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“JEOPARDY!” 4/17/20

BB:
IN THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME
PETS
TV THEME SONGS
PLURALIZE IT
COLLEGE LIFE
GREEK, WEAK

HS:

Tyler: $3,600/Nibir: $4,200/Xiaoke: $2,400

Tyler ($4600) found that DD sneaking behind the $1K clue of In the National Inventors Hall of Fame three clues after the last interviews; his next wager was $2400.

Joshua Lionel Cowen entered the HoF for his work on these playthings, which he branded w/ his own middle name.

“What are toy trains?”- yeah.

LT: $2K

CS:

Tyler: $7,800/Nibir: $6,400/Xiaoke: $3,200

DJ!:
WORLD CAPITALS
NOTE BOOKS
POSITIVE HISTORY
3 G’s
POP CULTURE
GET YOUR GROUP ON

Nibir ($8400) took a TDD out of the $1600 window in World Capitals; Tyler waited at nine g-spots.

Eucalypta, Kangaremu & Cookaburra were suggested names for this capital.

“What is Canberra?”…he was even closer to locking this $100K up. Nibir ($28,400), I hope you Get Your Group On your feet watching you right now because I just saw you choose the last DD of this tournament within that subject’s $1200 answer; Tyler had $10,200 & Xiaoke was at an even $10K. He went for that $5 wager.

The North Star’s part of this famous grouping within Ursa Minor.

“What is the Big Dipper?”…not it- the Little Dipper.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $400 (Positive History)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: $1600 (3 G’s)

Pre-Final Scores Tonight:

Tyler: $14,600/Nibir: $27,595 (LOCK)/Xiaoke: $11,600

G2 CORYATS:
Tyler: $13,200
Nibir: $20,800

FINALE CORYATS:
Tyler: $20,800
Nibir: $40,200
Xiaoke: $20,400

FJ! #160: HISTORIC FIGURES

In legend this real European leader fielded an elite corps called the 12 Peers that incl. Oliver & Roland.

XIAOKE: “WHO IS CHARLEMAGNE?” ($1600) + $800 = $14K
TYLER: ALSO RIGHT ($5200) + $200 = $20K
NIBIR: Who is Charlemagne? Who da man?” ($2020) + $22,195 = $47,770

“JEOPARDY!” 4/16/20

BB for G1:
TRAVELING ABROAD
ON THE RECENT BESTSELLER LIST
THE HIDDEN WORLD OF EMOJIS
AMERICAN HISTORY
MOVIE COMEDIES
“H.D.”

Nibir chose the 1st DD of this final inside the $800 American History clue as everybody began w/ a grand.

A new quartering act was the 4th of these punitive 1774 measures also known as the Coercive Acts.

“What are the Punishment Acts?” took away his thou; they were the Intolerable Acts. The bell rang on the least-valuable answers under The Hidden World of Emojis & Movie Comedies.

HS:

Tyler: $3,400/Nibir: $4,600/Xiaoke: $1K

SOLE TS: $1K (Movie Comedies)

CS:

Tyler: $4,400/Nibir: $6,400/Xiaoke: $3,200

DJ!:
JUNIORS & SENIORS
HOBBIES
FRENCH GEOGRAPHY
SONGS OF YOUR OLDER SIBLINGS
IRREGULAR VERBS
POETRY FOR PHYSICISTS

Tyler ($5600) picked off DD #1 on the 2nd selected answer of the rd., the $2K French Geography as Nibir gave back $1200. Tyler bet twice that amt. ($2400).

Rich in fossils these 4-letter mountains shared w/ Switzerland gave their name to an ancient dino-heavy period.

“What are the Alps?”…no they were the Jura mountains. $1200 in Poetry for Physicists was Nibir’s (eight G’s) other DD of this game; Xiaoke was in 2nd w/ $4800 & Tyler had a 3rd-place $4400. Nibir tried a trubie.

In the poem “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” Byron mentioned this 16th C. Italian “with his woes”.

“Who is Galileo?”…he looked far enough. The $400 clues left covered regarded French Geography & Songs Of Your Older Siblings.

TECH. TS: $2K (Songs Of Your Older Siblings- Nibir left out “Hey” in “Hey, Soul Sister”)
ATTEMPTED LT: $2K
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: $800 (Irregular Verbs)
TOTAL DJ! LT: $4800

Pre-Final Scores Tonight:

Tyler: $5,200/Nibir: $25,200/Xiaoke: $8,800

MALE CORYATS:
Tyler: $7,600
Nibir: $19,400

FJ! #159: SHAKESPEARE’S PLAYS

An account of a deposed Duke of Genoa in a 1549 “History of Italy” was a presumed source for this play.

