Show #8200 - Friday, April 10, 2020

2020 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.


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Nibir Sarma, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota from Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Natalie Hathcote, a junior at Liberty University from Parker, Colorado

Tyler Combs, a senior at Indiana University from Greenfield, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "Spring" will come up in each correct response.)
    $200 25
This word that means "of little importance" precedes "Pursuit" in the name of a board game
    $200 30
This member of One Direction had No. 1 solo albums with his self-titled solo debut & "Fine Line"
    $200 29
Phantasmagoria is a synonym for this post-bedtime event; sweet dreams!
    $200 1
This movement began in Tunisia in 2010
    $200 28
The ocicat looks like this wild cat species for which it is named
    $200 8
In chapter 32 God considered Jacob to be this fruit "of his eye"
    $400 24
At the sushi bar, the ever popular amaebi is this little shellfish served raw
    $400 27
In 2019 BTS learned they might be forced to break up due to this country's compulsory conscription laws
    $400 26
The Hollywood Reporter's obituary for director Wes Craven called him the "Master of" this film genre
    $400 2
This 4-word mnemonic tells you how to adjust your clocks when daylight saving time begins & ends
    $400 19
An old name for Thailand is in the name of this breed that sometimes has crossed eyes
    $400 7
This river is mentioned 26 times in the King James version of Deuteronomy
    $600 17
When it comes to small iPods, there were Mini, Shuffle & this other one that was one-fifth the size of the original model
    $600 23
This L.A. native, seen here, is the first person born in the current millennium to have a Number One album
    $600 22
This word denoting great fear precedes -nought, -ful & -locks
    $600 11
Biologist Rachel Carson wrote this 1962 environmental classic warning of the dangers of pesticides
    $600 16
Hairless cat breeds include the Peterbald & this one whose name sounds like the mythic monster that posed a riddle
    DD: $1,000 4
Deuteronomy 5 is one of the 2 places in the Bible where this important list is enumerated
    $800 14
This French word designates clothing for women who are 5'4" & under
    $800 21
This singer paired with Camila Cabello for the chart-topping hit "SeƱorita"
    $800 18
To suddenly frighten; the "Red" one was anti-Communist
    $800 10
FDR's Little White House is in this Georgia town
    $800 15
This "kingly" word after Cornish or Devon in cat breeds indicates it has curly hair like a rabbit breed
    $800 6
Deuteronomy is the last book in this important Jewish tome
    $1000 13
This 15-letter word is a subtle but offensive comment directed at a minority group that reinforces a negative stereotype
    $1000 12
"Ode To Joy" by this band follows leader Jeff Tweedy's solo albums "Warm" & "Warmer"
    $1000 20
From the Greek for "fear", it's an extreme, irrational fear, but don't panic!
    $1000 9
In a poem by Alexander Pope, these 3 words precede "in the human breast"
    $1000 3
The breed called this "brown" is not from Cuba but is named for its cigar-brown color
    $1000 5
In a Jewish tradition, a scroll called a mezuzah is inscribed with Deuteronomy verses & fixed to this part of the home

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

Tyler Natalie Nibir
$1,400 $5,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Natalie Nibir
$3,800 $7,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
In the 1320s Chapultepec Hill in Mexico City became a sacred site & later a retreat for kings of these people
    $400 30
A bogus boa constrictor
    $400 26
Alexander the Great was born in the city of Pella in this kingdom in 356 B.C.
    $400 27
"The Book and the Sword" is a Wuxia novel, a Chinese story about these "arts"
    $400 25
The Canadian government has promised to never try to find out the name of the young man buried in Ottawa's version of this memorial
    $400 28
Johns Hopkins doubled for Harvard in this 2010 film with Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg
    $800 24
Cerro Bolivar rises more than 1,500 feet above the grasslands of the Guiana highlands in this South American nation
    $800 23
Harass or taunt Mr. Hyde's alter ego
    $800 22
Consort of the doomed Russian Czar Nicholas II, Alexandra was the granddaughter of this British queen
    $800 8
In poetry, it's a long narrative, often about heroic deeds; there's also a "mock" type
    $800 6
At the Little Bighorn, one problem for this Lt. colonel was not knowing that Major Reno's assault on an Indian village had failed
    $800 21
That's Occidental College, not the planet Vulcan, in "Star Trek III: The Search for" him
    DD: $2,500 17
Boston's Sentry Hill was renamed this for the light used to warn of intruders
    $1200 16
A judge's mallet that you can take on vacation
    $1200 18
In the 1970s Alexander Haig was supreme commander of this transatlantic alliance ready to fend off the USSR
    DD: $3,400 11
This Latin American genre with an oxymoronic name involves the extraordinary seeming ordinary
    $1200 5
On June 19, 1865 black residents of Texas learned of this document issued 2 1/2 years earlier
    $1200 20
East Los Angeles College, not the University of Alabama, is where this Tom Hanks character shows his football prowess
    $1600 13
Vatican Hill, which gave the papal city its name, is located across this river from the traditional 7 hills of Rome
    $1600 14
A faithful king, queen or prince
    $1600 1
Before he wrote "Roots", Alex Haley helped write the life story of this black nationalist leader
    $1600 10
Penguin has a line of regency romance novels that are set during the regency of the soon-to-be George IV, in this century
    $1600 4
In this 19th c. year the USS President fought a battle with HMS Belvidera, which until then didn't know for sure there was a war on
    $1600 19
A lecture room at New York's Columbia University was used for a scene in the 2nd installment of this Marvel hero's franchise in 2004
    $2000 12
Once an island in an ancient marsh, Glastonbury Tor Hill in England is associated with this isle of Arthurian mythology
    $2000 7
A back-&-forth talk about certain types of instruments including drums & gongs
    $2000 2
Lincoln & this Confederate V.P. met in February 1865 & unsuccessfully talked about trying to end the war
    $2000 9
Some of Carson McCullers' works fall into the genre of "Southern" this, also an old architectural style
    $2000 3
A 1513 map labeled America with this Latin phrase for "unknown land"; in a 1522 version that became "Terra Nova"
    $2000 15
Boston's Bunker Hill Community College shares screen time with M.I.T. in this 1997 Damon-Affleck production

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Natalie Nibir
$29,200 $9,800 $9,700
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

On September 25, 2019, searches on for the definition of this 3-word Latin term increased by 5,500%

Final scores:

Tyler Natalie Nibir
$28,400 $4,400 $18,448
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tyler Natalie Nibir
$27,000 $9,400 $12,200
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $48,600

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Game tape date: 2020-02-03
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