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JEOPARDY! Game - February 23, 2004

Contestants

Deborah Walsh, Travel agent from Belchertown, MA
Matt McDonell, High school math teacher from San Francisco, CA
Arthur Gandolfi, Commercial real estate executive from New York, NY (Returning 1-day champ with $39,500)

JEOPARDY! Round - February 23, 2004

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

NONFICTION
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
SO. CAL.
"C" FOOD
ROYALTY
POSTAL ABBREVIATION SPELLING
$200 - Matt

(17) Gavin Menzies makes a big claim for Admiral Zheng He in "1421: The Year" this nation "Discovered America"


$200 - Arthur

(9) In 1991 at LSU, this current Laker center & part-time rapper led the NCAA in rebounds with 14.7 per game


$200 - Deborah

(16) Specialty of Rubin's Red Hots & Tail o' the Pup


$200 - Deborah

(5) (Video of Sofia in Barcelona, Spain)
The first thing little Pablo Picasso drew was one of these sugary treats, eaten for breakfast in Spain


(-$200) - Matt

$200 - Arthur

(1) In 1973 Carl XVI Gustaf became the king of this country


$200 - Arthur

(26) Colorado,
Oklahoma


$400 - Triple Stumper

(22) It's the eating implement on the cover of Adam Bellow's "In Praise of Nepotism"


$400 - Arthur

(10) In 1932 he was College Player of the Year at Purdue; in the 1970s he coached UCLA to a record 88 straight wins


$400 - Matt

(18) On the Warner Bros. lot tour you can see the water tower that this cartoon trio calls home


$400 - Matt

(6) Salad dish that's a side at KFC


$400 - Arthur

(2) Dying in 1989 at the age of 87, he was the longest-reigning & longest-living emperor in Japanese history


(-$400) - Arthur

(-$400) - Matt

(28) Virginia,
Nebraska


$600 - Matt

(23) "The Art of Happiness" is a dialogue between Dr. Howard Cutler & this Buddhist


$600 - Matt

(11) The NCAA basketball tournament is known by this "crazy" monthly name


$600 - Deborah

(19) In 1929 most of the canals Abbot Kinney added to this community were filled in


$600 - Arthur

(7) (Video) It's the French fromage in the foreground


$1000 - Arthur

(3) A Canadian province is named for this son of King George III

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Arthur

(29) Michigan,
Maine


$800 - Deborah

(24) In 1961 Julia Child started a culinary revolution when she published "Mastering the Art of" this


$800 - Arthur

(12) Only 2 men have won 3 NCAA scoring titles -- Pete Maravich & this Cincinnati player known as the "Big O"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(20) The original & current homes of the Oscar ceremony are on opposite sides of this street


$800 - Deborah

(14) It's a clarified meat or fish broth; flavor it with tomato juice & it becomes madrilene


$800 - Deborah

(4) Queen Noor, whom he married in 1978, was his fourth wife


$800 - Arthur

(30) Pennsylvania,
Connecticut


$1000 - Arthur

(25) Her books include "Treason" & "Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right"


$1000 - Arthur

(13) (Video) Hi, I'm Bill Walton. This award for college player of the year is named for the inventor of basketball; I won it 3 times in the 1970s


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(21) Every spring the Toyota Grand Prix races through the downtown streets of this city


$1000 - Matt

(15) (Video) The lemons seen here are studded with these


$1000 - Arthur

(8) Previously married to her bodyguard, in September 2003 this 38-year-old princess married a Portuguese circus acrobat


$1000 - Matt

(27) California,
North Dakota,
Oregon


Scores at the first commercial break:
Arthur: $5,600
Matt: $1,800
Deborah: $1,800

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Arthur: $7,800
Matt: $3,600 (Originally $2,800. The judges reversed a ruling on a $400 clue.)
Deborah: $3,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - February 23, 2004

