Show #5566 - Monday, November 17, 2008

2008-B Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.

Ask Alex #3: Writing.


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Audrey Hosford, a junior from Annapolis, Maryland

Ben Chuchla, a senior from Calabasas, California

Brandon Saunders, a sophomore from Holliswood, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1506, 2 years after the death of his wife Isabella, this King of Aragon married Germaine de Foix
    $200 1
On this series Noah Gray-Cabey is Micah Sanders, who can communicate with electronics by touch
    $200 26
2-word term for a guide listing the market value of used cars
    $200 19
In 1831 he published a book of poems called "Les Feuilles d'automnes", as well as that hunchback novel
    $200 7
Take a (sling)shot at this Old Testament name that may be from the Hebrew for "beloved"
    $200 16
This lowly chess piece takes its name from the Latin for "foot soldier"
    $400 3
A group of these gold seekers reached San Francisco on the steamer California 13 months after gold was found
    $400 8
40 kids ages 8-15 tried to live without their parents for 40 days on this show
    $400 27
The St. Louis Blues play this sport
    $400 20
Johanna Spyri sent her heroine Heidi to live in the Alps of this country, her own homeland
    $400 9
The name of this one of the 4 gospel writers means "gift of God"
    $400 17
From the Latin for "4-footed", it's an animal with 4 feet
    DD: $600 4
On July 3, 1754 Fort Necessity was surrendered in one of the first battles in this 9-year war
    $600 10
On "Gossip Girl", Serena's life isn't serene; it's this, the last name of the actress who plays her
    $600 28
Blue Cross is paired with this colorful protector in the name of a health insurance organization
    $600 23
"Bleak House" opens in this city, where, "at the very heart of the fog, sits the Lord High Chancellor"
    $600 13
Until the 17th century, this first name of nurse Nightingale was used for both men & women
    $600 18
This word for a type of priest comes from the Latin for "brother", not "cooker of chickens"
    $800 5
From 1788 to 1790 Russia & Sweden fought over this country
    $800 11
Mark Indelicato plays the fashion-obsessed nephew of the title character on this show
    $800 29
As it's not a true albino, the rare white Bengal one of these felines has blue eyes
    $800 24
Isabel Allende writes novels like "Ines of My Soul" in this language
    $800 14
This first name of "Legally Blonde" actress Blair is also a city on a bluff over the Alabama River
    $800 21
The 4-letter Latinate word for "highest point" that ends in "X"
    $1000 6
In 1918 Woodrow Wilson proposed this numbered set of principles, one being the removal of trade barriers between nations
    $1000 12
Andrea Bowen plays Teri Hatcher's levelheaded daughter on this show
    $1000 30
This French expression of surprise or alarm is literally "holy blue"
    $1000 25
This Norwegian was in his early 20s when he wrote his first play, "Catalina", in 1850
    $1000 15
Liam is a variant of this slightly longer name that's from Old German
    $1000 22
From the Latin for "of the mother", it's the type of song heard here

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

Brandon Ben Audrey
$1,000 $2,600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Ben Audrey
$2,400 $4,200 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
The lumen, a unit of this, is the amount emitted from a source one candela strong
    $400 26
In many versions of this classic 1892 holiday ballet, Clara rides off to the Kingdom of Sweets in a magical sleigh
    $400 16
This prime minister who led Britain through WWII was a prolific & talented painter as well
    $400 11
Because of its altitude, this Kenyan capital rarely exceeds 80 degrees
    $400 21
Launched in 1997, this Toyota features a dual engine system called a hybrid synergy drive
    $400 1
It means to assume or believe, I guess
    $800 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew takes the heat on his inner forearm at Stanford University's Pain Management Center.) Types of pain studied here at Stanford's Human Pain Laboratory include chemical, electrical & this type produced by the application of heat
    $800 27
Don't try this at home: "La Croqueuse de diamants" is about a woman who eats these luxurious title items
    $800 17
Postage stamp glue is one of the more than 100 products this African American developed from sweet potatoes
    DD: $3,400 12
Around 1050 Harald Hardrade founded this city on a fjord
    $800 22
2 solid rocket boosters along with the 3 main engines help this craft, such as the Atlantis, go 3,000 mph
    $800 2
For an 80-degree angle, a 100-degree angle is this
    $1200 8
Interferons are proteins produced to interfere with the spread of these non-bacterial infectious agents
    $1200 28
A high school is one of the settings for "Blue Suede Shoes", a ballet danced to this singer's hits
    $1200 18
In 1913 he invented a counter for detecting atomic particles
    $1200 13
A statue of Czech theologian Jan Hus stands in front of this capital's Old Town Hall
    $1200 23
Built in 1802, the tugboat Charlotte Dundas was innovative in having this type of engine
    $1200 3
Snoopy hungers for this part of the day, a song title in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"
    $1600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew pours the blue contents of a graduated cylinder into a beaker.) Colored water, cooking oil & colored alcohol can be layered because each liquid has a different this, defined as mass divided by volume
    $1600 29
"Tonight, Tonight" let's see the ballet based on this 1957 musical about teen gangs (You know, the Jets & the Sharks)
    $1600 19
This heart surgeon who saved millions of lives with the procedures he developed passed away in 2008 at 99
    $1600 14
This Central American capital, whose name means "holy savior", has a town center laid out in the form of a cross
    $1600 24
Using a nuclear generator, the NautiIus, this type of vessel, was in 1958 the first to cross the North Pole
    $1600 4
This type of assistance comes before group, hose or system
    $2000 10
The lowest temp. where vapor & oxygen form a combustible mixture is this point; bring in a flame & whoosh!
    $2000 30
Teens are touched by the ballet about this biblical kid who runs off but returns home (Oh, boy! Fatted calf!)
    $2000 20
For his 1755 "Dictionary of the English Language", he wrote definitions for more than 40,000 words
    $2000 15
This capital of Belarus was on a great trade route, thus its Russian name, meaning "exchange"
    DD: $5,000 25
Named for its inventor, this engine sprays fuel directly into the chamber, where it is ignited by high- temperature air
    $2000 5
One who begs humbly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Ben Audrey
$2,800 $5,400 $18,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

When the GOP convened in 1888, he became the 1st black man to earn a vote for president at a major party convention

Final scores:

Brandon Ben Audrey
$2,800 $10,800 $18,100
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brandon Ben Audrey
$11,800 $5,400 $18,200
16 R,
3 W
(including 3 DDs)
11 R,
2 W
23 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2008-10-06
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