Show #4744 - Thursday, March 31, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 37.

Contestants

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Bruce Naegeli, a retired law librarian from Phoenix, Arizona

Graham Gilmer, a senior at Stanford University from Stanford, California

Tom Halpern, a lawyer originally from New York, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
THE MUSICAL FRUIT
EVERYDAY ITEMS
OH, A WEISS GUY, EH?
1955
"FINGER" EXERCISE
    $200 7
If they'd decided to call this town Shawmut, the native name for the area, we'd have Shawmut baked beans
    $200 6
The Beatles: "___ Fields Forever"
    $200 26
A backless beach sandal, or changing your mind on an issue
    $200 1
Playing for this MLB team, Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire & Walt Weiss all won the Rookie of the Year award
    $200 17
This Japanese company known for its musical instruments launched a new company to make its motorcycles
    $200 12
Pinkie rinser at the table
    $400 8
The Salt Lake Valley was once a part of the basin of this ancient lake
    $400 18
Fats Domino: "____ Hill"
    $400 27
File clerks would be lost without Pendaflex hanging file these
    $400 2
A 3-time U.S. champion, Michael Weiss is the first American to land a quad toe loop in competition in this sport
    $400 21
A popular song that year was this movie theme heard here
    $400 13
A type of pitch where the ball drops sharply near home plate
    $600 9
In 1942, people from the Manhattan Project set up shop at a boys' ranch school in this N.M. community
    $600 19
Harry Belafonte: "____ Boat Song (Day-O)"
    $600 28
Made of copper-plated zinc, they cost the government 80 percent of their worth to produce
    $600 3
George Weiss produced "Chained Girls', "Nudist Life", & this Ed Wood cross-dressing classic from 1953
    $600 23
Under the leadership of George Meany, these 2 bodies merged in 1955
    $600 14
Tiny trout
    DD: $1,000 10
Wisconsin is bordered by these 2 of the 5 Great Lakes
    $800 20
Elton John: "____ Wine"
    $800 29
Businessmen in London's "The City" carry rolled-up black ones of these, also called bumbershoots
    $800 4
It's the state capital where on September 8, 1935 Dr. Carl Weiss shot Senator Huey P. Long
    $800 24
Esther Pauline Friedman Lederer began having her say in the Chicago Sun-Times under this name
    $800 15
Alphabetic sign language
    $1000 11
Though Delaware is the Diamond State, the Crater of Diamonds is in this state
    $1000 22
Jimmy Buffett: "Last ____ In Paris"
    $1000 30
In ice fishing, this type of "seat" refers to an overturned 5-gallon one
    $1000 5
"Marat/Sade" is the most famous play by this German author
    $1000 25
In Israel, it was shalom & welcome back to this first prime minister who took up that post for a second time
    $1000 16
Numerical slang for shoplifting

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

Tom Graham Bruce
$2,400 $2,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Graham Bruce
$6,000 $2,000 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE TRUMAN SHOW
WORDS OF A FEATHER
(Alex: Actually, each response will be a word that can me made from the letters in the word "feather".)
FLOWER NAMES
WARSAW
SHE'S LOST CONTROL
"JOY" DIVISION
    $400 1
Truman celebrated by purchasing two 1941 Chryslers when he was re-elected to this body in 1940
    $400 6
Proverbially, it's a crowd
    $400 26
This flower, seen here, was named for a mythical youth whom Apollo loved
    $400 7
After this man's troops conquered the city in 1806, the Polish state existed as the Grand Duchy of Warsaw
    $400 21
After downing a bottle of aspirin & a bottle of vodka, Winona Ryder is committed to a mental ward in this 1999 film
    $400 12
"Your mother is in your bones" was the New York Times' headline for its review of this novel
    $800 2
Truman may have been joking when he said there was no period after this middle initial of his; he often added one himself
    $800 16
Children's stories, like the Childcraft version of "Rapunzel", often end with this word
    $800 27
The Spanish called this flower, seen here, copa de oro, "cup of gold"
    $800 8
A heroic uprising of April 1943 is named for this Jewish section of Warsaw
    $800 22
In "Mommie Dearest", she played a dead-on Joan Crawford as an abusive mom who's lost control
    $800 13
Alex Comfort's work about being comfortable in the bedroom
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Truman Library in Independence, MO.) This is the actual champagne bottle that gave this woman so much trouble when she was christening a plane with it in '45
    $1200 17
A simple structure for transport on water
    $1200 28
The name of this flower, seen here, comes from the Greek for "star", referring to the flower's shape
    $1200 9
In 1989 this organization set up the first post-Communist Polish government in Warsaw
    $1200 23
After killing a man in self-defense, Barbra Streisand fights to stay out of a mental hospital in this 1987 film
    $1200 14
It was first printed privately & distributed from Irma Rombauer's home
    DD: $1,600 4
In 1919 Truman opened this kind of business, whose name may come from the Anglo-Norman for "petty wares"
    $1600 18
A famous 19th century poem asks this man to "come home with me now"
    $1600 29
Pink tulips & this flower, whose name indicates it's the first of its kind, line the path seen here--how fitting!
    DD: $2,000 10
Among the many Baroque churches in Warsaw is the Church of the Holy Cross that contains this composer's heart
    $1600 24
In 1982's "Frances", she portrayed the title actress in her struggling film career & eventual mental breakdown
    $1600 15
Sound off for this 1989 Newbery Medal winner from Paul Fleischman
    $2000 5
Margaret Truman gave her first public Washington, D.C. concert at this famed hall built in 1929
    $2000 20
This important compound is prepared by mixing a type of alcohol with sulfuric acid
    $2000 30
The name of this garden flower, seen here, comes from Greek words for "water" & "vessel"
    $2000 11
Warsaw lies on this river, about 240 miles inland from the Baltic Sea
    $2000 25
In this 2003 thriller, Halle Berry plays a psychologist who wakes up as a patient in a mental institution
    $2000 19
The main character of one his major works is Humphrey Chimpden Earwicker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Graham Bruce
$17,600 $7,200 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LIT
This 17th century poetic follow-up begins, "I who ere while the happy garden sung, by one man's disobedience lost..."

Final scores:

Tom Graham Bruce
$6,799 $100 $21,600
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $21,600 + an advance to UToC Round 2

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Graham Bruce
$17,200 $8,600 $14,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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