Show #6090 - Friday, February 18, 2011

2011 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Kailyn LaPorte, a sophomore from Decatur, Georgia

Steven Ho, a junior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Raphie Cantor, a sophomore from San Diego, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson
    $200 1
Will Ferrell & Brad Pitt square off in this super story (well, their voices do)
    $200 6
It's the answer to the riddle, "What weighs more, a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?"
    $200 11
Despite its name, this dog breed began in Germany
    $200 15
In 1636 Thomas Hooker, a Congregationalist minister, founded what would be this capital of Connecticut
    $200 20
From the Latin for "cup", a chanterelle is one of these edible fungi
    $400 27
Martha Dandridge
    $400 2
This third entry in the "Twilight" saga occluded screens in June
    $400 7
She weighs in at 225 tons, including 125 tons of steel & 31 tons of copper
    $400 12
The California spangled cat was created by a breeder inspired by the sight of these wild African felines
    $400 16
This "Big Island" was formed by 5 volcanoes, 2 of which are still active
    $400 21
To cachinnate is to do this loudly, maybe while watching your favorite sitcom
    $600 28
Dolley Payne
    $600 3
John Malkovich trains the Triple Crown-winning title star in this animal biopic
    $600 8
Known as the Super Stallion, the Sikorsky CH-53E one of these is capable of lifting 16 tons
    $600 13
Descended from the water spaniel, this "precious" breed can be quite fetching
    $600 17
This world capital lies about 100 miles south of Key West, Florida
    $600 22
A snaste is this part of a candle after it's been snuffed
    $800 29
Mamie Geneva Doud
    $800 4
Bruce Willis & Morgan Freeman are retired assassins in this "colorful" spy drama
    $800 9
A cleaning of this Michelangelo statue showed that under 6 tons of dead weight, his ankles are weakening
    $800 14
Germans object to this edible alternate name for the dachshund
    $800 18
Ho Chi Minh's remains are on display in a mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square in this Vietnamese city
    $800 23
A katana is a single-edged one of these used by a samurai
    $1000 30
Edith Bolling
    $1000 5
Noah Ringer stars as the avatar (no, not that avatar) in this live-action adaptation of an animated TV series
    $1000 10
It's 43 1/2 feet long, weighs 12 tons & has been orbiting the Earth for 20 years
    $1000 25
This cat breed of Asian origin has a distinct vocal tone that can be endearing or annoying
    DD: $1,400 19
The Potomac River meets the Shenandoah at this West Virginia village famed for an abolitionist's Civil War raid
    $1000 24
Eutexia is the quality of doing this at a minimum temperature, like ice in a soft drink

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

Raphie Steven Kailyn
$3,400 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Raphie Steven Kailyn
$4,400 $3,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those 2 letters coming up in each correct response.)
(Alex: And finally, you're gonna do some math, because we want you to...)
    $400 1
A railway link across the Mekong River connects Thailand with this country
    $400 11
The dollar sign in her name is pronounced as an "S"
    $400 23
The Greeks & this city had a dispute over Helen
    $400 6
The position between second & third in baseball
    $400 17
New York Avenue, Tennessee Avenue & St. James Place are the 3 orange properties in this game
    $400 16
    $800 2
Golf great Vijay Singh hails from this country in the South Pacific
    $800 22
This St. Louis rapper's real name is Cornell Haynes Jr.
    $800 24
It gets chilly in this Canadian territory, the last alphabetically
    $800 7
The yield in a single growing season
    $800 18
In literature Athos, Porthos & Aramis were this title trio
    $800 15
    DD: $1,600 3
In September 1980 war broke out between these 2 countries & would last for 8 years
    $1200 28
This R&B singer had the aptly titled album "Rated R"
    $1200 25
George Washington was popular in this year when he was both elected & first inaugurated as President
    $1200 8
Karate or pork
    $1200 19
The 3 rivers in Pittsburgh's nickname are the Allegheny, the Monongahela & this "stately" river
    $1200 14
    $1600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Landlocked & mostly made up of arid desert land, it's no wonder this country has been referred to as the Dead Heart of Africa
    $1600 29
This R&B singer had the aptly titled album "All About U"
    $1600 26
His statement to Othello, "My Lord, you know I love you", is not entirely truthful
    $1600 9
Garment factory employing workers for long hours in poor conditions
    $1600 20
During WWII the Allied leaders known as the "Big Three" were Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt & him
    $1600 13
    $2000 5
It was formerly known as French Sudan
    $2000 30
"Hips Don't Lie" was a bonus track that gave her the bonus of topping the Billboard Hot 100 in June 2006
    $2000 27
One should be careful with this substance, formula HCl
    DD: $2,100 10
The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar-sounding one, often with humorous effect
    $2000 21
Belgium, France & Germany are the 3 countries that border this European monarchy
    $2000 12

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Raphie Steven Kailyn
$12,000 $12,600 $15,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

His "story was soon told, for the whole twenty years had been to him but as one night"

Final scores:

Raphie Steven Kailyn
$6,000 $6,600 $23,100
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Raphie Steven Kailyn
$13,600 $12,600 $16,800
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2010-12-06
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