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“JEOPARDY!” 11/20/18

BB:
SCORPIOS
THE OLYMPICS
THE HUMAN BODY
SILENT “G”
THE LAST
RESORT

Maya chooses tonight’s 1st DD for the $800 clue regarding The Olympics & she & Claire have $2600 each in this game, $2K ahead of Emma. Maya’s wager will be $1K.

The Olympic motto, the Latin “Citius, altius, fortius” means “faster, higher…” this.

“What is ‘…stronger’?”…her current score just got that as they take a break. And time’s up before the $200 clue could be read there or for Scorpios.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $800 (The Last)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $5K
TOTAL LT: $5800

CS:

Emma: $1,200/Claire: $5,600/Maya: $4,400

DJ!:
WHAT KILLED ME?
AMERICAN LITERATURE
HISTORIC TRIOS
ROOM SERVICE
ASIAN GEOGRAPHY
FORWARDS & BACKWARDS

Claire ($6800) chooses DD #1 underneath the $1600 Historic Trio; Maya’s added $4K since this rd. got started. Claire bets two.

The Lancaster dynasty of English monarchs comprised the IV, V & VI kings of this name.

“What is Edward?”…Henry. She also ends Asian Geography w/ DD #2; Maya’s standing on $8800 & Emma’s wormed to the $2K mark. Of her $7600 bank this game she’ll risk another two.

Five countries incl. Azerbaijan & Russia border this large “sea” that’s really a lake.

“What is the Caspian Sea?”...that’s it.

DJ! LT: $4K

Pre-Final Scores This Evening:

Emma: $6,800/Claire: $16,400/Maya: $10,400

CORYAT SCORES TONIGHT:
Claire: $18,400
Maya: $10,200

TWO-DAY CORYAT SCORES:
Emma: $22,400
Claire: $37K
Maya: $23K

FJ! #52: AMERICANA

It’s the official fruit of the District of Columbia.

EMMA: “What is…That was fun!” (BUSTS)
MAYA: “What is an apple?” ($7,800) + $2600 = $10,400
CLAIRE: SAME AS MAYA (Correct: What is the cherry?)(NOTHING) + $21,800 = $38,200

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“JEOPARDY!” 11/19/18

BB:
SHAKESPEARE GUYS
MEDDLING IN YOUR BUSINESS
ELEMENTAL
WOMEN ON TV
SOLVE THE MYSTERY
“F”IVE-LETTER WORDS

Maya’s going Elemental for $600 & the first DD of this final; she & Claire are on the board w/ $400.

The first letter of the medication KLOR-CON tells you that it’s helping those w/ low levels of this element.

“What is potassium?”…that awards her face value. No time for the last Meddling in Your Business clue.

HS:

Emma: $2,200/Claire: $2K/Maya: $3,600

CS:

Emma: $5,200/Claire: $4K/Maya: $6,400

DJ!:
ART SUBJECTS
VEGGIE IDIOMS
NOT-SO-ANCIENT HISTORY
FLAGS
TYLER, THE CREATOR
ODD FUTURE

Claire ($4400) takes DD #1 for the $800 clue related to Art Subjects; Emma’s still in 2nd w/ $5600. Claire’s wager is two grand.

One-word term for the Virgin Mary; there are paintings of her “And Child With Saints” & “…With Angels”.

“What is Madonna?”…yup, indeed. DD #2 is later chosen by Claire ($12K) as well $1200 into Flags; Emma’s in front w/ $13,600 & Maya’s also doing pretty good w/ $12,800. $3K (1/4) risked on this from Jimmy:

“The flag shows the Sun setting over wavy blue & white stripes that represent the Pacific Ocean, a reminder that this is Canada’s westernmost province.”

