Show #6712 - Tuesday, November 19, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Becky Giardina, a 7th grade social studies teacher from Martinez, Georgia

Anne Baxter, a kindergarten French teacher from Ypsilanti, Michigan

Patrick Dillon, an elementary music teacher from Huntington, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

FLAVOR OF THE MONTH
SCIENCE SURVEY
FLASHIN' SOME FASHION
SOUNDS LIKE FOOTBALL
MOVIES WITH STRUCTURE
INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
    $200 18
Get out the pita chips! Sabra makes this Middle Eastern dip in flavors like jalapeno & roasted red pepper
    $200 10
Pu-244, an isotope of this, has a half-life of 80 million years, give or take
    $200 13
Wellington & combat are types of this fashion accessory
    $200 6
The moment an airplane lands on the ground
    $200 1
"Harold & Kumar Go to White ____"
    $200 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.) A quill box & shaker for sprinking sand over wet ink to speed drying are accessories of the silver ink stand used by the Declaration of Independence signers leading off with this Massachusetts man
    $400 20
Around for nearly 60 years, Atomic Fireball candies are this flavor
    $400 11
"Adam's Ancestors" is a 1934 book by him, an alliterative anthropologist
    $400 14
I'll say the '80s loved this three-quarter style of pants
    $400 7
The profit you get back on an investment
    $400 2
"Elvis Has Left the ____"
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew points to the post office at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.) The post office at 316 Market St. is the only one in the U.S. that doesn't fly the American flag, because it hadn't been created yet when this man was Postmaster-General
    $600 22
Originally, the green life saver in the classic roll of 5 flavors was lime; today, it's this flavor
    $600 16
It orbits the Sun at an average distance of 36 million miles
    $600 15
Openwork stockings in a diamond-shaped pattern have this piscine name, which doesn't sound very sexy, really
    $600 8
Hook, line, sinker... all that fishing gear
    $600 3
2003's "The Haunted ____"
    $600 28
(Kelly on the Clue Crew stands outside Independence Hall at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.) In 1765 the streets outside Independence Hall were packed with people protesting this act that placed levies on newspapers, playing cards & pamphlets
    $800 23
A fall favorite from Starbucks is this flavor spice latte
    $800 17
Published in 1866, the results of his heredity experiments went unnoticed for 34 years
    $800 19
It's a rough textured fabric made of wool in twill or herringbone weave for jackets
    $800 9
A sharp momentary surge in electrical current
    $800 4
2012's "____ in the Woods"
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with the Liberty Bell at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.) Though the bell first rang out in 1753, the term "Liberty Bell" wasn't used until 1839 in a poem fittingly found in this abolitionist's newspaper, "The Liberator"
    $1000 24
In summer 2013 this pasta favorite from Campbell's made the "rounds" with its first new flavor in 20 years, cheeseburger!
    $1000 21
This roughly 3-pound organ converts glycogen to glucose
    DD: $1,800 26
Popular in the '20s & again in the '60s, this French-named hat will be there with bells on
    $1000 12
Folded pastry
    $1000 5
1999's "Brokedown ____"
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a Classical/Revival style building in Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.) Madison & Jefferson were opposed, but Hamilton's vision of a strong central government, in economics as well as politics, won out & this financial institution was created in 1791, headquartered here in Philadelphia

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

Patrick Anne Becky
$800 $3,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Anne Becky
$0 $4,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

STAND BY YOUR STAN
TEXTING IN CLASS
CELEBRITY RELATIVES
LET'S ALL CHANT
MAKING A BEE LINE
FRONT TO BACK, BACK TO FRONT
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words that are the reverse of each other, for example "golf" and "flog".)
    $400 7
Until the 2000s, cities like Herat & Kandahar in this country were not often seen in Western news
    $400 12
IANAL, but if I were one I'd be part of this class, the opposite of amateur
    $400 2
Jason Sudeikis' uncle is George Wendt, best known as bar patron Norm on this beloved sitcom
    $400 1
These chants are named for a man who was pope from 590 to 604
    $400 17
This kid lit bear said, "When you go after honey with a balloon, the great thing is not to let the bees know you're coming"
    $400 26
Spend money on a service & bark noisily
    $800 22
Islam Karimov is president of Uzbekistan, & Uzbekis are predominantly of this branch of Islam
    $800 13
Dad makes big $? Yr family is in this class w/name of a pie layer
    $800 3
One of Nicolas Cage's cousins is this woman who directed "Lost in Translation" & "Marie Antoinette"
    $800 8
Byzantine chant is mainly practiced by this one of the 3 main branches of Christianity
    $800 18
He once said, "Float like a butterfly & sting like a bee, George can't hit what his hands can't see"
    $800 27
Angry & a horse's mom
    $1200 23
In August 1991 Tajikistan's pres. Mahkamov quit after he was linked to the failed coup against this man in Russia
    $1200 14
This head servant OTD? BOL finding a new one
    $1200 4
This "Blurred Lines" singer is the son of "Growing Pains" star Alan
    DD: $1,500 9
Priests chant the name of the god Ptah in the last scene of this opera
    $1200 19
Sue Monk Kidd said in this book that women make the best beekeepers because they can "love creatures that sting"
    $1200 28
Distinguished female opera singer & enthusiastic
    $1600 24
Ashgabat, the capital city of this Stan, lies near its southern border with Iran
    $1600 15
NK, this bureau sez 46m Americans now in poverty
    $1600 5
"World War Z" author Max Brooks is the son of Mel Brooks & this late actress
    $1600 10
The Mozarabic chant was sung by Christians living under Islamic rule on this peninsula around 711 A.D.
    $1600 20
In "Henry V" Shakespeare mentions "the lazy yawning" this bee that dies after mating
    DD: $2,200 29
Beastly home & Mideast currency
    $2000 25
Kazakhstan is on the Caspian Sea & this so-called "sea" that has shrunk from 26,000 square miles to a tenth of that
    $2000 16
Per treasury sec, L/T prosperity "depends on an expanding, vibrant" this class
    $2000 6
Music legend Quincy Jones is the father of this co-star of "Parks and Recreation"
    $2000 11
The "Dark Side of the Chant" album features this Carl Orff work with a Latin title, used in menacing movie scenes
    $2000 21
He wrote, "I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree... and live alone in the bee-loud glade"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Anne Becky
$7,800 $15,100 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 2012 OLYMPICS
NBC reported that in the first days of Olympic coverage, this sport seen in recent books & on film was the most watched on cable

Final scores:

Patrick Anne Becky
$1,000 $5,399 $24,800
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Anne Becky
$10,000 $14,000 $12,400
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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