TYLER: “What is ‘Coriolanus’?” ($5K) = $200
XIAOKE: “WHAT IS ‘OTHELLO’?” ($8K) = $800
NIBIR: “What is Twelfth Night?” (Correct: What was “The Tempest”?)($3,005) = $22,195

“JEOPARDY!” 4/15/20

BB:
THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
UNIQUE COLLEGE COURSES
NON-AMERICAN HISTORY
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
SING OUT!
3-LETTER WORDS

HS:

Nathaniel: 5K/Marshall: 1,800/Xiaoke: 1,200

Nathaniel (5600) found the DD at the 1K point of The Rocky Mtns.; Marshall was in 2nd for 3200 & Xiaoke was in 3rd at 2200. Nathaniel only went for 800 extra.

A state capital in the Rockies bears the name of this Native American people once found in the region.

“What is Boise?”- no, man; it’s Cheyenne.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 1K (3-Letter Words)
UNATTEMPTED LT: 800
TOTAL LT: 1800

CS:

Nathaniel: 5,800/Marshall: 3,400/Xiaoke: 2,600

DJ!:
WORLD OF VIDEO GAMES
POETRY
THE ELEMENTS WITH STYLE
“AD”JECTIVES
A FULL RIDE
SCHOLARSHIP

Marshall (5K) chose a TDD three clues in on the 2K Poetry; Xiaoke added 1200 to start the rd. off.

In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” he wrote “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons”.

“Who is Eliot?”…10K & the lead for Marshall. Later Marshall (12,400) picked DD #2 at 2K within The Elements W/ Style; Nathaniel followed w/ 10,200 & 5K was the score Xioake waited on. 3K & 1st place were up for grabs.

You’ll have that certain glow w/ this element discovered in 1669 & named for the way it glows in the dark.

“What is…luminium?”…uh-uh- phosphorus. Time sounded prior to the 400 answers from the World of Video Games, The Elements W/ Style & A Full Ride.

DJ! LT: 4800

Pre-Final S:

Nathaniel: 11,800/Marshall: 12,200/Xiaoke: 10,200
NATHANIEL’S CORYAT: 12,600

FJ! #158: PRESIDENTIAL GEOGRAPHY

This Midwest city was the burial place of one 19th C. President & was named for a relative of another.

ALL: “What is Lincoln?” (Correct: What is Cleveland?)

Wagers:
XIOAKE: 2K = 8,200
NATHANIEL: 10,800 = 1K
MARSHALL: 11,401 = 799

“JEOPARDY!” 4/14/20

BB:
CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!
BOOK CHAPTERS
POTPOURRI
COLORFUL TERMINOLOGY
MATH TERMS
FAMOUS CANADIANS

Nibir (4400) looked at the 1K Book Chapter & saw the TDD printed on there; Joe (1600) & Londyn (thousand) followed.

“Mowgli’s Brothers”

“What is The Jungle Book?”- how could it not be?

HS:

Joe: 1,800/Londyn: 1K/Nibir: 8,800

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 600 (Colorful Terminology)

CS:

Joe: 5,400/Londyn: 2,200/Nibir: 9,800

DJ!:
GARDEN SPOTS
SECOND…
FROM THE LATIN
HISTORY 101
CLASSICAL MUSIC
FANTASTICAL SUBSTANCES

Nibir’s (14,200) 2nd DD tonight was from the 2K clue under Second…; Joe was the R-U at the time w/ 11,800 & Londyn was last w/ 5K. Nibir bet 3K & his lead.

…U.S. President to be impeached.

“Who is Bill Clinton?”…& Trump was the 3rd & most recent. Nibir (18,400) plucked yet another DD from the 1600 Garden Spot; Joe was 2nd for 12,600 & Londyn was well at the bottom at 6200. He only took face value.

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon (possibly) near Hillah in what’s now this country.

“What is Iraq?”…well, yes.

ATTEMPTED LT: 2400
UNATTEMPTED LT: 5600
TOTAL DJ! LT: 8K

Pre-Final S:

Joe: 13,400/Londyn: 7K (ELIM.)/Nibir: 22,400
NIBIR’S CORYAT: 18K

FJ! #157: COUNTRY NAMES

The cartographic feature from which this country got its name passes near the town of Guayllabamba.

