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JEOPARDY! Game - December 5, 2003

Contestants

Brian Lambert, Student from Lancaster, PA
Renie Sotiropoulos, High school teacher from Crownsville, MD
Jeffrey Burcaw, Vice president of an engineering firm from Warner Robins, GA (Returning 1-day champ with $6,399)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 5, 2003

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

AUTHORS
FOLK SONGS
COUNTRY COOKING
DISEASES
RABBITS, RABBITS, RABBITS
ISN'T THAT "SPECIAL"?
$200 - Triple Stumper

(19) "The Hamlet" is 1/3 of his trilogy about the Snopes family


$200 - Jeffrey

(18) According to the folk song, it's what the top of Old Smokey was covered with


$200 - Brian

(1) Kung Pao chicken


$200 - Brian

(3) Dogs with this desease may "foam at the mouth" because saliva builds up in their paralyzed throats


$200 - Renie

(16) Going into Mr. McGregor's garden gets him into trouble


$200 - Renie

(11) It's an international competition for physically or mentally challenged athletes


$400 - Triple Stumper

(20) William Styron took 12 years between his previous novel & this one about a female Auschwitz survivor


$400 - Triple Stumper

(21) This 2003 mockumentary directed by Christopher Guest features The Folksmen


$400 - Jeffrey

(2) Wiener schnitzel


$400 - Brian

(5) Pneumoconiosis mainly affects these organs


$400 - Jeffrey

(17) He's "framed" in Toontown


$400 - Renie

(12) Extraordinary visual images artificially created for a movie or TV show


(-$600) - Brian

$600 - Jeffrey

(25) His "Hike and the Aeroplane" of 1912 didn't exactly put him on the Main Street of success


$600 - Triple Stumper

(28) In "Animal House" Bluto breaks the guitar of a guy singing "I Gave My Love" this


$600 - Jeffrey

(4) Coq au vin


$600 - Renie

(6) Oliver Hazard Perry died of this now-tamed "colorful" disease after a diplomatic mission in Venezuela


(-$600) - Renie

$600 - Jeffrey

(22) He wears sunglasses & flip-flops & keeps going & going & going ...


$600 - Brian

(13) A limited print run of a newspaper to mark an important event


$800 - Renie

(26) The history of this present-day country is the subject of James Michener's 1965 book "The Source"


$800 - Jeffrey

(29) A line in a Russian novel, "Where are the flowers, the girls have plucked them", inspired Pete Seeger to write this song


$800 - Jeffrey

(7) Paella


$400 - Jeffrey

(8) Ashkenazi Jews are exceptionally prone to the disease named for Warren Tay & this doctor

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $400


$800 - Renie

(23) This friend of the Skin Horse wants to become a real rabbit


$800 - Renie

(14) In 1885 the U.S. mail introduced this distinctive service


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(27) This 4-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet was born March 26, 1874


$1000 - Brian

(30) This song asks a lot of important questions like "How many times must a man look up before he can see the sky"


$1000 - Brian

(10) Dhal


$1000 - Jeffrey

(9) Blindness can result from trachoma, a serious form of this inflammation also called pinkeye


$1000 - Jeffrey

(24) He's a 6-foot-tall invisible rabbitlike pooka


$1000 - Renie

(15) The job of Independent Counsel, created by Congress in 1978, was also called this


Scores at the first commercial break:
Jeffrey: $3,200
Renie: $3,000
Brian: $2,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Jeffrey: $6,800
Renie: $4,200
Brian: $2,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 5, 2003

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NEW DEAL PROGRAMS
THE MOVIES
STATE YOUR CASE
'90s NAMES IN THE NEWS
AFRICAN LANGUAGES
CROSSWORD CLUES "L"
$400 - Renie

(1) The 3 initial requirements for adults 18-25 to be in the CCC were to be male, unemployed & this


$400 - Brian

(13) (Video) It's the familial title of the recent hit comedy seen here


$400 - Renie

(18) In area it's the largest U.S. state that begins & ends with the same letter


$400 - Brian

(23) In 1997 China appointed Tung Chee-Hwa Chief Executive Officer of this newly acquired region


$400 - Brian

(11) The Nubian languages are mostly spoken along this river (between cataracts 1 & 4)


$400 - Renie

(6) Happy songbird (4 letters)


$800 - Brian

(2) Of 25 cents, $1.10 or $1.60, the hourly wage minimum set by the 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act


$800 - Triple Stumper

(14) In one of Burt Lancaster's last films, a boat originally called "Rock of" this becomes "Rocket" this


$800 - Brian

(19) We freely volunteer the information that at 6,643 feet, Clingman's Dome is this state's highest point


$800 - Renie

(24) In August 1999 this Russian President fired his fourth Prime Minister in 18 months


$800 - Triple Stumper

(12) Hausa, one of the few Chadic languages with a written form, switched from the Arabic alphabet to this one


$800 - Renie

(7) Lion's den (4 letters)


(-$1200) - Brian

$1200 - Renie

(3) In 1935 the REA was set up to supply cheap this (indicated by its "E") to some rural areas


$1200 - Brian

(15) (Video of Sarah at a Fedex facility)
In a 2000 film, playing Fedex employee Chuck Noland, this actor said, "We live or we die by the clock."


$1200 - Renie

(20) This state was admitted to the Union on Valentine's Day 1912


$1200 - Brian

(25) In 1992 Ron Carey, an ex-UPS driver, was elected president of this organization in its first secret ballot


$1200 - Renie

(28) The dialect of Lamu in Kenya has produced classic poetry in this Bantu language


$1200 - Brian

(8) Odysseus' father, or Ophelia's brother (7 letters)


(-$2000) - Renie

(4) When it began in 1933, it protected bank accounts up to a whopping $5,000!

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(16) Steve Martin was a lip-synch & dance man in this 1981 movie musical


(-$1600) - Jeffrey

(-$1600) - Brian

$1600 - Renie

(21) During the 1980s this large southern state had the highest-percentage growth in the Union


(-$1600) - Jeffrey

(26) This artist, who began with wrapping bottles & a tree, wrapped the old German Parliament building in 1995


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) Semitic languages are named for Shem; this group of languages, for another of Noah's sons


(-$3600) - Brian

(9) Noah Webster, for example (13 letters)

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3600


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(5) (Video) The Farm Security Administration's pictorial record of rural America includes this woman's photo of the migrant mother seen here


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(17) This seasonal 1971 film with Jennifer O'Neill tapped into nostalgia for the WWII era


$2000 - Jeffrey

(22) Vidalia onions, some of the world's sweetest, hail from this U.S. state


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(27) Born Faith Plotkin, this Nostradamus of marketing burst on the scene in 1991


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) A disapproving sound using the tongue is a version of this sound for which some Afr. tongues are named


$2000 - Renie

(10) Shirley Jackson's game (7 letters)


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Renie: $12,200 (Lock game)
Jeffrey: $5,600
Brian: $2,800


Final JEOPARDY!

THE U.S. NAVY
It's the only U.S. battleship ever to have a one-syllable name

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Brian: $2,800 + $2,800
Jeffrey: $5,600 + $0
Renie: $12,200 + $200


Final Scores
Renie: $12,400
Jeffrey: $5,600
Brian: $5,600

Renie: $14,200 (18 right, includes 2 rebounds; 2 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Brian: $6,400 (14 right; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Jeffrey: $6,000 (12 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Total: $26,600

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