Show #3627 - Tuesday, May 16, 2000

2000 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.
From the Atlanta Civic Center.

Contestants

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Eddie Timanus, a sportswriter from Arlington, Virginia

Jeremy Bate, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Chacko George, a high school student from Slidell, Louisiana

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Jeopardy! Round

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
U.N. SECRETARIES-GENERAL
CHARACTERS IN MUSICALS
THOSE WACKY CANADIANS
CROSSWORD CLUES "S"
TEA TIME
    $100 1
Named for the third Greek letter, they resemble X rays but have shorter wavelengths
    $100 14
Before his diplomatic career he was an educator, serving on Burma's textbook committee
    $100 26
Arthur gets trapped in Morgan Le Fey's enchanted forest in this legendary musical
    $100 6
She was born in Alberta in 1907, 26 years before King Kong held her in his hand
    $100 20
P.T. Barnum's victims
(7)
    $100 21
Like coffee, tea can take on this "nationality" when combined with whiskey
    $200 2
A battery may have a single one of these electricity producing units or have several connected in series
    $200 15
He lived with his parents in Uppsala Castle
    $200 27
Louise is just a little stripling at the beginning of this musical, but by the end, she's a burlesque queen
    $200 7
Last name of Ontario natives Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie & Yvonne, born May 28, 1934
    $200 19
Specters, or their liquor
(7)
    $200 22
Before being sliced or put into a salad for tea sandwiches, eggs must be cooked this way
    $300 3
The simplest of the aldehyde compounds, it prevents deterioration of protein-rich substances
    $300 16
After leaving the U.N., he served as governor of Oslo & Akershus
    $300 28
Attention, matchmakers:
Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava, Shprintze & Bielke are the 5 daughters in this musical
    $300 8
Being born in southern Ontario might have influenced his 1970 rock classic "Southern Man"
    $300 13
"Astral" sea creature
(8)
    $300 23
The longer you infuse your tea, the more of this stimulant winds up in your cup
    $400 4
4-letter word for the force that hinders an airplane's forward thrust, caused by friction with the air
    $400 17
After his term as secretary-general, he ran unsuccessfully for the presidency of Peru in 1995
    $400 29
Unlike many of the other characters in this musical, Tuptim is from Burma
    $400 9
This wacky pianist who died in 1982 played with his eyes nearly at keyboard level & hummed along with himself
    $400 12
John Philip's tuba
(10)
    $400 24
Gunpowder is one of the most popular varieties of this "color" tea in America
    $500 5
The MR in MRI, it's the absorption of energy by atoms
    $500 18
In 1987 he was a member of the Egyptian parliament
    $500 30
Harry Beaton's unrequited love for Jean McLaren threatens to make this title village vanish forever
    DD: $800 10
This man from Alliston, Ontario went with the best, Charles Best, to jointly discover insulin
    $500 11
"Snakelike" Hyde Park lake
(10)
    $500 25
Not the English, but this colonial power introduced tea to North America in the 1650s

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

Chacko Jeremy Eddie
$800 $1,400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chacko Jeremy Eddie
$700 $1,600 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

STATE BORDERS
INTELLIGENT FILMS
TURNS OF THE CENTURY
MIDDLE NAMES
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
ODD WORDS
    $200 1
The Wabash River provides part of Illinois' border with this neighbor, also its neighbor alphabetically
    $200 2
He played the brilliant inventor of screw-top brain surgery in "The Man With Two Brains"
    $200 8
In 1501, in the service of Portugal, he sailed for the new world that's now named for him
    $200 24
"In Living Color" creator Ivory
    $200 7
In "Kidnapped" it's the appropriate first name of David Balfour's Scrooge-like uncle
    $200 21
Hieratica is the finest type of this writing material of ancient Egypt
    $400 9
If you go directly east from the Four Corners, you'll be on Colorado's border with this state
    $400 3
They don't get much smarter than this scientist played by Walter Matthau in "I.Q."
    $400 13
As its title suggests, this Shakespeare comedy may have opened Jan. 6, 1601, a dozen evenings after Christmas
    $400 30
"Pulp Fiction"al Leroy
    $400 17
If you want to know more about this "Tobacco Road" author, head for his museum in Moreland, Georgia
    $400 22
Forfex is another name for a pair of these, something a seamstress might need
    $600 10
If you cross the St. Croix River from Wisconsin, you'll be in this state to the west
    $600 4
A Greek symbol serves as the title of this 1998 film about an eccentric math whiz
    $600 14
In 1801, under pressure from King George III, this "younger" man resigned after 17 years as prime minister
    $600 29
U.S. Senator Nighthorse
    $600 20
Sick of this title doctor, Hugh Lofting sent him to the moon in 1928, & grudgingly brought him back in 1933
    $600 23
A turbo is a supercharged car; a turbot is a flat type of this
    DD: $1,000 11
The communities of Morrowville & Fairbury lie on either side of this border, also the name of an 1854 act
    $800 5
Adam Hann-Byrd plays the young title intellectual & Jodie Foster his mother in this 1991 film
    $800 15
This world leader died September 14, 1901
    DD: $2,900 26
1960s Defense Secretary Strange
    $800 19
This "Giant" novelist tried to burn her first novel, "Dawn O'Hara"; luckily, her mom stopped her
    $800 28
From old French for "apple of amber", it's a fragrant ball of perfume
    $1000 12
The Connecticut River forms the border of these 2 New England states north of Connecticut
    $1000 6
Val Kilmer & his college friends research interesting uses for lasers in this 1985 comedy
    $1000 16
Around 2,000,001 B.C., this probable ancestor of ours, whose name means "handy man", was using simple tools
    $1000 25
Author & "Infinite Jest"er Foster
    $1000 18
"Fairies And Fusiliers" is a collection of poems by this author of "I, Claudius"
    $1000 27
Meaning clear or transparent, it's often used by writers to describe eyes as "pools"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chacko Jeremy Eddie
$4,500 $7,200 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
Early in the 20th century, he took one of many pseudonyms, Nguyen Ai Quoc, or "Nguyen the Patriot"

Final scores:

Chacko Jeremy Eddie
$0 $9,100 $7,300
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chacko Jeremy Eddie
$4,300 $8,000 $7,100
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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