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JEOPARDY! Game - March 4, 2004

Contestants

Jennifer Wilder, Travel agent from Moore, OK
Matt Fisher, Attorney from Indianapolis, IN
Chris Parsons, Undergraduate student from Wabasso, FL (Returning 1-day champ with $18,801)

JEOPARDY! Round - March 4, 2004

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

SCIENCE & NATURE
CELEBRITIES' ORIGINAL NAMES
FLAGS
WITHOUT MY PARTNER
ABBREVIATIONS
WANNA BET?
$200 - Chris

(6) The deepest diver among birds is the Emperor species of this, which may dive to 900 feet in the Antarctic waters


$200 - Chris

(11) Actor Nicholas Coppola


$200 - Matt

(13) The term "Star-Spangled Banner" was first used for the U.S. flag during this war


$200 - Chris

(19) He composed the operetta "The Rose of Persia" to a libretto by Basil Hood, not Gilbert


$200 - Jennifer

(26) This seaside structure is abbreviated whf.


$200 - Chris

(1) In Texas Hold 'Em, if the flop doesn't fit your hand, the experts say do this


(-$400) - Jennifer

$400 - Chris

(7) A grub is this soft, thick stage of metamorphosis of flies, wasps & beetles


$400 - Chris

(17) West Winger Ramon Estevez


$400 - Chris

(14) Israel's flag features 2 dark blue stripes on a white background & this symbol


$400 - Jennifer

(20) A few years after Rolls died in a plane crash, he started making airplane engines


$400 - Matt

(27) This 3-letter abbreviation can stand for package or parking


$400 - Matt

(2) In the '50s, Edward Thorp fed millions of hands of this game into a computer which figured out how to win at it


$600 - Chris

(8) It's the fossilized resin from pine trees


(-$600) - Jennifer

$600 - Chris

(12) "Seinfeld" co-star Jay Greenspan


$600 - Chris

(15) In 1198 this British king adopted a flag with 3 lions


$600 - Matt

(23) This first man listed in the "Film Encyclopedia" voiced cartoons after his partner's death


$600 - Matt

(28) A.M. after a particular time stands for ante meridiem, which means "before" this


$600 - Chris

(3) In this game a don't pass bet is a wager against the shooter


$800 - Matt

(9) (Video of Sarah
in Alaska)

This bovine name is given to the process whereby huge chunks of ice break off glaciers, giving birth to icebergs


$800 - Matt

(21) Wrestler turned politician James Janos


$800 - Jennifer

(16) Early in the 2nd millennium, ships from this city began flying the flag of Saint Mark, its patron


$800 - Matt

(24) He didn't need Marx to publish the 1880 work "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific"


(-$1000) - Matt

(29) A doctor could tell you that Q.I.D., which is the abbreviation for the Latin "quater in die", means this

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Chris

(4) When betting on one of these, a consistently low Beyer Speed Figure should be a red flag


(-$1000) - Jennifer

(10) This cloudy atmosphere containing the nucleus of a comet may reach a diameter of 1 million miles


$1000 - Chris

(22) Wrestler turned actor Dwayne Johnson


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(18) Maryland's state flag features the coats of arms of 2 families related to Lord Baltimore: the Crosslands & this family


(-$1000) - Matt

(25) He led a creative revolution in advertising after the retirement of partner John Orr Young


$1000 - Matt

(30) In formal addresses this 2-letter "directional" abbreviation precedes Hon. & Rev.


$1000 - Matt

(5) In this fancy-schmancy card game, it's just who gets closest to a total of 9 who wins


Scores at the first commercial break:
Chris: $3,600
Matt: $2,200
Jennifer: -$2,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Chris: $6,200
Matt: $4,600
Jennifer: -$600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - March 4, 2004

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TEXAS CITIES
FA"Q"s
19th CENTURY LIT
NUMBER OF LEGS ON ...
THE JEOPARDY! TIME MACHINE
WANNA BETTE?
$400 - Matt

(2) It's home to the Johnson Space Center


$400 - Matt

(25) It's the borough where Edith, Gloria, Archie & Mike lived on the small screen


$400 - Matt

(1) His unladylike horror story "The Cask of Amontillado" was first published in Godey's Lady's Book, in 1846


$400 - Chris

(11) A cockroach


$400 - Jennifer

(3) Don't visit the court of Louis XIII without one of these -- the prematurely bald king made them the fashion


$400 - Jennifer

(19) Bette Midler won an Emmy for an appearance in which she sang a goodbye song to this retiring host


(-$800) - Jennifer

$800 - Chris

(6) (Video of Jimmy) I'm in this city that in 1836 was the biggest in Texas, with around 2,000 people


$800 - Matt

(26) It's how often the Summer Olympics are held


$800 - Jennifer

(4) The Mock Turtle sings a song about the Lobster Quadrille in this classic children's book


$800 - Chris

(12) Charlotte in "Charlotte's Web"


$800 - Chris

(10) Einstein? Beethoven? No thanks, I'd rather hang out with Dean, Sammy, Frank & the rest of this group


$800 - Jennifer

(20) In a 1993 TV version of this musical, Bette played Rose Hovick


(-$1200) - Jennifer

$1200 - Matt

(7) Grab your cowboy hat & let's go walk "out in the streets of" this Texas city, the chief port of entry in Mexico


$1200 - Matt

(27) (Video) Hey, it's Gary Dell'Abate from "The Howard Stern Show." My nickname Baba Booey comes from the character Baba Looey, who was the sidekick of this bumbling equine TV marshal


$1200 - Chris

(5) A scientist tests poison on his own daughter in this American author's 1840s story "Rappaccini's Daughter"


$1200 - Chris

(13) A grand piano (normally)


$1200 - Jennifer

(16) (Video) Let's go back to 1820 for some literary talk with this Romantic poet. Don't mind his coughing.


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(21) Punning word that completes the title of Bette's 1980 book, "A View from a ..."


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(8) This "colorful" city at the southern tip of Texas is home to Texas Southmost College


$1600 - Matt

(28) This Eskimo was the subject of a 1968 top 10 hit by Manfred Mann


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(17) "The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish" is this author's 1829 novel about King Philip's War


$1600 - Chris

(14) A muskellunge


$2000 - Matt

(23) Ladies, this royal hunk of man was single from late 1537 to early 1540 -- any takers?

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Matt

(22) Boy in Bette's band who arranged her 1973 hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(9) In January 2003 this "port" city celebrated the 60th birthday of famous daughter Janis Joplin


(-$2000) - Chris

(29) In "Star Wars" the language of Greedo the bounty hunter is this language of S. America's Andean regions


$2000 - Jennifer

(18) The title gem in this Wilkie Collins novel was once in the handle of a dagger owned by Tippoo, the Sultan of Seringapatam


$3000 - Chris

(15) An archaeopteryx

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(24) (Video) Stiffen that upper lip. You're going to fight in the Battle of Britain, piloting this plane seen here


$2000 - Jennifer

(30) This film in which she sang "The Wind Beneath My Wings" put the sand beneath her toes


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Matt: $14,200
Chris: $14,000
Jennifer: $5,000


Final JEOPARDY!

FAMOUS LASTS
In July 2003 the last old-style one of these rolled off an assembly line in Mexico, headed for a museum in Germany

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Jennifer: $5,000 - $4,500
Chris: $14,000 + $3,999
Matt: $14,200 + $13,801


Final Scores
Matt: $28,001
Chris: $17,999
Jennifer: $500

Matt: $14,800 (19 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Chris: $13,000 (21 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Jennifer: $5,000 (10 right; 5 wrong)
Total: $32,800

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