Show #4712 - Tuesday, February 15, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 5.

Contestants

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Tom Cubbage, an attorney from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Bob Harris, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Frank Epstein, a police officer from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

ROCK GROUPS
THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS
KANSAS
THE STONES
GUNS N' ROSES
U2
(Alex: And there will be 2 "U"s in each correct response.)
    $200 7
An ad reading "Folk & Roll musicians singers for acting roles in new TV series" helped form this '60s band
    $200 16
Known as "the Father of Pennsylvania", he also fathered 8 children
    $200 2
Kansas is the heartland--this point for the lower 48 states is even located near the town of Lebanon
    $200 30
Interest in diamonds in this color soared when Ben gave Jen a big one set in her engagement ring
    $200 1
On Jan. 1, 2005, a 207-foot train spouting fireworks & a 50-foot robot were highlights of this event
    $200 21
It might dawn on you that it's the 11th sign of the zodiac
    $400 8
"Are we not men? We are" this New Wave group that gave us "Whip It"
    $400 17
In 1997, this nun wrote a Nashville coffee house to stop it from selling souvenirs of a cinnamon roll in her image
    $400 3
Cyrus Holliday helped found this city & became president of the railroad whose name included it
    $400 29
Alaska's state gem (since 1968) or Mick Jagger's gem of a daughter (since 1971)
    $400 12
He was the first MLB player to have 200 hits in 10 different years
    $400 22
Erving,
Rosenberg or
Nyerere
    $600 9
Bon Scott of this hard rock group was rejected by the Australian army as "socially maladjusted"
    $600 18
It's the last name of Moses, the father of Stephen, who settled 300 families in Texas in the 1820s
    $600 4
The skyscrapers of much of Kansas are silos & this type of structure seen here
    $600 27
A stunning 330-carat star sapphire called the "Star of" this continent is on display at the Smithsonian
    $600 13
He invented an electrically controlled naval mine as well as the 6-shooter
    $600 23
8-letter term that's almost impossible to believe; why, it's "absolutely"...
    $800 10
In 1989, Rolling Stone named this "murmur"-ing quartet "America's hippest band"
    $800 19
Married to King Henry VIII, she was the mother of Edward VI
    $800 5
Located in the K.C. Metro Area, the city called this "Park" is now Kansas' largest after Wichita
    $800 26
Often worn in the Southwest, this "bluish" stone is said to protect riders from falling off their horses
    $800 14
Though patented in 1862, this crank-operated machine gun didn't become official U.S. Army weaponry until 1866
    $800 24
From the French for "to compose", its a wandering medieval singer
    $1000 11
"I want you to want" this Robin Zander band that went platinum "at Budokan"
    $1000 20
St. Ambrose credits this mother of Constantine with finding the true cross of Jesus
    $1000 6
A Coffeyville museum tells of the 1892 attempted bank robbery by this gang & how they got shot up by the citizenry
    DD: $1,500 28
The black type of this October birthstone is quite rare, & more valuable than the fire variety
    $1000 15
Her Oct. 7, 1914 wedding day would prove to be a focal point of American politics
    $1000 25
From a word for a drinking vessel (which explains a lot), it's the meeting of party leaders to select candidates

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

Frank Bob Tom
$2,400 $1,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Bob Tom
$2,400 $5,300 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERAS BY CHARACTER
1970s TV
THE HUMAN BODY
EVERYTHING HAS A NAME
THE SECRETARY OF STATE WHO...
DERIVED FROM ETRUSCAN
(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of letters that are in the word "Etruscan", so if you come up with a response that has nine letters, you're automatically wrong. Okay?)
    $400 30
Dick Deadeye, a sailor;
Admiral Sir Joseph Porter;
Captain Corcoran
    $400 11
Gordon Jump played radio station manager Arthur Carlson on this sitcom
    $400 16
Encephalon is another name for this organ
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) Possibly related to the word "flank", it's a rim or collar, like this one on a pipe
    $400 1
...was in the ROTC at New York's City College
    $400 21
If you own Wyoming, your land covers 62.7 million of these
    $800 29
Narraboth,
Herodias,
John the Baptist
    $800 12
Starbuck was the ace pilot who helped fight off the evil Cylons on this '70s sci-fi show
    $800 17
The name of this snail-shell-shaped part of the inner ear is from the Latin for "snail shell"
    $800 7
A person who talks a lot of hot air, or the air-filled chamber of a bagpipe
    $800 2
...refused an appointment as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1798, but became its chief in 1801
    $800 22
This type of mythological creature is often shown drawing the chariot of Dionysus
    $1200 28
Klingsor, a sorcerer;
Amfortas, keeper of the grail;
Gurnemanz, a knight
    $1200 13
John Astin was Lt. Cdr. Matthew Sherman on this '70s sub-set sitcom
    DD: $1,000 18
About 2/3 of the weight of bone tissue consists of the minerals phosphate, carbonate & this
    $1200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports.) As opposed to a dimmer switch, a simple two-setting light switch has this 6-letter name
    $1200 3
...gave way to Edmund Randolph in 1794
    $1200 23
To make into law
    $1600 27
Beppe,
Silvio,
Canio the head clown
    $1600 14
This sitcom's theme song said, "I used to be sad, I used to be shy, funniest thing, the saddest part is I never knew why..."
    $1600 19
This endocrine gland controls the rate at which cells burn food & produce energy
    $1600 9
This term for a plug that closes off a test tube can also mean a baseball team's most reliable pitcher
    DD: $1,300 4
...survived an assassination attempt on the night his boss was shot
    $1600 24
Tennyson wrote of these, "idle" these, "from the depth of some divine despair"
    $2000 26
The Duke of Mantua,
Gilda,
Count Monterone
    $2000 15
Tom Bosley voiced Harry Boyle, the dad referred to in the title of this animated series
    $2000 20
If these air sacs were flattened out, the lungs would have a surface area of up to 1,000 square feet
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports.) It's not "that little piece of film that sticks out so you can load the camera", it's really called this
    $2000 5
...held the post until 1849 & was the last to eventually become president
    $2000 25
Cicatrix is a synonym for this medical word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Bob Tom
$7,600 $12,200 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEAREAN ROYALTY
Kings Edward IV & Edward V, the future Henry VII & the corpse of Henry VI appear in the play named for him

Final scores:

Frank Bob Tom
$12,600 $24,400 $15,201
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $24,400 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Bob Tom
$7,600 $12,000 $11,800
10 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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