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JEOPARDY! Game - September 16, 2003

Contestants

Becky Peeler, Secretary from Bremerton, WA
Brian Hindelang, Electronics technician from San Antonio, TX
Jill Kaiser, Trauma center registration secretary from Edgington, IL (Returning 2-day champ with $28,602)

JEOPARDY! Round - September 16, 2003

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

THE NEW YORK TIMES SCIENCE TIMES
'80s MUSIC
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS
A PUZZLING CATEGORY
U.S. SENATE HISTORY
"Z" FOR YOURSELF
$200 - Becky

(26) On April 1, 2003 this "mystery ailment" seen in Hong Kong made the front page of Science Times


$200 - Jill

(18) Prince's backing band on the "Purple Rain" soundtrack


$200 - Brian

(1) More than blue jays land at this city's Lester B. Pearson International Airport


$200 - Brian

(16) When it's fully scrambled, it takes a minimum of 22 twists to solve this puzzling cube


$200 - Brian

(6) This man became President of the Senate in 2001


$200 - Jill

(11) (Video) Seen here is a representation of this celestial wheel


$400 - Becky

(27) Worldwide, people dream of these Freudian reptiles more often than of any other animal


$400 - Jill

(19) "Brass Monkey" & "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" were songs on their hit 1986 debut album


$400 - Brian

(2) Allow enough time for connections, or you'll be hurryin' at Ben Gurion in this country


$400 - Becky

(17) Words, guessed from clues, fitted into an interlocking horizontal & vertical pattern


$400 - Brian

(7) In 1795 John Rutledge became the first nominee to this body rejected by the Senate


(-$400) - Becky

(-$400) - Jill

(12) (Video) The flag of this African nation of about 10 million is seen here


$600 - Jill

(28) The "spokes" that Percival Lowell insisted he saw on Venus were actually shadows of blood vessels here


(-$600) - Jill

(-$600) - Becky

$600 - Brian

(20) This Eagle had solo success in the '80s with hits like "The Heat Is On"


$600 - Triple Stumper

(3) Where is Izmir? It iz in this bi-continental country


$600 - Brian

(23) Riddle was the middle name of this labor leader whose puzzling 1975 disappearance remains unsolved to this day


(-$600) - Jill

(-$600) - Brian

(-$600) - Becky

(8) In 1789 the Senate convened for the first time, in this city


(-$600) - Jill

$600 - Brian

(13) (Video) This stitch is good for synthetic fabrics


$800 - Brian

(29) New evidence suggests the British didn't sink this supership May 27, 1941; the Germans scuttled it


(-$800) - Brian

(21) Bruce Springsteen sang on this 1985 anti-apartheid single, a project of his old pal Steve Van Zandt


$800 - Brian

(4) Seeb's in Oman; Saab's in this country


$800 - Brian

(24) These puzzles started as teaching devices for geography & are named for the way they are cut


$800 - Brian

(9) In 1798 the Senate began its first trial of this type; the defendant was fellow Senator William Blount


$800 - Brian

(14) (Video) It's the first name of this historic American leader & President


$1000 - Jill

(30) (Video) A Dutch mathematician figured out how one could fill in the holes seen here, in a work by this artist


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(22) George Strait sang, "You're in someone else's arms in Dallas, does" this city "ever cross your mind?"


$1000 - Brian

(5) 2 people dropped off at the same time at the Pisa airport named for this man will hit the ground at the same time

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Becky

(25) (Video of Sofia
in front of
a blackboard)

From the Latin for "things," it's the type of symbolic puzzle seen here


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(10) In 1824 the Senate honored this Frenchman & gave him a seat of honor to the right of the presiding officer


$1000 - Brian

(15) (Video) Mesopotamian favorite seen here


Scores at the first commercial break:
Brian: $5,600
Becky: -$1000
Jill: -$1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Brian: $7,800
Becky: $400
Jill: $200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 16, 2003

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PHILADELPHIA
THE PELICAN BRIEF
A SOLDIER'S STORY
TRAINING DAY
HE GOT "GAME"
DENZEL WASHINGTON
$400 - Jill

