Show #4710 - Friday, February 11, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 3.


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Arthur Phillips, an author from Brooklyn, New York

Babu Srinivasan, a history professor from Houston, Texas

Melissa Seal, a law student from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And the clues will be presented by the familiar voice of Don LaFontaine.)
(Alex: You give us the state.)
    $200 8
1 man, 1 scientific mission... to tame the heavens... In 1752 he would invent the lightning rod... & electrify the world
    $200 26
This acclaimed film about a trip through wine country got 5 nominations, including Best Picture
    $200 1
This female 1932 Olympic hurdles & javelin winner also ran secretarial errands like a champ
    $200 3
After Sir James Chadwick's 1932 discovery of this fundamental particle of matter, the world went fission
    $200 13
Earl Warren & Jerry Brown
    $200 14
Bob Hope was quoted as saying this "is my profession. I tell jokes to pay my greens fees"
    $400 9
If you see only 1 19th c. author's final resting place this Xmas, make it this "Jungle Book" man's at Westminster Abbey
    $400 30
Clive Owen & Natalie Portman both received nominations for supporting roles in this drama
    $400 2
This Anglo-Irish satirist's travels as a secretary probably made him feel Lilliputian
    $400 4
Meredith Gourdine's work on gas dispersion led to a way of clearing this from airport runways
    $400 15
James S. Hogg & Frances R. Lubbock
    $400 17
In 1999, Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Badawi warned that "freedom of" this "must have restrictions"
    $600 10
In 1860s England, he would change the rules of pugilism forever... by making them! This summer, Vin Diesel is...
    $600 29
Brad Bird was nominated for his original screenplay for this animated hit
    $600 20
In the 1930s this future U. S. president was secretary to former King Ranch foreman Richard Kleberg
    DD: $1,000 5
Entomologist Thomas Eisner helped decipher the flash code used by the femmes fatales of these insects
    $600 16
George W. P. Hunt & Bruce Babbit
    $600 23
The "Little Red Book" of 1964 was filled with "Quotations from" this man
    $800 11
Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide... Yorktown, Oct. 19, 1781... this gen.'s surrender would end a war... & birth a nation
    $800 28
Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke acted in this film, but were nominated for writing its screenplay
    $800 21
Pres. Jefferson's secretary, the boss sent him exploring & he later became governor of the Louisiana Territory
    $800 6
In the '70s Hans Dehmelt took a color photo of Astrid, a single charged ion of this element, Ba
    $800 18
Lurleen Wallace & Guy Hunt
    $800 24
In 1994, Richard Nixon quipped, "The American people don't believe anything until they see it" here
    $1000 12
In a world that cried out for a... map projection... only this Flemish cartographer would heed the call
    $1000 27
Johnny Depp received his second Oscar nomination for playing this author in "Finding Neverland"
    $1000 22
After working as a secretary, no wonder this Florentine author who died in 1527 was known for his amoral cynicism
    $1000 7
The UNIVAC computer used this format for permanent data storage
    $1000 19
Henry Lee & Fitzhugh Lee
    $1000 25
Deng Xiaoping said in a 1962 speech, "It doesn't matter whether the cat is black or white, as long as it" does this

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

Melissa Babu Arthur
$200 $4,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Babu Arthur
$1,400 $8,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
This scientist & future partner of Crick enrolled at the U. of C. in 1943 at age 15
    $400 21
This artist's career took off after he recorded demos of songs he wrote for someone else to sing

"I'm gonna love you, love you, love you..."
    $400 6
Harvey Karp's "The Happiest Baby on the Block" lays out the 5 S's, the first being this tight wrapping, or "clothes"
    $400 26
Not to be confused with the mammal, the dolphinfish is often sold using this Hawaiian name
    $400 1
This Jamaican seaport was founded in the 1690s & became the capital in 1872
    $400 11
    $800 14
John Paul Stevens went to the U. of C. & later lectured there on this subject
    $800 22
This Motown group was known for its choreography, harmony & Melvin Franklin singing bass
    $800 7
"The Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic changed 1 letter in a Trump phrase to get this title for his book on success
    $800 27
This preserve which contains fruit rind borrows its name from the Portuguese word for quince jam
    $800 2
NATO is headquartered on Blvd. Leopold III in this European capital
    $800 20
    $1200 17
Chicago South Sider & U. of C. alumna seen here
    $1200 23
This artist heard here got Grammy nominations in pop, jazz & R&B as well as a children's category

"You'll never find /
Another love like mine..."
    $1200 8
The book "Alcoholics Anonymous" is often called within AA by this alliterative name
    DD: $2,800 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in a vineyard holding a cluster of grapes.) This grape, an early-ripening alternative to Cabernet, has become popular with California vinters & drinkers
    DD: $5,400 3
Emperor Menelik II established this city whose name means "new flower"
    $1200 13
    $1600 18
"I am an American, Chicago born" begins "The Adventures of Augie March" by this U. of C. alum & professor
    $1600 24
Though Bruce Springsteen sang the more famous version, this gravel-voice singer wrote "Jersey Girl"
    $1600 9
She has "Maida" lot of fans with her books of "Great Cookies" & "Great Chocolate Desserts"
    $1600 29
This breakfast treat of untoasted cereals & dried fruit was developed as a health food by a Swiss nutritionist
    $1600 4
Bratislava, on the left bank of the Danube, is the capital of this country
    $1600 15
    $2000 19
(The camera pans down from organ pipes to reveal Sarah of the Clue Crew sitting at the organ console.) Severn Darden, a student who used to sneak into the Rockefeller Chapel by night to play the organ, became a star of this theater company
    $2000 25
In 1939, after Constitution Hall refused to allow her to perform, this contralto sang at the Lincoln Memorial
    $2000 10
In 1980 lefty scholar Howard Zinn published this type of "History of the United States"
    $2000 30
This popular leafy soul food side dish is an excellent source of vitamins A & C
    $2000 5
The Praca Marques de Pombal is at the top of the Avenida da Liberdade, a main street in this city
    $2000 16

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Babu Arthur
$3,000 $17,200 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1930s MOVIES
This film that originally hit the big screen in 1930 was re-released soon after the German invasion of Poland

Final scores:

Melissa Babu Arthur
$1,200 $8,700 $8,800
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $15,000 + an advance to UToC Round 2

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melissa Babu Arthur
$3,000 $15,200 $18,200
7 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2005-01-31
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