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joe vertnik is a senior at westonka high school in mound, minnesota. but should i be addressing you as senator vertnik? tell us. well, you could be. i attended the american legion's boys state conference this past summer, which is where students -- boys between their junior and senior year go off to a college somewhere in the state and create a mock state government -- local, county, and up at the state level. and i was elected to be a state senator there. how many other state senators were elected? i believe there were around 40 or so. okay. good. did you guys all get along? we did. we did. we got some good stuff done. all right. good.
that would be an inspiration for our senators in washington. emily greenberg is a senior from westport, connecticut, at staples high school. and this young lady does something that i wish i could do. you do the new york times crossword puzzle almost on a daily basis. i do. i can usually manage monday through wednesday or thursday on my own, and i'll usually do friday through the weekend together with my dad. i grew up watching him do the puzzles and then started helping once i got old enough. terrific. good. barrett block is a senior from lexington, kentucky. and he has worked at his father's jewelry store for how many years? oh, about 3, sir. since i was 14. now, and you've already designed your own line of jewelry? yes, sir, i have. this year, my senior year, we were given a 200-hour mentoring project. and i decided to become the apprentice to my father's jeweler. and in the past year, i've worked on designing jewelry. what kind of jewelry? oh, bridal jewelry. oh. yes, sir. the crown collection. uh-oh. the crown collection. all right. yes, sir. he's very proud of that, too, and he should be.
okay. you have command of the board right now, barrett, also. oh, thank you, sir. i'll have before finals for $200, please. joe. what is the javelin? right. before finals for $400. barrett. what is alaska? good. before finals for $600. emily. what is "harry potter and the half-blood prince"? yes. before finals for $800. answer there -- daily double. and you have the lead. [ applause ] thanks. i'll risk $800. $800 it is. here is the clue. what is christmas? no. "what is thanksgiving?" thanksgiving. not the last. thanksgiving. all right. go again. before finals for $1,000.
barrett. what is the czar of russia? good. i'll have sports stars for $200, please. emily. what are the dallas cowboys? correct. sports stars for $400? joe? who is steve nash? yes. sports stars for $600. barrett. who is robert griffin iii? yes. i'll have sports stars for $800, please. [ beep ] that baseball star is mike trout. back to you, barrett. sports stars for $1,000, please.
barrett. what is the bobsled? yes. i'll have surprise! i got you a landmark! for $200. the washington monument was out of my price range, but here's a similar one that's a symbol of this argentine capital. barrett. what is buenos aires? that's it. i'll have landmark! for $400, please. how about this ancient temple in athens? all that pentelic marble is yours now. barrett. what is the parthenon? correct. i'll have landmark! for $600, please. this london bell weighs 13 tons, so it's louder than your old alarm clock. barrett. what is big ben? correct. landmark! for $800, please. this landmark, which took a while to wrap, goes back to the qin dynasty. barrett, again. what is the great wall of china? right. and now the last -- landmark! -- oh, excuse me, sir. landmark! for $1,000, please. a palace fit for you --
and joe will go first to start us off in double jeopardy! license and registration please. what's this? uhh, it's my geico insurance id card, sir. it's digital, uh, pretty cool right? maybe. you know why i pulled you over today? because i'm a pig driving a convertible? tail light's out.. fix it. digital insurance id cards.
joe. what is massachusetts? that's right. high school geography for $800. joe. what is the mississippi river? yes. high school geography for $1,200. [ beep ] right there in the heart of new york -- manhattan. back to you, joe. pop culture for $400. barrett. what is "transformers"? no. emily. what is "avatar"? "avatar." correct. new in merriam-webster for $400. emily. what is an aha! moment? that's right. merriam-webster for $800. joe. what is a bucket list? correct. new in merriam-webster for $1,200.
barrett. what is a song? song. correct. new in merriam-webster for $1,600, please. joe. what is an element? yes. new in merriam-webster for $2,000. emily. what is gassed? gassed. yes. pop culture for $800. barrett. what is a mustache? no. joe. what is a beard? a beard. very black beards. yes. joe, back to you. pop culture for $1,200. watch out for night monsters as you build your own 3-d online world using this game. emily. what is "minecraft"? correct. pop culture for $1,600.
[ beep ] and that comic is steve harvey. back to you, emily. pop culture for $2,000. listen. ♪ everybody talks, everybody talks ♪ ♪ it started with a whisper ♪ joe. who are the neon trees? you got 'em. government & politics for $400, please. barrett. what is the house? yes. government for $800, please. barrett. what is texas? good. politics for $1,200. barrett. who is the surgeon general? right. i'll have politics for $1,600. joe. what is marry? yeah. government & politics for $2,000, please. this governor was front and center in the response to hurricane sandy.
joe. who is chris christie? you got him. let's go a student of history for $400, please. joe. who is roberts? john roberts. correct. let's go $800 on student of history. barrett. what is yale? yale is right. history for $1,200. [ beep ] and his name is chris berman. "could. go. all. the. way." barrett, back to you. history for $1,600, please. barrett. what is the civil rights movement? right. history for $2,000, please. answer -- daily double. [ applause ] joe has the lead at $12,800. you have $12,600.
