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JEOPARDY! Game - November 10, 2003

College Championship Contestants

Robby Schrum, Yale Junior from Crown Point, IN
Mary Naam, Harvard Junior from Effingham, IL
Ken Basin, USC Junior from Huntington Beach, CA

JEOPARDY! Round - November 10, 2003

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

SCIENCE & NATURE
THE J. LO DOWN
NOSE WEEK
BALLET
THE SNACK FOOD GROUP
ABBR.
$200 - Mary

(1) Alphabetically, it's the first mammal that could be in a "starts with 2 vowels" category


$200 - Mary

(12) Rich guy Ralph Fiennes falls in love with hotel employee Jennifer Lopez in this Cinderella story


$200 - Robby

(22) The name of this large land creature is from the Greek for "nose-horned"


$200 - Ken

(3) The tale of the tortoise & the hare comes to life in Karen Corey-Malik's ballet based on this man's fables


$200 - Ken

(17) The first 2 ingredients listed on Cheez Whiz are whey & this (It does a body good)


$200 - Robby

(2) To save someone costs when replying to your letter, enclose an SASE, which stands for this


$400 - Ken

(4) It's the main metal in both bronze & brass


$400 - Ken

(13) When asked what she got on this standardized college placement exam, Jen quipped, "Nail polish"


(-$400) - Ken

(23) This 6-letter word for the spout at the end of a hose is a diminutive form of "nose"


$400 - Ken

(27) "Something" tells us the ABT presented a ballet tribute to this former Beatle who passed away in 2001


$400 - Mary

(18) This company's Wheat Thins are thin, baked wheat crackers; its Triscuits Thin Crisps, thin, baked wheat wafers


$400 - Mary

(8) In chat room abbreviations, WYSIWIG is "What you see is what you get"; YGWYPF is this


$1000 - Ken

(5) (Video of Jimmy on a beach) When lightning strikes the sand, it can melt and fuse it into a type of this, called fulgurite

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Ken

(14) Ben Affleck plays a lowly thug who falls for female gangster J. Lo in this 2003 romantic comedy


$600 - Mary

(24) Henry I of England fixed this unit of measure as the distance from his nose to the thumb of his outstretched arm


$600 - Mary

(28) Czar Nicholas II & this Empress appear in "Anastasia", a ballet about one of their daughters


(-$600) - Mary

$600 - Ken

(19) In 1932 Elmer Doolin paid a guy in Texas $100 for his corn chip recipe & founded this brand


$600 - Mary

$600 - Robby

(9) Computer users should know that BBS stands for this


(-$800) - Mary

(6) From their size, about 2.5 cm, & how they crawl, caterpillars of the moth family Geometridae are often called this


$800 - Robby

(15) when Jen wore that now-infamous green Versace dress to the 2000 Grammys, he was her date


$800 - Ken

(25) Edmond Rostand won international fame with this 1897 play about a long-nosed, star-crossed poet


$800 - Robby

(29) Arrgh! A pirate is the hero of "Le Corsaire", based on an 1814 poem by this British Lord


$800 - Mary

(20) As you can see, the logo on this product's can has had some work done over the years


$800 - Robby

(10) EOE in a job listing in the newspaper classifieds stands for this


$1000 - Ken

(7) This property is the reason a rubber ball bounces & a stretched rubber band springs back to size


$1000 - Ken

(16) The video for this song pays homage to the movie "Flashdance", with Jen as the welder / dancer


(-$1000) - Robby

(-$1000) - Ken

(26) This Indian tribe's name comes from the French for "pierced noses", ironically a practice they rarely engaged in


$1000 - Ken

(30) In 2003 the Dance Theatre of this N.Y. neighborhood presented the world premiere of "St. Louis Woman: A Blues Ballet"


$1000 - Ken

(21) What would you do for this ice cream treat introduced by the Isaly family in 1922


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(11) The abbreviation for pound, lb., stands for this Latin word that means pound


Scores at the first commercial break:
Ken: $3,600
Robby: $1,600
Mary: $600 (Originally -$600. Judges ruled a $600 response incorrect, then reversed their decision during the first break.)

