Show #4727 - Tuesday, March 8, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 20.

Contestants

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Chris Ward, a foreign service officer from Johannesburg, South Africa

Elaine Zollner, a physician from Glendale, California

Mark Dawson, a business manager from Chamblee, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
OSCAR, GRAMMY OR BOTH
ORGANIZATIONS
AUTHOR BIOS
CONSECUTIVE NUMBERS
TAKEN LITERALLY
    $200 16
Francois Pilatre de Rozier tried to cross the Channel in one of these in 1785, but was killed in the attempt
    $200 6
Frank Sinatra
    $200 1
The national assn. devoted to this board game has a website where you can learn the "Word of the Day"
    $200 2
Born in 1817, solo nature boy 1845-1847, became one with the earth in 1862
    $200 26
The atomic numbers of hydrogen, helium & lithium
    $200 21
German combo of "car" & "road"
    $400 17
The Channel meets the North Sea at this strait
    $400 7
Mickey Rooney
    $400 4
The Gov. Bradford Compact held its annual meeting in this Mass. town from 1946 to 2003; it now alternates with Kingston
    $400 3
Born in 1775, showed "Sensibility" in 1811, never married, died in 1817
    $400 27
Oklahoma, New Mexico & Arizona entered the Union as these states
    $400 22
French: black beast; English: nemesis
    $600 18
A song & a dance were named for this lady who swam the channel in 1926 & passed away at age 98 in 2003
    $600 13
Bette Midler
    $600 5
"For God and Country" is the motto of this "World's Largest Veterans Organization"
    $600 8
Born in a hotel in 1888, took a "Long Day's Journney into Night" in a hotel in 1953
    $600 28
According to the "World Almanac", they were the last 3 years of the 19th century
    $600 23
It's Spanish for "hand to hand"
    $800 19
La Manche, the French name for the channel, means this part of a shirt
    $800 14
Julie Andrews
    $800 9
Founded in 1912, it's the Women's Zionist Organization of America
    $800 10
Born in Prague in 1883, worked in insurance until 1922, died in '24, yet went on "Trial" in '25
    $800 29
Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison & John Tyler were these number presidents
    $800 24
Evidently, it's Latin for "from the first face"
    $1000 20
The "Isle of" this has been inhabited since prehistoric times; it was once called Vectis
    $1000 15
Stevie Wonder
    DD: $250 11
In 1952, the lily became the official logo of this organization that helps people with special needs & disabilities
    $1000 12
Born in 1854, was well-read in Gaol for 2 years, Paris-ed away in 1900
    $1000 30
The amendments against unreasonable searches, against self-incrimination & for a speedy trial
    $1000 25
"Inquistion" contestants know its Portugese for "act of the faith"

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

Mark Elaine Chris
$1,750 $2,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Elaine Chris
$5,550 $4,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CHANEL CHANNEL
CAMERA WORK
THE REIGN IN SPAIN
SUPER MARIO
STARGAZERS
BEATING AROUND THE "BUSH"
    $400 8
Tired of holding this, Coco Chanel attached a chain to it & made history
    $400 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) The body part that regulates light entering the eye & the similar part in a camera gave this old-time effect its name
    $400 23
This royal thwarted a coup d'etat in 1981 & to us he'll always be King of Spain
    $400 5
Francis Coppola brought this author's most famous work to the big screen
    $400 21
47 of the 48 constellations he listed in his "Almagest" around 150 B.C. are still recognized
    $400 11
Equal to 64 pints
    $800 9
In 1926, Coco introduced this classic wardrobe piece that Vogue called "the new uniform of the modern woman"
    $800 1
Many auteurs started out on this cartridge-loading 8mm format that Kodak introduced in 1965
    $800 24
(Seinfeld's Jason Alexander gives the clue.) Due to a "Trivial Pursuit" misprint, I insisted to the Bubble Boy Spain was once ruled by the Moops & not these people
    $800 6
In 1969 he won his only Indy 500
    $800 22
This "hearty" American astronomer known for his observatories invented the spectrohelioscope
    $800 12
South African author Laurens Van Der Post called them the "first people of my native land"
    $1200 10
Chanel made this chic hotel on the Place Vendome her permanent home, & if you're well-heeled you can stay in her suite
    $1200 2
The Internet Movie Database says a 6 1/2 minute one of actress Meena Kumari in "Daera" is the longest on film
    $1200 25
This Caudillo kept Spain neutral during WWII
    $1200 7
George Pataki defeated him in 1994
    $1200 26
Traveling in Malawi, Africa on July 6, 1861, this Scottish explorer saw "a large comet in Ursa Major"
    $1200 16
Growing up to 12 feet, it's a large venomous snake of Central America
    $1600 13
The J12, Chanel's first sport one of these, can be worn by men or women
    $1600 3
If a camera captures sound too, it's this word, like Sony's Handycam
    $1600 29
An 1872 Carlist revolt led to his abdication the following year; Falco might say, "Rock Me", this king!
    $1600 19
In 1985, he won the NHL Calder Memorial Trophy as the Rookie of the Year
    $1600 27
This observer of the heavens was the son of the governor of Helsingborg Castle
    $1600 17
The chivalric code of the samurai
    DD: $1,000 14
He moved from Germany to Paris at age 14 & entered the House of Chanel as artistic director in 1983
    $2000 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) To be precise, a pan moves a camera horizontally, while this is four-letter word for a vertical move
    DD: $3,000 30
In 1700 Philip V founded this dynasty in Spain; it was France's ruling dynasty from 1589 to 1792
    $2000 20
Called "The Voice of the Century", he played the title role in the 1951 film "The Great Caruso"
    $2000 28
In 1836, he noticed that light beads form around the edge of the moon during a solar eclipse
    $2000 18
A cylindrical metal sleeve used to prevent abrasion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Elaine Chris
$16,350 $7,800 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SCIENCE WORLD
With Napoleon III's support, a physiological chemistry lab was created for him at the Ecole Normale Superieure

Final scores:

Mark Elaine Chris
$21,250 $11,800 $15,700
Winner: $21,250 + an advance to UToC Round 2 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Elaine Chris
$16,600 $7,800 $10,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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