Show #4764 - Thursday, April 28, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 12.


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Bruce Naegeli, a retired law librarian from Phoenix, Arizona

Brad Rutter, a TV quiz show host from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

John Beck, a creative director from Torrance, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end in "GO", "G-O".)
    $200 26
A 1990 Commons debate on closer ties with Europe brought on her famous shout of "No! No! No!"
    $200 16
Velma, Shaggy &...
    $200 24
Knowing that this is Alaska's state mineral gives me a rush
    $200 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.) For plants which may go into space, the Life Sciences Lab studies the effect of light, temperature & this gas formed in respiration
    $200 2
In 1930 Bernhard Schmidt invented the first catadioptric telescope that combined lenses & these
    $200 10
Africa's second-longest river, it's sometimes referred to as the Zaire
    $400 27
In 1987 this anchor walked off, leaving CBS black for 6 minutes, because a tennis match cut into the news
    $400 17
Charlie, Sally &...
    $400 25
Alaska's state land mammal is this antlered critter that can reach 7 feet tall & 2,000 pounds
    $400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.) This type of rocket was used for the first Apollo flight to the Moon & propelling Skylab into space
    $400 6
This San Francisco Giants pitcher has been called the most feared starter in the National League
    $400 5
Since 1987 this island partner of Trinidad has had full internal self-government
    $600 28
Anita Hill's accusations led Clarence Thomas to call his confirmation process "a high-tech" this
    $600 18
Bart, Lisa &...
    DD: $2,600 21
It was a "crowning" achievement in 1963 when this was named Alaska's state fish
    $600 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.) Astronauts use lots of moist wipes, so plants to be used for long missions are studied to see how they react to this compound
    $600 7
Crane, Poole & Schmidt is the law firm on this TV show
    $600 1
This word refers not only to a big group of islands but also to the broad expanse of water that contains them
    $800 29
Khrushchev's U.N. shoe-banging outburst came as Lorenzo Sumulong of this Asian country attacked Soviet policy
    $800 19
Martin, Frasier &...
    $800 22
This ancient tusked beast is the state fossil
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.) When loaded, the heaviest part of the space shuttle is the fuel tank that contains these two liquefied gases
    $800 8
Das Bundeskanzler der 1970s
    $800 3
This lively dance in triple time is usually performed by a couple with castanets, & accompanied by guitar
    $1000 30
The claim "You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore" was in response to an election loss to this man
    $1000 20
Spanky, Alfalfa &...
    $1000 23
Alaska's state bird is the willow variety of this grouse relative
    $1000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.) A 1990 mission of the space shuttle with this appropriate name deployed the Hubble Space Telescope
    $1000 9
Ex-Yale president Benno Schmidt chairs this inventive company that manages & improves schools
    $1000 4
In the Book of Daniel, he survives being put into a furnace

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

John Brad Bruce
$800 $4,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Brad Bruce
$6,000 $8,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
At the mouth of the Mississippi River, this major class of rock is said to be more than 40,000 feet thick
    $400 11
The "Tattoo You" tour
    $400 6
He wrote the somewhat autobiographical 1858 play "Le fils naturel", or "The Natural Son"
    $400 1
This eminent lady was born in 1819
    $400 28
This U.S. circus is so prominent that circus folks call it "Big Bertha"
    $400 29
Guinness says three people took a 1994 roundtrip ride in one of these from London to Cape Town; the fare: 40,210 pounds
    $800 26
Intense glaciation has formed these long, steep-sided coastal inlets; the ones in Norway & Chile are especially deep
    $800 12
    $800 7
Scottie, daughter of this author, grew up to be a journalist & Washington socialite
    $800 2
Trekkies might know the first long-distance traveler to bear this name, seen here
    $800 19
The rubberman is the person who sells these souvenirs
    $800 30
This airship, named for the Ohio city of its construction, sailed overhead during FDR's 1933 inauguration
    $1200 25
This landmark in Rio's Guanabara Bay is an example of an inselberg, or "island mountain"
    $1200 13
"Diamond Dogs"
    $1200 8
Jack, son of this author, took his fly rod on a parachute jump into WWII occupied France, claiming it was an antenna
    $1200 3
Five-letter name for the item shown in use here
    $1200 16
It's the "bovine" term for a circus elephant, whether it's male or female
    $1200 20
John Ericsson, who built a steam locomotive in England in 1829, built this famous Civil War steam-powered ship
    DD: $400 24
This crater is formed when a volcano explodes & the cone collapses; Oregon's Crater Lake is an example
    $1600 14
"The Dance" reunion tour
    DD: $4,400 9
As an assistant to this author, Samuel Beckett had to fight off the advances of his daughter Lucia
    $1600 4
In 2000 he coached the Rams to the Super Bowl title & then quit
    $1600 17
Candy vendors are known as these, allegedly because a notable early one was a meat carver, too
    $1600 21
This South Bend, Indiana automaker was once the world's largest producer of horse-drawn vehicles
    $2000 23
Meaning "rock globe", it's the layer of rock encompassing the crust & outermost part of the upper mantle
    $2000 15
    $2000 10
First name of novelist Kingsley Amis' son, also a noted novelist
    $2000 5
It's his 17th century young woman seen here
    $2000 18
Term for any dessert served in the cookhouse, or the kind of "honeymoon" Debbie Reynolds sang about in 1950
    $2000 22
In 1986 he & Jeana Yeager flew nonstop around the world without refueling

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Brad Bruce
$7,200 $33,200 $7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He commanded the forces that rescued the survivors of the infamous Black Hole of Calcutta in 1756

Final scores:

John Brad Bruce
$0 $18,200 $14,000
3rd place: $10,000 Winner: $20,000 + $15,000 as a member of the Nifty Nine + an advance to UToC Round 3 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Brad Bruce
$5,200 $31,600 $7,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2005-03-29
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