Show #6095 - Friday, February 25, 2011

2011 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Lindsey Thiesfeld, a sophomore from Clarendon Hills, Illinois

Kailyn LaPorte, a sophomore from Decatur, Georgia

Erin Hart, a junior from Benton Harbor, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
CURRENT MUSIC
A WORLD OF FOOD
HOLIDAY FILL IN THE BLANK
CASTLES
WORD "PLAY"
    $200 11
The Potomac River feeds into this large bay
    $200 14
B.o.B. & Hayley Williams recorded a duet about these "in the night sky like shooting stars"
    $200 17
Steak au poivre is steak that's been covered with coarsely ground this (poivre in French) before cooking
    $200 6
The first Monday in September:
____ Day
    $200 23
The Scottish national war memorial is found in the castle bearing the name of this capital city
    $200 1
A recreation area containing seesaws & swings
    $400 12
On Aug. 12, 1901 the first auto reached the summit of this "peak" near Colorado Springs, Colorado
    $400 19
"Brand New Eyes" is from this band in the "Misery Business"
    $400 18
Meaning "stuffed", it follows "chiles" in the name of a Mexican dish
    $400 7
Bastille Day:
____ 14
    $400 24
Neuschwanstein Castle, often described as a magical setting, is found in this country
    $400 2
A game or series of games to decide a championship
    $600 13
This river's delta covers 13,000 square miles, about 1/4 of Louisiana's area
    $600 20
This celebrity kid wasn't weeping when she hit the charts with "Whip My Hair"
    $600 25
Traditionally, the Greek favorite dolmathes yalantzi are stuffed these leaves
    $600 8
December 26 to January 1, since 1966:
____
    $600 28
Once home to the Knights of the Sword, Riga Castle is today the official residence of the president of this Baltic country
    $600 3
A radio station's music catalog
    $800 15
In 1847 the Michigan legislature chose this city to succeed Detroit as state capital
    $800 21
You may well be cooler than this "Cooler Than Me" hitmaker; he graduated from Duke with a GPA of 3.6
    $800 26
Tahini, the "butter of the Middle East", is a paste made from these seeds, an excellent source of iron & calcium
    $800 9
November 30, in Scotland:
St. ____'s Day
    DD: $1,000 29
Now a national monument, the Alhambra in this European country was begun by Moorish rulers around 1238
    $800 4
No plan--we're just doing this, a phrase that originated with musicians who don't use sheet music
    $1000 16
Vineyard Sound separates Martha's Vineyard from the southernmost part of this cape
    $1000 22
This Killers frontman slew fans all by himself with his 2010 solo album "Flamingo"
    $1000 27
Apple is probably the most famous type of this pastry, whose name is German for "whirlpool"
    $1000 10
A few days before Easter:
Maundy ____
    $1000 30
Balmoral Castle is this present monarch's summer home
    $1000 5
The reproduction of a sound after it's been recorded

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

Erin Kailyn Lindsey
$800 $3,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Kailyn Lindsey
$1,600 $7,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE RHINOCEROS
TV
THE MIDTERMS (ELECTIONS, THAT IS)
LITERARY GENRES
GEOMETRY
PALINDROMES
(Alex: Words or phrases that are the same comin' & goin'.)
    $400 22
The African & Sumatran species of rhino have 2 of these on their heads; the Indian & Javan species have only one
    $400 12
Not a big stretch--he plays Charlie on "Two and a Half Men"
    $400 7
Many Democratic chairmen of these, like Ike Skelton of Armed Services, lost not only their chairs but their seats
    $400 1
This type of being precedes "Godmother" as well as "Tale"
    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a geometric diagram on the monitor.) As the two angles here form a right angle, they're said to be complementary; since one angle measures 58 degrees, you know that the other angle equals this
    $400 2
She's first mentioned by name in Genesis 3:20
    $800 23
Weighing up to 8,000 pounds, rhinos are the second-largest land animals, second only to these
    $800 13
Kaley Cuoco plays Sheldon & Leonard's cute neighbor Penny on this sitcom
    $800 8
Last name of newly elected Kentucky Senator Rand; he'll join his dad, Texas Congressman Ron, in Washington
    $800 3
You probably have some Y.A. fiction on your bookshelf, Y.A. standing for this
    $800 24
A pentadecagon is a polygon with this many sides
    $800 17
You probably know "Madam, I'm Adam"; what about "Sir, I'm" her?
    $1200 28
They're the 2 opposite colors used to name the 2 species of African rhinoceros
    $1200 14
This actor plays Dan Humphrey, one of the not-so-privileged teenagers on "Gossip Girl"
    $1200 9
83% in Arkansas voted to make the right to do this part of the state Constitution--ducks & elk didn't have a vote
    $1200 4
Mark Twain said this book of his couldn't be published until 100 years after his death; in 2010 it was a bestseller
    $1200 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a geometric diagram on the monitor.) In a circle, the diameter is here, the radius here; a straight line joining two points on the circumference is this musical term
    $1200 18
Completes the palindrome "Lonely" this pain reliever
    $1600 29
With their numbers dropping sharply in recent years, the rhino is on this "list" that tracks animals near extinction
    $1600 15
We learned of the ritual "GTL" (gym, tan, laundry) from this MTV series
    $1600 10
This former Hewlett-Packard CEO challenged Barbara Boxer for a California Senate seat--byeCarly
    $1600 5
A short novel; it's Italian for a story or message
    DD: $3,000 26
This figure, a quadrilateral with just 1 pair of parallel sides, shares its name with a wrist bone
    $1600 19
"Did Hannah see" these stinging insects? "Hannah did"
    $2000 30
A sanctuary for Asian rhinos, the Royal Chitwan National Park is found in this small Himalayan nation
    $2000 21
"Web Redemptions" are a feature of this Internet-based Comedy Central show hosted by comedian Daniel
    $2000 11
Elected senator from Florida, this son of Cuban exiles has been called a rising conservative political star
    DD: $2,200 6
This word can mean a short prose narrative as well as a preliminary drawing
    $2000 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a geometric diagram on the monitor.) On the cube here, these two lines aren't parallel, & they don't intersect, so they're said to be this type of line
    $2000 20
"Do" these "see God?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Kailyn Lindsey
$8,800 $25,600 $11,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHIC TERMS
This area that includes several countries got its name because the colonizers spoke Spanish, French & Portuguese

Final scores:

Erin Kailyn Lindsey
$17,600 $25,642 $1,400
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erin Kailyn Lindsey
$8,800 $25,200 $10,000
13 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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