Show #5523 - Wednesday, September 17, 2008

2008 Kids Week Reunion game 3.

Contestants

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Anjali Tripathi, a senior from MIT

Kendra Pettis, a junior from Oberlin College

Curtis Joseph, a sophomore from Scottsdale Community College

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Jeopardy! Round

POETS & POETRY
THE REAL MTV
19, 20, 21 & 22
THE NORTHERNMOST CAPITAL CITY
ANNUAL EVENTS
IN "B"ETWEEN
(Alex: The letter B will be in the middle of each correct response.)
    $200 21
He dedicated the 1922 poem "The Waste Land" to his friend Ezra Pound
    $200 2
JabbaWockeeZ stomped the competition on the first season of this Randy Jackson floor show
    $200 7
He was only 21 when he won the 1997 Masters golf tournament by 12 strokes, the biggest margin in its history
    $200 22
Cairo,
Kampala,
Cape Town
    $200 1
Each year in October, this New Mexico city hosts the world's largest hot air balloon festival
    $200 10
Genesis 11:9 says that at this city the Lord did "confound the language of all the Earth"
    $400 24
His "Divine Comedy" is 100 cantos written in terza rima
    $400 3
This most popular Myspacer gave dating shows a "Shot at Love"
    $400 8
This U.S. state stretches from 19 to 22 degrees north latitude, making it the southernmost in the U.S.
    $400 23
New Delhi,
Ottawa,
Wellington
    $400 20
From 1939 to 1941 it was celebrated on the second to last Thursday in November
    $400 9
Scientifically speaking, this 2-handled device with one tire used for moving loads is a second class lever
    $600 25
A poem says, "Death, be not" this "though some have called thee mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so"
    $600 4
Diddy helped form Danity Kane on this show
    $600 14
In John 20 this woman finds that the boulder in front of Jesus' tomb has been rolled away & that he is gone
    $600 30
Mexico City,
Monrovia,
Moscow
    DD: $1,000 17
For over 40 years, St. Albans in this state has hosted an annual Maple Festival
    $600 11
For Sputnik 1, it lasted slightly more than 96 minutes
    $800 26
A poem of hers says, "I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears, of all my life!"
    $800 5
Lauren left the burbs of this reality show & headed for "The Hills" of Los Angeles
    $800 15
The USAF's Stealth fighter aircraft known as the F-22 also bears the name of this "robbing" dinosaur
    $800 29
Caracas,
Tunis,
Jakarta
    $800 18
In recent years, descendants of these 2 feuding families from Kentucky & W.V. have gathered for an annual festival
    $800 12
Kelly Slater is best known for riding this piece of equipment
    $1000 27
This poet took melancholy journeys like the ones in his long narrative poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"
    $1000 6
On "The Gauntlet" you got these 2 shows for the price of one
    $1000 16
During this war, Gen. Winfield Scott landed 10,000 U.S. troops at Veracruz & took the city in 19 days
    $1000 28
Warsaw,
Tokyo,
Lisbon
    $1000 19
It's the date of Martinmas, of Angola's Independence Day & of Veterans Day in the U.S.
    $1000 13
From the Latin for "shake", it's a synonym for earthquake

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Curtis Kendra Anjali
$600 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Curtis Kendra Anjali
$1,800 $2,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

HANCOCK
LITERARY VILLAINS' PERSONAL ADS
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
MOVIE COMEDY
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
DIA-GRAMMAR
    $400 24
With a fancy flourish, John Hancock became the first to do this July 4, 1776
    $400 6
Are you Tolkien to me? I'm the "eye" in your sky! But you have to give me & my Black Riders a ring to win my love!
    $400 19
The World Almanac's list of inventions goes from Pascal's adding machine to a 1913 improvement of this fastener
    $400 1
Mike Myers comes to bring nirvana to North America as Pitka, this title character
    $400 11
It's nicknamed "Old Eli"
    $400 16
A 19th c. book says diagrams clarify each clause in the sentence, each phrase in the clause & each this in the phrase
    $800 25
In 1775 Hancock replaced Peyton Randolph as the president of this body
    $800 7
Turn-ons: Type O-positive personalities; turn-offs: Dutch metaphysicians who try to kill me
    $800 18
Around 1870 Christopher Sholes & 2 friends invented the 1st practical one of these, including a QWERTY keyboard
    $800 2
This visitor from Central Asia tells an American rodeo crowd, "We support your war of terror!"
    $800 12
The oldest college in the Southern U.S. is named for this royal pair who founded it in 1693
    $800 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew indicates five Latin sentences, all translating to "dog bites man", on the monitor.) In Latin, word order doesn't affect meaning; canis is this in each sentence because it's in the nominative case
    $1200 8
Back on market after a bad breakup with my ex-GF, Nancy; okay, I killed her, but she betrayed Fagin!
    $1200 17
In June 1974 a package of Wrigley's gum became the first product scanned having one of these
    $1200 3
In 2 movies Martin Lawrence has impersonated tough granny Hattie Mae Pierce, better known as her
    DD: $3,000 13
This Louisiana univ. with a famed marching band began as the Colored Industrial & Agricultural School in 1901
    $1200 22
You do this, from the Latin for "part", when you break a sentence down
    $1600 9
"Discourtesy is unspeakably ugly to me", especially when I'm enjoying having people for dinner
    $1600 21
In 1971, 3 engineers invented this company's 4004 chip, the world's first single-chip microprocessor
    $1600 4
On DVD, this sequel in which Jason Biggs & Alyson Hannigan tie the knot sold 3 million copies in 3 days
    $1600 15
This Baltimore university's hospital formally opened in 1889
    DD: $500 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew indicates the monitor.) A verb phrase can be either just Vi or Vt plus a noun phrase; the "I" and the "T" stand for these opposites
    $2000 10
I'm a brilliant academic but I tend to leave the deerstalker caps & hard drugs to a certain arch-nemesis
    $2000 20
This "hip" communications device got its present form in a 1974 Motorola version, but it had no display
    $2000 5
Bruce, played by this man, was almighty before Evan was
    $2000 14
Martha Stewart & Anna Quindlen are graduates of this women's college that's affiliated with Columbia
    $2000 27
Sentence diagrams visually represent this, the way words are arranged & relate within sentences

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Curtis Kendra Anjali
$6,500 $4,600 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
It's 277 miles long, it's up to 18 miles wide, it's 6 million years old & at a given time temperatures within it can vary by 25 degrees

Final scores:

Curtis Kendra Anjali
$7,700 $600 $7,800
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $2,500 Winner: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Curtis Kendra Anjali
$7,000 $4,600 $7,800
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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