Show #6149 - Thursday, May 12, 2011

2011 Teachers Tournament final game 1.


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

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Wolf 359, the fifth-closest star to Earth, takes the name "wolf" from this
    $200 21
Roy Acuff sang the first song when this country institution moved to its new Tennessee home in 1974
    $200 2
Not surprisingly Persians make up about 51% of this country's people
    $200 22
A 2010 order by the mayor banned calorically sweetened these from vending machines on S.F. city property
    $200 11
On his May 1927 arrival in Paris, he worried about killing some in the crowd of 10,000 with his propeller
    $200 1
On the small screen, Gomer & Opie lived there
    $400 17
Our sun is a dwarf star; Capella A is a giant star & Antares A is this even bigger type
    $400 23
"A dream is like" this, "ever changin' as it flows", sang Garth Brooks in this song that gets him the most fan mail
    $400 3
People originally from this Iberian country make up Luxembourg's second-largest ethnic group
    $400 25
William Rowe's 1926 machine vended these by the pack; in the Depression a new machine sold them individually
    $400 12
On his arrival in Egypt in 48 B.C., he was presented with his rival Pompey's pickled head
    $400 7
Stable emulsion of vinegar, oil, raw egg yolks & lemon juice; yum!
    $600 18
The brightness of a star is described by this word, from the Latin for "great"
    $600 24
In his native West Virginia, folks turn it on, turn it up & sing along with him
    $600 4
Greeks account for 77% of this country's people (& Greece isn't the word)
    $600 26
It's the filling in the vending machine stalwart, Toasty Crackers from Lance Incorporated
    $600 13
With age, John Paul II modified this custom; on arriving in South Africa in 1994, he was handed a basket of earth
    $600 8
Its journey across the pond took 66 days in 1620
    $800 19
Many Milky Way stars pair with another around a common center of gravity & are called this, like a computer code
    $800 29
As well as music videos, this network airs shows like "My Big Redneck Wedding"
    $800 5
At about 15%, this native people constitute New Zealand's largest minority
    $800 27
This colorful service operates about 25,000 kiosks that rent you a DVD for a buck
    $800 14
April 21 is a Rastafarian holiday--it's the date in 1966 when Haile Selassie visited this island
    $800 9
Short-lived member of the order ephemeroptera
    $1000 20
The radial outflow of ionized gas from a star is called stellar or solar this
    $1000 30
She's the Grammy winner heard here
    $1000 6
At 7%, Hungarians form Romania's largest minority, while Roma, popularly known as these people, make up 2%
    $1000 28
It's the term for a metal imitation coin used to fool a vending machine
    DD: $2,200 15
On July 8, 1853 Commodore Matthew Perry historically sailed into this bay
    $1000 10
Named for the festival once held there, it's a district of Central London

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

Lori Larry Charles
$1,400 $0 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Larry Charles
$5,400 $1,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
"And it came to pass" that Samson loved this "woman in the valley of Sorek"
    $400 4
In "Written on the Wind", said wind blows the pages of this back 1 year, indicating a flashback
    $400 13
This conqueror & pupil of Aristotle is quoted, "I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well"
    $400 18
This major step taken in 1972 was originally supposed to come about through a merger with St. Mary's college
    $400 2
This 1895 Stephen Crane work has been called the first modern war novel
    $400 22
It means to fly apart suddenly, especially from internal pressure such as can happen to a balloon or an appendix
    $800 3
She told her mother-in-law Naomi, "whither thou goest, I will go...thy people shall be my people"
    $800 9
Horror films often show the victim from the perspective of the killer, a shot known by this 3-letter abbrev.
    $800 14
In 1963 this pres. said cynics would pay "those to whom they entrust the minds of their children" less than their plumbers
    $800 23
1 of the 2 feature films released that has ever been allowed to shoot scenes on campus
    $800 5
The subtitle of this 1877 novel is "The Autobiography of a Horse"
    $800 26
Neil Sedaka sang, "If you go then I'll be blue, 'cause" this "is hard to do"
    DD: $2,500 19
This Phoenician princess who married King Ahab was thrown out a window & her corpse devoured by dogs
    $1200 10
A cut from an event to a close-up on someone's face is this type of shot, also found in a Newtonian law
    $1200 15
In this work Khalil Gibran said a wise teacher "leads you to the threshold of your own mind"
    $1200 24
The Basilica is modeled on the Rome church of this order of Father Marquette, who explored the South Bend area
    $1200 6
A trip to Liverpool as a cabin boy on a merchant ship helped this man pen "Redburn"; it wasn't the last novel he set at sea
    $1200 27
It can precede bean, fastener or dragon
    $1600 20
The story of this woman, the only female to judge Israel, is told twice in Judges
    $1600 11
Grainy film stock gives the impression of this, verite en francais
    $1600 16
He wrote in the business magazine bearing his name that education "replaces an empty mind with an open one"
    $1600 7
The first chapter of this 1887 work is titled "Mr. Sherlock Holmes"
    $1600 25
This word was used to describe the "Fairy Tales" narrated by Edward Everett Horton on "The Bullwinkle Show"
    $2000 21
By offering water to Abraham's servant, she identified herself as the bride appointed by God for Isaac
    $2000 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) A Dutch tilt gives the viewer a sense that things aren't quite right; the word "Dutch" was originally this word, because German filmmakers liked the technique
    $2000 17
This 19th c. pioneer of public schools called education a "great equalizer...balance-wheel of the social machinery"
    $2000 8
In 1872 he published the first of his Wessex novels "Under the Greenwood Tree"
    DD: $2,800 28
Tennyson wrote "Out flew the web and floated wide, the mirror" did this "from side to side"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Larry Charles
$14,300 $11,000 $12,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

They're the only father & son to receive the AFI's Life Achievement Award--dad in 1991, son in 2009

Final scores:

Lori Larry Charles
$26,300 $7,000 $18,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lori Larry Charles
$13,000 $10,200 $15,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2011-03-29
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