Show #8224 - Thursday, May 28, 2020

2020 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Mary Kate Trausch, a high school science teacher from Vernon Hills, Illinois

Matt Joyal, a high school history teacher from Hampstead, New Hampshire

Ben Henri, a 7th through 12th grade vocal music teacher from St. Clair Shores, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Hey career seekers--one estimate says that as baby boomers age, the U.S. will need 371,000 more registered these in 2028 than in 2018
    $200 11
Cupid's mom is this Roman goddess
    $200 1
Choral Director Magazine says in high school this Italian term "is all the rage", fueled by the "Pitch Perfect" movies
    $200 6
Duke Kahanamoku Beach
    $200 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates a baseball pitch.) Grip the ball with your index and middle fingers along the narrow part of the seams to throw this sinking, two-seam variety of this basic baseball pitch
    $200 21
Directly confront someone & you're going this-to-this with them
    $400 27
It's the "E" in EMTALA, a 1986 federal law that says a hospital must treat patients with serious conditions who can't pay
    $400 12
This race of gods includes the 12 children of Uranus & Gaia
    $400 2
Some choir directors put the lower voices in the middle: the STBA arrangement, with "A" short for this range
    $400 7
The United States Naval Academy
    $400 17
To keep a football pass on target, throw it so it spins in a tight one of these 6-letter motions
    $400 22
This lingual "disease" of making inappropriate statements has 2 body parts
    $600 28
(Hi, I'm Jimmy Kimmel, and...) in speaking out on health care, one thing I'm passionate about is prohibiting insurance companies from refusing coverage based on this type of condition, as per the Affordable Care Act, Part 1, Subpart 1, Section 2704
    $600 13
2 stars in the constellation Gemini are named for these twins of myth
    $600 3
Choir staple "Baba Yetu" means "our father" in Swahili & is basically this prayer
    $600 8
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
    $600 18
If your basketball team is extra savvy, you can teach them this motion offense named for an Ivy League school & its Tigers
    $600 23
A curved part of the foot is a crucial part of this term for your chief rival
    $800 29
This children's research hospital in Memphis has a 94% cure rate of acute lymphocytic leukemia
    $800 14
Iolaus helps his uncle Hercules slay this many-headed water monster
    $800 4
Get dialogue going between a soloist & the choir in the style "call &" this
    DD: $2,000 9
Hernando de Soto State Archaeological Site
    $800 19
In a classic volleyball scoring sequence, this finishing hit follows "bump, set"
    $800 24
A soldier's small trunk
    $1000 30
These 2 colorful health insurance plans, 1 from Texas & 1 from the northwest, began to unify in the 1940s
    $1000 15
In art from the 400s B.C., Odysseus is offered a drink by this sorceress who had already turned his men into swine
    $1000 5
Choir robes have their origins in a gown named for this Swiss city, a center of Calvinism
    $1000 10
Dedicated to Christa McAuliffe & Alan Shepard, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
    $1000 20
If your golf ball gets stuck in a bunker, reach for this club with a loft of around 54 to 56 degrees & an "S" on the head
    $1000 25
A babyface is a good-guy pro wrestler; this is the term for the bad guy

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

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$800 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$5,200 $4,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Around 1500 B.C. the kings who ruled from the city of Knossos on this Greek island dominated the Aegean
    $400 6
Housed at the Smithsonian, this sparkling object is said to be cursed
    $400 16
The act of renouncing the throne
    $400 30
In "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" it was this, this "every where, nor any drop to drink"
    $400 21
The third iteration of this game named for the virtual people created has an add-on where you fight with Charles the evil chicken
    $400 11
Of the elements that are naturally ferromagnetic, it's the one the phenomenon of ferromagnetism is named for
    $800 2
A half cocoon discovered in Shanxi Province in 1926 is evidence of Chinese cultivation of this fabric 6,000 years ago
    $800 7
The Lady Buddha Statue towers over the city of Da Nang in this country
    $800 17
Any substance known to produce cancer, like benzene or coal-tar pitch
    DD: $100 29
Maya Angelou wrote that it "sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still"
    $800 22
A fictional radio senator named Claghorn influenced this bombastic animated rooster
    $800 12
You can magnetize a needle & place it on a cork in a bowl of water to make one of these
    $1200 3
Dating back to the 3rd Millenium B.C., the Iranian city of Rayy was sacked by Mongols in 1220 & the survivors moved to this new capital
    $1200 8
That's Fidel Castro on the left in 1959, sharing a laugh with this guerilla leader, his second in command
    $1200 18
Dive in to this, the tile on the wall behind a kitchen countertop
    $1200 27
In Emily Dickinson's "Because I Could Not Stop for Death", the narrator rides with death in one of these that "held but just ourselves"
    $1200 23
In the opening of this stop motion Adult Swim show, a mad scientist breathes life into a recently smooshed fowl
    $1200 13
In the early 1950s IBM gave these better memories with the introduction of magnetic core storage
    $1600 4
Algebra was around in Ancient Egypt & shows up in the scroll known as the Rhind this, for the material it was written on
    $1600 9
Germany's Stuttgart City Library has been described as having the feel of this Dutch artist's mind-bending works
    $1600 19
One who has left his or her native land; Americans living in, say, Ecuador form this "community"
    $1600 26
This eminent Harlem Renaissance poet wrote, "Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be"
    $1600 24
On "The Muppet Show" the love of this Muppet's life was Camilla the chicken
    $1600 14
One of the most powerful non-destructive magnets in the world is in this state at Los Alamos National Laboratory
    $2000 5
Plutarch wrote that the same day Alexander the Great was born, this temple, a wonder of the world, burned in Ephesus
    $2000 10
From Greek meaning "bearer on both sides", it's the name of the ancient two-handled vessel seen here
    $2000 20
The Greek for "stomach" gives us this word for the science of good eating
    $2000 28
Though this romantic poet lived to be 80, he didn't manage to publish his long poem "The Prelude" before he died in 1850
    $2000 25
In one punishment of this truTV reality game show, Sal had to match wits with some chickens on the loose
    DD: $4,000 15
An 1845 letter from the 21-year-old future Lord Kelvin inspired this British scientist to show how magnetism & light are related

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$24,500 $10,200 $1,600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

P.T. Barnum, whose traveling shows carried musicians, coined this word that now represents something growing in popularity

Final scores:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$23,678 $9,400 $3,199
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$27,200 $10,200 $5,600
32 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2020-02-24
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