Show #4698 - Wednesday, January 26, 2005

2005 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Jimmy Li, a senior from Chesterfield, Missouri

Vanamali Compton, a junior from Clarkdale, Arizona

Michael Braun, a junior from Silver Spring, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the state where these Division 1-A teams will play.)
    $200 7
The Metropolitan Museum of Art allows still photography but you must shoot without using this
    $200 17
    $200 16
This April birthstone is "a girl's best friend"
    $200 22
J.K. Rowling held us "captive" in book lines when this third Harry Potter novel came out in 1999
    $200 6
At 14, this fairy tale author worked for a director of the Royal Theater in Copenhagen
    $200 1
The name of this fabric can precede flower, glass or stitch
    $400 8
As well as an establishment that sells art, it can be one room or area in a museum
    $400 18
    $400 23
You'll always looked "cultured" in the cultured type of this June birthstone
    $400 27
On Dec. 31, 1999 this country took control of a waterway that connects the Atlantic & Pacific oceans
    $400 12
At 16, Tracy Austin beat Chris Evert to win this tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows
    $400 2
This kind of fat is found in butter & can raise cholesterol levels
    $600 9
You may have antiques in your house; the Louvre has this similar but longer word for ancient relics
    $600 19
Sun Devils
    $600 24
Princess Stephanie of Monaco was born to the purple, so it's fitting that this is her birthstone
    $600 28
In 1999, this anti-apartheid activist retired as president of South Africa
    $600 13
In the 1720s at age 16, this statesman & inventor wrote popular articles for the New England Courant newspaper
    $600 3
"Gulliver's Travels" is this type of work that exposes human foolishness & corruption
    $800 10
If you liked the exhibition, stop by the museum shop to buy this book about it, from the Greek for "to list"
    $800 20
Black Knights,
    $800 25
You'll rarely see a flaw in this sea-colored gem that's a birthstone for March
    $800 29
On Feb. 7, 1999, Abdullah II became king of this Arab nation, bounded on the west by Israel
    $800 14
At 13, this march composer became an apprentice with the U.S. Marine Band
    $800 4
It's a small bag
    DD: $1,000 11
The museum with the world's largest Van Gogh collection is in this European city
    $1000 21
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It may surprise you that Montana is a good place to find this blue September birthstone
    $1000 30
Born James Janos, he entered the body politic in '99 as governor of Minnesota
    $1000 15
At 16, Cornelius Vanderbilt started a ferry service between Staten Island & this famous 31-square-mile-island
    $1000 5
"Curiosity killed the cat but" this "brought it back"

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

Michael Vanamali Jimmy
$3,800 $0 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Vanamali Jimmy
$7,200 $1,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Charles Dickens called him "tightfisted... hard and sharp as flint"
    $400 12
On the Sept. 2, 2004 Top 30, she was No. 3, 4, 11, 13, 14 & 16; No. 3 was a duet with her sister Haylie
    $400 21
The name of this kind of celestial body comes from the Greek for "wearing long hair"; guess that refers to its tail
    $400 26
In 1995 this "M'm M'm Good" soup company bought Pace Foods, known for its picante sauce
    $400 6
At Fatima, the travelers seen here are called by the same name as these figures of early U.S. history
    $400 1
The name of this manual computing device is from the Greek abax, or "counting board"
    DD: $1,000 8
1852 U.S. novel with the line "Eliza made her desperate retreat across the river just in the dusk of twilight"
    $800 13
In 2004, "Breakaway" broke onto the chart for this first winner of "American Idol"
    $800 22
From a Latin word for "attendant", it can be a celestial body that orbits a planet or a manmade object that orbits earth
    $800 27
This company introduced its popular peanut butter cup in the 1920s
    $800 16
In England the Walsingham one in Norfolk is less well known than the Westminster one
    $800 2
"Mum's the word" dates back to his "Henry IV, Part 2": "Seal up your lips and give no words, but--mum"
    $1200 9
This vessel under Captain Nemo was "cigar in shape" with "two hulls, one inside, the other outside"
    $1200 14
Lindsay Lohan charted with this song & starred in the movie "Confessions of a Teenage" one
    $1200 23
It was big science news in 1998 when a fourth ring was discovered around this gigantic planet
    $1200 28
With this company's Mindstorms kits you can build things like "Star Wars" droids
    $1200 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from ruins in Delos, Greece.) Greek temples were generally built so as to face this daily event
    $1200 3
This verb comes from an Old English word for "tremble"; you might do it during a temblor
    $1600 10
Poe wrote that this title maiden "lived with no other thought than to love and be loved by me"
    $1600 15
"Ocean Avenue" washed onto the Top 30 for this band, whose name is an official warning in soccer
    $1600 24
This zodiac constellation appears to be pouring water on the sculptor constellation below it
    $1600 29
This Donkey Kong company introduced its home video game console in Japan in 1983
    $1600 18
Adult Muslims are required to travel at least once to this city, birthplace of Muhammad
    $1600 4
"Meaningless chatter" in medieval French, it's now the specialized vocabulary of a profession
    $2000 11
He spent 14 years in "the gigantic structure of the Chateau d'If"--A fortress off Marseilles
    $2000 20
It's not "Complicated"; this Canadian rocked the House of Mouse with "My Happy Ending"
    DD: $2,000 25
If we were on Mars, the atmosphere would be incredibly thin, consisting mainly of this gas
    $2000 30
You might feel the earth move under your feet using products from this company whose stock symbol is CAT
    $2000 19
The city of Varanasi, which devout Hindus believe has always existed, is on this river
    $2000 5
The concept "an eye for an eye" didn't originate in the Bible, but in this Babylonian King's "Code"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Vanamali Jimmy
$22,600 $6,200 $10,400
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Located SE of Charlottesville, Virginia, it has 3 stories, an octagonal dome & 33 rooms of varying shapes

Final scores:

Michael Vanamali Jimmy
$21,600 $5,800 $8,300
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 + a computer package if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 + a computer package if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Vanamali Jimmy
$22,400 $6,200 $10,400
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
4 W
19 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2004-10-26
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