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JEOPARDY! Game - October 31, 2003

Contestants

Gina Makarski, Stay-at-home mom from Arlington Heights, IL
Christopher Eaton, Freelance writer from Chicago, IL
Alicen Nadal, Office manager from Richmond Hill, NY (Returning 1-day champ with $8,801)

JEOPARDY! Round - October 31, 2003

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

ROCKS & MINERALS
TV TRANSPORTATION
REMEMBER THE ALAMO?
CARD GAME NAMES
GHOSTS
"BOO"!
$200 - Alicen

(21) Michelangelo used this statuary rock from Carrara, Italy for many of his works


$200 - Gina

(1) TV's Thomas Magnum, played by this man, was piloted around the islands by his buddy T.C.


$200 - Alicen

(26) (Video of Jimmy at the Alamo in San Antonio, TX) Born in Tennessee in 1786, he served as a U.S. Congressman before dying at the Alamo in 1836


$200 - Gina

(16) A conflict, as in 1812


$200 - Gina

(6) Legend says that a mummy case with a curse on it once haunted this great London museum on Great Russell Street


$200 - Gina

(8) Used for hunting & sport, you might say this Aborigine weapon gives you a good return for your money


$400 - Gina

(22) This "snake-like" mineral is used as an ornamental stone called verd antique


$400 - Christopher

(2) Loaded with gadgets, The Wanderer was Robert Conrad & Ross Martin's private train on this show


$400 - Alicen

(27) In the 1960 film "The Alamo", this movie star delivers the line, "Republic. I like the sound of the word"


$400 - Christopher

(17) A metal rod used to stir a fire


(-$400) - Gina

$400 - Alicen

(7) (Video of Sofia
at the
Seelbach Hilton
in Louisville, KY)

The hotel is haunted by a lady in blue, who's been seen walking into one of these, even though the doors weren't open


$400 - Alicen

(12) It's given in fun to the last place finisher in a game or race


(-$600) - Christopher

(23) Quebec produces much of the world's supply of this heat-resistant mineral now banned in most U.S. products


$600 - Christopher

(3) (Video) The 2 men seen here spent a lot of time driving L.A.'s streets on this show


$600 - Christopher

(28) (Video of Jimmy at the Alamo in San Antonio, TX) This General brought his army on an arduous march through Mexico to reach the Alamo


$600 - Gina

(18) The legal drinking age in every U.S. state


(-$600) - Christopher

$600 - Gina

(9) Once prosperous, St. Elmo is one of the best-preserved (& some say, most haunted) of these places in Colorado


$600 - Gina

(13) The entire lot or collection is like the "whole kit &" this


$800 - Alicen

(24) The "lead" in pencils is actually a mixture of clay & this mineral


$800 - Alicen

(4) '60s sitcom in which Jerry Van Dyke heard his late parent's voice coming from a 1928 automobile


$3000 - Christopher

(29) Now a historic monument, the Alamo was once used as a mission by this religious order that built it around 1722

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$800 - Gina

(19) Beefeater or Tanqueray, for instance


$800 - Alicen

(10) The original "Ghosts of Williamsburg" candlelight tour is spooky good fun in this state


$800 - Christopher

(14) Sacred & forbidden, or a game from Milton Bradley


$1000 - Christopher

(25) Because of deposits nearby, this chief ore of lead lent its name to an Illinois city, once home to U.S. Grant


$1000 - Gina

(5) On the original "Love Boat", the title cruise ship was this Princess


(-$1000) - Christopher

(30) During the siege, this Colonel drew a line in the sand using a sword & asked those prepared to stay & die to cross it


$1000 - Alicen

(20) (Video) Term for the setting seen here that fits the category


$1000 - Gina

(11) This synonym for ghost comes from the Latin for "to look"


$1000 - Christopher

(15) Well I'll be a monkey's uncle! -- the Hamadryas species of this was revered by the ancient Egyptians


