Show #4716 - Monday, February 21, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 9.


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Lance Johnson, a model aircraft engine technician from Champaign, Illinois

Mark Eckard, an entrepreneur from Bedford, Massachusetts

Kermin Fleming, a junior at Carnegie Mellon University from Lexington, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"...and Lovers"
    $200 18
Robert De Niro played a Vietnam vet turned N.Y. cabbie in this 1976 film--"You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me?"
    $200 4
Baked clay found in busts & reliefs
    $200 5
Dark forearms from wearing a T-shirt are often called this rural occupation's "tan"
    $200 22
Spoken by 1.5 million, Qashqai is a secondary language of this country where Farsi is No. 1
    $200 13
Though outer space is a giant one of these, it doesn't Hoover us up because there's no air pressure to provide suction
    $400 2
"...and the Man"
    $400 27
Meg Ryan visited Katz's Deli to film one of the most famous scenes of recent years, in this 1989 movie
    $400 7
He loved the night life, as seen here
    $400 9
To face a lesser criminal charge, do this to "a plea"
    $400 23
Xeroderma pigmentosum is a rare hereditary skin condition in which the skin & eyes are damaged by these rays
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds down a sheep on a farm.) Tiny scales on sheep's wool, unlike processed wool, are aligned in the same direction--that's why this doesn't happen when it rains
    $600 3
"...and the Black"
    $600 28
Henry Winkler & Sly Stallone played leather-clad greasers of the '50s in this 1974 flick
    DD: $1,000 14
Jacopo Robusti was the real name of the painter with this nickname, derived from his father's occupation: dyer
    $600 10
To falsify, like evidence, or deface, like a baseball
    $600 24
Czestochowa is found in the southern part of this country, just north of Katowice
    $600 19
Observant Jews don't eat cheeseburgers because Exodus says, "Thou shalt not seethe a kid in" this
    $800 6
Around 1375:
"...and the Green Knight"
    $800 29
All of Manhattan has become a maximum-security prison in this futuristic Kurt Russell thriller
    $800 15
This Venetian painted the work seen here around 1530
    $800 11
To arrange or contrive an outcome
    $800 25
From 1397 to 1417, Huitzilihuitl was the emperor of this Native American people
    $800 20
As it's stamped on the weak part of the grain, batters try not to hit the ball off this
    $1000 8
"...and Kings"
    $1000 30
3 sailors on shore leave see the sights of New York in this musical, one of the first shot on location
    $1000 16
Critics called the work of this British painter "a glaring extravagant daub" & "colouring run mad"
    $1000 12
To attend to others' needs, religious or not
    $1000 26
From 1980 to 1987, Zhao Ziyang was premier & from 1987 to 1989 General Secretary of this party
    $1000 21
In holding back at this city at the E. end of the Strait of Dover, Hitler may have thought he'd force peace on England

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

Kermin Mark Lance
$2,600 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kermin Mark Lance
$5,600 $4,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of the program celebrating its 25th anniversary, a category about...)
"C.S.", I
    $400 1
Cornell University has a lab set up for these animals that only seem to pop up in the news on February 2
    $400 20
Played Rizzo when she was in her 30s:
Susan Stockard
    $400 14
(I'm Kevin O'Connor, host of This Old House.) I got the host gig after writing "Ask This Old House" looking for help removing this pasted-on stuff
    $400 24
Louisiana's governor from 1928 to 1932 who was a one-legged pirate in "Treasure Island"
    $400 5
"If anyone wants me, tell them I'm being embalmed", said this Hall of Fame Yankee manager
    $400 11
To get to Miami's port, you can take this boulevard with the same name as the city's bay
    $800 2
At the Yerkes Primate Research Center, one of these animals named Lana learned 120 words of "Yerkish"
    $800 22
He was always the debonair man-about-town:
Archibald Leach
    $800 17
This section of sheet metal guides water away so it won't get back under the roof shingles
    $800 25
Grammy-winning saxophonist who went from Watergate conspirator to radio talk show host
    $800 6
Before becoming TV's "Science Guy", Bill Nye studied astronomy with him at Cornell
    $800 12
The 3 Kings Parade is a tradition of this community; it's banned on their home island
    $1200 3
In 1991 Princeton University Press published a 518-page text on this "naked" underground mammal
    $1200 23
A famous dance partner:
Virginia McMath
    $1200 18
(I'm master carpenter Norm Abram.) The balloon type is one version of this structural skeleton that makes a house sound like a work of art
    $1200 26
Seafood salad of a Dungeness crustacean & chili sauce that's nicknamed "Satchmo"
    $1200 7
As a congressman he sponsored 1994's Brady Bill on handguns; now, he's New York's senior senator
    $1200 13
Carl Hiaasen joined this publication in 1976 & has written a column for it since 1985
    DD: $1,800 4
Certain moths make sonar-jamming sounds to confuse these predators
    $1600 28
This "Dirty Rotten Scoundrel" was Maurice Micklewhite
    $1600 19
Unless you're an NBA player, 8 inches is the comfortable maximum for this vertical part of a step
    $1600 27
Director of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" whose signature song is "God Bless The USA"
    $1600 8
This cartoonist was nicknamed "Sparky", after Sparkplug the Horse in "Barney Google"
    $1600 15
America's oldest of these jai alai venues is on 37th avenue
    $2000 9
The Bornean males of these have rounder faces & darker red fur than the Sumatrans
    $2000 29
Wasn't born "Dressed to Kill":
Angeline Brown
    $2000 21
(Hi, I'm Roger Cook, landscape contractor.) It's an Italian word for an arbor with trelliswork to support climbing plants
    $2000 30
French-named pit viper that rode to the top of the pro cycling circuit after beating cancer
    DD: $2,000 10
When the Spanish-American War broke out, this poet enlisted in the 6th Illinois Infantry
    $2000 16
Great shopping can be found in Coconut Grove or in this area with the same initials to the west

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kermin Mark Lance
$15,200 $12,800 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the more commonly used term for the practice of Chinese geomancy

Final scores:

Kermin Mark Lance
$1,599 $25,600 $10,400
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $25,600 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kermin Mark Lance
$15,200 $12,200 $14,400
18 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2005-02-01
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