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JEOPARDY! Game - October 10, 2003

Contestants

Melanie Cruanes, Clerk from El Dorado, AR
Steve Altes, Writer from Burbank, CA
Sean Ryan,Taxi driver, bartender & student from State College, PA (Returning 2-day champ with $17,998)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 10, 2003

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

SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES
WOMEN IN MUSIC
WELL EQUIPPED
ARTISTS
STUPID ANSWERS
I FEEL LIKE SUCH AN IDIOM!
$200 - Sean

(4) A new industry in Europe began in 1747 when Andreas Marggraf discovered this in beets


$200 - Sean

(14) Barbra Streisand sings "Some Day My Prince Will Come" on the 2001 deluxe DVD edition of this Disney classic


$200 - Steve

(10) Cars come with standard equipment, but you can add on these, from the Latin for "choice"


$200 - Steve

(24) This Spanish surrealist once broke the window of a 5th Avenue gallery after it had rearranged a display of his art


$200 - Steve

(1) The scientific name of this Andean animal is Lama Glama


(-$200) - Steve

(7) Meaning "to quiet down", it derives from the practice of stuffing a stocking into a gramophone to control volume


$400 - Melanie

(13) In 1835 Jan Purkinje noted animal tissues, like plant tissues, are made from these


$400 - Sean

(15) This superstar who was raised in Hawaii was named for the star of "Now, Voyager" & "All About Eve"


$400 - Melanie

(16) This piece of equipment was first worn by a future Admiral playing in the 1893 Army-Navy game


$400 - Steve

(27) While living in Parma, Italy this American Impressionist began painting babies, later her trademark


$400 - Sean

(2) It's the third-largest city in Kansas


$400 - Melanie

(8) (Video of Cheryl next to a blackboard) It's the 2-word term for this arboreal representation


$600 - Sean

(18) In 1834 one of the projects this German had on the back burner was finding an antidote for arsenic poisoning


$600 - Sean

(21) Injured in a 1990 bus accident, in 1997 she donated $250,000 to the Miami Project to cure paralysis


$600 - Steve

(17) Corers, ballers, griddles & mousse rings are equipment used by these professionals


(-$600) - Melanie

(-$600) - Sean

(28) His painting "View of Toldeo" is also called "Toledo in a Storm"


$600 - Steve

(3) This Rockabilly trio had a 1983 hit with "Stray Cat Strut"


$600 - Melanie

(9) On April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth must have taken literally this 3-word actors' phrase meaning "Good luck"


$800 - Sean

(19) Elso Barghoorn found the remains of these acids in 3-billion-year-old rocks, exhibiting proof of very early life


$800 - Sean

(22) In 1995 she and country star George Jones reunited for an album called "One"


$800 - Sean

(25) Among the equipment in a well-stocked lab is this piece you grow your mold in


$1000 - Steve

(29) In July 1954 her coffin was draped with a hammer & sickle flag while lying in state in Mexico's Palace of Fine Arts

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Sean

(5) Composer Benjamin Britten was born November 22, 1913 at Lowestoft on this island


(-$800) - Steve

$800 - Melanie

(11) An enthusiastic hard worker is described as one of these zealous rodents


$1000 - Steve

(20) In 1986, Willams & Dubner, with too much time on their hands, found that a number formed by 1,031 ones in a row was this


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(23) She's the songwriter extraordinaire of the hits "How Do I Live" & "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"


$1000 - Sean

(26) Hidden cameras, bugs & PC taps are classified as this type of equipment, from the French for "to watch over"


(-$1000) - Sean

(30) A Lord Byron poem inspired this great French Romantic painter's "The Death of Sardanapalus"


(-$1000) - Melanie

(6) (Video of Sofia aboard the Goodyear blimp) It's a majestic sight as the water breaks over this barrier located below us


$1000 - Steve

(12) To "machine gun the zephyr" is a literal way of saying this phrase meaning to chat aimlessly


Scores at the first commercial break:
Sean: $2,000
Steve: $1,000
Melanie: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Sean: $5,000
Steve: $4,200
Melanie: $1,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 10, 2003

