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JEOPARDY! Game - May 26, 2004

Contestants

Martha Fingleton, Student from Milwaukee, WI
Larry Hamberlin, Copy editor from Rochester, VT
Anne Boyd, Freelance writer from Los Angeles, CA (Returning 1-day champ with $24,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - May 26, 2004

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

1990
POP QUIZ
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
"E" MALE
CAMPING
RHYME TIME FOOD & DRINK
$200 - Anne

(26) She worked hard choreographing the dancers for the 1990 Oscars; today she's a bit "idol"


$200 - Anne

(19) According to the Beatles hit, it's when "love was such an easy game to play"


(-$200) - Martha

$200 - Larry

(8) The temperature on this scale is 273.15 degrees lower than the temperature on the Kelvin scale


$200 - Larry

(6) This 1921 Nobel Prize winner once remarked that "God is subtle but He is not malicious"


$200 - Martha

(16) To rough it in comfort, supplement your sleeping bag with an inflatable one of these


$200 - Anne

(1) Bacardi-flavored Chiclets


$400 - Triple Stumper

(27) He represented the U.S. at the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations


$400 - Anne

(22) The jester borrows James Dean's coat in this Don McLean classic


$400 - Anne

(9) A bunch of bananas is called a hand; an individual banana is appropriately called this


$400 - Anne

(7) (Video) The works "Far East Suite" & "Liberian Suite" were created by this jazz composer seen here


$400 - Anne

(17) Boy Scouts know it's easy to build one of these using structures called pyramid, tepee or cross-ditch


$400 - Martha

(2) Communist rye or pumpernickel


$600 - Larry

(28) In gardening news, a pink climber was named for this mystery author to celebrate her centenary


$600 - Anne

(23) In the Janis Joplin hit "Me and Bobby McGee", this is "just another word for nothin' left to lose"


$600 - Anne

(10) In 1593 this English queen changed the length of a mile from 5,000 feet to the current 5,280 feet


$600 - Martha

(13) This Super Bowl MVP quarterback who retired in 1999 played his college football at Stanford


$600 - Larry

(18) Hanging food between trees to keep it from a certain animal is called this alliterative "bagging"


$600 - Martha

(3) A Dijon-flavored puddinglike dessert


$1000 - Larry

(29) Colorado voters legalized a limited form of this in Black Hawk, Central City & Cripple Creek

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Anne

(24) Little Jackie Paper is friends with this magical beastie


$800 - Anne

(11) A "long" one of these is 2,240 pounds


$800 - Anne

(14) In the Bible he traded away his birthright for a bowl of soup


$800 - Anne

(20) Mary, let John attach this from the side of the tent to a stake -- "it's a" this "thing"


(-$800) - Larry

(4) "The Star Wars Cookbook" includes recipes for Wookiee cookies & this pop drink named for a Jedi master


(-$1000) - Martha

(-$1000) - Larry

(30) This son of Japanese immigrants beat novelist Mario Vargas Llosa to become President of Peru


$1000 - Anne

(25) John Brown is the title lawman who gets gunned down in this Bob Marley song


(-$1000) - Anne

$1000 - Martha

(12) In common practice electrical power is billed in terms of this hyphenated term, equal to 3.6 million joules


$1000 - Anne

(15) This Prince of Wales was also known as the Black Prince


(-$1000) - Martha

(21) Like some antiseptics, water purification products like Potable Aqua are based on this element


$1000 - Martha

(5) (Video) Exotic dance for the exotic fruit seen here


Scores at the first commercial break:
Martha: $3,400
Anne: $3,200
Larry: -$400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Anne: $7,600
Martha: $1,600
Larry: $800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 26, 2004

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20th CENTURY COUNTRIES
SMALL SCREEN VAMPIRES
TECHNOLOGY
SIMILAR TITLES
FAMOUS NORWEGIANS
CROSSWORD CLUES "C"
$400 - Martha

(16) The leader of this former Soviet republic renamed April for his mom & January Turkmenbashi (his official name)


$400 - Anne

(21) The over 240-year-old vampire known as Angel first appeared on this TV show


$400 - Triple Stumper

(2) Machine for which Glenn Curtiss produced the Aileron


$400 - Anne

(12) 417 years after Machiavelli, Antonio Gramsci wrote "The Modern" this


$400 - Anne

(7) Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway's first woman P.M., became director of this U.N. agency for global well-being


$400 - Martha

(1) Bubbly booze
(9 letters)


(-$800) - Larry

(-$800) - Martha

$800 - Anne

(24) Until independence Guyana was spelled Guiana & had this adjective before its name


$800 - Anne

(22) He's the number-happy Muppet version of Dracula who lives on "Sesame Street"


$800 - Martha

(3) Reportedly, the first call on a commercially sold radio pager was in 1950 to a doctor who was doing this at the time


$800 - Larry

(17) Hemingway knocked out "A Farewell to Arms" & he punched out "Farewell, My Lovely"


$800 - Martha

(9) A fellow cop noticed Magnar Solberg's straight shooting & sent him on to Winter Olympic gold in this


$800 - Martha

(8) Beany's seasick sea serpent
(5 letters)


$1200 - Martha

(25) Botswana is one of the 32 African countries that gained independence in this decade


$1200 - Larry

(23) On the wacky 1960s comedy "The Munsters" it's the one-word familial name of Al Lewis' 350-year-old vampire


(-$2800) - Martha

(4) In 1654 a famous demonstration had 2 horses trying to pull apart halves of a sphere with this inside it

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2800


$1200 - Larry

(18) Christopher Isherwood wrote "I am a Camera" & he wrote "Decameron"


$3200 - Martha

(10) In the '40s the husband of soprano Kirsten Flagstad was jailed for his association with this Norwegian

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3200


$1200 - Anne

(13) English field game, or field insect
(7 letters)


(-$1600) - Larry

(27) (Video) The 1968 photo seen here is from this country that was born and died in the 20th century


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Martha

(5) (Video of Alex
at Air Canada Centre
in Toronto)

The Sony display unit used here at Air Canada Centre and around the world has this suitably colossal name


$1600 - Anne

(19) Leopoldo Lugones gave us "Twilights in the Garden"; John Berendt, this time "in the Garden of Good and Evil"


$1600 - Larry

(11) (Video) He's the renowned Norwegian mariner seen here doing a little trip-planning


(-$1600) - Larry

$1600 - Anne

(14) Aid's treasonous partner
(7 letters)


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(6) Charles Proteus Steinmetz did the math & came up with a way for this type of current circuitry to work


(-$2000) - Martha

(-$2000) - Larry

(20) Machado de Assis did "Philosopher or" this; Dylan Thomas, "Portrait of the Artist as a Young" this


$2000 - Larry

(26) In 1858 violinist Ole Bull insisted that this 15-year-old Norwegian go to Leipzig to study music


$2000 - Larry

(15) Language of Sequoyah's syllabary
(8 letters)


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Anne: $14,800 (Lock game)
Martha: $5,200
Larry: $3,600


Final JEOPARDY!

NFL TEAM NAMES
2 of the 4 teams in the NFL with completely alliterative names

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Larry: $3,600 - $0
Martha: $5,200 + $2,001
Anne: $14,800 - $0


Final Scores
Anne: $14,800 (2-day total of $38,800)
Martha: $7,201
Larry: $3,600

Anne: $14,800 (23 right, includes 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Martha: $6,000 (14 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Larry: $3,400 (11 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 6 wrong)
Total: $24,200

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