Show #4771 - Monday, May 9, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 3, game 1.

Contestants

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Michael Rooney, a college professor from Pasadena, California

Brad Rutter, a TV quiz show host from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Steve Chernicoff, a technical writer from Berkeley, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE BELT
BARBRA STREISAND MOVIES
COCKNEY RHYMING SLANG
REALITY SHOWS OF THE PAST
EDUCATION
LET'S FINNISH THIS
    $200 1
To fulfill a prophecy, in the Gospels Joseph moved to this place--not the one of the same name in Kentucky
    $200 15
2004:
Barbra Streisand meets her potential in-laws
    $200 26
This bird is called a "bow & arrow" (perhaps because of the way it killed Cock Robin)
    $200 21
On the 1830s "Survivor: Texas", Susanna Dickinson & her child won the immunity challenge at this epic battle
    $200 16
The 89% high school graduation rate of this "Garden State" is the USA's highest
    $200 6
This symbol adorns the flag of Finland as well as the flag of its neighbor Sweden
    $400 2
In Psalms "We wept, when we remembered" this, also preceding a "Crossroads" near Charlottesville, Virginia
    $400 14
1968:
Babs rises from the slums to become a star in the Ziegfeld Follies
    $400 27
Use your band of hope--soap--to wash these, your "German bands"
    $400 22
In 1944's version of "The Apprentice", Von Stauffenberg was fired by a squad after he tried to fire this leader
    $400 17
His famed "Blue-backed Speller" of 1783 helped standardize American spelling & pronunciation
    $400 7
From 1809 until 1917, Finland was an autonomous Grand Duchy of this country
    $600 3
These bubbled near the biblical Bethel & Siloam, & follow "Bethel" & "Siloam" in Southern U.S. place names
    $600 11
1983:
Barbra disguises herself as a boy to get an education
    $600 28
If I ask for some "you & me", I'm not hitting on you, I merely want this, especially in the afternoon
    $600 23
On the 1880s "The Osbournes", this author amused stepson Lloyd Osbourne with tales of a boy on the high seas
    $600 18
It's the "watery" term for integrating a student with special needs into a regular class
    $600 8
Of Flensheim, Mannerheim or Suomiheim, the man who was Finland's greatest military leader during WWII
    $800 4
Jesus visited Mary & Martha in this place--not the one of the same name in northern Missouri
    DD: $1,400 12
1991:
Barbra counsels a troubled man with a mysterious family secret
    $800 29
"Sky rockets" are these; hope you've got some "bees & honey" in yours
    $800 24
On "American Idol", Creek & Cherokee Indians performed the Busk ceremony when this crop was ready for roasting
    $800 19
This N.C. univ. built by tobacco magnates once had separate colleges: Trinity College & Woman's College
    $800 9
Finland hosted the Summer Olympics in this year
    $1000 5
It's Jerusalem to Isaiah, a peaceful "land" to John Bunyan, & a small "ville" in North Carolina
    $1000 13
1979:
Babs is bankrupt & decides to manage a boxer
    $1000 30
This part of your body is your "Chevy Chase" (Chevy Chase wouldn't want to fall on his)
    $1000 25
Indian Ocean "Big Brother" saw Kasyapa kill dad & build Sigiriya Fort as defense from his sibling on this island
    $1000 20
In 1907 she opened her first Casa dei Bambini, or "Children's Home"
    $1000 10
Due to its low salinity, this gulf between Sweden & Finland may have an ice cover for up to 5 months of the year

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

Steve Brad Michael
$1,000 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Brad Michael
$6,000 $3,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You all know, of course, that CNN is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and all this week on our program we will be honoring that cable network with some special clues, so let's go into the Double Jeopardy! Round right now, and the first category will be...)
CNN 25: NATIONAL NEWS
MUSICAL NUMBERS
THE ELEMENTS
POP CULTURE
EUROPEAN ART
"M" PLACEMENT
    $400 15
This area was a toxic dump for over a decade before it was developed for homes & a school
    $400 30
Nena:
"__ Luftballons"
    $400 2
Sand is composed largely of oxygen & this element, atomic number 14
    $400 1
This almost 70-year-old tenor dedicated his first pop CD, "Ti adoro", to his baby daughter Alice
    $400 19
1940's "The Visage of War", a surreal work from this artist, is seen here
    $400 24
Usually found at convenience stores, this men's mag was launched in the U.S. by Dennis Publishing in 1997
    $800 16
A jury verdict handed down in this California valley city sparked the devastation seen here in Los Angeles more than 30 miles away
    $800 29
Tommy Tutone:
"___-____/Jenny"
    $800 3
The pH in pH scale stands for "potential of" this element
    $800 5
This Grammy-winning singer is Ravi Shankar's daughter
    $800 20
The influence of Rembrandt can be seen in Carel Fabritius' painting "The Raising of" this biblical man
    $800 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from San Diego, CA with the U.S.S. Tarawa in the background.) As an amphibious assault ship, the Tarawa's main mission is to land up to 2,000 of these service members on shore & to sustain them there
    $1200 17
(Hi, I'm Nancy Grace with CNN Headline News.) As a former Fulton County prosecutor, I went to the scene in this city to cover the deadly shootings in the same courtroom where I prosecuted felony cases
    $1200 28
Matchbox 20:
"__ A.M."
    $1200 4
It's important in bone-building, & the red type of it will light your fire on a matchstick
    DD: $5,000 6
This bestselling mystery writer's father, C.W., used consecutive lines of a nursery rhyme for his titles
    $1200 21
When you think of Renaissance art, the Italian name of this masterpiece should spring to mind
    $1200 25
This national park whose name is Spanish for "green table" contains many well-preserved Indian cliff dwellings
    $1600 18
The Bay Area was hit by the quake whose aftermath is seen here, named for this mountain near the epicenter
    $1600 27
Steely Dan:
"Hey __"
    $1600 8
Sometimes this metallic element, No. 72, "is better than the whole"
    $1600 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Barnes Foundation.) This famous son was not quite 2 years old when Dad put him at the center of "The Artist’s Family"
    $1600 22
This "Liberty Leading the People" artist also painted "The Battle of Poitiers"
    $1600 23
Although it's controversial, the U.N. designates one member nation "The former Yugoslav Republic of" this
    $2000 11
The lieutenant colonel seen here is about to testify about his time on this government body from 1981 to 1986
    $2000 12
Stevie Nicks:
"Edge Of __"
    $2000 9
Rf is the symbol for this element named for a physicist
    $2000 10
British poet & painter Frieda Hughes is the daughter of this other British poet
    DD: $1,000 13
This Flemish artist created a 15th-century portrait that’s spoofed in the opening of TV’s “Desperate Housewives”
    $2000 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Charleston, SC waterfront.) In 1776, his defense of Fort Sullivan in Charleston Harbor got the fort renamed for him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Brad Michael
$12,400 $5,600 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE & PLACES
This Mediterranean island shares its name with President Garfield's nickname for his wife

Final scores:

Steve Brad Michael
$6,399 $6,400 $5,601
2nd place: $15,000 Winner: $30,000 + an advance to UToC Round 4 3rd place: $15,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Brad Michael
$12,400 $11,600 $8,600
17 R,
2 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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