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JEOPARDY! Game - April 27, 2004

Contestants

Sarah Wagner, Editor from Indianapolis, IN
Frank Dempsey, Government attorney from Bagdad, KY
Doug Grenier, Mathematics professor from Broken Arrow, OK (Returning 1-day champ with $27,400)

JEOPARDY! Round - April 27, 2004

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

GOBS OF GODS
CELEBRITY MARRIAGES
WINE FOR DUMMIES
BAD BOYS, BAD BOYS
WHATCHA GONNA DO?
"COP"s
$200 - Frank

(6) She, not Adidas, is the Greek equivalent of the Roman Victoria


$200 - Sarah

(8) For 5 months in 1998 & '99 Carmen Electra was married to this bad boy of basketball


(-$200) - Sarah

$200 - Doug

(16) Though its name means "Black Pinot", Pinot Noir is a wine of this color


$200 - Doug

(18) The sordid life of Queen Victoria's grandson the Duke of Clarence led some to believe he was this 1880s killer


$200 - Frank

(26) Gonna hang out with my friend Tinky Winky & the rest of this TV title group


$200 - Frank

(1) He was nominated for an Oscar in Directing for 1972 & won for 1974


$400 - Doug

(7) Inazuma, the Shinto goddess of lightning, might like to date Ah Peku, the Mayan god of this


$400 - Sarah

(9) Of the 30-year age gap between Frank Sinatra & this wife, Dean Martin quipped, "I've got scotch" that's older than her


$400 - Sarah

(17) Devotees call this wine Zin for short


$400 - Sarah

(20) Known as "Il Duce", as a boy he was expelled from school for stabbing another student


$400 - Doug

(27) Gonna sit right down & read all 1,408 pages of this 19th century novel featuring Maria Ignatyevna Peronsky


$400 - Doug

(2) In Warsaw, you can find a prominent statue of this 16th century astronomer


(-$600) - Doug

(-$600) - Frank

(13) A son of Uranus, this Greek god was the personification of the water that surrounded the world


(-$1000) - Sarah

(10) Her father Peter gave her away when she married composer Danny Elfman in 2003

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Sarah

(19) This country's wine regions include the Barossa Valley & the Adelaide Hills


$600 - Doug

(21) In 1525 this man ordered Cuauhtemoc, the last Emperor of the Aztecs, to be hanged


$600 - Sarah

(28) Gonna pop in the video & watch "Piranha II", the first full-length directorial effort by this "Titanic" director


$600 - Doug

(3) The legal control of a creative artist's original work


$800 - Triple Stumper

(14) (Video of Jimmy
at Volcanoes
National Park
in Hawaii)

This goddess, the woman who devours the land, is said to reside here in a crater on the Big Island


$800 - Sarah

(11) Eddie Fisher married Elizabeth Taylor shortly after divorcing this woman


$800 - Doug

(22) In 1973, after a 50-year battle with the French government, this Baron got his Mouton graded First Growth


$800 - Doug

(24) He was the queen's confessor before he became Spain's notoriously cruel first Grand Inquisitor in 1483


$800 - Frank

(29) Gonna check into this satiric journalism website that bills itself as "America's Finest News Source"


$800 - Doug

(4) It's also known as the pilot snake


$1000 - Frank

(15) This chief defender of Asgard had a big cult following in Uppsala


$1000 - Frank

(12) Her 42-year marriage to Garson Kanin ended with her death in 1985 at age 88


$1000 - Doug

(23) "Quack" open a bottle of this sweet, sparkling wine meant for people who were raised on soda pop


$1000 - Frank

(25) The 1977 execution of this murderer by firing squad was the first U.S. use of capital punishment in 10 years


$1000 - Sarah

(30) Gonna practice up on my Italian zampogna, my French cornemuse & my Northumbrian smallpipes, all types of this


