Show #7863 - Wednesday, November 14, 2018

2018 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Claire Sattler, a senior from Bonita Springs, Florida

Autumn Shelton, a junior from Lamar, Missouri

Tim Cho, a senior from Champaign, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
In 1822 this city succeeded Natchez & Columbia as Mississippi's capital
    $200 29
The "crops" produced on this cookie "Farm" include Sausalito, Geneva & Milano cookies
    $200 8
Surrounding defensive feature seen here; in 2010, a five-year-old was chased into it by ducks & had to be rescued
    $200 30
11-year-olds play in this baseball organization
    $200 16
If you're this type of twin, from the Latin for "brother", you & your twin have about half-identical DNA
    $200 19
Having the high ground was enough, we guess, for Obi-Wan to leave this ex-pal crippled & on fire
    $400 12
These "Riders" traveled on buses to the South & even used restrooms for the opposite race to challenge segregation
    $400 28
"Fig" has been added to & dropped from the name of these cookies that were originally only filled with fig jam
    $400 7
A 1363 English decree mandated regular practice of this activity--no problem for Merida
    $400 26
You can wish someone "Merry Christmas" or be more general & say this; either way, you're being nice!
    $400 17
This language of Oslo has a word for one born long after his siblings:
    $400 1
Wil Wheaton wasn't above lying about his grandma being dead just to win a card game vs. Sheldon Cooper on this sitcom
    $600 11
"The Fighting Gamecocks Lead The Way" is the fight song of this SEC school
    $600 27
It calls itself "milk's favorite cookie"
    DD: $1,000 2
He was born in Mecca around 570 & is still changing history
    $600 4
In May 2015 Lily-Rose Depp had a fancy one of these birthday parties, though she called hers "sour"
    $600 25
Triple rhyme time dept.: slang for a pal as close as a sibling, or what Joseph is to Reuben in the Bible
    $600 20
Aaron Boone's playoff home run in 2003 sent the Red Sox home & this historic rival team to the World Series
    $800 10
A French corruption of a Choctaw word, it's a slow-moving part of a marsh, especially in Louisiana
    $800 15
This showman's name is on a brand of animal crackers that date back to 1902
    $800 3
Medications included the blood of these canonized people; Thomas a Becket's was thought extra-effective
    $800 5
Latin phrase meaning in reverse order or conversely
    $800 24
Galileo's daughters Virginia & Livia were sisters in more ways than one, as in 1613 both entered this religious place
    $800 21
You will always remember today as the day that you named this captain who took down Barbossa with a single shot in 2003
    $1000 9
A statue of this Roman god of fire atop a mountain in Birmingham, Ala. is said to be the world's largest cast-iron statue
    $1000 14
We like that this No. 1 chocolate chip cookie brand has an exclamation point in its name
    $1000 6
Named for a pope, these chants were a big hit with Charlemagne
    $1000 18
Leaving a group of professionals to open our own office is called "going into" this
    $1000 23
August 12 is the day to celebrate them, sometimes stereotyped as neglected, resentful victims of birth order
    $1000 22
On "Elementary" Natalie Dormer had this classic last name as Jamie, a woman who kept even Sherlock Holmes guessing

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

Tim Autumn Claire
$5,800 $1,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Autumn Claire
$7,000 $3,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
In a 2008 updating, this fairy tale girl escapes her tower & uses her long hair like a lasso to fight evildoers
    $400 28
This 6-letter spending plan is based on your expected income--the government version is a lot messier
    $400 23
This river flows some 4,000 miles to its mouth in the Atlantic on the coast of Brazil
    $400 12
Helping keep vinyl alive, some DJs play records on these connected to sound mixing equipment
    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York.) In February 1963, months before his "I Have A Dream" speech, he delivered an early version of the speech right here at Plymouth Church in Brooklyn to a packed congregation
    $400 13
A group of prisoners fastened together while working outdoors
    $800 4
In a book series by Rick Riordan, this main character joins the Olympians & also attends a summer camp for demigods
    $800 24
Spain no longer uses this unit of currency, but Chile & Cuba still do
    $800 30
The Cayman Trench, near Cuba, is the greatest depth of this sea
    $800 11
Vinyl 7" singles were also called 45s for 45 RPM, short for this
    $800 15
Frank Petersen overcame fear of heights to be the Marine Corps' 1st black one of these, mastering the F-4 Phantom
    $800 17
It outlines a community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by a higher member
    $1200 3
Orlando teen Finn & his friends are the heroes of this Ridley Pearson series that ends with "The Insider"
    $1200 26
Equifax & Experian are companies that calculate this "score", a measure of your ability to pay your bills
    DD: $1,000 20
2 giant rocks called the Pillars of Hercules mark the entrance to this strait
    $1200 10
A poll named the best vinyl cover art of 2017 as RTJ3, the third full-length release from this group
    $1200 14
In 2018 a pres. pardon was given to Jack Johnson, a champion in this sport whose 1913 conviction had racial overtones
    $1200 21
Technically, this term for flexible armor made of interlinked rings is redundant
    $1600 1
Georgia Nicolson, the teenage Bridget Jones, has many diary entries about this, British for kissing or making out
    DD: $1,600 27
A 6-horse stagecoach is the symbol of this giant bank
    $1600 18
The Irrawaddy River flows into this bay
    $1600 9
Rock-Ola was a leading maker of these machines that spun a vinyl record when you inserted a coin
    $1600 5
The first African-American Secretary of State, he passed the baton to another, Condoleezza Rice
    $1600 22
Here's a sculpture made using this power tool
    $2000 2
"The Boy" & his dad "The Man" navigate a terrible world in this novel by Cormac McCarthy
    $2000 29
Yay! Your folks made millions selling that house! Not as yay! They must pay the tax called these "gains"
    $2000 19
The Strait of Dover is the narrowest part of this body of water that connects the Atlantic Ocean & the North Sea
    $2000 8
U.S. vinyl record sales rose every year from 2006 to 2016; No. 1 in 2016 was this band's "Blurryface"
    $2000 6
Among this educator's many books is "Up from Slavery", his autobiography published in 1901
    $2000 25
3-word term for the system in a military or other org. in which instructions are passed from one person to another

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Autumn Claire
$13,400 $11,800 $13,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1870s he wrote that "man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits"

Final scores:

Tim Autumn Claire
$26,800 $23,199 $26,801
2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Autumn Claire
$13,000 $11,800 $13,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2018-08-29
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