Show #4752 - Tuesday, April 12, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 45.

(Edward Albee: Hello. I'm Edward Albee. I write plays. It's time to play "get the contestants". So join me next, on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Roy Holliday, a radiologist from Nyack, New York

Steve Chernicoff, a technical writer from Berkeley, California

Ben Lyon, an industrial scaleman from Dallas, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

"KING" ME
35 YEARS OF SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE
HODGEPODGE, B'GOSH
ART BIENNIALS
THAT'S DEBATABLE
S, U OR V
    $200 12
Fox sitcom featuring Hank, Bobby, Peggy & Luanne
    $200 2
These quilled critters & their relationship to humans poked their way into the May 1992 issue
    $200 19
To begin this swimming stroke, rest your head on your arm, which is extended ahead with the palm turned downward
    $200 4
This Italian city's biennial, the oldest in the world, has exhibits on the Lido & the Island of San Giorgio
    $200 24
October 7, 1984:
Ronald Reagan & him
    $200 29
Compass direction
    $400 8
Roger Miller won 5 Grammys in 1965 for this hit
    $400 3
The 1930s Art Deco architecture of this Florida city with a 2-word name was featured in the December 1982 issue
    $400 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew plays a card game with Sarah.) We've gone through the flop & turn cards of this geographic game; now it's time for the river card
    $400 5
This country's first "Documenta" highlighted the artists of the "Degenerate Art" propaganda exhibit of 1937
    $400 25
October 15, 1858:
These 2 men who wanted to be U.S. Senator from Illinois
    $400 13
Roman numeral
    $600 9
Howard Stern's famous self-proclaimed 4-word title
    $600 16
The inaugural issue from April 1970 featured a cover story on a breeding program for these animals in Sri Lanka
    $600 21
On April 19, 1906 dynamiting to create a firebreak on Van Ness Ave. was tried to contain the blaze sweeping this city
    $600 14
Anselm Kiefer & Richard Serra shared the Carnegie Prize at this city's "International"
    $600 26
October 5, 1988:
Dan Quayle & this man
    $600 7
'80s sci-fi blockbuster miniseries concerning man-eating reptilian aliens
    $800 10
Bruce Boxleitner & Kate Jackson were the title duo on this '80s TV show
    $800 17
A January 1996 article explored how this country was doing 20 years after the American pullout
    $800 22
Steve McQueen knew it's French for "butterfly"
    $800 15
This Vanderbilt-funded museum in NYC has held a renowned biennial since 1973
    DD: $1,500 27
October 11, 1984:
These 2 vice presidential hopefuls
    $800 6
Feel enriched if you know this symbol for the 92nd element of the periodic table
    $1000 11
Jeffrey Hunter played Jesus & Rip Torn played Judas in this 1961 Bible big-screener
    $1000 18
From hand-hewn hideaways to rustic mansions, these wooden residences were featured in the March 1992 issue
    $1000 23
Photographer Robert Frank documented the people of the U.S. in a '50s book with this simple title
    $1000 30
Venues for this country's biennial have included the Hagia Eirene Museum & the Yerebatan Cistern
    $1000 28
October 11, 1992:
These 3 men vying to be Commander in Chief
    $1000 1
Also known as a transverse wave, this type of wave is found in an earthquake

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

Ben Steve Roy
$2,200 $1,400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Steve Roy
$2,200 $6,100 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

KING ME
I SAW IT ON TV & I HAD TO HAVE IT
ANIMALS
FROM THE FRENCH
SINGLE-LETTER STOCKS
EDWARD ALBEE
    $400 13
Following victory in the first crusade, Baldwin became the first European king of this city in 1100 A.D.
    $400 10
Thousands of folks wanted furniture from Pottery Barn after Rachel purchased some on this sitcom
    $400 16
Type of squirrel that has a thin, extending membrane called a patagium
    $400 4
I need my favorite albums on CD--I only have them on this, meaning "small box"
    $400 27
This is the only American car maker that uses a one-letter stock symbol
    $400 11
(Hello, I'm Edward Albee.) My first play, "The Zoo Story", had its world premiere way, way off Broadway... in this largest German city
    $800 6
A 1952 military coup
forced the abdication of Farouk I, the last king of this African country
    $800 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands next to an immortally still canine.) A format change ended this show's shopping days in 1987, so these ceramic Dalmatians became collector's items
    $800 17
A type of cricket that mainly lives underground is named for this tiny-eyed mammal
    $800 5
12-letter word for one who starts & assumes the risk of a business
    $800 26
There's a reason this company's Rice Krispies is spelled with a "K"
    $800 22
When Albee was honored by this center in 1996, Pres. Clinton said, "In your rebellion the Amer. theater was reborn"
    $1200 9
In 1886 this "Mad" Bavarian King was declared insane; he drowned a few days later
    $1200 28
Women went wild for red La Perla lingerie after Marcia Cross revelaed it under her fur coat on this series
    $1200 18
The male redback type of this creature, 1/3 the size of the female, dies happy if you know what I mean
    DD: $2,000 7
It's a hint or trace of something (sounds like of Campbell's)
    $1200 3
Procter & Gamble think this company they're buying, "G", won't "shave" any profits off its balance sheet
    $1200 23
(Edward Albee reads the clue.) The new Broadway production of my play "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?" stars Bill Irwin & Kathleen Turner as this fun-loving couple
    $1600 14
The IV king of this name (following the Norman Conquest) brought the House of York to England's throne
    $1600 29
This whimsical talk-show host loves to give out donkey cigarette dispensers, & you can buy them on her website
    $1600 19
Newborn gazelles are a favorite prey of the black-backed species of this canine
    $1600 8
This word goes back to one building in Paris where "Jean Does" must have been taken
    $1600 2
If you have a "Q", just call this Baby Bell
    $1600 24
Brother Julian is ensnared by Miss Alice in this 1964 play that Albee called a "metaphysical melodrama"
    DD: $3,000 15
He's the last king of France whose reign straddled 2 centuries
    $2000 30
If you crave the cuisine made by this bubbly chef, check out her "30-Minute Meals" cookbooks
    $2000 20
One of Gerald Durell's nature books is called "Catch Me" this type of monkey, seen here
    $2000 12
French for "duck", it's a false or misleading story
    $2000 1
"C", this financial services company, brought Smith Barney under its umbrella
    $2000 25
(Edward Albee reads the clue.) In my Tony-winning 2002 play, a family is torn asunder by the husband's pastoral passion for one of these farm animals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Steve Roy
$9,400 $16,300 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
It's the colorful 2-word term used to describe the motion of galaxies coming toward us, like Andromeda is

Final scores:

Ben Steve Roy
$0 $21,201 $1,200
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $21,201 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Steve Roy
$9,400 $13,800 $10,600
10 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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