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“JEOPARDY!” 4/20/18

BB:
21st C. OPERAS
INTERNET SLANG
U.S. FORESTS
ELITE ATHLETES
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
SINGULARIZE IT!

That TDD is NOT-so-lost in the $1K U.S. Forest for Dhruv w/ $2400 early tonight; William’s on the minus side for $200.

NH’s Black Mountain State Forest has plenty of the paper type of this, the state tree.

“What is birch?”…right the person is.

HS:

William: $3K/Hannah: -$800/Dhruv: $7,600

Those BoT go off on the $200 Government & Politics answer & NO TSs this rd.

CS:

William: $5,200/Hannah: $1K/Dhruv: $10,400

DJ!:
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
HEALTH & MEDICINE
I’M KIND OF A “BIG” DEAL
SUMMER JOB IDEAS
EXPLORERS
BEFORE & AFTER

TDD time for William ($6400) attached to the $2K World Geography answer & he’s way behind the other man, who’s got $15,200; Hannah’s tripled her Game 2 bank since this rd. started. Here’s William’s $12,800 clue:

The Snowy Mountains are a range in this country’s Alps.

“What is Switzerland?” & I’m…sorry- what is Australia? Dhruv swipes DD #2 from the $800 Explorer’s grasp & he’s well on top of the competition w/ $18,400 over William ($6K) & Hannah ($3K). He settles for betting $600.

In the 1850s Paul Du Chaillu became the 1st European to see & report on this ape many believed was a myth.

“What is an orangutan?”…no, man- what is a gorilla?

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $2K (Explorers)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $3200
TOTAL DJ! LT: $5200

Pre-Final S:

William: $8,800/Hannah: $4,600/Dhruv: $18,200 (LG)

G2 MALE CORYATS:
William: $15,200
Dhruv: $17,400

OVERALL CORYATS FOR THIS FINAL:
William: $27,400
Hannah: $20,200
Dhruv: $29,800

FJ! #160: CLASSIC LITERARY CHARACTERS

He declared that one of the people he was trying to emulate was a medieval knight known as Amadis of Gaul.

HANNAH: “Who is Don Quixote?” (DOUBLE) = $9,200 + $7,600 = $16,800
WILLIAM: ALSO RIGHT ($8001) = $16,801
DHRUV: Who That’s All, Folks! (smiley face)” ($19) = $18,181 + $9K = $27,181

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“JEOPARDY!” 4/19/18

BB:
YOU KIDS & YOUR MUSIC THESE DAYS
MYTH-POURRI
KILLER APPS
SNIPPERS FROM MY COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS
GETTING HISTORICAL
UNBEATABLE WORDS

HS:

William: $3K/Hannah: $2,600/Dhruv: $2K

Dhruv has his TDD moment when he’s Getting Historical for $1K & is in 3rd w/ $2800; Hannah’s the R-U w/ $3600 & William now owns five instead of three grand.

On Sept. 25, 1950 U.S. Marines retook this Asian capital city.

“What is Seoul?”…yes indeed. The class bell sounds before the $200 or $400 Snippers From My Commencement Address.

LT: $2400

CS:

William: $5K/Hannah: $3,600/Dhruv: $7,800

DJ!:
FICTIONAL STUDENTS
FAMOUS PAIRS’ OTHER NAMES
WORLD PLAYS
STRAIGHT “A”s IN SCIENCE
GOING UNDERGROUND
ALLITERATION

Dhruv steals a DD by choosing the $1600 “A” & has gotten to the $9K mark while Hannah’s inched to $4400. Dhruv puts up three big ones.

Immunoglobulins, which attack foreign substances inside you, are aka these.

“What are antibodies?”…yes they are. The other guy checks out DD #2 during the $1600 World Play & his 3rd-place score’s $7800; Hannah’s up the middle w/ $8400 & Dhruv’s gotten to $10K on the noggin. $6K wagered by William.

This 5-letter Greek tragedy from Euripides is NOT a good choice for Mother’s Day.

“What is Madea?”…it’s the right choice this time.

