Show #6145 - Friday, May 6, 2011

2011 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Judd Hess, a high school English teacher from Huntington Beach, California

Larry DeMoss, a high school English teacher from Ellettsville, Indiana

Catherine Carson, a fourth grade language arts, math, and social studies teacher from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the mother of the person we give you in the clue.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "D" and end with an "E".)
    $200 6
"Dreams From My Father"
    $200 26
A hot time in Calcutta, or a period of unusually warm weather in the autumn
    $200 10
Kate Hudson
    $200 9
This small, flat, triangular bone in the knee is not directly connected with any other bone
    $200 1
The U.S.A.'s number one commercial fishing port, Dutch Harbor, is in these islands, named for a people who have lived there for 4,000 years
    $200 11
In a deck of cards, it's another name for a 2
    $400 7
"My Life" (2004)
    $400 27
The Germans' summer offensive of 1942 in this country was driven in part by a need to gain oil supplies from the Caucasus
    $400 22
Liza Minnelli
    $400 18
The number of pairs of these in mammals varies from 9 in whales to 24 in sloths; humans normally have 12
    $400 2
124 islets, reefs & shoals & 8 major islands make up this U.S. state
    $400 12
It can mean heavenly, perfect or pertaining to God
    DD: $400 8
"Hunting the Grisly"
    $600 28
The crookneck variety of this alliterative item is seen here
    $600 23
Jamie Lee Curtis
    $600 19
Finger tendons run through a "tunnel" almost completely surrounded by these bones of the same name
    $600 3
Sand Island is part of this central Pacific atoll that entered history in June 1942 with the actions of carriers nearby
    $600 13
This form of glucose is also called grape sugar
    $800 16
"Six Crises"
    $800 29
Nokomis, Chingachgook & Chickasaw are these operated by the YMCA
    $800 24
Sean Astin
    $800 20
"U" know it's the inner of 2 bones in the forearm when viewed with the palm facing forward
    $800 4
Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the capital of these Spanish Atlantic islands only 67 miles off the coast of Africa
    $800 14
Adjective used to describe an easily managed or readily trained animal, perhaps a horse
    $1000 17
"Principles of Mining"
    $1000 30
From the Latin for "sun standing still", in 2011 it will happen at 5:16 P.M. GMT on June 21
    $1000 25
Isabella Rossellini
    $1000 21
This bone is attached to the fibula throughout its length by an interosseous membrane
    $1000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.)
The Florida Keys curve southwest for about 200 miles from Elliott Key to Loggerhead Key in this "dry" national park
    $1000 15
It's the rodent seen here &, surprisingly, it's awake

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

Catherine Larry Judd
$1,000 $2,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Larry Judd
$2,200 $4,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the spelling there--a little weird.)
    $400 22
This Dutchman died in July 1890; his brother Theo died 6 months later & was buried next to him
    $400 11
In the pros, this prolate spheroid contains a pressure of 13 PSI & has 16 lace holes
    $400 12
Aldous Huxley later regretted not having put nuclear power in this futuristic novel
    $400 6
The 1914 Clayton one of these business-restricting acts prohibits mergers when they "lessen competition"
    $400 21
Wynton Marsalis
    $400 1
This word is from a Latin adverbial phrase meaning "by the hundred"
    $800 23
This manager of Elvis was born Andreas Cornelius Van Kuijk in the Netherlands
    $800 17
Made of hard black rubber, it must be 1 inch thick, 3 inches in diameter & weigh from 5 1/2 to 6 ounces
    $800 13
This book is made up of 27 books
    $800 7
Because of 2010 Census tallies, New York & Ohio each lost 2 of these
    $800 27
Albert Einstein
    $800 2
I am, you are, they are, it's from the Latin for "to yoke together"
    $1200 24
A campaign against the Portuguese cost this last Dutch Colonial Governor of New York his right leg
    $1200 18
It's 2 inches wide & 15 feet from the backboard
    $1200 14
Things get tense with the boyfriend when Bella cuts her arm in this Stephenie Meyer book
    $1200 8
To lessen his reliance on Chinese bureaucrats, Kublai Khan used foreigners like this man born in Venice in 1254
    $1200 28
Harry Truman
    $1200 3
It's not beginner & it's not advanced, it's this 12-letter word from the Latin for "in the middle"
    $1600 25
This great Dutch Navigator sighted New Zealand on Dec. 13, 1642
    DD: $8,000 19
It stretches 62 feet, 10 3/16 inches from foul line to the pit
    $1600 15
Tom Wolfe edited an anthology of reportage titled this
    $1600 9
This French obstetrician created a method to lessen pain-increasing tension in childbirth
    $1600 29
Dave Barry & Stephen King
    $1600 4
The name of this type of social club is from the Latin for "sister"
    $2000 26
This Delft painter might have used a camera obscura; his friend Anton Van Leeuwenhoek was a master lens maker
    $2000 20
In baseball, it measures 18 feet in diameter & reaches a height of 10 inches at its center
    $2000 16
First published in the late 17th Century, it was for 50 years the only elementary school textbook in the American colonies
    DD: $3,200 10
An airplane rises due to this Swiss man's "effect", as a fluid's pressure lessens when its speed increases
    $2000 30
Robin Williams (starting when he did "Moscow On The Hudson")
    $2000 5
From the Latin for "of the side", it's a type of football pass

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Larry Judd
$1,000 $19,200 $5,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

It contains over 5,000 tons of steel, rises 630 feet in the air & is in the shape of an inverted catenary curve

Final scores:

Catherine Larry Judd
$1,500 $22,000 $8,399
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Catherine Larry Judd
$1,000 $18,000 $13,400
7 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2011-03-28
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