$4,000, please. all right. here's the clue for you. who is ayn rand? you got it. [ applause ] ayn rand is good. go again. "hy" five for $400, please. joe. what is hygiene? right. "hy" five for $800, please. joe. what is hydrate? right. "hy" five for $1,200, please. emily. what is a hydrangea? no. barrett or joe? [ beep ] "what is a hybrid?" back to you, joe. let's go $1,600 on "hy" five. barrett. what is hydraulic? right. "hy" five for $2,000, please.
the grape variety of this flowering plant is seen here. joe? what is a hydrangea? no. emily. what is a hyacinth? hyacinth, yes. he eliminated hydrangea for you. you go. high school geography for $1,600. answer -- daily double. [ applause ] and you have $9,200, which is a little bit more than 50% of barrett's total right now. i'll risk $1,000. $1,000 only. here's the clue for you in high school geography. what is montgomery? "what is montgomery?" is right. okay. and now the last clue. barrett. what is cheyenne? cheyenne. yes, indeed.
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alex: it's a very famous story by washington irving about the headless horseman. emily greenberg, we come to you first. did you come up with the correct title? you said, "what is 'the legend of sleepy hollow'?" and you are right. how much did you risk? $8,000. good for you. that takes you up to $18,200. let's go to your left now, to joe vertnik. he had $12,000. did he come up with "the legend of sleepy hollow"? he did indeed. and his wager -- $8,000 also, taking him into the -- almost into the lead.
he has an even $20,000 as we come to barrett block, who had $20,200. did he get "the legend of sleepy hollow"? look at that smile. yeah. and did he risk anything? yeah, he risked enough. $3,801. he will be a semifinalist. come on over here, barrett. congratulations to you. thank you, sir. well done. and now here are the other semifinalists who won their games. kelton ellis, macon, georgia. nilai sarda, marietta, georgia. william crouch, warner robins, georgia. leonard cooper, little rock, arkansas. and remember -- there are four wild card spots for high scorers who are not winners. and here they are. tori amos, englewood, ohio. irene vazquez, houston, texas. and to those two, we should add the names of these two, ladies and gentlemen -- emily greenberg and joe vertnik! come on over here, you two! barrett: yay! great job!
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pat sajak and vanna white. [ cheers and applause ] hey! hi, everybody. thank you, jim. thank you. appreciate that. you got to go. how you doing? robert: hi. you're here. we've been waiting for you. they're ready for their first "toss up." it's worth $1,000. and tonight, it's a "person." vanna, do it. [ bell chimes ] elaine and dianne. constant companion. yeah, that's it. [ cheers and applause ] pat: so, we want to hear about you two. let's go. hi. i'm elaine walsh. i'm married with three children. i'm a longtime community volunteer and currently a board member with the volunteer center of bergen county. i met dianne 23 years ago. 23 years ago.
yeah, when i moved onto summit avenue in oradell, new jersey. and we found out we had children of the same ages and that we both like going to high tea, and we've been best friends ever since. and... i'm dianne silver. i'm very lucky to be married to my husband, kevin. i have two terrific sons, matt and jeff. i work part time as a high-school math tutor in a hospital setting and privately. and, in fact, i've tutored two of elaine's children and her husband. [ laughter ] ah, the old tutor, huh? okay. and i like to sail and cross-stitch. well, it's good to have you both here, and continued good luck the rest of the way. well, it's your turn. let's go. hi, pat. hi, vanna. it's just "hi, pat" for now. oh, okay. sorry. i'm rob citro from martinsville, new jersey. i've been with my partner, mark, for 26 years, who's in the audience. pat: yeah. and linda and i have been best friends for more than 30 years. how did this happen? well, we met working together at the jersey shore.
jersey shore! ah, jersey shore. linda, your story? i am linda scherzinger from... that struck me as a kind of a wild night. [ laughter ] i did say "working together," didn't i? yeah, yeah. it looked like you were exhausted. go ahead, linda. i'm linda scherzinger from oceanport, new jersey. and i am married and have two beautiful sons. okay. and you're gonna win some money, right? i think so. all right, let's hear from our middle team here. i'm henry choi. i do digital advertising in the city. i'm originally from ann arbor, michigan. go, blue. and this is my best friend, fred lee. my name is fred lee. i'm a freelance photographer here in the city. i actually got engaged two days ago. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. so, here to win some money for -- you know, pay for stuff. this is my friend henry, my best friend. he moved in about two years ago. we're best friends except when he snores. [ laughter ] i know how you feel. all right, get ready. we're gonna do another "toss up." this one is worth $2,000, and whoever wins it will also start the first round.