DJ! LT: $6K

Pre-Final S:

William: $16,600/Hannah: $15,600/Dhruv: $18K

MALE CORYATS:
William: $12,200
Dhruv: $12,400

FJ! #159: U.S. HISTORIC SITES

Its official seal incl. the yr. 1864 for when it was established, a folded flag & a scroll inscribed “Our Most Sacred Shrine”.

HANNAH: “What is the Lincoln Memorial?” ($8K) = $7,600
WILLIAM: “What is the Gettysburg Memorial?” (BUSTS FOR TONIGHT)
DHRUV: “What is Tomb of Gettysburg? the Unknown So…” (Correct: What is Arlington National Cemetery?)(HALF) = $9K

“JEOPARDY!” 4/18/18

BB:
THIS IS MY COLLEGE FIGHT SONG
21st C. DEALS
CLASSIC KIDS’ BOOKS
FOOD STUFF
ALL AROUND YouTube
DOUBLE LETTTERS IN THE MIDDLE

Inside the 400 Classic Kids’ Book the DD awaits for Dhruv who just began w/ a grand, 400 less than early leader Alli.

Kids really dig this 1998 book feat. Stanley Yelnats & Zero, two of the young inmates at Camp Green Lake.

“What is Holes?”- he wasn’t gonna be in the hole because that’s the right question.

HS:

Dhruv: 2,200/Rishab: 1,200/Alli: 5,200

LT: 1600 (3rd & 5th All Around YouTube clues)

CS:

Dhruv: 5,400/Rishab: 3,200/Alli: 7,200

DJ!:
YOU KNEW THERE’D BE MATH
AS DEFINED BY RANDOM HOUSE
IT GROWS ON TREES
BARBARIANS AT THE GATES
“R” TOWN
THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS

Dhruv meets DD #1 at the 1200 area of Barbarians at the Gates & is still in 2nd w/ 8200, a margin of 600 behind 1st-placer Alli; Rishab’s in the fold too w/ 6K. His wager this time will be 4K.

These barbarians whose name means “destroyer” crossed the Rhine River & sacked Rome in 455 A.D.

“Who are the Vandalists?”…got the group. Rishab stops at a TDD within the 800 “R” Town & is way in last w/ 5200; Dhruv’s the R-U w/ 9200 & Alli’s leading considerably w/ 14 large.

This NC city founded in 1792 was named for a man who died in 1618.

“What is Raleigh?”- sure enough.

ATTEMPTED LT: 4K
UNATTEMPTED LT: 7600
TOTAL DJ! LT: 11,600

Pre-Final S:

Dhruv: 13,400/Rishab: 12K/Alli: 16,800

MALE CORYATS:
Dhruv: 10 grand
Rishab: 7,600

FJ! #158: THE LATIN VULGATE BIBLE

In Latin Jesus said I am “via et veritas et vita”– in English, these three words.

RISHAB: “What is living in truth?” (5K) = 7K
DHRUV: “What are way, truth, life?” (6600) = 20K
ALLI: “What is road to truth?” = 6,799

“JEOPARDY!” 4/17/18

BB:
OFFICIAL STATE STUFF
ACTING UP ON TV
ELEMENTARY
SEEING RED
HIT THE BOOKS
THE “GRE”s ARE COMING

Thatcher gets a crack at the TDD via the 400 Elementary clue; Hannah’s on the board for 600 & Eric’s just ahead of her w/ 800. This is for 3600 or nothing.

This precious metal boasts the highest thermal & electrical conductivity.

“What is gold?”…but it was the next step down on the medal ladder, silver.

HS:

Thatcher: 1K/Hannah: 600/Eric: 3,200

LT: 2400

CS:

Thatcher: 4,600/Hannah: 3,800/Eric: 5K

DJ!:
HISTORIC GEOGRAPHY
WORDS OF COMMUNICATION
ART
DEEP LYRICS
DEBATE TOPICS
COMBINATIONS

Hannah unlocks a DD in the 1600 Art exhibit & her five grand leaves her 400 behind the leaders. This is a 2K clue for her.

