Show #6147 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011

2011 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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John Shoe, a third and fourth grade teacher from Lakewood, Colorado

Lori Kissell, a high school Latin teacher from Fredericksburg, Virginia

Charley Tinkham, an eighth grade history and technology teacher from San Bruno, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE PERIODIC TABLE
O POURI
ON THE LAMB
ENDS WITH THE SAME 2 VOWELS
APP-Y DAYS
SPELL IT WITH STATE ABBREVIATIONS
(Alex: Each response will be the names of 2 states: you have to give us the names, not the abbreviations.)
    $200 2
It's right up in the pole position on the periodic table, atomic number 1
    $200 19
Though spelled differently than her BFF, Ms. King, this is Oprah's middle name
    $200 11
Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood serves roast lamb with this traditional jelly accompaniment
    $200 14
On Sept. 28, 2010 Britney Spears was a guest star on this Fox TV show
    $200 21
In 2011, the Pope nixed a iPhone app for guiding people through this penitent act
    $200 1
To distribute playing cards
    $400 3
Alphabetically, it's the first of the noble gases
    $400 20
Oprah flew an entire audience to this city for a tour, including a run up the "rocky" steps of the Museum of Art
    $400 12
"The Good Housekeeping Cookbook" says to garnish lamb with broiled halves of pears or this fuzzy fruit
    $400 15
The name of a marsupial pal of Winnie-the Pooh
    $400 22
I got a fever and the only prescription is "more" this percussion instrument, also an app from Maverick Software
    $400 4
It precedes "Ho" in a shipboard sighting
    $600 5
Don't take this the wrong way: it's the most used & cheapest metal
    $600 28
Oprah was an executive producer of this 2009 film that earned Mo'nique an Oscar
    $600 13
Berkeley's Chez Panisse serves rack of lamb with this traditional Mexican sauce; the olives are an unusual touch
    $600 16
In Greenland and Canada, this temporary dwelling is also known as an aputiak
    $600 23
This "Star Wars" weapon "Unleashed" is available for free; just keep the noise down, Obi-Wan
    $600 8
Jack and Jill were carrying one
    $800 6
Decompression sickness, AKA the bends, is characterized by the formation of bubbles of this gas in the blood
    $800 29
Calling it "her proudest day", in 2007 Oprah opened a school for impoverished girls in this country
    $800 26
The "New York Times Cook Book" offers a "Bengal" recipe for lamb flavored with this kind of powder
    $800 17
It precedes "enterprise" in a term for an economic doctrine
    $800 24
How about a round of this 8-letter app? You can select "burst out", "concert" or "very long"
    $800 9
To decrease, as opposed to "wax"
    DD: $400 7
The last element in the table that occurs widely in nature, it was named for a planet discovered 8 years before
    $1000 30
(Oprah sits in her usual chair)
This autobiography by Maya Angelou was the first book I ever read that made me feel my life as a colored girl growing up in Mississippi deserved validation
    $1000 27
New York's Le Cirque serves rack of lamb with eggplant & this cheese whose name means "recooked"
    $1000 18
A formal order from a king or a judge
    $1000 25
Waterflea has an app called this; it's a simulated sheet of the packaging item that you can pop 'til you're pooped
    $1000 10
Othello was one "of Venice"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Charley Lori John
$1,600 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charley Lori John
$3,400 $1,600 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY
WRITERS' MIDDLE NAMES
GOING FOR BAROQUE
"MID"-TERMS
SUBSTITUTES
PRINCIPALS
(Alex: We will give you the two principal players for a film; you have to identify the motion picture for us.)
    $400 2
As a result of the 1967 Arab-Israel War, Israel took control of this disputed piece of land along the Mediterranean
    $400 19
Ralph ___ Ellison & Ralph ___ Emerson
    $400 25
King George II began the tradition of rising when hearing this chorus in Handel's "Messiah"
    $400 1
When you're up late trying to meet a deadline, you're burning this lamp fuel
    $400 11
Dialysis is a process used when these organs aren't working properly
    $400 14
Richard Dreyfuss,
Roy Scheider
    $800 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Stretching from the Taurus Mountains in the north to the Persian Gulf in the south, with its heart between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, is this ancient region, home to the world's first cities
    $800 20
James ___ Cooper
    $800 27
New types of vocal music emerged during the Baroque period including monody, a style with this many melodic lines
    $800 3
A gnatlike fly
    $800 12
This baseball term for a substitute batter is abbreviated PH
    $800 15
Tom Cruise,
Jack Nicholson
    DD: $1,500 8
An anagram of the present-day capital, this city was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868
    $1200 21
Henry ___ Longfellow
    $1200 29
While staying with his brother Johann Christoph, he learned to play & repair organs
    $1200 4
Founded in 1884 as a depot for the Texas & Pacific Railway, this city is the birthplace of Laura Bush
    $1200 13
This 4-syllable word refers to the substitute who learns a role in case the lead actor can't perform
    $1200 16
The voices of
Mike Myers,
Cameron Diaz
    $1600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Germany's 1939 invasion of Poland was due largely to friction over a strip of land called the Polish Corridor; it was taken from Germany and awarded to Poland by the Versailles Treaty, giving Poland direct access to this sea
    $1600 22
Joyce ___ Oates
    DD: $4,200 24
Vivaldi's "La primavera", "L'estate", "L'autunno" & "L'inverno" are known by this collective title
    $1600 5
In "Send In The Clowns", it's "me here at last on the ground, you" up there
    $1600 26
The mellophone is sometimes used as a substitute in marching bands for this "national" instrument
    $1600 17
Geoffrey Rush,
Colin Firth
    $2000 10
In 1999, 400 years after establishing a permanent settlement there, Portugal returned this overseas territory to China
    $2000 23
David ___ Wallace
    $2000 30
Henry Purcell's 1689 opera "Dido and" this Trojan hero is one of the finest English works of the Baroque period
    $2000 6
People are always trying to "cut out" this retailer between producer & consumer
    $2000 28
From the Latin for "management" comes this term for a person authorized to act on behalf of another
    $2000 18
James Franco,
Sean Penn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charley Lori John
$11,000 $18,300 $19,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL COLLECTION
(Alex: In Washington, D.C., of course.)
In 2009 Alabama replaced a statue in the collection with one of her at age 7, the first child honored

Final scores:

Charley Lori John
$14,000 $34,500 $26,700
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Charley Lori John
$11,600 $18,000 $17,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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