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JEOPARDY! Game - December 29, 2003

Contestants

Riki Swanson, Economist from Arlington, VA
Chris Stansfield, Bartender from New York, NY
John Salmon, Computer programmer from Altadena, CA (Returning 1-day champ with $31,200)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 29, 2003

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

ROBERT E. LEE
TELEVISION & THE '60s
WHIRLED CAPITALS
AIRLINE CARRY-ON
NO-NOs
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
WHAT THE "L"?!
$200 - Chris

(26) In 1829 Robert E. Lee graduated second in his class from this academy


$200 - Chris

(3) (Video of Sofia in Kauai, Hawaii) On November 22, 1963, while making the pilot for this Bob Denver series here on Kauai, the cast learned that JFK had been shot


$200 - Riki

(1) Non old


$200 - John

(12) Metal ones with pointed tips are a no-no; the blunt plastic pairs used by kids are okay


$200 - John

(14) The phrase "I have not yet begun to fight" has been attributed to this man


$200 - Riki

(19) The 36 columns of his memorial represent the number of U.S. states at the time of his assassination


$400 - Chris

(27) In 1859 Lee commanded a group of Marines who were called in to capture this man at Harpers Ferry


$400 - Chris

(4) By the time this series ended, it was set in the '60s & The Fonz had become Dean of Boys at a high school


$400 - John

(2) In vane


$400 - Riki

(9) Even Cupid can't carry on these tools of his trade


$400 - Riki

(16) (Video) Hey y'all, this is Darryl Worley. When I was in college, my band sang the songs of this man, the "Rolls Royce of Country singers"


$400 - Chris

(15) There's one "of Bagger Vance" & one "of Sleepy Hollow"


$600 - John

(28) (Video) The detail of Lee seen here is from this monumental landmark in Georgia


$600 - Chris

(5) Barbara Walters started out as a writer on this morning show in 1961, eventually working her way up to co-host


$600 - John

(8) I rasp


$600 - John

(21) Meat cleavers -- no,
hammers -- no,
this invention of Alfred Nobel -- really no!


$600 - Chris

(13) This model played May Day in "A View to a Kill"


$600 - John

(20) This 3-letter- named car of the 1920s sounds like a psychedelic drug from the hippie era


(-$200) - John

(29) The Virginia house & surrounding grounds where Lee once lived became this hallowed site

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $200


$800 - Chris

(6) Debuting in 1966, this Marlo Thomas sitcom paved the way for other shows about independent career women


$800 - Triple Stumper

(10) Ape rug


$800 - John

(23) Screwdrivers are a no-no, except as part of a repair kit for these


$800 - Chris

(17) A biography of this labor organizer called her "The Miner's Angel"


$800 - John

(22) You'll find Texas Tech in this Texas town


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) (Video) In the photo seen here, Lee is sitting astride this beloved horse


$1000 - Riki

(7) A Red Cross worker named Cherry White was killed in the 1968 Tet Offensive on a 1989 episode of this series


$1000 - Riki

(11) In silk, eh?


$1000 - Chris

(24) (Video) On your mark ... get set ... no! for this sporting device


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(18) His novels include "The Thin Red Line" & "From Here to Eternity"


$1000 - John

(25) Atomic number 103, this short-lived element is named for the physicist who built the machine that first produced it


Scores at the first commercial break:
Chris: $3,000
Riki: $2,600
John: $1,400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
John: $5,600
Chris: $5,400
Riki: $3,200


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 29, 2003

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INTELLECTUAL PURSUITS
SONGS FROM MUSICALS
THE UNITED NATIONS
LET ME HAVE YOUR ADDRESS
WOMEN AUTHORS
ALLITERATION
$400 - John

(6) To teach everyone about everything Pierre Larousse published a 17-volume combined dictionary & this


$400 - Riki

(1) "Cell Block Tango" & "All That Jazz"


(-$400) - Chris

$400 - John

(12) The U.N. delegates' dining room offers international cuisine (naturally) & views of this river


(-$400) - John

$400 - Riki

(17) When chatting with Queen Elizabeth, you can just use "Ma'am" after calling her this once


$400 - Chris

(21) Nobel Prize winner Wislawa Szymborska is one of the most famous modern poets in this language


(-$400) - Chris

$400 - Riki

(26) These edibles are the best part of some parties -- mmm, here comes the stuffed mushroom lady


$800 - Chris

(7) Cryptologists don't break into crypts, they devise & break these


$800 - Chris

(2) "I Won't Grow Up" & "I'm Flying"


$800 - Chris

(11) In 2003 its docket included a frontier dispute between Benin & Niger


$800 - Riki

(16) To address a Marquess, George Harrison would have said this (& he didn't need the "sweet")


$800 - Riki

(22) In "Northanger Abbey" she wrote that in novels "the greatest powers of the mind are displayed"


(-$800) - Chris

(27) (Video of Sarah in Squaw Valley, CA) Seasonal term for what I'm doing. Good thing there's still snow on the mountain.


$1200 - John

(8) A popular superstring theory says there are 10 of these, including time


$1200 - Chris

(3) "If Ever I Would Leave You" & "I Wonder What the King is Doing Tonight"


$1200 - Chris

(13) The Security Council's Rule of "Great Power Unanimity" means 5 nations have this on substantive matters


$1200 - Chris

(18) If Hillary Clinton becomes President, she'd be addressed this way when you talk to her


$3000 - Riki

(23) Existentialism pervades the work of this Parisian woman who died in 1986

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$1200 - Riki

(28) As opposed to the trade type, it's a roughly 4x7 paperback sold in drugstores & airports


$1600 - Chris

(9) Around 400 B.C. Indian grammarian Panini compiled the grammar of this language


(-$2000) - Chris

(4) "The King of Broadway" & "In Old Bavaria"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


$1600 - John

(14) (Video) A member of the U.N. system, it's the international agency symbolized here


(-$1600) - John

$1600 - Chris

(19) Writing to anyone in the military, it's rank, full name, comma, then the abbreviation for this


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(24) The author of "Ramona" had this name, like a current actress, before marrying William Jackson


$1600 - John

(29) (Video) Term for the animals seen here, it's mispronounced in a memorable "Honeymooners" episode


$2000 - John

(10) The theoretical radiation emitted by these is called Hawking Radiation after physicist Stephen, who proposed it


$2000 - Chris

(5) "Big Spender" & "If My Friends Could See Me Now"


(-$2000) - John

(-$2000) - Riki

(15) U.N. mediation helped create the 1992 peace accord between the FMLN & this country's government


$2000 - Riki

(20) If you take a bead on an Archdeacon you can refer to him as this, like Bede


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) Her stories, in collections like "Friend of My Youth", often concern women of small-town Canada


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(30) Another name for the game of skipping stones, from the stones' resemblance to skipping waterfowl


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Chris: $13,400
Riki: $10,200
John: $8,800


Final JEOPARDY!

FOODSTUFFS
A plant called this accompanies sushi & also the Passover seder

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
John: $8,800 - $2,399
Riki: $10,200 - $8,000
Chris: $13,400 + $8,000


Final Scores
Chris: $21,400
John: $6,401
Riki: $2,200

Chris: $15,400 (20 right, includes 1 rebound; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
John: $9,000 (16 right, includes 1 rebound; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Riki: $8,400 (14 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Total: $32,800

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