Show #5786 - Monday, November 9, 2009

2009 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Hema Karunakaram, a senior from Saline, Michigan

Aidan Mehigan, a sophomore from McLean, Virginia

Zach Blumenfeld, a junior from Lincolnshire, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
He's the hobbyist scientist seen here experimenting in 1752
    $200 6
Derek Jeter &
Alex Rodriguez
    $200 26
This noise might keep you awake at night
    $200 1
Between 2000 & 2007, this city lost half of its 484,674 people; Hurricane Katrina had something to do with it
    $200 11
It was the first name of the first First Lady
    $200 16
In computer science, ones & zeroes are key to this
    $400 18
His August 9, 1974 exit is recreated here
    $400 7
Landon Donovan &
David Beckham
    $400 27
It's the arcade precursor to video games heard here
    $400 2
This city's Golden Gate Park was built on sand dunes in the late 19th century by architect John McLaren
    $400 12
The first name used by Louisiana's governor, it's also the popular name for a British policeman
    $400 20
Basic training is also known as this
    $600 19
His 218 B.C. leadership of an armed trip to Italy is shown here
    $600 8
Mo Williams &
LeBron James
    $600 28
Clock in & name this feathered friend
    $600 3
This city on Lake Erie in Upstate New York was the last stop on the Underground Railroad in the 19th century
    $600 13
The name of this villain in "Othello" is a Spanish version of James
    $600 21
A type of stock that is highly valued because the company is substantial & established
    $800 24
Joe Rosenthal took the original February 1945 picture at this place--here's our take
    $800 9
Sidney Crosby &
Evgeni Malkin
    $800 29
It's the member of the violin family heard here
    DD: $1,000 4
This Florida city was first called Cowford but was renamed in 1822 for a man who would soon become president
    $800 14
The fourth-most popular girl's name in 2008, it was also the last name of our 4th president
    $800 22
Its provincial capital is Victoria
    $1000 25
Seen here is a representation of this world leader during a noted 64 A.D. event
    $1000 10
Adrian Beltre &
Ichiro Suzuki
    $1000 30
This nocturnal dog-like animal of Africa is heard here
    $1000 5
You'll find exhibits pertaining to the War of 1812 at the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in this city
    $1000 15
In Greek "101", you might learn that this feminine name is Greek for "life"
    $1000 23
This Massachusetts Jesuit campus is in Chestnut Hill

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

Zach Aidan Hema
$3,400 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Aidan Hema
$6,600 $6,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
To change color, leaves slow down & stop production of this green pigment
    $400 26
Play as Anakin Skywalker or Jango Fett in the Lego game based on this film series
    $400 7
His 1888 work "The Sower" is in the collection of the Amsterdam museum named for him
    $400 1
Severus Snape turns out to be this title person in a Harry Potter novel
    $400 2
William the Conqueror
    $400 19
Serve it with eggs:
    $800 17
Because the Earth orbits faster when it's closer to the sun, the vernal & autumnal these are not exactly 1/2 year apart
    $800 27
In "Dark Tomorrow", you can battle crooks as this Caped Crusader
    $800 8
Italian for "fresh", this type of wall painting has paint fusing with plaster
    $800 3
"The Assassins'Gate" & "Fiasco" are histories of this recent conflict
    $800 12
Prussian king Frederick the Great
    $800 20
A fruit:
    $1200 18
The migratory formation of the waterfowl named for this nation gives the trailing birds easier flying
    $1200 28
"Hottest Party" is an installment in the Wii game called this "Revolution"
    $1200 9
"The Poet" was an earlier title for this French sculptor's "The Thinker"
    DD: $800 4
This restaurant chain is the title of Catherine Gilbert Murdock's novel about D.J. Schwenk, a girl on a Wisconsin farm
    $1200 13
Frederic Chopin
    $1200 23
A book of the Old Testament:
    $1600 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a sports physics animation on the monitor.) World Series sluggers try to get backspin on the ball making it go farther, because the air moves faster over the upper surface providing this elevating force on the underside
    $1600 29
"Hot Date" & "Teen Style Stuff" are part of this series in which you create characters & manage their lives
    DD: $1,800 10
There's no wry smile on this Italian's "Ginevra de'Benci", which you can see right here in the U.S. of A.
    $1600 5
Father & son travel a futuristic wasteland in this Cormac McCarthy novel that's not much like Kerouac
    $1600 14
    $1600 24
Big beast of Africa:
    $2000 22
Different from astronomical autumn, meteorological autumn begins on the first of this month, as did WWII
    $2000 30
Fight as Anderson Silva or Brock Lesnar in the 2009 "Undisputed" version of this mixed martial arts game
    $2000 11
Renoir & Monet were part of this art movement that tried to capture what the eye sees at a particular moment
    $2000 6
This British author of "About a Boy" turned to young adult fiction with "Slam"
    $2000 15
John Milton
    $2000 25
A South American country:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Aidan Hema
$19,800 $23,000 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This man was given the armor, helmet & sword of the first king of Israel, but refused to use them

Final scores:

Zach Aidan Hema
$30,399 $39,601 $0
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zach Aidan Hema
$19,600 $23,600 $4,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $47,800

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Game tape date: 2009-08-18
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