Show #4732 - Tuesday, March 15, 2005

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 25.


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Doug Lach, a marketing manager from Columbus, Ohio

Leah Greenwald, an architect from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Matt Morris, a financial analyst originally from Louisville, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Stop the presses! In 1982 it became America's first national, general interest newspaper
    $200 24
Yankee manager Billy Martin nearly came to blows in the dugout with this "Mr. October" slugger in 1977
    $200 5
"American Soldier" is a memoir by this general who led American & Coalition forces in Iraq
    $200 13
For Japanese New Year, feast on mochi, pounded cakes made from this grain
    $200 16
330 B.C.:
At 26, I've conquered Persia... can you conquer my heart?
    $200 26
1986 disaster city in Ukraine
    $400 15
When it hit the streets in 1831, Michigan Intelligencer was part of its name
    $400 1
This Packer QB's first NFL completion was to himself, a deflected pass for -7 yards on Sept. 13, 1992
    $400 6
This comedian is pictured on the cover of "America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction"
    $400 12
No Passover would be complete without plates of this appetizer, ground fish with egg & matzo meal
    $400 17
Dec. 14, 1809:
Divorced today! Ex-empress, 46, Malmaison-bound, desires tall man for a change
    $400 27
Premium California red winegrape
    $600 21
This city's Observer serves 40 counties in North & South Carolina
    $600 2
"All of my books are thought-provoking", said this NBA analyst seen here
    $600 10
A book about this ever-popular sweet substance is subtitled "The Nature of Indulgence"
    $600 7
The Russian paskha sweet cheese mold for this holiday has the initials XB on it, meaning "Christ is risen"
    $600 18
450 A.D.:
"Scourge of God" demands sister of emperor of West Roman Empire as bride--now!
    $600 28
Michigan city, or DeVille maker
    $800 22
This paper rises each morning from its headquarters at Calvert & Centre Streets
    $800 3
At the 2000 Las Vegas invitational, Jerry Kelly happily tied a PGA record with 8 of these in a row
    $800 11
The 6-word title of this bestselling dating guide offers "The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys"
    $800 9
Pan de muerto, an egg-rich bread, is a favorite in Mexico on this aptly named 4-word holiday
    $800 19
Radio actress, mid-20s, desires Argentinean VP for relationship
    $800 29
A yellowish green, or a liqueur
    $1000 23
At the request of its founder, this Boston paper runs 1 religious article each day in its home forum section
    DD: $1,000 4
One of this league's biggest newsmakers in 2004-'05 was Commissioner Gary Bettman
    $1000 25
"How to Talk to a Liberal (if You Must)" is subtitled "The World According to" her
    $1000 8
A sweet called shira is made with this spice from the seed seen here
    $1000 20
37 A.D.:
Let's have Italian! "Little Boot" emperor seeks hot companion shoe for stylish fit
    $1000 30
Used in atomic clocks, it melts at 83.3 degrees F.

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

Matt Leah Doug
$1,000 $2,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Leah Doug
$2,000 $4,000 $9,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the U.S. state where you'll find these schools...)
[All three contestants laugh at this category.]
    $400 19
Pernambuco or brazilwood is frequently used to make this accessory for string players
    $400 21
Perhaps inspired by his zodiac symbol, he wrote "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish"
    $400 10
Charlie Chaplin said that in creating his Tramp character he added this to make him look older
    $400 11
The IDF, this country's defense force, based at Keflavik, is manned by Americans
    $400 2
The University of Puget Sound,
Gonzaga University
    $400 27
Film industry position of the person who oversees the camerawork & the lighting
    DD: $5,000 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a chalkboard.) In the treble clef, the lines of the staff are E-G-B-D-F, so the spaces are known by this anatomical acronym
    $800 22
He's the Pisces born March 6, 1475 who said, "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free"
    $800 7
In "Benny & Joon" this actor performed Chaplin's dancing roll scene from "The Gold Rush"
    DD: $4,000 12
The center of power of an empire until 1918, this country is a bit smaller than Maine
    $800 1
Stillman College,
Auburn University
    $800 28
It's the illegal conduct being identified here
    $1200 15
The keynote of a major or minor scale also has this drinkable name
    $1200 23
"When we met first and loved..." begins one of the famous sonnets by this "Portuguese" Pisces
    $1200 6
Chaplin was born April 16, 1889 in England & died Christmas day in 1977 in this country
    $1200 13
Nepal's regime is threatened by this type of movement, named for a Chinese leader
    $1200 3
Tougaloo College,
Jackson State University
    $1200 29
It's a refusal to obey orders or submit to authority in the military
    $1600 16
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew blows into a saxophone.) From the French for "mouth", it's the way you form your lips & teeth around a horn's mouthpiece
    $1600 24
Elizabeth Taylor is a Pisces & so was this man--the explorer, not her husband of the same name
    $1600 8
In 1914, this Keystone Studios head was the last person other than Chaplin to direct him in a film
    $1600 14
Frequent recent invasions haven't hurt this Asian country's opium crop, the world's largest
    $1600 4
Bowling Green State University,
Case Western Reserve University
    $1600 26
Specifically, the person in an organization who enforces Robert's Rules of Order
    $2000 17
From the Italian for "big", it's a concerto for an orchestra & a group of instrumental soloists
    $2000 25
Since Pisces is a water sign, it's not surprising that he composed "Water Music" in 1717
    $2000 9
In "Limelight" Chaplin cast as his partner this other great comic of the silent screen
    $2000 20
Though illegal, the Muslim Brotherhood is the main opposition to this African in power since 1981
    $2000 5
Suffolk University,
Brandeis University
    $2000 30
In the armed forces, it's what the NC stands for in NCO

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Leah Doug
$4,000 $23,400 $26,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"Shouldn't the shining dots of the sky be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France?" the artist wrote of this work

Final scores:

Matt Leah Doug
$0 $46,800 $2,400
3rd place: $5,000 Winner: $46,800 + an advance to UToC Round 2 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Leah Doug
$4,000 $19,200 $23,200
9 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,400

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Game tape date: 2005-02-22
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