Show #7298 - Wednesday, May 11, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 3.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

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Lauren Gilmore, a high school history teacher from Lake Wales, Florida

Cory Harris, a high school English teacher from Mystic, Connecticut

Jason Sterlacci, a 6th grade English teacher from Somerset, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

MANY RIVERS TO CROSS
DIVISION I SPORTS TEAMS
(Alex: You have to identify the school for us.)
STOPPED BREATHING IN THE 1800s
(Alex: They die.)
A++
(Alex: Each correct response will start with the letter "A" and be followed by two other letters. Short words, in other words.)
DRINKS IN THE FRIDGE
DODGE PODGE
(Alex: Each response will be the name of a 2016 Dodge model.)
    $200 6
Rising in the Langres Plateau, it flows 480 miles across France before reaching the English Channel
    $200 1
Its Wildcats ran wild as the 2016 NCAA men's basketball champs
    $200 14
Philip, eldest son of this Federalist, died in a duel in 1801; sadly, dad would not learn from history
    $200 30
I know the material cold--this is what I'm going to do to the test
    $200 21
Made from the black, not the green type, this'll cool me off like it did 1904 fairgoers in St. Louis
    $200 16
What a cell phone with a low battery needs
    $400 7
Show me you know that this stately river has a "Little" 600-mile namesake that joins it in North Dakota
    $400 2
Its Nittany Lions roar their approval
    $400 11
This painter who was for the North American birds drew his last breath on Jan. 27, 1851
    $400 29
In cooking it means prepared in the manner of
    $400 22
Adnan said I could try his kefir, the milk of this 2-humped beast of burden
    $400 17
A projectile hurled in pubs
    $600 8
One of the cradles of civilization, the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro lies along this river in Pakistan
    $600 3
Its Sun Devils create a desert storm
    DD: $2,400 12
Broken by the death of his wife, he was das kaput, all on March 14, 1883
    $600 27
The Egyptian cobra
    $600 23
Dietrich Mateschitz, creator of this energy drink, has the zodiac sign Taurus
    $600 18
One who vies against a boxer for his title
    $800 9
The bonny Rivers Clyde & Kelvin flow through this largest Scottish city
    $800 4
Its Horned Frogs leap about the "Lone Star State"
    $800 10
After giving up the ship on Jan. 4, 1877, this "Commodore" left over $100 mil., the most in U.S. history at the time
    $800 26
It has about 6% alcohol by volume
    $800 24
I didn't bring in pineapple juice, but the pineapple type of this godly drink
    $800 19
"Separate Ways" band
    $1000 13
The Volga River flows more than 2,000 miles into this body of water
    $1000 5
Its Orange grows in New York
    $1000 15
No debate--in 1860 he was second in the popular vote for president; a year later, his ballot got punched
    $1000 25
Any unbroken part of the circumference of a circle
    $1000 28
I got this old favorite in pouch form, Aloha Morning Orange Citrus to be precise
    $1000 20
A city in Colorado

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

Jason Cory Lauren
$2,600 $5,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Cory Lauren
$6,200 $6,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

TALK ABOUT THE WEATHER
THE VIETNAM WAR ERA
LATIN CLASS
LITERARY GROUPS
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
WHY DO I KNOW THAT NAME?
    $400 27
If this is 100% an 85-degree day can feel like it's 108 degrees
    $400 23
Attacks on the U.S. destroyer Maddox in this gulf in August 1964 prompted LBJ to order air strikes against the North
    $400 21
2 Latin words usually abbreviated in 3 total letters; they mean "and others"
    $400 13
"Misplaced" term for Hemingway & other writers who came of age during World War I
    $400 2
Bahrain
    $400 20
He's the current James Bond
    $800 28
5-letter name for raindrops that freeze into ice pellets before reaching the ground
    $800 24
In 1964 this comedian performed the first of his 9 USO Christmas shows for American troops in 'Nam
    $800 14
If you get paid "by the day", it's these 2 words in Latin
    $800 9
He's the star of the Beat movement seen here
    $800 3
The Bahamas
    $800 19
At the Grammys in 2016, his "To Pimp a Butterfly" won for Best Rap Album
    $1200 30
A stationary one of these boundaries between air masses can stay in the same region for days
    $1200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Mekong River in Vietnam.) The muddy waters of the Mekong were the site of many actions involving small U.S. Navy vessels formerly called patrol fast craft, but better known by this nickname made famous during the 2004 presidential election
    $1200 12
When I stole Johnny's donut, he said, "Hoc est bellum", meaning this
    $1200 8
Richard Lovelace & Sir John Suckling were 2 of the gentlemen poets named for these rivals of the Roundheads
    $1200 4
Honduras
    $1200 18
She taught us about shoes & sex as Carrie Bradshaw
    $1600 29
As its name implies, the website blitzortung.org lets users track this atmospheric phenomenon around the world
    DD: $9,700 25
In 1968 this anti-war candidate vied with fellow Minnesotan Hubert Humphrey for the Democratic nomination
    DD: $1,000 11
Before TV, "panem et circenses" were these 2 things used to satisfy the Roman masses
    $1600 7
The Concord Group included Hawthorne, Thoreau & this "American Scholar" author
    $1600 5
Mali
    $1600 17
He's had a ton of country No. 1s like "Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind"
    $2000 15
(Hi. I'm Al Roker.) A sudden onset of winds increasing by at least 18 mph; it precedes "line" to describe a line of active thunderstorms
    $2000 22
The 4-year tenure of this controversial general as commander of U.S. forces ended in 1968
    $2000 10
In Latin something in its original position is said to be "in" this
    $2000 6
The 19th century's Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood of artists & poets included a brother & sister of this family
    $2000 1
Kenya,
since 2010
    $2000 16
He wrote the philosophical classic "Critique of Pure Reason"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Cory Lauren
$16,200 $1,700 $6,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE SONGS
Its state song rhymes "patriotic gore" with the name of its largest city

Final scores:

Jason Cory Lauren
$16,200 $1,575 $6,000
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Cory Lauren
$16,200 $9,600 $6,600
23 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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