LONDYN: “What is Ecuador?” (DOUBLE) = 14K
JOE: “What is Argentina?” (BUSTED)
NIBIR: AGREED W/ LONDYN = 26,801

“JEOPARDY!” 4/13/20

BB:
U.N. OBSERVANCES
LESSER-KNOWN COLLEGE SPORTS
ARTS & CULTURE
GREEK LETTERS
THE LION KING
CROSSWORD CLUES “P”

HS:

Tyler: 600/Kayla: 4,400/Beni: 5,200

Beni chose that DD right after interview time wrapped up on the 800 Crossword Clue “P” & wagered four large.

Stolen like the Letter in an Edgar Allan Poe story (9)

“What is Purloined?”…that’s it.

LT: 1K (1st & 4th Arts & Culture prompts)

CS:

Tyler: 2,200/Kayla: 6,600/Beni: 10,600

DJ!:
THE ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS
WHAT A CHARACTER
ROADS SCHOLAR
ON THE BAND’S SET LIST
GET A JOB!
BEFORE & AFTER

TDD right away for Tyler as soon as he went bottom for The English Bill of Rights.

The bill required parliaments to be held frequently “for redress of all” these complaints– sounds familiar!

“What are grievances?”…these weren’t painful for him. Tyler (6800) also bottomed out correctly for DD #2 under Roads Scholar; Beni was in 2nd w/ 8200 & Kayla led these guys w/ 9400. This was to take Tyler to 10K & the lead.

At one end of Grafton St. in this European capital city’s St. Stephen’s Green; at the other you’ll find Trinity College.

“What is Dublin?”…good.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 1600 (The English Bill of Rights)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 800 (What a Character)

Pre-Final S:

Tyler: 16,400/Kayla: 13K/Beni: 20,600

MALE CORYATS:
Tyler: 11,400
Beni: 17,400

FJ! #156: RELIGIOUS WORDS

This word for a concept in eastern religions came from Latin roots for “made in flesh” & “again”.

KAYLA: “What is reincarnation? reincarnation?” (12,995) = 25,995
TYLER: ALSO CORRECT (DOUBLE) = 32,800
BENI: “What is orthodox? :(“ = 8,399

“JEOPARDY!” 4/10/20

Nibir Sarma (Eden Prairie, MN): Univ. of Minnesota sophomore
Natalie Hathcote (Parker, CO): Liberty Jr.
Tyler Combs (Greenfield, IN): Indiana Sr.

BB:
THINK SMALL
MODERN MUSIC
WORDS TO FEAR
“SPRING” BREAK
CATS
OLD DEUTERONOMY

Early on was the DD from the 600 Old Deuteronomy window for Natalie (1K); Tyler began w/ 200 & Nibir had 400.

Deuteronomy 5 was one of the two places in the bible where this important list was enumerated.

“What is The Ten Commandments?”- oh yeah.

HS:

Tyler: 1,400/Natalie: 5,800/Nibir: 200

LT: 1800

CS:

Tyler: 3,800/Natalie: 7,800/Nibir: 2,600

DJ!:
HEAD FOR THE HILLS
RHYME TIME
PEOPLE NAMED ALEX
LITERARY GENRES
DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY
FILM SCHOOLS

The 1200 Literary Genre bounced out DD #1 to the leading Tyler (16,600), followed by Natalie (9800) & Nibir (3400). Tyler wagered Nibir’s score.

This Latin American genre w/ an oxymoronic name involves the extraordinary seeming ordinary.

“What is magical realism?”…he got to the level of 20K. The opposition might’ve had to Head for the Hills as Nibir (10,200) chose its 1200 clue for DD #2; Tyler (21,600) was untouchable. 2.5K answer was about to be heard by Nibir.

Boston’s Sentry Hill was renamed this for the light used to warn of intruders.

“What is Lantern?”- no; also a film production co., it’s Beacon.

Pre-Final S:

Tyler: 29,200 (LOCK)/Natalie: 9,800/Nibir: 9,700

CORYAT SCORES:
Tyler: 27K
Natalie: 9,400
Nibir: 12,200

FJ! #155: WORDS IN THE NEWS

On Sept. 25, 2019 searches on merriam-webster.com for the definition of this 3-word Latin term increased by 5,500%.

NIBIR: “What is quid pro quo?” (8748) = 18,448
NATALIE: “What is Writ of Centura…” (5400) = 4,400
TYLER: “What is coglio…” = 28,400

“JEOPARDY!” 4/9/20

Xiaoke Ying (Arcadia): USC sophomore
Beni Keown (Evanston, IL): Northwestern freshman
Joe Coker (Conway, AR): Hendrix College Jr.

