Show #4720 - Friday, February 25, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 13.


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Al Lin, a law professor from Davis, California

Leszek Pawlowicz, a computer consultant from Flagstaff, Arizona

Tad Carithers, an attorney from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
...Hawaii gained statehood
    $200 6
Before working in "The West Wing", Allison stumbled into a tryst with candidate John Travolta in this 1998 film
    $200 8
Karl Marx:
This "is the opium of the people"
    $200 9
To retain its crispness, the sugar snap type of this should be eaten raw
    $200 14
She began co-hosting "Entertainment Tonight" in 1982
    $200 15
It's the term for a young child who's learning to walk
    $400 2
...the Hindenburg Zeppelin crashed
    $400 7
Allison was just peachy as the voice of Peach the starfish in this 2003 animated film
    $400 27
Mark Twain:
"Familiarity breeds contempt--and" these
    $400 10
If you like pina coladas, then you must like coconut & this fruit, the 2 main flavors
    $400 16
Go this way to a dance & you're going as a solo male
    $400 23
If someone wishes you "zay gezundt", he's blessing you in this language
    $600 3
...the U.S. extended full diplomatic recognition to Vietnam
    $600 17
Yep, that was Allison as Anne Heche's boss in this Harrison Ford film about a week in the tropics
    $600 28
"From" this "to the ridiculous is but a step"
    $600 11
The Bosc variety of this fruit is excellent for baking or poaching
    $600 19
Famous for her work with a paper shredder, she worked for Iran-Contra witness Oliver North
    $600 24
In golf, before hitting the ball you do this to it, in preparation
    $800 4
...Golda Meir became Prime Minister of Israel
    $800 18
Allison clocked in as Meryl Streep's domestic partner in the 2002 film with this "timely" title
    $800 29
"And a woman is only a woman, but a good" this "is a smoke"
    $800 12
It's the leading agricultural product of the island nation of Dominica
    $800 21
Located in St. John, New Brunswick, it's Canada's oldest independent brewery
    $800 25
These circular currents that move against the main current occur in wind as well as water
    $1000 5
...the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan
    $1000 20
Chris Cooper & Allison played the deeply weird couple next door to realtor Annette Bening in this 1999 film
    $1000 30
"Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and" this?
    $1000 13
The scientific name of this garnish used in salads & sandwiches is Nasturtium aquaticum
    $1000 22
Later assassinated himself, he became head of Liberia in 1980 after the assassination of its president
    DD: $1,000 26
Considered her masterpiece, this novel by George Eliot is subtitled "A Study of Provincial Life"

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

Tad Leszek Al
$2,600 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Leszek Al
$6,400 $5,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You name the musical.)
    $400 5
...John F. Kennedy was assassinated
    $400 22
"If I Were A Rich Man"
    $400 9
The honeymoon video of this unconventional documentarian was the first episode of his hit show
    $400 19
In English it's an Asian sauce; in Spanish it means "I am"
    $400 6
It's the last name of West Virginia's junior senator, whose great-granddad dabbled in the oil business
    $400 11
This city's airport terminal building has a white fabric roof formed into peaks to resemble the snow-capped Rockies nearby
    $800 4
...John Hancock signed the Declaration of Independence
    $800 23
"When You're Good To Mama"
    $800 10
The singer & political activist seen here formerly fronted this famous rock band
    $800 27
Latin for "with", it precedes "grano salis" (grain of salt) as well as "laude" (praise or honor)
    $800 7
Think faster than the speed of sound: this pilot was born in Myra on Feb. 13, 1923
    $800 12
This airport on the island of Bonaire in the Caribbean is named for a protected stilt-legged, pink wading bird
    $1200 3
...the Church of England broke with the Roman Catholic Church
    $1200 30
"Scenes From an Italian Restaurant"
    $1200 14
Eleanor Gow is the birth name of this Australian supermodel
    $1200 26
If hesitating between guten morgen & guten abend, there's always guten this, "good day"
    $1200 17
Alphabetically, this West Virginia family once led by a man named "Devil Anse" comes before their Pike County, Ky. rivals
    $1200 13
The international terminal at LAX is named for this former mayor
    DD: $3,000 2
...Shakespeare wrote "Hamlet"
    $1600 29
"Kansas City" (where "ev'rythin's up to date")
    $1600 20
Sydney-born Prime Minister seen here
    $1600 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew clinks drinks with Sarah at an outdoor cafe in Greece.) To the Greeks, having kefi, or joy in the moment, often inspires this three-letter exclamation
    $1600 18
The state's motto is these people, also the nickname of WVU's athletic teams, "are always free"
    $1600 16
Its airport code, ORD, comes from Orchard Field, the airport previously on the site
    $2000 1
...the 20th century began
    $2000 28
"Wand'rin' Star"
    $2000 21
Seen here wearing his definitive yet oddball headgear, this 19th century Australian lives on in myth & legend
    $2000 24
It's French for "growth" & may follow "premier" to describe a first-rate wine
    DD: $6,400 8
Then a part of Virginia, this village became famous for an Oct. 16, 1859 event
    $2000 15
With 30 million passengers a year, it's the UK's second-busiest airport

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Leszek Al
$17,200 $15,600 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The remarkable elasticity of yew led to this new weapon that made history at a 1346 battle

Final scores:

Tad Leszek Al
$31,300 $17,201 $3,201
Winner: $31,300 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tad Leszek Al
$17,200 $11,200 $10,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2005-02-08
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