Show #8229 - Thursday, June 4, 2020

2020 Teachers Tournament final game 1.


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Will Satterwhite, an 8th through 12th grade band and choir teacher from Vinton, Virginia

Meggie Kwait, a middle school humanities teacher from New York, New York

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: He's been in the news a lot this past year.)
    $200 21
Of this 5-word signature query, Mr. Rogers said, "I suppose it's... an invitation for somebody to be close to you"
    $200 9
Though it resembles an anteater, this African animal, the only member of order Tubulidentata, is actually related to the elephant
    $200 15
The center of the nation's film industry, this city is also the capital of India's Maharashtra state
    $200 26
"30 Rock" earned her 2 awards for writing; there were others for starring & executive producing as well
    $200 16
Stomps, toe punches & heel clicks are all part of this activity that Bojangles was famous for
    $200 4
It rhymes with vacay & means a vacay where you don't leave town
    $400 22
The show was produced in this city, making it easy for Lynn Swann to come by & show off his uniform--& his ballet moves
    $400 10
The brook & lake types of this freshwater fish are sometimes crossbred to make "splakes"
    $400 14
At about 1 million square miles, this "stan" is the largest landlocked country in the world
    $400 27
In 2015 govt. work paid off for Armando Iannucci, who won for co-writing the "Election Night" episode of this HBO comedy
    $400 17
Tricks you can quickly learn to do with a yo-yo include "Around the World" & this one popular with Rovers & Fidos
    $400 5
In an interview in 2020, Hillary Clinton had some thoughts on Senator Sanders' "online Bernie" these
    $600 23
Margaret Hamilton visited Mr. Rogers in 1975 to help kids understand make-believe & not fear this "Wizard of Oz" character
    $600 1
From the Latin for "pouch", it's any member of a group of various non-placental animals
    $600 13
Part of the Old Palace of the Malla kings, the Taleju Temple is found in this capital of Nepal
    $600 28
In 2000 government work paid off for Rick Cleveland & this creator of "The West Wing"
    $600 18
Easy gardening might include planting some cactus or aloe, both from this group of plants with a name from Latin for "juice"
    $600 6
It's a 4-letter shortened way to say "very apparent"
    $800 24
In 1986 Mr. Rogers did a show to help children deal with grief & death after the explosion of this transport
    $800 2
You see females a lot more often than males of this North American venomous spider, hence its name
    $800 12
The language called Filipino is based on this one
    $800 29
Charlie Brooker & William Bridges won 2018's limited series award for the "USS Callister" episode of this high-tech anthology
    $800 19
As a conchologist, you can stroll the beaches collecting whelks, cowries or these, named for Muslim or Sikh headwear
    $800 7
Take an adjective for theater that's serious & artistic-minded, cut it in half & you get this word, as MC Hammer knows
    $1000 25
Mr. Rogers noted "those all-important three Cs: caring, confidence, and" this, also a Thomas Paine title
    $1000 11
Sheep wool is mainly composed of this form of fibrous protein that also makes up hair & fingernails
    DD: $1,000 3
16-foot stingrays can be found in the waters of this 2,700-mile-long Indochinese river
    $1000 30
In 2011 Jason Katims had clear eyes, a full heart & couldn't lose an Emmy for this H.S. football drama
    $1000 20
This urban running, jumping & climbing activity originated from a French special forces training course
    $1000 8
Merriam-Webster says this word for something that gives you great ideas follows in the footsteps of "convo" & "rando"

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

Ben Meggie Will
$2,600 $2,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Meggie Will
$4,600 $4,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "spare".)
    $400 14
During WWII, a Jewish girl protects an escaped P.O.W. in Bette Greene's Y.A. novel "Summer of My" this nationality "Soldier"
    $400 19
Nigeria & Saudi Arabia both have flags of these 2 colors
    $400 9
In economics, the demand curve plots a product's price vs. demand for it; this curve plots price vs. available quantity
    $400 29
This 2018 horror movie is a sequel to the 1978 original & skips over the 2002 sequel where Jamie Lee Curtis' character is killed
    $400 21
Until a fatal car accident in 1994, Basil, not brother Bashar, was heir to father Hafez al-Assad as this country's leader
    $400 1
A rope trap
    $800 15
In the prequel novel "Summer & the City", this Candace Bushnell character discovers New York City
    $800 20
An exotic bird of paradise occupies the top half of Papua New Guinea's flag, with this constellation on the bottom
    $800 10
In astronomy, a light curve graphs changes in magnitude of one of these, especially the variable type
    $800 30
When this superhero "Returns" in a 2006 film, he must have spun the world backwards to erase movies No. 3 & 4, which were ignored
    DD: $4,400 22
Elliott, brother of this 20th century president, was also father to a first lady
    $800 2
It's also a term for a female zebra or donkey
    $1200 16
This Scottish naturalist recounts his trip to California in his memoir "My First Summer in the Sierra"
    $1200 26
5 of these natural phenomena are depicted on Nicaragua's flag; the country boasts many more active ones
    $1200 11
Used in global warming studies, the Keeling curve charts the buildup of this gas in earth's atmosphere
    $1200 6
The 2nd film in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series titled this guy's "Revenge" was just treated like a bad dream in later films
    $1200 23
Edward IV made this scoliosis-suffering brother duke of Gloucester; in return, he made Edward's sons prisoners
    $1200 3
First this for any instrument is coveted in an orchestra
    $1600 17
This playwright must have loved the season: he wrote "Summer & Smoke", "Suddenly, Last Summer" & "Clothes for a Summer Hotel"
    $1600 27
The red & white on this French-speaking principality's flag date back to 1339 & its royal arms
    DD: $7,600 12
The Phillips curve shows that wages tend to increase faster as the rate of this goes down
    $1600 7
"Dark Fate", the latest film in this series, ignores all the sequels after "Judgment Day"
    $1600 24
A couple months after this more famous brother's death, Frank gave himself up & was acquitted of murder & robbery
    $1600 4
This contraction precedes "-do-well" in a term for a shady person
    $2000 18
This woman's New England novels include "Ethan Frome" & the lusty "Summer", which she referred to as "hot Ethan"
    $2000 28
The endemic golden bosun bird adorns the flag of this Australian island territory named for the day of its discovery
    $2000 13
Unlike the way it's often used, a "steep" one of these doesn't mean the subject is tough, it means you get more ability quicker
    $2000 8
William Peter Blatty wrote this film "III", ignoring the first sequel that had Linda Blair return as the once-possessed Regan
    $2000 25
Ever the loving brother, Cesare Borgia had this sister's husband Alfonso murdered in 1500
    $2000 5
A puma's home in the mountains, or a "Dragon's" in an arcade

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Meggie Will
$15,000 $13,600 $12,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

On this man's death in a 1935 motorcycle accident, Churchill said, his "pace of life was faster & more intense than the ordinary"

Final scores:

Ben Meggie Will
$7,500 $7,600 $6,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Meggie Will
$15,000 $21,200 $9,400
17 R,
1 W
24 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,600

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Game tape date: 2020-02-25
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