Show #4722 - Tuesday, March 1, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 15.


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Kevin Keach, a project administrator from St. Louis, Missouri

Bruce Borchardt, a metrologist from Washington, D.C.

Diane Siegel, an educational consultant and writer from Northridge, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Historic headlines in The Onion is what we'll deal with.)
I "AM"
    $200 16
In 1885, a French boy who'd been bitten by a dog got the first inoculation against this
    $200 26
In a TV movie, the Globetrotters crash-landed on an island where they visited the cast of this '60s sitcom
    $200 11
January 1, 1900:
"A new century dawns!" This president "ushers in bold new 'Coal Age'"
    $200 21
On Nov. 10, 1975, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in this largest lake in the Western Hemisphere
    $200 1
Irish satirist Swift
    $200 6
In terms of the mobility for patients, it's the opposite of bedridden
    $400 17
Well I'll be a monkey's uncle! In 1940, Karl Landsteiner & his associates discovered this blood factor
    $400 27
On "The Simpsons" Krusty bets huge on this frequent Globetrotter opponent, claiming they were due
    $400 12
July 12, 1977:
This man "praises former Ugandan defense minister as 'delicious'"
    $400 22
The smallest of the Great Lakes, it has a surface area of about 7,500 square miles
    $400 2
Acting brothers Alec, Billy & Stephen
    $400 7
Horrors! It's a 5-letter term for friendliness
    $600 18
It's no dream, this pain reliever was first isolated from opium in 1805
    $600 28
It's a no-brainer that this Nobel laureate & Secy. of State was made an honorary Globetrotter in 1976
    $600 13
April 17, 1928:
This author "grits teeth, beds nurse, fights in war, sits at bar, remembers nurse"
    $600 23
Named for the region's Indians, this second-largest Great Lake was the first one seen by Europeans
    $600 3
Broadway musical about Charlemagne's son
    $600 8
From the Greek for "immortality", it's a fruit dessert made of oranges & shredded coconut
    $800 19
This type of surgery introduced in 1961 uses extreme cold to perform a "bloodless" operation
    $800 29
In 1960 this female Wimbledon winner toured with the Harlem Globetrotters playing exhibition tennis
    $800 14
February 26, 1913:
Dateline, Vienna; this royal "boasts: 'No man can stop me'"
    $800 24
Rivers draining into this lake include the Muskegon, Kalamazoo & St. Joseph in the East
    $800 4
British royal house symbolized by a white rose
    $800 9
A dentist could tell you it's an alloy of mercury with another metal
    $1000 20
In 1977 the balloon type of this procedure was used for the first time to unblock clogged heart arteries
    $1000 30
On a 1963 European tour, the Globetrotters performed in a private audience before this new pope
    DD: $1,800 15
March 16, 1923:
"Russians continuing to kill" him: "Hirsute mystic to reach demise 'no later than 1925'"
    $1000 25
It's the shallowest of the Great Lakes, with its greatest depth only 210 feet
    $1000 5
Austere, like the people of an ancient Greek city
    $1000 10
It's also called the belladonna lily or the naked lady

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

Diane Bruce Kevin
$1,400 $3,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Bruce Kevin
$1,200 $6,200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Egypt.) In the temple at this site, creator god Amun-Kamutef was worshipped; in the U.S. hotel of the same name, other gods are
    $400 6
Garden tool for Father Time
    $400 26
He has the simple job of controlling a "Wizard of Oz" character with whip & chair
    $400 9
Here's a twist: he created Clara Copperfield
    $400 19
A 1984 eruption of this 13,677-foot volcanic mountain sent lava flowing within 4 miles of Hilo, Hawaii
    $400 14
This duo had 4 No. 1 hits, including "Cathy's Clown" & "Bird Dog"
    $800 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Idfu, Egypt.) Egyptians made daily temple offerings to the gods of these two things, their own daily food & drink, which begin with the same letter
    $800 7
Plain, or steak
    $800 27
This tool-like man with a cross-shaped point is in charge of the front-of-the-house restaurant staff
    $800 10
In "The Canterbury Tales", "The Knight's Tale" is followed by this "floury" one
    $800 20
A 3-term U.S. Representative, she made a failed run at national office in 1984
    $800 15
Dennis' big bro, he played a pilot who saved the world in 1996's "Independence Day"
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Abu Simbel, Egypt.) The cow goddess Hothor becoming part-woman was one of Egypt's first examples of this--worship of gods in human form
    $1200 8
Letter opener
    $1200 28
Cabinet officer in charge of Boost & Red Bull
    DD: $2,000 11
The alternate title of "Twelfth Night" means roughly the same as the title of this other Shakespeare play
    $1200 21
This world leader was assassinated on Halloween by 2 of her security guards
    DD: $1,000 16
Only family in the musical sense, this group gave us "China Grove" & "Black Water"
    $1600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Giza, Egypt.) Once entombed in a pyramid, a dead king became identified with this god of the underworld, Horus's father
    $1600 24
Cheerful, or bloody
    $1600 29
This leggy beauty may wear a new fashion creation on 25 Right at LAX
    $1600 12
The creepy early novels of this author of "Atonement" got him dubbed "Ian Macabre"
    $1600 22
His fortune would balloon after he formed Virgin Atlantic Airlines in '84
    $1600 17
The Coen Brothers co-wrote this 1987 comedy set in the American Southwest
    $2000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Cairo, Egypt.) Priests overseeing the mummification ritual process often wore masks depicting this Egyptian god of embalming
    $2000 25
Biblical blame bearer
    $2000 30
With little effort & big pay, this railroad man will take your ticket
    $2000 13
In 1728 Alexander Pope satirized his enemies not in "The Dopiad" or "The Fooliad", but in this mock-heroic poem
    $2000 23
Here's the "catch": in 1984 he penned "God Knows" in the form of an autobiography of King David
    $2000 18
Look for Aretha, Ray, James Brown, Cab Calloway &, of course, Twiggy & Frank Oz in this 1980 film comedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Bruce Kevin
-$1,200 $16,400 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1900 Teddy Roosevelt wrote, "I have always been fond of the West African proverb:" this

Final scores:

Diane Bruce Kevin
-$1,200 $19,201 $19,200
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $19,201 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Diane Bruce Kevin
$800 $16,600 $8,800
8 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2005-02-08
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