Show #7401 - Monday, November 14, 2016

2016 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

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Connor Pierce, a freshman from Dallas, Texas

Antonio Karides, a junior from Severna Park, Maryland

Lucia Geng, a junior from Great Neck, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

SCHOOLING YOU
IN A GROUP
RUSSIAN HISTORY
FLORA
VOCABULARY
(Alex: And finally, we want to know...)
WHO MAKES IT?
    $200 17
Spanish:
It's how to say "river";
some are "Grande"
    $200 22
"7 Years" is a song from this group; Lukas is their lead singer
    $200 2
From 1917 to 1991 a federation of Russia & other Communist republics was known by this collective name
    $200 27
Its name is related to the words "day" & "eye" because of its eye-like yellow center
    $200 12
Word for the result you get when you divide one number by another
    $200 3
Air Pegasus sneakers
    $400 18
Chemistry:
The atomic number of this element is 92, but numbers we tend to associate with it are 235 & 238
    $400 23
Joe Jonas joined some friends in this band that served us "Cake By The Ocean"
    $400 8
Nikita Khrushchev was premier during the 1962 crisis over missiles in this country very near the United States
    $400 28
A family of about 3,000 species, including cilantro, is named for this herb you know as a little green garnish on food
    $400 13
"Quixotic", meaning capricious or impulsive, goes back to a literary character created by this author
    $400 4
The Kindle Paperwhite E-reader
    $600 19
Phys Ed:
As Patches said, if you can do it to a wrench, you can do it to a ball, so time to play this game, kids!
    $600 24
Beyonce used to be in a group, this one that had hits like "Jumpin', Jumpin'"
    $600 9
Crowned in 1896, Russian ruler Nicholas II was the last monarch to hold this imperial 4-letter title
    $600 29
The wood of choice for butcher blocks & bowling pins is this tree, whose leaves are seen here
    DD: $1,000 14
Don’t confuse these 2 words--one’s a substance that counteracts a poison & the other, a short amusing story
    $600 5
Dog Chow & Cat Chow
    $800 20
English:
In the sentence "Writing is difficult", "writing" is this 6-letter type of noun
    $800 26
Justin Timberlake used to be in a group, this one that had hits like "Pop"
    $800 10
In the 13- & 1400s the fur trade helped this city beat out Novgorod to become the most important in Russia
    $800 1
This carnivorous plant's name, Dionaea muscipula, means "the goddess Dione's mousetrap"
    $800 15
From the Greek for "inscription", it's a short poem with a witty turn of thought
    $800 6
Galaxy tablets
    $1000 21
Music:
Take a break, throw in your two bits & name this music symbol
    $1000 25
For songs like "Hall Of Fame" & "Superheroes", stick to this band that Danny O'Donoghue is in
    $1000 11
In the 1980s this feared 3-letter spy agency employed Vladimir Putin
    $1000 30
In most flowers, this long, slender tube connects a stigma with an ovary
    $1000 16
It's the correct name for a person who eats fish, but no other meat
    $1000 7
Krackel candy bars

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

Lucia Antonio Connor
$1,400 $2,400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucia Antonio Connor
$3,400 $5,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LET'S TRAVEL
REALITY TV SHOWS
MIDDLE INITIALS
TAKING A NEW "SAT"
(Alex: "S-A-T" is going to come up in each correct response.)
ON MY REEDING LIST
(Alex: Notice the spelling there.)
I'M LIKE ON PAGE 1
    $400 15
In 2016 London's double decker buses, traditionally this color, went green... all-electric, that is
    $400 10
The Bravo channel has introduced us to "The Real" ones of Atlanta, Beverly Hills & New Jersey
    $400 20
It's the "W." in George W. Bush
    $400 6
It's a mythological mixture of goat & human
    $400 26
"The Seasons" by Haydn, in which the oboe imitates the crowing of this barnyard bird
    $400 21
"I don't feel like going into it", says Holden Caulfield on page 1 of this book; we're off to a great start
    $800 16
The Star of the Republic Museum is devoted to this state's history as an independent republic from 1836 to 1845
    $800 11
The female judge on the last season of "American Idol" was this singer & movie star
    $800 2
Stonewall Jackson was the "right arm" of this man, middle name Edward
    $800 1
Panne & antique are types of this fabric
    $800 27
Sax man Kenny G's holiday album "Miracles", featuring "Away In A" this
    $800 22
This author makes me feel like I'm there, talking of a Hobbit-hole with "a tube-shaped hall like a tunnel"
    $1200 17
Visitors to this inventor's New Jersey lab can hear recordings from his 1890 talking doll, a costly failure
    $1200 12
On "Undercover Boss", a CEO worked at this convenience store & learned firsthand about customer service
    $1200 3
This "Empire" actress' middle initial P. stands for Penda, Swahili for "love"; her first name means hope
    $1200 7
Another term for a moon, or the object seen here
    $1200 28
The episode of this show where Telly Monster's friend Richard Stoltzman visits to play clarinet
    $1200 23
Judy Blume's book about this whale of a nickname says a classroom is hot & stuffy & smells "like this afternoon"
    DD: $4,000 18
The 4 sets of sea horses around this city's Buckingham Fountain represent the states that border Lake Michigan
    $1600 13
Reality shows on this cable channel have included "Bad Dog!" & "Snake Man of Appalachia"
    $1600 4
Here's the "T": this educator's middle initial T. is for Taliaferro
    $1600 8
To be labeled "free" of this type of fat, a food must contain less than 0.5 grams of it per serving
    $1600 29
A CD of the 1777 oboe concerto, the only one by this precocious composer
    $1600 24
He began a book, "I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe"
    $2000 19
A major attraction in Colombia, Tequendama Falls are on this river with the same name as the capital
    $2000 14
This supermodel is the creator of "America's Next Top Model"
    $2000 5
The middle C. in the name of this "2001" writer stood for Charles
    $2000 9
Papa's got a brand-new bag--one of these
    $2000 30
A piece that shows off the clarinet's range, the widest of all woodwinds, nearly 4 of these
    DD: $5,800 25
Ponyboy says in the first few lines of this classic, "I was wishing I looked like Paul Newman"; don't we all, Ponyboy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucia Antonio Connor
$16,000 $13,400 $11,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY REPEATS
This practice officially began in Pakistan in 1977, 44 years after an amendment ended it in the United States

Final scores:

Lucia Antonio Connor
$16,800 $20,000 $23,599
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lucia Antonio Connor
$15,800 $13,400 $11,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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