“What is British Columbia?”…correct Claire is. And the $2K Odd Future will have to wait.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $1600 (Not-So-Ancient History)

Pre-Final Scores Tonight:

Emma: $15,600/Claire: $18,600/Maya: $12,800
CLAIRE’S CORYAT OF THIS GAME: Same as Emma’s

FJ! #51: AMERICAN WRITERS

In a twist of irony he accidentally set fire to some 300 acres of woods at Fair Haven Pond near the Concord River in 1844.

MAYA: “Who is Emerson?” ($5K) = $7,800
EMMA: “Who is Henry David Thoreau?” ($3,400) = $19K
CLAIRE: “Who is Thoreau?” ($3,200) = $21,800

“JEOPARDY!” 11/16/18

BB:
RAINY DAY P.E.
ALL ABOUT GERMANY
INTERJECTIONS
FICTIONAL PLACES
LAYING DOWN SOME R&B & HIP-HOP VOCALS
CHECK ONE TWO

HS:

Audrey: 3,800/Emma: 800/Rohan: 4K

Last-placer Emma (2400) looks at the 1K Fictional Place to really see the DD; Audrey’s up the middle w/ 4K & Rohan’s still the 1st-placer w/ 5200. The 2K clue for Emma:

In a 1516 work Sir Thomas More coined this word for an ideal place.

“What is Utopia?”- right for real.

LT: 2200

CS:

Audrey: 4,600/Emma: 5,600/Rohan: 6,600

DJ!:
-OLOGIES
‘TEENS IN HISTORY
THE ARTS
13-TO-17-LETTER WORDS
STATE FACTS
WHATCHA WATCHING?

Emma (11,200) has chosen her 2nd DD this semifinal by scheduling an appointment w/ the 800 ‘Teen in History; Rohan (8600) & Audrey (5800) are trailing her. Another 2K gamble by Emma.

This Mongolian took a break from BBQ-ing China in 1218 to take out an empire in what’s now Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan.

“Who is Genghis Khan?”…in her case he WASN’T evil. The other girl on the panel Audrey (8600) picks DD #2 about the 2K State Fact; Rohan’s in 2nd at 9800 & 16K is where leader Emma’s sitting on. Audrey bets three.

GA has had five capitals incl. Milledgeville & this seaport, its first.

“What is Savannah?”…uh-huh.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 2K (13-to-17-Letter Words)
UNATTEMPTED LT: 2800 (3rd & 4th Whatcha Watching?)
TOTAL DJ! LT: 4800

Pre-Final S:

Audrey: 12,400/Emma: 18K/Rohan: 15K

GIRL CORYATS:
Audrey: 11,400
Emma: 15,800

FJ! #50: MAMMALS

Scientific name mellivora capensis, this 2-word weasel family member was named “most fearless mammal”.

AUDREY: BLANKED & BUSTED
ROHAN: “What is a river otter” (14,998) = 2
EMMA: “What is a honey badger?” = 30,001

“JEOPARDY!” 11/15/18

BB:
WRITER’S CHEAT SHEET
SCIENCE
WHAT’S COOKING?
CELEBRITIES
AMERICAN QUOTATIONS
B MINUS

The 800 American Quotation (three clues into this game) reveals the TDD for Jack (1400).

A 1908 work called America “The Great” this vessel “…where all the races of Europe are…reforming”.

“What is Melting Pot?”…& we’re doubling his pot.

HS:

Maya: 4,400/Caleb: 600/Jack: 4,600

ATTEMPTED LT: 1400 (2nd & 5th American Quotations)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 1K (B Minus)
TOTAL LT: 2400

CS:

Maya: 8,400/Caleb: 600/Jack: 5,400

DJ!:
CLASSIC TV
GOVERMENT & POLITICS
ANAGRAMS
FRESHWATER FISH
EUROPEAN CAPITALS
TITLE NAMES

Another early DD this time for Caleb (2600) swimming w/ the 1200 Freshwater Fish, while Maya’s topped five figures w/ 11,200. 2K clue for the other boy coming at him.

In the mid-1960s the Coho this was introduced to the Great Lakes where it spawns in rivers feeding the lakes.

