Show #8204 - Thursday, April 16, 2020

2020 College Championship final game 1.


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Xiaoke Ying, a sophomore at the University of Southern California from Arcadia, California

Nibir Sarma, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota from Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Tyler Combs, a senior at Indiana University from Greenfield, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Avoid caffeine & stay hydrated to minimize the effects of this disruption of your body's rhythms due to time zone differences
    $200 23
This late-night ABC funnyman was a hit with kids recently with his book about "The Serious Goose"
    $200 16
Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution set up this body to choose the president & vice president
    $200 26
Store copies of your photos on an external this in case the one inside the computer gets fried
    $400 19
The CDC offers the "Can I eat this?" app to prevent this event that comes in more than 250 nasty types
    $400 22
Each short story in Tom Hanks' first book involves this pre-computer age authors' tool
    $400 24
The emoji of this number underlined implies "Keep it real"
    $400 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Following the United States' annexation of Texas in 1845, Mexico said Texas' border ended here at the Nueces River; the U.S. said it was this river further south, and war soon followed
    $400 28
"What We Do in the Shadows" is a New Zealand mockumentary focused on a cadre of these creatures
    $400 25
The words "Saving Children" are on a 2017 one of these coins celebrating the centennial of Boys Town
    $600 18
Remember that if you were under 16 when this federal document was issued to you, it's only good for 5 years, not 10
    $600 21
High school detention leads to murder in Karen McManus' "One of Us Is" doing this
    $600 10
Emojis used in reference to Beyoncé include the bee (for Queen Bey) & this fruit (for her 2016 album)
    $600 6
In 1832 S.C. passed "an ordinance to" do this, void certain federal laws; Pres. Jackson said it's your ordinance that's void!
    $600 27
Academic overachievers Kaitlyn Dever & Beanie Feldstein cram 4 years of fun into one night in this 2019 comedy
    $600 17
Basenji & basset are this type of canine, also the subject of an Elvis Presley song
    $800 12
You'll want a credit card that doesn't charge a foreign transaction fee, like this company's it card
    $800 20
Set in a resort town & not a courtroom, "Camino Island" took this novelist in a new direction
    $800 4
This French-named baked good named for its shape is used to express opposition to Brexit
    DD: $1,000 5
A new Quartering Act was the fourth of these punitive 1774 measures also known as the Coercive Acts
    $800 9
"You sit on a throne of lies", Will Ferrell tells a department store Santa in this Christmas comedy
    $800 15
It's the leading cause of death of women in the United States
    $1000 11
This group travel agency that sells adventures to ages 18 to 35 sounds like a Thor Heyerdahl raft
    $1000 13
Professor Timothy Snyder wrote "On" this form of dictatorial rule
    $1000 2
"WC" on blue is supposed to mean "water closet" but many use it to stand for this type of admiration
    $1000 3
Thomas Jackson earned the nickname "Stonewall" at First Bull Run, called this by the Rebs
    $1000 7
This 2018 Mila Kunis/Kate McKinnon comedy changes one word from the title of a James Bond film
    $1000 8
3,300 feet up in the Mojave, Yucca Valley, California is in this type of area & has a nature museum named for it

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

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$3,400 $4,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$4,400 $6,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
William Wrigley Jr. sold soap & baking powder before rising to wealth & fame selling this
    $400 26
If you want to be a magician, learn this skill in which an old word for "skill" precedes "of hand"
    $400 27
A common sign at a checkout counter is "Take a penny," do this
    $400 28
A poem in "The Da Vinci Code" alludes to the fact that an apple is not depicted on this British physicist's tomb
    $800 24
Longtime publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Sr. decided to publish the Pentagon Papers in this newspaper
    $800 11
K8RX is a call sign in amateur radio, which is also known as this "meaty" radio
    $800 5
Literally meaning "the sleeve", La Manche is this body of water
    $800 23
Back in 2007, he was "Waiting On The World To Change"
    $800 22
The Bible says, "The Lord hath" done this to "thee to be a peculiar people unto himself"
    $800 21
An atomic bomb test in 1945 made Oppenheimer think of a line from the "Bhagavadgita", a sacred poem in this religion
    $1200 14
In February 2018 Dale Sr.'s grandson Jeffrey drove in the Daytona 500, the 40th straight year for this family
    $1200 1
Coin collectors look for unusual items like the 1960 Hong Kong dollar coin with this woman still on it
    $1200 4
For its many fragrant flowers, this French territory in the Mediterranean Sea is called "The Scented Isle"
    $1200 20
"You so 2000 & late", says this Black Eyed Peas song with an onomatopoetic title
    $1200 18
Combine a verb & its past tense & you get this playground item
    DD: $8,000 8
In the poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron mentions this 16th century Italian, "with his woes"
    $1600 13
For 29 years Harry Connick Sr. put away Louisiana offenders in this prosecuting job for Orleans Parish
    $1600 9
If your new interest is mycology, the study of these, be careful which ones you eat
    $1600 3
A sweet sight to sailors, this city is France's main Mediterranean port
    $1600 19
Coldplay had a No. 1 hit in the U.S. & the U.K. with this title track of a 2008 album subtitled "Death & All His Friends"
    $1600 17
Irregular synonym for "vended"
    $1600 7
This Danish physicist said that when it comes to atoms, "Language can be used only as in poetry"
    $2000 12
Charles Conrad Jr. & Richard Gordon Jr. were the 2 men aboard the 11th mission of this 2-man NASA program
    $2000 10
John Spilsbury is credited with making the first of these amusements in the 1760s, then called "dissected maps"
    DD: $2,400 2
Rich in fossils, these 4-letter mountains shared with Switzerland gave their name to an ancient dino-heavy period
    $2000 15
Hey! This Train song wonders, "Ain't that Mr. Mister on the radio, stereo"
    $2000 16
This past participle ends with a firearm
    $2000 6
Note the cat in the depiction of him, whose writing made a friend say, "I hope your physics is better than your poetry"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$5,200 $25,200 $8,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

An account of a deposed Duke of Genoa in a 1549 "History of Italy" is a presumed source for this play

Final scores:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$200 $22,195 $800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$7,600 $19,400 $8,800
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2020-02-04
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