Show #4737 - Tuesday, March 22, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 30.

Contestants

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Jamie Weiss, a law student from St. Louis, Missouri

Jeff Stewart, an executive from Los Alamos, New Mexico

Michael Daunt, an accountant from Oakville, Ontario, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

WE WERE SOLDIERS
ROCK BAND DRUMMERS
BEN, BENJAMIN OR JUST PLAIN B
WORD ORIGINS
DO IT LIKE THE EUROPEANS
THAT'S SO "CONTINENTAL"
    $200 21
For General John Bell Hood this war cost him an arm & a leg (literally) at Gettysburg & Chickamauga
    $200 1
In the beginning of Phil Collins' career was a stint as the drummer of this band
    $200 22
It indicates a playing piece in chess
    $200 5
The English borrowed this Tongan word for "forbidden" & made it a noun referring to the prohibition itself
    $200 11
Europeans know this Louvre attraction as "La Gioconda"
    $200 16
It met for the first time in at Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia on September 5, 1774
    $400 23
In early 1944, George Patton assumed command of this army & planned a French campaign
    $400 2
I'll be a believer when you ID this band for whom Micky Dolenz tapped the toms
    $400 27
In Scotland, it refers to a high hill
    $400 7
The name for this type of worker comes from the Latin for "lead worker"
    $400 12
A museum in Silves, Portugal is devoted to this natural product important to Portugal's wine industry
    $400 17
Its main hub cities are Newark, Cleveland & Houston
    $600 26
This 5-star general was the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1949-1953
    $600 3
Keith Moon bashed the skins for this band with lunatic abandon
    $600 30
1982 was probably his favorite year, that was when he directed "My Favorite Year"
    $600 8
This word used in Roman Catholic theology comes from the Latin for "edge" or "border" not "dance"
    $600 13
This 15th-century European staked his claim to fame by inspiring a classic horror movie character
    $600 18
Abbreviated CBA, it includes teams called the Yakima Sun Kings & the Gary Steelheads
    DD: $3,000 25
A fort & a Tennessee city are named for this general who was also our nation's first Secretary of War
    $800 4
John Densmore rode out many a storm as this band's drummer
    $800 29
In the names of political rivals in 1960s Algeria, it precedes "Bella" & "Khedda"
    $800 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Naxos, Greece.) Ostraka, broken pieces of pottery used as ballots to recommend exile gave us this word for banishment
    $800 14
Leks, levs & lats are all types of these still used in Eastern Europe
    $800 19
The theory of the slow tectonic movement of plates across the Earth
    $1000 24
Later a Hollywoord actor, he was the most decorated American soldier of World War II
    $1000 6
Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac risked combusting spontaneously in 2000, appearing with this band on VH1's "The List"
    $1000 28
It follows "Agnes" in the name of a boutique whose first U.S. store opened in 1981
    $1000 10
This word for a prolonged state of sadness comes from the Greek for "black bile" (once thought to be it's cause)
    $1000 15
Chartered in 1789, the town of Hammerfest in this country is the northernmost town in Europe
    $1000 20
To cartographers, it's known as CONUS

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

Michael Jeff Jamie
$6,600 $0 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Jeff Jamie
$13,800 $1,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

GERMAN COMPOSERS
MOVIE TITLE PAIRS
20th CENTURY SCIENCE
YANKEE MAGAZINE
KIDDIE LIT
5-LETTER WORDS
    $400 29
In 1874, after more than 20 years, he finally completed his entire "Ring" cycle with "The Twilight of the Gods"
    $400 1
1991:
Susan Sarandon &
Geena Davis
    $400 6
In 1992 Alexander Wolszczan discovered the first ones of these outside our solar system
    $400 30
A 1955 issue featured "A Walk With" this 81-year-old poet
    $400 25
Louis, a mute trumpeter swan in E.B. White's "The Trumpet of the Swan", was named for this musician
    $400 12
A state of stiffness in tissue; it can precede "mortis"
    $800 27
Robert Schumann's high hopes for "Genoveva", his only one of these works, were dashed by a Leipzig audience
    $800 2
1994:
Jim Carry &
Jeff Daniels
    $800 9
From the Greek for "twig", it's a plant or animal made from a portion of another without sex
    $800 28
Yankee profiled "New England's greatest invention"--this one created in a restaurant on a Mass. toll road
    $800 26
This craftman's wife made clothes & knitted stockings for 2 elves, but they left his shop & never came back
    $800 13
Each paragraph of an essay should include this type of "sentence" that states the main thought
    $1200 23
When his brother Kaspar died in 1815, he became co-guardian of Kaspar's 9-year-old son Karl
    $1200 3
1947:
Cary Grant &
Shirley Temple
    $1200 10
The "M" in MASER stands for this; the rest of the acronym is the same as in "LASER"
    $1200 24
A frequent Yankee advertiser is this business based in Freeport, Maine since 1912
    $1200 17
Appropriately, this Andersen heroine had "eyes as blue as the deepest sea"
    $1200 14
To reduce 137,618 to 68,809
    $1600 22
We're fortunate to have the "Fingal's Cave" overture by this composer whose first name means "fortunate"
    $1600 4
1974:
James Caan &
Alan Arkin
    $1600 11
In 1932 this inventor figured out a better way than using Iceland spar to polarize light
    $1600 16
A cautionary 1994 story listed 115 people who had perished on this, New England's highest mountain
    DD: $6,000 21
Hansel had a sister named Gretel; so did this boy in an 1865 novel
    $1600 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Park City, UT.) This five-letter word can mean "disposed", or "liable", or "biathlon position"
    DD: $2,200 7
In 1940 he wrote "Japanische Festmusik" as a gesture of friendship between Germany & Japan
    $2000 5
1951:
Gregory Peck &
Susan Hayward
    $2000 8
In 1921 it was found that this hormone controlled your carbohydrate metabolism
    $2000 20
The May 2004 issue visited the lobstermen of Stonington on this Maine bay
    $2000 15
Beatrix Potter wrote a "tale about a tail--a tail that belonged to a little red squirrel, and his name was" this
    $2000 19
It's the watery last word of "The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Jeff Jamie
$23,400 $12,400 $2,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CYBER-GLOSSARY
In computerese this word from the Hindu faith means an icon of a user in virtual reality

Final scores:

Michael Jeff Jamie
$24,801 $24,800 $4,400
Winner: $24,801 and an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Jeff Jamie
$21,200 $10,200 $2,200
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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