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JEOPARDY! Game - May 20, 2004

Contestants

Robert Furtney, High school math teacher from Tulsa, OK
Paul Nethercut, Financial consultant from Sacramento, CA
Kristina Alexander, Writer & editor from Brooklyn, NY (Returning 1-day champ with $18,800)

JEOPARDY! Round - May 20, 2004

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

ARCHITECTURE
PEOPLE
ANNUAL EVENTS
4-LETTER WORDS
THE LARGEST IN AREA
"C" IS FOR COOKIE
$200 - Robert

(1) In 1932 this U.S. architect wrote, "No house should ever be on any hill ... it should be of the hill"


$200 - Paul

(10) This mogul is the star of the reality show "The Apprentice"


$200 - Kristina

(16) In medieval times witches were believed to fly on this holiday & bonfires were set to ward them off


$200 - Paul

(5) To escape, a chicken might "fly" it


$200 - Kristina

(18) Delaware,
Rhode Island,
Virginia


$200 - Paul

(26) Created by Ruth Wakefield in the 1930s, the original Toll House cookie is this favorite


$400 - Triple Stumper

(2) A pendentive is a curved support shaped like an inverted triangle that holds up this type of roof


$400 - Paul

(11) In 1974 People Magazine's first African-American cover subject was this actress who played Miss Jane Pittman


$400 - Paul

(17) Mount Olive, North Carolina has set aside a special week to honor these items Peter Piper picked


$400 - Triple Stumper

(6) In the comic strip "The Wizard of Id", it's what the Lone Haranguer calls the King of Id


$400 - Paul

(19) Connecticut,
New Hampshire,
Maine


$400 - Paul

(27) This veggie can be used to make cookies, similar to the spicy, moist cake


$600 - Robet

(3) From the Latin for "middle", it's the lowest balcony in a theater


$600 - Paul

(12) This "American Idol" judge lost about 100 pounds with the help of gastric-bypass surgery


$1000 - Kristina

(23) This Christian observance celebrates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


(-$600) - Paul

$600 - Robert

(7) An Oklahoma fort, or a traditional place to cool a pie


$600 - Paul

(20) Maryland,
Pennsylvania,
New Jersey


$600 - Kristina

(28) Macaroons are often made from almomd paste or this, shredded or flaked


$800 - Paul

(4) In 1675 Jules Hardouin-Mansart became architect to this king & began redesigning the Palace of Versailles


$800 - Triple Stumper

(13) He worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation before joining "60 Minutes" in 1970


$800 - Kristina

(24) A cow-calling contest was among the events in 1928 at this state's first Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba


$800 - Paul

(8) Buss is a synomyn for this


$800 - Paul

(21) Louisiana,
Florida,
Alabama


$800 - Kristina

(29) You can frost cookies with this, sugar that's been cooked until it melts & turns golden brown


(-$1000) - Kristina

(15) In a cross-shaped church, this intercepts the nave to form the arms of the cross


$1000 - Robert

(14) In 1947 this Oklahoma faith healer began his Healing Waters Ministry


(-$1000) - Robert

(-$1000) - Kristina

(25) On August 17, this country honors the death of native son & freedom fighter Jose de San Martin


$1000 - Paul

(9) 4-letter term for a horse with a reddish coat sprinkled with white


(-$1000) - Robert

$1000 - Kristina

(22) Nebraska,
Iowa,
Missouri


$1000 - Kristina

(30) Classic oatmeal cookies are made with nutmeg & this age-old spice that comes in Cassia & Ceylon varieties


Scores at the first commercial break:
Paul: $3,400
Robert: $2,400
Kristina: -$1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Paul: $6,200
Kristina: $3,600
Robert: $400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 20, 2004

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FRENCH LITERATURE
MUSIC OF YESTERYEAR
THE "7"-YEAR ITCH
PLACES TO GO
THE CONSTELLATIONS
ENDS WITH 2 VOWELS
$400 - Robert

(13) When Victor Hugo began writing this novel, its working title was "Miseres"


$400 - Triple Stumper

(21) Dad Jerry, mom Nellie, sister Josie & he formed the vaudeville act The Four Cohans


$400 - Robert

(12) Real, not academic, battles were fought at Bennington & Princeton in this Revolutionary War year


$400 - Paul

(11) You can forget breakfast, but you will find some exquisite jewelry at this NYC store at Fifth Avenue & 57th St.


