Show #4738 - Wednesday, March 23, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 31.


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Phoebe Juel, a bookseller from Sylva, North Carolina

Steve Berman, a teacher from Santa Monica, California

Brad Plovan, an attorney from Baltimore, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the song.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be an abbreviation, keep that in mind.)
    $200 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from JFK Airport in New York.) As in "Maria Full of Grace", the drug smugglers known by this animal term often run into trouble at U.S. airports
    $200 24
"In the jingle jangle morning I'll come followin' you"
    $200 16
    $200 3
One might run in the Preakness
    $200 1
The distinctive shoebill is also known as the whale-headed one of these baby deliverers
    $200 11
A common adverb, it's also the acronym of a 500,000-member feminist group
    $400 4
In 1971 Congress told this agency to start protecting visiting heads of state
    $400 27
"Come mothers and fathers throughout the land and don't criticize what you can't understand"
    $400 18
    $400 22
This 19th century American artist & sculptor was known as "The Rembrandt of the West"
    $400 5
The bulls of these African animals can weigh up to 6 tons
    $400 12
If sending a Valentine to your Guamanian sweetie, you'll need to know that this is Guam's U.S. postal abbreviation
    $600 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from JFK Airport in New York.) It's the "I" in ICE, the Homeland Security department that confiscated these drugs & money
    $600 28
"I got a head full of ideas that are drivin' me insane. It's a shame the way she makes me scrub the floor"
    $600 19
    $600 23
He's the guitarist who had a Top 40 hit with "Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo"
    $600 6
A nide is a brood of these birds (perhaps the ring-necked ones)
    $600 13
In May 1970 many of these buildings were torched on campuses, including Kent State's on May 2
    $800 10
Before becoming Homeland Security chief, Michael Chertoff's last job in the Bush admin. was in this Cabinet department
    $800 29
"God say, 'You can do what you want Abe, but the next time you see me comin' you better run'"
    $800 20
Buenos Aires,
    $800 25
Famous for its cathedral, this English city was the capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex
    $800 7
The Chinese zodiac's 12-year cycle begins & ends with these 2 3-letter animals
    $800 14
This agreement on world tariffs & trade was signed by 23 countries in Geneva in 1947
    $1000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a metal detector at JFK Airport in New York.) A metal detector creates this type of field--if a sort of echo of the field comes back, metal must be present
    $1000 30
"May you build a ladder to the stars and climb on every rung"
    DD: $1,800 21
Phnom Penh,
    $1000 26
Fredric March portrayed this poet in "The Barrets of Wimpole Street"
    $1000 9
Russian circuses often feature these animals, a national symbol, trained in the art of juggling with their feet!
    $1000 15
This British organization hands out its equivalent to the Oscars

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

Brad Steve Phoebe
$1,400 $2,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Steve Phoebe
$1,600 $5,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Edna St. Vincent Millay began a sonnet "Thou art not lovelier than" this flower
    $400 21
This Freehold-born rocker has had many "Glory Days"
    $400 27
On Aug. 5, 1994 he was named independent counsel in the Whitewater affair
    $400 11
"By the time" this work "is over, fate has been trampled underfoot by triumphant music"
    $400 3
Around 1908 tea merchant Thomas Sullivan hit upon this innovation that avoids the mess of straining leaves
    $400 1
2-word term for a pointless task performed for no good reason
    $800 7
Around 1804, this poet wrote of being lonely until he saw a mess of flowers like those shown
    DD: $2,000 22
His July 20, 1973 death in Hong Kong at age 32 shocked the world
    $800 24
In March 1974, 7 ex-Nixon officials were arrested for conspiracy, including this former Chief of Staff
    $800 12
"Betrayed in the hope of getting better", Beethoven was "forced to face the prospect of a permanent malady"--this
    $800 4
According to one legend, this spiritual leader born in 563 B.C. was the first to discover tea
    $800 6
9-letter word for something designed to be impervious to human incompetence
    $1200 13
One of Robinson Jeffers' most famous poems is about a hurt one of these birds
    $1200 23
Dustin Hoffman starred as this controversial entertainer in a 1974 biopic
    $1200 25
A N.Y. coroner's inquest came to a finding of murder by this man, Vice President of the United States
    $1200 16
It's the popular name of the piece heard here
    $1200 5
One of the first U.S. millionaires, this patriarch of the Astor family traded furs for tea from China
    $1200 8
This novel begins in Veracruz when a group of travelers embarks on a trip to Europe
    $1600 14
Keats called its song "thy plaintive anthem"
    $1600 29
This actor lived up to the title of his TV show in 1987 when he hit the Top 40 chart with "Respect Yourself"
    DD: $6,000 26
"If anyone wants to (follow) me, go ahead. They'd be very bored", this politician said in 1987; they did, & they weren't
    $1600 17
Beethoven's Bagatelle in A Minor for Piano was eventually titled "Fur" her
    $1600 19
The last Dutch governor of New Netherland, he introduced tea to America around 1647
    $1600 9
Found at, it's the Gardner brothers' online investment guide
    $2000 15
A.E. Housman, "loveliest of trees," this now "is hung with bloom along the bow"
    $2000 30
He directed Jessica Tandy's Oscar-winning performance in "Driving Miss Daisy"
    $2000 28
In October 1974 ths Arkansas congressman's career got kicked in the Fanne (Fox)
    $2000 18
Symphony Beethoven "composed to celebrate the memory of a great man"
    $2000 20
Dating from 1662, the English use of tea is attributed to Catherine of Braganza, wife of this "Restored" king
    $2000 10
Senior citizens might object to this proverb popularized by John Lyly in the play "Mother Bombie"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Steve Phoebe
$8,400 $13,200 $10,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The team names of these 2 expansion clubs start with the same 3 letters; one might catch the other

Final scores:

Brad Steve Phoebe
$4,401 $20,801 $400
2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $20,801 + an advance to UToC Round 2 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Steve Phoebe
$10,400 $21,000 $10,400
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2005-03-01
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