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JEOPARDY! Game - September 10, 2003

Contestants

Diane Wing, Product management director from East Lansing, MI
Kierre Daniels, Announcer & stay-at-home dad from Schenectady, NY
Sam Ott, Graduate student from Los Angeles, CA (Returning 3-day champ with $44,002)

JEOPARDY! Round - September 10, 2003

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

BOOKS & AUTHORS
SHE'S CANADIAN, EH?
EATING OUT
HOME BOYS
EDUCATION
"BIG" & "LITTLE"
$200 - Sam

(6) In 2003 he returned with a new legal thriller, "The King of Torts"


$200 - Kierre

(16) This Windsor native's 2002 CD "Up!" offers pop & country versions of the same 19 songs


$200 - Kierre

(1) Grimaldi's under the Brooklyn Bridge is often voted No. 1 for this; try a slice!


$200 - Sam

(11) Bay Staters


$200 - Sam

(21) The New England primer used in colonial America included this, which begins, "Our Father Which art in Heaven"


$200 - Diane

(26) At 8'2", he's over a foot taller than his best friend Snuffleupagus


$400 - Kierre

(7) His 1994 novel "White Shark" didn't have quite the same bite as his "Jaws"


$400 - Sam

(17) We've got a hankering for this singer from Consort, Alberta. Listen. (Audio of "Constant Craving")


$400 - Diane

(2) At any of the Marie Callender's, top off your meal with this type of dessert; it's what they're famous for


$400 - Kierre

(12) Jayhawkers


$400 - Sam

(22) At the urging of this President, the Department of Education became a Cabinet Department in 1979


$400 - Kierre

(27) "I think I can -- I think I can -- I think I can" name this classic children's tale by Watty Piper


$600 - Triple Stumper

(8) In the U.S., Ian Fleming took a gamble & published this first novel of his under the title "You Asked For It"


$600 - Sam

(18) As a kid, this angry alt-rocker from Ottawa starred on Nickelodeon's "You Can't Do That on Television"


$600 - Diane

(3) This fast food chicken chain offers red beans & rice & mashed potatoes & cajun gravy, but no spinach


$600 - Kierre

(13) Gophers


(-$600) - Kierre

(23) The NRTA, formerly the National Retired Teachers Association, is one of this huge organization's divisions


(-$600) - Kierre

$600 - Diane

(28) Your kids might enjoy a visit to S. Williamsport, Pa. where there's a museum devoted to this sports program


$800 - Kierre

(9) An actress is recruited to infiltrate a terrorist group in this John LeCarre bestseller -- pa rum pum pum pum


$800 - Triple Stumper

(19) This jazz vocalist from British Columbia lists Carmen McRae & Nat King Cole as her biggest influences


(-$800) - Sam

$800 - Diane

(4) This chain famous for its "girls" & chicken wings calls itself "delightfully tacky yet unrefined"


$800 - Kierre

(14) Granite Boys


$800 - Kierre

(24) Vanderbilt in this state capital was chartered as Central University in 1872; the name was changed the next year


$1500 - Diane

(29) British lawyer & horologist Edmund Beckett had a hand in designing this famous attraction

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1500


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(10) In the beginning was this Barbara Kingsolver saga of a southern missionary & his family in the Belgian Congo


$1000 - Kierre

(20) This teen from Ontario sang about a "Sk8er Boi"


(-$1000) - Diane

$1000 - Sam

(5) At State & Rush Streets, you can dine at the original one of these steakhouses "of Chicago"


$1000 - Kierre

(15) Terrapins


$1000 - Kierre

(25) The Model Secondary School for the Deaf is a part of this Washington, D.C. college


(-$1000) - Sam

$1000 - Kierre

(30) (Video) Hi, Im Brenda Lee. The title of one of my first records gave me this "explosive" nickname


Scores at the first commercial break:
Kierre: $4,200
Diane: $800
Sam: $600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Kierre: $7,400
Diane: $3,100
Sam: $1,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 10, 2003

