Show #5561 - Monday, November 10, 2008

2008-B Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.

Ask Alex #1: Will Ferrell.


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Christopher Weis, a sophomore from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Anurag Kashyap, a senior from Poway, California

Katie Houghton, a senior from Ewing, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed"
    $200 1
"I was elected in 2003 & I am sure I can bench press more than all the other governors combined"
    $200 21
Ann Richards lost her job as governor to this part-owner of the Texas Rangers
    $200 16
The red-bellied type is the sharpest-toothed of this fish whose jaws Amazon Indians have used as scissors
    $200 26
If you're into vegan shoes, you'll go hyperdrive for the designs of this Padme portrayer
    $200 10
Baby seat with a feeding tray
    $400 3
A "savage journey" titled "Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas"
    $400 4
"I started life as Anakin Skywalker & yes, Luke, I am your father!"
    $400 22
The term "Reagan Democrats" came into pundit parlance after his loss in the 1980 presidential election
    $400 17
This domesticated pack animal is the largest member of the camel family in South America
    $400 27
You don't have to be of legal drinking age to shop at this store that sells the Heritage 1981 brand
    $400 11
Sneakers that lace up to the ankle
    $600 7
"Le Comte de Monte Cristo", un roman passionant
    $600 5
"Dudes! So, as Neo, if I die in 'The Matrix', I die in real life?"
    $600 23
Like his son, he served only one term as U.S. president
    $600 18
This fastest land mammal can reach 45 mph in 2 seconds flat; go cat, go!
    $600 28
Buy your next pair of insane kicks from a faux referee at this store started by Woolworth's
    $600 12
It's the sporting event you're competing in if you perform a Fosbury flop
    $800 8
A trilogy set in Alagaesia
    $800 6
"Yeah, baby! Mike Myers has played me, a British spy, in 3 shagadelic movies"
    $800 24
This president flushed himself from office after "Plumbers" broke open a torrent at Watergate
    DD: $1,200 19
In Europe, the moose goes by this 3-letter name
    $800 29
If you want to go cas, fly to this store whose name means "air mail" in French
    $800 13
Avast! Our vessel has been left aground in this 3-word condition
    $1000 9
A poem called "The Lady of Shalott"
    $1000 15
"That's right, Minnie, my first animated talkie was 1928's 'Steamboat Willie'"
    $1000 25
Herbert Hoover went into a great depression when he lost to this man in 1932
    $1000 20
Pictured here, this husky-like sled dog is named for the Inuit tribe who developed the breed
    $1000 30
Hello Kitty is the star character & corporate symbol of this gift store
    $1000 14
On meeting Prince Charles, first address him with this 3-word phrase

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

Katie Anurag Christopher
$3,200 $3,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Anurag Christopher
$2,800 $6,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the actor.)
    $400 16
In area, it's the largest country that borders Colombia
    $400 26
Carl Denham,
Po the Panda
    $400 11
A military academy was founded at this site on March 16, 1802
    $400 21
This "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel was the year's bestselling DVD
    $400 1
This city's Cable Car Museum has one from fhe first company, the Clay Street Hill Railroad
    $400 6
Nickname for a native of Indiana
    $800 17
One can sail out of the port of Cartagena into this sea
    $800 27
Mia Thermopolis,
Agent 99,
Andy Sachs
    $800 12
Edward Doherty commanded the cavalry unit that captured this assassin in 1865
    $800 22
The No. 1 video game was this former coach's "NFL '07"
    DD: $2,000 2
This museum at the Smithsonian originated with a group of kites obtained from the Chinese Imperial Commission in 1876
    $800 7
Traditionally, it was red & found at the end of a freight train
    $1200 18
With the help of the U.S., this country gained its independence from Colombia in 1903
    $1200 28
Mutt Williams,
Jerry Shaw,
Sam Witwicky
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points to a map of the American Northwest on the monitor.) From the hoped-for northern boundary of the Oregon territory, which was later set at the 49th parallel, came the rallying cry of Democrats in 1844: this "or fight!"
    DD: $1,200 23
This national newspaper based in McLean, Virginia led all others in daily circulation with almost 2.3 million
    $1200 3
Janis Joplin's 1965 Porsche is one of the artifacts at this Cleveland museum
    $1200 8
It's the military item seen here--trust me, it doesn't have a funny comic inside
    $1600 19
Its name means "peaceful" & it's home to El Nino
    $1600 29
Tess Ocean,
Tinker Bell,
Charlotte the Spider
    $1600 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a map.) Oklahoma has a panhandle because Texas couldn't have land north of 36°30' north or it would have had to free its slaves under this 1820 deal
    $1600 24
This Dan Brown book was 2006's top-selling trade paperback
    $1600 4
The Nelson Mandela National Museum comprises 3 sites in & around Qunu in this country
    $1600 9
A sharp, often virulent satire, perhaps a "National" one
    $2000 20
In 2000 the pres. of this country wanted to replace its sucre with our dollar--he got deposed, but it happened
    $2000 30
Nim Rusoe,
Maya Hayes,
Kit Kittredge
    $2000 15
This abolitionist began publishing The Liberator, his anti-slavery newspaper, in 1831
    $2000 25
2006's top-selling PC software was for easing the preparation of these, an annual April headache
    $2000 5
In 1785 architect Juan de Villanueva was commissioned to design this Madrid museum
    $2000 10
To deceive or cheat, possibly at this variety of pool

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Anurag Christopher
$13,600 $16,600 $7,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

When this was explained to Chief Sho-kup, he gave it a Shoshone name that means "wire rope express"

Final scores:

Katie Anurag Christopher
$6,100 $13,200 $1
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Anurag Christopher
$12,400 $17,400 $7,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2008-10-06
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