Show #6888 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

2014 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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William Golden, a seventh grader from Houston, Texas

Eileen Bunch, a freshman from Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Nikki Airi, a junior from Worthington, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

JULY
TAKING A VIDEO GAME BREAK
ONLY ONE
ICI ON PARLE FRANÇAIS
GOOD KNIGHT
SWEET PRINTS
    $200 16
Symbolizing health & wisdom, July's birthstone is this red gem
    $200 6
Help fight the Cold War in the third title in this series; "Black Ops" is rated M, so you'll have to wait for that... right?
    $200 11
...was a Beatle:
Django,
Ringo,
Waldo
    $200 1
Beaucoup means this, especially following merci
    $200 21
Anne Crompton reworks medieval lit by pairing this knight not with the Green Knight but rather with "Lady Green"
    $200 26
We've spotted tracks of this animal, perhaps headed back to its pride
    $400 17
The zodiac sign that covers most of July is this one
    $400 7
In February 2014 this addictive game about a little winged creature was taken down by its developer
    $400 12
...is a county in Florida:
Lincoln,
Suwannee,
Crockett
    $400 2
2-word French term meaning "goodbye"
    $400 22
"The Hedge Knight" is a graphic novel set in the same world as this author's "A Song of Ice and Fire"
    $400 27
The sea type of one of these reptiles left big tracks
    $600 18
On July 4 Norfolk, Virginia has its annual "Great American Picnic and" these in the night sky
    $600 8
Use 3 boosts & detonate as many gems as you can in 60 seconds in this alliterative Popcap app
    $600 13
...is a weapon in the classic version of the board game Clue:
spear,
hammer,
wrench
    $600 3
Hiver refers to this season
    $600 23
11th century knight El Cid was a soldier of fortune for both Christians & these Spanish Muslims
    $600 28
Careful--one of these big beasts is around
    $800 19
As Claude Monet may have known, this aquatic plant is a July birth flower
    $800 9
Chell is back in Aperture Science Labs & must deal with GLaDOS in this platform-puzzle game "2"
    $800 14
...borders Mexico:
Belize,
El Salvador,
Honduras
    $800 4
This French word meaning "black" is also a film style
    $800 24
Some would call this Brit's "The White Company", about noble Sir Nigel & crew, an elementary choice
    $800 30
An Australian canid passed by, & this is its name-o
    $1000 20
A Coney Island tradition began July 4, 1916 when an Irish immigrant won "Most American" as the champion in this contest
    $1000 10
Leap into this Lima Sky app with jet packs & propeller hats, but see if you can avoid black holes
    $1000 15
...is a variety of snail:
glider,
sailfoot,
ramshorn
    DD: $600 5
Rue a sens unique is this type of street
    $1000 25
Sturm Brightblade is a knight of Solamnia in this series named for a weapon that sounds like it could kill Smaug
    $1000 29
This big bird left some noticeable tracks, but don't bother looking for the spot where it flew off

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

Nikki Eileen William
$2,000 $1,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nikki Eileen William
$4,200 $1,000 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

10 YEARS AGO: 2004
HITS & MISSES
JOBS IN ART
MEASURE UP
EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY
"CC" ME
    $400 4
For the first time since 1918, this East Coast team won baseball's World Series
    $400 17
With Maroon 5, this miss sang "Moves Like Jagger"
    $400 1
"Detroit Industry", a series of these wall paintings by Diego Rivera, has workers from doctors to auto assemblers
    $400 26
1 astronomical unit = about 93 million miles, the average distance between these 2 objects
    $400 2
It's the name of the peninsula that includes Sweden & Norway as well as the region that also includes Denmark
    $400 12
Want to go faster? Step on it!
    $800 5
This organization, whose flag is seen here, added 10 new members, including Poland & Hungary
    $800 18
2009's "Paparazzi"
    $800 22
Giorgione did an "Adoration of the Magi" & an "Adoration of" these animal management workers
    $800 27
The weight of one of these bundles of cotton is about 500 pounds
    $800 3
Kiev is the capital of this country
    $800 13
It's the instrument heard here playing a jaunty tune
    DD: $2,000 9
At the Democratic National Convention, these 2 Johns got the nod as the 2004 ticket
    $1200 19
From 1985:
"Material Girl"
    $1200 23
Joseph Wright painted this kind of bygone sort of chemist who tried to turn other metals into gold
    $1200 28
In surveying, 100 links = one of these units of measure (about 66 feet)
    $1200 6
These 2 rivers, one flowing through France & the other through Germany, differ by a letter
    $1200 14
A pirate, from Tampa or not
    $1600 10
Over the summer, 4 of these caused $20 billion in damage to Florida & surrounding states
    $1600 20
From the "Breaking Dawn, Part 1" soundtrack:
"A Thousand Years"
    $1600 24
He painted the 1889 portrait seen here in Arles--apparently, right as the mail came
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a basketball.) Usually measured at about 9 inches, it's the 4-letter term for the distance from the end of the thumb to the end of a pinkie of a spread hand
    $1600 7
This mountain range forms a natural barrier between France & Spain
    $1600 15
Politicians vie for the votes of "NASCAR dads" & these moms
    $2000 11
A rebellion forced Jean-Bertrand Aristide to resign as this Caribbean country's president
    $2000 21
This singer, songwriter & pianist is heard here

"Honestly, I want to see you be brave..."
    $2000 25
Horse painter George Stubbs sometimes added people--the guy shown here has this 5-letter horse-care job
    $2000 30
Many horse races are measured in these units that are each equal to 1/8 of a mile
    DD: $2,000 8
In north central Italy, you'll find another country altogether, the tiny Republic of this
    $2000 16
A female demon who descends into a man's dreams & steals his soul

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nikki Eileen William
$11,000 $1,400 $15,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY HEROINES
Fittingly, this character is named for a plant also known as arrowhead that belongs to the genus Sagittaria

Final scores:

Nikki Eileen William
$2,800 $2,799 $16,200
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nikki Eileen William
$11,000 $1,400 $19,600
19 R,
3 W
3 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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