Show #6371 - Monday, May 7, 2012

2012 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Eliza Scruton, a junior from Louisville, Kentucky

Ben Greenho, a junior from Plano, Texas

Catherine Briley, a senior from Grand Prairie, Louisiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
A high school in north Hollywood, California is named for this aviator who lived nearby before she disappeared
    $200 1
The first paragraph of this Dickens work says, "Old Marley was dead as a door-nail"
    $200 21
At Knott's Berry Farm, there's an area full of rides just for kids called Camp this, after Charlie Brown's beagle
    $200 29
When a government fixes prices at a set level, it's called one of these--b-r-r-r!
    $200 4
James McAvoy said his movie kiss with this mother of Brad Pitt's children was awkward & sweaty
    $200 16
To look upon
    $400 12
Naval ROTC is a key part of the curriculum at the Florida academy named for this Civil War Admiral
    $400 2
Liesel Meminger steals "The Gravedigger's Handbook" & other tomes in this WWII-set novel narrated by Death
    $400 22
A British theme park inspired by this book includes a curvy caterpillars ride & queen of hearts crazy croquet
    $400 30
Abbreviated CPI, it's a measure of the fluctuation of the cost of retail goods over a fixed time period
    $400 5
Keira Knightley said Johnny Depp was a better smoocher than this other Caribbean pirate
    $400 17
Type of "word" so common, it's familiar in everyone's home
    $600 13
In 1693, this couple founded a college in Virginia
    $600 3
Jean Louise Finch is the real name of the girl with this nickname in "To Kill a Mockingbird"
    $600 23
The Smoky Mountain River Rampage is featured at this theme park named for country singer Parton
    $600 28
It can be a record of what someone said or the current cost of a security or a stock
    $600 6
This actress told Robert Downey Jr. he didn't know what he was doing when their lips met in "Iron Man 2"
    $600 18
Something kept on from a previous administration
    $800 14
A college of criminal justice in New York is named for this first Chief Justice
    DD: $1,200 7
This H.G. Wells story says the title figure has "goggling spectacles and (a) ghastly bandaged face"
    $800 24
Appropriately, Holiday World is in the Indiana town named for this jolly guy
    $800 26
Avian term for a reserve fund of money for retirement or emergencies
    $800 9
Alyson Hannigan refused to kiss Jason Segel on this CBS sitcom due to his cigarette habit
    $800 19
The point at which a stimulus, such as pain, has an effect
    $1000 15
This college, Amherst's rival, was named for a colonel killed in the French & Indian War
    $1000 8
12-year-old Jonas is the receiver of memories in this novel by Lois Lowry
    $1000 25
Soak City is part of this Ohio amusement venue--get the point?
    $1000 27
In this market condition with the same last 5 letters as "Monopoly", there's more than one supplier firm, maybe just 3 or 4
    $1000 10
Thandie Newton griped that this "Mission: Impossible" star's kisses were "icky & sort of wet"
    $1000 20
A fortified place of refuge

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Catherine Ben Eliza
$3,600 $1,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Ben Eliza
$6,800 $3,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 2010 Nick Jonas took to the stage in London in this musical that features Jean Valjean
    $400 6
She was still a teen when she became queen of Egypt in 51 B.C.
    $400 13
This beloved sandwich cookie celebrated its 100th birthday on March 6, 2012
    $400 26
The bacterium that causes bubonic plague was once named for this French scientist
    $400 21
Ports on this gulf include Tampa & Tampico
    $400 8
In high school "Weird Al" Yankovic was this highest-ranking member of the class academically
    $800 2
It wasn't for "Spring Break" but for "Spring" this that Lea Michele was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in 2007
    $800 7
Originally featuring only 1 sport--a foot race--the Olympics added this 5-event competition in 708 B.C.
    $800 14
You might stay "Up All Night" listening to this boy band heard here
    $800 27
Christmas disease is a type of this hereditary disease in which the blood doesn't clot normally
    $800 22
Jamaica & Grenada are part of this island chain that got its name because Columbus didn't know where he was
    $800 9
This word that means "to prove the truth of" comes from the Latin for "true"
    $1200 3
As seen and heard here, this show has been making a lot of noise off Broadway since 1994
    $1200 18
It's believed this rock group was built in England in three phases over 1,500 years, beginning around 3100 B.C.
    $1200 15
This 3-letter word comes before "Australia" in the name of a brand of sheepskin boots introduced to the U.S. by Brian Smith
    $1200 28
Celiac disease sufferers need to avoid bread or find some that's made without this protein
    $1200 23
Canada has a sort of equivalent song to "This Land Is Your Land"; its chorus begins, "From" this British Columbia island
    $1200 10
In poetry the legs of "Ozymandias" are this 4-letter synonym for big, "and trunkless"
    $1600 4
The title of this Tennessee Williams drama refers to Laura Wingfield's collection of animal figurines
    $1600 19
Shortly before drinking poison hemlock, this philosopher discussed with friends the fate of the human soul
    $1600 16
The Snow White story was retold in this 2012 movie with Julia Roberts as the evil queen
    $1600 29
Kidney failure means you need a transplant or to undergo this treatment that does a kidney's job
    $1600 24
(Here's Kelly) Punta Gallinas, South America's northernmost point, lies on the Guajira Peninsula, which is shared by these two nations
    $1600 11
In exactly the same words
    DD: $1,000 5
This long-running musical is based on a 1911 horror novel by Gaston Leroux
    DD: $2,400 20
A popular TV & movie subject, this gladiator led a slave revolt that ended with his death in battle in 71 B.C.
    $2000 17
In 2012 an 81-year-old woman hit the jackpot, winning $336 million in the multi-state lottery with this 9-letter name
    $2000 30
The MCV4 vaccine protects against this childhood disease of the brain membranes
    $2000 25
Lake Itasca, considered the main source of the Mississippi River, is in this state
    $2000 12
This facial feature is named for Flemish painter Anthony

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Ben Eliza
$18,000 $17,600 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 5 elements with 4-letter names, it's the only one that is not a solid at room temperature

Final scores:

Catherine Ben Eliza
$35,601 $25,200 $12,800
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Catherine Ben Eliza
$17,600 $18,200 $6,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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Game tape date: 2012-04-20
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