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JEOPARDY! Game - September 17, 2003

Contestants

Marybeth Meakim, 7th grade teacher from Glenside, PA
Sylvia Parker, Freelance editor from New York, NY
Brian Hindelang, Electronics technician from San Antonio, TX (Returning 1-day champ with $30,800)

JEOPARDY! Round - September 17, 2003

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

SAINTS
MOVIE COMEDIES
THINK TWICE
TURIN
"UR" HEAD
KAFKA
$200 - Sylvia

(15) He's the patron of Scotland & of fishermen


$200 - Brian

(10) Jack Nicholson teamed up with Adam Sandler for this 2003 film


$200 - Brian

(1) At Mach 2, a plane is traveling at twice the speed of this


$200 - Marybeth

(17) Duke Emanuele Filberto brought it to Turin in 1578; it's now housed in the Cathedral of San Giovanni


$200 - Brian

(26) Willam Herschel also discovered 2 moons orbiting this planet that he had discovered in 1781


$200 - Sylvia

(6) When Kafka was born in this city in 1883, it was the capital of Bohemia


$400 - Marybeth

(22) This marytyr who was cooked to death on a gridiron has a river, gulf & seaway named for him


$400 - Brian

(11) Mel Gibson got in touch with his feminine side in this 2000 comedy


$400 - Sylvia

(2) According to author James M. Cain, it's who "always rings twice"


$400 - Brian

(18) (Video) While touring Turin, stop into the Biblioteca Reale, and you'll be drawn to this artist's self-portrait


(-$400) - Marybeth

$400 - Brian

(27) Look, up in the sky, it's not a bird or a plane, it's this constellation, also known as the Little Bear


$400 - Sylvia

(7) After discovering his religious roots, Kafka began studying this language in 1917


$600 - Brian

(23) Born a Jew, he became the "Apostle of the Gentiles"


$600 - Brian

(12) She returned as Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde"


$1000 - Sylvia

(3) Number of horses who have won the Kentucky Derby twice

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Brian

(19) This opera that made its debut in Turin in 1896 probably helped Puccini pay his "rent"


$600 - Brian

(28) Last time we checked, Jorge Batlle was still this country's leader


$600 - Sylvia

(8) Kafka called those who inspired him, like this "Karamazov" author, his "blood relatives"


$800 - Marybeth

(24) There are women saints named this of Bologna, of Genoa & of Siena


$800 - Brian

(13) Sandra Bullock calls it quits as Hugh Grant's attorney in this 2002 romantic comedy


$800 - Marybeth

(4) The 22nd amendment puts a limit of twice on this


$800 - Brian

(20) Turin's Egyptian Museum has a well-known statue of this "Let my people go" pharaoh


$800 - Brian

(29) Since the VIII in 1644, the Popes have let this name lapse; it must be up for "renewal" by now


$800 - Marybeth

(9) In "Wedding Preparations in the Country", Raban turns into one of these insects, yeah, yeah, yeah ...


(-$1000) - Sylvia

(25) Saints from this country include 2 11th century kings, Stephen & Ladislas the First


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(14) In this 1979 comedy Bill Murray says, "It just doesn't matter if we win or if we lose. It just doesn't matter"


$1000 - Sylvia

(5) Majolica, a type of this, is fired twice


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(21) For most of the time, from 1720 to 1861, Turin was capital of this fishy-sounding kingdom


$1000 - Brian

(30) This author who had his Genesis August 3, 1924 published his "Exodus" in 1958


$1000 - Sylvia

(16) Kafka used this special initial for the land surveyor in "The Castle" & the last name of Joseph in "The Trial"


Scores at the first commercial break:
Sylvia: $3,800
Brian: $2,200
Marybeth: $1,600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Brian: $7,600
Sylvia: $3,800
Marybeth: $2,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 17, 2003

