Show #3950 - Friday, November 2, 2001

2001 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Rick Knutsen, a musician from Brooklyn, New York (subtotal of $3,000)

Brad Rutter, a network administrator from Lancaster, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $2,500)

Tad Carithers, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia (subtotal of $1,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
As the leader of this nation, Middle Eastern emir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah welcomed the U.S. invasion of Iraq
    $100 15
The woman seen here triumphed on Oscar night for her role as this woman
    $100 22
This French doctor called his childbirth preparation method psychoprophylaxis: mental prevention
    $100 12
Listen, you mugs, I didn't do it, see? I have this airtight excuse--I was with Lola on the night of the 24th
    $100 1
(Alright, let's hear from Cheryl on this clue):
These days, one of Harlem's most prominent figures is this man, whose office is at 55 West 125th St.
    $100 11
Dial & Zest are 4-letter brands of this
    $200 7
Ending the long autocratic rule of his predecessor, Vojislav Kostunica won this country's presidency in 2000
    $200 16
In 2001 she told David Letterman the best thing about her divorce from Tom Cruise: "I can wear heels now"
    $200 23
Doctors can assess an unborn baby's health by testing this fluid that surrounds the fetus
    $200 13
Them coppers will never catch me--I've been using dozens of these fake names from the Latin for "otherwise"
    $200 2
In winter, the Sea Grill boasts fine views of the skaters at this landmark's ice rink
    $200 20
Everything "will come out in" this
    $300 8
The man seen here is the president of this Western Hemisphere nation
    $300 17
For the second time in a year this actor used his helicopter to rescue a lost hiker from "Clear & Present Danger"
    $300 26
Usually 16 to 24 inches long, this ropelike structure consists of 2 arteries & a vein surrounded by Wharton's jelly
    $300 14
You dirty rats, I'll never be one of these "avian" informers
    $300 3
(Alright, here comes Sofia):
I'm standing outside the Waldorf-Astoria, on this New York City street mentioned in the theme of "Green Acres"
    $300 21
To polish or shine a floor or shoe
    $400 9
Twice foreign minister of the former Soviet Union, he's now president of the nation of Georgia
    DD: $1,600 18
It was a record 12 Tonys for this Broadway hit shortly after springtime in 2001
    $400 28
This kind of scanning is often performed about 16 to 18 weeks into pregnancy
    $400 24
Back in the 1920s Biggsy & me made a fortune doing this -- ya know, smuggling & selling booze, rumrunning
    $400 5
Opened in 1736 as a 6-bed infirmary, a pavilion for the insane was added to this place in 1879
    $400 27
Meaning free from dirt or taint, it's used in describing food & drug laws
    $500 10
On June 16, 1999 Nelson Mandela was replaced as president of South Africa by this man
    $500 19
Like Kermit the Frog before him, this "Blaze of Glory" rocker addressed the Oxford Union Debating Society
    $500 30
A newborn given a 1-minute score of 7-10 on this scale is in excellent condition
    $500 25
I'm not "No. 1", but to the Feds I'm this title of a 1931 Cagney film
    $500 6
(We'll wrap it up with Sofia in New York):
You can ride the subway for 31 miles without changing trains from 207th St. to this area in the far reaches of Queens
    $500 29
It means "orderly & clean" & is also used to order drinks without ice or water added

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tad Brad Rick
$700 $700 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Brad Rick
$3,600 $2,400 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you Oscar-winning writers, you have to identify the film.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "IN".)
(Alex: Since this is the centennial of the Nobel Prize this 2001, you are going to be hearing Nobel laureates speak the clues for us.)
    $200 2
Navodari, Romania is a community on this large sea
    $200 7
Herman J. Mankiewicz & Orson Welles
    $200 18
Rosalind Miles wrote a trilogy of novels about this queen who knew her way around the round table
    $200 30
Seen here, guitarist Rudy Gonzales is the first man with this job to play the Kennedy Center
    $200 16
Meaning "impossible to separate into parts", it's found in the Pledge of Allegiance
    $200 1
(Hi, I'm Dr. David Baltimore.) In 1975 I shared a Nobel Prize for my work in virology; this molecule found in all living cells consists of thousands of chemical units called nucleotides
    $400 12
At 11,204 feet, the Sahara's highest point is Emi Koussi, an extinct volcano in this country with a 4-letter name
    $400 8
Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard
    $400 20
"The Romantic Comedians" begins an Ellen Glasgow trilogy that "Carries us back to" this Southern state
    $400 29
Leonard Goldenson was the man who built this "patriotic" TV network
    $400 17
The introduction of a fluid by syringe
    $400 3
(Hi, I'm Rudy Marcus, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry.) Ferrous sulfide is produced when these 2 elements are heated together
    DD: $1,000 13
Tailless critters from this isle between England & Ireland are treasured by their owners
    $600 9
Cameron Crowe
    $600 21
This existentialist never finished the fourth volume of "Les Chemins de la liberte", so it's a trilogy
    DD: $700 26
One of his classic Western photographs is seen here:
    $600 19
On the field of play in sports
    $600 4
(Hi, I'm George Olah, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry.) The "P" in Boyle's Law, PV=K, stands for this
    $800 14
Formerly Vila De Joao Belo, the city of Xai-Xai is found in this country of southern Africa
    $800 10
Jane Campion
    $800 24
The "Lords of Two Lands" trilogy leads up to the story of Ahmose, who founded this civilization's 18th dynasty
    $800 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) This man built a chain of roadside stores featuring pecan log rolls like the one I'm about to enjoy
    $800 22
It fits inside a pneumatic tire
    $800 5
(Dr. Baltimore reads.) This infectious agent that lives inside a cell & causes disease can be 100 times smaller than a bacterium
    $1000 15
Once called Sverdlovsk, this Ural Mountains city of 1.3 million was named after Catherine I
    $1000 11
Budd Schulberg
    $1000 25
Robertson Davies called the third book in his Cornish trilogy "The Lyre of" this mythological figure
    $1000 27
A California Air Force base is named for this man, a test pilot & an excellent dancer & apple pie baker
    $1000 23
An unsophisticated girl or a play's young heroine
    $1000 6
(Hi, I'm Dr. Alan Heeger, Nobel prize winner in chemistry.) In 1936 this German-born biochemist discovered his "cycle" of metabolism & energy production

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Brad Rick
$6,800 $9,300 $8,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Washington was the one who added these 4 words to the presidential oath; they're not in the Constitution

Final scores:

Tad Brad Rick
$6,800 $17,101 $4,699

Cumulative scores:

Tad Brad Rick
$8,100 $19,601 $7,699
1st runner-up: $15,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tad Brad Rick
$6,800 $8,800 $7,100
17 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,700

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Game tape date: 2001-09-25
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