Show #7533 - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Holly Cannon, a high school chemistry teacher from Klein, Texas

Michael Camp, a high school Spanish teacher from Chicago, Illinois

Mary Parker, a high school French & English teacher from Rogers, Arkansas

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Jeopardy! Round

A 5-STAR SCHOOL LUNCH
THE MAP OF CANADA
MYTHOLOGY
TOM HANKS MOVIE QUOTES
WORD ORIGINS
'ALLO, CURRENT GOVERNOR
    $200 16
Always a popular lunch line item, the Iranian beluga type of this food can cost $10,000 for a pound
    $200 18
Ontario's wasaga beach is the world's longest freshwater beach, 9 miles along Georgian bay, an arm of this lake
    $200 1
In some versions of the myth, Uther had used this sword long before his son Arthur removes it from the stone
    $200 9
"Bubba was my best good friend"
    $200 15
Cheers to you if you know that this potent potable derives its name from the Russian word for "water"
    $200 10
He followed in Dad's footsteps as New York's guv
    $400 20
This Italian dish of garlic toast topped with tomatoes & olive oil tempts palates in the cafeteria
    $400 19
About 750,000 live on this Canadian island, the largest on the Pacific coast of North America
    $400 3
The mythical birthplace of this pre-Columbian people was Aztlan, the "White Land"
    $400 13
"She wants to meet me at the top of the Empire State Building"
    $400 25
From the Middle Dutch word for "ship" comes this term for the captain of a small ship or boat
    $400 11
He followed in Dad's footsteps as California's guv
    $600 21
The students rave about this type of wagyu steak from Hyogo prefecture, so pale when raw it's almost white
    $600 2
Bigger than Sweden but home to just 35,000 people, this territory is famous for an 1890s gold rush
    $600 6
In Greek mythology rivers leading into this place include Cocytus, Phlegethon, Acheron & Styx
    $600 24
"Listen up, we have been boarded by armed pirates"
    $600 26
The name of this spirit is from the German for "rattle" & "ghost"
    $600 12
When Nikki Haley became ambassador to the U.N., Henry McMaster succeeded her as gov. of this state
    $800 22
Why, Lunchlady Doris, your version of this 2-word pricey boneless cut of beef from the tenderloin...mwah!
    $800 4
This gulf named for the Norwegian who explored the area between 1903 & 1906 is at the western end of the NW passage
    $800 7
After drinking from the fountain of Mimir, he becomes the wisest Norse god
    DD: $1,000 29
"Why couldn't Jesus have been a father & still been capable of all those miracles?"
    $800 27
From the Arabic for "to make known", it's a tax imposed by a government on imported or exported goods
    $800 14
In 2015 John Bel Edwards defeated David Vitter to win this state's governorship, y'all
    $1000 23
Using a broiler to caramelize a sugar topping on a chilled, stirred custard is key to this 2-word French dessert kids love!
    $1000 5
Rising above the Saskatchewan prairie in this city is the largest provincial legislative building in Canada
    $1000 8
The ultimate night watchman, the mythical giant Argus has 100 of these
    $1000 28
Bacteria comes from a Greek word meaning "small stick"; this related word goes back to the Greek for "small" & "life"
    $1000 17
As part of his 2017 inaugural ceremonies in this state, Eric Holcomb. joined a Hinkle Fieldhouse shootaround

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

Mary Michael Holly
$2,800 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Michael Holly
$5,000 $3,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN OF MUSIC
ORGANIZATIONS
I LOVE LITERATURE
MATH, NOW...
I NEED SOME TUDOR-ING
I GOT 3 As!
    $400 5
Nicknamed "T-Swizzle", she teamed with One Directioner Zayn Malik for "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"
    $400 21
This organization abbreviated ALA wants to eliminate tobacco use & improve air quality
    $400 16
The White Rabbit is running late, leading to all kinds of trouble at the start of this 1865 book
    $400 13
Give us an "A" in this 4-letter math word for the tip of a cone or pyramid
    $400 12
The Tudors came on the scene under Owen Tudor, who fought on the Lancaster side during these "floral" wars
    $400 6
This word is properly plural, but you can use it for just one
    $800 4
"Hold On" is a 1990 hit by this female quartet whose name includes a Madonna song title
    $800 22
The logo of this human rights watchdog features a candle surrounded by barbed wire
    $800 17
He took 17 years to write his last novel, "Finnegans Wake"
    $800 25
Arccos denotes the inverse of this trigonometric function
    $800 15
The Tudor line died out in 1603, when the childless reign of this monarch came to an end
    $800 7
It's Japanese for "goodbye"
    $1200 1
The song heard here was a 1982 hit for this band who didn't know how to play their instruments when they first formed
    $1200 11
More than the title of a disco hit, it has 2,700 locations & 600,000 volunteers just in the United States
    $1200 18
A 2015 BBC poll of literary critics said the greatest British novel is this George Eliot work named for a town
    $1200 26
It's the square root of x2 - 6x + 9
    $1200 14
The Tudors claimed the British throne with a victory over this monarch at Bosworth Field
    $1200 8
Any big waterfall
    $1600 2
In 1967 "I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)" began her run of soul classics with Atlantic Records
    DD: $2,600 23
The organization of these bereaved mothers of armed service members dates back to 1928
    $1600 19
This poet & typographic innovator wrote lines capturing childhood like "when the world is puddle-wonderful"
    $1600 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a quadrilateral on the monitor.) A quadrilateral with two adjacent sides of length "a" & two adjacent sides of length "b" gets this high-flying name from its familiar shape
    $1600 9
You fraud! You quack! You this 9-letter word!
    $2000 3
She signed a highly unusual deal with RCA that stated she wouldn't tour or do press for her album "1000 Forms of Fear"
    $2000 24
The wife of an AA co-founder started this organization for families of problem drinkers
    $2000 20
In the '60s this controversial novelist wrote journalistic works like "Miami and the Siege of Chicago"
    $2000 28
Mathematicians use the letter i to represent the square root of -1, this "unit"
    $2000 10
It's kind of a mash-up of comradeship & bonhomie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Michael Holly
$12,200 $6,600 $3,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ERAS IN U.S. HISTORY
On April 11, 1865 Abraham Lincoln spoke of "the mode, the manner, and means of" this, which he would not live to see

Final scores:

Mary Michael Holly
$13,700 $2,000 $6,400
Finalist 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Michael Holly
$12,200 $7,600 $5,800
17 R,
3 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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