Show #5280 - Friday, July 20, 2007

2007 Teen Tournament Summer Games quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Rachel Gottesman, a junior from Cortlandt Manor, New York

Jeffrey Baer, a senior from Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

Lisa Ackerman, a senior from Livermore, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE WORLD ALMANAC 2007
SPORTS TERMS
(Alex: You have to identify the sport for us.)
COLORS
STATE CAPITALS
IN THE BOOKSTORE
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 16
Of the 4 of these that will happen in 2007, Americans will see only the lunar ones
    $200 6
Net,
ace,
foot fault
    $200 1
Here's a hint from Heloise: celebrate St. Patrick's Day by dyeing your mashed potatoes this color
    $200 11
In 1821 Mississippi named its capital for this hero of the War of 1812; he didn't become president until 8 years later
    $200 21
"Ahab's Wife" tells a whale of a tale about a character mentioned briefly in this classic novel
    $200 30
Before a trip, it's proper to wish someone "bon" this, whether they're traveling by ship or not
    $400 17
"Offbeat News Stories" included a prize given to scientists who explained why these birds don't get headaches
    $400 7
Goalie,
throw-in,
midfielder
    $400 2
It's the color named for the fatty part of milk that rises to the top
    $400 12
When Kansas became a state in 1861, this city became capital
    $400 22
"Hope Was Here" is a book about a teen waitress at the Welcome Stairways Diner in this "Dairy State"
    $400 29
In many places of business, "no zapatos, no service", "zapatos" being Spanish for these
    $600 18
Born in 1984, this Brit is the youngest man on the list "Widely Known World Personalities of the Present"
    $600 8
Bunker,
wedge,
caddie
    $600 3
On the flag of El Salvador, the stripe of this color represents peace
    $600 13
This capital lies in the Eagle Valley about 30 miles south of Reno
    $600 23
Take a bite out of "The Vampire Armand", the sixth book in her "Vampire Chronicles"
    $600 28
Italian for "to the tooth", it's how to order your pasta if you want it a little firm
    $800 19
Alphabetically, a select list of endangered species runs from albatross to this
    $800 9
Bomb,
backfield,
blitz
    $800 4
In names of Crayola colors, this color has preceded "heart", "pizzazz" & "mountain majesty"
    $800 14
Tempe is a southern suburb of this state capital
    $800 24
"Fever 1793" depicts a teen's struggle during the 1793 epidemic of this "colorful" fever in Philadelphia
    $800 27
Germany's superhighway, it's the equivalent of our expressways
    $1000 20
The editors' picks for a 2006 time capsule include a yellow ribbon magnet with this 3-word slogan
    $1000 10
Fletch,
quiver,
bowstring
    $1000 5
Jewelers know that a tourmaline of this color is sometimes called a Brazilian sapphire
    DD: $2,200 15
A statue of Ethan Allen stands within the portico of the state capitol building in this city
    $1000 25
A secret code called nu shu is pivotal to the plat of "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan", set in this country
    $1000 26
"Seize the day", I tell you, but do it with this Latin phrase

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

Lisa Jeffrey Rachel
$4,000 $4,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Jeffrey Rachel
$7,200 $3,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
ANNUAL EVENTS
WAY BACK IN THE 1990s
FAMOUS CANADIANS
NOW WE'RE IN BUSINESS!
CROSSWORD CLUES "D"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter. I'll tell you how many letters in the word.)
    $400 4
The third law of thermodynamics implies that a system can never be brought to this temperature point
    $400 24
The first one of these days was originally conceived as an environmental teach-in
    $400 7
When the U.K.'s 99-year lease on this crown colony ended, China retook control on July 1, 1997
    $400 1
In 1917 & 1918 Ontario's Billy Bishop claimed 72 aerial victories as an Ace in this war
    $400 17
Eating at this fast-food chain twice daily helped Jared Fogle lose over 200 pounds
    $400 12
10-sport olympic event
(9)
    $800 5
In 2006, Israeli scientists claimed to have created the "ball" type of this stormy phenomenon using a microwave oven
    $800 27
In 2007 Elvis Presley Birthday Week in Memphis included cake for all visitors to this mansion on January 8th
    $800 8
On Aug. 10, 1993 she was sworn in as the 107th Supreme Court Justice
    $800 2
Toronto-born journalist Morley Safer began hosting this Sunday TV news magazine way back in 1970
    $800 18
In July 2004 this tech company said it would give back $75 billion to its shareholders
    $800 13
To consume quickly, like a good book
(6)
    $1200 6
This type of "cell" sounds like it causes disease, but it refers to a gamete, such as an egg cell
    $1200 28
This Sunday before Easter celebrates Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem
    $1200 9
Partying like it was February of 1999, Hugo Chavez became President of this country
    $1200 3
Nova Scotia's Samuel Cunard founded the famous Cunard line of these in 1838
    $1200 19
Give us your best "Gilbert Gottfried as a duck" impression & name this insurance co. headquartered in Columbus, Georgia
    $1200 14
Pious, or ardent
(6)
    DD: $2,021 10
We went underground to learn that this unit is equal to about 6.022 x 1023 molecules of a given substance
    $1600 29
Jerry Lewis has been hosting the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on this holiday weekend since 1966
    DD: $2,000 22
On Jan. 1, 1993 2 new European nations were formed from the split of this suddenly ex-country
    $1600 26
James Gosling helped create this computer language that shares its name with a breakfast beverage
    $1600 20
Dash off a letter to this telecom giant's Overland Park, Kansas HQ where you can hear a pin drop
    $1600 15
Strauss' Beautiful Blue body of water
(6)
    $2000 11
In 2007 Intel announced a new faster chip design replacing silicon with this element, symbol Hf
    $2000 30
By law, a term of the U.S. Supreme Court begins on the first Monday in this month
    $2000 23
On Oct. 26, 1994 a peace treaty was signed between Israel & this country led by King Hussein I
    $2000 25
Co-discoverer of this pancreatic hormone, Ontario's Frederick Banting won a 1923 Nobel Prize
    $2000 21
"We're going to race the truck. People love the truck", claimed this delivery company
    $2000 16
Branch of medicine for the skin
(11)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Jeffrey Rachel
$18,000 $13,600 $10,621

Final Jeopardy! Round

17th CENTURY PEOPLE
Rev. John Robinson, Minister to these people, wrote them a letter saying how upset he was not to be going with them

Final scores:

Lisa Jeffrey Rachel
$18,500 $27,200 $17,721
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Jeffrey Rachel
$17,600 $12,400 $10,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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