Show #7406 - Monday, November 21, 2016

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


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Alec Fischthal, a junior from North Woodmere, New York

Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from Madison, Alabama

Michael Borecki, a junior from Darien, Connecticut

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Something you'll be doing soon.)
"G" PLUS 3
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "G" and will be followed by three other letters.)
    $200 6
We can visit Emerson, Simmons & Northeastern in one trip, because all those schools are in this city
    $200 17
In one version his daughter is among the items he turns to gold with his touch
    $200 19
You'll want to hang onto your silver dollars in this hobby AKA numismatics
    $200 3
The Mazovian dialect of this language is spoken mainly around Warsaw
    $200 12
A gale may start with this strong, sudden rush of wind
    $400 29
In "Ocarina of Time", this title princess is counting on Link to save the kingdom
    $400 7
We'll check out Drumthwacket, the New Jersey governor's residence that's in the borough boasting this Ivy League school
    $400 22
My theorem? That you know this whiz who gave his name to the equation a2 + b2 = c2
    $400 18
Now synonymous with in-line skating, this brand has been turning on a single row of wheels since 1980
    DD: $1,200 4
It's the official language common to Belgium, Canada & Monaco
    $400 11
It's the symbol for Capricorn
    $600 27
Aveline de Grandpre was the first female title character in this period piece murder-for-hire franchise
    $600 8
You can write for its Prairie Schooner literary mag, plus you're 6'5", 330--you'd be a good Cornhusker lineman at this U.
    $600 21
We're 100/100ths sure that Simon Stevin introduced the concept of "decimal" these to Europe in 1585
    $600 23
It's mind over minutiae in this board game in which you answer questions in order to collect 6 wedges to win
    $600 5
In Swahili hakuna means no, so matata must mean these
    $600 13
Stare at the stars
    $800 24
Ellie kicks some zombie butt in this Naughty Dog game
    $800 9
Sure, we'll look at this Midwestern university founded in 1842 & known for the landmark here
    $800 14
The ancient Greek Hipparchus pioneered this branch of math, from ancient Greek for "triangle" & "measure"
    $800 25
It's the practice of dressing up like a character from a pop culture source, especially manga or anime
    $800 1
In Hebrew you use this word for both hello & goodbye
    $800 15
Ouch! It's a long, deep wound or cut
    $1000 28
Master Chief in the "Halo" games is aided by this A.I. who was created using part of Dr. Catherine Halsey's brain
    $1000 10
I've read up on the university's campus in Orono, which boasts the largest library in this state
    $1000 20
In mythology Prometheus isn't chained to that rock forever; this hero rescues him
    $1000 26
Options for wax when making candles: beeswax, soy or this petroleum "p"roduct
    $1000 2
Oikos means "house" (not "yogurt") in this language
    $1000 16
To encircle with a belt or band; it's often done to loins

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

Michael Sharath Alec
$1,400 $3,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Alec
$5,200 $4,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
You make this snack food by heating its kernels until they explode
    $400 30
Mildred Wirt Benson wrote more than 100 books for young readers including many about this young female detective
    $400 28
That joker in home room who makes everybody laugh all the time
    $400 1
This Egyptian capital is fan-shaped, fading off into the delta to the north
    $400 26
In May 1607 this settlement was founded by 104 Englishmen & boys; the women came the following year
    $400 16
This celebrity coach's "Happy"
    $800 24
In one of the most violent eruptions in history, Huaynaputina, one of these in Peru, exploded in 1600
    $800 2
This woman who wrote more than 1,700 poems was featured on a U.S. stamp in 1971
    $800 9
Laid back dude who's always hanging out at or near the seashore
    DD: $3,000 5
China is planting a new forest to stop this desert's southward expansion
    $800 25
At the time of the Revolutionary War, this was the most populous city; New York City was No. 2
    $800 15
Nice choice, Bryan Bautista! "The Hills" by the Canadian singer who goes by this name
    $1200 21
The unexplained explosion of this ship in Havana's harbor in 1898 led to war
    $1200 3
She spun off her "Vampire Academy" series into another titled "Bloodlines"
    $1200 10
A friend in a distant land to whom you write letters
    $1200 6
On an alphabetical list of nations in English, this Balkan nation comes immediately before Burkina Faso
    $1200 14
In 1691 Massachusetts was granted a new charter & this grape-laden island was annexed to it
    $1200 20
This Grammy-nominated title command from Hozier
    $1600 18
The "bombardier" type of this insect gets its name because it blasts its enemies with an explosive puff of hot liquid
    $1600 4
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi is a memorable graphic novel about growing up in this Middle East country
    $1600 11
A very large person who seems quite passive & mild
    $1600 7
Easter Island is a province of this country
    DD: $5,600 12
Patrick Henry said his opposition to this 1765 act began resistance to taxation & led to the revolution & you're welcome
    $1600 22
Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You" do this
    $2000 19
After one of his factories exploded in 1864, this dynamite inventor was forbidden to rebuild it
    $2000 17
Writing after WWI, Edith Wharton looked back to 1870s New York in this novel about Newland Archer & Ellen Olenska
    $2000 27
Adjective for a mission just for scoping things out & gathering information
    $2000 8
Partly in Slovenia & Italy, the Istrian Peninsula juts into this arm of the Mediterranean
    $2000 13
Sermons by Jonathan Edwards prompted a religious revival called the Great this
    $2000 23
Her "Chandelier"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Alec
$13,600 $20,000 $10,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

At a May 1989 ceremony in Cape Town, he received a bachelor of laws correspondence degree in absentia

Final scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$0 $28,000 $16,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$9,600 $20,000 $7,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2016-04-13
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