Show #7004 - Thursday, February 12, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament final game 1.

Contestants

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Jennifer Giles, a third grade teacher from Longmont, Colorado

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

Adam Elkana-Hale, a middle school math teacher from St. Louis, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

SHE-ROES
(Alex: ...not "heroes".)
A TEXTBOOK CATEGORY
SHAKE IT UP!
WEDDINGS OF THE STARS
"OY" TO THE WORLD
REMEMBER MAINE!
    $200 1
Miep Gies, the woman who helped hide this girl from the Nazis, also rescued her diary
    $200 6
Chapter 3 of "Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics" is devoted to this document
    $200 16
Kraft tells us strawberry is the most popular smoothie flavor; for milkshakes, it's this
    $200 26
Already "Mr. & Mrs." onscreen, this couple married in 2014 with the help of their 6 kids
    $200 21
Its SUVs include the Highlander & the Land Cruiser
    $200 11
Remember that it's the capital!
    $400 2
This woman helped liberate 300 slaves before the Civil War
    $400 7
David Klein's "organic" this covers stereoisomerism & aromatic compounds
    $400 17
Steak 'n Shake has offered a "campfire" this shake filled with Graham crackers & marshmallow
    $400 27
Usher did a mini-concert at the wedding of model Helen Lasichanh & this singer/music producer; hope they're "Happy"
    $400 22
In October 2014 this was lowest in North Dakota, at only 2.8%
    $400 12
Remember that Maine's chief products include this critter, Homarus americanus--yum!
    $600 3
With St. Christopher's, Cicely Saunders pioneered this type of place that provides palliative care to the dying
    $600 8
Michael Pacione's "Urban Geography" covers "urban" this, the design & regulation of populated spaces
    $600 18
For September in its Blizzard of the Month promotion, this eatery offered an apple pie Blizzard
    $600 28
Leonardo DiCaprio gave the bride away when this British onetime co-star married Ned Rocknroll in 2012
    $600 23
Brass is an example of this, a mixture of 2 or more metals
    $600 13
Remember that the northern portion of this trail runs through Maine from New Hampshire to Mount Katahdin!
    $800 4
In 1927 this Austrian woman married a widower & cared for his 7 children; luckily, they could all really sing
    $800 9
"Personality Disorders" is a chapter in Butcher, Hooley & Mineka's "abnormal" this
    $800 19
Wendy's now serves these trademark shakes in waffle cones
    $800 29
He married Elizabeth Taylor on March 15, 1964; he married Elizabeth Taylor on October 10, 1975
    $800 24
Peter O'Toole played the aging King Priam in this 2004 movie epic
    $800 14
Remember that in 1959 Maine's 190-mile mountain range was named for this "Evangeline" poet & native son!
    $1000 5
Profession of Edith Cavell, executed during World War I for helping allied soldiers escape German-occupied Belgium
    DD: $1,800 10
"The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader" includes this 1963 letter that begins, "While confined here"
    $1000 20
This caramel shake flavor is literally "sweet from milk" in Spanish
    $1000 30
Oprah, de Niro &, of course, Harrison Ford were present in 2013 when he wed Mellody Hobson at Skywalker Ranch
    $1000 25
During WWII the message that he "was here" was found all over the world
    $1000 15
Remember that Maine was admitted to the Union in 1820 to balance the admission of this slave state!

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

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$4,400 $3,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$9,800 $4,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

1990s FICTION
ANATOMY
A LITTLE OF EVERYTHING
A HISTORY LESSON
(Alex: And if you select...)
SUCCINCT SILVER SCREEN SUMMARIES
(Alex: ...just say "4S" because...)
THAT'S QUITE A MOUTHFUL!
    $400 26
A nuclear weapon falls into the hands of terrorists in this author's "The Sum of All Fears"
    $400 12
Connective tissue called the renal fascia anchors these organs in place
    $400 1
A vinometer measures the percentage of alcohol in this, red or white
    $400 6
Under the leadership of this Polish electrician, some 17,000 workers went on strike in 1980 at the Lenin shipyard
    $400 11
1960:
Secretary steals substantial sum, showers, succumbs
    $400 21
To acceptilate is to release an acquaintance from one of these, even if he hasn't ponied up
    $800 27
You could say this John Grisham novel featuring Tulane law student Darby Shaw was for the birds
    $800 15
This bone that forms your lower jaw also forms your chin
    $800 2
The object seen here is used in this craft
    DD: $4,000 7
In 1703, John Sheffield, Duke of this, built a palatial estate on the former site of London's Arlington House
    $800 13
1941:
Scandal sheet skipper says single sled sentence
    $800 22
An amplexifoliate plant is one in which these clasp the stem
    $1200 28
In 1993 James Patterson came along with his first Alex Cross novel, "Along Came" this
    $1200 16
These 4 veins--2 internal, 2 external--return blood to the heart from the head & neck
    $1200 3
Akbar was considered the greatest ruler of this empire of India
    $1200 8
In support of this Yugoslav province, NATO launched a 78-day air-strike campaign on Serbian targets in March 1999
    $1200 14
1959:
Mob murder makes male musicians move, matronly makeover materializes
    $1200 23
A song that's durchkomponiert has a different musical setting for each one of these sections
    $1600 29
This bestseller by Barbara Kingsolver follows a missionary & his family in the Belgian Congo
    DD: $3,000 17
Heart sac is another name for this 2-layered sac that surrounds the heart
    $1600 4
This prestigious liberal arts college in Yonkers, New York was named for the wife of a real estate tycoon
    $1600 9
Athens was the chief city of this ancient district of Greece
    $1600 19
2011:
Mississippi maids mind menial mothering
    $1600 24
Look skyward to practice nephelognosy, the observation & description of these
    $2000 30
Set in Denmark, this Peter Hoeg thriller centers on a woman with a keen understanding of icy flakes & crystals
    $2000 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a photograph and brain diagram on the monitor.) In 1861, French surgeon & anthropologist Paul Broca identified the area of the brain now named for him that is responsible for this ability
    $2000 5
It's the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean & the largest of the Greek islands
    $2000 10
In 1912 this last emperor of China abdicated, ending 268 years of rule by the Manchu Dynasty
    $2000 20
1948:
Gold-grubbing gringos get greedy
    $2000 25
If you know what mucilage is used for in disguises, you know something mucilaginous has this quality

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$13,000 $13,600 $13,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
Not in the 10 longest, this 1,560-mile river in a fertile basin flows by 29 cities of over 100,000 people

Final scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$3,000 $18,600 $22,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$16,200 $13,600 $12,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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