Show #5781 - Monday, November 2, 2009

2009 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Emily Lever, a junior from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Bonny Jain, a senior from Moline, Illinois

Will Dantzler, a senior from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with "teen".)
    $200 1
This Twain hero is going to the territory because he doesn't want Aunt Sally to civilize him
    $200 11
Agent K,
Agent J,
Jack Jeebs
    $200 29
You can use your iPhone as one of these that'll show you where magnetic north is
    $200 13
In 1493, during his second voyage to the New World, he built a trading post called Isabela on Hispaniola
    $200 21
    $200 6
A surface on which pictures are projected for viewing
    $400 2
In this Orwell book, looking from pig to man & man to pig, it's impossible to say which is which
    $400 12
Brian O'Conner,
Johnny Tran,
Dominic Toretto
(it's the first movie)
    $400 30
Don't know the name of a song? Use Midomi or this app, whose logo is seen here
    $400 14
Mactan warriors killed this explorer, spoiling his circumnavigation of the world
    $400 22
    $400 7
Brooke Mueller is the latest wife to try & tame this sitcom star
    $600 3
In his "The House at Pooh Corner", "A little boy and his bear will always be playing"
    $600 18
Carl Fredricksen,
Charles Muntz,
    $600 27
Several apps are available to test this, IQ for short
    $600 17
When Henry Hudson entered Hudson Bay, he mistakenly thought he had found this route
    $600 23
    $600 8
To remove a young mammal from breast feeding
    $800 4
He wrote, "It is not often... someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both"
    $800 19
Matt Lauer,
    $800 26
Lex, seen here, is the title character of this word game
    DD: $3,000 16
Lewis & Clark began their expedition on May 14, 1804 by traveling up this river on a keelboat
    $800 24
    $800 9
To swerve a car dangerously from side to side
    $1000 5
In this Norton Juster novel, Milo wants to drive his car through the title entry but it's gone because others need it
    $1000 20
Link Larkin,
Amber Von Tussle,
Wilbur Turnblad
    $1000 28
You can figure out square roots & find coordinates on the x- & y-axes with the app called "Graphing" this
    $1000 15
In 1769 this British captain charted the coast of Tahiti & then set sail for New Zealand
    $1000 25
    $1000 10
Once used in corsets, it's a jaw material from certain whales

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

Will Bonny Emily
$5,000 $400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Will Bonny Emily
$9,800 $3,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: For instance, if the clue said "money paid to return a kidnap victim", the correct response would be "What is ransom?"--"ran", of course, the past tense of the verb.)
    $400 16
It's hump isn't a water reservoir but an energy reserve
    $400 23
"Some Hearts", her debut CD, was the best-selling female country album of 2005, 2006 & 2007
    $400 11
To leave something as a guarantee in return for money
    $400 2
Also a capital city, he fired the arrow into Achilles' heel
    $400 6
The world's highest mountain, it was known as Peak XV before it was renamed in 1865
    $400 30
Diana Prince of comic books was called this kind of woman
    $800 20
This knuckle-walker is as closely related to humans as it is to the gorilla
    $800 24
A squad of guinea pigs tries to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world in this 2009 animated film
    DD: $5,000 15
2 historical books in the Old Testament
    $800 1
Oenomaus died in a race--seems the axle pin was removed from this
    $800 7
Belgium, Luxembourg & Germany all border this country
    $800 29
Often seen on pianos, this mechanical timekeeper has an adjustable pace
    $1200 21
This bird, often kept as a pet, gets its name from a group of Spanish islands
    $1200 25
This rapper born Chris Bridges dueted with Mary J. Blige on "Runaway Love"
    $1200 14
1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu was this in Johannesburg
    $1200 3
Buzyges invented this to harness oxen
    $1200 8
The city of Wagga Wagga in this Down Under nation straddles the Murrumbidgee River
    $1200 28
Nationality of Bela Bartok & Franz Liszt
    $1600 22
This predator seen here has been clocked at over 60 miles per hour when it hunts
    $1600 26
This "Hero"-ic actress is working with the Whaleman Foundation to try to stop all commercial whaling
    $1600 12
A black bird
    $1600 4
No one could undo this creation of Gordius
    $1600 9
Take a gamble--Monte Carlo is one of this small European country's 4 quartiers
    $1600 19
Adjective for a union of states under a central government
    $2000 17
The name of this sea bird comes from the Latin Corvus marinus, "sea raven"
    $2000 27
A team of 6 friends tries to keep quiet while one endures a hysterical task on this MTV show hosted by Zero Kazama
    $2000 13
A paladin
    DD: $4,000 5
Memory-erasing fruit eaten by Odysseus' men
    $2000 10
This gulf is the westernmost extension of the Atlantic Ocean
    $2000 18
They're feelings, especially highly emotional ones; you might say, "my" these "exactly"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Will Bonny Emily
$20,000 $10,400 $8,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

On July 11, 1804 he gasped to his doctor, "This is a mortal wound"; he died the next day

Final scores:

Will Bonny Emily
$20,801 $4,134 $11,600
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Will Bonny Emily
$17,600 $10,400 $8,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2009-08-17
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