Show #4761 - Monday, April 25, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 9.

Contestants

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Steve Newman, a partner in a small computer company from Rockville, Maryland

Matt Zielenski, a research analyst originally from Broadview Heights, Ohio

Robin Carroll, an instructional designer from Marietta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
TV TITLE REFERENCES
POTENT POTABLES
THE ARTIST
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
"PRINCE"
    $200 1
When a bill reaches the President's desk, he may sign it, do nothing or do this
    $200 12
Matthew Fox & 47 others survive a plane crash but are stranded on a mysterious Pacific island
    $200 28
A knickerbocker cocktail contains gin, as well as the sweet & dry types of this
    $200 25
This artist collaged color strips onto a photo of Mick Jagger & silkscreened them into prints
    $200 19
...as the U.S. holiday Decoration Day
    $200 9
Until 1999 the first snowfall signaled the start of the "Nude Olympics" at this university
    $400 2
On Jan. 8, 2002 the President signed this act making schools more accountable
    $400 13
On a primetime ABC soap, Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman & their neighbors on Wisteria Lane
    $400 27
The bestselling imported liqueur in the U.S. is this coffee-flavored one from Mexico
    $400 21
In 1933 Otto Dix was charged with obscenity by this political party; he was later drafted to fight for them
    $400 20
...as lyssa or as canine madness
    $400 6
Satan, Dracula & Ozzy Osbourne go by this nickname
    $600 3
He was the first vice president who was born in Washington, D.C.
    $600 14
The Kansas hamlet that's home to the Kents
    $600 26
After imbibing this cocktail of gin or vodka & grapefruit juice, you'd better leave the driving to us
    $600 11
Dirck, the younger brother of this "Laughing Cavalier" artist, was also big in Haarlem
    DD: $1,600 22
...as Longacre Square, before a major metropolitian newspaper moved in
    $600 7
This was the name given to the ship cast in the starring role on "The Love Boat"
    $800 4
Sen. Ted Stevens of this state chairs the Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee
    $800 17
Patricia Arquette, who sees dead people
    $800 29
Peppermint & root beer are popular flavors of this strong potable, from the German for "mouthful"
    $800 15
16th century author Pietro Aretino is seen here in a portrait by this Venetian pal of his
    $800 23
...as oil company Jersey Standard
    $800 8
This Caribbean capital was occupied by the U.S. from 1915 to 1934 & from 1994 to 1995
    $1000 5
This independent agency insures individual deposits in banks & savings associations for up to $100,000
    $1000 18
The McCallister brothers, one of whom becomes president in 2040
    $1000 30
The "original melon liqueur" from Suntory; it'll turn you green with envy
    $1000 16
This Philadelphia painter of "Death of Wolfe" headed east to Italy in 1760 to learn new directions in art
    $1000 24
...as Dutch Guiana, until 1948
    $1000 10
A French explorer called this North American island Ile-St.-Jean

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

Robin Matt Steve
$2,000 $1,600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Matt Steve
$5,200 $3,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & NATURE
MUSICALS BEFORE & AFTER
PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHORS
CHESS
GOLLY "G"!
PRINCE
    $400 1
This property allows a razor blade to float on water or mercury to gather into globules
    $400 15
In this show, Tony Manero is headed for the disco when he discovers--
Oh, no! A cold sore!!
    $400 5
"The Color Purple"
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue while demonstrating such a move with Cheryl at a chessboard.) The knight is well suited to this maneuver, that threatens two pieces at one time; it shares its name with a piece of tableware
    $400 28
A short prayer of thanks said before a meal, it's from the Latin for "favor"
    $400 30
The epithet of this prince, Richard II's father, probably refers to the color of his armor, not the terror he inspired
    $800 2
The pistils of most flowers have 3 main parts: the stigma, the style & this round base where egg cells are formed
    $800 20
ABBA's rockin' musical about the very maternal star of "Rosemary's Baby"
    $800 7
"The Bridge of San Luis Rey"
    $800 27
The "Sicilian" one starts with a move by black on the queen's half of the board
    $800 18
This 64-square-mile lake is really just a broad basin of the Jordan River
    $800 29
This Prussian statesman was given the title of Prince in 1871
    DD: $1,000 3
His 2 laws of genetics are the law of segregation & the law of independent assortment
    $1200 21
Mrs. Levi dumps matchmaking & busts out as a voluptuous country singer in this blockbuster
    $1200 6
"The Fixer"
    $1200 10
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue while demonstrating in a chess game with Sarah.) It's the 8-letter term for the direction in which I've chosen to castle
    $1200 14
It's the 2-word nickname for the Mongol army that overran Eastern Europe
    $1200 19
Austrian prince & foreign minister Metternich arranged a marriage between Napoleon & this archduchess
    $1600 4
Of the 6 simple machines, the screw is a spiral version of this other simple machine
    $1600 22
Fanny Brice is a laugh riot when she leaves the Follies to sell cookies & earn merit badges in this smash hit
    $1600 8
"All the King's Men"
    $1600 11
Bring your queen out fast & you can have this victory after just 2 moves
    $1600 16
It's not dad's dad, it's a large gray dolphin with a blunt snout
    DD: $5,600 24
The caravel was developed under the patronage of this man born in 1394
    $2000 13
The Crab Nebula in this Zodiac constallation is the remains of the supernova of 1054 A.D.
    $2000 23
A Siamese monarch & a governess team up for this ungrammatical salute to the play that inspired "Cabaret"
    $2000 9
"A Confederacy of Dunces"
    $2000 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue while at a chessboard with Cheryl.) Even chess masters often begin a game with this familiar opening named for a Spanish priest
    $2000 17
He's the cutting-edge composer of works like "Koyaanisqatsi"
    $2000 25
While Prince of Novgorod in the 13th century, he became its hero

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Matt Steve
$4,800 $8,800 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
In 1790 this Midwest city was named for a society that had been named for a Roman citizen-soldier

Final scores:

Robin Matt Steve
$9,599 $9,601 $7,199
2nd place: $10,000 + $15,000 as a member of the Nifty Nine Winner: $20,000 + an advance to UToC Round 3 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robin Matt Steve
$9,400 $9,000 $12,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
23 R,
9 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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