Show #7003 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Cathy Farrell, a high school science teacher from Wyandotte, Michigan

Mary Bayer, a middle and high school drama teacher from Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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

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Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL SCIENCE
FASHION
WOODEN PLOTS
TV TEACHERS
HERE'S YOUR REPORT CARD
(Alex: Each correct response will contain...)
2 Ds & AN F!
    $200 2
Muscles in this sensory organ include the genioglossus & the hyoglossus
    $200 11
This jeans maker's Game Day Dockers come in the colors of your favorite college sports teams
    $200 26
The wooden character of Hans Christian Andersen's story "The Fir Tree" becomes this at holiday time
    $200 1
We don't see how the unintelligible Miss Othmar taught anything to this "Peanuts" title boy in animated specials
    $200 16
On November 29, 1963 ex-CIA head Allen Dulles was appointed to this commission that issued a major report
    $200 21
Sight-obscuring execution offering
    $400 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the NASA Glenn Research Ctr in Cleveland, OH.) I'm at the Simulated Lunar Operations Facility; NASA re-invented the wheel: a wire wheel with springs molds around rocks & creates better traction with more of this, surface resistance to relative motion
    $400 12
It's the 5-letter term for a fur- or faux fur-trimmed hooded jacket originally worn by Eskimos
    DD: $4,000 27
This kids' book opens with "Mole spring-cleaning his little home"
    $400 7
Huffington Post said if you had a science class sub in the '90s, it likely meant watching a VHS of this bow-tied man
    $400 17
"Houston, we've had a problem" was reported during this 1970 Moon mission
    $400 22
Rhyming car collision with minor damage
    $600 4
Newts & this other main group of tailed amphibians make up the order Caudata
    $600 13
L.L. Bean says, "From shirts to sheets, we're your... headquarters" for items made of this warm material
    $600 28
This 1987 play begins in a Louisiana beauty parlor on Shelby's wedding day
    $600 8
Trying to cram for this teacher's test, Bart Simpson is told the Pilgrims came over on the Spirit of St. Louis, escaping giant rats
    $600 18
CBO for short, it churns out reports like "Scorekeeping for Enacted Legislation"
    $600 23
Soldiers considered of little value are said to be "cannon" this livestock food
    $800 5
In 1891 Eugene Dubois found a skull cap of Homo erectus on this Indonesian island
    $800 14
For $60, you can buy a book about this French fashion house's scarves; for $600, you can get a really nice scarf
    $800 29
"Dinosaurs Before Dark" is the first book in this series of kids' books by Mary Pope Osborne
    $800 9
Mr. Turner was Cory Matthews' teacher at John Adams High on this '90s sitcom
    $800 19
Debuting in 1936, this product-evaluating magazine had 24 black & white pages with, of course, no ads
    $800 24
Musical job preceding a type of beetle or crab
    $1000 6
This "action" draws liquid up a narrow tube placed vertically in the liquid
    $1000 15
These riding breeches named for a city in India are more form-fitting today than they used to be
    $1000 30
Based on a 1908 novel, Virginia's official outdoor drama is "The Trail of the Lonesome" this tree
    $1000 10
You could say hola to Senor Chang, a Spanish teacher on this NBC sitcom that has since moved its campus to Yahoo!
    $1000 20
Some reports say surveyor Henry Livingstone wrote "A Visit from St. Nicholas", not this reputed author
    $1000 25
An appliance for removing moisture from the air

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

Colin Mary Cathy
$200 $3,000 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Colin Mary Cathy
$400 $5,400 $13,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
SEAS THE DAY
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
ON A LAST NAME BASIS
SCULPTURE
SONGS OF WINE & ROSES
    $400 21
African-American History Month is celebrated in this month
    $400 16
The sea of Marmara lies wholly within this country, between the Dardanelles & the Bosporus Straits
    $400 11
Often used as a toast, it's Spanish for "health"
    $400 6
A biopic starring Ed Harris as an American drip painter used this last name as its title
    $400 23
In 1920 Alexander Rodchenko created one of the first of these hanging kinetic sculptures
    $400 1
Bobby Vinton naturally followed this statement with "violets are blue"
    $800 22
Freed slave Richard Allen was the founder & first bishop of the church known by these 3 initials for short
    $800 17
The King Haakon VII Sea isn't near Norway, but off this continent's Queen Maud Land
    $800 12
This Latin phrase literally means "something for something"
    $800 7
This last name is in the title of an E! series that was first foisted on an unsuspecting public back in 2007
    $800 24
In 2014 a statue of this "Rehab" singer was unveiled at Stables Market in London
    $800 2
In "Kiss From A Rose", he sang, "You remain, my power, my pleasure, my pain"
    $1200 28
This composer learned the basics of music as a boy in 19th century Texarkana
    $1200 18
Instead of traveling around Denmark, ships often use the Kiel Canal to travel between the Baltic & this sea
    $1200 13
French for "one who lives well", it's one who probably enjoys good food & drink
    $1200 8
An 1856 presidential campaign ribbon paired this last name of Republican John C. "& Freedom"
    $1200 25
The work seen here is an example of this type of sculpture, in which an image is slightly raised above the surface
    $1200 3
Just for trying to rhyme "thorn" with "dawn" & "song" in "Every Rose Has Its Thorn", you should know this band
    $1600 29
Around 1790 Benjamin Banneker helped survey the land that became this city
    DD: $2,000 19
Both Aussies & Kiwis refer to this sea between their countries as "The Ditch"
    DD: $5,000 14
It's the Italian word for "You're welcome", not "You're with child"
    $1600 9
Last name of Signore Ferruccio, who built a super sports car to compete with Ferrari
    $1600 26
This Brit's works are on display throughout the U.S., including his "Double Standing Figure" at Vassar College
    $1600 4
UB40 topped the charts with this boozy hit in 1988
    $2000 30
Hiram Revels, the first black U.S. senator, represented this state, but was too late to be Jeff Davis' colleague
    $2000 20
The southern boundary of this sea is the Strait of Otranto between Italy & Albania
    $2000 15
This 2-word Greek phrase means the common people, but it has been improperly used to mean the upper crust of society
    $2000 10
The Stooge seen here used this 4-letter last name
    $2000 27
This Romanian-born sculptor created 27 works featuring birds, including 16 versions of "Bird in Space"
    $2000 5
"Someday you will find me / Caught beneath the landslide / In a champagne super-nova in the sky", warned this band

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Colin Mary Cathy
$6,400 $8,600 $16,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

REFERENCE BOOK MAKERS
In 1863 he used the epigraph "I have gathered other... men's flowers, & nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own"

Final scores:

Colin Mary Cathy
$4,100 $0 $15,800
2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Colin Mary Cathy
$8,400 $8,600 $18,200
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
0 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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