Show #7745 - Friday, April 20, 2018

2018 College Championship final game 2. During Final Jeopardy!, the scores from the previous day of the tournament are shown on the players' podiums.

Contestants

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Dhruv Gaur, a freshman at Brown University from Gainesville, Georgia (subtotal of $9,000)

Hannah Sage, a sophomore at the University of Central Florida from Sarasota, Florida (subtotal of $7,600)

William Scott, a freshman at Tufts University from Los Altos, California (subtotal of $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

21st CENTURY OPERAS
INTERNET SLANG
U.S. FORESTS
ELITE ATHLETES
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
SINGULARIZE IT!
    $200 17
Elena Langer composed a 2016 sequel to "The Marriage of Figaro", "Figaro Gets" this legal event
    $200 28
"Squad" these aren't about scoring in soccer; they're things you hope your group accomplishes
    $200 22
Being on Michigan's Upper Peninsula makes Hiawatha National Forest the perfect spot for six of these, one seen here
    $200 23
In 2017 she won the Australian Open singles title while sort of playing doubles--she was pregnant at the time
    $200 1
Minima
    $400 18
Julien Bilodeau adapted Pink Floyd's 1979 album into the 2017 opera "Another Brick in" this
    $400 26
Someone who asks you for a D.M. on Facebook doesn't want a dungeon master but rather contact via this
    $400 20
Logan & Ogden are ranger districts in this state's Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
    $400 10
Running the 200 meters in 19.93 seconds at age 17, this Jamaican became the first teen to ever break 20 seconds
    $400 29
-bition Party, dude! It's been around since 1869 & opposes tobacco in all its forms as well as alcohol
    $400 11
Fungi
    $600 19
"The Summer King" is about Josh Gibson, a great player in the 1930s & '40s from these U.S. baseball leagues
    $600 25
A complete disaster is known as this, which the man here is dealing with
    $600 3
Watch your step on the massive Mendenhall one of these in Alaska's Tongass National Forest
    $600 4
"Gronk" is all fans need to identify this man who set the Patriots' career touchdown record at age 27
    $600 27
Taking his seat in 2017, he's the newest member of the Supreme Court & the youngest
    $600 12
Dice
    $800 21
This Welsh poet's "Under Milk Wood" was sung instead of spoken in a 2017 production
    $800 5
When disbelief abounds & you think there may be deceits, you say "show me" these, rhyming with deceits
    $800 9
Gallatin National Forest in Montana has "blue ribbon" streams for catching these fish, so bring your fly rod
    $800 2
An eventful 2017 for Justin Verlander--traded to the Astros, he helped win a World Series, then he wed this model
    $800 16
Hiram Revels, the first black U.S. senator, represented Miss. not long after this Confederate president did
    $800 14
Genera
    $1000 24
In a 2008 opera based on myth, Theseus is a baritone & this title monster of the maze is a bass
    $1000 13
A billion-dollar tech company or an ideal mate is this mythic creature, like Charlie of Candy Mountain fame
    DD: $2,400 6
New Hampshire's Black Mountain State Forest has plenty of the paper type of this, the state tree
    $1000 8
7'3" with a 7'6" wingspan, Kristaps Porzingis stands tall & wide in the world's most famous arena for this team
    $1000 7
The secret's out--in 1856 Millard Fillmore was the candidate for president of this party, AKA the American Party
    $1000 15
Sphinges

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

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

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Hannah Dhruv
$5,200 $1,000 $10,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
HEALTH & MEDICINE
I'M KIND OF A "BIG" DEAL
SUMMER JOB IDEAS
EXPLORERS
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 24
First settled by the French, it's Canada's largest province in area
    $400 1
An estimated 1 in 5 Americans suffer from these, be it to certain pollens, drugs or food
    $400 22
Equations seen on the big white dry erase board on this sitcom are checked for accuracy by a UCLA physicist
    $400 30
Try being a lifeguard like this man did long before his presidency in the 1980s
    $400 29
An entry in his log reads, "The people of San Salvador came swimming to our ships and in boats made from one log"
    $400 28
Mouselike boy in an E.B. White story traveling through the heavens as Ursa Minor
    $800 23
An arm of the Baltic Sea, the Gulf of Bothnia separates Sweden from this country to the east
    $800 2
It's what the "H" stands for in the disorder abbreviated ADHD
    $800 21
Christian Bale bailed on the subprime housing market in this 2015 film
    $800 27
Taking this movie theater job is different today--the switch to digital means no messing with reels
    DD: $600 20
In the 1850s Paul du Chaillu became the first European to see & report on this ape many believe was a myth
    $800 19
Period of rest in Genesis where working parents leave toddlers
    $1200 13
Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Argentine part of this island
    $1200 10
This type of headache is caused by pressure in the spaces behind your cheekbones & nose
    $1200 16
Contestants on this show vie for "Head of Household" & "Power of Veto"
    $1200 4
If you live in the Midwest, perhaps you could try detasseling this crop
    $1200 18
In 1770 this British captain's ship the Endeavour almost sank when it got stuck on the Great Barrier Reef
    $1200 25
Middle Eastern entertainment with rapid gyrations of the hips that's a reality TV show judged by Len, Bruno & Carrie Ann
    $1600 11
The cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, AKA the Duomo, is in this city in Italy's Tuscany region
    $1600 9
In the U.S. basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of this
    $1600 3
Groups of 10 or more musicians were popular in the 1930s, this musical era
    $1600 26
Too hot & humid? Spend your days cruising in A/C for this delivery app
    $1600 17
In 1741 this Dane sailed east from the Kamchatka Peninsula & on July 16 sighted Alaska's St. Elias mountains
    $1600 7
Top U.N. official designed to cause loss of consciousness & of sensation in your whole body
    DD: $6,400 12
The Snowy Mountains are a range in this country's Alps
    $2000 6
Cold sores, which may or may not be triggered by a cold, are caused by this 2-word virus
    $2000 15
Seen here, this Detroit rapper's album "I Decided" went platinum in 2017
    $2000 14
Apply to be a counselor--I mean crew trainer--at NASA's space camp in this Alabama city
    $2000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Explorers Club in New York.) For his drive to the North Pole in 1909, this explorer used 19 sleds of his own design; the sleds were built longer & wider than Native sleds to lower the center of gravity, thus preventing them from overturning
    $2000 8
American daisy with dark center that was a leading U.S. suffragette

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Hannah Dhruv
$8,800 $4,600 $18,200
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC LITERARY CHARACTERS
He declares that one of the people he is trying to emulate is a medieval knight known as Amadís of Gaul

Final scores:

William Hannah Dhruv
$16,801 $9,200 $18,181

Cumulative scores:

William Hannah Dhruv
$16,801 $16,800 $27,181
1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

William Hannah Dhruv
$15,200 $4,600 $17,400
23 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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