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JEOPARDY! Game - October 22, 2003

Contestants

Gina Ash, Artist & administrative assistant from Gainesville, VA
Dick Fernberg, Geologist from Daytona Beach, Florida
Russ Schumacher, Graduate student from Fort Collins, CO (Returning 3-day champ with $47,500)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 22, 2003

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

OPERA
A TOM CRUISE FILM FESTIVAL
BODIES OF WATER
OCCUPATION HAZARDS
PLANT PARENTHOOD
PRESIDENTIAL RHYME TIME
$200 - Russ

(13) Stationed in Seville, Don Jose is bewitched by a gypsy girl in this Bizet opera


$200 - Russ

(11) "I lost the number one draft pick the night before the draft!"


$200 - Dick

(6) In 1975 the United Kingdom began piping oil from this sea to its shores


$200 - Dick

(23) Chafing from chaps, rope burns from lassos & that saddle horn -- watch where you sit if you're one of these


$200 - Russ

(21) Named for the Virgin Mary, these carnivorous little red beetles can help rid your garden of aphids & other insects


$200 - Russ

(1) Ulysses' trousers


$400 - Russ

(17) Like many of his works, this composer's "Tannhauser" is based on Germanic legends


$400 - Dick

(12) "What I wouldn't give for a drop of good old-fashioned Creole blood"


(-$400) - Russ

$400 - Dick

(7) The St. Mary's River connects Lake Superior to this second-largest Great Lake


$400 - Russ

(24) If this is is you're job you'd be fired if this clue go t by you uncorected


$400 - Gina

(22) (Video of Jimmy with a glass tank filled with soil & plants) Any glass or plastic container can be used to build one of these self-contained indoor gardens


$400 - Dick

(2) Arthur's school terms


$2500 - Russ

(18) Mozart opera in which the Count tries to thwart & postpone his valet's wedding

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2500


$600 - Russ

(14) "I am a Vietnam veteran! I fought for my country!"


$600 - Dick

(8) 12,500 ' above sea level, this South American lake bordering Bolivia & Peru is the world's highest navigable lake


$600 - Russ

(25) In this job aiding a medical professional, Angie might get a finger nipped by little Billy while x-raying his molar


$600 - Gina

(28) Juniper & Maple are good trees to use in this cultivating art whose name means "plant in a tray" in Japanese


$600 - Dick

(3) Zachary's wardens


$800 - Triple Stumper

(19) Musetta has her very own waltz in Act II of this Puccini opera


$800 - Russ

(15) "I'm gonna let you in on a little secret, Ray. K-Mart sucks."


$800 - Russ

(9) At Khartoum, Sudan these colorful branches meet to form the Nile River


(-$800) - Gina

(26) He has to listen to his wheels going round, round, round all day & may get a paper cut from a transfer


$800 - Russ

(29) (Video of Sarah with a plant) A must for any gardener, a soil testing kit is used to take a reading of this level, a measure of acidity


$800 - Russ

(4) James' egg parts


$1000 - Russ

(20) At 35 he decided for the first time to sit right down & write himself an opera; he produced "Fidelio"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(16) "They're dead ... my team is dead ... they knew we were coming"


$1000 - Russ

(10) After a 1,750-mile trip from Germany, this river breaks into 3 branches in Romania before emptying into the Black Sea


$1000 - Gina

(27) If this is your job you might get brine in your eye after dropping the cucumber in the barrel


$1000 - Russ

(30) The 3 elements most commonly found in garden fertilizers are phosphorous, potassium & this element


$1000 - Russ

(5) Tyler's conducting sticks


Scores at the first commercial break:
Russ: $5,200
Dick: $2,600
Gina: $0

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Russ: $12,100
Dick: $2,800
Gina: $1,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 22, 2003

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THE ROYALS
THE TIGERS
THE GIANTS
THE REDS
THE "A"s
BASEBALL HISTORY
$400 - Gina

