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JEOPARDY! Game - December 2, 2003

Contestants

Rebecca Fahrendorf, Validation engineer from Indianapolis, IN
Robert Morgan, High school teacher from San Juan Capistrano, CA
Benni Adkins, School lunch lady from Glenpool, OK (Returning 1-day champ with $20,600)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 2, 2003

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

PLACES TO GO BEFORE YOU DIE
MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS
LITERARY CROSSWORD CLUES "L"
FAMOUS VALEDICTORIANS
THE U.S. ARMY
VERBS
$200 - Rebecca

(21) On the Greek isle of Aegina, at the orchards full of these nuts, you can see them before they're dyed red


$200 - Benni

(1) Will Smith's "Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head)" is the theme to this 2002 sequel


$200 - Robert

(13) Genie container (4 letters)


$200 - Rebecca

(8) Lynnwood High's Valedictorian in 1975 was this rock parodist who probably thought himself the "Bald Victorian"


$200 - Robert

(3) The Stephen Ailes Award goes to the top one of these trainers of recruits -- What's that, soldier? I can't hear you!!


$200 - Benni

(26) As a noun, he calls signals for the plays in the huddle; as a verb, it means to direct the offense


$400 - Benni

(22) This Canadian city's Bata Shoe Museum has Pierre Trudeau's sandals; now that's worth "CN"


$400 - Robert

(2) The soundtrack to this 1983 yuppie reunion movie includes '60s hits like "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" & "My Girl"


$400 - Rebecca

(14) Hilton's "Horizon", or Fitzgerald's "Generation" (4 letters)


$400 - Robert

(9) A mole told us she was a model Valedictorian for Dekalb High in 1984


$400 - Robert

(4) About 35,000 soldiers of the 8th Army are stationed on this Asian peninsula


$400 - Robert

(27) To tamper with something, or to behave in an "apish" manner


$600 - Rebecca

(23) The Museumboot will take you through this city's canals with stops near the Rembrandt House & Rijksmuseum


$600 - Benni

(18) (Video) This is Alison Krauss. 3 of my songs, including "I'll Fly Away", are on the multi-Platinum soundtrack to this Coen Brothers film


$600 - Benni

(15) Nabokov's nymphet (6 letters)


$600 - Benni

(10) He was behind the lectern for Binger High in 1965 & he was behind the plate for the Reds in the '70s


$600 - Benni

(5) (Video) Designed to accompany tanks, this fighting vehicle is named for a U.S. General of World War II


$600 - Benni

(28) It's a synonym for "efface" that also rhymes with it


(-$800) - Rebecca

$800 - Robert

(24) Though this city encircled by Hubei province is China's second-largest, it's the one you think of first


$800 - Rebecca

(19) Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me)" is a No. 1 hit from the soundtrack to this 1985 John Hughes film


$800 - Robert

(16) Fauntleroy is a "little" one (4 letters)


$800 - Triple Stumper

(11) This game show host might have offered the Yale Law class of 1970 a chance to win his Valedictorian speech


$800 - Robert

(6) This corps evolved from flags & torches in the 1850s to advanced electronic communications


$800 - Benni

(29) From the Old Norse for "to bathe", it means to lie on the beach & soak up the warm rays


(-$1000) - Benni

$1000 - Robert

(25) In its native tongue, this Himalayan kingdom is called Drukyul


$1000 - Rebecca

(20) (Video) I'm Wynonna. I covered Elvis Presley's "Burning Love" for the soundtrack to this 2002 animated film


$1000 - Benni

(17) Versifier Vachel (7 letters)


(-$1000) - Robert

(-$1000) - Benni

(12) When Gouverneur Morris was Valedictorian at this N.Y. school in 1768, it was known as King's College


$1000 - Robert

(7) Washington was the first 3-star General; this President the first 4-star General

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Benni

(30) Often used to mean "imply", it really means to draw a conclusion from what another has implied


Scores at the first commercial break:
Robert: $2,400
Benni: $1,000
Rebecca: $600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Robert: $5,400
Benni: $4,600 (Originally $3,400. The judges reversed their negative ruling on a $600 clue.)
Rebecca: $2,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 2, 2003

