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JEOPARDY! Game - December 1, 2003

Contestants

Jim Wilson, High school teacher from Midlothian, VA
Benni Adkins, School lunch lady from Glenpool, OK
Kathy Chappell, Writer from Burke, VA (Returning 2-day champ with $20,800)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 1, 2003

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

BELOVED POEMS
CLASSIC SITCOM EPISODES
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
WHAT WOULD WE DO WITHOUT ...
REMEMBER THE 1980s?
3 LITTLE WORDS
$200 - Benni

(21) "If I should die" wrote WWI poet Rupert Brooke, "... some corner of a foreign field ... is forever" this jolly old place


$200 - Jim

(2) "Klink vs. the Gonculator"


$200 - Triple Stumper

(16) The seeds of the Triple Treat pumpkin are easy to eat, as they don't have these like other seeds do


$200 - Jim

(26) ... suitcases with this feature, patented by Bernie Sadow in 1972


$200 - Benni

(1) Germany's Stern Magazine broke the story of this man's supposed secret diaries


$200 - Jim

(11) Weems' biography of George Washington contains the quote "I can't" do this. "I did cut it with my hatchet"


$400 - Kathy

(22) Completes the final lines of a Longfellow poem: "Thy fate is the common fate of all, into each life some ..."


$400 - Benni

(4) "Cousin Maude's Visit"


$400 - Kathy

(17) Cherry & Pear are types of these, as is Beefsteak


$400 - Benni

(27) ... these cameras distributed at parties, introduced by Fuji in 1986


$400 - Benni

(3) Suzette Charles took over as Miss America when this woman resigned after nude photos of her were published


$1000 - Jim

(12) Some preachers want to put theophobia, or this, into people

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Benni

(23) Auden's "Funeral Blues" became a favorite of mourners after it was featured in this Hugh Grant film


$600 - Benni

(5) "This Convent is Condemned"


$600 - Kathy

(18) This color asparagus is grown in the dark


$600 - Benni

(28) ... this hook-&-loop fastening material, used in space wear & diapers


$600 - Triple Stumper

(8) This "Saturday Night Live" star was the first guest on "Late Night with David Letterman"


$600 - Kathy

(13) Adjective used of heavy traffic with little movement


(-$800) - Jim

(24) "Breathes there the man, with" this "so dead, who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land!"


$800 - Benni

(6) "Lumpy's Car Trouble"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(19) The cassava is used in cavim, a type of this snifter liquor popular in Brazil


$800 - Benni

(29) (Video) ... this sporting good that replaces a human


$800 - Triple Stumper

(9) Gary Hart's Presidential campaign fizzled after he spent time aboard the "Monkey Business" with this woman


$800 - Jim

(14) A 1948 campaign slogan urged Harry Truman to do this


(-$1000) - Benni

(25) 19th century bard George Pope Morris wrote the poem urging, "Woodman", do this


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(7) "Dietrich's Arrest"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(20) The Cortland, Spartan & Empire apples share their development from this one


$1000 - Kathy

(30) ... this electric device like Cuisinart's with power pierce blade & magnetic lid holder


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(10) This young Budget Director of the Reagan years said, "Nobody really knows what's going on with all these numbers"


$1000 - Benni

(15) If the mayor is willing to be bribed for political favors, he's said to be this phrase


Scores at the first commercial break:
Benni: $3,400
Jim: $2,200
Kathy: $600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Benni: $5,000
Kathy: $3,000
Jim: $1,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 1, 2003

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19th CENTURY PEOPLE
SPORTS & MUSIC
WOULD YOU LIKE SOME GUAM?
CAR NAMES
NOTHING BUT TIME
ON MY "HAND"s
$400 - Kathy

(1) This real-life political machine leader is played by Jim Broadbent in "Gangs of New York"


$400 - Kathy

(21) It's traditionally heard before games between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats & the Winnipeg Blue Bombers


$400 - Jim

(26) Guam's motto is "Where America's day" does this


$400 - Kathy

(7) A period of 100 years


$400 - Kathy

(2) It's how you reset an hourglass that has run out


$400 - Kathy

(8) In 1960, one of these women's fashion accessories made from alligator skin became a status symbol


(-$800) - Jim

$800 - Kathy

(17) Napoleon divorced her in 1809 & soon married the more fertile Marie Louise


(-$800) - Kathy

$800 - Benni

(22) (Video of Sofia at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY)
That familiar piece of music has a name: "Call to" this


$800 - Kathy

(27) Forces of this nation attacked Guam in December 1941 & held the island for 3 years


$800 - Kathy

(13) Chief of the Ottawa tribe, he was commander during the 1763-64 war named for him


$800 - Kathy

(3) Along the equator, each day or night is this many hours long, all year


$800 - Kathy

(9) This composer's oratorios include "Samson", "Esther" & "Belshazzar"


$1200 - Benni

(18) (Video of Jimmy in Alaska) In 1805, their journals, the first detailed report of the Grizzly, called it a tremendous and terrible animal


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(23) In 2002 he appeared as himself on Brazil's most popular soap opera & sang "Looking for a Fifth" (World Cup)


$1200 - Benni

(28) This Portuguese explorer probably made landfall on Guam in 1521 as a part of his round-the-world voyage


$1200 - Kathy

(14) Mark Twain is credited with calling it "a good walk spoiled"


(-$1200) - Jim

$1200 - Kathy

(4) The Aztec calendar was shaped like this object & had the face of its god in the middle


$1200 - Benni

(10) One of these used by the Germans during World War II was known as a "potato masher" to Allied soldiers


(-$2000) - Benni

(19) Lord Ruthven, the main character in the first English vampire story, was based on this author

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Jim

(24) This song that hit the pop charts in 1972 has become a ubiquitous sports arena anthem. Listen.


$1000 - Benni

(29) The U.S. acquired Guam as part of the terms ending this war

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(15) A date or chaperone


$1600 - Benni

(5) Linnaeus compiled a list of these that opened at certain hours & found that a clock could be made of them


$1600 - Benni

(11) An archaic term for a female servant


$2000 - Kathy

(20) "Old Fuss and Feathers", he fought in the War of 1812 & was a General early in the Civil War


$2000 - Jim

(25) Dominating 1985 team that recorded the rap video "Super Bowl Shuffle"


$2000 - Benni

(30) Guam is the largest & southernmost of this island chain that's famous for its nearby underwater trench


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(16) A port in southwestern Spain


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(6) The atomic clock introduced in 1955, as well as the more recent NIST F-1 model, use atoms of this element


$2000 - Benni

(12) Someone who predicts the winners of horse races


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Benni: $15,600
Kathy: $12,600
Jim: $3,600


Final JEOPARDY!

BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNERS
2 of the 4 Best Picture winners with nationalities in the title

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Jim: $3,600 - $0
Kathy: $12,600 - $0
Benni: $15,600 + $5,000


Final Scores
Benni: $20,600
Kathy: $12,600
Jim: $3,600

Benni: $18,200 (20 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Kathy: $12,600 (18 right, includes 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Jim: $3,000 (8 right, includes 1 DD; 3 wrong)
Total: $33,800

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