Show #4765 - Friday, April 29, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 13.


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Brian Weikle, a consultant from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Michael Rankins, a minister and writer from Rohnert Park, California

Grace Veach, a librarian from Lakeland, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the program as we give you...)
    $200 21
The First Minnesota Infantry lost 82% of its men on July 2, 1863, during this battle
    $200 1
"It feels so right it can't be wrong, rockin' and rollin' all week long"
    $200 11
Parker Brothers prints about $50 billion of this game's "money" every year
    $200 6
The most important type of potash is this chloride
    $200 24
"When you say" this sponsor of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s car, "you've said it all"
    $200 9
The Iron Gates Gorge between Serbia & Romania was carved by this river
    $400 22
This French emperor wanted to mediate the conflict, but England & Russia wouldn't go for it
    $400 2
"What if God was one of us? Just a slob like one of us?"
    $400 12
It's "Wheel of Fortune" without the wheel, but fail in this game & a man is executed
    $400 7
The name of this noble gas comes in part from the Greek for "sun"
    $400 25
"Grab life by the horns" & name this car company that sponsors Kasey Kahne's No. 9
    $400 17
In August 2003 this cable TV network aired the popular documentary "Nefertiti Resurrected"
    $600 23
Completes the names of two places where Lee & Grant met in different circumstances: Spotsylvania & Appomattox
    $600 3
"Mister, we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again"
    $600 14
Test your memory of skits like "Samurai Delicatessen" in this game's "SNL" DVD edition
    $600 8
Cadbury is a chocolate brand; this element, atomic number 48, was discovered by Friedrich Stromeyer
    $600 28
A sponsor of Tony Stewart's NASCAR team, this company says, "You can do it, we can help"
    $600 18
Trademarked recording tool secretaries use for transcription
    $800 26
In November 1861 this future presidential candidate took charge of all Union armies
    $800 4
"Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale"
    $800 15
The name of this popular party game can also mean "pretenses" or "travesties"
    $800 10
The elements run alphabetically from this, Ac, to zirconium
    $800 29
Jimmie Johnson's sponsor, this company says it's "Improving home improvement"
    $800 19
He's the general & government official seen here
    DD: $1,000 27
In area, Texas was the largest of the Confederate states; this was the largest of the 24 Union states
    $1000 5
"Who could it be? Believe it or not, it's just me"
    $1000 16
You had a ghost of a chance in this 1980 video game; a "Ms." version launched in 1982
    $1000 13
One atomic mass unit equals 1/12 the mass of an atom of the most common isotope of this element
    $1000 30
Jeff Gordon finds "The miracles of science" & a sponsor with this chemical co. that began in 1802 as an explosives co.
    $1000 20
From the Latin for "to lead", it's a pipe or passage that can carry body fluids or air

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Grace Michael Brian
$1,600 $2,000 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Michael Brian
$2,000 $2,000 $11,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew strolls the grassy grounds of the mystery location.) I'm in this town that's home to a U.S. president's house & library, & was named for a New York governor accused of cross-dressing
    $400 21
In 1964 this rock & roll star was a "Roustabout" for carnival owner Barbara Stanwyck
    $400 6
He created the story that George Washington chopped down a cherry tree with his hatchet
    $400 22
Time is kept on Navy ships through the sounding of these; 8 of them signify the end of a 4-hour watch
    $400 1
LDS is an abbreviation for laus deo semper, "praise to God always", & for this term for a religious group
    $400 12
Abe Vigoda standout role & Pentiums
    $800 17
On the streets of San Francisco, if I'm walking north on Ashbury & I pass Waller, the next street I hit is this one
    $800 29
In "You Can't Cheat an Honest Man", he played circus owner Larson E. Whipsnade
    $800 7
His last book was "America in Search of Itself: The Making of the President, 1956-1980"
    $800 23
In 1898 this man resigned as Assistant Secretary of the Navy to organize a volunteer cavalry regiment
    $800 2
It can be any person who's reached Nirvana, or a specific one of the 6th century B.C.
    $800 13
Presbyterian Protestant reformer & the author of "Leviathan"
    $1200 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in a knit cap and mittens in front of the Egyptian movie theater.) I'm in this Utah city, which buzzes with film & dealmaking excitement each year during the Sundance Film Festival
    $1200 27
This 1983 Ray Bradbury film gets its title from the line in "Macbeth" that follows, "By the pricking of my thumbs..."
    DD: $7,600 8
In the 1940s this epic war novelist served aboard the destroyer-minesweeper Zane
    $1200 24
Name shared by Barbary Coast pirates of the 1700s & U.S. Navy World War II fighter planes
    $1200 3
Thomas Coke & Francis Asbury, the 1st Methodist superintendents in America, soon took this other religious title
    $1200 14
A critter of the Aves class & sorcery
    $1600 19
If I'm feeling a surge of yin-yang energy, I might be a Bell Rock, an energy vortex in this Arizona Red Rock City
    $1600 28
Tyrone Power descends to a job as a carnival geek in this 1947 release
    $1600 9
Stories set in her native Mississippi include "The Robber Bridegroom" & "The Ponder Heart"
    $1600 25
It's the last year a Naval Academy graduate was a major-party candidate for president
    DD: $3,600 4
A homophone of a weapon, it's the list of books making up scripture
    $1600 15
One kestrel & one yeti
    $2000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands stands in front of the famous NASA Vehicle Assembly Building.) At the Kennedy Space Center, I'm not on Cape Canaveral, but on this nearby island
    $2000 30
This 1960 Disney flick starring Kevin Corcoran in the title role was subtitled "Or Ten Weeks with a Circus"
    $2000 10
His first novel, "The Dream Life of Balso Snell", sold only 500 copies
    $2000 26
The headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet is in this Persian Gulf island country
    $2000 5
The founder of this religion in the 500s B.C. was known as Jina; an anagram of Jina gave us its present name
    $2000 16
A light racing boat & Dr. McCoy of "Star Trek"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Michael Brian
$24,000 $2,000 $24,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Some versions of this painting based on a Bible verse show William Penn making a treaty with the Indians in the background

Final scores:

Grace Michael Brian
$23,500 $2,000 $400
Winner: $23,500 + an advance to UToC Round 3 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000 + $15,000 as a member of the Nifty Nine

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grace Michael Brian
$16,600 $2,000 $24,400
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W
29 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2005-03-29
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