Show #6098 - Wednesday, March 2, 2011

2011 Teen Tournament final game 2.


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Raya Elias-Pushett, a junior from Aventura, Florida (subtotal of $15,851)

Kailyn LaPorte, a sophomore from Decatur, Georgia (subtotal of $23,800)

Raynell Cooper, a senior from Rockville, Maryland (subtotal of $23,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
An author:
"Big Brother is watching you"
    $200 25
His real name was John Chapman & his claim to fame was planting a series of nurseries from the Alleghenies to the Midwest
    $200 26
A member of the Grand Old Party
    $200 7
Scott, can you tell me of this English city whence the Mayflower set sail to reach the New World?
    $200 6
In 2010 it was Saints vs. Colts for the championship of this league
    $200 17
Honolulu County is on this island
    $400 2
An ancient fabulist:
"Don't count your chickens before they hatch"
    $400 24
Febold Feboldson, in an attempt to end one of these in Nebraska, built huge bonfires around lakes to make clouds
    $400 30
This type of "theory" explains how an event results from a plot by a covert group
    $400 8
Scott, wasn't it nice of the Wampanoag tribe to teach us how to make this dish of beans & corn?
    $400 9
You might see Magic vs. Wizards or Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves at one of this league's games
    $400 16
This mountain, a symbol of Japan, is known for its 5 lakes & 8 mini-peaks
    $600 3
A female poet:
"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways"
    $600 21
It took 5 giant storks to deliver this folk hero to his parents in Maine; later he moved to Minnesota
    DD: $4,200 29
When speaking about matters of faith, "ex cathedra", the Pope is said to be this, meaning he can't be wrong
    $600 18
Hey Scott, it's Nov. 11, 1620; it's time to sign the document called "the Mayflower" this
    $600 10
From 2003 to 2009 the men's final in this British tournament was somebody vs. Roger Federer
    $600 13
The trail named for these people led from Cuzco to Intipunku, "the gateway of the sun", & on to Machu Picchu
    $800 4
A Revolutionary pamphleteer:
"These are the times that try men's souls"
    $800 22
Legend says he died trying to clear Big Bend tunnel in West Virginia; no word on that big hammer
    $800 27
"Wise fool" is an example of this 8-letter figure of speech
    $800 19
Scott, as a Pilgrim, you must adhere to this stern Protestant movement, an offshoot of Calvinism
    $800 11
If you're watching Harvard vs. Yale, you're watching a competition in this 8-school group
    $800 14
I see this city, the capital of Uruguay
    $1000 5
A 19th century German philosopher:
"God is dead"
    $1000 23
Don't tell Sasquatch, but Texas folk hero William Wallace had this nickname
    $1000 28
Essential or basic; a literacy organization says "Reading Is" it
    $1000 20
Scott, did you hear Gov. Bradford made this Indian, aka Tisquantum, an emissary; his English is remarkable!
    $1000 12
It was Topalov vs. Anand for the 2010 world title in this board game
    $1000 15
These nomadic people of southern Kenya build huts in a circle to create a boma, or village

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Raynell Kailyn Raya
$3,600 $1,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Raynell Kailyn Raya
$3,200 $3,400 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Issued in New Haven, Connecticut in 1878, the first one of these listed about 50 names & businesses
    $400 16
Reach for the sky! In 2010 Tom Hanks returned for a third time to provide the voice of this sheriff
    $400 29
U.S. Regionalism produced the work seen here; this title object in the center was also a subject for Monet
    $400 30
This smooth-skinned variety of peach can sometimes be found on the same tree as its fuzzy brethren
    $400 3
These sacred scrolls found at Qumran in 1947 have yielded many insights into early Christianity & Rabbinic Judaism
    $400 26
This word describing the numbers 3 & 15 can also mean "eccentric"
    $800 22
Opened in Houston in 1965, it was the first fully enclosed sports stadium; today, it bears the Reliant name as well
    $800 20
No jokering around! Gary Oldman's James Gordon got a promotion to commissioner in this 2008 film
    $800 28
Abstract expressionism has been called the first movement to develop independently in this country
    $800 9
They are the individual parts of a flower's corolla
    $800 4
In 1882 Robert Koch discovered the microbe that causes this lung disease, TB for short
    $800 13
Someone from Helsinki
    $1200 23
Seen here, 16-year-old Margaret Gorman was the first person to be given this beauty title
    $1200 18
Let's Segway to this Kevin James title guy, a New Jersey "Mall Cop"
    $1200 1
The French movement Fauvism relied on bold use of these, such as jaune & pourpre
    $1200 10
Bracken, a species of this green nonflowering plant, has large triangular fronds & is found worldwide
    $1200 5
James Marshall, whose discovery began this 1849 frenzy, died poor in Kelsey, California
    $1200 14
This sudden indulgence in an activity may follow "spending"
    $1600 24
In 1731 the USA's first circulating library was founded in this city
    $1600 17
Mais oui! In 2006 Monsieur Steve Martin played zis--I mean, this--bumbling detective
    $1600 2
In the 19th century Aestheticism said art exists to provide this, with no relation to society or morality
    DD: $400 11
Varieties of this flower include Leen Van Der Mark, Orange Emperor & Apeldoorn
    $1600 6
A 35,000-year-old flute discovered in a cave is made from the ivory of this animal, extinct for thousands of years
    $1600 15
    DD: $1,800 25
Not surprisingly, the first architecture dept. at a college was established at this Boston-area school in 1865
    $2000 19
He did a "Hitch" as Del Spooner, a robot-hating Chicago cop investigating a murder in 2004's "I, Robot"
    $2000 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a painting on the monitor.) Seurat's painting of the "Circus Sideshow" uses this new Impressionist technique, featuring small dots & brush strokes that, from a distance, create blended color
    $2000 27
This orange pigment first isolated in carrots in 1881 is also found in pumpkins & sweet potatoes
    $2000 7
Only weeks after this planet was discovered in 1846, William Lassell discovered its largest moon, Triton
    $2000 12
A marsh or bog, or any muddled situation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Raynell Kailyn Raya
$10,800 $11,800 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Completed in 1869, it has also been known by its nickname "the Highway to India"

Final scores:

Raynell Kailyn Raya
$21,600 $18,800 $5,000

Cumulative scores:

Raynell Kailyn Raya
$45,200 $42,600 $20,851
Tournament champion: $75,000 1st runner-up: $42,600 2nd runner-up: $20,851

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Raynell Kailyn Raya
$10,800 $11,800 $14,400
17 R,
3 W
20 R,
6 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2010-12-07
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