Show #8816 - Monday, February 27, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament quarterfinal game 6.


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Rhea Sinha, a Cornell University graduate from Chatham, New Jersey

Claire Sattler, a senior at Yale University from Bonita Springs, Florida

Rohan Kapileshwari, a senior at the University of Texas at Austin from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

(Daniel: Hi, I'm Daniel Radcliffe. I will have clues about my time as a wizard in the Harry Potter films.)
    $200 30
Home in Flint in this state for winter break? Drive out to Lapeer for a slide down Toboggan Hill
    $200 29
This radiation just below visible light on the spectrum
    $200 26
In addition to Classic, it comes in Cherry & Georgia Peach flavors
    $200 28
It's big, it's brass, it was invented in the 1830s & it goes oompah
    $200 21
It's the first name of singer Richie & soccer great Messi, though they pronounce it differently
    $200 5
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) I starred on the London stage & on Broadway in a revival of "Equus" opposite Richard Griffiths, who played this awful relative of Harry Potter
    $400 24
Clear your head among the native southwestern plants like yucca & chuparosa at this city's ABQ Biopark Botanic Garden
    $400 19
This prefix meaning "billion"; it comes before "hertz" & "watts"
    $400 25
Ask your barista for a ristretto, just the first portion of a shot of this; it's richer & less bitter than the whole shot
    $400 27
These have a tube called the chanter, an air reservoir controlled by arm pressure & an unequaled ability to clear a room
    $400 20
This brand of disinfecting wipes claims it "kills 99.9% of viruses & bacteria", including the COVID-19 virus
    $400 4
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) One of my favorite co-stars was this actress; I had a teenage crush on her even though she played one of Harry's nemeses, the vicious Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange
    $600 23
The National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi is logically located in this city--take grandma to mass if you're home for Easter
    $600 6
Hypertext transfer this
    $600 17
You can make this "milk" with a blender, water & a handful of nuts, or buy it from Silk or Blue Diamond
    $600 22
This word for an electronic keyboard instrument capable of creating numerous sounds reflects its ability to combine signals
    $600 14
It can mean pertaining to the tongue, or to languages
    $600 3
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) Life imitates art--my relationship on set with Gary Oldman very much paralleled Harry's relationship with this character, portrayed by Oldman, Harry's godfather & the titular "Prisoner of Azkaban"
    DD: $4,000 16
Home in Jersey City, stroll with your high school crush in Liberty State Park on the banks of this river
    $800 8
Used to describe the concentration of small amounts of something in a solution
    $800 10
Founded in 1984, this energy drink brand says it sold more than 11 billion cans in 2022 alone
    $800 12
A keyboard & a bellows are components of this, also called a squeeze-box
    $800 7
It's the part of a suit jacket on which someone wears a boutonniere
    $800 2
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) My favorite Harry Potter film to watch is "Deathly Hallows: Part 2", but my favorite to act in was this 5th film whose title refers to a group formed to fight Voldemort
    $1000 18
Looking for a Waffle House with your buddies? Don't be fooled by the museum in this Atlanta suburb, named for naval hero Stephen
    $1000 9
This unit of pressure named for a 17th century Frenchman
    $1000 11
Meaning "red bush", this caffeine-free South African tea has surged in popularity in recent years
    $1000 15
The massive 47-string concert type & the smaller Celtic or folk type are 2 of the many varieties of this ancient instrument
    $1000 13
Synonyms for it include bountiful & generous, & progressive & open-minded
    $1000 1
(Daniel Radcliffe presents the clue.) Several people suggested me for Harry Potter, including Maggie Smith, with whom I had just done a miniseries & who had already been cast to play this professor

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

Rohan Claire Rhea
$4,000 $3,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rohan Claire Rhea
$9,200 $4,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
A golden age of literature is named for this queen who saw Shakespeare's "Love's Labour's Lost" & "Merry Wives" first run
    $400 28
In the 1960s Benjamin Rubin of Wyeth Laboratories invented the 2-prong bifurcated one of these that helped eliminate smallpox
    $400 27
A building in rural Mississippi bears the sign that this queen of daytime talk shows & other media "faced first audience here"
    $400 30
Anyone for Tennyson? In "Idylls of the King", he, "striking the last stroke with Excalibur", thus slew the foe
    $400 25
Growing out of its 1970s women's studies program, in 2006 Indiana University began the USA's first Ph.D. program in this
    $400 26
Snickers that must be passed to practice law
    $800 20
The 11th c. verse of Ibn Gabirol was part of a renaissance of poetry in this language in the golden age of Spanish Jewry
    $800 17
This company still markets bananas from Guatemala; when it was United Fruit Co., it helped kill a 1950s land redistribution there
    $800 15
He passed for more than 57,000 yards for the Giants before joining his big brother in football commentary
    $800 23
Scaling down to a sonnet, this "Paradise Lost" guy called time "the subtle thief of youth"; sadly, not wrong
    $800 24
Economists know inflation-fighting interest rate hikes can tip the economy into this downturn, which can devolve into a depression
    $800 12
Peter Pan's enemy is the way you were fooled into completely believing a story
    $1200 4
This nation's 17th century golden age included paintings of its maritime success; note the ship's red-, white- & blue-striped flag
    $1200 16
With this grain-cutting device, the McCormick Harvesting Machine Co. helped win the Civil War as Union grain exports kept Europe neutral
    $1200 10
What's poppin'? The career of this rapper from Louisville
    $1200 21
"Poems" by her came out in 1844; months later, a poet named Robert wrote to say, "I love your verses with all my heart" (& yeah, you too)
    $1200 18
It's a lack of integrity in public officials, like via fraud & bribery; Argentina's ex-pres. was convicted of it in 2022
    $1200 1
A period of need to save up for that falls on the Mexican holiday just after Halloween
    $1600 5
Born around 470 B.C., this figure from the golden age of Greek culture went around barefoot asking annoying questions
    $1600 3
The Universal Co. of the Maritime Canal of this place was formed in 1858 & nationalized by the government of Egypt in 1956
    $1600 8
The voice of Olaf on film, he's a native of Hollywood... Florida
    DD: $5 19
Namechecking herself, this Lesbos poet "Asked myself what, (her), can you give one who has everything, like Aphrodite?"
    DD: $3,000 11
It's a social ideal meant to motivate people toward success; a book by a N.Y. Times columnist is subtitled "Waking Up from" it
    $1600 2
A hidden feature in a video game becomes evidence of public embarrassment
    $2000 7
In the 19th century Soren Kierkegaard & Hans Christian Andersen were both active in this capital city
    $2000 13
This British company made treaties like the 1776 one of Purandar with the Maratha people of present-day Maharashtra state
    $2000 9
This Georgian has ranged from a rural wife in "Raising Arizona" to an executive on "Succession"
    $2000 22
In 1950 "Bitter Strawberries" by this Boston-born woman became her 1st nationally published poem; not bad for a 17-year-old
    $2000 14
In poli-sci, it doesn't refer to the image here, but to any legislature with two separate houses
    $2000 6
3 of a kind plus a pair for the family that lost England's Wars of the Roses

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rohan Claire Rhea
$9,205 $11,400 $5,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Once Africa's largest country in area, it dropped to third in 2011 when a portion of it declared independence

Final scores:

Rohan Claire Rhea
$9,205 $18,411 $1,994
2nd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rohan Claire Rhea
$7,600 $11,400 $8,600
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
17 R,
3 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2023-01-30
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