Show #6473 - Wednesday, November 7, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Diana North, a first grade teacher from Rock Hill, South Carolina

Michael Farabaugh, a high school chemistry teacher from Charlottesville, Virginia

Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response, as a matter of fact, will rhyme with that word--"fighter".)
    $200 9
"Freckle Juice" & "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing"
    $200 6
July set this record for the continental U.S., beating out July 1936
    $200 1
Whidbey Island, just north of Seattle, provides the northern boundary of this body of water
    $200 7
Most places put this cabbage salad on the side, but Pittsburgh's Primanti Bros. puts it on the sandwiches
    $200 8
Hugs Etienne wraps up ballcarriers for the Badgers of this Big 10 university
    $200 11
What students "pull" staying up until morning studying
    $400 10
"The Reptile Room" & "The Austere Academy", both from "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
    $400 20
Embarrassing royal photos everywhere!--Kate's in France, this prince's in Vegas
    $400 2
An outpost called Fort Raccoon was wisely renamed & became this capital of Iowa
    $400 21
If you're "sufferin'", you might want a bowl of this dish
    $400 12
Ego Ferguson apparently has ample self-esteem for the Bayou Bengals of this state school
    $400 15
A professional who comes up with the words for advertisements
    $600 22
"A Swiftly Tilting Planet" & "A Wind in the Door"
    $600 28
Summer's last day saw the last flight of this space shuttle, thrilling Californians on its way to a final home in Los Angeles
    DD: $1,000 3
The Sakonnet, Seekonk & Providence Rivers are saltwater arms of this bay
    $600 25
Rachael Ray has a recipe called "no-pain" this Chinese noodle dish
    $600 13
Perhaps the most appropriate name ever: Wave Ryder, of this service academy
    $600 16
"Shade of pale" in a Procol Harum song
    $800 23
"The Sign of the Twisted Candles" (Nancy Drew, book 9)
    $800 29
He won the 100- & 200-meter dashes in London, the first to do so at consecutive Olympics
    $800 4
Prior to 1850 this Northern California peak was known by several names, including Sasty
    $800 26
Tostones are usually made by frying this fruit; if you're not in the Caribbean, bananas may be easier to come by
    $800 14
The Demon Deacons of this North Carolina university have an unlikely secret weapon--defensive end Godspower Offor
    $800 17
Holy head covering
seen here
    $1000 24
"Farmer Boy" & "On the Banks of Plum Creek"
    $1000 30
Ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in this Libyan city
    $1000 5
Awash in glorious lava, Mount Haleakala lies on this "Valley Isle"
    $1000 27
Award-winning chef Marcella Hazan said calling this Italian dish "a cornmeal mush is a most indelicate use of language"
    $1000 19
Terrance Bullitt & Happiness Osunde get defensive for the Red Raiders of this alliterative Big 12 school
    $1000 18
In sports a close match is "a real" this

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

Colby Michael Diana
$3,800 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Colby Michael Diana
$8,000 $3,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s, QUICK!
    $400 9
This layer of the eye has no blood vessels
    $400 1
For his 1869 "Romeo and Juliet" overture, this Russian adapted the sonata form to mirror the play's structure
    $400 24
The Pierre & Marie Curie University
    $400 3
Depositors freaked during the S&L crisis, short for these institutions
    $400 8
His ex-wife Demi Moore attended his 2009 marriage to British model Emma Heming
    $400 4
This Old West passenger & mail carriage got its name from the stations where it made stops
    $800 10
Mary Ann Esposito's book on 3 yeast doughs is "What You" this
    $800 2
Paris critics called this Polish composer "the Ariel of the piano"
    $800 25
Uppsala University
    $800 6
Soviet withdrawal from this country was completed on Feb. 15, 1989
    $800 16
Carrie Underwood is conveniently married to Mike Fisher, of the NHL Predators of this city
    $800 5
The Conestoga & this vehicle, seen here, were instrumental in the western expansion of the United States
    $1200 13
This pet critter is part of the cavy family
    $1200 7
Though nicknamed "Papa", this Austrian composer had no children; he was, however, the "father of orchestral music"
    $1200 26
The University of Adelaide
    DD: $2,200 17
With U.S. help in 1983, Sir Paul Scoon returned to power in this island nation
    $1200 20
She wrote "Sex & the Single Girl" early in her 51 years as a married girl, to producer David Brown
    $1200 21
If you catch a "cab", you might know cab is from the longer name of this old type of light carriage
    $1600 14
This state capital is on the Gastineau Channel
    DD: $4,000 11
This German composer married Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima, 24 years his junior
    $1600 27
Pusan National University
    $1600 18
A Dec. 3, 1984 chemical leak killed thousands in this city in India
    $1600 29
The ink on her divorce papers was still wet when she married Gregg Allman in 1975
    $1600 22
Now a term for a 2-door car, it was once an enclosed 4-wheeled carriage with the driver's seat outside
    $2000 15
This Trojan hero is Aphrodite's son
    $2000 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) A silver rose is central to the action in "Der Rosenkavalier" by this composer
    $2000 28
King Abdulaziz University
    $2000 19
He was in control as Reagan's first Secretary of State
    $2000 30
This actor & Phoebe Cates have been married since 1989
    $2000 23
From the Russian, it's a name for a carriage drawn by 3 horses

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Colby Michael Diana
$19,800 $14,000 $13,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

Referring to its 2 acts, an Irish critic described it as "a play in which nothing happens, twice"

Final scores:

Colby Michael Diana
$20,001 $18,000 $10,000
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Colby Michael Diana
$18,400 $11,600 $13,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2012-10-01
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