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JEOPARDY! Game - December 9, 2003

Contestants

Eok Ngo, Production assistant from Monterey Park, CA
Sandy Topping, Indexer from Valparaiso, IN
Patrick Fernan, Government manager from Madison, WI (Returning 1-day champ with $11,999)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 9, 2003

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

SESAME STREET
MR. ROGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD
BLUES CLUES
ZOOM
READING RAINBOW
BETWEEN THE LIONS
$200 - Sandy

(9) It's the part of the Big Mac that contains sesame seeds


$200 - Patrick

(14) Roger Bacon, the first European with a gunpowder recipe, was educated at this English university


$200 - Patrick

(21) Last name of Mamie, who had a 1920 hit with "Crazy Blues", & also of the better-known Bessie


$200 - Patrick

(1) Its velocity can be thousands of feet per second, so we know Superman's faster than that


$200 - Triple Stumper

(4) He's the boy who had a "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day"


$200 - Eok

(26) In the sixth chapter of his book, this prophet stands unafraid between the lions in their den


(-$400) - Eok

(-$400) - Sandy

(10) Sesame paste is used like & substituted for this sandwich spread made from legumes


$400 - Triple Stumper

(17) (Video of Sarah in Providence, RI) This compass is believed to be the one that guided this man to the place he called Providence in 1636


$400 - Eok

(22) (Video) Hi, I'm Buddy Guy. This cat from Cream who's not a bad blues player himself called me the best guitar player around


(-$400) - Eok

$400 - Patrick

(2) Using radar, scientists measured it at over 300 mph in Oklahoma in 1999


$400 - Eok

(5) "Mr. Toad" & "Mr. Badger" are chapters in this Kenneth Grahame classic


$400 - Patrick

(27) If you walk between the lions at 42nd Street & Fifth Avenue you're entering or exiting this New York City building


$600 - Sandy

(11) Baba Ghanoush is made with sesame oil & this member of the nightshade family


$600 - Sandy

(18) This king of low-budget moviemaking came to California from Michigan in his teens


(-$600) - Patrick

(23) A wizard on this instrument, Meade "Lux" Lewis was a pioneer of boogie-woogie & later a success in cocktail bars


$600 - Eok

(3) A "speedy" part of a river; you can go down them 30 mph at Raging Waters' Neptune's Fury ride


$600 - Eok

(6) Louise Fitzhugh continued the adventures of this little girl snoop in the book "The Long Secret"


$600 - Patrick

(28) Alex Karras & Barry Sanders both had success playing among their fellow Lions of this city


$800 - Triple Stumper

(12) The name of this confection made from honey & sesame seeds is from the Arabic for "sweet confection"


$800 - Eok

(19) This French region was the birthplace of William the Conqueror & of Roger I, who conquered Sicily


$800 - Eok

(24) Muddy Waters & Paul Butterfield performed the blues in this film of The Band's final concert


$800 - Patrick

(15) A magazine named for this type of souped-up car debuted in 1948


$800 - Eok

(7) Dictionopolis & Digitopolis are 2 of the unusual places Milo visits in this novel


$800 - Patrick

(29) Nickname shared by France's Louis VIII & England's Richard I


$1000 - Sandy

(13) Falafel is often served with this thick paste made primarily from ground sesame seeds


$2400 - Eok

(20) 1850s Chief Justice whose name, his fellow Marylanders write to tell us, rhymes with "brawny", not "brainy"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2400


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(25) State that preceded the names of bluesmen John Hurt & Fred McDowell


$1000 - Eok

(16) (Video of Jimmy at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY) In 1973, this horse ran the Derby in a record 1 minute, 59 and 2/5, for an average speed of 38 miles per hour


(-$1000) - Sandy

(8) E.B. White named the main character in this book after Louis Armstrong


(-$1000) - Sandy

(-$1000) - Eok

(30) If you're standing between 2 lions at this country's Kruger National Park, let's hope they're not hungry!


