Show #5283 - Wednesday, July 25, 2007

2007 Teen Tournament Summer Games semifinal game 3.


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Kriti Gandhi, a senior from Ellicott City, Maryland

Greg Peterson, a senior from Park Ridge, Illinois

Jeffrey Baer, a senior from Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
In 1963 he spoke of his "dream" that his children would one day "not be judged by the color of their skin"
    $200 21
8 academically impaired babes & 8 dorky guys help each other on this CW show
    $200 11
Saratoga & Yorktown are famous battles in this revolution
    $200 1
Lake Nasser was formed in 1968 when the waters of this river were blocked by the Aswan High Dam
    $200 26
At a 2005 auction, paintings by Warhol & Renoir didn't sell, but 3 by Congo, one of these playful primates, did
    $200 6
A measured quantity of medicine, it's also a homophone of a Spanish numeral
    $400 20
On August 21, 1959 it became our 50th state
    $400 22
Teams go 45,000 miles across 5 continents to gain fame & hard cash on this show
    $400 15
It ended in 1917 with Nicholas II out on his czary...
    $400 2
Banks of pearl-producing mollusks are found around Bahrain, on the Arabian shore of this gulf
    $400 27
The "Citrus Obsession" version of this classic Mattel doll is scented to smell like a piece of fruit
    $400 7
A female horse, of course
    DD: $1,500 18
Seen here, he was the earliest president ever to be photographed, & the first to have a middle name
    $600 23
Moto & Ravu are tribes on the 14th go-round of this show
    $600 14
The coup d'etat of 9 Thermidor was part of it
    $600 3
Toyama, Wakasa & Ishikari bays are arms of this sea
    $600 28
Hey, Bullwinkle! On Aug. 16, 2001, one of these large deer took a dip in a swimming pool near Spokane
    $600 8
It's slang for a potato
    $800 17
It's the period, 1920 to 1933, when alcoholic beverages were illegal
    $800 24
Boogie was bounced in Season 2 but came back & won the all-star competition in this fraternal game
    $800 12
In 1966 Mao Zedong launched this campaign to revolutionize Chinese Society, & chaos ensued
    $800 4
3 important cities on this sea include Stockholm, Gdansk & Klaipeda, Lithuania
    $800 29
It sounds rude, but this 5-letter word is the correct term for a ventriloquist's puppet
    $800 9
Peaceful percher pictured here
    $1000 19
Stephen Douglas proposed the act that repealed the Missouri Compromise & created these 2 territories
    $1000 25
This supermodel & onetime judge on "America's Next Top Model" started her own "Modeling Agency"
    $1000 13
It took the British by storm from about 1750 to 1850, & they were steamed
    $1000 5
This large Siberian lake is more than a mile deep at its deepest point
    $1000 30
I was disappointed that Miss Pluto & Miss Venus weren't contestants in this international pageant run by Donald Trump
    $1000 10
Fashion accessory in red seen here

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

Jeffrey Greg Kriti
$1,400 $5,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Greg Kriti
$4,000 $9,200 $5,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows the equation 5x/6 = 10/1 on the monitor.) To find the value of a variable in equivalent fractions, you perform this operation first
    $400 12
Highest average salary
    $400 14
Teens go ape over the opera in which this gigantic movie ape falls for Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring"
    $400 17
Her "Little Women" appeared in 1868; a mere 127 years later, her "A Long Fatal Love Chase" arrived
    $400 29
While they pack calcium, vitamin E & fiber, packs of these have been banned in some schools & on some airplanes
    $400 4
This highest natural singing voice for women is Italian for "what is above"
    $800 2
The minuend is the first number in this simple operation
    $800 11
Uses a center
    $800 22
In a Menotti opera Madame Flora is a fake one of these psychics; Patricia Arquette plays a title one on TV
    $800 20
In addition to "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea", he wrote an 1887 story on the Civil War, "North Against South"
    $800 25
Like shark, swordfish contain high levels of this toxic element, so limit yourself
    $800 7
This wood-eating insect gets its name from the Latin for "wood-eating worm"
    $1200 3
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows the mathematical equation (1+2) + 3 = 1 + (2+3) on a monitor.) The grouping of terms is irrelevant according to this property of addition as well as multiplication
    $1200 13
Has no teams based outside the continental U.S.
    $1200 23
You could say there's a lot at stake in "Giovanna d'Arco", Verdi's opera about this saint
    $1200 19
"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others" in a 1945 book by this author
    $1200 26
McDonald's says one of its priorities is to reduce & eliminate these, the "TF" in TFAs, from its fried foods
    $1200 8
This ground-meat sandwich gets its name from a German port city
    $1600 1
No arguing with Euclid's fourth postulate, "All right angles are" this, meaning of equal measure in degrees
    $1600 15
Plays its championship at a theoretically neutral site
    $1600 24
The ghosts of Louis XVI & his court return to one of their favorite haunts in "The Ghosts of" this French palace
    $1600 18
In 1840 he hit a Bumppo in the road & penned "The Pathfinder"
    DD: $5,401 28
Tea, grape juice & blueberries are all rich in substances called anti- these that help prevent cell damage
    $1600 9
This word for a kind of land mass comes from a word meaning "to contain"
    $2000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows another mathematical equation on the monitor.) It's the quantity x represents in the logarithmic equation
log10x = 2
    $2000 16
Has cancelled an entire season due to labor woes
    $2000 27
A high school graduation party leads to romance in "The Tender Land" by this "Appalachian Spring" composer
    $2000 21
In 1863 this Russian wrote "The Cossacks", a short novel based on his travels with the army
    $2000 30
Be sure to eat your leafy green vegetables; they're full of this "special" vitamin that makes the blood clot
    DD: $2,000 10
This term for a leading character of a literary work comes from the Greek for "first combatant"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeffrey Greg Kriti
$8,800 $28,201 $10,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Swahili phrase has been said or sung more than 450,000 times in theatres all over the world

Final scores:

Jeffrey Greg Kriti
$0 $33,333 $0
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeffrey Greg Kriti
$8,800 $24,400 $9,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
30 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2007-03-13
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