Show #6892 - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

2014 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Selena Groh, a junior from Arlington Heights, Illinois

Cooper Lair, a sophomore from Little Rock, Arkansas

Joe Taglic, a senior from Valley Stream, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

"MAC" OR "P.C."
(Sarah: So much sea life, you could almost call it the "Atlanta Ocean".)
    $200 26
A class in school, or a record of where you've gone in a web browser
    $200 6
"Holy" this fish whose king species may lay several million eggs during spawning season
    $200 5
This prophet "prayed unto the Lord his god out of the fish's belly"
    $200 11
Demi Lovato:
"'Cause our love was made, made in the ____"
    $200 17
Age mentioned in the 26th Amendment
    $200 21
(Sarah, start us off.) Hundreds of individual whale sharks have been identified due to their unique pattern of spots, which act like these oldest human biometrics, used since the 1880s
    $400 24
A single processor sharing multiple jobs is doing this, like when Mom tries to drive & put on makeup
    $400 7
This vehicle is also called a "black & white"
    $400 4
When he came to present the Israelites with the tablets of the law, they were dancing around a golden calf
    $400 12
Of Monsters & Men: "There's an old voice in my head that's holding me back /
Tell her that I miss our ____ ____"
    $400 18
Number of nights in a fortnight
    $400 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Georgia Aquarium.) The manta ray is generally harmless to humans, despite weighing up to 2 tons and having more than 300 rows of teeth, but because their cephalic lobes look like horns, they're known by this satanic name
    $600 27
Before a game's release, Joe Gamer may be asked to play a pre-version usually referred to by this Greek letter
    $600 8
American World War II general who was known as the "Napoleon of Luzon"
    DD: $1,000 3
When presented with this son's bloodstained coat, Jacob assumed that "an evil beast hath devoured him"
    $600 14
Bruno Mars: "Treasure, that is what you are, Honey, you're my ____ ____"
    $600 19
The first point of a tennis game
    $600 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Georgia Aquarium.) Sea otters have up to a million hairs of fur per square inch, important, as they don't rely on this as an insulator, unlike a sperm whale
    $800 28
You may have worked with a newfangled cash register called a POS terminal, the POS standing for this
    $800 9
This Seattle mastermind is one of the three coaches to win a college national championship and a Super Bowl
    $800 1
"When the Queen of Sheba heard of" his fame, "she came to prove him with hard questions"
    $800 15
"This is it boys,
This is ____ --
What are we waiting for?"
    $800 13
It's the title of Adele's debut album
    $800 23
(Sarah, of the Clue Crew reports from the Georgia Aquarium.) Able to turn their heads up, down, & side to side, belugas can more easily catch prey as a result of these not being fused in their necks
    $1000 25 has a button to make this four-letter cultural reference that often spreads online
    $1000 10
Latin phrase meaning "for each person", as in "Americans eat 85 pounds of chicken..."
    $1000 2
When a chariot of fire appeared, this prophet went up into heaven
    $1000 16
"Yeah, after all this time I'm still ____ ____"
    $1000 20
In Italy, it's considered unlucky; fear of it is sometimes called heptakaidekaphobia
    $1000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Georgia Aquarium.) Bottlenose dolphins can make up to 1,000 clicks per second during this process that bounces sound waves off targets

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

Joe Cooper Selena
$3,800 $4,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Cooper Selena
$4,800 $10,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
She was just 18 when she became queen consort of France in 1774
    $400 30
A comic arc subtitled "God Loves, Man Kills" was the partial basis for this supergroup's "United" movie
    $400 29
The proverbially soft or vulnerable part of the body exposed here
    $400 28
The first stanza of this poem mentions "Some visitor... tapping at my chamber door--only this and nothing more"
    $400 9
This country's Ponta do Seixas is South America's easternmost point
    $400 21
William Penn's religion
    $800 1
Evidence suggests that this boy king had malaria, perhaps why he died around age 18
    $800 18
He bested the 7 evil exes to win Ramona's heart on page & screen
    $800 23
A verb meaning to transform from liquid to gas
    DD: $6,200 26
Her poem No. 288 asks, "I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you--Nobody--too?"
    $800 10
Ecuador is the primary source for this light wood used to make model airplanes
    $800 7
To satisfy one's thirst
    DD: $3,000 4
Juan II, a feeble teenage king of Castile in the 1420s, is best remembered as this queen's father
    $1200 25
In 2006 a graphic novel was created in order to boost interest in what would become this 2011 sci-fi western with Daniel Craig
    $1200 6
This word, the "S" in ASPCA, squeezes 4 syllables into just 7 letters
    $1200 22
"The Weary Blues" was the first volume of poetry by this leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance
    $1200 12
The name of this country comes from the Latin for silver
    $1200 15
Little birdie seen here
    $1600 3
This queen of Scots was briefly the queen consort of France--until she became a widow at 17
    $1600 5
On film Chris Evans & Jeffrey Dean Morgan eschewed capes & masks in this movie based on a Vertigo mercenary team
    $1600 16
This adjective means pertaining to the Earth
    $1600 19
He began a famous poem, "I celebrate myself, and sing myself"
    $1600 11
Most of the precipitation that comes to this 600-mile-long desert is fog that blows in from the Pacific Ocean
    $1600 8
A sticky situation or boggy ground
    $2000 2
Wudi, who became emperor around age 16, made this school of philosophy the state religion of China
    $2000 24
"Stardust" & "Coraline" are but 2 of this author's works that have made it as books, graphic novels & movies
    $2000 17
Territory over which a court's authority is exercised
    $2000 20
This "Death Be Not Proud" poet was considered the greatest of England's metaphysical poets
    $2000 13
This 1,700-mile-long Venezuelan river is home to piranhas, electric eels & 20-foot crocodiles
    $2000 14

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Cooper Selena
$21,800 $23,200 $3,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In Spanish & French, the word for Friday comes from Latin for "day of" this goddess

Final scores:

Joe Cooper Selena
$37,595 $44,200 $0
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joe Cooper Selena
$19,600 $17,800 $3,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2014-03-05
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