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JEOPARDY! Game - October 15, 2003

Contestants

Chris Fite, Elementary school teacher from San Diego, CA
Dana Maher, Pianist from Tulsa, OK
Sean Ryan, Taxi driver, bartender & student from State College, PA (Returning 5-day champ with $105,798)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 15, 2003

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

AMERICAN HISTORY
FAMILY GROUPS
100
TOUGH JOBS
SCIENCE BRIEFS
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
$200 - Dana

(26) On February 15, 1898 the U.S. Battleship Maine blew up in this Cuban capital's harbor


$200 - Dana

(1) This duo had hits in the '60s with "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" & "Unchained Melody"


$200 - Sean

(3) The 2003 TV special "100 Years of Hope and Humor" celebrated this entertainer's first 100 years


$200 - Sean

(11) To write the book "Newjack", Ted Conover spent a year in this job at Sing Sing


$200 - Sean

(16) The primary colors are red, yellow & this


(-$200) - Sean

(21) A chunky flying mammal


$400 - Dana

(27) This "King of the Wild Frontier" once claimed to have killed 105 bears during a few months in 1825


$400 - Chris

(2) Siblings Debra, Joni, Kim & Kathy make up this group that sang the aptly titled "We Are Family"


(-$400) - Dana

(7) In Europe, 1 Euro is made up of 100 these; feels like home


$400 - Sean

(12) People who don't want their day in court can have problems with these people, AKA bail enforcement agents


$400 - Sean

(17) Traveling 1 Astronomical Unit from the sun, you should just reach this planet


$400 - Sean

(22) A life preserver for a nanny or a billy


$600 - Sean

(28) The "War on" this, approved by Congress in August of 1964, included VISTA, Volunteers In Service To America


$600 - Sean

(4) This group made its Top 40 debut with "California Dreamin'"


(-$600) - Sean

$600 - Chris

(8) Of 93 years, 116 years, or 131 years, the actual length of the Hundred Years' War


(-$600) - Sean

$600 - Dana

(13) A 2002 study found this job, perhaps on the Dogger Bank, is Britain's riskiest profession


$600 - Sean

(18) It's the international name for the centigrade scale


$600 - Chris

(23) Carriage for a cucaracha


$800 - Sean

(29) What's known as the second of these programs began with FDR's January 4, 1935 message to Congress


$800 - Sean

(5) In the mid-'60s Frank Zappa's record label made him lengthen the name of his band to this (perhaps out of necessity)


$800 - Sean

(9) On March 2, 1962 this NBA superstar scored 100 points in one game


$800 - Dana

(14) (Video of Cheryl in Oklahoma City, OK) From his coarse appearance, it's a term for a person who works in an oil rig, other than the driller


$800 - Sean

(19) In 1909 Soren Sorensen came up with this scale to measure acidity


$800 - Sean

(24) River horses' trademark cigarette lighters


$1000 - Chris

(30) John Smith was among the early members on the Council of Seven that governed this Virginia colony


$1000 - Sean

(6) Kid Rock's DJ, he went solo with the song heard here (mp3 download)


(-$1000) - Sean

$1000 - Chris

(10) This state gave us Senators 99 & 100


$1000 - Sean

(15) 2 assistants left Jayde Hanson, this type of circus performer, who admits, "My concentration wavers"


$1000 - Sean

(20) This element's name is from the Latin for "charcoal"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Sean

(25) A sudden quick thrust to grab a porous marine invertebrate


Scores at the first commercial break:
Sean: $2,800
Chris: $2,000
Dana: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Sean: $9,200
Chris: $3,600
Dana: $1,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 15, 2003

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BOOKS & AUTHORS
AWARDS
WHERE YA FROM, SENATOR?
UTAH
ME TARZAN
THE "L" YOU ARE!
$400 - Dana

(4) This book by Virginia Woolf inspired Michael Cunningham's novel "The Hours"


$400 - Sean

(9) In 1975 Jack Nicholson & Gena Rowlands won Golden Globes & amateur boxer Aaron Pryor won these


$400 - Dana

(18) Feinstein & Boxer


$400 - Triple Stumper

(26) In August in Salt Lake City there's a festival for this mideastern dance (& you thought Utahans were a staid bunch)


$400 - Dana

(16) At an April 2003 auction, a loincloth worn by this screen Tarzan didn't meet its reserve, so it wasn't sold


$400 - Dana

(1) It's equal to 1.057 quarts


$800 - Triple Stumper

(5) The first line of this Philip Roth novella is "The first time I saw Brenda she asked me to hold her glasses"


(-$800) - Sean

(10) Britain's 200-year-old Rumford Medal is given for discoveries about heat or this form of energy


$800 - Chris

(19) Kyl & McCain


(-$800) - Dana

(27) Directional corner of Utah that's home to 1/4 of the Four Corners monument


$800 - Chris

(17) MGM rejected this Olympic swimmer for the role in 1931; in 1933 he played it for another film company


$800 - Sean

(2) (Video) Hi, I'm Hal Sparks. In the Women's National Basketball Association, the Sparks play their home games in this city


$1200 - Sean

(6) In 2003 Spenser & Hawk returned in a novel called "Back Story" by this author


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(11) (Video) The award seen here, named for a man killed on the job, is given for this type of work


$1200 - Sean

(20) Edwards & Dole


(-$5000) - Dana

(28) (Video) This Mormon left his name on the Utah canyon seen here, which he described as "a hell of a place to lose a cow"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $5000


$1200 - Chris

(23) In a 1981 film Miles O'Keefe was Tarzan to this lady's Jane


$1200 - Chris

(3) This family of archaeologists has made many important fossil discoveries in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(7) This 2002 novel by Yann Martel tells the story of 16-year-old Pi Patel, who survives a shipwreck


$1600 - Sean

(12) In 2003 engineering's prestigious Draper Prize went to the co-inventors of this 24-satellite system


(-$1600) - Sean

$1600 - Chris

(21) Cornyn & Hutchison


$1600 - Dana

(30) To demonstrate the acoustics in this Salt Lake City building, tour guides will drop a pin


$1600 - Dana

(24) We guess that starring as Tarzan in 1984's "Greystoke" made him a Highlander ape man


$1600 - Sean

(14) (Video of Sofia at the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, KY) The Kentucky Derby is run on a track made of this -- a mixture of sand, silt and clay


$2000 - Chris

(8) His "Myth of Sisyphus" outlined his theory of the absurd


$1000 - Sean

(13) Thomas Mann won the prize named for this German author in 1949, his bicentennial

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(22) Hagel & Nelson


$2000 - Dana

(29) In the 1870s silver brought folks in droves to this city; now it's the silver screen that's the draw each January


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) This TV "Pretender" was the voice of "Disney's Tarzan" on TV


$2000 - Dana

(15) Woe is me! This book follows Jeremiah in the Bible


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Sean: $14,600
Chris: $11,200
Dana: $4,800


Final JEOPARDY!

OPERA SETTINGS
Verdi's Nabucco, who's also known by a longer form of his name, is the king of this ancient place

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Dana: $4,800 + $4,800
Chris: $11,200 + $1,599
Sean: $14,600 + $3,399


Final Scores
Sean: $17,999 (6-day total of $123,797)
Chris: $12,799
Dana: $9,600

Sean: $15,600 (25 right, includes 2 DDs; 6 wrong)
Chris: $11,200 (11 right, includes 3 rebounds; 0 wrong)
Dana: $9,800 (13 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $36,600

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