Show #6997 - Tuesday, February 3, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Michael Jones, a middle school special education teacher from Madison, Wisconsin

Cathy Farrell, a high school science teacher from Wyandotte, Michigan

Lydia Cuffman, a high school history teacher from Redwood City, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
He's seen here as he looked playing Buffy Wilson on "Bosom Buddies"
    $200 7
Rose Fitzgerald
    $200 12
The "Top 10 News Topics of 2014" included unrest in this Missouri suburb
    $200 13
The film version of Steven Hawking's "A Brief History of Time" asks the classic question "Which" of these 2 "came first?"
    $200 22
A classic 1958 recording of this Tchaikovsky work used NYC's Riverside Church bells, freaking out local residents
    $200 1
Proverbially, it's the mother of invention
    $400 3
"Big Daddy" & "Little Nicky" were both in the future when he was playing Theo's friend Smitty on "The Cosby Show"
    $400 8
Janet "Jessie" Woodrow
    $400 27
This, "ADHD, is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood"
    $400 14
In Mark 15:34 Jesus cries, "My God, my God, why hast thou" these 2 words
    $400 23
To quote Christopher Walken, "I gotta have more" this instrument that kicks off "Honky Tonk Women"
    $400 18
A line of people or vehicles moving in a slow & formal way
    $600 4
This future "Men in Black" agent spent much of the '70s emoting as Dr. Mark Toland on "One Life to Live"
    $600 9
Dorothy Walker
    $600 28
These "form the world's largest freshwater body (in surface area)"
    $600 15
Laurence Olivier wants an answer to this 3-word question in "Marathon Man", then he strikes a nerve
    $600 24
It means to ring a bell; or, before "in", to enter a conversation
    $600 19
The sign seen here is officially known as the international symbol of this word
    $800 5
In the 1960s he was assistant cattle drive boss Rowdy Yates on "Rawhide"
    $800 10
Jane Knox
    $800 29
This body "consists of 15 members, five with permanent seats"
    $800 16
An Arizona gal's losing court case answered the question whether pregnant women could use this part of the road
    $800 25
This university's fight song "The Bells Must Ring" says, "We'll fling the scarlet banner out" & "RU, rah rah"
    $800 20
The formal withdrawal of a region from a country
    $1000 6
On "Family Ties", Michael J. Fox played this politically conservative character
    DD: $1,000 11
Hannah Simpson
    $1000 30
"On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will fly by" this "on its way to the Kuiper belt"
    $1000 17
"Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune" follows this query
    $1000 26
These 2 fruits, "say the bells of St. Clements" in an old rhyme; produce used to be unloaded nearby
    $1000 21
Adjective meaning ceaseless or uninterrupted

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

Lydia Cathy Michael
$1,800 $2,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lydia Cathy Michael
$7,800 $5,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Artifacts at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame include this singer's sequined glove
    $400 1
From Shakespeare: "Kiss me, Kate, we will be married o' Sunday"
    $400 26
Land battles in this war involving the United States were fought mainly in Canada
    $400 8
In geographic names, this word precedes Marcy & Shasta
    $400 21
Popular Mechanics says that when holding this, your hands should actually be at 9 & 3
    $400 15
A unit of gold's purity, or Bugs Bunny's preferred diet
    $800 7
Knowing me, knowing you, you'll love their Stockholm museum where you can see costumes & memorabilia
    $800 2
"Maggie? Why are you so catty?"
    $800 27
The 1701 Peace of Montreal ended a century of fighting with this native peoples confederacy
    $800 12
This word follows Lassen & Wheeler
    $800 22
Using a term from 1759, Mitt Romney said this "moves faster & better than the heavy hand of the government"
    $800 17
A group of young ladies, or one married one
    $1200 9
Head to Detroit & Hitsville U.S.A. to visit this museum founded by Esther Gordy Edwards
    DD: $3,000 3
"Alan's always been such a gentle boy. He loves animals! Especially horses"
    $1200 28
In 1621 England awarded Scotsman William Alexander this territory, now the name of a province
    $1200 13
You'll find this animal part in the names of several Alps
    $1200 23
A William Ross Wallace poem says that the "hand" that does this is the "hand that rules the world"
    $1200 18
An emotional state, or what the cow did
    $1600 10
With its roots in rock 'n' roll, the EMP, originally Experience Music Project, is located in this West Coast city
    $1600 4
From 1913: "I don't want to talk grammar. I want to talk like a lady"
    DD: $3,000 29
In 1610 Etienne Brule went to live with these people & became the first European to see the Great Lake named for them
    $1600 14
The 3 1/2-mile Cliff Walk in this Rhode Island city passes several mansions
    $1600 24
Big in the '50s, this dance with leg-slapping & hitchhiker thumbs made a "Dancing with the Stars" cameo in 2014
    $1600 19
A legal claim, or with little adipose tissue
    $2000 11
A recent exhibit at the Grammy Museum in LA was "Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of" this guitarist, who died in 1990 at age 35
    $2000 5
"Sir Thomas More, is there anything you wish to say to me concerning the king's marriage with Queen Anne?"
    $2000 30
From an Inuit word meaning "village", Canada got its name in 1535 from this Frenchman
    $2000 16
It's Arabic for "tower"; there's a 162-story one in Dubai
    $2000 25
Barbra Streisand & Jane Fonda sang to promote this 1986 event in which people around the U.S. literally came together
    $2000 20
Any channel to walk down, or Guernsey in the English Channel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lydia Cathy Michael
$15,400 $14,600 $9,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

This word for a process that leads to the solution to a problem comes from the Arabic name of a 9th century mathematician

Final scores:

Lydia Cathy Michael
$13,400 $4,600 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lydia Cathy Michael
$15,400 $16,200 $9,200
22 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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