Show #4774 - Thursday, May 12, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 3, game 4.

Contestants

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April McManus, a homemaker from Hertfordshire, England

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

John Cuthbertson, an investment analyst from San Diego, California

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY TERMS
SITCOM NEIGHBORS
(Alex: You have to identify the show.)
COMMUNICATION
(Alex: And as we continue to honor the network's silver anniversary...)
CNN 25: INTERNATIONAL NEWS
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
BACKWORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will appear in backward form in the clue.)
    $200 21
Intimate & perhaps lurid details are disclosed in this genre, such as those "of an English Opium Eater"
    $200 6
Barney Rubble
    $200 16
Herbert Hoover in 1929 was the first president to have one of these on his desk, not in a booth outside his office
    $200 1
In 1989, one lone protestor halted a column of tanks as it advanced on this square
    $200 7
To pass a bill over a presidential veto, Congress must approve it by this fraction of those members present
    $200 23
I made a loop around this in Marc's backyard
    $400 22
Aramis was a musketeer; a composer of certain 14-line poems is one of these
    $400 9
A local orphanage & the North Korean Army
    $400 17
In the 1680s William Dockwra set up a system of hourly collections of letters within London at a cost of this much
    $400 2
(Hi, I'm Anderson Cooper of CNN's 360.) In 2002 I reported from this capital that U.S. allies had liberated the previous November
    $400 8
To keep them independent, Article III of the Constitution says Congress can't cut their pay once they're in
    $400 27
Liam likes to sort this
    $600 24
Also called a saint's play, this type of medieval drama sounds like it should be in Smokey Robinson's singing group
    $600 10
"Hello, Newman"
    DD: $2,000 18
The 2-way field radio developed by Don Hings for bush pilots in 1937 soon got this snappier name
    $600 3
In 1997, we said "hello" to this sheep as CNN reported on her cloning by Scottish scientists
    $600 13
Established in 1913, it's the independent agency that oversees the nation's banking system
    $600 28
All monsters are frightening; ergo this type of monster is frightening
    $800 25
The name of this type of heroic epic comes from the Old Norse for "story" or "saying"
    $800 11
Mr. & Mrs. Roper
    $800 19
In the pyralis species of this, females respond to a male flash with a flash of their own 2 seconds later
    $800 4
Held hostage in Lebanon, this AP correspondant was finally freed in 1991, ending his 7-year ordeal
    $800 14
Robert Zoellick & Mickey Kantor have held this Cabinet-level job that negotiates agreements on world commerce
    $800 29
We traveled a yard in this type of cart
    $1000 26
The name of this type of heroic epic is akin to an Old Norse word for "great-grandmother"
    $1000 12
Nosy neighbor Gladys Kravitz
    $1000 20
After WWII, the Navy formed this rating, abbreviated SM, for those who use flags during radio silence
    $1000 5
Tragically in 1995, more than 200 people died in the country then called this during an outbreak of the Ebola virus
    $1000 15
He's Massachusetts' governor; his father served as the governor of Michigan in the '60s
    $1000 30
We hear that T.S. Eliot was a fan of this printed cotton fabric

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

John Robert April
$1,800 $4,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Robert April
$4,200 $6,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ON THE MAP
TOP 40 MUSICAL CONTRACTIONS
WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS
DIDN'T YOU GET YOUR INVITATION?
(Alex: You have to tell us what event is being described.)
COMMON BONDS
BACK WORDS
    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers from a blackboard.) When shown near Yulin & Hanzhong, the symbol seen here indicates this world landmark
    $400 6
"____ Only Just Begun"
    $400 26
Imogen Cunningham shocked people with nude photos of her husband on this dormant Cascade Range volcano
    $400 11
Washington Hilton,
7 P.M., Jan. 20, 2005
    $400 12
David Bowie's astronaut Tom;
psychology or journalism;
a person of legal age
    $400 17
These masses of fibrocartilage between vertebrae serve as shock absorbers
    $800 2
Mercator's 1569 map projection makes this island (840,000 sq. mi.) look bigger than Africa (11-1/2 million sq. mi.)
    $800 7
"____ Stop The Rain"
    $800 27
She was hired by the government to photograph displaced Oklahoma farmers during the Depression
    $800 22
Grauman's Chinese,
Dec. 1, 2004--Leo was there (Cate wasn't)
    $800 13
Clement Moore's reindeer,
the Supreme Court's associate justices,
Elizabeth Taylor's marriages
    $800 18
L1 through L5 refers to 5 vertebrae in the lower back, with the "L" standing for this
    $1200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers from behind a globe.) From the Greek for "beside each other", it's the geographic term for the line seen here
    $1200 8
"____ Too Proud To Beg"
    $1200 28
Early morphing technology, as in a 1982 photo by Nancy Burson, combined this U.S. & this Soviet leader
    DD: $3,000 23
Westminster Abbey,
Nov. 20, 1947
    $1200 14
Games like 20 questions,
a body recently dead,
a hair dryer on a stand
    $1200 19
As its name implies, this type of anesthesia that eases labor pains is injected into a space outside the spinal cord
    $1600 4
On a map of the U.S., 1 of the 2 states that each border 8 other states
    $1600 9
"____ Be The Day"
    $1600 29
Though she failed her college intro to photography course, her untitled film stills made the grade at MoMA
    $1600 24
Seen here, New York City, May 24, 1883
    $1600 15
A potent drink,
a powerful rifle,
a runner finishing with a burst
    $1600 20
This triangular bone lies directly above the coccyx & joins with the hip bones to form the rear of the pelvis
    DD: $3,000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers from a blackboard.) On a map of the Pacific, the symbol seen here indicates this feature that shares its name with nearby islands
    $2000 10
"____ Got Time For The Pain"
    $2000 30
Berenice Abbott assisted Man Ray before opening her own portrait studio, where she photographed this "Orphée" writer
    $2000 25
July 2004:
Herbert Allen's media power pow-wow at this resort
    $2000 16
Modem,
quasar,
Gestapo
    $2000 21
These muscles of the upper back are named for their particular quadrilateral shape

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Robert April
$12,800 $15,000 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY MUSICAL THEATRE
Songs in this 1956 show include "Oh, Happy We", "You Were Dead, You Know" & "The Best Of All Possible Worlds"

Final scores:

John Robert April
$22,401 $4,399 $22,300
Winner: $30,000 + an advance to UToC Round 4 3rd place: $15,000 2nd place: $15,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Robert April
$11,800 $15,000 $12,800
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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