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JEOPARDY! Game - May 17, 2004

Contestants

Bill Kinnaird, Home builder from Louisville, KY
Laura Paquet, Romance novelist & travel writer from Ottawa, Canada
Al Davis, Software test engineer from Everett, WA (Returning 1-day champ with $18,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - May 17, 2004

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

TRAVEL EUROPE
SCHOOL OF ROCK MOVIES
NON SEQUITURS
J.R.R. TOLKIEN
LORD
OF THE "RING"s
$200 - Al

(4) At Glastonbury Abbey in England, a sign marks the spot where he & Guinevere were once supposedly buried


$200 - Laura

(23) 1994's "Backbeat" was a film about this British group's early days


$200 - Al

(18) Jack Paar once hosted the "Tonight Show" & Jack Sprat could eat no this


$200 - Al

(1) It's the third volume in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy


$200 - Al

(8) In the 1790s Lord Macartney, the first British emissary to this large Asian land, got the brush-off from the Emperor


$200 - Al

(7) The Master of Ceremonies at a circus


$400 - Al

(15) In Madrid you can get a peek at Goya's Majas, clothed & naked, at this famous museum


$400 - Bill

(24) "This is" the 1984 movie spoof that chronicled the world's loudest rock group


$400 - Bill

(19) The month of May has 31 days for you to enjoy all the spinach you can eat, rich in this mineral symbolized Fe


$400 - Al

(2) Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein in 1892 in this country & lived there until he was 4


$400 - Laura

(13) When this man asked Lord Halifax to succeed him in 1940, Halifax said, no, I think you want that Churchill fellow


$400 - Al

(9) The chief troublemaker in a group


$600 - Laura

(27) Mumm's the word & Taittinger is too when visiting the cellars of this famous French province


$600 - Laura

(25) This 1986 film told of the deadly relationship between the Sex Pistols' bassist & his groupie girlfriend


$600 - Al

(20) NBA player Kevin Garnett's bed is 98 inches long & this company's 2004 Acura TL is 72.2 inches wide


$600 - Bill

(3) He's the title hobbit in "The Hobbit"


$600 - Bill

(14) The director of "Gandhi" became Lord this of Richmond Upon Thames


$600 - Al

(10) "Volcanic" Country classic heard here


$800 - Bill

(28) In Paris order up a Bloody Mary at this bar, a favorite of Hemingway's, where it was created


(-$800) - Bill

$800 - Al

(26) This group was captured on film for the documentary "The Song Remains the Same"


$800 - Bill

(21) The rivals of the Mixtecs were the Zapotecs & St. Patrick used this plant to explain the Trinity


$800 - Al

(5) It's the university where Tolkien studied & later taught Languages & Literature


$1200 - Al

(16) During WWI future Lord Louis of Battenberg's name was changed to this less Teutonic one

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$800 - Al

(11) A fungal skin disease


$1000 - Bill

(29) For a great view of this capital city, climb to the top of Lykavittos Hill, or take the funicular from Kolonaki


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video) Hi. I'm Vivica Fox. I played one of Frankie Lymon's wives in this movie bio, also the title of Frankie's biggest hit


$1000 - Al

(22) Alexander the Great, born in 356 B.C., was one Macedonian who never read this author's "Glinda of Oz"


$1000 - Al

(6) This prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" was published posthumously in 1977


$1000 - Al

(17) Though his name is a direction, that's what he lacked in dealing with the colonies as Prime Minister in the 1770s


$1000 - Laura

(12) It's another name for the game called quoits


Scores at the first commercial break:
Al: $6,400
Laura: $1,400
Bill: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Al: $10,000
Bill: $3,800
Laura: $2,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 17, 2004

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EARLY AMERICA
SPORTS HOME CITIES
THE AMAZING COCKROACH
ARE YOU A FOOD"E"?
20th CENTURY THINKERS
ANIMAL WORDPLAY
$400 - Laura

(7) Harvard College was founded in Newtowne, Massachusetts in 1636;
2 years later the town was renamed this


$400 - Bill

(9) The NFL's Colts


$400 - Al

(14) Though they are called "white ants", these destructive insects are more closely related to the cockroach


$400 - Al

(30) "Anatomical" pasta named for a joint


$400 - Al

(2) Called the Russian revolution's most brilliant thinker, he lost a power struggle with Stalin & was killed in Mexico


$400 - Al

(1) In the titles of Bugs Bunny cartoons, it precedes "Trigger" & "Tonic"


$800 - Al

(8) In the summer of 1586 this British circumnavigator attacked the Spanish fort at St. Augustine & razed it


$800 - Bill

(10) The NHL's Flames


$800 - Laura

(24) Marilyn Monroach & Liberoachi are 2 of the fun attractions of the Cockroach Hall of Fame in Plano in this state


(-$800) - Al

$800 - Laura

(29) Escoffier says to leave them in their shells & soak them in a mixture of water, vinegar, salt & flour


$800 - Laura

(3) This New Yorker wondered, "Can we actually 'know' the universe? ... It's hard enough finding your way around Chinatown"


$800 - Al

(15) It's the beastly 6-word line in the "Sound of Music" song "Do Re Mi"


$1200 - Laura

(19) A British Act of 1732 prevented the colonists from exporting these, made out of beaver or anything else


(-$1200) - Laura

$1200 - Bill

(11) The NBA's Grizzlies


$1200 - Al

(25) Like chickens & some dinosaurs, cockroaches have this internal muscular organ where they grind their food


$1200 - Bill

(28) (Video) Hi, I'm Brian Mitchell of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the NFL. My specialty on the field is kick returns; in the kitchen it's this, crawfish served over white rice


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(4) (Video) The works of this woman on the left include 1965's "Normality and Pathology in Childhood"


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(16) We say Ole! to Deloitte Consulting for software called this; it strips inane jargon from documents


(-$1600) - Al

(-$1600) - Bill

(20) In December 1620 the Pilgrims established Plymouth Colony on the rocky shore of this bay


$1600 - Al

(12) The NFL's Panthers


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(26) Around 1916 newspaper writer Don Marquis created this typing cockroach & friend of Mehitabel the cat


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(23) From the Spanish for "to bake in pastry", it's South America's equivalent of a calzone


$1600 - Al

(5) This 3-named economist was an architect of the the International Monetary Fund & part of the Bloomsbury Group


$1000 - Al

(17) 8-letter adjective for an embarrassed ewe

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


(-$3000) - Laura

(21) On September 5, 1774 Virginia's Peyton Randolph was unanimously elected the first President of this body

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$2000 - Bill

(13) The WNBA's Monarchs


$2000 - Bill

(27) Hissing cockroaches from this African island have become popular pets in the U.S.


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(22) It's a sweet, succulent peach & the woman it's named for must have been, too


$2000 - Laura

(6) This "in the machine" was Gilbert Ryle's term for the idea that the mind is apart from the body yet controls it


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(18) (Video) Hello, my name is James Thrash. At my alma mater, Missouri Southern State, the teams are the Lions & our boosters are these, a bit like a football position


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Al: $16,200
Bill: $9,800
Laura: $4,600


Final JEOPARDY!

THE 50 STATES
The USA's most-climbed mountain, Monadnock, is in this state associated with rock

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Laura: $4,600 + $4,600
Bill: $9,800 + $9,700
Al: $16,200 + $3,400


Final Scores
Al: $19,600 (2-day total of $37,600)
Bill: $19,500
Laura: $9,200

Al: $16,400 (27 right, includes 2 DDs & 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Bill: $9,800 (13 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Laura: $7,600 (11 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $33,800

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