Show #7403 - Wednesday, November 16, 2016

2016 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Lily Allingham, a sophomore from Wilmington, Delaware

Lucia Geng, a junior from Great Neck, New York

Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from Madison, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
We're going to the western part of this continent
    $200 8
In "Steelheart" this Midwestern American city has been transformed into steel; even Lake Michigan has turned to metal
    $200 11
It's the ceremony at which a father is supposed to give away his daughter
    $200 23
"Yeah I know that I let you down, is it too late to say I'm sorry now?"
    $200 2
I'm going to grab some this, meaning sleep
    $200 6
A combination of African & Irish traditional dancing may be the source of this style of dance
    $400 17
We'll spend the official currency, the CFA this; remember that Togo was formerly French Togoland
    $400 9
Book 2 of "The Lunar Chronicles" is "Scarlet", which was inspired by this fairy tale & features a street fighter named Wolf
    $400 12
This ceremony for babies often includes baptism & naming
    $400 24
"Are we out of the woods yet? Are we out of the woods yet? Are we out of the woods yet?"
    $400 1
The opposing team doesn't score while losing
    $400 7
Drums called pahu help provide the rhythm for this sensuous dance of the Pacific
    $600 18
We can watch this popular sport in which Togo qualified for its first World Cup in 2006
    DD: $1,400 10
Meg & Charles Murry travel the universe with Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who & Mrs. Which in this 1962 novel
    $600 13
May 2015 speakers at this ceremony included Denzel Washington at Dillard University
    $600 25
"I'm so sick of that same old love, my body's had enough"
    $600 3
A courtesy one may take you from the airport to a rental car
    $600 28
These insects do a "dance" to communicate the location of distant flowers & nectar
    $800 19
Togo has a high rate of malaria, so we'll bring the netting seen here to keep this creature out
    $800 14
"Mother" & "Father" are forbidden terms in this novel by Aldous Huxley
    $800 21
2-word term for what gets thrown out on Opening Day at Nationals Park
    $800 26
"And they say she's in the Class A team, stuck in her daydream, been this way since 18"
    $800 4
The Groovebook app delivers a monthly photo book, courtesy of this memory-preserving website
    $800 29
Edgar Degas, who painted the dancer seen here, was part of this artistic movement
    $1000 20
Perhaps we'll see the festival of 'Id al-Fitr, marking the end of this Muslim holy month
    $1000 15
"The Infinite Sea" is the follow-up to this book in which Cassie Sullivan has survived an alien invasion
    $1000 22
With special permission, your group or club may lay this circle of flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    $1000 27
"This is my fight song, take back my life song"
    $1000 5
One who rarely leaves home, confined by introversion or illness
    $1000 30
The samba is a dance of this largest South American nation

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

Sharath Lucia Lily
$4,200 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharath Lucia Lily
$7,200 $3,200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: Whether or not they're as cute as pandas, they all have an important place in nature.)
    $400 11
The "Star Trek" universe: Mr. Spock's emotionless race
    $400 2
Legendary rising bird
    $400 14
Lying under oath
    $400 4
It's a ball support in both golf & football
    $400 25
She was queen when William Shakespeare was born, & died when he was almost 40
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C..) They're symbols of peace & friendship, & sadly, in their native China, only about 1,800 giant pandas remain in the wild, primarily due to destruction of the forests that provide this tall, woody grass that these guys can each eat over 50 pounds of daily
    $800 9
In "Bridge of Spies": the city where the bridge is located
    $800 1
A later apostle
    $800 15
Illegally avoiding paying the government on state, federal or local levels
    $800 5
A noisy bird
    $800 24
She sponsored Columbus' voyages, bringing wealth & power to Spain
    $800 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents from Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C.) Without native mammals present, kiwis thrived for over 35 million years, but today they're endangered & facing extinction, largely because they're flightless and can't escape from introduced predators in this, their native country
    $1200 10
Michael Fassbender plays an "Apple" grower: the title
    $1200 3
On "The Simpsons" it comes between C. & Burns
    $1200 16
2-word term for stealing & using someone's personal information to commit fraud
    $1200 6
"She" in France
    $1200 21
This queen consort of Louis XVI inspired many women to emulate her extravagant style
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C..) Known since ancient times & extinct in the wild until recent reintroductions, the scimitar-horned oryx is noted for its long, curved horns; if one breaks off, it doesn't grow back, which may have inspired the myth of this legendary creature
    $1600 13
"The Blind Side": the Best Actress winner
    DD: $6,000 12
Ancient Greek site of athletic fame
    $1600 17
A federal statute fighting this type of crime includes assault motivated by disability, gender identity & sexual orientation
    $1600 7
A get-together for quilters
    DD: $5,000 22
Also known as Makeda, in the Bible she visited King Solomon
    $1600 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C..) With fewer than 50,000 left in the wild, Asian elephants, like their larger African cousins, are facing extinction due to habitat loss, human-elephant conflict, & this crime, the illegal killing, capturing, or stealing of wildlife
    $2000 19
"The Martian": the director
    $2000 18
A Plains-dwelling Native American tribe
    $2000 20
A word for taking over a plane led to this word for taking someone's automobile
    $2000 8
It can precede bass or bed
    $2000 23
14th century Queen Margaret I of Denmark took on this commercial league to win back coastal strongholds
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C..) The Sumatran tiger is the smallest subspecies & has the narrowest stripes; largely due to habitat loss & the illegal wildlife trade, there are as few as 400 left on their native island in this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharath Lucia Lily
$16,800 $21,000 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a British novel this young character's last words are, "Which is better--to have rules & agree, or to hunt & kill?"

Final scores:

Sharath Lucia Lily
$21,001 $8,399 $16,800
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sharath Lucia Lily
$11,600 $17,600 $8,400
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2016-04-13
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