He painted the yellow house that he had rented in Arles, hoping to establish a studio of the south w/ fellow artists.

“Who is Van Gogh?” means she’s leading for the time being. A few clues later it’s Thatcher to claim the other DD in the 1200 Historic Geography box & he’s back in 1st w/ 7400 while Eric’s dropped to 5K. Thatcher gambles 4K & his lead.

The site of a temple to Apollo & an ancient oracle this city was located on the slopes of Mt. Parnassus.

“What is Delphi?”…lead retained.

ATTEMPTED LT: 1600
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 1200 (Deep Lyrics)
TOTAL DJ! LT: 2800

Pre-Final S:

Thatcher: 14,200/Hannah: 18,200/Eric: 10,200

CORYAT SCORES:
Thatcher: 13,200
Hannah: 17,800

FJ! #157: RUSSIAN CULTURE

This work was over 50yrs old & excerpts had been popularized when it had its first full U.S. performance on Xmas Eve 1944.

ERIC: “What is…’The Nutcracker'” (DOUBLE) = 20,400
THATCHER: IN AGREEMENT (DOUBLE) = 28,400
HANNAH: GOT IT AS WELL = 28,401

“JEOPARDY!” 4/16/18

BB:
DISNEY CHANNEL MOVIES FLASHBACK
PEOPLE & PLACES
COMPUTER STUFF
HODGEPODGE
YES, MAMMAL!
HETERONYMS

Yes, Mammal! Its last clue has the TDD & William’s the finder of it as well as the early leader w/ 2800, followed by Rebecca (2K) & Jordan (200).

The name of this mammal is Afrikaans for “Earth pig”.

“What is an aardvark?”…right he is.

HS:

Rebecca: 3,600/William: 6,200/Jordan: 200

SOLE TS: 800 (Computer Stuff)

CS:

Rebecca: 5K/William: 10,400/Jordan: 3K

DJ!:
COLLEGE HONORS
FIRST IN YOUR CLASS
THE DEANS LIST
ROADS SCHOLAR
LETTER MEN
“MAG”NA COM LAUDE

Jordan’s got a lot of ground to make up as she has chosen DD #1 on the 800 spot of The Deans List having 1400; Rebecca’s in 2nd w/ 9800, five large off William. Jordan chooses for a 1200 bet.

Dean Moriarty was a memorable character in this beat generation novel.

“What is On the Road?”…& hopefully she’s on the comeback trail. Rebecca (having 14,200) takes care of DD #2 1600 into First in Your Class & again is 5K behind William; Jordan’s back to 1400. Critical 8K wager made by Rebecca:

This Standard Oil Co. president was considered America’s first billionaire.

“Who is Rockefeller?”- sure he was.

ATTEMPTED LT: 4K
UNATTEMPTED LT: 4K
TOTAL DJ! LT: 8K

Pre-Final S:

Rebecca: 21,800/William: 22,400/Jordan: 2,200

CORYAT SCORES:
Rebecca: 15,400
William: 20,600
Jordan: 1,800

FJ! #156: GREEK MYTHOLOGY

In one version Thetis KILLED six of her children in her attempts to make ’em immortal; this warrior was her 7th.

JORDAN: “Who is Achilles” (2199) = 4,399
REBECCA: AGREED (DOUBLER) = 43,600
WILLIAM: SWEEP = 43,601

“JEOPARDY!” 4/13/18

Eric Thorpe (Laguna Niguel): Dartmouth College Sr.
Alli Ross (Shrewsbury, MA): Sophomore at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Patricia Jia (Fremont, CA): Univ. of PA Sr.

BB:
THE GREEK SYSTEM
THEIR DEBUT ALBUMS
SNACK CHAT
THE OCEANS
GIVE IT THE OLD COLLEGE “TRI”
WE MADE THAT THING

HS:

Patricia: 2,400/Alli: 2,800/Eric: 1,400

Eric middles out on The Oceans for the DD & has 2nd w/ 2600, 1200 back of Alli. He has a 1600 wager.

The Laptev & Barents Seas are parts of this remote ocean.

