Show #6322 - Tuesday, February 28, 2012

2012-A Teachers Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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Patrick Quinn, a high school German teacher from Chesterfield, Missouri (subtotal of $5,589)

Justin Hofstetter, a sixth and seventh grade language arts and social studies teacher from Kansas City, Missouri (subtotal of $4,799)

Brooks Humphreys, a high school social studies teacher from Omaha, Nebraska (subtotal of $5,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM
(Alex: Maybe before your time.)
CITY FOLK
THE SHORT FORM
DRUM & DRUMMER
TV SHOW CHARACTERS
BABY, I THINK WE'RE GOING TO MAKE IT
    $200 21
This branch of philosophy is found under 160: Mr. Spock would approve
    $200 6
She was the oldest of the novel-writin' Bronte sisters
    $200 1
When a Brit tells you to hold on "arf a mo", "mo" is short for this word
    $200 8
AKA a side drum, this small double-headed drum has a reverberating effect; "catch" my drift, man?
    $200 13
Alan & Jake Harper,
Berta
    $200 23
He referred to Edith, his wife of 55 years, as his Luthien, a beautiful princess from Middle-Earth
    $400 22
The 800s are literature, with 810 being lit in English from this nation
    $400 7
He plays Will Turner in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies
    $400 2
It's what "Pro" & "Am" are short for in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
    $400 9
Purdue's marching band boasts the world's largest drum of this type; it's more than 10 feet high when mounted
    $400 14
Leonard Hofstadter,
Penny,
Sheldon Cooper
    $400 24
She wed her beloved Albert in 1840 & never remarried after his 1861 death, though she outlived him by nearly 40 years
    $600 28
020 is for this "science" of which the numbers themselves are an important part
    $600 16
She served between William Barr & John Ashcroft
    $600 3
Rather than meaning the chip company, "Intel" is probably short for this in news stories about Langley
    $600 10
This pair of cymbals is mounted on a rod so the upper cymbal can be lifted & dropped on the lower by means of a pedal
    $600 15
Captain McNeil,
Detective Crocker,
Detective Stavros
    $600 25
He stayed married to Dolley from 1794 to his death in 1836
    $800 29
The 220s cover the entire Bible, with 227 covering just the New Testament letters known by this name
    $800 17
Mr. Clift who starred in "A Place in the Sun"
    $800 4
You've nailed it if you know this short form is most often paired with "mani"
    $800 11
Ears to these 6-to-12-inch cymbals that share their name with a Darryl Hannah film; listen
    $800 19
Robin Scherbatsky,
Lily Aldrin,
Ted Mosby
    $800 26
Rachel Isum wed this baseball player in 1946 & after his 1972 death created his foundation
    $1000 30
The 370s cover books on education, including LouAnne Johnson's "My Posse Don't Do" this
    DD: $2,800 18
Last name of the first Democratic president elected after the Civil War
    $1000 5
If you throw "Cat" around, you may hear from this Peoria company that trademarked it
    $1000 12
Bongos, conga drums & floor are types of this double-named drum
    $1000 20
Nancy & Shane Botwin,
Doug Wilson
    $1000 27
She partnered with George in 1922 & they married in 1926; after her 1964 death, George never remarried

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

Brooks Justin Patrick
$2,000 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$3,000 $600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CANADA'S WALK OF FAME
BODY WORKS
BEFORE & AFTER
WORKS OF ART
"D" IS FOR...
POETIC LAST LINES
    $400 7
Since 1998, the Walk of Fame has honored 137 Canadians with stars along King & Simcoe streets in this Ontario city
    $400 22
Most digits in the human body contain 3 phalanges, but these have only 2
    $400 16
Early 18th century Russian czar for whom Linus waits on Halloween night
    $400 20
He was living in Brittany when he painted "The Yellow Christ", so it features Breton women, not Tahitian ones
    $400 2
This game that calls the pieces remaining after the draw "the boneyard"
    $400 1
T .S. Eliot's "The Hollow Men" ends by telling us the world "ends not with a bang but" with this
    $800 8
A certain quiz-show host & this British Columbia-born "Baywatch" babe both got stars in 2006
    $800 23
You've gone meta: you've got metacarpals & these other bones, too
    $800 17
Pair of Disney chipmunks, one of whom is a popular NASCAR driver
    $800 21
At the Louvre, an ancient comb, a duck-shaped box, & a virgin & child are some of the works carved from this material
    $800 3
This "explosive" combo, a shot of schnapps in a glass of beer
    DD: $2,000 12
"Poems are made by fools like me", Joyce Kilmer justly wrote, "but only God can" do this
    $1200 9
The walk includes this Letterman music man, a native of Thunder Bay, Ontario
    $1200 24
Because it contains this fluid, the knee can be classified as this type of joint
    $1200 18
Retired longtime CNN talk show host who's the world's largest venomous snake
    DD: $1,000 28
Like a Rodin work, a carving by Brancusi of 2 lovers embracing is called this
    $1200 4
This 5-letter term for a male duck
    $1200 13
He asked (with "Experience"), "What immortal hand or eye dare frame thy fearful symmetry?"
    $1600 10
This Quebec-based circus troupe got a star in 2002
    $1600 25
Feel the pulse of life, your life, in these arteries that supply blood to the head
    $1600 19
The "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" battle site is the setting for a 1980s ensemble cop drama
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points out figures in a painting depicting ancient Greece.) In "The School of Athens", Raphael depicted many of the great thinkers of ancient Greece, including Pythagoras, Socrates, & these two philosophers, teacher & student
    $1600 5
The Diavel model & also this maker that says the muscular bike is "hard to be seen, easy to be noticed"
    $1600 14
"Rage, rage against the dying of the light" is one of his pieces of parting advice
    $2000 11
In 2000 the walk honored Joni Mitchell & this other Canadian music icon who had a "Heart Of Gold"
    $2000 26
About 8 feet long, this part of the small intestine connects the duodenum to the ileum
    $2000 27
A 7-time women's singles Wimbledon champion takes to the skies as a German rigid airship
    $2000 30
In this artist's "Woman with a Velvet Ribbon", the ribbon is wrapped around her elongated neck
    $2000 6
This Latin title of Oscar Wilde's really long letter from prison to Lord Alfred Douglas
    $2000 15
Byron lamented, "the day returns too soon / yet we'll go no more a-roving by" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$8,600 $11,400 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
On nominating this man in 1967, LBJ said "It is the right thing to do, the right time to do it, the right man & the right place"

Final scores:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$6,600 $1,400 $16,711

Cumulative scores:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$12,400 $6,199 $22,300
1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$7,400 $14,200 $9,400
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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