Show #4753 - Wednesday, April 13, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 1.

(Sergeant: Fall in! Report!--to watch clues from Parris Island on Jeopardy!)


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Dan Melia, a college professor from Berkeley, California

Rick Knutsen, a musician and stay-at-home dad from Brooklyn, New York

Kyle Hale, a college senior from Katy, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell me where you would get...)
    $200 21
Biscayne National Park is a water park in the southern part of this state
    $200 6
He also hosted the game shows "Earn Your Vacation" & "Who Do You Trust?"
    $200 7
This "A Tramp Abroad" author opined, "Wagner's music is better than it sounds"
    $200 25
Double Whopper with cheese, King fries, large vanilla shake, Dutch apple pie
    $200 1
Publishing partners:
___ & Wagnalls
    $200 16
Arnold spent his first hour at work enjoying a latte & "twiddling" these, aka the pollices
    $400 22
A Naval air station in the city of Lakehurst in this state was the site of the fateful 1937 Hindenburg explosion
    $400 8
He is scheduled to take over the hosting duties in 2009
    $400 12
"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end", said this British "Iron Lady"
    $400 26
Zesty Chicken Border Bowl, Fiesta Taco Salad, Nachos Bellgrande, apple empanada
    $400 2
Potent potable makers:
___ & Rossi
    $400 17
The boss held these "akimbo" while demanding to know why Arnold was late again
    $600 23
Part of a state that seceded from the U.S. in 1861 seceded to form this state in 1863
    $600 9
He walked off in the middle of the telecast after the network censored his "water closet" joke
    $600 13
In 2005, shortly after announcing her engagement (after a 35-year affair), she said, "I'm just coming down to Earth"
    $600 27
Market Fresh Roast Beef & Swiss sandwich, large Jalapeno Bites, Jamocha shake
    $600 3
In mythology:
Hero & ___
    $600 18
Arnold "shrugged" these while trying to come up with an excuse
    $800 24
The 6 states that border this state are Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas & Colorado
    $800 10
He was married to Jayne Meadows
    $800 14
"A fool and his money are soon elected", said this humorist who died in 1935
    $800 28
2 large orders of popcorn chicken, 2 biscuits, potato wedges, BBQ beans, Lil' Bucket lemon creme, large Pepsi
    $800 4
Coffee merchants:
Chase & ___
    $800 19
Arnold's started "growling" at 10 A.M.
    DD: $3,000 30
New Castle was this mid-Atlantic state's first capital
    $1000 11
This glum-faced comic born Joseph Gottlieb guest hosted the show more than 150 times in the '60s & '70s
    $1000 15
From his "Devil's Dictionary": "Diplomacy, n. The patriotic art of lying for one's country"
    $1000 29
2 Big Bacon Classics, great Biggie fries, Homestyle Chicken Strips Salad with ranch dressing, medium Frosty
    $1000 5
In Nick Park animated shorts:
Wallace & ___
    $1000 20
At quitting time Arnold "barked" one of these against a wastebasket in his mad dash for the door

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

Kyle Rick Dan
$200 $1,600 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Rick Dan
$1,600 $2,800 $13,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Give us the country of birth for the...)
    $400 1
The D.C. house he lived in after he left office in 1921 is called "Washington's only presidential museum"
    $400 6
1485 Florence was shocked by this artist's large nude painting of the birth of a goddess
    $400 10
Metaphorically, you "push" it when you react in haste; you can use an actual one to summon police
    $400 16
Jean-Paul Sartre
    $400 21
She played little Virginia Cary in 1935's "The Littlest Rebel"
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Parris Island, SC.) Very quickly after you arrive at Parris Island, you'll meet this person, the D.I.
    $800 2
Somewhat prophetically, he became the first sitting president to visit Hawaii
    DD: $3,600 7
His mural at Rockefeller Center was destroyed because it included a depiction of Lenin
    $800 12
He won back-to-back Olympic gold medals in figure skating in 1948 & 1952
    $800 17
William Butler Yeats
    $800 22
Flora McGrath in 1993's "The Piano"
    $800 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Parris Island, SC.) Marine training instills this motto, meaning "always faithful"
    $1200 3
He & his wife translated into English "De Re Metallica", a 16th century Latin work on mining
    $1200 8
In 1892 Berlin authorities screamed & closed the exhibit by this Scandinavian artist
    $1200 13
Bob Hope sang this Oscar-winning song in 1948's "The Paleface"
    $1200 18
Knut Hamsun
    $1200 23
Wise beyond her years, she's the scene-stealing co-star of "Uptown Girls" and "Hide and Seek"
    $1200 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Parris Island, SC.) Marines are taught to see themselves as part of a team, like this basic unit of 30 to 50 people
    DD: $4,400 4
In 1893 James K. Polk's tomb was moved from his estate to the state capitol grounds in this city
    $1600 9
This impressionist's Christ paintings of 1864 & 1865 were crucified for being unidealized
    $1600 14
The cornflower, a plant with small round flowers, is also known as this
    $1600 19
Nadine Gordimer
    $1600 24
As Samuel Lapp, he was the witness in 1985's "Witness"
    $1600 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Parris Island, SC.) A lot of Marine vocabulary comes from the Navy: doors are hatches, while windows & eyeglasses are both called these
    $2000 5
He became pres. 100 years after George Washington, so he was called the "Centennial President"
    $2000 11
Marcel Duchamp's "Nude Descending a Staircase" caused a stir at this 1913 show in New York City
    $2000 15
In 1927 one of this 18th century American's autographs sold for over $50,000
    $2000 20
Halldor Laxness
    $2000 25
The title kid in 1948's "The Boy with Green Hair"
    $2000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Parris Island, SC.) From the Latin for "boxer", it's the variety of training weapon these Marines are using to practice combat fighting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Rick Dan
$3,600 $9,600 $33,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

As a foe of the Spanish, he's been called "The Queen's Pirate" & a "Gran Luterano"

Final scores:

Kyle Rick Dan
$3,601 $9,600 $37,600
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Winner: $37,600 + an advance to UToC Round 3

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kyle Rick Dan
$3,600 $6,800 $29,000
7 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
33 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2005-03-22
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