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JEOPARDY! Game - March 29, 2004

Contestants

Avi Schwartz, Student from Atlanta, GA
Suzan Hyssen, Stay-at-home mom from Livonia, MI
Valerie Takacs, Accounting assistant from Hudson, OH (Returning 1-day champ with $18,400)

JEOPARDY! Round - March 29, 2004

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

ANCIENT HISTORY
GAMES
PLAYWRONGS
IT'S UNREAL
THE FIFTH DIMENSION
NEW
MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S
LISTINGS
$200 - Valerie

(21) Around 965 B.C., cedar trees from Lebanon were used to build this city's temple to house the Ark of the Covenant


$200 - Valerie

(6) Each year millions of people participate in this indoor game using special shoes & Brunswick equipment


$200 - Valerie

(1) Sophocles:
"Octopus Wrecks"


$200 - Valerie

(11) In 1966 Clark & Gollan performed experiments that led to artificial this, probably exciting news to artificial vampires


$200 - Suzan

(30) "From Russia, With Love" was the fifth novel to feature this hero


$200 - Avi

(16) 2-word term for the illegal use of someone's personal information to obtain money or credit


$400 - Suzan

(22) Lysander tried & failed to make this militaristic ancient Greek city-state an elective monarchy


$400 - Suzan

(7) The Cup of the Americas is up for grabs in matches between the U.S. & Argentina in this mounted game


$400 - Suzan

(2) Oliver Goldsmith:
"She Stops to Conquer"


$400 - Valerie

(12) On April 8, 1966 the L.A. Dodgers played on this surface for the first time (It was during an away game)


$400 - Avi

(29) His fifth symphony was the first major symphonic work to use the trombone


(-$400) - Suzan

$400 - Valerie

(17) An MTV series bears the name of this newly listed definition for a musical instrument not amplified


$600 - Valerie

(23) In this Yucatan culture, caves were the portal between our world & Xibalba, the world of the gods


$600 - Valerie

(8) 5,6 jackstraws,
no,
5,6 spillikins,
no,
5,6 this;
yeah, that's it,
same game


$600 - Valerie

(3) Sam Shepard:
"Tool for Glove"


(-$600) - Avi

$600 - Suzan

(13) Lee makes them in active length in such colors as Joyful & Fascinating


$600 - Avi

(26) On his fifth voyage, his ship is destroyed by giant angry mythocal birds called rocs


$600 - Suzan

(18) "Monstrous" name for genetically engineered vittles


(-$800) - Valerie

(-$800) - Suzan

$800 - Avi

(24) In 621 B.C. this Greek lawmaker introduced a code so harsh it was said to be written in blood


$800 - Avi

(9) (Video of Sarah
in the Bronx, NY)

A broomstick and a Spaldeen were all you needed for this street game; Willie Mays was famous for joining in


$800 - Valerie

(4) Harold Pinter:
"The Birthday Pastry"


(-$800) - Avi

(14) Pam Anderson is a supporter of pleather, which is short for this


(-$1000) - Avi

(27) It's the fifth book of the Bible's New Testament

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Suzan

(19) An arrangement of hair on a bald man in which hair from the side is used to cover the bald spot


(-$1000) - Avi

(25) Alexander the Great routed this Persian king at the Battle of Issus & captured his wife, mother & daughters


$1000 - Valerie

(10) Around Japan you'll find parlors filled with these games that are a cross between pinball & slot machines


$1000 - Valerie

(5) Aeschylus:
"Steven Again Thebes"


(-$1000) - Avi

(15) This company is putting the kibosh on sellers of those Jelly Kelly knock-offs of its Kelly bags


(-$1000) - Suzan

(-$1000) - Valerie

(28) This African-American was elected to his fifth term as Los Angeles mayor in 1989


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(20) A restaurant or bar decorated in a simulated Polynesian theme


Scores at the first commercial break:
Valerie: $5,400
Suzan: $1,400
Avi: -$1,600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Valerie: $4,400
Suzan: $1,200
Avi: -$1,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - March 29, 2004

