Show #4770 - Friday, May 6, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 18.

Contestants

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Jonathan Groff, a writer and producer for television from Los Angeles, California

Ed Schiffer, an attorney from San Francisco, California

April McManus, a homemaker from Hertfordshire, England

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Jeopardy! Round

ALL ABOARD!
TV: WHO PLAYED 'EM?
FABRICS
THE BORIS YELTSIN FILE
VIDEOPOURRI
A SPOT OF "T"
    $200 21
To ride the Bluegrass Scenic Railroad, you have to go to this state
    $200 2
Oscar Madison &
Quincy, M.E.
    $200 11
Jeans & overalls can be made from this fabric whose name comes from a city in the South of France
    $200 14
1931:
Boris Yeltsin is born in Sverdlovsk, an industrial region in these mountains
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the FDR Library in Hyde Park, NY.) In November 1943, while meeting with Churchill & Stalin in Tehran, FDR sketched out his idea for this organization
    $200 1
It's what was showered down upon Charles Lindbergh at a parade in NYC in June 1927
    $400 22
Hop aboard the Green Mountain Flyer for a scenic tour of this state's fall foliage
    $400 3
Alex P. Keaton &
Michael Flaherty
    $400 12
It sounds like hammerheads provide the material for this, but it's really a worsted fabric for men's suits
    $400 15
1985:
This new General Secretary of the Communist Party brings Yeltsin to Moscow
    $400 27
Good thing Franco was still dead when this man became king
    $400 5
To write down words, especially from audio to written form
    $600 23
The Sugar Cane Train takes folks on a nostalgic steam locomotive trip from Lahaina to Kaanapali on this island
    $600 4
Matt Santos &
Victor Sifuentes
    $600 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Park City, UT.) Freshly groomed snow that's grooved is called this, for its resemblance to a certain fabric
    $600 18
1986:
Yeltsin is inducted into this national executive & policymaking committee
    $600 28
(Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton reads the clue.) We saw various animal abodes after learning about this type of crab & its search for a new house
    $600 6
In 1998 a $15 million production of this opera was staged in its actual setting, the Forbidden City
    DD: $1,000 24
Ride in restored 1930s passenger cars on the Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad in this state
    $800 7
Peg Bundy &
Kate Hennessy
    $800 16
This soft fabric originated in Wales; its name comes from the Welsh gwalen ("akin to wool")
    $800 19
1994:
Yeltsin orders Russian troops into this rebellious republic
    $800 29
(Hello, I'm Linda Park. I play Hoshi, the linguistic expert, on Enterprise.) In Chinese, each symbol represents a word; in Japanese, each symbol a syllable; in Korean, each symbol, this
    $800 9
Middle Caicos is the largest island in this British dependency in the West Indies
    $1000 25
Take a trip on the Essex steam train & connect to an optional riverboat cruise in this state
    $1000 8
Harry Hooperman &
Paul Hennessy
    $1000 17
The name of this fabric can precede "steel" & "rose"
    $1000 20
1999:
Yeltsin names this 15-year KGB veteran his successor
    $1000 30
We're not sure when he sat for this portrait
    $1000 10
This general came to power in Panama in 1968 & led the drive to end U.S. control of the canal

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

April Ed Jonathan
$2,400 -$600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

April Ed Jonathan
$4,400 $2,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 16th CENTURY
(Alex: There's an upcoming miniseries on CBS and we have a category about...)
ELVIS
UNGULATES
CLASSICAL MUSICIANS
PAINTERS' COLORS
WORD ORIGINS
    $400 4
This Italian, not Michelangelo, painted the famous "Sistine Madonna" around 1513
    $400 1
Elvis was born on January 8, 1935 in a wood frame house located on Old Saltillo Road in this city
    $400 21
This equine's stripe pattern varies from individual to individual--none is identical to those of another
    $400 26
The first name of this cellist born in 1955 means "friendship"
    $400 12
Picasso's 1902 (note the year) this "House"
    $400 11
Seen here, these flowers got their name from the French for "to think"
    $800 5
Before this colony on the Carolina coast was "lost", Sir Francis Drake rescued some of its colonists
    $800 2
Once elected dogcatcher of Tampa, this man, seen here, later contractually received 50% of Elvis' earnings
    $800 22
The Javan species of this ungulate is also known as the lesser one-horned one
    $800 27
At age 13 this violinist from Israel was presented to the U.S. by Ed Sullivan
    $800 14
In Florence (not California):
Taddeo Gaddi's "Meeting at" this gate
    $800 13
From the Latin for "earth", it's any of several types of small dogs bred to hunt animals underground in burrows
    $1200 6
This magnificent Ottoman's death in Transylvania in 1566 was reportedly kept secret from his troops
    $1200 3
Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins & Jerry Lee Lewis had an impromptu jam session at this Memphis studio in December of 1956
    $1200 23
This beast of burden was domesticated by the Inca about 1,000 B.C.; the Spaniards called it a Peruvian sheep
    $1200 28
When this classical guitarist made his formal Paris debut in 1924, the program included a work named for him
    DD: $2,000 18
Whistler's 1871 "Arrangement in" these 2 colors (No. 1)
    $1200 15
Perhaps from the Caribbean taino for "pipe for smoking", it's the dried leaves of a plant of the nightshade family
    $1600 7
In 1557 it became a Portuguese outpost, the first European settlement in China
    $1600 9
After basic training at Fort Hood, Texas, Elvis shipped out for an 18-month tour of duty in this country
    $1600 24
The name of this piglike mammal with a short movable snout is from a Brazilian Indian word meaning "thick"
    $1600 29
He married Mia Farrow in 1970
    $1600 19
Van Gogh's 1888 this color "Peach Tree"
    $1600 16
From Old French for "catch" or "entangle", it's to accuse a serving government official with an offense
    $2000 8
This future opera subject ruled Russia from 1584 to 1598, then became czar in his own right
    $2000 10
Seen at a 1961 Honolulu press conference, Elvis performed a concert to raise money for this ship's memorial
    DD: $100 25
Unlike the giraffe, which lives in the savannah, this smaller relative lives in the dense jungle
    $2000 30
This violinist, seen here, was born in Osaka in 1971
    $2000 20
In Washington, D.C.: Vermeer's "Girl with" this color "Hat"
    $2000 17
From the Latin for "uplifted", it's to divert energy associated with an unacceptable activity into more acceptable areas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

April Ed Jonathan
$15,900 $9,000 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL ANIMALS
The name of this character, introduced in 1894, is from the Hindi for "bear"

Final scores:

April Ed Jonathan
$18,001 $600 $0
Winner: $20,000 + an advance to UToC Round 3 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

April Ed Jonathan
$15,200 $8,800 $5,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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