Show #5398 - Wednesday, February 13, 2008

2008-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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Katie Gill, a sophomore from Jackson, Mississippi

Will Casper, a senior from Basin City, Washington

Maria Bennici, a junior from Walkersville, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

WHEN THEY WERE TEENS
RIGHT ON THE MONEY
IT HAPPENS IN FEBRUARY
AMERICANA
SHORT STORIES
A, B, C, D THEN F
(Alex: The first correct response in the category at the top will begin with the letter "A", the next one down with the letter "B", "C", "D", and so on.)
    $200 11
Tyra Banks must love pets--when she was a teen, her dream was to be this kind of doctor
    $200 26
The current $2 bill features Thomas Jefferson on the front & the signing of this document on the back
    $200 21
In leap years, it's the last day in February
    $200 16
Its state animal is the grizzly bear, & the state tree is a type of redwood
    $200 1
James Joyce set his 1914 collection of short stories in this capital of Ireland
    $200 6
Queen Victoria married this man in an elaborate ceremony in 1840
    $400 12
Carmen Electra played Tiger Lily & Nick Lachey a lost boy in their school's production of this show
    $400 27
The 2004 silver dollar honoring Thomas Edison was inscribed on the reverse side, "125th anniversary of" this invention
    $400 22
This pro sport plays its all-star Pro Bowl in February
    $400 17
Ironically, this symbol of America was cast in London in 1752
    $400 2
The terrible title game of chance in this Shirley Jackson story takes place on June 27
    $400 7
The object of this dice game is to move all 15 stones from the triangles & take them off the board
    $600 13
She was "All That" in getting her own self-titled sketch show on Nick in 1999
    $600 28
The front of the $10 bill unveiled in 2005 features these 1st 3 words of the Preamble to the Constition
    $600 23
Held each February, this Florida contest is the premier race on the NASCAR circuit
    $600 18
(Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns delivers the clue.) My 1st documentary shown on PBS, and later nominated for an Oscar, was about this magnificent 19th century New York City structure
    DD: $1,000 3
This Poe story mentions "a low, dull, quick sound... as a watch makes when enveloped in cotton"
    $600 8
A mountain range in the Northwestern United States, or some big waterfalls
    $800 14
Angie Harmon was in history class when she found out that she'd won this teen magazine's cover model contest
    $800 29
Federal Reserve notes bear the statement "This note is legal tender for all" these, "public and private"
    $800 24
It's the first day of Lent, when the residue of burnt palm fronds is applied to the forehead
    $800 19
Virginia City, Nevada & this nearby state capital are known as "Sisters in History"
    $800 4
O! the ironic twist that ends his 1906 story "The Gift of the Magi"
    $800 9
In Shakespeare's "Richard III" the title character opens the play by saying, "Now is the winter of our" this
    $1000 15
At age 13, Christian Slater was on Broadway portraying a youthful version of this Arthurian wizard
    $1000 30
Bills printed in 2008 bear the signatures of Anna Cabral, U.S. Treasurer, & Henry Paulson, this official
    $1000 25
Each February, the Audubon Society sponsors the GBBC, the "Great Backyard" count of these animals
    $1000 20
If you want to go to the Texas State Fair, head for this "big" city, not the state capital
    $1000 5
The character Jesse B. Semple figures prominently in many of this "Harlem" poet's short stories
    $1000 10
A superficial appearance or the front of a building

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

Maria Will Katie
$4,000 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Will Katie
$3,800 $4,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CIVIL WAR
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICALS
POTPOURRI
OFFICIAL CANADIAN PROVINCE THINGS
VERY SUPERSTITIOUS
9-LETTER WORDS
    $400 21
Robert E. Lee's nephew Fitzhugh Lee was a major general during both the Civil War & this 1898 war
    $400 1
Tracy Turnblad learns a new style of dancing when she's sent to detention in this 2007 movie musical
    $400 6
The name of this language, in the language itself, is "Igpay Atinlay"
    $400 30
British Columbia's flag shows the sun setting over wavy stripes, which symbolize this ocean
    $400 13
It was believed gods lived in trees; to ward off bad luck, do this to wood
    $400 11
Impossible to read because of poor handwriting
    $800 22
"Quaker guns" were really logs that the South painted to look like these big mounted weapons
    $800 2
As Gabriella, this gal sang "When There Was Me And You" in "High School Musical"
    $800 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew performs an experiment.) Some clay, a very sharp pencil & a horseshoe magnet will make a simple one of these devices--you don't even need a needle
    $800 28
Petrified wood is the official stone of this province whose capital is Edmonton
    $800 20
It was believed that this animal's foot could keep away all forms of rheumatism
    $800 12
It's the instrument heard here
    $1200 23
He was clipping roses in his garden when he found out that he'd been elected President of the Confederacy
    $1200 3
I'm "Hopelessly Devoted" to this 1978 musical that's set at Rydell High
    $1200 8
Since 1910, the color that borders the covers of "National Geographic"
    $1200 26
Its song is "The Island Hymn"
    $1200 17
It was thought breaking this damages one's soul; since vampires have no soul, they can't be seen in one
    $1200 14
Cattle, sheep & other useful animals raised on a farm
    DD: $2,000 24
This city in Northern Virginia was the site of 2 battles known in the North as the Battles of Bull Run
    $1600 4
In "Raise Your Voice", this teen idol leaves her small town to go to a prestigious California music school
    $1600 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew indicates a phrase on the monitor.) In proofreading, a mark like the red one here indicates that the writer should do this with the words
    $1600 27
It's great, it's gray, it's nocturnal, it's the provincial bird of Manitoba
    $1600 18
Using this object, symbolic of a solar wheel & originally a sun shade, when there was no sun was sacrilegious
    $1600 15
A person in a savage, primitive state, like Conan (no, not O'Brien, the other one)
    $2000 25
General Albert Sidney Johnston died while leading the attack against the Union at Shiloh in this state
    $2000 5
This 1980 film was set at the N.Y. High School for Performing Arts; a TV show, reality show & musical followed
    $2000 10
14-letter word for cooperation between 2 partners, leading to smoother political sailing
    DD: $2,000 29
This province's motto is Je me souviens, "I remember"
    $2000 19
As shown in "The Dresser", it's Shakespeare's not-to-be-quoted-from, bad luck play
    $2000 16
270 is the magic number for this "college" of U.S. politics

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Will Katie
$13,400 $10,400 $18,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ANIMAL WORLD
C. familiaris, it has one of the largest size ranges, from a 2-pound Mexican variety to 200 pounders

Final scores:

Maria Will Katie
$9,900 $20,800 $22,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maria Will Katie
$13,000 $10,400 $17,800
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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