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JEOPARDY! Game - April 20, 2004

Contestants

Dan Rowley, Aerospace engineer from Westchester, CA
Nancy Fink, Casino worker from Norwich, CT
David Abolafia, Writer from Fishkill, NY (Returning 1-day champ with $27,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - April 20, 2004

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

INSIDE SCIENCE
CELEBRITY BOOKS
INTERNET HISTORY
OFFICIAL STATE CREATURES
SLOGANEERING
BACK IN "BLACK"
$200 - David

(1) It's not pulp fiction, it's a fact that you have pulp cavities inside these body parts


$200 - David

(9) In 2000 this host of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" shared some funny moments in his "Who Wants To Be Me?"


$200 - David

(4) It's believed that in 1994 WXYC in Chapel Hill in this state became the first radio station to webcast


$200 - Dan

(6) Its state insect is the Baltimore checkerspot butterfly


(-$200) - David

$200 - Dan

(22) A youth organization:
"Do a good turn daily"


$200 - Dan

(17) Put the hammer down on this repairer of horseshoes


$400 - David

(2) Inside the heart there are 4 of these:
2 semilunar,
a bicuspid &
a tricuspid


$400 - David

(10) "Call Me Crazy" is what this former companion of Ellen DeGeneres called her 2001 tell-all book


$400 - Nancy

(27) On May 3, 1978 Gary Thuerk sent the first of this irritating type of communication to 600 users


$400 - David

(7) Though Utah's not on the ocean, this is its state bird


$400 - David

(23) A brand of beer:
"Tastes great, less filling"


$400 - Dan

(18) Thorny bush of the rose family with small purplish fruits


$600 - Dan

(3) This sac in a bird's egg is there to provide nourishment to the embryo


$600 - David

(11) "Naked Pictures of Famous People" is a collection of comic essays by this host of "The Daily Show"


$600 - David

(28) Hacker Robert Morris' 1988 program with the name of this slithery creature crashed a tenth of the internet


$600 - David

(14) It's not odd that its state fish is the cod


(-$1600) - David

(24) For preschool consumers:
"Our work is child's play"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1600


$600 - David

(19) From an item once used as a ballot, it means to exclude someone socially, or vote against him for membership


$800 - Dan

(5) Mycologists know these are what a puffball puffs out


$800 - Dan

(12) This beloved actor wrote about his "Lust for Life" & his frustrations with it in "My Stroke of Luck"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(29) The first search engine had this comic book name; the original "Archives" was too long a filename


$800 - Dan

(15) The beaver is a "dam" fine choice as its state animal


(-$800) - Dan

$800 - Nancy

(25) A restaurant:
"I want my
baby back
baby back
baby back
ribs"


$800 - David

(20) A road surface such as asphalt


$1000 - David

(8) Scientists figure Mars isn't creme-filled, but has a liquid core made of this


(-$1000) - Dan

(13) "Today" this "Inside Edition" & MSNBC host moonlights as a children's author with books like "I Can Fly!"


$1000 - David

(30) The 411 is that this 4-letter domain name went live in late 2001


$1000 - David

(16) The dolphin & the manatee are in the swim as its state marine mammals


(-$1000) - David

$1000 - Nancy

(26) An airline:
"You are now free to move about the country"


$1000 - David

(21) Fashionable nickname for Italy's fascists


Scores at the first commercial break:
David: $4,000
Dan: $2,200
Nancy: $0

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
David: $6,600
Dan: $2,200
Nancy: $2,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - April 20, 2004

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HINDU LIFE
THE TV CHARACTER IN COMMON
ART IN OMAHA
THEY ALL WENT TO YALE
UR
"N" CHARGE
$400 - David

(26) Hindus disapprove of killing animals, but they regard the slaying of this animal as the worst offense


$400 - David

(1) Ed O'Neill & Jack Webb


$400 - Nancy

(4) (Video) Abstract Expressionist:
"Galaxy" (1947)


$400 - Nancy

(7) Aaaaaay! He earned a Masters Degree from the Yale School of Drama 4 years before playing "the Fonz"


$400 - Dan

(18) Chapter 11 of Genesis says that this Biblical patriarch hailed from Ur


$400 - David

(12) Not welcome; it usually follows "persona"


$800 - David

(27) Many in India idolize this Hindu sitar virtuoso & today they idolize his daughter Norah Jones


$800 - David

(2) Dick York & Dick Sargent


$800 - Dan

(17) (Video) French:
"Little Dancer, Fourteen Years Old" (1881)


$800 - David

(8) (Video of Sofia
at Yale Repertory Theatre)

This blue-eyed icon spent his salad days studying drama at Yale, long before making his own salad dressing


(-$800) - David

$800 - Dan

(19) Ur's extensive foreign trade was documented on tablets made of this found in the residential section of the city


$800 - David

(13) A person born in America from parents who emigrated from Japan, it means "second generation"


$2000 - David

(28) A good Hindu knows the 3 main gods of Hinduism are Shiva, Vishnu & this creator god

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1200 - Dan

(3) Cathy Lee Crosby (the TV movie) & Lynda Carter (the series)


$1200 - David

(23) (Video) From an American woman:
"Woman Reading" (1878-79)


$1200 - David

(9) This Broadway composer known for "Kiss Me, Kate" wrote some of Yale's fight songs while he was a student at Yale


$1200 - Dan

(20) Ur was located on this river important to its commerce & irrigation; today, the ruins are 10 miles west


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(14) This London gaol appears in "Tom Jones" & in Charles Dickens' "Barnaby Rudge"


$1600 - Dan

(29) On a visit to Cambodia, you can visit this large Hindu temple complex that dates from the 12th century


(-$1600) - David

(5) Dean Cain & Tom Welling


$1600 - David

(24) (Video) From an immigrant to Spain:
"St. Francis in Prayer" (1580-1585)


$1600 - David

(10) This Yale grad's play "The Skin of Our Teeth" premiered in New Haven in 1942 (& later won him his 3rd Pulitzer Prize)


$1600 - Dan

(21) This king who threw Shardach, Meschach & Abednego into the fiery furnace rebuilt Ur after years of neglect


$1600 - Dan

(15) Dimlang Peak, this country's highest point, lies near its border with Cameroon


(-$2000) - Dan

(30) This important Hindu religious scripture's name means "Song of the Lord"


$2000 - David

(6) Audrey Meadows & Sheila MacRae


(-$2000) - Dan

(25) (Video) Impressionist:
"Small Country Farm at Bordighera" (1884)


(-$2200) - David

(11) Of our last 6 U.S. Presidents, the 4 who are alumni of Yale

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2200


$2000 - David

(22) Though built over 4,000 years ago, much of this great terraced, pyramid-shaped temple tower still exists


$2000 - David

(16) Now the capital of China's Jiangsu Province, it was once the capital of all China under Chiang Kai-Shek


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
David: $20,000 (Lock game)
Dan: $7,400
Nancy: $3,000


Final JEOPARDY!

CANADIAN LITERATURE
This 1908 work that was followed by several sequels is the bestselling book ever written by a Canadian

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Nancy: $3,000 + $0
Dan: $7,400 + $1,399
David: $20,000 - $5,000


Final Scores
David: $15,000 (2-day total of $42,000)
Dan: $8,799
Nancy: $3,000

David: $23,000 (31 right, includes 1 DD; 6 wrong, includes 2 DDs)
Dan: $7,400 (16 right, includes 2 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Nancy: $3,000 (5 right, includes 2 rebounds; 0 wrong)
Total: $33,400

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