(11) She was the Virgin Queen or Good Queen Bess


$400 - Dick

(15) Founded by Claire Chennault, these aviators shot down hundreds of Japanese planes during World War II


$400 - Dick

(19) 1 Samuel 17 informs us that the Philistine city of Gath was the home of this giant


$400 - Dick

(24) This man's most avid supporters during the Cultural Revolution were students mobilized as "Red Guards"


$400 - Russ

(1) Winston Churchill said that this weapon "brought peace, but man alone can keep that peace"


$400 - Dick

(6) In a June 19, 1846 game, J.W. Davis of the N.Y. Nine was fined 6 cents for swearing at this person


$800 - Russ

(12) Louis VI of France was known as this; as a child he must have shopped in Le Husky department


$800 - Gina

(16) Now endangered, this largest variety of tiger bears the name of a large Russian region


$800 - Dick

(20) In Lilliput he's a giant


$800 - Dick

(25) In the Catholic Church, they wear the red hats


$800 - Russ

(2) Some scientists believe the dinosaurs died out when one of these interstellar objects struck the earth


$800 - Russ

(7) To injure opposing players, Ty Cobb was said to sharpen these


$1200 - Gina

(13) Russia's first ruler with this name was called Kalita, meaning "Moneybags"; not so terrible


(-$1200) - Dick

(17) Genus Sphyraena, this long, thin predatory fish with protruding jaws & teeth is known as the "tiger of the sea"


$1200 - Gina

(21) Jett Rink, a poor ranch hand, becomes an oil millionaire in her novel "Giant"


$1200 - Dick

(26) (Video) It's the world famous colorful area seen here in the 1950s


$1200 - Russ

(3) Whether for a sorcerer or a craft guild, one serves time as one of these before becoming a journeyman


$1200 - Dick

(8) Topps' 1952 series No. 311 was this player's first card & is a Holy Grail among collectors


(-$400) - Gina

(14) Charles Edward Stuart could have worn a T.Y.P necklace for "The Young Pretender" or a B.P.C. one for this nickname

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $400


(-$1600) - Gina

(18) One of this man's most famous poems begins, "Tyger! Tyger! Burning bright, in the forests of the night"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(22) "Giants in the Earth" is Ole Rolvaag's novel about immigrants from this country adjusting to life on the prairie


$1600 - Russ

(27) About 1,200 miles long, it has a maximum depth of almost 10,000 feet


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(4) This "Khan" is the spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Muslims


$1600 - Russ

(9) 2 of the 5 cities that had both National & American League teams in 1903


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(29) This first king of Poland was alliteratively nicknamed "The Brave"


(-$500) - Gina

(23) The autobiography written by this Nepalese was titled "Tiger of the Snows"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $500


$2000 - Russ

(30) Odysseus incurs the wrath of Poseidon by blinding this giant Cyclops


(-$2000) - Gina

(28) The flag of this U.K. division features an impressive red dragon with a forked tongue & tail


$2000 - Russ

(5) In 1841 ex-President John Quincy Adams represented the mutineers of this ship before the Supreme Court


(-$2000) - Russ

(-$2000) - Dick

(10) During his 22-year career he walked a then-record 2,056 times


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Russ: $21,300 (Lock game)
Dick: $5,200
Gina: $300


Final JEOPARDY!

20th CENTURY NOTABLES
Einstein said of him, "Generations to come will scarcely believe" one such as he "walked the Earth in flesh & blood"

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Gina: $300 - $0
Dick: $5,200 - $4,321
Russ: $21,300 - $4,000


Final Scores
Russ: $17,300 (4-day total of $64,800)
Dick: $879
Gina: $300

Russ: $19,400 (26 right, includes 1 DD; 2 wrong)
Dick: $5,200 (15 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Gina: $1,200 (7 right; 5 wrong, includes 2 DDs)
Total: $25,800

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