Show #5281 - Monday, July 23, 2007

2007 Teen Tournament Summer Games semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Kyle Neblett, a senior from Beaverton, Oregon

Rachel Gottesman, a junior from Cortlandt Manor, New York

Andy Hutchins, a senior from Rockledge, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

OUR FOUNDING FATHERS
COLLEGE TEAM NICKNAMES
NOW THAT'S EXPENSIVE!
THE LARGEST IN AREA
THEY USED TO BE CHEERLEADERS
GIVE ME A "K"!
    $200 6
In early April 1775 William Dawes, Samuel Prescott & this man rode to warn Patriots to move military stores from Concord
    $200 1
UC Berkeley's teams are known as the golden these, & there's one on the state flag
    $200 7
A Louis XVI one of these that showed phases of the moon as well as the seconds & minutes sold in 1999 for $3 million
    $200 14
Mexico,
United States,
Canada
    $200 13
She probably wrote about her cheerleading days at Katy High School in Texas in her own diary, not Bridget Jones's
    $200 8
In the 1930s it was advertised as "the handkerchiefs you can throw away"
    $400 18
3 years after writing the Declaration of Independence, he succeeded Patrick Henry as Virginia governor
    $400 2
Pepperdine's nickname is this, & some lap not too far away from the campus
    $400 24
Some of this early Rock & Roll singer's hair (maybe his sideburns?) sold in 2002 for $115,120
    $400 15
Pakistan,
India,
Bangladesh
    $400 22
This ex-Eastern Regional High cheerleader must have let out a cheer when she became Regis Philbin's co-host
    $400 9
Feline term for a pool of money to which many have contributed
    $600 19
On 7/3/76 he wrote to his wife Abigail that the colonies "are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states"
    DD: $1,000 3
This word describing Penn State's Lions comes from an Algonquian term meaning "single mountain"
    $600 25
In 2001, an anonymous buyer paid more than $6 million for a 1623 "first folio" of this English author's plays
    $600 16
Saudi Arabia,
Oman,
Yemen
    $600 23
Mandy Moore spent years as a cheerleader before playing one in this "Regal" Anne Hathaway film of 2001
    $600 10
The "K" is silent in this word meaning complicated, as in a difficult problem; the word also describes ropes & trees
    $800 20
In 1724, at the age of 18, he left Philadelphia for England to train as a printer; he stayed there 2 years
    $800 4
The University of Texas at Arlington uses this nickname shared by the NBA team closest to them
    $800 26
In 2000 a set of books about these critters "Of America" by John James Audubon sold at auction for $8.8 million
    $800 17
Spain,
Germany,
France
    $800 29
These 2 stars of "Desperate Housewives" were high school cheerleaders
(Hint: they're both brunettes)
    $800 11
We may put you to sleep telling you its standard dimensions are an impressive 76 x 80 inches
    $1000 21
In "Public Good", this pamphleteer called for Virginia to cede land needed to form a strong central government
    $1000 5
This University of Idaho nickname is from an old Germanic tribe whose name has come to mean troublemakers
    $1000 27
The world's most valuable one of these instruments is one made by Antonio Stradivari in 1716 worth $18 million
    $1000 28
Libya,
Egypt,
Tunisia
    $1000 30
Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar. If you know this Phillips Academy cheerleader, stand up and holler!
    $1000 12
The colors of Hawaii Pacific University are Columbia blue and this shade of green

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Andy Rachel Kyle
$2,200 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Rachel Kyle
$7,000 $2,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

MYTHS & LEGENDS
BLOCKBUSTER MOVIES
ADVENTURES IN THE AIR
ISLANDS
A MAKEUP EXAM
PREFIXES
(Alex: In that one you have to tell us the meaning of each one.)
    $400 1
Around 400 B.C. the Greek Ctesias described it as having a white body with a straight cubit-long horn
    $400 6
This 2003 "Lord of the Rings" installment has Frodo & Sam approaching Mount Doom to destroy the one ring
    $400 11
Hitting a speed of about 800 miles per hour, Chuck Yeager broke this barrier in October 1947
    $400 16
This U.S. commonwealth lies about 70 miles across the Mona Passage from the Dominican Republic
    $400 22
Don't be embarrassed to use the Cargo Beach or Suede type of this cheek makeup
    $400 21
Hemi-
    $800 2
The earliest ballads of this outlaw say that his activities took place in the South Yorkshire, not Nottinghamshire
    $800 7
James Cameron also won an Oscar for editing this 1997 blockbuster
    $800 12
August 1983 saw the first night launch of this reusable U.S. orbital vehicle
    $800 17
Russia's Wrangel Island & Canada's Prince Patrick Island lie in this ocean
    $800 27
Spanish for "mask", this cosmetic is used to color the eylashes
    $800 23
Di-
as in dicephalous
    $1200 3
This steel drivin' man beat a steam drill in a race to make a railroad tunnel but died with his "hammer in his hand"
    $1200 8
Jack-Jack Parr is the baby of the family of superheroes in this animated film
    $1200 13
Taking 16 hours, in 1919 British aviators Alcock & Brown became the first to cross this large body of water nonstop
    $1200 18
A chain of shoals known as Adam's Bridge stretches between India & this island nation
    $1200 28
Talk about killer looks--Egyptians used toxic plants called fucus on this facial part; Lancome's Juicy Wear is safer
    $1200 24
Contra-
    $1600 4
In some legends it's the influence of the full moon that changes a man into one of these, also called a lycanthrope
    $1600 9
The title guys of this 1997 sci-fi comedy are "protecting the earth from the scum of the universe"
    $1600 14
In 1909 Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly a plane over this between Great Britain & France
    DD: $3,000 19
This large island's 2 highest peaks lie in the Maoke Mountains on the Indonesian side
    $1600 29
In the 1930s Max Factor introduced pan-cake, which was this makeup base
    DD: $500 25
Circum-
    $2000 5
This hero of mythology cleaned the Augean stables by diverting the courses of 2 nearby rivers
    $2000 10
"I see dead people" is a line from this Bruce Willis film
    $2000 15
In 1907 Paul Cornu became the first man to fly freely in one of these horizontally rotored aircraft
    $2000 20
This large Italian island in the Mediterranean lies just 7 miles south of Corsica
    $2000 30
Some makeup shades come in one of these containers named for a board on which artists mix paints
    $2000 26
Dys-
(of several definitions, give us a simple 3-letter word)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Rachel Kyle
$13,800 $4,400 $15,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ITALIAN INVENTORS
In 1910 his new invention helped Scotland Yard catch a murderer escaping to North America across the Atlantic

Final scores:

Andy Rachel Kyle
$27,600 $4,421 $29,300
2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Rachel Kyle
$13,400 $4,400 $19,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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