Show #7744 - Thursday, April 19, 2018

2018 College Championship final game 1.

Contestants

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

Hannah Sage, a sophomore at the University of Central Florida from Sarasota, Florida

William Scott, a freshman at Tufts University from Los Altos, California

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Jeopardy! Round

YOU KIDS & YOUR MUSIC THESE DAYS
MYTH-POURRI
KILLER APPS
SNIPPETS FROM MY COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS
GETTING HISTORICAL
UNBEATABLE WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will be a shorter word composed of the letters in the word "unbeatable".)
    $200 4
"What About Us"? More like what about this "colorful" singer who hit the Top 40 with that tune in 2017
    $200 13
This top Norse god traded an eye to drink from Mimir's well & gain wisdom
    $200 17
Boomerang allows you to post clips that loop back & forth on this photo app
    $200 22
On and off from the 1760s to the 1960s Britain had a Secretary of State for these distant possessions
    $200 1
The baa sound from an ovine companion
    $400 5
He's the multiple Grammy-winning artist heard here
    $400 14
To scientists it's Canis latrans; in Native American myth it's a common trickster figure
    $400 18
To work for Uber Eats, you need to be 19 to drive a car, but only 18 to use one of these low-tech options
    $400 27
South Africa's first president elected post-apartheid, he was sworn in on May 10, 1994
    $400 3
A sacrifice on the diamond
    $600 9
This band has gone nation wide singing, "Oo woo, I'm a rebel just for kicks now, I been feelin' it since 1966, now"
    $600 16
This corporation founded in 1892 wants you to know it's an urban myth that its product can dissolve a tooth overnight
    $600 15
This app has trademarked "swipe left" & "swipe right"
    $600 23
So dance, dance like this "World of Dance" judge was watching you
    $600 8
Term for the edge of western U.S. settlement; it was in the title of an early biography of Wyatt Earp
    $600 19
If you laze around at work, you may hear the old line that starts "If you've got time to" do this"
    $800 12
This 2018 Grammy winner is heard "Here"
    $800 6
Named for a mythical bird, Garuda is appropriately the Indonesian national this enterprise
    $800 7
People who do odd jobs via this app are called "taskers", not "bunnies"
    $800 25
You will cross many bridges in life, perhaps the Fred Schwengel Memorial one over this river from Iowa into Illinois
    $800 2
In this ancient practice, 4 separate jars were designated for the storage of different internal organs
    $800 20
To make an electronic switch active, or to help a loved one continue a bad habit
    $1000 11
After being the "Life Of The Party", this Canadian singer found "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back"
    $1000 10
Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom & war, was called this by the Romans
    $1000 26
This rhyming ticket app does not support will-call tickets, but does have a last-minute services option
    $1000 28
I leave you with the 1653 words of this British statesman: "You have sat too long here... in the name of God, go!"
    DD: $2,800 24
On Sept. 25, 1950 U.S. Marines retook this Asian capital city
    $1000 21
French for "boat",it means a neckline shaped like one

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

William Hannah Dhruv
$3,000 $2,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Hannah Dhruv
$5,000 $3,600 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL STUDENTS
FAMOUS PAIRS' OTHER NAMES
WORLD PLAYS
STRAIGHT "A"s IN SCIENCE
GOING UNDERGROUND
ALLITERATION
    $400 1
The "Me" of this novel title is "a senior a Benson High School in lovely inner-city Pittsburgh"
    $400 22
Explorers Meriwether & William
    $400 10
"Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful!" is a line from this play by Samuel Beckett
    $400 8
Get in shape with this word that means occurring in the presence of oxygen
    $400 28
After an 1889 fire ravaged this city in Wash., streets were raised & what was the ground is now tourable underground
    $400 14
The part of a baseball bat or tennis racket that you hope makes contact with the ball
    $800 2
In one "Star Trek" video game, you play David Forester, a cadet at this academy in San Francisco
    $800 21
Outlaws Parker & Barrow
    $800 11
This author's murder mystery "The Mousetrap" has been performed in London for 65 straight years
    $800 7
In an electric circuit, it's a cathode's opposite number
    $800 30
A setting in "Les Miserables", they were described by Victor Hugo as "fetid, wild, fierce"
    $800 19
If you're able to speak effortlessly, it's said you've received this sort of "present"
    $1200 3
High school kid Charlie realizes being shy has its "Perks" in this Stephen Chbosky novel
    $1200 16
Ice cream entrepreneurs Cohen & Greenfield
    $1200 9
Treplev shoots down the title bird in "The Seagull" by this Russian playwright
    $1200 6
The law that the upward force on a submerged body equals the weight of the displaced fluid is this man's principle
    $1200 26
Marble walls & and an image of this distinguished comrade complete the picture of Moscow's metro
    $1200 18
Snow White musically suggested that if one did this "cheerfully together we can tidy up the place"
    $1600 24
Max Fisher takes on Bill Murray & the establishment at this title school in a Wes Anderson movie
    $1600 15
Showmen Phineas T. & James A.
    DD: $6,000 12
This 5-letter Greek tragedy from Euripides is not a good choice for Mother's Day
    DD: $3,000 4
Immunoglobulins, which attack foreign substances inside you, are AKA these
    $1600 27
In these caverns you'll find the Hall of the White Giant & the New Mexico Room
    $1600 17
(Iain Armitage of Young Sheldon presents the clue.) The journal Cognition reports that adults can be taught this ability to identify musical notes by ear, though generally it appears in childhood
    $2000 25
Jerry Renault, Brother Leon & Archie Costello all return in Robert Cormier's "Beyond" this struggle
    $2000 23
Operetta creators William & Arthur
    $2000 13
The German play "Frühlings Erwachen" became this alt-rock musical in 2006
    $2000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a wave on the monitor.) The distance between two peaks of a wave is the wavelength; the distance from the peak to the wave's midpoint is this 9-letter word
    $2000 29
The only one of these still containing human remains in Rome is the one named for Domitilla
    $2000 20
Money given to someone who arranges a business deal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Hannah Dhruv
$16,600 $15,600 $18,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORIC SITES
Its official seal includes the year 1864 for when it was established, a folded flag & a scroll inscribed "our most sacred shrine"

Final scores:

William Hannah Dhruv
$0 $7,600 $9,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

William Hannah Dhruv
$12,200 $15,600 $14,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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