Show #8814 - Thursday, February 23, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Teagan O'Sullivan, a first-year student at American University from Watertown, Massachusetts

Shriya Yarlagadda, a sophomore at Harvard University from Grand Blanc, Michigan

Justin Bolsen, a first-year student at Brown University from Canton, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Words not far after "graduation" in the dictionary.)
    $200 19
Details are sketchy on him; was he a 9th century B.C. guy? 8th? From Ionia? Did he really create the 2 epic poems he's credited with?
    $200 30
Folks are divided on whether it's acceptable to wear the combo of socks & 'stocks, 'stocks being these sandals
    $200 6
It lies on the Kansas River
    $200 27
In 2022 Christmas night was the eighth & last night of this Jewish holiday
    $200 22
On Jan. 1, 1920 Harvard beat Oregon 7-6 in this annual game in Pasadena; you may be shocked to learn Harvard has not been back since
    $200 28
Idiomatically, you do this "at straws" in making a feeble argument
    $400 18
We have a theorem about this guy who was born in Ionia around 570 B.C.:
a2 + b2 = c2
    $400 29
Stylish for summer, it's the type of hat one girl is wearing & also an item the other girl is carrying
    $400 4
It's about 90 miles from San Francisco
    $400 26
Blessed be the one who knows this sermon in Matthew opens with 8 Beatitudes
    $400 21
The sooner, the better! Baker Mayfield & Kyler Murray won back-to-back Heismans QBing for this school
    $400 9
This pencil product can also be used as an industrial lubricant
    $600 17
The first great civilization to emerge around Greece flourished circa 2000 B.C. with the Minoans on this island
    $600 25
In 1912 the New York Times said the Yankees were "natty" in new uniforms with this pattern, still classic for men's suits
    $600 1
Daniel Boone's grave is in this Kentucky capital
    $600 14
The screenwriter of "Dodgeball" found ESPN2 "The Deuce" funny, so he came up with ESPN8, known as this
    $600 20
Currently a chief part of the NFL, he threw for 5,052 yards & 41 TDs in his last year at Texas Tech in 2016
    $600 5
It can mean to wrestle, or to cope with a difficult problem
    DD: $2,000 16
In the long run, you'll know General Miltiades lost only around 200 men & the Persians, 6,400, in the 5th century B.C. Battle of this
    $800 24
On the golf course or off, channel your inner preppy with socks featuring this diamond-shaped pattern
    $800 3
It's home to the Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
    $800 13
More than 40 million people live in the Dhaka Division, one of 8 in this Asian country
    $800 11
By the end of the 2020-21 season, this head coach had won 6 national championships with the University of Alabama
    $800 7
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall is sculpted from this durable rock
    $1000 15
This 400s B.C. physician had a school at Cos where he taught for fees; no word on if he had a loan program
    $1000 23
Look for clothes & shoes in this vivid purplish red named for an Italian town; Pantone named it 2023's color of the year
    $1000 2
It's about midway between Yellowstone & Glacier National Parks
    $1000 12
Australia's Ivy League, the group of 8 includes the universities of Sydney, Adelaide & this city in Victoria
    $1000 10
It's a real cat fight at the Bayou Classic, with the Jaguars of Southern Univ. facing the Tigers of this state univ. of Louisiana
    $1000 8
A top music industry award gets its name from this old-time record player with a big horn

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

Justin Shriya Teagan
$200 $4,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Shriya Teagan
$2,600 $5,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
It's known as Earth's twin but it has surface temperatures over 800 degrees Fahrenheit
    $400 28
The future's not so dark; no need to rhymingly be all doom & this
    $400 20
A Buckeye by birth, R.L. Stine also attended this university where he edited the Sundial
    $400 5
From 1588 to 1629 Abbas the Great was shah of this country & its empire
    $400 30
The bons temps always rouler when the Krewe of Rex rolls uptown during this annual event
    $400 26
"What doesn't kill you makes you" this, sang Kelly Clarkson; it also "makes a fighter"
    $800 15
There are about 6 trillion miles in one of these units of space distance
    $800 27
If you're angry you're "hot under" this clothing item
    $800 17
Growing up in an LDS family, it's not surprising that Stephenie Meyer attended this university in Provo
    DD: $2,000 4
These Easterners were poised to invade Western Europe in 1241 when the death of their supreme leader called them back
    $800 29
In 1970 15-year-old Mike Towry co-founded this San Diego event that has become a pop culture phenomenon
    $800 25
"Don't you come around my way, you can't hang around my block", she warned on "Bodak Yellow"
    DD: $8,600 14
With perihelion on July 28, it will be seen again from Earth in 2061, when all of you are looking back on your youthful hopes
    $1200 24
You can leave in a cab or in an Uber but please, not in this bad mood, also a verb meaning to blow
    $1200 9
Nicholas Sparks provides scholarships to & internships at his alma mater, this school, home of the Fighting Irish
    $1200 1
Atahualpa, last emperor of the Inca, was captured & executed by this conquistador in 1533
    $1200 11
On Groundhog Day 2022, this notable rodent (who learned not to drive angry!) saw his shadow & predicted 6 more weeks of winter
    $1200 19
"Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" is one of many, many hits by this still flamboyant classic rocker
    $1600 13
A cluster of young stars, this group of astronomical siblings includes Electra, Maia & Alcyone
    $1600 23
Take one "K" out of a word meaning to sneak & you get this, to be silently bitter
    $1600 8
He modeled Gravesend Academy in "A Prayer for Owen Meany" after his alma mater, Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire
    $1600 2
Greek cities of the 3rd century B.C. formed the Achaean League to expel invaders from this kingdom of Philip & Alexander
    $1600 6
In 2023, this film festival returned to in-person & the attendees were dressed for Utah in January
    $1600 18
Rachel Platten's "Fight Song" appeared on the 2014 "How the 'A' Stole Christmas" episode of this show & then became a Top 10 hit
    $2000 12
The Herschel, an infrared telescope then the largest sent into space, was launched in 2009 by this Paris-HQed NASA counterpart
    $2000 22
You seem this, from the Latin for "to put in motion" & used to describe patients in a disturbed state
    $2000 7
This Pulitzer winner for "The Underground Railroad" has a degree from Harvard & received the 2018 Harvard Arts medal
    $2000 3
From the 16th to the 19th centuries, the Huron peoples were in conflict with this multi-tribe confederacy to the east
    $2000 10
The jazz festival named for these L.A. towers built by Simon Rodia has been grooving annually since 1976
    $2000 21
"Who the baddest? It don't matter 'cause we at your throat", this 3-letter guy raps on "Enemy", his collaboration with Imagine Dragons

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Shriya Teagan
$22,400 $11,600 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For a special 1970s cookbook, he provided one simple recipe--a can of Campbell's tomato soup & 2 cans of milk

Final scores:

Justin Shriya Teagan
$23,223 $21,601 $11,602
Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Shriya Teagan
$15,000 $11,600 $9,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2023-01-29
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