Show #8812 - Tuesday, February 21, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Alison Purcell, a senior at the University of Texas at Austin from Bellaire, Texas

Jack Izzo, a senior at Northwestern University from San Diego, California

Avi Gupta, a senior at Stanford University from Portland, Oregon

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: When you all were last on our show.)
    $200 30
A picture of your new dog? Uh, that's this type of canine that's big in LA canyons. Is it in your house?
    $200 29
Now in the 2nd generation, AirPods Pro
    $200 27
Odd or erratic, like a wacky millionaire, or deviating from circular, like the orbits of some heavenly bodies
    $200 22
TikTok is replete with videos of this game from childhood where only one seat remains when the song stops for the last time
    $200 28
Go stargazing at the Morehead Planetarium, one of the nation's largest, in this 2-word North Carolina city
    $200 24
The joint European & Japanese space mission Bepicolombo was launched to study this innermost planet
    $400 25
On coach Lionel Scaloni's staff for this team at the 2022 World Cup? I thought I saw you celebrating after the final
    $400 23
LeBron Witness 7 basketball shoes
    $400 17
Careful! It's the 7-letter adjective for the symbol seen here
    $400 21
The 12-3-30 viral workout had people walking on this at a 12% incline at 3 mph for 30 minutes
    $400 26
The son of a business manager at the University of Mississippi, this novelist was laid to rest in Oxford Memorial Cemetery
    $400 19
Reports of these man-made fliers near London's Gatwick Airport led to the cancellation or diversion of about 1,000 flights
    $600 20
Wait, you became the leader of this Cabinet department that oversees the Transportation Security Admin.? When was that?!
    $600 18
The Butterfinger Blizzard & the Peanut Buster Parfait
    $600 14
Stern or stark; it describes an academy in the title of the fifth book in "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
    $600 15
A big food trend a couple of years back was this fluffy baked item made with egg whites, sugar & cornstarch
    $600 9
Georgia, not Greece, should be on your mind with this city, known for bands like the confusingly named of Montreal
    $600 16
Hopes of peace were raised when North Korean leader Kim Jong-un entered this buffer area to meet with South Korean Pres. Moon
    $800 11
In 2022 you were on the U.S. team that made the first nuclear this reaction resulting in a net energy gain... congrats!
    $800 12
The K-Mini coffee maker, perfect for dorm rooms
    $800 13
A kind of deep chasm gives us this adjective that can mean "bottomless" or "profound" but also "incompetently bad"
    $800 1
Sadly, in 2022 it was a final "no bones" for TikTok star Noodle, this breed of dog, who passed away at 14
    $800 5
Boulder, Colorado is a mecca for atmospheric research & this 4-letter cyclone-tracking agency has a lab there
    $800 8
In June 2018 Saudi Arabia lifted a longtime ban allowing women to legally do this for the first time since 1957
    $1000 10
Becoming fluent in this artificial language constructed by a Polish oculist? Fabela! (Fabulous!)
    $1000 2
The Les Paul electric guitar, since 1952
    DD: $4,600 6
Meaning displaying the colors of the rainbow, it comes from the personification of the rainbow
    $1000 4
Famous for his silent reaction videos & spoofs, he dethroned Charli D'Amelio as the most-followed TikTok star
    $1000 3
A trip to Taughannock Falls, seen here, should be part of a visit to this college town on New York's Cayuga Lake
    $1000 7
Turkish troops began 2018 with an offensive to take Kurdish territory in the north of this war-torn nation

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

Avi Jack Alison
-$1,200 $10,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Avi Jack Alison
$1,000 $11,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Those are the first and last letters of each response.)
    $400 23
Xanadu was the name of a palatial estate in "Citizen Kane"; the estate owned by this Microsoft billionaire has been dubbed Xanadu 2.0
    $400 28
He's alphabetically first of the 3 Rice Krispies mascots
    $400 30
This actress from an iconic TV show played the latter airhead in "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion"
    $400 16
Superman's home planet shares its name with this rare gas
    $400 11
Before the start of the action of the play, she elopes with Othello; things don't end well for her
    $400 21
A sad poem; Thomas Gray's was "Written in a Country Churchyard"
    $800 29
During his presidency, this man & his wife Nancy made several trips to Rancho del Cielo, his vacation home near Santa Barbara
    $800 20
It's the smallest in area of the 3 nations on the island of Britain
    $800 25
It's a gathering following the main blowout; the title one on Apple TV+ follows a high school reunion & is marred by murder
    DD: $7,400 15
This strong, lightweight metal was named for the dozen children of Gaia & Uranus
    $800 27
She has the famous "The quality of mercy is not strained" line in "The Merchant of Venice"
    $800 22
This "Row" in Washington, D.C. generally refers to a stretch of Massachusetts Ave. where many foreign diplomats work
    $1200 13
The 8th Earl & Countess of Carnarvon live at Highclere Castle, also recognized as the title setting of this TV series
    $1200 19
The Grammy-nominated "Women in Music Part III" was a production of this trio
    $1200 26
This Showtime series about soccer players lost in the woods ended season 1 with the main 4 as adults heading to their high school reunion
    $1200 7
Also used in medicine, this lightest of all metallic elements can float on water
    $1200 4
In this comedy, Olivia loves Cesario, who is really Viola in disguise
    $1200 1
Arthur Conan Doyle had Sherlock Holmes say this word, but didn't ever follow it with "my dear Watson"
    $1600 14
Her public memorial service took place at the lavish home Graceland on Jan. 22, 2023
    DD: $5,000 18
In Catholicism, bell, book & candle were the 3 things once needed to conduct this rite of exclusion from the sacraments
    $1600 17
As the title of a John Cusack movie sums up, Martin Blank is a hitman going to his reunion in this Detroit suburb
    $1600 9
Corrosive with a pungent odor, this element extracted from seawater is liquid at room temperature
    $1600 5
They're King Lear's 3 daughters; the youngest is virtuous, but the other 2, not so much
    $1600 2
The Macassar is one tree that yields this extremely dark heartwood
    $2000 24
The Breakers, once a Newport summer home of this 19th century transportation industry family, has 48 bedrooms & 27 fireplaces
    $2000 8
"The Immortal Trio" of 19th c. politics were Henry Clay, Daniel Webster & this South Carolinian big on states' rights
    $2000 10
In the reunion movie "10 Years", she played the girlfriend of her then-husband
    $2000 12
In 2016 artificially produced element 117 was officially named this, in honor of the state that contributed to its discovery
    $2000 6
Pre-Juliet, Romeo is taken with this fair maiden; a 2022 film told things from her perspective
    $2000 3
It's slang for any large number or specifically for 110

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Avi Jack Alison
$16,800 $19,200 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In office from 2022, the president of this country has taken so many foreign trips a play on his name is "Ferdinand Magellan Jr."

Final scores:

Avi Jack Alison
$21,300 $4,799 $1
Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Avi Jack Alison
$10,200 $15,600 $15,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2023-01-29
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