Show #7738 - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

2018 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Caroline Trammell, a junior at Furman University from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

William Scott, a freshman at Tufts University from Los Altos, California

Rishab Jain, a freshman at Georgia Tech from Memphis, Tennessee

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the network or channel for the shows we will tell you about.)
    $200 10
Nice abs! Ab extra means "from outside"; ab initio means "from" this
    $200 8
She volunteered as a nurse at Union hospitals & toured Union army camps with her husband
    $200 12
Does my posterior look big in these pants?:
    $200 3
Once I learned to embrace this centuries-old clicking practice device, my drumming skills took off
    $200 21
"Big Cheese",
"Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives",
"Kitchen Inferno"
    $200 16
"Spring forward" is half a mnemonic used to remember this, which in the U.S. actually begins still in winter
    $400 22
Poli sci:
In presidential succession, this Cabinet job comes right after the pres. pro tempore of the Senate
    $400 5
During the 1960 presidential campaign, she wrote a weekly newspaper column called "Campaign Wife"
    $400 13
What...? Who? Her!:
All of the above
    $400 2
With the violin I always have to remember to use the proper amount of this substance on my bow before playing
    $400 27
    DD: $3,000 17
This U.S. federal holiday is the only one in the spring
    $600 23
Art history:
The soup cans by this artist were huge in 1962 but his wooden replicas of Brillo soap pad boxes got ink, too
    $600 6
Her uncle Teddy walked her down the aisle when she married a future president in 1905
    $600 11
To quote Britney, "So if I said I want your body now, would you hold it against me?":
    $600 1
It's difficult fingering, but mastering barre these on my guitar really paid off
    $600 28
"Vice Principals",
"Room 104"
    $600 18
In March on the 1st day of spring at this spot, see the sun skim the horizon to begin 6 months of near-total daylight
    $800 24
Along the national scenic trail named for this line, spilled water might flow east, might flow west
    $800 7
This wife of Rutherford B. Hayes came from a slave-owning family but she & her parents were abolitionists
    $800 14
Ahoy! Surrender your vessel or be boarded by Pirate Pete!:
    $800 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a graphic of the lungs.) Vocal teachers often try to get their students to sing more powerfully by generating a controlled flow of air from this muscle, located just beneath the lungs
    $800 29
"The Walking Dead",
"Better Call Saul"
    $800 19
Before "spring" the season was called this, like a religious fasting period
    $1000 25
Anatomy: The lower end of this arm bone includes 2 projections called epicondyles; wait, that's not funny at all
    $1000 9
This First Lady's final acting role was in "The Sam Darland Story", a 1962 episode of the TV series "Wagon Train"
    $1000 15
Here's a very, very, very good clue from our non-lazy, Emmy-winning writing staff:
    $1000 26
Sustain & soft are these parts of a piano
    $1000 30
"The Magicians",
"The Expanse"
    $1000 20
In Greek myth, spring was marked by the return from Hades of this daughter of the goddess of agriculture

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

Rishab William Caroline
$200 $2,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rishab William Caroline
$2,800 $1,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: But we want two words in each correct response.)
    $400 14
Colorful clothing term describing the social class of miners or mechanics
    $400 18
    $400 30
She was born on the island of Themyscira to her mother Hippolyta
    $400 6
In "The Blue and the Gray" by John Leekley, the Geysers & the Hales are caught up in this war
    $400 10
Bastions are semicircular towers projecting from the walls of these medieval strongholds
    $400 5
Trick's Halloween opposite changes a letter to become a word meaning to step
    $800 13
For 2013, the IRS said you had to make about $429,000 to be in this elite statistical segment
    $800 19
Dimashq (a dangerous city to visit)
    $800 8
Originally, he was supposed to be gray, but he looked better in print in green, & so the rest is smashing history
    $800 7
"The Blue Bird" by Madame d'Aulnoy is considered the source of this name used for the prince in "Cinderella"
    $800 11
The ancients liked these structures, from the Greek for "to view" & "on both sides"; one in Tunisia dates from around 238 A.D.
    $800 1
One is from bad luck; the other from good fortune
    DD: $2,000 15
In Marxism the proletariat is the wage-earning class; this is the middle class one big on property values
    $1200 20
Letzebuerg (a small country)
    $1200 23
Some people give high fives; these terrapin superheroes give "high threes"
    $1200 9
The graphic novel "Blue is the Warmest Color" was originally published in this language
    $1200 12
In Toronto on April 2, 1975, Paul Mitchell put in the last piece of this building's antenna & did a jig 1,800' up
    $1200 2
With one letter change, a word meaning "beneath" goes beneath a cow
    $1600 16
Farmers in this Middle Ages class could not be sold individually like slaves but did get thrown in with estates
    $1600 21
Praha (a lovely city to visit)
    $1600 27
Amber Grant, Cole Cooper & Peter Parker, AKA Spider-Man, have worked for the Daily Bugle as one of these
    $1600 24
In this book Karana's Island looks like the title animal "lying on its side, with its tail pointing toward sunrise"
    $1600 25
It's a large, circular room with a domed ceiling, like the one at the Lehigh University library
    $1600 3
One inanimate, one human: they're the pair seen here
    $2000 17
In 1997 K.R. Narayanan became the first member of this lowest Indian social caste to be head of state
    $2000 22
Irian (the Indonesian name for a big island Indonesia has part of)
    $2000 29
The power ring seen here is worn by this DC superhero
    $2000 26
In "Pale Blue Dot" this late astronomer talks about humans in space
    DD: $2,000 28
In the 600s Muslim forces captured Jerusalem & by century's end, they had built this gold-topped shrine
    $2000 4
A really big guy gets a sum of money to go to college

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rishab William Caroline
$13,600 $15,800 $11,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

The deepest part of the Mariana Trench & a submersible that went there share the name of this space shuttle

Final scores:

Rishab William Caroline
$20,100 $19,999 $6,600
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rishab William Caroline
$13,600 $18,000 $11,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2018-03-12
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