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JEOPARDY! Game - December 18, 2003

Contestants

Dave Oberhart, Computer consultant from Durham, NC
Erika Rogers, Bartender from Indianapolis, IN
Michele Bassett, Stay-at-home mom from McLean, VA (Returning 1-day champ with $17,300)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 18, 2003

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

U.S. CITY NICKNAMES
YULETIDE FAVORITES
FEMALE FIRSTS
OOOH ... CHESS
ARE YOU SHAKESPEARIENCED?
ABBREV.
$200 - Triple Stumper

(1) Nashville is "The Athens of the South"; this home of the Crimson Tide is "The Athens of Alabama"


$200 - Triple Stumper

(18) "Oh, bring us a figgy pudding, oh, bring us a figgy pudding, oh, bring us a figgy pudding and a cup of" this


$200 - Dave

(12) In 1678 Elena Cornaro, fluent in 7 languages, became the first woman to receive this advanced degree


$200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$200 - Dave

(3) "This was the noblest Roman of them all"


$200 - Michele

(4) Tho can be short for
t-h-o-u-g-h, or this male name


$400 - Erika

(2) Huntington Beach, California has been nicknamed this, also the title of a 1963 Jan & Dean hit


$400 - Dave

(19) In 1947 this singing cowboy co-wrote & recorded the perennial favorite "Here Comes Santa Claus"


$400 - Michele

(13) Fay Fuller, a Tacoma journalist, made the first female ascent of this mountain in 1890, wearing wool bloomers


$400 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


(-$400) - Michele

$400 - Erika

(8) "Get thee to a nunnery!"


$400 - Dave

(5) With my new flat panel screen, I've gotten rid of my old monitor with that big CRT, this


$600 - Michele

(23) This capital has been designated the "Green Mountain City"


$600 - Dave

(20) The subject of a Christmas carol, this good king was not a king but the Duke of Bohemia in the 10th century


$600 - Michele

(14) In 1957 Dame Beryl Grey became the first foreign guest artist to dance with this Moscow company


$600 - Erika

(28) In German this piece is a Springer; in French, Cavalier


$600 - Erika

(9) "I am dying, Egypt, dying"


$600 - Michele

(6) mth is month;
M.Th. is Master of this


$800 - Michele

(24) New Orleans was dubbed this city; when it was laid out, that was the shape the Mississippi formed around it


(-$800) - Erika

(21) In "Away in a Manger", it's what "the little Lord Jesus" was "asleep on"


$800 - Michele

(15) Ehud Barak once dressed as a woman in a covert operation, but she was the only actual woman PM of Israel


(-$800) - Dave

(27) When it moves, this piece will always wind up on the same color square that it began the game on


$800 - Erika

(10) "I am a Jew! Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands ..."


$800 - Dave

(7) You'll get no help on a project labeled DIY, short for this


$1000 - Michele

(25) Rockwell City in this state calls itself the "Golden buckle on the Corn Belt"


$1000 - Dave

(22) 6 years before "Seventy-Six Trombones", he wrote "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(16) Bill Clinton made Janet Reno the first woman Attorney General & Hazel O'Leary the first woman Secretary of this


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(26) Invented in the 1500s to speed up the game, this maneuver involves 2 pieces of the same color


$1000 - Erika

(11) "I come to wive it wealthily in Padua"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Dave

(17) At the DOS, Department of State, a US would be a person in this post


Scores at the first commercial break:
Erika: $3,200
Dave: $1,600
Michele: $1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Michele: $4,600
Dave: $3,800
Erika: $3,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 18, 2003

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THE 7 WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
SCREEN PLAYS
AFTER THE FOX
LEAVING SO SOON?
WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG
ENDS IN "OLD"
$400 - Erika

(22) It's estimated that the largest of these contains 2.3 million stone blocks, each averaging about 2.5 tons


(-$400) - Dave

$400 - Michele

(1) Jason Miller went back home to Scranton in this state to make the '82 film of his play "That Championship Season'


$400 - Erika

(21) Russ Meyer fans know this name for a female fox


(-$400) - Michele

$400 - Dave

(16) Charles Tupper, one of this country's Fathers of Confederation, served 10 weeks as its Prime Minister


$400 - Erika

(11) During his summers in high school, Ronald Reagan worked as one of these, maybe inspiring David Hasselhoff


$400 - Erika

(6) Real estate agents' favorite 4-letter word; they like to add it to front yard signs


$800 - Michele

(23) It's the only one of the ancient wonders that was located in present-day Iraq


$800 - Dave

(2) Peter Firth horsed around as the unstable stable boy in the film version of this Peter Shaffer play


$800 - Erika

(27) The bat-eared fox, like the funnel-eared bat, eats mainly these


$800 - Michele

(17) Theodore Pomeroy had the shortest tenure in this job, serving on the last day of the 40th Congress


$800 - Dave

(12) He got a violin at age 6 & continued to play through the rest of his 39 years
(really 80)


$800 - Michele

(7) Dionne Warwick, Marilyn McCoo & Rick Dees were among the hosts of "Solid" this


$1200 - Dave

(24) This wonder depicted a sun god shielding his eyes & gazing out across the Aegean Sea


$1200 - Michele

(3) Everyone "nose" that Jose Ferrer starred in this play on Broadway before he made the film in 1950


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1200 - Michele

(18) Elected Pope in 752, Stephen died 2 days later, before he could undergo this, from the Latin for "to make sacred"


$1200 - Erika

(13) Born in Hungary in 1874, the son of Samuel & Cecilia Weiss, he became a professional magician at age 17


$1200 - Michele

(8) The compartment of a passenger airplane where animals usually fly


(-$2000) - Dave

(25) Reportedly, a spiral ramp allowed wagons to carry fuel up to the constantly burning fire at its top

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(4) Paul Newman was so good in this man's play "Sweet Bird of Youth" that he got to star in the film, too


$1600 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(19) After less than 2 years in the job, he resigned as executive editor of the New York Times in June 2003


$2000 - Erika

(14) When Joseph Haydn was 8, he joined this world-famous singing group

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - Michele

(9) It's an enclosure for sheep


$2000 - Erika

(26) Tools & molds used by Phidias to sculpt this wonder have been discovered at Olympia


$2000 - Michele

(5) Aaron Sorkin adapted the screenplay for this 1992 film about a Marine murder trial from his own play


$2000 - Erika

(28) The Alopex Lagopus, or this fox, turns white in the winter


(-$2000) - Michele

(20) He was a konstantinvalid during the year he led the USSR, February 1984 to March 1985


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(15) Louisa May Alcott's first big crush was on this "Sage of Concord", almost 30 years her senior


$2000 - Michele

(10) Hawthorne's Tales were "Twice" this


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Michele: $14,200
Erika: $12,600
Dave: $4,600


Final JEOPARDY!

SCIENCE
Some refractive index numbers for you now: Diamond, 2.42;
Air, 1.0003;
this, 1.0000

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Dave: $4,600 - $4,599
Erika: $12,600 - $2,600
Michele: $14,200 - $11,100


Final Scores
Erika: $10,000
Michele: $3,100
Dave: $1

Michele: $14,200 (18 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Erika: $12,200 (15 right, includes 2 DDs & 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Dave: $6,600 (12 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $33,000

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