Show #4709 - Thursday, February 10, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 2.


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John Genova, a teacher from Granada Hills, California

Rachael Schwartz, a lawyer from Washington, D.C.

Michael Rankins, a minister and writer from Rohnert Park, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that begins with the letter D and ends with the letter D.)
    $200 2
Born in Springdale in 1907, she would later warn us about the effects of pesticides on the environment
    $200 11
Many an actor has browsed through plays at the Drama Book Shop, which moved from this square to W. 40th St. in 2001
    $200 20
A popular merit badge this organization gives is for cartridge, air or muzzle-loading rifle shooting
    $200 1
This product "gets the red out"
    $200 30
Though he died near Louisville in Autumn 1980, this honorary colonel still leaves a good taste in our mouths
    $200 15
This German dog breed has short legs & a long body
    $400 3
In 1903 he began building what is now the world's largest chocolate manufacturing plant
    $400 12
These distinctive-looking programs have been given out in Broadway theatres since 1884
    $400 21
Wiping off where you've been shot is considered cheating in this sport where you capture the flag
    $400 4
"Like a rock"
    $400 29
October 1972:
This ballplayer leaves the epitaph "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives"
    $400 16
Some have found "Paradise" by the light of this car instrument panel
    $600 5
As its governor from 1995 to 2001, he kept his home state of Pennsylvania secure
    $600 13
Talk about "Tradition": In 2004 Alfred Molina starred in the fourth Broadway revival of this musical
    $600 22
This type of gun is used by police on speeders as well as by baseball coaches on their pitchers
    $600 6
"Always low prices. Always"
    $600 28
October 1964:
His death at age 90 leaves Eisenhower & Truman as the only living ex-presidents
    $600 17
In 2003 Microsoft paid one of these to stockholders for the first time
    $800 9
If you know that this man with a plan hailed from Uniontown, Pennsylvania, you deserve 5 stars
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands onstage in the Golden Theatre in New York wearing a motley raiment.) On a Broadway musical's opening night, the Gypsy Robe is presented to a chorus member by this actor's union
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gets some help from Jimmy in the mountains of Montana.) Unlike skeet, where the clays go side to side, I'm doing this type of shooting, which sends the clays straight out--pull!

    $800 7
"Expect more, pay less"
    DD: $3,000 27
Autumn 1893:
This composer's death in St. Petersburg leaves rumors of suicide
    $800 18
When Homer Simpson became a heretic, he said, "Don't worry... if I'm wrong, I'll recant on my" this
    $1000 10
By the time he became Treasury Secretary in 1921, this financier was one of the richest men in America
    $1000 25
Broadway's lights are dimmed to honor late, great luminaries, such as this lyricist partner of John Kander
    $1000 24
This Olympic event, from words meaning "two contests", first began as a sport in the late 1700s
    $1000 8
"For styles that defy gravity"
    $1000 26
November 2001:
This musician leaves a son, Dhani
    $1000 19
A partly divine, partly human mythological being

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Michael Rachael John
$1,800 $3,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Rachael John
$8,600 $5,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
Inchon, about 20 miles to the southwest, is this capital's seaport
    $400 6
Today she interviews stars; she met many as the daughter of a New York City nightclub owner
    $400 7
Stephen Daedalus is the writer hero of this Joycean "Portrait"
    $400 18
In 1891 he devised the kinetoscope, a device you looked into to watch moving pictures
    $400 26
Canis lupus is the scientific name for the gray one of these
    $400 1
In courtship:
On bended ____
    $800 14
The name of this capital of Bangladesh may derive from that of a tree once common in the area
    $800 9
He's the best-selling Limbaugh nemesis seen here
    $800 8
Philip Jose Farmer wrote a novel under the name of this sci-fi writer invented by Kurt Vonnegut
    $800 19
In the 1930s, using fused silica & silicones, J. Franklin Hyde found the first new way to make this in 3,000 years
    $800 27
This white legume has long been a staple of a branch of the armed forces, hence its name
    $800 2
On court:
    $1200 15
In 1776, during the reign of Timur Shah, the Durrani rulers moved their capital from Kandahar to this city
    $1200 21
He's the hard-hitting news honcho seen here
    $1200 10
In this Russian-American's "Pale Fire", John Shade is the late author of a 999-line poem
    $1200 20
The home of this inventor in Rochester, N.Y. is now an international museum of film & photography
    $1200 28
The reptile family Helodermatidae consists of only 2 members, the Mexican beaded lizard & this poisonous guy
    $1200 3
At court:
    DD: $1,400 16
On Jan. 6, 2005 an international summit on tsunami relief opened in this city
    $1600 22
Bow ties & bold talk characterize this newscaster & commentator
    $1600 11
He's Philip Roth's novelist alter ego in books like him "Unbound"
    $1600 24
On December 12, 1901 he received the letter "S" in Morse code via transatlantic wireless telegraphy
    DD: $3,000 29
Used in watches, it's the most common piezoelectric crystal
    $1600 4
To the food court!:
____ Caesars
    $2000 17
This capital's famous avenue on the waterfront, Roxas Boulevard, was once known as Dewey Boulevard
    $2000 23
This former deputy director of the Peace Corps has won more than 30 Emmy awards
    $2000 12
Writer Philip Quarles in "Point Counter Point" is a self-portrait by this author
    $2000 25
His company began in 1903 with the sale of 51 safety razors & 168 blades
    $2000 30
Verona & Treviso are varieties of this bitter, red-leafed salad green
    $2000 5
In the courtyard:
Pigeon, aka rock ____

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Rachael John
$20,400 $15,800 $400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Innuendo is what a plaintiff must demonstrate in order to prove the commission of this

Final scores:

Michael Rachael John
$31,601 $20,600 $800
Winner: $31,601 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Rachael John
$16,800 $17,200 $400
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
25 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2005-01-31
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