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JEOPARDY! Game - April 21, 2004

Contestants

Wendy Ruopp, Managing editor from Milton, VT
Tom Baker, Writer from Tokyo, Japan
David Abolafia, Writer from Fishkill, NY (Returning 2-day champ with $42,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - April 21, 2004

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

THIS CATEGORY IS GONNA TANK
I'M GUS, I'LL BE YOUR KING OF SWEDEN
APPROXIMATE WEIGHTS & MEASURES
MONTREAL EXPOSÉ
THE MOVIES: BUT WEIGHT, THERE'S MORE
I'M HAVING CONTRACTIONS
$200 - David

(21) When air forces out the seawater in a sub's ballast tank, the sub will do this


$200 - David

(1) An athlete in his youth, Gustav VI helped organize the Olympics held in this city in 1912


$200 - David

(26) Kellogg's puts 2 of these measures of raisins in a box of Raisin Bran


(-$200) - David

$200 - Tom

(16) The Basilique Notre-Dame has one of the largest ones of these in North America; it weighs 12 tons


$200 - David

(8) He took time off from filming "Raging Bull" in order to gain the weight he needed for the ending


$200 - Tom

(6) It's who the Beverly Hillbillies invited each week to "come back now"


$400 - David

(22) The Firefly was one of these "General" tanks equipped with a 76.2-millimeter long-barreled gun


$400 - David

(2) Encyclopedia Americana says Gustav V's annual presentation of these prizes made him world famous


$400 - Tom

(27) Probably from the Dutch for "bind", it can be a great deal of money, or any items tied up for carrying


$400 - Triple Stumper

(17) A bagpiper at Ogilvy's Department Store plays to announce this hour


$400 - David

(12) He gained as well as lost weight for his role in "Cast Away"


$400 - Wendy

(7) The first contraction in the first verse of "Jingle Bells"


$600 - David

(23) The University of Arizona warns, never use matches when inspecting this home waste-water treater


$600 - David

(3) Oops, Gustav IV joined an 1805 coalition against this man & lost Swedish Pomerania to France


$600 - David

(28) As a noun, it's a bit of something, like a conversation; as a verb, it can mean to grab someone's purse


$600 - Tom

(18) Since 1984 over 37 million people have seen performances by this circus headquartered in Montreal


$600 - David

(13) An Italian pasta job could have bulked her up for the 2003 film "Monster"


$600 - David

(9) An American idler is a one of these-do-well


$800 - Tom

(24) Gouramis are kept in these


$800 - Tom

(4) In 1986 he became the first Swedish high government official assassinated since Gustav III in 1792


$800 - Tom

(29) For you, a group of eggs may be a dozen; for a chicken farmer, a group of eggs is called this


$800 - Tom

(19) Each summer Montreal hosts a Juste pour Rire called "Just for" these in English


$800 - David

(14) For his role as the hobbit Samwise, he packed on 30 pounds


$2000 - David

(10) The Gadsden Flag of the American Revolution featured a rattlesnake & this contraction

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1000 - David

(25) He & Emile Gagnan perfected the tank of air with a pressure-regulating valve worn by divers


$1000 - Tom

(5) When Gustav II was killed in 1632 this daughter of his took over Sweden


$1000 - David

(30) With a "k" on the end, it's a wooden toy; without, a group of legislators who voted together


$1000 - Tom

(20) A street in Mount Royal Park is named for this great American landscape artist who designed NYC's Central Park


$1000 - Tom

(15) The pounds he put on for "Cop Land" may have been from a lot of rocky road ice cream


$1000 - Tom

(11) Contraction in the title of Marquis' popular book of biographies


Scores at the first commercial break:
David: $5,800
Tom: $4,000
Wendy: $400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
David: $9,600
Tom: $8,600
Wendy: $400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - April 21, 2004

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TOO MUCH TIME ON THEIR HANDS
POPE-ULARITY CONTEST
FILING CHAPTER 11
HUGHS & CRIES
THEY SOUND LIKE BEFORE & AFTERS
B.C.'n YOU
$400 - David

(26) Someone counted 25,216 of these on a swan


$400 - David

(14) 16th century Pope Julius III appointed Palestrina choirmaster at this basilica


$400 - David

(21) In its chapter 11 "Phileas Fogg secures a curious means of conveyance at a fabulous price"


$400 - Triple Stumper

(2) "The M. stands for Marston, not Mammary; hey, that was bunny, I mean funny!"


