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JEOPARDY! Game - December 17, 2003

Contestants

Michele Bassett, Stay-at-home mom from McLean, VA
Randal Allred, College Professor from Laie, HI
John Haynes, Meteorologist from Alexandria, VA (Returning 1-day champ with $8,599)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 17, 2003

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

PRESIDENTS & CHERRIES
THE NEW YORK YANKEES
THROW IT OVER HERE
NATIONAL FOODS
THE KIDS' TABLE
__JO
$200 - John

(1) The story of him chopping down a cherry tree was first mentioned in a biography by Mason Weems


$200 - John

(11) On June 2, 1925 first baseman Wally Pipp had a headache; this man filled in & didn't miss a game until 1939


(-$200) - Michele

$200 - John

(15) The tradition of throwing this after a wedding came out of India where to Hindus it was a symbol of fertility


$200 - Randal

(13) They're also known as chips or pommes frites


$200 - Triple Stumper

(23) Don't have a cow, man, a baby elephant walks away with this term, too


$200 - Michele

(6) Nickname of the woman who set an Olympic record in 1988 in the 100-meter run


$400 - John

(2) In 1994 this former President was the Grand Marshal of the Macon, Georgia cherry blossom festival


$400 - Triple Stumper

(12) (Video) He's seen here predicting his team's future


$400 - John

(19) In being reckless, you "throw" this "to the wind"


(-$400) - Randal

(-$400) - Michele

(14) To make this dish, tenderize beef round, smother with tomatoes, onions & carrots, season, braise & bake for 2 hours


$400 - Randal

(24) For young horses, a colt is a male, this is a female


$400 - John

(7) He was Prime Minister of Japan when it attacked Pearl Harbor


$600 - John

(3) His circular Presidential memorial stands among the cherry trees that line the Tidal Basin in D.C.


(-$600) - John

(28) The Yankees' 2 big home run hitters in 1961 had this combined candy nickname


$600 - John

(20) In May 2003 Halle Berry made the news by doing this at an Expos game


$1000 - John

(16) Tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives & feta cheese go into this refreshing dish

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$600 - Michele

(25) If this animal category aged a few years, we'd retitle it this


$600 - Michele

(8) To get to hotelier Howard Johnson's website, go to this .com


(-$800) - Randal

$800 - John

(4) The cherry trees that line the Tidal Basin in our nation's capital were donated by Japan in 1912 when he was President


$800 - Michele

(29) Since 1995 this shortstop has worn No. 2 & been No. 1 in many fans' hearts


$800 - John

(21) A kiss was thrown to the audience at the end of each episode of this game show whose theme is heard here


$800 - Triple Stumper

(17) This layer cake is named for one of its ingredients (It was created in America, not Europe)


$800 - Michele

(26) As the ugly duckling was really a swan, he was in truth the beautiful this


$800 - John

(9) In the second Austin Powers film, Dr. Evil stole Austin's this


(-$1000) - Michele

$1000 - John

(5) The second President to die in office, he expired in 1850 after eating a dessert of cherries & milk


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video of Joe Torre) This previous Yankee manager named Joe ran the team from 1931 to 1946, winning 8 pennants


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(22) In a 1962 novelty hit, Charles Drake bemoaned that his this "won't come back"


$1000 - Randal

(18) (Video) It's the produce seen here


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(27) In its youth this "holy" fish can be a tinker or a blinker, or even a spike (if Mr. Lee doesn't sue it)


$1000 - Michele

(10) It's a school or practice hall in which karate is taught


Scores at the first commercial break:
John: $4,600
Michele: $200
Randal: -$1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
John: $6,800
Michele: $2,400
Randal: $400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 17, 2003

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BIOLOGY
CELEBRITIES' ORIGINAL NAMES
A WEEKEND AT THE CAPE
ENGLISHWOMEN
SAINTS
3-LETTER POETIC WORDS
$400 - Michele

(12) In cattle, the rumen is the first of 4 compartments of this organ


$400 - John

(1) Jacob Cohen, who never gets any respect


$400 - John

(2) (Video) Chatham, Massachusetts is the point in Cape Cod that's usually compared to this body part


$400 - Michele

(10) The "Holy Maid of Kent" was executed for prophesying against Henry VIII's marriage to this woman


$400 - Randal

(26) (Video) He's the saint portrayed here by 15th century painter Ucello


(-$400) - Michele

$400 - John

(18) "I was angry with my friend; I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with" him; "I told it not, my wrath did grow"


$800 - John

(13) Often found on decaying logs, the puffball is part of this kingdom of organisms that lack chlorophyll


$800 - Michele

(4) Killed by a "Psycho": Jeanette Morrison


$800 - Michele

(3) A Wellfleet church clock keeps ship's time, so 12 o'clock is 8 of these


$800 - Michele

(16) When her sister complained she couldn't find a good, puzzling murder mystery, she set out to write one


$800 - Randal

(27) This sister of Mary served Jesus his dinner, so she's the patron saint of waiters & waitresses


(-$800) - John

(20) Sounding like a type of mineral, it fills in Byron's "Fragrant beads of amber ___ which her fairy fingers ran"


$1200 - John

(14) From the Greek for "change", this one-celled animal consists of protoplasm surrounded by a membrane


$1200 - Michele

(5) Egyptian-born actor & world-class bridge player Michael Shalhoub


(-$1200) - John

$1200 - Michele

(8) (Video of Sarah at the beach in Cape Cod ) Hard-shelled clams called these burrow into the bottom, so you need a long-handled rake to find them


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(17) "Don't know where, don't know when" -- yes I do: this Vera Lynn song was popular in Britain during WWII


$4200 - Randal

(28) (Video) He's the Apostle in the foreground in the painting seen here

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4200


$1200 - Randal

(21) This word meaning "before" is a homophone for what you breathe


$1600 - Randal

(15) This term refers to the association of 2 or more organisms living together for the possible benefit of all


$2000 - Michele

(6) 1982 Best Actor Oscar winner Krishna Bhanji

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Randal

(9) The Pilgrim Monument in this Cape Cod "town" commemorates the Pilgrims' first landing, even before Plymouth


(-$1600) - Randal

(24) The designs of this popularizer of the miniskirt were introduced to the U.S. through J.C. Penney


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Michele

(22) Keats wrote, "With every morn their love grew tenderer, with every" this "deeper and tenderer still"


$2000 - Michele

(19) Leucine, Isoleucine & Valine are the 3 BCAAs, or branched-chain these


$2000 - Randal

(7) "Sleepless in Seattle" star Margaret Hyra


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(11) (Video) He summered in Truro for many years and painted "Cape Cod Morning," seen here


(-$2000) - Michele

(-$2000) - Randal

(25) In 1987 she became the seventh woman to get the redundant-sounding title of Princess Royal


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - Michele

(23) It's any sphere, or an archaic term for the Earth


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Michele: $13,200
Randal: $8,600
John: $8,000


Final JEOPARDY!

INTERNATIONAL LAW
Drawn up at Pres. Lincoln's request, the first formal code for them said they get humane treatment & wholesome food

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
John: $8,000 + $7,999
Randal: $8,600 + $8,500
Michele: $13,200 + $4,100


Final Scores
Michele: $17,300
Randal: $17,100
John: $15,999

Michele: $12,800 (17 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 5 wrong)
John: $7,600 (18 right, includes 1 DD & 4 rebounds; 3 wrong)
Randal: $5,600 (10 right, includes 1 DD; 4 wrong)
Total: $26,000

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