$400 - Kristina

(6) This constellation's belt points southeasterly to Sirius, the brightest star in the nighttime sky


$400 - Kristina

(1) It's a Girl Scout 6 to 8 years of age, or perhaps her favorite dessert


$800 - Robert

(14) This 19th century sci-fi writer foretold the artificial satellite in his story "The Begum's Fortune"


$800 - Robert

(22) Sport featured in the '20s musical "Good News" that included the number "The Varsity Drag"


$800 - Paul

(17) The bombing of the Spanish village of Guernica took place in April of this year


$800 - Kristina

(27) If sport fishing is your thing, head to Islamorada in these Florida islands


$800 - Kristina

(7) You might have to "strain" your eyes to see all 160 visible stars in this constellation, the first alphabetically


$800 - Kristina

(2) We often use this French word for the main course of a meal


$1200 - Robert

(15) This "Second Sex" author taught philosophy for 12 years before writing her first novel


$1200 - Paul

(24) He became known as "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing" after leaving his brother Jimmy


$1500 - Paul

(18) (Video) The newlyweds seen here were photographed in this year

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1500


$1200 - Paul

(28) Visitors like to stop & smell the new roses at the International Rose Test Garden in this northwest city


(-$1500) - Kristina

(8) The Sumerians believed it represented their sky-god, An, pouring waters of immortality upon the Earth

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1500


$1200 - Kristina

(3) This Christmas shrub with red, pink or white leaves can grow to a height of 10 feet


$1600 - Paul

(16) In this 1759 Voltaire novel, the title character moves briefly to an ideal country in South America called El Dorado


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(25) Based on a Cuban poem, this song begins, "Yo soy un hombre sincero"


$1600 - Paul

(19) What became CBS went on air in this Jazz Age year; an ear symbol would have been more fitting than an eye


(-$1600) - Kristina

(29) (Video) Not far from Burlington, you can tour this company's factory that fashions products like the ones seen here


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(9) Its second-brightest star is called Kochab, Arabic for "the north star", because that's what it once was


$1600 - Robert

(4) Popular with tourists, it's the capital & largest city of the Bahamas


$2000 - Kristina

(23) Known as a master of the short story -- he wrote over 300 of them -- he did write 6 novels including "Bel-Ami" in 1885


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(26) It was this composer's "I'm Just Wild About Harry" that became a Truman campaign song


(-$2000) - Paul

(20) It was the year of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee


$2000 - Kristina

(30) Just 2 1/2 miles from Jefferson's Monticello you can visit this President's Ash Lawn-Highland estate


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(10) In 1572 Tyco Brahe discovered a supernova in this constellation which looks like an irregular "W" or "M"


$2000 - Kristina

(5) The Hindi word for "tea", in the U.S. it refers to a blend of tea, spices & milk; try a cup!


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Paul: $12,500
Kristina: $10,900
Robert: $5,600


Final JEOPARDY!

OSCAR NOMINEES
The last 2 sisters nominated against each other for the Best Actress Oscar; it was for 1966

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Robert: $5,600 - $1,600
Kristina: $10,900 - $10,900
Paul: $12,500 + $10,000


Final Scores
Paul: $22,500
Robert: $4,000
Kristina: $0

Paul: $12,200 (20 right, includes 1 DD; 2 wrong)
Kristina: $12,000 (17 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Robert: $5,600 (10 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Total: $29,800

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