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JEOPARDY! Game - October 20, 2003

Contestants

Kevin Lamp, Museum exhibit designer from Philadelphia, PA
Lynne Bruschetti, High school English teacher from Peachtree City, GA
Russ Schumacher, Graduate student from Fort Collins, CO (Returning 1-day champ with $7,199)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 20, 2003

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

THE GOODYEAR BLIMP
TOP 40 DEBUTS
A "LITTLE" LIT
AUSTIN SPACE
19th CENTURY AMERICA
BEFORE & AFTER
$200 - Lynne

(26) (Video of Sofia) I'm in California, aboard the Spirit of America. Her sister blimp, the Spirit of Goodyear, is based near this rubber capital


$200 - Russ

(9) 1985: Sade with this "smooth" song


$200 - Lynne

(1) Chapter 9 of this novel is entitled "Meg Goes to Vanity Fair"


$200 - Russ

(15) Crowds of 30,000 are the rule for commencement at this Austin school


$200 - Kevin

(12) On May 1, 1873 the first postcards at this postage rate were issued


$200 - Russ

(6) 1995 film in which actor Beau's brother has a love affair in Iowa with Meryl Streep


$400 - Kevin

(27) Air-filled ballonets control how much this gas is allowed to expand in the envelope


$400 - Lynne

(22) 1966: This TV band with "Last Train to Clarksville"


$400 - Russ

(2) The Charles Ingalls family moves to the Great Plains area in this 1935 novel


$400 - Russ

(18) A statue of this reptile movie terror stands about 8 feet tall on top of Austin's Mangia Pizza on Guadalupe Street


$400 - Triple Stumper

(13) In 1825 the Marquis de Lafayette laid the cornerstone for a monument to this battle


$400 - Lynne

(7) Perhaps Salome danced to "Crocodile Rock" when demanding the head of this singer & voice in the wilderness


$600 - Russ

(28) (Video of Sofia in front of the Goodyear blimp) The blimp captain controls the elevators, the horizontal fins, and these steering devices, the vertical fins


$600 - Russ

(23) 1995: This "band" with "What Would You Say"


$600 - Russ

(3) This pal of Robin Hood stood out in a crowd: he was at least 7 feet tall


$600 - Kevin

(19) A statue commemorating these lawmen stands in front of the state capitol in Austin


(-$600) - Russ

(-$600) - Lynne

(14) Name of the ship that James Lawrence urged his men, "Don't give up", it was also paired in a railroad with Ohio


$600 - Triple Stumper

(8) Mr. Romano's sitcom featuring the hard-boiled writer of "The Big Sleep"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(29) (Video of an old airship) A winter visitor to Florida, or a Goodyear airship that stayed aloft for 11 days, going from Massachusetts to Florida via Africa


$800 - Russ

(24) 1999: Christina Aguilera with this song that rubbed listeners the right way


$800 - Kevin

(4) The mousy hero of this E.B. White book leaves home to search for the bird who's his dearest friend


$800 - Russ

(20) Built in 1856 & now home to Rick Perry, it's located at 1010 Colorado Street in Austin


$1000 - Russ

(16) In 1863 he patented his popular folding upper berth

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Triple Stumper

(10) Star of TV's "The Dead Zone" who checks students' passes if they're en route to the loo during classtime


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video of Sofia) The Goodyear blimp's skin isn't made with natural rubber, but this synthetic rubber made from chloroprene


$1000 - Russ

(25) 1983: This heavy metal group with "Cum on Feel the Noize"


$1000 - Lynne

(5) Regina Giddens is the vixenish lead character of this 1939 Lillian Hellman play


$1000 - Russ

(21) A museum in Austin is dedicated to this "Gift of the Magi" author who lived in the city for many years


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(17) (Video) 1889 event that caused the damage seen here


$1000 - Kevin

(11) Hong Kong action star of "The Replacement Killers" who's the English name for the day before Lent


