Show #6089 - Thursday, February 17, 2011

2011 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Brandon Welch, a senior from Grayson, Georgia

Kate Wadman, a junior from Tucson, Arizona

Christian Ie, a senior from Renton, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
"America's Dairyland", it produces about 1/4 of our nation's butter & cheese
    $200 14
In a ride that dates from the park's 1955 opening, you spin in these
    $200 1
When lemon juice is dropped on blue litmus paper, the paper will turn this color
    $200 24
Geraldine Connolly recalls swimming pools & dancing in "The Summer I Was" this age at which you can get your driver's license
    $200 17
The "Max" in the name of this soda's diet version refers to its taste
    $200 9
8-letter term meaning to exterminate pests using smoke
    $400 5
To visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, you have to go to this state
    $400 15
The abominable snowman resides inside the ride named for this Alpine mountain
    $400 2
At a temperature of -183 degrees Celsius, liquid oxygen does this
    $400 25
Capulet, her father, says this Shakespeare heroine "hath not seen the change of fourteen years"
    $400 20
A half-lemon, half-lime appears to dot the "I" in this soda's name
    $400 10
Can I crash on this piece of furniture?
    $600 6
This state's only public university is located in Laramie
    $600 16
This movie character's adventurous ride takes you through the Temple of the Forbidden Eye
    $600 3
Around 1630 Jan van Helmont discovered this gas given off by burning wood & called it gas sylvestre
    $600 26
In John Dryden's "Sylvia the Fair (In the Bloom of Fifteen)", Sylvia meets this mythological love god
    $600 21
This root beer derived its name from the names of partners Roy Allen & Frank Wright
    $600 11
1-word term for a superficial appearance or the front of a building
    $800 7
In September bring your appetite to Las Cruces in this state for the Whole Enchilada Fiesta
    $800 18
A "Doom Buggy" transports you through this attraction
    $800 30
Term for a substance that modifies & speeds up a chemical reaction without itself being affected
    $800 27
Lisel Mueller's "For a Thirteenth Birthday" begins, "You have read" this Tolstoy epic
    $800 22
Splenda & real fruit juice make this alphanumeric soda's island fruit version special
    $800 12
Two types of this are seen here
    $1000 8
It's the only New England state that doesn't have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean
    $1000 19
It's a South Seas paradise in this "enchanted" room
    DD: $1,200 29
Olympiadane is a molecule so-named because it's composed of this many interlocking rings
    $1000 28
Don Juan, the teenage hero of a poem by this British lord, is "tall, handsome, slender, but well knit"
    $1000 23
Mountain Dew offers a drink called Baja this--have one!
    $1000 13
The USS President was Commodore Stephen Decatur's this

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

Christian Kate Brandon
$800 $5,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christian Kate Brandon
$0 $7,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
(Sarah of the clue crew gives the clue from Newseum in Washington, DC.) Now sitting harmlessly in the Newseum, this guard tower was once used to shoot down those trying to cross this barrier between communism & freedom
    $400 2
The first episode featured the ensemble singing this Journey song that begins, "Just a small town girl"
    $400 26
A "howling" success, Maggie Stiefvater's "Shiver" is the first entry in the series these "of Mercy Falls"
    $400 17
Many boarding schools are also prep schools, prep being short for this adjective
    $400 16
1860: Christopher Spencer's breech-loading repeating this
    $400 11
The word language comes from "lingua", Latin for this body part
    $800 8
The martial artists who fought against Western control of China from 1898 to 1900 were known as these
    $800 3
Finn sang that he was losing this, just like R.E.M. did in 1991
    $800 27
This horror master's "Full Dark, No Stars" is a collection of creepy campfire tales
    $800 22
From 1896 to 1974 Choate was just for these; then it merged with Rosemary Hall
    $800 18
1846: Drs. Morton & Jackson for this, used in surgery... zzzz
    $800 12
It pairs with "odds" in a 3-word term for miscellaneous items
    $1200 1
Louis XIV wanted to make this German river France's eastern border
    $1200 4
The "Glee" cast gave its all when it covered this "Rhapsody" by Queen
    $1200 28
Lauren Kate's "Fallen" tells the story of Luce, a young woman in love with a guy who's actually one of these
    $1200 23
Famed for another signature, he signed the 1782 incorporation of Dummer Academy (now Governor's Academy)
    $1200 19
1866: Haven & Hettrich's whirligig, better known now as this stringed toy
    DD: $5,000 13
Meaning to be skeptical, to take something "with" this comes from an old Roman recipe for a poison antidote
    $1600 9
In the early 1500s Shah Ismail conquered what is today Iran & converted the region to this branch of Islam
    $1600 5
Lea Michele played Cosette on Broadway in this show & sang "On My Own" from it on "Glee"
    $1600 29
In the 4th volume of a series, Percy Jackson & the Olympians must fight "The Battle of" this puzzling place
    $1600 24
Olney Friends School was founded in 1837 by this religious group & still teaches its values
    $1600 20
1878: Joseph Winters for a wagon-mounted fire escape one of these
    $1600 14
Today representing a family or country, it's the 3-word name for the emblem painted on a medieval knight's shield
    DD: $6,000 10
As Vice Admiral, this circumnavigator helped command the fleet that beat the Spanish Armada in 1588
    $2000 6
Amber Riley showed off her singing chops covering "Beautiful" from this blonde pop star
    $2000 30
"I Shall Wear" this is Terry Pratchett's latest bestseller about young witch Tiffany Aching
    $2000 25
For 66 years at Deerfield Academy, Frank Boyden held this 10-letter title, equivalent to principal
    $2000 21
1975: Donald Bateman's ground proximity warning system designed for use in these
    $2000 15
Heard here, this musical style that combines Caribbean & Creole influences may take its name from the French word for "beans"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christian Kate Brandon
$4,400 $24,800 $17,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

A piece of custom-made equipment called the Phoenix played a key role in an October event in this country

Final scores:

Christian Kate Brandon
$1 $14,400 $35,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christian Kate Brandon
$5,600 $21,000 $13,600
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2010-12-06
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