Show #4320 - Friday, May 16, 2003

2003 Tournament of Champions final game 2.

Contestants

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Brian Weikle, a project manager from Minneapolis, Minnesota (subtotal of $15,000)

Eric Floyd, a college student from Calhoun, Georgia (subtotal of $7,300)

Mark Dawson, a business manager from Chamblee, Georgia (subtotal of $22,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

OLD EUROPE
LET'S ROCK!
BRAIN STRAIN
AT THE CIRCUS
YE GODS!
ELEMENT SYMBOL SPELLING
(Alex: We will give you the elements, you give us the words spelled by their chemical symbols.)
    $200 2
Pope Boniface VIII rebuked Philip IV of France in the bull "Ausculta Fili", or "Listen," this person
    $200 1
In 1969 CCR had 3 No. 2 hits: "Bad Moon Rising", "Green River" & this one that kept on "rollin', rollin', rollin'"
    $200 20
It's the only letter of the English alphabet that doesn't appear in the name of a U.S. state
    $200 5
Wolfgang Bartschelly was famous for playing piano while he kept these spinning on the ends of sticks
    $200 3
By Jove! This father of Jove has a day & a planet named for him
    $200 12
Helium,
aluminum
    $400 6
This German nation made peace with Napoleon after a crushing defeat at Jena & Auerstadt in 1806
    $400 4
The frenzy accompanying this Scottish band's U.S. tour in 1976 was nicknamed "Rollermania"
    $400 24
The briefest margin of victory in Olympic history, .002 seconds, occurred in this sledding event added in 1964
    $400 8
Once, these performers were called benders or posturers depending on whether they bent forward or back
    $400 15
2 giants, Otus & Ephialties, once kept this Greek war god in a bronze jar for 13 months
    $400 13
Vanadium,
argon,
yttrium
    $600 9
Written in 19th century France, it became the anthem of worldwide Marxism
[audio clue]
    $600 7
"My City of Ruins" & other songs on this Bruce Springsteen CD relate in some way to the events of September 11, 2001
    $600 26
Appropriately, this stadium has hosted the NFL Super Bowl more than any other
    $600 25
Rather than this traditional object, Cirque de Soleil's creative studio uses a pit filled with 25,000 foam cubes
    $600 21
Later identified with Apollo, his sister Selene was goddess of the moon & he was god of the sun
    $600 14
Copper,
tellurium
    $800 10
Around 1400 Gian Galeazzo Visconti, based in this city, ruled most of northern Italy but was foiled by the Florentines
    $800 18
He sang backing vocals on Rod Stewart's "Let Me Be Your Car", which he co-wrote with Bernie Taupin
    $800 27
Reassembled & rededicated in Arizona in 1971, it was the largest antique ever sold
    $800 29
The standard international diameter of one of these is 13 meters, about 42 feet
    $800 22
The forger of Achilles' armor, some accounts say this Greek god also created Pandora
    DD: $2,200 16
Tin,
actinium,
potassium
    $1000 11
The ancient Roman holiday Regifugium celebrated "the flight of the king" & the beginning of this government
    $1000 19
His Top 40 career lasted 4 decades, from No. 1 "Diana" in 1957 to No. 40 "Hold Me 'Til the Morning Comes" in 1983
    $1000 28
Skid marks left by the out-of-control jet car Spirit of America at this location were over 5 miles long in 1965
    $1000 30
Often featuring bears, it was the longtime official circus of the USSR
    $1000 23
In Egyptian myth this son of Isis is the god of the sky
    $1000 17
Tungsten,
iodine,
iron

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mark Eric Brian
$800 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Eric Brian
$3,800 $2,600 $9,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART
AMERICAN MOVIE IDOL
WISCONSIN PLACES
OVER CASTE
THE BOY SCOUTS
LITERARY CROSSWORD CLUES "S"
    $400 17
Legend says that ancient Greek Zeuxis painted a bunch of these so realistically, birds tried to eat them
    $400 29
He had a small part in "Mystic Pizza" but it was his role as good Will Hunting that made him a star
    $400 3
Brewers Hill is a historic neighborhood in this city
    $400 27
These creatures of the genus Apis have a strict caste system with male drones, female workers & a queen on top
    $400 8
Part of the requirement for becoming an Eagle Scout is to earn 21 of these
    $400 9
Color of Orczy's "Pimpernel"
(7)
    $800 22
In 1884 Rodin was commissioned to create a monument to "The Burghers of" this French seaport
    $800 30
In 2002 it was announced that he plans to direct & star in a sequel to his 1972 movie "The Candidate"
    $800 4
This city was founded in 1836 as the capital of the Wisconsin Territory & named for a man who died that year
    $800 26
Taking their name from words meaning "oak" & "wizard", they were the priestly upper caste of the ancient Celts
    $800 24
Arthur C. Clarke, Alex Haley & John Knowles have written for this 90-year-old Scouting publication
    $800 15
Sheridan gave us "The School for" it
(7)
    $1200 23
A seascape by this American artist is seen here
    DD: $3,000 16
He had a starring role in the top-grossing movies of 1977, 1980, 1981 & 1983
    DD: $4,000 5
The overalls seen here were made by a company that was founded in this city in 1895
    $1200 25
A term for a member of the New England cultural elite, it's also the name of the highest Hindu caste
    $1200 14
Later folded into the Boy Scouts, Daniel Beard's "The Sons of" this trailblazer was America's first scouting society
    $1200 11
Adjective for O'Neill's "Interlude"
(7)
    $1600 2
Disciple Paul Signac helped Georges Seurat develop this signature painting technique
    $1600 21
1948's "Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!" is largely forgettable except for the part where she's paddling a canoe
    $1600 6
It's the name of Frank Lloyd Wright's estate in Spring Green, Wisconsin
    $1600 20
Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas & Epsilons are the 5 social castes in this futuristic tale
    $1600 13
In 1928 Boy Scout Paul Siple was chosen to go along on this admiral's Antarctic expedition
    $1600 10
Surname of Faulkner's Flem
(6)
    $2000 1
Born in Greece, this 20th century Italian artist often painted hallucinatory images of empty towns
    $2000 19
A picture of this actress known as the "Love Goddess" adorned an atomic bomb tested on Bikini Atoll in 1946
    $2000 7
As its name suggests, this Wisconsin city is at the southern end of Lake Winnebago
    $2000 18
The mid-19th century "Caste War" of this peninsula pitted native Mayans against Ladinos of European descent
    $2000 28
The Boy Scouts of America are headquartered in this Texas city, also home to the Dallas Cowboys
    $2000 12
To Astrophel, she was a "star"
(6)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Eric Brian
$17,200 $6,200 $22,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNERS
On the list of the signers, 2 of the 3 last names that appear twice

Final scores:

Mark Eric Brian
$34,400 $12,399 $41,601

Cumulative scores:

Mark Eric Brian
$56,800 $19,699 $56,601
Tournament champion: $250,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $56,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Eric Brian
$15,400 $6,200 $17,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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