First in G2:
TAKING THE DRIVING TEST
NEWER WORDS & PHRASES
FINISH THE CLASSIC AMERICAN LYRIC
“P”LACES ON THE MAP
Just before the recess Avi runs the Newer Words & Phrases.
Avi: $7K/Lucas: $200/Ryan: $1,800
Lucas ($400) deprives Avi of the DD for this rd. by stealing the $600 “P”.
Lieutenant Joseph Ives gave this name to a brilliantly-colored Arizona desert now partly within Petrified Forest National Park.
“What is the Pearl Desert?”…that will deduct $1K- it’s the Painted Desert.
SOLE ATTEMPTED TS AT RD.’S END: $1K (Finish the Classic American Lyric)
Avi: $8,400/Other teens: $3K EACH
ROCKS & MINERALS
IT’S TIME FOR TIME
DROP A LETTER
NOT the best of starts to a rd. by going w/ It’s Time for Time but its $2K answer is DD #1 for Avi ($7600) who gambles a g-spot.
Jet lag’s a disruption in these rhythms of the body from Latin words for “about the day”.
“What is circadian?”…he was worried he would botch the pronunciation but he nailed it. Ryan ($7200) navigates to DD #2 at the $1600 Explorers clue; Lucas’ in 3rd w/ $7800 & Avi’s still in 1st this game w/ $11,800. Here’s Ryan’s $4K prompt.
He set sail from England in Dec. 1577 & completed his circumnavigation of the world on Sept. 26, 1580.
“Who is Drake?”…got him.
ATTEMPTED LT: $3200
UNATTEMPTED LT: $1600 ($400 & $1200 It’s Time for Time clues)
TOTAL DJ! LT: $4800
Pre-Final S Tonight:
Avi: $18,200/Lucas: $4,600/Ryan: $17,400
OVERALL FINAL CORYATS:
FJ! #208: PLACES OF LORE
The 1st mention of this locale was in Chretien de Troyes’ 12th C. poem “Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart”.
LUCAS: “What is Camelot?” (DOUBLE) + $14,800 = $24K
RYAN: ALSO RIGHT ($9002) + $15,999 = $42,401
AVI: ALL FINALISTS CORRECT ON THIS ($8400) + $24,200 = $50,800