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JEOPARDY! Game - November 25, 2003

Contestants

Joe Holtzmann, Teacher from Wahiawa, HI
Karen Kratzer, Tax accountant from Annapolis, MD
Scott Troy, Student from Highland Park, IL (Returning 2-day champ with $15,600)

JEOPARDY! Round - November 25, 2003

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

WE "LOVE" LITERATURE
THE BOYS IN THE BAND
POTPOURRI
& IN THIS CORNER
THE FOOD BIZ
COMIN' UP SHORT
$200 - Karen

(15) What can you say about a 33-year-old novel by Erich Segal? Perhaps just this, the book's title


$200 - Scott

(1) Chris Novoselic, Dave Grohl, Kurt Cobain


$200 - Triple Stumper

(3) Damon Runyon mentions gefilte fish in this 1932 collection of tales


$200 - Karen

(10) in the 1411 Battle of Harlaw, it was the Lowland Scots vs. these Scots


$200 - Joe

(17) Peas & lima beans were among the first frozen foods sold by this Ho! Ho! Ho! company in 1961


$200 - Karen

(4) A DMZ is a demilitarized zone; dz is short for this quantity


$400 - Triple Stumper

(16) (Video of Cheryl in Providence, RI) This is the original 1920 manuscript of a horror story by this author, whose initials stood for Howard Phillips


$400 - Joe

(2) Adam Clayton, Bono, Larry Mullen, Jr., The Edge


$400 - Karen

(13) The British Home Office's crime computer was named the "Home Office Large Major Enquiry System" after him


$400 - Karen

(11) The First Peloponnesian War was just Sparta vs. this city


$400 - Karen

(22) The top ice cream brands sold at the supermarket are private label, followed by these 2 rhyming brands


$400 - Triple Stumper

(5) for is short for foreign; aft is short for this period (a timely response is expected)


$600 - Triple Stumper

(26) Modern lit just wouldn't be the same without such seminal works as this 1969 Jacqueline Susann novel


$600 - Joe

(7) John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, Pete Townshend


$600 - Triple Stumper

(14) A belief that they increased the content of something in milk provided the name of these yellow flowers


(-$600) - Karen

(12) On the card in the 1916 Battle of Jutland was the British fleet vs. this country's fleet


$600 - Karen

(23) "Do something good for yourself" is the slogan for this line of healthier frozen entrees from Stouffer's


$600 - Scott

(6) Things you bought whsle, wholesale, might have come out of the whs, this


$800 - Karen

(30) Despite war & outbreaks of disease, the love of Florentino for Fermina endures in this Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $800


$800 - Scott

(8) Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones, Paul Cook


$800 - Joe

(18) (Video of Jeff Probst in the Amazon Rainforest, Brazil) Until about 1910, the economy of the Amazon depended on the other black gold, this resource, derived from latex.


$800 - Triple Stumper

(20) In the 1491-92 siege of Granada, the Spanish defeated this group


$800 - Karen

(24) In the '50s Betty Bitesize was the spokesperson for this line of Ralston Purina cereals


(-$800) - Joe

$800 - Karen

(28) mgr, it's a title for a biggie in the Church, & no, it's not manager


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(29) It's the only Evelyn Waugh novel we know that became a film starring Jonathan Winters & Liberace


$1000 - Scott

(9) Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil


$1000 - Joe

(19) The Little Entente was a 1920s alliance of Romania, Yugoslavia & this country that's since split in 2


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(21) The Second Punic War was Rome vs. this


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(25) Tater Tots was an invention of this company in 1953


$1000 - Scott

(27) sec is short for second & nsec is this, one-billionth of a second


Scores at the first commercial break:
Scott: $2,600
Joe: $1,000
Karen : $800

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Karen: $4,200
Scott: $3,600
Joe: $2,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - November 25, 2003

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STATES BY COUNTY
'90s MOVIE CHARACTERS
CALTECH
2-LETTER WORDS
BUSH MEN
OF THE KALAHARI
$400 - Karen

(7) Powhatan, Spotsylvania, Appomattox


$400 - Scott

(2) In "Ed Wood", this movie Dracula describes Boris Karloff with a string of expletives


$400 - Joe

(11) All Caltech undergrads take 5 terms of this, including Quantum & Classical Mechanics


$400 - Scott

(1) In the children's game of tag, what the pursuer is


$400 - Karen

(17) William Farish, who gave Millie the dog to Bush I, was sent to London by Bush II with this nice job


$400 - Karen

(20) The Kalahari's not all dry: the Okavango River feeds the Okavango one of these marshy areas


$800 - Joe

(8) Barnstable, Nantucket, Plymouth


$800 - Karen

(3) (Video of Sofia at the California Science Center Titanic Artifact Exhibit) In "Titanic", this character, played by Kate Winslet, sweeps down the grand staircase to meet Jack


$800 - Karen

(12) Caltech Biochemist Henry Borsook helped develop these guidelines; 6 mg of Niacin for a 2-year-old is one example


$800 - Scott

(9) Follow the yellow brick road & give us this 2-letter nickname for Australia


(-$800) - Scott

$800 - Karen

(18) From 1995 to 2000 he was CEO of the energy firm Halliburton


$800 - Triple Stumper

(21) The hartebeest & tsessebe are 2 of these animals you may see bounding gracefully across the plain


$1200 - Karen

(13) Apache, Cochise, Navajo


$1200 - Scott

(4) This central character in "Clueless" shares her name with an entertainer


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(24) Norman Church endowed the Chemical Biology lab after a Caltech Prof cleared him of doping this animal


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(10) Eye-opening art movement of the 1960s


$1200 - Scott

(19) Bush speechwriter Daid Frum coined this phrase for a trio of nefarious nations


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(26) A depression between these "hills", which can be a mile long & 200' high, is called a straat, "street"


$1600 - Karen

(14) Antrim, Huron, Mackinac


$1600 - Scott

(5) The cop who gets Van Goghed in this film has a name, Marvin Nash


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) Nobel Prize winner Ahmed Zawail holds a chair named for this 2-time Nobelist (for Chemistry & Peace)


$1600 - Karen

(16) In the title of a classic beginner book by PD Eastman, it comes before & after "Dog"


$1600 - Scott

(22) (Video) This ever-poised Press Secretary left the post in July of 2003


(-$1000) - Joe

(27) Using watering holes, this Scot struggled across the Kalahari in 1849

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$2000 - Karen

(15) Waldo, Aroostook, Penobscot


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(6) In "Braveheart", the English King who's trying to "take our freedom"


$2000 - Joe

(30) In 1935 Caltech alum Arnold Beckman developed this 2-letter meter to measure acidity in lemon juice

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - Joe

(23) The home of Abraham, this Sumerian city was rediscovered in the 1850s


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) In March 2003 Senate Democrats stalled Bush's nomination of this Hispanic-American to the Court of Appeals


$2000 - Joe

(28) (Video of Jimmy with a map of Africa) The Kalahari covers portions of Botswana, South Africa, and this country


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Karen: $14,200
Scott: $10,000
Joe: $8,400


Final JEOPARDY!

RELIGION
The 2 main religions on this island nation are Greek Orthodox & Islam

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Joe: $8,400 + $2,600
Scott: $10,000 - $47
Karen: $14,200 + $5,801


Final Scores
Karen: $20,001
Joe: $11,000
Scott: $9,953

Karen: $14,200 (20 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Scott: $10,000 (12 right; 1 wrong)
Joe: $9,400 (10 right, includes 1 DD; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $33,600

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