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JEOPARDY! Game - December 4, 2003

Contestants

Jeffrey Burcaw, Vice president of an engineering firm from Warner Robins, GA
Ben Eggenberger, Technology manager from Alma, MI
Lillie Salsberry, Librarian from Baton Rouge, LA (Returning 1-day champ with $2,700)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 4, 2003

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

THE 18th CENTURY
MOVIE SONGS
A HOOSIERS WHO'S WHO
AVIATION FIRSTS
GREAT FIGURES
PASS THE "P"s
$200 - Jeffrey

(15) This man was hanged for murder & piracy May 23, 1701


$200 - Lillie

(6) "Maniac"
(1983)


$200 - Jeffrey

(26) At 33 this future Vice President was the youngest man ever elected to the U.S. Senate from Indiana


$200 - Ben

(11) The first President to hold a pilot's license, he learned to fly in 1939 while serving with MacArthur in the Philippines


$200 - Ben

(21) Ben Lusbie, who could sell 6,000 tickets to this in an hour, was an attraction just like the animals & acrobats


$200 - Ben

(1) It's a hill or mountain with a level top


$400 - Jeffrey

(16) Denounced as a magician in Venice in 1755, this famous lover was sentenced to prison but escaped to Paris


$400 - Lillie

(7) "The Bare Necessities"
(1967)


$400 - Jeffrey

(27) The story of this lovely lady from "The Brady Bunch" begins in Dale, Indiana in 1934


$400 - Ben

(12) In June 1910 this partner of Henry Royce became the first to fly non-stop across the English Channel & back


(-$400) - Jeffrey

(-$400) - Lillie

(22) In 2002 the Philadelphia Mint produced about 540 million of these -- about $27 million worth


$400 - Lillie

(2) It's an act performed to show sorrow for having committed a sin


$600 - Jeffrey

(17) This Frenchman had lots to write "confessions" about, like sending 5 of his kids to a foundling hospital


$600 - Ben

(8) "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)"
1985


$600 - Jeffrey

(28) We assume his friends find this senior Indiana Senator a real pistol


$600 - Triple Stumper

(13) In July 1908 this science journal awarded a trophy to Glenn Curtiss for the first U.S. public flight of one kilometer


$600 - Lillie

(23) In 2001 the U.S. awarded IBM 3,411 of these & we're sure IBM's lawyers defend them vigorously


(-$1000) - Lillie

(3) This publication is credited to an imaginary astronomer & appeared from the early 1730s to 1757

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Triple Stumper

(18) 1787 Mozart work often called a serenade; the "New Oxford Companion to Music" says it's, aptly, a nocturne


$800 - Triple Stumper

(9) "I'm Easy"
(1975)


$800 - Lillie

(29) He was first seen in Brazil, Indiana in 1913; he was last seen outside a Michigan restaurant in 1975


$800 - Jeffrey

(14) In 1933, 2 years before his death with Will Rogers, this pilot became the first to fly solo around the world


$800 - Lillie

(24) Vroom! Mattel introduced these in 1968 & says 2 of them are now sold every second


$800 - Ben

(4) In I Corinthians, he tells us that charity is the greatest virtue


$1000 - Jeffrey

(19) This German Baron known for his fantastic tales died in 1797


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(10) "Beautiful Maria of My Soul"
(1992)


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) A state historic site in Dana honors this news correspondent who was killed in the Pacific during WWII


$1000 - Jeffrey

(20) In 1935 transPacific air mail was begun by the "China" one of these, also a type of sailing ship


$1000 - Jeffrey

(25) The Nullarbor Plain in this country has a dead-straight stretch of railroad track 297 miles long


$1000 - Ben

(5) It's a highfalutin' 6-syllable word for sleight of hand magic


Scores at the first commercial break:
Ben: $3,200
Jeffrey: $1,000
Lillie: $0

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Jeffrey: $5,800
Ben: $3,400
Lillie: $1,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 4, 2003

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MAMMALS
THE OLYMPIC GAMES
DOG & CAT TALES
SUCCESSORS
"A" IN GEOGRAPHY
BEFORE & AFTER
$400 - Jeffrey

