he's still legally considered this, from a word meaning "foot"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Chris

(24) You can send a greeting card to your sweetie from this company HQ'd in Kansas City & founded around 1910


$600 - Triple Stumper

(20) The Song of Solomon's "My beloved is like a roe or a young hart" compares a lover to this animal


$600 - Jason

(16) Robert Burns wrote, "O, my luve's like" one of these "that's newly sprung in June"


$800 - Jason

(10) Around 1700 oboe- & bassoon-maker Johann Denner invented this single-reed instrument


$800 - Jason

(7) Popular in Britain, it's the name shared by actors Farrell & Firth


$800 - Lauren

(29) Stop making me dizzy & find your way off this type of intersection New Englanders call a rotary


$800 - Chris

(25) This author of "The Sun Also Rises" worked on his craft as a news reporter for the Kansas City Star


$800 - Triple Stumper

(21) "Today I might snow, tomorrow I'll rain, 3000's always changing but you stay the same and I need that", rap this duo


$800 - Lauren

(17) Medically speaking, erythrocites are these


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(11) (Video) Edwin Land, seen here with one of his innovations, founded this company in 1937


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(8) This "Pirates of the Caribbean" co-star says he was named for a composer, not a Virginia Woolf character


$1000 - Lauren

(30) Hey leadfoot -- at 60 mph on a wet road, this can be 140 yards -- almost 1 1/2 football fields


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(26) This jazz alto sax player nicknamed "Bird" was born in Kansas City, KS & became famous playing jazz in Kansas City, MO


(-$1000) - Jason

(-$1000) - Lauren

(27) It continues the Tennyson passage, "'T is better to have loved and lost than ..."


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(18) In most Muslim countries, the Red Cross organization goes by this name


Scores at the first commercial break:
Jason: $2,200
Lauren: $1,600
Chris: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Chris: $4,400
Lauren: $3,400
Jason: $1,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - February 13, 2004

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STATE CAPITALS
WHEN THEY WERE TEENS
SEA CREATURES
IT WAS IN ALL THE PAPERS
ON THE JOB
BEFORE & AFTER
$400 - Jason

(1) The farthest inland deep-water port on the Mississippi River, it became Louisiana's capital in 1849


$400 - Jason

(13) Sandra Bullock is no bozo, but in high school she was voted "class" this


$400 - Lauren

(21) Seldom leaving the ocean, sea otters eat & sleep in this position


$400 - Chris

(3) A Dec. 15, 2003 L.A. Times headline read, this man "Captured"; "Army finds him hiding in pit"


$400 - Chris

(23) A cobbler doesn't bake fruit pies, he mends these


$400 - Chris

(5) Magic words used by Ali Baba to enter the cave of the 40 thieves, Big Bird & Elmo


$800 - Chris

(2) Its original name was Michigan


$800 - Jason

(14) (Video of Bill Clinton)
In July 1963, when I was a delegate to Boys' Nation, I was thrilled to shake the hand of this President at the White House


$800 - Chris

(22) A member of the herring family, it's named for the Italian island in the Mediterranean where it was first caught


$800 - Triple Stumper

(4) In 2003 Brian Tobin, Nancy Richey & Boris Becker were elected to this sport's Newport, R.I. Hall of Fame


$800 - Jason

(24) F.Y.I., for your information, detective, P.I. stands for this profession


$800 - Chris

(6) Path taken by Dorothy to reach Oz & Wile E. Coyote's nemesis


$1200 - Chris

(10) It became a state capital primarily through the efforts of Abraham Lincoln, who was then in the legislature


$1200 - Jason

(15) As teens, Martie & Emily, the sisters in this country trio, toured with a bluegrass group called Blue Night Express


(-$1200) - Jason

(28) The world's largest herd of the fur type of these makes its home on Alaska's Pribilof Islands


$1200 - Jason

(18) In 2003, 22 federal agencies were merged into this 1 department headed by Tom Ridge


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(25) One may press your suit at home or park your car at the restaurant


$1200 - Lauren

(7) 1998 No. 1 hit by Britney Spears used to visit the year 802,701 in an H.G. Wells novel


$1600 - Lauren

(11) This capital lies on the Susquehanna River about 36 miles northeast of Gettysburg battlefield


$1600 - Chris

(16) This Olympic gold medalist ice princess was just 15 when she gave up her amateur status & turned pro in 1998


$1600 - Chris

(29) Scientifically known as Orcinus Orca, it may reach a length of nearly 30 feet


$1600 - Lauren

(19) On June 23, 2003 he denounced the California recall movement as "partisan mischief by the right wing"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(26) He'll grind your wheat to make your bread


$1600 - Chris

(8) Frodo portrayer who's a rodent also called a groundhog


(-$1500) - Lauren

(12) Named for a 19th century German chancellor, it was founded as the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1500


$2000 - Lauren

(17) This Aerosmith singer formed his first band, The Strangeurs, when he was 16


(-$2000) - Lauren

(30) This spiny-skinned sea animal of the class Asteroidea drops off arms as a defensive measure & then grows new ones


$1000 - Lauren

(20) In 2003 Sir Edmund Hillary was made an honorary citizen of this country & honored by its King Gyanendra

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(27) A hod carrier is the assistant to this, a 5-letter term for one who works mortaring bricks, tile & stone


$2000 - Lauren

(9) Botticelli painting in which Serena's sister is brought forth on a shell


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Chris: $14,000
Lauren: $9,700
Jason: $5,400


Final JEOPARDY!

GEOGRAPHIC SUPERLATIVES
Among the world's rivers, the Nile is the longest & the Jordan holds this geographic distinction

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Jason: $5,400 - $5,400
Lauren: $9,700 - $5,000
Chris: $14,000 - $6,000


Final Scores
Chris: $8,000
Lauren: $4,700
Jason: $0

Chris: $13,600 (20 right, includes 1 DD; 0 wrong)
Lauren: $12,200 (14 right, includes 1 DD; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Jason: $5,400 (11 right; 2 wrong)
Total: $31,200

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