Show #7858 - Wednesday, November 7, 2018

2018 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Maya Wright, a senior from Peachtree City, Georgia

Anish Maddipoti, a junior from Austin, Texas

Emma Arnold, a junior from Owings Mills, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
"Queen of Hearts" & "The White Rabbit Chronicles" were inspired by this 1865 work
    $200 8
It's also called a walk:
    $200 1
Harry Truman had stars & stripes in his eyes when he designated June 14 as this annual "Day"
    $200 27
Though I took the Harvard Bridge across the Charles River, it took me to this tech-savvy university
    $200 23
A 10-mile-long aqueduct built by the Romans supplied Segovia, Spain with this resource for 2,000 years
    $200 21
3-word phrase describing the fleece of Mary's lamb in a kids' song
    $400 11
4 friends share the stories of their adventures through the medium of a pair of jeans in this 2001 book
    $400 9
A boxer wants to be on the giving end:
    $400 2
In 1908 founder Anna Jarvis gave birth to the first official observance of this May holiday
    DD: $600 5
The promenade down Volunteer Blvd., of course, led me to the University of this state
    $400 24
Go 10 miles south of Arecibo, Puerto Rico to check out some nebulas using one of the world's largest of these devices
    $400 19
Maybe pick up this souvenir, a fluid-filled glass ball with the Hollywood sign enclosed
    $600 12
We pledge to you that this is the third book in the "Divergent" series
    $600 6
For a hoopster:
    $600 3
I do not like green eggs & ham, but I do like that Read Across America Day, March 2, is his birthday
    $600 20
Sometimes we walked down Westwood Blvd. to get to this California university founded in 1919
    $600 15
Not one but 2 Civil War battles took place at Cold Harbor, a mere 10 miles from this Confederate capital
    $600 17
Careful, or Mom could slide these in your stir-fry
    $800 13
"Cinder" reworks a fairy tale, but the young woman is one of these--part human, part machine
    $800 7
He tries to sack the quarterback:
    $800 4
A June observance celebrates this U.S. national symbol, now back from the brink of extinction
    $800 16
Locust Walk was a fine way to get to class at the Wharton School, part of this university
    $800 25
There's an annual race from the bottom of the Eiffel Tower to this royal chateau about 10 miles away
    $800 18 says this term refers to "a very sensitive person"
    $1000 29
"City of Bones" introduced the Shadowhunters, demon-dispatching warriors on Earth in this series
    $1000 10
Part of baseball stats:
    $1000 14
This "colorful" shopping day is the day after Thanksgiving
    $1000 26
The walk through New Orleans' Audubon Park was a lovely way to get to this private university on St. Charles Ave.
    $1000 28
Stuck downtown in this city? Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is only a 10-mile hike
    $1000 22
It's when you ski & make a "V" so you don't hit a tree

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

Emma Anish Maya
$0 $3,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emma Anish Maya
$2,200 $6,200 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
Enjoying mountain living, 12 major Greek gods called this place home; at nearly 9,600' up there, the gods did have a nice view
    $400 9
Book 13 of his "Elements" deals with regular solids
    $400 30
A friendly hint, or 20% for good service
    $400 14
2015: "I gotta... grow 3 years worth of food... on a planet where nothing grows... luckily, I'm a botanist"
    $400 22
A 2007 stamp from Papua New Guinea misspelled this word, the inability to read (there was only one "L")
    $400 17
This age came in with Britain's new queen in 1837
    $800 4
Heracles got in on an expedition with the Argonauts, led by this man
    $800 10
A problem at the 2017 Intl. Math Olympiad for teens involved one of these lines touching a circle at a single point
    $800 29
Advice on where to go; you might get it from the same type of high school counselor
    $800 12
A 2003 cartoon:
"All drains lead to the ocean"
    $800 23
A stamp had this big landmark; not the original in N.Y. Harbor, but the lady in front of Vegas' New York-New York casino
    $800 18
The golden age of this buccaneering activity began around 1650
    $1200 3
In addition to being god of the sea, he's also the god of earthquakes
    $1200 6
It's (13 + 14) x 15
    $1200 27
Leave this 10-letter advice in the box; maybe we'll take it
    $1200 13
"You're not in Kansas anymore, you're on Pandora"
    $1200 24
On the stamp seen here, Monaco "oops"ed by putting 5 fingers & a thumb, too, on this New Deal U.S. president
    $1200 19
Wet cultivation of this crop marks the start of Japan's Yayoi Period
    $1600 1
Thought to be the center of the Earth, this town at Mt. Parnassus' foot was known for its oracle--ya see that coming?
    DD: $3,000 7
In 1952 an early computer was used to discover the 13th Mersenne one of these numbers
    $1600 11
Beginning & ending with "M", it's a wise saying or rule of conduct
    $1600 15
2013, Clooney to Sandra Bullock:
"Nobody special? Somebody down there looking up, thinking about you?"
    $1600 25
A 1932 Philippine stamp honored Pagsanjan Falls but showed Vernal Falls in this California national park
    $1600 20
In history's stages per Karl Marx, feudalism gave way to this -ism, AKA the free market
    $2000 2
Home dubbed this war god "the blood-stained bane of mortals", & ol' Homie wasn't far wrong
    $2000 8
In 1640 16-year-old Blaise Pascal came to math fame with an essay on these "sections"
    $2000 28
I'm going to give you my this, also an access point on a computer or the info that goes through it
    $2000 16
"I had no father. My mother sculpted me from clay & I was brought to life by Zeus"
    $2000 26
A 1968 Chinese stamp, "The Whole Country is Red", did not red out this island, & the authorities soon recalled it
    DD: $2,000 21
For warships, the iron age began at the same time as the age of this type of power

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emma Anish Maya
$15,400 $6,400 $18,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

Winner of 6 Tonys in 2017, it's the first Broadway musical to focus on the subject of teens & social media

Final scores:

Emma Anish Maya
$18,400 $3,600 $26,200
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emma Anish Maya
$15,400 $9,200 $18,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2018-08-28
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