Show #5396 - Monday, February 11, 2008

2008-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Nick Philip, a junior from Plainfield, Indiana

Mollie Haycock, a senior from Rocklin, California

Zia Choudhury, a senior from Paducah, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This amendment guarantees that an individual can't be "deprived of life, liberty or property, without due process"
    $200 6
Will helped protect the Earth from the scum of the universe as Agent J in this 1997 film
    $200 21
"Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" is this British lord's longest poem other than "Don Juan"
    $200 23
Mom & Dad found romance under the mosquito nets as volunteers in Niger on this continent
    $200 11
Bean-shaped internal organs
    $200 16
If you want to go to Lake Titicaca, you'll have to visit this mountain range
    $400 2
3 of the 13 original states did not ratify the Bill of Rights until 1939: Mass., Conn. & this "Peach State"
    $400 8
Will helped protect the Earth from the scum of the universe as Captain Steven Hiller in this 1996 film
    $400 22
This "Where the Sidewalk Ends" poet gave us a "Recipe for a Hippopotamus Sandwich"
    $400 24
Dad spent a year training for the priesthood in this type of school, from the Latin for "seed"--lucky for you, he quit
    $400 12
Brown seaweed
    $400 17
This prehistoric monument on the Salisbury Plain is thought to be carved from stones of the Prescelly Mtns.
    $600 3
Punishments inflicted shall not be cruel or this
    $600 9
Starring with son Jaden in this 2006 film must have been fun; getting a second Oscar nomination, icing on the cake
    $600 28
This author's song for Humpty-Dumpty begins, "In winter, when the fields are white / I sing this song for your delight"
    $600 25
Though now she doesn't even vote, as a teen Mom was super into politics & served as this, carrying papers around Congress
    $600 13
Adhering to Jewish dietary law
    $600 19
A post office sits atop this mountain that straddles the Yamanashi-Shizuoka prefectural border
    $800 4
10 bucks says he argued in the Federalist Papers that a Bill of Rights was "unnecessary and dangerous"
    $800 7
A tagline for this 2007 Will Smith film was "The last man on Earth is not alone"
    $800 29
His poems include "If" & "The Ballad of East & West"
    $800 26
Dad used to milk goats & dress in costume for tourists as one of these Puritan travelers at Plimoth Plantation
    $800 14
Sesame seed roll, or a German emperor
    DD: $6,000 18
Look in a book of maps & you might find this mountain range that extends from Tunisia to Morocco
    $1000 5
The 1st Amendment guarantees the right of the people to "peaceably" do this
    $1000 10
In 2002 Will got an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of this sports icon
    $1000 30
"Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" is a collection of stories about this poet's youth in Wales
    $1000 27
Mom doesn't talk about her time at this government agency--but there is a picture of her & co-worker Valerie Plame
    $1000 15
Tannish color for military uniforms
    $1000 20
It's the alphanumeric alias for Mount Godwin-Austen

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

Zia Mollie Nick
$5,600 $1,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zia Mollie Nick
$15,600 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Turn on the lava lamp for Pele, a Polynesian goddess of these geographic features
    $400 6
You can't really see it from the Moon, but it is the longest of the 7
    $400 11
Had a Springfield in his step, look him up at his Gettysburg Address, enjoyed the theater a bit too much
    $400 18
Meaning not separable, it's the longest word in the text of the Pledge of Allegiance
    $400 13
In the opera "Broken Strings", a soprano plays a fish & a tenor plays one of these proud fan-tailed birds
    $400 27
Preppie runs away from school; spends memorable weekend in New York; gets even more depressed
    $800 2
These fabled warrior women liked to hang out in Asia Minor
    $800 8
The only one in Europe is this ancient arena
    $800 12
"Texas tea" man, enjoy's his dad's office, seems to have a problem saying "nuclear" (nuke-u-lar just isn't right, kids)
    $800 19
Italian for "unknown", it's how a person in disguise might "travel"
    $800 14
Princess Ninetta is briefly transformed into a rat in "The Love for Three" of these citrus fruits
    $800 28
Massachusetts man spends 2 years living alone in a cabin in the woods; writes book
    $1200 3
This noisy Norse god had a daughter named Thrud
    $1200 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands near a Wonder in Peru.) One of the most impressive & mysterious structures at this ancient site is the Intihuatana pyramid, whose name means "hitching post of the sun"
    $1200 24
Had a rough swim in WWII, considered himself a Berliner, had a Camelot of fun
    $1200 20
From the Latin for "prescribe", it can mean to give orders, or to talk aloud for transcription
    $1200 16
Yikes! In "The Wreckers", Mark & Thirza are condemned to die this way in a cave when the tide rises
    $1200 29
Poor family makes big move from Oklahoma to California; it doesn't work out
    $1600 4
The Mexico City meteorologist might consult Tlaloc, the rain god of this former empire
    DD: $6,000 7
4 corner minarets helped define this Wonder dedicated to a favorite wife
    $1600 23
Pro-Prohibition, suffered from the Depression, got vacuumed out of office in 1932
    $1600 21
This 14-letter word means to sail or fly around, especially around the Earth
    $1600 15
This heroine of a 1915 Schillings opera shares her name with a lady painted by Leonardo
    DD: $8,400 26
London physician creates new designer drug; has way too much fun; pays dearly
    $2000 5
The descendants of this "labor"er are known as Heraclidae
    $2000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.) The newest of the New Wonders is Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue of Corcovado Sanctuary, which was built to commemorate Brazil's independence from this country
    $2000 25
Built a "Bridge to the 21st Century", got the Starr treatment, moved to N.Y.
    $2000 22
This Russian word is used for any of the vast, treeless plains of the Arctic regions
    $2000 17
"Il Re Pastore" dramatizes a legend about this conqueror known in the opera as Alessandro
    $2000 30
700 B.C.: Greek warrior takes epic 10-year journey to get home

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zia Mollie Nick
$50,000 $3,600 $15,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only state name that when spelled officially contains a diacritical mark

Final scores:

Zia Mollie Nick
$30,601 $600 $10,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zia Mollie Nick
$33,600 $3,600 $15,800
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
6 R,
0 W
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $53,000

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Game tape date: 2008-01-14
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