Show #5277 - Tuesday, July 17, 2007

2007 Teen Tournament Summer Games quarterfinal game 2.


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Aiden Pink, a freshman from St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Ben Noe, a sophomore from Flushing, Michigan

Amy Levine, a freshman from North Potomac, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, 7-year-old Cedric Errol inherits a title & is known as "Little Lord" this
    $200 2
In this 2007 movie, Eddie Murphy finds himself agonizingly married to Eddie Murphy
    $200 11
Columbus reaches South America for the first time
    $200 7
Each state has its own version of this test, & in most cases, you have to pass it to practice law
    $200 26
It's the city where this civil rights march took place in August of 1963
    $200 25
We can thank A.C. promoter George Westinghouse when we use this type of electricity, "A.C." for short
    $400 17
This classic is the first book in Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quartet
    $400 3
You might think the skits on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" must be rehearsed, but it's real improv, short for this
    $400 12
John Smith comes to Virginia to help found the Jamestown colony
    $400 8
The A.C.T. college entrance exam includes a set of 4 multiple-choice tests covering English, science, reading & this
    $400 30
The promenade seen here was appropriate for the January 1st, 2007 Rose Parade with this director as Grand Marshall
    $400 24
In the old days, a young male who assisted the priest at a Mass
    DD: $2,000 18
This story begins, "All children, except one, grow up"
    $600 4
Tune in this Comedy Central show to watch puppets make prank phone calls
    $600 13
The U.S. invades Cuba as part of the Spanish-American War
    $600 9
To join this organization, you have to score in the upper 2% of the general population on an IQ test
    $600 27
On June 17th the men seen here promenaded for this gal who turned 80 in 2006
    $600 23
An angry or heated dispute
    $800 19
Completes the title of a classic about an African-American family "Roll of Thunder..."
    $800 5
In "Code Name: The Cleaner", this "entertainer" isn't sure if he's a janitor or a secret agent
    $800 14
The last emperor of China is forced to abdicate at the age of 6
    $800 10
The psychological test named for this Swiss man involves looking at pictures similar to the one seen here
    $800 28
Cavalry promenade through this Eastern European capital in the photo from 1941 seen here
    $800 22
Spider-Man is this type of second self to Peter Parker
    $1000 20
"The Black Pearl" & "The Island of the Blue Dolphins" are 2 classics by him
    $1000 6
"From two of the six writers of 'Scary Movie'" comes this parody of Willy Wonka, Narnia, etc.
    $1000 16
The Magna Carta is signed, establishing a standard for the rule of law
    $1000 15
For the U.S. citizenship test, you should know things like the Constitution was written in this year
    $1000 29
Seen here are men in Times Square celebrating V.J. Day in August of this year
    $1000 21
This is the unselfish concern for or devotion to the welfare of others

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Amy Ben Aiden
-$400 $2,600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ben Aiden
$800 $5,600 $10,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Regent's Park.) Regent's Park was a hunting ground for this 16th century king, who it was said never hunted without tiring 8 or 10 horses
    $400 10
He was 18 in 1994 when he won the first of his 3 U.S. Amateur Golf Championships
    $400 27
In the wild in Mexico, this Christmas plant, Euphorbia pulcherrima, may grow to a height of 15 feet
    $400 18
The song "Oh Susanna" says, "I come from Alabama" with this "on my knee"
    $400 3
Charles Schumer is New York's senior senator; she's the state's junior senator
    $400 1
This adjective precedes "grace" in the name of a hymn
    $800 24
You can visit several of these historic structures like Kensington, where Princess Diana lived
    $800 11
In 1980 at age 19 this "Great One" of the NHL won the first of his 9 MVP awards
    $800 28
The ponderosa is one of the most widely distributed American species of this conifer
    $800 20
Kamaka Hawaii is a well-known maker of this instrument that looks like a small guitar
    $800 4
The bipartisan campaign reform act of 2001 was co-sponsored by Wisconsin senator Russ Feingold & this Arizonan
    $800 2
This adjective, from the Latin for "flowing", means "able to speak or write smoothly", as a foreign language
    $1200 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Hyde Park.) Famous men who orated here at Hyde Park's Speaker's Corner include Friedrich Engels & this 1848 Engels co-author
    $1200 12
A 9-time U.S. figure skating champ, this Asian-American was an alternate to the 1994 Olympics as a 13-year-old
    $1200 26
Horses, cattle, & sheep can be poisoned by eating this weed whose name comes from the Spanish for "crazy"
    $1200 8
When Viola uses her viola, she's playing this many strings
    $1200 5
In January 2007 this democrat from Nevada became the new Senate Majority Leader
    DD: $5,000 21
This 10-letter adjective meaning "extraordinarily great in size" comes from the Latin for "to shake"
    $1600 13
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of this, was known as a soldier but had an eye for art, as you can see at Apsley House
    $1600 16
Born in San Diego in 1986, this redheaded snowboarder was the 2003 U.S. Open Slopestyle champ
    $1600 29
To keep them from drying out, orchids & other rare plants are potted in this moss found in bogs
    $1600 7
In 1934 Laurens Hammond invented an electric one of these musical instruments without pipes
    $1600 6
In 2000 this Connecticut senator became the first Jewish candidate on a major party ticket
    $1600 22
This adjective is used to describe a tree that sheds its leaves annually
    DD: $3,000 14
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Temple Gardens.) According to Shakespeare, these conflicts began with the plucking of 2 flowers here in the Temple Gardens
    $2000 17
He's the teen sensation Major League Soccer star seen here; we bid you...
    $2000 30
A variety of this state tree of Mississippi is the cucumber tree, which gets its name from the shape of its fruits
    $2000 19
Around 1709 Cristofori became a key player in this new instrument's history
    $2000 9
Former Homeland Security Committee Chairperson Susan Collins represents this New England state
    $2000 23
This adjective that means weirdly frightening comes from Old English for "cowardly"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ben Aiden
$10,400 $8,800 $23,400
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was written for American schoolkids to recite on the dedication day of the Chicago World's Fair

Final scores:

Amy Ben Aiden
$800 $17,400 $24,013
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Ben Aiden
$10,400 $12,800 $22,000
10 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2007-03-12
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