Show #7864 - Thursday, November 15, 2018

2018 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Jack Izzo, a senior from San Diego, California

Caleb Richmond, a sophomore from Bedford, New Hampshire

Maya Wright, a senior from Peachtree City, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
The structure of a novel's story & the way events unfold; sometimes it "thickens"
    $200 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew picks up filings with a bar magnet.) On a bar magnet, the magnetic field is strongest at the two ends, which are called these, just like the opposite ends of the Earth
    $200 26
It's a pot of the New England style of this chunky seafood soup, made with fresh littlenecks
    $200 28
At the Grammys, it was all about this singer, who won for Best New Artist in 2016
    $200 23
He knew "not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death"
    $200 25
A "B" falls off the extreme edge, leaving this skating-friendly venue
    $400 21
"Give me the answer!" is an example of this grammatical mood
    $400 19
It's the more familiar name for light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation
    $400 30
We're making capelli d'angelo, which is Italian for this extremely fine pasta
    $400 27
The late Alan Rickman was best known in recent years for playing this Harry Potter role
    $400 24
He resolved that "government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth"
    $400 22
"B" says goodbye to a dark color & now you have this, meaning "deficiency"
    $600 18
A-B-A-B is an example of this, which sounds like a devious plan
    $600 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds an inflated balloon.) Right now the inflated balloon has potential energy; when I let it go, the potential energy turns into this, the mechanical energy of motion
    $600 4
Get 'em while they're hot--these Mexican treats for dessert
    $600 15
She trained hard so that she could perform her own stunts as a trapeze artist in "The Greatest Showman"
    $600 11
FDR: "Yesterday, December 7, 1941--a date which will live in" this
    $600 8
When the "B" is combed out of a hair plait, this sudden attack remains
    $800 2
New York Times guidelines say with a long quote, it's "usually wise to" do this, restate it in different words
    $800 7
This element that can turn a swimmer's hair green takes its name from the Greek for "greenish yellow"
    $800 5
We're going Greek with burgers topped with tzatziki sauce & this crumbly 4-letter Greek cheese
    $800 16
On his "Late Late Show", this Brit drives around town singing carpool karaoke with some pretty amazing guests
    DD: $1,400 3
A 1908 work called America "the great" this vessel, "where all the races of Europe are...reforming"
    $800 9
A hasty, tactless word loses a "B" & becomes this skin eruption
    $1000 14
Not a city in N.Y., this 10-letter figure of speech is using a part to represent a whole, as in "hired hands"
    $1000 13
While it's still deep within the Earth, before it becomes lava, molten rock is called this
    $1000 6
It's Hungarian goulash flavored with this red Hungarian seasoning, of course
    $1000 17
"Empire State of Mind" is a biography of this rapper & how he went "From Street Corner to Corner Office"
    $1000 12
An 1844 campaign slogan was this number "or Fight", a reference to the northern border of the Oregon territory
    $1000 10
Pilfering the "B" from a strong Irish accent makes you this kind of scoundrel

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

Maya Caleb Jack
$4,400 $600 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maya Caleb Jack
$8,400 $600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
This TV "Bunch" was 2 single parents with 3 kids each who united into one giant family
    $400 29
The heads of executive departments collectively, serving as advisors to the president
    $400 30
Horsey Olympic event:
    $400 15
Native peoples of South America use the razor-sharp teeth of this predatory fish, AKA the caribe, to make weapons
    $400 17
After deciding they didn't want that Ottoman in the living room anymore, Greeks made this city the capital in 1833
    $400 27
A comic strip was the source of the musical "You're a Good Man," this kid
    $800 12
Before "Downton Abbey", Americans watched Brits with class on "Upstairs, Downstairs" & both shows aired on this U.S. network
    $800 20
Name shared by a coordinated advertising program & a run for political office
    $800 25
Adjective meaning morally wrong:
    $800 16
This species of trout is named for the red stripe along its sides; no blue, green or violet
    $800 14
Seen here is this London body of water on Lord Mayor's Day in the 1740s
    $800 26
Louise Fitzhugh created this girl "the Spy"; later she "Spies Again"
    $1200 13
The 6 buddies on this sitcom spent a lot of time hanging out in the living room of Apt. 20
    $1200 21
Carla L. Provost, chief of this patrol, worked in the field in the Tucson & Yuma sectors
    $1200 19
Part of the U.S. Capitol:
    DD: $2,000 4
In the mid-1960s the Coho this was introduced to the Great Lakes, where it spawns in rivers feeding the lakes
    $1200 1
Bring some extra vowels if you visit the Vltava River in this Czech Republic capital
    $1200 7
The 2018 movie "Love," him was based on the novel called him "vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda"
    $1600 23
On "I Dream of" a woman with this punning name, she lived in a bottle & could grant wishes
    DD: $6,000 10
As parties choose a nominee for pres., the 2 main contest types are primaries & these, where voters give support openly
    $1600 18
Classmate from overseas:
    $1600 5
This tiny aquarium fish was named for a British scientist who worked in Trinidad in the 19th century
    $1600 2
Built in the 1000s, the Golden Gate of Yaroslav the Wise is a bridge into the history of Kiev, capital of this nation
    $1600 8
John Green gave us "An Abundance of" these girls
    $2000 24
"Trust_No1" is a fitting email address that was used in this drama about FBI agents
    $2000 11
This Texas senator & former candidate for president chairs the subcommittee on the Constitution
    $2000 22
A yes-man, a suck-up:
    $2000 6
The walking type of this fish can breathe air & make short journeys over land
    $2000 3
This seat of Russian government in Moscow includes the bell tower of Ivan the Great
    $2000 9
A classic asks, "Are You There God? It's Me," this first name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maya Caleb Jack
$17,600 $8,200 $5,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She was disowned by the Quakers after marrying an Episcopalian upholsterer in 1773 & later took over his business

Final scores:

Maya Caleb Jack
$25,600 $5,599 $16
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maya Caleb Jack
$17,600 $10,200 $10,800
24 R,
0 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2018-08-29
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