Show #3946 - Monday, October 29, 2001

2001 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

(Sarah: You'll be glued to the screen today on the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.)

Contestants

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Tad Carithers, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

Ryan Moore, a partner in a start-up company from Venice, California

Babu Srinivasan, a history professor from Houston, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS
PRO FOOTBALL
THEY WERE FREEMASONS
CLEAN FREAK
ART-PODGE
"TIC" TALK
    $100 26
In the 1750s naval surgeon James Lind showed that this could be cured & prevented by eating citrus fruit
    $100 1
In 1999 this city's Colts won 10 more games than in 1998, the biggest one-season improvement to date
    $100 16
In 1960 this acting legend & Freemason played another Freemason, Davy Crockett, in "The Alamo"
    $100 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew wears an interesting headpiece.) Health regulations often call for some restaurant employees to wear these on their heads
    $100 18
This Chinese dynasty that reigned from 1368 to 1644 was known for beautiful vases
    $100 11
This kind of person doesn't deny that God exists, he just believes it's impossible to know
    $200 27
He developed the live-attenuated vaccine for polio, which is given orally & requires no booster shot
    $200 4
Until 1989 this was the only head coach the Dallas Cowboys ever had
    $200 17
This American conjurer, escapologist & Freemason was born in Budapest in 1874 as Ehrich Weiss
    $200 3
It can mean to wash shampoo off hair, or a solution to color hair
    $200 19
Damien Hirst is known for his dead-animals-in-tanks artworks, notably a tiger one of these fish in formaldehyde
    $200 12
This ancient medical oath begins, "I swear by Apollo physician..."
    $300 28
Neatness doesn't always count -- a moldy petri dish of Staphylococcus bacteria led to the discovery of this antibiotic
    DD: $600 7
2 of the 3 cities that had been home to the team now called the Titans
    $300 23
He regularly attended Masonic lodge meetings until 1911 when he became England's First Lord of the Admiralty
    $300 5
In this process, a stone surface is cleaned with tiny grains fired at high velocity
    $300 20
"Lobster Trap and Fish Tail" is one of this artist's best-known mobiles
    $300 13
This term for a reckless or foolish person is from the Latin for "moon-struck"
    $400 29
Neatness does count -- his discovery of antiseptics reduced deaths from surgical infections
    $400 8
This Dolphins quarterback retired after the 1999 season with a record 420 career touchdown passes
    $400 24
This Austrian Freemason used references to Masonry in his "Magic Flute"
    $400 6
It's the car care product whose symbol is seen here
    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew works on a craft.) From the French meaning "to cut out", it's the decorative art I'm demonstrating here
    $400 14
A synonym for rural, it can also mean simple or artless
    $500 30
Interferon alone or combined with the antiviral drug Ribavirin is used to treat the C-type of this disease
    $500 10
In 1967 this Green Bay Packers quarterback was named MVP of the first Super Bowl
    $500 25
This former VP & Freemason launched a conspiracy to take over the U.S. Southwest
    $500 9
Andy Warhol gave this steel wool product free publicity by sculpting its boxes
    $500 22
Christianity & Aztec ritual inspired the thorn necklace worn by this Latina woman in a masochistic 1940 self-portrait
    $500 15
It's the principal Christian church in Egypt

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

Babu Ryan Tad
$1,700 $800 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Babu Ryan Tad
$1,600 $2,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOTSWANA ANAGRAMS
SERGEI EISENSTEIN CINEMA
OPERA HAS BEEN VERDI, VERDI GOOD TO ME
IT'S MY LIFE
FRANCE LOSES THE FIGHT
EGGS-ACTLY
    $200 1
The Limpopo River also has the name of this reptile that some want to make into "coil decor"
    $200 10
Sergei's film about one of these labor events juxtaposed shots of workers with slaughterhouse footage
    $200 3
In the 1830s Verdi studied with Vincenzo Lavigna, formerly maestro al cembalo at this Milan opera house
    $200 11
In "An Hour Before Daylight" this former president shares memories of growing up in rural Georgia
    $200 5
Napoleon's forces suffered about 40,000 casualties losing this June 18, 1815 battle
    $200 25
After the robin goes bob-bob-bobbing along, it lays an egg of this color
    $400 2
Though Botswana has little or no gold, these mineral products might get the "Midas nod"
    $400 21
Sergei ran afoul of Stalin while making a film on the life & times of this brutal czar
    $400 20
In English "Il Trovatore" means this, a wandering minstrel
    $400 12
This anthropologist told about her early years in 1972's "Blackberry Winter"
    $400 6
In May 1940 Germany attacked France through this country, now home to NATO HQ; France fell by June
    $400 27
A pound of this egg delicacy from Russia could set you back $1,200; from Iran, over $1,600
    $600 14
In this area that covers much of Botswana, you might take "a rash ideal trek"
    DD: $3,800 22
Beatrice Vitoldi played "Mother with Baby Carriage" in this film
    $600 30
The title character of this Verdi opera is a hunchbacked court jester
    $600 13
Title of Billie Holiday's 1965 autobiography & of the movie it later inspired
    $600 7
The Third Republic began after France lost the war to this Bismarck-led German state
    $600 29
The Sauropod, a dinosaur the size of a bus, came from eggs discovered in this country's Patagonia region
    $800 15
If you lose all your clothes in this capital, just "go on bare"
    $800 23
The title month "October" is the one in this revolutionary year
    DD: $100 4
Egyptologist Auguste Mariette claimed his scenario was the basis for the libretto of this 1871 opera
    $800 18
Read up on this longtime speaker of the House in his 1987 memoir "Man of the House"
    $800 8
The English won most of the battles in this 1337-1453 war but in the end France drove them out
    $800 28
Chinese cooking has extremes of Egg Foo Yung & this dish of duck eggs that have been buried for a long while
    $1000 16
When Botswana was this British protectorate, it was perhaps more of a "can and ale hub"
    $1000 24
Sponsored by Upton Sinclair, Eisenstein set out to film "Que Viva" this country
    $1000 17
Verdi's last opera, this comic masterpiece is based in part on Shakespeare's "King Henry IV"
    $1000 19
This TV news producer tells his own story in "Tell Me a Story: Fifty Years & 60 Minutes in Television"
    $1000 9
The 1520s weren't good for France either; it lost Milan to Charles V, leader of this "empire" that began in 962
    $1000 26
The Franklin Mint has the eggs named for this artisan ranging from $37.50 to the eggs-pensive $6,900

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Babu Ryan Tad
$10,200 $5,800 $10,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC GEOGRAPHY
Upon this nation's independence in 1903, it was "moved" from one continent to another

Final scores:

Babu Ryan Tad
$20,400 $1,299 $20,500
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Babu Ryan Tad
$6,700 $5,800 $10,400
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
29 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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