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JEOPARDY! Game - October 9, 2003

Contestants

Linda Simplicio, Aspiring chef from Front Royal, VA
Brian Brown, Hotel food & beverage manager from Carteret, NJ
Sean Ryan, Taxi driver, bartender & student from State College, PA (Returning 1-day champ with $11,599)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 9, 2003

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

EUROPE
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT ...
POLITICALLY INCORRECT SONGS
"STREET"S
SOUNDS THE SAME
$200 - Linda

(1) The world's earliest steam locomotives pulled cars full of this product out of mines in Wales


$200 - Sean

(2) The sugar variety of this is preferred for pies, the Connecticut field variety for Jack-o'-lanterns


$200 - Linda

(9) He was the author of "Profiles in Courage"


$200 - Sean

(14) Lyric that completes the line "We're drinkin', my friend, to the end of a brief episode, make it one for my baby ..."


(-$200) - Sean

(-$200) - Linda

(-$200) - Brian

(21) America's second-largest daily newspaper, it's published in New York City & 4 regional editions


$200 - Brian

(24) Feeble, or 7 days


(-$400) - Linda

$400 - Sean

(3) The residents of this country noted for its Grand Prix are almost all foreigners


$400 - Linda

(5) The scientific name of this veggie -- or is it a fruit? -- is Lycopersicon Esculentum


$400 - Brian

(10) He was a matinee idol


$400 - Sean

(15) "Gonna meet the boys on floor number two" for this title activity of a 1985 Motley Crue hit


$400 - Sean

(22) Elvis could have told you that it's the location of "Heartbreak Hotel"


$400 - Linda

(25) Your lips say "No, no, no", but these say "yes, yes, yes"


(-$600) - Linda

$600 - Brian

(4) (Video) City seen here during a lazy summer day


(-$600) - Brian

$600 - Linda

(6) Unlike the green variety of this vegetable, the string on sugar snaps runs around both sides of the pod


(-$600) - Brian

$600 - Sean

(11) He was Postmaster of New Salem, IL


$600 - Brian

(16) "Some get a kick from" this, a Cole Porter song says, "I'm sure that if I had even one sniff it would bore me terrific'ly too"


$600 - Brian

(23) It's the shrewd awareness & resourcefulness needed to survive a hostile urban environment


(-$600) - Linda

$600 - Sean

(26) Very sage, or a pair of the letter after X


$800 - Linda

(19) Bulgaria is a leading producer of attar, an oil from these flowers


$800 - Brian

(7) In Italian cabbage is cavolo & this vegetable is cavolfiore


$800 - Brian

(12) He owned a haberdashery in Kansas City, Missouri


$800 - Sean

(17) "She makes the Indy 500 look like a Roman chariot race now ... and she'll have fun, fun, fun til" this happens


$800 - Triple Stumper

(28) In "O Little Town of Bethlehem", it's where "the everlasting light" shineth


$800 - Brian

(27) To find & dig out this metal-containing material with this boating implement would be a stroke of luck


(-$1000) - Brian

$1000 - Sean

(20) In 1997 this eastern European country restored the citizenship of its exiled King Michael


$1000 - Brian

(8) Although this juice orange may have originated in Portugal, it bears the name of a Spanish city & region


$1000 - Brian

(13) He was Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of State

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(18) This song by Sheila E. begins, "She wears a long fur coat of mink, even in the summer time"


$1000 - Brian

(29) One of the world's top marketers of business information, its NYSE symbol is DNB


$1000 - Brian

(30) Reasonable, or a payment for travel


Scores at the first commercial break:
Brian: $1,600
Sean: $1,200
Linda: $400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Brian: $6,400
Sean: $4,400
Linda: $800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 9, 2003

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TALKING RELIGION
LITERARY CROSSWORD CLUES "S"
CABLE TV
GAS
FOOD
LODGING
$400 - Sean

(16) (Video of Sarah in Waikiki) Around 1830, these conservative religious workers made hula dancers wear long dresses instead of skirts


$400 - Sean

(21) Gertrude, or her beer mug (5 letters)


$400 - Triple Stumper

(9) "Scorecard Report" & "Peter Jacobsen Plugged In" are seen on the sports channel devoted to this


$400 - Brian

(26) Hank Hill knows it's the most common U.S. residential liquefied petroleum gas


$400 - Brian

(1) An energetic person is full of these, maybe the fava type


(-$400) - Brian

$400 - Sean

(2) If you're looking at a long time in Tempe, try Studio 6, the extended-stay version of this chain


$800 - Linda

(17) St. Augustine's mother was a Christian, but his father was one of these, from the Latin for "country dweller"


(-$800) - Brian

$800 - Linda

(22) It's paired with "sense" (11 letters)


$800 - Sean

(10) One of the most popular shows on the Food Network is "The Essence of" him


$800 - Linda

(27) (Video of Sofia in front of the Goodyear blimp) Having learned from the Hindenburg, modern non-rigid airships use helium in place of this explosive gas


$800 - Sean

(5) Government money that a congressman steers toward his home district


$800 - Brian

(3) What some say the movie "Stagecoach" is, or "the world's largest hotel chain" with more than 4,000 hotels


$1200 - Linda

(18) (Video of Sarah at Westminster Abbey in London) The statues over the west front door are all of these, people who died for their Christian faith


$1200 - Linda

(23) Caldecott medalist Maurice (6 letters)


$1000 - Sean

(11) "The Eulogy" is HBO's email newsletter devoted to this series

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1200 - Linda

(28) Used in WWI, & against Iraq's Kurds, it's named for its smell


$1200 - Brian

(6) To mean a quarrel, vegetarians can use "rhubarb" & carnivores can use this


$1200 - Linda

(4) Spelled the same way as a type of regular payment, it's a small European hotel or boarding house


(-$3000) - Linda

(19) Pedilavium is this ceremony, part of the Maundy Thursday observance

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$1600 - Brian

(24) Miserly Marner (5 letters)


$1600 - Brian

(12) (Video) Hi, I'm Billy Ray Cyrus. In 2001 I began practicing medicine in the Big Apple on this PAX TV drama


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) The atmosphere of Venus, the heaviest of any planet, is mainly this common gas 1.5 times heavier than air


$1600 - Linda

(14) Diana Prince occasionally has to take her hair out of this to become Wonder Woman


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(7) In 1912 King Alfonso inaugurated this -- not his own home, but the Madrid hotel


$2000 - Sean

(20) An Apostle spreads his belief; this word with the same beginning means one who abandons it


(-$2000) - Linda

$2000 - Brian

(25) Hesse-ian Buddhist saga (10 letters)


(-$2000) - Brian

$2000 - Sean

(13) What Sonya Fitzpatrick is, or the Animal Planet series on which she communicates with animals telepathically


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$2000) - Linda

(15) A story or joke that's been repeated often, maybe too often


(-$2000) - Brian

(8) Escoffier was once the chef of this elegant French-named hotel at Fifth Avenue & 61st Street


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Sean: $12,200
Brian: $9,200
Linda: $2,600


Final JEOPARDY!

MOVIE CHARACTERS
On the AFI's 2003 list of favorite movie heroes & villains of all time, this character appears on both lists

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Linda: $2,600 - $0
Brian: $9,200 - $9,199
Sean: $12,200 - $5,801


Final Scores
Sean: $6,399 (2-day total of $17,998)
Linda: $2,600
Brian: $1

Sean: $12,400 (17 right, includes 6 rebounds & 1 DD; 1 wrong)
Brian: $9,200 (19 right, includes 2 rebounds & 1 DD; 8 wrong)
Linda: $5,600 (14 right, includes 2 rebounds; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $27,200

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