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JEOPARDY! Game - May 28, 2004

Contestants

Philip Blustein, Handyman from Beverly Hills, CA
Jen Jorczak, Bookseller from Indianapolis, IN
Anne Boyd, Freelance writer from Los Angeles, CA (Returning 3-day champ with $61,400)

JEOPARDY! Round - May 28, 2004

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

THE INDY 500
HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEES
INVENTIONS
LET'S RUN IT UP THE FLAGPOLE
STATES' MEN
"G" WHIZ
$200 - Philip

(15) (Video of Sofia
at the Indianapolis
Speedway)

Paved with 3.2 million bricks in 1909, the Indianapolis Speedway has had this nickname ever since


$200 - Anne

(4) There's a committee for this size of business


$200 - Anne

(1) The first touch-tone one of these was placed in service in 1963


$200 - Anne

(13) The stars on over 50 national flags, including ours, have this many points


$200 - Philip

(12) Jerry Seinfeld & Jerry Stiller


$200 - Anne

(7) The first success for the Theater of the Absurd, a 1952 Samuel Beckett play is about this title figure


$400 - Philip

(16) (Video of Jimmy
at the Indianapolis
Speedway Hall
of Fame Museum)

A 1911 Stoddard-Dayton was one of the first of these cars that lead others around the track, but don't race.


$400 - Philip

(14) Transportation & Infrastructure is one committee; this & Means, another


$400 - Anne

(2) Gymnast George Nissen invented the first modern one of these in 1936; some called it a bouncing net


$400 - Jen

(23) Color of the left hand stripe of Italy; it's not a color in Neopolitan ice cream


$400 - Anne

(27) Count Basie & Bruce Springsteen


$400 - Anne

(8) The first snorkels were used by submarine crews of this nation to get air to their engines without surfacing


$600 - Philip

(17) (Video of Jimmy
at the Indianapolis
Speedway)

The tradition of Indy 500 winners drinking this non-alcoholic beverage in Victory Lane began with 1936 winner Louis Meyer


$600 - Philip

(20) There's a permanent select committee on this headed by Porter Goss;
how smart!


(-$600) - Anne

$600 - Philip

(3) Not named when it steamed up the Hudson River in 1807, it was later named for the estate of Fulton's backer


$600 - Philip

(24) (Video) International organization whose flag is seen here


$600 - Jen

(28) Mark Twain & Jesse James


$600 - Anne

(9) Excluding noncopyrighted works, this book first published in 1955 is the bestselling book in the world


$800 - Philip

(18) (Video of Jimmy
at the Indianapolis
Speedway Hall
of Fame Museum)

Behind the wheels of these cars, this driver, known by his initials, became the first 4-time winner of the Indy 500


(-$800) - Jen

(21) The name of a small committee says it covers the "Standards of Official" this for House members


$800 - Anne

(5) In 1824 British bricklayer Joseph Aspdin invented the Portland type of this


$800 - Anne

(25) Richard III had a white boar on his flag; Louis XII, a porcupine; & Louis XIV, a radiating one of these


$800 - Philip

(29) Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson Davis


$800 - Jen

(10) The 2-man capsules of this program were propelled into orbit by Titan II rockets


(-$1000) - Philip

(-$1000) - Jen

(19) (Video of Sofia
at the Indianapolis
Speedway Hall
of Fame Museum)

It was hard keeping up with this 1963 Indy 500 winner, the first driver to turn an official lap here at over 150 miles per hour


$1000 - Jen

(22) C.W. Bill Young has a tendency to pass out (money) as chairman of this committee


$1000 - Anne

(6) In 1868 Christopher Sholes & 2 others patented the typewriter; in 1873 this gunmaker got the contract to market it

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(26) After Rama IV of Siam saw his flag with this animal flown upside-down, he switched to a striped flag


$1000 - Philip

(30) Andy Warhol & Andrew Wyeth


$1000 - Jen

(11) The 1983 invasion of this country inspired the plot of the film "Heartbreak Ridge"


Scores at the first commercial break:
Anne: $3,400
Jen: $1,800
Philip: $1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Philip: $5,200
Anne: $4,600
Jen: $2,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 28, 2004

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BODIES OF WATER
WARREN BEATTY FILM ROLES
BILL CLINTON'S FAVORITE BOOKS
PICTURE THIS
THE SOLAR SYSTEM
"TUDE" RANCH
$400 - Anne

(26) According to Hindu myth, this sacred river emanated from the toe of Vishnu


$400 - Anne

(1) Randy hairdresser George Roundy


$400 - Philip

(16) Making the list was the recent memoir by this current female Senator


$400 - Anne

(7) (Video) A brood of chickens, or the auto part seen here


$400 - Anne

(19) On Jan. 2, 2004 the Stardust probe collected dust samples from Wild 2, one of these, & is returning them to Earth


$400 - Philip

(6) A synonym for elevation


$800 - Anne

(27) Ding dong! This river calling from Northamptonshire, England, flowing southwest to the Severn


$800 - Anne

(2) Radical journalist John Reed


$800 - Jen

(17) We must confess, William Styron's "The Confessions of" this man shows up


$800 - Philip

(8) (Video) A surgeon might call for these


$800 - Jen

(20) (Video) It's the planet seen here


$800 - Anne

(12) The state or quality of being alone or remote from others


(-$1200) - Philip

$1200 - Jen

(28) This lake is the chief source of the Nile River


$1200 - Anne

(3) Football player Joe Pendleton, back from the dead


$1200 - Anne

(18) This first volume of Maya Angelou's autobiography flew onto the inventory


$1200 - Anne

(9) (Video) A diplomatic official, or the case you're looking at


$1200 - Anne

(21) Mercury is believed to have one of the densest in the solar system, made of iron & nickel


$1200 - Philip

(13) The condition of thankfulness


$1600 - Philip

(29) The lake of Neuchatel is the largest lake entirely within this country


$1600 - Anne

(4) In 1998, a free-spoken Senator


(-$1000) - Anne

(24) The "Collected Poems" of this Irish poet & 1923 Nobel Prize winner gained Bill's admiration enough to be listed

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1600 - Anne

(10) (Video) When you're really in trouble, you could go from the item seen here into this


(-$1000) - Anne

(22) Moving at 2.93 miles per second, this planet has the slowest orbital speed of any planet in our solar system

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1600 - Anne

(14) In law, imprisonment with hard labor is "penal" this


$2000 - Anne

(30) This bay noted for its high tides separates New Brunswick & Nova Scotia


$2000 - Anne

(5) Dustin Hoffman's untalented songwriting partner Lyle Rogers


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) After some careful thought, "Meditations" by this Roman philosopher & Emperor made the list


(-$2000) - Jen

(11) (Video) In a Depression hit, it's what Irving Berlin wanted with another one of these


$2000 - Anne

(23) This 17th century German astronomer's 1st law states that the planets move in elliptical orbits around the sun


$2000 - Philip

(15) A musical composition for the development of a specific technique


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Anne: $22,200 (Lock game)
Philip: $10,400
Jen: $2,800


Final JEOPARDY!

THE INTERNET
Among 2-letter country codes in internet addresses, "de" is Germany, "kh" is Cambodia & "es" is this country

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Jen: $2,800 + $2,000
Philip: $10,400 + $10,400
Anne: $22,200 + $1,000


Final Scores
Anne: $23,200 (4-day total of $84,600)
Philip: $20,800
Jen: $4,800

Anne: $24,200 (28 right, includes 1 DD; 3 wrong, includes 2 DDs)
Philip: $10,400 (17 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Jen: $2,800 (8 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Total: $37,400

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