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JEOPARDY! Game - March 3, 2004

Contestants

Chris Parsons, Undergraduate student from Wabasso, FL
Judy Weisman, Surgeon from Plattsburgh, NY
John Davies, Graduate student from Wilmington, DE (Returning 1-day champ with $11,599)

JEOPARDY! Round - March 3, 2004

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

2003 NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS
LITERARY POP
GHOST
WE LOVE L.A.
A THOUSAND SOMETHING
RHYME TIME
$200 - Chris

(26) Robert Engle & Clive Granger earned this prize for their new statistical models for financial data


$200 - John

(1) Welsh singer Thomas John Woodward became this after his boss compared him to a Henry Fielding character


$200 - Chris

(11) Ashcroft, Colorado & Jerome, Arizona are 2 examples of these "spirited" communities


$200 - Chris

(4) (Video of Sarah
at Pink's Hot Dogs
in L.A.)

According to legend, this star of "Citizen Kane" set a record by eating 18 of Pink's famous hot dogs at one sitting


$200 - Chris

(17) At 1,864 square miles, it's much bigger than its neighbor Tobago


$200 - Triple Stumper

(12) $1.99 for a box of Uncle Ben's


$400 - John

(27) Of both Boer & English descent, J.M. Coetzee of this country won the Nobel for literature


$400 - John

(2) This Techno musician got his name from a book about a big ocean mammal


$400 - John

(22) The well-known Drury Lane Theatre in this capital city is equally well-known for its ghosts


$400 - Chris

(5) (Video of Cheryl
in L.A.)

It's the alliterative name for this stretch of boulevard featuring clubs like the Whiskey-a-Go-Go


$400 - Judy

(18) His term as U.S. President was just 1,036 days


$400 - Chris

(13) A chilly swimming basin


$600 - Judy

(28) Abriskosov, Ginzburg & Leggett fielded this award for their work with quantum superconductivity


$600 - Chris

(3) The band Veruca Salt took its name from the spoiled rich girl in this Roald Dahl children's book


(-$600) - John

(23) The ghost of the first Duke of Buckingham has been seen at this royal residence, burial place of Henry VIII


$600 - Triple Stumper

(6) (Video of Sofia
in Tarzana, CA)

Edgar Rice Burroughs bought 550 acres in what's now Tarzana, California the year after this first Tarzan movie came out


$1000 - Judy

(19) There are mille six cent soixante-cinq steps to the top of this famous landmark

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Judy

(14) A large, noisy group of people


$800 - Chris

(29) John Paul II was the favorite, but Shirin Ebadi, a female Muslim from this country, took home the Peace Prize


$800 - Chris

(9) This band was born to be wild enough to take its name from a Herman Hesse novel


$800 - John

(24) The first ghost to appear to Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol" is of this dead partner of his


$800 - Chris

(7) (Video of Sofia
in L.A.)

Very busy as it moves through L.A., the 405 freeway is named for this big city to the south


$800 - John

(20) To travel at a speed of 1,037 miles per hour just stand on the Earth anywhere along this


$800 - Judy

(15) Where to hide your sodium chloride


(-$1000) - Chris

$1000 - John

(30) For their work leading to the MRI, American Paul Lauterbur & Briton Sir Peter Mansfield scanned this Nobel


$1000 - John

(10) These mega-cool rockers took their band name from an Aldous Huxley book about using mescaline


$1000 - Chris

(25) In the first book of Samuel, Samuel's ghost appears to this King of Israel & predicts his military defeat


(-$1000) - Chris

(8) (Video of Sarah
on Mulholland Dr.)

