Show #5568 - Wednesday, November 19, 2008

2008-B Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Sarah Marx, a junior from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Anurag Kashyap, a senior from Poway, California

Karan Takhar, a senior from North Attleborough, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to put things in their chronological order for us.)
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "squad".)
    $200 1
Many have claimed to see the ghosts of Civil War soldiers still wandering the battlefield in this Penn. town
    $200 14
She not only hosted the show, she also won awards for Music Female Artist & TV Actress, Comedy
    $200 6
Tech stuff:
floppy disk,
    $200 7
Emerson was a pallbearer for this "Scarlet Letter" author
    $200 22
Before his dictionary, he put out 1783's "American Spelling Book", a mainstay of pioneer schooling
    $200 16
A long, metal pole used to divert lightning
    $400 2
He may have made his last stand at Little Big Horn, but his ghost is said to haunt his old quarters at Fort Leavenworth
    $400 27
This Brit has nothing to atone for--she snapped up an award for her role in "Atonement"
    $400 9
European discoveries:
Cape of Good Hope,
Bering Strait
    $400 8
He wrote "Carrie" while teaching high school English at Hampden Academy in Maine
    $400 23
Frontiersmen wore trousers of this animal's skin, the leather in the "Leatherstocking Tales"
    $400 17
3-letter slang for a pleasing physique
    $600 3
Talk about ghosts with a mission--apparently there are plenty at this battle site in San Antonio
    $600 28
For his role on this series, Chad Michael Murray was chosen favorite TV Actor in a Drama
    $600 11
San Diego State,
    $600 10
He co-wrote "Sea of Cortez" with marine biologist Edward Ricketts, the model for Doc in "Cannery Row"
    $600 24
Chinking was filling the spaces in this typical pioneer home in wooded areas
    $600 18
Surface layer of ground
    $800 4
Shove off to this famous ship in Long Beach, Calif.; it's considered one of the most haunted places in the world
    $800 29
Who better to take home the award for "Most Fanatic Fans" than this teen cutie from "American Idol"?
    DD: $600 15
Presidential administrations:
Chester A. Arthur, James K. Polk,
Millard Fillmore
    $800 12
This author of "The Good Earth" wrote 5 books using the pseudonym John Sedges
    $800 25
This 3-word phrase for what groups of pioneer travelers did when under attack is still an idiom today
    $800 19
To walk heavily & wearily
    $1000 5
An old forest farmhouse in Salt Lake City is supposedly haunted by Ann Eliza Webb, this man's 19th wife
    $1000 30
This skater boy was honored as Choice Action Sports Male
    $1000 21
Geological periods:
    $1000 13
In 1930 this "Main Street" author became the first American to win the Nobel Prize for literature
    $1000 26
Pioneer moms whose kids had chills & sweats knew sassafras was also called the ague tree, ague meaning this
    $1000 20
Land to which Cain fled in the Bible

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

Karan Anurag Sarah
$2,800 $800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karan Anurag Sarah
$2,000 $3,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters will come up in each correct response in that order. There might be other letters in between.)
"M" TV
    $400 1
No one could claim the earth was flat after this man's expedition circumnavigated the globe in 1522
    $400 4
It describes a fatal disease, or where a train stops
    $400 17
"90210" is set in this ritzy city, ZIP code 90210
    $400 16
Annin & co. makes these in materials like solar-max nylon & cotton/polyester; Betsy Ross would be amazed
    $400 26
She imprisoned Walter Raleigh in the Tower of London after he secretly married one of her maids of honor
    $400 5
David Caruso heads up the the crime scene investigation unit in this city
    $800 2
In addition to his study of gravity, he proved that light contains many colors
    $800 12
In the video for "Here It Goes Again" the band OK Go gets nowhere fast on these exercise machines
    DD: $1,200 19
Col. William Prescott was one of the leaders of this battle on June 17, 1775
    $800 18
Building with bales of this is sturdy, unlike in "The 3 Little Pigs", & fire-resistant when packed to keep out oxygen
    $800 27
Sharpshooter Frank Butler abandoned his career to manage this even sharper-shooting gal
    $800 8
A late-night sketch comedy show is based on this magazine & even featured a Spy vs. Spy segment
    $1200 3
This pea brain coined the hereditary terms recessive & dominant
    DD: $2,200 13
It's the lateral lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the occipital lobe
    $1200 20
Cleeve Cloud is the highest point in the Cotswolds, the hills in the western part of this country
    $1200 23
The bull's eye in darts is also called this, the tree material from which it's made
    $1200 28
In 1632 Shah Jahan began building this Mausoleum for his favorite wife
    $1200 9
Players try to figure out who the saboteur is on this ABC show
    $1600 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew stands on a ladder and drops two items.) An object's weight does not affect the speed at which it falls, so the shoe & the paper hit the ground at the same time, as this Italian first predicted
    $1600 14
Time to throw in this garden tool seen here--we dig it
    $1600 21
The Sand Hills Region is mostly in this state, north of the Platte River
    $1600 24
Natural rubber is sticky, as in rubber cement; with this process patented in 1844, it can be used for hockey pucks
    $1600 29
There was a certain glow in the air when Maria Sklodowska caught the eye of this French physicist in 1894
    $1600 10
This Patricia Arquette show is somewhere between well done & rare
    $2000 7
Edwin Hubble confirmed this German's view that the universe is expanding, not static
    $2000 15
A threadlike, leafless organ of climbing plants, often in spiral form
    $2000 22
Mills in the Gas Hills of Wyoming refine & press this element into the yellowcake form
    $2000 25
In the 2008 movie, Iron Man's suit is an alloy of gold & this metal
    $2000 30
Longfellow wrote that Captain Miles Standish gave his blessing to this man who married his crush, Priscilla Mullens
    $2000 11
Seen here is this wannabe opera singer turned creative director for "America's Next Top Model"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karan Anurag Sarah
$12,800 $11,600 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On July 21, 1944 she wrote, "I'm finally getting optimistic... an assassination attempt has been made on Hitler's life"

Final scores:

Karan Anurag Sarah
$0 $23,200 $22,300
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Karan Anurag Sarah
$12,800 $11,600 $14,800
15 R,
3 W
14 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2008-10-07
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