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JEOPARDY! Game - September 23, 2003

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Max Siegel from Goldens Bridge, NY
Courtney Biscan from Manhattan, IL
Miri Baker from Warner Robins, GA

JEOPARDY! Round - September 23, 2003

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

THE 1990s
WE WANT SECONDS
MY AUNTIE THE POET
ANIMATED MOVIES
NON-VIDEO GAMES
EASY SPANISH
$200 - Courtney

(16) This major world sporting event was held in Atlanta, Georgia in the summer of 1996


$200 - Max

(21) In 1787 Pennsylvania was the second state to ratify this important U.S. government document


$200 - Miri

(26) Auntie named her cat Emily, after this poet who died in 1886


$200 - Courtney

(1) This 1992 Disney film features a magic carpet ride through the Cave of Wonders


$200 - Courtney

(8) This singing game in which we "all fall down" may have originally referred to a deadly plague of the 1300s


$200 - Miri

(6) No means "No"; This 2-letter word means "Yes"


$400 - Max

(17) Causing $1 billion in damage, this weather phenomenon named Fran hit the southeastern U.S. in 1996


$400 - Courtney

(22) "Our consolation aboundeth by Christ", says the Bible's second of these to the Corinthians


$400 - Miri

(27) I had bad dreams when Auntie read me Browning's poem about this guy who gets rid of the rats -- & children


$400 - Miri

(2) The tagline to this 2001 movie was "the greatest fairy tale never told"


$400 - Courtney

(12) (Video of Sofia
in front of
a blackboard,
with a drawing of
a stick figure
dangling from the gallows.
Spaces below read:
_ _ _ _ M _ _
Used letters
to the side are:
O I C K T.)

It's the old favorite we're playing here. "L"? Ooh, sorry, you lose.


$400 - Max

(7) La escuela is this, a place where you should learn what it means


$600 - Courtney

(18) In 1995 ex-President Jimmy Carter helped arrange a ceasefire in Sudan, the largest country on this continent


$600 - Miri

(23) Marie Curie won her second of these international achievement "prizes" for her work in chemistry


$600 - Miri

(28) Auntie's tired of explaining to you / why her poems don't do this, like a limerick or this clue


$600 - Max

(3) Sully returns Boo to her own bed & Mike saves the factory at the end of this 2001 film


(-$600) - Courtney

$600 - Miri

(13) If I open this game by sinking a left-handed hook shot & you miss the same shot, you get an "H"


$600 - Triple Stumper

(9) Me is "me", mes is "month" & mesa is this, a piece of furniture


$800 - Max

(19) (Video) In 1993 this woman seen here became the first First Lady to have an office in the West Wing of the White House


$800 - Max

(24) In 1968 the Green Bay Packers won the second one of these games, beating Oakland 33 to 14


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Miri

(4) A muscle-bound cretin named Gaston has designs on Belle in this 1991 film


$800 - Max

(14) (Video of Sofia
& Jimmy playing
a board game)

A version of this popular board game was played in India over 1500 years ago


$800 - Triple Stumper

(10) If you took a Spanish test & scored ciento por ciento, you got this amount right


$1000 - Max

(20) In 1998 the Hubble space telescope photographed the first one of these orbiting objects outside our solar system


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(25) With a population of about 950,000, Birmingham is the second-largest city in this European nation


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(5) Animated feature film in which you'd hear the line "Waiter, I'm in my soup"


$1000 - Max

(15) When playing Geography, if your opponent says "Maryland" you can say this state that borders Maryland


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(11) La impresora for la computadora is this


Scores at the first commercial break:
Max: $2,800
Miri: $2,000
Courtney: $200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Max: $6,000
Miri: $3,800
Courtney: $1,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 23, 2003

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Special note about THE DREADED SPELLING CATEGORY: Alex simply read the words to be spelled, but I am unable to link to sound files of those specific words. Since I obviously can't spell the words out in the clues without giving away the answer, I've given hints about the words you need to spell.

WORLD CITIES
RESEARCH
NOW THAT'S BIG!
AMERICAN LITERATURE
STATES BY SCHOOL
THE DREADED SPELLING CATEGORY
$400 - Triple Stumper

(11) To visit the real Luxor, not the one in Las Vegas, you have to go to this country


$400 - Courtney

(6) Oral history is obtained by conducting these, tape recorder in hand


$400 - Courtney

(21) This largest land animal also has the largest ears at 5 feet across each


$400 - Max

(23) His scary 1842 story "The Masque of the Red Death" begins, "The 'Red Death' had long devastated the country"


$400 - Max

(13) Harvard University & Tufts University


$400 - Courtney

(1) It doesn't take sleight of hand to spell ... the occupation seen here


$800 - Triple Stumper

(12) Take the cable car up to Monserrate Peak to get a good view of this Colombian city


$800 - Triple Stumper

(7) In a research paper, a number like the one that appears in our clueš refers the reader to this


$800 - Miri

(22) With an audience of more than 2 billion, the final match in this sport's World Cup is the most watched TV event


(-$800) - Courtney

(24) Jim Smiley kept this "celebrated" animal of a Mark Twain story in "a little lattice box"


(-$800) - Max

$800 - Miri

(14) Stanford University & Whittier College


$800 - Max

(2) It'll be business as usual when you spell ... the word that means "combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group" or "regular." It's also misspelled in the title of Mary Ellen Pinkham's household cleaning "tips" TV show


(-$4500) - Max

(18) Germany's third-largest city in population & Switzerland's first, they both end in "ich"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4500


$1200 - Max

(8) You can search the New York Public Library catalog by title or this, like "food allergy" & "Idaho aged care"


$1200 - Max

(25) Making up to 85 percent of the total weight, the cerebrum is the largest part of this organ


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1200 - Miri

(15) Cornell University & Syracuse University


$1200 - Max

(3) If you've run for student body president you should know how to spell ... the word that means a politician's election strategy plan, even if it's a "smear" one or a "whispering" one. Sometimes it even has a "slogan," such as "I like Ike"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(19) This French Riviera city's name is spelled like a wonderful word, but pronounced like a relative


(-$1600) - Courtney

$1600 - Max

(9) A good place for a summary of a person's life is this newspaper article that you never get to read about yourself


(-$4000) - Max

(26) With a wingspan up to one foot, the world's largest of these insects is the Queen Alexandra's Birdwing

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4000


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Max

(16) Bethune-Cookman College & the University of Miami


(-$1600) - Miri

(-$1600) - Courtney

$1600 - Max

(4) Take an educated guess and spell ... the "S" word in the S.A.T. college entrance test


(-$2000) - Miri

(20) This largest port in New Zealand was named for a British First Lord of the Admiralty, not a bird


$2000 - Max

(10) "American Memory" is the History section of the website loc.gov, LOC standing for this


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Max

(17) Miami University & the University of Toledo


$2000 - Max

(5) Stick to your principles & spell ... the word that means "the sense of the moral goodness or blameworthiness of one's own conduct, intentions, or character together with a feeling of obligation to do right or be good." Jiminy Cricket says you should always let this word be your guide.


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Max: $12,700 (Lock game)
Miri: $3,000
Courtney: - $1,400


Final JEOPARDY!

ASTRONOMY
This planet has the shortest year, 88 days

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Miri: $3,000 + $2,990
Max: $12,700 + $6,000


Final Scores
Max: $18,700
Miri: $5,990

Max: $21,200 (21 right, includes 2 rebounds; 3 wrong, includes 2 DDs)
Miri: $3,000 (11 right, includes 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Courtney: - $1,400 (9 right; 4 wrong)
Total: $22,800

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