Show #6479 - Thursday, November 15, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Kate Wilson, a high school AP English teacher from Montgomery, Alabama

Marcia Edmundson, a high school French teacher from Chesterfield, Virginia

Marion Penning, a high school science and history teacher from Baltimore, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

EDUCATION ABBREVIATION
QUICK HISTORY
APPROXIMATE WEIGHTS & MEASURES
CROSSWORD CLUES "A"
THE JUNIOR VARSITY
2 PEOPLE, SAME POSITION
    $200 7
DEAR stands for "Drop Everything And" do this; you can even use your Kindle
    $200 6
The scene here took place during this year
    $200 24
The length a rock can be hurled, in common practice this phrase is used to mean nearby or a short distance
    $200 1
Opposite of nay
(3)
    $200 19
He became president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957
    $200 12
Basketball's Steve Nash, football's Larry Little
    $400 8
It's the "P" in FERPA, which makes schools get student or parent permission to release records
    $400 15
In 1756 this city's "black hole" made news
    $400 25
When you're choked up emotionally, this irregular-shaped mass in the throat is the culprit
    $400 2
The story of me, by me
(13)
    $400 20
The son of a veteran outfielder, he hit 630 major league home runs
    $400 13
Hockey's Bobby Hull, basketball's Dennis Rodman
    $600 9
36 is a perfect score on the college entrance exam known by these 3 letters, kind of the opposite of "SAT"
    $600 16
This reformer is depicted here in 16th century Wittenberg
    $600 26
According to ads, there's 1 of these of raisins in half a package of Kellogg's Raisin Bran
    $600 3
Bicentennial or jubilee
(11)
    $600 21
Future WWII general George S. Patton Jr. became an early expert in these weapons during WWI
    $600 14
Hockey's Patrick Roy, Soccer's Hope Solo
    $800 10
Students having trouble with articulation may go to an SLP, a speech language this
    DD: $2,000 17
In German it was called "Heiliges Romisches Reich"
    $800 27
It's the "elastic" word for a period of imprisonment
    $800 4
Colorado ski resort
(5)
    $800 22
Charles Black Jr. helped write the brief for this 10-year-old girl challenging segregation in Topeka
    $800 29
Baseball's Mariano Rivera, TV's Kyra Sedgwick (by the show's title)
    $1000 11
ESEA, short for this act, dates from the 60's & morphed into No Child Left Behind
    $1000 18
Party formed to oppose "King Andrew" Jackson
    $1000 28
Several items packaged together, such as software that comes with the purchase of a computer
    $1000 5
This place is for the birds
(6)
    $1000 23
This conservative columnist put his ideas on the "Firing Line"
    $1000 30
Baseball's Ozzie Guillen, Dunder Mifflin boss Andy Bernard on "The Office"

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

Marion Marcia Kate
$1,400 $1,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marion Marcia Kate
$5,600 $2,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

KNOW YOUR BOUNDARIES
LEADING INTO THE SONG TITLE
ESSAYS
GET "REAL"!
SYSTEMS OF THE BODY
(Alex: And finally, join me from the National Geographic Museum...)
SAMURAI: THE WARRIOR TRANSFORMED
    $400 1
At the north end of South America, this country borders Colombia, Guyana & Brazil
    $400 13
Springsteen: "'cause tramps like us, baby we were..."
    $400 21
After some of his writings were suppressed, John Milton argued for freedom of this in "Areopagitica"
    $400 6
They sell houses
    $400 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of the human body.) It's the term for this system that transports blood to and from all parts of the body
    $400 26
(Alex presents the clue from the National Geographic Museum.) This magnificent 16th-century armor was a gift in 1905 from the Japanese Emperor Meiji to this American president, thanking him for mediating the treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War
    $800 2
These two countries have the longest international border formed by the Rhine river
    $800 14
The Beach Boys: "I wish they all could be..."
    $800 22
Naturally, this French philosopher wrote "Essays in Existentialism" & "Existentialism and Humanism"
    $800 8
A viral video said this "hits you hard, bro"
    $800 12
Your teenage students might be curious about this system that includes the ductus deferens and the Fallopian tubes
    $800 27
(Alex presents the clue from the National Geographic Museum.) Some scabbards were decorated with blossoms of this fruit tree; they fall at their moment of greatest beauty, & so to the samurai represent an ideal death
    $1200 3
Smuggling tunnels run under Egypt's border with this Hamas-controlled strip
    $1200 15
Gotye: "Guess I didn't need that though, now you're just..."
    DD: $2,000 23
His essay "On the Decay of the Art of Lying" was "read at a meeting of the historical and antiquarian club of Hartford"
    $1200 9
The northern hemisphere's aurora
    $1200 18
The lymphatic system is on the front lines of this system that fights abnormal substances
    $1200 28
(Alex presents the clue from the National Geographic Museum.) The armor here was featured at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair; the laquer-covered iron plates here are held together by woven strands of this lightweight but very strong fabric developed in China
    $1600 4
If you cross any of Lesotho's borders, you can only end up in this other country
    $1600 16
The Bangles: "My I don't have to run day, it's just another..."
    $1600 24
She's the Zora in Alice Walker's "Looking For Zora"
    $1600 10
To redistribute
    $1600 19
Composed of 8 glands, this system maintains internal balance by releasing hormones
    DD: $2,000 29
(Alex presents the clue from the National Geographic Museum.) Tsubas are sword guards; they protected the hand in battle; as you can see, they were decorated with different symbols including this one, the flower long associated with Japan's imperial house
    $2000 5
This wee country has a 40-mile border with Spain
    $2000 17
Journey: "One night will remind you, how we touched & went our..."
    $2000 25
All 85 essays in this 1787-88 series appeared over the signature "Publius"
    $2000 11
Herr Bismarck's doctrine of practical diplomacy
    $2000 20
In this 8-letter system, some of 270 important parts we have at birth get fused, leaving only 206 in adults
    $2000 30
(Alex presents the clue from the National Geographic Museum.) A daishō, literally "big little", was the matched pair of swords that symbolized a samurai's rank; it was composed of the wakizashi & the longer sword called this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marion Marcia Kate
$9,600 $8,400 $17,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MATH MEN
In 1880 he wrote, "We draw two circles, and make them include or exclude or intersect one another"

Final scores:

Marion Marcia Kate
$18,600 $16,800 $19,201
2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marion Marcia Kate
$10,400 $8,400 $17,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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