Show #4754 - Thursday, April 14, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 2.


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India Cooper, an actor and copy editor from New York, New York

Scott Gillispie, a project manager and expectant father from Atlanta, Georgia

Steve Chernicoff, a technical writer from Berkeley, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It's the technical name for a tetrahedron with triangular sides
    $200 16
He wrote all The Who's Top 40 hits except "Summertime Blues"
    $200 6
A buoyant jacket used to keep a person afloat
    $200 21
Discovered in 1806 by Zebulon Pike's expedition, the Royal Gorge is found in this state
    $200 11
The saxophone is a member of this instrument family, not the brass family
    $200 23
...who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
    $400 2
In the "Steel City" of Pittsburgh, the downtown area is known as this triangle
    $400 17
The Who's demo of "I Can't Explain" featured this Led Zeppelin guitarist
    $400 7
"Cabaret" club
    $400 22
Along its 277-mile length it ranges in width from 1/10 of a mile to 18 miles wide
    $400 12
56 miles from Hopewell, Virginia is this city that has been restored to the way it was in Colonial times
    $400 24
...born in Midland, Texas & earned a masters degree at the University of Texas
    $600 3
The east side of this large, triangular citadel faces Red Square
    $600 18
"Won't Get Fooled Again" includes the line "Meet the new" one of these, "same as the old" one
    $600 8
Giant lies
    $600 26
The Brech de Roland, a narrow French gorge in these mountains, leads into a large natural amphitheater
    $600 13
He was the British prime minister from 1964 to 1970 & again from '74 to '76
    $600 25
...who was the first Republican reelected governor in his state's history
    $800 4
From the Greek for "uneven", it's the term for a triangle in which no sides are the same length
    $800 19
In 1990 The Who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Adam Clayton & this Irish group
    $800 9
A tract of land covered in scrubby evergreen plants
    $800 27
The ruins of this terraced Inca city lie perched above the Urubamba River Gorge in the Andes Mountains
    DD: $600 14
When measuring a horse using hands, you measure from the ground up to these, not the ears
    $800 29
...who wrote a bestselling nonfiction book in 1990
    $1000 5
In 1911 a devastating fire at this company's factory in New York City killed 146 garment workers
    $1000 20
This 1970 live album contained extended versions of "Magic Bus" & "My Generation"
    $1000 10
    $1000 28
This gorge in Tanzania was made famous by the work of the archaeologists Louis & Mary Leakey
    $1000 15
Considered the greatest poet of Medieval Germany, this man from Eschenbach wrote an early epic poem about the Grail
    $1000 30
...who served as an artillery captain in World War I

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

Steve Scott India
$2,000 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott India
$3,600 $3,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Or in Canada, we would say "ZED" BREEZE.)
    $400 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the waterfront in Charleston, SC.) Colonel William Rhett of Charleston, who captured the notorious pirate Stede Bonnet, may have inspired the name of this fictional Charlestonian
    $400 26
In a 2004 biopic, the wife of this scientist says, "I hardly ever see him since he took up sex"
    $400 1
Venetian concerto master Antonio
    $400 2
According to Aesop, the country mouse of the fable was this type also called a vole
    $400 16
If you're motoring through Alberta, take in this rodeo, the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth"
    $400 21
It's 5 plus 4 numerals used on your letters & packages now
    $800 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a boat off Charleston, SC.) In its 1863 assault on Battery Wagner, the Union's first black unit earned this--also the title of a 1989 film about it
    $800 27
Henry Fonda & Glenn Ford were Admirals Nimitz & Spruance in the 1976 movie about this crucial battle of World War II
    $800 4
Giacomo, who found Giuseppe Verdi influential
    $800 3
Like many mice, it's how genus Oxymycterus creates its refuge
    $800 17
Mile zero of the Trans-Canada Highway is marked by a monument in this city on Vancouver Island
    $800 22
Carl Jung taught at a university here
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the waterfront in Charleston, SC.) On September 21, 1989, Charleston wasn't quite so peaceful, as this hurricane made landfall here with 135 mile-per-hour winds
    $1200 28
He's the famed Apache leader portrayed here

"I break the arrow. I will try the way of peace."
    $1200 5
Gioacchino, of "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" fame
    $1200 6
An endangered California mouse is named for the salt type of this damp area
    $1200 18
A symbol of this Montreal World's Fair, the Biosphere served as the U.S. pavilion & now is an ecology museum of water
    $1200 23
Between 1883 & 1885 Nietzsche turned out a 4-part work about this wandering teacher
    $1600 14
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Fort Sumter in Charleston, SC.) At Fort Sumter, early one morning in this month & year, South Carolinian Henry Farley fired what may have been the Civil War's first shot
    $1600 29
Both Ray Liotta & D.B. Sweeney have portrayed this gifted baseball player
    DD: $2,000 7
Ottorino; he pined for Rome
    $1600 9
Tall grass is the favored habitat of the mouse named for this agricultural event
    DD: $5,000 19
The eastern terminus of the Trans-Canada Highway is at this provincial capital
    $1600 24
In the Bible, he predicted the messiah would arrive in Jerusalem by donkey
    $2000 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a boat off Charleston, SC.) Sullivan's Island held thousands of quarantined Africans who survived the Atlantic crossing known by this 2-word term
    $2000 30
The title Westerner of a 1972 Robert Redford film; in real life, he was said to eat his enemies' livers
    $2000 8
Vincenzo, who made a "Norma" conquest
    $2000 10
The mouse that's called Britain's most common mammal isn't the "forest mouse" but this synonym
    $2000 20
The summit of Rogers Pass in British Columbia was the site of the 1962 opening of the highway by this Prime Minister
    $2000 25
This charismatic religious reformer brought the Reformation to Switzerland

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott India
$13,400 $10,800 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It sided with Sparta in the Peloponnesian War, & the Bible includes 2 letters to its Christians

Final scores:

Steve Scott India
$21,601 $21,500 $13,200
Winner: $21,601 + an advance to UToC Round 3 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Scott India
$18,200 $10,800 $6,600
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2005-03-22
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