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JEOPARDY! Game - December 22, 2003

Contestants

Tom Underwood, Attorney from Haddon Heights, NJ
James Meyers, Student teacher from Kingston, NY
Erika Rogers, Bartender from Indianapolis, IN (Returning 2-day champ with $25,000)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 22, 2003

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

BIOLO"G"
SINGERS ALSO KNOWN AS
PULITZER PRIZE CATEGORIES
AMERICAN WOMEN
TEST YOUR SNOW HOW
WORD HISTORY
$200 - Tom

(8) These line up in single file on chromosomes


$200 - James

(1) This stage name of Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis may "dawn" on you


(-$200) - James

(23) Bill Mauldin in 1945 & 1959


$200 - Erika

(6) In 2002 the people of this state said Aloha as they welcomed Linda Lingle, their first woman Governor


$200 - Tom

(13) One of these Inuit dwellings can be made out of sod or wood, as well as snow


$200 - James

(7) Logically enough, it combines a word meaning "child" & old criminal slang for "to steal"


$400 - Erika

(9) Types of these include sweat & endocrine


$400 - Erika

(2) This R & B diva's real last name is Arnold, not Lewinsky


$400 - Tom

(24) Joe Rosenthal in 1945 for work done on Iwo Jima


$400 - Tom

(19) It wasn't Mel Brooks' wife but another woman named this who was the first to cross the ice to the North Pole


$400 - Erika

(14) For a snowstorm to be called one of these, it must have winds higher than 32 mph for 3 hours or longer


$400 - Tom

(10) The Pentagon drafted this word meaning "fix firmly" for a program of linking reporters with combat units


$600 - Erika

(16) In animals that give birth to live young, it's the term for the period between conception & birth


$600 - Erika

(3) Bill Robinson the dancer was known as "Bojangles"; Bill Robinson the singer is nicknamed this (what a "miracle"!)


$600 - James

(25) Robert Lowell in 1947 & 1974


$600 - Erika

(20) (Video) She painted "Hoosick River, Summer, 1952", seen here, when she was in her 90s


$600 - Tom

(26) Around 1800 Barry, a dog of this breed, saved more than 40 people trapped in the snow in the Swiss Alps


$600 - Tom

(11) It was coined in 1854 after "marine vivarium" proved unsatisfactory


$800 - Erika

(17) The name of this colorful nerve tissue of the brain is also slang for the intellect


$800 - Tom

(4) No kidding, this rapper-singer's real name is Bob Ritchie


$800 - Triple Stumper

(29) Samuel Barber in 1958 & 1963


$800 - Tom

(21) After her daughter was killed by an inebriated motorist, Candy Lightner founded this organization


$800 - Triple Stumper

(27) (Video of Sofia in Squaw Valley, CA) Most snowflakes are basically symmetrical, and have this many sides


$800 - James

(12) If you believe in nothing, you may be attracted to this philosophy, from the Latin for "nothing"


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(18) The pancreas produces this hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood


(-$1000) - Tom

(5) "If I had a hammer", I'd hammer out his full first name: it's Trinidad


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) David McCullough, twice


(-$600) - Tom

(22) Born in 1821, she's the only woman in modern history to have founded a major religion

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $600


$1000 - James

(28) This hare with a white winter coat is named for its large feet that help it get around in winter snow


$1000 - Erika

(15) The name of the go-between for Troilus & Cressida evolved into this word meaning "to cater to low tastes"


Scores at the first commercial break:
Erika: $3,000
James: $1,200
Tom: $1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Erika: $5,000
Tom: $2,800
James: $2,600


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 22, 2003

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GRENADA
ROBIN WILLIAMS ROLES
MEN ON SKIS
__ & __
HEIR RAISING
NOVELS
$400 - Erika

(6) Those who enjoy this activity can see the wreckage of the ocean liner Bianca C, which sank off Grenada in 1961


$400 - Tom

(1) Peter Banning aka Peter Pan


(-$400) - Tom

(10) (Video of Sofia in Squaw Valley, CA) In 1960, at Squaw Valley, Jean Vuarnet became the first man to win Olympic gold on skis made of this, not wood


$400 - Erika

(14) Food term also meaning one's basic means of support


$400 - Erika

(11) The eldest son of Queen Beatrix, Willem-Alexander is the heir to the throne of this Low Country


$400 - Tom

(7) In this novel, Ishmael's roommate aboard the Pequod is a Polynesian prince named Queequeg


$800 - Tom

(18) You can study this at St. George's University, like the nearly 650 American students rescued by the 1983 invasion


$800 - Erika

(2) DJ Adrian Cronauer


(-$1200) - James

(30) At the Battle of Suomussalmi in December 1939, this country's ski troops dealt the Russians a shocking defeat

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$800 - Tom

(15) The Amish dress in a plain style, using these 2-piece fasteners, not buttons


$800 - Erika

(22) DNA helped prove Anna Manahan was not this Russian heiress as she claimed


$800 - Erika

(8) This title character in a Dickens novel receives a gunshot wound during a burglary with Bill Sikes


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(19) (Video) On the left of Grenada's flag, seen here, is this spice, for which the country is famous


$1200 - Tom

(3) Prep school English teacher John Keating


$1200 - James

(29) (Video of Sarah in the Sierra Nevadas) For 20 years in the mid-1800s, John Thompson skied over the Sierra Nevadas, a 3-day journey, to do this for the government


(-$1200) - Tom

(16) In early English law, it was pursuit of an offender with loud shouts of alarm

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$1200 - Erika

(24) This 12th century Duchess of Aquitaine gave England an heir in her son, Richard the Lion-Hearted


$1200 - James

(9) On the island of Glubbdubdrib, a sorcerer showed him apparitions of Hannibal & others with whom he talked


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(20) Carriacou, part of Grenada, is the largest of this group of 600 of the Windward Islands


(-$1600) - James

(4) Therapist Sean McGuire


$1600 - Erika

(27) This 3-time Olympic gold medalist from Bologna says his weaknesses are wine, women & tortellini


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(17) In Genesis 3 God said, "Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know" these


$1600 - Erika

(25) With no male heir, Julius Caesar adopted this grandnephew who later became Emperor


$1600 - Erika

(12) It's Claude Frollo's profession in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"


(-$2000) - James

(21) Columbus reached Grenada in 1498, but this fierce tribe kept colonizers away until 1650


$2000 - Tom

(5) Sax player Vladimir Ivanoff


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(28) (Video of Sofia in Squaw Valley, CA) This maker of skiing films taught skiing here at Squaw Valley, back when it had just one chair lift


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(23) The origins of tap lie in this dance created by 19th century African Americans


$2000 - Tom

(26) The 843 A.D. Treaty of Verdun divided this great Frankish king's empire among 3 grandsons


$2000 - Erika

(13) In an 1894 Mark Twain novel, it's the nickname the townsfolk gave to eccentric lawyer David Wilson


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Erika: $16,600
Tom: $8,800
James: $200


Final JEOPARDY!

FRUIT
Its name is from the Portuguese for "goblin", referring to the facelike appearance of its 3 depressions

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
James: $200 + $0
Tom:8,800 - $8,200
Erika: $16,600 - $1,001


Final Scores
Erika: $15,599 (3-day total of $40,599)
Tom: $600
James: $200

Erika: $16,600 (20 right; 0 wrong)
Tom: $10,600 (16 right; 4 wrong, includes 2 DDs)
James: $1,400 (7 right; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $28,600

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