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JEOPARDY! Game - September 22, 2003

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Aaron Sauter from New Hope, PA
Jake Logan from Fort Washington, MD
Mariah Black from Canal Winchester, OH

JEOPARDY! Round - September 22, 2003

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

BODIES OF WATER
THE NAME GAME
"R" MOVIES
AT THE BEACH
DRESSING UP
HOMOPHONES
$200 - Mariah

(1) Covering 64 million square miles, it's the largest ocean in the world


$200 - Jake

(13) Actress Diaz' name, it means "crooked nose"


$200 - Triple Stumper

(6) It was the first film in which Harrison Ford played Dr. Henry Jones, Jr.


$200 - Mariah

(11) (Video of Sofia
walking on the beach)

It's named for what it was doing before it washed up on the beach, and you can use it to build a fire


$200 - Aaron

(21) Classy earrings & bracelets are made with the small seed type of this gem from the ocean


$200 - Jake

(26) Enjoyed a book, or a primary color


$400 - Mariah

(2) Saltier than any ocean, the Great Salt Lake is the largest lake in this western U.S. State


(-$400) - Mariah

(14) Young actress Larson, or a type of cheese


$400 - Mariah

(7) It was the 2002 sequel to Disney's 1953 classic "Peter Pan"


$400 - Jake

(12) Water binds grains of sand using surface tension; that'll help you build this, complete with moat


$400 - Aaron

(22) A 1998 Harvard study found a link between arthritis of the knee & this type of women's shoe


$400 - Jake

(27) Moved like the wind, or a primary color


$600 - Jake

(3) Important rivers in this country include the Huang He & the Yangtze


$600 - Triple Stumper

(15) This first name of model Harlow means "peace" in Hebrew


(-$600) - Mariah

$600 - Jake

(8) In this 2003 film the Pickles meet the Thornberrys


$600 - Jake

(18) (Video of Jimmy
on the beach)

This word can mean part of a touchdown celebration in football, or this volleyball move
(hits the ball
downward with force)


$600 - Aaron

(23) For a fancy event, dress up in white tie & these, which animals have but humans usually don't


$600 - Aaron

(28) A penny, or mailed a letter


$800 - Triple Stumper

(4) The Strait of Dover connects this channel with the North Sea


$800 - Triple Stumper

(16) There's no doubt this Welsh name belonging to No Doubt's singer means "fair"


$800 - Aaron

(9) In this 2002 film Dennis Quaid played a high school baseball coach who tries out for the big leagues


$800 - Jake

(19) "Celebrate the sun" in safety with the brand of sunblock called this "Boat"


$800 - Jake

(24) A bride may wear a tiara to keep this clothing item in place


$800 - Aaron

(29) Walk through water, or determined the heaviness of something


$400 - Jake

(5) This river stretches 4,160 miles from Burundi to the Mediterranean Sea

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $400


$1000 - Mariah

(17) It's the first male name in "20,001 Names for Baby"


$1000 - Aaron

(10) In this 2000 film Tulio & Miguel, 2 swindlers, get their hands on a map to a fabled city of gold


$1000 - Aaron

(20) (Video of Sofia
at the beach)

This board, similar to a boogie board, is named for the milky way you move across the water on it


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(25) Centuries ago the length of this long, trailing part of a dress indicated social rank


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


Scores at the first commercial break:
Jake: $2,200
Aaron: $1,800
Mariah: $200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Aaron: $5,400
Jake: $5,000
Mariah: $1,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 22, 2003

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SCIENTISTS & INVENTORS
WHERE'D YOU GO ON VACATION?
THREE'S A CROWD
PEACE OUT
OPERA SCARES ME
"EAK"!
$400 - Jake

(6) In 1902 he began working at the Swiss Patent Office; his theory of relativity came 3 years later


$400 - Aaron

(1) ... to Hannibal, Missouri, where we saw this author's boyhood home, & an actual cave featured in his "Tom Sawyer"


$400 - Aaron

(24) The Nina, Pinta & Santa Maria were under his command


$400 - Jake

(19) In an 1898 peace treaty, this country had to give up Cuba -- that's what you get for messing with Uncle Sam


$400 - Jake

(11) Rimsky-Korsakov wrote an opera about this Czar who was so scary people called him "the terrible"


$400 - Aaron

(14) A bird's bill


$800 - Jake

(7) For his "enlightening" inventions, he was called ythe "Wizard of Menlo Park"


$800 - Aaron

(2) ... to Washington, D.C., where we got to tour this agency's headquarters & see its ten most wanted list


$800 - Aaron

(25) In cartoons, his nephews are Huey, Dewey & Louie


$800 - Aaron

(20) A treaty signed in San Francisco in 1951 officially ended the war with this Pearl Harbor attacker


$800 - Triple Stumper

(12) "Under the Double Moon" takes place on Undine, a watery one of these (We think it must be like Neptune)


$800 - Aaron

(15) An antonym of strong


$1200 - Jake

(8) In March 1876 he received a patent for an apparatus for "transmitting vocal or other sounds"


$1200 - Aaron

(3) ... "Down Under" to this country, where we got to explore the Great Barrier Reef


$1200 - Mariah

(26) Unnamed in the Bible, these visitors to the baby Jesus are traditionally aka Balthasar, Melchior & Gaspar


$1200 - Aaron

(21) In 1865 his second inaugural address asked for "a just and lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations"


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(13) In a famous comic opera from 1930, this facial feature gets detached from its owner & "runs" away


$1200 - Jake

(16) A short, shrill sound made by a mouse or a hinge


$2000 - Jake

(9) On Dec. 17, 1903, in North Carolina, they took 4 quick trips -- the shortest, 12 sec.; the longest, 59 sec.

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Jake

(4) ... over Christmas, to California, where on January 1 we attended this famous football game in Pasadena


$1600 - Jake

(27) In a nursery rhyme, the butcher, the baker & the candlestick maker are the 3 men in one of these


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(22) In 1669 Clement IX, holder of this position, made peace in a religious battle within France


$1600 - Aaron

(29) In Wagner's "Ring" cycle, Fafner is a big scary giant who turns into one of these fire-breathing mythical beasts


(-$1600) - Aaron

(17) The pointed top of a mountain, or the mountain itself


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(10) In 1666, using a prism, this English scientist discovered that sunlight is made up of different colors


$2000 - Jake

(5) ... to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where we visited this former President's library & museum


$4000 - Jake

(28) Literature's Athos, Porthos & Aramis were this swashbuckling trio

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4000


(-$2000) - Jake

(23) David Trimble & John Hume won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work in the northern part of this island


$2000 - Aaron

(30) In "The Ghosts of Versailles", the ghost of this French queen moans about losing her head on the guillotine


(-$2000) - Aaron

(18) Dismal & depressing, like the title "house" in a Dickens novel


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Jake: $20,200
Aaron: $13,800
Mariah: $2,400


Final JEOPARDY!

U.S. CITIES
John Singleton Copley's portrait of Paul Revere hangs in the Museum of Fine Arts in this city

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Mariah: $2,400 + $2,400
Aaron: $13,800 - $3,800
Jake: $20,200 + $6,401


Final Scores
Jake: $26,601
Aaron: $10,000
Mariah: $4,800

Jake: $18,400 ( 22 right, includes 3 DDs & 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Aaron: $13,800 (19 right; 1 wrong)
Mariah: $2,400 (6 right; 2 wrong)
Total: $34,600

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