Show #6313 - Wednesday, February 15, 2012

2012-A Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Patrick Quinn, a high school German teacher from Chesterfield, Missouri

Elissa Hoffman, a high school biology and anatomy & physiology teacher from Appleton, Wisconsin

John Botti, a high school history and English teacher from Bethesda, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...which premieres this upcoming Monday.)
    $200 26
Young Bill won so many honors, the high school principal barred him from running for student body pres in this Arkansas town
    $200 21
1998: Lisa Kudrow enjoyed the Emmy buffet
    $200 1
In 1899 the Senate ratified the Treaty of Paris, ending this war
    $200 6
Moana Pacific, East & West Towers
    $200 7
It's when you lie under oath, I swear!
    $200 12
The 10 plagues of Egypt are enumerated in this biblical book
    $400 27
After setbacks, Clinton's campaign roared to life in the 1992 New Hampshire primary, giving the candidate this nickname
    $400 22
1991: Let's hear it for Kirstie Alley
    $400 2
Type of "activity" displayed by actinium, discovered by Andre Debierne
    $400 16
Water Tower Place at 835 North Michigan Avenue
    $400 8
Cognition that can be so acute it's downright extrasensory
    $400 13
This nation of 3.8 million square miles is made up of 10 provinces & 3 territories
    $600 28
Finish the Clinton quote from the 1992 Democratic National Convention

"I end tonight where it all began for me. I still believe in a place called--"
    $600 23
2007: James Spader won fair & square
    $600 3
Smith & Wesson introduced the K-frame M&P revolver known as this numerical "special"
    DD: $600 17
One Liberty Place & Two Liberty Place
    $600 9
Dessert fruit of Asia, where it's known as kaki
    $600 14
They're the 3 thrown objects in the Olympic decathlon
    $800 29
Here's Clinton in 1993, signing the bill named for this man to his left, instituting background checks for anyone buying a firearm
    $800 24
1987: Bruce Willis detected a win
    $800 4
The first peace conference at this Dutch city was held in 1899
    $800 18
The 67-story Marquis Residences at 1100 Biscayne Boulevard
    $800 10
Adjective meaning full of holes
    $800 15
Canto 30 of Dante's "Paradiso" is titled not the seventh but "The Tenth" this, "or Empyrean"
    $1000 30
Clinton added clauses to protect American workers, greasing congressional ratification of this international agreement
    $1000 25
2003: Debra Messing wasn't messing around that night
    $1000 5
This Asian island group demanded independence from the USA
    $1000 19
The West Coast's 76-story Columbia Center
    $1000 11
Some pushed this soldier as a presidential possibility in 1920
    $1000 20
One of the 2 universities that joined the Pac-10 in 2011, making it the Pac-12

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

John Elissa Patrick
$2,800 $1,200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Elissa Patrick
$5,800 $1,800 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
Inca Kola, developed in this country in 1935, is considered a national beverage there
    $400 12
It's a flight leaving late at night & arriving early the next morning
    $400 1
With 80" a year, Sena Madureira in the Amazon basin has lots of the "rain" typical of this ecosystem
    $400 3
These rotten punks were captured in "The Great Rock & Roll Swindle" & "The Filth and the Fury"
    $400 8
The "Woodswoman" books cover Anne LaBastille's attempts to live rustically like this author did from 1845 to 1847
    $400 25
In 2011 a newly updated 65th anniversary edition of his "Baby and Child Care" book was published
    $800 21
A mineral sports drink popular in Europe is named for this water bearer of the zodiac
    $800 13
Term describing attire worn or crimes committed by businesspeople
    $800 2
Marajo, one of these in the Amazon's delta, is almost as big as the Netherlands
    $800 7
"Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll" is a celebration of this '50s rock pioneer
    $800 9
In "A Walk Across America", Peter Jenkins wrote of doing just that, from New York to this "new" city
    $800 26
He was born in Boston in 1706, the youngest of 10 sons of a soap & candle maker
    $1200 22
In Japan, Hajime is the green type of this beverage
    $1200 14
It's a songbird of the genus Sialia & "of happiness"
    $1200 17
Until competition from plantations in southeast Asia, this Amazon tree was a boon to Brazil's economy
    DD: $6,000 6
Title of Roger Waters' 1990 concert documentary filmed in Berlin
    $1200 10
Walter Lord's "A Night to Remember" is a riveting tale of this early 20th century disaster
    $1200 27
He was the grandson of "Tippecanoe"
    $1600 23
In Vietnam lay down your sword & enjoy this energy drink named for a Japanese warrior
    $1600 15
This alliterative writing style uses exaggerated pathos to manipulate the reader
    DD: $2,000 18
The largest mammal of the Amazon is this sirenian said to resemble a floating hippopotamus
    $1600 4
Robbie Robertson & this group bow out in "The Last Waltz"
    $1600 11
Joy Adamson & her husband adopted an orphaned lion cub in this true story published in 1960
    $1600 28
In addition to twice serving as British prime minister, he also wrote many novels
    $2000 24
In addition to the classic orange & grape, this soda brand also comes in flavors like aloe vera muscat, lychee & guarana
    $2000 16
It's vital that a victim gets attention during this 60 minutes after a serious injury
    $2000 19
Similar to hemp, an important Amazon crop is this plant illustrated here, whose fibers are spun into gunny sacks
    $2000 5
An oversized suit he wears is a memorable image from "Stop Making Sense"
    $2000 30
It's the story of the Devil's Island imprisonment & escape of Henri Charriere
    $2000 29
In 1976 this "Billy Budd" composer was made a British life peer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Elissa Patrick
$13,400 $8,200 $11,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

This third-smallest state in area is home to the USA's third-oldest college

Final scores:

John Elissa Patrick
$10,400 $11,700 $20,001
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Elissa Patrick
$13,400 $7,800 $17,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2012-01-23
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