Show #4767 - Tuesday, May 3, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 15.


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John Cuthbertson, an investment analyst from San Diego, California

Tad Carithers, an attorney from New York City, New York

Bob Verini, a director of academics for a national test preparation company from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
You should have heard my "boo-yah!" in 2004 when Shaun Alexander scored his NFL-leading 20th of these
    $200 2
This campaigning term came from a tree part on which frontier speechmakers stood
    $200 18
Hungry in Terre Haute? Stop at the Arches on U.S. Highway 41 for some Chicken Selects here
    $200 26
May 3, 1912:
The first victims of this disaster are buried in Halifax, Nova Scotia
    $200 10
In 1988 this popular minister tearfully admitted on his national TV show that he was guilty of an unspecified sin
    $200 1
This word begins a rhyme about what a bride needs on her wedding day
    $400 6
Straight-up swap at this position, Roethlisberger for Culpepper... what do you say?
    $400 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew points to a butterfly ballot in a voting booth at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA.) Florida voting machines introduced this 4-letter word to many people's vocabularies in 2000
    $400 19
Lots of good eating on U.S. 41--there's a seafood restaurant in this "colorful" chain launched in Florida in 1968
    $400 27
May 13, 1787:
11 ships leave England on a voyage that ends by establishing a penal colony here
    $400 13
Lightning rod Scottish politician Jimmy Wray is a member of the British parliament for this political party
    $400 3
Rice paddies release this greenhouse gas
    $600 7
I'm glad I traded for this flamboyant receiver who went from Frisco to Philly in 2004
    $600 20
Authority from the people to govern a certain way, or from the League of Nations to administer an area
    $600 23
The culinary delights of U.S. 41 include this pizza chain founded by John Schnatter downstate in Jeffersonville, In.
    $600 28
May 31, 1913:
The 17th Amendment is ratified, authorizing the direct election of these
    $600 14
With an average speed around 133 mph, Jimmy Bryan won this race in 1958
    $600 4
Term originally applied to a mid-18th century religious society founded at Oxford
    $800 8
I'm expecting a few long ones from the well-named Ryan Longwell, a regular at this position
    $800 21
There are 2 "re" processes that changes the areas House seats represent: reapportionment & this
    $800 24
Any day of the week, hit this chain on U.S. 41 for a Three-For-All wings, skins & mozzarella appetizer
    $800 29
May 10, 1941:
He parachutes into Scotland with a "peace plan"
    $800 15
He won a 1986 Pulitzer for his work as a columnist for the New York Daily News
    $800 11
His group won a Grammy in 1998 for "Imaginary Day"
    $1000 9
Letting go of this Rams back with almost 12,000 career rushing yards could come back to haunt me
    $1000 22
The government system used by the U.S.; it divides power between the central & state governments
    $1000 25
If this school's 11,200 students tire of chain food, they hit Poplar Street for steaks at Stables
    $1000 30
May 15, 1756:
This European war begins when England declares war on France
    DD: $2,200 16
In 1922 he was the first pilot to cross the U.S. in under 24 hours
    $1000 12
In mythology, the husband of Pandora & brother of Prometheus; in astronomy, a moon of Saturn

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

Bob Tad John
$0 $4,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Tad John
$600 $9,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end in the letter O.)
(Alex: Next, we want you to name the country that can say...)
    $400 3
Paul Gallico owned 23 of these animals at a time & wrote a fantasy about a boy who's changed into a white one
    $400 1
In an Oscar acceptance speech, he thanked Joey LaMotta, "even though he's suing us"
    $400 24
Cayman Brac
    $400 18
When Steve Ballmer became CEO, this man's new role was "Chief Software Architect"
    $400 4
Penillion, a traditional form of Welsh singing, is almost always accompanied by this musical instrument
    $400 16
In Gaelic, this body, set up in 1999 for the first time since 1707, is Pàrlamaid na h-Alba
    $800 11
Mom threw out all my Pern--Anne McCaffrey's books about Pern, where people ride these mythical beasts
    $800 2
Hoo ah! He turned down the role of Han Solo in "Star Wars"; maybe he should've turned down "Gigli", too
    $800 27
Hopen, part of Svalbard
    $800 19
In 1995, this product "95" sold more than 1 million copies in 4 days
    $800 7
This notation used to indicate that the music should get softer is often abbreviated dim.
    $800 17
Nic, "daughter of", is the female equivalent of this 3-letter form seen in many surnames
    $1200 12
Marion Zimmer Bradley's "The Mists of" here gives the women's view of the Arthurian legend
    $1200 5
He got an Oscar nomination for his role as Sal the pizza parlor owner in "Do the Right Thing"
    $1200 28
Grand Canary Island
    $1200 20
In March 2004 this body hit Microsoft with a 497 million-euro fine for its bus. practices (take it out of petty cash)
    DD: $3,600 8
One movement of this famous set of symphonic sketches is called "Jeux de vagues" ("The Play of the Waves")
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points to a blackboard.) In Gaelic, "à" means this, as in "Tha mi à glaschu"; it can mean the exact opposite in French
    $1600 13
Terry Pratchett created this round "world" that rests on elephants resting on a turtle
    $1600 6
Mira's dad, he played Henry Kissinger in 1995's "Nixon"
    $1600 29
New Caledonia
    $1600 21
Now both an NFL & NBA team owner, he co-wrote a "BASIC" computer language for the Altair 8800 in 1975
    $1600 9
Tales of Tapio, a Finnish forest god, inspired "Tapiola", this composer's last major symphonic work
    $1600 25
If you know cardhu ("black rock") & laphroaig ("beautiful hollow by the broad bay") you either love Gaelic or this
    $2000 14
Xanth is a land created by this writer, & if you say his first & last name you'll hear "Xanth" in the middle
    $2000 10
She went from playing doctor in "Medicine Man" to playing one again on "The Sopranos"
    DD: $900 30
    $2000 22
MS-DOS for short, this was introduced on IBM personal computers in 1981
    $2000 15
He wrote 4 "Mephisto Waltzes", but the last was unfinished when he died in 1886
    $2000 26
Linne Chluaidh is Gaelic for the body of water known by this distinctively Scots name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Tad John
$3,000 $14,400 $14,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It refers to a mythical bird that calmed waves, or to past happy "days"; spelled differently, it's a sleeping pill

Final scores:

Bob Tad John
$3,000 $13,900 $22,900
3rd place: $10,000 + $15,000 as a member of the Nifty Nine 2nd place: $10,000 Winner: $22,900 + an advance to UToC Round 3

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Tad John
$5,200 $14,400 $13,000
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2005-03-29
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