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SCIENTISTS
NAME THAT BIOPIC
BRAND NAMES
THERE ARE PLACES
"I" REMEMBER
ALL MY LIFE
(-$400) - Suzan

(1) Born June 23, 1894 were Edward VIII, who gave up a throne for love, & this biologist who gave his career to sex


$400 - Suzan

(20) With Mel Gibson as Scottish hero William Wallace


$400 - Avi

(30) Hungry? Grab this candy bar that's "packed with peanuts"


$400 - Suzan

(14) Abbreviated Est., this former Sovier republic was est. (established) as an independent country in 1991


$400 - Valerie

(6) This tax shelter for later in your life was created in 1974 to assist those without company pension plans


$400 - Avi

(11) Unpacked 1913 in NYC, led the Packers to 5 championships, packed it in, 1970


$800 - Avi

(2) Richard Schultes, the father of Ethnobotany, studied & sampled this cactus sacred to some Native Americans


(-$800) - Avi

$800 - Suzan

(21) With Salma Hayek as the artist-wife of Diego Rivera


(-$800) - Avi

$800 - Suzan

(26) (Video) A classic model from this company is seen here


$2000 - Suzan

(15) Universities founded in the 12th & 19th centuries are in cities named this in England & Mississippi

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$800 - Avi

(7) Name of Admiral Richard Byrd's pet fox terrier or the Arctic house he could keep him in


$800 - Suzan

(12) Born 1485 in Spain, thought a god in Mexico, died in Spain in 1547


$1200 - Avi

(3) Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovered superconductivity & was the first to liquify this light gas, in 1908


$1200 - Suzan

(22) With Ray Liotta as mobster turned FBI informant Henry Hill


$1200 - Valerie

(27) In TV ads in the '60s, Josephine the plumber used this "out of this world" cleanser


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(16) If you want to be a lady tonight in Lucknow, head to this country


$1200 - Valerie

(8) This metal that's cast & wrought is even found in the sun


(-$1000) - Suzan

(13) Born in Connecticut in 1800, helped capture an arsenal in 1859, died a martyr that same year

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(4) Before marrying Marie, Pierre Curie made discoveries in crystallography with this frere of his


$1600 - Suzan

(23) With Leonardo DiCaprio as con man Frank Abagnale, Jr.


$1600 - Suzan

(28) John Lloyd Wright, Frank's son, invented this classic toy, notched lengths of wood


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(17) A Montagnais is a Native American in Quebec; a Monegasque is a resident of this country


$1600 - Avi

(9) Io, a priestess at Argos in Greek myth, is identified with this Egyptian goddess


$1600 - Valerie

(19) Born 1925 in Chicago, made 'em laugh, talked to a mule, shuffled off in 2003


$2000 - Avi

(5) This electricity investigator is a hero in the Balkans & a museum in Belgrade was named for him


$2000 - Suzan

(24) With Greg Kinnear as actor Bob Crane


(-$2000) - Valerie

$2000 - Avi

(29) The name of this brand comes from the Greek for "all" & the Latin for "sound"


$2000 - Avi

(18) These 2 countries have coasts on the Gulf of Bothnia


$2000 - Avi

(10) In 1541 he was elected General of the Jesuits, a new order he had founded


(-$2000) - Suzan

$2000 - Avi

(25) Born in 1820, found the manifesto of his dreams in 1848, put up das kapital for a Marx work, died 1895


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Avi: $12,000
Suzan: $9,400
Valerie: $6,800


Final JEOPARDY!

U.S. GOVERNMENT
In 1924 he succeeded William J. Burns who had resigned; he remained in his position for the next 48 years

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Valerie: $6,800 + $6,200
Suzan: $9,400 - $4,000
Avi: $12,000 - $6,801


Final Scores
Valerie: $13,000 (2-day total of $31,400)
Suzan: $5,400
Avi: $5,199

Avi: $13,000 (16 right, includes 3 rebounds; 7 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Suzan: $9,200 (17 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Valerie: $6,800 (16 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Total: $29,000

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