Show #6998 - Wednesday, February 4, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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MaryLou McKenna, a high school math teacher from Harwich, Massachusetts

Eric Hack, a high school Latin teacher from Cape Charles, Virginia

Tracy Alexander, a high school AP Language teacher from Tucson, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

APPLE IDIOMS FOR TEACHER
CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT
BROADWAY MUSICALS BY SONG
(Alex: We'll give you the songs.)
"C"OUNTRIES
BIRDS WITHIN WORDS
TELL 'EM WHAT THEY'VE WON, JOHNNY!
[Johnny Gilbert delivers all the clues in this category.]
    $200 1
To compare 2 things that are essentially different is to compare these
    $200 28
To create false responsibility for a crime so it falls on an innocent person is known by this carpentry term
    $200 3
"One By One" &
"Hakuna Matata"
    $200 5
In Greek this island's official name is Kipriaki Dhimokratia
    $200 12
I found this graceful word in Botswana
    $200 18
You've discovered a new element, so you & a guest are off to Stockholm to claim this prize first awarded in 1901
    $400 9
Obey this saying & you won't be seeing much of your internist
    $400 29
2-word term for a crime committed by an employee of the victimized business
    $400 13
"The People's Song" &
"Paris"
    $400 10
See the retreat of the San Quintin Glacier from 1994 to 2002 in the North Patagonian ice field of this country
    $400 14
In Europe this bird may sit beside a babbling brook
    $400 19
You've won this book, made in 1455 & one of about 40 left in the world--luxuriate in the rarity!
    $600 11
In "Good Will Hunting", Matt Damon uses this rhetorical question to good effect
    $600 30
From the Latin for "keeping awake", it's a member of a self-appointed law enforcement group
    $600 22
"Pilate's Dream" &
"King Herod's Song"
    $600 6
You don't mess with the Zoran when he's Zoran Milanovic, the prime minister of this country
    $600 17
Regrettably, it was hunted to near extinction
    $600 20
For your expose on the governor's mime shakedown, it's this, "Honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917"!
    $800 8
Someone who is currying favor with a superior is an apple-this word
    $800 24
The original London Police Commissioner's office at 4 Whitehall Place abutted the street called "Great" this
    $800 26
"When You're Good To Mama" &
"Cell Block Tango"
    $800 4
This Asian country's flag depicts one of its historical treasures
    $800 16
I saw this bird in my backyard in Andover
    $800 21
You've made the winning bid for this star's "Happy Birthday Mr. President" dress, valued at over $1.2 million!
    $1000 7
In Deuteronomy we find "He led him about, He instructed him, He kept him as" this
    $1000 25
This task, creating a background of a bad guy, is done at the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime
    DD: $1,400 27
"We're Not Gonna Take It" &
"Don't Stop Believin'"
    $1000 2
This landlocked African nation is the fifth-largest in area on the continent but is sparsely populated
    $1000 15
The Percheron is a large horse; this is a large bird
    $1000 23
It's a pirate getaway, as you'll enjoy a 3-day, 2-night stay at the port of Berbera in this East African country

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

Tracy Eric MaryLou
$2,000 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
$3,200 $3,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THEY SAID IT
THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME
SOLVE THE MYSTERY TITLE
THAT'S ANCIENT CITY HISTORY
YOUR TV CHARACTER IS DEAD TO ME
THE MI"DD"LE
(Alex: There will be 2 "D"s in the middle of each correct response.)
    $400 15
This sexy '30s actress: "I used to be Snow White, but I drifted"
    $400 26
Born in Hartford in 1814, this revolver innovator helped build the firearms industry
    $400 16
A Poe story featuring C. Auguste Dupin:
"The ____ Letter"
    $400 10
Bollywood wasn't even a gleam in Ashoka's eye when he ruled this island city in the 3rd century B.C.
    $400 19
Winning an Emmy as James turned out to be a nice parting gift for Dan Bucatinsky on this Kerry Washington drama
    $400 1
3-1, 5-2, 600-1; what are the...?
    $800 14
"How can 'the consent of the governed' be given, if the right to vote be denied?"
    $800 27
This 1986 inductee developed hundreds of plant varieties, including a tuber with his name
    $800 17
Sue Grafton:
"V Is for..."
    $800 9
The sand in this Roman amphitheater was sometimes dyed red to disguise the blood
    $800 20
In 2014 the clock stopped ticking for Audrey on this Fox drama
    $800 5
A duck's walk (not the one Chuck Berry did)
    DD: $4,000 11
"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time"
    DD: $2,000 28
He gave his name to a pressure-ignited internal combustion engine & was also a linguist
    $1200 18
Michael Chabon:
"The ____ Policeman's Union" (oy!)
    $1200 8
This Biblical city's first walls, dating to 8000 B.C., were some 13 feet high & supported by a 28-foot watchtower
    $1200 21
Henry Blake was shockingly shot down offscreen on this classic warcom
    $1200 4
Slang for a villain in life or entertainment
    $1600 12
"Soldiers, from the summit of yonder pyramids forty centuries look down upon you"
    $1600 29
Working as a fur trader, he saw folks freezing food in winter & got the idea to create a new industry
    $1600 24
A sci-fi/mystery by Isaac Asimov:
"The ____s of Dawn"
    $1600 7
Knossos was the principal city of this oldest Aegean civilization, & that's no bull
    $1600 22
Fans were shocked when this lawyer & sometimes lover of "The Good Wife" was killed off in 2014
    $1600 3
Adjective for a person who trudges or a book that's hard to get through
    $2000 13
"The atomic bomb was the turn of the screw. It has made the prospect of future war unendurable"
    $2000 30
Best known in another field, she invented a device vital to modern wireless communications
    $2000 25
John Sandford:
"Rules of", "Eyes of" & "Field of" this
    $2000 6
Erech & Kish were cities of this earliest known civilization that flourished in Iraq in the 3rd millennium B.C.
    $2000 23
T.R. Knight's Dr. George O'Malley was pulseless in Seattle after getting bussed off this long-running drama
    $2000 2
One who has attained full prajna, or enlightenment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
-$1,600 $17,800 $6,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE FLAGS
It is mentioned in the motto on Minnesota's flag & is depicted on Alaska's

Final scores:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
-$1,600 $17,800 $3,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
$4,400 $17,800 $8,200
13 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
21 R,
3 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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