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JEOPARDY! Game - September 26, 2003

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Josh Woo from River Ridge, LA
Becca Portman from Derwood, MD
Matt Bischoff from Sicklerville, NJ

JEOPARDY! Round - September 26, 2003

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

CLASSIC LITERATURE
HILARY DUFF STUFF
DINOSAURS
TRICKY QUESTIONS
YUM YUM!
"T" TIME
$200 - Josh

(3) The horseman that terrorized Sleepy Hollow was this, not legless or armless


$200 - Becca

(1) Hilary hit No. 1 with her hit "I Can't Wait" on this kids' radio network


$200 - Becca

(21) This dinosaur "king" could run as fast as 25 mph & recent evidence suggests it was warm-blooded


$200 - Matt

(14) If you start with 30 marbles & lose all but 7 in a game, this is how many you have left


$200 - Josh

(4) Inspired by the Harry Potter books, these beans come in odd flavors like grass, sardine & earwax


$200 - Josh

(5) If you prefer a Butterfinger to a brisket, you have a "sweet" one


$400 - Matt

(18) This character concocted the potion that created Mr. Hyde


$400 - Matt

(2) On a Disney Channel series Hilary was occasionally very animated as this title character


$400 - Josh

(24) This dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period had 2 brow horns & one nose horn, as its name indicates

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $400


(-$400) - Matt

(15) It's the technical reason you can't take a photograph of a man with a wooden leg


$400 - Matt

(10) Introduced in 2002, Slimy Ghoul is a glow-in-the-dark dispenser for this 3-letter candy


$400 - Becca

(6) When you're throwing a tantrum, it means you've lost this


$600 - Triple Stumper

(22) Another name for a mirror; Alice went "through" one


$600 - Becca

(16) In this 2003 film the assignment of CIA spy Frankie Muniz is to get close to Hilary Duff


$600 - Becca

(26) One theory says the triangular plates on its back helped control body temperature; another says they attracted mates


$600 - Josh

(20) Good students will know that this word is the one word that is mispelled in this question


$600 - Matt

(11) York introduced these yummy "patties" in 1940, but they weren't distributed nationally until 1975


$600 - Becca

(7) A witness is asked to tell this, the whole this, & nothing but this


$800 - Josh

(23) After picking up his book "Moby Dick", you might be relieved to know he wrote short stories too


$800 - Triple Stumper

(17) In 1998 Hilary played this young witch who meets Casper the friendly ghost


$800 - Matt

(27) Made famous by "Jurassic Park", this 6-foot-long "swift robber" had a "killing claw" on each foot


(-$800) - Josh

(-$800) - Matt

(25) Number of f's in this flimsy formulation of a question


$800 - Matt

(12) H.B. Reese made Johnny Bars & Lizzie Bars before coming up with these famous "cups" in the 1930s


(-$800) - Matt

$800 - Becca

(8) A pointer called a yad, Hebrew for "hand", is used when reading from this in synagogue


(-$1000) - Matt

(29) This character's squire was Sancho Panza


$1000 - Josh

(19) (Video) Hilary and this young rapper dueted on the song "Tell Me a Story"


$1000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1000 - Matt

(28) Minimum number of ducks required to have a line in which 1 duck is behind 2, 1 in front of 2 & 1 in the middle


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(13) Pop Rocks pop in your mouth because they contain bubbles of this gas


(-$1000) - Matt

(-$1000) - Becca

(9) (Video of Jimmy throwing a paper ball into a wastepaper basket) From the Latin for "to throw across," this path has to be very precise to make a basket


Scores at the first commercial break:
Becca: $1,000
Josh: $600
Matt: $200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Josh: $2,600
Becca: $2,400
Matt: $600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - September 26, 2003

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LOUISIANA
SLOW-POURRI
FORMER WORLD LEADERS
PATRIOTIC SONG TITLES
MEDICINES
ENDS IN "OO"
$400 - Becca

(3) In New Orleans you can jazz things up aboard the steamboat Natchez for a jazz cruise along this river


$400 - Matt

(11) (Slowed-down video of Sarah shaking her hair) The 2-word name for the special effect seen here


$400 - Josh

(13) Former Prime Ministers of this country include Margaret Thatcher, Edward Heath & John Major


$400 - Josh

(8) "What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming"


$400 - Josh

(10) Motrin works to bring down this, which is simply an above-normal body temperature


$400 - Matt

(1) In 1738 Franz Ketterer created the first one of these clocks that chirp the time


$800 - Becca

(4) 450 feet tall with 34 floors, the capitol building in this Louisiana city is the tallest state capitol


$800 - Josh

(17) In a fable, this animal tells the hare, "You are much faster than I, but ... slow and steady wins the race"


$800 - Josh

(14) Indira Gandhi was the first & only female Prime Minister so far of this Asian nation


$800 - Josh

(9) "Mind the music and the step and with the girls be handy"


$800 - Becca

(15) A 2002 study found that eye drops treat "lazy eye" just as well as this item from a pirate costume


$800 - Josh

(2) From an Inuit word for "house", this house is made from blocks of hard-packed snow


(-$1200) - Matt

$1200 - Josh

(12) During carnival season, nearly a million visitors attend this Shrove Tuesday celebration in New Orleans


$1200 - Matt

(22) In 1997 Dr. Steven Chu won a Nobel Prize for slowing down atoms using one of these amplified light beams


$1200 - Josh

(21) The first 3 emperors of this ancient empire were Augustus, Tiberuis & Caligula


$1200 - Josh

(19) "O beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain ..."


$1200 - Josh

(16) 81 milligrams is the standard children's dose of this popular pain-relieving drug made by Bayer


$1200 - Becca

(5) Capt. James Cook introduced this word to English speakers after he saw skin designs on Polynesian natives


(-$800) - Josh

(18) During the 1800s the growing of sugar & this fiber became big business in Louisiana

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $800


$2000 - Matt

(23) When called by God to lead the Israelites in Exodus, he says, "But I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Josh

(25) From 1953 until 1964, Nikita Khrushchev was the most powerful leader of this large nation


$1600 - Josh

(20) "From the mountains, to the prairies, to the oceans white with foam ..."


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(27) Boiron's Chestal honey base is a type of this liquid, and also soothes the throat


$1600 - Becca

(6) In many Asian countries, the shoots of this very tall grass are eaten as a vegetable


(-$2000) - Josh

(26) Louisiana was included in that famous purchase bought from this Frenchman in 1803


$2000 - Becca

(24) (Video) The name of this slow-moving mammal seen here comes from an old English word for slow


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Matt

(28) "Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrims' pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring"


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$2000) - Matt

$2000 - Becca

(7) Its website has been called the first large-scale directory of the internet


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Josh: $12,200
Becca: $11,200
Matt: $3,400


Final JEOPARDY!

THE TOY BOX
Spud & Yam are 2 of the offspring of this toy introduced in 1952

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Matt: $3,400 - $3,399
Becca: $11,200 + $11,199
Josh: $12,200 - $401


Final Scores
Becca: $22,399
Josh: $11,799
Matt: $1

Josh: $13,000 (20 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Becca: $11,200 (14 right, includes 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Matt: $3,000 (13 right, includes 1 DD; 7 wrong)
Total: $27,200

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