Show #4614 - Thursday, September 30, 2004

2004 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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Russ Schumacher, a graduate student from Fort Collins, Colorado

Tom Walsh, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Arthur Gandolfi, a commercial real estate executive from Pleasantville, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the two countries that share each geographic feature that we give you.)
    $200 1
The 1967 Compton's article on this now-defunct country shows a woman from Kharkov with steel teeth
    $200 21
He played Easy Reader & Mel Mound the DJ; in 2003 he was God "Almighty"
    $200 11
Don't slip on this one: some Africans eat matoke & drink waragi, both made from this fruit
    $200 6
The Matterhorn
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew spoons steamed and foamed milk into a cup of espresso behind a counter of a Starbucks in Seattle.) Espresso with steamed & foamed milk was given this Italian name because the color was similar to a monk's habit
    $200 16
In 1817 this inventor married Henrietta Edwards, the granddaughter of theologian Jonathan Edwards
    $400 2
Britannica's third edition (1788) says, "the utility of" this tuber "to the common people is well known"
    $400 22
"Hey you guys!" Born Rosita Dolores Alverio, her acting resume goes from "West Side Story" to "E.C." to HBO's "Oz"
    $400 12
World Book says most of these are at least 7 inches long, have a knob on one end & are used to make scarves
    $400 7
    $400 27
Though caramel is Starbucks' most popular flavor, some prefer the chocolate brownie flavor of this blended drink
    $400 17
From the Middle English for "to cut down", old men seem to like to wile their time away doing it
    $600 3
A 1970 Grolier's article on these called the magnetic drum the most used storage medium
    $600 23
He played Al the Milkman in 1972 & 14 years later had the No. 1 TV show in America
    $600 13
This often quiet Frenchman said Michael Jackson's Moonwalk was influenced by his own "Walking Against the Wind"
    $600 8
Mount Everest
    $600 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew works counter duty at a Starbucks in Seattle.) "Half-caf grande skinny toffee nut latte"--the "skinny" part means the drink is to be made with this
    $600 18
This Southern California city was founded by Quakers in 1887; it was home to Pio Pico, the state's last Mexican gov.
    $800 4
In the 1982 Webster's Desk Encyclopedia, it was "a South-east Asian nation formerly called Cambodia"
    $800 24
This composer of "Poisoning Pigeons In The Park" penned the songs "Silent E" and "L-Y" for the show
    $800 14
She gave Kenilworth Castle to Robert Dudley, who was (wink, wink) a "favorite" of hers
    $800 9
New Guinea
    $800 29
1 of the 2 African countries in names of Starbucks coffee beans
    $800 19
In one of his poems, he described himself as "one of the roughs, a kosmos, disorderly fleshy and sensual"
    DD: $1,000 5
In a 1989 Columbia, "many feel" this harsh system formalized in 1948, "will end only by force" (many are wrong)
    $1000 25
She's gonna live forever as an "E.C." short circus member & an Oscar winner for a song from "Flashdance"
    $1000 15
The Captain & Tennile would "love" this capital of Oman
    $1000 10
Lake Titicaca
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands at a Starbucks sales display in Seattle.) Starbucks preserves forests by promoting this type of coffee from plants under the canopies of native trees
    $1000 20

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

Arthur Tom Russ
$1,800 $2,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Tom Russ
$5,200 $5,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The response will appear either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally in the puzzles which we will present as part of the clue.)
    $400 16
This capital was founded by North American settlers in 1822
    $400 6
9 of the top 20 bestselling country albums, including "Ropin' the Wind" & "The Chase", are by this superstar
    $400 1
This 1893 opera based on a children's tale is set partly in the woods of Ilsenstein
    $400 26
The architect Brunelleschi created this engineering wonder for the Florence Cathedral
    $400 21
Ben Franklin defined man as an animal that makes these; we started making them more than 2 million years ago
    $400 11
This type of engine takes in air, compresses it, & thrusts it out the back
    DD: $1,500 17
In 1993 18 U.S. soldiers were killed in a fierce battle in this capital
    $800 7
"Independent Women, Part I" from Destiny's Child's "Survivor" CD was the theme for this 2000 Cameron Diaz film
    $800 2
A 1913 opera about this queen of Ithaca is based on an episode from "The Odyssey"
    $800 27
Cosimo de Medici's patronage of Donatello led to the creation of this life-size nude, bronze sculpture in the 1430s
    $800 22
From the size of these body parts, Australopithecus boisei became known as "Nutcracker Man"
    $800 12
Originally a traveling salesman, Nikolaus August Otto invented the 4-stroke type of this engine
    $1200 18
This picturesque Moorish city lies about 60 miles northeast of Casablanca
    $1200 8
In the 1990s this saxophonist had 4 albums go multi-platinum; "Breathless" sold over 12 million
    DD: $400 3
Eva has to marry the winner of a singing contest in Nuremberg in this comic opera by Wagner
    $1200 28
Lorenzo Ghiberti created doors for the Baptistry of St. John; the luminous result was named this by Michelangelo
    $1200 23
These Pleistocene cave-dwellers whose name is synonymous with brutishness had bigger brains than we do
    $1200 13
The first practical type of this engine was built by the English inventor Thomas Newcomen in 1712
    $1600 19
Tourist attractions in this city near Africa's northern tip include the ruins of Carthage & other Punic towns
    $1600 9
This Cleveland quintet's album "E. 1999 Eternal" was produced by the late rapper Eazy-E
    $1600 4
In 2004 the Royal Opera dropped soprano Deborah Voigt from "Ariadne Auf Naxos" for this reason
    $1600 29
Known for his Madonnas, this early 16th century artist designed tapestries for Pope Leo X for the Sistine Chapel
    $1600 24
5 million years ago our ancestors said, "See ya, wouldn't want to be ya!" to this living creature, genus Pan
    $1600 14
These trucks use two engines--one to propel the vehicle, the other to drive the pump
    $2000 20
Muhammad Ali's "Rumble in the Jungle" with George Foreman was fought in this city, then the capital of Zaire
    $2000 10
The song heard here kicks off "Let It Be" by these cult favorites from Minnesota

"Meet me anyplace or anywhere or anytime..."
    $2000 5
The name of this comic opera by Mozart is sometimes translated as "So Do They All"
    $2000 30
Pyres of Vanity, the bonfires that destroyed works of art, were lit by this monk, the Medici's most virulent enemy
    $2000 25
Discovered in 1984, the Nariokotome boy was assigned to this species of standup guys from 1 1/2 million B.C.
    $2000 15
This is the shortened word for the engine type as well as for the plane that uses it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Tom Russ
$7,200 $16,700 $13,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

Passed in October 2001, its full name includes "providing appropriate tools required..."

Final scores:

Arthur Tom Russ
$0 $19,700 $9,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Tom Russ
$8,200 $16,800 $13,200
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2004-04-30
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