Show #8818 - Wednesday, March 1, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament quarterfinal game 8.


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Eesha Sohail, a UCLA graduate from Bakersfield, California

Dan Oxman, a senior at the University of Maryland from South Orange, New Jersey

Tim Cho, a senior at Columbia University from Champaign, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response includes the day we're seizing.)
    $200 22
For 3 & 5, 15 is the LCM, short for this
    $200 7
It's the item on which an artist mixes paint colors, or the spectrum of colors used in an artwork
    $200 27
Also a Hostess treat, it announces a visitor at your door
    $200 28
"I Wanna Dance with Somebody" was the subtitle of a 2022 biopic of this late, great singer
    $200 29
This show introduced us to unfrozen caveman lawyer, Colleen Rafferty's alien encounters & the immortal Turd Ferguson
    $200 30
The first wedding held at this place was on March 29, 1812, when Dolley Madison's sister married a Supreme Court justice
    $400 15
It's the cinematic term for the type of array seen here
    $400 1
Looking to throw clay with an evenly rounded shape? You may want to invest in one of these, like the Brent Model B Power one
    $400 26
It's a test signal sent from a computer to check network speed
    $400 23
(I'm Simu Liu.) In a 2021 Marvel film, I play Shang-Chi, who helps his family as a master of this Chinese martial art, whose name translates as "skill"
    $400 25
Michel Tournier's 1st novel reimagines Robinson Crusoe as a colonialist failing to bring this man into sharing his worldview
    $400 24
She was a voice student when she met Martin Luther King, a Boston theology student
    $600 12
4πr2 gives the surface area of one of these 3-dimensional shapes
    $600 2
This kind of paint is a synthetic resin that is dense like oil paint & bright yet translucent like watercolors
    $600 8
Imitative of a fast sound, this Nike logo is 50 years old
    $600 19
He put on his best southern drawl as detective Benoit Blanc in "Knives Out"
    $600 13
In 1916 Congress moved the start of the Supreme Court's term from the 2nd this day in October to the first, where it has remained
    $600 20
In 1770, at age 14, Marie-Antoinette married the guy who became this king of France
    $800 11
Equal to about 57.2958 degrees, it's the angular measurement made by wrapping half the diameter around a circle
    $800 5
These days, Banksy doesn't draw freehand out on the street but uses this type of template & spray paint
    $800 21
These 2 words that differ by one vowel combine to mean a change of heart
    $800 18
(Hi, I'm Constance Wu.) In this 2018 film, I played Rachel Chu, who discovers all of a sudden that her boyfriend is super wealthy & one of Singapore's most eligible bachelors
    $800 10
In 2017 Jake Gyllenhaal connected the dots as Seurat in a revival of this musical
    $800 17
This poet was already married when he took up with Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; the pair produced a lot of lit & some kids
    $1000 3
The domain is the set of values that can be input into a function; the set of possible outputs is called this expanse
    $1000 6
Seen here, this type of decorative tape with a Japanese name is made from rice paper
    $1000 16
This loud disturbance arose "out on the lawn" in "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
    $1000 4
This animated swashbuckler returned to the big screen in search of "The Last Wish"
    $1000 9
Maundy derives from Latin for "command"; Maundy this commemorates the Last Supper & Jesus' commandment to love one another
    DD: $3,000 14
It was a marriage of true minds when this pair wed in France on July 26, 1895; the bride wore a dark blue dress she could use in the lab

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tim Dan Eesha
$6,000 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Dan Eesha
$10,600 $2,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Those three letters are the exact middle of each response.)
    $400 30
O say, can you see the Francis Scott Key Bridge that opened in 1977 & crosses the harbor of this city? Yes, yes you can
    $400 28
Katherine Paterson built a bridge to a Newbery Medal with a "Bridge to" this fantasy land
    $400 12
Hozier wanted someone to take him to this place in a 2014 hit; "worship like a dog", he will
    $400 14
Petroleum is classified as one of these "archaic" energy sources
    $400 24
A greater distance away
    $400 29
At the time of its breakup in 1991, it was the world's largest country in area
    $800 22
A feat of 19th century engineering, the Brooklyn Bridge spans this river
    $800 16
Monkeys & rhinos were literally in the house & the game was afoot in this 1982 Caldecott Medal winner by Chris Van Allsburg
    $800 5
"Before You Go", tell us the name of this singer, a distant relative of "Doctor Who" actor Peter
    $800 10
Hydrofracking, injecting shale with pressurized fluid to release oil & gas, is short for "hydraulic" this
    $800 21
A prefix meaning "straight", it comes before "-dox" & "-pedist"
    $800 27
He ran for governor of Vermont several times, unsuccessfully as a member of the Liberty Union Party
    $1200 1
A steel-arch bridge across Port Jackson & a nearby opera house are landmarks of this city
    $1200 8
1972's Nebula for Best Novel was "The Gods Themselves"; it was written by this prolific "master of science fiction"
    $1200 6
Originally released in 1977, "Dreams" from this band's album "Rumours" was on the Billboard charts in 2020
    $1200 3
A good thing, this word that follows "energy" is calculated as a ratio of the result amount divided by the amount put in
    $1200 19
To toss a ball out of a receiver's reach, or to toss out a monarch
    DD: $3,000 17
The complete name of this large labor union says it also includes chauffeurs & warehousemen
    $1600 2
Though its name means "new bridge", it's the oldest existing bridge across the Seine
    $1600 7
Hop to it! This John Updike character "is Rich" & also, a 1982 Pulitzer winner
    $1600 9
This singer had a lot of fun helping fun.'s "We Are Young" to a top spot
    $1600 4
The 3 types of heat energy transfer are conduction, convection & this type like that from the Sun to the Earth
    $1600 18
Nelson Mandela fought this policy for decades (& triumphed)
    $1600 26
Promoting non-professional sports & fitness programs since 1888, the AAU is this Union
    DD: $3,500 23
Tradition says that a couple who kisses while passing beneath this Venetian bridge in a gondola will enjoy eternal love
    $2000 15
The National Book Award decided they "Better Call" this author, a winner for "Herzog" & "The Adventures of Augie March"
    $2000 11
"Expensive Pain" by this Philly rapper debuted at No. 3 in 2021
    $2000 13
CFLs, compact fluorescent lamps, light up by exciting atoms of this silver-colored element
    $2000 20
Named for a 1950s senator, it became synonymous with making unfair accusations to restrict dissent
    $2000 25
The Transcontinental Railroad was completed in 1869 when the tracks of the Union Pacific & Central Pacific were joined in this state

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Dan Eesha
$20,000 $1,700 $9,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A Radical Republican championed this 1875 act but the Supreme Court struck it down in 1883; a new version was passed 81 years later

Final scores:

Tim Dan Eesha
$20,000 $1,662 $10,517
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Dan Eesha
$21,000 $5,200 $9,400
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2023-01-30
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