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JEOPARDY! Game - November 13, 2003

College Championship Contestants

Josh Perkins, Rice University Sophomore from Houston, TX
Jim Fitzpatrick, Wake Forest University Senior from Colts Neck, NJ
Ellen Auer, St. Olaf College Senior from Savannah, GA

JEOPARDY! Round - November 13, 2003

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

HISTORIC NEW ENGLAND
STAR TREK:
THE ORIGINAL SERIES
MOOLA MOOLA
SUMMER JOBS
LEAPIN' LIZARDS!
"ARF"
$200 - Ellen

(21) (Video of Sarah) Bartholomew Gosnold named this New England island in 1602 for its grapes; the woman's identity is unclear


$200 - Josh

(26) He boldly went where no man had gone before playing the role of heroic Captain James T. Kirk


$200 - Jim

(16) Naomi & Meir Eshel designed a series of shekel notes this country put into circulation in 1999


$200 - Josh

(3) Be a scooper for this company that based its flavor count on the number of days in a month


$200 - Jim

(1) A lizard of this type seems to have changed its mind; at first it hated Geico Insurance, now it works for them


$200 - Ellen

(8) When this piece of clothing is followed by down or up, it means to eat voraciously


$400 - Josh

(22) (Video) This large and historic family began vacationing on Cape Cod in the 1920s


$400 - Josh

(27) Several attempts were made to get these prosthetics just right for Leonard Nimoy's character, Mr. Spock


$400 - Jim

(17) The name of this monetary unit used in India comes from the Sanskrit for "stamped silver coin"


$400 - Josh

(4) The Red Cross website lists people trained for this summertime job who've become heroes as a result


$400 - Josh

(2) The Solomon Islands skink, like the chameleon, has a prehensile one of these


$400 - Josh

(9) You can call it a quay or a pier -- same thing


$600 - Triple Stumper

(23) Bellows Falls, Vermont was the site of America's first of these, later superceded by railroads


(-$600) - Ellen

$600 - Josh

(28) George Takei, who played this navigator on the show, spent part of World War II in an internment camp


$600 - Jim

(18) The Bank of England naturally selected this scientist for the 10-pound note (plus his beard is tough on forgers)


$600 - Triple Stumper

(5) One summer in this place as a knocker, who stuns animals & sends them on to a sticker, will probably suffice


$600 - Josh

(13) The largest living lizard got its name from its home on this Indonesian island


$600 - Jim

(10) He wrote some of the lyrics on his "Everything Waits to be Noticed" CD; we wonder if Paul Simon noticed


(-$1000) - Josh

(24) The Revolutionary War British victory at Fort Griswold, Conn. was led by this General who'd grown up nearby

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


(-$800) - Jim

(29) (Video) Role played by the actor seen here on the original series


$800 - Triple Stumper

(19) Algeria, Jordan & Iraq all use this unit of currency


$800 - Ellen

(6) (Video) One-word name of the worklplace seen here, it's in the title of a Steinbeck novel


(-$800) - Jim

$800 - Josh

(14) In South America the basilisk is sometimes called the Jesus Christ lizard from its ability to do this


$800 - Ellen

(11) (Video) It's the mouthwatering dessert seen here


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(25) (Video of Cheryl in Providence, RI) This rare Bible is the one John Elliot translated in the 1660s into this language, spoken by the Indians of Massachusetts


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) On the show, the planet Troyius is among the few places rich in these crystals needed to power warp drives


(-$1000) - Josh

$1000 - Ellen

(20) In Poland this basic unit of currency equals 100 groszy


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(7) Drink lots of water in your summer job at Furnace Creek Resort, in this national park


(-$1000) - Ellen

(15) Of the 2 types of iguanas in the Galapagos Islands, one only eats land plants, the other mainly eats this


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(12) From the Yiddish, it's a noodle dough in small granules


Scores at the first commercial break:
Josh: $2,800
Ellen: $800
Jim: $0

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Josh: $2,400
Ellen: $1,400
Jim: $400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - November 13, 2003

