Show #7736 - Monday, April 9, 2018

2018 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.


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Hannah Sage, a sophomore at the University of Central Florida from Sarasota, Florida

Sheldon Lewis II, a sophomore at Rochester Institute of Technology from Buffalo, New York

Josie Bianchi, a sophomore at Stanford University from San Jose, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
J.K. Rowling stunned fans when she admitted this character should have married Harry Potter, not Ron
    $200 1
The Cave of the Winds tour provides an up-close view of these falls in upstate New York
    $200 17
Generally, colleges don't use the term dormitory; they prefer this type of "hall"
    $200 27
This 4-letter ancient Roman outer garment was draped over the shoulder & made of white wool
    $200 8
Though hitter-friendly Coors Field is his home park, Greg Holland of this team tied for the 2017 NL lead in saves
    $200 4
It's a swimming stroke as well as a type of wrestling, skiing & skating
    $400 13
Rowling said the only character her editor saw her cry over killing was Remus Lupin, who was one of these monsters
    $400 2
A legend says John Alden was the first to set foot on this slab made of Dedham granite
    $400 19
You don't want to be locked out again, so get this 7-letter item used by sailors to hold your key
    $400 26
Popular in the 1960s, '70s & today, these wide-legged jeans that flare out from the knee to the ankle are also called flares
    $400 6
From 1976 to 2012 a Relief Man award from this antacid brand was coveted by MLB closers
    $400 22
In a fairy tale Jack climbs it to a magic castle in the clouds
    $600 14
Rowling said one question she hates being asked is why this smallest ball in Quidditch is worth 150 points
    $600 9
The gardens of this palace outside of Paris are the masterwork of landscape architect Andre le Notre
    $600 20
You can buy kits for making these overhead bunks to free up space below
    DD: $1,000 18
Until she wore a white wedding gown for her 1840 royal wedding, most women wore their best dress for their nuptials
    $600 7
When a closer enters a close game & gives up the tying run, it's B.S., this for short
    $600 3
Types of this, which is often unleavened, include tortilla, pita & chapati
    $800 15
Rowling revealed she created these cloaked Azkaban guards after her own battles with depression
    $800 10
Cherry Island is in this Scottish lake that has the largest volume of fresh water in Great Britain
    $800 29
When a bathroom is shared between 2 suites, it's named for this nursery rhyme pair
    $800 24
Plaid flannel shirts were a big part of this '90s style of fashion & music associated with Nirvana
    $800 5
In an interleague game vs. the Mets, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera got his 500th save & 1st one of these, via a walk as a batter
    $800 23
This type of combatant is seen in the painting "Thumbs Down"
    $1000 16
After a lawyer accidentally outed her, Rowling had to admit she wrote this alliterative 2013 mystery
    $1000 11
You'll find the Peace Memorial or Genbaku Dome in this Asian city
    $1000 28
Upgrade your mattress with a foam topper named for this type of crate
    $1000 25
Brr! This two-word name for a look that's recently on-trend comes from a distinct feature of the sleeve
    $1000 30
Superb as a starter for this Southern team, John Smoltz moved to closer & nabbed 55 saves one year
    $1000 21
In math, it's the set of real numbers; in "Star Trek", the space-time one got messed with quite a bit

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

Josie Sheldon Hannah
$600 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josie Sheldon Hannah
$3,200 $4,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
Cyanobacteria, which can occur in tide pools, hot springs & ice-covered lakes, are AKA blue-green this
    $400 11
This actress, who has Cambodian citizenship, directed "First They Killed My Father" there
    $400 6
In this year our Civil War ended, South America was just beginning the War of the Triple Alliance
    $400 1
Anna was an aged prophet in this city who proclaimed the baby Jesus as the Messiah
    $400 30
Established by Uncle Sam in 1961, this organization now has volunteers in more than 60 countries
    $400 24
To take in a gas or liquid
    $800 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows DNA bases on the monitor.) A single alteration in the sequence of bases in a DNA molecule, such as a change from thymine to cytosine, is the point type of this
    $800 10
Spain overlooked its rules on dual citizenships with Ricky Martin & Benicio Del Toro, who are from this U.S. island
    $800 7
This country's Tiradentes Day honors Joaquim Xavier, who plotted against Portuguese hegemony
    $800 2
Described as a helper in Christ, Priscilla accompanied this apostle on some of his missionary journeys
    $800 27
Representing air, land & sea, the Marine Corps emblem consists of an eagle, a globe & this naval item
    $800 20
To say something in a speech without any preparation
    $1200 17
It's 1,836 times the mass of an electron & equal & opposite in charge
    $1200 12
Uncle Sam's own Olivia Wilde is also a citizen of this country & took her stage name from its famous son Oscar Wilde
    DD: $3,000 8
Chile had to pay millions after officials failed to warn coastal cities about this after a deadly 2010 earthquake
    $1200 3
In the book of Judges, things got hairy for Samson, who fell for this woman "in the valley of Sorek"
    $1200 26
Here's a 2017 seating chart for this corps
    $1200 21
To "act with" this noun means to behave with great composure
    $1600 18
There are 602 sextillion, 200 quintillion atoms in one of these standard international base units
    $1600 13
This "Atomic Blonde" actress is a citizen of the USA & the Republic of South Africa
    $1600 9
Once capital of an empire, Cuzco in this country is now a city of more than 300,000
    $1600 4
This heroine of the Purim story is depicted in a 1684 work also called "The Jewish Bride"
    $1600 25
Pierre Charles L'Enfant was in this group that oversaw construction of the Washington Monument
    $1600 22
Note the category, fill in 1 letter & you've got this white garment worn by clergy
    $2000 19
It's a watch brand & a Nissan your parents drove--oh, & a star that emits regular bursts of radio waves
    $2000 14
This "Green Light" singer was born in New Zealand but also holds Croatian citizenship
    $2000 29
In 1830 Ecuador became independent of Gran Colombia & established its capital in this city
    $2000 5
In Genesis Rebecca, the wife of Isaac, gave birth to these twin sons
    DD: $2,500 28
This 3-word French phrase means group morale & camaraderie
    $2000 23
"Have" is this 2-word part of speech in the phrase "we have spoken"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josie Sheldon Hannah
$2,300 $11,200 $19,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

He took the Oath of Office twice 14 months apart

Final scores:

Josie Sheldon Hannah
$4,550 $4,200 $17,000
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josie Sheldon Hannah
$4,800 $10,800 $17,200
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2018-03-12
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