Show #4747 - Tuesday, April 5, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 40.


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Dave Willis, a business manager from Ventura, California

Andrew Hutchings, a graduate student from Ithaca, New York

Lan Djang, a health policy analyst from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're going to need the first and the last name, please.)
(Alex: All the responses will be a word within which you can find the name of a tree.)
    $200 1
    $200 23
A CCR title:
"Left a good job in the city, workin' for the man every night and day"
    $200 2
These insects often cause more damage to homes per year than fires, tornadoes & earthquakes combined
    $200 6
In the English rules for this sport, the rope must be 35 meters long & you can't start until the judge says "pull"
    $200 21
Once a famous mining community, this Western Nevada town is now chiefly an attraction for tourists
    $200 11
A sudden burst of light; some can be "in the pan"
    $400 7
    $400 27
It earned ours:
"What you want, baby, I got it, what you need, do you know I got it?"
    $400 3
When disturbed, this appropriately named insect gives off a smelly odor
    $400 17
The 4 basic skills needed for this team jump rope sport are entering, turning, jumping & exiting
    $400 22
Winning 1971's Virginia Slims Thunderbird Tennis tournament, she broke the $100,000 total for a year, a women's first
    $400 12
On "Sesame Street" he's tickled to have his own "World"
    $600 8
    $600 28
A disco anthem:
"First I was afraid, I was petrified"
    $600 4
Up to 2 inches long, the palmetto bug of Florida is one of these pests
    $600 18
The eyelet of a lariat, it has the same name as a Japanese automaker
    $600 24
Population 439,000, it's the V.B. in Va.
    $600 13
Dagger's partner in espionage
    $800 9
    $800 29
"Deep down in Louisiana, close to New Orleans, way back up in the woods among the evergreens"
    $800 5
Often fatal, Rocky Mountain spotted fever is transmitted by the dog type or Rocky Mountain wood type of this
    DD: $2,000 19
In the 19th c. this plant first cultivated in China had become so widely used that its name came to mean "rope"
    $800 25
This author of "To the Lighthouse" became manic depressive after her mother's death in 1895
    $800 14
Show us some backbone by giving us this synonym of the backbone
    $1000 10
    $1000 30
Wayne & Garth rocked out to it:
"Is this the real life, is this just fantasy"
    $1000 16
The potter or mason type of this is named for its pot-shaped mud nest
    $1000 20
The spinning circle of the lariat has this menacing name
    $1000 26
The CSS Virginia was this former Union ship, salvaged & iron-plated
    $1000 15
You gotta hand it to a fortune teller who uses this art to read your hands

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

Lan Andrew Dave
$2,000 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lan Andrew Dave
$5,400 $6,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the country with...)
    $400 1
population 350,000
    $400 28
J. Pierpont Morgan's uncle James Pierpont wrote this song originally titled "The One Horse Open Sleigh"
    $400 30
In "Play It Again, Sam", movie critic Allan Felix gets relationship advice from this movie star
    $400 27
On TV, type of "Gourmet" Jeff Smith was
    $400 6
...that tricky formula for a cylinder's volume, pi times the radius squared times h, this
    $400 11
Completes Don Quixote's plaintive line "My memory is so bad that many times I forget my own..."
    $800 2
    $800 29
Original sled dogs include Siberian huskies & these Alaskan dogs named for an Inuit people
    DD: $1,500 26
This popular play by A.R. Gurney traces Andrew & Melissa's lifelong correspondence
    $800 23
A school's teaching staff
    $800 7 friend Birkir telling me that Iceland's No. 1 export is the frozen type of this fish
    $800 22
On May 14, 2001 Lynn Harrell left his $4 million cello in one of these, but got it back thanks to Mohamed Ibrahim
    $1200 3
1.8 million
    $1200 24
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Park City, UT.) This name of this sled-like contraption is the French word for "sled"
    $1200 25
The setting for this Agatha Christie play is Monkswell Manor during a snowstorm
    $1200 17
Cheesy dip from Switzerland
    $1200 8
...Diana Spencer married a Windsor prince, while fashion designer Diane Halfin married a prince of this family
    $1200 14
In "The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here", it's the "here"
    $1600 4
2.4 million
    $1600 20
These lithographers often depicted sleigh rides in the country, as in the print seen here
    $1600 18
This 1954 Terence Rattigan drama consists of 2 one-act plays: "Table by the Window" & "Table Number Seven"
    $1600 15
Forks, knives & spoons
    $1600 9
...this second & more adorable Secretary of State in Clinton's cabinet
    $1600 12
Testifying to Congress about this 1980s scandal, John Poindexter claimed 184 instances of memory loss
    DD: $2,500 5
3 million
    $2000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits in a bobsled in Park City, UT.) In some curves, bobsleds can reach speeds of 80-90 mph & 4 of these forces
    $2000 19
This 1935 Robert Sherwood play takes place at the Black Mesa Bar-B-Q & Gas Station in the Arizona desert
    $2000 16
Bliss, or Necessity
    $2000 10
...the book by this author that ends, "And the music of the pearl drifted to a whisper and disappeared"
    $2000 13
Mythical rivers of Hades include the Styx & this one from which the dead drank to forget their lives

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lan Andrew Dave
$21,200 $13,400 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The towns of Vierville-sur-Mer & Colleville-sur-Mer entered history with this 2-word area named for a U.S. city

Final scores:

Lan Andrew Dave
$26,850 $2,000 $0
Winner: $26,850 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lan Andrew Dave
$21,000 $13,400 $6,000
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2005-03-02
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