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PLACES TO GO AFTER YOU'RE DEAD
BASEBALL LEGENDS
HISTORIC NICKNAMES
AROUND THE KITCHEN
PHILOSOPHIES IN A NUTSHELL
GETTING UP THERE
$400 - Benni

(9) If Peter forgets his keys at home, no one gets in here


$400 - Robert

(4) Only 2 pitchers have lost over 300 games in a career: Pud Galvin & this legend for whom a major award is named


$400 - Robert

(14) "Old Blood and Guts"


$400 - Benni

(1) The first automatic one of these was patented by Charles Strite in 1921; pop-up was added in 1925


$400 - Robert

(24) Nietzsche named the wild, creative impulse for Dionysus & the orderly one for this sun god


$400 - Robert

(19) The base of the stratus, a low type of this, can get down to less than 6,000 feet


$800 - Benni

(10) The friendless poor & strangers are buried in one of these, mentioned in Matthew 27:7


$800 - Robert

(5) Prior to entering the Major Leagues at age 42 in 1948, he had pitched 55 no-hitters in the Negro Leagues


$800 - Benni

(15) "The Serpent of the Nile"


$800 - Benni

(2) Gibson added the first automatic interior light to this appliance


$800 - Robert

(25) Henri Bergson saw this not as a series of moments but as a flow he called duration


$800 - Robert

(20) The day before Alan Shepard went up, Malcolm Ross went 21 miles up, up & away in one of these


$1200 - Benni

(11) The Latin & Greek Churches agree it's a place of temporary suffering, but do not agree on the form of suffering


(-$1200) - Robert

$1200 - Benni

(6) This Cardinals first baseman hit 583 career home runs, averaging a home run for every 10.6 times at bat


$1200 - Robert

(16) "The Second Man on the Moon"


$1200 - Robert

(3) It took 30 years for this appliance to be in over 50% of U.S. homes; the need to bake a potato in 3 min. wasn't pressing


$1200 - Robert

(26) His "Two Treatises of Government", which influenced Jefferson, said man has a natural right to liberty


$1200 - Benni

(21) (Video of Cheryl in Colorado) Drink extra water at 10,000 feet. Up here, this point is lower, so the air contains less water


$1600 - Robert

(12) In Greek mythology its subdivisions include Erebus & Tartarus


$1600 - Robert

(7) Baseball's all-time strikeout king with 5,714, his uniform number was retired by 3 teams: California, Houston & Texas


$1600 - Robert

(17) "The Kingfish of Politics"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) Kitchen appliance that helped A.D. Hershey win a Nobel Prize; it removed a virus' protein coat from its DNA core


(-$1600) - Rebecca

(27) This man who died around 347 B.C. said we perceive examples of things, not their ideal forms


$1600 - Robert

(22) In 1975 one of these scavengers climbed to 37,000' over Africa -- sadly, we know this because it hit a plane


$2000 - Robert

(13) It's a bottomless pit for the dead, or, in its special edition, an almost endless James Cameron movie


$2000 - Rebecca

(8) This shortstop, the "Flying Dutchman", outplayed Ty Cobb in their 1909 World Series showdown


$2000 - Robert

(18) "The Wittenberg Monk"


(-$200) - Robert

(30) Found in many kitchens, polytetrafluoroethylene is more commonly called this

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $200


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(28) Hobbes followed this
-ism, not meaning he was greedy but that he reduced every experience to a physical process


$2000 - Robert

(23) (Video) The men seen here lunching above Manhattan include members of this Indian tribe

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Robert: $24,000 (Lock game)
Benni: $11,400
Rebecca: $2,800


Final JEOPARDY!

GEOGRAPHIC TERMS
These 2 words are anagrams of each other & for our location now one is about 34, the other about 74

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Rebecca: $2,800 - $2,800
Benni: $11,400 - $4,000
Robert: $24,000 - $500


Final Scores
Robert: $23,500
Benni: $7,400
Rebecca: $0

Robert: $24,200 (28 right, includes 2 DDs & 2 rebounds; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Benni: $11,400 (19 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Rebecca: $2,800 (7 right; 2 wrong)
Total: $38,400

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