Show #4745 - Friday, April 1, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 38.

(Sarah: Many thought he saved our country. Frustrated opponents simply called him "that man". The loved and hated FDR from his presidential library, next on Jeopardy!)


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Kurt Bray, a scientist from Oceanside, California

Matt Zielenski, a research analyst originally from Broadview Heights, Ohio

Bob Fleenor, a newspaper copy editor from Martinsburg, West Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
(Cheryl of the Clue Crue reports from the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park, NY.) I'm in the library study where FDR made some of these famous radio addresses
    $200 7
Lucy Ewing,
Ellie Ewing,
Pam Ewing
    $200 6
It can refer to activism for better products, or to a passion for purchasing
    $200 9
"This will be pure H-E double L for me, oh, I wish that we could stop this D-I-V-O-R-C-E", sang this woman
    $200 17
It served as the gateway to the 1849 California Gold Rush
    $200 26
As an adjective, this 5-letter word can mean "exorbitant"; as a verb, "to soak in water", like tea
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the collection room of the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park, NY.) The 1939 letter this scientist sent to FDR explains the Big Bang that uranium will have as an energy source
    $400 8
Valene Ewing,
Gary Ewing,
Abby Cunningham Ewing Sumner
    $400 19
An Italian law banning this political -ism is named for 1950s Premier Mario Scelba
    $400 10
This classic 1843 story character was the child of a clerk
    $400 18
It shares its name with a Massachusetts city famous for trials
    $400 27
This term for a high-spirited horse comes from an Old English word that means "stallion"
    $600 3
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park, NY.) FDR used this cane given to him by this organization; the handle has a slot to collect coins for the Infant Paralysis Fund
    $600 14
Krystle Carrington,
Alexis Carrington Colby,
Amanda Carrington
    $600 20
Said to Fan Chi around 500 B.C., "Love men" is a basic tenet of this philosophy
    $600 11
It's a perennial grass of the family Poaceae, widely cultivated as a hay grass
    $600 23
Washington famously crossed the Delaware River just north of it
    $600 28
This metallic word can precede "blue", "drum" or "-faced"
    $800 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from inside the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park, NY.)
It was the occasion of FDR's "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" speech
    $800 15
Dr. Michael Mancini,
Jane Mancini,
Jennifer Mancini
    $800 21
Saint-Simon was a founder of the "Christian" type of this, also a movement to redistribute property
    $800 12
This native of Blowing Rock, N.C. penned "Still Life with Woodpecker"
    DD: $1,400 24
Originally Le Fleur's Bluff, it was renamed for a war hero who would become president
    $800 29
5-letter body part that's a synonym for hitchhike
    $1000 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew points to the original document in the collection room of the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park, NY.) On his December 8, 1941 speech, FDR crossed out the words "world history" & used this one word for evil repute
    $1000 16
Jessica, Chester & Billy Tate
    $1000 22
Mascagni's operas use the technique of "Verismo", which in English is this -ism
    $1000 13
The first collection of this author's short stories was 1898's "Der Kleine Herr Friedemann"
    $1000 25
The first Christmas mass celebrated in the U.S. took place in this capital in 1539 during De Soto's explorations
    $1000 30
To steal game or cook eggs

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Bob Matt Kurt
$1,800 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Matt Kurt
$7,800 $5,400 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...from Total Guitar magazine's Top 100 Guitar Riffs. We'll give you the clue. You try to identify who's involved.)
    $400 2
George & his simple-minded friend Lennie are this book's main characters
    $400 7
This band scored the No. 2 riff with "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
    $400 1
Sir Edward Mutesa, King of Buganda, was sworn in as this country's first president October 9, 1963
    $400 16
The Jet Age Building seen here is the hub for this transportation complex
    $400 21
After President Nixon resigned in 1974, this daughter of his reacted with the line "Now I can wear hot pants"
    $400 26
A rundown, low-rent, urban apartment building
    $800 3
Mark Twain wrote "There are 19 rules governing literary art... some say 22. In 'Deerslayer'" he "violated 18"
    $800 9
Axl had the vocals, but Slash wailed the riff on this "sugary" Guns N' Roses hit that came in No. 1
    $800 8
In a joint letter to the U.N. in January 1963, these 2 countries declared the Cuban crisis (mainly) closed
    $800 17
This architect's Ennis-Brown House, seen here, was inspired by Mayan art, but has his signature art-glass windows
    $800 22
This alcoholic beverage that'll warm you up was also the nickname of 1930s actress Thelma Todd
    $800 27
You could call this European the world's first typographer
    $1200 4
"'Dead,' was all he answered" is the last line of this Robert Frost poem
    $1200 13
This group put 2 in the top 20 with "Black Dog" & "Whole Lotta Love"
    DD: $2,000 10
Declared a security risk back in 1954, this physicist won the Atomic Energy Commission's Fermi Award in 1963
    $1200 18
Yes, L.A. has a downtown, & it has the tallest building west of the Mississippi designed by this Asian-American
    $1200 23
A woman who studies Pelee & Pinatubo would have this specific occupation
    $1200 28
Post-preschool level
    $1600 5
He wrote an introduction called "How 'Bigger' was Born" for his novel "Native Son"
    $1600 14
A dispute with Napster didn't stop them from putting "Master of Puppets" & "Enter Sandman" in the top 10
    $1600 11
E. William Henry succeeded Newton N. Minow as chairman of this
    $1600 19
Philip Johnson designed this church, home to televangelist Robert Schuller
    DD: $4,000 24
This club founded for girls in 1910 first admitted boys in 1975
    $1600 29
.exe & .doc are 2 of them
    $2000 6
A Hemingway story is called "The Short Happy Life of" him
    $2000 15
Once named by Guinness as the world's loudest rock band, they scored with "Smoke on the Water" at No. 4
    $2000 12
In June he admitted he'd lied to the House of Commons about improprieties with Christine Keeler
    $2000 20
The Aerospace Museum seen here was designed by this most famous L.A. architect
    $2000 25
In an 1876 work her death by fire is soon followed by the burning of Valhalla
    $2000 30
Political partner of Serbia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Matt Kurt
$17,800 $20,200 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1959 the ad firm of Doyle Dane Bernbach began using the slogan "Ugly is only skin-deep" for this import model

Final scores:

Bob Matt Kurt
$13,600 $35,601 $5,500
2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $35,601 + an advance to UToC Round 2 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Matt Kurt
$17,200 $17,800 $2,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
5 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2005-03-02
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