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U.S. GEOGRAPHY
REEL LIFE QUOTES
INTERIORS
HEY, VERNE!
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
BAG "DAD"
$400 - Sean

(6) The West Point Military Reservation includes Constitution Island, which lies in this river


(-$400) - Melanie

$400 - Steve

(9) 1977: "I suggest a new strategy, R2: let the Wookie win"


$400 - Sean

(26) Real-Fyre, a brand of these for your faux fireplace, features realistic knotholes & peeled bark


$400 - Sean

(16) Phileas Fogg's journey in this Jules Verne novel begins & ends at The Reform, a real club still going on Pall Mall


$400 - Sean

(21) Article 25 of the League Covenant called for the establishment of chapters of this relief group by all members


$400 - Steve

(1) This candy that comes in a yellow wrapper is a milk caramel pop


$800 - Sean

(7) The dome of the capitol building in this city 100 miles west of Philadelphia is a copy of St. Peter's in Rome


$800 - Steve

(10) 1974: "I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart."


$800 - Sean

(27) (Video) Hi, I'm Paige Davis, host of TLC's "Trading Spaces." Use a kind of map called a bagua to get your space in balance according to this system


$800 - Steve

(17) A giant sea monster turns out to be a submarine in this 1870 Verne tale


$800 - Sean

(22) One of this man's "14 Points" led to the establishment of the League of Nations


$800 - Melanie

(2) You can also call 'em crayfish


$1200 - Steve

(8) Virginia's longest river, it provides abundant waterpower for the state's industries


$1200 - Sean

(11) 2000: "I may die tonight in this cell or in the arena tomorrow. I am a slave"


$1200 - Steve

(28) This suite at the Regent Beverly Wilshire boasts 3 sitting rooms, a dining room & sunken marble tubs


$1200 - Sean

(18) A German professor of geology makes a subterranean expedition in this 1864 classic by Jules Verne


$1200 - Sean

(23) For attacking Finland in 1939, this country was expelled from the League in December of that year


$1200 - Sean

(3) A thingamabob or trinket


(-$1600) - Steve

$1600 - Sean

(14) This state's highest point is Mount Frissell; its lowest point is at sea level on Long Island Sound


$2000 - Sean

(12) 1974: "Pardon me, boy, is this the Transylvania Station?"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


(-$1600) - Sean

$1600 - Steve

(29) (Video) Ornothological term for the item seen here


$1600 - Steve

(19) The title place of this 1874 novel is an uncharted locale in the south Pacific


$5000 - Sean

(24) This Emperor pleaded for help but the League did nothing to stop Italy's 1935 invasion of his country

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $5000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(4) "To run away hurriedly", Random House says it's from the Scots for "to scatter"


$2000 - Sean

(15) A statue of Hiawatha & this wife stands atop the waterfall named for her


$2000 - Sean

(13) 1970: "There's only 1 proper way for a professional soldier to die: the last bullet of the last batttle of the last war"


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) A knot or lump on a tree, or the wood cut from it, used as veneer in Jaguar interiors


$2000 - Steve

(20) This 1865 novel is about some U.S. Civil War vets who decide to create a cannon to shoot a "space-bullet" from Florida


$2000 - Sean

(25) From 1919 to 1939 this Polish port was a free city under the supervision of the League of Nations


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) This island off Venezuela is famous for its Pitch Lake


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Sean: $26,800 (Lock game)
Steve: $12,600
Melanie: $1,400


Final JEOPARDY!

PEOPLE IN HISTORY
The spear that killed him in 1779 sold at auction in 2003 for over $400,000

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Melanie: $1,400 - $1,000
Steve: $12,600 - $12,600
Sean: $26,800 + $0


Final Scores
Sean: $26,800 (3-day total of $44,798)
Melanie: $400
Steve: $0

Sean: $23,000 (28 right, includes 2 DDs & 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Steve: $12,400 (18 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Melanie: $1,400 (6 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Total: $36,800

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