Show #6143 - Wednesday, May 4, 2011

2011 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Elisabeth Raab, a high school English teacher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Matt Polazzo, a high school U.S. government teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Lori Kissell, a high school Latin teacher from Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

"Y"s UP
    $200 6
Most apple flowers require "cross-" this for fertilization
    $200 16
Manohla Dargis reviewed this 2009 Pixar film under the headline "The House that Soared"
    $200 26
In 1994 it began boasting of "billions and billions served"
    $200 1
This artist headed to Tahiti in 1891 & soon painted the work seen here
    $200 21
This doctor ministers to the health of your Maltese
    $200 8
It's 3-letter slang for mouth, as in "shut your..."
    $400 7
Apples are an excellent source of dietary this, which Brits spell with an "-re" at the end
    $400 17
A.O. Scott said this film about Aron Ralston "pins you down, shakes you up, and leaves you glad to be alive"
    $400 27
To the nearest billion, the world's population
    $400 2
The valuable culinary substance seen here is produced by this 8-letter fish
    $400 22
A 6-letter waitress who brings burgers to your vehicle
    $400 10
In 2005 co-founder Jawed Karim's "Me at the Zoo" was the first video to play on this website
    $600 9
You can bob for apples because they're 25% this, which allows them to float
    $600 18
Reviews at nytimes. com include Renata Adler's look at this 1968 Kubrick film: the special F/X "are the best I have ever seen"
    $600 28
A PBS "American Experience" film about his family describes him as "history's first billionaire"
    $600 3
Prince Llewellyn's livery colors are used on the flag of this UK country
    $600 23
Wal-Mart welcomer
    $600 11
Yes, deer, it's an animal between 365 & 730 days old
    $800 14
Apples fall into 3 broad categories: dessert, cooking & the kind named for this juice of the apple
    $800 19
In 1991 Vincent Canby said this character, "grandly played by Mr. Hopkins, is a most seductive psychopath"
    $800 29
A gamma ray burst that was briefly visible to the naked eye in 2008 took place at a distance of 7.5 billion these
    $800 4
This dog's coat protects it from frigid temperatures
    $800 24
The biblical Habakkuk was a "minor" one
    $800 12
If I'm kibbitzing or kvetching & saying things that are just plain schmaltzy, I'm using words from this language
    $1000 15
This apple with a crustacean in its name is the only type native to North America
    $1000 20
The 1st rule of this film is, you do not talk about it, but Janet Maslin said "Mr. Pitt struts through (it) with rekindled brio"
    $1000 30
A Kraft foods "healthy living" primer notes that billions of these "live naturally in everyone's digestive system"
    $1000 5
The name of this wedge-shaped piece in an arch signifies its place of importance
    $1000 25
3-letter para-paramedic
    DD: $1,000 13
It's right below Saudi Arabia

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

Lori Matt Elisabeth
$1,000 $2,400 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Matt Elisabeth
$3,000 $4,800 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
The modern racing of these dogs began in 1907 when a stuffed rabbit skin was attached to a motorcycle
    $400 13
Michael Jackson in this alphabet song: "Reading & writing, arithmetic are the branches of the learning tree"
    $400 30
Nashville's sisters include Caen, France & this capital of Northern Ireland
    $400 1
This title character thought, "I must stop this Christmas from coming!...but how?"
    $400 8
The reed warbler is this type of creature
    $400 18
Hackneyed or boring from overuse
    $800 4
On May 19, 1910 a headline read, this "brushes earth with its tail"
    $800 14
Nabokov is namechecked in this Police song about a nervous teacher
    $800 29
Most of New York's sisters are world capitals--but not this largest South African city
    $800 2
The muses taught this creature the riddle that it asked passers-by: Oedipus answered correctly
    $800 9
Sir Carol Reed directed this 1968 movie musical based on a Dickens tale
    $800 19
One of these may have led to the extinction of the dinosaurs
    $1200 10
The 1913 Owen-Glass Act established this central banking system forcing all national banks to join
    $1200 15
The title tutor in this Swedish group's "When I Kissed The Teacher" was just trying to help with geometry
    $1200 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia.) In less than 13 1/2 hours, Qantas flies direct from Sydney, the home of the Harbour Bridge, to this U.S. sister city that also has a famous bridge
    $1200 5
This 1858 poem asks, "Why don't you speak for yourself, John?"
    DD: $1,500 23
In 1920 American communist & author John Reed died of typhus in this foreign capital
    $1200 20
From the Greek for "decision", this plural means standards used for comparison
    $1600 11
On Nov. 16, 1907 this 46th state was admitted to the Union
    $1600 16
The Ramones, about this title institute of learning: "Well, I don't care about history"
    $1600 26
Albuquerque, New Mexico is sister to this capital of Jalisco, old Mexico
    DD: $2,500 6
The answer to this poetic question: "To the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach"
    $1600 24
During the Spanish-American War, he led a committee to investigate the spread of disease in U.S. Army camps
    $1600 21
Iron disulfide
    $2000 12
In 1915 this birth control advocate was arrested for obscenity for her pamphlet "Family Limitation"
    $2000 17
Sam Cooke didn't "know much trigonometry", nor "what" this non-electronic calculating device "is for"
    $2000 28
Charlotte, North Carolina's sisters include Baoding, China & this French town known for its porcelain
    $2000 7
Byron asked, "think you, if Laura had been" his "wife, he would have written sonnets all his life?"
    $2000 25
In this post in the late 19th c., Thomas Reed introduced the "Reed Rules" ensuring majority party control of Congress' agenda
    $2000 22
A typical neuron is made up of an axon, a nucleus & one or more of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Matt Elisabeth
$19,800 $14,800 $12,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Just 10 sentences, this speech is wrong on one point: it is long remembered

Final scores:

Lori Matt Elisabeth
$29,700 $19,801 $16,400
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lori Matt Elisabeth
$18,600 $14,800 $12,400
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2011-03-28
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