Show #7407 - Tuesday, November 22, 2016

2016 Teen Tournament final game 2.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Alec Fischthal, a junior from North Woodmere, New York (subtotal of $16,500)

Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from Madison, Alabama (subtotal of $28,000)

Michael Borecki, a junior from Darien, Connecticut (subtotal of $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we're dealing here with pluralizing that does not end with the letter S.)
(Alex: Notice a difference?)
    $200 16
Ox (4 letters, 4 legs)
    $200 29
Poe: "Once upon a midnight dreary, / while I pondered, weak and ___"
    $200 3
The beach version of this has been an Olympic sport since 1996
    $200 11
Elizabeth Cady Stanton is seen here with this great woman, who is on the left
    $200 22
This piece of women's gymnastics equipment is more than 16 feet long & only 4 inches wide
    $200 30
When it opened in Los Angeles in 1984, this store was called Fashion 21
    $400 17
Moose (4 legs, 5 letters)
    $400 5
Nash: "Behold the duck. / It does not cluck. / A cluck it lacks. It ____"
    $400 7
The Brits put "gridiron" before this sport to refer to the American version
    $400 12
This Egyptian boy king had many ailments, including a cleft palate
    $400 23
This graduated semicircular instrument is used to measure & draw angles
    $400 25
The style of women's jeans named for this type of guy is basically the opposite of skinny jeans
    $600 18
Cactus (5 letters)
    $600 4
Sandburg: "The fog comes on little ____ feet"
    $600 9
You need just a ball & a wall to play this sport with a body part in its name
    DD: $2,000 13
The bridge seen here was designed in the 1870s by this French engineer
    $600 19
Closely related to seahorses, a leafy sea this can be 14 inches in length-- no fire-breathing, though
    $600 26
This Argentine-born soccer star has a line named for him at Adidas
    $800 20
Stimulus (7 letters)
    $800 2
Angelou: "You may cut me with your eyes, / You may kill me with your hatefulness, / But still, like air, I'll ____"
    $800 6
The ITTF is the International Federation for this ball & racket sport-- that's the "TT"
    $800 14
In 1777 he was elected as N.Y.'s first chief justice; 12 years later, he became the country's first chief justice
    $800 8
This most widely spoken form of Chinese is also called Northern Chinese
    $800 27
Aran Isle sweaters & Donegal tweed are both named for places in this country
    $1000 21
Forum (4 letters)
    $1000 1
Frost: "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-- / I took the one less ____ ____"
    $1000 10
It was invented in the winter of 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts
    $1000 15
On Nov. 11, 1572 this Danish astronomer observed a new star that was brighter than Venus
    $1000 24
It's the lively American breed of dog seen here
    $1000 28
An iconic boot from this brand is seen here

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

Michael Sharath Alec
$600 $1,400 $5,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Alec
$1,600 $2,000 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "P-I-N-G" coming up in each correct response.)
    $400 11
A poem by Robert Burns says that his love is like this red flower "that's newly sprung in June"
    $400 8
In 2016 this most famous French museum held the exhibition "Hubert Robert: A Visionary Painter"
    $400 15
In "Beauty & the Beast", Lumiere, voiced by Jerry Orbach, is naturally this object
    $400 29
The number of American colonies at the time of the Revolution plus the number of states today
    $400 28
This word can come before crane or cough
    $800 13
Wally the Green Monster is the mascot of this Major League Baseball team
    $800 10
Gustave Caillebotte specialized not in landscapes but these -scapes that showed street life in Paris
    $800 27
This animation studio has a little lamp named Luxo Jr. as a mascot
    $800 26
The number of countries that begin with Q times the number of countries that begin with X
    $800 7
Emily Post says 15-20 % for this is standard if the service has been good & cash is preferred
    $800 25
These nasal cavities whose name is from the Latin for "recess" can produce up to 30 ounces of mucus a day
    $1200 14
If you're caught up in this sticky sounding stuff, you're in a bureaucratic mess
    $1200 9
Francois Girardon provided sculptures such as "Apollo Tended by the Nymphs" for the grounds of this royal palace
    $1200 17
A magic hat animates this denizen of wintertime in a 1969 classic
    DD: $3,000 6
The number of Great Lakes times the number of countries that border the United States
    $1200 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) I'm about to show you what a football official would signal when a blocker commits this personal foul
    $1200 24
When you smell rotten eggs, it's probably this pungent gas, H2S
    $1600 12
Stephen Crane was 25 when he wrote this novel, "An Episode of the Civil War"
    $1600 1
Pierre-Auguste was the given name of this painter; Jean was his filmmaker son
    $1600 16
This "South Park" character has a child named Washcloth
    $1600 3
The number of continents minus the number of mountains above 29,000 feet
    $1600 4
Striking gently; in another meaning, it can be preceded by "wire"
    $1600 21
Used in making perfume, ambergris is an intestinal secretion from these creatures
    $2000 20
In Russian, this Moscow area is known as Krasnaya Ploshchad
    $2000 2
Self-taught artists like Camille Bombois are called naive, or this term, like cavemen
    $2000 18
On "Adventure Time", this fun-loving robotic gaming device lives with Finn & Jake
    $2000 19
The number of U.S. states on the Pacific Ocean squared
    DD: $3,000 23
It's the job of U.N. troops placed between hostile factions
    $2000 22
The book "Dog Breath" is about a dog named this, who lives with the Tosis family

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sharath Alec
$7,200 $10,800 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

William Bradford wrote that this document was partly inspired by the "mutinous speeches" of some passengers

Final scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$14,200 $11,701 $23,200

Cumulative scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$14,200 $39,701 $39,700
2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Sharath Alec
$7,200 $14,000 $11,600
11 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2016-04-13
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