Show #4721 - Monday, February 28, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 14.


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Michelle Clum, an executive assistant originally from Wichita, Kansas

Jerome Vered, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Jim Scott, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

THE "B.G."s
    $200 11
Jimmy Carter married this "Foxey Lady" on July 7, 1946 at the Plains Methodist Church
    $200 26
Name shared by a talking flower in "Through the Looking Glass" & an Indian princess in "Peter Pan"
    $200 1
Les Emirats Arabes Unis
    $200 6
A watch brand introduced in the 1950s with TV torture tests
    $200 21
Manilow & Diller
    $200 12
Their fairy tales include "The 12 Idle Servants", "The 3 Apprentices" & "The Sparrow and His Four Children"
    $400 15
No "Purple Haze" here; in 1980 President Carter signed legislation to protect over 100 million acres in this state
    $400 27
In 1973 he won his second Oscar, for his role in "Save the Tiger"
    $400 2
Le Liban
    $400 7
This brand of S.C. Johnson storage bags is indispensable to archaeologists in preserving small objects
    $400 22
Yount & Ventura
    $400 13
A U.S. Army "one star"
    $600 18
Cool under "Fire" during a 7-year Navy career, Carter served on the Seawolf, this type of vessel
    $600 28
This mogul, whose name means "tiger", not "cartoon elephant", established India's Mogul dynasty
    $600 3
La Coree du Nord
    DD: $1,000 8
In the 1980s Royal Appliance Manufacturing colored its hand-held vacuum cleaner red & called it this
    $600 23
Bejart & Sendak
    $600 14
As teens, he & Paul Allen ran Traf-O-Data, a company that used a computer to analyze traffic patterns
    $800 19
"Hey Joe" Califano, Jr., you were a Carter cabinet member as head of HEW, short for this
    $800 29
In this comedy "Le Tigre" is one of model Ben Stiller's arsenal of devastating looks
    $800 4
Le Royaume-Uni
    $800 9
This brand of vodka, only around since 1992, comes in a blue bottle
    $800 24
Cook & Quivers
    $800 16
The Statue of Victory atop this Berlin landmark was stolen by Napoleon, who wanted it for the Arc de Triomphe
    $1000 20
Based in this city, the Carter Center is "All Along the Watchtower" against disease & famine
    $1000 30
The beastly villain in this classic collection is the tiger Shere Khan
    $1000 5
Les Pays-Bas
    $1000 10
The name of this brand, introduced in 1959, implies that its elastic waistband holds the pants up without help
    $1000 25
Maeterlinck & Ravel
    $1000 17
Site of Western Kentucky University

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jim Jerome Michelle
$1,800 $3,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Jerome Michelle
$4,000 $6,200 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

"IN"s & "OUT"s
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to a set of tiny bones in the Body Worlds exhibit at the California ScienCenter.) The smallest bones of the body, the hammer, stirrup & anvil, are found in this part of the ear
    $400 11
"I don't think they chose me because... it was time for a black Miss America. They... thought I could do the job"
    $400 6
The fictional Lord Greystoke is more popularly known by this name
    $400 5
In February 1815 he was able to escape his 10-month exile on a small island
    $400 16
Frank Sinatra by Harry James
    $400 21
It's the wild Australian interior, mate
    $800 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a plastinated body organ.) Weighing in at almost 4 pounds, this largest gland metabolizes fat, protein & carbs & is the body's treatment plant
    $800 13
"I was so happy to win my second Australian Open doubles title with Martina"
    $800 7
The main character in this 1895 novel is known simply as the time traveler
    $800 4
"Gantry", a musical based on a novel by this man, opened February 14, 1970 & closed February 14, 1970
    $800 17
Quasars by astronomer & Faye Dunaway by Hollywood
    $800 25
Traditionally it's January 20; before 1934, it was March 4
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points out differences between two plastinated human hearts.) That's a normal heart. In this diseased heart the scar of connective tissue is evidence of this, a blockage of the arteries that supply the heart with oxygen
    $1200 14
"This moment is so much bigger than me. This moment is for Dorothy Dandridge, Lena Horne, Diahann Carroll"
    $1200 8
At the end of the Bizet opera, Carmen hurls a ring at this man, who promptly stabs her
    $1200 3
The U.S. ICBM with this "timely" nickname had its first successful launch February 1, 1961
    $1200 18
Hispaniola by Europeans
    $1200 22
This 1985 film about Isak Dinesen was based on her own memoirs
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew identifies one section of a plastinated human brain.) This part of the brain, whose name means "little brain", coordinates muscular movement
    $1600 12
"My teeth had a big gap, and that... hadn't been made acceptable. I had to give it credentials"
    DD: $2,000 9
The last words of this classic 1851 novel character are "Thus, I give up the spear"
    $1600 1
The sixth king of this name died on February 6, 1952 at Sandringham
    DD: $2,500 19
DNA's double helix
    $1600 23
It's the cut made during an operation
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands by a plastinated human skeleton.) In 1543 this pioneering Flemish anatomist pointed out that bones support the body & protect organs from injury
    $2000 15
"I have remained consistently and nauseatingly adorable. In fact, I have been known to cause diabetes"
    $2000 10
Sarastro is a Priest of Isis in this Mozart opera
    $2000 2
In February 2005 he was confirmed as the USA's first Hispanic attorney general
    $2000 20
Americium (atomic number 95)
    $2000 24
From the Italian for "to cut in", it's the process by which a design is engraved on a gem, stone or plate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Jerome Michelle
$7,200 $21,500 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Built in memory of a victim of this tragedy, Harvard's Widener Library was opened in 1915

Final scores:

Jim Jerome Michelle
$14,400 $27,601 $21,501
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $27,601 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Jerome Michelle
$8,200 $22,600 $13,800
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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Game tape date: 2005-02-08
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