Show #5402 - Tuesday, February 19, 2008

2008-A Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Katie Gill, a sophomore from Jackson, Mississippi

Hunter Brown, a senior from Wheaton, Illinois

Zia Choudhury, a senior from Paducah, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
WINTER SPORTS & GAMES
THEY'RE OUR GODS
WORLD FLAGS
FICTION
AN ABBREV. CATEG.
    $200 14
As a result of the 1851 discovery of this in New South Wales & Victoria, Australia's population almost tripled by 1860
    $200 25
In 2006 Michigan Tech staged one of these fun winter battles with 3,762 participants
    $200 8
Eros,
Poseidon,
Zeus
    $200 1
Libya's national flag is solid green & represents this religion
    $200 2
Characters in this S.E. Hinton novel include Ponyboy, Sodapop & Two-Bit
    $200 26
At the end of a letter:
P.S.
    $400 17
From 1793 to 1810, this liquor made from molasses or sugar cane was used as currency in Australia
    $400 24
Vermont's Catamount Trail is made up of 300 miles of this type of skiing
    $400 9
Cupid,
Bacchus,
Pluto
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew watches three flags merge on the monitor.) In 1801, the 3 historic flags seen here were combined to form the flag of this nation
    $400 3
In Book One of the "Inheritance" trilogy, this title teen discovers his destiny as a Dragon Rider
    $400 27
A U.S. president:
LBJ
    $600 19
Due to Australia's vast distances, in 1928 K. St. Vincent Welch became the 1st doctor to reach patients in this way
    $600 18
The markers in World Cup slalom skiing are called these, and missing one means disqualification
    $600 10
Anubis,
Ra,
Isis
    $600 13
In the middle of this country's flag, you'll find the Star of David
    $600 5
In "Flowers for Algernon", Algernon is one of these
    $600 28
A U.S. postal abbreviation:
MO
    $800 20
In 1999 voters rejected a proposal for Australia to withdraw from this collective
    $800 22
Resembling racquets, these winter transport & recreation aids are called raquettes in French
    $800 11
Freyja,
Baldur,
Odin
    $800 15
The red of China's flag stands for this political party
    $800 6
This classic by Aldous Huxley takes place in the year 632 A.F. (after the birth of Henry Ford)
    $800 29
Doctors' group:
AMA
    $1000 21
In Jan. 1788 a fleet of 11 ships carrying convicts & soldiers sailed into this bay & founded what became Sydney
    $1000 23
Making its third debut in 2002, this sled gets its anatomical name from what people thought an early one resembled
    $1000 12
Bolon Tzacab,
Itzamna,
Kukulcan
(known to other peoples as Quetzalcoatl)
    DD: $2,000 16
Cuba's flag is called "La Estrella Solitaria", meaning this, like Texas's nickname
    $1000 7
The son of a zookeeper is stranded on a 26-ft. lifeboat with zebra, hyena & tiger in this 2002 book
    $1000 30
A Southern ACC college:
FSU

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

Zia Hunter Katie
$2,000 $800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zia Hunter Katie
$7,400 $4,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

I'M GIDDY FOR GADGETS
CLASSICAL MUSIC
THE LARGEST IN AREA
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
REALLY OLD MOVIES
NOT ONE, NOT 2, BUT 3 Os
    $400 26
The Cybershot G1 camera can transfer pictures to your TV or computer using this cable-free technology
    $400 1
Chopin's funeral march is in B flat this, a group of keys used to depict sadness
    $400 6
Indonesia,
the Philippines,
Laos
    $400 25
It's celebrated the evening before All Saints' Day
    $400 11
"Gleaming the Cube" is an ancient Christian Slater movie featuring this still-popular street sport
    $400 16
It pulls a train or individual railroad cars
    $800 27
Your iPod can sync with this brand of shoe & give you music, your pace, & calories burned while running
    $800 3
The toccata is a form of solo composition written by Bach primarily for this instrument
    $800 8
Pakistan,
India,
Mongolia
    $800 24
It makes sense that this is Irish-American heritage month
    $800 12
Have some Reese's and enjoy this golden oldie from Steven Spielberg about aliens in America
    $800 17
A citation or comment at the bottom of a page
    $1200 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sony headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.) To make it easier to read text, the Sony Reader uses a screen that displays tones between white & black, known as this scale
    $1200 4
Mendelssohn's "Songs without Words" were once the most popular pieces for this instrument
    $1200 9
Switzerland,
Italy,
France
    DD: $2,000 23
If May Day falls on a Sunday, this holiday is the very next Sunday
    $1200 13
If Sam Gamgee looked familiar, you probably saw him in this 1985 film about a pirate treasure map
    $1200 18
Staying up too late studying for "Jeopardy!" can give you these reddened eyes
    $1600 29
This company went after the music player market "Zune" after turning "360" into gaming
    $1600 2
His symphonies include "Eroica", "Pastoral", & "Chorale"
    $1600 7
Saudi Arabia,
Yemen,
Iraq
    $1600 21
Also the title of a Shakespeare comedy, it's when the Magi arrived to adore the baby Jesus
    $1600 14
After playing a video game in his trailer park in this cosmic 1984 flick, Lance Guest became "The Last" this
    $1600 19
It's the equality of ratios; "don't blow things out of" it
    $2000 30
(Alex reports from Sony headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.) Here's a sneak preview of Sony's newest Walkman that can turn on, flip between menus & play instantly because it uses this type of memory that's basically a mini hard drive
    $2000 5
His last work, "Don Quichotte a Dulcinée", has the same Spanish flavor as his more famous "Bolero"
    $2000 10
Algeria,
Nigeria,
Egypt
    $2000 22
The Girl Scouts' World Thinking Day, Feb. 22, coincides with the birthday of this Boy Scouts founder
    $2000 15
Sean Penn & Tom Cruise were both cadets in this 1981 film whose title references a sad bugle's song
    DD: $6,800 20
In humans, any of the threadlike bodies that carry the genes in a linear order

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zia Hunter Katie
$27,800 $16,400 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
One of the two state capitals whose names end with the Greek word for "city"

Final scores:

Zia Hunter Katie
$32,801 $0 $14,000
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zia Hunter Katie
$22,000 $16,400 $11,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
22 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $49,600

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