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JEOPARDY! Game - March 8, 2004

Contestants

Mike Weaver, Real estate developer from Glencoe, IL
Laura Simandl, Homemaker from New York, NY
Beth Graham, Library public relations manager from San Antonio, TX (Returning 1-day champ with $21,201)

JEOPARDY! Round - March 8, 2004

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

MOUNTAINS
MAGAZINE DEBUTS BY DECADE
COLORFUL ROCK
PHOTO OP
MYTHICAL MENAGERIE
DOUBLE "F"
$200 - Laura

(16) In 1792 explorer George Vancouver saw this mountain near present-day Seattle & named it for a friend


$200 - Beth

(21) Mad,
TV Guide,
Playboy


(-$200) - Beth

(22) The soundtrack to this animated feature included such songs as "Pepperland" & "March of the Meanies"


$200 - Mike

(11) (Video) It's the small North Carolina town famous for this groundbreaking event


$200 - Beth

(1) After Argus the hundred-eyed giant died, Hera set his eyes in the tail of this bird


$200 - Beth

(6) Looking at one of these you may ponder, wow, that's the tallest living quadruped


$400 - Laura

(17) (Video of Sarah
over Volcanoes National Park
in Hawaii)

Kilauea volcano isn't classified as extinct, dormant or intermittent, but is this type, so we'll stay alert


$400 - Laura

(24) Rolling Stone,
Psychology Today,
New York


(-$400) - Laura

(23) "Fleamail" is the e-mailed updates to this group's website by one of its members


$400 - Laura

(12) (Video) Born in the Netherlands, she was executed as a German spy in 1917


$400 - Mike

(2) In some accounts, Orion is killed by the sting of this creature which becomes a constellation as well


$400 - Beth

(7) In 1869 Cornelius Swarthout got a patent on an iron to make these


(-$600) - Laura

$600 - Beth

(18) Aneto in the Pyrenees is this country's highest point


$600 - Laura

(25) Money,
Ms.,
Games


$600 - Beth

(28) (Video of Sofia
at the Berlin Wall)

In 1990, at the site of the Berlin Wall, an all-star version of "The Wall" was presented by Roger Waters of this band


$600 - Laura

(13) (Video) Part of this important Biblical discovery of the 1940s is seen here


$600 - Mike

(3) When Medusa's head was cut off, this winged horse sprang from her blood


$600 - Mike

(8) They're the children of a particular parent


$800 - Mike

(19) Tanzania has 2 mountains over 14,000 feet: Meru & this one


(-$800) - Mike

$800 - Beth

(26) Reader's Digest,
Business Week,
Time


$800 - Mike

(29) In 1968 O.C. Smith sang, "God didn't make" these "and it doesn't snow in Minneapolis when the winter comes"


$800 - Beth

(14) (Video) A famous military figure is seen here making his historic arrival in this country


$800 - Mike

(4) The most dangerous of Hercules' labors was to drag this 3-headed dog up from Hades


$1000 - Mike

(9) Begun in 1935, it means "air weapon" in German

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Mike

(20) This pyramid-shaped Alpine peak was first climbed on July 14, 1865, by Edward Whymper & 6 companions


(-$1000) - Beth

$1000 - Laura

(27) Newsweek,
Esquire,
Consumer Reports


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) Rolling Stones song that contains the line "I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(15) (Video) He's the Bombay-born literary giant seen here


$1000 - Beth

(5) The hide of this fearsome beast of Nemea was so tough that no weapon could pierce it


$1000 - Beth

(10) This 8-letter term for someone who flouts the rules dates back to the Roaring '20s


Scores at the first commercial break:
Beth: $3,600
Mike: $3,600
Laura: $1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Mike: $5,400
Beth: $4,600
Laura: $2,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - March 8, 2004

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AMERICAN LITERATURE
JOHNNY DEPP ROLES
4-LETTER WOODS
"DAL" US
DYNASTY
NAUGHT'S LANDING
$400 - Mike

