Show #8018 - Wednesday, June 19, 2019

2019 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Sophia Weng, a junior from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Rohit Kataria, a junior from Wheelersburg, Ohio

Justin Bolsen, a freshman from Canton, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Term for a system of interconnected computers & devices; a LAN is a "local area" one
    $200 22
This title was given to the rulers of ancient Egypt who were considered both monarchs & gods
    $200 1
The symbol seen here reminds us to do this
    $200 6
Chapter 21 of this classic is "Laurie Makes Mischief, and Jo Makes Peace"
    $200 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows lines on the monitor.) Lines that go on in the same direction & never intersect are parallel, while lines that meet at a 90-degree angle are said to be this
    $200 25
Slate's theory on why glasses were enough to disguise this hero--all his pals had a condition called face blindness
    $400 17
Nations get their own domain extensions; .dk is the one for this country
    $400 21
As she stepped up to the guillotine in 1793, this queen apologized to the executioner for stepping on his foot
    $400 2
From the Spanish for "conqueror", the 16th century Spanish conquerors of Mexico & Peru were called these
    $400 7
Chapter 15 of "Twilight" is named for this family of Edward's
    $400 14
The stockpile of words that you use
    $400 27
Based in the conveniently located Central City, this hero is AKA the Scarlet Speedster & the Fastest Man Alive
    $600 18
World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee gets questions like "Why are links" this color?--"There is no reason"
    $600 20
King Bhumibol reigned for 70 years in this Asian nation once known as Siam
    $600 3
It's the small guitarlike instrument heard here
    $600 8
"The Expanding Universe" is a chapter in his book "A Brief History of Time"
    $600 15
It can mean gratitude, or an increase in the value of something
    $600 28
This show starring Stephen Amell as a billionaire who takes aim at crime began in 2012; get the point?
    $800 19
Your online shopping cart couldn't stay up to date without these data packets that help websites track you
    $800 23
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia claimed descent from the Queen of Sheba & this Biblical king
    $800 4
Trending with about 2,000 across the U.S., it's a venue in which you must solve puzzles to get out of a locked space
    $800 12
Chapter 1 of this novel by Louis Sachar begins "There is no lake at Camp Green Lake"
    $800 10
St. Louis is one type of this, inflammation of the brain
    $800 29
Crashing a plane he's on? Killing a nuclear physicist on a football field? This masked "Batman" villain sure gets around
    $1000 26
Microsoft's Internet Explorer uses "favorites" where other browsers use this word from the non-wired world
    $1000 24
A 2014 play was titled this, the expected name & number of the current heir to the British throne
    $1000 5
In the 2018, the FDA okayed generic ones for allergic reactions
    DD: $3,000 13
This first book in a series has the chapters "What Lucy Found There" & "Back on This Side of the Door"
    $1000 11
The word embellishment, as of a story, has 2 L's; this synonym has 2 G's
    $1000 30
In "Justice League", this Jason Momoa character admits, "I don't want to die. I'm young. There's (stuff) that I want to do"

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

Justin Rohit Sophia
$6,000 $3,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Rohit Sophia
$8,000 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
Put on your trunks & explore offshore in this hobby with a breathing tube extending above the surface
    $400 17
The giant species of this South American insectivore has no teeth & an up to 2-foot-long tongue
    $400 6
In June 2018 "Random Access Memories" was one of 2 albums this helmet-headed duo had on the Dance/Electronic Top 25
    $400 1
The longest river that only flows through one country is this 3,900-mile river AKA the Chang Jiang
    $400 12
    $400 26
A little birdie told me Dick Costolo became CEO of this social media site after a 2010 boardroom coup
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a chess move on the monitor.) In chess, the only time you can move two pieces in the same turn is with this special move involving the king & a rook, getting the king out of the center & hopefully protecting it
    $800 11
Some of these mammals give birth hanging upside down, with the mothers catching the baby in their wings as it drops
    $800 7
I'm not up on his song "Yikes", but I did hear that in 2018 he tweeted about abolishing the 13th Amendment
    $800 2
At 3,000 miles, the Parana River is only the second-longest river on this continent
    $800 13
Can't feel a thing
    $800 27
How powerful was this "D.C." vice president in D.C.? After he shot a guy in the face in 2006, the guy apologized to *him*
    $1200 23
Get your box or delta ones of these soaring--just be sure not to fly them over an airport or power lines
    $1200 19
Animals react to winter weather in different ways; monarch butterflies set off on this type of journey
    $1200 8
Nearly 25 years after its album "Under the Table and Dreaming", DMB, this band, jammed out "Come Tomorrow"
    $1200 3
These two rivers that form parts of the USA's borders are each more than 750 miles long
    $1200 14
Jesus' boyhood home
    $1200 28
Between 1825 & 1834 this frontiersman from Tennessee went 3-3 running for Congress; now, remember the Alamo
    $1600 24
Tatebanko is a Japanese hobby of crafting dioramas out of this material also used in origami
    $1600 20
Lobsters & tarantulas both have these hard outer bodies that must be periodically molted
    $1600 9
"My Midnight Things" was a 2018 hit for this metal band big on horror stagecraft, but you won't get 40 whacks at its name
    $1600 4
Capital cities on the banks of the Nile River include Cairo & this capital of Sudan
    $1600 15
Favoritism shown to family members in business or politics
    $1600 29
On July 13, 2016 this British prime minister presented his resignation to the Queen
    $2000 25
"Vivir Mi Vida" by Marc Anthony is a hit in this dance style that, very appropriately, may include dipping your partner
    $2000 21
One of the largest structures made by rodents or any animal, a 2,800' long one is found in a Canadian national park
    $2000 10
This "Father" was on the Tastemakers chart in 2018 with "God's Favorite Customer"
    DD: $2,500 5
Giving its name to a different country, this ancient river flows 2,000 miles mostly through Pakistan
    DD: $2,000 16
Neither acidic nor basic
    $2000 30
Get smart! In 2017 Dan Coats was confirmed by the Senate as the DNI, director of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Rohit Sophia
$25,300 $11,400 $6,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

If you were using an alternate name, the title of this work could be translated as "Troy Story"

Final scores:

Justin Rohit Sophia
$25,342 $0 $13,600
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Rohit Sophia
$22,800 $11,400 $6,800
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2018-12-10
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