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JEOPARDY! Game - September 9, 2003

Contestants

Matt McWha, Consulant from Arlington, VA
Mary Laferriere, Administrative assistant from West Warwick, RI
Sam Ott, Graduate student from Los Angeles, CA (Returning 2-day champ with $26,001)

JEOPARDY! Round - September 9, 2003

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

NAME GAME
THE OLD TESTAMENT
ROAD MOVIES
HEADLINE NEWS 1899
LOVE, HONOR OR OBEY
10-LETTER WORDS
(-$200) - Sam

(-$200) - Matt

$200 - Mary

(6) Based on the 1990 census, this color is also the fifth most common last name in the U.S.


$200 - Mary

(26) He "was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights"


$200 - Sam

(1) Freddy Krueger was introduced in this 1984 scarefest


$200 - Sam

(21) This man forms Detroit automobile company


$200 - Sam

(11) The one that doesn't appear in the Boy Scout oath


(-$200) - Sam

(16) It's the Good Book's last book


(-$400) - Matt

(7) Around the time of this war, Kimberley was a popular name for British boys


$400 - Sam

(27) This city was the site of Solomon's temple


$400 - Mary

(2) Classic 1950 film that includes the line "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up"


$400 - Matt

(22) Defeating English challenger Shamrock, U.S. continues its dominance of this sailing race


$400 - Sam

(12) The Daleks of "Dr. Who" have a limited vocabulary; basically it's this or "You will be exterminated!"


$400 - Mary

(17) It's a 3-flavored ice cream usually consisting of chocolate, strawberry & vanilla


$600 - Sam

(8) It's fair to say that this first name of an 'N Sync member is from the Latin for "fair & righteous"


$600 - Sam

(28) Exodus 3:8 describes the Promised Land as "flowing with" these 2 items


$600 - Mary

(3) Michael Douglas won an Oscar for assuring us that "Greed ... is good" in this 1987 film


(-$600) - Matt

(23) (Video) This girl seen here sets fashion trends for women


$600 - Sam

(13) Those darn Brits add a "u" to it


$600 - Sam

(18) In an orchestra, it's the section where you'll find the timpani


$800 - Triple Stumper

(9) This Presidential first name was originally used as a given name to honor Protestant Reformer John


$800 - Sam

(29) Evil men at Lot's house were smitten with this affliction "so that they wearied themselves to find the door"


$800 - Sam

(4) Naomi Watts & Laura Elena Harring starred in this 2001 Hollywood noir film directed by David Lynch


(-$800) - Mary

(24) Led by this man, "Wild Bunch" gang robs Wyoming train of $30,000


$800 - Matt

(14) It's repeated 9 times at the start of the following. Listen.


$800 - Sam

(19) Presented by a grand jury, it's a formal written accusation charging a party with a crime


(-$1000) - Mary

(-$1000) - Matt

(10) As a child Queen Elizabeth II went by this 3-syllable pet form of her name


$1000 - Sam

(30) 57 of the 150 of these were meant to be accompanied by a stringed instrument


$1000 - Matt

(5) College Professor Jeff Bridges begins to suspect that his neighbor Tim Robbins is a terrorist in this 1999 thriller


$800 - Matt

(25) General Arthur MacArthur battles rebels in this Asian country

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $800


$1000 - Matt

(15) This type of guard accompanies a casket at a military funeral


$1000 - Mary

(20) It's the medical branch that deals with antigens & antibodies & the body's ability to fight off disease


Scores at the first commercial break:
Sam: $2,600
Matt: $1,200
Mary: $200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Sam: $6,800
Matt: $1,800
Mary: $1,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 9, 2003

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GAME NAME
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
ISLANDS OF THE WEST INDIES
GRAPHICS
MOVED TO FRANCE
ALPHABETIC HOMOPHONES
$400 - Sam

(13) For a piece of the pie ... this game full of factoids came out with a 20th anniversary edition in 2002


$400 - Mary

(18) In 1885 one of these explosions, the brightest to appear for the next century, appeared in the Andromeda Galaxy


$400 - Triple Stumper

(26) This largest West Indian country's Isle of Youth was formerly called the Isle of Pines


(-$400) - Sam

(6) (Video) The font seen here is named for this machine famously used by Mark Twain


$400 - Matt

(8) By 1903 this American had settled in Paris where she was joined by Alice B. Toklas


$400 - Sam

(1) To be indebted


$800 - Sam

(14) This classic board game was once known as Criss-Cross Words


$800 - Sam

(19) (Video of Jimmy
with Nomad Robot
at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh)

Nomad became the first robot to find extraterrestrial objects when it snagged these in Antarctica


$800 - Mary

(27) 1 of 2 Caribbean Overseas Departments of France


(-$800) - Sam

(7) The Pantone Formula Guide shows 1,114 of these with their corresponding ink formulas


$800 - Matt

(9) This "Waiting for Godot" author moved to France where he worked with fellow Irishman James Joyce


$800 - Matt

(2) The first word of "The Rainbow Connection"


$1200 - Sam

(15) "Fiend Folio" & "Monster Manual" are 2 of the books used in conjunction with this game


$1200 - Sam

(20) aka Zidovudine, the drug AZT was approved in 1987 to fight this virus


(-$1200) - Matt

(-$1200) - Mary

(28) This capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands is the busiest cruise-ship port in the Caribbean


$1200 - Matt

(23) Named for their large storage tray, these proofs with a nautical name are checked before pages are made up


(-$1200) - Matt

(10) This Pennsylvania-born woman was awarded the French Legion of Honor in 1904 for her art

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$1200 - Matt

(3) The sugar one is also called the Mennonite one (Mennonites like it)


$2500 - Sam

(16) Known as Jumpman when introduced in Donkey Kong, this video game character has since appeared in over 70 games

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2500


$1600 - Mary

(21) In 1919 this rocket pioneer published "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes"


(-$1600) - Mary

(29) 1 of the 2 nations formed when the Grenadines chain split in the 1970s


$1600 - Matt

(24) The resolution of printers is measured in DPI, dots per inch; on a screen, in PPI, this


$1600 - Matt

(11) The story of this dancer who became a French citizen in 1937 was made into a telepic starring Lynn Whitfield


$1600 - Sam

(4) A pigtail once mandatory in the British army


$2000 - Mary

(17) It's all there in black & white: this strategy game is named for a Shakespeare play


$2000 - Matt

(22) In 1885, 14 years after a more famous find, this German archaeologist excavated Tiryns in Greece


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) This country has been independent since 1804, making it the 2nd-oldest independent nation in the western hemisphere


$2000 - Mary

(25) (Video) One paragraph seen here is right-ragged. The other is right this, also called aligned and flush


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(12) Look up in the Paris Opera & you'll see a ceiling by this Russian-born artist who moved to France in 1923


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) "Haw" tells an animal to turn left & this means turn right


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Sam: $14,500
Matt: $9,000
Mary: $5,000


Final JEOPARDY!

TV & STAMPS
When this program shows its address to write for audience tickets, its graphic has used one of the stamps seen here

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Mary: $5,000 + $4,999
Matt: $9,000 + $2,500
Sam: $14,500 + $3,501


Final Scores
Sam: $18,001
Matt: $11,500
Mary: $9,999

Sam: $13,600 (21 right, includes 1 DD; 4 wrong)
Matt: $10,400 (13 right, includes 1 DD; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Mary: $5,000 (11 right, includes 1 rebound; 4 wrong)
Total: $29,000

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