Scores at the first commercial break:
Kevin: $2,000
Russ: $1,000
Lynne: $1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Russ: $7,200
Kevin: $3,000
Lynne: $1,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 20, 2003

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SCIENCE & NATURE
TV GUIDE: 1953
BORDERS
LAWYERING
MUSIC MEN
"BEFORE" & "AFTER"
$400 - Russ

(6) One of the smallest of these "white" diminutive stars is Van Maanen's Star at 7,800 miles in diameter


$400 - Russ

(16) This international newsmaker was on the cover of the May 29 issue in all her crowning glory


$400 - Russ

(17) Just across the Mexican border, Tijuana is the cuate, or twin, of this U.S. city


(-$400) - Russ

$400 - Kevin

(26) Hearsay & leading the witness are grounds for this during testimony


$400 - Lynne

(11) When Lorenz Hart declined to work on the show that became "Oklahoma!", Richard Rodgers partnered with him


$400 - Russ

(1) A small earthquake or tremor that occurs following a major one


$800 - Russ

(7) Crickets "hear" via highly sensitive membranes on these body parts


$800 - Lynne

(22) Was he on the cover of the July 24 issue? "You Bet Your Life" he was


$800 - Russ

(18) Go up the north face of Mount Everest & down the south face & you'll cross from Tibet into this country


$800 - Russ

(27) Personal injury lawyers may work on this type of fee, a percentage of the money awarded


$800 - Russ

(12) "Rhapsody in Blue", a piece by this composer, was used as the title of a 1945 movie biography of him


$800 - Russ

(2) Tim Burton's spooky stop-motion animated feature from 1993


$1200 - Russ

(8) In 1857 this French chemist's theory of fermentation was first presented in a paper "On Lactic Fermentation"


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(23) Just the facts, Ma'am: he missed being on the first cover by 1 week & was back the end of the year on the Dec. 11 cover


(-$1200) - Lynne

$1200 - Kevin

(19) The problem with the Maginot Line was it covered France's border with Germany, but not with this country


$1000 - Russ

(28) If you fill out lots of EOIR-40s, applications for suspension of deportation, this area of law is your specialty

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(13) He wrote the words & music to "I Happen to Like New York" & "I Love Paris"


$1200 - Kevin

(3) Antebellum


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(9) This whale, whose name is from Russian for "white", is born grey or brown; it turns a milky white by age 5


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(24) An investigative report in the November 6 issue looked into why this man "fired Julius La Rosa"


$1600 - Russ

(20) Argentina's border with this country is 3,200 miles long, about the same as its coastline


$1600 - Russ

(29) Some firms require lawyers to amass a minimum weekly number, like 40, of these, for which a client can be charged


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(14) He collaborated with Yip Harburg on "Lydia, the Tattoed Lady" & "Over the Rainbow"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(4) 1840 Richard Henry Dana memoir that became one of the most popular tales of life at sea


$2000 - Russ

(10) Seed plants are divided into 2 main groups: angiosperms & these, which include the conifers


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) The cover story on this actor was subtitled "Man and Superman"


$3000 - Russ

(21) A monument at Pervouralsk in the Ural Mountains marks this geographic border

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Lynne

(15) This "Moon River" lyricist has been called "The Sentimental Gentleman from Georgia"


$2000 - Russ

(5) It's the title of the 1894 prelude heard here


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Russ: $24,800 (Lock game)
Kevin: $5,800
Lynne: $3,600


Final JEOPARDY!

ACTORS & HISTORICAL ROLES
In the 2002 film "Frida", Geoffrey Rush portrayed this European firebrand during his final days

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Lynne: $3,600 - $3,599
Kevin: $5,800 - $2,000
Russ: $24,800 -$2,500


Final Scores
Russ: $22,300 (2-day total of $29,499)
Kevin: $3,800
Lynne: $1

Russ: $23,800 (29 right, includes 3 DDs; 2 wrong)
Kevin: $5,800 (8 right, includes 2 rebounds; 0 wrong)
Lynne: $3,600 (8 right; 2 wrong)
Total: $33,200

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