Show #4613 - Wednesday, September 29, 2004

2004 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Steve Reynolds, a loan accounting clerk from Norman, Oklahoma

Arthur Gandolfi, a commercial real estate executive from Pleasantville, New York

Tom Baker, a writer from Tokyo, Japan

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Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT ROMAN STAND-UP COMEDY
THE 3rd FILM IN THE SERIES
WEBSITES
YANGTZE DOODLE
GO ON A DIET
PROVERBIOS EN ESPAÑOL
    $200 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers from an open mic in a small club.) I tell you it was so cold today... (How cold was it?) It was so cold, I wished we were back in 64 when he was emperor. Hot times, if you know what I mean!
    $200 7
The year Stallone debuted the first of the 3 "Rambo" films he also appeared in the 3rd film in this series
    $200 26
Look up your car's trade-in value & get new car pricing at kbb.com; KBB, short for this
    $200 6
The Grand Canal connects the Yangtze River to this other major river
    $200 18
The company named for this woman, co-founder with her husband Sid, urges a balanced food, body & mind approach
    $200 1
"El silencio es oro"
    $400 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers from an open mic in a small club.) Boy, in the old days we knew how to par-tay. You know what they say--if you can remember this festival of the god Bacchus, you weren't there!
    $400 11
This character was the object of the title search in "Star Trek III"
    $400 27
"Bush regales dinner guests with impromptu oratory on Virgil's minor works", this satirical news website headlined
    $400 8
The 2 rivers in the world that are longer than the Yangtze
    $400 19
All foods have a point value & you're given an assigned daily point total at a meeting in this Heinz-owned plan
    $400 2
"El fin justifica los medios"
    $600 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers from an open mic in a small club.) See, in this place, I like to stay in the calderium; avoid the frigidarium. I like my tenaculum the size it is!
    $600 23
In a 1990 film in this series, Marty travels to 1885 to save Doc Brown
    $600 28
This 6-letter .com claims to find "the right answer for... every one" of the 200 million queries its users have daily
    $600 9
The Yangtze flows through this province that's China's most populous & known for its spicy cuisine
    $600 20
Whoopi Goldberg's a big loser on this "shake"y product & diet
    $600 3
"El amor es ciego"
    $800 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers from an open mic in a small club.) Talk about a terrible cook! My wife's pretty bad, but at least she never gave me poisoned figs like Livia gave this guy
    $800 24
"With a Vengeance", not "III", came after this in the title of a 1995 film
    $800 29
At him online.com, visitors have hit a link to his golf club, applied for a job on his NBC show & basked in his excess
    $800 10
Native to the Yangtze river valley, this fruit is also known as a Chinese gooseberry
    $800 21
Eating the proper balance of low-fat proteins, carbs & good fat is the key to this Dr. Sears diet
    $800 4
"La pluma es mas poderosa que la espada"
    $1000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers from an open mic in a small club.) How about Varis's army being wiped out in the forest in this country? That's like me being in the arena against Spartacus!
    $1000 25
Lorraine Axeman, one of our researchers, was an extra in "Army of Darkness", Sam Raimi's 3rd film in this Series
    $1000 30
This abbreviation .gov promises that the organization is "bringing safety to America's skies"
    $1000 17
This dam, one of the world's largest when completed, is being built on the Yangtze to control flooding
    $1000 22
This geographic diet's name comes from the Greek & Southern Italian consumption of grain, fruit, veggies & fish
    DD: $1,000 5
"Las malas noticias viajan rapido"

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

Tom Arthur Steve
-$200 $3,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Arthur Steve
$4,400 $4,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

FLOWERS
THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
MUSEUMS
LITERATURE
THE WOMEN OF CONGRESS
JEOPORTMANTEAU!
(Alex: These are two words melded to form one. I'll give you an example: salt's companion plus sweat... What is pepperspiration?)
    $400 10
In Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet" we learn that this flower "by any other name would smell as sweet"
    $400 16
His first published song was 1909's "Marie from Sunny Italy"; later ones include "Cheek to Cheek" & "Easter Parade"
    $400 20
A museum dedicated to this literary character is located, where else, but at "221B" Baker Street in London
    $400 2
Her career as a novelist dawned with "Dawn O'Hara"; "Show Boat" showed up later
    $400 1
"An Invitation to the White House" is a bestseller by this current senator
    $400 26
Meatpacking "Jungle" city plus burrowing rodent
    $800 11
The Italians call this flower girasole because its head turns to follow the light
    $800 22
This song complains, "Since my gal and I ain't together keeps raining all the time"
    $800 21
For nearly 4 centuries, what is now the Topkapi Palace Museum was the residence of this empire's sultans
    $800 3
Gom Gut & Plick et Plock were pseudonyms of this Inspector Maigret creator
    $800 6
Judy Biggert represents this state's 13th District, which includes parts of DuPage, Will & Cook counties
    $800 27
Thane of Cawdor plus birthplace of Jesus
    $1200 12
It's believed that this flower's scientific name Papaver came from "pap" because its juice was used to make babies sleepy
    $1200 23
Dorothy Fields, the most successful female theater lyricist of the 20th century, wrote the words to this classic
    $1200 17
Appropriately, this vast Russian art museum houses the icon of St. Nicholas seen here
    $1200 4
Hmm... he dedicated his 1820 poem "The Witch of Atlas" to his wife Mary
    DD: $1,200 7
In 2003 Republican Lisa Murkowski took the oath of office as this state's sixth U.S. Senator since statehood
    $1200 28
"Book"ish nickname of fictional young detective Leroy Brown plus the doctor he might see for a check-up
    $1600 13
Known as a "fairy flower", this bloom of the genus Digitalis has a darker side; large does of it can be poisonous
    $1600 24
The last song George Gershwin composed, its title is followed by the line "not for a year, but ever and a day"
    $1600 18
The Vasamuseet in Stockholm houses one of the oldest complete examples of these, the Vasa
    $1600 5
Lloyd Brown, once an inmate of this city's Alleghany County jail, based his novel "Iron City" on life there
    $1600 8
Republican Barbara Cubin represents this state in the House all by herself
    $1600 29
17-year migratory insect plus creamy egg-based dessert
    $2000 14
Certain orchids, genus Cypripedium, are known by this feminine name, from their resemblance to delicate footwear
    $2000 25
In "You're The Top", this American wrote, "But if this ditty is not so pretty, at least it'll tell you how great you are"
    DD: $6,000 19
There are museums devoted to this writer in Nairobi, Kenya & in Rungstedlund, Denmark
    $2000 9
"I shouldn't mind being a bride... if I could be one without having a husband", says Bathsheba in this Hardy novel
    $2000 15
It's the last name of California Reps. Loretta & Linda, the first sisters in Congress
    $2000 30
Kubla Khan's stately pleasure dome site plus a quilt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Arthur Steve
$15,200 $16,400 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY NAMES
Once known as "the handsomest man in America", he performed his last play, "The Apostate", on March 18, 1865

Final scores:

Tom Arthur Steve
$0 $31,400 $7,600
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Arthur Steve
$11,200 $16,400 $7,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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