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JEOPARDY! Game - December 26, 2003

Contestants

Jennifer Pelletier, Mother & small business owner from Norwalk, CT
John Salmon, Computer programmer from Altadena, CA
Jamie Aliperti, Legal aid attorney from Atlanta, GA (Returning 1-day champ with $11,600)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 26, 2003

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

ENGINEERING
WHICH TV SHOW CAME FIRST?
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
PATRON SAINTS
TOPLESS JEOPARDY!
"O" MY!
$200 - John

(6) The Old London Bridge was first built in the 13th century over this river


$200 - Jennifer

(1) "Here's Lucy", "The Lucy Show", "I Love Lucy"


$200 - Jennifer

(14) As the top-ranked university for 2003 by U.S. News & World Report, this New Jersey school rules


$200 - Triple Stumper

(23) Julian the hospitaller is the patron saint of these musicians, a favorite of Old King Cole


$200 - Jamie

(8) (Video) It's no stretch of the imagination for you to tell us the name of this animal


(-$200) - Jennifer

$200 - Jamie

(13) The only person to play for both the NL's Dodgers & the NHL's Rangers, Gladys Gooding played this instrument


$400 - Jamie

(7) This man's World Tower in New York was once the world's tallest residential development


$400 - Jamie

(2) "How the West Was Won", "How to Marry a Millionaire", "Howdy Doody"


$400 - John

(15) Universities in Columbia & in Los Angeles share this 3-letter abbreviation


$400 - John

(24) As patron saint of Quebec & for makers of these, Anne should help the Expos to a clean sweep of any series


$400 - Jennifer

(9) (Video) Important adviser to President Bush seen here


$400 - Jamie

(19) (Video) Hey, this is Wayne Brady and this is your clue. This city, my hometown, is home to Sea World of Florida & college football's annual Citrus Bowl


$600 - Jennifer

(16) The widest cable-stayed bridge is the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge in this city


$600 - John

(3) "The Today Show", "The Tonight Show", "The Tomorrow Show"


$600 - John

(21) Emily Dickinson's grandfather was one of the founders of this Massachusetts college


$600 - Jamie

(25) For protection against these, call on Gertrude of Nivelles, or call a pied piper


$600 - Jamie

(10) (Video) Asian poet and dictator seen here


$600 - Triple Stumper

(20) In WWII, the U.S. estimated the number of enemy soldiers on Pacific islands by counting these from the air


$800 - John

(17) In 2002 the first line in this country's Oporto Light Rail System opened


(-$800) - Jamie

$800 - Jennifer

(4) "Gilligan's Island", "Hogan's Heroes", "Charlie's Angels"


$4600 - John

(22) The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is a well-known landmark at this midwestern school

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4600


$800 - John

(26) Zita is the patron saint you invoke in the search for these items, also a symbol of St. Peter's power


$800 - Jennifer

(11) (Video) He's the multi-marrying man seen here


$800 - John

(27) Lewis Grizzard mused on marriage in "If Love Were" this "I'd Be About a Quart Low"


$1000 - John

(18) The only contemporaneous man-made objects taller than the Pharos of Alexandria Lighthouse


(-$1000) - Jamie

$1000 - John

(5) "Phyllis", "Rhoda", "Lou Grant"


$1000 - John

(30) Founded in 1842, Willamete University in this state is the oldest university west of the Rockies


$1000 - John

(29) Being shot with dozens of these helped make Sebastian a patron of fletchers


$1000 - Jamie

(12) (Video) He's the great world leader seen here in his usual simple garb


$1000 - John

(28) Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1951, this N.Y. Giant hit a career 511 home runs


Scores at the first commercial break:
John: $2,200
Jennifer: $2,200
Jamie: $1,000

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
John: $14,200
Jennifer: $2,800
Jamie: $2,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 26, 2003

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SHAKESPEAREANA
POTENTATES
THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
ROCK & ROLL BOOKSTORE
PEAKING AT NAMES
5-LETTER WORDS
$400 - Jamie

(8) Oscar Wilde asked whether the critics who'd written on this play were mad or only pretending to be


$400 - Jennifer

(10) Thutmose III, who lived in the 1400s B.C., is called the Napoleon of this ancient country


(-$400) - Jamie

(1) The mast on top of the Empire State Building was originally designed as a mooring for these rigid airships


$400 - John

(5) "Nowhere Man" is Robert Rosen's take on "The Final Days of" this Beatle


$400 - John

(6) The Surveyor General of India from 1830, he lent his name to Nepal's highest peak


$400 - John

(7) It's to brush your fingers on the strings of a guitar


$800 - John

(9) Will's shortest play, its title has become an expression meaning a ridiculous series of events


(-$800) - Jennifer

$800 - Jamie

(22) When the Central African Republic's Pres. Bokassa declared himself Emperor, he renamed the country this


$800 - Jamie

(2) The building was bathed with blue lights on Dec. 12, 1995 to match this man's eyes on his 80th birthday


$800 - Jennifer

(17) "Last Train to Memphis" tells of the first part of this man's life up to the death of his mother


$800 - John

(14) The highest peak in this island nation bears the name of Captain James Cook


$800 - John

(15) Your carpal tunnel passes through this joint


$1200 - Jamie

(11) Shakespeare's mother Mary shares her maiden name with this idyllic forest in "As You Like It"


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(28) In November 1918 the New York Times headlined, This ruler "and Crown Prince abdicate"


$2200 - Jamie

(3) At the Empire State Building's 60th anniversary celebration in 1991, this 83-year-old actress was guest of honor

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2200


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(18) The title of Robert Shelton's bio "No Direction Home" about this performer comes from a line in one of his hits


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(24) The director of Canada's geological survey from 1842 to 1869, he lent his name to the 2nd-highest peak in N. America


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(16) To make amends; it sounds like what you hear when you pick up a phone


$1600 - Jamie

(12) Coined by George Bernard Shaw, this adaptation of "idolatry" is the worship of Shakespeare


(-$1600) - Jamie

(29) Historic rulers of this name were nicknamed the Upright, the Wise & Barbarossa


$1600 - John

(4) In 1931 the building opened on the former site of this hotel with a hyphenated name


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(19) Danny Sugerman has written 2 biographies about The Doors & one called "Appetite for Destruction" about this group


$1200 - John

(25) Appropriately, Pico Cristobal Colon is the highest peak in this South American country

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(20) It can mean "before" or be the rank before abbot in a monastery


$2000 - Jamie

(13) Many plays first appeared in these books, smaller than folios, made from sheets folded twice to make 4 leaves


$2000 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$2000 - John

(23) He made an 8-hour film about the Empire State Building in 1964 in which the camera never moved


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(27) "The Rose that Grew from Concrete" is the title of a book of this slain rapper's poetry


$2000 - Jennifer

(26) With peaks named for Washington & Adams, the Presidential Range is found in this state's White Mountains


$2000 - John

(21) (Video) Sport that uses the ball seen here


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
John: $24,600 (Lock game)
Jamie: $9,000
Jennifer: $5,200


Final JEOPARDY!

SEASONAL CHARACTERS
In late 1939 Chicago adman Robert May considered Rollo & Reginald before settling on this name

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Jennifer: $5,200 + $5,199
Jamie: $9,000 + $1,401
John: $24,600 + $6,600


Final Scores
John: $31,200
Jamie: $10,401
Jennifer: $10,399

John: $21,200 (24 right, includes 2 DDs & 1 rebound; 0 wrong)
Jamie: $8,000 (15 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 4 wrong)
Jennifer: $5,200 (9 right, includes 1 rebound; 2 wrong)
Total: $34,400

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