Show #4778 - Wednesday, May 18, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 4, game 2.


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Pam Mueller, an entering law student originally from Chicago, Illinois (subtotal of $10,000)

Frank Spangenberg, a police lieutenant from Douglaston, New York (subtotal of $13,500)

Jerome Vered, a writer from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $23,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
John Queeny founded the chemical company Monsanto in St. Louis in 1901 to make this sweetener
    $200 7
"You've stuck your webs into my business for the last time!"
    $200 21
The famous American Indian Geronimo spent his childhood in this "dogged" Mexican region
    $200 25
AKA a dun, this 4-winged insect has multiple tails & does not eat
    $200 12
I always update the antivirus definitions for this Symantec Corp. program; it's not named for Kramden's pal
    $200 6
Popular term for a person born in the U.S. between 1946 & 1965
    $400 2
A dipole is a molecule in which this is opposite at the 2 poles
    $400 8
"One thing about trains, it doesn't matter where they're going. What matters is deciding to get on"
    $400 22
In English, this nation's national anthem begins, "Arise children of the fatherland, the day of glory has arrived"
    $400 26
She collaborated with Warren Beatty on "Heaven Can Wait" (hooray!) & on "Ishtar" (did we mention "Heaven Can Wait"?)
    $400 13
I've been using this product created in 1984 by the Intuit owner after he saw his wife tediously pay the bills
    $400 16
One of these is given by your doctor to maintain or renew your immunity to a disease
    $600 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from beside a mummy from Cairo, Egypt.) To remove all the moisture from a body, natron, a variety of this, was applied both inside & outside the corpse
    $600 9
"Honey? Where's my super suit?"
    $600 23
Between 1961 & 1983, this nation sent numerous Venera probes to Venus to study its atmosphere & chemical makeup
    $600 28
Swedes set these up for their midsummer festivals in June--a few weeks late, we think
    $600 14
I'm now using the Firefox web browser that got its start from this Time Warner company's Netscape division
    $600 18
In this hobby that's all the rage, you create fun & memorable pages like the ones seen here
    $800 4
In 1947 Willard Libby perfected the archaeological dating method named for this isotope
    $800 10
"I'm going to steal the Declaration of Independence!"
    $800 24
Nawaz Sharif was the prime minister of this nation until deposed by its current military leader
    $800 29
Cape May is a resort town in this state, down the shore from Point Pleasant
    $800 15
Like the asbestos partitions on my house, I use ZoneAlarm as this type of software to keep my computer secure
    $800 19
A popular balloon-busting game of the 1960s, or a General Mills cereal from the same era
    $1000 5
Adjective for a substance that evaporates readily; pronounced differently, it follows "sal"
    $1000 11
"Is there no one else? Is there no one else?"
    DD: $1,800 27
2 cities, both named Tripoli, are Libya's largest & this country's second-largest
    $1000 30
Her first novel, "Moods", was published in 1864
    $1000 17
I don't click on an email link to update any of my accounts, because it may be this type of "sporting" spam
    $1000 20
Another word for pirate, it's derived from the same Dutch word as "filibuster"

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

Jerome Frank Pam
$1,000 $1,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Frank Pam
$4,200 $6,200 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're dealing with 2005 inductees into the...)
    $400 1
since 1969
    $400 18
Inducting this group, Springsteen said, "Uno, dos, tres, catorce" (1, 2, 3, 14) "is the correct math for rock 'n' roll"
    $400 11
Mmm... these doughnuts
    $400 2
Rudolph is the commander of Gessler's archers in this opera
    $400 21
A reading room at the Lorain Public Library in Ohio is named for this "Beloved" prize-winner from 1988
    $400 26
6-letter word used to express sorrow or regret
    $800 7
    $800 17
At the induction ceremony, Percy Sledge sang this classic hit of his & dedicated it to his wife Rosa
    $800 12
He was the majority stockholder in MGM until it was sold to Sony in 2005
    $800 3
He's the local barber & general busybody in an 1816 Rossini opera
    $800 22
In 1923 she won a Pulitzer for her novel "One of Ours", set where else but in Nebraska
    $800 27
It was previously known as cante & baile gitano, "Gypsy" song & dance
    $1200 8
The Dominican Republic
    $1200 14
"Put Your Hands Together" for this "Love Train" group that joined the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005
    $1200 13
Before writing his first novel, he worked as a night attendant in the mental ward of a V.A. hospital
    $1200 4
The prince sings, "Si, ritrovarla, io guiro" ("Yes, I will find her, I swear it") in this fairy tale opera
    $1200 23
Her Cross Creek farmhouse where she penned "The Yearling" is part of a state historic site in Florida
    $1200 28
It flows into the Columbia River at Portland
    DD: $3,000 9
    $1600 15
Drummer Martin Chambers was inducted as part of this "Middle Of The Road" group
    $1600 19
Poem that mentions "A sunny pleasure dome with caves of ice"
    $1600 5
This 1819 Rossini opera is based on a poem by Sir Walter Scott
    DD: $6,000 24
This member of a prominent Boston family won a 1926 Pulitzer for her poetry collection "What's O'Clock"
    $1600 29
In botany, it's the stalklike portion of a stamen, supporting the anther
    $2000 10
    $2000 16
The Hall honored Seymour Stein, the co-founder of this record label, who's credited with discovering & signing Madonna
    $2000 20
On radio, this bandleader had a "Kollege of Musical Knowledge"
    $2000 6
The title character of this 1816 opera is in service with the Venetian army
    $2000 25
Sadly, like her friend & fellow poet Sylvia Plath, this winner for "Live or Die" died by her own hand, in 1974
    $2000 30
A thin membrane or layer, as of bone, tissue or cell walls

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Frank Pam
$7,800 $18,000 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Some of the periods of time called this occurred in 304 A.D. (4 years), 1314 (2 years), 1958 (19 days), 1963 & 2005

Final scores:

Jerome Frank Pam
$7,800 $5,800 $4,899

Cumulative scores:

Jerome Frank Pam
$30,900 $19,300 $14,899
Winner: $50,000 + an advance to UToC Round 5 with Ken Jennings 2nd place: $30,000 3rd place: $20,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerome Frank Pam
$7,000 $16,600 $12,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2005-04-14
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