Show #4483 - Wednesday, February 18, 2004

2004 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Courtney Bennis, a senior from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Matt Nordsten, a junior from Altadena, California

Oliver Sherouse, a junior from Montgomery, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
People went out & bought records; why, in 1956, this man sold 10 million singles, proving he was "The King"
    $200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Squaw Valley, California.) Some racers put the grip type of this on the middle part of the ski & the glide type on the front & back
    $200 1
The Metropolis, Illinois festival honoring this fictional hero celebrated its 25th anniversary in June 2003
    $200 12
First bottled way back in 1826, its name is "naive" backwards
    $200 24
Of geologist, paleontologist, or philologist, the one that most accurately describes a dinosaur scientist
    $200 3
It can mean a spirited young man as well as the cutting part of a sword
    $400 18
These devices, like the Univac, took up whole rooms
    $400 5
In this sport, 90-meter and 120-meter hills refer to how far competitors go from takeoff to landing
    $400 2
During this city's Feast of the Redeemer, a parade of gondolas is held on its canals
    $400 13
You can get this beverage from llamas, reindeer, water buffalos & coconuts
    $400 25
Some speculate that this "monster" of Scotland may be an aquatic dinosaur known as a Plesiosaur
    $400 8
A U.S. Army brigade can be made up of a headquarters & 3 or more of these units
    $600 20
Baseball players didn't go on strike; they pulled off feats like this one by pitcher Don Larsen in the 1956 World Series
    $600 23
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Colorado while skiing.) This type of skiing I'm doing gets its name from a Swiss mountain range
    $600 6
On March 26 this state celebrates Prince Kuhio Day to honor its first delegate to the U.S. Congress
    $600 14
The name of this orange pineapple soda sounds like it will refresh you in the desert
    $600 26
This "roof lizard" famous for the triangular plates on its back had a brain the size of a ping pong ball
    $600 9
Some of the USA's first wells were dug for this salty water, perhaps for pickling purposes
    $800 21
We didn't have SUVs, we had cars like this company's Edsel
    $800 28
The name of this bump on a slope can also refer to a rich businessman
    $800 7
A reenactment of the 1565 landing of Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles is an annual tradition in this Florida city
    $800 15
This fruit juice drink is named for the fact it provides a full day's supply of a certain vitamin
    DD: $1,000 27
The Oviraptor dinosaur's name indicates that it is believed to have stolen these for food
    $800 10
The cash or land someone left you in his will
    $1000 22
The Russians weren't sending tourists into space, they were sending this first manmade satellite to orbit the Earth
    $1000 29
Eric Bergoust excels at aerial, a type of this form of skiing that includes a lot of stunts
    $1000 19
A shooting contest tops the festivities at the Greenville, Ohio celebration of this female sharpshooter
    $1000 16
A cardboard cutout of Shakira comes to life & tangos with a grocery clerk in a commercial for this soda
    $1000 30
Dinosaurs lived in this era, from 225 to 65 million years ago, whose name means "middle life"
    $1000 11
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents the clue from a race car at Indianapolis Speedway.) By increasing centrifugal force, a greater degree of this lets a car go faster in the turns; at Indy its 9 degrees, 12 minutes

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

Oliver Matt Courtney
$3,000 -$1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$5,000 $3,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
In the 1940s a moldy cantaloupe in Peoria was found to yield a better strain of this drug than Dr. Fleming's
    $400 4
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
    $400 14
Almanzo Wilder's trek for wheat saves the town of De Smet in "The Long Winter", part of this series
    $400 21
This type of phone now catching on as a cellular was introduced in clunkier form by AT&T in 1964
    $400 1
An intellectually profound ewe
    $800 6
In birds, the crop, a baglike swelling of this tube, is used to store food until there is room in the stomach
    $800 5
Aragorn (aka Strider), the heir to the throne of Gondor
    $800 15
In a Hans Christian Andersen tale, a little girl perishes trying to sell these on New Year's Eve
    $800 22
Pacsun started as 1 store selling gear for this sport & has gotten hot along with it
    $800 29
3 ballerinas play this queen's tarts in Andrei Bossov's "Alice in Wonderland" ballet
    $800 2
Something to serve a boa constrictor on his birthday
    $1200 10
By definition, edentulous animals don't have these
    $1200 9
Storm, a mutant
    $1200 16
T.S. Eliot's "Journey of" these 3 wise men says it was "the very dead of winter"
    $1200 23
This term applies to genetics, like Toyota's Prius, with both gasoline & electric power
    $1200 27
Maya Plisetskaya choreographed a ballet based on this Tolstoy novel & danced the title role herself
    $1200 7
An unfresh humpback
    $1600 12
The paramecium, a microscopic organism found in freshwater bodies, swims via these hairlike structures
    $1600 11
Elizabeth Swann, who is captured by pirates of the Caribbean
    $1600 17
In a Joyce story, snow is "falling faintly... upon all the living and" these title people
    $1600 24
What news channels use to provide extra info, or what the info does along the bottom of the screen
    $1600 26
Ballet dancers must master this bending of the knees, which may be "grand" or "demi"
    $1600 8
A goofy young female horse
    $2000 19
This type of cell division takes place in 4 steps: prophase, metaphase, anaphase & telophase
    DD: $3,000 20
Prison escapee Charlene Morton, who brings down the house
    DD: $2,000 18
Fitting name of the poet who wrote, "Winter when the bed might just be ice and the clothes snow"
    $2000 25
On March 15, 2003 the Dean campaign went online with the first official one of these for a presidential candidate
    $2000 28
The official symbol of the New York City Ballet is this favorite musical instrument of the god Apollo
    $2000 13
Chirping insects' admission passes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$13,400 $7,400 $17,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On July 16, 1790 Congress created this area & some of its residents think that by now it should be a state

Final scores:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$25,400 $0 $34,600
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Oliver Matt Courtney
$13,400 $7,200 $16,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2003-12-16
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