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JEOPARDY! Game - May 18, 2004

Contestants

Suzanne LaVere, Graduate student from Evanston, IL
Matt Cookson, Attorney from San Diego, CA
Al Davis, Software test engineer from Everett, Washington (Returning 2-day champ with $37,600)

JEOPARDY! Round - May 18, 2004

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

STATE CAPITALS
CUSTOMS
MUSIC'S MISSING LINKS
ENDS IN "I"
TOYS & GAMES
WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE
$200 - Al

(1) Its 44-story office tower is the tallest structure in New York outside of Manhattan


$200 - Al

(21) Since 1910 annual Rotary Club conventions have closed with the singing of this, mostly heard at year's end


$200 - Al

(8) Do You Want to Know a ______ Agent Man


$200 - Suzanne

(6) The sixth episode in the "Star Wars" series is "The Return of" this


$200 - Suzanne

(16) In Monopoly, 9 of these cards will get you some money; 1 will get you out of jail for free


$200 - Al

(26) Of all the Earth's water, 97% is found in these


$400 - Suzanne

(2) In 1819 East Alabama & New Philadelphia were consolidated into this


$400 - Suzanne

(22) It's the very French way First Lady Danielle Mitterrand greeted Fidel Castro on his 1995 Paris visit


$400 - Matt

(12) Song Sung ____ Suede Shoes


$400 - Matt

(7) Japanese for "fire bowl", it's a small charcoal grill popularly used to cook steak & chicken


$400 - Al

(17) Term for the hoops that croquet balls are driven through


(-$400) - Suzanne

(27) Of a human, a chicken, or a tomato, the one that is the least percentage water


$1000 - Suzanne

(3) This capital founded by gold miners has over 100 days a year of below freezing temperatures

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Suzanne

(23) (Video) Institution whose graduating class is seen here upholding a tradition


$600 - Matt

(13) Fat Bottomed _____ Just Want to Have Fun


$600 - Suzanne

(9) In India, most women wear this outer garment that consists of a piece of cloth that's draped around the body


$600 - Suzanne

(18) It's the card game the British call Patience


$600 - Suzanne

(28) Water is the only substance that occurs naturally in all these 3 forms of matter


$800 - Al

(4) It lies about 50 miles south of Portland on the Willamette River


$800 - Triple Stumper

(24) We doubt it brightens Chinese people's 61st birthdays to receive one of these often-wooden objects


$800 - Suzanne

(14) My Heart Will Go __ Bended Knee


$800 - Suzanne

(10) In 1991, when she was only 15, she became the youngest woman to reach the semifinals at Wimbledon


$800 - Matt

(19) (Video of Sofia
on a beach)

Turin is a world center of this game, but it's also become popular as an import to America


(-$800) - Suzanne

$800 - Al

(29) 1-word name for the large masses that contain the majority of the world's fresh water


$1000 - Al

(5) It lies about 50 miles northeast of Portland on the Kennebec River


$1000 - Al

(25) (Video of Sarah
in Munich, Germany)

It's easy to remember this German toast. From the Latin for "May it benefit", it rhymes with "toast"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(15) Almost ________ City


(-$1000) - Al

$1000 - Matt

(11) (Video) It's the island country in the Pacific whose flag is seen here


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(20) The rules he established for Whist back in 1760 were changed in 1864


$1000 - Matt

(30) In terms of its volume of water, this river ranks first in the world


Scores at the first commercial break:
Suzanne: $3,400
Matt: $2,400
Al: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Suzanne: $5,000
Matt: $4,200
Al: $3,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 18, 2004

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LITERARY SETTINGS
SPORTS TROPHIES
SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
CALL ME HARRY
HARLEQUIN & COLUMBINE
"WATER" WATER EVERYWHERE
(-$400) - Suzanne

(8) Hawthorne's introductory essay to "The Scarlet Letter" is about a custom-house in this seaport


$400 - Matt

(1) In 1997 a Maori protester smashed this yachting trophy with a sledgehammer; it has been restored


$400 - Al

(16) 1903's Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock gave Congress power over these people's lands


$400 - Matt

(19) He made the first Presidential address telecast from the White House


$400 - Matt

(26) Though Harlequin Books was founded in 1949, it didn't concentrate on this type of book until 1964


$400 - Al

(6) This Simon & Garfunkel classic began its long "span" on the music charts on Valentine's Day 1970


$800 - Suzanne

(9) This Danish seaport is the setting for Shakespeare's "Hamlet"


$800 - Matt

(2) (Video) Hi, I'm Eddie George of the NFL. As a Senior at Ohio State, I received this award, given to the top player in college football


$800 - Al

(17) Schechter Poultry Corp. v. U.S. struck down the National Industrial Recovery Act, part of this program


$800 - Al

(22) This man co-anchored the ABC News with Howard K. Smith


$800 - Triple Stumper

(27) Harlequin & Columbine were characters in this form of theater popular in Italy in the 17th century


$800 - Suzanne

(7) (Video) Asian beast of burden seen here


$1200 - Matt

(10) People of Mexican descent live above the town of Monterey, California in this title district of a Steinbeck novel


$1200 - Al

(3) In 1971 the Super Bowl Trophy was renamed for this coach who had died the previous year


(-$1200) - Matt

(18) Brown v. Board of Education was decided in May 1954 by this vote


$1200 - Al

(23) In the 1954 film "Carmen Jones" this male singer starred with Dorothy Dandridge


$100 - Matt

(28) (Video) He painted the harlequins seen here

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $100


$1200 - Matt

(11) Sacred to the ancient Egyptians, the lotus is a member of this family of plants


$1600 - Al

(14) In a play by Thornton Wilder, it's "Our Town"


(-$1600) - Al

(-$1600) - Suzanne

(4) The Larry O'Brien Trophy features a regulation size sterling silver one of these


$5000 - Matt

(20) Harry Blackmun's initial opinion in this 1973 case said the law was too vague; then he came up with a right to privacy

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $5000


$1600 - Al

(24) Don't commit ritual suicide, but do tell us the name of this longtime Chicago Cubs announcer


$1600 - Matt

(29) Banded in red, black & yellow, the harlequin or coral one of these is very dangerous


$1600 - Al

(12) (Video) Landmark Washington, D.C. complex sprawling here


(-$2000) - Matt

$2000 - Suzanne

(15) In an Anne Bronte novel, Helen Graham is "The Tenant of" this title place


$2000 - Al

(5) The golfer on the top of this trophy is Abe Mitchell, friend of the seed merchant for whom the trophy is named


$2000 - Matt

(21) Justice Scalia called a 2003 decision upholding campaign finance "a sad day for" this right


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) It was the real name of the Old West outlaw known as the Sundance Kid


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) In English theater Columbine was the daughter of this old character who wore the trousers in the family


$2000 - Al

(13) Hazel is the leader of the rabbits in this Richard Adams novel


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Al: $15,800
Matt: $14,100
Suzanne: $6,600


Final JEOPARDY!

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
A part of this marine mammal was prized by medieval folk, who thought it belonged to a unicorn

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Suzanne: $6,600 + $0
Matt: $14,100 + $10,000
Al: $15,800 + $12,400


Final Scores
Al: $28,200 (3-day total of $65,800)
Matt: $24,100
Suzanne: $6,600

Al: $15,800 (20 right, includes 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Matt: $11,800 (16 right, includes 2 DDs; 2 wrong)
Suzanne: $6,200 (14 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 4 wrong)
Total: $33,800

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