Show #7402 - Tuesday, November 15, 2016

2016 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Jasmine Wheeler, an eighth grader from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from Madison, Alabama

Michael Borecki, a junior from Darien, Connecticut

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
This doctor specializes in children & their diseases
    $200 19
This nation sings, "Send her victorious, happy & glorious, long to reign over us"
    $200 9
The cardboard item around the coffee cup can be called a zarf, or this, like part of your jacket
    $200 27
"Monticello" or "Happiness Pursuer"
    $200 8
Eating pasta? Thank North Dakota, the USA's biggest producer of the durum type of this, which gives us semolina
    $200 30
In a mind-boggling combo of DNA, this Patriot & his supermodel wife welcomed a baby boy to their family in 2009
    $400 12
Not the automated kind but the human kind, it's a clerk at a bank window
    $400 13
This huge country boasts, "From the southern seas to the polar realm, our forests & fields stretch"
    $400 16
This verb for breaking into a computer morphed into a noun for a clever solution to a tricky problem
    $400 28
"Q-Bert" or "John 2"
    $400 15
Once considered unhealthy, this hog fat has made a comeback; it's high in Vitamin D
    $400 29
How long did it take Hall of Fame voters to go over this Green Bay QB's winning candidacy in 2016? Between 6 & 9 secs.
    $600 24
An actuary deals with this hazardous possibility, also the name of a world-conquering Hasbro game
    $600 10
The anthem of this country says, "Thy name rouses the hearts of Punjab, Sind, Gujarat & Maratha"
    $600 17
If you want a pal to tell the truth, you may use the abbreviation S.O.O.F., short for this
    $600 14
"Non-consecutive" or "Uncle Jumbo" (relatives actually called him that one)
    $600 21
The hormone bovine somatotropin is used to increase the production of this
    $600 22
In 1950 QB Jim Hardy had a record 8 of these turnovers in a 45-7 loss but the very next week, threw 6 TDs
    $800 25
This type of officer doesn't work for the military but helps people get money for cars & mortgages at the bank
    $800 1
"Beneath our radiant Southern Cross, we'll...make this commonwealth of ours renowned of all the lands"
    $800 18
This 6-letter mash-up word means that you're so in need of food you're cranky
    DD: $2,000 4
"Hermitage Guy" or "The 20"
    $800 6
Growers of this nut, the top crop of California's San Joaquin Valley, had no "joy" in being blamed for using too much water
    $800 3
Tim Couch, Brady Quinn, Trent Dilfer & Johnny Manziel are 4 of the 20+ QBs to start for this team since 1999
    $1000 26
Despite the name, those in this job don't go door-to-door asking questions; they ascertain property boundaries
    $1000 2
Andorra's anthem is about this ruler & says the country is "the only remaining daughter of the Carolingian Empire"
    $1000 23
Ariana Grande sang about eyebrows being "on" this, a synonym for "on point" or "flawless"
    $1000 7
"Quiet Man" or "X-Mass Gov"
    $1000 20
On Angola's flag agricultural work is represented by this large, heavy knife with a Spanish name
    $1000 5
He won the Super Bowl as a QB in 1999 & as a GM in 2016

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

Michael Sharath Jasmine
$7,000 $3,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Jasmine
$9,800 $5,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "A", and it will be followed by other letters all in alphabetical order.)
    $400 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a video on the monitor.) In the flash-bang method, after a lightning flash, count until you hear thunder, then divide that number by 5 to find how many miles away the storm is because it takes roughly 5 seconds for this to travel 1 mile
    $400 30
Via blog posts, 15-year-old Jenna narrates this show whose name means "lacking social graces"
    $400 13
He's a tribute for District 12 in the Hunger Games & becomes Katniss Everdeen's love interest & main ally
    $400 24
Read about black codes & scalawags at the unit on this post-Civil War era
    $400 27
To totally nail a test or a golf hole
    $400 23
The backs of 3 state quarters--Montana, North Dakota, and Kansas--feature parts of this critter
    $800 3
In 2015 a Delta plane's nose cone was damaged & windshields cracked by this type of precipitation
    $800 25
Tyler Posey plays Scott McCall, co-captain of the lacrosse team & part of a pack on this MTV series
    $800 1
This beloved children's character said, "The only reason for making honey is so as I can eat it"
    $800 10
At Bozeman Biology, you can "learn by" or learn about this process of fluid diffusion through a membrane
    $800 15
To take on a new cause or a new kid
    DD: $3,000 22
She is on the back of Alabama's quarter; her name is there in English & in Braille
    $1200 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a video on the monitor.) The warm waters near the Equator are breeding grounds for hurricanes, and as the warm air rises in the storm, this area of low pressure forms
    $1200 29
In September 1984 we aired our first episode of "Jeopardy!" & MTV debuted the awards called these
    $1200 6
This Dickens orphan takes pickpocketing lessons from the Artful Dodger but gets caught the 1st time he tries it
    DD: $2,000 21
Michael Hart started e-books & Project Gutenberg when he typed this famous document into a computer on July 4, 1971
    $1200 8
To stop a mission before it is completed
    $1200 19
One of these always-at-the-ready soldiers is on the Massachusetts quarter
    $1600 12
The "Super Outbreak of 2011" is named for more than 300 of these that struck 15 states
    $1600 16
"Go Big or Go Home" is the subtitle of the latest version of this reality stalwart featuring 7 strangers
    $1600 5
In a Victoria Aveyard series, Mare Barrow is this "colorful" title character who fights the Silver Bloods
    $1600 14
At, you can preview books like the tale of prejudice & memory, "Snow Falling on" these
    $1600 7
To detest
    $1600 2
This 1862 act that granted 160-acre parcels of land is commemorated by a national monument & a quarter back
    $2000 18
Rapidly swirling air over a lake can make one of these: the Itsy-Bitsy Spider knows about the word in another sense
    $2000 28
MTV ventured into the fantasy realm with these "Chronicles" that find a demon army trying to destroy the Four Lands
    $2000 4
In the book "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", this gypsy is hanged; in the Disney film, she lives
    $2000 20 has a section on "HTML &" this 3-letter mechanism for adding color & style to web pages
    $2000 9
It means "to attach" & contains a synonym for "to repair"
    $2000 11
An America the Beautiful quarter depicts General Burgoyne surrendering his sword in this 1777 battle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Jasmine
$22,800 $12,200 $6,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

The symbols for 6 chemical elements spell out his name, beginning with cobalt, phosphorus & erbium

Final scores:

Michael Sharath Jasmine
$24,401 $22,801 $1
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Sharath Jasmine
$18,600 $12,200 $6,600
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
3 W
6 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2016-04-12
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