“What is a carp?”…actually, a salmon. The DDs are gone after Jack (7400) chooses the final one this evening 1600 deep in Government & Politics; Caleb’s returned to 2600 & Maya’s nearly got twice as much as Jack w/ 14K. 6K bet by Jack:

As parties choose a nominee for Pres. the two main contest types are primaries & these where voters give support openly.

“What’s a forum?”…no- they’re caucuses.

DJ! LT: 6800

Pre-Final S:

Maya: 17,600 (G.O.)/Caleb: 8,200/Jack: 5,400

MALE CORYATS:
Caleb: 10,200
Jack: 10,800

FJ! #49: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

She was disowned by the Quakers after marrying an Episcopalian upholsterer in 1773 & later took over his business.

JACK: “Who is idk good game” = 16
CALEB: “Who are the people I’ve met here? Great? Thanks guys!” = 5,599
MAYA: “Who is Betsy Ross?” = 25,600

“JEOPARDY!” 11/14/18

BB:
THE DEEP SOUTH
ME WANT COOKIE!
MEDIEVAL TIMES
ALLITERATION
SIBLINGĀ 
RIVALRY

Tim robs that DD two choices in from Medieval Times behind its 600 clue after starting w/ 400.

He was born in Mecca around 570 & is still changing history.

“Who is Muhammad?”…add a one.

HS:

Tim: 5,800/Autumn: 1,800/Claire: 1,600

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 1K (Rivalry)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 1K (Alliteration)

CS:

Tim: 7K/Autumn & Claire: 3,800 EACH

DJ!:
YOUNG PEOPLE IN BOOKS
UNDERSTANDING MONEY
BODIES OF WATER
ON VINYL
NOTABLE AFRICAN-AMERICANS
“CHAIN” REACTION

Found by Autumn (11K) in the 1200 Body of Water is DD #1; Tim’s narrowly still in the lead w/ 11,800 & Autumn’s in 3rd standing on 6600. Another 1K wager.

Two giant rocks called the Pillars of Hercules mark the entrance to this strait.

“What is Gibraltar?”- that’s got it. And hopefully Autumn (9400) will be truly Understanding Money for 1600 as that’s where DD #2 hops out; 1st-place Tim’s at 13,400, only 200 over Claire. For the extra 1600 this time here comes the next answer.

A six-horse stagecoach’s the symbol of this giant bank.

“What is Wells Fargo?”…recently reestablished, yes.

ATTEMPTED LT: 2K
UNATTEMPTED LT: 4400
TOTAL DJ! LT: 6400

Pre-Final S:

Tim: 13,400/Autumn: 11,800/Claire: 13,600

CORYAT SCORES:
Tim: 13K
Autumn: 13,800

FJ! #48: 19th C. NAMES

In the 1870s he wrote that “man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits”.

AUTUMN: “Who is Charles Darwin” (11,399) = 23,199
TIM: SAME (DOUBLE) = 26,800
CLAIRE: IN ACCORDANCE = 26,801

“JEOPARDY!” 11/13/18

Autumn Shelton (Lamar, MO)(Jr.)
Rohan Kapileshwari (Winston-Salem)(Sr.)
Maggie Brown (Pensacola)(sophomore)

BB:
LITERARY WHICH CAME FIRST
GAMES OF THE VIDEO VARIETY
TEEN TITANS
COLORS
SUMMER CAMP
POST MALONE

HS:

Maggie: 1,400/Rohan: 200/Autumn: 3,800

Maggie (2200) finds the 1K Teen Titan for the DD; Autumn’s the runaway early leader w/ 5400 & Rohan’s doubled up since the recess. Maggie wagers 1.5K of her pts.

18-yr.-old Octavian won over the Roman army when he held games in honor of this slain leader in 44 B.C.

