Show #8815 - Friday, February 24, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Isabella Pagano, a first-year student at Caltech from Libertyville, Illinois

Ryan Presler, a senior at Brandon Valley High School from Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Jackson Jones, a junior at Vanderbilt University from Louisville, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: "THEN" being when you were contestants the first time.)
(Mayim: Each response begins with those three letters.)
    $200 29
Matt Groening drew his own initials in the design of this TV character--the "M" is in his lower hairline, the "G", his ear
    $200 30
With her 2019 song "Bad Guy", at 17 years old this artist became the first born in the 21st century to have a No. 1 song
    $200 27
Conveniently based in this U.S. city, the Office of Cuba Broadcasting provides uncensored information to the island
    $200 28
A vaulting staff & a survey of voters
    $200 24
This 20th c. British physicist said, "Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can & will create itself from nothing"
    $200 26
The speedy dog breed the Whippet may have developed from this even faster breed
    $400 18
In 1505 this 1-named artist planned to make 12 marble Apostles for a local cathedral, but he'd be called to Rome by pope-ular demand
    $400 15
On "Black Panther: The Album" in 2018, this rapper gazed at "All The Stars" with SZA
    $400 21
The Off. of Minority Health says disease of this organ, the USA's top killer, takes 30% fewer Hispanics & 30% more Blacks than whites
    $400 25
Your physical debut & a bed on a train
    $400 22
Seen here, this American advised President Theodore Roosevelt & Mahatma Gandhi about agriculture
    $400 23
This word now meaning sociable & outgoing comes from the Latin for flock
    $600 17
Used as a doorstop in Long Island, a vase from this Chinese dynasty eventually sold for $1.3 million at auction in 2012
    $600 12
Ariana Grande was on the Hot 100 in 2019, singing, "So, look what I got, look what you taught me, & for that I say" this grateful title
    $600 14
The Wall of Honor at the Office of Personnel Management honors five employees of this service that delivers for you
    $600 20
Brahmins for one & to throw out a lure when angling
    DD: $2,600 11
In 1957, long before she had her own institute, she met Louis Leakey, who guided her to Gombe Stream to study chimps
    $600 16
This symbol of the U.S. has an eagle on the front & an unfinished pyramid on the reverse
    $800 2
Praise this painting from the early 1500s on its use of sfumato, the use of fine shading, but please don't tell her to smile more
    $800 9
"I wish I knew you wanted me", he sings in the 2022 smash "Bad Habit"
    $800 4
The Office of Career, Technical & Adult Education has initiatives for this read ability
    $800 19
A particular manner of walking & a waiting area inside an airport terminal
    $800 10
Once a resident of Smiljan, he immigrated to the U.S. with 4 cents & later patented a polyphase system of A.C. dynamos
    $800 7
Traditionally made from pomegranates, this red syrup is an ingredient in Shirley Temples
    $1000 1
Victor Hugo didn't want to pose for a bust, so this French sculptor made some quick sketches, &, voilĂ , a bust was born
    $1000 8
He rolled into 2019 with a hit tune featuring Drake rapping, "Young La Flame, he in sicko mode"
    $1000 3
During WWII, the Office of Strategic Services pulled off ops like dropping Jewish spies into the Innsbruck area of this country
    $1000 13
To take from someone by force & to take a break
    $1000 5
He had a pretty good 19th century run, including saving France's beer, wine & silk industries
    $1000 6
John Gardner wrote a novel from the point of view of this monster from an Old English epic

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

Jackson Ryan Isabella
$5,200 $4,600 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackson Ryan Isabella
$8,800 $5,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
In the "Odyssey" Odysseus has a brief but memorable reunion with Argus, one of these, as he returns to Ithaca
    $400 30
Heard here, it's the smallest & highest-pitched woodwind instrument in an orchestra
    $400 27
An extremely unlucky day at camp; Kevin Bacon got the point in film No. 1; Jason's "Final Chapter"? Not even close
    $400 26
It's the world's second-longest river, but the longest in the Western Hemisphere
    $400 29
Handel's "Messiah" is a famous one
    $400 22
In 1930 "Don't buy where you can't work" was a slogan of this economic strategy vs. stores that wouldn't hire African Americans
    $800 18
Anne Sexton's poem about this "Eve" mentions 12 grandchildren at the family reunion & "the bulbs of the tree"
    $800 28
Pesto sauce makes a tasty topping for these small potato dumplings
    $800 25
A torso-bursting good time; Ripley's continuing believe it or not; bad company, I can't deny
    $800 17
What was called Mount McKinley for nearly 100 years is now officially known by this Native American name
    $800 20
Brush up on your Shakespeare & name this board game
    $800 21
From around the mid-1910s, families vacationed in "Black Eden", Idlewild in the central region of this state's Lower Peninsula
    DD: $3,600 6
This title woman finally returns to Rochester, blinded after a fire; but fear not! He regains some sight after they marry
    $1200 16
The sword-billed species of this tiny bird has the longest bill in relation to its body size of any bird in the world
    $1200 24
Title tool of the trade; locked up folks, cutting to the chase; the Tobin Bell tolls for thee
    $1200 11
Ancient Mesopotamia was the land "between rivers", these 2 to be exact
    $1200 13
This secret group of "enlightened" individuals figures prominently in conspiracy theories & in Dan Brown's "Angels & Demons"
    $1200 4
Ed Bradley & Bayard Rustin are alumni of Cheyney U., founded in 1837 & claiming the title first of these, often abbrev. to 4 letters
    $1600 1
In her 2018 novel "Normal People", Connell & Marianne meet up again at university in Dublin & resume their situationship
    $1600 15
This tiny & remote kingdom has the smallest population of any country in mainland Asia
    $1600 23
Once a year, anything goes!; Ethan Hawke's son unlocks the door to trouble; later, it's "Anarchy"
    DD: $3,800 3
This desert that's rich in wildlife covers parts of Botswana, Namibia & South Africa
    $1600 10
The giant Australian rock formation seen here is sacred to the Anangu people who call it by this name
    $1600 8
Around 1910 there was no such thing as Chicago blues; this 2-word exodus of Black folks brought the music north
    $2000 2
Some 20 books in, he won a Pulitzer for "American Pastoral", which delves deep into the psyche at a 45th high school reunion
    $2000 14
Lasting a mere 2 months, 17 days in 1483, the fifth king of this name was the shortest-reigning male monarch of England
    $2000 12
A high school plane trip to Europe! What could possibly go wrong?; making death mad... problematic; hi, Mr. Bludworth!
    $2000 5
It's the capital of Georgia, the country, not the state
    $2000 9
When it comes to blood, this literally means "red cell"
    $2000 7
The Boston Women's Memorial includes a bronze of this 18th century poet who wrote "On Being Brought from Africa to America"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackson Ryan Isabella
$16,200 $11,000 $10,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The ancient writer Galen said books on ships arriving to this city's port were seized, originals kept & copies returned

Final scores:

Jackson Ryan Isabella
$22,001 $20,801 $10,400
Winner: semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jackson Ryan Isabella
$15,600 $11,000 $10,400
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2023-01-29
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