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JEOPARDY! Game - October 2, 2003

Contestants

Sara Wilska, Contracts manager from Vienna, VA
Tom Massimo, Equity trader from New York, NY
Elisabeth Corkran, Human resources coordinator from Atlanta, GA (Returning 1-day champ with $14,600)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 2, 2003

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

THEIR FIRST NOVELS
LET'S GO BOWLING
AMERICAN FOOD
WAYNE MAN
PIRATES
"ARG"
$200 - Elisabeth

(11) "Interview with the Vampire" (1976)


$200 - Tom

(23) It's the term for 3 strikes in a row (gobble gobble)


$200 - Tom

(18) Illinois & Texas both claim to be the home of this battered & deep-fried wiener on a stick


$200 - Tom

(16) Now voiced by Wayne Allwine, this character was originally voiced by Walt Disney himself


$200 - Tom

(6) in the 1600s, the pirate Koxinga took this island also known as Formosa from the Dutch


$200 - Elisabeth

(1) This type of plane carries packages, not passengers


$400 - Tom

(12) "Catch-22" (1961)


$2000 - Tom

(24) Appropriately, in a Woolworth split, these 2 pins are left standing

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$400 - Tom

(19) Dried, smoked or even roasted, this fish is "king" in Alaska


$400 - Elisabeth

(17) This Norfolk, Virginia-born Las Vegas superstar claims to be a descendant of Pocahontas


$400 - Triple Stumper

(7) The main job of a pirate, "to take things by force", it's from a German word


$400 - Sara

(2) The FDA requires that this butter substitute be fortified with Vitamin A


$600 - Tom

(13) "Lord of the Flies" (1954)


$600 - Tom

(25) (Video of Sarah at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, NV) In 1997, Jeremy Sonnenfeld achieved the American Bowling Congress's first perfect series: 3 games totalling this number


$600 - Tom

(20) Nopales, used in salads in the southwest, are the cooked-until-tender leaves of these, with the spines removed


$600 - Elisabeth

(28) Good golly, his real name is Richard Wayne Penniman


(-$600) - Tom

(-$600) - Elisabeth

(8) A favorite weapon of pirates; being stabbed by one 20 times helped kill the pirate Blackbeard


$600 - Tom

(3) It's a signal by bugle for the soldiers to attack


$800 - Triple Stumper

(14) "Horseman Pass By" (1961)


$800 - Elisabeth

(26) A trademark of Brunswick, you might say this type of bowling, with laser lights, fog & music is out of this world!


$800 - Triple Stumper

(21) Marionberries aren't from D.C.; they're from Oregon & are a variety of these berries


$800 - Tom

(29) Sen. Wayne Morse, who spoke nonstop for 22 hours & 26 minutes in 1953, set a then-record for one of these


$800 - Tom

(9) Some of his famous treasure has been found on Gardiners Island off Long Island


$800 - Elisabeth

(4) This city was named for one of the founders of American Express


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(15) "King Rat" (1962)


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(27) (Video of Sofia at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, NV) When a righty bowler's ball hits the left side of the head pin to make a strike, it's called this, even outside New York


(-$1000) - Tom

$1000 - Sara

(22) The steamed blue ones from Chesapeake Bay are served by the dozen in Baltimore restaurants


$1000 - Tom

(30) Before the 1804 Lewis & Clark expedition, William Clark served as an Army officer under this "crazy" General


$1000 - Tom

(10) A New York bridge that gets you to Staten Island is named for this privateer turned explorer


$1000 - Tom

(5) It's the lingo peculiar to a particular trade or group


Scores at the first commercial break:
Tom: $4,000
Elisabeth: $600
Sara: $400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $9,000
Elisabeth: $2,400
Sara: $1,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 2, 2003

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SCIENTIFIC PREFIXES
FILM SHORTS
THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA
MICRO-NATIONS
DON'T BE CONFUSED
BEFORE & AFTER
$400 - Tom

(25) Mesocarp & mesoderm refer to layers in this position


(-$400) - Tom

$400 - Sara

(12) Classic 1954 film that gave us the "could'a been a contender" speech


$400 - Sara

(6) In 1946 Warren Avis filled a need by opening up his car rental shop at one of these places


$400 - Tom

(1) In size, it's the smallest independent country in the world


$400 - Triple Stumper

(11) Goat cheese is a food; this was the Chiricahua Apache leader who took on the Army in the 1860s


$400 - Elisabeth

(17) Superman's classic nickname that's the material used in S.O.S. Pads for scouring & polishing


$800 - Elisabeth

(26) An astrocyte is a cell shaped like this


$800 - Tom

(13) The Indian tribe that Dances With Wolves befriends


$800 - Sara

(7) In 1924 A T & T introduced a printing telegraph system under this name that became widely used


$800 - Tom

(2) All 181 square miles of it are found in the eastern Pyrenees mountains


$800 - Elisabeth

(22) Ephedrine is an asthma drug; this is the actress who starred in "The Birds"


$800 - Tom

(18) "A.I" co-star who's a TV drama about crime & justice from the perspective of the police & the prosecuting D.A.s


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(27) (Video) Hi, I'm Dave Mustaine of the rock group Megadeth. As in the Nuclear war term "megadeaths", the Greek prefix mega - translates as this


$1200 - Elisabeth

(14) He played Cantor Rabinovitch in "The Jazz Singer" in 1980 & Hamlet in 1948


$2000 - Sara

(8) "Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?" is Louis Gerstner's memoir of turning around this giant tech company

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1200 - Tom

(3) Dicovered by Columbus in 1498, invaded by the U.S. in 1983


$1200 - Tom

(23) Popeye was a cartoon sailor; he was part of the triumvirate with Caesar & Crassus


(-$1200) - Sara

(19) Elton John song that's a tribute to Marilyn Monroe & the residents of Toad Hall


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(28) Holo- means "whole", as in this imaging system invented in 1947


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(15) (Video) Behind-the-camera legend seen here


$1600 - Sara

(9) "Natural care" is the mantra of personal products company Tom's of this state


$2000 - Tom

(4) It's only 23 square miles & completely surrounded by Italy

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(24) Lily pads are found in water; this French-American coloratura was found at The Met in 1931


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(20) "Stand By Me" singer who sat on Egypt's throne from 1936 to 1952


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video) Chryso- as in chrysoberyl, seen here, is from the Greek for this substance


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(16) She played Julie in "Jezebel"


$2000 - Sara

(10) The USA's largest radio station operator, it also stages over 25,000 live events a year


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) The smallest island nation in the Mediterranean Sea


$2000 - Tom

(29) A Junior Achiever takes a shot at running a business; he wrote "The Wapshot Chronicle"


$2000 - Tom

(21) "Soul Train" host & businessman nicknamed "Commodore" who made a fortune in steamship lines & railroads


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Tom: $20,200 (Lock game)
Sara: $7,400
Elisabeth: $5,600


Final JEOPARDY!

U.S. VICE PRESIDENTS
He served 2 terms as Vice President & was the first Vice President who had been born in the 20th century

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Elisabeth: $5,600 - $3,600
Sara: $7,400 - $2,900
Tom: $20,200 + $3,000


Final Scores
Tom: $23,200
Sara: $4,500
Elisabeth: $2,000

Tom: $18,200 (26 right, includes 2 DDs; 3 wrong)
Sara: $6,600 (8 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Elisabeth: $5,600 (10 right; 1 wrong)
Total: $30,400

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