Scores at the first commercial break:
Eok: $2,600
Patrick: $1,600
Sandy: $400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Eok: $6,200
Patrick: $3,000
Sandy: $0


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 9, 2003

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THE ELEMENTS
TV SHOWS & THEIR CHARACTERS
COUNTRIES' FORMER NAMES
RELATIVELY INTERESTING
POLITICIANS & LEADERS
"D" TALKS
$400 - Sandy

(6) This light metal, symbol Li, falls between helium & beryllium on the periodic table


$400 - Eok

(1) Niles, Daphne, Roz


$400 - Patrick

(11) What's now Nelson Mandela Avenue in Harare, Zimbabwe was once Baker Avenue in Salisbury, here


$400 - Triple Stumper

(21) Percussionist Pete Escovedo played with Santana; this daughter of his played & sang with Prince


$400 - Patrick

(13) Georges Pompidou was a President of France & Georgios Papandreou was a Prime Minister of this country


$400 - Patrick

(26) John Hughes wrote the screenplay for this film based on Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip


(-$800) - Patrick

(7) Reflecting about 95% of the light falling upon it, it's the most lustrous of all metals


$800 - Patrick

(2) Joey Potter, Pacey Witter, Jen Lindley


$800 - Eok

(19) What's now the Democratic Republic of the Congo used to be just the Republic of the Congo, & in between, this


$800 - Patrick

(22) Glenna Goodacre's creations include the Sacagawea dollar design & this daughter married to Harry Connick Jr.


$800 - Sandy

(15) Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, the son of this country's dictator, founded its Falange Party in 1933


$800 - Eok

(27) (Video of Sofia in front of the Goodyear blimp) This other name for an airship is also an adjective meaning "capable of being steered"


$1200 - Sandy

(8) Baddeleyite, an ore of this metal, symbol Zr, is used to make laboratory crucibles


$1200 - Eok

(5) Tony, Carmela, Dr. Jennifer Melfi


(-$1100) - Eok

(20) The country that made up most of the Spanish Netherlands in 1700 is known as this today

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1100


$1200 - Patrick

(23) (Video) Francis Cugat, brother of bandleader Xavier, created the cover illustration for this novel, seen here


$1200 - Sandy

(12) A Swedish Cabinet Minister in 1951, he went on to become a U.N. Secretary-General


$1200 - Eok

(28) While in Rome on a scholarship, Georges Bizet wrote a symphonic ode about this Portuguese explorer to India


(-$600) - Sandy

(9) Painter's colic is a group of symptoms caused by an excess of this element in the body

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $600


$1600 - Patrick

(4) Paul Drake, Hamilton Burger, Della Street


(-$1600) - Patick

(-$1600) - Sandy

(17) When still under British control, this present country was the Federation of South Arabia


$1600 - Sandy

(24) Frank Lloyd Wright's daughter married Kenneth Baxter & gave birth to this Oscar-winning actress


$1600 - Sandy

(14) In 1959 he got his butt booted out of office for a second time in Cuba


(-$1600) - Eok

(29) This French seaport on the English Channel was the site of a disastrous Allied commando raid August 19, 1942


$2000 - Eok

(10) This element used in the mantles of some camping lanterns was named for the Norse god of thunder


$2000 - Patrick

(3) Agnes Dipesto, David Addison, Maddie Hayes


$2000 - Sandy

(18) According to their legends, the Goths came from Scandza, now known as this country


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) Last name of pundit William, a staunch critic of Bill Clinton, & his brother Robert, who was Clinton's lawyer


$2000 - Patrick

(16) It should dawn on you that this man born back in 1866 is considered the Father of modern China


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Patrick: $10,200
Eok: $9,900
Sandy: $6,600


Final JEOPARDY!

MAGAZINES
Aimed largely at women, this magazine that has its own institute took 110 years to make a woman its editor

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Sandy: $6,600 + $6,500
Eok: $9,900 - $9,900
Patrick: $10,200 + $10,000


Final Scores
Patrick: $20,200 (2-day total of $32,199)
Sandy: $13,100
Eok: $0

Patrick: $10,200 (17 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Eok: $9,600 (16 right, includes 1 DD; 5 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Sandy: $7,200 (11 right; 5 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $27,000

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