Show #4718 - Wednesday, February 23, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 11.
Single-player Final Jeopardy!

Contestants

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Jeff Richmond, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Billy Baxter, an attorney from Richmond, Virginia

Bernard Holloway, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
SPOUSE IN COMMON
AMERICANA
THAT '70s NEWS ITEM
PEOPLE & PLACES
BEASTLY LANGUAGE
    $200 11
This totally darkened phase of the Moon occurs when the Moon is between the Sun & the Earth
    $200 16
Cindy Crawford,
Carey Lowell
    $200 6
He presided over the Senate in the first Congress
    $200 21
In the 1970s the organization NOW made the passage of this its top priority
    $200 1
Some folks from Scotland are Highlanders, while some people from this
country are
Shanghailanders
    $200 26
Meaning to be prepared, it refers to having your canvasbacks strung
    $400 12
In August 1609 he demonstrated his newly constructed telescope to the senate of Venice, who then doubled his salary
    $400 17
Humphrey Bogart,
Jason Robards, Jr.
    $400 7
The Liberty Bell weighs about a ton; this similarly named bell in Charlotte, N.C. weighs 7 tons
    $400 22
On Aug. 4, 1972 Arthur Bremer was sentenced to 63 years in prison for shooting this governor
    $400 2
The people of this British dependency are sometimes known as Onions for short--or is that for shorts?
    $400 27
To complain like a reddish-brown game bird with feathered feet & legs
    $600 13
When "shadow bands" are seen on Earth, it means this is about to happen up in the heavens
    $600 18
Gary Oldman,
Ethan Hawke
    $600 8
Nimitz' line "Uncommon valor was a common virtue" was about
the World War II battle for this island
    $600 23
In 1978 robbers stole $6 million in cash & jewelry from Lufthansa Airlines at this U.S. airport
    $600 3
A Manchegan is a "man of" this Spanish region
    $600 28
Hard, shrewd bargaining, like negotiating for an Appaloosa
    $800 14
In ancient times, this star rose at dawn during the hottest time of summer, thus the "dog days of summer"
    $800 19
Carrie Fisher,
Edie Brickell
    $800 9
Following 1912, it was the next year a star was added to the U.S. flag
    $800 24
Officially, these '75 "Accords" were the final act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
    DD: $1,000 4
The people of this Aussie state have an ap"peel"ing nickname: Apple Islanders
    $800 29
To create different words, this prefix can go before berry, neck & flesh
    $1000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from beside a replica rover at the Adler Planeterium in Chicago, IL.) This is a replica of both the Mars exploration rover Spirit and this companion, who came knocking in January 2004
    $1000 20
Peter Allen,
Jack Haley, Jr.
    $1000 10
Robert Mills designed this structure that opened in 1888 & was built from 36,491 blocks
    $1000 25
This Army doctor convicted of the 1970 murder of his wife & family insisted that drug-crazed hippies did it
    $1000 5
This British city's Medieval Latin name was Cantabrigia, so its people are Cantabrigians
    $1000 30
This verb means to hesitate in confusion like a bottom-feeding fish

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

Bernard Billy Jeff
$0 -$1,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bernard Billy Jeff
$200 $1,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

small state capitals
(Alex: Since the Academy Awards are coming up this weekend, we have...)
QUOTABLE OSCAR HOSTS
J.R.
FURNITURE
PLAYS
"GRAY" MATTER
    $400 1
Delaware's deed, given to William Penn in 1682, resides in the Hall of Records in this Capitol
    $400 18
1995:
"Uma,
Oprah.
Oprah,
Uma"
    $400 9
She got a B.A. from Cornell in 1960 & an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1963
    $400 16
Also known as the Sacco chair, it was designed by Zanotta of Milan & featured a bag filled with plastic beads
    $400 17
In a Shakespeare play, Mamillius says, "A sad tale's best for" this season
    $400 6
"Ugliness was the one reality", muses this Oscar Wilde title character
    $800 2
The name of this capital is another word for God's guidance
    $800 19
1979:
"Welcome to 2 hours of sparkling entertainment spread out over a 4-hour show"
    $800 10
This American journalist was embedded in
Petrograd in 1917 during the "10 Days that Shook the World"
    $800 23
Empire, the first major style of the 1800s, originated in this country during its First Empire, 1804-1814
    $800 27
The existential statment "Hell is other people" comes from this play
    $800 7
This 1858 work was a landmark in its use of medical illustrations of the human body
    $1200 3
The homes of Mark Twain & Harriet Beecher Stowe can be found in this state capital
    $1200 20
1968:
"Welcome to the Academy Awards, or, as it's known at my house, Passover"
    $1200 11
He's seen here performing in one of his own works
    $1200 24
From a Latin word for "read", it's a slanted-top stand used to support a speaker's notes
    $1200 28
Besides "Cyrano de Bergerac", his best-remembered play is the patriotic tragedy "The Eaglet"
    $1200 8
On Oct. 7, 2003 Arnold terminated this man's stay in the governor's mansion
    $1600 4
The Old Barracks Museum in this capital was the location of a major turning point in the Revolutionary War
    $1600 21
2003:
"It was so sweet backstage, you should see it. The Teamsters are helping Michael Moore into the trunk of his limo"
    $1600 12
This portraitist was born in Devon on July 16, 1723
    $1600 25
From the French for "scaffold", it's a stand resembling a scaffold that has open shelves used for small curios
    $1600 29
1949 play character who says, "Charley is... liked, but he's not--well liked"
    $1600 14
Sciurus carolinensis, it pretty much always feels like a nut
    DD: $2,000 5
A planetarium in this capital bears the name of Christa McAuliffe, who died in the 1986 Challenger explosion
    $2000 22
1974: "Just think, the only laugh that man will probably ever get is for stripping and showing off his shortcomings"
    $2000 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a street in the Lower East Side, New York.) This reformer & photographer described the conditions of the Lower East Side in 1890's "How the Other Half Lives"
    $2000 26
This English furniture designer who followed Chippendale wrote his "Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide" in 1788
    DD: $1,000 30
As the title implies, this play features an important arrival, that of Hickey in the saloon
    $2000 15
In the 1870s he invented elements of a telephone-like device

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bernard Billy Jeff
-$3,000 -$600 $11,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BESTSELLING AUTHORS
In 2000 this writer, with more than 100 million copies of novels in print, had a new species of dinosaur named for him

Final scores:

Bernard Billy Jeff
-$3,000 -$600 $23,300
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $23,300 + an advance to UToC Round 2

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bernard Billy Jeff
$0 -$600 $12,800
5 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
7 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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