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Ken: $7,200
Robby: $2,400
Mary: $2,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - November 10, 2003

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AFRICAN-AMERICANA
BEFORE & AFTER
SHAKESPEARE'S WOMEN
GRADE
POINT
AVERAGE
$400 - Ken

(24) In the history of jazz, Dizzy Gillespie & Louis Armstrong were 2 of the greatest players of this instrument


(-$400) - Robby

$400 - Mary

(1) Inventor of the telephone who's a nice salad ingredient


$400 - Triple Stumper

(21) She makes her first entrance with "her ladies, the train, with eunuchs fanning her"


$400 - Mary

(6) A second grade science experiment includes labeling magnets with these 2 math symbols


$400 - Triple Stumper

(11) Lizard Point, from the Cornish for "court on a height", is this island's southernmost point


$400 - Ken

(12) from 1980 to 1998 this rose worldwide from 61 to 67


$800 - Mary

(25) Once called "the capstone of Negro education", this Washington, D.C. university opened its doors in 1867


$800 - Robby

(2) This new dynamic duo is made up of Bruce Wayne's superhero self & a famous bandit of Sherwood Forest


$800 - Mary

(22) Title adjective Shakespeare used to describe Mistresses Ford & Page


$800 - Robby

(7) Sixth grade Social Studies teach about renewable energy, like solar, & nonrenewable, like this solid fossil fuel


(-$800) - Robby

$800 - Mary

(17) At Pittsburgh's "The Point", the Allegheny & Monongahela meet to form this third river


(-$800) - Robby

$800 - Mary

(13) Of 2, 4 , 8 or 16, the number of hours a day the TV's on in the average American home


$1200 - Robby

(26) While an editor for Random House Books, she wrote her first novel, "The Bluest Eye"


$1200 - Ken

(3) Macedonian world conqueror who became a tragic F. Scott Fitzgerald hero


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(23) This daughter of Prospero was but a few years old when they were exiled


$1200 - Robby

(8) (Video of Cheryl by a blackboard) Eighth graders should be able to deal with this type of equation
(y = 3x + 7)
that uses variables without exponents


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(18) A high point of your trip to Santiago might be seeing this hemispheric high point nearby


$1200 - Mary

(14) According to Conde Nast, in the U.S. the average cost of this event is now $22,360


$1600 - Ken

(27) Currently, they're the 2 highest-ranking African-Americans in President Bush's administration


$1600 - Ken

(4) "Colorful" 14th century plague that became a hit play by Arthur Miller


(-$900) - Robby

(29) Figure it out: she has the third line in "Macbeth"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $900


$2200 - Robby

(9) Ninth graders know that electrically neutral atoms have the same number of these 2 particles

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2200


$1600 - Mary

(19) Cape Andreas is at the pointy end of this island in the eastern Mediterranean


(-$1600) - Ken

(-$1600) - Mary

(15) In March 2003 astronomers said this grayish light brown was the average color of the universe


$2000 - Robby

(28) (Video) In 2003, the Postal Service did him justice by honoring him with the stamp seen here


(-$2000) - Robby

$2000 - Ken

(5) Snoopy's owner who's one of the most poisonous types of spiders in the U.S.


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) Briseis in Homer's "Iliad" evolved in tales over time to wind up as this Shakespeare title character


(-$2000) - Mary

$2000 - Ken

(10) Tenth grade? Time for this 1840s French novel about a man falsely imprisoned who wants revenge


(-$2000) - Robby

$2000 - Ken

(20) The instantaneous North Pole is the point where this imaginary line would poke out


$2000 - Robby

(16) A Frenchman eats 53 pounds of this a year; an American, 31; a Japanese, 4


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Ken: $16,800 (Lock game)
Robby: $5,700
Mary: $5,600


Final JEOPARDY!

NEW ORLEANS
At the end of the American Revolution, this country controlled New Orleans

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Mary: $5,600 - $5,600
Robby: $5,700 + $5,700
Ken: $16,800 - $0


Final Scores
Ken: $16,800
Robby: $11,400
Mary: $0

Ken: $16,400 (21 right, includes 1 DD & 4 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Robby: $6,000 (13 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 7 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Mary: $5,600 (16 right, includes 3 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Total: $28,000

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