Show #6996 - Monday, February 2, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Colin O'Grady, a high school English teacher from Alexandria, Virginia

Erin McLaughlin, a fifth grade teacher from Queens, New York

Martha Jackson, a high school math teacher from Tabor, Iowa

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Jeopardy! Round

"C" YOU AT THE MOVIES
TEXT TALK
IN THE STATE CAPITAL
RECENT NONFICTION
KEEP CALM
CARRY ON
    $200 1
Billy Crystal so liked the horse the rode in this 1991 comedy that he rode him at the Oscars
    $200 11
RBTL implores you to keep an eye on the subtext & to "read" this way
    $200 6
The Empire State Plaza
    $200 22
"The Most Dangerous Book" takes a look at the battle to get this James Joyce work published
    $200 16
Assume this conciliatory tone, also the name of an ocean
    $200 21
Take along a couple of these for your flight, maybe Maxim or Bon Appetit
    $400 2
Elizabeth Taylor's costume budget for this 1963 historical drama was $194,800 & included a gold cloth dress
    $400 12
I have no idea what you're talking about; I'm SITD, "still" this
    $400 7
Central High School, site of a 1957 clash on desegregation
    $400 27
"A Nice Little Place on the North Side" is George Will's affectionate look at this baseball team & its 100-year-old park
    $400 18
Be this adjective, found in the name of a drug type that includes Xanax
    $400 17
Bring some crossword puzzles or this type, seen here
    $600 3
Paul Newman's role as a chain gang prisoner in this film was inspired by a safecracker named Donald Garrison
    $600 13
I'm not laughing out loud, but I do have a VBG, one of these
    $600 8
Thomas Edison State College
    $600 28
Glenn Greenwald's "No Place to Hide" is subtitled this man, "the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State"
    $600 19
You won't capsize if you keep "on an even" this part of a boat
    $600 23
Carry on your MP3 player with your download of the album "Cheek to Cheek" by the unlikely duo of Lady Gaga & him
    $800 4
Emma Stone & Nicolas Cage voice members of a modern Stone Age family in this 2013 animated film
    $800 14
I'm agreeing with you & complimenting us both by texting you GMTA, this 4-word phrase
    $800 9
The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    $800 29
"My Happy Days in Hollywood" is the memoir of this TV writer, director & producer
    $800 20
Be this 6-letter word, like a gentle person, a smooth scotch or easy listening music
    $800 24
For a sweet treat carry on these chocolate-covered Girl Scout cookies, the top seller
    $1000 5
British housewives bare it all, or nearly all, to earn money for charity in this 2003 comedy
    $1000 15
On dating sites, discerning types may want to stay away from the acronym NSA, meaning this
    DD: $2,200 10
The graves of Daniel Boone & his wife, Rebecca
    $1000 30
"13 Hours" is an inside account of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in this city
    $1000 26
This peaceful state is the name of a prayer that's been a part of AA since the 1940s
    $1000 25
Good news! You can carry on perishables along with up to 5 pounds of this, solid carbon dioxide

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

Martha Erin Colin
$5,000 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Martha Erin Colin
$7,200 $2,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

I MYTH YOU
(Alex: Next, we want you to name the hard rock group in...)
HARD ROCKERS
BRITISH NICKNAMES
ORGANIZATIONS
WE LIECH LIECHTENSTEIN!
(Alex: We have trouble spelling.)
STRIKE IT "RICH"
    $400 7
This Norse trickster god directed the blind Hodur's mistletoe toss that got Balder dashed
    $400 2
"Can't you see me standin' here, I got my back against the record machine... ah, might as well jump (jump!)"
    $400 11
The late "People's Princess"
    $400 21
According to the United Negro College Fund, this "is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in"
    $400 24
Perhaps taking a cue from the Swiss, Liechtenstein proclaimed itself this in 1868
    $400 1
Capital captured in 1865
    $800 8
Don't confuse this Egyptian mother goddess, sister & consort of Osiris, with a Mideast terrorist group of the same name
    $800 3
"Take me down to the Paradise City, where the grass is green & the girls are pretty, oh, won't you please take me home?"
    $800 13
"The Lady with the Lamp"
    $800 22
The Hugo Awards are given annually by the WSFS, the World this Society
    $800 25
Liechtensteiners didn't much take to Luther; more than 75% practice this form of Christianity
    $800 12
To increase isotopes in uranium
    $1200 9
Let's drink to the Greeks, who dedicated the Great Theater in Athens to this god, Bacchus' alter ego
    $1200 4
"If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now, it's just a spring clean for the May Queen"
    DD: $3,000 15
"The Last King of America"
    $1200 23
Members of this org. originally aimed at rural youth pledge their head, heart, hands & health for their greater community
    $1200 28
Most of the population speaks Alemmanic, a dialect of this language
    $1200 14
Powerful prelate pictured here
    $1600 10
For 14th century Aztecs, this god was the patron of priests & inventor of the calendar
    $1600 5
"The walls were shaking, the earth was quaking, my mind was aching, & we were making it, & you... shook me all night long"
    $1600 16
"The Hero of Trafalgar"
    DD: $4,000 26
This Utah institute is devoted to discovering & training new filmmakers, composers & theater artists
    $1600 29
In 1924 Liechtenstein adopted the Swiss this as its currency
    $1600 18
French term for those with recently acquired wealth
    $2000 20
A sleepless dragon helped these nymphs guard the golden apples Gaia gave Hera
    $2000 6
"Girls, girls, girls... long legs & burgundy lips, girls, girls, girls... dancin' down on the Sunset Strip... girls, girls, girls"
    $2000 17
"The Blind Poet" (1608-1674)
    $2000 27
More accuracy in family histories is the goal of this organization, NGS for short, whose roots go back to 1903
    $2000 30
The Prince paid a furniture record $37 million to add a jeweled cabinet of this blackwood to his private art collection
    $2000 19
The 2-toed Struthio camelus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Martha Erin Colin
$5,200 $7,600 $21,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

LIBRARIES
The street address of his presidential library is 40 Presidential Drive

Final scores:

Martha Erin Colin
$400 $12,600 $21,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Martha Erin Colin
$8,000 $7,600 $24,200
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
0 W
27 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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