Show #5570 - Friday, November 21, 2008

2008-B Teen Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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Audrey Hosford, a junior from Annapolis, Maryland (subtotal of $15,200)

Bradley Silverman, a junior from Alpharetta, Georgia (subtotal of $26,600)

Anurag Kashyap, a senior from Poway, California (subtotal of $35,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

LETTERS TO CONGRESSPEOPLE?
WHEN THEY WERE TEENS
THE NET WORKS
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
BODIES OF WATER
GOOD APPLICATION ESSAY WORDS
    $200 3
Dear Rep. Udall:
You represent New Mexico--wasn't your uncle Mo a congressman for this "Grand Canyon State"?
    $200 7
Her cheerleading days at Calhoun High included many a "Freaky Friday"
    $200 21
The first friend you'll get when you join this site is Tom Anderson, the creator
    $200 26
The baking company called this farm takes its name from a horse farm owned by its founders
    $200 1
The Gulf of Taranto lies between the "heel" & the rest of the "foot" of this country
    $200 16
Say that you're this, but not that you're this overzealous type of beaver
    $400 12
Dear this senator:
Sorry about '04's failed presidential run; love to Teresa
    $400 8
It's all been uphill for this "Grey's Anatomy" hunk since he was a downhill skiing champ in high school
    $400 22
This site, launched in 2005, allows you to upload files up to 1 gig in size & 10 minutes in length
    $400 27
This nationwide restaurant chain began in 1965 with just one restaurant called "Pete's Super Submarines"
    $400 2
This river's source lies in the Plateau of Langres about 18 miles northwest of Dijon
    $400 17
You're this adjective, found before "writing" in programs at many schools, like at Princeton since 1939
    $600 13
Dear this rep.:
You were once a senator's receptionist. Now you're House speaker; you go, girl!
    $600 9
Russell Crowe spent most of his childhood in Australia but moved back to this country of his birth at age 14
    $600 23
For some strange reason, this company's Live.com site has system requirements that don't include Macs or Firefox
    $600 28
The 2 basic adjectives for pie crust are crumbly & this
    $600 4
The Thames & Rhine are among the many rivers emptying into this sea
    $600 18
You're a person of this, which can mean either "trustworthiness" or "a duty or burden"
    $800 14
Dear this House minority leader:
How often do you say your surname begins with a "bay" sound, not "bo"?
Signed, Curious
    $800 10
In 1982 this future star of "Law & Order: SVU" was Miss Beverly Hills
    $800 24
In its first 2 months, this site was available for students at only 4 colleges, including Harvard
    $800 29
All hail this type of salad made with romaine lettuce, croutons & anchovies
    $800 5
This Asian "sea" is actually a lake that's more than 4 1/2 times larger than Lake Superior
    $800 19
Wanted: candidates whose interests are this 7-letter word, i.e. made up of various elements
    $1000 15
Dear this senator:
Guess your Democratic & Republican foes in '06 couldn't stop your Joe-mentum
    $1000 11
As a young scamp, he was expelled from the school he attended with his brother Luke & sent to a military academy
    DD: $900 25
This search site was named by its creators from a dictionary definition: "rude, unsophisticated, uncouth"
    $1000 30
Buzzbee is the advertising mascot for this variety of Cheerios
    $1000 6
Seaports on this bay include Chittagong, Bangladesh & Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
    $1000 20
They like to hear about this firmness of purpose, from the Latin for "to set a boundary"

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

Anurag Bradley Audrey
$3,800 -$2,000 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anurag Bradley Audrey
$8,900 -$600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

HEROD'S LOST TOMB
(Alex: And this is based on the National Geographic special on Herod, which will be on the National Geographic Channel this Sunday.)
RECENT MOVIES
POETS & POETRY
SOUNDS LIKE FUN
U.S. BUILDINGS
TEEN-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: Not 10-LETTER WORDS, but [*]; each correct response will contain anywhere from 13 to 19 letters.)
    $400 1
2007 brought news of the identification of Herod's tomb in the Judean Desert in this present country where he once ruled
    $400 14
A mad scientist's hunchbacked assistant longs to create his own monster in this 2008 animated comedy
    $400 2
Part I of Longfellow's "Song of" this man is entitled "The Peace Pipe"
    $400 25
You might need "B-4" to get 5 in a row & collect the jackpot in this game
    $400 7
The Alaska Building was the first modern skyscraper in this city in Washington, not Alaska
    $400 19
Examples of these include Cygnus, Centaurus & Cepheus
    $800 9
The Bible tells us Herod was troubled by the news of this great event and was soon dead in 4 B.C.
    $800 15
After being dead for 7 minutes, Ricky Gervais sees & hears dead people in this 2008 comedy
    DD: $1,700 3
Shelley wrote, "Chameleons feed on light and air; poets' food is" this emotion "and fame"
    $800 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew does some origami.) In origami, fold a piece of paper in half from the bottom & you have a valley fold; turn it over, & you have this opposite fold
    $800 8
There's no mistaking this uniquely-shaped building seen here
    $800 20
"U" know this term that refers specifically to a junior or senior in college
    $1200 10
Herod's Harbor at Caesarea didn't last long, apparently destroyed by one of these mighty waves
    $1200 16
This animated "Star Wars" chapter swept through the galaxy in summer 2008
    $1200 4
In 1814, seeing a lady in mourning in a spangled dress, this lord wrote, "She walks in beauty, like the night"
    $1200 27
Throw your weight around practicing this martial art whose name means "gentle way"
    $1200 11
The Palace of the Governors in this New Mexico city is the USA's oldest continuously occupied building
    $1200 22
It's the "VC" in "VCR"; are you even old enough to remember it?
    $1600 17
To gain his own people's respect, Herod rebuilt the Temple of Jerusalem, including this sacred site that's still there
    $1600 21
Michael Cera & Kat Dennings are the title pair in "Nick and Norah's Infinite" this
    $1600 5
Poet who wrote, "I think we are in Rats' Alley where the dead men lost their bones" (sure sounds like a "Waste Land")
    $1600 28
It's a kite-like, delta-winged, aluminum alloy-framed, one-man soaring device
    DD: $1,900 12
The Johnson Wax Headquarters, designed by this late American, is on the National Register of Historic Places
    $1600 23
This type of "conduct" will cost you 15 yards on a football field
    $2000 18
Evidence suggests a red one of these stone coffins, presumed Herod's, was smashed by rebels who hated Herod's legacy
    $2000 30
In "Babylon A.D.", he stars as a mercenary hired to deliver a package, which turns out to be a young woman
    $2000 6
His 1847 poem "Ulalume" mentions "The ghoul-haunted woodland of Weir" (he really liked ghoulish stuff)
    $2000 29
It's the sport of firing at clay pigeons; pull!
    $2000 13
Named for an automaker, this art deco skyscraper in NYC opened in 1930
    $2000 24
It describes an "objector" who refuses on moral grounds to serve in the army

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anurag Bradley Audrey
$24,300 $9,000 $6,000
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GREEK MYTHOLOGY
King Salmoneus dragged bronze kettles behind his chariot to imitate this; Zeus killed him

Final scores:

Anurag Bradley Audrey
$24,300 $18,000 $11,200

Cumulative scores:

Anurag Bradley Audrey
$59,300 $44,600 $26,400
Tournament champion: $75,000 1st runner-up: $44,600 2nd runner-up: $26,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anurag Bradley Audrey
$25,800 $9,000 $6,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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