Show #8821 - Monday, March 6, 2023

2023 High School Reunion Tournament semifinal game 2.


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

Stephanie Pierson, a junior at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill from Macon, Georgia

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A U.S. representative's re-election bid
    $200 30
Danny Torrance is still haunted by the Overlook Hotel in "Doctor Sleep", his sequel to "The Shining"
    $200 2
At Caracas in 1811 he said, "Let us lay the cornerstone of South American freedom without fear"
    $200 16
"I'm not paying you to do stand-up, Mr. Squidward! Now get back to work!"
    $200 28
1,875 watts of electricity power the Revlon Frizz Fighter, one of these
    $200 18
This adjective derived from the name of Plato's school can mean "irrelevant"
    $400 12
The Commonwealth Games are held
    $400 29
In the full title of a sequel, this is followed by "& What Alice Found There"
    $400 8
In 1617 a British diplomat promised "calm & halcyonian days" just before this decades-long conflict erupted
    $400 4
"A Lannister always pays his debts"
    $400 27
There's a chill in the name of this device that blows heated air across the inside of a car's windshield
    $400 26
Meaning "open", when you leave a door this way, it sounds as if you've transformed it to glass
    $600 13
The same animal year returns in the Chinese calendar
    $600 11
His second part to "Don Quixote" includes jabs at an unauthorized sequel by one Alonso Fernandez de Avellaneda
    DD: $1,400 7
Between 1776 & 1783, Thomas Paine wrote "Crisis" papers, each signed with these 2 words from a familiar early pamphlet
    $600 3
A classic of early TV: "Hello, friends, I'm your Vitameatavegamin girl"
    $600 23
In one of these, a propane-powered burner carried in the basket propels hot air into a nylon bag called the envelope
    $600 25
Greater than pH 7, it means capable of neutralizing an acid
    $800 19
The appearance of the title Highland village in the musical "Brigadoon"
    $800 10
"Closing Time" is Joseph Heller's sequel to this satirical novel about the absurdities of war
    $800 6
In recent history, he announced in December 2016 that he'd run against Vladimir Putin; as it turned out, a dangerous decision
    $800 14
"Advertising is based on one thing:
Happiness. And do you know what happiness is? Happiness is the smell of a new car"
    $800 21
In 1742 this Founding Father invented the "stove" that bears his name, a metal-lined fireplace that radiates heat
    $800 24
Be! Be! This, not in the physically threatening to others sense, but in the determined go-getter vibe
    $1000 20
A jubilee year as recounted in the book of Leviticus in the Bible
    $1000 9
This seemingly Utopian land is the title of an 1872 Samuel Butler work, which he "Revisited" in a 1901 sequel
    $1000 5
In 1522 this "Magnificent" Ottoman man used more than 100,000 troops to besiege & finally capture Rhodes
    $1000 15
Dr. Alex Karev:
"You made me love you, you made me let you in & then you freakin' died in my arms"
    $1000 22
These popular kitchen appliances that cook crispy food without oil are basically small convection ovens
    $1000 17
It's "tru", you're this, devoted to the welfare of others

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

Justin Stephanie Claire
$3,000 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Stephanie Claire
$6,200 $4,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Melinda: I'm Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and founder of Pivotal Ventures; in honor of Women's History Month, I'll present clues about women who've helped make the world more equal.)
    $400 27
A relational one of these systems presents the information to be stored & retrieved in rows & columns
    $400 4
The Amundsen Sea lies along the western side of this continent
    $400 25
In 1836 Edward Davy had all the elements to put out an "Experimental Guide to" this field
    $400 12
Turn up the music, specifically her "About Damn Time", the lead single off her 2022 album "Special"
    $400 29
A gift, or here & accounted for
    $400 30
(Melinda French Gates presents the clue.) After her historic victory in 2020, she acknowledged women who fought & sacrificed so much for equality & liberty & justice for all
    $800 26
In 2019 South Korea was the first country to adopt this in its mobile network, logically a 25% improvement
    $800 5
The Timor Sea is an eastern extension of this ocean
    $800 16
Want guide to write good? "The Elements of Style", your go-to, by these 2 men (currently rolling in graves they in)
    $800 11
In 2021, she won the inaugural Music Icon Award at the People's Choice Awards
    $800 23
Thick-headed or the type of angle seen here
    $800 28
(Melinda French Gates presents the clue.) After surviving attempted murder at just 15, two years later, this courageous Pakistani activist for girls' education became the youngest Nobel laureate
    $1200 24
A word plus 3 letters, this product from OpenAI is eerily good at traditionally human tasks like writing essays
    $1200 6
Muscat is a port on this sea that shares its name with a big peninsula
    DD: $5,000 15
From 1936 to 1967 this "colorful" guide aided African Americans in traveling safely during segregation
    $1200 1
Ricky Martin had a hit with "Livin' La Vida Loca", while this British group topped the charts with "Viva La Vida"
    $1200 8
A homogeneous mixture, or the answer to a problem
    $1200 21
(Melinda French Gates presents the clue.) Victims of sexual abuse, violence & harassment have raised their voices & made it easier for others to do the same through this movement, founded by Tarana Burke
    $1600 19
Brightspace is a system schools use to provide remote classes, like SNHU & the U. of this state capital, online since '89
    $1600 7
It's bounded by historic Thrace to the north & Crete to the south
    $1600 14
Take the very scenic route with "The A.T. Guide", a handbook for hiking this 2,200-mile path from Maine to Georgia
    $1600 2
In a No. 1 Michael Jackson hit, "She's just a girl who claims that I am the one, but the kid is not my son"
    $1600 9
Stuff your face, or a deep valley or canyon with steep sides
    $1600 20
(Melinda French Gates presents the clue.) After inspiring millions to join a global climate strike in 2019, this Swedish activist was named "Time" magazine's Person of the Year
    $2000 18
If it were founded today, National Geographic might be National this "Geo-" adjective, tech including 3D mapping & remote sensing
    $2000 17
More properly a lake, this Central Asian sea has shrunk dramatically, due to diversion of its water for irrigation
    $2000 13
A guide app from this "Society" is free & has info on 800-plus species of North American birds, which should keep you busy
    $2000 3
According to Billboard, the top holiday artist of 2022 was this a cappella group who have been singing together since 2011
    DD: $2,000 10
A list of passengers on a ship, or to become visible or obvious
    $2000 22
(Melinda French Gates presents the clue.) Depicted in the movie "Hidden Figures" & described as one of NASA's "human computers", this mathematician overcame institutional racism & sexism doing the complex calculations that put America's first astronauts into space & on the Moon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Stephanie Claire
$8,400 $5,200 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An 1869 presidential pardon was granted to this man, due in part to a plea by the Medical Society of Harford County, Maryland

Final scores:

Justin Stephanie Claire
$6,399 $1,700 $399
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Stephanie Claire
$12,600 $5,200 $10,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2023-01-31
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