Mulholland Drive overlooks L.A. from these mountains that share their name with a beachside community


$1000 - Chris

(21) It's the number inscribed on Plymouth Rock


$1000 - Chris

(16) Smooched with the composer of "Hungarian Rhapsodies"


Scores at the first commercial break:
Chris: $3,400
John: $1,600
Judy: $1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Chris: $5,600
John: $4,400
Judy: $3,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - March 3, 2004

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THE MAUREEN CORPS
SEMPER "FI"
A FEW GOOD MEN
YOU CAN'T
HANDEL
THE TRUTH
$400 - John

(17) Maureen McCormick played this sitcom girl who had hair of gold like her mother


$400 - Judy

(22) This classic name for dogs comes from the Latin for "faithful"


$400 - John

(13) Thomas Mallon's book "Henry and Clara" concerns Henry Rathbone, wounded by this man at Ford's Theater


$400 - John

(8) New thermometers containing this may not be sold in Minnesota


$400 - John

(3) Handel composed it in about 3 weeks in 1741; its text was adapted from the Bible & the Book of Common Prayer


$400 - John

(1) This syrup brand comes in a distinctive grandmother-shaped bottle


$800 - Judy

(18) Born in Ireland in 1911, she played Jane to Tarzan & wife to John Farrow


$800 - John

(23) A book on the making of "Heaven's Gate", or the approved edited version of a motion picture


$800 - Judy

(14) Starting out in 1865, this man famous for his cowboy hats became the leading hatmaker in the U.S.


$800 - John

(9) Per the Alabama Code, section 13A-12-1, it's when card playing is illegal


$800 - Chris

(4) Along with Bach, Handel is considered one of the greatest composers of the late era of this musical style


$800 - Chris

(2) In a game of Monopoly, 2 ways you can get out of jail are by rolling doubles or by paying this amount of money


$1200 - John

(19) Born in Ireland in 1920, she appeared in several John Ford films, starting with "How Green Was My Valley"


$1200 - Judy

(25) Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is the Chairman of this U.S. Senate Committee


$1200 - Judy

(15) (Video) One of the first U.S. Presidents to have his picture taken, James Polk was photographed by this man in 1849


$1200 - John

(10) In Massachusetts you can get 5 years for hiding one of these, like the one grandma cut you out of


$1200 - John

(5) 2 women dispute the parentage of a child in a scene from Handel's 1749 oratorio about this Biblical figure


$1200 - Chris

(28) As a Senator, Andrew Johnson suggested the abolition of this body in the choosing of the President


$1600 - John

(20) Maureen Tucker played drums for this '60s band led by Lou Reed


$1600 - Chris

(26) (Video) Predatory insect invader seen here


(-$1600) - Chris

(16) The world's largest diamond bears the name of this man who was head of South Africa's Premier Mine in 1905


$1600 - Chris

(11) Under the Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, you can't send the junk type of these


$1600 - John

(6) In 1710 Handel was appointed Kapellmeister to the Elector of Hanover, this future King of England


$1600 - Chris

(29) Flip Wilson endowed a scholarship for African-American Journalism majors at this New Jersey state university


$2000 - John

(21) In 1995 she began taking "liberties" on the New York Times op-ed page


$2000 - Chris

(27) Countable, with an end or limit


(-$2000) - John

(24) He was the last of several U.S. Presidents who graduated from a military academy


$1200 - Chris

(12) In 1835 Britain's Parliament banned this so-called amusement that set dogs on a large carnivore

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$2000 - John

(7) On July 17, 1717 this piece made its fitting debut on a barge on the River Thames

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - John

(30) St. Martin is one of these "lesser" islands in the Caribbean Sea


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
John: $18,800
Chris: $14,800
Judy: $7,800


Final JEOPARDY!

RECENT MOVIES
Chita Rivera made a cameo appearance as a prison inmate in this 2002 film

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Judy: $7,800 + $3,000
Chris: $14,800 + $4,001
John: $18,800 - $10,801


Final Scores
Chris: $18,801
Judy: $10,800
John: $7,999

John: $18,800 (23 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Chris: $15,600 (21 right, includes 1 DD; 3 wrong)
Judy: $7,400 (10 right, includes 1 DD; 0 wrong)
Total: $41,800

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