Show #5399 - Thursday, February 14, 2008

2008-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Naren Tallapragada, a junior from Burke, Virginia

Becky Kralle, a senior from Runnemede, New Jersey

Hunter Brown, a senior from Wheaton, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "C" and will end with the letter "D".)
    $200 5
It's called "Balmo" or "Balmer" for short
    $200 2
In 1956 my date & I watched "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" from the front seat of my car at this kind of theater
    $200 3
The Santa Claus melon is so named because its peak season is in this month
    $200 10
This vice president who later succeeded to the presidency was born May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri
    $200 26
No matter where you were born, if this is your sign, some astrologers would call you a Virginian
    $200 19
This game equipment has 64 squares of 2 alternating colors, in 8 horizontal & 8 vertical rows
    $400 6
Seen here, this city boasts a spectacular skyline, especially in the evening
    $400 1
At 16 I perfected my Elvis impression with his big hit "You Ain't Nothin' But A" this
    $400 16
Jalapeno, habanero & bell are types of these
    $400 11
When he took the oath of office on January 20, 1953 at age 40, he became the second-youngest vice president
    $400 27
Zodiac signs are classified as earth, water, fire or air; Cancer is this type
    $400 20
Old Mother Hubbard knows it's a closet with shelves for dishes
    $600 7
This largest North Dakota city was named for a famous businessman
    $600 4
I used to bop around in my living room watching this '50s dance show hosted in Philly by Dick Clark
    $600 18
Alphabetically, veggies run from acorn squash to this cucumber lookalike
    $600 13
John Nance Garner, this president's first vice president, served from 1933 to 1941
    $600 28
Some say that the woman who represents this sign is Astraea, goddess of justice
    $600 21
One who lacks courage, or last name of a certain British playwright
    $800 8
The name of this city that hosts the Colorado State Fair is simply Spanish for "town"
    $800 17
I was 15 when Joe DiMaggio & this blonde movie legend were divorced on October 31, 1955; it was my big chance!
    $800 24
The name of this peachlike fruit comes from that of the mythological drink of the gods
    $800 14
2 Minnesotans have served as vice president: Hubert Humphrey & this man, Jimmy Carter's veep
    $800 29
Astrologers still consider this a planet; it rules the sign of Scorpio
    $800 22
To communicate by exchange of letters
    $1000 9
One of the last Civil War battles took place near what is now this "colorful" city at Texas' southern tip
    $1000 12
At 17 I was cruisin' the blvd. in my '57 Chevy while the Russians were cruisin' the Earth with this first satellite
    $1000 25
This member of the parsley family has an edible orange root
    DD: $2,000 15
He was sworn in as vice president March 4, 1841 & as president April 6, 1841
    $1000 30
This sign of the zodiac is often depicted with the head of a goat & the tail of a fish
    $1000 23
In math: raised to the third power

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

Hunter Becky Naren
$1,200 $800 $6,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hunter Becky Naren
$3,000 $3,200 $11,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Humans belong to the class Mammalia, to the order Primates & to this genus & species
    $400 1
He was a Roman assassin in 2005's "Julius Caesar"; in 2007, he taught the "Great Debaters"
    $400 12
The artist Brassai is famous for photos of this European "City of Light" at night
    $400 28
The diary that she received for her 13th birthday in 1942 became one of the most famous books of the 20th century
    $400 21
In the Air Force, it's the person who flies planes to try them out; there's a school for them at Edwards AFB
    $400 17
In 1956 Dodger pitcher Don Newcombe won the first of these awards
    $800 7
They're the reproductive organs in which eggs develop in women
    $800 2
She was still Mrs. Tom Cruise when she entered "The Blue Room" back in 1998
    $800 13
Van Gogh learned to paint with oils while staying at The Hague in this country, his native land
    $800 27
Henry VIII's sister Margaret was a teen when she married King James IV of this British Isles country
    $800 22
On graduating from Annapolis, you become either a Navy ensign or a second lieutenant in this service
    $800 16
This Utah college opened in 1875
    $1200 8
While it's "small" in diameter, about 1 1/2 inches, it's 20 to 25 feet long in your body
    $1200 3
Taking time out from his hip-hop empire, this man of many names starred in "A Raisin in the Sun" in 2004
    $1200 11
As a child prodigy, this Cubist painter skipped school & went to Madrid's museums instead
    $1200 25
This future wife of Napoleon spent her first 15 years on the island of Martinique
    $1200 23
As an Army NCO, you may become one of these, responsible for bringing in about 2 new soldiers a month
    $1200 18
It's fun to go to this facility, abbreviated YMCA
    $1600 9
From the Greek for "change", it's the chemical processes in a body necessary to maintain life; some have slower ones
    $1600 4
What range! In 2003 Hugh Jackman was "The Boy from Oz" on stage & this X-Man on screen
    $1600 14
The woodcut prints called Ukiyo-e of this Asian country influenced Monet & other Impressionists
    $1600 24
As a teen, this future inventor of the cotton gin had his own nail-making business
    $1600 29
As a Navy submarine officer, you may operate this, the sub's main method of detecting other undersea objects
    DD: $3,000 19
This 4-word "directional" phrase is widely attributed to Horace Greeley, but it's uncertain who coined it
    $2000 10
The "m" in "mRNA" stands for this
    $2000 5
You talkin' to him? He starred in "Cuba and His Teddy Bear" in 1986; 14 years later, he'd deal with a Focker
    $2000 15
This man was hired by the Duke of Milan because he could design cannons & war machines for the city
    DD: $4,000 26
In 1771 this teenage Marquis became a musketeer--good training for the American Revolution
    $2000 30
As a JAG, you'd better know all about the Uniform Code of Military this, part of U.S. Code Title 10
    $2000 20
In the 1890s, the building of steel plants spurred the growth of this Ohio city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hunter Becky Naren
$15,000 $7,600 $29,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

As U.S. Solicitor General in the 1960s, he won 14 of the 19 cases he argued before the Supreme Court

Final scores:

Hunter Becky Naren
$29,999 $5,100 $30,001
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hunter Becky Naren
$13,000 $7,600 $26,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
2 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $47,400

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Game tape date: 2008-01-14
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