Show #5278 - Wednesday, July 18, 2007

2007 Teen Tournament Summer Games quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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Amy Varallo, a senior from Aiken, South Carolina

Lindsey Nicolai, a junior from Hampton, Virginia

Kriti Gandhi, a senior from Ellicott City, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
OFF TO THE MOVIES
WHERE'S THAT?
HOW WAS SCHOOL TODAY?
FINE
THAT'S SO CLICHE!
    $200 1
This restaurant's Original Recipe features a secret blend of 11 herbs & spices
    $200 30
"And I am telling you I'm not going" to try & sing that song from this 2006 film; I'll leave it to Jennifer Hudson
    $200 7
Upon its 1914 completion, this shortened a ship's voyage between NYC & San Francisco by about 8,000 miles
    $200 6
We learned about these caravans of prairie schooners that rolled over Western trails, & I wish I could have been aboard
    $200 12
Fine hairs from squirrels' tails are used in brushes for this painting medium whose name tells you it uses H2O
    $200 21
Need something? Well, just come to the point & stop "beating around" this
    $400 2
The logo of this theme park chain is seen here
    $400 25
"Everything in this room is eatable, even I'm eatable! But that is called 'cannibalism', my dear children" is from this film
    $400 8
Looking like it's going to get the boot & covering nearly 10,000 sq. miles, it's the largest island in the Mediterranean
    $400 29
For the school play, this process of choosing actors & assigning parts started--I hope they pick me!
    $400 13
This brand introduced its Extra Fine Point marker in 1979 & went Ultra Fine in 1989
    $400 19
People who meet briefly & then go their separate ways are like these "that pass in the night"
    $600 3
The first ad sign in the U.S. using these lights went up on a Los Angeles car dealership in 1923
    $600 22
starwars.com described this character as "A loathsome slug of a gangster" & under gender listed "Neither"
    $600 10
It's the state capital highlighted here
    $600 28
The kids were too lazy to learn about this measure of energy transfer that equals force times distance
    $600 14
To cook up a persillade to add to your escargots, finely chop this herb, "persil" in French
    $600 17
This 5-word phrase meaning to proceed as normal, no matter what happens, is associated with the theatre
    $800 4
Company lore says that a shiny black bathing suit gave this clothing store its name
    $800 23
Matt Damon gave this title character an "Identity" & a "Supremacy"
    $800 9
Take me to your lemur! This island country lies about 240 miles east of the African mainland
    $800 26
By 7-2 we agreed with the Supreme Court in Ring v. Arizona that only this group can impose the death penalty
    $800 15
Rhyming phrase for what can lie between a positive & a negative situation, like between genius & madness
    $800 18
Probably at least once, you've gotten in trouble with your parents & they've "read" you this "act"
    $1000 5
This Colorado ski resort was named for Buchanan's VP John C.
    $1000 24
Jack Black wrestles with a problem & cooks up a scheme to save a monastery in this 2006 film
    $1000 11
Antarctica's not too far from this country, seen here in red
    DD: $1,000 27
I daydreamed in the geography class about this warm region defined as lying between two famous lines of latitude
    $1000 16
The beaches of Playa del Carmen in the Yucatan in this country are noted for the fineness of their sand
    $1000 20
It means to relieve someone of a lot of money, or it's what you'd do with a stained silk dress

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

Kriti Lindsey Amy
$3,200 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kriti Lindsey Amy
$4,400 $2,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
MUSICALS
INSECT INVASION
THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE
HOW TO MAKE A VEGETABLE STEW
ALLITERATION ALLOTMENT
    $400 7
The invaders in this H.G. Wells novel are described as having tentacles & "a peculiar V-shaped mouth"
    $400 12
"Les Mis" is probably the most famous musical set partly in the sewers of this city
    $400 14
About 300,000 people in Africa suffer from sleeping sickness spread by the tsetse variety of this insect
    $400 30
Study at Ohio's Heidelberg college & you could spend your jr. year abroad at this country's U. of Heidelberg
    $400 22
Cut up this tuber that was native to South America before becoming a major crop in Europe at the end of the 17th c.
    $400 1
In basketball, this ball handling infraction will cost you possession
    $800 6
This gangly schoolmaster in "The Legend of Sleepy Hallow" gives singing lessons to Katrina Van Tassel
    $800 11
"The Color Purple" takes place in this "peachy" Southern state, & it premiered there before it came to Broadway
    $800 13
There are 20,000 known species of these insects, including social, parasitic & "killer" types
    $800 29
Go to Georgetown & wear these school colors that signify the union of the North & South afer the Civil War
    $800 21
Use a few green stalks of this, which is a good dip scoop & is also the log in an "ant"sy snack
    $800 2
A condition of low priority; in a cooking phrase, it usually follows "on the..."
    $1200 3
If it was named for a different character, this 1899 Chekhov play would be "Niece Sonya"
    $1200 8
"Practically Perfect" is one of the new songs written for the stage version of this 1964 Julie Andrews movie
    $1200 26
Responsible for millions of cases of malaria each year, the Anopheles variety of this insect is one deadly bug
    $1200 23
Don't just study history, but live & breathe it at this college just steps away from Colonial Williamsburg
    $1200 18
Use a bunch of these orange taproots, rich in provitamin A
    $1200 15
You'll get a charge over this critter, an Amazon River dweller that can pack a 650-volt wallop
    $1600 4
In "A Scandal in Bohemia" & other early stories, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle gave this physician a wife, Mary Morstan
    $1600 9
A fair-haired law student is the heroine of the musical based on this 2001 Reese Witherspoon film
    DD: $1,100 28
Of the one million species of insects, more than 300,000 are of this type, including the ladybug
    $1600 24
Cornell's Dept. of this study would prep you for the "INSECT INVASION" category; it has more than 6 million specimens
    $1600 19
Don't forget to add this bulb; you can use the Walla Walla, Maui, Bermuda or Vidalia variety
    DD: $2,500 16
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the desk of the Weather Channel in Atlanta, GA.) The Weather Channel believes that 1 degree can change the world, & that the lowering of these alliterative emissions can help
    $2000 5
In "A Christmas Carol" the ghost of this dead partner is the first spirit to visit Scrooge
    $2000 10
We loved him as Niles Crane on "Frasier"; now it's "Curtains" for him--he's in the Broadway musical "Curtains"
    $2000 27
Noisy bug seen here
    $2000 25
You could learn to play the bagpipes & march with the pipe band at this S.C. school whose name means "The Fortress"
    $2000 20
Toss in some florets of this vegetable whose name comes from the Italian
    $2000 17
R.R., as a description in mail delivery

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kriti Lindsey Amy
$17,600 $6,000 $7,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

ORGANIZATIONS
In 2003 Allied Command Europe & Allied Command Atlantic, parts of this organization, merged

Final scores:

Kriti Lindsey Amy
$17,700 $12,000 $14,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kriti Lindsey Amy
$18,200 $6,000 $7,800
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
18 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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