(2) Ornithorhynchus Anatinus is the scientific name for this egg-laying mammal


$400 - Ben

(26) The only men to win 2 gold medals in this multi-event sport were Bob Mathias ('48 & '52) & Daley Thompson ('80 & '84)


$400 - Lillie

(12) In the exciting sequel, this Dr. Seuss title character "comes back"


$400 - Lillie

(6) Shakespeare's Macbeth succeeds this man as Scotland's king


$400 - Jeffrey

(1) This country in southwestern Africa gained independence from Portugal on November 11,1975


(-$400) - Jeffrey

$400 - Lillie

(20) 13th century Venetian traveler who's a Ralph Lauren short sleeve top with a collar


(-$800) - Jeffrey

$800 - Lillie

(3) The largest animals of this species, which is also the largest species of deer, are found in Alaska & Siberia


$800 - Ben

(27) The only women to repeat as gold medalists in solo figure skating are Sonja Henie & this East German in 1984 & 1988


$800 - Lillie

(13) Beverly Cleary wrote "Socks" & this First Lady wrote "Millie's Book"


$800 - Triple Stumper

(7) In 1975 Robert Morganthau succeeded Richard Kuh in this Manhattan legal post -- he's still there


(-$1200) - Lillie

(5) A city on the Potomac founded in 1749 is named this, like a city on the Mediterranean founded in 331 B.C.

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$800 - Ben

(21) "Queen of Soul" who got R-E-S-P-E-C-T as the 32nd President of the U.S.


(-$800) - Lillie

(4) The dermis of this mammal that comes in 3-banded & giant species ossifies to form bony plates

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $800


$1200 - Jeffrey

(28) (Video of Sarah in Squaw Valley, CA)
20 years before The Miracle at Lake Placid, the U.S. won its first hockey gold medal in this year, here at Squaw Valley


$1200 - Jeffrey

(14) A doggie turns up in his story "To Build a Fire" & in his novel "White Fang"


$1200 - Ben

(8) James Cagney was a tough actor to follow as president of this, but George Murphy did it in 1944


$1200 - Jeffrey

(17) It's the capital of the state of South Australia


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(22) Steinbeck classic in which Lennie & George are set adrift with Capt. Bligh in a sequel to "Mutiny on the Bounty"


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(10) (Video of Jeff Probst in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil)
A freshwater species, the Pink River type of this mammal is found here, in the Rio Negro


(-$1600) - Jeffrey

(29) Since 1896 the record in this event has more than doubled, from 36 feet, 9.75 inches to 73 feet, 8.75 inches


$1600 - Ben

(15) This 1843 Poe tale might have crossed your path


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(9) In 1998 David Remnick succeeded her as editor of The New Yorker


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(18) This desert in northern Chile is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west & the Andes on the east


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(23) TV talk show host & "Hairspray" actress who is an over 5,300-foot-deep Russian body of water


$2000 - Jeffrey

(11) I hate to name-drop but this mammal often has "mundi" dropped from its name


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Jeffrey

(16) "Moses the Kitten" was one of the small creatures this vet wrote about


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) Following Georg Solti as its music director, Daniel Barenboim led a free concert in Grant Park Sept. 21, 1991


$2000 - Jeffrey

(19) Portugal's possessions in the North Atlantic include the Madeiras & this island group


$2000 - Ben

(24) Kentucky city that's the setting of a children's book in which Sam-I-Am pushes an unusual dish


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Jeffrey: $13,400
Ben: $10,200
Lillie: $2,600


Final JEOPARDY!

AMERICAN AUTHORS
He called himself a "Cubano Sato", a phrase from the Cuban dialect meaning both "flirt" & "half-breed"

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Lillie: $2,600 + $2,300
Ben: $10,200 - $4,900
Jeffrey: $13,400 - $7,001


Final Scores
Jeffrey: $6,399
Ben: $5,300
Lillie: $4,900

Jeffrey: $13,400 (18 right; 4 wrong)
Ben: $10,200 (13 right; 0 wrong)
Lillie: $5,600 (11 right, includes 2 rebounds; 4 wrong, includes 3 DDs)
Total: $29,200

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