Show #5285 - Friday, July 27, 2007

2007 Teen Tournament Summer Games final game 2.
Last game of Season 23.


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Meryl Federman, a senior from Livingston, New Jersey (subtotal of $0)

Kyle Neblett, a senior from Beaverton, Oregon (subtotal of $18,000)

Greg Peterson, a senior from Park Ridge, Illinois (subtotal of $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Though it's 150 miles from the Atlantic, this capital of New York has an active port
    $200 1
His teacher Ghirlandaio frescoed the Sistine Chapel's north wall; he frescoed the ceiling
    $200 7
"We the People of the United States" declare the principles of the Constitution in the preface called this
    $200 6
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says that if someone "smiteth" you here, "offer also the other"
    $200 12
Superman has problems with remnants of his destroyed planet, like the green & red varieties of this substance
    $200 20
Bibliophobia, a fear of these, might hurt you if you want to continue your studies
    $400 27
This northernmost New York City borough boasts the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University
    $400 2
Hermann Minkowski taught him math in the 1890s & couldn't believe it when he became a great scientist
    $400 8
As the Vietnam War raged & men were drafted who couldn't vote, the 26th amendment made the voting age this
    $400 13
In Numbers 20, after the Israelites complained, Moses smote this object twice & water came out
    $400 17
A planet goes boom from the Genesis device as the crew searches for this guy in the third "Star Trek" movie
    $400 21
If you suffer from heliophobia, a fear of this, you might be a vampire!
    $600 28
The Maid of the Mist is a fixture at this natural wonder located about 20 miles north of Buffalo
    $600 3
Isocrates didn't teach Iplato but did teach Timotheus, a great general for this city-state
    $600 9
The first 10 amendments, called this, establish every citizen's basic civil liberties
    $600 14
After striking down his brother in Genesis, this man said, "My punishment is greater than I can bear"
    $600 18
This animated alien is known for trying to blow up Earth with his Illudium Pew-36 Explosive Space Modulator
    $600 22
If you have pluviophobia, the fear of this weather condition, we probably won't find you "singin' in" it
    $800 29
The museum for a N.Y. prison known by this double-talk name includes a replica electric chair made by prisoners
    DD: $1,000 4
Mozart & Haydn each taught this composer, briefly; maybe he just wouldn't listen
    $800 10
The 25th amendment states under what conditions the person in this office becomes the new leader
    $800 15
In an O.T. book named for Moses' successor, this man smites the Gibeonites, the Hebronites & the Eglonites
    $800 19
Earth was spared thanks to this Nickelodeon "boy genius" who competed on "Intergalactic Showdown"
    $800 23
If you've got dendrophobia, a fear of these, we suggest not climbing any
    $1000 30
This liberal arts college that went co-ed in 1969 is located in Poughkeepsie
    $1000 5
Mikhail Botvinnik, a world champion at this, was a teacher of Garry Kasparov
    $1000 11
Article 1 gave state legislatures the power to elect these officials; the 17th amendment overrode that
    $1000 16
In Judges, Samson whomped on 1,000 Philistines with this part of an ass
    $1000 26
To pave the way for a new hyperspace bypass, Vogons blow up the Earth in this 2005 film
    $1000 24
If you have stygiophobia, derived from the River Styx, you have a fear of this place, so act right!

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

Greg Kyle Meryl
$3,000 -$1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Kyle Meryl
$4,200 $0 $9,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And what that means is that each correct response will contain three "D"s.)
    $400 1
On an alphabetical list of world nations, it comes directly before Uzbekistan
    $400 16
"Royal" name of the singer & guitarist who was first popular in the 1980s & performed at the 2007 Super Bowl
    $400 11
The fish seen here is named for its resemblance to this rodent
    $400 3
Colorado, "The Centennial State" was admitted to the Union in this year
    $400 21
Fokker triplanes were used by this country in dogfights in WWI
    $400 26
A famous presidential saying: "A house" this "against itself cannot stand"
    $800 2
This South American country was named for a man born in 1451 in Genoa
    $800 17
The song "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" by this band was a No. 1 hit way back in 1965
    $800 12
A type of beetle & a species of seal are named for this large land herbivore
    $800 5
Gold seekers who rushed to California were nicknamed for this year
    $800 22
Stinger missiles are used against low-flying aircraft & are known as this-to-air
    $800 27
The person seen here is riding in this style
    $1200 4
The Jurua, the Japura & the Tapajos Rivers all flow into another much larger river in this country
    $1200 18
Of Alex Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen or David Lee Roth, the one who was the lead singer for Van Halen
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Institute of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz.) Though it has the name of an often fierce big cat, this type of shark is a menace to clams but not to people
    DD: $3,000 7
Lincoln's brief speech dedicating the Battlefield at Gettysburg as a cemetery was in November of this year
    $1200 23
Warships like the USS Missouri were armed with these missiles that bear the name of Captain Ahab's weapon
    $1200 28
Term covering people 45 to 65 years old (I'd advise you to be very careful in your response, players)
    $1600 6
This country's almost 4,000-mile coastline is the longest of any in South America on the Pacific Ocean
    $1600 19
This singer used religious imagery in her 1989 "Like A Prayer" music video & in her 2006 "Confessions" world tour
    $1600 14
Though its name comes from words meaning "river horse", it's more closely related to the hog than to the horse
    $1600 8
On August 24 of this year, British troops captured Washington, D.C. & burned the White House
    $1600 24
14th C. armies hurling plague-ridden bodies behind enemy lines were practicing this type of warfare
    $1600 29
Impelled or prompted, as if by getting poked
    DD: $4,600 10
It's the South American country whose capital city lies the closest to 0 degrees latitude
    $2000 20
This "Piano Man" has had hits with "Uptown Girl", "My Life" & "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me"
    $2000 15
Not a diving duck--it's the dabbling ducky seen here
    $2000 9
The decision in Marbury v. Madison (as in Secretary of State James) was handed down on Feb. 24 of this year
    $2000 25
This god, AKA Vulcan, made jewelry as well as arms & armor
    $2000 30
It's the instrument heard here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Kyle Meryl
$6,800 $9,200 $22,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Some of its pieces, which weighed up to 50 tons, were quarried at Marlborough Downs, about 20 miles away

Final scores:

Greg Kyle Meryl
$13,600 $18,400 $38,601

Cumulative scores:

Greg Kyle Meryl
$38,600 $36,400 $38,601
1st runner-up: $38,600 2nd runner-up: $36,400 Tournament champion: $75,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Kyle Meryl
$11,400 $10,200 $20,200
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2007-03-13
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