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JEOPARDY! Game - November 14, 2003

College Championship Contestants

Amanda Johnson, University of Chicago Sophomore from Cincinnati, OH
Grant Hutchinson, University of West Florida Freshman from Pensacola, FL
Heather Groggel, Concordia University Wisconsin Junior from Oxford, OH

JEOPARDY! Round - November 14, 2003

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

HISTORIC QUOTES
COLLEGE MOVIES
FARAWAY PLACES
HERE'S A 20
SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC
THE "IV" LEAGUE
$200 - Grant

(2) In 1543 this Polish astronomer wrote, "Finally we shall place the sun himself at the center of the universe"


$200 - Amanda

(1) In the classic comedy "Horse Feathers", Harpo & Chico play football & he plays a college president


$200 - Amanda

(19) (Video) At Wrexham in this country in west Britain, you can see Eli Yale's grave and a church that's replicated on Yale's campus


(-$200) - Grant

$200 - Heather

(16) Pick up one of the new twenties that came out in 1849 & you'd be holding a coin with about an ounce of this


$200 - Amanda

(30) Today it would be a Perrier carrier


$200 - Heather

(8) Home sweet home for bees


$400 - Grant

(3) On July 19, 1988 he said, "We are all precious in God's sight -- the real rainbow coalition"


$400 - Triple Stumper

(7) In "Campus Man", a student at this Tempe school markets a male calendar featuring his hunky roommate


$400 - Grant

(20) 1 of the 3 countries bordering Sudan whose names start with an "E"


$400 - Amanda

(17) Ralph Basham, director of this agency that foils counterfeiters, helped unveil the new $20 bill in 2003


(-$400) - Amanda

(29) You can't tell by looking at it, but it has a golden fleece


$400 - Heather

(9) 6 Russian leaders bore ths moniker


(-$1000) - Grant

(4) This document ends, "We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Grant

(13) Jim's parents come to his college & walk in on him & his girlfriend in the second film in this "tasty" series


$600 - Grant

(21) (Video of Sarah in Honolulu, HI) The statue of Kamehameha was cast in this city, just like the Statue of Liberty, and around the same time


(-$600) - Grant

$600 - Amanda

(18) The new bill has anti-forgery microprinting under this person's signature on the left of the bill


$600 - Heather

(26) As a car, this constellation with more than a dozen stars has a 5-star front crash test rating


$600 - Amanda

(10) In grammar, it's a part of speech that modifies a noun


$800 - Amanda

(5) Truman said that he fired this man "because he wouldn't respect the authority of the President"


$800 - Heather

(14) Will Ferrell tries to recapture the fun of his college days (& even goes streaking) in this 2003 comedy


$800 - Grant

(22) It's named for Lady Penh, who found a bronze Buddha there


$800 - Heather

(24) The new 20 has added peach & blue to these 2 ink colors, the main ones in most U.S. currency


$800 - Grant

(27) This sign may or may not be pictured with a woman holding it


$800 - Heather

(11) General term for an animal that eats other animals


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(6) In 1798 he told his troops in Africa, "From the summit of yonder pyramids forty centuries look down upon you"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(15) As a first-year student at NYU, Matthew Broderick meets up with a big lizard & a big mobster type in this comedy


(-$1000) - Grant

(-$1000) - Heather

(23) If your bags bear a "KUL" airport code, they're headed for the capital of this Asian country


$1000 - Amanda

(25) The new note features 2 more of these symbols of freedom for a total of 3


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(28) It's Zeus' wet nurse


$1000 - Heather

(12) It can mean a temperamental woman or an operatic prima donna


Scores at the first commercial break:
Heather: $2,400
Amanda: $2,400
Grant: $200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Amanda: $4,400
Heather: $3,000
Grant: $1,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - November 14, 2003

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THE FIFTH CENTURY
BROADWAY MUSICALS
THE DEANS LIST
LATIN
AMERICAN LIT
THE IVY LEAGUE
$400 - Amanda

(6) When the Picts were a menace, the Angles & these people first came to help de-Pict Britain


