Show #3948 - Wednesday, October 31, 2001

2001 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Larry Cloud, a computer consultant from Inglewood, California

Mark Eckard, a software designer from Bedford, Massachusetts

Brad Rutter, a network administrator from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
TV OR NOT TV
STRAIT TO THE POINT
TORAH! TORAH! TORAH!
(Alex: Now we want you to repeat our advice with the full name of the element--I'll give you the element--in each clue in...)
ELEMENTARY ADVICE
PREFIXES
    $100 1
The preamble states that the Constitution was established "in order to form a more perfect" one of these
    $100 6
"M*A*S*H" role played by Elliot Gould on film & by Wayne Rogers on TV
    $100 11
The English Channel connects to this sea via the Strait of Dover
    $100 16
The Torah is also known as the 5 books of this leader who, tradition says, wrote them down
    $100 22
Zn before you speak
    $100 18
Meaning "first" or "earliest", it may precede "plasm"
    $200 2
With 54, this state's electoral votes represent slightly more than 10% of the total 538
    $200 7
Duuuuude, Ray Walston totally reprised his role as Mr. Hand, Spicoli's teacher, in the series based on this film
    DD: $900 12
This strait separates the fourth-largest nation of the world from the largest
    $200 17
Leviticus 23 mentions the Day of Atonement as well as this "feast of unleavened bread"
    $200 23
Mind your own Bi
    $200 27
Syncrasy doesn't mean anything without this prefix signifying "personal or private"
    $300 3
The annual term of the Supreme Court usually ends in June & begins on the second Monday in this month
    $300 8
"You want" this Debbie Allen show based on a 1980 film? Well, it "costs, and right here is where you start payin'"
    $300 13
The Bosporus strait is straddled by this city
    $300 19
It's the famous 4-word command uttered in Exodus 5:1
    $300 24
All the best parking places Ar
    $300 28
The name of this fish seen here is the prefix meaning "four" in its old genus name
    $400 4
Bob Dole's running mate in 1996, he is co-director of Empower America
    $400 9
The sitcom based on this Tom Hanks-Jackie Gleason film lasted about 8 weeks
    $400 14
This strait runs through the Pillars of Hercules
    $400 20
In Genesis it is said that he was "a just man and perfect in his generations"
    $400 25
Cs the day
    $400 29
Wherefore art thou this prefix that means "similar" & precedes "stasis"
    $500 5
At age 84, this West Virginian is the second-oldest member of the U.S. Senate; Strom Thurmond is 15 years older
    $500 10
Prof. Charles Kingsfield made law students cry the old-fashioned way both on film & on CBS in this series
    $500 15
The Gulf of Oman is connected to this gulf by the Strait of Hormuz
    $500 21
The Torah ends with this book
    $500 26
A foolish criminal will become a Si
    $500 30
It's a 4-letter medical prefix meaning "within"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Brad Mark Larry
$1,300 $2,100 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Mark Larry
$2,200 $3,700 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORICAL TRICK OR TREAT
(Alex: ...in honor of Halloween, obviously!)
KINGS OF ENGLAND
SPELL THE LAST NAME
(Alex: ...and that's what we want you to do.)
TRAVEL & TOURISM
INSPIRED CHARACTERS
ROBOT MANIA
    $200 1
(Ding dong! But the trick's on Rootin' Tootin' Sofia of the Clue Crew.) I'm dressed up as this performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, but, uh, Mom wouldn't buy me a rifle!
    $200 2
Before the Norman Conquest, there were 3 kings of this name; since, there have been 8
    $200 11
Theme rooms (with jacuzzis!) are available at the Fantasyland Hotel & Resort in this capital of Alberta
    $200 21
This author of "Orlando" based her 1922 novel "Jacob's Room" on the life & death of her brother Thoby
    $200 16
In this 1984 film a cyborg from the future travels back in time to kill Sarah Connor
    $400 7
(Ding dong! Sir Jimmy of the Clue Crew is at the door.) I'm sworn to uphold this code whose name is an alteration of a word meaning "horseman"
    $400 3
King who's railing here in the Thomas More biopic "A Man for All Seasons"

"Catherine's not my wife! No priest can make her so!"
    $400 29
Solo aerial Atlantic crosser of 1927
    $400 12
You'll pass through the Beule Gate on your way up this Athenian hill on the way to the Parthenon
    $400 22
Scythrop Glowry in the 1818 novel "Nightmare Abbey" is believed to be a spoof of this poet, Lord Byron's pal
    $400 17
This astromech droid from Naboo met his best bud, a protocol droid, in a sandstorm on Tatooine
    $600 8
(Ding dong! Cheryl of the Clue Crew prompts you to asp the question.) I'm Cleopatra, & Shakespeare said, "Age cannot wither me, nor custom fail my infinite" this
    $600 4
In 1952 this father of Elizabeth II died in his sleep at Sandringham
    $600 26
Soldier, statesman & 34th president of the U.S.
    $600 13
The Schuylkill River flows through this city just before it empties into the Delaware
    DD: $1,000 23
Some of her books feature her alter ego Ariadne Oliver, creator of a fictional Finnish detective
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gets down with a robot dog.) A marvel of modern engineering, this Sony product is very interactive--let's dance!
    $800 9
(Ding dong! Jimmy of the Clue Crew is back for more! Does he want candy or bread and circuses?) Hail, Caesar! I'm a commander in the Roman army where a hundred men form a century and 60 centuries form this group
    DD: $1,600 5
From the Latin for "to rule", it's the term for 1811 to 1820, when the future George IV ruled in place of his crazy dad
    $800 27
"Soap", "Benson" & "Sports Night" actor Robert...
    $800 14
Head to this Hungarian town, the namesake of a sweet white wine, to check out the famed vineyards
    $800 24
Katherine Mansfield was supposedly the inspiration for Gudrun in his book "Women in Love"
    $800 19
In this Ira Levin novel, the husbands in a small town have replaced their spouses with robot versions
    $1000 10
(Ding dong! Don't wig out, it's just Sarah of the Clue Crew.) I'm Marie Antoinette, but at my Revolutionary trial, I was simply known as "the Widow" this
    $1000 6
He's the 11th century king being imitated here

"Stop! Stop! I command you as your king!"
    $1000 28
Maiden name of the author of "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman"
    $1000 15
Just smaller than New Jersey, this republic consists of about 300 South Pacific islands, including the Yasawa group
    $1000 25
The quirky hero of "The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold" is a self-caricature by this man who took us on a visit to Brideshead
    $1000 20
Based on a story by Isaac Asimov, this Robin Williams robot film spans 200 years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Mark Larry
$10,800 $8,500 $2,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORDS IN POETRY
The 2 "oo" 4-letter words in the poem inscribed in the base of the Statue of Liberty

Final scores:

Brad Mark Larry
$17,001 $6,100 $4,800
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Mark Larry
$9,600 $7,800 $2,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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