BB:
WHERE YA GOIN’ FOR SPRING BREAK?
HOMOPHONES
COLLEGE LAW
SPORTS HISTORY
SHOPPING
RETURNS

HS:

Joe: 3,200/Beni: 1,400/Xiaoke: 1,800

Beni (2K) could’ve made some good Returns w/ the TDD behind its 600 spot.

After he returned in Luke 15 his dad said “Bring hither the fatted calf and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry”.

“Who is Cain?”…he had reason to shake his head because they were looking for the prodigal son.

ATTEMPTED LT: 1600
UNATTEMPTED LT: 1600
TOTAL LT: 3200

CS:

Joe: 3,400/Beni: 5,200/Xiaoke: 2K

DJ!:
EUROPEAN HISTORY
PARTY IN THE USA
DON QUIXOTE
T OFF
MOVIE & TV ROMANCES
CHEMISTRY

Miley Cyrus likely not included, Joe (9K) hit DD #1 choosing the 1200 Party in the USA; he was a thou behind leader Beni & Xiaoke was in 3rd w/ four. Joe gambled 5K.

Due to the participation of bull moose Teddy Roosevelt this incumbent President finished 3rd in 1912.

“Who is William Howard Taft?”…Joe was in 1st for now. Beni’s (13,600) 1200 Chemistry choice led to DD #2; Joe (17,200) still led him & Xiaoke’s last-place points went upwards to 6400. A right question to this 4K prompt would get Beni in front of tonight’s class.

The main products of the alcoholic fermentation of sugar are ethanol & this gas.

“What is oxygen gas?”- not a chance; it’s carbon dioxide.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 2K (T Off)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 2K (Movie & TV Romances)

Pre-Final S:

Joe: 15,200/Beni: 14,800/Xioke: 6,400

MALE CORYATS:
Joe: 11,400
Beni: 20,800

FJ! #154: EUROPEAN BORDERS

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

XIOKE: “WHAT ARE PORTUGAL & SPAIN?” (DOUBLE) = 12,800
BENI: “What is the Spain and Portugal border? (1K) = 15,800
JOE: “What are Spain & Portugal” (15K) = 30,200

“JEOPARDY!” 4/8/20

Kylie Weaver (McLean, VA): Penn St. Sr.
Londyn Lorenz (Perryville, MO): Ole Miss sophomore
Alistair Gray (Sunnyvale, CA): UCSD sophomore

BB:
ALL ABOUT APRIL
BEVERAGES
ANAGRAMMED DORM ESSENTIALS
BOOK TITLE ANIMALS
STATE THE STATE
THE DRAKE PASSAGE

Alistair (1400) had a TDD chance on the 800 State the State; Londyn was 3rd for 1200 & Kylie was the early leader at the 2K stage.

Four U.S. states touch Mexico; this state’s 140-mile border’s the shortest.

“What is New Mexico?”- I was afraid one would choose that state; it’s really CA.

HS:

Alistair: -200/Londyn: 2,600/Kylie: 2K

ATTEMPTED LT: 600
UNATTEMPTED LT: 2400
TOTAL LT: 3K

CS:

Alistair: 600/Londyn: 7,400/Kylie: 3,400

DJ!:
ARCHITECTURE
THE SOLAR SYSTEM
THE OLYMPIC GAMES
OLD HISTORY
STRAIGHT C’s
TO THE POWER OF 10

Early in the 2nd half of the rd. Kylie (8200) chose DD #1 using the 1200 clue about The Olympic Games; London was still on top w/ 12,600 & Alistair stayed in last w/ 4600. Kylie gambled 3K.

The U.S. last hosted the Summer Games in 1996 in this state capital.

“What is Atlanta?”- of course. DD #2 dealt w/ The Solar System for 1200 & Alistair (6200) had the opportunity to make this preliminary tighter; Kylie was in 2nd for 10,400 & Londyn held a 9K lead over Kylie. Alistair risked it all a 2nd time.

Believed to be made of metallic hydrogen not water the largest ocean in the solar system’s on this planet.

“What is Neptune?”…sorry, bro- Jupiter. But he did get the remaining answer there for 400 & to stay in the running for now.

ATTEMPTED DJ! LT: 3200

CORYAT SCORES:
Alistair: 8K
Kylie: 8,600

FJ! #153: AMERICAN AUTHORS

She published under her middle name; her 1st name was Nelle, Ellen backward in honor of her grandma Ellen Finch.

ALISTAIR: “Who was Dickinson?” (399) = 1
KYLIE: NOBODY (8400) = 2K
LONDYN: “Who is Harper Lee?” = 20,801

“JEOPARDY!” 4/7/20

Nathaniel Miller (MIA, FL): Yale sophomore
Kayla Kalhor (Longwood, FL): Univ. of Florida sophomore
Sophie Casarico (St. Augustine): Florida St. Jr.

