Show #6367 - Tuesday, May 1, 2012

2012 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Anshika Niraj, a sophomore from Beachwood, Ohio

Sam Leanza, a senior from Laguna Hills, California

Ben Greenho, a junior from Plano, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

"M" TV
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "M".)
WORD ORIGINS
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
WEBSITES
EXTREME WEATHER
AUTHORS' MIDDLE NAMES
    $200 1
Guy Fieri hosted this TV competition in which contestants had 60 seconds to perform tasks for cash
    $200 16
The name of this heavy hooded jacket favored by skiers & hunters is from the Russian for "pelt"
    $200 17
In 1887 Oregon became the first state to pass a law recognizing this September holiday
    $200 6
"What's on your mind?" This site, where you can like, share & poke
    $200 22
In 2012 Spicewood became the first Texas community to truck in water during the most recent one of these dry spells
    $200 11
A Dublin-born dramatist: Bernard
    $400 2
A fake psychic is trying to catch a serial killer known as "Red John" on this drama series
    $400 27
A ship in the desert? No, it's just this optical illusion from the French for "to look at"
    $400 18
In Islam Lailat al Miraj celebrates his journey from Mecca to Jerusalem & ascension into heaven
    $400 7
This site that seems to be missing a vowel in its name says it's "the easiest way to blog"
    $400 23
In Montreal in 1998 this was 2 inches thick on some branches, damaging 94% of trees in the Ville Emard district
    $400 12
An adventurous Scotsman & Samoan: Louis
    $600 3
"Hecks on a Plane" was an episode of this sitcom about the dysfunctional Heck family
    $600 28
This term for one who willfully destroys another's property comes from the name of a Germanic tribe
    $600 19
Varying with the local climate, the date of this tree-planting day ranges from November to May
    $600 8
The URL of a site for young ladies 13 & up has this letter before "URL"
    $600 24
In May 2011 a 200-mph tornado devastated Joplin in this state
    $600 13
He saved "Old Ironsides": Wendell
    $800 4
Emily Kmetko dreams of being an Olympic gymnast on this ABC family show with a rhyming name
    $800 29
Used to describe stately mansions of the old south, it's from the Latin for "before the war"
    $800 20
Meaning arrival, it's the 4-week period before Christmas
    $800 9
Jillian Michaels promotes this "familial" domain registration website
    $800 25
In 1889 one of these near Johnstown, Pennsylvania burst during heavy rains; the flood killed 2,000
    $800 14
Queen of bee chroniclers: Monk
    $1000 5
Dreams do come true on the MTV series with this 4-letter title
    $1000 30
The general agreement is that this word meaning a majority of opinion is from the Latin for "to feel together"
    DD: $1,800 21
Although the first celebration of this holiday occurred in October 1792, it didn't become a federal holiday until 1937
    $1000 10
Known for its reviews, this site "is a collective of the tech-savvy and tech-obsessed. Join us"
    $1000 26
On Aug. 24, 1992 hurricane Andrew made landfall near Homestead in this state, causing $26 billion in damage
    $1000 15
A romantic rime-r: Taylor

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

Ben Sam Anshika
$3,000 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Sam Anshika
$5,200 $3,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MAD FOR MATH
NEXT WORD IN COMMON
"A.P." EXAM
THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM
HISTORICAL QUOTES
& THE OSCAR GOES TO...
    $400 6
Quick!
5 + 32 + 7 -10
    $400 16
Onion,
wedding,
Saturn's
    $400 11
One of Vermont's official state foods is this fruity dessert; I'll have mine a la mode!
    $400 21
A memorial to this civil rights leader on the national mall was dedicated in October 2011
    $400 26
In 1844 he sent the telegraph message "What hath God wrought?"
    $400 1
Mauro Fiore, cinematographer of this 2009 film that had a 10-foot-tall Blue Man Group on an alien world
    $800 7
It's not an arm muscle, it's math talk for "to divide into 2 equal parts"
    $800 17
Candy,
side,
crow
    $800 12
Dating from 1846 & featuring thrill rides & more, Lake Compounce is the USA's oldest continuously operating one
    DD: $2,200 22
Discovered in 1870, this natural feature of a national park has been called "Eternity's Timepiece"
    $800 27
Shortly before her death, this young
Frenchwoman said, "I would rather be beheaded seven times than burned"
    $800 2
Greg Cannom, for "The Curious Case of" this guy, for makeup; making Brad Pitt look decrepit can't be easy
    $1200 8
It's the square root of the cube root of 64
    $1200 18
Over,
mother,
diving
    $1200 13
This news-gathering service provides articles & photos to thousands of newspapers here & abroad
    $1200 23
Gutzon Borglum's goal was to inspire Americans to go home better citizens after seeing this memorial
    $1200 28
Reporting on his victory in 47 B.C., he declared, "Veni, vidi, vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered)
    $1200 3
This "global" song from "Aladdin"; it promised "a thrilling chase, a wondrous place for you and me"
    $1600 9
Also known as the multiplicative inverse, for 5/3, it's 3/5
    $1600 19
Cape,
French,
Little Big
    $1600 14
It's the 2-word French term for a young live-in foreigner who does domestic work for a family
    $1600 24
You can see the great blue type of this bird feeding & flying overhead in the Quinebaug & Shetucket river valley
    DD: $1,500 29
The Preamble to the Declaration of Independence begins with these 7 words
    $1600 4
This actor as Forrest Gump: you might know him better as an animated toy cowboy
    $2000 10
On a trig table, one of the 2 basic functions that equals zero for a right angle
    $2000 20
Falling,
morning,
Death
    $2000 15
This relative & guardian of Tom Sawyer was based on the author's mother
    $2000 25
It's the deepest gorge in North America, reaching a maximum depth of 7,900 feet in Idaho
    $2000 30
A 1532 book by him says, "A prince should...have no other aim or thought...but war & its organization and discipline"
    $2000 5
This producer, winner of the first 8 awarded to the best short subject cartoon; he knew a little about animation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Sam Anshika
$17,400 $7,200 $12,700

Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL BEINGS
These fictional beings are also called Periannath & Halflings, but this familiar term means "hole-builders"

Final scores:

Ben Sam Anshika
$20,400 $2,200 $17,401
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Sam Anshika
$19,600 $6,400 $14,200
21 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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