Show #4750 - Friday, April 8, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 43.


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Phil Yellman, a legal assistant from Seattle, Washington

Trevor Norris, a budget analyst from Washington, D.C.

Josh DenHartog, an actuarial technician from Thousand Oaks, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Clues based on the book, of course.)
    $200 19
In the "Unelectable Founders" section, an "achievement" of his is "all-time record holder, most places slept"
    $200 23
At the theatre it's the sole job of--Line!--following the script & reminding actors what to say next
    $200 17
Ernest Hemingway
    $200 11
Stroll down this avenue if you want to shop at Bergdorf's or Saks
    $200 6
Ths science of dealing with the structure of animals
    $200 1
The Rolling Stones were inducted into it in 1989; meanwhile, The Comateens remain unjustly excluded
    $400 13
If this woman "was alive and sewing American flags today, she'd be a 13-year-old Laotian boy"
    $400 24
Elmer Booze has gained (moderate) fame doing this for piano virtuosos as they perform
    $400 18
Norman Mailer
    $400 12
The Empire State Building took the title of tallest building in the world away from this Manhattan skyscraper
    $400 7
From the Greek for "theft", it's a person with an irresistible need to steal
    $400 2
In this movie Jack Black plays Dewey Finn, who tries to turn a prep class into a band
    $600 20
He "wrote immortal maxims like '$2,145.34 saved is $2,145.34 earned.' (Figures adjusted for inflation)"
    $600 25
In 1999 & 2000 some of these employees at the Natl. Gallery sat for David Hockney; sitting might have felt odd to them
    $600 28
Robert Frost
    $600 14
(Hi, I'm Christie Whitman.) My grandfather's company built this "city in a city", Midtown Manhattan's famous art deco complex
    DD: $1,200 8
The witty line "I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than" this has been attributed to Tom Waits
    $600 3
In 1990 the Red Hot Chili Peppers were part of the first campaign by this org. to interest youth in politics
    $800 21
A listed "cause" of this country's 1978 revolution was "too much 'Shah', not enough 'Na Na'"
    $800 26
William Hamilton is the consulting one of these muscle & joint doctors to American Ballet Theatre
    $800 29
Saul Bellow
    $800 15
Take in a show at the Public Theater or Shakespeare in the Park, both founded by this producer/director
    $800 9
Southeast of Tucson, Arizona, this city bills itself as "the town too tough to die"
    $800 4
This 2001 movie was inspired by a singer in a Judas Priest cover band who ended up joining that band
    $1000 22
1885 "last words" from this president: "Bury me next to my wife. But nothing too fancy"
    $1000 27
13-letter word for the "super" job of nonspeaking actor onstage in an opera
    $1000 30
Isaac Bashevis Singer
    $1000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Times Square in New York.) In the Roaring '20s, Times Square nightclubs included the El Fey, hosted by this gal from Waco
    $1000 10
The functions of this federal agency were transferred to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    $1000 5
Cannons fire during AC/DC's song "For" these people "We Salute You"

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

Josh Trevor Phil
$2,800 $3,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Trevor Phil
$6,000 $5,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
The "Anschluss" was the forced union of Austria with this country in 1938
    $400 6
A verb meaning "to forbid", or a leading anti-perspirant
    $400 13
This country calls an 1846 to 1848 military conflict "The War of American Aggression"
    $400 15
Felix E. Dzerzhinsky oversaw the system of forced labor camps now known by this Russian name
    $400 25
It can be an Empire-period dress, a more shapeless flapper dress, or just the French word for shirt
    $400 9
Benedetto is the original last name of this man who's been crooning great music for decades
    $800 4
The Contras were a U.S.-backed force battling the government of this country
    DD: $1,600 7
This short form of a Biblical name can also mean to banter with or tease
    $800 16
The city of Tangier in this country lies on the strategically important Strait of Gibraltar
    $800 20
Felix III was Rome-in' around when he held this post from 483 to 492
    $800 30
Classy backless shoes include slides & these, named for an animal
    $800 10
Before she worked with Nelson Eddy, this singer starred in stage shows like "Yes, Yes, Yvette"
    $1200 3
The Irgun was a secret underground organization fighting to establish this nation
    $1200 8
You can do it to a ball, your voice, or a game you're losing on purpose
    $1200 17
This island country uses the lira as its basic unit of currency
    $1200 22
Heard here is one of the most popular works by this Felix
    $1200 29
A pencil one is narrow, hopefully not to the point that the wearer has trouble walking
    $1200 11
This much-married bandleader's 1938 hit "Begin The Beguine" set him up as a rival to Benny Goodman
    $1600 1
A record of all the land in England, this "Book" was commissioned by William the Conqueror in 1085
    $1600 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands behind a woodworking project.) You can shape moldings to fit by mitering, or by doing this, a term you'll just have to deal with
    $1600 18
Cyberjaya, a city billed as an Asian Silicon Valley, was recently founded in this Muslim nation of 20 million
    $1600 24
In 1999 he became a welterweight boxing champion
    $1600 28
The slenderer among us can wear the wide contour type of this, also called a cincture
    $1600 12
Of Gypsy heritage, he became a great jazz guitarist despite losing the use of 2 fingers on his left hand
    DD: $1,800 2
World leaders met at the Congress of this city in 1815 to decide the fate of Europe after Napoleon's defeat
    $2000 23
"Happy" manual term meaning to extend hearty, perhaps insincere greetings
    $2000 19
Timbuktu in this country was a dusty town when first visited by Europeans in the 1820s; today it bustles with 30,000
    $2000 26
His book "Bambi" first appeared in print in 1923; a Disney movie made it world famous
    $2000 27
This brand of beret that dates to 1930 suddenly got street cred when L.L. Cool J. wore it & Slick Rick sang about it
    $2000 14
This baritone who died in 2004 was a star at the Met & at Yankee Stadium with his national anthem rendition

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Trevor Phil
$12,800 $7,800 $20,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Dr. Seuss wrote this book to win a bet that he couldn't write a book using only 50 different words

Final scores:

Josh Trevor Phil
$25,600 $15,600 $25,601
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $25,601 + an advance to UToC Round 2

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Josh Trevor Phil
$12,800 $7,200 $22,400
20 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2005-03-08
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