Show #7407 - Tuesday, November 22, 2016

2016 Teen Tournament final game 2.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Alec Fischthal, a junior from North Woodmere, New York

Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from Madison, Alabama

Michael Borecki, a junior from Darien, Connecticut

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

PLURALIZE IT!
(Alex: And we're dealing here with pluralizing that does not end with the letter S.)
POETRY FILL IN THE BLANK
PLAY BALL!
WHO
WHAT
WEAR
    $200 16
Ox (4 letters, 4 legs)
    $200 29
Poe: "Once upon a midnight dreary, / while I pondered, weak and ___"
    $200 3
The beach version of this has been an Olympic sport since 1996
    $200 11
Elizabeth Cady Stanton is seen here with this great woman, who is on the left
    $200 22
This piece of women's gymnastics equipment is more than 16 feet long & only 4 inches wide
    $200 30
When it opened in Los Angeles in 1984, this store was called Fashion 21
    $400 17
Moose (4 legs, 5 letters)
    $400 5
Nash: "Behold the duck. / It does not cluck. / A cluck it lacks. It ____"
    $400 7
The Brits put "gridiron" before this sport to refer to the American version
    $400 12
This Egyptian boy king had many ailments, including a cleft palate
    $400 23
This graduated semi-circular instrument is used to measure & draw angles
    $400 25
The style of women's jeans named for this type of guy is basically the opposite of skinny jeans
    $600 18
Cactus (5 letters)
    $600 4
Sandburg: "The fog comes on little ____ feet"
    $600 9
You need just a ball & a wall to play this sport with a body part in its name
    DD: $2,000 13
The bridge seen here was designed in the 1870s by this French engineer
    $600 19
Closely related to seahorses, a leafy sea this can be 14 inches in length-- no fire-breathing, though
    $600 26
This Argentine-born soccer star has a line named for him at Adidas
    $800 20
Stimulus (7 letters)
    $800 2
Angelou: "You may cut me with your eye, / you may kill me with your hatefulness, / but still, like air, I'll ____"
    $800 6
The ITTF is the International Federation for this ball & racket sport-- that's the "TT"
    $800 14
In 1777 he was elected as N.Y.'s first chief justice; 12 years later, he became the country's first chief justice
    $800 8
This most widely spoken form of Chinese is also called Northern Chinese
    $800 27
Aran Isle sweaters & Donegal tweed are both named for places in this country
    $1000 21
Forum (4 letters)
    $1000 1
Frost: "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-- / I took the one less ____ ____"
    $1000 10
It was invented in the winter of 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts
    $1000 15
On Nov. 11, 1572 this Danish astronomer observed a new star that was brighter than Venus
    $1000 24
It's the lively American breed of dog seen here
    $1000 28
An iconic boot from this brand is seen here

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

Michael Sharath Alec
$600 $1,400 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Alec
$1,600 $2,000 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

IN THE RED
ARTISTES
INANIMATE OBJECTS?
YOU DO THE GEOGRAPHIC MATH
"PING" ME
EWWW! GROSS!
    $400 11
A poem by Robert Burns says that his love is like this red flower "that's newly sprung in June"
    $400 8
In 2016 this most famous French museum held the exhibition "Hubert Robert: A Visionary Painter"
    $400 15
In "Beauty & the Beast", Lumiere, voiced by Jerry Orbach, is naturally this object
    $400 29
The number of American colonies at the time of the Revolution plus the number of states today
    $400 28
This word can come before crane or cough
    $800 13
Wally the Green Monster is the mascot of this Major League Baseball team
    $800 10
Gustave Caillebotte specialized not in landscapes but these -scapes that showed street life in Paris
    $800 27
This animation studio has a little lamp named Luxo Jr. as a mascot
    $800 26
The number of countries that begin with Q times the number of countries that begin with X
    $800 7
Emily Post says 15-20 % for this is standard if the service has been good & cash is preferred
    $800 25
These nasal cavities whose name is from the Latin for "recess" can produce up to 30 ounces of mucus a day
    $1200 14
If you're caught up in this sticky sounding stuff, you're in a bureaucratic mess
    $1200 9
Francois Girardon provided sculptures such as "Apollo Tended by the Nymphs" for the grounds of this royal palace
    $1200 17
A magic hat animates this denizen of wintertime in a 1969 classic
    DD: $3,000 6
The number of Great Lakes times the number of countries that border the United States
    $1200 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) I'm about to show you what a football official would signal when a blocker commits this personal foul
    $1200 24
When you smell rotten eggs, it's probably this pungent gas, H2S
    $1600 12
Stephen Crane was 25 when he wrote this novel, "An Episode of the Civil War"
    $1600 1
Pierre-Auguste was the given name of this painter; Jean was his filmmaker son
    $1600 16
This "South Park" character has a child named Washcloth
    $1600 3
The number of continents minus the number of mountains above 29,000 feet
    $1600 4
Striking gently; in another meaning, it can be preceded by "wire"
    $1600 21
Used in making perfume, ambergris is an intestinal secretion from these creatures
    $2000 20
In Russian, this Moscow area is known as Krasnaya Ploshchad
    $2000 2
Self-taught artists, like Camille Bombois are called naive, or this term, like cavemen
    $2000 18
On "Adventure Time", this fun-loving robotic gaming device lives with Finn & Jake
    $2000 19
The number of U.S. states on the Pacific Ocean squared
    DD: $3,000 23
It's the job of U.N. troops placed between hostile factions
    $2000 22
The book "Dog Breath" is about a dog named this, who lives with the Tosis family

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Alec
$7,200 $10,800 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EARLY AMERICA
William Bradford wrote that this document was partly inspired by the "mutinous speeches" of some passengers

Final scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$14,200 $11,701 $23,200

Cumulative scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$14,200 $39,701 $39,700
2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$7,200 $14,000 $11,600
11 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.