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JEOPARDY! Game - October 28, 2003

Contestants

Gary Conley, Controller from Reynoldsburg, OH
Sara Uehlein, Law librarian from Alexandria, VA
John Lindquist, Attorney from Marietta, GA (Returning 1-day champ with $17,200)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 28, 2003

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

THE LARGEST IN AREA
RHYTHM & BOOZE
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
DEM BONES
GLOBAL KITCHEN
"E"ASY DOES IT
$200 - Gary

(1) South Africa, Sudan, Somalia


$200 - Sara

(6) His beach bum anthem "Margaritaville" made its Top 40 debut in 1977


$200 - John

(11) To convert this scale into Kelvin, just add 273.15


$200 - Sara

(24) The largest & strongest of these bones that make up the spine are labeled L1 to L5


$200 - Gary

(21) Shrimp cooked with garlic, butter & lemon are known by this Italian term


$200 - John

(16) One of the 2 official languages of the Pacific island kingdom of Tonga


$400 - John

(2) Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh


$400 - John

(7) This 1958 hit by The Champs with a liquor as its title has been covered by numerous artists


$400 - John

(12) A champagne bottle holding 20 bottles worth, or a Biblical King of Babylonia


$400 - John

(27) Its name is from the Latin for "upper arm"; what could be funnier?


$400 - John

(22) Ivory-colored shoots of this plant of the Genus Arundinaria are often used as a complement in Asian cooking


$400 - John

(17) The obelisk in St. Peter's Square was brought to Rome by Caligula from Heliopolis in this country


$600 - John

(3) Australia, Brazil, China


(-$600) - Sara

(-$600) - John

(8) "Don't Come Home A Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)" is a classic song by this First Lady of Country Music


$600 - John

(13) (Video) Unit of resistance symbolized here


$600 - Sara

(28) You have 2 of these long, slender, curved bones -- one to support each shoulder


$600 - Triple Stumper

(23) "No dinner without bread" goes a Russian saying & usually it is bread made from this grain,
secale cereale


$600 - Sara

(18) The birthstone for the month of May


$800 - John

(4) Fiji, Iceland, Madagascar


$800 - Gary

(9) This country legend recorded the hits "Fifteen Beers" & "Take This Job and Shove It"


(-$800) - John

(14) In ancient Rome a pace was 5 feet long, so if you walked mille passus you went this many feet

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $800


(-$800) - John

(29) Your knee is the joint where these 2 bones meet the patella


$800 - John

(25) The crust of this traditional English "pie" is made with mashed potatoes


$800 - Sara

(19) (Video) Despite an investment of over $250 million, this car model seen here did not sell well in the United States


$1000 - John

(5) Argentina, Ecuador, Peru


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(10) Willie Nelson often begins his live shows with his 1979 hit about this alcoholic "River"


(-$1000) - Sara

(-$1000) - Gary

(15) In typography one of these is equivalent to 12 points


(-$1000) - John

(30) It's the medical term for the shoulder blade


$1000 - Gary

(26) Rice & ground meat wrapped in these leaves make up Dolma, a traditional Greek dish


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(20) Her biography is subtitled "From Sharecropper's Daughter to Surgeon General"


Scores at the first commercial break:
John: $3,000
Gary: $0
Sara: -$1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
John: $3,400
Gary: $1,200
Sara: $800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 28, 2003

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SHOW ME THE WAY
A BRAND NEW DAY
SHADES OF GRAY
WHAT DID YOU SAY?
I'M HERE TO PLAY
COME WHAT MAY
$400 - John

(1) His father Nicolo & Uncle Maffeo took him on their second trip to China, not their first


$400 - Gary

(6) This computer brand founded in 1982 used a "Q" in its name so that it could be trademarked


$400 - Sara

(11) Start with "a clean" one of these & it's still gray


$400 - John

(16) Referring to Wilson's 14 points, Georges Clemenceau said, "The good Lord had only" this many


$400 - Sara

(26) On "Frasier" Martin once had to pretend he was gay on this romantic holiday


$400 - John

(21) On May 31, 1938 viewers saw what may have been TV's first game show when the BBC broadcast this type of "bee"


$800 - Sara

(2) Like his father Thorvald, who was banished from Norway, he was banished from Iceland around 980


$800 - John

(7) Looking for something Mattel could make for boys, Elliot Handler came up with this die-cast car line


(-$800) - John

(12) This fireplace residue gave its name to a fairy tale stepsister & to a shade of gray


(-$800) - Sara

$800 - John

(17) 19th century author who wrote, "They have their Hamlets, but we have our Karamazovs!"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(27) It's high hijinks on the high seas in this 2003 film as Cuba Gooding , Jr. pretends to be gay


$800 - Sara

(22) This auto race dates back to May 30, 1911


(-$1200) - Sara

$1200 - Gary

(3) In his 1938 book "Alone" he describes the 5 months he spent alone near the South Pole


$600 - John

(8) The name of these tortilla chips is roughly Spanish for "little bits of gold"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $600


$1200 - John

(13) GM is associated with this Michigan city that some find a striking shade of gray


$1200 - John

(18) In "Solitude" Ella Wheeler Wilcox followed this line with "Weep, and you weep alone"


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$1200) - Sara

(23) In May 2002 this paper put up on e-Bay some of its "Dot Heads", the portraits it uses on its front page


(-$1600) - Gary

(4) After Britain took his ship The Half Moon, he should have quit; but no, he got The Discovery & sailed off to his death


(-$1600) - Sara

$1600 - Gary

(9) Dow's VC plastic wrap was renamed this after a tree in India because it was short & had no negative connotations


$1600 - Sara

(14) Birds that come up on the Random House word menu's list of grays include the pelican & this "peaceful" one


$1600 - Gary

(19) Sir James Dewar is quoted, "Minds are like" these safety devices; "they only function when they are open"


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Gary

(24) In May 1991 Fidel Castro removed his troops from this country


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) In 1884 the U.S. sent Robert Peary to survey a route for a canal through this country, not Panama


(-$2000) - Sara

(-$2000) - John

(10) As its sugar cubes resembled certain game pieces, the American Sugar Refining Company named its product this


$2000 - John

(15) From the Latin talpa, "mole," comes this shade of gray


$2000 - Gary

(20) This poet wrote "One's-Self I Sing", I Hear America Singing" & "I Celebrate Myself, and Sing Myself"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$2000) - Sara

(25) A female suicide bomber assassinated this candidate for Prime Minister of India May 21, 1991


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
John: $8,400
Gary: $8,000
Sara: -$4,000


Final JEOPARDY!

LEGENDARY RULERS
He's been written about by Aneirin in "The Gododdin" around 600 A.D. & by Fay Sampson in the "Daughter of Tintagel" series

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Gary: $8,000 + $7,900
John: $8,400 + $7,601


Final Scores
John: $16,001 (2-day total of $33,201)
Gary: $15,900

John: $9,800 (22 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 6 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Gary: $8,000 (10 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Sara: -$4,000 (10 right; 8 wrong)
Total: $13,800

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