Show #6148 - Wednesday, May 11, 2011

2011 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 3.


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

Charles Temple, a high school English teacher from Ocracoke, North Carolina

Kathy Casavant, a high school English teacher from Oxford, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll deal with commercials...)
2011 NEWS
    $200 3
From July 1845 to September 1847, he communed with nature at Walden Pond
    $200 2
No big shock--he's the radio personality seen here in his senior year
    $200 12
"I don't wanna grow up, I'm a" this "kid, they got the best for so much less, you'll really flip your lid"
    $200 20
Acting under Chapter VII of their charter, the U.N. voted to institute one of these over Libya, grounding Qaddafi's aircraft
    $200 26
This Canadian federal police force moved its headquarters to Ottawa in 1920
    $200 1
"There's an exception to every" one
    $400 4
In 1849 this Cabinet department was created, assuming control of the General Land Office & the Indian Affairs Office
    $400 13
She's the future Oscar winner seen here in her senior year
    $400 14
"My bologna has a first name, it's" this; "my bologna has a second name, it's" this; just say 'em, don't spell 'em
    $400 19
This homeless man from Ohio stepped into the batter's box of fame thanks to his golden voice
    DD: $1,000 27
In 1857 she picked out Ottawa to be the capital of Canada
    $400 8
Stubborn offspring of a female horse & a male donkey
    $600 5
In May 1846 the Senate voted 40-2 to declare war on this country
    $600 15
Had he bragged to fellow students that he was going to be an American rock idol, they might have said "Dream On"
    $600 21
"I am stuck on" this brand, 'cause this brand's "stuck on me"
    $600 16
Democratic state senators fled this state to stall Gov. Walker's union-busting budget bill
    $600 28
You'll find Ottawa in the southeastern part of this province, on the Quebec border
    $600 9
If you're superstitious, I guess I'm supposed to do this
    $800 6
On July 12, 1843 he announced that a divine revelation legitimized polygamy
    $800 24
This actor, whose earliest ambition was to become President, still entertains thoughts of a political run
    $800 22
"Call" this service company, "that's the name, and away go troubles, down the drain"
    $800 17
This orbiter that got the Shuttle program back aloft after 2 disasters made its 39th & final flight
    $800 29
A gift from Dutch royalty led to the world's largest festival of this flower, held each May in Ottawa
    $800 10
A bobbin or reel
    $1000 7
At his death in March 1848, he left a fortune estimated at $20 million, acquired in the fur trade & real estate
    $1000 25
We're happy to "report" that this young pundit, seen here, was voted wittiest student
    $1000 23
"I want my baby back baby back baby back... baby back ribs" from this place
    $1000 18
This European country with 2 distinct ethnic groups broke a record by marking 249 days without a government
    $1000 30
It's Ottawa's team in the National Hockey League
    $1000 11
He wrote "A Confederacy of Dunces"

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

Kathy Charles Matt
$3,000 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Charles Matt
$5,400 $5,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify the student being discussed in...)
(Alex: You have to unscramble the anagram to come up with the French response.)
    $400 2
"O, thereby hangs a tail", says the clown shortly before this villain's entrance in Act 3 of "Othello"
    $400 9
This supernatural TV series was full of mean girls: Cordelia, the insane vampire Drusilla & Glory (a sort of evil god)
    $400 25
Images received by each eye are transposed to a hypothetical single eye named for this mythical character
    $400 14
At Dr. Clark's school we applaud the young man's almost military discipline, but he can't go slapping other boys
    $400 1
A clock tower built in 1530 is a landmark in this Swiss capital city
    $400 15
I'm grateful:
    $800 4
"Henry VI, Part II" describes an animal that "clapp'd his tail between" these
    $800 10
Nobody could do mean like this actress as Alexis Carrington on "Dynasty"
    $800 26
If you have heterochromia, one of these may be blue & the other brown
    $800 19
Mr. Clay, your son won't raise his own hand; he gets a classmate here at Louisville Central High to raise it for him
    $800 3
One night in this Asian city makes a hard man humble, & with 38,850 people per sq. mile in its Sam Peng district, that's a lot of men
    $800 16
I'm asking nicely:
    $1200 6
"Who knows not where a wasp does wear his sting? In his tail", says Petruchio in this play
    $1200 11
Alison Arngrim was delightfully nasty as Nellie Oleson, who plagued Laura Ingalls on this '70s series
    $1200 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) To allow your eyes to see clearly at varying distances, fibers called the zonules of Zinn change the shape of this eye part that focuses light onto the retina
    DD: $1,000 20
His schoolmaster Mr. Chauvet called him incorrigible & he replied, "Irredeemable, incurable, inveterate..."
    $1200 5
An 1855 earthquake in this Kiwi city raised the harbor bed by over a yard, allowing land to be drained & reclaimed
    $1200 21
I'm complimenting you:
    $1600 7
In "Henry VI, Part I" , Joan of Arc says, "Let frantic Talbot triumph for a while and like" this bird "sweep along his tail"
    $1600 12
Marcia Cross did many mean things--like stealing babies--as Dr. Kimberly Shaw on this '90s drama
    $1600 29
The eyes have these 2 types of receptor cells; one gives color vision, the other black & white vision in dim light
    $1600 23
Your Francois is the worst bully in the Port-au-Prince schools, though his ambition to be a doctor is commendable
    DD: $4,600 17
It lies on the shore of its same-named bay, at the mouth of the Pasig River in Luzon
    $1600 22
A season:
    $2000 8
"My father compounded with my mother under the dragon's tail", laments Gloucester's son in this play
    $2000 13
Leighton Meester tells tales out of school as Blair Waldorf on this soapy series
    $2000 28
It's no laughing matter: your eyes are filled with a clear gel called the vitreous this
    $2000 24
Madame & Monsieur, young Antoine sits all day playing with toy planes & drawing little princes
    $2000 18
The name of this Romanian capital first appears in a document of Vlad the Impaler
    $2000 27
How many are there?:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Charles Matt
$12,000 $21,800 $400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"A Girl from a Different World" & "Train to the Urals" are chapters in this 1957 work

Final scores:

Kathy Charles Matt
$23,000 $24,001 $312
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kathy Charles Matt
$12,400 $21,800 $5,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
1 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2011-03-29
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