Show #4711 - Monday, February 14, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 4.

Contestants

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Janet Wong, a development officer for a museum from Hoboken, New Jersey

Alan Bailey, a playwright and director from North Hills, California

David Traini, a high school administrator from Moorestown, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

NAME THAT AUTHOR
HALL OF FAMER BY POSITION
STOCK SYMBOL SHOPPING
WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DRINK?
PERHAPS SOME "TEA"
A CUP OF KOFI
    $200 1
Mathew Brady took the photo seen here of this author & West Point dropout
    $200 21
Joe Namath,
Joe Montana
    $200 22
For electronics:
RSH
    $200 2
This uncola originally had the name "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda"
    $200 6
What Helen Keller called Anne Sullivan
    $200 5
Kofi Annan is the seventh person to hold this highest U.N. executive position
    $400 7
Pioneering Nebraska novelist seen here in 1915
    $400 27
Bill Russell,
Bill Walton
    $400 23
For kitchenware as well as sheets & towels:
BBBY
    $400 3
A kir is white wine & creme de cassis; a kir royale is this & creme de cassis
    $400 13
Hold hair at ends, comb toward scalp; cracking gum optional
    $400 17
In 1991 Kofi Annan negotiated the release of U.N. workers held in this country during the Persian Gulf War
    $600 10
Called one of the greatest practitioners of the historical novel, he was born in Edinburgh
    $600 28
Bob Feller,
Bob Lemon,
Bob Gibson
    $600 24
For DVDs:
BBI
    $600 4
It doesn't take breaking a world record to tell us this Irish brew is "brilliant"
    $600 14
Daniel Tobin headed this union from 1907 to 1952, bringing its membership from 40,000 to more than a million
    $600 18
In June 2000 Kofi Annan was the commencement speaker at this university near Palo Alto, California
    $800 11
This British author seen here first "Bloom"ed in 1882
    $800 29
Jack Lambert,
Jack Ham
    $800 25
For auto parts:
PBY
    DD: $1,200 8
This beverage that can be "sweet" or "hard" is made from freshly pressed deciduous fruits
    $800 15
It has about 40,000 people & it's right near Hackensack
    $800 19
Kofi Annan's first job in the U.N. was in 1962 as an administrator & budget officer of this "organization"
    $1000 12
Seen here in 1976, this playwright served prison time for his dissident views
    $1000 30
Gump Worsley,
Shrimp Worters,
Rat Westwick
    $1000 26
For fine furniture:
ETH
    $1000 9
Vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice & grapefruit juice make up one version of this "on the beach"
    $1000 16
This great trombonist was part of Louis Armstrong's band from 1947 to 1951
    $1000 20
The first U.N. head from Africa south of the Sahara, Kofi Annan was born in the city of Kumasi in this country in 1938

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

David Alan Janet
$1,000 $5,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Alan Janet
$1,600 $7,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHILOSOPHY
MOVIE TAGLINES
AMERICAN HERSTORY
COUNTRY DISTINCTIONS
GEEK LETTER SOCIETIES
IT'S GREEK TO ME
    $400 1
A 1751 book by David Hume in this area of philosophy argues that altruism is human nature
    $400 29
1978:
"You'll believe a man can fly"
    $400 20
In March 1879 law school grad Belva Lockwood became the first woman allowed to argue here
    $400 11
This Western Hemisphere country has the most Spanish speakers of any country in the world
    $400 15
The U.S. Internet Industry Association posts an FBI-esque list of these, like worm netsky.p
    $400 14
In English it's a figure of speech, like "a sea of troubles"; in Greek it refers to moving companies
    $800 2
Nominalism is so called from considering only objects real, & abstractions like "animal" & "circle" merely these
    $800 30
1977:
"We are not alone"
    DD: $1,200 21
As a girl in the 1830s she nursed her brother David through a 2-year illness (came in handy later)
    $800 19
Holy cow! There are more head of cattle in this nation than anywhere else
    $800 25
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, dates back to this decade when ENIAC came on line
    $800 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands by a small belfry overlooking the sea at Santorini, Greece.) Historian Herodotus said the island of Santorini was once called "Kalliste" meaning the utmost in this quality
    $1200 4
Separating mind from matter was a big step for this philosopher who died in 1650
    $1200 3
2002:
"America was born in the streets"
    $1200 22
Before she was the first black woman in Congress, she was the second in the New York State Assembly
    $1200 16
Golden opportunities await in this African country that leads the world in gold production
    $1200 26
The ICGA website tells us Deep Fritz, this type of program, earned a draw with Vladimir Kramnik
    $1200 12
To get this word for a place to eat & drink in Greece, add "A" to a similar English word
    $1600 5
This idea that God & the universe are identical was powerfully stated by Spinoza in the 17th century
    DD: $5,000 9
1960:
"They trained him to kill for their pleasure... but they trained him a little too well..."
    $1600 23
The motto "semper paratus" game us this nautical acronym for the WWII Women's Coast Guard Reserve
    $1600 17
This Asian country has the world's largest armed forces
    $1600 27
The AAAI, American Association for this, has only human members--we think
    $1600 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands by a stone wheel in Naxos, Greece.) Related for the English "to bear", "pherein" gave us the name of this traditional container to bear oil
    $2000 6
This was a real 4-letter word for Schopenhauer, as it urges us on to pointless desires & death
    $2000 10
2000:
"Some memories are best forgotten"
    $2000 24
This alliterative-named woman who spied for Stonewall Jackson was not the most ladylike Southern belle
    $2000 18
People on this European island nation read more books per person annually than any other
    $2000 28
The OSI is the "Initiative" to promote this, free access to software code
    $2000 8
Meaning "fighter" or "contestant" (as on "Jeopardy!"), it follows "Samson" in the title of a Milton work

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Alan Janet
$12,800 $6,000 $5,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE SYMBOLS
In 1993 it became the first state to adopt an official flavor, which, incidentally, comes from its state tree

Final scores:

David Alan Janet
$12,800 $12,000 $6,000
Winner: $15,000 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Alan Janet
$12,800 $10,600 $6,800
16 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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