“Who is Julius Caesar?”…he was it.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 600 (Post Malone)
UNATTEMPTED LT: 3200
TOTAL LT: 3800

CS:

Maggie: 4,700/Rohan: 3,400/Autumn: 5,400

DJ!:
WHERE ARE WE?
YOU’VE GOT CLASS
RHYMES W/ A VOWEL
WHOSE HIT ALBUM?
HISTORIAN’S GLOSSARY
PASTURE BEDTIME

Autumn (6200) picks the 1200 Pasture Bedtime for DD #1 just as Rohan leads the rd. off w/ 400 more. The risk from this girl’s 2200.

This fertility deity aka Faunus has been seen frolicking in the pasture; he usually takes a nap around noon.

“Who is Dionysus?”…no- who is Pan? And Where Are We for 1600? DD #2 for Autumn (8800), who is 600 off of Rohan’s 1st-place pointage. She goes for an extra 800 on the following from Jimmy.

“I’m in this city on the Mississippi that’s named for a French king and actually belonged to France from 1800 to 1803.”

“What is St. Louis?”…we would meet him there.

ATTEMPTED LT: 3200
UNATTEMPTED LT: 2K
TOTAL DJ! LT: 5200

Pre-Final S:

Maggie: 12,700/Rohan: 9,800/Autumn: 12,400

GIRL CORYATS:
Maggie: 12,200
Autumn: 15,400

FJ! #47: 20th C. LITERATURE

Chapter 1 of this 1954 British novel was entitled “The Sound of the Shell”.

ROHAN: “What is Lord of the Flies (2100) = 11,900
AUTUMN: ALSO RIGHT (7200) = 19,600
MAGGIE: “What Catch-22 = 299

“JEOPARDY!” 11/12/18

Rhea Sinha (Chatham, NJ)(Sr.)
Jack Izzo (San Diego)(Sr.)
Tim Cho (Champaign, IL)(Sr.)

BB:
SCHOOL UNIFORMS
U.S. CITIES
MOVIE ADJECTIVES
MUSIC CLASS
JUST MY LUCK!
IN THE SPANISH DICTIONARY

HS:

Tim: 800/Jack: 2,800/Rhea: 3,800

Tim (1800) locates the TDD in the 800 U.S. City, 2800 behind each of his opponents in this preliminary.

This New England capital shares its name w/ James Madison’s VA plantation.

“What is Providence?” definitely won’t do- what is Montpelier?

ATTEMPTED LT: 400
UNATTEMPTED LT: 1200
TOTAL LT: 1600

CS:

Tim: 2,200/Jack: 6K/Rhea: 4,600

DJ!:
ASSIGNED LOCKERS
HODGEPODGE
CLASSIC LITERATURE
THEME PARKS
ECOLOGY
IN THE ENGLISH DICTIONARY

TDD #2 already for Tim tonight w/ the opening answer this rd. for 800 under Classic Lit.

When these two boys & their pal Joe Harper were presumed dead they hid in the church & heard their own funerals.

“Who are Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn?”…this doubler’s successful. Tim (13,600) sweeps finding ’em, the last of which is on the 2K Ecology answer; he’s 400 behind 1st-placer Jack & Rhea’s in 3rd having 8600. Just a 3K risk this clue.

In 2018 the U.K. ran w/o this fossil fuel for three consec. days for the 1st time since the 19th C.

“What is coal?”…by 2600 he’s gone into the lead.

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: 1200 (In the English Dictionary)
SOLE UNATTEMPTED TS: 1600 (same category)

Pre-Final S:

Tim: 17,400/Jack: 16,800/Rhea: 11,800
TIM’S CORYAT OF THE GAME: 16,800

FJ! #46: INTERNATIONAL GROUPS

The economic bloc known as the G8 became the G7 in 2014 upon the EXPULSION of this country.

RHEA: “What is Germa(ny)” (5K) = 6,800
JACK: “What is Russia” (1200) = 18K
TIM: BOTH BOYS RIGHT = 33,601