Show #6715 - Friday, November 22, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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John Pearson, a 4th grade math teacher from Richardson, Texas (subtotal of $15,200)

Becky Giardina, a 7th grade social studies teacher from Martinez, Georgia (subtotal of $0)

Mary Beth Hammerstrom, a high school social studies teacher from Anchorage, Alaska (subtotal of $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY CLASS
STAR BUCKS
TIME"LY" WORDS
THE KOREAN WAR
USER NAME
PASSWORD
    $200 3
This river ends its 2,300-mile course just above St. Louis
    $200 12
This goofy cartoon moose often said, "Hey, Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat"
    $200 17
Every 3,600 seconds
    $200 1
General Douglas MacArthur led the forces in support of South Korea until this president fired him in April 1951
    $200 26
During a baseball game, the player who typically wears a chest-protecting pad
    $200 2
One of the earliest accounts of the use of passwords is by Polybius, describing their use by this army around 150 B.C.
    $400 4
This Scandinavian city built on 14 islands is nicknamed the "Venice of the North"
    $400 13
This young stag locks horns with a rival to fight successfully for Faline's affection
    $400 18
Time for the worm-catching bird
    $400 8
U.S. General "Rosie" O'Donnell commanded operations of B-29s, this type of plane
    $400 27
Alan Gilbert & Valery Gergiev are 2 of these baton users
    $400 22
"Open sesame!" cried this man, & the hidden cave of the 40 thieves opened to him
    $600 5
The smallest & shallowest of the world's 5 oceans is this one
    $600 14
Robert May was inspired by the Ugly Duckling & the way he'd been teased as a kid to create this Christmas misfit
    $600 19
It's the "F" before "AQ"
    $600 9
The forces of this organization were Korean & American, supplemented by troops from 15 other countries
    $600 28
In a 1949 comic book & a 1978 movie, he uses a chunk of kryptonite to mess with Superman
    $600 23
In "Horse Feathers", this man uses the password "swordfish" to get into a speakeasy
    $800 6
This 1,200-mile-long system of mountain ranges is home to the Barbary ground squirrel
    $800 15
In "The Pioneers", one of these "Tales", James Fenimore Cooper wrote that a buck "darted like a meteor"
    $800 20
The Greek speirein, to scatter or sow, is related to this synonym for "irregularly" that also starts with "sp"
    DD: $800 10
"War's End Near" said a jubilant U.S. headline on the capture of this metropolis October 19, 1950
    $800 29
In an operating room, this specialist uses a continuous flow Boyle's machine
    $800 24
When Bill Clinton went digital, he chose this name of his dog as his password
    $1000 7
The city of Chiang Mai in this country is home to Baan Chang Elephant Park
    $1000 16
Jody's companion is a fawn named Flag in this novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    $1000 21
It can mean "soon" or "in a rude or curt manner"
    $1000 11
Protecting hydropower on this river was one reason China crossed it & entered the war in late 1950
    $1000 30
Man was no longer the one tool-using animal when in 1960 a chimp named David was observed using twigs to fish for these to snack on
    $1000 25
The first computers to use passwords was probably this New England university's CTSS computer in the 1960s

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mary Beth Becky John
$0 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Beth Becky John
$1,600 $4,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY OPENINGS
EARTH BLANKS
AP FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
THE SHORT VERSION
ANATOMY
THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
(Jimmy: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, where even the building is a work of art.)
    $400 2
Dickens:
"Marley was dead: to begin with"
    $400 12
April 22:
Earth ____
    $400 22
1987:
Jackie Joyner-Kersee;
1988:
This sister-in-law
    $400 17
A military rank:
LT
    $400 7
The 2 lower chambers of the heart are the left & right these
    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Guggenheim Museum in New York.) Wanting to get away from the typical rectangular art gallery, this architect designed the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as a spiral that recalled a nautilus shell
    $800 3
Virgil:
"I sing of arms and the man, he who, exiled by fate, first came from the coast of Troy to Italy"
    $800 13
David Attenborough BBC series:
"____ Earth"
    $800 23
2012:
This African-American gymnast
    $800 18
A measure of image quality on paper:
DPI
    $800 8
The calcaneus is the bone that makes up this part of the foot
    DD: $2,000 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Guggenheim Museum in New York.) Jean Arp turned to abstraction as a founding member of this movement that rejected traditional values & embraced chance, even in how its name was supposedly chosen randomly from the dictionary
    $1200 4
Huxley:
"A squat grey building of only 34 stories. Over the main entrance the words, Central London Hatchery"
    $1200 14
Funky Philip Bailey group:
Earth, ____ & ____
    $1200 24
2003, 2004, 2005:
This Swedish golfer
    $1200 19
Part of many companies:
HR
    $1200 9
This bone of the forearm shares its name with a geometry term
    $1200 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Guggenheim Museum in New York.) In 1932, Marcel Duchamp coined the name "mobile" for this man's work, which constantly moves, changing its composition
    $1600 5
King:
"The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed"
    $1600 15
Lanthanum is one:
____-earth element
    $1600 25
1932, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950 & 1954:
Her
    $1600 20
On the clock in Colorado:
MDT
    DD: $3,000 10
Your tear glands are an example of this type of gland that secretes fluid through a duct & not directly into the bloodstream
    $1600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Guggenheim Museum in New York.) One of the first purely abstract painters, this Russian artist used lines, colors, & shapes as a visible language, much like the language of music, to evoke emotions
    $2000 6
Gibson:
"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel"
    $2000 16
1982 Hubbard tale:
"____ Earth"
    $2000 30
1951, 1952, 1953:
This tennis great nicknamed "Little Mo"
    $2000 21
A Bible book:
PHM
    $2000 11
Running from the back of the thigh to the foot, this nerve can be a real pain in the butt (& the leg)
    $2000 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Guggenheim Museum in New York.) Believing in an underlying mathematical structure of the universe, this Dutch painter tried to replicate the harmony of the cosmos, using just straight lines, right angles, primary colors & black & white

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Beth Becky John
$10,800 $8,000 $18,200
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRY NAMES
In England in 1933, Choudhry Rahmat Ali coined this name, a country that wouldn't be formed until 14 years later

Final scores:

Mary Beth Becky John
$21,600 $0 $18,200

Cumulative scores:

Mary Beth Becky John
$32,600 $0 $33,400
1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Beth Becky John
$10,400 $8,000 $21,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W
28 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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