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JEOPARDY! Game - December 19, 2003

Contestants

Kathleen Mainhart, Assistant Professor of Education from Brookfield, CT
Christian Maher, Consultant from Erie, PA
Erika Rogers, Bartender from Indianapolis, IN (Returning 1-day champ with $10,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 19, 2003

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

COUNTRY
TURKEY
CHINA
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CUBA
"ICE"LAND
$200 - Christian

(6) In October 2002 this late rocker's "30 # 1 Hits" CD debuted at the top of the Country charts


$200 - Erika

(1) This Founding Father & publisher recommended the turkey for our national symbol as a "much more respectable bird"


$200 - Christian

(11) 2 of these weapons, blue & crossed, are the mark of the fine china of Meissen, Germany


$200 - Erika

(26) The name of this central African republic comes from camaroes, a Portuguese word for the prawns found there


$200 - Erika

(16) Show us you know that Cuba Gooding Jr. won an Oscar for his role in this film


$200 - Erika

(17) It can be poetic or driver's


$400 - Christian

(7) (Video) This singer seen here was given the first and middle names Loretta Lynn, but she's not named for that singer


$400 - Erika

(2) This characteristic gurgling sound of male turkeys can also mean to eat food quickly & greedily


(-$400) - Christian

(12) (Video) The logo of this British china maker founded in 1759 is seen here


$400 - Christian

(27) Kampala is the bustling capital city of this central African republic of about 20 million


$400 - Christian

(22) Roger Moore once suggested that Cuba Gooding Jr. be the next choice to play this franchise character


$400 - Erika

(18) To repeat an action in order to get better at it


$600 - Triple Stumper

(8) He won a 1967 Grammy for "Gentle on My Mind", which later became the theme song to his TV series


$600 - Kathleen

(3) The "Joy of Cooking" suggests doing this to the turkey every 30 minutes with butter or pan drippings


$600 - Erika

(13) Introduced in 1962, a Royal Albert design featuring these flowers has sold over 100 million pieces


(-$600) - Erika

(28) Niamey is the capital city of this republic that shares its name with Africa's third-longest river


$600 - Erika

(23) Cuba's first big screen role was in this 1988 film starring Eddie Murphy as a transplanted African prince


$600 - Christian

(19) Flavored with the root of a Eurasian plant, chewy candy often made in black strips


(-$800) - Erika

(-$800) - Christian

(9) "I Cross My Heart" & "Heartland" were No. 1 singles from his 1992 film "Pure Country", in which he played a Country singer


$800 - Erika

(4) Roast turkey & all the trimmings was on the menu when these 2 men touched down on the moon in 1969


$800 - Christian

(14) Fine china is vitrified, meaning the silica in it turns to this material when fired


$800 - Triple Stumper

(29) The southernmost section of this largest African country stretches into the heart of central Africa


$800 - Erika

(24) In 1997 this magazine chose Cuba as one of its "50 most beautiful"


$800 - Erika

(20) A Colonel or a Major, but not a private


$1000 - Erika

(10) (Video) Hello there, this is George Jones. This song, my first number one hit, was written by the Big Bopper & is another slang term for moonshine


$1000 - Erika

(5) It's the muscular digestive organ a turkey uses to grind its food; who wants it?


$1000 - Christian

(15) A high-quality type of china is made from these parts of animals, reduced to ash

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) This central African republic's old national flag was a red, yellow & green tricolor with an "R" in the middle


$1000 - Erika

(25) In a 1995 TV movie Cuba soared with this first squadron of black combat pilots


$1000 - Erika

(21) To attract or lure by arousing desire


Scores at the first commercial break:
Erika: $3,200
Christian: $1,400
Kathleen: $600

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Erika: $7,800
Christian: $2,800
Kathleen: $600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 19, 2003

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WRITERS' RELATIVES
TAKE MY FIRST WIFE ... PLEASE!
AROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH
DO THE MATH
QUOTES ABOUT 3 THINGS
IT'S CAPITALIZED
$400 - Christian

(7) Heading it in the 1930s, her father Eugene was the second president of the Atlanta Historical Society


$400 - Erika

(6) Josephine de Beauharnais


(-$400) - Erika

$400 - Kathleen

(12) In Japan the inner bark fibers of the Broussonetia Papyrifera are used to make this, as its name suggests


(-$400) - Kathleen

$400 - Erika

(21) On the keypad, the digits in the phone number
AAA-AAAA
add up to this


$400 - Erika

(22) You wander upstairs, downstairs & in your lady's chamber if you're this nursery rhyme character


$400 - Christian

(1) This word when it precedes "of Buena Vista" (in 1847) or "of Lake Erie" (in 1813)


$800 - Erika

(8) He was grandpapa to actresses Margaux & Mariel


$800 - Erika

(17) Bianca Perez Morena de Macias


$800 - Erika

(13) The Morus Multicaulis species of mulberry is fed to these insects important to China's textile industry


$800 -

CLUE NOT REVEAELED FOR LACK OF TIME


$800 - Erika

(23) It's what Elizabeth Barrett Browning did "to the depth and breadth and height" her soul could reach


$800 - Christian

(2) A registered one of these; Spam is one of Hormel Foods Corporation


$1200 - Kathleen

(9) In 1914 she trekked to east Africa to marry her cousin, a baron named Bror


$1200 - Kathleen

(18) Jane Wyman


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(14) In 1787 William Bligh was commissioned to transport this type of mulberry tree from Tahiti to the West Indies


$1200 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(24) They're the 3 things poet Edward Fitzgerald put with "a book of verses underneath the bough"


(-$1200) - Christian

$1200 - Erika

(3) Sacred books like this, the Hebrew name for the first 5 books of the Bible


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(10) His father Donald, a Marine Colonel, took his nickname the "Great Santini" from an aerial acrobat he once saw


$1600 - Kathleen

(19) Khadijah, a rich older widow


$1600 - Erika

(15) Black mulberries are used in winemaking; female flowers of this mulberry plant are used to brew beer


(-$1600) - Christian

(-$1600) - Erika

(28) You'll pay this much to stay in a $200-a-night hotel suite for all of February 2004


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(25) The first witch in "Macbeth" wondered if her group would meet again in 1 of these 3 choices


$1600 - Christian

(4) The names of these "related" biological groups that come between order & genus


(-$2000) - Christian

(11) Name of the father, an English Poet Laureate, whose son Daniel starred in "In the Name of the Father"


(-$2000) - Kathleen

(-$2000) - Christian

(20) Alice Hathaway Lee, but she wouldn't live to be First Lady


$2000 - Erika

(16) This plant, Ficus Elastica, was once the most popular of house plants; in the jungle it can grow to a height of 100 feet

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(27) (Video of Jimmy at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY)
The Kentucky Derby is a mile and a quarter race run on a mile oval, so the start and finish line are this many feet apart


$2000 - Erika

(26) Attributed to Martin Luther is "Who loves not these 3 things remains a fool his whole life long"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


(-$2000) - Kathleen

(5) In addresses, Street, Road & this word from the French for "to approach"


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Erika: $17,000 (Lock game)
Kathleen: $600
Christian: -$800


Final JEOPARDY!

TELEVISION
In Spring 2003 episodes of these 2 dramas invoked the little-used 25th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Kathleen: $600 - $600
Erika: $17,000 - $2,000


Final Scores
Erika: $15,000 (2-day total of $25,000)
Kathleen: $0

Erika: $17,000 (26 right, includes 2 DDs & 2 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Kathleen: $600 (5 right, includes 1 rebound; 3 wrong)
Christian: -$800 (12 right, includes 1 DD; 6 wrong)
Total: $16,800

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