Show #7743 - Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2018 College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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

Rishab Jain, a freshman at Georgia Tech from Memphis, Tennessee

Dhruv Gaur, a freshman at Brown University from Gainesville, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

THIS IS MY COLLEGE FIGHT SONG
21st CENTURY DEALS
CLASSIC KIDS' BOOKS
FOOD STUFF
ALL AROUND YOUTUBE
DOUBLE LETTERS IN THE MIDDLE
    $200 23
Students at this school sing, "Drown 'em Tide! ...send the Yellow Jackets to a watery grave"
    $200 25
In 2015 representatives of 195 nations agreed to a landmark climate change accord in this city
    $200 8
He's the royal elephant created by illustrator Jean de Brunhoff
    $200 16
I like eggs this way, not stolen in violation of game laws but cooked in water just below the boiling point
    $200 30
If you saw a music video on YouTube, chances are it was on this site with a 4-letter name
    $200 10
A 14-line poem in iambic pentameter
    $400 6
"We live in fame or go down in flame! Hey! Nothing'll stop" this military academy
    $400 19
This telecom co. dating back to the early days of the telephone bought DirecTV for about $50 billion
    DD: $1,000 4
Kids really dig this 1998 book featuring Stanley Yelnats & Zero, 2 of the young inmates at Camp Green Lake
    $400 11
Nachos supreme & the Meximelt are on this fast food chain's menu
    $400 29
"After Hours" & "Excessive Pop Culture Discussion" are 2 shows on this fractured website's channel
    $400 22
The horizontal part in football goalposts
    $600 24
Red is very, very big at this Midwestern Big Ten school "where the girls are the fairest, the boys are the squarest"
    $600 21
Samuel Taylor Coleridge is not a signatory to ACAP, the Agreement on the Conservation of these & Petrels
    $600 2
In a Dr. Seuss story he said, with fingers nervously drumming, "I must find some way to stop Christmas from coming!"
    $600 9
This process of steeping a food in a seasoned liquid should be done in the refrigerator if you're doing it overnight
    $600 28
The directors of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" shaped their film to avoid being mocked by this fake coming attractions show
    $600 5
Circling the wagons, a Conestoga was larger than a prairie this
    $800 20
"And the squeal of the pig will float on the air, from the tummy of the grizzly bear" at this "Big Sky' university
    $800 12
Metlife used Snoopy in ads, but paid more than peanuts to get its name on the stadium shared by these 2 NFL teams
    $800 1
Fast friends Jess & Leslie create a secret & magical kingdom across the creek in this Katherine Paterson book
    $800 14
This Swedish word is a buffet meal of various hot & cold meats & cheeses
    $800 27
All sorts of folks watch things on the Fine Brothers channel where this 5-letter verb is in every video title
    $800 17
The -ly in the word correctly, for example
    $1000 7
An SEC fight song begins, "Dynamite, dynamite when" this nickname that rhymes with "dandy" "starts to fight"
    $1000 13
The U.K. & the Philippines signed one of these treaties, so London crooks can't hide out in Luzon any more
    $1000 3
Lois Lowry won a 1990 Newbery Medal for this book about helping Jews to escape Denmark & the Nazis during World War II
    $1000 15
Mangoes & bell peppers are loaded with ascorbic acid, AKA this
    $1000 26
Unboxing videos open containers of new devices; these kinds of videos break open the device to see what's inside
    $1000 18
This pendent ornament will be on your head at graduation

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

Dhruv Rishab Alli
$3,200 $1,200 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dhruv Rishab Alli
$5,400 $3,200 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

YOU KNEW THERE'D BE MATH
AS DEFINED BY RANDOM HOUSE
IT GROWS ON TREES
BARBARIANS AT THE GATES
"R" TOWN
THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
    $400 28
A rabbi, a priest & a minister walk into this type of graph seen here
    $400 27
"Unable to read and write"
    $400 19
These nuts grow on Ohio's state tree
    $400 30
Clovis I, founder of this present-day nation, led a barbarian army to victory over the last Roman governor of Gaul
    $400 25
We bet you know this Nevada city is nicknamed "The Biggest Little City in the World"
    $400 18
Named Best Musical or Comedy film in 2018, it stars Saoirse Ronan as a willful teenager, & don't call it "Christine"!
    $800 22
Multiply 2 of these integers, like 3 & 7, & you get a "semi" one, like 21
    $800 26
A 7-letter "preventative inoculation to confer immunity"
    $800 24
Occasionally, peach trees also yield these smooth-skinned cousins
    $800 29
The Angles & this Germanic group invaded Britain in the 5th century & historians combined their names
    DD: $5,200 20
This North Carolina city founded in 1792 is named for a man who died in 1618
    $800 5
In 2014 the directors of "Frozen" were played up on stage with this song
    $1200 2
The cube is one of the 5 "platonic solids" or regular these
    $1200 7
A breakfast "batter cake", or "to speak or write equivocally"
    $1200 12
These large nuts grow in pods that look like coconuts on trees in the Amazon forest
    DD: $4,000 11
These barbarians whose name means "destroyer" crossed the Rhine River & sacked Rome in 455 A.D.
    $1200 4
Once known as Pile O' Bones, in 1882 this western Canadian city was renamed in honor of Queen Victoria
    $1200 17
A Golden Globe was just one of the honors this Mexican-born director got in 2018 for "The Shape of Water"
    $1600 1
A vector has both magnitude & direction; this type of quantity, such as speed, has magnitude only
    $1600 3
"A German emperor"
    $1600 9
An evergreen, the eastern hemlock produces mini 1/2" to 1"-long types of these seed-bearing structures
    $1600 23
These 2 main branches of Goths began entering Roman territory in the 3rd century
    $1600 8
At the age of 5 George Eastman moved there with this family
    $1600 15
He won in 2017 as "The Night Manager", but a Norse trickster god may have messed with his victory speech
    $2000 6
Calculus time! It's the second derivative of 3x3
    $2000 21
"A tentlike dwelling of the Mongol(s)... covered by felt or skins"
    $2000 13
The furniture seen here is made from the wood of this 4-letter tree
    $2000 14
In 568 A.D. King Alboin led this nomadic people over the Alps in an invasion & settlement of northern Italy
    $2000 10
It's at the head of navigation of the James River
    $2000 16
Seen here is this winner for her performance in the 2015 movie "Room"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dhruv Rishab Alli
$13,400 $12,000 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE LATIN VULGATE BIBLE
In Latin Jesus says, I am "via et veritas et vita"--in English, these 3 words

Final scores:

Dhruv Rishab Alli
$20,000 $7,000 $6,799
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dhruv Rishab Alli
$10,000 $7,600 $16,800
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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