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JEOPARDY! Game - May 19, 2004

Contestants

Kristina Alexander, Writer & editor from Brooklyn, NY
Tim MacGowan, Pastor from Haymarket, VA
Al Davis, Software test engineer from Everett, WA (Returning 3-day champ with $65,800)

JEOPARDY! Round - May 19, 2004

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

UKRAINE ON THE BRAIN
THINK PINK
VEGGIE-POURRI
CATS
WAY TO GO
TELL ME ABOUT "IT"
$200 - Kristina

(6) The worst nuclear accident in history happened at this Ukrainian site in 1986


$200 - Tim

(8) The title of this 1964 film refers to a large gem, not Inspector Clouseau


$200 - Kristina

(16) Like many kids, Salvador Dali detested this green veggie; he said that the only good thing in it was the sand


$200 - Tim

(13) The Russian Blue's eyes, this color, may be the "envy" of other felines


$200 - Al

(23) In November 2002 NASA renewed contracts for this program for another decade or so


$200 - Al

(1) Get your hands on one of these & you can make a living like Eric Clapton or Jose Feliciano


$400 - Tim

(7) After conquering the region, this Empress introduced serfdom to Ukraine in 1795


$400 - Al

(9) "Pink Elephants on Parade" was one of the songs in this film


$400 - Tim

(17) Baby borscht, a fad in the fifties, was made from baby food -- specifically, the strained type of these red veggies


$400 - Tim

(22) Kittens have 26 of these, adult cats 30


$400 - Al

(25) Since 1995 HBO has been telecasting "confessions" from the people in the back of these


$400 - Al

(2) Upper-case letters


$600 - Al

(10) Ukraine's capital lends its name to this poultry dish in which breasts are rolled up with butter, breaded & fried


$600 - Kristina

(14) In 1983 he was in the Top 10 with "Pink Houses"


(-$600) - Tim

$600 - Al

(18) In the VeggieTales version of David & Goliath, David is one of these spears & Goliath is a giant pickle


$600 - Tim

(24) Britain's first cat show, in 1871, included black, blue & white types of this cat with a mideastern heritage


$600 - Kristina

(28) A government study on these in the 1950s explained 90% of the sightings; that still leaves 10% ... hmmmmm ...


$600 - Kristina

(3) It often means hard & breakable like glass, or a peanutty confection


$800 - Kristina

(11) Ukrainians call this body of water "Chorne More"


$800 - Tim

(15) This 1986 Molly Ringwald film got its name from a song by the Psycheledic Furs


(-$800) - Tim

(20) Emeril loves to use onions, bell peppers & this crunchy veggie together, so he calls them his "trinity"


$800 - Kristina

(26) The Tonkinese breed developed in the U.S. around 1930 & is a cross between a Burmese & this breed


$800 - Kristina

(29) Opened in 1825 to connect New York City & the Great Lakes, it's now used mainly for pleasure boating


$800 - Al

(4) When shopping, be wary of the old "bait &" this


$1000 - Al

(12) This strategic peninsula became part of Ukraine in 1954


$1000 - Kristina

(19) In a 1985 hit, Aretha went riding on this title structure "in my pink Cadillac"


$2000 - Kristina

(21) (Video of Cheryl) Surprisingly, the sweet potato belongs to this botanical family of flowers that open in the early part of the day

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(27) In the 1960s officials of the Ankara, Turkey zoo saved this pure breed from extinction


(-$1000) - Tim

(30) (Video of Sarah
in NYC's
Central Park)

The type of carriage we're riding in is called this, from French for "face to face"


$1000 - Kristina

(5) From the name of a hotel magnate, "put on" this & you're livin' in luxury


Scores at the first commercial break:
Al: $3,400
Kristina: $3,200
Tim: $1,600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Kristina: $8,600
Al: $4,600
Tim: $600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 19, 2004

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BRITISH POETS & POETRY
UNLIKELY MOVIE SEQUELS
WHO WAS THE VICE PRESIDENT WHEN ...
5-SYLLABLE WORDS
THE PIPE ORGAN
SURPRISE ME!
$400 - Tim

