Show #6535 - Friday, February 1, 2013

2013 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Olivia Hummer, a senior from Covina, California

William Crouch, a sophomore from Warner Robins, Georgia

Arjun Byju, a senior from Sarasota, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the villains.)
    $200 25
A land mass surrounded on all sides by water
    $200 19
This leader of the Argonauts was raised by the centaur Chiron
    $200 1
Good thing the body doesn't contain any of this second-lightest gas, otherwise you might float away
    $200 6
1961 & 1996:
Cruella De Vil
    $200 8
Chloroform is an old-time anesthetic; this is the pigment that makes plants green
    $200 16
He spent 5 years as a naturalist aboard the H.M.S. Beagle before returning home to England in 1836
    $400 26
It follows "Ash" in the name of the first day of Lent
    $400 20
His mother Thetis made the mistake of bathing him in the River Styx by holding him by the heel, thus making his heel vulnerable
    $400 2
Oops--it looks like somebody spilled this element
    $400 7
    $400 9
Prosaic means dull; this is a picture made of small bits of inlaid glass or stone
    $400 17
In August 2012, 19 months after she was shot, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned home to this state
    $600 27
From the Greek for "soul", it's someone who can foresee the future or read minds
    $600 21
The yoke of a chariot was lashed to a pole via this, named for the man who tied it so intricately
    $600 3
This metal that's as strong as steel but 45% lighter is mentioned in a song by Sia & David Guetta
    $600 11
    $600 10
Helicoid describes something shaped like a spiral; a helicon is a coiled brass type of this
    DD: $600 18
Before he had to sell it, this author enjoyed coming home to his Chateau de Monte-Cristo outside of Paris
    $800 28
February 2013 has 672 of these units
    $800 24
This Greek messenger was also the conductor of souls to the underworld
    $800 4
To cut down on salt in your diet, you need to cut down on this element
    $800 12
    $800 14
Fellini, left, directed movies; he, right, in more ways than one, directed Italy as dictator during World War II
    $800 22
In 1797 George Washington retired to this estate where he died 2 years later
    $1000 29
A Bowie one is long & dangerous
    $1000 30
Asterius was the name of this hybrid creature kept in the labyrinth
    $1000 5
The hair of Otzi the iceman showed high levels of this poisonous element, no. 33, but that's not what killed him
    $1000 13
    $1000 15
Cobalt is a silver-white metal; this is a hard, dark volcanic rock, common in the earth's crust
    $1000 23
The Lahaina historic district on this Hawaiian island was a favorite home of kings & chiefs

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

Arjun William Olivia
$1,400 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arjun William Olivia
$3,400 $4,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: each correct response.)
    $400 17
He wrote much of "The Great Gatsby" in France & then revised it while he wintered in Rome
    $400 6
Animal Planet counters the Super Bowl with mega-cuteness; its MVP "outhustled every other Fido on the field"
    $400 1
Workout room
    $400 11
It drains an area of 2.7 million square miles in 7 South American countries
    $400 12
The Senate breaks down as
I for this
    $400 22
A superstition says breaking one of these brings on 7 years of bad luck
    $800 18
She wrote a piece of Jane Austen fan fiction called "The Beautiful Cassandra", inspiring her pen name
    $800 7
MTV yuks; on hidden camera, Taylor was fooled swiftly
    $800 2
    $800 20
2 of this U.K. country's major rivers are the Tay & the Clyde
    $800 13
John Dingell, who won a 30th 2-year term, is "America's" this canine who keeps an eye on Govt. & private misdeeds
    $800 23
Ducks, Canucks & other players of this pro sport know it's bad luck to leave your sticks crossed
    $1200 19
"I never get scared", says this author of the "Fear Street" books
    $1200 8
Fairy tales can come true... it can happen to you...if you're Emma Swan
    DD: $1,000 3
An ancient traditional story of a people
    $1200 21
With just a bit in Kazakhstan, most of the 2,200-mile length of this river is found in Russia
    $1200 14
Texas now has its first senator of this ethnicity that makes up about 40% of the state's people
    $1200 24
Even if you're doing it "while you work", it's bad luck to do this backstage at a theater
    $1600 27
Ernest Gaines made high school reading lists with this novel about a man awaiting execution
    $1600 9
Queen is not dead, he was just in a shipwreck; the CW says Bullseye; where'd "The Green" go?
    $1600 4
A burial chamber below ground
    $1600 29
Called the cradle of Chinese civilization, the Huang He River has this colorful name in English
    $1600 15
This consumer advocate is the first female senator from Massachusetts
    $1600 25
The Olsen Twins have found fortune despite being born on June 13, 1986, this day of the week
    $2000 28
This author called his 1966 masterpiece "In Cold Blood" a "nonfiction novel"
    $2000 10
Joel McHale E!lucidates clip art
    $2000 5
A secret appointment between lovers
    DD: $3,000 30
This river that rises in the Black Forest flows through Germany & on into Austria
    $2000 16
Rep. Michele Bachmann says she formed this caucus to get Congress back to obeying the Constitution
    $2000 26
Some have thought this October birthstone bad luck, perhaps because it looks like cats' creepy eyes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arjun William Olivia
$7,400 $13,600 $14,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

To the ancient Greeks & Romans, it was the slowest-moving planet seen from Earth

Final scores:

Arjun William Olivia
$4,800 $10,800 $7,800
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arjun William Olivia
$7,400 $12,600 $15,200
12 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2012-11-19
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