Show #7741 - Monday, April 16, 2018

2018 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Jordan Goodson, a senior at Columbia University from McLean, Virginia

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

Rebecca Rosenthal, a sophomore at Swarthmore College from Ridgewood, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Two words that are spelled the same, but as you know, pronounced differently. And in each case, we want both words from you.)
    $200 22
2 teen rivals team up after one of the kids they're watching goes missing in 2016's "Adventures in" this
    $200 16
A man from Germany's largest port city is called this--hold the bun
    $200 11
I'm always out & about with my tablet, so I need my Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation, an external one of these
    $200 26
A Florida mom invented one version of this twirling gizmo back in the 1990s; 20 years later, they became a craze
    $200 1
When it comes to brain size, a bottlenose this has humans beat, 1,600 grams to 1,300
    $200 4
A place of little rain & to abandon completely
    $400 21
It featured Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay & some catchy tunes; 'nuff said
    $400 17
The folks seen here are taking part in a musical competition in this country
    $400 12
Snapchat, an app on which content disappears after a certain time, has one of these for a logo, also known to fade away
    $400 27
Each November the president ceremonially pardons one or more of these birds
    $400 2
If you look at its back, you'll know it's a pink fairy this
    $400 5
One who displays & a downpour of rain
    $600 20
This movie starring Demi Lovato & the Jonas Brothers was followed by a sequel subtitled "The Final Jam"
    $600 23
Most of this country's people are Khmer & speak the Khmer language
    $600 13
It's the adventurous name of the default Mac web browser
    $600 28
In 2012 this actress went from "Gossip Girl" to the girl who married Ryan Reynolds
    $600 3
This marsupial sometimes wrongly called a bear gets its liquids mostly from eucalyptus leaves
    $600 6
Multiple female deer & a third person action verb conjugation
    $800 19
Zendaya & Bella Thorne are among 3 sets of pals who become foes & then pals again in this 2012 film
    $800 24
About 3% of Australia's population are these indigenous people, from the Latin for "from the beginning"
    $800 14
Getting an HTTP code 101 on your computer means it's switching to another this, a letter in HTTP
    $800 29
Of Japan's 4 main islands, the one that doesn't end in U
    $800 9
The Arctic species of this canine is Iceland's only native land mammal
    $800 7
Trash & to decline to accept something
    $1000 18
In this St. Patrick's Day favorite written by our own Andrew Price, Kyle Johnson discovers he's half-leprechaun
    $1000 25
This 3-letter people of China make up the world's largest ethnic group
    $1000 15
My gamer roommate loves his rig from this "extraterrestrial" company, a division of Dell
    $1000 30
From the 13th to the 15th centuries, this association of German cities dominated trade in northern Europe
    DD: $2,800 10
The name of this mammal is Afrikaans for "earth pig"
    $1000 8
Adjective for one from Gdansk & to make shiny by rubbing

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

Rebecca William Jordan
$3,600 $6,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca William Jordan
$5,000 $10,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
The College Television Awards are given out by the same academy as these awards
    $400 14
It wasn't until 1976 that the first women cadets were admitted to the U.S. military academy here
    $400 10
Your parents might know Dean Cain as Superman, but you probably know him as Jeremiah Danvers, father of this other DC hero
    $400 7
221B or not 221B? It's Sherlock Holmes' home street in London
    $400 6
In his later years, this author of "The Catcher in the Rye" was a recluse
    $400 20
The action of making something look bigger than it actually is
    $800 27
Arizona State's Cronkite School of this -ism & Mass Communication has won several prestigious Hearst Awards
    $800 15
His name is synonymous with blue jeans; he founded the first company to manufacture them
    DD: $1,200 11
Dean Moriarty is a memorable character in this Beat Generation novel
    $800 18
10-letter word for U.S. roads like the one that runs 1,381 miles from Mexico to the Canadian border
    $800 5
This "Narnia" creator taught medieval & Renaissance English lit at Cambridge University
    $800 12
This long-tailed member of the crow family is known for its raucous voice
    $1200 28
In 2016 Lamar Jackson claimed the first Heisman trophy for this school's Cardinals
    $1200 16
Home to the oldest University of California campus, in 2014 it became the first city in the U.S. to approve a soda tax
    $1200 13
Dean Kamen invented this "human transporter"
    $1200 19
A part of the Pan-American Highway between Venezuela & Colombia is named from this "liberator"
    $1200 4
He wrote his most famous stories for his son Christopher Robin
    $1200 1
It can be a small dynamo used to generate high voltage or a mutant villain in the X-Men movies
    $1600 29
This arts center on the Potomac gives out the Irene Ryan scholarships to college actors
    DD: $8,000 25
This Standard Oil Company president was considered America's first billionaire
    $1600 23
Nixon White House counsel John Dean titled a book about George W. Bush "Worse Than" this scandal
    $1600 21
A fictional street in Paris, it's the location of murders in an 1841 Edgar Allan Poe tale
    $1600 8
The vignettes in his poem "The Waste Land" are linked by the legend of the search for the holy grail
    $1600 2
Adjective meaning generous & superior to pettiness
    $2000 30
This director won a student Oscar for "Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads" before his 1st feature, "She's Gotta Have It"
    $2000 26
In 1954, in the first successful organ transplant, an identical twin gave up one of these to his brother
    $2000 24
From 2005 to 2009, he served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee
    $2000 22
Kurfurstendamm is an elegant shopping street in this capital city
    $2000 9
This author of Indian descent released "Half a Life" in 2001, the year he won the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $2000 3
Hungary's main ethnic group, it's also the name of the official language of the country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca William Jordan
$21,800 $22,400 $2,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In one version Thetis killed 6 of her children in her attempts to make them immortal; this warrior was her seventh

Final scores:

Rebecca William Jordan
$43,600 $43,601 $4,399
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rebecca William Jordan
$15,400 $20,600 $1,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2018-03-13
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