Show #4746 - Monday, April 4, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 39.

Contestants

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Larry Cloud, a bookkeeper and computer consultant from Inglewood, California

April McManus, a homemaker from Hertfordshire, England

Paul Thompson, a human resources manager from Cheverly, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

LAS VEGAS CENTENNIAL
TOON UP
ROBERTS RULE
NATURE
ARMY, NAVY OR MARINES
ENDS IN "X"
    $200 7
Group name of the Vegas entertainers seen here doing their thing in the '60s
    $200 12
In the 1944 Warner Bros. cartoon "Birdy and the Beast", it was the birdy
    $200 25
On June 5, 1968 a disgruntled Palestinian immigrant shot him at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel
    $200 21
A succulent can be any plant with fleshy, thick tissues adapted to store this
    $200 6
Chester Nimitz
    $200 1
A surgeon might be tempted to remove this collection of supplementary material at the end of a book
    $400 8
The Las Vegas area was a frequent venue for these post-World War II events conducted by the U.S. government
    $400 13
Zoinks! This TV cartoon dog celebrated his 35th anniversary in 2004 (that's his 245th in dog years)
    $400 27
Of his horse, this general lamented, "Traveller, my only companion, I may say my only pleasure"
    $400 22
The aye-aye, a primate, was once classified in this order due to its sloping incisors & incessant gnawing
    $400 15
World War I flying ace Frank Luke
    $400 2
Meaning artificial or fake, it can precede naif or pas
    $600 9
Bugsy Siegel opened this pleasure palace seen here on the Strip in 1946, long before it became a Hilton
    $600 14
Jean Vander Pyl was the voice of Rosie the Robot maid on this futuristic cartoon series
    $600 28
In 1911 in recognition of his Arctic exploration, Congress made him a rear admiral
    $600 23
Ants belong to the insect order Hymenoptera, which means "membrane" this
    $600 18
John Glenn
    $600 3
It's the outer layer of the cerebrum largely responsible for higher nervous function
    $800 10
Here's a 1950s shot of this downtown main drag named for an explorer who once visited the area
    $800 16
Originally, Nickelodeon aired episodes of this Wallaby's "Modern Life"
    $800 29
Brahms had some unfinished business with this composer's wife Clara; he was in love with her
    $800 24
Much of this cold, treeless plain in the Arctic is covered by a thick growth of lichens
    $800 19
Roger Staubach
    DD: $1,000 4
Province House in this provincial capital is Canada's oldest Parliament building
    $1000 11
Vegas began in 1905 when a railroad owned by this man, for whom Vegas' county is named, sold off land
    $1000 17
Hey, mama! This smooth-talkin', biceps-bulgin', self-obessin' guy premiered on the Cartoon Network in '97
    $1000 30
This author is most famous for creating Conan, the warrior barbarian from Cimmeria
    $1000 26
The yucca species of this insect lays its eggs in the seed-producing organs of the yucca plant
    $1000 20
Comedian Drew Carey
    $1000 5
John Updike used this word meaning "brought back" in the title of a 1971 novel

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

Paul April Larry
$600 $3,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul April Larry
$2,600 $3,400 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HEALTH MATTERS
THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
ALTERNATIVE HISTORY NOVELS
IN A "B" COUNTRY
2 MILLION
BUCKS
    $400 16
This disease is the most common cause of dementia & severe memory loss in people over 65
    $400 11
"Backdraft",
"Ransom",
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
    $400 6
In Len Deighton's "SS-GB", the Nazis have occupied England & sent this leader before a firing squad
    $400 1
This Himalayan kingdom's Ngultrum currency features 2 dragons facing each other
    $400 21
On January 6, 2004 Apple announced that more than 2 million of these had been sold since their introduction
    $400 22
In the 1930s Allen True designed the one on Wyoming's license plates
    $800 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds up a piece of gross anatomy in the Body Worlds exhibit at the California Science Center.) The arteries sub-divide into a network of aterials in these organs that filter the waste from the blood
    $800 12
"A League of Their Own",
"Renaissance Man",
"Riding in Cars with Boys"
    $800 7
This German field marshall turns the tide against the Allies in the novel "Fox on the Rhine"
    $800 2
It's retained closer ties to Russia than any other former Soviet Republic
    $800 30
Joseph Pulitzer game $2 million to this college in part to establish a school of journalism
    $800 26
Downcast English schoolboys were once told to keep a stiff upper lip & jolly well do this, meaning be cheerful
    $1200 18
Snoring can be a sign of this disorder in which there's a temporary stopping of breathing
    $1200 13
"You've Got Mail",
"Michael",
"Sleepless in Seattle"
    $1200 8
In his 2004 novel "The Plot Against America", Nazi sympathizer Charles Lindbergh beats FDR in 1940
    $1200 3
It's surrounded on 3 sides by Malaysia
    $1200 29
The name of this North African capital city of 2 million comes from the Arabic "al-jaza'ir" or "the island"
    $1200 25
Daffy Duck's "Duck Dodgers" character is a parody of him
    $1600 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew wanders about in a medical lab at the University of Pittsburgh.) I'm at the University of Pittsburgh where Jonas Salk developed his polio vaccine using the controversial de-activated virus method usually called this
    $1600 14
"The Untouchables",
"Body Double",
"The Bonfire of the Vanities"
    $1600 9
The Nazis & Japanese occupy 1962 America in Philip K. Dick's novel "The Man in " this place
    $1600 4
It takes its name from a people of ancient Gaul & is officially a constitutional kngdom
    $1600 28
In 1948 more than 2 million tons of food, fuel & other supplies were airlifted into this city
    $1600 23
Phrase meaning to go against the established order, or a Quizno's dollar-off promotion
    $2000 20
Greek for "speechlessness", & often caused by a stroke, it's the loss of the ability to speak & understand words
    $2000 15
"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas",
"Twelve Monkeys"
    $2000 10
In this Robert Harris book, the Nazis won WWII & JFK's dad, Joseph, is U.S. President
    DD: $3,000 5
Its Altiplano region was home to the great Tihuanaco empire
    DD: $1,000 27
From the Greek for "most recent", this epoch began about 2 million years ago & saw the 1st appearance of humans
    $2000 24
Containing Doylestown & Quakertown, it's home to 600,000 Pennsylvanians

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul April Larry
$5,400 $17,000 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTS & THE MOVIES
This president arranged the first film showing in the White House when he had "The Birth of a Nation" screened there

Final scores:

Paul April Larry
$10,400 $22,801 $5,400
2nd place: $5,000 Winner: $22,801 + an advance to UToC Round 2 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul April Larry
$5,400 $16,800 $11,400
12 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
16 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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