Show #5005 - Friday, May 19, 2006

2006 Tournament of Champions final game 2.

Contestants

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Vik Vaz, a medical student from Austin, Texas (subtotal of $30,800)

Michael Falk, a meteorologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (subtotal of $17,400)

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida (subtotal of $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR GENERALS
SUPPORTING ACTOR EMMY WINNERS
(Alex: You have to identify the show.)
GOVT. ABBR.
ALMA MATER MATTERS
MY HEAVENS!
NOVEL PICTURE PUZZLES
    $200 9
After routing Union troops at the first battle of this, P.G.T. Beauregard was promoted to the rank of general
    $200 8
2005:
Voters like Brad Garrett, too
    $200 3
It promotes technical research & education programs:
the NSF
    $200 29
At 10,000 feet in elevation, the Timberline campus of this state's Mountain College is the highest in the U.S.
    $200 16
Because of the greenhouse effect, the surface temperature on this planet is over 800 degrees F.
    $200 1
This Henry James novel centers on a plain girl
    $400 13
The Library of America has a boxed set of the memoirs of these 2 Union generals
    $400 22
1981:
Danny DeVito gets an Emmy dispatch
    $400 7
It protects Grandma's money in the bank:
the FDIC
    $400 28
In 1946 Congress designated January 5 as the "Day" of this Tuskegee Institute agriculture professor
    $400 17
The hottest stars, such as Rigel, are this color & have surface temperatures over 30,000 degrees
    $400 2
This is a horror classic
    $600 10
Replaced by Pres. Lincoln on November 7, 1862, he challenged the president as the Democratic nominee in 1864
    $600 23
1990:
Legal practice makes perfect for Jimmy Smits
    $600 14
Providing assistance around the globe:
AID
    $600 25
The USA's oldest college debating club is at this university where Aaron Burr & James Madison were members
    $600 19
In the northern hemisphere, latitude is equal to the angle above the horizon of this star, Alpha Ursae Minoris
    $600 4
This novel was sent to sinners in 1850
    $800 11
At Gettysburg, he said, "Up, men, and to your posts! Don't forget today that you are from Old Virginia"
    $800 24
2001:
Bradley Whitford joshes around
    $800 15
It protects against workplace discrimination:
the EEOC
    DD: $2,000 26
In 1779 the nation's oldest law school was founded at this southern college
    $800 20
In 1801 Ceres became the first one of these to be discovered
    $800 5
Egoism & genius prevail in this 1943 bestselling novel
    $1000 12
Nicknamed "Fighting Joe", he replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac in 1863
    $1000 30
1985:
John Larroquette's prosecutorial misconduct earns an Emmy
    $1000 18
Analyzing global business & tariffs:
the USITC
    $1000 27
This 1968 presidential candidate once was a professor at Macalester College in St. Paul
    $1000 21
This Frenchman prepared the first systematic catalog of nebulous objects; each object has an "M" number
    $1000 6
The writer's own experiences served as source material for this 1929 novel

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

Bill Michael Vik
$1,400 $3,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Michael Vik
$5,200 $5,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN CAPITALS
THE DA VINCI CODE
(Alex: The movie version is just opening but these clues have to do with the novel.)
1966
TUTU MUCH!
ARCHITECTURE
SHORT CLUES ABOUT LONG WORDS
    $400 5
90 miles from the equator, this mile-high Kenyan capital rarely exceeds 80 degrees in temperature
    $400 14
The events in "The Da Vinci Code" are set off by the murder of the curator of this place
    $400 6
March 2:
Robert McNamara announces that U.S. troops in this country total 215,000
    $400 17
It's the adjective for tutus that fall below the calf (or for the poetry of Keats & Coleridge)
    $400 24
This U.S. president designed more than one home for himself--this is the one at Poplar Forest
    $400 8
Meaning sent on operations abroad, it's the E in AEF
    $800 4
Until 1974 much of the land in this capital belonged to Haile Selassie's family, members of the nobility & the National Church
    $800 29
Robert Langdon is a professor of religious symbology at this Ivy League university
    $800 9
August 5:
This man gets hit in the head by a rock while leading a civil rights march in Chicago
    $800 18
Men in tutus portray ballerinas like Tatiana Youbetyabootskaya in Les Ballets Trockadero De this Riviera resort
    $800 26
This man who held up the heavens lent his name to a sculptural male figure used as a supporting column
    $800 10
For a Major League baseball it's 9 to 9 1/4 inches
    DD: $5,000 1
They are the two capitals located on the banks of the Nile
    $1200 30
Robert says Ariel's flowing red hair in Disney's "Little Mermaid" is an allusion to this Biblical woman
    $1200 7
April 8:
This "Magnolia State" becomes the last to end statewide prohibition
    $1200 19
This Ziegfeld star donned a tutu for zany ballet spoofs, which inspired "The Swan" number in the film "Funny Girl"
    $1200 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands on the set of Beauty and the Beast at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.) The castle in "Beauty and the Beast" reimagines this architectural style that evolved from the Romanesque in the 12th century
    $1200 11
eBay has about a million collectibles in the category "entertainment" this
    $1600 2
To reach this capital from Marrakech, hop on a train & travel about 200 miles northeast
    $1600 28
Bishop Aringarosa heads this Catholic prelature that spreads the message of "God's work"
    $1600 15
April 27:
This pope meets Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in the Vatican
    $1600 20
His 1860s painting of "The Orchestra of the Opera" has some pretty tutus in the background
    DD: $2,000 23
Appropriately, he designed the Swiss Dormitory at Cite Universitaire in Paris
    $1600 12
Promptness, in 11 letters
    $2000 3
Bujumbura shares its first 2 letters with this small country of which it's the capital
    $2000 27
This ingenious device is worthy of an inventive mind like Leonardo's

"If you force it open, the vial breaks, vinegar dissolves papyrus, and your secret is lost forever."
    $2000 16
July 28:
One of these U.S. military reconnaissance planes crashes in Bolivia
    $2000 21
In "Swan Lake", it's traditional for this seductive daughter of Von Rotbart to wear a black tutu
    $2000 25
The Kennedy Library was designed by this world-famous architect who gave it a soaring glass-enclosed pavilion
    $2000 13
From "The Faerie Queene", it's an Italian-sounding word for boasting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Michael Vik
$10,400 $23,600 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
It says, "'O Poet... I beg you, that I may flee this evil & worse evils, to lead me... that I may see the gateway of Saint Peter'"

Final scores:

Bill Michael Vik
$399 $31,801 $0

Cumulative scores:

Bill Michael Vik
$399 $49,201 $30,800
2nd runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $250,000 1st runner-up: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Michael Vik
$10,400 $21,800 $8,000
14 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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