Show #7995 - Friday, May 17, 2019

2019 Teachers Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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Sara DelVillano, a middle school instrumental music teacher from Lanham, Maryland (subtotal of $4,800)

Francois Barcomb, an 11th grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York (subtotal of $20,400)

Conor Quinn, a high school world history teacher from Albany, New York (subtotal of $5,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

MVP! MVP!
AND A BOOK
FILL IN THE STATE
SOMETIMES CAPITALIZED
THE 2010s
NOT THE MAMA!
    $200 1
Derek Jeter of this team had a pretty fun year in 2000 as MVP of both the All-Star game & the World Series
    $200 26
This author introduced the Pevensie children in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"
    $200 3
Hall of Fame Billiards player:
____ Fats
    $200 11
Capitalized, it's a 40-day period; lowercase, it's the counterpart of borrowed
    $200 25
The arrest & torture of youths who had scrawled graffiti in Daraa in this nation triggered civil war there in March 2011
    $200 20
In "Tangled", Mother Gothel steals this girl with magical hair & raises her in a tower
    $400 2
From 1984 to 1992 the NBA MVP Award rotated among Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan & this Celtic
    $400 27
Edward Gibbon's "The Decline and Fall of" this entity covers more than 1,000 years of history
    $400 7
Founded by lawyers in 1985:
____ Pizza Kitchen
    $400 13
Lowercase, it's an official decree; capitalized, it's an Italian carmaker that merged with Chrysler
    $400 18
At the Oscars held in 2019, this film that was nominated for 8 awards won only one, for Best Original Song
    $400 21
In Marvel movies, Frigga is not the mother of this "Thor" villain, who's really a frost giant
    $600 4
This Patriot is seen here soon after being named Super Bowl MVP in 2019
    $600 28
Somerset Maugham's "The Moon and Sixpence", about a man who heads to Tahiti to paint, is based on the life of this man
    $600 8
A blues-rock quartet:
____ Shakes
    $600 14
Lowercase, this adjective describes universal interests; capitalized, it's a religion
    $600 12
In April 2018 this little bro ended nearly 60 years of his family's rule when he stepped down as Cuba's president
    $600 22
This ever-optimistic "glad girl" in books by Eleanor H. Porter is sent to live with her aloof aunt
    $800 5
In 2012 the L.A. Kings' Jonathan Quick lived up to his name playing this position to bag the Conn Smythe trophy
    $800 29
Dale Carnegie's 1936 self-help book teaches you "How to" do these 2 title things
    $800 9
A tale of doomed love by John Green:
"Looking for ____"
    $800 15
Capitalized, it's a magazine; lowercase, it's a cranberry cocktail its readers might sip
    $800 16
In early 2016 the W.H.O. announced an outbreak of this virus that during pregnancy can cause infants to be born with microcephaly
    $800 23
In a Neil Gaiman story, Coraline's other mother seems perfect except she has these objects for eyes
    $1000 6
We get a kick out of Wayne Rooney, D.C. United's 2018 team MVP & also winner of the squad's coveted "Golden" this
    DD: $1,000 30
His 1913 novel "Sons and Lovers" was daring but not banned like a later work
    $1000 10
Politicians who got high offices during Harding's administration:
____ Gang
    $1000 19
Capitalized, it's a historical South African province; lowercase, it means relating to birth
    $1000 17
In a first, the ESA's Philae spacecraft successfully landed on one of these in November 2014
    $1000 24
In the Bible Pharaoh's daughter paid this boy's own real mother to nurse him

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

Conor Francois Sara
$3,600 $2,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Conor Francois Sara
$5,800 $7,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

V.I.P.! V.I.P.!
ART: THE LAST 150 YEARS
FIRE & ICE
GET "SET"
THE WAR ON BACTERIA
CELEBS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
    $400 7
Legend has it that Lincoln said to her, "So you are the...woman who wrote the book that started (the) great war"
    $400 11
Berthe Morisot, whose work is seen here was par of this group that in 1876 was called "five or six lunatics, one of whom is a woman"
    $400 16
Fire Island lies off the southern shore of this island in southeastern New York state
    $400 21
A resource or item of value
    $400 26
A guy named Louis came up with this process of heating & rapidly cooling liquids to kill disease-causing bacteria
    $400 5
You can "Ask (this) Amy" about love, exams, volunteering & just about anything else on her "Smart Girls" channel on YouTube
    $800 8
In a wild plan in 1980, the CIA's Tony Mendez faked being a Canadian filmmaker to rescue 6 U.S. diplomats trapped in this country
    $800 2
With works like "Bicycle Wheel", Marcel Duchamp was a leader of this 4-letter art movement
    $800 17
ICE, short for U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement, was created in 2003 as part of this Cabinet department
    $800 22
A pioneering inhabitant
    $800 27
Hand sanitizers often contain the ethyl or isopropyl type of this to dissolve bacteria
    $800 6
Despite passing away in 1981, this reggae legend is quite active on Twitter, blue check & all (his estate manages the account)
    $1200 9
Friends, this Roman led his countrymen in an occupation of Armenia in 34 B.C., 10 years after his most famous speech
    $1200 1
Mexican muralist José Orozco depicted this feathered snake god in monumental human form
    $1200 18
Dry ice is this gas in its solid form
    $1200 23
A type of sofa with arms & a back
    $1200 28
Examine the eggs you buy--cracked ones may contain the enteritidis species of these bacteria
    $1200 13
@colesprouse to @dylansprouse: "Were you Zack or" this kid? Dylan: "I don't remember...I was too busy carrying the show on my back"
    $1600 10
George Washington wrote that he felt "perfect love and gratitude" toward this Frenchman & ally
    $1600 3
The 1913 portrait of Eugenia Primavesi is by this Austrian artist
    $1600 19
Ice plants are a low-growing species of these plants with fleshy, thick tissues that store water
    $1600 24
The man seen here minding his P's & Q's has this old occupation
    $1600 29
Sulfa drugs kill bacteria by preventing the production of this B vitamin acid that's crucial to life
    $1600 14
After Kylie Jenner wrote, "Does anyone else not open" this instant messaging app "anymore", its stock took a $1.3 billion hit
    DD: $3,000 12
3 North American bodies of water--a strait, a bay & a river--are named for this English captain last seen in 1611
    $2000 4
Neo-plastic is one description of the works of this Dutchman
    DD: $1,000 20
The patron saint of Mediterranean sailors gave his name to this phenomenon seen on the masts of ships in stormy weather
    $2000 25
A defeat, or the distance of a structure from a property line
    $2000 30
In bacterial cells tetracycline messes with this, the main site of protein synthesis in cells
    $2000 15
Twitter erupted when this co-host of "The View" responded to a critic with the tweet "You were at my wedding Denise"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Conor Francois Sara
$13,400 $21,200 $14,800
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Final Jeopardy! Round

PHOTO SHARING
Publishing its first photo in 1889, today it has more than 4 billion likes & 100 million followers on Instagram

Final scores:

Conor Francois Sara
$26,400 $21,200 $14,800

Cumulative scores:

Conor Francois Sara
$32,000 $41,600 $19,600
1st runner-up: $50,000 (or the player's 2-day finals total, whichever is larger) Tournament champion: $100,000 (or the player's 2-day finals total, whichever is larger) 2nd runner-up: $25,000 (or the player's 2-day finals total, whichever is larger)

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Conor Francois Sara
$13,400 $22,200 $13,800
21 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $49,400

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