$1000 - Frank

(5) The dried flesh of a coconut from which the oil is obtained


Scores at the first commercial break:
Frank: $2,800
Doug: $1,600
Sarah: $400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Doug: $5,600
Frank: $4,800
Sarah: $3,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - April 27, 2004

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PREHISTORIC TIMES
USTA
BALLET
HOUSEPLANTS
WRITERS' MIDDLE NAMES
RHYMES WITH A PLANET
$400 - Doug

(21) Scientists have identified over 4,000 species of these "3-lobed" sea creatures that lived during the Paleozoic Era


$400 - Doug

(3) (Video) He's the champion seen here in a memorable moment in September of 2003


$400 - Sarah

(26) Emma Livry, who triumphed as this creature in "Le Papillon", died after her dress caught fire


$400 - Sarah

(11) Unlike many plants, these, which include the Barrel & Snowball types, prefer to get completely dry


$400 - Doug

(16) Raymond Chandler's middle name; it was playwright Wilder's first


$400 - Sarah

(1) A plan or diagram used for making a dress


$800 - Sarah

(22) Scientists say that North America had 4 of these: Nebraskan, Kansan, Illinoian & Wisconsin


$800 - Sarah

(4) These USTA rankings cover players from 12 to 18, in singles & doubles


$800 - Doug

(27) His leaps earned comparisons with Nijinsky when he joined the Kirov Ballet in 1958


$800 - Frank

(12) Roots sticking through drainage holes in containers are a sign that it's time to do this


$800 - Sarah

(17) "Ship of Fools" author Katherine Porter may have had as many as 5 middle names, but she used only this one


$800 - Doug

(2) Audis, Buicks & Chryslers, for example


(-$1200) - Doug

$1200 - Frank

(23) The Stone Age lasted until this metal replaced stone as the primary tool-making material


$1200 - Doug

(5) (Video) This picture of '20s & '30s champ Helen Wills shows why this married name she later added was appropriate


$1200 - Sarah

(28) This Italian-named brand got a boost in 1910 when Pavlova bought shoes for her whole company


(-$1200) - Sarah

$1200 - Frank

(13) (Video) If other plants are too exciting for you, try lithops or "living" this, seen here


$2000 - Sarah

(18) His middle names were Ronald Reuel

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1200 - Doug

(8) A built-in bed, as on a ship or train


(-$1600) - Frank

$1600 - Sarah

(24) In 1868 Louis Lartet dug up the first skeletons of this prehistoric man in a cave in Les Eyzies in southwest France


$1600 - Sarah

(6) The USTA's 2 pro tournaments for men in 2003 were the U.S. Open & the championships of this earthy surface


$1600 - Doug

(29) In Scene I of this 1942 ballet, several men have to dance around so as to look like they're on horseback


$2000 - Frank

(14) Though its name means "lover of trees", it's very popular indoors as a houseplant

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Frank

(19) It was the middle name of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet William Williams


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(9) At a certain school "rally", you'd sing this kind of song or melody


$2000 - Frank

(25) The name of this earliest human species is Latin for "skillful human being"


$2000 - Doug

(7) (Video) In 1977, this Argentinian seen here won the last U.S. Open played at Forest Hills


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) This company's first season opened in 1948 with 3 Balanchine ballets


$2000 - Frank

(15) Like Spanish moss & pineapple, Earth Star & Air Plant are in this family of attractive tropical plants


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) It's no big mystery that her middle initial "L." stood for Leigh


$2000 - Frank

(10) Thin-sliced salted Italian ham


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Frank: $16,000
Doug: $13,200
Sarah: $12,000


Final JEOPARDY!

STATE CAPITALS
In 2003 a famous marker on the steps of this city's Capitol got an altitude adjustment, being lowered by 3 feet

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Sarah: $12,000 + $11,999
Doug: $13,200 + $12,000
Frank: $16,000 + $13,100


Final Scores
Frank: $29,100
Doug: $25,200
Sarah: $23,999

Frank: $15,600 (16 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Doug: $13,200 (20 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Sarah: $12,200 (18 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $41,000

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