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JEOPARDY! Game - April 15, 2004

Contestants

Mary Margaret Bell, Archivist from Louisville, KY
Kevin Shortell, Attorney from Essex Junction, VT
Stan Brown, High school history teacher from Macon, GA (Returning 1-day champ with $21,399)

JEOPARDY! Round - April 15, 2004

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

ALBERT CAMUS
THE STRANGER
THE PLAGUE
BANDS IN OTHER WORDS
SWEET TREATS
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
$200 - Stan

(16) On Dec. 10, 1957 Albert Camus received this prize in Stockholm, Sweden


$200 - Mary Margaret

(11) "Passing stranger! You do not know how longingly I look upon you" begins one of the poems in his "Leaves of Grass"


$200 - Stan

(1) Plague is generally spread from rodents to humans by these insects


$200 - Mary Margaret

(4) King's consort


$200 - Kevin

(26) This breakfast pastry, often filled with fruit or cheese, sounds like a specialty of Copenhagen


(-$200) - Stan

$200 - Kevin

(21) This Hebrew phrase meaning "Good luck" is popularly used to express congratulations


$400 - Stan

(17) Camus' father Lucien died at the First Battle of the Marne, a major turning point in this conflict


$400 - Mary Margaret

(12) This Patricia Highsmith novel about 2 men contemplating swapping murders was made into a film by Hitchcock


$400 - Mary Margaret

(2) If detected in time, plague is treatable with these drugs like streptomycin


$400 - Kevin

(5) Affirmative


$400 - Stan

(27) On Hanukkah it's traditional to give out chocolates shaped like these, in little bags


$400 - Kevin

(22) Italian for "first lady", it can refer to an opera singer or someone who's just spoiled


$600 - Stan

(18) Camus was born in this then French colony, the setting of some of his works


$600 - Stan

(13) This H.G. Wells novel begins, "The stranger came early in February, one wintry day ... wrapped up from head to foot"


$600 - Kevin

(3) A CDC laboratory in this state's city of Fort Collins is the USA's frontline against plague


$600 - Mary Margaret

(6) Portals


$600 - Kevin

(28) Nestle suggests making these indoors using mini marshmallows, Toll House morsels & Golden Grahams cereal


$2000 - Kevin

(23) Germans call a pear birne; a strawberry erdbeere; & this fruit weintraube

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$800 - Mary Margaret

(19) Camus' attack on Stalinism in 1951's "L'Homme Revolte" strained his relationship with this other Existentialist


$800 - Stan

(14) In "Mysterious Stranger: A Book of Magic", this current performer outlines some of his public stunts


(-$800) - Mary Margaret

$800 - Stan

(9) The 3 forms of plague are septicemic, pneumonic & this one that affects the lymph glands


$800 - Stan

(7) Buddhist bliss


$800 - Mary Margaret

(29) Stop by this franchise when its "hot light" is on & you'll get fresh glazed doughnuts hot off the line


(-$800) - Kevin

(24) In Japanese umi is sea or ocean & yama is this


$1000 - Stan

(20) In an influential essay, Camus compared the human condition to the Greek myth of this rock pusher


$1000 - Stan

(15) A Martian named Valentine Michael Smith is the main character in this man's "Stranger in a Strange Land"


$1000 - Stan

(10) In his famous diary, he recounted the horrors of the Great Plague of 1660s London


$1000 - Kevin

(8) Ebony Sunday


$1000 - Stan

(30) Fish & chips maker Christopher Sell began frying & selling this treat from Hostess & now it's all the rage


$1000 - Mary Margaret

(25) An artist or writer's greatest work is often referred to by this 2-word Latin phrase


Scores at the first commercial break:
Stan: $5,200
Kevin: $2,000
Mary Margaret: $1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Stan: $8,600
Kevin: $4,600
Mary Margaret: $3,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - April 15, 2004

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HISTORIC AMERICANS
ON LOCATION
CLASSICAL MUSIC
SHIPS
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
FUN IN THE "SON"
$400 - Stan