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1953
FROM PAGE TO SCREEN
TREES
HOMOPHONIC PROPER NAMES
BE ON YOUR KIERKEGAARD
HERE "WE" COME!
$400 - Triple Stumper

(1) In 1953 the U.S. completed its air base at Thule on this island, causing the resettlement of over 100 Eskimos


(-$400) - Arthur

$400 - Deborah

(6) James Cagney played Bottom & Mickey Rooney was Puck in a 1935 adaptation of this Shakespeare comedy


$400 - Arthur

(11) The Black Hills spruce is its state tree


$400 - Arthur

(21) A narrow opening in rock, or the last name of a "Star Wars" actress


$400 - Arthur

(26) From the Latin for "stern one", it was Kierkegaard's first name


$400 - Deborah

(14) To make cloth by interlacing threads


$800 - Arthur

(2) (Video of Sarah in Alaska)
Overfishing had such bad effects that in 1953, Ike declared Alaska this, like in the aftermath of a flood or quake


$800 - Matt

(7) This Amy Tan novel became a movie with Ming-Na & Tamlyn Tomita


$800 - Triple Stumper

(12) Because of its durability in wet soil, this "spreading" tree is used to make fenceposts


$800 - Deborah

(22) Hey man, what's the capital of Switzerland? This, baby, this


$800 - Matt

(27) "The Father of Existentialism", Kierkegaard said that human life requires a "leap of" this


$800 - Arthur

(15) To ease a baby animal off its mother's milk


$1200 - Arthur

(3) On December 12 this U.S. Air Force pilot set a speed record by flying his
Bell X-1A rocket plane over 1600 mph


(-$1200) - Deborah

(8) Alan Alda starred as George Plimpton playing football for Detroit in this film based on Plimpton's book


(-$1200) - Arthur

(-$1200) - Matt

(-$1200) - Deborah

(13) The Douglas fir is not a true fir but a separate genus in this tree family


$1200 - Deborah

(23) (Video) The type of road seen here, or a southern university


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) The European country in which Kierkegaard was born


$1200 - Arthur

(16) In basketball, it's the side away from the ball


$1600 - Arthur

(4) Concerning this, Ike said, "We have won an armistice on a single battleground, not peace in the world"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(9) (Video) Hi, I'm CCH Pounder from "The Shield." I starred in a TV movie of "Go Tell it on the Mountain", based on a novel by this African-American author


$1600 - Arthur

(19) The inner bark of the slippery species of this tree has been used as a thirst quencher & for medicinal purposes


$1600 - Arthur

(24) Detectives in this city in West Yorkshire follow these to solve cases


(-$1600) - Deborah

(29) Kierkegaard's powerful work "Frygt og Baeven" is usually translated into English as "Fear and" this


$1600 - Arthur

(17) A sly & underhanded person, or a black-footed ferret for example


$2400 - Arthur

(5) On April 7, he was elected by a vote of 57-1 to succeed Trygve Lie

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2400


$2000 - Matt

(10) The Lady Chablis, a Savannah drag queen, played herself in this John Cusack film based on a bestseller


$2000 - Arthur

(20) The nuts from this tree are also called green almonds

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - Arthur

(25) This important French naval city is a homophone of an anatomical English word


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Deborah

(18) From 1919 to 1933 Germany was known as this Republic


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Arthur: $24,200 (Lock game)
Matt: $6,000
Deborah: $4,200


Final JEOPARDY!

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
Since 1820, 1 of 3 men to lose a Presidential election but win the rematch with the same individual 4 years later

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Deborah: $4,200 - $1,801
Matt: $6,000 - $2,401
Arthur: $24,200 + $10,000


Final Scores
Arthur: $34,200 (2-day total of $73,700)
Matt: $3,599
Deborah: $2,399

Arthur: $23,400 (27 right, includes 3 DDs & 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Matt: $6,000 (10 right; 3 wrong)
Deborah: $4,200 (11 right; 3 wrong)
Total: $33,600

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