Show #7740 - Friday, April 13, 2018

2018 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Eric Thorpe, a senior at Dartmouth College from Laguna Niguel, California

Alli Ross, a sophomore at Worcester Polytechnic Institute from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Patricia Jia, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania from Fremont, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE GREEK SYSTEM
THEIR DEBUT ALBUMS
SNACK CHAT
THE OCEANS
GIVE IT THE OLD COLLEGE "TRI"
WE MADE THAT THING
    $200 22
Of course, the system of harmonics devised by this triangle mathematician is based on ratios
    $200 5
2008:
"19"
    $200 10
For a healthy snack, cut up some veggies & serve with this Middle Eastern dip made from chickpeas
    $200 27
Surface waters of this 2nd-largest ocean have the highest level of salinity, & changes can affect world rainfall
    $200 14
Fossils of it date to the end of the Cretaceous period, making it one of the last non-avian dinosaurs to evolve
    $200 26
Let's get to the PowerPoint: Office 365 from this company includes Excel
    $400 23
The word draconian, as in punishments, comes from the Athenian Draco & his severe system of these
    $400 2
2011:
"+"
    $400 9
It's the rather less than savory 4-word name for the childhood favorite seen here
    $400 19
Crawling on the ocean floor are arthropods, like the sea this
    $400 13
It's a court of justice; some colleges have one for disciplinary hearings
    $400 25
The Venus Comfort Glide with Olay razor is cutting edge from this brand
    $600 28
Aristarchus of Samos was one of the first Greeks to argue for this "-centric" system where the Earth is not the center
    $600 1
2012:
"Night Visions"
    $600 6
A cocoa shortage following World War II led to the creation of this hazelnut spread
    DD: $1,600 20
The Laptev & Barents Seas are parts of this remote ocean
    $600 11
Robert Smigel is the voice of this dog puppet
    $600 16
Eyes on the prize! This megacompnay makes Visine & Visine
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents a Greek number system.) In one Greek number system, letters represent basic numerals: delta for deca, eta for hekaton & this Greek letter for myriad, or 10,000
    $800 3
2002:
"Songs About Jane"
    $800 7
The logo for this baked good brand was modeled after the founder's granddaughter, pictured here
    $800 24
In the 1520s this man captained the first European expedition to cross the Pacific Ocean
    $800 12
Cover sponge cake with custard & jam, then top with whipped cream to make this English dessert
    $800 17
They call me Mr. Potato Head! & this company makes me!
    $1000 30
This 5-letter word means "city-state", a principal unit in the Greek political system
    $1000 4
2004:
"Hot Fuss"
    $1000 8
In addition to the dry ingredients, the original Chex Mix recipe calls for 2 tablespoons of this Lea & Perrins sauce
    $1000 21
The Kuroshio is an enormous ocean one of these & equal in volume to about 6,000 large rivers
    $1000 15
If you're served this, know it means the first & second stomach of a ruminant, like a sheep or an ox
    $1000 18
This company keeps things neat with Scotchblue painter's tape

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

Patricia Alli Eric
$2,400 $2,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patricia Alli Eric
$3,200 $6,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

2008
A QUESTION OF FILM
SCIENCE LAB
INTERNAL RHYME TIME
(Alex: All the syllables rhyme in each response.)
5 CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF THEIR AUTHORS
AARON, JUDGE
    $400 5
On January 1, 2008 Cyprus & Malta adopted this currency
    $400 6
In "La La Land" this actor asks, "Why do you say 'romantic' like it's a dirty word?"
    $400 11
Our tests have detected leukocytosis, an increase in the number of these in the blood, indicating infection
    $400 30
The U.S. code says it's first degree if it happens as part of arson or burglary
    $400 20
Atticus Finch
    $400 21
As Judge Aaron enters court, the bailiff gives this 2-word command to those seated in attendance
    $800 4
The home team won exactly 100 medals as this city hosted the Summer Olympics
    $800 7
Recounting a memory of his father, Heath Ledger as the Joker in "The Dark Knight" utters this 3-word question
    $800 12
Our centrifuge spins samples rapidly to separate substances based on this, mass per unit volume
    $800 29
It's use of tasks not finished or laces not tied
    $800 16
Elizabeth Bennet
    $800 22
Jail awaits, as you disrespected Aaron in open court & the judge held you in this, a synonym for scorn
    $1200 1
More than 200,000 gathered in or near this Chicago park named for a president to hear Obama's victory speech
    $1200 8
Princess Leia snarkily asks, "Aren't you a little short for" one of these?
    $1200 13
A leading lab technique, Western blot helps us identify specific sequences in these chains of amino acids
    DD: $2,400 26
A boater in trouble needs to know this word to say over the radio
    DD: $1,400 17
Gregor Samsa
    $1200 23
The witness didn't see the incident directly, so Aaron rules it this, also defined nonlegally as gossip
    $1600 2
After almost 50 years in power, this Caribbean leader stepped down as president
    $1600 9
In a 2015 biopic this guy is told, "you can't write code, you're not an engineer, you're not a designer... what do you do?"
    $1600 14
Also called electrodermal activity, this skin response bears the name of an 18th century Italian physicist
    $1600 27
To fire someone, or simply to tell him to leave your presence
    $1600 18
Antonia Shimerda
    $1600 24
Aaron consults the clerk responsible for making this 6-letter schedule of upcoming trials
    $2000 3
Abbreviated LHC, this "Large" multinational experimental facility powered up near Geneva
    $2000 10
In "Raiders of the Lost Ark", Indiana Jones gazes into a pit & asks, "Why'd it have to be" these
    $2000 15
A tokamak reactor aims to create fusion by heating this state of matter, basically ionized gas, to 180 million degrees
    $2000 28
To await someone & ambush him
    $2000 19
Liesel Meminger
    $2000 25
Aaron accepts this Latin-phrased plea of the defendant not admitting or denying charges

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patricia Alli Eric
$1,600 $11,400 $12,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PLACE NAMES
It's the only state named for a woman & whose capital is also named for a woman

Final scores:

Patricia Alli Eric
$0 $19,601 $11,800
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patricia Alli Eric
$4,000 $11,400 $14,000
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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