Show #5004 - Thursday, May 18, 2006

2006 Tournament of Champions final game 1.

Contestants

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Vik Vaz, a medical student from Austin, Texas

Michael Falk, a meteorologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

HEALTH MATTERS
FAMOUS PAIRS
(Alex: This is an interesting twist on the traditional FAMOUS PAIRS. We hope you have fun with it.)
MACHINERY
VICE PRESIDENT... THE SITCOM!
3 OF A KIND
BACKWORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will be found in the clue itself, but in reverse order.)
    $200 14
Best to avoid dark chocolate before bed; 2 oz. contain about as much of this stimulant as a cup of black tea
    $200 1
One newspaper headline described the 1997 heavyweight fight between this duo as a Pay-Per-Chew event
    $200 26
(Jon of the Clue Crew uses a power tool.) The belt drive used in many devices is basically two of these simple machines
    $200 3
Tonight on "Fuzzy Math", he finds out the hard way that sometimes, 50,456,062 can be more than 50,996,582
    $200 9
Coddled,
deviled,
hard boiled
    $200 20
Dennis mined for gold wearing this
    $400 15
The postage stamp seen here raises awareness as well as money to help fight this
    $400 2
Their marriage helped bring about the English Reformation
    $400 27
In 1738 Lewis Paul patented a machine for this--processing fibers into yarn, not doing aerobics on a bike
    $400 4
After serving from 1857 to 1861, tonight he finally tells President Buchanan, "For the last time, my name's not Myra!"
    $400 10
George Lazenby,
David Niven,
Pierce Brosnan
    $400 21
The worship of the deity Zeus probably isn't popular in this seaport
    $600 16
Approximately 7 out of every 10 people over 75 are affected by these, a clouding of the eye lenses
    $600 8
The Biblical message some might get from this couple is "Move forward and don't look back!"
    $600 28
A device in which one circuit controls another, Marconi won the race to design one, seen here, for the telegraph
    DD: $1,000 5
In tonight's episode, "Take This Job & Shove It", he quits as a power line worker to attend the Univ. of Wyoming
    $600 11
Golf,
Beetle,
Karmann Ghia
    $600 22
I'll swap you my Oreos if you'll keep these off them
    $800 17
Pray for a good anaesthetic when having this procedure in which the nerve & pulp of a tooth are removed
    $800 19
This felonious couple met in 1930 & ended it in 1934
    $800 29
In 1895 Dr. Shields invented one of these machines that simulated the action of a calf
    $800 6
On a very special episode, this Virginian's run as the first Whig VP comes to a stunning end
    $800 12
Innocent,
Formosus,
Celestine
    $800 23
Eva liked to use this Latin salutation to hail a cab
    $1000 18
Headache & nausea are symptoms of Chinese restaurant syndrome, a reaction to this flavor enhancer
    $1000 24
Robert Louis Stevenson thought this duo made a "Strange Case"
    $1000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew holds a ticking metronome.) This mechanism that provides periodic energy to devices like a metronome gets its name from the wheel that is caught & then gets free
    $1000 7
When his boss tells him he won't be on the ticket again, this Northeastern man snaps, "Whatchu talkin' 'bout, Abe?"
    $1000 13
Sinhala,
Xhosa,
Novial
    $1000 25
The fires helped Gunnar read this fine line that finishes a letter stroke

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Bill Michael Vik
$1,800 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Michael Vik
$3,200 $5,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING BIOS
SAMS OF THE CINEMA
OPERA, LIKE IT OR NOT
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
U.N. SECRETARIES-GENERAL
BEFORE, DURING & AFTER
(Alex: It's sort of like BEFORE & AFTER, but with that added element that'll make it most enjoyable for the three of you.) [Laughter]
    $400 9
While recovering from back surgery, JFK penned this 1957 winner, the stories of 8 U.S. Senators
    $400 1
This "Law & Order" star played the unsuspecting hubby of a serial killer in "Serial Mom"
    $400 17
"Ha! Welch' ein Augenblick" is a famous example of the "vengeance" type of this operatic solo
    $400 22
For zavtrak in this country, you might have tea, black bread & kasha in the city of Gorky
    $400 16
At university in the 1920s he met U Nu
    $400 6
Borden spokesanimal on the front of a locomotive to clear a Salinger work lacking the first "the"
    $800 5
The winning book of 1978 was a bio of this man by W. Jackson Bate, not Boswell
    $800 27
This director of the "Spider-Man" movies has also acted in films like "The Hudsucker Proxy" & "The Flintstones"
    $800 19
Aptly, a female fox is the heroine of the 1924 opera "The Cunning Little" this
    $800 23
In the Murcia region of this European country, desayuno might be chocolate con churros
    $800 15
He served in the German army, years not entirely clear
    $800 7
Circular spinning food tray on a table set for a suffragist pioneer & a "Clockwork Orange" scribe
    $1200 2
Still on a high from a 1933 win for a bio of this 22nd & 24th Pres., Allan Nevins won again in 1937 with "Hamilton Fish"
    $1200 28
He fell for Jessica Lange when they co-starred in "Frances" in 1982
    DD: $5,000 18
Act III of this Verdi opera unfolds near a temple of Isis
    $1200 24
Arouchat boker in this country would include yogurt, herring, cucumber & fresh vegetables from the cooperative
    $1200 12
He died tragically in Africa
    $1200 8
Hastert's job before joining the Dutch royal family & starting a Roman leader's fruit drink chain
    DD: $3,200 3
Glory, Hallelujah! She was the subject of the first Pulitzer Prize-winning biography in 1917
    $1600 29
The last works he directed weren't Westerns but music videos starring Julian Lennon
    $1600 20
Anthony Davis' opera "Tania" is a surreal depiction of the 1974 abduction of this young woman
    $1600 25
Called Frustuck & petit-dejeuner in this country, breakfast might be rosti potatoes & the native muesli
    $1600 13
He was the first Arab & first African in the job
    $1600 10
Bellicose Elton John weekend tune regarding a Notre Dame team & a large red hunting dog
    $2000 4
The 1946 winner, "Son of the Wilderness", detailed the life of this Sierra Club founder
    $2000 30
"A Third Face" is the gutsy autobiography of this highly independent director of "The Big Red One"
    $2000 21
You'll need a contralto or a mezzo to play Tituba in the 1961 opera based on this Arthur Miller play
    $2000 26
Kavalti in this country includes tarhana wheat & yogurt soup, ekmek bread & kahve, their famous coffee
    $2000 14
In 1946 he called the U.N. "A going organization"
    $2000 11
Edith Piaf tune that's at home in the White House flower beds, admiring a Hieronymous Bosch painting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Michael Vik
$5,200 $15,400 $17,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

LEGAL TERMS
Congress has passed 2 laws named for this, defined as inciting rebellion: one in 1918 and one 120 years earlier

Final scores:

Bill Michael Vik
$0 $17,400 $30,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Michael Vik
$4,800 $15,400 $16,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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