Show #4251 - Monday, February 10, 2003

2003 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Tara Karr, a senior from Laclede, Idaho

Anthony Valente, a senior from Staten Island, New York

John Matthews, a senior from Escondido, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 1748 Lord Fairfax hired this 16-year-old to help survey his lands in the Shenandoah Valley
    $200 1
This air-driven instrument heard here is also known as a squeezebox
    $200 26
This author of "Paradise Lost" is sometimes considered the greatest English poet after Shakespeare
    $200 21
You could say it was a "snow job" when teenage Adriana Caselotti was picked to play this heroine of a 1937 film
    $200 16
As a noun, it's the rear portion of an aircraft; as a verb, it means to follow & keep under surveillance
    $200 11
It calls itself America's best-selling brand of school uniforms; to us it sounds like breakfast -- pass the syrup
    $400 7
In May 1732 he founded the Philadelphische Zeitung, the first foreign-language newspaper in the English colonies
    $400 2
Heard here, it's the smallest member of the flute family
    $400 27
Ithuriel is one of these; Belial is a fallen one
    $400 22
Mary Gibbs was just 2 1/2 when she began recording the voice of Boo for this movie about Monstropolis
    $400 17
It follows pit, prat & rain
    $400 12
In 1789 King Louis asked, "Is it a revolt?" & a duke said, no it was one of these -- the French one
    $600 8
This historic document was signed on November 11, 1620 aboard ship off Cape Cod
    $600 3
This instrument's name is from the Latin for "large war trumpet"
    $600 28
This important prop in the story is described as "ruddie and gold"
    $600 23
Before he was the voice of Winnie the Pooh, Sterling Holloway was purr-fect as this "Alice in Wonderland" kitty
    $600 18
(I'm NFL defensive end Kevin Carter) One of my favorite words, it means to tackle a quarterback behind the line of scrimmage
    $600 13
In May 1922 in Washington, D.C. President Harding unveiled a statue of this man by Daniel Chester French
    $800 9
William Penn wanted an outlet to the Atlantic; in 1682, the Duke of York gave him what later became this small colony
    $800 4
It's named for the Belgian inventor who first made one
    $800 29
The poem describes this Biblical beast as "hugest of living creatures, on the deep stretcht like a promontorie"
    DD: $1,000 24
Ming-Na, who plays Dr. Chen on "ER", provided the voice of this title character in 1998
    $800 19
Travel on foot, or go out on strike
    $800 14
In a 2003 straight-to-video sequel, this "3rd Rock" co-star takes on the role of Inspector Gadget
    $1000 10
This Appalachian mountain pass was discovered in 1750 by Thomas Walker & named for the son of King George II
    $1000 5
Many of the strings on this instrument vibrate even when you don't play them directly
    $1000 30
Completes the famous line from Book I, "Better to reign in hell, than..."
    $1000 25
American Indian activist Russell Means gave voice to this powerful chief, Pocahontas' papa
    $1000 20
To rain in a fine shower, or moisturize with a fine spray of water
    $1000 15
In use from 1852 to 1946, this notorious French prison settlement was located off French Guiana

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

John Anthony Tara
$1,800 $2,800 -$2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Anthony Tara
$2,800 $6,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And most of our students are.)
    $400 4
This country's "Six Dynasties" period stretched from the fall of the Han in 220 to 589
    $400 2
In Honduras:
    $400 1
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Science Museum of Minnesota) As I increase the frequency, I decrease the distance between crests, which is called this
    $400 26
Born November 10, 1968 in the Dominican Republic, in the past 3 years he's hit over 150 home runs
    $400 13
New student orientation at this state capital's Chaminade Univ. sometimes includes a luau, so sign me up!
    $400 21
Les coudes, they're something your mom tells you to keep off the dinner table
    $800 5
In 59 this Roman emperor had his mother put to death when she objected to his fiddling around with Poppaea
    $800 3
In New Zealand:
Maori & this
    $800 12
The black-footed penguin is native to the south of this continent, whose north had the highest temperature on record
    $800 27
The tribe has spoken: this "Survivor" host was born November 4, making him a Scorpio
    $800 17
USC opened up a "Rainbow" of opportunities for this man, a drama student there when he was cast in "Roots"
    $800 22
Parler la bouche pleine, it's something your mom tells you not to do at the dinner table
    $1200 8
In 332 B.C. this Macedonian conquered the Phoenician seaport of Tyre after a 7-month siege
    $1200 6
In Algeria:
    $1200 14
These, which make up almost 80% of the elements, are solid, lustrous & make good conductors
    $1200 28
In 1998 this Scorpio married a Leo, John Stamos
    $1200 18
Legend says that the person you kiss on this Williamsburg school's Crim Dell Bridge is the one you'll marry
    $1200 23
A private conversation, it's French for "head-to-head"
    DD: $2,400 9
The Ionian War was the last phase of this war in which Sparta finally conquered Athens in 404 B.C.
    $1600 7
In Finland:
Finnish & this
    $1600 15
Sponges make up a phylum named for these tiny openings through which water flows
    $1600 29
Born October 26, 1947 in Chicago, she was elected to the U.S. Senate from New York in 2000
    DD: $3,000 19
Oglethorpe Univ., named for James Edward Oglethorpe, is fittingly located in this state
    $1600 24
If you're a nez-sayer, you're just referring to this body part
    $2000 10
Archaeological digs showed that Pompeii, Stabiae & this neighbor were resort cities for wealthy Romans
    $2000 11
In Suriname:
    $2000 16
STP goes into cars; your body's cells are fueled by ATP, short for this triphosphate
    $2000 30
Trick or Treat! He was born on Halloween
    $2000 20
If you want to play the chimes in this Ithaca univ.'s McGraw Tower, you should be able to read music -- & climb 161 steps
    $2000 25
Fall "behind" in French class & you'll miss this term for "the behind"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Anthony Tara
$10,400 $26,000 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The world's highest city of over 1 million people sits at about 12,000 feet in these mountains

Final scores:

John Anthony Tara
$20,800 $31,000 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Anthony Tara
$10,400 $23,800 $5,000
15 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2002-12-17
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