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CRIMEA RIVER
SOCCER'S WORLD CUP
"C" IN SCIENCE
WORLDWIDE PANTS
CLASSICAL COMPOSERS
5-LETTER WORDS
(-$400) - Sam

$400 - Kierre

(26) Simferopol, on the Salgir River, is one of Crimea's top producers of this ancient fermented beverage


$400 - Sam

(8) England won in 1966 when the final game went into this, but not as far as penalty kicks


$400 - Sam

(1) Amphibians & fish are described as being poikilothermic, more popularly called this


$400 - Kierre

(13) Swinging '60s attire included "huggers" of this body part


(-$400) - Sam

(21) He composed "The Well-Tempered Clavier" while employed as a conductor at the court of Anhalt-Cothen


$400 - Kierre

(3) Hitch a ride, or an opposable digit


$800 - Kierre

(27) The Chernaya River valley was the "valley of death" for "the six hundred" of this valiant title group


$800 - Kierre

(9) 2 of its last 3 World cup wins were over Italy in the finals


(-$800) - Sam

$800 - Diane

(2) The Gutenberg Discontinuity is the boundary that separates the earth's mantle from this part


$800 - Sam

(14) Joan Didion described Jim Morrison as "a 24-year-old ... who wore" this color "vinyl pants & no underwear"


$800 - Sam

(22) Many think that Josephine Von Brunswick was the recipient of his "Immortal Beloved" letter


$800 - Sam

(4) A large wing or tail feather, or one of the spines of a porcupine


$1200 - Kierre

(28) In the 1991 coup, this Soviet Pres. was held under house arrest in Foros, not far from the Uchan-Su waterfall


$1200 - Kierre

(10) in 1994, the year this country hosted, 147 nations participated


(-$1200) - Sam

(15) The one named for Max Planck is 6.6260755 x 10 to the -34 Joule Second, symbolized simply h


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(18) The name of Jack Tar Trousers, popular in the 19th century, is a term for someone in this profession


$1200 - Sam

(23) Part of this composer's "Requiem" is heard here


$1600 - Sam

(5) From the Latin word for "time", it's the speed at which a musical piece is played

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1600


$1600 - Sam

(29) This resort straddling the Bystra River was the site of a historic meeting of the Big 3 in February 1945


$1600 - Kierre

(11) In 1938 it became the first host country not to make it to the finals; it didn't make that mistake in 1998 (it won)


$1600 - Sam

(16) Simple ones are classified as monosaccharides


$1600 - Kierre

(19) One of Lee Jeans' brand names is Lee these, meaning sturdy denim trousers


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(24) "From the New World" was his 9th symphony, but it's also known as his 5th since they were renumbered later


$1600 - Diane

(6) It's a length of yarn wound in a coil, or a flock of geese in flight


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Kierre

(12) This country that no longer exists made it to the finals 6 times, winning in 1954, 1974 & 1990

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - Sam

(17) In order to duplicate itself in cell division, one of these splits into 2 identical strands called chromatids


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) In the '50s you could wear these pants to go with & rhyme with your white bucks


$2000 - Sam

(25) A 1901 piano concerto by this Russian-born composer & virtuoso is heard here


$2000 - Kierre

(7) Your eyelashes, or tiny hairlike structures that help certain protozoans move about


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Kierre: $19,800
Sam: $11,600
Diane: $5,500


Final JEOPARDY!

CHARLES LINDBERGH
After landing in Paris in 1927 Lindbergh filed an exclusive report to newspapers in 2 cities, New York & this

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Diane: $5,500 + $0
Sam: $11,600 + $11,500
Kierre: $19,800 - $5,000


Final Scores
Sam: $23,100 (4-day total of $67,102)
Kierre: $14,800
Diane: $5,500

Kierre: $19,800 (24 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Sam: $11,200 (18 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 6 wrong)
Diane: $4,800 (8 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Total: $35,800

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