Show #4751 - Monday, April 11, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 44.

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David Venderbush, a lawyer from New York, New York

Scott Gillispie, a project manager and expectant father from Atlanta, Georgia

Steven Popper, an economist from Topanga, California

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Jeopardy! Round

ASSASSINS
THE REEL STORY
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
GOVERNMENT
VISUALIZE
WORLD "P"s
(Alex: Not WORLD PEACE. "P" in quotation marks.)
    $200 5
In May 1981 would-be assassin Mehmet Ali Agca shot this man in St. Peter's Square
    $200 6
Kate Winslet wears a blue diamond necklace called the "Heart of the Ocean" in this 1997 film
    $200 1
The first seal designed for what is now this U.S. state depicted icebergs, igloos & the Northern Lights
    $200 7
Since 1909 every government in Denmark's parliament has been this type that needs to strike deals
    $200 30
Deadly lady seen here
    $200 22
The "4 questions" asked on this occasion include wondering why we have to eat unleavened bread
    $400 16
Reginald Fitzurse was among the Knights who took Henry II's remark literally to rid him of this archbishop
    $400 9
Keanu Reeves is a supernatural detective in this 2005 flick based on the Hellblazer comic book
    $400 2
It's the calendar year depicted here in Roman numerals
    $400 12
In 1978 Ricardo Bordallo was Guam's head of government & this man was its head of state
    $400 11
Numerical name for the unruly group seen here during their trial in 1970
    $400 23
Malay or Sinai
    $600 19
In 1994, 31 years after the crime, Byron de la Beckwith was convicted of murdering this Civil Rights leader
    $600 10
This singer starred in "Waiting to Exhale" & "The Bodyguard"
    $600 3
Sleepy Bear has been this motel chain's logo since 1954
    $600 13
This country's National People's Congress has had up to around 3,500 members
    $600 27
Try to photograph this swift critter, and you might only get its tail, seen here
    $600 24
Gunmen after this South American dictator in 1986 used rockets, bazookas, rifles & grenades--& missed!
    $800 20
Yigal Amir, a student at Bar-Ilan University, is serving a life sentence for assassinating this leader in 1995
    $800 17
He played Mozart in the 1984 film "Amadeus"
    $800 4
The 3 Zodiac signs with horns
    $800 14
Brazil has 2 federal legislative houses, the Chamber of Deputies & this
    $800 28
Viceroy of India was one of the titles of this military man
    $800 25
World Heritage sites in this nation include the Nasca Lines
    DD: $1,000 21
Ramon Mercader, who killed this man in 1940, was later awarded the Order of Lenin
    $1000 18
M. Night Shyamalan wrote & directed this creepy Bruce Willis-Haley Joel Osment film
    $1000 8
The same 2 letters in the same order make up Arkansas' postal abbreviation & the symbol of this chemical element
    $1000 15
This country with "Republic" in its name was less republican after a 2003 coup by General Francois Bozize
    $1000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a hefty-looking sewing kit.) In "Moby Dick," Ahab asks Starbuck for one of these with a triangular point to pierce through materials
    $1000 26
Named for an adviser to Catherine the Great, this type of "village" looks deceptively impressive

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

Steven Scott David
-$800 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Scott David
$1,000 $4,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPE
MUSICALS OF THE '20s
(Alex: The 1920s.)
NOVELS OF THE PAST
TRANSPLANTS
(Alex: Featuring transplant pioneer Dr. Thomas Starzl.)
CITY OF BIRTH
CROSSWORD CLUES "K"
    $400 1
In 1917 the name of this castle that dates back to the 11th century was adopted by a royal house
    $400 15
The 1924 musical revue "I'll Say She Is" made these goofy brothers legitimate Broadway stars
    $400 2
In Barry Unsworth's "The Songs of the Kings", the Greek fleet bound for here is trapped by unfavorable winds
    $400 12
(I'm Dr. Thomas Starzl.) In 1967, on a patient suffering from hepatoma, I performed the first successful human transplant of this organ
    $400 7
The controversial Ahmed Chalabi
    $400 26
A "bear"y nice Alaskan island
(6)
    $800 3
This country whose abbreviation is a conjunction joins Spain to France
    $800 16
In a 1927 title, this phrase preceded "Bonnie" (it didn't precede "Birdie" until 1960)
    $800 13
James Fenimore Cooper's "Mercedes of Castile" combines a love story with the voyages of this man
    $800 22
This organ was first successfully transplanted in 1981, as a package deal with a heart
    $800 8
Mad magazine illustrator James Warhola
    $800 27
Jean-Claude of the slopes
(5)
    $1200 4
The person with this title gets to appoint people to Luxembourg's Council of State & they get to stay on for life
    $1200 17
The big attraction of the 1923 hit "Poppy" was this future film comic as Eustace McGargle
    $1200 14
The hero of Neal Stephenson's "Quicksilver" has to settle the calculus dispute between Leibniz & him
    $1200 23
(Dr. Thomas Starzl reads the clue.) A pioneering kidney transplant of 1954 was from Ronald Herrick to Richard Herrick, this very specific type of relative
    DD: $4,000 9
Frederick the Great & Mike Nichols
    DD: $500 29
Shy-sounding swimmers
(3)
    $1600 5
France has about 100,000 of these Defense Ministry employees who perform police functions outside the main cities
    $1600 18
The saucy 1928 musical "Paris" introduced this composer's immortal song "Let's Do It"
    $1600 20
This antagonist of the Crusaders looks back on his life in a novel by Tariq Ali
    $1600 24
He's seen here in 1967, the year of his historic operation
    $1600 10
Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau was not born in France; his birthplace was this European city
    $1600 28
Its alias is turnip cabbage
(8)
    $2000 6
Until recently, Slovakia was part of Czechoslovakia & Slovenia was part of this
    $2000 19
As a servant in the musical "Bombo", he sang "Toot, Toot, Tootsie!" & "California, Here I Come"
    $2000 21
It's the second name of Taras, a 16th century Cossack in a 19th century Gogol novel
    $2000 25
(Dr. Thomas Starzl reads the clue.) In 1992 my team transplanted a liver from one of these primates into a man
    $2000 11
Sidney Bechet
    $2000 30
Ceremonial chamber you'd "Hopi" into
(4)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Scott David
$12,200 $11,600 $15,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ARLINGTON'S TOMB OF UNKNOWNS
Sentinels at the tomb walk exactly this many steps at a time before they stop & turn

Final scores:

Steven Scott David
$299 $7,100 $6,500
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $15,000 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steven Scott David
$12,200 $11,600 $13,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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