Show #7296 - Monday, May 9, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 1.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

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Nicole Throckmorton, an 11th grade English and creative writing teacher from Williamsburg, Virginia

Kaberi Chakrabarty, an elementary bilingual teacher from Joliet, Illinois

Peter Buchholz, a 6th grade U.S. history and language arts teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

AT THE SMITHSONIAN
FILL IN THE AUTHOR
CURRENT EVENTS
BONES
TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN
SILENT K
(Alex: And finally, there will be a [*] in each correct response in that category.)
    $200 1
The compass seen here was used on this pair's 1804-1806 expedition
    $200 6
____ Penn Warren
    $200 11
Oman, they got troubles & the main one is the fall in the price of this since 2014
    $200 26
The hyoid bone in your throat helps anchor this body part on whose tip some answers may be found
    $200 12
A Broadway nightclub, Birdland, was named for him; he performed on opening night in late 1949
    $200 17
To work dough by pressing & stretching
    $400 2
The evening gown worn by this first lady to her first state dinner was created by Oleg Cassini, one of her favorite designers
    $400 7
____ Stearns Eliot
    $400 22
This former rival for the nomination was the first sitting governor to endorse Donald Trump
    $400 27
A dislocated shoulder occurs when the head of this bone comes out of the socket--hey, that's not funny at all
    $400 13
This trumpeter helped shape jazz as we know it today
    $400 18
You have this special skill at something, like playing "My Sharona"
    $600 3
Here's the mask worn by Clayton Moore as this character on 1950s TV
    $600 8
Alan Alexander ____
    $600 23
A letter of Feb. 23, 2016 let Obama know, "This committee will not hold hearings" until Jan. 20, 2017
    $600 28
The name of this long, strong bone is from the Latin for "thigh"
    $600 14
This man, son of Ellis & brother of Branford, was given his first trumpet by Al Hirt
    $600 19
It's the wacky baseball pitch that fits the category
    $800 4
Weighing in at 45.52 karats, it was donated to the Smithsonian by Harry Winston in 1958
    $800 9
Susan Eloise ____
    $800 24
The April 2016 leak of records of hidden overseas accounts was called this Central American country's "Papers"
    $800 29
These S-curved bones articulate medially with the breastbone & with the tops of the shoulders
    $800 15
Eulogizing this longtime bandmate, Bruce Springsteen said, "He loved the saxophone, loved our fans"
    $800 20
Competition format in which losers are eliminated after each round
    DD: $1,000 5
In the 1870s, this firearms company began turning out a new product--typewriters like the one seen here
    $1000 10
Clive ____ Lewis
    $1000 25
In 2015 Brazil's first infection from this virus was diagnosed; in 2016 it became an international concern
    $1000 16
Pardon me boy, but it was this trombonist who gave us "Chattanooga Choo Choo" in 1941
    $1000 21
They're short, loose-fitting trousers gathered in at the knees

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

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$3,800 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$8,400 $1,000 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN WORLD LEADERS
"A" & "B" MOVIES
WHAT'S MY LION?
MYTHOLOGY
ASIAN CAPITAL CITIES
YOU'RE SO POSSESSIVE!
    $400 1
This European leader is seen here as she looked early in her political career
    $400 6
A popular game inspired the new movie about this title group, starring Jason Sudeikis as Red

"Beak! Wing! Tail!
Ribs! Giblets!
Ugh. Pluck my life."
    $400 11
In a 1939 film this character says, "I haven't any courage at all. I even scare myself!"
    $400 13
This father of Icarus was considered the first aviator
    $400 21
This capital of Indonesia is home to about 10 million people
    $400 26
Celebrated in March, it marks the anniversary of the death of a 5th century bishop of Armagh
    $800 2
Family name of the current president of South Korea, whose father was assassinated when he was president
    $800 7
This Christopher Nolan film told the origin story of the Caped Crusader
    $800 12
This noble lion is the son of the Emperor-Over-the-Sea in the Narnia stories
    $800 14
In Norse myth these maidens chose the men who were to die in battle & then brought them to Valhalla
    $800 22
The Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines is a popular attraction in this city
    $800 27
Lexicon & wordfinder are synonyms for this book first published in 1852
    $1200 3
Nicknamed "Iron Erna", PM Erna Solberg is also the head of this political party in Norway
    $1200 8
This Steve Carell film explores the housing bubble collapse of 2007-08
    $1200 16
In the 1930s mayor Fiorello La Guardia named the 2 marble lions in front of this building Patience & Fortitude
    $1200 15
Alphabetically this Babylonian goddess of love & fertility comes between Iris & Isis
    $1200 23
This capital of Bangladesh is in the heart of the world's largest jute-growing region
    DD: $8,000 28
Proverbial expression for a situation where you are only offered one selection
    $1600 4
She was just 35 when she became prime minister of Pakistan
    $1600 9
"I love the smell of napalm in the morning", says Robert Duvall in this film set during the Vietnam War
    $1600 18
This legendary 1st century slave is said to have removed a thorn from a lion's paw & was later saved by the same lion
    $1600 17
After Pandora opened her box & released all the evils, only this remained
    $1600 24
Dating from before the year 1, Tashkent, the capital of this "stan", is one of the oldest cities of Central Asia
    $2000 5
In 2011 she succeeded her mentor Lula as president of Brazil
    $2000 10
This sci-fi film was based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"
    $2000 19
In 1956 George Adamson killed a lioness but rescued this cub about whom his wife Joy later wrote
    DD: $6,400 20
Greek gods swore their most sacred oaths in the name of this daughter of Oceanus & her river
    $2000 25
Tango & Cheri are important Buddhist monasteries near Thimphu in this Himalayan nation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$15,600 $26,600 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LEGISLATION
The original law called this was passed in 1944; today, there's a "Post-9/11" version that also pays for 36 months of university education

Final scores:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$23,100 $31,201 $18,800
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$15,600 $15,400 $9,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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