(1) The Joad family in "The Grapes of Wrath" leaves this dust bowl state & heads to California


(-$400) - Laura

(-$400) - Beth

(7) Police Constable Ichabod Crane


$400 - Beth

(13) Ayan, also called Nigerian satinwood, has shown some resistance to these wood-eating insects


$400 - Mike

(6) This dog breed was first spotted in the Yugoslavia region several hundred years ago


$400 - Beth

(18) The Holstein-Gottorp family, including Nicholas I, ruled Russia under this name


$400 - Beth

(23) Slang for "nothing", it's also a company that's produced over 300 million windproof lighters


$800 - Mike

(2) In one scene in this 1925 F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, Daisy Buchanan hits Myrtle Wilson with her car


$800 - Triple Stumper

(8) Murderous CIA agent Sands who goes south of the border


$800 - Laura

(14) A hardwood, agba is used as a substitute for oak for church furniture & these burial items


(-$800) - Mike

(-$800) - Laura

(9) The U.S. military may award one for distinguished service


$800 - Beth

(19) Habsburg is a contraction of Habichtsburg, the name of the family's one of these in Switzerland


$800 - Laura

(24) We hope you're not missing -- missing this CBS series with Anthony Lapaglia


$1200 - Beth

(3) In the midst of writing his 5 Natty Bumppo tales, he paused to write a "History of the Navy of the United States"


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(26) Gonzo journalist Raoul Duke


$1200 - Beth

(15) This evergreen tree is valued for pitch, tar, resin & turpentine, as well as for its wood


$1200 - Mike

(10) This clue won't kill you, but this type of maniac will


$1200 - Beth

(20) The King of France in 1604 & the King of Spain in 2004 are members of this family


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(25) One story says a Spanish explorer, when asked what he saw there, answered
aca nada,
"nothing there"


$800 - Beth

(4) In "Following the Equator", this humorist wrote, "Truth is the most valuable thing we have, let us economize it"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $800


$1600 - Laura

(27) Undercover high school policeman Tom Hanson


$1600 - Beth

(16) The trees that provide this wood favored by carvers in the Middle Ages are not the same-named citrus ones


$1600 - Laura

(11) Playwright Richard Sheridan's "The School for" this didn't cover Enron


(-$1000) - Beth

(21) The House of Savoy-Carignano was shuttered up in this country in 1946 when Humbert II left the throne

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


(-$1600) - Mike

(29) For the Beach Boys, "nothing can catch" this Chevy muscle car


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) In 1964 he won a National Book Award for his novel "The Centaur"


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(28) Undercover FBI agent Joe Pistone


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(17) (Video of Jimmy
on the U.S.S. Missouri
in Pearl Harbor, HI)

Gunpowder sparks on metal, so the decks of the Missouri are made of this 4-letter wood


$2000 - Beth

(12) After leading him up this "path", a woman puts the reins on her intended


(-$2000) - Mike

$2000 - Beth

(22) Getting crowned Emperor on December 25, 800 made him a Christmas Carolingian


(-$2000) - Laura

(30) The title of the Gary Oldman movie
this "By Mouth"
refers to a medical order about patient nutrition


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Beth: $15,200 (Lock game)
Laura: $4,200
Mike: $3,800


Final JEOPARDY!

BODIES OF WATER
The Rush-Bagot Agreement of 1817 between the U.S. & Great Britain limited naval power on these bodies of water

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Mike: $3,800 + $500
Laura: $4,200 + $1,000
Beth: $15,200 + $0


Final Scores
Beth: $15,200 (2-day total of $36,401)
Laura: $5,200
Mike: $4,300

Beth: $17,000 (21 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Laura: $4,200 (11 right, includes 1 rebound; 5 wrong)
Mike: $3,600 (13 right, includes 1 DD; 4 wrong)
Total: $24,800

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