Show #4725 - Friday, March 4, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 18.

Contestants

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Grace Veach, a librarian from Lakeland, Florida

Keith Williams, a sophomore at Middlebury College from Middlebury, Vermont

John LeDonne, a bookstore manager from Concord, New Hampshire

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Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
SPORTS NOTABLES
CANADA, "A"?
A HEAVENLY CATEGORY
FIRST LADY FIRSTS
____ & ____
    $200 7
The fleet-footed Atalanta once lost a race to Hippomenes when she stopped to pick up these golden fruits
    $200 21
This boxer with an 'earing problem tops the list of ESPN's most outrageous sports characters
    $200 1
One of the provinces, eh
    $200 2
A Lerner & Lowe song lyric goes, "Thank heaven for" these people, "they grow up in the most delightful way"
    $200 25
The first First Lady to be born in Texas
    $200 12
If you've lost weight, Mom might say you're nothing but these 2 anatomical items
    $400 8
This Roman goddess of wisdom is said to have leaped forth from the brain of Jupiter, fully mature & in armor
    $400 22
He retired from the NHL for the final time in 1980, at age 52
    $400 17
"Green Gables" girl of Prince Edward Island
    $400 3
The Indian game moksha-patamu (heaven & hell) gave us this Milton Bradley game that has its ups & downs
    $400 26
The first First Lady to be elected to public office
    $400 13
The ingredients of this basic salad dressing might be the olive & balsamic types, respectively
    DD: $2,000 9
Hera punished this nymph by saying that she shall have the last word but no power to speak first
    $600 23
This team owner bought his team in 1973 for a mere $10 million, & it's won 7 World Series since
    $600 18
Once part of Alcoa, this Canadian company with a 5-letter name is a giant in world aluminum manufacturing
    $600 4
The John Jakes novel "Heaven and Hell" takes place directly following this war
    $600 27
The first First Lady to be older than her husband
    $600 14
If Bo Peep seeks her sheep on mountains & in valleys, she's literally searching here
    $800 10
Hamadryads were nymphs who lived in these; when they died, so did the hamadryads
    $800 24
Michael "The Albatross" Gross won gold medals in this sport using an arm span far exceeding his height
    $800 19
Quebec's Shickshock Mountains are part of this system that runs to Alabama
    $800 5
In Genesis 1, God gave the name Heaven to this, from the Latin for "support"
    $800 29
The first First Lady to serve for 3 consecutive presidential terms
    $800 15
In 2002 Scotland's Inverness Prison reenacted its 1st inmate's arrival 100 years earlier, complete with this apparatus
    $1000 11
Heracles' seventh labor was to bring Eurystheus this savage Cretan animal
    $1000 28
This ice skater (& boxer) helped lift a night of Winter Olympics coverage to one of the highest rated TV shows ever
    $1000 20
Centered in Nova Scotia, it was the name applied by France to its Atlantic coastal possessions in North America
    $1000 6
The final movie in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy, this film starred Hiep Thi Le & Tommy Lee Jones
    $1000 30
First name of the first First Lady to live in the White House
    $1000 16
"The Federalist" No. 51 argues for the Constitution's "Partitian of Power", now called this system

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

John Keith Grace
$600 $1,200 $6,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Keith Grace
$1,800 $6,200 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE ELEMENTS
BROADWAY MUSICAL SETTINGS
FARMING MATH
"F"OOD WORD ORIGINS
NOVELS BEFORE & AFTER
WORDS IN SHAKESPEARE
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that is made up of the letters in the word "Shakespeare". This is not words from Shakespeare's works.)
    $400 2
This element known to the ancients is liquid at room temperature
    $400 1
"Mamma Mia" takes place on one of this country's islands; the plot concerns a big fat wedding
    $400 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew milks a cow at Old World, Wisconsin.) Jersey cows, vital to the dairy industry, produce 40 pounds of milk a day; if a gallon weighs 8 pounds, that's this many gallons--I think I'm gonna need a bigger bucket
    $400 26
This type of peach is so named because its flesh does not cling to the pit
    $400 16
Theodore Dreiser's classic about the actress who played Princess Leia
    $400 21
The vehicle in which the deceased travels to the cemetery
    DD: $4,000 12
The 2 radioactive elements named for planets that follow uranium on the periodic table
    $800 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Gershwin Theatre in New York.) The cast of "Wicked" sings about spending one short day in this place, a major metropolis in the land of Oz
    $800 11
If oats cost 40 cents a peck & you spend $1.20 on them every day, you have this type of habit
    $800 27
It's a corn tortilla rolled around a filling in a flute-like shape, so its name is Spanish for "flute"
    $800 17
Jack London's masterpiece about a sled dog who delivers a famous brand of Kentucky bourbon
    $800 22
A round solid geometric figure, or a field of knowledge
    $1200 13
2 of the ores for this yellowish-green gas are rock salt & horn silver
    DD: $600 4
Shubert Alley is the setting for both the opening & closing scenes of this smash hit that debuted in 2001
    $1200 10
If you make half of your 16 pigs run to get their slop, you'll hear the sound of this many feet on the ground
    $1200 28
A Louisiana French word for "twisted" gave us the name of this gumbo powder
    $1200 18
Amy Tan's happy-go-lucky book about a luncheon item made with chicken, bacon & several slices of toast
    $1200 23
A Mexican poncho without the hole
    $1600 14
This element, symbol Ti, was first called menachite after the cornish town of its discovery, Manaccan
    $1600 5
(Hi, I'm Kate Monster.) And in "Avenue Q", atop this famous skyscraper, I sing "I Wish I Could Go Back To College"--don't forget to say "What is"!
    $1600 8
If it takes 50 pounds of seed to grow an acre of wheat, a ton of seed will get you this many acres
    $1600 29
It's often described as bow tie pasta, but its name comes from the Italian for "butterflies"
    $1600 19
Hemingway's book about an elderly guy trying to catch an echinoderm that looks like a giant pickle
    $1600 24
To delete recorded data
    $2000 15
All elements except this one have neutrons in the nucleus
    $2000 6
Act I, scene 1 of this Sondheim musical introduces us to "Nippon. The floating kingdom"
    $2000 9
Ga. & N.C., each producing $3 million of grapes a year, combine to total this percentage of New York's $50 million
    $2000 30
The name of this pleasantly bitter herb is derived from the Latin fenum Graecum, which means "Greek hay"
    $2000 20
Depressing Dickens tome about the legislative body that met in colonial Virginia in 1619
    $2000 25
Basking or bonnethead

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Keith Grace
$6,200 $23,600 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. ISLANDS
Dutch for either "devil's whirlpool" or "spite the devil", Spuyten Duyvil Creek forms part of its northern border

Final scores:

John Keith Grace
$0 $13,600 $26,200
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $26,200 + an advance to UToC Round 2

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Keith Grace
$6,200 $21,000 $11,800
10 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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