Show #6711 - Monday, November 18, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Katie Moriarty, a fifth-grade teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio

Timothy Shuker-Haines, a teacher from Williamstown, Massachusetts

John Pearson, a math teacher from Richardson, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

PLACES
PEOPLE
THINGS
"OH"
ONE MORE ITEM
NUCLEAR PHYSICS
    $200 22
The Gobi Desert covers about 500,000 square miles of northeast China & the southern part of this nation
    $200 7
People noted, "they were partying like it was 1999 at...Carnegie Hall for a concert celebrating the music of" him
    $200 12
That little square or triangular flag on a sailboat's mast indicates the direction of this
    $200 1
This title comes from the Egyptian for "great house"
    $200 17
Winning standard poker hands: 4 of a kind, straight flush, this highest one
    $200 6
You get a "C" for knowing the decay of isotopes of this element helps determine the age of very old plants
    $400 23
Santo Domingo, a world capital, is on this island
    $400 8
People named this movie star & goop.com provider the "world's most beautiful woman"
    $400 27
It's the circle just off the baseball diamond where the next batter warms up
    DD: $1,000 2
This Czech region gave us a name for artistic people who live by unconventional standards
    $400 18
Next in song: "twelve drummers drumming, eleven pipers piping..."
    $400 13
Ionization energy is the amount of energy required to remove one of these from an atom
    $600 24
In biblical times, caravans stopped at Capernaum, Israel to stock up on fish from this nearby lake
    $600 9
Unimpressed with season 5's start of this Edie Falco medical drama, people said, "stick out your tongue and say blah"
    $600 28
It joins 2 railroad cars & sounds like it's trying to set people up on dates
    $600 3
Scripts for "The Simpsons" specified "annoyed grunt", but the voice actor spoke this interjection
    $600 19
On the list of Canadian prime ministers, he comes after Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin
    $600 14
The Van de Graaff generator is a type of this, just like the large hadron collider
    $800 25
Most of this peninsula is an autonomous republic of Ukraine
    $800 10
Her "shocking confession": Frank Sinatra, not Woody Allen, may have fathered her son Ronan
    $800 29
Pedal-equipped conveyance that's the specialty of circusdom's King Charles Troupe
    $800 4
It's a scale of hardness used in mineralogy
    $800 20
In a Bloody Mary: vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, this Lea & Perrins product
    $800 15
The strong force binds these subatomic particles into protons & neutrons
    $1000 26
It's the capital city that's home to Simon Bolivar's tomb
    $1000 11
In 2013 people reported "the new YouTube sensation" was "doing" this dance; "R.I.P. Gangnam Style!"
    $1000 30
The large valve used to control wellbore fluids on oil rigs is this "preventer "; the Astros could have used one
    $1000 5
Some women treat hot flashes with a member of the buttercup family called black this
    $1000 21
Also known as pygmy chimp, it follows gorilla, orangutan, and chimp
to complete the great apes
    $1000 16
An E.M.P. or electromagnetic this was first noticed in the U.S. when electronics quit working after nuclear tests

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

John Timothy Katie
$3,400 $200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Timothy Katie
$4,800 $400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHORT STORIES
THE PRODUCERS
MORE THAN ONE MEANING
OPERA & BALLET CHARACTERS
EVERYBODY MUST GET BIRTHSTONES
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: JFK
    $400 3
Inspired by the "Decameron", "Les Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles" was a 15th century collection of this many tales
    $400 16
"My Fair Lady", "Gold Diggers of 1933"-- Jack of these brothers
    $400 1
Really gnarly, or a group of 12 dozen
    $400 26
In "The Nutcracker ", this fairy rules the kingdom of the sweets
    $400 21
July: like Dorothy's slippers
    $400 11
An analyst said, "We've never seen this before", as Kennedy dealt with the situation in this country in October of 1962
    $800 7
Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown" of this village leaves his wife, faith, to a 'itend a witches' Sabbath
    $800 17
Easy Rider
    $800 2
A long spear, a freshwater fish, or a diving position
    $800 27
Wotan's favorite daughter in "Die Walkure", her battle cry is "Ho-yo-to-ho"
    $800 22
May: like Dorothy's destination city
    $800 12
Captain JFK swam three miles while towing an injured crewman to shore after the August 2, 1943, sinking of this boat
    DD: $2,500 8
"Bow Wow" & "A Bit of a Shock". 2 of John O'Hara's stories about Joey Evans, were the basis for this 1940 musical
    $1200 18
"Prince of Persia", "Top Gun"
    $1200 4
A burst of applause, maybe because of meaning 2, a drink for everyone
    $1200 28
The heroine of a Beethoven opera disguises herself as this title boy in order to rescue her imprisoned husband
    $1200 23
April: a 726-carat one was found in 1934
    $1200 13
On September 12, 1953, in front of 750 guests at mass & 450 more at the reception, JFK and Jackie wed in this Rhode Island resort city
    $1600 9
"Dance of the Happy Shades" is the title story of the first book by this Canadian woman who won a 2013 Nobel Prize
    $1600 19
" Knocked Up" , "Superbad"
    DD: $2,000 5
Polite & friendly, or anv of various liqueurs
    $1600 29
In return for its freedom, it gives prince Ivan a brilliant red feather; he only need wave it & it will come to his aid
    $1600 24
September: precious New York Times columnist William
    $1600 14
Here is JFK on May 12, 1963, having sent 3,000 federal troops to this Alabama city to keep the peace
    $2000 10
In 1876 Edward Everett Hale wrote a novelette, "Philip Nolan's Friends", to complement this 1863 short story
    $2000 20
"Grand Theft Auto" , "Teenage Caveman" , dozens more
    $2000 6
Strictly accurate, or to demand, as a payment
    $2000 25
January -- its color
is one of the school colors of Florida State University
    $2000 15
During his 1946 run for Congress, the skinny JFK already suffered from this disease of adrenal insufficiency

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Timothy Katie
$8,700 $8,400 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BUILDINGS
Charles Evans Hughes laid the cornerstone for this building on October 13, 1932 & got to work in it for about 6 years

Final scores:

John Timothy Katie
$500 $0 $0
Finalist 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Timothy Katie
$10,600 $8,000 $4,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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