Show #4777 - Tuesday, May 17, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 4, game 1.


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Jerome Vered, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Pam Mueller, an entering law student originally from Chicago, Illinois

Frank Spangenberg, a police lieutenant from Douglaston, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE: ____ IN THE ____
    $200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda, CA.) In 1970 this man dropped in at the White House, gave Nixon this gun & bullets, & asked to become a federal drug agent
    $200 6
Robert Redford & Jane Fonda begin married life in a tiny walk-up Greenwich Village apartment in this 1967 comedy
    $200 13
Don't get all stressed out by an EKG, which stands for this
    $200 26
Don't wash dishes wearing your 1932 "Duo Dial" one of these from Longines
    $200 11
The Grand Turk & the Friendship were the original ships pictured on this brand of toiletries for men
    $200 1
Start spreading these critters around
    $400 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew poses with a green telephone in the Nixon Library.) In 1969, Nixon used this phone on what he called the most historic phone call ever made with these 2 men
    $400 7
This Warren Beatty-Natalie Wood film about teen love & desire took its title from a Wordsworth poem
    $400 14
This end-of-life legal decision is abbreviated DNR
    $400 27
If you own one of these, made with the first successful photographic process, never try to polish it
    $400 12
In 2003, this food brand unveiled its redesigned logo seen here
    $400 2
Those choosing to play one of these creatures in Everquest 2 get a nice intelligence bonus
    $600 23
There's a replica of the study in the ex-president's home in this state, kept as it was when he fell fatally ill
    $600 8
George C. Scott lived the good life as a sculptor in the Bahamas in this movie based on a posthumous Hemingway novel
    $600 15
The P in a PSA test, used to detect cancer in men, stands for this
    $600 28
Designed in 1936, it makes holidays & other days special for collectors
    DD: $3,000 18
Gertrude the Kangaroo has long been the logo of this Simon & Schuster division
    $600 3
Carb-filled favorites served here
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue from the Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda, CA.) The library has a replica of this room that hosted Nixon's daughter's wedding reception & his farewell to his staff
    $800 9
In this 1995 drama, Christian Slater takes on Kevin Bacon's defense after he's accused of killing a fellow inmate
    $800 16
When talking about cholesterol, its the "D" in HDL & LDL
    $800 29
From the Greek for "one day", campaign buttons & cruise ship menus are these items not meant to last
    $800 19
This food brand has been hamming it up with its Little Red Devil trademark since 1870
    $800 4
The 2 related words that mean to grind your teeth or to chew with them
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points out the bust of a world leader in the Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda, CA.) World leaders at the library include this premier who greeted Nixon on his historic arrival in China
    $1000 10
On the verge of blindness, Bjork must save her son from a similar fate in this Cannes Film Festival winner from 2000
    $1000 17
CLL is the chronic lymphocytic type of this cancer
    $1000 30
Hang onto that sturdy c. 1930 glassware from this company's designers Vicke Lindstrand & Edvin Ohrstrom
    $1000 20
Dive into life with sportswear made by this company whose logo is seen here
    $1000 5
The bands seen here are typical of this

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

Frank Pam Jerome
$2,000 $4,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Pam Jerome
$2,800 $6,600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In other words, your response will be an alliteration.)
    $400 6
Around 284 B.C. Zenodotus of Ephesus became the first superintendant of this city's library
    $400 17
On '50s TV he played the man with badge 714
    $400 5
"The Camera City"
    $400 8
Eliza crossing the frozen Ohio River barefoot is a memorable moment in this novel
    $400 30
The John Paul II International Airport is in this country
    $400 13
It comes in colorful 1-to-500-dollar denominations, & it's a metaphor for frivolous spending
    $800 7
This "Great" Brit was the youngest son of King Ethelwulf
    $800 18
Jose Melis was his "Tonight" show bandleader
    $800 1
"The Summer Vacationland & Winter Wonderland"
    $800 9
Colorful title of Anna Quindlen's tale of domestic violence
    $800 29
Kahului Airport, in the town also called "Dream City", is a gateway to this second-biggest Hawaiian island
    $800 19
In Melville's prose, with "ungraduated, instantaneous swiftness", it "darted through the weltering sea"
    $1200 14
Around 500 B.C. this Persian king built Persepolis; parts of the city's audience hall & palace are still standing
    $1200 20
In 1994 this "General Hospital" alum joined the cast of "Melrose Place"
    DD: $2,000 2
"The Nickel City"
    $1200 10
In "The Master", Colm Tóibín enters the mind of this great 19th & 20th century novelist
    $1200 26
The Flint, Michigan airport is named for Arthur Bishop, who was on this company's board for 29 years
    $1200 23
Playing on his nickname, in a close NBA game, coach Don Nelson might have been this type of anxious person
    $1600 15
In 1402 Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I was captured in the Battle of Ankara by this conqueror from Samarkand
    $1600 21
This fitness guru brought exercise to TV in 1951
    $1600 3
"The Crystal City"
    $1600 11
In April 2005 this Marilynne Robinson novel won the Pulitzer Prize
    DD: $3,000 27
Montreal's Dorval airport is now named for this late prime minister, a Montreal native
    $1600 24
Leviticus 23 says to bring these of your harvest to be presented to the Lord
    $2000 16
For defeating Hannibal in the Battle of Zama, ending the Second Punic War, Scipio was granted this Latin surname
    $2000 22
He played Sgt. Nick Yemana on "Barney Miller"
    $2000 4
"The Birthplace of the Union"
    $2000 12
Wintry title of Neal Stephenson's cyberpunk novel about a hacker/pizza deliveryman
    $2000 28
The airport at Latacunga in this country is called Cotopaxi, though the city has suffered from the Cotopaxi volcano
    $2000 25
Terminal term for the spot where a spy leaves secret papers or film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Pam Jerome
$6,800 $14,200 $19,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 5-word rule or maxim has been attributed to both H. Gordon Selfridge & John Wanamaker

Final scores:

Frank Pam Jerome
$13,500 $10,000 $23,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Pam Jerome
$6,000 $11,800 $18,200
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2005-04-14
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