Show #6709 - Thursday, November 14, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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John Pearson, a 4th grade math teacher from Richardson, Texas

Maryanne Lewell, a high school history teacher from Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Becky Giardina, a 7th grade social studies teacher from Martinez, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
In 2013 the annual August tribute week to him in Memphis included a Graceland trivia tour
    $200 2
"____ Is the New ____"
    $200 18
This province seen here has more than a third of Canada's people
    $200 1
In 1804 a newspaper reported that Alexander Hamilton called him "a dangerous man"
    $200 22
A ceremony dating from the 12th century, Swan Upping is an annual census of the swans on parts of this river
    $200 15
Oh no! Temblor de tierra, this!
    $400 12
Its route begins in Hopkinton, Massachusetts & passes Fenway Park
    $400 3
"Murphy ____"
    $400 27
The Klondike gold rush of the late 1890s took place in this territory that borders Alaska
    $400 7
In 1873 this Tammany Hall boss was convicted of 204 criminal charges & sentenced to 12 years in prison
    $400 23
Its second verse begins, "Thy choicest gifts in store on her be pleased to pour, long may she reign"
    $400 17
If a store is abierto, it's this
    DD: $2,000 13
This holiday falls on what was once the last day of the Celtic year when the ghosts of the dead returned to Earth
    $600 4
"____ Acres"
    $600 28
YVR is the code for this West Coast airport
    $600 8
In the first census, 1790, New York was America's largest city & this was the most populous state
    $600 24
The second son born to Queen Elizabeth II, he was the first child born to a reigning monarch in 103 years
    $600 19
In Latin it means "place"; in Spanish, "crazy"
    $800 14
The Wings over the Prairie festival in Stuttgart, Ark., in November features the world championship of calling these fowl
    $800 5
"____ Collar"
    $800 29
In surface area, it's the largest lake within or on the borders of Canada
    $800 9
In 1823 the U.S. finally paid off its 20-year loans for the money to buy this at less than 5 cents an acre
    $800 25
These islands are grouped into the 2 main bailiwicks of Jersey & Guernsey
    $800 20
This means a race; this "de toros" means a bullfight
    $1000 16
This Mississippi port has been holding the blessing of the shrimp boats each spring since 1929
    $1000 6
"____ Bloods"
    $1000 30
In 1988 it became the first Canadian city to host the winter Olympics
    $1000 10
The Webster-Ashburton treaty of 1842 settled the boundary between New Brunswick & this state
    $1000 26
Elizabeth I was the last of the 5 sovereigns from this royal house
    $1000 21
In Spanish it means "insignificant"; we know it better as a soup

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

Becky Maryanne John
$200 -$600 $7,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Becky Maryanne John
$1,200 $5,000 $9,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the play.)
    $400 26
To-do lists are made easy with the app called this, paired with "stick" in a reward/punishment idiom
    $400 7
Ornithophily is pollination by these
    $400 3
On Dec. 31, 1999 this leader apologized to the Russian people & abruptly resigned
    $400 21
"Some wine, ho!"
    $400 1
1978's "With a Little Luck" was Paul McCartney's last No. 1 hit with this group
    $400 15
This form of writing /
Always counting syllables /
Race to the buzzer
    $800 27
An app called this helps you take this & enter absences & tardies on a spreadsheet
    $800 8
This tall perennial grass, Saccharum officinarum, needs up to 120 inches of rain a year
    $800 4
In July 2013 William Lynch quit as CEO of this company trying to find its "nook" in a digital world
    $800 22
The title guy:
"What, ho! Horatio!"
    $800 2
John McVie joined this group in 1967--Lindsey Buckingham & Stevie Nicks didn't join until 1975
    $800 17
The poi & fish
seen here are traditional foods
for this event
    $1200 28
"Instructables" may be great for shop class; it provides tutorials on projects that are DIY, short for this
    $1200 9
From the Latin for "leaf", it's the divided leaf of a fern or palm tree
    $1200 5
Scandal in D.C.! The "Petticoat Affair" led to the resignation of this veep in 1832
    $1200 23
"O ho, O ho!"
    $1200 6
Gwen Stefani sang, "I'm just a girl in the world" on an early hit by this group
    DD: $4,400 18
Hastily prepared or improvised
    $1600 29
"Storia" is an e-reader app from this kids' publisher whose empire includes Clifford the Big Red Dog
    $1600 10
The "witch" in this shrub's name comes from a word meaning "bend"; helpful when it's used as a divining rod
    DD: $2,000 11
In 2013 the chairman of this food company chicken-tendered his resignation as a Univ. of Arkansas trustee
    $1600 24
"A bawd, a bawd, a bawd! So ho!"
    $1600 13
Ho hey, cello player Neyla Pekarek is one of the bright lights of this band & its only female member
    $1600 19
The title Mrs., in German
    $2000 30
The frog dissection app is not as icky as its forebears & won an award for this moral type of "science" that doesn't cause pain
    $2000 16
This "bald" swamp tree grows projections called "knees" that extend from the roots above the water
    $2000 12
This British Tory government minister's 1961 "affair" with a young woman led to his resignation
    $2000 25
Puck as Lysander:
"Ho, ho, ho!"
    $2000 14
On "The Best of Lynyrd Skynyrd: The Millennium Collection", this hit flies high for 9 minutes & 9 seconds
    $2000 20
A representation of a scene, from the French for "picture"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Becky Maryanne John
$10,800 $9,400 $22,600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

One legend says Clovis, king of the Franks, adopted this symbol after flowers revealed a safe river crossing for his army

Final scores:

Becky Maryanne John
$18,801 $18,800 $22,600
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Becky Maryanne John
$7,600 $11,400 $21,200
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2013-10-22
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