“What is the Indian Ocean?”…but it was the Arctic.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 1K (The Oceans)
UNATTEMPTED LT: 3800
TOTAL LT: 4800

CS:

Patricia: 3,200/Alli: 6,600/Eric: 0

DJ!:
2008
A QUESTION OF FILM
SCIENCE LAB
INTERNAL RHYME TIME
5 CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF THEIR AUTHORS
AARON, JUDGE

Eric again takes a DD in the 1200 5 Characters in Search of Their Authors answer & has surged to a close 2nd w/ 10,400, 200 behind still-1st-placer Alli; Patricia’s stepped backwards to 2800. He’ll try for 1400 extra & the lead.

Gregor Samsa

“Who is (Franz) Kafka?”…he’s right & the slim leads now belongs to Eric. One Internal Rhyme Time has the final DD of W1 of this tournament…Patricia catches it right up the middle & is a distant last w/ 3600, meaning she’s seven stacks behind Alli for 2nd & nine away from Eric’s leading total. This is to bring Patricia to six large.

A boater in trouble needs to know this word to say over the radio.

She can’t say “mayday”.

DJ! LT: 14,800

Pre-Final S:

Patricia: 1,600/Alli: 11,400/Eric: 12,600

CORYAT SCORES:
Patricia: 4K
Eric: 14K

FJ! #155: U.S. PLACE NAMES

It’s the only state named for a woman & whose capital’s also named for a woman.

PATRICIA: “What is Wyoming???” (FLUNKS OUT)
ALLI: “What is Maryland?” (8,201) = 19,601 
ERIC: “What is…Virginia” (800) = 11,800

“JEOPARDY!” 4/12/18

Harry Kioko (Princeton): Univ. of Chicago Sr.
Rebecca Rosenthal (Ridgewood, NJ): Swarthmore College sophomore
Carsen Smith (JAX): Vanderbilt Sr.

BB:
ANAGRAMMED NOVELS
VIDEO GAMES
I WILL NOT SERVE…
COLLEGE SLASHES
PASS/FAIL
“ADD”/”DROP” (that’s for you Katie Nolan)

HS:

Harry: -1,800/Rebecca: 3,400/Carsen: 1,600

Harry’s still in the red at -1600 as he chooses the DD during the 1K I Will NOT Serve clue; Rebecca’s doubled up Carsen 2800-1400.

This Union General REFUSED to run for President stating “Will not serve” if elected; he WOULDN’T have carried Georgia.

“Who is Sherman?”…yes sir.

ATTEMPTED LT: 3400
UNATTEMPTED LT: 2200
TOTAL LT: 5600

CS:

Harry: -600/Rebecca: 3,600/Carsen: 1,400

DJ!:
PAPER TERMS
WHERE IN THE BODY?
TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
BROADWAY MUSICALS
DOWN FOR THE COUNTY

Rebecca takes the High School Strategy route on Broadway Musicals & it works for a DD when taking the 1600 square two selections in; she will bet 5K.

We’d like to “point” out that George in “Sunday in the Park With George” was this famous French artist.

“Who is (Georges) Seurat?”…she is right. She’s still rolling up to 23K & has selected DD #2 attached to the 1200 Tale from The Arabian Nights; Carsen’s a distant 2nd w/ 5400 & Harry’s a grand in the bad realm. Next answer for Rebecca’s worth another three large.

Several of the stories are set in this city, capital of the Muslim world in the 8th C. & STILL a capital today.

“What is Baghdad?”…the more pts. the merrier.

ATTEMPTED LT: 4400
UNATTEMPTED LT: 800
TOTAL DJ! LT: 5200

Pre-Final S:

Harry: 600/Rebecca: 26K (LG)/Carsen: 6,200
REBECCA’S CORYAT: 20,800

FJ! #154: LANDMARKS

In 1546 architect Pierre Lescot began rebuilding King Francis I’s palace, which is now this museum.

HARRY: “What is L’orangerie” = 400
CARSEN: “WHAT IS VERSAILLES?” = 2K
REBECCA: “What is the Louvre?”