(1) After World War II, this Welsh poet served as a commentator on poetry for the BBC


$400 - Tim

(6) Captain Algren (Tom Cruise) opens a humble noodle shop in Kyoto but is forced to return to the way of war


$400 - Tim

(9) ... Alaska & Hawaii were admitted to the Union


$400 - Al

(26) From the Latin for "healthy", it's a resort where patients go to recuperate


$400 - Al

(14) (Video) A common expression refers to "pulling out all" of these knobs, seen here


$400 - Kristina

(21) This snack food has been including toy surprises in its packages since 1912


$800 - Kristina

(2) In this 14th c. work, Harry Bailly, Tabard Inn host, agrees to give a free dinner to the pilgrim who tells the best story


$800 - Al

(7) The 1934 Ford actually held lookalikes of the 2 outlaw lovers, who settle down & raise a zany family


(-$800) - Tim

$800 - Kristina

(10) ... Sandra Day O'Connor became the first female on the U.S. Supreme Court


(-$3000) - Al

(30) Agatha Christie called a man in this job "the best husband ... the older she gets, the more interested he is"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$800 - Tim

(17) One common type of pipe produces sound with a thin, vibrating one of these, like a clarinet does


$800 - Al

(22) This wife of George Burns said that she was so surprised by her birth, she "couldn't talk for a year and a half"


$1200 - Tim

(3) His name is a religious post & in "Essay on Man" he seeks to "vindicate the ways of God to man"


$1200 - Al

(8) Ashton Kutcher, as a friend of the skipper played by George Clooney, sails off to bring in one more catch in his memory


$1200 - Al

(11) ... Alexander Hamilton died


$1200 - Al

(27) It's a buzzword for big-city men who groom carefully & go shopping with their girlfriends


$1200 - Al

(18) (Video) A pipe's pitch is related to its length. Compared to an 8-footer, a 4-footer sounds the same note at this interval


$1200 - Kristina

(23) This writer's name became synonomous with surprise endings after works like "The Gift of the Magi"


(-$1600) - Al

$1600 - Kristina

(4) He wrote the lines "The lark's on the wing, the snail's on the thorn, God's in His heaven, all's right with the world"


$1600 - Tim

(15) John Book (now an ex-cop) & Rachel (exiled from the Amish) meet again when he picks her up in a Las Vegas bar


$1600 - Al

(12) ... Mark Spitz won 7 gold medals in Munich

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1600


$1600 - Al

(28) To try too hard when making up for a defect


$1600 - Tim

(19) Organ music is often written on 3 of these sets of lines, the lowest one for the pedal part


$1600 - Al

(24) This man led 16 B-25s in a surprise air raid on Japan on April 18, 1942


(-$2000) - Kristina

(5) This Poet Laureate's "In Memoriam" was an elegy to his friend Arthur Henry Hallam


(-$2000) - Kristina

(16) Sal's Famous Pizzeria re-opens in L.A. as Sal's Health Food Store, only to be threatened by rioting once again


(-$2000) - Kristina

$2000 - Tim

(13) ... John Glenn orbited the Earth for the first time


$2000 - Al

(29) Often used of women, it's a fancy word for beautiful


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) (Video) It's the "hands-on" name for an organ keyboard. The instrument seen here has 3; some have 6


$2000 - Kristina

(25) (Video) Seen here is "Unpleasant Surprise" by this French primitive


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Al: $12,800
Kristina: $9,400
Tim: $8,200


Final JEOPARDY!

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
It occupies the 78 acres of land where Met Stadium, former home of the Vikings & Twins, once stood

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Tim: $8,200 - $200
Kristina: $9,400 + $9,400
Al: $12,800 - $6,000


Final Scores
Kristina: $18,800
Tim: $8,000
Al: $6,800

Al: $15,800 (21 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Kristina: $8,400 (17 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Tim: $8,200 (15 right, includes 1 rebound; 4 wrong)
Total: $32,400

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