(1) As a Presidential nominee, this decorated WWII bomber pilot called for withdrawal from Vietnam


$400 - Mary Margaret

(26) (Video of Sofia
at Yale University)

Scenes from this artsy 2003 Julia Roberts movie were filmed here at Yale


$400 - Stan

(7) Peter Tchaikovsky wrote 3 ballets: "Swan Lake", "Sleeping Beauty" & this perennial Christmas favorite


$400 - Mary Margaret

(6) This historic 15th century ship got its name from its owner, Juan Nino de Moguer


$400 - Stan

(12) Reading & London


$400 - Kevin

(17) A famous 1598 one begins, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"


$800 - Kevin

(2) Secretary of State John W. Foster was the grandfather of this Secretary of State


$800 - Mary Margaret

(27) The shoot of the 1963 epic "Cleopatra" was in this city where the film is partly set


$800 - Mary Margaret

(20) When he died in 1924, he was working on the last act of "Turandot"; Franco Alfano completed the opera


(-$800) - Mary Margaret

$800 - Stan

(8) Perhaps the greatest loss of life at sea, over 5,000, came in 1945 when this type of vessel sank the Wilhelm Gustloff


$800 - Stan

(13) Damietta & Aswan


$800 - Stan

(18) Also used in commercial fishing, it's known as echolocation in bats


$2000 - Kevin

(3) Historian John Jameson led the campaign to build this D.C. center to store historic documents

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1200 - Mary Margaret

(28) (Video) If Neuschwanstein Castle looks familiar, you may have seen it in this Dick Van Dyke film about a magical car


$1200 - Mary Margaret

(21) In September 1907 this Norwegian's ashes were buried in a cliff near his country home Troldhaugen


(-$1200) - Kevin

(-$1200) - Stan

(-$1200) - Mary Margaret

(9) The first 4 Cunard vessels were Acadia, Caledonia, Columbia & this one that really ruled the waves


$1200 - Kevin

(14) Mirzapur & Bhagalpur


$1200 - Mary Margaret

(19) He's won numerous Tony Awards for his songwriting & a Pulitzer for "Sunday in the Park with George"


$1600 - Stan

(4) Dissing the Supreme Coutr in 1832, Andrew Jackson said, this man "has made his decision; now let him enforce it"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) Set at the Met, Angie Dickinson's escapades in this Brian De Palma film were shot in the Philadelphia Museum of Art


$1600 - Stan

(22) Franz Schubert is credited with popularizing these German art songs -- he composed almost 650 of them


$2000 - Stan

(10) On July 24, 1969 the U.S.S. Hornet was in the Pacific waiting for these men

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Kevin

(15) Montreal & Quebec City


$1600 - Kevin

(24) Hermosillo is the capital city of this Mexican state


$2000 - Kevin

(5) A Falls Church, Va. high school is named for this 3-initialed Confederate cavalryman


$2000 - Mary Margaret

(30) The 1954 Barbara Stanwyck movie "Cattle Queen of" this state was filmed on location in Glacier National Park


$2000 - Stan

(23) This "Symphonie Fantastique" composer worked for awhile as music critic for the Journal des Debats


(-$2000) - Stan

(11) (Video) A space shuttle was named for this ship seen here, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's first research vessel


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(16) Iquitos & Obidos


$2000 - Stan

(25) Northeast of San Francisco, this valley is famous for its wineries & tourist attractions


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Stan: $18,200
Mary Margaret: $9,600
Kevin: $9,000


Final JEOPARDY!

20th CENTURY BESTSELLERS
First published in 1967, it tells the story of 7 generations of a Colombian family

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Kevin: $9,000 + $9,000
Mary Margaret: $9,600 - $9,599
Stan: $18,200 + $1,001


Final Scores
Stan: $19,201 (2-day total of $40,600)
Kevin: $18,000
Mary Margaret: $1

Stan: $17,800 (24 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Mary Margaret: $9,600 (16 right; 3 wrong)
Kevin: $9,600 (14 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $37,000

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