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JEOPARDY! Game - September 24, 2003

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Suzie Turnage from Panama City, FL
Raymond Singh from Phoenix, AZ
Cody Boutilier from Lake Forest, CA

JEOPARDY! Round - September 24, 2003

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

AFRICAN AMERICANS
TRAVEL FUN
THE BODY HUMAN
COMIC STRIPS
HOW LONG?
PLURALS
$200 - Raymond

(1) In September 1992 Mae Jemison blasted off aboard this as the first African-American woman in space


$200 - Raymond

(21) Try to spend a full day exploring the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza when you vist this country


$200 - Raymond

(10) The tricuspid valve in this organ keeps blood in the right ventricle from flowing back into the right atrium


$200 - Raymond

(7) Rerun is Linus' little brother in this comic strip


$200 - Cody

(8) In 1620 it took this ship 66 days to sail from England to Massachusetts


$200 - Suzie

(6) This word is the same in singular or plural, so Dr. Seuss was correct when he wrote "One" This "Two" This


$400 - Raymond

(2) In 1961 Fred Moore stood watch as the first black guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in this cemetery


$400 - Raymond

(22) (Video) You'll see giraffes up close if you stay at Giraffe Manor in this African country that starts with the letter "k"


(-$400) - Raymond

$400 - Suzie

(11) The thick, triangular deltoid muscle, which allows the arm to be raised, covers this joint


$400 - Cody

(12) In 2003 this lasagna-loving cat celebrated his 25th anniversary as a comic strip character


$400 - Raymond

(18) Guinness says the longest one of these very chilly periods on Earth lasted 70 million years


$400 - Raymond

(9) The plural of house isn't hice, as you might think when you learn this rodent plural


$600 - Cody

(3) From 1969 to 1983 Shirley Chisholm served New York state in this U.S. Gov't. body that elects its members every 2 years


$600 - Suzie

(23) If you're at least 39" tall, you can ride the Mountain Slidewinder at this Dolly Parton theme park


$600 - Suzie

(17) A dilator muscle enlarges this part of the eye to allow more light in

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $600


$600 - Suzie

(16) This Great Dane lives with Dottie, Phil, Barbara & Billy Winslow


(-$600) - Suzie

(24) I get tired just walking to the fridge, so I'm not going to attempt a marathon, a run just over this many miles


$600 - Cody

(13) The "s" may not go where you think in this plural for the wives of your brothers


$800 - Suzie

(4) (Video) Now a member of President Bush's Cabinet, this Army man is the son of Jamaican immigrants


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$800) - Raymond

(19) The lower leg consists of 2 bones: the tibia & this slightly smaller one


$800 - Triple Stumper

(25) In a Mike Peters comic strip, Attila is Mother Goose's cat; he's Mother Goose's dog


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Cody

(14) Disney popularized one plural for these little people; Tolkien preferred another one


$1000 - Cody

(5) Chemist Lloyd Quarterman worked on the 1940s "Manhattan Project" & helped build the first of these weapons


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 - Raymond

(20) In addition to producing insulin, this organ produces digestive juices used to break down food


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 - Suzie

(15) "Tooth" & this part at the other end of your body form plurals by changing their interior vowel sound


Scores at the first commercial break:
Cody: $3,600
Suzie: $2,400
Raymond: $1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Codie: $3,600
Suzie: $3,600
Raymond: $2,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 24, 2003

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SCIENCE & NATURE
I GET THE MESSAGE
EARLY U.S.
WHAT'S ON TV TONIGHT?
BALLET
VOWELS
$400 - Raymond

(1) Nuclear decay in some atoms can cause the emission of this in the form of alpha & beta particles or gamma rays


$400 - Cody

(15) Developed in the mid-19th century, it's the communication "code" that uses dots & dashes


$400 - Cody

(4) He was the top vote getter in the electoral college of 1789


$400 - Cody

(10) Don't have a cow, man! Nancy Cartwright (yep, a woman) is the voice of this animated bad boy


$400 - Cody

(8) Traditionally, 2 male dancers play the wicked stepsisters in this ever-popular fairy tale ballet


$400 - Suzie

(9) On the internet, this vowel can precede "zine", "commerce", "mail" & "bay"


$800 - Raymond

(2) The Chilean & Puna species of this large pink bird live in the Andes


$800 - Cody

(17) Anguage-lay I'm-way eaking-spay


$800 - Cody

(5) Moving to D.C. in 1800, this judicial body met in the Capitol basement, a library office & a tavern


$800 - Cody

(24) (Video of Sofia
& Sarah
getting slimed)

Cable network on which the visual seen here happens on a regular basis


$800 - Cody

(23) The famous 1938 ballet about a western outlaw is named for this "kid", not the Sundance Kid


$800 - Cody

(11) In names of kings & queens, this vowel represents "the first"


$1200 - Cody

(3) The lowest point of a wave is the trough; this is the highest point of a wave


$1200 - Raymond

(20) (Video of Jimmy
in front of
a blackboard)

The word "Jeopardy!" is expressed in this ancient system of writing, whose name comes from a term meaning "sacred carving"


(-$1000) - Cody

(6) In 1813 Major Armistead ordered one of these for Fort McHenry so large that the enemy could see it easily from afar

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


(-$1200) - Suzie

$1200 - Raymond

(25) In this series' 2001 premiere episode, Clark Kent saved the life of budding entrepreneur Lex Luthor


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) Robert Atwood choreographed a ballet about this "apprentice" that Mickey Mouse played in "Fantasia"


$1200 - Cody

(12) This type of "boat" is what Germans call submarines


$1600 - Raymond

(18) This invertebrate phylum includes squids, octopusses, clams & mussels


$1600 - Suzie

(21) The homing or carrier type of this bird has been used to carry messages for 2,000 years


$1600 - Suzie

(7) In March 1804 Lewis & Clark were in this city ready to leave on their expedition when it became part of the U.S.


$1600 - Cody

(26) Scott Bakula captains a straship called this a century before Captain Kirk does the same


$1600 - Cody

(29) After seeing this classic Christmas ballet, you'll have visions of the Sugar Plum Fairy dancing in your head


$1600 - Cody

(13) The capital city of Alaska ends with these 3 vowels


(-$3000) - Raymond

(19) Hydrogen means "water forming" & this means "sharp forming" (It was thought it formed acids)

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


(-$2000) - Cody

$2000 - Suzie

(22) (Video of Sarah)
Abbreviated "ASL," it's the language I'm using to do my ABC's


$2000 - Suzie

(16) The people who guided runaway slaves along the Underground Railroad were called these


$2000 - Suzie

(27) You can watch "Charmed" on this network whose spokesfrog wears a top hat


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$2000) - Raymond

$2000 - Suzie

(14) The 2 vowels that are used to designate a major human blood group


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Suzie: $14,000
Cody: $13,400
Raymond: $2,400


Final JEOPARDY!

CLASSIC STORIES
The opening to this classic story includes the line "Once upon a time there was a piece of wood"

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Raymond: $2,400 + $1,000
Cody: $13,400 - $13,400
Suzie: $14,000 + $1,500


Final Scores
Suzie: $15,500
Raymond: $3,400
Cody: $0

Cody: $14,400 (20 right; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Suzie: $14,000 (14 right, includes 1 DD & 3 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Raymond: $5,400 (14 right, includes 1 rebound; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)

Total: $33,800

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