Show #6708 - Wednesday, November 13, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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Karen Cafaro, an English literature and composition teacher from Georgetown, South Carolina

James Brown, a physics teacher from El Paso, Texas

Eli Barrieau, a high school history teacher from Hardwick, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

THE RIGHT TOOL
YES, NOVEMBER!
TALKIN' MATH
TEACH THE RHYME
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "teach".)
U.S. LANDMARKS
T.P., YOUR HOUSE
    $200 1
The name of this tool can follow "musical", "bracket" or "hack"
    $200 6
It's one of the 2 zodiac signs that fall in November
    $200 11
Also an underground part of a plant, it's the solution to an equation
    $200 16
The limit of authority or influence
    $200 21
Lewis & Clark exhibits are in the Museum of Westward Expansion beneath this St. Louis landmark
    $200 26
Tim Pawlenty, from 2003 to 2011 you lived in the governor's mansion in this city
    $400 2
Weird Al's "Plumbing Song" includes the rhyme "baby call the mensch" with this tool
    $400 7
This sporting event got underway in Melbourne, Australia on November 22, 1956
    $400 12
A '50s comedy song joked about a movie called "The Eternal Triangle", with Ingrid Bergman as this longest right triangle side
    $400 17
To pull your boat up on the shore
    $400 22
A mural depicting the Angel of Truth freeing a slave is on the south wall of this Washington, D.C. landmark
    $400 27
Tom Petty, you had a house in Encino in this part of L.A. that's the setting of "Free Falling"
    $600 3
In addition to C-, these fasteners have an F-style, as well as a spring type
    $600 8
On Nov. 23, 2013, National this Day, organizers hope to bring more than 4,000 kids out of foster care
    $600 13
In math, it's a rectangular array of numbers, not the setting for a dystopian 1999 sci-fi movie
    $600 18
To make an earnest, special request
    DD: $1,000 23
This landmark's SkyCity restaurant has been serving its Lunar Orbiter ice cream sundae since the 1962 World's Fair
    $600 28
Tracy Pollan, you & this actor husband of yours have quite a nice place in the Hamptons
    $800 4
The name of this coarse file used on wood also means to utter with a grating sound
    $800 9
Maybe Plato or Aristotle could tell you why the third Thursday in November is World Day for this branch of thought
    $800 14
Students usually take this, the study of angles & their functions, after geometry & algebra
    $800 19
An exposed gap in a wall during a battle
    $800 24
This fort in Charleston Harbor didn't fly a U.S. flag from 1861 until February 1865
    $800 29
Travis Pastrana, your yard has enough ramps & jumps to hold these Games in which you've won 11 gold medals
    $1000 5
This 5-letter woodworking item holds material & rotates it against a tool that shapes it
    $1000 10
Mr. Brezhnev knew these come in November, including a spectacular show the night of Nov. 12, 1833
    $1000 15
In calculus, it's what the notation df/dx represents; don't try to be original
    $1000 20
To remove minerals in soil by passing a liquid through it
    $1000 25
In the fall of 2013, this striking building that's home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrated its 10th birthday
    $1000 30
Tony Parker, your house in this state contained an autographed MJ jersey until one of your security men swiped it

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

Eli James Karen
$5,200 $2,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eli James Karen
$5,800 $4,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH POETS
TV SHOWS BY NERD
AN EPONYMOUS CATEGORY
JOURNALISTS
THE YEAR 1713
"A" IN GEOGRAPHY
    $400 6
In a Jan. 10, 1845 letter, he confessed, "I love your verses with all my heart, dear Miss Barrett"
    $400 2
Mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz
    $400 8
Used in the measurement of gravity, a gal is named for this Italian astronomer
    $400 17
This duo's work earned the Washington Post the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service
    $400 7
The Tuscarora War in N.C. was decided, leading to the Tuscarora heading north & the Five Nations becoming this
    $400 22
The Sea of Crete & the Thracian Sea are parts of this arm of the Mediterranean
    $800 13
Queen Victoria dubbed him baron of Aldworth & Freshwater
    $800 1
Jefferson High School student Potsie Weber
    $800 9
A hotelier who died in 1918 gave us this adjective meaning high-class
    $800 18
This anchor of "Fox News Sunday" is a second-generation journalist
    $800 27
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit was switching from alcohol to this as his thermometer fluid
    $800 23
A former capital of Guatemala, or a Caribbean island near Barbuda
    $1200 14
He dedicated "The Faerie Queene" to Queen Elizabeth; she rewarded him with a pension
    $1200 3
White-collar worker Dwight Schrute
    DD: $2,400 10
The name of these breeches is derived from a pseudonym used by Washington Irving for one of his works
    $1200 19
The former editor of Vanity Fair, she served as editor-in-chief of both Newsweek & The Daily Beast
    $1200 28
Francois Couperin published the first of his 200+ pieces for this instrument heard here
    DD: $2,400 24
Great Britain has several rivers named this, from the Celtic for "river"
    $1600 15
Unlike some other Romantics, this "Tintern Abbey" poet did not die young, as the portrait shows
    $1600 4
Next-door neighbor Steve Urkel
    $1600 11
A libido enhancer, its name comes from the Greek goddess of love
    $1600 20
She broke ground as the first female correspondent on "60 Minutes"; today you can find her on ABC's "World News"
    $1600 29
A new type of boat got its name when someone said, "See how she scoons!" in this Massachusetts fishing town
    $1600 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) 2,000 years ago, under Tigran the Great, this country's empire stretched from the Mediterranean to the Caspian Sea; today, it's one of the smallest countries on the Asian mainland
    $2000 16
This Brit's works included many political poems, including "Spain 1937" about the Spanish Civil War
    $2000 5
Bayside High School student Samuel "Screech" Powers
    $2000 12
This adjective for "extremely harsh" is derived from the name of an ancient Athenian lawmaker
    $2000 21
Glenn Greenwald used this British newspaper as his vehicle for 2013 leaks about NSA surveillance
    $2000 30
Habsburg emperor Charles VI issued the "Pragmatic Sanction", which led to this daughter of his becoming empress
    $2000 26
This Jordanian Red Sea resort is the site of the oldest structure built as a Christian church, dating from the 200s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eli James Karen
$12,200 $6,600 $9,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
Rich with electrum, the Turkish river Pactolus is where this legendary man was said to have washed off his curse

Final scores:

Eli James Karen
$14,400 $0 $6,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eli James Karen
$12,200 $11,400 $8,600
17 R,
2 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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