Show #4732 - Tuesday, March 15, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 25.

Contestants

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Doug Lach, a marketing manager from Columbus, Ohio

Leah Greenwald, an architect from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Matt Morris, a financial analyst originally from Louisville, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NEWSPAPER
THE SPORTS PAGE
THE BOOK REVIEW
THE FOOD SECTION
THE PERSONALS
THE "C"ROSSWORD PUZZLE
    $200 14
Stop the presses! In 1982 it became America's first national, general interest newspaper
    $200 24
Yankee manager Billy Martin nearly came to blows in the dugout with this "Mr. October" slugger in 1977
    $200 5
"American Soldier" is a memoir by this general who led American & Coalition forces in Iraq
    $200 13
For Japanese New Year, feast on mochi, pounded cakes made from this grain
    $200 16
330 B.C.:
At 26, I've conquered Persia... Can you conquer my heart?
    $200 26
1986 disaster city in Ukraine
(9)
    $400 15
When it hit the streets in 1831, Michigan Intelligencer was part of its name
    $400 1
This Packer QB's first NFL completion was to himself, a deflected pass for -7 yards on Sept. 13, 1992
    $400 6
This comedian is pictured on the cover of "America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction"
    $400 12
No Passover would be complete without plates of this appetizer, ground fish with egg & matzo meal
    $400 17
Dec. 14, 1809:
Divorced today! Ex-empress, 46, Malmaison-bound, desires tall man for a change
    $400 27
Premium California red winegrape
(8)
    $600 21
This city's Observer serves 40 counties in North & South Carolina
    $600 2
"All of my books are thought-provoking", said this NBA analyst seen here
    $600 10
A book about this ever-popular sweet substance is subtitled "The Nature of Indulgence"
    $600 7
The Russian paskha sweet cheese mold for this holiday has the initials XB on it, meaning "Christ is risen"
    $600 18
450 A.D.:
"Scourge of God" demands sister of emperor of West Roman Empire as bride--now!
    $600 28
Michigan city, or DeVille maker
(8)
    $800 22
This paper rises each morning from its headquarters at Calvert & Centre Streets
    $800 3
At the 2000 Las Vegas invitational, Jerry Kelly happily tied a PGA record with 8 of these in a row
    $800 11
The 6-word title of this bestselling dating guide offers "The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys"
    $800 9
Pan de muerto, an egg-rich bread, is a favorite in Mexico on this aptly named 4-word holiday
    $800 19
1944:
Radio actress, mid-20s, desires Argentinean VP for relationship
    $800 29
A yellowish green, or a liqueur
(10)
    $1000 23
At the request of its founder, this Boston paper runs 1 religious article each day in its home forum section
    DD: $1,000 4
One of this league's biggest newsmakers in 2004-'05 was Commissioner Gary Bettman
    $1000 25
"How to Talk to a Liberal (if You Must)" is subtitled "The World According to" her
    $1000 8
A sweet called shira is made with this spice from the seed seen here
    $1000 20
37 A.D.:
Let's have Italian! "Little Boot" emperor seeks hot companion shoe for stylish fit
    $1000 30
Used in atomic clocks, it melts at 83.3 degrees F.
(6)

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

Matt Leah Doug
$1,000 $2,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Leah Doug
$2,000 $4,000 $9,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

MUSIC
FIVE EASY PISCES
CHAPLIN
FROM THE CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
(Alex: Name the U.S. state where you'll find these schools...)
THE STATE OF EDUCATION
15-LETTER WORDS
[All three contestants laugh at this category]
    $400 19
Pernambuco or brazilwood is frequently used to make this accessory for string players
    $400 21
Perhaps inspired by his zodiac symbol, he wrote "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish"
    $400 10
Charlie Chaplin said that in creating his Tramp character he added this to make him look older
    $400 11
The IDF, this country's defense force, based at Keflavik, is manned by Americans
    $400 2
The University of Puget Sound,
Gonzaga University
    $400 27
Film industry position of the person who oversees the camerawork & the lighting
    DD: $5,000 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a chalkboard.) In the treble clef, the lines of the staff are E-G-B-D-F, so the spaces are known by this anatomical acronym
    $800 22
He's the Pisces born March 6, 1475 who said, "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free"
    $800 7
In "Benny & Joon" this actor performed Chaplin's dancing roll scene from "The Gold Rush"
    DD: $4,000 12
The center of power of an empire until 1918, this country is a bit smaller than Maine
    $800 1
Stillman College,
Auburn University
    $800 28
It's the illegal conduct being identified here
    $1200 15
The keynote of a major or minor scale also has this drinkable name
    $1200 23
"When we met first and loved..." begins one of the famous sonnets by this "Portuguese" Pisces
    $1200 6
Chaplin was born April 16, 1889 in England & died Christmas day in 1977 in this country
    $1200 13
Nepal's regime is threatened by this type of movement, named for a Chinese leader
    $1200 3
Tougaloo College,
Jackson State University
    $1200 29
It's a refusal to obey orders or submit to authority in the military
    $1600 16
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew blows into a saxophone.) From the French for "mouth", it's the way you form your lips & teeth around a horn's mouthpiece
    $1600 24
Elizabeth Taylor is a Pisces & so was this man--the explorer, not her husband of the same name
    $1600 8
In 1914, this Keystone Studios head was the last person other than Chaplin to direct him in a film
    $1600 14
Frequent recent invasions haven't hurt this Asian country's opium crop, the world's largest
    $1600 4
Bowling Green State University,
Case Western Reserve University
    $1600 26
Specifically, the person in an organization who enforces Robert's Rules of Order
    $2000 17
From the Italian for "big", it's a concerto for an orchestra & a group of instrumental soloists
    $2000 25
Since Pisces is a water sign, it's not surprising that he composed "Water Music" in 1717
    $2000 9
In "Limelight" Chaplin cast as his partner this other great comic of the silent screen
    $2000 20
Though illegal, the Muslim Brotherhood is the main opposition to this African in power since 1981
    $2000 5
Suffolk University,
Brandeis University
    $2000 30
In the armed forces, it's what the NC stands for in NCO

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Leah Doug
$4,000 $23,400 $26,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ARTISTIC MASTERPIECES
"Shouldn't the shining dots of the sky be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France?" the artist wrote of this work

Final scores:

Matt Leah Doug
$0 $46,800 $2,400
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $46,800 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Leah Doug
$4,000 $19,200 $23,200
9 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,400

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