$400 - David

(1) Holmes creator & lace table protector


$400 - Tom

(7) The legendary Emperor Shen Nung has sometimes been "stuck" with the invention of this healing practice


$800 - Wendy

(28) In a children's game, Rob Krueger won $5,000 Cdn in October 2003 when his "paper" covered this move by his opponent


$800 - Tom

(17) It's the last decade in which there wasn't a Pope with John or Paul in his name


$800 - David

(22) Chapter 11 of this book begins, "At the appointed time I returned to Miss Havisham's"


$800 - David

(3) "Where there's a Will role, you'll find me; I played a Will in 'Notting Hill' & in 'About a Boy'!"


$800 - David

(10) What hockey's The Great One uses to steady himself on the slopes


$800 - Tom

(8) About 400 B.C. the Persians began knotting these & some of the patterns are still popular today


$1200 - David

(29) Orange county, Florida has banned its employees from wearing more than 3 pairs of these (& no tongue studs)


$1200 - Tom

(18) What goes around comes around for these letters from a Pope, like "Pacem in Terris"


(-$1200) - David

$1200 - Wendy

(23) "The Plot Thickens" is the title of chapter 11 of this fact-based 1844 tale by Alexander Dumas


$1200 - David

(4) "I was Curly in a TV version of 'Oklahoma!' OK, I'm also Wolverine in 'X-Men'"


$1200 - David

(11) French mime whose movements were invented by Elias Howe


$1200 - David

(9) About 600 B.C. this poet of Lesbos put on quite a show; while reciting her poetry she'd strum a lyre


$2200 - David

(27) In December 2003 Joe Horn was fined $30,000 by the NFL for using one of these after making a touchdown

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2200


$1600 - David

(19) On this date around 735, Pope Gregory III dedicated a chapel in the Vatican to all saints


(-$3000) - Wendy

(24) "During the summer the packing houses were in full activity again", begins chapter 11 of this 1906 work

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$1600 - Wendy

(5) "I hosted 'Concentration' a lot longer than Trebek did!"


$1600 - David

(12) A 1-humped cow-milking lady


$1600 - David

(15) Work began circa 2000 B.C. on the palace at Knossos on this island; centuries later it was still going -- oy, contractors


(-$2000) - David

$2000 - Tom

(30) It took 5 days in 2003 for India to beat Australia in its first test match victory in Australia in this sport in 22 years


$2000 - Tom

(20) In 1592 the standard version of this Latin Bible was issued under the reign of Clement VIII


$2000 - Wendy

(25) "Charles had more respect for Adam after he knew about the prison", begins this Steinbeck work's chapter 11


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(6) "In a 1994 TV movie I was back playing Wyatt Earp, a role I did back in the '50s!"


$2000 - Tom

(13) King of the Franks from 768 to 814 covered in a 1920 Sinclair Lewis novel


$2000 - Tom

(16) (Video) In the 12th century B.C., these people of Mexico were carving out colossal heads like the one seen here


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
David: $22,200
Tom: $19,800
Wendy: $3,000


Final JEOPARDY!

19th CENTURY ART & HISTORY
The red sky in Munch's "The Scream" may be from the debris in the Oslo air from this volcano half a world away

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Wendy: $3,000 + $100
Tom: $19,800 + $18,000
David: $22,200 - $17,400


Final Scores
Tom: $37,800
David: $4,800
Wendy: $3,100

David: $20,400 (31 right, includes 2 DDs; 3 wrong)
Tom: $19,800 (20 right, includes 2 rebounds; 0 wrong)
Wendy: $6,000 (5 right; 1 wrong, a DD)
Total: $46,200

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