Show #8196 - Monday, April 6, 2020

2020 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.


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Sirad Hassan, a senior at Princeton University from Frederick, Maryland

Emma Farrell, a senior at Carnegie Mellon University from Telford, Pennsylvania

Marshall Comeaux, a sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin from Dallas, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
"Hero of Appomattox"
    $200 29
Tori Spelling's unicorn & Donny Osmond's peacock belted out tunes on this show--that line shouldn't make any sense, but it's true
    $200 30
This word for a type of degree originally referred to a young knight of low rank
    $200 13
To ward off predators, it may feign death, hence the alliterative expression "playing" this marsupial
    $200 19
This astromech droid served 2 Skywalkers
    $200 12
N.C. State created a program to compost these food boxes, which usually aren't recyclable, especially if they contain crusts
    $400 27
"Father of the Constitution"
    $400 7
Kara Danvers flies around National City doing errands (like saving National City) as this title hero
    $400 26
This oral lesson is from the Latin for "to read"
    $400 15
The okapi & this tall relative are the only living species in their family
    $400 23
The Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company modified its moniker & got down to business under this name
    $400 11
In 2019 this Cardinal school won the Pac-12 division of the EPA's University Challenge with 160 million kWh of green power
    $600 6
"Red Hunter", "Tricky Dick"
    $600 5
Chechen gangster Noho Hank is a super-upbeat associate of the title assassin-thespian on this HBO show
    $600 25
Sooner or later you'll have to declare one of these, from a Latin word meaning "greater"
    $600 16
The dewlap is a hanging fold of skin under the muzzle of this largest member of the deer family
    $600 22
In 1942 the Army established the War Dog Program, or this Corps
    $600 10
UC Davis converts 50 tons of organic waste into energy daily with a system called an A.D., this non-oxygen type of "digester"
    $800 4
In the 1850s, "Old Buck"
    $800 3
This host has gotten political & gone "Full Frontal" on TBS since 2016
    $800 14
Often applied to courses, it's from the Latin for "before" & "need"
    DD: $2,000 17
The mnemonic device "D" has one hump, "B" has 2 helps us remember these 2 types of camels
    $800 21
This club within the Dept. of Agriculture helps kids learn not only about animal sciences but rocketry & robotics, too
    $800 9
This college in Waterville, Maine has used 100% renewable electricity sources since way back in 2003
    $1000 2
Once a university president, "Schoolmaster in Politics"
    $1000 1
Hakeem Lyon & Thirsty Rawlings are characters on this Fox show that's setting records
    $1000 24
This word for a class of student derives from a word for a fallacious argument
    $1000 18
A desman is a type of this insectivore, but it hunts in water rather than by burrowing
    $1000 20
In August 2019 France presided over this summit of world leaders
    $1000 8
The foundation named for this holiday runs the Tree Campus USA program to recognize forest-friendly schools, like Bryn Mawr

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

Marshall Emma Sirad
$800 $3,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marshall Emma Sirad
$1,000 $9,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you two countries, you give us the language shared by both countries as one of their official languages.)
    $400 30
Biceps curls! 1! 2! 1! 2! Can you feel this 3-headed muscle stretch as the biceps contract?! Burn, baby, burn!
    $400 28
Julia Whelan's novel "My Oxford Year" follows the young American recipient of one of these scholarships
    $400 24
Belarus, Kyrgyzstan
    $400 29
Alright, alright--in 2019 Matthew McConaughey became a communications professor at the university of this, his home state
    $400 25
Not quite 5 inches tall, a statuette found in Austria is known as this love goddess of Willendorf
    $400 9
Boots & handbags are also sold at DSW, short for designer shoe this type of building
    $800 27
Reclining hero pose! Into corpse pose! Oh yeah, you bet we're going heavy on this 4-letter discipline right now!
    $800 15
The 2015 novel "Cow Country" is set in one of these alliterative institutions AKA a junior college
    $800 23
Chad, Bahrain
    $800 22
Angelina Jolie lectured on women, peace & security at the LSE, the London school of this
    $800 21
Georges Braque & this Spaniard are considered the founders of Cubism
    $800 8
It's the "K" in the AKC, an authority on dogs
    $1200 26
Delts & traps, done! Now Men's Health says pull-ups are great to build up these big, triangle-shaped back muscles, so get to it!
    $1200 14
A Langston Hughes poem begins in a "college on the hill above" this area of upper Manhattan
    $1200 2
Suriname, Curacao
    $1200 18
John Cleese of this comedy troupe was professor-at-large at Cornell starting in 1999, but he didn't teach silly walks
    $1200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) In 1654, the city of Delft was devastated by a gunpowder explosion depicted here; Rembrandt's student Carel Fabritius didn't survive, but this now-famous painting of his did, and went on to inspire a best-selling novel of the same name
    $1200 7
In a computer, a CPU is a central this unit
    $1600 12
An intense circuit-style workout, metcon is short for these 2 words, & we're gonna hit it hard today!
    $1600 13
This Jazz Age man's "This Side of Paradise" is set at Princeton
    DD: $1,000 1
Burundi, Switzerland
    $1600 17
At NYU, Prince 101 (about the purple one) had a lecture by this drummer for The Roots
    $1600 11
Michelangelo was 33 in 1508 when he began painting this Vatican chapel
    $1600 6
Used in the kitchen, EVOO stands for this
    $2000 20
Plank is an example of this type of exercise in which the muscles are static; now drop, but don't give me 20!
    $2000 4
The characters in Wendy Wasserstein's "Uncommon Women and Others" are alumnae of this numerical group of northeastern schools
    $2000 3
Bolivia, Peru: Aymara & these 2
    $2000 16
This director & writer of "Do the Right Thing" taught African-American cinema at Harvard
    $2000 10
One of the tours at the Belgian museum dedicated to this surrealist is titled "Hats Off"
    DD: $2,000 5
The last name of this British mathematician is the "T" in CAPTCHA, a computer security test

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marshall Emma Sirad
$8,800 $12,200 $2,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

Nicknamed "The Big Ditch", in 2014 this modern wonder celebrated its 100th anniversary

Final scores:

Marshall Emma Sirad
$17,599 $6,799 $100
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marshall Emma Sirad
$9,400 $11,000 $2,600
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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Game tape date: 2020-02-03
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