Show #7990 - Friday, May 10, 2019

2019 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Ellie Walsh, a high school world history and U.S. government teacher from Nashville, Tennessee

Benjamin Schwartz, a middle school English teacher from Stamford, Connecticut

Dave Rowswell, a high school art teacher from Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Jeopardy! Round

THE PARENT COMPANY
NATURAL LANDMARKS
2-WORD ALLITERATION
HEY, YOU!
HALL PASS
IT'S NOT RHESUS
    $200 22
Seattle's Best Coffee
    $200 15
Yellowstone has plenty of these, including one of the world's most famous; Iceland has a valley of them
    $200 3
The most basic elements or essentials, or what's in the photograph
    $200 2
You, Edward Stanley, the 14th Earl of Derby, were P.M. of Great Britain 3 times & the leader of this political party, 1846-1868
    $200 11
Already inducted as a member of Fleetwood Mac, she got a solo pass to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2019
    $200 26
It's not a rhesus; it's the monkey named for this type of headwear women choose for Easter
    $400 23
Cadillac & Chevrolet
    $400 13
There's stone in the name of this material seen in Kunming, a stone forest in China
    $400 4
Whether placed in hosiery or not, it's a small & often inexpensive Christmas gift
    $400 9
As leader of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991, you ushered in the era of glasnost; well done!
    $400 20
To everyone's relief in 2019 this Yankee pitcher became the first unanimous selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame
    $400 27
Crab-eating macaques were used in the 1950s to create the Salk vaccine that fought this
    $600 12
American Girl
    $600 6
Revered by Aboriginal people, this largest monolith is found Down Under in Northern Territory
    $600 5
Bartenders can really stir things up with these mixing rods
    $600 1
You are a winner & put on a dominating performance at the 2012 London Olympics
    $600 10
For 2017 the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame took in J.K. Rowling & this Marvel man
    $600 28
One baboon species lives in the lands above this sea between Africa & Arabia
    $800 18
ABC Broadcasting:
this entertainment company
    $800 7
The gorgeous Gorge du Verdon wends its way through the range called the Provence these
    $800 16
Theodore Roosevelt led them up Kettle Hill
    $800 8
Hey, Lao-Tzu, you're considered the founder of this Chinese religious philosophy & the author of its principal text
    $800 21
The National Toy Hall of Fame says this 2018 inductee "provides an opportunity to flirt harmlessly with fortune telling"
    $800 29
File this marmoset relative, not a rhesus, under the letter "T"
    $1000 24
KFC & Pizza Hut:
This 3-letter! Brands, Inc.
    $1000 14
Outside Las Cruces you'll find this national monument created by gypsum deposits
    $1000 17
In 2018 Louise Brown, the first this type of baby, turned 40
    $1000 19
You're awesome, Sally Ride, riding into history in 1983 onboard this shuttle as the USA's first woman in space
    DD: $1,000 25
Praise the Lord! The Fisk Jubilee Singers & the Mighty Clouds of Joy are members of this hall of fame
    $1000 30
An Old World monkey, the guenon has a tail that is "non-"this, so he uses his hands & feet to hold on to trees

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

Dave Benjamin Ellie
$600 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Benjamin Ellie
$1,800 $5,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
WORLD OF LIT
COMPUTERS
BEATLES SONGS BY LYRIC
TRYING TIMES
"O-U" WORDS
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map of the Ohio River on the monitor.) The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 banned slavery north of the Ohio River, eventually making this major Ohio city a key first stop for many escaping slavery; it's now the home to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
    $400 19
In an 1831 novel he's described as having "a huge head sprouting red hair; between the two shoulders an enormous hump"
    $400 27
From the Greek for "around", it's an auxiliary device like a keyboard or printer that's attached to a computer
    $400 4
"And maybe I'll love you, beep beep mm beep beep yeah!"
    $400 24
Plato was one of the first authors to depict a celebrity trial--this Greek's trial, in the "Apology"
    $400 11
Seen here is a re-creation of one of these tournaments between knights
    DD: $9,000 7
"The Drinking Gourd" was this group of stars that helped runaways find the North Star in the night sky
    $800 20
"The House of the Spirits" is the first novel by this author of Chilean heritage
    $800 28
Allowing interaction through icons or other visual indicators, GUI is short for graphical user this
    $800 2
"Flew in from Miami Beach BOAC"
    $800 25
In 1988 Colin Pitchfork was the first man convicted of murder with the aid of this 3-letter type of evidence
    $800 12
Hasbro says of this game, "Be patient and concentrate because the spirits can't be rushed"
    $1200 8
These 2 acts of 1793 & 1850 removed protections for runaways in the north, making the railroad necessary
    $1200 21
Though scholars disagree on who actually wrote "Le Morte d'Arthur", this Englishman & knight gets the credit
    $1200 18
A 2017 PC World article was about "Why You Should" do this for privacy & security, using the low-teach piece-of-tape solution
    $1200 1
"What would you think if I sang out of tune"
    DD: $2,000 16
In 1735 John Peter Zenger was acquitted of this using the argument that printing the truth was not illegal
    $1200 13
It's the stabilizing float attached to the canoe seen here
    $1600 9
Near Detroit, Chatham in this Canadian province was a northern terminus for the railroad
    $1600 22
Of Aeschylus' 7 surviving tragedies, this one about a war between Oedipus sons has "Seven" in the title
    $1600 29
Setting the stage for the PC revolution, in 1975 he & a pal co-founded Microsoft
    $1600 3
"Nothing you can sing that can't be sung"
    $1600 17
In 1882 the jury took only an hour to declare Charles Guiteau guilty of killing this man
    $1600 14
Studies suggest that a woman who uses this birthing support person is less likely to have a C-section
    $2000 10
After his "Twelve Years a Slave", he is said to have helped the railroad as a freeman in New England
    $2000 23
The "Kalevala", this European country's national epic, was compiled from oral poetry in the 1800s
    $2000 30
Paul Manafort created a paper trail when he needed help converting this type of 3-letter file to Word
    $2000 5
"Filling in a ticket in her little white book"
    $2000 26
In a landmark 1772 British case, a slave won his freedom after this writ was used to remove him from a Jamaica-bound ship
    $2000 15
French for "jewel", it was once a popular movie theater name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Benjamin Ellie
$6,200 $22,000 $8,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
This state entered the Union in 1820 after separating from another state that began with the same 2 letters

Final scores:

Dave Benjamin Ellie
$12,300 $22,001 $1
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Benjamin Ellie
$8,200 $13,800 $8,800
14 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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