Show #7994 - Thursday, May 16, 2019

2019 Teachers Tournament final game 1.


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Sara DelVillano, a middle school instrumental music teacher from Lanham, Maryland

Francois Barcomb, an 11th grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York

Conor Quinn, a high school world history teacher from Albany, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Your Movado one lets you know it's only 7 hours until the 3:30 bell
    $200 9
A go-between, or a relationship that could be "dangerous"
    $200 19
The Village People knew "there's a place you can go...when you're short on your dough"; hey, it's "fun to stay" here!
    $200 28
We're itching to tell you that this toxic plant shares its name with a Batman villain
    $200 11
Sent in December 1992, the first text message was just these 2 seasonally appropriate words
    $200 18
Here at "Jeopardy!", a TOC is a Tournament of Champions; in a book, it's one of these
    $400 1
This accessory is placed between the 3rd & 4th shirt buttons & prevents the look seen here
    $400 7
Potato pancake
    $400 20
Donna Summer sang, "Lookin' for some" this title "baby this evenin', I need some" this title "baby tonight"
    $400 29
In addition to the insect in its name, this plant also eats spiders & crickets
    $400 12
In 2019 Massachusetts introduced a new service allowing those in need of help to text, not call, this number
    $400 24
To make it easy to add pages late in the process, the intro pages of a book usually get these, not Arabic ones like the text
    $600 2
The First Amendment Center says public school teachers may wear non-obtrusive religious jewelry such as a cross or this; l'chaim!
    $600 6
Sane or easily understood
    $600 21
The complete lyrics of Van McCoy's song that had dancers on their feet: "Do it!" & this 3-word phrase
    $600 14
It's handy to have one of these plants right in your kitchen for soup & pasta
    $600 15
Under sharia law, a man can do this to his wife by notifying her 3 times; in 2009 a Saudi man made news by doing so via text
    $600 25
It's the term for an illustration facing a book's title page
    $800 3
In 2015 Turkey's Supreme Court ruled that male teachers may wear these in class; simple studs are probably best
    DD: $2,400 8
Fungi & algae combo
    $800 22
An anthem for many, this classic disco tune begins, "At first I was afraid, I was petrified"
    $800 13
Crane flower is another name for this avian flower popular in Hawaii, California & Florida
    $800 16
In 2018 agent Peter Strzok was fired from this organization for sending politically charged texts
    $800 26
This part of many a scholarly book is from the Greek for "book writing"
    $1000 4
Say you love learning with a pair of these showing books; George H.W. Bush wore some to honor his wife's literacy activism
    $1000 10
A pale purple
    $1000 23
Hitting some really high notes from Dec. 1977 to 1979, this trio had 6 straight No. 1 hits, including "Tragedy"
    $1000 30
This flower with sword-shaped leaves gets its name from the Latin for "small sword"
    $1000 17
In 2008 a surgeon in Africa with Medecins Sans Frontieres, this organization, saved a life using instructions texted from Britain
    $1000 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a book and its ISBN.) On the back of every book there's a code; on the one here, the 0 denotes the book is from an English-language country, & the number here stands for the publisher; the whole series is called an ISBN, this type of book number

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

Conor Francois Sara
$1,600 $1,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Conor Francois Sara
$2,200 $7,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
The grit number of this abrasive material can go upwards of 2,000; 200 will do fine for some home projects
    $400 11
Kitchen ovens left unattended by King Charles II's bakers may have led to this 1666 disaster
    $400 6
Jess Day was the title character on this Fox sitcom
    $400 1
Port Said on the Suez Canal is named for Muhammad Said Pasha, the khedive of this country
    $400 26
Many version of the Bible use the word "murder" in the 10 commandments, but the King James Version uses this shorter verb
    $400 21
A body of water smaller than a lake adds a vowel to become a unit of weight
    $800 17
Bacterial conjunctivitis in this organ begins with feelings of discomfort & grittiness
    $800 12
This tribunal targeting heretics reached a peak under Torquemada in the 1490s with about 2,000 burned at the stake
    $800 7
In 2011 this Carolina Panther became the first rookie to pass for 400 yards in his NFL debut
    $800 2
What's now the Iraqi town of Sadr City was previously named for this tyrant
    $800 27
St. Jerome translated much of the Bible into this language for the Vulgate
    $800 22
A broad smile welcomes a vowel & turns into a seed of wheat
    $1200 18
When a mollusk gets a bit of grit inside, it covers the bit with this substance
    $1200 13
Drink up, mes amis! In 1814 this dynasty returned to power in France
    $1200 8
An April 1981 theatrical rerelease added this 3-word subtitle to the opening crawl
    $1200 3
This country's beautiful island of Santorini gets its name from the martyr Saint Irene
    $1200 28
John Wycliffe had this brother sell his birthright to Jacob for bread and pottage; in other versions it's lentil stew
    $1200 23
A daily meal eats up a vowel to start a new venture
    $1600 19
The Anjou type of this fruit has gritty flesh & doesn't change color as it ripens
    DD: $2,000 14
This extreme right-wing ideology big in 1930s & '40s Europe gets its name from a Roman bundle of wooden rods
    $1600 9
Ryan Eggold stars as superdoc Max Goodwin, reforming the title hospital in the Big Apple, on this NBC drama
    DD: $2,000 4
The Karen neighborhood of Nairobi was once the home of this author
    $1600 29
Many translations use this 4-letter word, as in seek God "with all thy heart and all thy" this; Robert Alter uses "being"
    $1600 24
One of the 4 divisions in a card deck antes up a vowel to be a hotel room upgrade
    $2000 20
"Mule Variations" won a Folk Album Grammy for this gravel-voiced singer who also acted in "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"
    $2000 15
6th century Byzantine emperor Justinian defeated these eastern Goths in Italy
    $2000 10
Wesley Snipes won an NAACP Image Award for his role as a drug lord in this 1991 movie, opposite Ice T as an undercover cop
    $2000 5
Bolivia & this city, its capital, are both named for men known as liberators
    $2000 30
The Message Bible brings "a prize-winning heifer" to the prodigal son's feast instead of this familiar phrase
    $2000 25
To fuse metal using heat fires up a vowel to emerge as a word meaning to exercise power

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Conor Francois Sara
$4,600 $18,800 $6,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

He once said, "In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage...who we are and where we have come from"

Final scores:

Conor Francois Sara
$5,600 $20,400 $4,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Conor Francois Sara
$9,000 $18,400 $6,800
20 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2019-04-02
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