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HAIL TO THE CHIEF
OPERA
FACTS & FIGURES
POETS & POETRY
STRICTLY BUSINESS
VOCABULARY
$400 - Jim

(1) On Jan. 20, 1977 he decided to walk from the Capitol to the White House after his inauguration


$400 - Ellen

(3) Yes, the opera "Curlew River" is based on a Noh play from this country


$400 - Josh

(21) In 1935, during the Depression, this reached an all-time high of 20.3 %, representing over 10 million Americans


$400 - Ellen

(26) He once described his "Leaves of Grass" as a "language experiment"


$400 - Jim

(13) Sam's Club, a members-only warehouse, is a division of this retail giant


$400 - Ellen

(8) Please be so kind as to tell me this word for the knightly code of qualities like courtesy & valor


$800 - Ellen

(2) The President during WWI, his last words to his wife were "Edith, I'm a broken machine, but I'm ready"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(4) "The Tempest" inspired a 1-act opera about this savage character enslaved by Prospero


$800 - Josh

(22) Of the 37 breeds recognized by the Cat Fanciers' Association, this long-haired breed is the most registered


$800 - Triple Stumper

(27) While living in Italy, she wrote & sent to the U.S. "The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim Point", published in 1848


$800 - Ellen

(14) Business Week Magazine says this, registered as a trademark in 1887, is the world's most valuable brand


$800 - Josh

(9) The name of these grotesque figures often used as waterspouts comes from the Old French for "throat"


$1200 - Ellen

(15) A 1924 Republican campaign slogan urged the country to "Keep cool with" him


$1200 - Ellen

(5) (Video of Sofia at Neuschwanstein Castle) Many paintings at Neuschwanstein Castle depict characters from this composer's operas, including "Tannhauser"


$1200 - Josh

(23) This country has a population of under 1,000 & a birth rate of zero


$1200 - Ellen

(28) How sad for this poet that she "felt a funeral in my brain, and mourners to and fro"


$1200 - Jim

(18) "Think different" is the motto of this computer company


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(10) (Video of Sarah in Cape Cod) The softshell clam's neck is also called this, meaning "to draw liquid," which is what it's used for


$1200 - Ellen

(16) This President's books include "Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail" in 1888 & "African Game Trails" in 1910

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$1600 - Ellen

(6) In Act I of a Mozart opera, the Queen of the Night gives Tamino this title gift


$1600 - Jim

(24) Located in Arlington, Virginia it covers 29 acres, has 17.5 miles of corridors & 290 bathrooms


$1600 - Ellen

(29) John Keats' "Ode on" this includes the line "Beauty is truth, truth beauty"


$1600 - Josh

(19) You might say this telecommunications co.'s 1-letter New York Stock Exchange symbol fits it to a "T"


(-$3200) - Josh

(11) This synonym of "stolen" is found in the title of a Poe story

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3200


$2000 - Jim

(17) The interstate highway system is officially named for this President who signed the bill creating it


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(7) "L'Assassinio nella Cattedrale" is based on the T.S. Eliot play known in English by this title


$2000 - Jim

(25) It's estimated that worldwide, 1 in every 200 men is descended from this Mongol warrior


$2000 - Jim

(30) "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" was the first published poem by this man called the "Poet Laureate of Harlem"


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(20) It may be more upscale & it has a different logo, but the Acura is made by this auto company


$2000 - Josh

(12) This process of collecting data at remote points comes from the Greek for "distance" & "measure"


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Ellen: $12,200
Jim: $10,000
Josh: $6,000


Final JEOPARDY!

ISLANDS
In 1898 the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment did most of its fighting on this island

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Josh: $6,000 + $5,111
Jim: $10,000 + $9,000
Ellen: $12,200 + $4,000


Final Scores
Jim: $19,000
Ellen: $16,200
Josh: $11,111

Ellen: $12,600 (16 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Josh: $10,200 (16 right, includes 2 rebounds; 3 wrong, includes 2 DDs)
Jim: $10,000 (12 right; 2 wrong)
Total: $32,800

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