Show #5789 - Thursday, November 12, 2009

2009 Teen Tournament final game 1.


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Rachel Rothenberg, a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Will Dantzler, a senior from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Aidan Mehigan, a sophomore from McLean, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
As people were starving, this queen consort to Louis XVI reportedly said, "Let them eat cake"
    $200 12
We were "Waiting On The World To Change" when he got to perform "Human Nature" at Michael Jackson's memorial service
    $200 6
Some are disappointed that Helvi doesn't swim this way, though it says online that naturism is big in Finland
    $200 11
While Bella finds the smell of this nauseating, to the vampires, it's intoxicating
    $200 22
When grocery shopping, forget these 2 common options & take along a canvas tote bag
    $200 21
The wife of one's dad by a later marriage (& she's not necessarily wicked!)
    $400 2
He demanded 20,000 pounds for his surrender of West Point
    $400 13
This teen with "Beautiful Eyes" was motivated by her opera-singing granny but chose to sing country music
    $400 7
Asked if he'd ever seen snow before, Ekrem explained that Ankara in this country is farther north than Denver
    $400 17
From Jacob Black, Bella learns that according to legend, the Quileute Indians are descended from these animals
    $400 27
Since it takes extra energy to run a freezer with excess ice buildup, it's recommended that you do this to it regularly
    $400 23
This bird of the family Picidae uses its chisel-like bill to hammer into trees for food
    $600 3
Idi Amin expelled all Asians before he was expelled from Kampala & this African country
    $600 14
Being a surfer helped this Hawaiian musician "Sleep Through The Static"
    $600 8
Chen wants his U.S. host family to visit him in this Taiwanese capital so he can take us to Mount Yang-ming
    $600 18
By researching the rainiest places in the U.S., Stephenie Meyer came up with this tiny town to set her story
    $600 28
Going green means following the 3 Rs: reduce, reuse & this
    $600 24
There are 360 members of the famous Mormon this Choir
    $800 4
"Boss" Tweed's position at this NYC hall gave him the power to plunder millions in the 1800s
    $800 15
"Makes Me Wonder" why this group needed a "Wake Up Call" after 5 years to release its second studio album
    $800 9
Jorge from Bolivia craves a chuno, made from this now-staple food that originated in the Andes
    $800 19
Edward, at least his name, was partly inspired by Edward Rochester in this author's "Jane Eyre"
    $800 29
At home, instead of writing notes on paper, use one of these white glossy wipeable boards with special markers
    $800 25
Heard here, it's the type of tuba named for a composer
    $1000 5
Vidkun Quisling, now a name synonymous with traitor, was made this country's prime minister by the Nazis
    $1000 16
"I Know You Want Me" to call on you for the canine name of this Cuban-American rapper
    DD: $2,000 10
Johan from South Africa speaks English, but on the phone with his mom, he uses this laanguaage related to Dutch
    $1000 20
Driving home with Edward one day, Bella is surprised to hear him listening to this piece of music by Debussy
    $1000 30
Say goodbye to cold showers & save energy by installing a tankless one of these
    $1000 26
It's a myth that this amino acid in turkey is the reason you nod off after a Thanksgiving meal

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

Aidan Will Rachel
$1,600 $1,800 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aidan Will Rachel
$800 $7,000 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
There are Gregorian & Julian versions of this chart
    $400 1
The "Silver Liberty Bowl", created by this man born in 1735, is in Boston's Museum of Fine Arts
    $400 11
Songs in this play include "Suppertime" & "My Blanket And Me"
    $400 10
The duodenum, jejunum & ileum are 3 parts of this
    $400 12
This recent presidential candidate was detained for 5 years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam
    $400 17
This character is on a high school field trip when he's bitten by a radioactive arachnid
    $800 27
Not domestic, like a certain French legion
    $800 2
In one July week in 2009, this L.A. open-air venue presented Incubus & "Bravo Beethoven"
    DD: $1,500 4
Lionel Bart adapted a Dickens novel into this musical!
    $800 22
Ohm's law, V = IR, states that potential difference equals current times resistance; the V is short for this
    $800 13
He is known for writing a 1963 "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
    $800 18
Jon Heder played this lovable, unpopular high schooler helping a friend win an election to class president
    $1200 28
A nonprofessional; Bobby Jones was one in golf
    $1200 3
NASA has said cooler Pacific temperatures & warmer Atlantic temperatures helped cause this from 1931 to 1939
    $1200 5
Laurey & Curly drive off in a surrey at the end of this "stately" musical
    DD: $5,000 23
The name of this one of the 3 main types of rocks comes from the Latin for "to settle"
    $1200 14
A scandal involved the treatment of prisoners at this Iraqi jail west of Baghdad
    $1200 19
In "She's the Man", this actress was the young woman pretending to be her brother at a boarding school
    $1600 29
It precedes Falcon in the name of Han Solo's vessel
    $1600 6
In NCAA football BCS stands for "Bowl" this
    $1600 8
Laura Wingfield, the sister in this play, was modeled on Tennessee Williams' sister
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a Punnett square on the monitor.) The results of experiments breeding pea plants, shown here, led to this man's law of segregation, a fundamental law of heredity
    $1600 15
In 1692 Tituba, a West Indian slave, spent 13 months in jail in this Massachusetts Bay Colony town
    $1600 20
Channing Tatum played rebellious street dancer Tyler Gage in this film about reaching higher for your dreams
    $2000 30
The 12th letter of the Greek alphabet, cowpoke
    $2000 7
A Jungfrauenbecher is a German cup depicting one of these holding a bowl
    $2000 9
Characters in this Shaw play include Freddy Eynsford Hill & Colonel Pickering
    $2000 25
These organs of locomotion, from the Greek for "false feet", also enable amoebas to surround & take in food
    $2000 16
In 1865 he was put in leg irons in a damp Fort Monroe, Virginia cell; his citizenship was posthumously restored in 1978
    $2000 21
A secret school in the clouds for superhero kids is the main location of this film starring Michael Angarano

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aidan Will Rachel
$400 $16,000 $27,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

She wrote that "happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance"

Final scores:

Aidan Will Rachel
$0 $26,000 $33,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aidan Will Rachel
$400 $12,200 $25,800
7 R,
4 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2009-08-18
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