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JEOPARDY! Game - May 31, 2004

Contestants

Jerry Harvey, Freelance educator originally from California, MO
Patti Gregg, College administrator from Decatur, GA
Anne Boyd, Freelance writer from Los Angeles, CA (Returning 4-day champ with $84,600)

JEOPARDY! Round - May 31, 2004

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

OFFICIAL COUNTRY DESIGNATIONS
BIG DAYS ON THE COURT
HOBBIES
ROMAN AROUND
POLITICAL GOBBLEDYGOOK
"W"ORDS
$200 - Patti

(7) This tiny nation in the Pyrenees is one of the 3 nations of Europe officially designated as principalities


$200 - Jerry

(10) (Video) Hi, I'm Bill Walton. On March 26, 1973
I helped this school to the NCAA championship by making 21 of 22 shots against Memphis State


$200 - Jerry

(9) Collectors of this ever-fashionable doll know that she's celebrating the 45th anniversary of her debut


$200 - Anne

(1) In 275 B.C. Manius Curius Dentatus brought the first of these animals to Rome; that was about 60 years before Hannibal


$200 - Anne

(4) Mainstream street spot where politicians seem to stay


$200 - Anne

(11) Some strive to have abs as hard & ripply as this laundry implement


$400 - Anne

(8) Appropriately, it's the "Hellenic Republic"


$400 - Jerry

(17) (Video) Hi, I'm Becky Hammond. In game 1 of the 2002 WNBA finals, I was 4 for 6 on these shots -- "beyond the arc", as we say


$400 - Jerry

(22) The Waxhouse / Scentmasters sells starter kits for making these; they contain wax, scenting oil & plenty of wick


$400 - Triple Stumper

(2) In 67 B.C. Pompey was out fighting these on the high seas of the Mediterranean


$400 - Anne

(18) In the '90s, FOB didn't mean "freight on board", it stood for "friends of" him


$400 - Anne

(12) To hone or stimulate, like an appetite or one's curiosity


$600 - Jerry

(16) One of the world's 2 sultanates


$600 - Jerry

(25) (Video) Hi, I'm Julius Erving. With under 3 minutes left, I scored 7 straight points to rally this team in the game that won us the 1983 NBA title


$600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$600 - Patti

(3) Patricius, the son of Calpurnius, a Roman nobleman, traveled to & became the patron saint of this country


$600 - Patti

(19) They're referred to so often they're just called WMD


$600 - Patti

(13) An eddy or a maelstrom


(-$800) - Anne

(23) Since its former rulers were defeated, it's been known as a "transitional Islamic state"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(26) (Video) I'm Jalen Rose. In a 2003 game I had 21 points, 11 assists & 14 rebounds for my first career one of these


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Anne

(5) The Romans founded the city of Antinoopolis in Egypt to honor Antinous, who had drowned in this river


$800 - Patti

(20) News organizations find politicians speak in these quotable snappy snippets


$800 - Anne

(14) A river, canal or other route for transport or travel for ships


$1000 - Jerry

(24) This European country is a confederation


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(27) (Video) I'm NBA Hall of Famer Walt Frazier. On May 8, 1970 I scored 36 points to lead this team to their first championship


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 - Jerry

(6) Augustus' brother-in-law, he alienated the Romans by spending so much time in Egypt


$2700 - Patti

(21) Phrases from this "puzzle palace" include "flexible response" & "credible deterrent"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2700


$1000 - Jerry

(15) In "The Hollow Men", T.S. Eliot wrote, "The world ends not with a bang but" this


Scores at the first commercial break:
Anne: $3,000
Jerry: $2,400
Patti: $1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Jerry: $5,400
Anne: $2,600
Patti: $100


Double JEOPARDY! Round - May 31, 2004

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THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS
VEGAS ON FILM
FAMOUS NAMES
PRESIDENTIAL FACTS
GYMNASTICS
ON THE "MAT"
$400 - Patti

