Show #5397 - Tuesday, February 12, 2008

2008-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Melissa Luttmann, a freshman from Memphis, Tennessee

Janelle Lambert, a senior from Brooklyn, New York

Rachel Horn, a sophomore from Cincinnati, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

HOW INSPIRATIONAL
WHAT'S ON TV?
FOOD FACTS
CAPITAL IDEA
THE TEENS
WORD ORIGINS
    $200 6
When your prom date leaves the dance without you, recall the proverb, this "heals all wounds"
    $200 26
In 2007 Marie Osmond blamed allergies & L.A. air quality for her waltz into unconsciousness on this show
    $200 19
Carob yields a sweet pulp that is roasted, ground, & used as a substitute for this flavoring
    $200 16
Long before it was a capital, this city on the Thames River was a communications center
    $200 11
Sounds unlucky, but there were this many books in Lemony Snicket's "Series of Unfortunate Events"
    $200 1
The name of this, also called a fireplug, is partly from a word for "water"
    $400 7
This saint of Assisi said, "Where there is hatred, let me sow love... where there is despair, hope"
    $400 27
Simon said "Simply dreadful... appalling" on this show that debuted on Fox in June '02
    $400 20
Bursting with beta carotene, the melon we call this is actually a type of muskmelon
    $400 17
Though Kyoto remained the imperial capital, Tokugawa Ieyasu made this obscure village his capital
    $400 12
Sonnets are rhymed poems with this many lines
    $400 2
The name of this bread spread goes all the way back to bous, a Greek word for "cow"
    $600 8
Thinking of his sins, poet Heinrich Heine said, "Of course" God will do this to "me; that's his business"
    $600 28
Justin Timberlake had a rough day on this MTV show: phony "tax agents" said he owed $900,000 & raided his house
    $600 21
Cannellini is a white kidney bean, cannelloni is a type of this
    $600 18
A small village sacked by Mongol as well as Afghan invaders, it later became the largest Persian city
    $600 13
Rack all your pins in bowling & 10 are set up; rack your balls in a game of 8-ball & this many are set up
    $600 3
These sparkly fake gems are partly named for a river that flows through Germany
    $800 9
In 1903 Pope Pius X wrote, "Where justice is lacking there can be no hope of" this, pax in Latin
    $800 29
We're still waiting for a "Des Moines" version of this CBS crime show to accompany the Vegas, Miami & N.Y. ones
    $800 22
This word was once used for the meat of any hunted animal; now it refers to deer meat
    $800 24
This capital was created because Rio de Janeiro was overcrowded & isolated from the rest of the country
    $800 14
Including wisdom teeth, the number of teeth typically found in the fully developed adult upper jaw
    DD: $600 4
The name of this type of reference work is from the Greek for "cyclical" (i.e., well-rounded) & "education"
    $1000 10
This "Candide" author helped popularize the saying, "The perfect is the enemy of the good"
    $1000 30
Bryan Fuller created this show about a piemaker whose touch can bring the dead to life
    $1000 23
Mostly made from the whites, egg substitutes don't contain fat or this artery-clogging lipid
    $1000 25
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities, it became a capital in 1946 when Syria gained independence
    $1000 15
In "The Sound of Music", Liesl was "going on" this number
    $1000 5
This 5-letter synonym of "question" comes from the Latin for "to ask" or "to seek"

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

Rachel Janelle Melissa
$3,200 $2,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Janelle Melissa
$8,600 $4,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BLACK HISTORY MONTH
BALLS
THE JEFFERSON ADMINISTRATION
IT'S RAINING "MN"
FIRSTS
LASTS
    $400 26
Melville said this abolitionist who was hanged in Charlestown, Va. in 1859 was "the meteor of the war"
    $400 16
To start your golf round, put your ball up on one of these little pegs
    $400 1
In April 1803 Napoleon renounced this territory in America "with the greatest regret"; so we bought it
    $400 2
Catch the flue here, where fire goes up in smoke
    $400 11
The Scott brothers sold rolls of this in 1890; 2-ply came later
    $400 21
Alphabetically last of our solar system's planets
    $800 27
Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color line in 1947 when he was signed by this team
    $800 17
Kermit the Frog's eyeballs were originally made of these light sports balls
    $800 3
In 1807, after a trip up the Hudson, he wrote, "The power of propelling boats by steam is now fully proved"
    $800 4
If you're sleepless in Seattle you're suffering from this malady
    $800 12
Marie Antoinette is credited with introducing these rolls to France
    $800 22
Though this book has the word "last" in its title, it's only the second of the 5 "Leatherstocking Tales"
    $1200 28
Harlem had one of these literary & cultural rebirths in the '20s & '30s
    $1200 18
A target ball called a "pallino" is thrown first in this Italian ball game
    $1200 8
On July 12, 1808 this large city's Missouri Gazette became the first newspaper published west of the Mississippi
    $1200 5
'Tis this season (of the year)
    $1200 13
Event at which Jesus performed his first miracle, providing enough wine for a feast
    $1200 23
In 1966 Congress authorized the Uniform Time Act, creating this from the last Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October
    $1600 29
Edward & Burghardt were the middle names of this organizer of the NAACP
    $1600 19
In racquetball, the ball must strike the front wall before hitting this
    $1600 9
In 1807 Jefferson tried to have this man, his first vice president, convicted of treason
    $1600 6
6-letter word meaning mirthless, sober, or grave
    DD: $2,000 14
The first meeting of this international assembly convened November 15, 1920
    DD: $4,000 24
The Battle of Castillon in 1453 was the last battle of this war that began back in 1337
    $2000 30
In 1957 Martin Luther King helped establish this religious organization, the SCLC
    $2000 20
The ball & bat used in this sport are seen here
    $2000 10
In 1805 U.S. Marines stormed the shores of this Barbary state at Derna, helping to end the raids on American ships
    $2000 7
Please don't forget this word, from the Greek for "oblivion"
    $2000 15
On December 7, 1787, Delaware became the 1st state to do this
    $2000 25
The name of the last dynasty to rule Vietnam, it's the family name of about half Vietnam's people

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Janelle Melissa
$25,800 $5,600 $9,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

CHARACTERS IN BOOKS
This character says, "It's Christmas Day! I haven't missed it. The Spirits have done it all in one night"

Final scores:

Rachel Janelle Melissa
$33,199 $11,200 $18,400
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rachel Janelle Melissa
$25,400 $5,600 $9,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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