Show #7005 - Friday, February 13, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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Jennifer Giles, a third grade teacher from Longmont, Colorado (subtotal of $22,400)

Cathy Farrell, a high school science teacher from Wyandotte, Michigan (subtotal of $18,600)

Adam Elkana-Hale, a middle school math teacher from St. Louis, Missouri (subtotal of $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

NON-FAILURE TO COMMUNICATE
NO. 2 HITS
19th CENTURY STATE GOVERNORS
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
3 LETTERS, ONE OF WHICH IS Y
LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS
    $200 21
This D.C. newspaper was established in 1877 &, unlike today, was soon known as a very conservative publication
    $200 16
Sandwiched between his No. 1 songs "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" & "Faith" was his No. 2 hit "I Want Your Sex"
    $200 26
Pierre Auguste Bourguignon Derbigny, Henry Thibodaux & Andre Bienvenu Roman governed this state
    $200 11
Of the 4 seasons, it's the one that's most often used as a girl's name
    $200 1
Bodybuilder hangout
    $200 6
In this H.G. Wells novel, Griffin is a scientist obsessed with theories of light refraction & cell transparency
    $400 22
Poe-etically, this type of bird carries messages to & fro on "Game of Thrones"
    $400 17
She had no problem reaching No. 2 with "Problem", a song that also features Iggy Azalea
    $400 27
What a name! Epaphroditus Ransom quit this Wolverine State's supreme court in 1848 after getting the guv gig
    $400 12
This Biblical name has come full ark; in 2013 it was the most popular name for U.S. boys
    $400 2
Musashimurayama moolah
    $400 7
He said his old love Daisy Buchanan's "voice is full of money"
    $600 23
Though we link this alliterative 2-word action to Native Americans, China used them as a defensive system at the Great Wall
    $600 18
"Say Say Say" was No. 1, but this duet between Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson peaked at No. 2
    $600 28
At the turn of the 19th century, James Monroe was this state's leader; he'd leave the job but get re-elected in 1811
    $600 13
Thanks to the "Twilight" saga, this last name of Edward has been on the rise as a first name for boys
    $600 3
Body of water larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    $600 8
This James Bond adversary was a German Chinese who had "two pairs of steel pincers" for hands
    $800 24
In 1867 the New York Stock Exchange began using this device & the same-named tape
    $800 19
Nicki Minaj hit No. 2 with this song named for a water snake
    $800 29
In 1882 this ex-vice president of the Confederacy was elected gov. of Georgia but died shortly after taking office
    DD: $1,200 14
Now used for girls as well as boys, this poetic name is from the Welsh for "son of the sea"
    $800 4
To pursue steadily, like a trade
    $800 9
This Melville sailor said he was "found in a pretty silk-lined basket hanging" from "a good man's door in Bristol"
    $1000 25
In 1896 this Italian received his first patent in wireless telegraphy
    $1000 20
The Beach Boys hit No. 2 with this girl who had them "rockin' and a-reelin'"
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, NM.) His eventful career included preventing the capture of Washington, D.C. as a Civil War general & a stint living here as governor of New Mexico, during which he found time to write "Ben-Hur"
    $1000 15
If her name was Lola, it probably came from this longer name from the Spanish for "sorrows"
    $1000 5
This climbing vine is in a league of its own
    $1000 10
At the beginning of his "Adventures", this Saul Bellow character announces, "I am an American, Chicago born"

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

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$2,400 $2,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$4,400 $1,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE-Y STUFF
U.S. MILITARY BRANCH BY RANK
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
COMEDIANS
THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
"BIG" WORDS
    $400 1
Larger than the planet Mercury, Titan is the largest moon of this planet
    $400 26
Specialist
    $400 16
of Paris:
This world capital, a little more than 200 miles away
    $400 11
These days, he can be seen at Crackle.com hosting the web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
    $400 21
His notebooks included sketches including the one seen here of a glider
    $400 6
An intolerant person
    $800 2
The stomach's gastric acid consists primarily of this other acid along with a few enzymes like pepsin
    $800 27
The 2 with the rank of corporal
    DD: $2,000 17
of Central Park:
This university founded in 1754
    $800 12
As of 2013, she holds the Guinness world record for most stand-up specials by a comedian
    $800 22
He wrote, "A prince ought to have no other aim or thought... than war and its rules and discipline"
    $800 7
A hoofed mountain mammal, or a Montana river
    $1200 3
In cloud names, stratus means "spread out, cumulus means "heap" & this 6-letter type means "curl"
    $1200 28
Lance corporal
    $1200 18
of Algeria:
This peninsular country of 48 million
    $1200 13
His show was the first on basic cable to receive an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series
    $1200 23
This city's Pazzi Chapel, designed by Brunelleschi, was one of the first buildings in the Renaissance style
    $1200 8
Morrissey wasn't thinking of fish when he sang that he "Strikes Again"
    DD: $3,000 4
Constructed in 1500 by a German explorer, the "Erdapfel", or "Earth Apple", is the world's oldest one of these
    $1600 29
The 2 that have ensign
    $1600 19
of New Hampshire:
This Canadian province
    $1600 14
In 1965 he published "How to Talk Dirty and Influence People"; he died the following year
    $1600 24
Her first marriage was annulled by her father Pope Alexander VI; her brother Cesare had her second husband strangled
    $1600 9
Roger Patterson allegedly filmed one in 1967
    $2000 5
2 parts gold to one part bismuth yields a substance with this 17-letter quality of very low electrical resistance
    $2000 30
Technical sergeant
    $2000 20
of Ukraine:
This former Soviet republic once known as White Russia
    $2000 15
In 2014 he performed in Las Vegas as part of his "Last Smash" farewell tour
    $2000 25
It's a collection of 100 stories told by young people fleeing a plague
    $2000 10
Ruth of this last name began blending her own tea in 1945

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$10,400 $9,600 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES ON THE MAP
Nothing is known of his early life in England before 1600 or of the end of his life in North America after June 22, 1611

Final scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$400 $0 $6,400

Cumulative scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$3,400 $18,600 $28,800
2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$10,400 $7,800 $16,400
18 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
22 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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