Show #6147 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011

2011 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.


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John Shoe, a third and fourth grade teacher from Lakewood, Colorado

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

Charley Tinkham, an eighth grade history and technology teacher from San Bruno, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will be the names of 2 states: you have to give us the names, not the abbreviations.)
    $200 2
It's right up in the pole position on the periodic table, atomic number 1
    $200 19
Though spelled differently than her BFF, Ms. King, this is Oprah's middle name
    $200 11
Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood serves roast lamb with this traditional jelly accompaniment
    $200 14
On Sept. 28, 2010 Britney Spears was a guest star on this Fox TV show
    $200 21
In 2011, the Pope nixed a iPhone app for guiding people through this penitent act
    $200 1
To distribute playing cards
    $400 3
Alphabetically, it's the first of the noble gases
    $400 20
Oprah flew an entire audience to this city for a tour, including a run up the "rocky" steps of the Museum of Art
    $400 12
"The Good Housekeeping Cookbook" says to garnish lamb with broiled halves of pears or this fuzzy fruit
    $400 15
The name of a marsupial pal of Winnie-the Pooh
    $400 22
I got a fever & the only prescription is "more" this percussion instrument, also an app from Maverick Software
    $400 4
It precedes "Ho" in a shipboard sighting
    $600 5
Don't take this the wrong way: it's the most used & cheapest metal
    $600 28
Oprah was an executive producer of this 2009 film that earned Mo'nique an Oscar
    $600 13
Berkeley's Chez Panisse serves rack of lamb with this traditional Mexican sauce; the olives are an unusual touch
    $600 16
In Greenland & Canada, this temporary dwelling is also known as an aputiak
    $600 23
This "Star Wars" weapon "Unleashed" is available for free; just keep the noise down, Obi-Wan
    $600 8
Jack & Jill were carrying one
    $800 6
Decompression sickness, aka the bends, is characterized by the formation of bubbles of this gas in the blood
    $800 29
Calling it "her proudest day", in 2007 Oprah opened a school for impoverished girls in this country
    $800 26
The "New York Times Cook Book" offers a "Bengal" recipe for lamb flavored with this kind of powder
    $800 17
It precedes "enterprise" in a term for an economic doctrine
    $800 24
How about a round of this 8-letter app? You can select "burst out", "concert" or "very long"
    $800 9
To decrease, as opposed to "wax"
    DD: $400 7
The last element in the table that occurs widely in nature, it was named for a planet discovered 8 years before
    $1000 30
(Oprah sits in her usual chair.) This autobiography by Maya Angelou was the first book I ever read that made me feel my life as a colored girl growing up in Mississippi deserved validation
    $1000 27
New York's Le Cirque serves rack of lamb with eggplant & this cheese whose name means "recooked"
    $1000 18
A formal order from a king or a judge
    $1000 25
Waterflea has an app called this; it's a simulated sheet of the packaging item that you can pop 'til you're pooped
    $1000 10
Othello was one "of Venice"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Charley Lori John
$1,600 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charley Lori John
$3,400 $1,600 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the two principal players for a film; you have to identify the motion picture for us.)
    $400 2
As a result of the 1967 Arab-Israel War, Israel took control of this disputed piece of land along the Mediterranean
    $400 19
Ralph ____ Ellison &
Ralph ____ Emerson
    $400 25
King George II began the tradition of rising when hearing this chorus in Handel's "Messiah"
    $400 1
When you're up late trying to meet a deadline, you're burning this lamp fuel
    $400 11
Dialysis is a process used when these organs aren't working properly
    $400 14
Richard Dreyfuss,
Roy Scheider
    $800 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Stretching from the Taurus Mountains in the north to the Persian Gulf in the south, with its heart between the Tigris & Euphrates rivers, is this ancient region, home to the world's first cities
    $800 20
James ____ Cooper
    $800 27
New types of vocal music emerged during the Baroque period including monody, a style with this many melodic lines
    $800 3
A gnatlike fly
    $800 12
This baseball term for a substitute batter is abbreviated PH
    $800 15
Tom Cruise,
Jack Nicholson
    DD: $1,500 8
An anagram of the present-day capital, this city was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868
    $1200 21
Henry ____ Longfellow
    $1200 29
While staying with his brother Johann Christoph, he learned to play & repair organs
    $1200 4
Founded in 1884 as a depot for the Texas & Pacific Railway, this city is the birthplace of Laura Bush
    $1200 13
This 4-syllable word refers to the substitute who learns a role in case the lead actor can't perform
    $1200 16
The voices of
Mike Myers,
Cameron Diaz
    $1600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Germany's 1939 invasion of Poland was due largely to friction over a strip of land called the Polish Corridor; it was taken from Germany & awarded to Poland by the Versailles Treaty, giving Poland direct access to this sea
    $1600 22
Joyce ____ Oates
    DD: $4,200 24
Vivaldi's "La primavera", "L'estate", "L'autunno" & "L'inverno" are known by this collective title
    $1600 5
In "Send In The Clowns", it's "me here at last on the ground, you" up there
    $1600 26
The mellophone is sometimes used as a substitute in marching bands for this "national" instrument
    $1600 17
Geoffrey Rush,
Colin Firth
    $2000 10
In 1999, 400 years after establishing a permanent settlement there, Portugal returned this overseas territory to China
    $2000 23
David ____ Wallace
    $2000 30
Henry Purcell's 1689 opera "Dido and" this Trojan hero is one of the finest English works of the Baroque period
    $2000 6
People are always trying to "cut out" this retailer between producer & consumer
    $2000 28
From the Latin for "management" comes this term for a person authorized to act on behalf of another
    $2000 18
James Franco,
Sean Penn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charley Lori John
$11,000 $18,300 $19,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In Washington, D.C., of course.)
In 2009 Alabama replaced a statue in the collection with one of her at age 7, the first child honored

Final scores:

Charley Lori John
$14,000 $34,500 $26,700
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Charley Lori John
$11,600 $18,000 $17,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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Game tape date: 2011-03-29
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