Show #5164 - Thursday, February 8, 2007

2007 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

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Ben Schenkel, a junior from Allentown, Pennsylvania

Naomi Hinchen, a senior from Brooklyn, New York

Frank Firke, a junior from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
I STILL LIKE CARTOONS
A NUMBER IN THE TEENS
SCIENTISTS
ROLE-PLAYING GAMES
BASIC SPANISH
    $200 11
We're not sure whether the Spanish ship on its city flag represents the Nina, Pinta, or Santa Maria
    $200 6
This guy's theme song tells us "Absorbent & yellow & porous is he"
    $200 24
Traditional number of attendees at the Last Supper
    $200 22
He wondered if the force that pulled an apple to the ground could also pull the Moon into the Earth's orbit
    $200 1
Created by Gary Gygax in 1974, this granddaddy of RPGs uuses a 20-sided die & a monster manual
    $200 16
An occupation:
medico
    $400 12
This capital was created by the Missouri legislature & laid out by the son of Daniel Boone in the 1820s
    $400 7
This Great Dane was introduced in 1969, & you'd have gotten away with $400 if it weren't for those meddling kids
    $400 25
Number of lines in a standard sonnet
    $400 23
A law of falling bodies associated with this Italian says that they fall at the same speed regardless of their mass
    $400 2
A live event on an online RPG saw Morpheus, a character from this movie franchise, killed by an assassin
    $400 20
A family member:
hermana
    DD: $1,000 13
Mount Rainier is visible to the east from its state capitol building
    $600 8
These 2 title kids get to torment the Grim Reaper after winning a limbo contest against him
    $600 27
Andy Warhol said we'd all be famous in the future for this many minutes
    $600 26
Around 1507 this Polish astronomer began trying to prove that the Sun, not Earth, was the center of the universe
    $600 3
It's Horde vs. Alliance in this Blizzard game that allows you to go head-to-head vs. others online in Azeroth
    $600 19
It can get you from here to there:
avion
    $800 14
One of the major attractions in this state capital is the tomb of Abraham Lincoln in Oak Ridge Cemetery
    $800 9
He leads Ed & Edd in trying to carry out various adolescent schemes
    $800 29
The term "hexadecimal" refers to quantities of this number
    $800 28
Born in 1686, he invented the first accurate thermometer & devised a temperature scale to go with it
    $800 4
Ruins of Kunarc, Scars of Velious & Prophecy of Ro are expansions to this original Sony Online RPG
    $800 18
A part of the body:
corazon
    $1000 15
This capital began as a small Dutch outpost, Fort Nassau, built on Westerlo Island in the Hudson River
    $1000 10
Looking like a refugee from "Pac Man", Blooregard Q. Kazoo hangs out with his pal, Mac, on this show
    $1000 30
This number amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote
    $1000 21
In 1856 this monk began his experiments that led to the discovery of the basic laws of heredity
    $1000 5
Arthur's death shatters peace in the 3 realms & a new struggle is on in the online RPG caled "Dark Age of" this
    $1000 17
A wild animal:
lobo

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

Frank Naomi Ben
$2,000 $5,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Naomi Ben
$4,000 $5,800 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

EXPLORATION
WHEN THEY WERE TEENS
ALL ABOUT ANIMALS
BALLET
THE "PROM"
YOU'RE NOT GOING OUT WEARING THAT
    $400 1
Around 1807, John Colter explored Yellowstone after he was released from this duo's expedition
    $400 6
This First Lady was on her high school's debating team--good practice for her Senate career
    $400 21
The boto, also known as the Amazon dolphin or porpoise, is native to this continent
    $400 23
Tend to lose your slippers? Perhaps you should star in this ballet that also features a pumpkin coach
    $400 8
This is a declaration that something will be done; my daughter demands a pinky one
    $400 16
This suit... well, it's formal & the cummerbund & bow tie that go with it do seem a bit much for 4th period math
    $800 2
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Leaving Portugal in July 1497, going around Africa & with the help of a pilot from Malindi, this explorer made it to India in 1498
    $800 7
In his teens, Bono wanted to be an actor, so he started his own theatre company at his school in this Irish capital
    $800 25
Guinness says this bear has the vastest home land range of any land mammal: about 11,500 miles a year
    $800 30
In the classic ballet based on this fairy tale, Carabosse is the evil fairy who conjures up that spindle curse
    $800 12
It's an advancement in rank or position; you'll definitely want to get one at your job
    $800 17
A suit of this, huh? Well, chain mail may be hip now, young man, but we all know the Maximilian type is the way to go!
    DD: $3,000 3
In 1769 this Brit found Tahiti by sailing west until he ran into it
    $1200 9
Spider-Man wasn't there to protect her when she was menaced by giant spiders in "Jumanji"
    $1200 26
The "mute" type of this graceful waterfowl isn't really silent: it hisses, grunts & even makes snoring sounds
    $1200 29
The temps de poisson, a jump with arched back & crossed feet, literally means "time of" this animal
    $1200 13
If we were in a play & you forgot what to say, this type of cue would be whispered to you quickly from offstage
    $1200 18
For gosh sakes, you're not really going to wear these paired equine accessories seen here, are you?
    $1600 4
(Kelly shows a map on the monitor.) In 1845, Ludwig Leichhardt completed a 3,000-mile journey, finding a route to the north coast & fertile pastures, exciting the people of this land
    $1600 10
As a student at Eton, he did not have his own laptop computer, despite being second in line to the British throne
    $1600 22
Among amphibians, toads have 4 of these & caecilians, which look like earthworms, don't have any
    DD: $10,000 27
A flurry of ballerinas performs the "Waltz of the Snowflakes" in this beloved ballet
    $1600 14
It's a march if you're doing a square dance, or an area for walking, like Santa Monica's Third Street one
    $1600 19
Seriously? This type of plain-woven sack made of coarse jute or hemp fabric is your choice? Not today, mr.!
    $2000 5
He stumbled around the south in search of gold but did gain fame as the European discoverer of the Mississippi
    $2000 11
In the '70s she was a high school cheerleader in Virginia; "Today" she anchors the network news
    $2000 24
This kind of camel can run up to 40 miles per hour, & its name is from the Greek for "running"
    $2000 28
Just like the opera, the 1949 ballet version of "Carmen" takes place in this country
    $2000 15
This is a high point of land projecting beyond the line of the coast
    $2000 20
Maybe no one told you this whale-bone-stiffened undergarment went out of style around 1907, to women's relief

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Naomi Ben
$13,400 $18,600 $26,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

NOVELS
It was partly inspired by Owen Chase's narrative of the shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex

Final scores:

Frank Naomi Ben
$17,500 $22,400 $19,199
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Naomi Ben
$11,600 $18,600 $17,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
0 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,600

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