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JEOPARDY! Game - April 1, 2004

Contestants

Chris Miller, Retail specialist from Louisville, KY
Sandi Hood, Academic outreach librarian from San Antonio, TX
David Seminer, Neurologist from Sacramento, CA (Returning 2-day champ with $52,601)

JEOPARDY! Round - April 1, 2004

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

HISTORIC CELEBRITY SCANDALS
TV SIDEKICKS
HERBS & SPICES
HOT SPOTS
BEST-SELLING U.S. NEWSPAPERS
COLORFUL LANGUAGE
$200 - David

(2) "That's no lady, it's" this 11th c. wife of an Earl "parading nude through the streets of Coventry"


$200 - Sandi

(1) Tonto


$200 - Chris

(21) This "equine" herb's roots are grated & preserved in vinegar to prevent loss of its chemical bite


$200 - Chris

(16) Cloncurry in this country's state of Queensland hit 128 degrees Fahrenheit in 1889


$200 - Chris

(26) With a No. 1 daily circulation of about 2.2 million, it truly is "The Nation's Newspaper"


$200 - David

(6) Being this, you're the least respectable member of your family & have gone from good to baaaad


(-$400) - David

(4) "Good Lord!" This Romantic poet "expelled from Oxford for writing 'The Necessity of Atheism'"


$400 - Sandi

(3) Pokey


$400 - Sandi

(22) In Greek mythology, Pluto's wife Persephone turned the nymph Mentha into this herb


$400 - Sandi

(17) 122 degrees must have melted the stripes off the barber poles in this Spanish city August 4, 1881


$400 - Chris

(27) The No. 1 financial paper in the country, it's No. 2 overall with 1.8 million sold daily


$400 - David

(7) Get this & you've got the go-ahead for your project or for your car at an intersection


$600 - David

(5) "Performing in public in women's costumes", this Roman Emperor "fiddles with the nation's trust"


$600 - Sandi

(11) Squiggy


$600 - Chris

(23) There are a number of variations of this Indian spice, & many use dried hot peppers as their base


(-$1600) - Sandi

(18) On December 27, 1978 this spot on Earth reached a balmy record high of 7.5 degrees

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1600


$600 - Chris

(28) The Times of these 2 cities clock in at No. 3 & No. 4


$600 - David

(8) This rhyming phrase describes a loyal & staunch friend


$800 - Chris

(12 ) This "shoeless" guy "leaves us clueless as to why his team threw the World Series"


$800 - Chris

(13) Maynard G. Krebs


$800 - Sandi

(24) This reddish-brown, nail-shaped spice from Zanzibar gets its name from the Latin for "nail'


$800 - Chris

(19) When it hit 120 on Dec. 11, 1905 in Rivadavia in this country the Gauchos must have stayed in the sombra


$800 - Chris

(29) No. 100 is this Pennsylvania capital's Patriot-News


(-$800) - Chris

$800 - David

(9) A modest person or a shriveling purple plant


$1000 - Chris

(15) "Whiskey Ring conspiracy encircles" this 18th President "with tax fraud scandal"


$1000 - David

(14) Gabrielle, a young peasant girl & wannabe warrior


$1000 - David

(25) Also called estragon, it's used to add a tang to sauces & many dishes


(-$1000) - David

$1000 - Chris

(20) Greenland Ranch Station was the odd name of the spot in this U.S. area where a thermometer hit 134 on July 10, 1913


$1000 - Chris

(30) The only newspaper not in the continental U.S. to make the top 100 is this city's Advertiser at No. 79


$1000 - Chris

(10) Perfect Colorado city for a valuable "opportunity"


Scores at the first commercial break:
David: $3,400
Chris: $2,800
Sandi: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Chris: $8,600
David: $3,400
Sandi: $1,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - April 1, 2004

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THEY REALLY SAID IT
SINGING
OREGON TRANSPLANTS
EDGAR ALLAN POE
THE "PIT"
THE PENDULUM
(-$400) - Chris

$400 - Sandi

(14) When Jason Kidd was drafted by this Texas NBA team he said, "We're gonna turn this team around 360 degrees"


$400 - Chris

(9) (Video of Cheryl)
In Bel Canto technique, you contract the upper abs to control this, the main muscle in respiration


$400 - Chris

(15) Born in Arlington, Oregon, 1927;
"Tonight Show" bandleader 1967-1992


$400 - Chris

(18) This poem famously begins, "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary"


$400 - Chris

(1) American Staffordshire Terrier terror


$400 - Chris

(6) This device uses an adjustable pendulum to indicate a given musical tempo either visually or aurally


$800 - David

(23) He's the former Vice-President who wisely said, "If we do not succeed, then we run the risk of failure"


(-$800) - Sandi

$800 - David

(12) Enunciation is key in singing the words this man wrote, like "I am the very model of a modern Major-General"


$800 - Chris

(27) Born in Portland, 1954;
created "The Simpsons"


$800 - Chris

(19) (Video) This man starred in several films based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe, including "The Tomb of Ligeia"


$800 - Chris

(2) A small oval gland at the base of the brain


$800 - Chris

(7) Pendulums in these instruments remain still as the Earth moves, allowing those movements to be charted


$1200 - Chris

(24) French President from 1958 to 1969, he observed, "China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese"


$1200 - David

(13) (Video of Cheryl
singing
"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot")

Also meaning non-material, this type of song was used for secret communication among slaves


$1200 - Sandi

(28) Born in Madras, Oregon, 1970;
starred in "Stand By Me" & "Running on Empty"


$1200 - Chris

(20) These Poe "murders" are often cited as the world's first detective story


$1200 - Chris

(3) An inscription on a tombstone commemorating the person buried there


$1200 - David

(8) More famous today for his pendulum, this Frenchman invented the gyroscope in 1852


$1600 - David

(25) This 30th President noted, "When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results"


$1600 - Chris

(16) Normal range is about 1 of these plus another third; Minnie Riperton could handle about 5


$1600 - David

(29) Born in Lebanon, Oregon, 1940;
starred in "WKRP in Cincinnati" & "Head of the Class"


$1600 - Chris

(21) The narrator of Poe's story "The Pit and the Pendulum" is a victim of this infamous Iberian institution


$1600 - Chris

(4) Rain or snow or hail


(-$4000) - Chris

(10) Born in 1564, this Italian often used a pendulum in his studies of motion

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4000


(-$3000) - David

(26) "They only name things after you when you're dead or really old," quipped this First Lady when the CIA HQ was renamed

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$2000 - Sandi

(17) (Video of Cheryl
singing)

The lowest range a girl can try, its meaning is against the high


$2000 - Chris

(30) Born in Portland, 1947;
"flopped" at the 1968 Olympics & won a gold medal


$2000 - Chris

(22) In this "colorful" Poe story, Prince Prospero tries to avoid a deadly plague


$2000 - Chris

(5) Mutineers first inhabited this South Pacific island in 1790


$2000 - Chris

(11) The weighted mass suspended at the bottom of a pendulum is called this, also a man's name


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Chris: $25,800 (Lock game)
David: $7,600
Sandi: $4,000


Final JEOPARDY!

GOLF
It's the only one of golf's 4 major pro events in which amateurs are not permitted to play

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Sandi: $4,000 -$1,000
David: $7,600 + $7,600
Chris: $25,800 + $10,599


Final Scores
Chris: $36,399
David: $15,200
Sandi: $3,000

Chris: $29,800 (33 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
David: $10,600 (14 right, includes 2 rebounds; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Sandi: $5,600 (9 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $46,000

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