Show #8227 - Tuesday, June 2, 2020

2020 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Jenna Hall, a high school English teacher from Seaside, California

Amanda Baltimore, a 7th grade science teacher from Cocoa Beach, Florida

Meggie Kwait, a middle school humanities teacher from New York, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

HALL MONITOR
HEAVEN OR HELL
BIRDS OF PREY
WORDS FROM OLD ENGLISH
GOING ON VACATION
I'M FULL OF "N.V."
    $200 6
In 2019 Abby Wambach was inducted into the national hall of fame for this sport
    $200 8
A 2-word synonym for heaven, it's the "land" of Canaan in Genesis reserved for Abraham & his descendants
    $200 23
These birds of prey are largely nocturnal, but the snowy type often hunts by day
    $200 13
A mounted soldier in armor who served a king or lord
    $200 18
This country's Amalfi Coast never fails to impress
    $200 1
If a motel is displaying this sign, keep driving
    $400 7
Lord Stanley & Georges Vezina were 2 of the first inductees into this sport's hall of fame in 1945
    $400 9
One of the sons of Cronus, this Greek god of the underworld has a name that also means the underworld
    $400 24
Found in South America, the harpy is a crested variety of this bird of prey with a wingspan that can reach seven feet
    $400 14
This verb means to satisfy, especially one's thirst
    $400 19
Stop by this landmark & take in the amazing vista from Yavapai Point to the North Rim
    $400 2
The Sightmark Ghost Hunter Goggle Binoculars will give you this
    $600 28
This legend is alphabetically first among modern-era inductees at the International Boxing Hall of Fame
    $600 10
The name of this Buddhist state of enlightenment comes from the Sanskrit for "extinction"
    $600 25
The largest bird of prey is this Western Hemisphere vulture that can fly 18,000 feet high & weigh 30 pounds
    $600 15
"Over hill, over" this small valley--both landforms come from the Old English
    $600 20
Headed to Paris? Check out the Impressionist and Postimpressionist works at this museum in a former train station
    $600 3
The U.S. House of Representatives has 6 of these members, like Puerto Rico's resident commissioner
    $800 29
The Basketball Hall of Fame hosts a preseason college tournament named for this first play in a basketball game
    DD: $3,000 11
The line "Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven" is from this 17th century poem
    $800 26
One of the only terrestrial birds of prey is this species whose name seems more suited for an office than its home in Africa
    $800 16
This word usually comes before "out", meaning to barely manage a living
    $800 21
Chile has a beautiful "district" of mountains & water that shares its name with this similar one in north England
    $800 4
This country officially merged with its southern neighbor July 2, 1976
    $1000 30
In 2019 Edgar Martinez & Harold Baines were elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame for playing this non-defensive position
    $1000 12
A famed Paris avenue bears the name of this blessed land where Greek heroes are sent in the afterlife
    $1000 27
Reaching speeds of 200 miles per hour, this bird of prey is not only the world's fastest bird, it's also the world's fastest animal
    $1000 17
This geography term meaning a bend or a curve in a coastline sounds like sinking your teeth into something
    $1000 22
This B&B island paradise northwest of Tahiti would be a perfect place for some R&R
    $1000 5
The Mayacamas Mountains to the west and the Vaca Range to the east, enclose this fertile region of Northern California

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

Meggie Amanda Jenna
$7,400 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meggie Amanda Jenna
$11,000 $2,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN AUTHORS
GREATEST HITS FROM THE SUPREMES
THE HUMAN BODY
DOCUMENTARIES
THE OLD UNIVERSITY TRY
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 1
This author of "The Good Earth" also wrote the heartwarming "Christmas Day in the Morning"
    $400 23
In McCulloch v. Maryland, John Marshall wrote, "The power to" do this 3-letter verb "involves the power to destroy"
    $400 6
This clear, transplantable layer of the eye anterior to the lens is often compared to the crystal on a watch
    $400 11
Aired on PBS in 1982, this filmmaker's first documentary told of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge
    $400 13
Woof! & meow! & maybe even ribbit? This Ivy League U. in upstate New York awarded the nation's first doctorate of veterinary medicine
    $400 15
U.S. executive mansion that's a legal confinement to one's own residence instead of prison
    $800 2
She worked at a coffee shop in Toronto before writing dystopian fare
    $800 24
In Williams v. U.S. William O. Douglas warned of the police taking matters "in their own hands" & these "beastly" courts
    $800 7
In French le foie is this organ
    $800 12
Spike Lee's "4 Little Girls" tells of the horrific bombing in 1963 of an African American church in this Alabama city
    $800 14
I wouldn't look for this university founded in 1875 by a Mormon leader on many lists of top 10 party schools
    $800 16
Historic New York City sports arena where Adam & Eve lived in the Bible
    $1200 3
In 1856 she published "Dred", in which she depicted the deterioration of a slave-holding society
    DD: $2,000 25
In Marbury v. Madison, John Marshall criticized this sitting president for flouting the law
    $1200 8
In the average adult male, this thighbone is about 19 inches long
    $1200 27
In 2020 the Oscar for Best Documentary Short went to a film about "Learning to" do this fun activity "in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)"
    $1200 20
You could be like William Faulkner & get an Oxford education at this state school that opened in 1848
    $1200 17
Paul McCartney's Bond theme plays as Bruce Willis fights off bad guys at the Nakatomi Building
    $1600 4
"The House on Mango Street" is the first book of fiction by this Mexican-american woman
    $1600 26
Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 asserted that this type of marriage is legal in all 50 states
    $1600 9
Erythrocytes are your red blood cells & these are your white blood cells
    $1600 28
A 2011 documentary called this man "Against the World" explores the life of the troubled chess master
    $1600 21
In 1884 this private university in New Orleans was renamed after the local merchant who gave the school its first endowment
    $1600 18
2012 male stripper cinematic saga that went on to be our 70th Secretary of State
    $2000 5
This Danish writer acquired her title by marrying her cousin Bror von Blixen-Finecke, a Swedish baron
    $2000 30
Leading to the 11th Amendment, Chisholm v. Georgia was overseen by this first Chief Justice
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Each hemisphere of the brain contains four lobes with different functions; your ability to process sounds, recognize words and understand them happens in this lobe, named for its location in relation to the sides of the head
    DD: $5,000 29
This 1994 documentary follows 2 inner-city Chicago kids who aspire to become pro basketball players
    $2000 22
The William F. Harrah College of Hospitality checks in at this school, a few blocks away from the action
    $2000 19
1873 Jules Verne adventure novel that's an NBC soap opera on the air since 1965

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meggie Amanda Jenna
$24,400 $4,800 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN FIRSTS
John Ledyard, sailing on Captain Cook's last voyage in search of the NW Passage, was the 1st American to land at what are now these 2 states

Final scores:

Meggie Amanda Jenna
$24,382 $7,022 $7,600
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meggie Amanda Jenna
$27,200 $4,800 $5,800
31 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
8 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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