Assumed you play the pc version, you could obtain a savegame file to overcome this problem, for example from my ftp server:
You find the savegames for each level there, both zipped (.zip) and original (.nds) - the .zip files are compressed and require WinZip or pkunzip to decode.
I saved these files with the update 1.2 installed. If you don't have it, you should download it from LucasArts first, or my savegame files won't work. The location is:
Download it, then double-click it and it will install itself.