Show #4760 - Friday, April 22, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 8.

Contestants

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Michael Dupée, an attorney from Gainesville, Florida

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Northbrook, Illinois

Robert Slaven, a technical products specialist originally from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

METEOROLOGY
HITCHCOCK MOVIE QUOTES
(Alex: You have to ID the film, of course.)
ON AVERAGE
HIDDEN COUNTRIES
(Alex: We want you to identify the country whose name is hidden within our clue.)
DESIGN CLASSICS
TAKE "FIVE"
    $200 22
These can develop from hurricanes that make landfall, or from rotating thunderstorms called supercells
    $200 16
"Mother! O God, Mother! Blood! Blood!"
    $200 12
This legendary Yankee ended his career in 1939 with 493 home runs & a lifetime batting average of .340
    $200 8
You could often hear Soviet names in this nation
    $200 24
This iconic shape was created in 1915 to differentiate the product from other soft drinks
    $200 15
An informal greeting involving the slapping of raised palms
    $400 23
Measured with a hygrometer, it causes discomfort at high readings because sweat can't escape into the air
    $400 27
"A murderer would never parade his crime in front of an open window"
    $400 11
Of 5, 10 or 20, the average gallons of water in an adult human body
    $400 7
There are many who talk in dialect in this country
    $400 26
The "Bullet" is an Art Deco-inspired design of this martini-making aid
    $400 17
Jack Nicholson played Robert, the troubled wanderer & pianist, in this 1970 classic
    $600 3
While western Oregon & Wash. are wet, this mountain range functions as a "rain shadow" for the eastern part
    $600 28
"That's funny, that plane's dustin' crops where there ain't no crops"
    $600 10
At 51.1 years, a city in this state has the highest average age in the U.S.
    $600 6
A wholesale ban on lumber exports is unlikely in this country
    $600 13
William Lyons designed the body of the XK120 model of this just in time for the 1948 motor show
    $600 18
Self-governing name for the Choctaws & 4 others
    $800 2
A current in the Indian Ocean bears the name of this rainy summer weather it helps bring
    $800 29
"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again"
    $800 9
Considered the heaviest organ in the human body, it weighs over 6 pounds on average
    $800 1
Fine palaces greet the morning sun in this kingdom
    DD: $1,000 14
The Stickley furniture seen here is from this movement, whose three-word name comes from the union of aesthetics & handiwork
    $800 19
Early 20th century writer Adelaide Crapsey created the cinquain, which is one of these
    $1000 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map with arrows pointing from the upper-right corner.) Diagrammed here, the direction from which the winds come give these rough weather phenomena their name
    $1000 30
"Two fellows meet accidentally... each one has somebody they'd like to get rid of, so they swap murders"
    $1000 21
Between 1954 & 1980, the average weight of this annual selectee went from 132 pounds to 117
    $1000 5
Give a dog a bone in this country & you've made a friend for life
    $1000 25
Ivar Jepson's "master"piece was this Sunbeam product with 2 detachable, interlocking beaters
    $1000 20
Conan Doyle penned this Sherlock Holmes story in 1891

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Robert Eugene Michael
$2,600 $0 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Eugene Michael
$5,600 $1,600 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LIT
ATHLETES
INTERNATIONAL "C"UISINE
SHOW ME THE MONEY SLANG
THE NEW YORKERS
NICKS & RANGERS
    $400 24
The title of this 1910 E.M. Forster novel refers to a house, & not somebody's demise
    $400 30
This 15-year-old rookie helped the D.C. United capture the 2004 Major League Soccer crown
    $400 23
The Devonshire, or clotted, type of this tastes berry, berry nice atop your berries
    $400 11
Male rabbits
    $400 26
"I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland", said this film director
    $400 28
The first radio program featuring this title character aired on Detroit's WXYZ on Jan. 30, 1933
    $800 25
Anne Bronte wrote the novel "Agnes Grey" & this British statesman wrote "Vivian Grey"
    $800 29
In 1977 she became the first woman to drive in the Indy 500
    $800 13
Often made from damaged roe, the payusnaya type of this fishy treat has an intense salty flavor
    $800 12
A soft elastic mixture of water & flour
    $800 27
He became the state's chief justice in 1777 & later served as the nation's chief justice
    $800 21
This Dickens novel was published in monthly installments in 1838 & 1839
    $1200 6
A.A. Milne's play "Toad of Toad Hall" was based on a book by this author
    $1200 15
In the '90s the Houston Astros' "Killer B's" were Derek Bell, Craig Biggio & this first baseman
    $1200 2
French chefs turn this freshwater crustacean into mousse d'ecrevisse
    $1200 7
Golfer Andy & law man Roy
    $1200 18
A N.Y. senator from 1977 to 2001, he was Assistant Secretary of Labor under LBJ & Ambassador to India under Nixon
    $1200 20
This Hemingway character decides to make a "separate peace" with his WWI enemy
    $1600 1
In a D.H. Lawrence short story, a young boy rides himself to death on a demonic one of these title toys
    $1600 14
This family, including Hashim, Sharif & Jahangir, dominated the sport of squash for decades
    $1600 3
The "locusts" eaten by John the Baptist may have been these Mediterranean pods also known as locust bean
    DD: $1,100 8
Mollusks of the class Pelecypoda
    $1600 16
Between 1797 & 1828, he held every major elective office in N.Y.: assemblyman, senator, mayor of NYC, lt. gov. & gov.
    $1600 10
Ranger 8 hit the moon at this location in 1965, setting up a milestone moment for mankind 4 years later
    $2000 5
Life was a cabaret for this novelist who collaborated on 3 plays & a China travel book with W.H. Auden
    $2000 22
Once a star basketball player for USC, from 1997 to 2000 she coached the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury
    $2000 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Greek island of Naxos.) A Greek appetizer is saganaki, which is made with a kasseri type of this
    $2000 9
Ossicles
    DD: $5,200 17
He was the first president born in New York
    $2000 19
Starting in 1952 with "David Starr, Space Ranger", this prolific author wrote many sci-fi novels under the name Paul French

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Eugene Michael
$11,200 $13,200 $21,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not in-laws, but...)
NEW LAWS
CEOs must personally certify their corporate books following a July 2002 law named for these 2 men

Final scores:

Robert Eugene Michael
$22,400 $0 $16,999
Winner: $22,400 + an advance to UToC Round 3 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robert Eugene Michael
$11,200 $10,000 $22,000
17 R,
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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