Show #6542 - Tuesday, February 12, 2013

2013 Teen Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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Leonard Cooper, a senior from Little Rock, Arkansas (subtotal of $3,000)

Barrett Block, a senior from Lexington, Kentucky (subtotal of $17,600)

Nilai Sarda, a freshman from Marietta, Georgia (subtotal of $19,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS
THE WEATHER & GEOGRAPHY REPORT
VIDEO GAME TIMELINE
TAKING "OFF"
HOW NOBEL OF THEM
ODDS & ENDS
    $200 27
How low can you go in this party dance? One girl passed under a bar set just 8 1/2 inches off the floor
    $200 12
It gets hot in El Azizia, near Tripoli, in this country--hot like 124 degrees one day in 1922
    $200 6
1980:
This pie-shaped character chomps its way into arcades
    $200 15
It's a new TV series derived from an existing one, like "Teen Mom" from "16 and Pregnant"
    $200 20
The golden apples of the Hesperides were guarded by Ladon, one of these mythic creatures
    $400 26
Fastest talker Sean Shannon set a record by reciting the "to be or not to be" soliloquy from this play in 23.8 seconds
    $400 8
Want variety? Over two days in 1916 the temperature in Browning, in this state, went from 44 to -56 degrees
    $400 7
1995:
Sony releases PlayStation, which loads games from these instead of cartridges
    $400 16
When you aren't connected to the Internet, you still may be able to work this way
    $400 24
The Cloisters & the Costume Institute are both part of this vast New York City museum
    $600 25
2,865 fountains were created when participants dropped this brand of candy into bottles of soda
    $600 5
Raindrops won't be fallin' on your head in Arica, in this south American country; it takes 30+ years to get one inch of rain
    $600 9
2007:
This game from Harmonix is like "Guitar Hero" with mic & drums
    $600 19
The International Chili Society sanctions this type of competition worldwide
    $600 28
For his work on monetary theory, Milton Friedman won the 1976 Nobel Prize for this
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives us the clue from the Mekong River in Vietnam.) Along the Mekong you see this symbol that represents the two complementary forces that makes up all aspects & phenomena of life
    $800 13
In 2011 a robot solved this toy in a record 5.27 seconds
    $800 4
On April 12, 1934 Mount Washington, in this state, got quite a blow - wind clocked at 231 mph
    $800 10
2009:
Batman wins new fans as he fights bad guys who've seized this mental hospital
    $800 18
Beware of this unlicensed copy of a more expensive item like a name brand purse or watch
    DD: $1,000 1
He got his job at age 4; 49 years later, in 1989, he won a Nobel Peace Prize
    $800 22
goarmy.com has a section called "locate" this person whose job is to help you join up
    $1000 14
In 2011 the world's longest living snake was a 25-foot, 2-inch reticulated one of these
    $1000 3
Better bring an umbrella to Lloro, near this South American country's Pacific Coast, said to average 40 feet of rain a year
    $1000 11
2010:
This Xbox motion-sensing system allows players to play games without a controller
    $1000 17
It's a 9-letter word for one's children
    $1000 2
The IAEA, the International this Agency, shared the 2005 Peace Prize for its efforts to make nuclear power safe
    $1000 21
Clavicle is another name for this bone

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Nilai Barrett Leonard
$3,200 $1,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nilai Barrett Leonard
$4,800 $1,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

IT HAPPENED IN FEBRUARY
SPACE STUFF
FILM FEST
AMERICAN LIT
TEEN-LETTER WORDS
ODD ENDS
    $400 28
In a 2009 essay contest, 12-year-old Clara Ma came up with this winning name for the Mars rover
    $400 1
In an 1845 poem he quoted the raven as saying "Nevermore"
    $400 6
13 letters:
Enjoy the ice cream after the palatines get removed in this operation common for kids
    $400 27
Put 3 letters before "trial" to get this, a trial ended by the judge with no verdict
    $800 13
On Feb. 26, 1815, he escaped from the island of Elba & headed back to France
    $800 22
It passed by Earth in 1986 & is not expected to return until 2061--hope you kids enjoy that
    $800 23
Twihards sank their teeth into this 2012 film, the final chapter in the "Twilight" saga
    DD: $18,000 24
In Reginald Rose's play "Twelve Angry Men", the men are all members of one of these
    $800 25
17 letters:
The philosophy of Thoreau & Emerson
    $800 26
In an O. Henry story, a boy kidnapped for this payment is so much trouble that in the end the kidnappers pay to return him
    DD: $2,000 4
Though technically in winter, the protests that toppled Egypt's leader in February 2011 were part of this
    $1200 7
Arcturus, one of the brightest stars in the night sky, is classified as one of these, larger & brighter than the sun
    $1200 20
Margaret Hamilton played both Miss Gulch & the Wicked Witch in this 1939 classic
    $1200 15
"Devon is sometimes considered the most beautiful school in New England" is a line from this John Knowles novel
    $1200 17
13 letters:
Seen here, it links up smaller devices to calculate incredibly fast
    $1200 21
While being grilled to death, St. Lawrence said, "please" do this; "I'm done on one side"
    $1600 3
The winter Olympic games were hosted by this U.S. city in February 2002
    $1600 2
Pluto is one of the larger KBOs, objects found within this belt
    $1600 8
Aussie actress Rebel Wilson is aca-larious as Fat Amy in this movie about collegiate a cappella
    $1600 5
In July 1741 Jonathan Edwards delivered the fiery sermon these people "in the Hands of an Angry God"
    $1600 18
13 letters:
Swiss & Portuguese are 2 of these
    $1600 9
In college football, "The Play" is the one on which Cal beat Stanford with 5 of these sideways passes
    $2000 12
On Feb. 23, 1847 Zachary Taylor had a "good view" of the fighting as his U.S. troops won this key battle in the Mexican War
    $2000 14
In 2006 the large dwarf planet known as UB313 was renamed this, after the Greek goddess of discord
    $2000 11
Matt Damon & his kids find themselves with a large menagerie of pets in this 2011 flick
    $2000 16
She wrote a couple of famous "teen" novels, "O Pioneers!" from 1913 & "My Antonia" from 1918
    $2000 19
16 letters:
Embezzlement or other improper use of funds
    $2000 10
This hissing sound can also mean to end feebly after a promising start

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nilai Barrett Leonard
$14,400 $9,000 $37,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MILITARY MEN
On June 6, 1944 he said, "The eyes of the world are upon you"

Final scores:

Nilai Barrett Leonard
$7,400 $18,000 $37,000

Cumulative scores:

Nilai Barrett Leonard
$26,400 $35,600 $40,000
2nd runner-up: $26,400 1st runner-up: $35,600 Tournament champion: $75,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nilai Barrett Leonard
$14,600 $9,000 $19,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,400

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