Show #6537 - Tuesday, February 5, 2013

2013 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Joe Vertnik, a senior from Mound, Minnesota

Emily Greenberg, a senior from Westport, Connecticut

Barrett Block, a senior from Lexington, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
The Washington Monument was out of my price range, but here's a similar one that's a symbol of this Argentine capital
    $200 21
Tony Romo is a star on the field for this NFL team that has a star on its field
    $200 11
The words to this patriotic song first appeared in print in 1814 under the title "Defence of Fort McHenry"
    $200 4
Khaled Hosseini:
"The ____ Runner"
    $200 1
A queasy feeling may be called these insects in the stomach
    $200 16
The final event in the Olympic decathlon is the 1,500 meters; right before that is throwing this spear
    $400 27
How 'bout this ancient temple in Athens; all that Pentelic marble is yours now
    $400 22
In 2012 this point guard & former MVP joined the Lakers from the Suns
    $400 12
He's the abolitionist pictured here a few years before his raid on an arsenal & his hanging
    $400 5
Lois Lowry:
"Number the ____"
    $400 2
It joins with "heebie" in a condition of agitation
    $400 17
It was the next-to-last state to join the Union
    $600 28
This London bell weighs 13 tons, so it's louder than your old alarm clock
    $600 23
In 2012 this rookie known as RGIII gave new hope for the future to us Redskins fans
    $600 13
In 1857 the celebration of this day with a parade & floats became an annual New Orleans tradition
    $600 6
Kurt Vonnegut:
"The Sirens of ____"
    $600 3
Sewing accessories pair you are "on" when experiencing nervous anxiety or anticipation
    $600 18
It was the next-to-last Harry Potter novel
    $800 29
This landmark, which took awhile to wrap, goes back to the Qin Dynasty
    $800 24
This "fishy" outfielder put up huge numbers for the Angels in his 2012 Rookie of the Year-winning season
    $800 14
Asked to create a sport that could be played indoors during winter, James Naismith came up with this
    $800 7
Jean Rhys:
"Wide Sargasso ____"
    $800 9
This "fever" is irritability brought on by being confined indoors
    DD: $800 19
In the calendar year, it's the penultimate federal holiday
    $1000 30
A palace fit for you--the palace at this suburb of Paris
    $1000 25
Lolo Jones temporarily hung up her track gear to team with driver Jazmine Fenlator in this winter sport
    $1000 15
In 1854 this poet began writing "The Song of Hiawatha"
    $1000 8
Douglas Adams:
"The ____ at the End of the Universe"
    $1000 10
To mean nervous & on edge, this word can come after "high" or before "out"
    $1000 20
Alexander III, who reigned from 1881 to 1894, was the next-to-last man to hold this post

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

Barrett Emily Joe
$2,800 $3,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barrett Emily Joe
$7,800 $4,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The dictionary.)
(Alex: "H-Y" coming up in each correct response.)
    $400 5
This "moment" of sudden realization, like "Hey! This word is a palindrome!"
    $400 14
All bills raising revenue for the U.S. government must originate in this legislative body
    $400 4
Unobtainium was the elusive substance sought on a distant moon in this epic movie blockbuster
    $400 1
State where you'd find Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, dating back to 1648
    $400 19
History was his thing in college; now he's the USA's Chief Justice
    $400 24
It's a little "personal", but it's keeping your body clean & healthy so that you look & feel your best
    $800 6
This "list" of things to do before you die
    $800 15
With 55, California has the most electoral votes; this state is second with 38
    $800 10
Most famous facial feature of Giants pitchers Brian Wilson & Sergio Romo, who closed the 2010 & '12 World Series
    $800 2
It's the closest river to Carver High in Memphis, Tennessee
    $800 20
George W. Bush graduated from this Ivy League university with a B.A. in history
    $800 25
Before, during & after exercise, it's important that you do this, meaning take in a proper amount of water
    $1200 7
Earworm, one of these that you can't get out of your head
    $1200 16
It's the title of the USA's chief health educator
    $1200 11
Watch out for night monsters as you build your own 3-D online world using this game
    $1200 3
Claire Danes went to the Dalton School in this New York City borough
    $1200 21
After this Brown University history major worked as a college sports commentator, he would. Go. All. The. Way to ESPN
    $1200 26
Botanically, the pluot or tangelo, for example
    $1600 8
Copernicium, one of these
    $1600 17
On Nov. 6, 2012 voters in Maine & Maryland said yes, Adam & Steve can do this
    $1600 12
New daytime talk shows in 2012 included one starring this host of "Family Feud"
    DD: $1,000 29
This Alabama city, the first Confederate capital, has a Jefferson Davis High
    $1600 22
Sacha Baron Cohen wrote a college thesis on the role of Jews in this 1960s movement in the U.S. South
    $1600 27
It's the type of lift a mechanic uses to raise up a car
    $2000 9
This word, not meaning "fueled the car" but "exhausted"
    $2000 18
This governor was front & center in the response to Hurricane Sandy
    $2000 13
Light it up with this group

"Everybody talks, everybody talks /
It started with a whisper"
    $2000 30
The Indians play sports for Central High in this Wyoming city
    DD: $4,000 23
Paul Ryan was greatly influenced by this female novelist who studied history in Russia
    $2000 28
The grape variety of this flowering plant is seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barrett Emily Joe
$20,200 $10,200 $12,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

It says, "The body of the trooper having been buried in the church yard, the ghost rides forth... in nightly quest of his head"

Final scores:

Barrett Emily Joe
$24,001 $18,200 $20,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Barrett Emily Joe
$18,200 $11,600 $12,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2012-11-19
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