Show #4755 - Friday, April 15, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 3.

Contestants

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Fred Ramen, a database developer and writer from New York, New York

Tom Walsh, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Michael Rooney, a college professor from Pasadena, California

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Jeopardy! Round

"R" TOWN
POP/ROCK WOMEN
ALPHABETICALLY FIRST
HELOISE YES!
OHIO BIO
-OID
    $200 8
If you're tall & tan & young & lovely, head to Ipanema Beach in this city
    $200 7
This Queen of Soul is No. 1 on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll
    $200 15
...among the 50 states
    $200 20
These items, occasionally sold by an unnamed woman by the seashore, "make good soap dishes"
    $200 14
Born in Cambridge in 1921, he went on to be a senator & an astronaut
    $200 21
The National Enquirer or The Weekly World News, for example
    $400 19
Vikings founded the first permanent settlement in this national capital around 874
    $400 6
She's the angelic-voiced singer from Canada heard here

"In the arms of the angels..."
    $400 16
...among the zodiac signs
    $400 22
"Take off flight tags to avoid confusion about your destination" to prevent losing this (& your mind)
    $400 10
Born in Darke County in 1860, she developed her amazing proficiency with firearms at an early age
    $400 26
This name of this muscle that covers the shoulder joint tells you that it's triangular
    $600 24
Give me this state capital where the "Give me liberty or give me death" speech was delivered
    $600 3
She first joined 10,000 Maniacs when she was 17 and still in college
    DD: $1,000 1
...among the Balkan states
    $600 25
Repotting this warm-weather plant "can be a sticky situation unless you have... carpet scraps to handle" it
    $600 11
Appropriately enough, this writer of Westerns was born in Zanesville in 1872
    $600 9
A Domino's Pizza ad campaign said to "avoid" this mascot
    $800 2
Founded in the 13th century, this major Dutch port was heavily damaged by German bombing in World War II
    $800 4
During the disco era, teacher Anita Ward chimed in with this No. 1 hit
    $800 17
...among the books of the Old Testament
    $800 29
In summer "when nobody nice can help you", use a "sponge-type... mop" with a long handle to apply this to your back
    $800 12
Born in Columbus in 1890, he was a car-racing champion & a WWI flying ace
    $800 27
Mary Mallon was famously a carrier of this fever
    $1000 23
Situated on the road to Mecca, it became the seat of the Saud dynasty around 1824
    $1000 5
Her 1992 hit "I Can't Make You Love Me" features Bruce Hornsby on piano
    $1000 18
...among the 13 original Colonies
    $1000 30
After pinching off its "green hat", slice this fruit with an egg slicer; "no stains on your fingers"
    $1000 13
This late jazz pianist, famous for his trio, was born blind in Toledo, Ohio in 1910
    $1000 28
Alexander Parkes developed this synthetic plastic material in 1856

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

Michael Tom Fred
$2,600 $2,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Tom Fred
$2,800 $4,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE ISLANDS OF VANUATU
A TIM ROBBINS FILM FESTIVAL
RELIGIOUS MATTERS
HAVE YOU HERD?
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP
HOOK THE "BARB"
    $400 12
(Jeff Probst reports from Vanuatu.) The largest of Vanuatu's more than 80 islands, Espiritu Santo is Spanish for this member of the Trinity
    $400 7
Tim played inmate number 37927 in this 1994 film
    $400 6
He left home in 1206 to devote himself to caring for the lepers & rebuilding churches in & around Assisi
    $400 27
One of the largest herds of these animals in the U.S. is found at South Dakota's Custer State Park
    $400 21
In 1997 this television network's president called Exxon Mobil "our corporate Medici"
    $400 17
Musical foursome with a "cutting" edge
    $800 13
Vanuatu's capital, this "port" sounds like it's named for the former host of "This Old House"
    $800 8
This title Robbins character runs for Senate against a liberal incumbent played by Gore Vidal
    $800 2
Japan's emperor was worshipped as a descendant of Amaterasu-Omikami, this religion's sun goddess
    $800 23
Basil Fawlty asked a guest unhappy with the view if she'd expected to see "herds of" these "sweeping majestically..."
    $800 22
Putting its name on Columbus' arena, this company insured that Ohioans would know it's "on your side"
    $800 18
Shared historic nickname of the San Francisco waterfront & the North African shore
    $1200 14
A WWII liner named for this "silent" president is one of the world's largest intact scuba-accessible shipwrecks
    $1200 1
Tim also felt the need for speed as Merlin in this 1986 blockbuster flick
    DD: $1,203 3
Construction on Borobudur, a temple of this religion on Java, was begun in 750 A.D. & took 92 years to complete
    $1200 24
This organization, the AKC, classifies sheepdogs as a herding breed
    $1200 25
It has sponsored sports since 1927 when Mercedes Gleitze swam the Channel with its Oyster model on her wrist
    $1200 11
While cats have whiskers, catfish have whiskerlke feelers called these
    $1600 15
This type of "cult" believes that a pilot named John Frum will arrive some day bearing a wealth of consumer goods
    $1600 9
Tim gets some valuable advice from a teammate in this film: "Don't think. It can only hurt the ball club"
    $1600 4
Hindu traditions say the creator god Brahma emerged from this, which grows from the navel of Vishnu
    $1600 26
For centuries, reindeer herding was the main economy of these people of Northern Scandinavia
    DD: $300 30
Aptly, this Kellogg's product has sponsored the "American Idol" live tour
    $1600 19
Its capital is Bridgetown
    $2000 16
(Jeff Probst reports from Vanuatu.) In colonial times, Britain & France ruled Vanuatu in a joint arrangement known as this; locals just called it pandemonium
    $2000 10
Tim jumped through (hula) hoops in this '94 Coen Brothers flick with Paul Newman
    $2000 5
The Talmud consists of the Mishnah, the written version of Jewish oral law, & this, commentary on the Mishnah
    $2000 28
Herds of this antelope lookalike, the only member of its family, once ranged from Canada to Mexico
    $2000 29
In 1996, this fast food poultry purveyor from Georgia added its name to football's Peach Bowl
    $2000 20
Mid-19th century "school" of French painters that included Millet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Tom Fred
$6,000 $9,100 $8,397

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH ROYALTY
When his tomb was opened in 1102, a fragrance filled the air, & his body was perfectly preserved

Final scores:

Michael Tom Fred
$10,500 $1,405 $9,103
Winner: $20,000 + an advance to UToC Round 3 3rd place: $10,000 + $15,000 as a member of the Nifty Nine 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Tom Fred
$5,600 $9,400 $9,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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