Show #8820 - Friday, March 3, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament semifinal game 1.


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

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

Lucas Miner, a junior at Yale University from Miami, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: That's a sentence containing every letter, so your response will include the missing "Q".)
    $200 22
The Iraq War that began in 2003 forced this dictator into hiding; he was later captured & executed
    $200 29
This genre of country music is fittingly Kentucky's state music
    $200 28
Easel down the road to Goodland, Kansas to see the world's largest easel holding a painting of these state flowers
    $200 30
This flying elephant has his own ride at Disneyland
    $200 25
What the Dickens?: Orphans;
kidnapping victims; London
    $200 27
The classic pangram:
"The ____ brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"
    $400 21
Though she had 2 children with her first husband, she was unable to give Napoleon an heir, so he left her
    $400 13
An early example of this hysteria occurred during the Palmer Raids in 1919, which targeted anarchists & other leftists
    $400 23
On Wisconsin's 1,000-mile trail named for this period in Earth's history, you can see rocks left from the Wisconsin glaciation
    $400 20
This en"deer"ing character frolics in the forest with his animal friends Thumper & Flower
    $400 24
From 1939:
Migrant agricultural laborers;
rural families; depressions;
labor camps;
    $400 26
For an adult vacation guaranteed to be forgotten, "Pack my box with five dozen jugs of" this general term for booze
    $600 16
After posting his 95 Theses on the door of a castle church, this Reformation leader was branded a heretic
    $600 12
She's a golden ticket holder & champion gum-chomper in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
    $600 9
Head to the Presidio & check out Industrial Light & Magic & the film production company named for this man
    $600 19
In a 2022 remake, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the voice of him, Pinocchio's conscience
    $600 10
By Tolstoy:
Married women;
    $600 14
"Farmer Jack realized that big yellow" these bed coverings "were expensive"
    $800 5
The word lycée for a French public school goes back to lyceum, which was the name of a school founded by this ancient philosopher
    $800 2
Near Newark are communities known as East, South & West this
    DD: $1,000 7
Monsieur Jacques is the mascot of the frog capital of the world, Rayne in this state's Acadia Parish, & even gets a statue
    $800 18
Introduced in "The Lion King", they're the pair seen here
    $800 3
From 2005:
high schools;
Washington (state)
    $800 11
"We promptly judged" this old word "ivory buckles for the next prize"
    $1000 6
This Native American of the Patuxet people aided the Pilgrims at Plymouth & acted as an interpreter
    $1000 1
Some of the oxygen we breathe is created by these of division chlorophyta, which can be single celled
    $1000 8
You needn't go to Capri, Italy for one of these picturesque caves; visit the one "of the Redemption" in West Bend, Iowa
    $1000 17
In "Frozen", he's Kristoff's reindeer pal
    $1000 4
A Pulitzer winner: Marginality, social;
mothers & sons;
New Orleans
    $1000 15
Most birds don't, but "Jackdaws love my big Sphinx of" this mineral

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

Lucas Jackson Avi
$600 $4,400 -$1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucas Jackson Avi
$800 $6,800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
Renoir & Monet were part of the 1874 exhibition of this artistic movement
    $400 30
Oh, boy, you've got a problem now; you did this literally
    $400 26
You can gaze upon many masterpieces at this museum & former royal residence on the Rue de Rivoli
    $400 22
In 1944 this teen wrote, "In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart"
    $400 29
In 2016 Adrián González challenged fellow Major League Baseball players to add the accent marks in their names to these
    $400 28
Lanthanides are all rare earth elements, with promethium the rarest--not found in nature & all its isotopes have this unstable property
    $800 19
An affiliation with Marcel Duchamp earned American ceramicist Beatrice Wood the nickname the "Mama of" this art movement
    $800 23
When you sever a connection, like with your cable company, you do this, something that's also done just after birth
    $800 15
It's the last name of tennis player Naomi as well as the Honshu city where she was born
    $800 21
In "The Story of My Life", she wrote of the coincidence of one of her ancestors being "the first teacher of the deaf in Zurich"
    $800 27
The first name you see on the screen has an Irish long accent, or fada, and is pronounced like this

    $800 24
Contrast agents based on gadolinium provide clear scans from this x-ray-less type of imaging, commonly used for the brain
    $1200 6
In the 18th century British architects began a revival of this medieval style, pointed arches & all
    $1200 16
Danger! Danger! Beware of this animal in disguise
    DD: $4,000 7
The book "Noah's Flood" proposed that the event happened when the Mediterranean burst into this sea 7,600 years ago
    $1200 12
Thomas Edison gave us, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent" this
    $1200 13
This Québécoise singer has an accent on her first "E" on some French-language albums, but not on English ones like "One Heart"
    $1200 9
Lutetium is used in the process of cracking petroleum, breaking down its large molecules in this type of facility
    $1600 4
An outgrowth of the Baroque style, this frothy style that embraced natural elements originated in 18th century Paris
    $1600 17
To hide a problem is to "sweep it" here
    $1600 2
Mya Thein Tan, one of these towering shrines in Myanmar, is built to resemble Mount Meru, sacred to Buddhists
    $1600 20
"Throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet" was part of her dissent of dismantling the VRA
    $1600 8
An accent mark hovers over the name of Cate Blanchett's character in this 2022 film set in the world of classical music
    $1600 10
This phenomenon of current zipping unimpeded through matter is associated with cold; cerium materials may enable it at room temp
    $2000 5
As the name of this 18th century movement suggested, it tried to recreate the art of Greece & Rome
    DD: $200 18
If something is relatively easy to do or understand, then "It's not" this, Robert Goddard's field
    $2000 3
Ushuaia, the southernmost city in Argentina, is in this archipelago with a fiery name
    $2000 1
In 1983 he predicted that "The computer will become the predominant medium of communication"
    $2000 14
There's an accent over the final "E" in the name of this man who scored a hat trick for France in the 2022 World Cup Final
    $2000 11
The existence of holmium was revealed in 1878 via this, the study of light over a range of wavelengths

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucas Jackson Avi
$3,600 $21,000 $8,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Letters, pocket knives, C rations & steel helmets are among the tangible items referred to in the title of this modern war classic

Final scores:

Lucas Jackson Avi
$4,802 $19,780 $6,652
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lucas Jackson Avi
$7,600 $22,600 $8,600
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2023-01-31
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