BB:
THE 1990s
SILENT LETTER WORDS
BROADWAY MUSICALS
DON’T BLANK ON THE MENU
NAME THE SPEAKER
WHAT”EV”ER

The 600 Name the Speaker was the DD that Nathaniel (5200) tried; Kayla was in 2nd w/ 1400 & Sophie just got in the points w/ 1K. He made an 800 bet.

1968: “I’m not worried about anything. I’m not fearing any man”

“Who is Martin Luther King?”…MLK he was.

HS:

Sophie: 1K/Kayla: 600/Nathaniel: 7,200

ATTEMPTED LT: 1800

CS:

Sophie: 1,200/Kayla: 4,600/Nathaniel: 8,400

DJ!:
CLICHES
OK BOOMER
BRITISH LIT
COUNTRIES’ LOWEST POINTS
FILM CHARACTERS
HEALTH & MEDICINE

Just after inching into the lead w/ 8600 Kayla tried to boost that margin a lot using the 1600 Health & Medicine clue for DD #1; here was her 3K answer.

It’s the 10-letter term for an irregular heartbeat whether the beat’s too fast, too slow or erratic.

“What is arithemia?”- not acceptable; the right spelling’s arrhythmia. Nathaniel (11,600) correctly middled out in British Lit for DD #2; Kayla recovered her way to 7200. 2K clue came to him.

Hazel was the leader of the Rabbits & the brother of Fiver in this beloved novel by Richard Adams.

He blanked- the title was Watership Down.

ATTEMPTED LT: 2K (800 & 1200 Cliches)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 800 (British Lit)
TOTAL DJ! LT: 2800

Pre-Final S:

Sophie: 3,200/Kayla: 12K/Nathaniel: 20K

CORYAT SCORES:
Kayla: 15K
Nathaniel: 21,800

FJ! #152: AMERICAN HISTORY

A 1711 bill cleared the names of 22 people who were tried in this town incl. Rebecca Nurse, Giles Corey & John Proctor.

SOPHIE: “What is Salem, Massachusetts” (DOUBLE) = 6,400
KAYLA: EXACTLY THE SAME (4,501) = 16,501
NATHANIEL: “What is Salem?” = 24,001

“JEOPARDY!” 4/6/20

Sirad Hassan (Frederick, MD): Princeton Sr.
Emma Farrell (Telford, PA): Carnegie Mellon Sr.
Marshall Comeaux (DAL): Univ. of Texas sophomore

BB:
PRESIDENTIAL NICKNAMES
TV OF TODAY
COLLEGE ETYMOLOGY
MAMMALS
ALPHANUMERICS
E-COLLEGE-Y

HS:

Marshall: 600/Emma: 3,400/Sirad: 200

Emma (4K) chose the DD on the 800 Mammal; Marshall added 200 just after the interviews. Emma wagered ½.

The mnemonic device “D” has one hump, “B” has two helps us remember these two types of camels.

“What are the Dromedary & Bactrian camels?”…they would be.

ATTEMPTED LT: 1200 (2nd & 4th E-College Y clues)

CS:

Marshall: 1K/Emma: 9,400/Sirad: 1K

DJ!:
I’M YOUR NEW PERSONAL TRAINER!
COLLEGE TALES
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IN COMMON
CELEBRITY LECTURERS
ART HISTORY
WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR?

Marshall immediately chose DD #1 w/ the 1600 Official Language in Common.

Burundi, Switzerland

“What is…French?”…oui to double. He went to the 2K What Do You Stand For? answer to get DD #2 but only had 800; Emma was sitting pretty at 8200 & Sirad was 1K on the negative side.

The last name of this British mathematician was the T in CAPTCHA, a computer security test.

“Who is (Alan) Turing?”…plus 2K.

ATTEMPTED LT: 6400
UNATTEMPTED LT: 8400
TOTAL DJ! LT: 14,800

Pre-Final Scores:

Marshall: 8,800/Emma: 12,200/Sirad: 2,600

CORYAT SCORES:
Marshall: 9,400
Emma: 11K

FJ! #151: WONDERS OF THE MODERN WORLD

Nicknamed “The Big Ditch”, in 2014 this modern wonder celebrated its 100th anniversary.

SIRAD: “What is no man(‘)s land” (2.5K) = 100
MARSHALL: “What is The Panama Canal??” (8799) = 17,599
EMMA: “What is the Hoover Dam” = 6,799