Show #6710 - Friday, November 15, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Michael Townes, an English and language arts teacher from Greenville, South Carolina

Timothy Shuker-Haines, a high school history teacher from Williamstown, Massachusetts

Cathy Bloedorn, a chemistry and forsenics teacher from Ellicott City, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the country for us, obviously.)
    $200 15
Counterfeiting was its target when the Secret Service was created July 5, 1865, early in this new president's term
    $200 16
Jay Z's name honors the J & Z subway lines in this borough, his hometown
    $200 22
Medical apparel named after the area & activity used in preparation for surgery
    $200 6
Social studies teacher Mr. Clinchy nukes a DiGiorno thin crust one of these & of course, offers to share
    $200 1
1,000 years
    $200 10
Its people speak "64,000 dialects of Hindi as their official language... and Spanish if a Verizon customer presses 2 now"
    $400 17
During his term Congress directed the Service to protect Jackie Kennedy & her children for 2 years
    $400 27
Breaking up the name of his home state gave rapper Tramar Dillard this stage name
    $400 23
A neckerchief & a sash for merit badges are part of this organization's uniform
    $400 7
P.E. coach Kear chugs a G series thirst quencher bottle of this brand
    $400 2
Pertaining to the heart
    $400 11
Enjoy this country's "Vegemite Mine" & "Paul Hogan Institute of Knife Identification"
    DD: $3,000 19
In 1902 the Service began full-time protection of the president, this man whose predecessor could've used some protecting
    $600 28
This Cuban-American rapper named himself for the tenacious qualities of a certain dog
    $600 24
Employees working at Foot Locker dress in the uniform of someone in this other job
    $600 8
English teacher Mr. Voss hates misspelling, so he boycotts these "Stix" that come in grape, cherry & Maui punch flavors
    $600 3
Shortened term for an agreement before a marriage that stipulates rights
    $600 12
It "is composed solely of the glamorous Monte Carlo casino... the typical citizen... works a full eight-hour lifetime"
    $800 20
During the George W. Bush presidency, the Secret Service was transferred to this Cabinet department
    $800 29
Real name of the guy who was M&M then Eminem
    $800 25
See the mark of the beast on the uniform of this NBA team, 65 million years in the making
    $800 9
Mrs. Parsons, the French teacher, has an artisan baguette from this chain whose name means "to the good bread"
    $800 4
Don't fear this machine that cuts standing grain
    $800 13
It "cannot help but reminisce about the 1800s, when (it) was so powerful it could overtake any country simply by asking politely"
    $1000 21
In this man's term, the Service began protecting foreign dignitaries such as Golda Meir, who had a state dinner with him
    $1000 30
To distance himself from his absent father, Dwayne Carter Jr. dropped a letter from his name to arrive at this rap name
    $1000 26
The uniform of a German soldier during World War I might have included a Pickelhaube, one of these
    $1000 18
The English Dept.'s Ms. Montgomery sneaks a Creme Egg from this British confectioner known for its "Bunny"
    $1000 5
Traditional contradictory-sounding adjective for a parliamentary opposition party
    $1000 14
"Running... from their problems", this African country's "traditional greeting" is "on your left"

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

Cathy Timothy Michael
$1,800 $3,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Timothy Michael
$4,000 $9,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

GIVE US 2 C's & AN A
(Alex: ...'cause they'll come up in each correct response.)
    $400 25
"Frontiersman, congressman; died defending the Alamo"
    $400 20
This Carolyn Keene youth sleuth was featured with "The Clue Crew" in "Pony Problems"! Have you guys been moonlighting?!
    $400 8
The offering of a life to a deity, truly moving the runner along
    $400 1
Robert Koch in 1882 was first to link a germ to this disease (before that, you could say the info was TB-A)
    $400 16
Ragnar who raids a British monastery, is one of these title people in a 2013 History Channel series
    $400 2
From 2001, "Hedwig and the Angry..."
    $800 26
"Devised decimal system of library-book classification"
    $800 21
With its toxic tentacles, the lion's mane jellyfish is the killer in one of the last cases of this British detective
    $800 9
Sorcery practiced by a female, it's...
    $800 7
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is more commonly known as the disease of this man who died in 1941
    $800 17
This Biblical patriarch led a daring raid with his servants to rescue his nephew Lot
    $800 3
Dentist meets mobster in "The Whole..."
    $1200 27
"Abolitionist who led murder of 5 proslavery men; hanged"
    $1200 22
"G" is for this author, creator of Kinsey Millhone
    $1200 10
This math branch can also pose a problem for your dentist as a hard deposit on your teeth
    $1200 13
The disease that kills all these animals in Egypt in Exodus 9:6 is believed to have been anthrax
    $1200 18
In 1780 this "Swamp Fox" led guerrilla raids against British supply lines in South Carolina
    $1200 4
Tom Hanks runs death row
    $1600 28
"Original CEO of McDonald's Corp.; oversaw company's vast expansion"
    $1600 23
D.C. is in crisis after the president's kids get kidnapped in "Kill" this James Patterson detective
    $1600 11
Golden Earring? Billy Squier? It's this rock format like WROQ 101
    DD: $1,600 14
CFTR, the defective gene responsible for transmitting this metabolic disease, lies in the middle of chromosome 7
    $1600 19
Israeli forces brought a black Sedan just like Idi Amin's on the July 1976 raid on this airport to rescue hostages
    $1600 5
2005 remake about a football team of convicts
    $2000 29
"Chemist; studied chemical bonds; campaigned for nuclear disarmament"
    $2000 24
Don't fiddle while another player burns you by knowing this Rex Stout character whose sidekick is Archie Goodwin
    $2000 12
A system that reflects on a large scale the structure of a smaller system
    $2000 15
In the U.S., 1911 saw the last major outbreak of this bacterial disease spread by contaminated water
    DD: $2,000 30
In February 1942 he wrote that the purpose of his upcoming raid was "to bomb and fire the industrial center of Japan"
    $2000 6
From 1958, beware the "Attack of" this leggy "Woman"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Timothy Michael
$6,400 $13,400 $16,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

In Peter Roach's phonetics glossary, this alliterative guy is "the best-known fictional phonetician"

Final scores:

Cathy Timothy Michael
$12,795 $20,400 $13,800
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cathy Timothy Michael
$8,400 $11,000 $18,000
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2013-10-22
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