Show #8021 - Monday, June 24, 2019

2019 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Hannah Nekritz, a senior from Stamford, Connecticut

Lucas Miner, a junior from Miami, Florida

Justin Bolsen, a freshman from Canton, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In their 5th debate Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas argued whether this document's "all men" included African Americans
    $200 17
This series featuring Kyle & Cartman grew out of a video that went 1995 "viral" as a Christmas card
    $200 11
A person in this seated, cross-legged yoga position
    $200 12
Proverbially, you go "under" it when you head into surgery
    $200 13
Beware the wheels designed to slice up this Italian dish--they are sharp
    $200 1
In 1954 the immigration station here in New York Harbor closed its doors
    $400 7
On radio in 1948 Jesuit Frederick Copleston & agnostic Bertrand Russell debated the existence of this
    $400 18
Raven, Cyborg & Beast Boy are on this title team--"Go!"
    $400 16
For Trekkies, there's this gesture favored by Mr. Spock
    $400 27
Mom might let you run with rock or paper, but never with these
    $400 14
Some say a colander is a larger type of this mesh utensil, but I don't think that holds water
    $400 2
About 2/3 of Hawaii's people live on this island
    $600 8
Astronomy's "Great Debate" of 1920 concerned whether spiral nebulae lie inside or outside this local galaxy
    $600 19
"SpongeBob SquarePants" takes place underwater in this town
    $600 22
This primate has 5 emojis, including smiling, hearing no evil, seeing no evil & speaking no evil
    $600 28
It's a tool & a deadly weapon in a game of Clue & can also mean to twist violently
    $600 15
A 2018 study said inequitable distribution of this post-dinner chore is most likely to ruin relationships
    $600 3
A street where Rihanna grew up in this island nation was named in her honor
    $800 9
In 1960 your grandparents watched Richard Nixon square off in 4 televised debates with this man
    $800 20
This duo debuted in 1940, & many of their animated shorts were made at MGM
    $800 23
A man in a suit defies gravity & is doing this synonym for floating, from the Latin for "light"
    $800 29
This "d'etat", a sudden forced change in government, can get dangerous fast
    $800 25
The slicer named for these fruits will give you wedges without the core
    DD: $1,000 4
A slang term for coffee comes from the name of this main Indonesian island
    $1000 10
The Samye Debate in the Tibetan branch of this religion was over whether enlightenment happens gradually or suddenly
    $1000 21
Darwin Watterson, an orange goldfish with arms & legs, is part of "The Amazing World of" this cat, also a Watterson
    $1000 24
Tree choices include evergreen & this type that, by definition, sheds its leaves annually
    $1000 30
A silent "C" is the second letter of this agricultural implement, Death's symbolic tool of the trade
    $1000 26
I got a new Evergrind model of this from Insinkerator, so please don't put forks inside it
    $1000 5
Got Gotland? Then you've got an island belonging to this Scandinavian country

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

Justin Lucas Hannah
$2,200 $3,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Lucas Hannah
$3,800 $6,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
This Oscar-winning actor was destined for greatness in the arts--he was named for da Vinci
    $400 11
An early model shows what this South Dakota memorial might have looked like
    $400 26
These quantities often represented by x & y are constantly changing, but Al can't live without 'em
    $400 6
Thomas Dekker's plays like "The Shoemaker's Holiday" portrayed daily life in this capital city
    $400 19
Basic "atomic" social unit of parents & their kids only
    $400 16
It's Kellogg's brand of toaster pastries
    $800 4
In 2018 she was fined $17,000 for code violations including breaking her racket during the U.S. Open final
    $800 12
A British church damaged in the Blitz was moved stone by stone to Fulton, Missouri, as a memorial for this British prime minister
    $800 27
ax2 + bx + c = 0 is the general form of this type of equation
    $800 7
Thomas Kyd's "The Spanish Tragedy" started a trend in plays about this need to get even; a character in it is even named that
    $800 22
Like the Spanish & Austrian parts of the Habsburgs, it's an "arboreal" division of a family tree
    $800 17
A store only open for a limited time, or a new window that is unexpectedly opened in your browser
    $1200 1
It's the last name of the model sisters seen here
    $1200 13
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in this Alabama city is dedicated to 4,000-plus African Americans killed by racist mobs
    DD: $6,600 28
Al knows that this word for the 3 in 83 can also mean a person who advocates an idea
    $1200 8
Michael Drayton's "Since There's No Help, Come Let Us Kiss and Part" is a pretty good one of these 14-line poems
    $1200 23
Cinderella has 2 of them, Anastasia & Drizella (per Disney)
    $1200 18
This college coach lent his name to a youth football league
    $1600 2
He did some fencing in school, but when it came to playing Will Turner on screen, he trained with a sword master
    $1600 14
The circles in the five pillars of the Anthem Veterans Memorial in Arizona are designed to line up on this fall date
    $1600 29
Al loves to play with these expressions from a word for "many", like 3x3 + 7y2 - 4z
    DD: $1,600 9
A Christopher Marlowe guy makes a deal he can't back out of, as he's written in blood, "Faustus gives to thee" this
    $1600 24
Also an ancient title of a Christian bishop, it's the male head of a family
    $1600 20
To propose marriage
    $2000 3
She played characters named Sophie in "Letters to Juliet" & the 2 "Mamma Mia!" movies
    $2000 15
The Lion's Mound is part of a memorial at the site of this 1815 battle that took down Napoleon
    $2000 30
Al knows he can make many a tough expression easier to work with by "completing" this
    $2000 10
The oldest existing English translation of a tragedy from this language is Jane Lumley's "Iphigenia"
    $2000 25
A 1765 speech opposing the Stamp Act called colonists these, giving a rebellious group its name
    $2000 21
Nonsense! (Like an old man might say)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Lucas Hannah
$0 $18,000 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Starting a university after his only son died in 1884, this man said, "The children of California shall be our children"

Final scores:

Justin Lucas Hannah
$0 $21,601 $100
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Lucas Hannah
$6,600 $19,400 $10,800
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2018-12-11
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