Show #8199 - Thursday, April 9, 2020

2020 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Xiaoke Ying, a sophomore at the University of Southern California from Arcadia, California

Beni Keown, a freshman at Northwestern University from Evanston, Illinois

Joe Coker, a junior at Hendrix College from Conway, Arkansas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Let's totally drive to this city that's perfect for snorkeling during spring break
    $200 5
A military rank & a corn seed
    $200 6
It's the P in FERPA, a 1974 law that says your parents need your consent to get your grades from your college
    $200 21
Florida's Streamline Hotel is the birthplace of this auto racing organization
    $200 11
This large retailer uses the slogan "Expect More. Pay Less."
    $200 16
In "The Two Towers" this wizard says, "Yes, I am white now...I have passed through fire and deep water, since we parted"
    $400 27
Well, you're too young to drink in this city...can't hit the tables...but Lady Gaga Enigma is at Park MGM, so off we go!
    $400 4
Time of dawn & time of sorrow
    $400 7
More than 40 states have laws against this fraternity initiation practice
    $400 22
On April 22, 1954 the NBA changed forever with the adoption of a shot clock with a time limit of this many seconds
    $400 12
Zorba was the original name of this retailer that started in Spain; it stuck with a "Z" name
    $400 17
Landing on Leyte in 1944, Douglas MacArthur said, "People of" this country, "I have returned"
    $600 28
With daytime temps from the 70s to 100 on its Pacific coastal strip, this country between Panama & Nicaragua will heat things up!
    $600 1
A way of behaving & a lord's estate
    $600 8
Georgia State says it follows state law in banning hard liquor at these pre-game parking lot parties
    $600 23
This tournament was first contested in 1930 & won by host nation Uruguay, 4-2 over Argentina
    $600 13
A follow-up to "The Devil Wears Prada" is called "When Life Gives You" these yoga clothes
    DD: $2,000 18
After he returns in Luke 15, his dad says, "Bring hither the fatted calf and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry"
    $800 29
Before we go to the beach, we'll check out the Bob Marley Museum in this world capital, on the site of a home the legend bought in 1975
    $800 2
To lift up & to tear down
    $800 9
A 1940 statement on this status says it gives professors "freedom & economic security", but it doesn't mean they can never be fired
    $800 24
It took 11 hours & 5 minutes over 3 days at this grand slam tennis venue in 2010 for John Isner to defeat Nicolas Mahut
    $800 14
Tadashi Yanai, the founder of this chain of Japanese clothing stores, is the richest person in Japan
    $800 19
In an 1840s Dumas novel, he is falsely accused of being a Bonapartist & jailed at the chateau d'If; he returns for revenge though...
    $1000 30
We're off to Mexico! Check out Lover's Beach at this cape on Baja California's extreme southern tip
    $1000 3
Gets ahead by the whole length of a track, or a slip-up in judgment
    $1000 10
The plaintiffs in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard say the school violates this amendment's Equal Protection Clause
    $1000 25
Leading his team to a come-from-behind victory, this 24-year-old Kansas City QB became the youngest Super Bowl MVP winner in 2020
    $1000 15
Early on, this British brand belied its name by being in the basement of an Oxford Circus store
    $1000 20
In 41 A.D. Claudius banished Seneca, but Claudius' wife Agrippina called him back to tutor this son & future emperor

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

Joe Beni Xiaoke
$3,200 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Beni Xiaoke
$3,400 $5,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
Like many cities, this capital of Poland was almost completely destroyed during World War II
    $400 14
In 2000 Ralph Nader received nearly 3 million presidential votes for this colorful party
    $400 4
As a knight-errant Don Quixote attacks what he says are giants but in fact are these
    $400 19
Remove "T" from a piece of dining room furniture & you get this word meaning competent
    $400 1
This sequel subtitled "Here We Go Again" features ABBA's music & Lily James having summer flings with 3 different suitors
    $400 23
A neutron has approximately the same mass as this other type of subatomic particle
    $800 9
Pliny the Elder was among those who perished following the catastrophic eruption of this in 79 A.D.
    $800 15
Historians paired this word with "Republican" in the name of an 18th & 19th century American party
    $800 6
Idioms abound in "Don Quixote", like "The haves & the have nots" & the rich being born with one of these "in his mouth"
    $800 21
Take "T" off a word meaning to cut & you get this edge of a crater
    $800 2
This medical drama gave us the romance of Meredith & McDreamy
    $800 24
Of the 3 basic states of matter, this one has particles with the least kinetic energy
    $1200 10
Beginning in 1455, the Wars of the Roses pitted the house of Lancaster against this royal house for the English throne
    DD: $5,000 16
Due to the participation of Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt, this incumbent president finished third in 1912
    $1200 7
Dreaming the impossible dream, this Broadway show about Don Quixote won the 1966 Tony Award for Best Musical
    $1200 22
Remove "T" from a hiking path & you get this horizontal bar
    $1200 3
Much to Constance Wu's surprise, boyfriend Henry Golding's family is very wealthy in this 2018 film
    DD: $4,000 25
The main products of the alcoholic fermentation of sugar are ethanol & this gas
    $1600 11
Shortly before his death in 1524, this explorer was appointed Viceroy of Portuguese India
    $1600 17
In 2016 this party got Gary Johnson on ballots in all 50 states, the first time for a third party since 1996
    $1600 13
In "Don Quixote", this squire tells his donkey Dapple, "With bread all sorrows are less"
    $1600 28
Get rid of the "T" in the regular rises & falls of the oceans & you get this day in a Roman month
    $1600 5
In this comedy, Maya Rudolph is marrying Doug, but we see more of maid of honor Kristen Wiig's romance with Chris O'Dowd
    $1600 26
In a flame test, this element--atomic number 11--burns yellow; it's also often the basis of the yellow color in fireworks
    $2000 12
In ancient Athens Solon's code of laws replaced the harsher one, said to be written in blood, by this lawgiver
    $2000 18
The Objectivist Party seeks to promote the political philosophy of this female novelist who died in 1982
    $2000 20
Don Quixote dedicates his deeds of valor to Aldonza, a peasant girl he calls this
    $2000 29
Detach "T" from an edible fungus & you get this ornamental frill on a garment
    $2000 30
He played Rory Gilmore's boyfriend Jess; now he plays Mandy Moore's hubby Jack Pearson
    $2000 27
Known to early chemists as "oil of vitriol", this corrosive, colorless acid is found in car batteries

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Beni Xiaoke
$15,200 $14,800 $6,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Barely changed since a 1297 agreement, the border between these 2 countries is called La Raya on one side & A Raia on the other

Final scores:

Joe Beni Xiaoke
$30,200 $15,800 $12,800
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joe Beni Xiaoke
$11,400 $20,800 $6,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2020-02-03
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