Scores at the first commercial break:
Gina: $3,400
Alicen: $2,400
Christopher: $2,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Christopher: $5,600
Gina: $5,400
Alicen: $5,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - October 31, 2003

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POETS & POETRY
ONE-HIT WONDERS
CAN YOU BELIZE IT?
FACTORIES
YESTERDAY'S PERSONALITIES
MIND YOUR LATIN
$400 - Christopher

(11) In 1385 this "Canterbury Tales" poet was appointed Justice of the Peace for County Kent


$400 - Gina

(6) Tiny Tim died in 1996 shortly after singing this novelty song, his only hit


(-$400) - Alicen

$400 - Gina

(21) As Belize was a British colony, it makes sense that St. John's is Central America's oldest cathedral of this church


$400 - Gina

(23) The type of place that Willy Wonka ran, or that Scharffen Berger recently opened in Berkeley


$400 - Alicen

(1) (Video) This famous early 20th century entertainer seen here was hard to keep under lock and key


$400 - Gina

(16) Meaning "around" or "about", it's often shortened to ca.


$800 - Gina

(12) Collier's calls this American lyric poet a "typographical innovator"


$800 - Alicen

(7) In 1974 Terry Jacks had this mournful No. 1 hit, based on a tune by Jacques Brel


$800 - Alicen

(22) This, the country's national tree, appears on the flag of Belize (giving Diana Ross something to sing about)


$800 - Alicen

(24) At Vinterviken, Sweden, this family had a sulfuric acid as well as a dynamite factory


$800 - Alicen

(2) (Video) He's the controversial Olympian and professional athlete seen here


$800 - Triple Stumper

(17) Cum means "with", so cum grano salis means "with" this


(-$2000) - Gina

(13) In "The Courtship of Miles Standish", she says, "If I am not worth the wooing, I surely am not worth the winning"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1200 - Alicen

(8) In their only hit, this group was "too sexy for my shirt" & "too sexy for Milan, New York & Japan"


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) Though it agreed to a de facto boundary in 2000, this country periodically claims territory in southern Belize


$1200 - Gina

(25) In 2002 a Guangzhou sporting goods company opened a factory to make 100,000 of these tables a year


$1200 - Alicen

(3) (Video) Jerome Kern was inspired to write "Old Man River" for this man, seen here


(-$1000) - Gina

(18) In a Bible in Latin, this line would be "Fiat lux"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(14) Petrarch's "Canzoniere" included 366 sonnets, one a day, to this lady with whom he was infatuated


$1600 - Christopher

(9) Completes the title of Timbuk 3's hit "The Future's So Bright ..."


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$1600) - Christopher

(26) You can see how your Saturn was made by touring the plant at Spring Hill in this state


$1600 - Gina

(4) (Video) We bet you know the name of this brotherly actor


$1600 - Christopher

(19) Meaning "of whom", it now is used for the minimum number of people required for a meeting


(-$2000) - Gina

(15) In 1642 This English Cavalier poet was jailed for presenting a Royalist petition to Parliament


$2000 - Gina

(10) Yes sir! He had a No. 1 hit with the tender love song "Baby Got Back"


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(27) This famed Lockheed Martin plant in southern California is named for the bad smell on the original site


$2000 - Alicen

(5) (Video) In 1930, this man became the last Emperor of his country


(-$2000) - Gina

(20) Copies of the book "Hannibal" should be marked caveat lector, meaning this


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Alicen: $12,600
Christopher: $7,600
Gina: $5,600


Final JEOPARDY!

19th CENTURY NOVELS
In chapter 1 of this novel, we find "a vast, ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light"

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Gina: $5,600 - $5,500
Christopher: $7,600 + $7,600
Alicen: $12,600 - $2,600


Final Scores
Christopher: $15,200
Alicen: $10,000
Gina: $100

Alicen: $12,600 (17 right, includes 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Gina: $8,600 (19 right, includes 2 rebounds; 5 wrong, includes 2 DDs)
Christopher: $5,400 (11 right, includes 1 DD; 4 wrong)
Total: $26,600

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