Show #6890 - Friday, July 25, 2014

2014 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Joe Taglic, a senior from Valley Stream, New York

Sydney Mokel, a senior from South Windsor, Connecticut

Sam Lerner, a sophomore from Indianapolis, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
To make a quesadilla, all you really need is cheese & this to wrap around it
    $200 13
Our closest neighbor, it has a surface temperature hot enough to melt lead
    $200 6
This joint has a type of macaroni named for it
    $200 1
Springboard & platform are 2 divisions of this acrobatic sport
    $200 9
Beet &
    $200 22
Aesop knows that one who raises a false alarm is said to "cry" this creature
    $400 26
This rhyming meat snack has new flavors like hickory smoked & maple bacon jerky
    $400 14
Its most prominent feature, the Great Red Spot, is more than twice as wide as the Earth
    $400 16
If you're giving someone your full attention, you're "all" these
    $400 2
You get 3 attempts hurling yourself through the air into a sand-filled landing area in each round of this event
    $400 11
Canary &
    $400 21
In a text message, "FCOL" is short for this exasperated phrase
    $600 29
In 2014 Subway offered a chicken enchilada melt that added these chips inside the sandwich
    $600 15
Its frozen dry ice polar caps recede & advance with the planet's seasons
    DD: $1,000 7
The system inside these organs is commonly called the bronchial tree
    $600 3
This martial art that involves throwing your opponent takes its name from the Japanese for "way of suppleness"
    $600 10
Jet &
    $600 23
If you've given up, "cry" this generic relative
    $800 28
In addition to roast beef sandwiches, this fast food shop now has "Market Fresh" turkey sandwiches
    $800 18
Named for the first ruler of the universe in Greek mythology, it was the first to be discovered by telescope
    $800 17
This "in" word means the upper surface of the foot between the toes & the ankle
    $800 4
The 4 x 400 meters is the longest track race of this type for both men & women
    $800 12
Coffee &
    $800 24
Justin Timberlake sang "Cry me" one of these, perhaps the Irrawaddy
    $1000 27
What's in the cupboard...? Oh boy, a can of Del Monte's extra-long spears of this veggie
    $1000 20
Methane clouds in its atmosphere give it a distinctive look
    $1000 8
If you want to be formal about it, "vermiform" comes before the name of this probably useless organ
    $1000 5
In 2008 Norway's Andreas Thorkildsen threw this projectile more than 297 feet for the gold medal
    $1000 19
Azure &
    $1000 25
"Cry" this "and let slip the dogs of war"

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

Sam Sydney Joe
$3,200 $1,800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Sydney Joe
$5,800 $3,600 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
The USS Slater, a World War II destroyer escort, is a now a museum in this "Empire State" capital
    $400 17
Illacme plenipes, a species of this bug, may have 750 legs, somewhat fewer than the name suggests
    $400 11
Spoiler alert: Mount Vesuvius erupts big-time during this 2014 movie set in 79 A.D.
    $400 6
Profession of Moliere & Ionesco
    $400 19
"Into Thin Air" tells of a catastrophic trek up this highest mountain in the world
    $400 18
Sweet dreams in this building, from Latin for "sleeping place" (no, it's not the library)
    $800 2
This capital's Kawaiaha'o Church is known as the "Westminster Abbey of the Pacific"
    $800 28
The painted lady is a common one of these insects in the order Lepidoptera
    $800 16
Ben Stiller took us inside "The Secret Life of" this daydreamer
    $800 7
2-word phrase for nervousness perhaps felt before performing Moliere or Ionesco
    $800 20
These tennis sisters dole out advice to teens in "Serving from the Hip: 10 Rules for Living, Loving, and Winning"
    $800 24
From Latin for "workplace", it's a workplace for scientists
    $1200 1
This Idaho capital has a Basque Museum & Basque language school
    $1200 21
This "pious" insect can turn its triangular head 180 degrees
    $1200 14
Alex Murphy is the Detroit police officer who becomes this title crime fighter after being rebuilt by Omnicorp in 2028
    $1200 8
They're seen here: a field goal kicker attempts to split them
    $1200 15
This book about high school football, "a town, a team, and a dream" inspired a movie & a TV series; go Panthers!
    $1200 23
"Liberty, equality," this organization, like Sigma Lambda Beta
    DD: $1,400 4
Its Family History Library on NW Temple St. has over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records
    DD: $1,400 29
Ladybugs & boll weevils are types of this insect, the largest order in the animal kingdom
    $1600 12
The movie "Saving Mr. Banks" showed how it took more than "a spoonful of sugar" to get this Disney musical made
    $1600 9
Outspoken or straightforward
    $1600 26
Shot by the Taliban, a teen activist from Pakistan lived to tell her story in the book, "I Am" her
    $1600 22
It's another name for a student activities center, or for the American Federation of Teachers
    $2000 3
It sits on the Mississippi across the river from the sugar plantations that gave the area the name "Sugar Bowl of America"
    $2000 30
Dust these, which feed on dander & flakes of skin on pillows & mattresses, can trigger asthma attacks
    $2000 13
St. Vladimir's is the name of the title boarding school of this 2014 film based on a book series
    $2000 10
Since 1870 the Library of Congress has administered these creative rights
    $2000 27
Jared Diamond won a Pulitzer Prize for this book with a 3-part title dealing with "The Fates of Human Societies"
    $2000 25
Yikes! The name of this facility is from the Greek for "to train naked"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Sydney Joe
$10,400 $13,000 $12,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

A slang term for Harvard's freshman register gave this website its name

Final scores:

Sam Sydney Joe
$20,000 $24,001 $21,998
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Sydney Joe
$11,800 $13,200 $11,600
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2014-03-04
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