Show #4607 - Tuesday, September 21, 2004

2004 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Steve Reynolds, a loan accounting clerk from Norman, Oklahoma

Seth Alcorn, a bookstore supervisor from Alexandria, Virginia

Tom Walsh, a writer from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

RECENT FICTION
BASEBALL ROOKIES OF THE YEAR
WAXING PHILOSOPHICAL
SWEET
BALLROOM BLITZ
SILENT "P"
    $200 6
"The Princes of Ireland" is vol. 1 of Edward Rutherfurd's "Saga" named for this capital
    $200 1
This center fielder who hit 660 homers & won 2 NL MVP awards started his pro career in the Negro Leagues
    $200 16
This philosopher & partner of Engels took up residence in London after being expelled from Prussia in 1849
    $200 23
Benjamin Eisenstadt introduced this pink-packeted product in 1957
    $200 21
The "Virginia" variety of this country dance starts with partners facing each other in 2 lines
    $200 11
I'm somehow sensing you'll know this word for a medium, from the Greek for "of the soul"
    $400 7
A song provided the title of this Michael Walsh novel featuring Isla Lund & Victor Laszlo
    $400 2
He was the first Japanese player in nearly 30 years to play in the majors when he pitched for the Dodgers in 1995
    $400 17
Seen here, the death of this Athenian philosopher was immortalized by Jacques-Louis David in 1787
    $400 24
1 1997 song by The Verve says life is this type of symphony
    $400 22
A star was born when Rudolph Valentino did this Latin-American dance in "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse"
    $400 12
An extinct flying reptile from the Cretaceous Period, it had a wingspan of about 25 feet
    $600 8
This term for a lawyer who pulls in profits provided the title of a John Grisham book
    $600 3
This pitcher was Rookie of the Year in 1967; he won the Cy Young & a World Series ring in 1969
    $600 18
This philosopher & Sartre convened an intl. war crimes tribunal to publicize U.S. atrocities in Vietnam
    $600 25
They're the climbers seen here
    $600 28
An 18th century dance & a social ball are both called this, from a French word for "petticoat"
    $600 13
11-letter term describing the era of Jimi Hendrix & Timothy Leary
    $800 9
"Empire" is nonfiction by Niall Ferguson; this is Richard Russo's novel about small town man Miles Roby
    $800 4
1956's Rookie of the Year with Cincinnati, he was the first player to be MVP in both the AL & NL
    $800 19
In 1937 this U.S. educator headed an inquiry to hear Trotsky's rebuttal of the Moscow charges against him
    $800 26
This Texas city is the seat of Nolan County
    DD: $2,100 29
Wham's hit "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" mentions this American dance of the 1930s & '40s
    $800 14
Any of several grouses of the genus Lagopus, having feathered feet
    $1000 10
In a series set in Africa, a woman named Precious Ramotswe runs this crime-solving outfit
    $1000 5
Playing for the New York Mets, he was named the 1983 National League Rookie of the Year
    $1000 20
This intellectual known for his concept of the absurd classifies rebels into world deniers and world affirmers
    $1000 27
"Albertine Disparue", a volume in this epic work, is sometimes translated as "The Sweet Cheat Gone"
    $1000 30
This ballroom dance may have been named for vaudeville comedian Harry
    $1000 15
Also called parrot fever, it can be contracted by handling sick parrots, pigeons or poultry

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

Tom Seth Steve
$2,600 $1,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Seth Steve
$4,000 $100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

HEIR OF THE DAG
BIG SCREEN BIOS
YOU HAD TO EXPECT SHAKESPEARE
GREAT MOMENTS IN HISTORY
A WORLD OF POTPOURRI
LINGUA TECHNA
    $400 16
He succeeded Dag Hammarskjold as U.N. Secretary-General & used a single letter before his name
    $400 6
"Great Balls of Fire!"
    $400 1
This character described himself as having "more flesh than another man, and therefore more frailty"
    $400 11
The first brewery in the New World was opened in 1612 in the city that then had this "Dutch" name
    $400 21
Even the Duchess of Windsor is included on Royalty Row at the Royal London Wax Museum in this B.C. capital
    $400 26
You can't dip them in milk, but these bits of information sent from web servers to browsers sure are sweet
    $800 17
Born in Ghana in 1938, this U.N. Secretary-General won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2001
    $800 7
"Your Cheatin' Heart"
    $800 2
About 230 years B.S. (before Shakespeare), Chaucer wrote an 8,000-line poem about this title Homeric pair
    $800 12
His establishment of the St. Louis Refrigerator Car Co. in 1878 enabled his beer to be distributed on a large-scale basis
    $800 22
Visit the graves of Mozart's wife & father at this city's St. Sebastian cemetery--but you won't find Mozart with them
    $800 27
42.53.508.454 is an example of one of the numbers known by these 2 initials, which are basically web addresses
    $1200 18
Serving from 1946 to 1952, this Oslo University graduate was the first U.N. Secretary-General
    $1200 8
"Bananas Is My Business"
    DD: $2,000 3
After being a 16th C. version of "The Terminator", the title guy buys the farm too at the end of this, Will's 1st tragedy
    $1200 13
Cheers to Congress for adopting this number amendment in 1933 to deal with a drier former one
    $1200 23
Since 1981 Queen Beatrix has lived at Huis Ten Bosch palace in this "court"ly city
    $1200 28
This adjective that precedes "server" refers to a server that is an intermediary between a user & a client
    $1600 19
After his term as U.N. Secretary-General he became president of Austria in 1986
    $1600 9
"Man of a Thousand Faces"
    $1600 4
In this comedy featuring a "fantastical Spaniard", 4 guys take a 3-year vow of celibacy & wackiness ensues
    $1600 14
In the 1890's William Painter invented the top, seen here, whose projections got it this "regal" name
    $1600 24
The name of this capital of Senegal comes from a Wolof word for the tamarind tree
    $1600 29
First developed by Xerox, this local access network technology sounds like a device to catch an anesthetic
    DD: $2,000 20
This Secretary-General accompanied Anwar Sadat on his historic trip to Israel in 1977
    $2000 10
"Monster"
    $2000 5
The last of the tragedies, this play deals with the conflict between Rome's patrician & plebeian classes
    $2000 15
Inspired by a glass of beer, Donald Glaser made this device in 1952 to track cosmic rays
    $2000 25
(Sofia of the Clue Crew stands with a mariachi band in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.) Add 3 letters to "guitar" to get the name of this bass guitar used in Mexican music
    $2000 30
Measured in bits per second, it's how much data can be sent through a connection (or the size of a ring)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Seth Steve
$11,600 $5,300 $6,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

FIRST LADIES
She survived the President by 39 years & was married to an archaeology professor at the time of her own death in 1947

Final scores:

Tom Seth Steve
$12,401 $10,600 $10,900
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Seth Steve
$13,600 $9,400 $6,200
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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