Show #4758 - Wednesday, April 20, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 6.


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Brian Moore, an astronomer from Houston, Texas

Vinita Kailasanath, a consultant from San Mateo, California

Mark Eckard, an entrepreneur from Bedford, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Under Jean Chretien, in 2001 this country became the first to legalize marijuana for medical use
    $200 1
He ran an historic 5,280 feet on May 6, 1954, later became a neurologist & was knighted in 1975
    $200 2
This movie "Daredevil" is lucky at cards: he won the 2004 California State Poker Championship
    $200 15
Covering 2% of the Earth's surface, they're disappearing at the rate of several acres a minute
    $200 21
The power went out on this Houston company when it declared bankruptcy in December 2001
    $200 26
In the '70s Jon Landau wrote he saw rock & roll's future & its name was this Jersey guy; guess he was right
    $400 9
9-letter term for a body part, like the sinoatrial node, that is a regulator of bodily rhythm
    $400 5
GM's chairman from 1981 to 1990, he was the Roger in the documentary "Roger & Me"
    $400 3
"Ready. Aim. Scream" is the slogan of this Buena Park theme park's Silver Bullet ride
    $400 16
They sound soothing to some
    $400 22
This airline's "Friendly Skies" were darkened by its Dec. 2002 bankruptcy
    $400 27
1930's "Anna Christie" was advertised with the line "Garbo" does this
    $600 10
"The Hot Zone", a medical thriller, tells the true story of an outbreak of this virus near Washington, D.C.
    DD: $1,000 11
In 1996, he became the founding chairman & CEO of Fox News
    $600 4
Huzzah! The Old Globe Theatre in this city's Balboa Park is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2005
    $600 18
Onesies are a standard gift at this type of event
    $600 23
In Jan. 2002 this undersea fiber optic telecom co. founded by Gary Winnick sank beneath the bankruptcy waves
    $600 28
Opening at No. 1 at the box office in 2004, a prequel to this 1973 horror flick really "turned some heads"
    $800 14
Factor VIII is a protein in the blood that helps it do this
    $800 12
The New England university named for this man is seen here
    $800 6
At L.A.'s George C. Page Museum, watch scientists clean & identify specimens plucked from this primeval pool next door
    $800 19
In 2001 a S.F. Chronicle writer defended Pres. Bush's vacation by pointing out that W. has this type of job
    $800 24
$11 billion in alleged fraud might've played a tiny part in this long-distance co.'s July 2002 bankruptcy
    $800 29
Imitation gruel & "Non-Toxic Kologne" are endorsed by this "Simpsons" "k"lown
    $1000 17
The name of these pain suppressors is short for endogenous morphines
    $1000 13
This 6-time Hugo-winning sci-fi writer's last name was near the end of the phone book
    $1000 7
This town in the Santa Ynez valley is "The Danish capital of America", so, yes, you'll find lots of pastry there
    $1000 20
To have another city as one's birthplace or residence
    $1000 25
Conspiracy & fraud led to a June 2002 "reorganization" of this cable co. led by the Rigas family
    $1000 30
In 1992 Rene Echevarria wrote the classic "I, Borg" episode of this Patrick Stewart series

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mark Vinita Brian
$600 $1,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Vinita Brian
$3,800 $1,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: One role on film; the other on television.)
    $400 11
The novel "Moby-Dick" calls this decorative art "skrimshander"
    $400 12
Sally Kellerman &
Loretta Swit
    $400 26
This measure of booze equals .666 jigger or 1 ounce
    $400 21
Born in 1906, Samuel Beckett attended Trinity College in this city
    $400 6
Not surprisingly, in Korean this city's name means "capital city"
    $400 1
Your body's metabolism is regulated by hormones from this gland
    $800 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew spins a clay pot on a wheel in Greece.) Keramos, a Greek word for "clay", gave us this English word for pottery
    $800 14
Buddy Ebsen &
Jim Varney
    $800 27
As I understand it, this unit used to measure the depth of water equals 6 feet
    $800 22
Beckett won this big prize in 1969, but declined the trip to Sweden to avoid the public speeches at the ceremony
    $800 7
In 1831 the city of Thang Long changed its name to this, a capital idea by the Vietnamese
    $800 2
After meeting the basic requirements for scout, a Boy Scout achieves this rank
    $1200 18
This ornamental covering on the back of an upholstered couch was meant to protect against a specific hair oil
    $1200 15
Goldie Hawn &
Lorna Patterson
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from JFK Airport in New York.) Each of these bricks of cocaine, seized by Homeland Security agents, weighs this metric unit & has a street value of over $15,000
    $1200 23
It's the English title of the play Beckett originally worte in French as "Fin de partie"
    $1200 8
In exile, Lenin ran a training school for Russian revolutionists at Longjumeau, a suburb of this capital city
    $1200 3
This word for a device popularized in the 1800s can mean to signal your plans unintentionally
    $1600 19
From the French for partition, it's enamel work in which colored areas are separated by thin metal bands
    $1600 16
Ross Martin &
Kevin Kline
    $1600 29
The weight system used for gems & precious metals; 1.215 of its pounds equals one avoirdupois pound
    DD: $8,000 24
Beckett is a major dramatist of the "Theater of" this, which portrays a bewildered & anxious humanity
    $1600 9
Razed in the 16th century, the reconstructed ruins of Templo Mayor are found in this capital's Zocalo
    $1600 4
This lover of Cressida was killed by Achilles
    $2000 20
This iridescent substance used as an inlay on the lacquered box seen here is also called mother-of-pearl
    $2000 17
Jonathan Harris &
Gary Oldman
    $2000 30
The name of this unit of force comes from the Greek for "force" or "power"
    $2000 25
It's subtitled "A Tragicomedy in Two Acts"
    DD: $6,000 10
Honoring one of the country's famous sons, the Universidad de Belgrano is found in this South American capital
    $2000 5
It's the "bewitching" first name of Stephen King's wife; she's an author, too

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Vinita Brian
$11,400 $3,200 $37,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This real man inspired a 1719 novel character & a poem that says, "I am monarch of all I survey"

Final scores:

Mark Vinita Brian
$100 $2,873 $25,200
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Winner: $25,200 + an advance to UToC Round 3

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Vinita Brian
$12,400 $3,200 $27,200
19 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
0 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2005-03-23
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