$400 - Amanda

(10) In the summer of 2003, you could have seen Melanie Griffith in "Chicago" & this husband of hers in "Nine"


$400 - Grant

(16) 1955's "East of Eden" launched the iconic status of this actor


$400 - Grant

(7) "Tempus Fugit" means this, & not just when you're having fun


$400 - Grant

(1) Sal Paradise & Dean Moriarty take a series of coast-to-coast trips in this Beat book


$400 - Grant

(13) Boston Ivy's scientific name. P. Tricuspidata indicates that it has leaves with this many lobes


$800 - Amanda

(8) This city, a center of learning in Egypt, started to decline after the murder there of Hypatia, a female philosopher


$800 - Amanda

(15) (Video of Jimmy at the St. James Theatre in NYC) "Springtime for Hitler" is the musical-within-a-musical in this Broadway blockbuster


$800 - Grant

(17) At this southern university, Dean Smith coached Sam Perkins, James Worthy & Michael Jordan


$800 - Amanda

(22) When you're out shopping, remember "caveat emptor", this phrase


$2000 - Grant

(2) Benjy, Quentin & Jason Compson narrate 3 of the 4 sections of this Faulkner favorite

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$800 - Grant

(14) (Video) Urushiol is the name of the sneaky irritant chemical in this plant


$1200 - Heather

(9) Nestorius caused a Church crisis when he denied that this person was the Theotokos, "God-bearer"


(-$1200) - Grant

$1200 - Amanda

(21) In 2003 Toni Braxton took over the title role in this show based on a Verdi, Verdi famous opera


$1200 - Amanda

(18) "Blind Ambition" was John Dean's personal memoir of his years in the Administration of this President


$1200 - Amanda

(23) Virgil wrote, "Omnia vincit amor", this phrase, followed by "et nos cedamus amori" (& let us yield to it)


$1200 - Grant

(3) This Dreiser novel lives up to its title: Clyde plots to murder his pregnant sweetie, she drowns, he's condemned to die


(-$1200) - Grant

$1200 - Amanda

(24) Persian Ivy is this type of plant, like many conifers, that holds its foliage from season to season


$2000 - Amanda

(11) In his book "Confessio", this 5th century man has a dream in which the Irish beg him to return

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


(-$1600) - Amanda

(27) (Video of Sarah at the Neil Simon Theatre in NYC) "Welcome to the '60s" & "You Can't Stop the Beat" are 2 of the show-stopping numbers in this smash hit musical


$1600 - Grant

(19) On August 11, 2003 he was on the cover of both Time & Newsweek magazines


$1600 - Grant

(25) The name of this literary device means "a god out of a machine"


$1600 - Grant

(4) Annie is the real first name of this American girl, the title character of an 1878 Henry James story


$1600 - Grant

(29) English Ivy's species name is this, reminiscent of DNA's spiral shape


(-$2000) - Grant

$2000 - Amanda

(12) This brutal barbarian suffered his only defeat in 451 during his invasion of Gaul


$2000 - Amanda

(28) After playing the young Judy Garland on TV, Tammy Blanchard played a young stripper in this musical revival


$2000 - Grant

(20) In 1949 Dean Acheson succeeded George Marshall in this Cabinet post


(-$2000) - Grant

$2000 - Heather

(26) "In situ" means "in place"; this opposite phrase means "in glass", like a test tube, & often precedes "fertilization"


$2000 - Grant

(5) This book by Sherwood Anderson consists of 23 stories about life in a small Ohio town


(-$2000) - Amanda

(30) The name of this southern state precedes "creeper" in a type of ivy


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Amanda: $14,800
Grant: $11,400
Heather: $6,200


Final JEOPARDY!

STATE CAPITALS
2 of the 3 state capitals with 5-letter names

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Heather: $6,200 + $6,000
Grant: $11,400 - $3,401
Amanda: $14,800 - $14,000


Final Scores
Heather: $12,200
Grant: $7,999
Amanda: $800

Amanda: $14,400 (20 right, includes 1 DD & 4 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Grant: $11,200 (21 right, includes 1 DD; 8 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Heather: $6,200 (10 right, includes 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Total: $31,800

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