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JEOPARDY! Game - May 13, 2004

Power Players Week Contestants

Keith Olbermann, MSNBC news anchor
Gretchen Carlson, Co-anchor of the CBS Saturday "Early Show"
Al Franken, Original "Saturday Night Live" writer & author

JEOPARDY! Round - May 13, 2004

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

WASHINGTON SCHLEPPED HERE
PRIMARY COLORS
SNL PRESIDENTIAL PLAYERS
POTENT POTABLES
I'VE GOT THE POWER
"G" FORCE
$200 - Gretchen

(2) The location of Washington, D.C. was actually chosen by G.W., & it's a nice little commute from this estate of his


$200 - Keith

(9) It was the nickname of comedian Richard Skelton


$200 - Al

(1) Chris Elliot, Tim Meadows, Phil Hartman & Darrell Hammond have all played this 42nd President


$200 -

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$200 -

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$200 - Keith

(3) Delivered November 19, 1863, it began, "Four score and seven years ago ..."


(-$400) - Gretchen

$400 - Keith

(17) Rumor has it that a former owner once let her dog wear this diamond; now it "springs eternal" at the Smithsonian


$400 - Al

(12) Paul Bunyan's Babe was a giant ox of this color


$400 - Al

(4) Chevy Chase was known for taking a tumble or two when playing this 38th President


$400 -

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$400 -

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$400 - Al

(8) After slaying this giant, David cut off his head & took it with him to Jerusalem


$600 - Al

(18) "Rome had ... Anita Ekberg splashing in the Trevi fountain; we got Wilbur Mills and Fanne Foxe" in this "basin"


$600 - Gretchen

(13) Tom Clancy's first 2 novels had this color in their titles


$600 - Al

(5) In 1976 Dan Aykroyd did his first televised impression of this Presidential candidate


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(-$600) - Keith

(10) Like, oh my God! In the '80s this word mentioned in "Valley Girl" often preceded "to the max"


$800 -

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$800 - Al

(14) It's the color mentioned in the title of the following


$1200 - Al

(6) Dana Carvey not only played Bush Sr. during the '92 race, he also played this independent Texan challenger

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME$800 - Al


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$800 - Al

(11) In a word, it's the rock 'n' roll musical set at Rydell High School


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$1000 - Al

(7) In a cartoon by Robert Smigel, Ford & Bush the First are among these title superheroes (now in paperback)


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(16) This potent potable's name comes from the Latin for juniper, which is used to flavor it


$1000 -

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(-$1000) - Gretchen

(-$1000) - Al

$1000 - Keith

(15) This edible export from Holland comes in "wheels" that may weigh 25 pounds


Scores at the first commercial break:
Al: $3,800
Keith: $400
Gretchen: $200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Al: $5,400
Keith: $1,200
Gretchen: -$600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 13, 2004

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OH, THE THINGS I KNOW!
20th CENTURY WOMEN
FRENCH LESSONS
FELINES,
WO, WO, WO,
FELINES
THE STAR CHAMBER
W M Ds
$400 - Triple Stumper

(3) Of 1, 3, or 10 miles away, it's the farthest distance from which a polar bear can smell food


$400 - Al

(1) Before taking her seat in the Senate, Dianne Feinstein was mayor of this California city


$400 - Al

(17) How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm after they've heard this way the French pronounce their capital


$400 - Al

(12) Mark Twain noted a striking difference between a cat & a lie; "A cat has only" this many "lives"


$400 - Al

(13) (Video) This constellation features the twins, Pollux and Castor


(-$400) - Keith

$400 - Al

(2) The boss of Bond, James Bond


$800 - Keith

(4) About her possible entry into politics, the N.Y. Post ran the 1993 headline "Senator Yentl"


(-$800) - Keith

$800 - Gretchen

(15) Uta Pippig had a "run" of good luck winning this race in 1994, 1995 & 1996; Fatuma Roba won in 1997, '98 & '99


$800 - Al

(21) If you have more than one French chateau, you don't pluralize chateau with s but with this letter


$800 - Gretchen

(19) Of the snowshoe, the golf shoe or the tennis shoe, the one that really is a breed of cat


$800 - Keith

(14) (Video) Sirius, the brightest point of canis major -- that's canis, people -- is also called this star


$800 - Al

(5) The only one that's on the musical scale


$1200 - Keith

(9) The town of Derry is the setting of this author's "It" & "Insomnia"


$1200 - Keith

(16) New York's Ithaca College awards a scholarship named for this NBC news anchor who died in a tragic auto accident in 1983


$1200 -

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(-$1200) - Gretchen

$1200 - Al

(20) Legend says that the manx cat lost this feature by slipping into Noah's ark just as the door was closing


$1200 -

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$1200 - Al

(6) The hunt is on for Peter Lorre in this 1931 Fritz Lang film about a child murderer


(-$1600) - Keith

(-$1600) - Al

(10) In 1876 this "wild" west man was killed in the Dakota territory holding aces & 8s, later known as a dead man's hand


(-$200) - Al

(18) "Brooklyn Bridge" was one of the last of her NYC paintings before she moved permanently to New Mexico

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $200


$1600 -

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$1600 - Keith

(22) Gus the cat lived in the Carytown Book Store in this Va. capital for 19 years before going to cat heaven in 2001


$1600 -

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(-$1600) - Gretchen

(-$1600) - Al

$1600 - Keith

(7) Roman numeral symbol for 500


$2000 - Keith

(11) He was "On the Road" in 1957 but found the final exit ramp in 1969


$2000 -

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$2000 - Triple Stumper

(8) Chemical symbol for tungsten


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Al: $8,000
Keith: $7,600
Gretchen: -$1,800 (She was given $1,800 to play Final Jeopardy)


Final JEOPARDY!

AMERICANA
Beginning an American tradition, in 1801 Aaron Burr's daughter Theodosia & her new husband honeymooned here

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Gretchen: $1,800 + $0
Keith: $7,600 + $7,600
Al: $8,000 + $7,201


Final Scores
Al: $15,201 ($50,000 for his charity)
Keith: $15,200 ($20,000 for his charity)
Gretchen: $1,800 ($20,000 for her charity)

Al: $7,800 (19 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Keith: $7,600 (11 right, includes 3 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Gretchen: -$1,800 (4 right, includes 1 rebound; 4 wrong)
Total: $13,600

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