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JEOPARDY! Game - March 26, 2004

Contestants

Don Wynne, Lawyer from Stamford, CT
Valerie Takacs, Accounting assistant from Hudson, OH
Mike Smith, Litigation technology specialist from Potomac, MD (Returning 1-day champ with $16,100)

JEOPARDY! Round - March 26, 2004

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

20th CENTURY PEOPLE
A QUESTION ABOUT TELEVISION
TUNE IN TUNISIA
SPOT THE POOCH
FACTS IN
THE WORLD ALMANAC
"Z" END
$200 - Mike

(1) On Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, Padraic Pearse & his men seized this city's general post office


$200 - Don

(10) This question is the first line of the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"


$200 - Mike

(20) Tunisia's official language is Arabic, with this European tongue used widely as a second national language


(-$200) - Don

$200 - Valerie

(17) The margay,
the mastiff,
the moa


(-$200) - Don

(15) Most Americans get most of their cheese from these, makers of which bought $2.5 billion of cheese in 2002


$200 - Mike

(6) An instructional book is "Juggling for the Complete" one of these, a word from Yiddish meaning "clumsy person"


$400 - Mike

(2) (Video of Cheryl
at Hofbrauhaus
in Munich, Germany)

His first speech to a mass meeting was at a 1919 German Workers' party rally at the Hofbrauhaus


$400 - Valerie

(11) After this hero left the scene, someone inevitably asked, "Who was that masked man?"


$400 - Mike

(21) Also found on the flags of Pakistan & Turkey, they're the 2 symbols found on the Tunisian flag


$400 - Don

(18) The savannah,
the serval,
the shar-pei


$400 - Mike

(27) The Marine Corps emblem is an American eagle, a globe & one of these marine items


$400 - Don

(7) This online travel service can ticket you on 455 airlines & put you in 500,000 lodging properties


$600 - Don

(3) This lover of Lillian Hellman is credited with creating the hard-boiled type of detective fiction


$600 - Mike

(12) This 5-word question became a catchphrase for Gary Coleman on "Diff'rent Strokes"


$600 - Mike

(22) Tunisia's Cape Bon is only about 90 miles from the southwest coast of this Italian island


$600 - Mike

(19) The burmilla,
the balbinus,
the bichon frise


$600 - Triple Stumper

(28) In an almost 5-hour flight in 1962, John Glenn orbited the Earth a total of this many times


$600 - Triple Stumper

(8) Artificial or synthetic


$800 - Valerie

(4) Born in 1895, this movie choreographer would drill through floors to film his arrays of girls


$800 - Valerie

(13) Watching "Twin Peaks", the Lynch mob wondered, "Who killed" this teenager


(-$2000) - Mike

(23) The ancient ruins of this city destroyed in 146 B.C. are just outside the capital city of Tunis

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$800 - Valerie

(25) The cymric,
the cockapoo,
the caballado


$800 - Mike

(29) Prior to Sacagawea, she was the last woman on the $1 coin in general circulation


$800 - Triple Stumper

(9) (Video) The characters from this comic strip seen here are often found at Bryson Elementary


$1000 - Don

(5) This Frenchman turned down the Nobel Literature Prize in 1964 because it might compromise his freedom


$1000 - Mike

(14) This popular game show featured the question "Will our mystery guest enter and sign in, please?"


$1000 - Don

(24) This "red-bearded" pirate used Tunisia as a base when fighting off 16th c. Christian attempts to control the area


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(26) The kelpie,
the krait,
the kabaddi


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 - Don

(16) It's a printed cotton fabric, often used for drapes


Scores at the first commercial break:
Mike: $2,400
Valerie: $2,000
Don: $2,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Don: $4,200
Mike: $3,400
Valerie: $3,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - March 26, 2004

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ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING
'70s MOVIE THEMES
THE WRITER WRITES A LETTER
FOOD & DRINK BRANDS
NAMES IN NATURE
BEGINS & ENDS WITH "N"
$400 - Valerie

(24) Henry Bacon designed this Washington, D.C. landmark; a white marble Doric temple above a pool


$400 - Don

(11) Start spreadin' the news
-- Liza Minnelli introduced this title track, the theme to a 1977 film


$400 - Mike

(16) In a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald, he wrote, "We are going in to Pamplona tomorrow. Been trout fishing"


$400 - Valerie

(1) Its jingle says, "Thank goodness for" this chef


$400 - Valerie

(21) The canvasback, a large variety of this bird, is named for the male's grayish-white back & sides


$400 - Mike

(6) A resident of Naples


$800 - Don

(27) Augustus boasted that he found Rome a city of these & left it a city of marble


(-$800) - Don

$800 - Valerie

(12) "Evergreen" is the love theme from this 1976 movie


(-$800) - Mike

$800 - Valerie

(17) This author of "Les Miserables" wrote to his future wife that "It seems to me that what I feel is not of Earth"


$800 - Valerie

(2) This hot state inspired the name of John Ferolito & Don Vultaggio's beverage company that's known for its iced tea


$800 - Don

(22) (Video) The devilfish seen here is also known by this 2-word non-devilish name


$800 - Don

(7) A small measurement of liquid, or a slang term for your head


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) Tudor, Ogee & Horseshoe are different types of these; a state with many of them would be a keystone state


$1200 - Don

(13) (Video of Sarah
at the Philadelphia
Museum of Art)

This song, "Rocky"'s theme, was playing as Rocky ran up the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art


$1200 - Don

(18) His 1879 letter to a confused reader explains, "Old man Karamazov was killed by the servant Smerdyakov"


(-$1200) - Don

(3) This brand, made from 100% Colombian coffee, bills itself as "the essence of coffee"


(-$1200) - Don

(23) Aku is another name for this fast-moving tuna which seems to "skip" over the water


$1200 - Don

(8) Nicotinic acid


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Valerie

(14) Andy Williams had a 1972 hit with "Speak Softly Love", the love theme from this epic film


$1600 - Mike

(19) 4 years before writing "Little Dorrit", he wrote his wife that their daughter "Little Dora ... is suddenly stricken ill"


(-$1800) - Valerie

(4) It's said that Leonardo Da Vinci visited this Italian mineral water's spring to treat his ailments

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1800


$2000 - Valerie

(25) (Video) It's said the Mormons named this desert plant seen here for its resemblance to a Biblical prophet with arms lifted

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Don

(9) A wrestling hold applied to the head, neck & one or both arms


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Valerie

(15) The instrumental "Tubular Bells" was the theme to this 1973 scarefest


$2000 - Valerie

(20) He responded to an admirer that "Nothing was omitted in 'Marie Roget' but what I omitted myself"


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) The name of this brand of hard candies was meant to suggest a friendly western company


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(26) This common greenhouse pest is named for the white, flourlike substance that covers its body


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(10) From the Greek for "kidney", it's 1 of many filtering units in the kidney that remove waste matter from the blood


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Valerie: $12,400
Don: $9,000
Mike: $5,000


Final JEOPARDY!

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
A circumorbital hematoma is more commonly known as this

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Mike: $5,000 + $1,800
Don: $9,000 + $9,000
Valerie: $12,400 + $6,000


Final Scores
Valerie: $18,400
Don: $18,000
Mike: $6,800

Valerie: $13,800 (15 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 1 wrong, a DD)
Don: $9,000 (15 right; 5 wrong)
Mike: $7,000 (14 right; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $29,800

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