Show #6319 - Thursday, February 23, 2012

2012-A Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Leslie Decker, a high school German and ESL teacher from Austin, Texas

Brooks Humphreys, a high school social studies teacher from Omaha, Nebraska

Nate Rice, a high school ACT prep teacher from Catlettsburg, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

OTHER WONDERS OF THE WORLD
FRENCH 101
POTPOURRI
TOYS & GAMES
ROOM SERVICE
COLLEGE MASCOTS
    $200 20
This barrier's name in Chinese, Wanli Ch'ang Ch'eng, says that it's 10,000 li in length, or about 3,000 miles
    $200 4
The French use this word to mean kitchen; we use it to refer to a manner of preparing food
    $200 22
If you know the correct procedure, you "know" this, also a tool
    $200 12
Use mallets to tap out the white blocks in the Hasbro game called don't do this
    $200 10
From a word meaning "before", it's a waiting area that sounds like a good place to make a poker bet
    $200 1
Herbie Husker
    $400 21
It was dedicated by Titus in 80 A.D. in a ceremony that also included 100 days of games
    $400 5
A naive or innocent girl or woman; in the theater, it's an actress who plays such roles
    $400 23
"Shaping a Life", "Building a Home" & "Creating a World" are on the U.S. postage stamp promoting awareness of this
    $400 13
The Toys R Us 2011 holiday hot toys list included the LeapPad Explorer from this company
    $400 25
The name of this bright room has also been used to mean a sundial
    $400 2
Buckingham U. Badger
    $600 18
On a peninsula in NW Spain, the Tower of Hercules is perhaps the oldest functioning one of these
    $600 6
A dead-end street, literally the "bottom of the bag"
    $600 24
The pillow type of this delicate fabric isn't made to sleep on; the pillow is the pad that holds the pattern
    $600 14
A board game based on this bestselling phone app includes 3 green pigs & a slingshot-style launcher
    $600 26
From a word meaning "fireplace" comes this term for a theater or hotel lobby
    $600 3
The Leprechaun
    $800 17
The magnificent Suleiman mosque in this city has a dome 175 feet high
    $800 7
One who tells stories & anecdotes with skill & wit; the Old French meaning is "to count up" or "reckon"
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the clue crew gives the clue) Can you make out the three letters in the logo that looks like a man holding a stick? It stands for this musical entity, whose web site ends in "co.uk"
    $800 15
These roly-poly figures "wobble, but they don't fall down!"
    $800 27
A grain focuser & an enlarger are equipment you might need for this room
    $800 8
Bevo, a steer
    DD: $2,400 19
The Alcazaba is the citadel of this Moorish masterpiece in Granada, Spain
    $1000 11
"Esprit de" this is a feeling of solidarity among members of a group
    $1000 30
Michael Dukakis attended this Quaker-founded college in Pennsylvania
    $1000 16
A line of wooden puzzles & toys is made by the company called Melissa & him
    $1000 28
On a submarine or other warship, this room is the main dining area for commissioned officers
    $1000 9
The Scarlet Knight

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

Nate Brooks Leslie
$3,800 $600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nate Brooks Leslie
$2,000 $1,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

RHYMING MOVIES
LESSER-KNOWN WOMEN
"ICK"Y WORDS
FACTS ABOUT AUTHORS
ENGINEERING
TOOT SWEET
    $400 10
Mike Myers took on the feline role in this adaptation of a Dr. Seuss classic
    $400 1
Vinnie Ream was commissioned in 1866 to do a Capitol rotunda statue of this man; pretty good likeness
    $400 11
A light, quick blow or touch, or slang for a movie
    $400 16
He was a merchant seaman, then roamed around the U.S. before publishing "On the Road"
    $400 26
This building in Italy tilts 3.97 degrees off the vertical
    $400 21
A military band & the tooting of a piccolo are part of the instrumentation of this Tchaikovsky overture, opus 49
    $800 8
TV's Bill Cosby & Robert Culp were replaced by Eddie Murphy & Owen Wilson in this 2002 film
    $800 2
In 1963 Maria Goeppert Mayer became the only woman besides her to win a Nobel Prize in Physics
    $800 12
Slender & crisp, they're known as grissini in Italy
    $800 17
His experiences as a medical student were fodder for his semi-autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage"
    $800 27
On April 28, 1869 laborers laid a record 10 miles of track in one day in the final stretch of building this
    DD: $5,000 22
This Sousa piece, the official march of the U.S. includes the tooting of the euphonium, clarinet & cornet
    $1200 7
Hugh Jackman rocked & socked audiences in this 2011 robot fighting film
    DD: $1,700 3
Massachusetts' state heroine is Deborah Samson, who, disguised as a male soldier, fought in this war
    $1200 13
Difficult to please, like Morris the cat
    $1200 18
This European woman who wrote "The Second Sex" also wrote about communist China
    $1200 29
Connecting lower Manhattan with Jersey City, it was the world's first ventilated underwater vehicular tunnel
    $1200 23
The bassoon represents grandfather & the clarinet is a cat in this Prokofiev "tale for children"
    $1600 6
Colin Farrell played a vampire in this remake of an '80s flick
    $1600 4
A board certified pediatrician, Antonia Novello was sworn into this post by Sandra Day O'Connor in 1990
    $1600 14
It's the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
    $1600 19
During the German occupation of France, this "Godot" playwright was active in the resistance
    $1600 30
The first section of this waterway was dug around 400 B.C.; Kublai Khan added a link to Beijing in the 1200s
    $1600 24
Act II of this Verdi opera features a triumphal march played on archaeologically correct valveless trumpets
    $2000 9
Bette Midler was one of 3 witches in this aptly named 1993 comedy
    $2000 5
Olive Riley, who passed away at 108, was known as the world's oldest this, posting some 70 entries online about her life
    $2000 15
Last name of the lawyer who served as FDR's Secretary of the Interior
    $2000 20
She was in Haiti on a Guggenheim fellowship when she wrote "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
    $2000 28
The USA's largest producer of hydropower, this Washington structure has 12 million cubic yards of concrete
    $2000 25
No wonder it caused a riot: this Stravinsky work is overwhelmingly scored for drums & wind instruments, not strings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nate Brooks Leslie
$9,600 $19,200 $11,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SINGERS
On the eve of Earth Day, 2011, he became the first performer inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame

Final scores:

Nate Brooks Leslie
$19,200 $22,601 $13,300
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nate Brooks Leslie
$12,000 $15,000 $10,800
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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