Show #4483 - Wednesday, February 18, 2004

2004 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Courtney Bennis, a senior from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Matt Nordsten, a junior from Altadena, California

Oliver Sherouse, a junior from Montgomery, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE...
ON THE SLOPES
ANNUAL EVENTS
NONPOTENT POTABLES
DINOSAURS
"B" PLUS
    $200 17
People went out & bought records; why, in 1956, this man sold 10 million singles, proving he was "The King"
    $200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Squaw Valley, California.) Some racers put the grip type of this on the middle part of the ski and the glide type on the front and back
    $200 1
The Metropolis, Illinois festival honoring this fictional hero celebrated its 25th anniversary in June 2003
    $200 12
First bottled way back in 1826, its name is "naive" backwards
    $200 24
Of geologist, paleontologist, or philologist, the one that most accurately describes a dinosaur scientist
    $200 3
It can mean a spirited young man as well as the cutting part of a sword
    $400 18
These devices, like the Univac, took up whole rooms
    $400 5
In this sport, 90-meter and 120-meter hills refer to how far competitors go from takeoff to landing
    $400 2
During this city's Feast of the Redeemer, a parade of gondolas is held on its canals
    $400 13
You can get this beverage from llamas, reindeer, water buffalos & coconuts
    $400 25
Some speculate that this "monster" of Scotland may be an aquatic dinosaur known as a Plesiosaur
    $400 8
A U.S. Army brigade can be made up of a headquarters & 3 or more of these units
    $600 20
Baseball players didn't go on strike; they pulled off feats like this one by pitcher Don Larsen in the 1956 World Series
    $600 23
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Colorado while skiing.) This type of skiing I'm doing gets its name from a Swiss mountain range
    $600 6
On March 26 this state celebrates Prince Kuhio Day to honor its first delegate to the U.S. Congress
    $600 14
The name of this orange pineapple soda sounds like it will refresh you in the desert
    $600 26
This "roof lizard" famous for the triangular plates on its back had a brain the size of a ping pong ball
    $600 9
Some of the USA's first wells were dug for this salty water, perhaps for pickling purposes
    $800 21
We didn't have SUVs, we had cars like this company's Edsel
    $800 28
The name of this bump on a slope can also refer to a rich businessman
    $800 7
A reenactment of the 1565 landing of Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles is an annual tradition in this Florida city
    $800 15
This fruit juice drink is named for the fact it provides a full day's supply of a certain vitamin
    DD: $1,000 27
The Oviraptor dinosaur's name indicates that it is believed to have stolen these for food
    $800 10
The cash or land someone left you in his will
    $1000 22
The Russians weren't sending tourists into space, they were sending this first manmade satellite to orbit the Earth
    $1000 29
Eric Bergoust excels at aerial, a type of this form of skiing that includes a lot of stunts
    $1000 19
A shooting contest tops the festivities at the Greenville, Ohio celebration of this female sharpshooter
    $1000 16
A cardboard cutout of Shakira comes to life & tangos with a grocery clerk in a commercial for this soda
    $1000 30
Dinosaurs lived in this era, from 225 to 65 million years ago, whose name means "middle life"
    $1000 11
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents the clue from a race car at Indianapolis Speedway.) By increasing centrifugal force, a greater degree of this lets a car go faster in the turns; at Indy its 9 degrees, 12 minutes

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

Oliver Matt Courtney
$3,000 -$1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$5,000 $3,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIOLOGY
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
WINTER READING
21st CENTURY TRENDS
BALLET
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
    $400 3
In the 1940s a moldy cantaloupe in Peoria was found to yield a better strain of this drug than Dr. Fleming's
    $400 4
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
    $400 14
Almanzo Wilder's trek for wheat saves the town of De Smet in "The Long Winter", part of this series
    $400 21
This type of phone now catching on as a cellular was introduced in clunkier form by AT&T in 1964
    $400 1
An intellectually profound ewe
    $800 6
In birds, the crop, a baglike swelling of this tube, is used to store food until there is room in the stomach
    $800 5
Aragorn (aka Strider), the heir to the throne of Gondor
    $800 15
In a Hans Christian Andersen tale, a little girl perishes trying to sell these on New Year's Eve
    $800 22
Pacsun started as 1 store selling gear for this sport & has gotten hot along with it
    $800 29
3 ballerinas play this queen's tarts in Andrei Bossov's "Alice in Wonderland" ballet
    $800 2
Something to serve a boa constrictor on his birthday
    $1200 10
By definition, edentulous animals don't have these
    $1200 9
Storm, a mutant
    $1200 16
T.S. Eliot's "Journey of" these 3 wise men says it was "the very dead of winter"
    $1200 23
This term applies to genetics, like Toyota's Prius, with both gasoline & electric power
    $1200 27
Maya Plisetskaya choreographed a ballet based on this Tolstoy novel & danced the title role herself
    $1200 7
An unfresh humpback
    $1600 12
The paramecium, a microscopic organism found in freshwater bodies, swims via these hairlike structures
    $1600 11
Elizabeth Swann, who is captured by pirates of the Caribbean
    $1600 17
In a Joyce story, snow is "falling faintly...upon all the living and" these title people
    $1600 24
What news channels use to provide extra info, or what the info does along the bottom of the screen
    $1600 26
Ballet dancers must master this bending of the knees, which may be "grand" or "demi"
    $1600 8
A goofy young female horse
    $2000 19
This type of cell division takes place in 4 steps: prophase, metaphase, anaphase & telophase
    DD: $3,000 20
Prison escapee Charlene Morton, who brings down the house
    DD: $2,000 18
Fitting name of the poet who wrote, "Winter when the bed might just be ice and the clothes snow"
    $2000 25
On March 15, 2003 the Dean campaign went online with the first official one of these for a presidential candidate
    $2000 28
The official symbol of the New York City Ballet is this favorite musical instrument of the god Apollo
    $2000 13
Chirping insects' admission passes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$13,400 $7,400 $17,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. POLITICS
On July 16, 1790 Congress created this area & some of its residents think that by now it should be a state

Final scores:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$25,400 $0 $34,600
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$13,400 $7,200 $16,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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