Show #5787 - Tuesday, November 10, 2009

2009 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Solomon Howard, a freshman from St. Petersburg, Florida

Will Dantzler, a senior from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Gabriel Johnson, a senior from Teaneck, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Enjoy a glass-bottom boat ride at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park near Key Largo in this state
    $200 20
How embarrassing! Annie & Dixon's dad is the principal of West Beverly, their high school, on this soapy series
    $200 17
Logically enough, TestTube is the ideas incubator area of this website
    $200 6
First name of young Mr. Fowl, whose adventures include "The Time Paradox" & "The Lost Colony"
    $200 26
He's not just the patron saint of love & lovers but also of bee keepers & young people
    $200 13
This system of linking Internet documents contains cross-references so you can jump easily between them
    $400 3
Dating from about 1730, Stratford Hall was the birthplace of Robert E. Lee in this state
    $400 21
Green Arrow & his team take matters into their own hands when Clark struggles to take a human life on this show
    $400 10
The birdie seen here from this web site must say "tweet, tweet, tweet"
    $400 8
This Gregory Maguire novel that inspired a musical is the biography of a certain Witch of the West
    $400 27
On New Year's Day, 2009, this celebrated "Catcher in the Rye" author celebrated his 90th birthday
    $400 14
It's the underlying or implicit meaning of a literary work
    $600 2
Check out Nassau Hall, the U.S. capitol in 1783, located at Princeton Univ. in this state
    $600 22
Teyona, seen here, is the new cover girl for the 12th cycle in this competition
    $600 7
Did Chris Hughes write on Mark Zuckerberg's wall & send a friend request when they started this website?
    $600 9
Philip Pullman's trilogy "His Dark Materials" begins with "The Golden" this
    $600 28
The name of this physicist is used to describe measurements of supersonic speed
    $600 12
People quoted as saying horrifying things often protest that their words were taken out of this
    $800 1
This state's Seashore Trolley Museum near Kennebunkport is one of the world's largest electric railway museums
    $800 23
Damaging emails liven things up at the Constance Billard & St. Jude's graduation on this show
    $800 5
On holidays, this website's homepage may use a Doodle for its name; Wes Craven created one for Halloween 2008
    $800 18
In 2009 she headed out of "The Hills" & published her first novel, "L.A. Candy"
    $800 29
This city named for a marquis was North Carolina's capital from 1789 to 1798
    DD: $5,200 15
This is an ostensible reason put forward to conceal a true purpose or object
    $1000 4
The development of nuclear energy is featured at Los Alamos' Bradbury Science Museum in this state; no lead vest is required
    $1000 24
Chad Michael Murray & Hilarie Burton might be gone, but North Carolina holds plenty of drama on this series
    $1000 11
Note the shovel in the logo of this web site seen here; it can be used whether you like a story or want to bury it
    $1000 19
In a book by Trenton Lee Stewart, 4 gifted kids answer an ad & become "The Mysterious" this "Society"
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew repeatedly drops onto the table a springed apparatus that lands on four feet, like a cat.) Cats are able to land on their feet because their flexible spines allow them to rotate in midair without violating the principle of conservation of this angular quantity
    $1000 16
A 2007 government report was titled "Turn the Page: Making College" these "More Affordable"

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

Gabriel Will Solomon
$0 $1,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gabriel Will Solomon
$1,200 $4,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
It initially left England August 15, 1620 along with another ship, the Speedwell
    $400 5
In 1869 the Cincinnati Red Stockings became the first professional team in this sport
    $400 11
If your sheet music is marked "strepitoso", you must play this way, no matter who's asleep
    $400 20
Though this "syrupy" tree is common in the U.S., about 2/3 of its species are native to China
    $400 13
In Arthurian legend, pure knight & grail finder Galahad was the son of this not-so-pure knight
    $400 1
No surprise here--the name of this birthstone is from the Latin for "red"
    $800 16
In the most famous mutiny in history, Fletcher Christian & his mates seized control of this ship in 1789
    $800 7
The name of this ball game is derived from the "soc" in the term "association football"
    $800 27
Trumpet players use an object called a mute; a French horn player just puts this in his instrument
    $800 22
Types of this tree include the black, weeping & pussy
    $800 14
In the fourth crusade, this Christian capital, now Istanbul, was plundered by Christian knights
    $800 2
The name of this leader of a Jewish congregation is from the Hebrew for "my master"
    $1200 18
During the War of 1812, this frigate earned its nickname Old Ironsides
    $1200 6
Originally, the name of this racquet sport included "lawn"--Victorian ladies & gentlemen played on grass courts
    $1200 28
If a fingerboard has ridges to help players find their notes, it may be called this kind of board instead
    $1200 23
Let's rest under the shade of the English type of this acorn-bearing tree; many live 200 to 400 years
    DD: $1,400 15
In the "Song of Roland", this code asked knights "to keep faith" & "to fight for the welfare of all"
    $1200 3
From the Latin for "to come to mind", it's a memento that you might buy as a reminder of a place you visited
    DD: $2,000 19
Tragically, in December 1941 this battleship sank in less than 9 minutes, with 1,177 of her crew
    $1600 4
In 1457 Scotland's parliament banned this links game, which interfered with archery practice
    $1600 29
Anne Sofie von Otter is a noted one of these voices between soprano & alto
    $1600 24
The thin, papery leaves of this tree of the genus Fagus turn gold in the fall; knowing that is no day at the...
    $1600 12
In 1226 the Teutonic Knights demanded & received this area, later the dominant state in Germany
    $1600 9
This word for a large piece of artillery comes from the Italian for "great tube"
    $2000 26
During his 1570s circumnavigation of the world, he renamed his Pelican flagship the Golden Hind
    $2000 8
The phrase "a sticky wicket" comes from this British sport
    $2000 30
If playing in G major, get out your knife & do this to any F's
    $2000 21
Most male cones from this 4-letter conifer measure less than 1 inch; females are much larger, with woody scales
    $2000 25
Amadis of Gaul & Don Quixote are examples of this kind of knight who wanders in search of adventure
    $2000 10
Meaning tearful & foolishly sentimental, it comes from Magdalene, as in Mary Magdalene

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gabriel Will Solomon
$15,000 $17,600 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

De Maupassant, Zola & Dumas fils were among those signing a petition decrying it as "a gigantic... factory chimney"

Final scores:

Gabriel Will Solomon
$30,000 $30,001 $3,000
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gabriel Will Solomon
$21,600 $17,600 $2,000
26 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
21 R,
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2009-08-18
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