Show #4528 - Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Tom Baker game 1.
Tribute to recently deceased writer Steven Dorfman.

Contestants

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Wendy Ruopp, a managing editor from Milton, Vermont

Tom Baker, a writer from Tokyo, Japan

David Abolafia, a writer from Fishkill, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THIS CATEGORY IS GONNA TANK
I'M GUS, I'LL BE YOUR KING OF SWEDEN
APPROXIMATE WEIGHTS & MEASURES
MONTREAL EXPOSE
THE MOVIES: BUT WEIGHT, THERE'S MORE
I'M HAVING CONTRACTIONS
(Alex: This is a weird board!)
    $200 21
When air forces out the seawater in a sub's ballast tank, the sub will do this
    $200 1
An athlete in his youth, Gustav VI helped organize the Olympics held in this city in 1912
    $200 26
Kellogg's puts 2 of these measures of raisins in a box of Raisin Bran
    $200 16
The Basilique Notre-Dame has one of the largest ones of these in North America; it weighs 12 tons
    $200 8
He took time off from filming "Raging Bull" in order to gain the weight he needed for the ending
    $200 6
It's who the "Beverly Hillbillies" invited each week to "come back now"
    $400 22
The Firefly was one of these "General" tanks equipped with a 76.2-millimeter long-barreled gun
    $400 2
Encyclopedia Americana says Gustav V's annual presentation of these prizes made him world famous
    $400 27
Probably from the Dutch for "bind", it can be a great deal of money, or any items tied up for carrying
    $400 17
A bagpiper at Ogilvy's Department Store plays to announce this hour
    $400 12
He gained as well as lost weight for his role in "Cast Away"
    $400 7
The first contraction in the first verse of "Jingle Bells"
    $600 23
The University of Arizona warns never use matches when inspecting this home waste-water treater
    $600 3
Oops, Gustav IV joined an 1805 coalition against this man & lost Swedish Pomerania to France
    $600 28
As a noun, it's a bit of something, like a conversation; as a verb, it can mean to grab someone's purse
    $600 18
Since 1984 over 37 million people have seen performances by this circus headquartered in Montreal
    $600 13
An Italian pasta job could have bulked her up for the 2003 film "Monster"
    $600 9
An American idler is a one of these-do-well
    $800 24
Gouramis are kept in these
    $800 4
In 1986 he became the first Swedish high government official assassinated since Gustav III in 1792
    $800 29
For you, a group of eggs may be a dozen; for a chicken farmer, a group of eggs is called this
    $800 19
Each summer Montreal hosts a Juste Pour Rire Festival, called "Just for" these in English
    $800 14
For his role as the hobbit Samwise, he packed on 30 pounds
    DD: $2,000 10
The Gadsden flag of the American Revolution featured a rattlesnake & this contraction
    $1000 25
He & Emile Gagnan perfected the tank of air with a pressure-regulating valve worn by divers
    $1000 5
When Gustav II was killed in 1632 this daughter of his took over Sweden
    $1000 30
With a "K" at the end, it's a wooden toy; without, a group of legislators who voted together
    $1000 20
A street in Mount Royal Park is named for this great American landscape artist who designed NYC's Central Park
    $1000 15
The pounds he put on for "Cop Land" may have been from a lot of rocky road ice cream
    $1000 11
Contraction in the title of Marquis' popular book of biographies

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

David Tom Wendy
$5,800 $4,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Tom Wendy
$9,600 $8,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

TOO MUCH TIME ON THEIR HANDS
POPE-ULARITY CONTEST
FILING CHAPTER 11
HUGHS & CRIES
THEY SOUND LIKE BEFORE & AFTERS
B.C.'n YOU
    $400 26
Someone counted 25,216 of these on a swan
    $400 14
16th century pope Julius III appointed Palestrina choirmaster at this basilica
    $400 21
In its Chapter 11 "Phileas Fogg secures a curious means of conveyance at a fabulous price"
    $400 2
"The M. stands for Marston, not mammary; hey, that was bunny, I mean funny!"
    $400 1
Holmes creator & lace table protector
    $400 7
The legendary emperor Shen Nung has sometimes been "stuck" with the invention of this healing practice
    $800 28
In a children's game, Rob Krueger won $5,000 CDN in October 2003 when his "Paper" covered this move by his opponent
    $800 17
It's the last decade in which there wasn't a pope with John or Paul in his name
    $800 22
Chapter 11 of this book begins, "At the appointed time I returned to Miss Havisham's"
    $800 3
"Where there's a Will role, you'll find me; I played a Will in 'Notting Hill' & in 'About a Boy'!"
    $800 10
What hockey's the Great One uses to steady himself on the slopes
    $800 8
About 400 B.C. the Persians began knitting these & some of the patterns are still popular today
    $1200 29
Orange County, Florida has banned its employees from wearing more than 3 pairs of these (& no tongue studs)
    $1200 18
What goes around comes around for these letters from a pope, like "Pacem in Terris"
    $1200 23
"The Plot Thickens" is the title of Chapter 11 of this fact-based 1844 tale by Alexander Dumas
    $1200 4
"I was Curly in a TV version of 'Oklahoma!' Ok, I'm also Wolverine in 'X-Men'"
    $1200 11
French mime whose movements were invented by Elias Howe
    $1200 9
About 600 B.C. this poet of Lesbos put on quite a show; while reciting her poetry she'd strum a lyre
    DD: $2,200 27
In December 2003 Joe Horn was fined $30,000 by the NFL for using one of these after making a touchdown
    $1600 19
On this date around 735, Pope Gregory III dedicated a chapel in the Vatican to all saints
    DD: $3,000 24
"During the summer the packing houses were in full activity again", begins Chapter 11 of this 1906 work
    $1600 5
"I hosted 'Concentration' a lot longer than Trebek did!"
    $1600 12
A 1-humped cow-milking lady
    $1600 15
Work began circa 2000 B.C. on the Palace at Knossos on this island; centuries later it was still going -- oy, contractors
    $2000 30
It took 5 days in 2003 for India to beat Australia in its first test match victory in Australia in this sport in 22 years
    $2000 20
In 1592 the standard version of this Latin Bible was issued under the reign of Clement VIII
    $2000 25
"Charles had more respect for Adam after he knew about the prison", begins this Steinbeck work's Chapter 11
    $2000 6
"In a 1994 TV movie I was back playing Wyatt Earp, a role I did back in the '50s!"
    $2000 13
King of the Franks from 768 to 814 covered in a 1920 Sinclair Lewis novel
    $2000 16
In the 12th century B.C. these people of Mexico were carving out colossal heads like the one seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Tom Wendy
$22,200 $19,800 $3,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY ART & HISTORY
(Alex: Steven wrote the Final Jeopardy! clue, and here it is.)
The red sky in Munch's "The Scream" may be from the debris in the Oslo air from this volcano half a world away

Final scores:

David Tom Wendy
$4,800 $37,800 $3,100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $37,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Tom Wendy
$20,400 $19,800 $6,000
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R,
0 W
5 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $46,200

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