Show #8201 - Monday, April 13, 2020

2020 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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

Kayla Kalhor, a sophomore at the University of Florida from Longwood, Florida

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
The resolution naming 2020 the International Year of Plant Health recognized plants' role in fighting this global "change"
    $200 30
The Ladyjacks of Stephen F. Austin were queens of the lanes in 2019, rolling to the NCAA women's title in this
    $200 28
"Wait until the evening before opening night", said Rossini of writing these instrumental pieces played before operas
    $200 19
This, this, this Greek letter, gently down the clue; it was "resh" in the Phoenician alphabet, now it's there for you
    $200 25
This 12th century king of England was known as Coeur de Lion, or Lionheart
    $200 29
Fuzzy freestone fruit (5)
    $400 26
Read some Yeats or Dickinson on March 21, World this Day
    $400 6
Columbia foiled, sabered & epeed its rivals to win this 2019 NCAA title
    $400 21
Male ballet dancers generally don't wear these on their feet; one exception is when men play the stepsisters in "Cinderella"
    $400 8
Revelation 1:8 states, "I am" these 2 Greek letters, "the beginning and the ending", which really covers things
    $400 23
Another 12th century lion king was William the Lion of this country north of England
    $400 24
South American cloak (6)
    $600 11
In 2019 World Space Week commemorated the 50th anniversary of this
    $600 5
In 2019 TCU fired on all cylinders to win the school's third NCAA title in this weapon, with air & smallbore competitions
    $600 20
This American dropped his drip style for one dubbed "Black Pourings"; a 1951 show of them sold none
    $600 7
If you don't know it's the 2nd-to-last letter in the Greek alphabet, you'll let out a heavy one (with a different spelling)
    $600 22
The Lion of Punjab, Ranjit Singh was Maharaja of a vast area mainly in these 2 current countries
    $600 18
Square, rectangle or rhombus (13)
    $800 10
2019 to 2028 is the "Decade of Peace" named for this South African
    $800 3
The ACUI sponsors a championship in this billiards game, one higher than another named for stripes & solids
    $800 2
10-letter word for your friend who wears outlandish colorful clothes, or for the showy late Gothic style seen here
    $800 12
It's basic math! This is celebrated every March 14th
    $800 14
The king of the African country of Eswatini, formerly called this "land", has the title ngwenyama, or "lion"
    DD: $4,000 16
Stolen, like the "Letter" in an Edgar Allan Poe story (9)
    $1000 9
An annual November "Awareness Week" showcases the rising global problem of resistance to this important class of drugs
    $1000 4
Keep your Frisbee off the roof, er, rough, in the CDGNC, short for the College this National Championship
    $1000 1
This longtime exhibit of officially sanctioned French art crammed paintings onto walls
    $1000 13
If Sophocles signed his name, he'd begin by writing this letter
    $1000 15
The empire of Sundiata Keita, the lion king of Mali, took this ancient African city from the Tuareg in the 13th century
    $1000 17
Social outcast (6)

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

Tyler Kayla Beni
$600 $4,400 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Kayla Beni
$2,200 $6,600 $10,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're dealing with original songs by the bands.)
    $400 29
Enacted in 1689, the Bill guaranteed "freedom of" this in Parliament, though not elsewhere
    $400 30
AKA Padfoot, this man didn't let taking the fall for Peter Pettigrew get in the way of being a good godfather to Harry Potter
    $400 28
Home to the N.Y. Stock Exchange, in the 1650s this road marked a defensive boundary of the city then known as New Amsterdam
    $400 16
Their "Moves Like Jagger" featuring Christina Aguilera brings back "Memories"
    $400 22
Maybe you'd like to work on one of these, like for Carnival or Cunard; recent job listings include event crew & galley supervisor
    $400 17
Horse racing's biggest trio of events that the queen only wears on special occasions
    $800 6
The Bill made it illegal to keep a "standing" one of these in the country in time of peace without Parliament's OK
    $800 8
Jonathan & Mina Harker are characters in this classic novel from 1897
    $800 27
9,000-mile Highway 1 completely circles this country, linking cities like Darwin & Adelaide
    $800 15
Take a bite out of their "Harmony Hall" & "Unbelievers"
    $800 23
Starbucks calls this job "the face of Starbucks"
    $800 18
Night sack for a snoozing Boy Scout that's the set of skills available to someone like a magician
    $1200 3
The Bill said these punishments could not be inflicted; sounds familiar!
    $1200 7
The oldest of the Three Musketeers, he is a mentor to d'Artagnan
    $1200 11
Practice your Catalan ambling along La Rambla, a tree-lined promenade in this Mediterranean Spanish port city
    $1200 14
Whether it's Freddie or Adam singing lead, this band gives you "Somebody To Love"
    $1200 26
The person on the phone can hear you smile--that's advice given to people in this job, partly from the Greek for "far"
    $1200 21
Snoopy's owner who's a large forest-dwelling ursine creature
    $1600 2
The Bill mandated that "excessive" this "ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed"
    $1600 4
Taking the job as Lord Chamberlain of Denmark was not very fortunate for this man, nor for his children Ophelia & Laertes
    $1600 10
This road network of more than 7,000 miles in Germany is famous for its lack of speed limits in many areas
    $1600 13
Time to get "Stressed Out" & believe "The Hype"
    $1600 25
Apothecary is an old-fashioned term for this job that requires a doctorate & a license
    $1600 20
Celestial body of extremely intense gravity that scores an ace in golf
    DD: $2,200 1
The Bill required parliaments to be held frequently "for redress of all" these complaints--sounds familiar!
    $2000 5
In a novel by Charlotte Bronte, Bertha Mason, first wife of this man, didn't get out of the house much
    DD: $3,200 9
At one end of Grafton Street in this European capital city is St. Stephen's Green; at the other, you'll find Trinity College
    $2000 12
We have "High Hopes" you know they did "Hey Look Ma, I Made It"
    $2000 24
Maybe you want to become this type of 14-letter scientist like Neil deGrasse Tyson
    $2000 19
18th century Prussian king & military genius who is a large body of water in northern Utah

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Kayla Beni
$16,400 $13,000 $20,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This word for a concept in Eastern religions comes from Latin roots for "made in flesh" & "again"

Final scores:

Tyler Kayla Beni
$32,800 $25,995 $8,399
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tyler Kayla Beni
$15,000 $13,000 $17,400
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
17 R,
0 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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Game tape date: 2020-02-04
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