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JEOPARDY! Game - December 15, 2003

Contestants

Miriam Kadansky, Research manager from Westford, MA
Steve Schneider, Writer from Los Angeles, CA
Wes Johnson, Band manager & attorney from Columbia, SC (Returning 1-day champ with $15,200)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 15, 2003

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

TIME'S PERSON OF THE YEAR
BANDS IN OTHER WORDS
SHELLFISH
BRAND "X"
MATERIAL GUYS
CAN I HAVE A WORD WITH YOU?
$200 - Wes

(30) Albert Einstein was the Person of the Century; in 1949 this British statesman was the man of the half-century


$200 - Miriam

(1) Walloping gourds


$200 - Wes

(9) 2 edible types of this shellfish found on the Pacific coast of North America are the Red King & Dungeness


$200 - Steve

(16) The tagline "Is it live or is it" this brand was introduced in 1971 in ads for recordable audio cassettes


$200 - Triple Stumper

(21) This frequent co-star of Doris Day played Daniel Reece on "Dynasty"


$200 - Miriam

(2) This insect is also known as a dumbledore; same amount of syllables & sounds similar


$400 - Steve

(26) 1951's & 1979's men were from this country; the first was a Premier, the second a religious zealot


$400 - Steve

(7) American bomber planes introduced in the 1950s


$400 - Miriam

(10) It's marketed according to size, from Colossal (10 or less to a pound) to miniature (about 100 to a pound)


$400 - Steve

(17) This brand dates back to a company set up in 1913 to manufacture liquid bleach


$400 - Miriam

(22) He's credited with pushing the Missouri Compromise through the House


$400 - Wes

(3) This contraction is used to describe, say, an easy golf shot that your opponent excuses you from playing


$600 - Steve

(28) This Independent Counsel shared the honor with Bill Clinton for 1998


$600 - Miriam

(8) .75 foot tacks


$600 - Wes

(11) To keep these stalk-eyed beasts from harming each other, rubber bands are put around their claws


(-$600) - Steve

$600 - Wes

(18) (Video) The logo of this watch brand, a status symbol, is seen here


$600 - Wes

(23) In 1975 he replaced Mick Taylor in The Rolling Stones


$600 - Steve

(4) A kolkhoz was a collective or co-operative communal one in the USSR, sort of like a kibbutz in Israel


(-$800) - Steve

(-$800) - Miriam

(27) For 1974 this King of Saudi Arabia was chosen for the turmoil he unleashed after raising oil prices


$800 - Wes

(14) Communal foe


$800 - Miriam

(12) It's really an old wives' tale that it's unsafe to eat this bivalve in months without an "R" in their name


$800 - Wes

(19) "Discover what your lips are missing" is a slogan for this product


$800 - Miriam

(24) Since the 1960s this film producer has been partnered with a merchant


$800 - Wes

(5) From the Latin for "bad", if you have it "aforethought", you're in big trouble


$1000 - Miriam

(29) For 1978 he made it as Vice Premier of China; for 1985 he was picked again, but now he was the Premier


$1000 - Wes

(15) Sinatra visits Tinseltown


$1000 - Wes

(13) The shell of this mollusk gave its name to a method of cooking & to a curved edge, on cloth, for example


(-$3000) - Wes

(20) The name of this electronics brand is from the Latin for "great voice"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$1000 - Steve

(25) "Wonders of the Invisible World" was his 1693 book on some of the Salem witchcraft cases


$1000 - Wes

(6) In this foreign sport, Niramiai is the time spent stamping, thigh-slapping & glaring at your opponent before fighting


Scores at the first commercial break:
Wes: $5,800
Miriam: $2,200
Steve: $1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Wes: $5,000
Miriam: $3,600
Steve: $2,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 15, 2003

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U.S. "TOWN"S
KIDDY LIT
MARTIN LUTHER
SHOW
JUST CAUSE
THE LAST WORD
$400 - Miriam

(2) Although Abner Doubleday organized baseball teams in this village, he didn't invent the game


$400 - Triple Stumper

(18) The story in which she "takes a bawth" at the Plaza was written in the 1960s but wasn't published until 2002


$400 - Triple Stumper

(20) (Video of Sofia in Wittenberg, Germany) The only achievement mentioned in Luther's epitaph is his doctorate in this subject from Wittenberg University


$400 - Miriam

(9) "The razzle-dazzle musical where a sensational murder trial is acted out in vaudeville specialties"


$400 - Miriam

(8) Formed in 1864 to take care of battle victims, it now relieves human suffering worldwide


$400 - Miriam

(1) Of Poe's "The Raven"


$800 - Wes

(3) It was the capital of colonial Virginia from 1619 to 1699


$800 - Steve

(19) A Disney film was based on this 1959 Margery Sharp tale of Miss Bianca & the mice of the Prisoners' Aid Society


$800 - Steve

(24) Terrified by a storm, Luther swore he'd become one of these, & joined the Augustinian order


$800 - Steve

(10) David Henry Hwang has redone the book for this 1958 tale of romance in San Francisco's Chinatown


$800 - Miriam

(11) This actress is the founding national chair of AmFAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research


$800 - Triple Stumper

(7) Of the nursery rhyme "Old King Cole"


$1200 - Miriam

(4) When construction began on this planned community on Long Island in 1946, a house sold for $7,000


$1200 - Steve

(28) A pilot who's crashed in the Sahara narrates this tale written & illustrated by Saint-Exupery


$1200 - Wes

(25) In translating the Bible, Luther added "alone" after this word, believing that it, rather than works, saves us


$1200 - Miriam

(12) "Ganzl's Book" calls Aldonza in this musical "a wildcat"; Playbill calls her "the beautiful whore"


$1200 - Wes

(15) Founded in 1971, in French its name is Medecins Sans Frontieres


$1200 - Wes

(21) Of "Casey at the Bat"


$1600 - Steve

(5) In 1950 Congress passed legislation to preserve the Heights area of this historic section of Washington, D.C.


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(29) (Video) Ian Falconer created this title character seen here


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(26) In 1524 Luther published the "Achtliederbuch", this type of book often found in churches


$1000 - Miriam

(13) First name of Patrick Dennis' aunt; Angela Lansbury was first to play her in the musical

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1600 - Miriam

(16) It helps people in crisis due to homelessness or mobility problems & has offices in bus stations & airports


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(22) Of the Gettysburg Address


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(6) Don't fall behind when crossing the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson in this village in Westchester county


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) "The Bad Beginning" & "The Wide Window" are part of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of" these


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(27) (Video of Cheryl in Wittenberg, Germany) On the old wooden door that stood here, Martin Luther posted this numerical piece of writing and began the Reformation


$2000 - Steve

(14) This musical with Billy Bigelow, based on "Liliom" by Ferenc Molnar, has been making the rounds since 1945


$1000 - Miriam

(17) The American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities supports this children's research hospital in Memphis

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$2000 - Steve

(23) Of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Miriam: $12,000
Steve: $11,400
Wes: $9,400


Final JEOPARDY!

REFERENCE BOOKS
When it was completed in 1928, Britain's P.M. said, "Our histories, our novels, our poems ... are all in this one book"

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Wes: $9,400 - $2,600
Steve: $11,400 - $11,399
Miriam: $12,000 - $10,801


Final Scores
Wes: $6,800 (2-day total of $22,000)
Miriam: $1,199
Steve: $1

Miriam: $13,600 (18 right, includes 2 DDs; 1 wrong)
Wes: $12,400 (16 right, includes 1 rebound; 1 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Steve: $11,400 (14 right; 2 wrong)
Total: $37,400

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