Show #5784 - Thursday, November 5, 2009

2009 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Rachel Rothenberg, a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Aidan Mehigan, a sophomore from McLean, Virginia

Solomon Howard, a freshman from St. Petersburg, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Archaeologists are busy on Mount Lykaion & in a cave on Crete, 2 supposed birthplaces of this Greek ruler god
    $200 3
Board game in which you might land on Short Line or St. James Place
    $200 1
She followed up "Little Women" with "An Old-Fashioned Girl" & "Aunt Jo's Scrap Bag"
    $200 18
To think seriously, or to bend back light from a surface such as a mirror
    $200 11
Laitue (this) goes into une salade
    $200 26
    $400 15
10,000-year-old seeds of this gourd have been found in Peru, where the veggie originated
    $400 4
Stack one piece on top of another to crown a king in this board game
    $400 2
Britannica says her 1852 novel helped "solidify both pro- and antislavery sentiment"
    $400 19
To coat or cover with a thin layer of metal, or a dish on which food is served
    $400 12
You can't have your gateau (this) & eat it too
    $400 27
    $600 21
Archaeologists have found Vespasian's country house--or as he'd have called it in Latin, this 5-letter word
    $600 5
This 2-team rope competition was an Olympic sport from 1900 to 1920
    $600 8
One of his most famous heroes was an Ojibwa Indian who married Minnehaha
    $600 20
To tease, or a young person
    $600 13
Je suis le fromage, this
    $600 28
    $800 22
Thermo-luminescence is a technique used to establish this for items exposed to heat, like fireplace stones
    $800 6
"Colorful" schoolyard chain game in which one team might chant, "Send Alex right over"
    $800 9
This pal of Emerson was known for a little "Civil Disobedience"
    $800 24
A burial place, or fraught with danger or harm
    $800 16
Those crazy French: raisin is this fruit (what we call a raisin is raisin sec to them)
    $800 29
    $1000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a stone sculpture on the monitor.) At Saqqra, Egypt, & probably from around 2500 B.C., the seated this worker was found; he still has his papyrus roll, but someone took his brush
    $1000 7
In this PopCap game, the object is to swap one gem for another in order to form a vertical or horizontal chain
    $1000 10
This Devonshire-born man rhymed about an "Ancient Mariner"
    $1000 25
Saliva, or a slender, pointed rod on which meat is impaled for broiling
    $1000 17
Riz (rice) is often paired with haricots (these)
    DD: $2,000 30

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

Solomon Aidan Rachel
$800 $4,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Solomon Aidan Rachel
$2,000 $6,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The quote comes from the King James Version of the Bible.)
    $400 26
I give you 63,360 inches, you take this many miles
    $400 21
In a 2008 sequel this title action hero sought out "the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
    $400 4
(Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reads the clue.) This great American who used his pen to help make us independent was also the first Secretary of State
    $400 7
This ceremony marks a Jewish boy's entry into manhood
    $400 1
"The Lord gave, and the Lord hath..."
    $400 16
Imprison terror suspects in my state? NIMBY, "Not in my" this
    $800 27
In the equation 6x + 100=220, x equals this
    $800 22
"Revenge of the Fallen" is the follow-up to this film about robots
    $800 5
On Nov. 18, 1872 Susan B. Anthony was arrested for doing this; she refused to pay "a dollar of your unjust penalty"
    $800 8
Sensory deprivation is practiced on pubescent boys by Australia's indigenous people, called these
    $800 2
"I have been a stranger in a..."
    $800 17
If you're ignorant of what IDK means, just say this
    $1200 28
Let's convert! (From Roman, that is) MMM + MDIII equals this 4-digit number
    $1200 23
This time it's about "Salvation" from the evil cyborgs in this 2009 film
    $1200 6
15 days after the Treaty of Ghent was signed setting an end to the War of 1812, Andrew Jackson beat the British at this city
    $1200 9
Happening in the east every day, it's the name of the ceremony of Apache womanhood
    $1200 3
"Love thy neighbor as..."
    $1200 18
Hearing about mom's dating life might make you say TMI, this
    DD: $1,700 29
It's the square root of 100,000,000
    $1600 24
"X-Men Origins" was the story of this title superhero's beginnings
    $1600 12
The Mohawk Trail became less important after this waterway was completed in 1825
    $1600 10
In Thailand Poy Sang Long temporarily makes boys into these religious men, including shaving their heads
    $1600 14
"Bone of my bones, and...."
    $1600 19
Can't run your new software? Dude, RTM, "read" this
    $2000 30
It's the number of degrees in the larger of the two angles seen here
    $2000 25
Based on a video game franchise, this 2009 action fest is subtitled "The Legend of Chun-Li"
    DD: $1,500 13
In 1857 the Supreme Court denied this slave his freedom, bringing the U.S. closer to Civil War
    $2000 11
An essay by Walter Ong looks at the learning of this language as a puberty rite for well-off Renaissance boys
    $2000 15
"Thy rod and thy staff they..."
    $2000 20
Precede a digression with AON, this "of nothing"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Solomon Aidan Rachel
$12,000 $16,400 $11,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the densest of the planets in our solar system & the only one not named for a deity

Final scores:

Solomon Aidan Rachel
$17,001 $22,800 $13,800
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Solomon Aidan Rachel
$14,000 $16,800 $11,800
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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Game tape date: 2009-08-17
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