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CHINESE HISTORY
THE SUMMER OLYMPICS
LIFE ON THE TITANIC
GEMS & JEWELS
QUOTES FROM THE 1920s
CAN I HAVE A WORD?
$400 - Sylvia

(26) This now autonomous region of China got its first Buddhist monastery around 775


$400 - Brian

(21) I cannot tell a lie, he's the only George to take home a gold heavyweight boxing medal


$400 - Sylvia

(7) First class passengers got to sample this beverage, & some bottles of Cliquot 1900 were recovered


$400 - Brian

(2) Siberian jasper has alternating bands of these 2 yuletide colors


$400 - Marybeth

(12) In 1920 he said that "The Italian proletariat needs a blood bath for its force to be renewed"


$400 - Triple Stumper

(1) Potamic means of these, such as the Rio Negro & the Cuyahoga


$800 - Brian

(27) The Sui Dynasty cemented the system of exams to qualify for the coveted jobs in this service


(-$800) - Marybeth

$800 - Brian

(22) You lose a point in this game if your team makes more than 3 contacts with the ball in succession


(-$800) - Brian

(17) (Video of Jimmy
at the California
Science Center
Titanic Artifact Exhibit)

In a third class cabin, the sound of the 29 of these was constant; when they stopped, it meant bad news


$800 - Brian

(3) The largest of the Cullinan diamonds is currently in her scepter


$800 - Sylvia

(13) In "The Jazz Singer", he ad-libbed, "You ain't heard nothin' yet, folks"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(8) Groats & groschens are old ones of these used in Europe


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1200 - Brian

(23) Of the 2 main types of softball, Olympic women's softball is this type


$1200 - Brian

(18) The orchestra had a repertoire of some 350 pieces, including this tune they're said to have played near the end


$1200 - Brian

(4) An opal is silicon dioxide & this, which explains why they tend to dry out


$1200 - Sylvia

(14) In a 1925 book, Anita Loos wrote, "Gentlemen always seem to remember" these people


(-$2000) - Sylvia

(9) The corbicula is the small pollen basket below the knees on these

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(24) At the 1924 games Finland barred him from defending his 10,000 m gold to give teammate Ville Ritola a chance


(-$1600) - Brian

$1600 - Marybeth

(19) (Video of Sofia
at the California
Science Center
Titanic Artifact Exhibit)

Some of the dishware brought up from the deep bore the logo of this, the Titanic's shipping line


(-$1600) - Brian

(-$1600) - Sylvia

(5) An emerald is a beryl colored by this metal, which some people take to try to build muscle & lose fat


(-$1600) - Sylvia

(15) Architect Le Corbusier said that this "is a machine for living"


(-$1600) - Brian

(10) Add one letter to etiquette to get this word for acceptable online behavior


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Brian

(25) This "seasonal" swimmer qualified for 5 events at the 1992 games & swam away with 4 medals


$2000 - Sylvia

(20) (Video) One artifact brought up was this type of bag, named for a Prime Minister, Disraeli's rival


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(6) On seeing this large diamond, Nadir Shah said this, meaning "mountain of light", & the name stuck


(-$1000) - Sylvia

(16) In 1925 he told a Dayton, Tenn. courtroom that it wasn't an insult, but a "compliment to be called an agnostic"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(11) From the Greek kolpos, "the bosom", comes this term for an indentation in a coast


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Brian: $10,800
Marybeth: $3,800
Sylvia: $2,400


Final JEOPARDY!

ACADEMY AWARD HISTORY
"Chicago" was the first musical to win the Best Picture Oscar since this film won for 1968

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Sylvia: $2,400 - $2,300
Marybeth: $3,800 - $800
Brian: $10,800 + $1,200


Final Scores
Brian: $12,000 (2-day total of $42,800)
Marybeth: $3,000
Sylvia: $100

Brian: $10,800 (23 right, includes 2 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Marybeth: $3,800 (7 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Sylvia: $5,000 (13 right, includes 1 DD; 5 wrong, includes 2 DD)
Total: $19,600

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