Show #7739 - Thursday, April 12, 2018

2018 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Carsen Smith, a senior at Vanderbilt University from Jacksonville, Florida

Rebecca Rosenthal, a sophomore at Swarthmore College from Ridgewood, New Jersey

Harry Kioko, a senior at the University of Chicago from Princeton, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
No grown-ups on the island:
    $200 24
Kratos kills Ares & gets this title, also the name of the video game series
    $200 26
In 2013 former Bears coach Mike Ditka said he regretted not running for U.S. Senate from this state
    $200 28
In 2009 M.I.T. cut 8 varsity sports; slashing this one must've saved on greens fees
    $200 29
Noisy term for a sudden failure in stock market prices, like the 22% one-day plunge on Oct. 19, 1987
    $200 30
Proverbially, doing this "to injury" is just making things worse
    $400 15
The Civil War is not fun:
    $400 19
In "Middle-earth: Shadow of War" these evil minions learn from defeat & come back later with a grudge
    $400 25
In 1848 Daniel Webster, offered this No. 2 job, said, "I do not proposed to be buried until I am dead"
    $400 3
In 2010 SUNY Albany cut 5 humanities majors; dropping this one made Homer & Ovid weep
    $400 16
Success in relay races requires a clean pass of this item
    $400 22
Whenever I talk about going fly-fishing with Leo DiCaprio & LeBron James, people accuse me of doing this
    $600 14
More bloodsucking:
    $600 5
Inspired by Mexican lore, "Guacamelee!" finds agave farmer Juan gifted with the mask of one of these athletes
    $600 23
14 years after this man turned down a Supreme Court appointment, he became our 6th president
    $600 4
In 2015-16 the U. of Maryland University College got rid of these--course materials are now online & free
    $600 11
This "In Cold Blood" author said, "Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor"
    $600 2 is just full of yellow bars that tempt you into purchases with this 3-word phrase
    $800 12
1930s migrants on the move:
    $800 6
Post-apocalyptic mecha-dinosaurs are just part of the fun in the PlayStation game called this "Zero Dawn"
    $800 20
Monty Python's John Cleese refused a spot in this Parliamentary body, as it would mean spending winter in England
    $800 8
In 2017 the president of this state university system announced 400-plus job cuts, from the Columbia campus to Rolla
    $800 10
This term for a failure also refers to the situation seen here, making a road impassable
    $800 1
This phrase means you can use your mouse to slide the item across the computer screen
    $1000 13
Irish funeral party:
    $1000 7
This European-sounding game that fans call "G.T." bills itself as "the real driving simulator"
    DD: $1,000 21
This Union general refused to run for president, stating, "will not serve" if elected; he wouldn't have carried Georgia
    $1000 9
Drew University in Madison, near Elizabeth in this East Coast state, is slashing tuition 20% for 2018-19
    $1000 17
Only 50 feet wide at some points, the Khyber Pass links Pakistan with this country
    $1000 18
In this subspecialty of psychiatry, you help substance abusers

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

Harry Rebecca Carsen
-$1,800 $3,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Rebecca Carsen
-$600 $3,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
"Build" the art of your dreams with this type of heavy colored paper
    $400 28
The temporal lobe
    $400 30
In one of the Arabian Nights' most famous stories, a clever fisherman traps one of these in a bottle
    $400 29
Ohh, those ketchup pancakes aren't sitting well with me--I have this, also called dyspepsia
    $400 5
In 2017 this TV show erupted on Broadway with a volcano threatening to wipe out Bikini Bottom
    $400 27
It's not the state capital but it is the seat of Hennepin County, Minnesota
    $800 23
This strong & light yellow-brown paper shares its name with a Philippine city
    $800 25
The transverse arch
    $800 21
To avoid execution in the morning, the king's new wife Scheherazade tells this many stories, each ending with a cliffhanger
    $800 15
Famous ones include the Stanford prison one & the Millikan oil-drop one
    $800 4
In 2011 Daniel Radcliffe worked his magic in "How to Succeed in" this "Without Really Trying"
    $800 26
Big Horn County, Wyoming borders another Big Horn County in this state
    $1200 11
25 sheets of paper all of the same size & quality are one of these, a homophone for a group of church singers
    $1200 8
The duodenum
    DD: $3,000 20
Several of the stories are set in this city, capital of the Muslim world in 8th century & still a capital today
    $1200 14
Change the second, third & fourth letters in "maleficent" to get this word for "generous"
    $1200 3
This musical set in the Jewish village of Anatevka was inspired by stories of Tevye & his daughters
    $1200 22
This state's 99 counties include Decatur & Dubuque
    $1600 9
It's a soft & gauzy type of paper, or a cell structure in the body of an animal or plant
    $1600 6
Phalanges & metacarpal bones
    $1600 19
These 2 words reveal the entrance to a hidden cave full of riches in "Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves"
    $1600 13
Common title for an unmarried woman in Jalisco
    DD: $5,000 2
We'd like to "point" out that George in "Sunday in the Park with George" is this famous French artist
    $1600 17
Brewster is west of the Pecos (County) in this state; Crockett is east
    $2000 10
It's the 5-letter name of the thin Japanese paper used for origami; crafters love the tape made from it
    $2000 7
Acinar cells & the islets of Langerhans
    $2000 18
When he's an old man, this sailor tells a young porter 7 tales about his 7 marvelous adventures
    $2000 12
Psychologist Abraham Maslow created one of these ranked systems "of needs"
    $2000 1
"Waitress", which opened in 2016, features music & lyrics by this singer-songwriter
    $2000 16
It's Detroit's county & is on the name of a state university there

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Rebecca Carsen
$600 $26,000 $6,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1546 architect Pierre Lescot began rebuilding King Francis I's palace, which is now this museum

Final scores:

Harry Rebecca Carsen
$400 $26,000 $2,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harry Rebecca Carsen
$600 $20,800 $6,200
6 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
17 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2018-03-12
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