Show #4713 - Wednesday, February 16, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 6.

Contestants

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Steve Robin, a writer and producer from Miami, Florida

Vinita Kailasanath, a consultant from San Mateo, California

David Sampugnaro, a writer and internet specialist from North White Plains, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

1905
ACTUAL MLB ANNOUNCER QUOTES
(Alex: You're gonna love it.)
TRIOS
INTERNATIONAL ROAD VEHICLE STICKERS
CATS
THE L WITH U
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "L-U.")
    $200 12
June 7:
Norway dissolves the union that had existed since 1814 with this country
    $200 26
"Ron Guidry is not very big, maybe 140 pounds, but he has an arm like" this king of beasts
    $200 17
In a classic children's story, the Big Bad Wolf ends up in a pot of boiling water in this trio's kitchen
    $200 1
CZ
    $200 5
Some believe that the eradication of so many cats in the 14th century may have led to spread of this scourge
    $200 7
Monty Python famously sang, "I'm" one of these "and I'm okay, I sleep all night and I work all day"
    $400 13
July 16:
This American commander sets off on his second expedition to the North Pole
    $400 27
"Today is Father's Day, so everyone out there, Happy" this, a 1968 Beatles tune
    $400 18
Beginning an amazing run of about 200 comedy two-reelers, this trio made "Woman Haters" in 1934
    $400 2
VN
    $400 8
Bred in Scotland in the 1960s, the Scottish fold has these folded forward
    $400 22
A telecom company, or a word meaning shining or clear
    $600 14
January 26:
This largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found is unearthed in South Africa
    $600 28
"The first pitch to Tucker Ashford is grounded into left field. No, wait a minute. It's" this 2-word term, "low & outside"
    $600 19
The alliance of Britain, France & Russia during World War I
    $600 3
NGR
    DD: $1,200 9
The tail status determines the 4 varieties of this cat: Rumpy, Rumpy Riser, Stumpy & Longy
    $600 23
A substance, such as oil or grease, for lessening friction in the working parts of a mechanism
    $800 15
November 28:
Arthur Griffith forms this nationalist political party in Dublin
    $800 29
"Winfield goes back... He hits his head on the wall & it rolls off! It's rolling" to here, the usual position of Robbie Alomar
    $800 20
Sibling celebrity
trios include
these silent-film sisters: Norma, Constance & Natalie
    $800 4
CY
    $800 10
The largest domestic cat, it originated in New England & resembles a raccoon
    $800 24
As an adjective, it means opulent; as slang, it means a drunkard
    $1000 16
June 13:
Prime Minister Delyannis of this Mediterranean country is assassinated
    $1000 30
"If Don Mattingly isn't the American League MVP, something isn't kosher in" this Asian country
    $1000 21
Havana's striking landmark the El Morro Castle & Fort is dedicated to this holiday trio, the patrons of its chapel
    $1000 6
PL
    $1000 11
A splinter group of Ragdoll cat breeders called their breed this, because it descended from street urchin cats
    $1000 25
5-letter synonym for "to sway"; you rang?

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

David Vinita Steve
$4,400 $3,600 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Vinita Steve
$8,800 $3,800 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

PITTSBURGH
DIRECTORS' FIRST FEATURES
YOU GOT MY LITERARY NUMBER
LITTLE GREEN MEN
(Alex: You have to name the U.S. bill whose face fits each clue.)
WE MAKE MONEY THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY
WE "EARN" IT
    $400 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a lab.) I'm at a University of Pittsburgh campus building named for this doctor--it's where he did the research that led to the polio vaccine
    $400 1
"Citizen Kane"
(1941)
    $400 2
Chapter 9 of this 1851 Hawthorne novel is titled "Clifford and Phoebe"
    $400 3
The hero of Vicksburg is on it
    $400 20
This co., owner of NBC Universal, Inc., showed its "imagination at work" in 2003 with revenues of $134.2 billion
    $400 4
In 2003 Jason Schmidt led the NL in this stat with 2.34
    $800 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from an overlook.) I'm on Mt. Washington, looking down at the start of this river, which the French & English fought to control in the 1750s
    $800 6
"Play Misty for Me"
(1971)
    DD: $2,000 9
This 1961 title became a term for illogical bureaucratic rule
    DD: $3,600 12
It features the author of "Notes on the State of Virginia"
    $800 21
"Nobody doesn't like" this bakery group that had $3.4 billion in 2001 sales
    $800 30
The 4 words that follow the classic "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses..."
    $1200 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from outside a brick ivy-covered wall.) Pittsburgh has preserved the outfield wall from this historic ballpark, where Honus Wagner & Willie Stargell roamed
    $1200 7
"sex, lies, and videotape"
(1989)
    $1200 10
The Buendia family lives in the isolated jungle town of Macondo in this 1967 novel
    $1200 13
As president, the man on this bill crushed the Whiskey Rebellion
    $1200 22
"Dude, you're getting" a lot of this computer company's products, judging by its $41.4 billion in FY 2004 revenues
    $1200 29
This federal program, EITC for short, is financed by the IRS
    $1600 18
When what's now Pittsburgh's tallest building was completed in 1970, it was named for this company
    $1600 8
"Eraserhead"
(1978)
    $1600 11
It's the classic 1949 novel by the writer born Eric Blair
    $1600 14
It shows a man
who wrote, "I... confess plainly that events have controlled me"
    $1600 23
This Conn. co. was No. 130 on the 2003 Fortune 500; this Conn. co. was No. 130 on the 2003 Fortune 500
    $1600 28
This play satirizing the shallowness of British society was first produced in 1895
    $2000 19
Henry Hobson Richardson designed the structure called this county's Courthouse & Jail
    $2000 25
"The 400 Blows"
(1959)
    $2000 26
Weep not for this 1966 Thomas Pynchon book that detailed the Tristero system
    $2000 15
At age 80, the man on the face of this bill was president of his state's executive council
    $2000 24
In 2003 this "Maine hunting shoe" company took more than 56,000 orders at its website in a single day
    $2000 27
There is a branch of the University of Nebraska at this city on the Platte

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Vinita Steve
$20,000 $14,600 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SINGERS
This man who often criticized the government was named for the president elected in 1912, his birth year

Final scores:

David Vinita Steve
$10,799 $10,800 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $15,000 + an advance to UToC Round 2 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Vinita Steve
$16,600 $13,400 $5,400
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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