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JEOPARDY! Game - April 19, 2004

Contestants

David Abolafia, Writer from Fishkill, NY
Wilson Lee, Computer programmer from San Diego, CA
Geoff Strain, Electronics broker from Imperial Beach, CA (Returning 1-day champ with $21,155)

JEOPARDY! Round - April 19, 2004

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

MEN & WOMEN OF LETTERS
MOVIE PHONE
As
20th CENTURY PRESIDENTS
EVERYONE'S TAKING SIDES
WORD ORIGINS
$200 - David

(2) Thomas Stearns ...


$200 - Wilson

(7) Keanu Reeves had a Nokia phone, but it took a land line to slip in & out of this, the title of a 1999 sci-fi flick


$200 - David

(17) The baseball team that started in Philadelphia in 1901 is now the As of this city


(-$200) - Geoff

$200 - David

(1) To give the nominating speech for Al Smith in 1924, he rose from his wheelchair & made his way to the mike


$200 - Wilson

(23) In Mexican cuisine, these are refried & served as a side dish


$200 - Geoff

(16) The name of this colorless Russian spirit is a diminutive of the Russian word for "water", itself a colorless liquid


$400 - David

(3) Herbert George ...


$400 - David

(8) She played squeaky clean Jan, who shared a party line with playboy Rock Hudson in "Pillow Talk"


$400 - David

(18) As a prefix
a- means "without";
in Thomas a Kempis, the middle "a" means this


$400 - Geoff

(12) When President Kennedy was shot, Vice President Johnson was in this city


$400 - David

(27) Croutons or bread crumbs can be used to make this traditional Thanksgiving side dish


$400 - Geoff

(22) It was derived from 3 German words that meant "secret state police", & that certainly describes it


$600 - David

(4) Phyllis Dorothy ...


$600 - David

(9) Colin Farrell is trapped by sniper (& caller) Kiefer Sutherland in this thriller


$600 - David

(19) Usual number of volts in an AA battery


$600 - Geoff

(13) He is the eldest of 4 children; he had 2 sisters, Gloria & Ruth, & one brother, Billy


$600 - David

(28) Simmer ground hominy in milk to make this southern side dish


$600 - Wilson

(24) (Video of Sarah
in Alaska)

From the Old French for "crack", this v-shaped crack in a glacier may be up to 150 feet deep


$800 - Wilson

(5) Henry Louis ...


$800 - David

(10) Liz Taylor got an Oscar for playing Gloria Wandrous, model by day, call girl by night, reached at this title number


$800 - David

(20) On March 4, 1902 it was formed in Chicago by 9 motor clubs


$800 - Geoff

(14) In 1962 he published a book on his career highlights to date -- "Six Crises"


$800 - Geoff

(29) We're at liberty to tell you that during WWI this German side dish was known in the U.S. as Liberty Cabbage


$800 - David

(25) First launched on October 4, 1957, its name is Russian for "fellow traveller"


$1000 - Wilson

(6) Wystan Hugh ...


$1000 - Wilson

(11) Whenever people watch a mysterious video in this 2002 film, a phone call informs them they will die in 7 days


$1000 - Wilson

(21) Put a little circle above an A & it stands for this unit of length used to express electromagnetic wavelengths


$1000 - Wilson

(15) He climbed the Matterhorn, explored Brazil & practiced judo


$1000 - David

(30) Tzatziki is a Greek side dish with cucumbers & this fermented milk product


$2000 - David

(26) People who cultivated this fruit often used to make wine were said to live to a ripe old age; hence its name

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


Scores at the first commercial break:
Wilson: $4,000
David: $3,200
Geoff: $1,600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
David: $10,000
Wilson: $5,800
Geoff: $3,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - April 19, 2004

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SCIENTISTS
THEIR LAST TOP 10 HIT
U.S.A.
RELIGION
JOE, ANNES & JOANNES
"ONE", "TWO", "THREE"
$400 - Geoff

(21) In 1929 President Hoover presented her with a $50,000 check to purchase a gram of radium for a lab in Warsaw


$400 - Wilson

(1) "Sexual Healing"
(1982)


$400 - David

(2) In 2003 Burbank, Calif. posthumously thanked him for the memories by renaming its airport for him


$400 - David

(28) Archaeological digs in 1996 indicate that Buddha was born in this country, about 145 miles SW of Katmandu


$400 - David

(12) His marriage to Marilyn Monroe lasted only 9 months in 1954


$400 - Geoff

(7) Popular with comedians, they're short, witty remarks


$800 - Geoff

(22) In 1885 this French chemist first used his rabies vaccine, on a boy named Joseph Meister


$800 - David

(3) "I Can See for Miles"
(1967)


$800 - David

(17) This state's Niihau Island has been privately owned since the 1860s


(-$800) - David

$800 - Wilson

(24) In the Roman Catholic Church, several parishes in an area form this territorial district headed by a bishop


$800 - David

(13) He retired from boxing in 1949, but returned only to be KOed by Rocky Marciano in 1951


$800 - David

(8) In reference to animals, what biped means


$4000 - Geoff

(23) Edmond Halley paid all the expenses to publish this man's 1687 masterpiece "Principia Mathematica"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4000


$1200 - Geoff

(4) "Got My Mind Set on You"
(1987)


$1200 - David

(18) Popularly known as "The Oldest House", the Gonzalez-Alvarez House in this Florida city dates from around 1723


$1200 - David

(25) This -ism named for Protestant reformer John is associated with the values of thrift & labor


$1200 - David

(14) She played opposite her husband in the movies "The Drowning Pool" & "Mr. & Mrs. Bridge"


$1200 - David

(9) Crank up Mark Chesnutt's "Bubba Shot the Jukebox" & grab your partner; it's time for this dance


$1600 - David

(26) 7 years after publishing a paper on the periodic table, this Russian investigated the Pennsylvania oil fields


$1600 - David

(5) "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car"
(1988)


$1600 - Wilson

(19) Its state song, "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away", was written by Paul Dresser, Theodore Dreiser's brother


$1600 - Geoff

(29) To avoid persecution by a tribe called the Quraysh, Muhammad fled from Mecca to this city


(-$5200) - David

(15) In 1533 she gave birth to future Queen Elizabeth I

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $5200


$1600 - David

(10) It premiered at a Berlin theater in 1928 under the title "Die Dreigroschenoper"


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(27) In 1794 this British chemist made a study of red-green color blindness, a visual deficiency now named for him


$2000 - David

(6) "I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song"
(1974)


$2000 - David

(20) In 1934 a record wind speed of 231 mph was recorded on the summit of Mt. Washington in this state


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) This Jewish festival is also called the Feast of Tabernacles or the Feast of Booths


$2000 - David

(16) Her "Breathing Lessons" really paid off; in 1989 she won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction


$2000 - David

(11) This 1961 Jimmy Cagney comedy used a fake Brandenburg Gate when the real gate closed mid-shoot


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
David: $26,000 (Lock game)
Geoff: $11,400
Wilson: $8,600


Final JEOPARDY!

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
From 1894 to 1896 this committee was headed by Dimitrios Vikelas

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Wilson: $8,600 + $2,801
Geoff: $11,400 - $8,555
David: $26,000 + $1,000


Final Scores
David: $27,000
Wilson: $11,401
Geoff: $2,845

David: $30,200 (34 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Geoff: $8,600 (12 right, includes 1 DD; 1 wrong)
Wilson: $8,600 (11 right, includes 1 rebound; 0 wrong)
Total: $47,400

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