Show #6373 - Wednesday, May 9, 2012

2012 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Krishna Bharathala, a sophomore from Fremont, California

Rose Schaefer, a junior from Portland, Oregon

Kevin Yang, a junior from Birmingham, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How appropriate for this city.)
(Alex: And finally, something special...)
    $200 18
Don't complain, citizen, if you don't exercise this fundamental right guaranteed by the 15th Amendment
    $200 6
The musical "Evita": set in this country
    $200 23
He's the recent Super Bowl MVP seen here
    $200 13
The New York Stock Exchange is open for trading 9:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through this day
    $200 1
It's tough to tighten this in hard times, but getting hit below it... that's just wrong
    $200 11
(Vice President Joe Biden delivers the clue.) The Chevy Coach dates from around the time this became the world's largest car company; with cars like my favorite, the Corvette... it held that position until 2008, then filed for bankruptcy but now it's back on top
    $400 19
Guys, when you turn 18, you'll have to register for this, for potential enlistment into the armed forces
    $400 7
"The Crucible": 1692 in this Massachusetts city
    $400 24
In 2012 Albert Pujols takes his career .328 average & 445 home runs from this city to Anaheim
    $400 14
Barack Obama was elected to the presidency in this year
    $400 2
Confidentially--keep it under your this--I'm throwing mine "into the ring"
    $400 12
(Vice President Joe Biden delivers the clue.) The Model T was one of the first major industrial products made on this arrangement of workers doing repetitive work, giving productivity a huge boost
    $600 20
If you lose your passport in Oslo, you can get help in this building at 48 Henrik Ibsens gate
    $600 8
Grover's Corners, New Hampshire from 1901 to 1913: this drama
    $600 25
He says the Weight Watchers thing is an even bigger scam than getting paid to watch sports
    DD: $1,200 15
Newly elected U.S. senators & congressmen are sworn in on the 3rd of this month
    $600 3
More than a little bit upset? Then you're "hot under" this
    $600 28
(Vice President Joe Biden delivers the clue.) Before pump prices spiked in the 1970s, buyers didn't care much if the car was this alliterative term referring to its 12 miles per gallon fuel efficiency
    $800 21
Politics calling? This is the minimum age to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives
    $800 9
"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead": within & around the action of this other play
    $800 26
Tony Stewart won this organization's Sprint Cup in 2011; previous cup wins include the Winston & the Nextel
    $800 16
William the Conqueror & the Normans invaded England in this century
    $800 4
Speaking with no preparation is speaking "off" this
    $800 29
(Vice President Joe Biden delivers the clue.) The Jeep came to America's notice when soldiers depended on it during WWII... today, it's a popular vehicle from this, one of the big 3 automakers
    $1000 22
Often taking years, it's the process by which those born & raised foreign citizens become U.S. citizens
    $1000 10
The Kellers' home in Tuscumbia, Alabama: this drama
    $1000 27
He takes time out from his work as a Philippine congressman to win a lot of boxing matches
    $1000 17
The Brits celebrate Boxing Day on the 26th of this month
    $1000 5
Look down at your laces for this word that describes a threadbare budget

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

Kevin Rose Krishna
$2,800 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Rose Krishna
$4,600 $4,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're dealing with [*] again, but with a have to name the country for us.)
(Alex: In other words, very recent history.) [Audience laughs]
    $400 11
Saxons & Bavarians
    $400 7
2 dots & a horizontal line make an obelus, which we use to signify this basic math operation
    $400 26
Robert Flaherty's 1922 documentary "Nanook of the North" was about a member of this Arctic people
    $400 3
Weatherman Mr. Roker
    $400 1
Yours is endo-; a crab's is exo-; a jellyfish's is hydrostatic, made of fluid
    $400 21
Appearing before Congress in 2010, Halliburton, Transocean & this oil company blamed each other for a giant spill
    $800 12
Valencianos & MadrileƱos
    $800 8
On Twitter the familiar symbol seen here is called this 7-letter name & helps organize tweets into groups
    $800 9
It's used in web addresses to denote the country just to the north of us
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) In genetics Yy stands for two genes; the capitalized Y is dominant & the lowercase one is this
    $800 22
In 2005 this mayor of Tehran won the presidency of Iran in a landslide over Hashemi Rafsanjani
    $1200 13
Biharis & Bhopalis
    $1200 18
Draw a square, divide it in 4 with a cross & you've made a Japanese symbol for a field of this grain
    DD: $2,000 28
Later famous for thrillers like "Psycho", this man directed the silent murder mystery "The Lodger"
    $1200 10
A great way to say hello (but not goodbye)
    $1200 4
In 2011 virologist Ron Fouchier made bird flu more contagious by introducing these genetic changes--bad idea, some say
    $1200 23
In 2003 fighting erupted in this western region of Sudan, with Arab militia committing genocide against non-Arab farmers
    $1600 14
Cornishmen & Liverpudlians (a 2-word response)
    $1600 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) The U.S. Air Force coat of arms depicts two symbols of airstriking power; a bald eagle & thunderbolts from this Roman god of the sky & heavens
    $1600 27
Not only did this mustached comic star in 1925's "The Gold Rush", he wrote & directed it too
    $1600 16
This 2-letter abbreviation is placed in front of oz. to denote a liquid measurement
    DD: $2,000 5
Canavanine, produced by some plants, is a special one of these acids; it messes up proteins in insects' bodies
    $1600 24
In February 1997 Scottish scientists announced the birth of this first cloned sheep
    $2000 15
Baianos & Cariocas
    $2000 20
Later seen as racist, lawn jockeys may have meant a house was part of this 19th c. network leading to liberty
    $2000 17
Mi & this are the 2 USPS abbreviations also found in the musical sol-fa series
    $2000 6
Eukaryotes are cells that have defined nuclei; change the prefix & you get these organisms that don't, like bacteria
    $2000 25
In October 2000 terrorists attacked the USS Cole when it stopped to refuel at the port of Aden in this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Rose Krishna
$12,600 $12,200 $11,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Seeing young people competing in a reality show on one channel & fighting a war on another gave this author a book idea

Final scores:

Kevin Rose Krishna
$799 $24,399 $22,800
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Rose Krishna
$13,800 $12,200 $12,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2012-04-20
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