Show #4318 - Wednesday, May 14, 2003

2003 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Eric Floyd, a college student from Calhoun, Georgia

Travis Troyer, a software engineer from Hereford, Maryland

Trevor Norris, a management analyst from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY FIRST LINES
(Alex: You have to identify the work.)
GIRLS WITH GUITARS
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
PARIS SITES
TAKE MY "Y", PLEASE!
WHAT IS IT?
(Alex: Simple category... We'll name a thing, you tell us what it is, what kind of thing it is.)
    $200 13
A satirical fable: "Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night..."
    $200 8
In 1995 she won Grammys for Best New Artist, Pop Vocal, Female & Record of the Year for "All I Wanna Do"
    $200 14
The egg-shaped plum variety of this makes a great spaghetti sauce
    $200 21
The name of one of the buildings of the University of Paris, it's also popularly used to designate the entire university
    $200 6
Take this toy I use to "walk the dog"; I tried that "warp drive" trick, & now I'm in traction
    $200 1
A red hook & ladder
    $400 17
1813: "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a... fortune must be in want of a wife"
    $400 9
This writer of "Both Sides Now" taught herself to play guitar from an instruction book
    $400 15
Many dieters eat helf of one of these, like the Star Ruby or Rio Red, before every meal
    $400 22
The main tree-lined
avenue of Paris,
it runs through
Rond Point to the
Place
Charles de Gaulle
    $400 7
Take this crossbar with 2 u-shaped pieces; my oxen are on strike, & they refuse to wear it
    $400 2
ENIAC
    $600 18
The absurd:
"Mother died today. Or, maybe, yesterday; I can't be sure"
    $600 10
She got her start performing with her parents in Alaskan Eskimo villages
    $600 16
What the French call epinard we call this
    $600 23
12 avenues radiate from this Paris structure completed in 1835
    $600 24
Take this chocolate soft drink, because now I'm buying the "Lite" version (so I can drink twice as much!)
    $600 3
A Fokker E-III
    DD: $800 19
By E.M. Forster:
"'The signora had no business to do it," said Miss Bartlett, '...she promised us south rooms...'"
    $800 11
In 2002 she teamed up with Santana, singing lead on "The Game Of Love"
    $800 29
For cooking, popular ones of these include the Gravenstein & the Greening
    $800 26
Seen here, it's located in the Hôtel des Invalides and considered one of France's foremost shrines
    $800 25
Please take my "Learn to" do this CD; if I hear "Alpine Honeymoon" one more time I'll go bananas
    $800 4
The Tappan Zee cantilever
    $1000 20
About an Irish Catholic Youth:
"Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow..."
    $1000 12
(I'm Wynonna.) One of my favorite songs is "I Can't Make You Love Me" by this sassy singer-guitar player
    $1000 30
Also called a Mexican potato, this crunchy vegetable can be baked, boiled or fried, or served raw in salads
    $1000 27
The 2 islands in the heart of Paris are the Ile Saint-Louis & this one on which Notre Dame stands
    $1000 28
Take this role in "Fiddler on the Roof"; I wanted to play it, but Bea Arthur's old Broadway costume doesn't fit me
    $1000 5
Creels, panniers & scuttles

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

Trevor Travis Eric
$2,200 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Trevor Travis Eric
$3,800 $3,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL COMPOSERS
MODELING
DOWN TO EARTH
NEW YORK IN THE MOVIES
HISTORIC BATTLES
5-SYLLABLE WORDS
    $400 16
His "1812 Overture" commemorates Napoleon's 1812 defeat in Russia
    $400 26
Janice Dickinson says she was the first to put this word in front of "model" to describe herself in the 1970s
    $400 18
100 million years ago this continent was connected to Antarctica; in 50 million more years, it'll hit Asia
    $400 11
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew in front of New York's Rockefeller Center) Kevin & his mom were reunited here at Rockefeller Center in a sequel to this Macaulay Culkin film
    $400 6
Once called Tsaritsyn, this city resisted a bloody 6-month siege by the Germans during World War II
    $400 1
Adjective for food you can "nuke"
    $800 17
Vivaldi's Opus 8 contains a cycle of violin concerti collectively called this
    $800 27
It's the term for the structure seen here; look down; 707s take off on a larger one of the same name
    $800 22
Metamorphic rocks are divided into 2 main types depending on how they were formed: by heat or by this
    $800 12
Director Merian Cooper disliked the noisy EL trains, so he had this beast tear one down in 1933
    $800 7
During an 1884-85 revolt, an entire garrison led by Charles George Gordon was massacred in this capital city
    $800 2
A pro athlete who's had a great year often asks to do this with his long-term contract
    $1200 19
His "Pagliacci" was based on an incident that had taken place in a Calabrian village
    $1200 28
Linda Rose, seen in Palmolive commercials, is best known for this specific job
    $1200 23
A bergschrund is a crevasse in one of these
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in New York's Times Square) Times Square looked pretty seedy when Jon Voight hung out here in this 1969 film
    $1200 8
A stunning victory in the Oct. 1415 Battle of this village opened the way for Henry V's reconquest of Normandy
    $1200 3
Besides "Killjoy" & "Gloomy Gus", it's a term for one who wants to outlaw alcoholic beverages
    DD: $2,000 20
Frederick Beale was the first to use "recital" to mean a piano concert referring to one by this Hungarian
    $1600 29
Bogie & Bergman could tell you he founded the Elite Model Agency & his name's now on modeling schools
    $1600 24
The noctilucent type of these form at about 50 miles up & only between dusk & dawn
    DD: $2,000 14
It begins with a voice over: "Chapter One. He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion"
    $1600 9
Shattering the myth of Japanese invincibility, U.S. Marines stormed this island in the Solomons on August 7, 1942
    $1600 4
San Francisco's mission district has undergone this process often signaled by the opening of a Starbucks
    $2000 21
In 1897 he became the music director of the Vienna Court Opera & a Catholic (he converted from Judaism)
    $2000 30
Photographer Bruce Weber was an early fan of this Polo model seen here
    $2000 25
Convection currents in this layer of the Earth generate the Earth's magnetic field
    $2000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in New York's Central Park) Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse visit Central Park in this transportation-named movie musical
    $2000 10
Site of a decisive Sept. 1863 battle, this Georgia river takes its name from an Indian word meaning "river of death"
    $2000 5
A mosquito bite can cause the St. Louis type of this brain imflammation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Trevor Travis Eric
$15,000 $5,200 $10,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
Heads of state Jiang Zemin & Jorge Sampaio were on hand when this territory changed hands in Dec. 1999

Final scores:

Trevor Travis Eric
$9,599 $10,300 $20,300
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Trevor Travis Eric
$17,000 $5,200 $9,800
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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