(6) David McCullough earned the 1978 History Award for "Path Between the Seas", about the creation of this from 1870 to 1914


$400 - Patti

(1) (Video of Jimmy
in Las Vegas)

In this 1998 film, Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo cruise the strip, terrorizing squares


$400 - Jerry

(9) William of Orange, like his father William II, wed an English girl named this


$400 - Jerry

(10) He left the White House in 1809, went home & never left Virginia for the remaining 17 years of his life


$400 - Jerry

(11) In 1976 this perfect 10 Romanian had to remind the persistent press she was only 14


$400 - Anne

(12) Term for a person who keeps taking abuse & humiliation; it's like he has "Welcome" written on him


$800 - Patti

(7) At the first National Book Awards, in 1950, Ralph Rusk won for his biography of this other Ralph, an essayist


$800 - Anne

(2) After her single mom / waitress turn in "As Good as it Gets", she played a single mom / Vegas waitress in "Pay it Forward"


$800 - Jerry

(15) Doing this 48 times in 1963 put Valentina Tereshkova in the headlines


$800 - Anne

(16) (Video) The portrait seen here is a mosaic done in these, a favorite of President Reagan's


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Jerry

(20) (Video) Type of business seen here that was popular in the '40s and '50s


$1200 - Jerry

(8) His novel "Herzog" won in the Fiction category in 1965


$1200 - Anne

(3) (Video) Spacy 1984 film featuring the following sequence:
Dialogue:
Voice of woman
advertising gambling
:
Hit the giant jackpot
and your troubles
are over! Half a million dollars, folks!
Man: Define "giant
jackpot."
Woman: A giant jackpot
is a lot of money.
Man: Money? ... Bread?
An arm and a leg?


$1200 - Jerry

(17) In 1628 the British took this founder of Quebec prisoner, holding him in England until 1633


$1200 - Anne

(21) During the Vietnam War, LBJ dreamed he was this WWI President after the stroke


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1200 - Anne

(22) Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary is the highest rank of this


$1600 - Patti

(13) She won in the category Children's Fiction (Paperback) for "Ramona and her Mother"


$1600 - Anne

(4) In the first of these films, Whoopi Goldberg was a Reno lounge singer; in the second she's a Vegas headliner


$1600 - Anne

(18) (Video) Depicted here during a demonstration in 1854, he's the inventor safe and sound up on the platform


$200 - Anne

(25) A heating pad kept him warm during his second inauguration, the first one held in January

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $200


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Patti

(23) If you have a radioactive spill, who do you call? This emergency team


$2000 - Anne

(14) Jonathan Franzen didn't want Oprah's Book Club seal, but thanked her when this novel won the 2001 Fiction Award


$2000 - Anne

(5) (Video of Sofia
in Las Vegas)

In "Viva Las Vegas," Elvis and his rival, Count Elmo Mancini, tour the strip looking for her


(-$2000) - Jerry

(19) By 1946, he'd catalogued over 29,000 galaxies, almost 4,000 asteroids & 1 new planet -- Pluto


$2000 - Jerry

(26) Washington, D.C. locale where President Garfield was fatally shot


$10000 - Jerry

(27) Women performing this event with no equipment but a mat must make the moves to match the tempo & mood of the music

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $10000


$2000 - Anne

(24) This prefix is from the Greek for "blood"


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Jerry: $20,600
Anne: $17,600
Patti: $4,900


Final JEOPARDY!

THE MIDWEST
To journey through 3 adjacent states that start with the same letter, you have to go through these 3

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Patti: $4,900 - $4,900
Anne: $17,600 + $0
Jerry: $20,600 + $14,601


Final Scores
Jerry: $35,201
Anne: $17,600
Patti: $0

Anne: $19,000 (20 right, includes 1 DD; 1 wrong)
Jerry: $12,600 (18 right, includes 1 DD; 1 wrong)
Patti: $7,600 (10 right; 1 wrong, a DD)
Total: $39,200

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