(26) In Philadelphia during the 1730s he founded America's first public library & first volunteer fire department


(-$400) - Brian

$400 - Jill

(21) This 1960s TV show starring Sally Field was based on the book "The Fifteenth Pelican" by Tere Rios


$400 - Brian

(16) Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, wounded on page 963 of this novel, dies on page 1166


$400 - Becky

(11) From the Latin for "seed plot", it's a school for the training of priests, ministers or rabbis


(-$400) - Becky

$400 - Brian

(6) It's Nintendo's handheld video game playing machine


$400 - Brian

(1) Back in the '80s Denzel was Dr. Philip Chandler on this TV medical drama


$800 - Brian

(27) The Graff House on 7th & Market is where he resided while drafting the Declaration of Independence


$800 - Jill

(22) It's the common term for a marsupial nursery or the sack under a pelican's bill


(-$800) - Jill

$800 - Brian

(17) Ford Madox Ford's "Parade's End" follows Christopher Tietjens, a soldier in this war


$800 - Brian

(12) You can use a Soyuz simulator at the Cosmonaut training center bearing the name of this man in Russia's Star City


$800 - Triple Stumper

(7) A carefully thought out strategy in sports for one particular match


$800 - Jill

(2) Derek Luke played a sailor who is counseled by Navy psychiatrist Denzel in this 2002 film, Denzel's directorial debut


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) (Video of Sarah
at the Philadelphia
Museum of Art)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art began in 1876, as an art gallery of this Philadelphia exposition


$1200 - Becky

(23) "Isle of the Pelicans" is the English translation of the name of this former federal prison


(-$1200) - Becky

$1200 - Brian

(18) He's heard here reading from his memoir: "It is a story of my benefitting from opportunities created by the sacrifice of those who went before me, and maybe my benefitting those who will follow."


$3400 - Brian

(13) In 1887 he established the world's first school for librarians at Columbia University

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3400


$1200 - Jill

(8) A rooster of a fighting breed


$1200 - Jill

(3) In a 1992 Spike Lee film, Denzel Washington played this slain African-American leader


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) On New Year's Day comics, fancies, string bands & fancy brigades hit the streets during this famous procession


$1600 - Brian

(24) This state's official flag depicts a pelican feeding its young


$4200 - Brian

(19) A book with this alliterative title tells of Sgt. Michael Mullen, who was killed by a shell from his own side

DAILY DOUBLE $4200


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(14) The Great Lakes Recruit Training Center on this lake is the U.S. Navy's only recruit training center


$1600 - Becky

(9) (Video of Cheryl
in a classroom)

This No. 1 hit is from 1965: Shirley Shirley bo birley banana fana fo firley fee fie mo mirley, Shirley


$1600 - Jill

(4) In 1987's "Cry Freedom", Denzel Washington played this slain South African activist


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) As it passed the Straits of Magellan, this explorer's ship, The Pelican, was rechristened The Golden Hind


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) In Charles Frazier's novel, a wounded soldier hikes across the Blue Ridge Mountains toward this title peak


$2000 - Becky

(15) On his way to becoming a knight in the Middle Ages, a young man first served as a page & then as one of these


$2000 - Brian

(10) At this annual observance in Scotland there are dances & events like the caber toss


$2000 - Brian

(5) This 1995 Denzel Washington film takes place on the U.S. nuclear sub Alabama


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Brian: $25,400 (Lock game)
Jill: $5,800
Becky: $4,000


Final JEOPARDY!

PEOPLE IN HISTORY
About the islands he discovered, he wrote, "To the first of these I give the name of the Blessed Savior"

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Becky: $4,000 + $3,999
Jill: $5,800 - $3,000
Brian: $25,400 + $5,400


Final Scores
Brian: $30,800
Becky: $7,999
Jill: $2,800

Brian: $20,600 (27 right, includes 3 DD & 5 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Jill: $5,800 (11 right, includes 1 rebound; 4 wrong)
Becky: $4,000 (9 right; 6 wrong)
Total: $30,400

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