Show #3945 - Friday, October 26, 2001

2001 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Kevin Keach, an operations manager from St. Ann, Missouri

Lan Djang, a business analyst from Toronto, Canada

Tad Carithers, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll throw a quote at you; you identify the book.)
    $100 1
"Alexey... was the third son of Fyodor... who became notorious... because of his tragic... death"
    $100 14
Casaba &
Santa Claus
    $100 10
A dangerous new virus is actually 2 files which share their names with these 2 Shakespearean lovers
    $100 17
Now starring on "Touched by an Angel", in the '50s she brought gospel music to Las Vegas
    $100 6
Begun in 1815, America's first large-scale monument to this man towers above Mount Vernon Place
    $100 21
Bats love to hang out in this church tower
    $200 2
"Dean was having his kicks; he put on a jazz record, grabbed Marylou... and bounced against her with the beat"
    $200 15
Acorn &
    $200 11
A virus was sent as a picture of this 20-year-old tennis star; needless to say it was a popular virus
    $200 23
This singer's shapely shaved head stars in the video for R.E.M.'s "Strange Currencies"
    $200 7
The 1814 bombardment of this nearby site is commemorated on Defenders' Day
    $200 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is ready to dive into a pool,) Unfortunately, it's what I'm about to do here
    $300 3
"Like a leaden knell the words came back at him: War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength"
    $300 16
Savoy &
bok choy
    DD: $700 12
A type of virus is named after this surreptitious instrument of war used by ancient Greeks
    $300 24
The vocals of this country singer were featured in Disney's "Robin Hood"
    $300 8
"Liberty Heights" & "Diner" are among the Baltimore-set movies by this Baltimore-born writer & director
    $300 25
As 1 word, it's a poisonous plant also called deadly nightshade; as 2 words, it's a Stevie Nicks album
    $400 4
"40 years ago, certain persons went up to Laputa... and... came back with a very little smattering in mathematics"
    $400 18
Greengage &
Santa Rosa
    $400 13
Every March 6 your computer can be infected by this virus named for a Renaissance artist
    $400 29
Shawn Colvin said her life was changed by this singer whose biggest album was "Court and Spark"
    $400 9
Famous for its medical school, this university celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2001
    $400 26
Eric Clapton had these title "Blues" in 1973
    $500 5
"'Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passin.'"
    $500 19
Scarlet Globe &
White Icicle
    $500 20
This "pest" virus that originated in the Philippines was sent via an amorous attachment
    $500 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew is on the stage of the Apollo Theatre in New York City.) This "Sassy" singer won an amateur contest here in 1942 with her rendition of "Body and Soul"
    $500 28
Horse racing's Preakness Stakes runs each May at this racetrack
    $500 27
This 1940 novel is set near Segovia, Spain in 1937

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tad Lan Kevin
$2,000 $1,000 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Lan Kevin
$3,500 $600 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1804 Joseph Gay-Lussac went up, up & away in one of these to research the atmosphere
    $200 27
The roof of the mouth; a cleft one may lead to difficulty in articulation
    $200 3
In a 2001 book David Brock said he lied in a 1993 book slamming her, Clarence Thomas' nemesis at confirmation
    $200 9
Herr Drosselmeyer brings Clara a special Christmas gift in this 1892 ballet
    $200 12
Born in 1943, Princess Margriet was named for the Marguerite flower, a symbol of resistance against this group
    $200 28
You can be "as dead as" this, a word combining a portal & a fastener
    $400 2
New data seem to confirm the "negative gravity" that this 20th century genius proposed & then abandoned
    $400 29
The national association for this disorder says not to fill in sufferers' words or tell them, "just relax"
    $400 4
Eisenhower said his 2 biggest mistakes as president were nominating William Brennan & this chief justice
    $400 17
Act three, scene one of this ballet is called "The Awakening"
    $400 13
When Princess Laurentien studied at UC Berkeley, she wrote a thesis on "Street Prostitution in" this nearby city
    $400 30
Meaning "to peddle", it attaches to iron or war
    $600 8
Georges Lemaitre's idea of the explosion of a primeval atom gave rise to this theory
    $600 21
Type of "stop" heard in a Cockney pronounciation of "little"
    $600 5
This current Supreme Court justice's first & middle names have a papal sound
    $600 18
Prince Siegfried & Odette drown themselves toward the end of this classic ballet
    $600 15
Seen here, Prince William-Alexander, the heir to the throne, is the eldest child of this queen
    $600 26
Meal to end a period of non-eating
    $800 10
In 2000 a group of physicists finally found evidence of the Tau type of this subatomic particle
    $800 25
One "intonation contour" is the rising pitch at the end of a sentence that's the standard signal for this
    $800 6
In 1778 he was president of the Continental Congress; 11 years later, he became chief justice
    DD: $100 20
This ballet by Agnes De Mille is subtitled "The Courting at Burnt Ranch"
    $800 14
In 1980 she celebrated her 71st birthday by abdicating the Dutch throne
    $800 23
As an afterthought, P.S. is short for this
    $1000 11
In the 19th century this 3-named British scientist established the kinetic theory of gases -- smart!
    DD: $2,000 24
Read my lips -- the consonants M & B are phonetically this type of sound
    $1000 7
The biography "The Judge from Beacon Hill" covers his life & his 3 decades on the Supreme Court
    $1000 22
This title character has the face & arms of a woman & a body of feathers that tapers off in flames
    $1000 16
This mother of Queen Wilhelmina had the same first name as a Jane Austen heroine
    $1000 19
Words meaning "academy" & "court" merge to form this place where me & Julio hung out

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Lan Kevin
$7,200 $1,200 $4,700

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was based on the true story of the 4 Niland brothers of Tonawanda, New York

Final scores:

Tad Lan Kevin
$4,900 $2,400 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tad Lan Kevin
$7,300 $2,800 $4,700
22 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 2001-09-24
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