Show #6150 - Friday, May 13, 2011

2011 Teachers Tournament final game 2.


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Charles Temple, a high school English teacher from Ocracoke, North Carolina (subtotal of $18,800)

Larry DeMoss, a high school English teacher from Ellettsville, Indiana (subtotal of $7,000)

Lori Kissell, a high school Latin teacher from Fredericksburg, Virginia (subtotal of $26,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
In the 6th century B.C. Sariputra was an early pupil of this Indian religion founder
    $200 18
She's the flamboyant performer heard here

"Born this way, oh there ain't no other way /
Baby I was born this way /
Baby I was born..."
    $200 8
    $200 3
It's 3/4 of the number of weeks in a year, & a common number of weeks for a pregnancy to last
    $200 22
One of its ad campaigns called it "The uncola. The un and only."
    $200 1
A mat attached to a frame used as a springboard; sorry, gotta bounce!
    $400 12
Around 387 B.C. this student of Socrates founded the Athens school known as the Academy
    $400 27
This British band heard here is spreading inspiration the world over

"They will not force us..."
    $400 11
A glance,
second base,
Manet's "Chez Tortoni" in 1990
    $400 4
Standard RPM speed of your old long-playing record albums
    $400 23
In the 1890s pharmacist Caleb Bradham invented this cola drink, known then as "Brad's Drink"
    $400 2
I'm going to use my power of this to tell you it's from the Latin for "supplying a hint"
    DD: $2,000 13
This high school teacher was involved in a little trial in Dayton, Tennessee in July 1925
    $600 28
This Taio Cruz hit sounds like something that shouldn't be brought to school

"I throw my hands up in the air sometimes /
Sayin' ay-oh /
Gotta let go /
I wanna celebrate..."
    $600 19
Illicit assets,
botoxed faces
    $600 5
"Miracle" street in a 1947 holiday classic
    $600 24
Roy Allen opened root beer stands in 1922 & introduced this brand name for his product
    $600 9
Isn't there a song about this variety of tangerine?
    $800 14
This sci fi author of "I, Robot" taught biochemistry at Boston University
    $800 20
emery wheel
    $800 6
Youngest age at which you can be sworn in for the U.S. Senate
    $800 25
Verrerie du Languedoc is one of the manufacturers of the green bottles for this brand of sparkling water
    $800 16
A rotation, as on an axis, or a violent replacement of an established government
    $1000 15
She was a little-known University of Oklahoma law professor until the Clarence Thomas hearings
    $1000 21
A subpoena,
a tennis ball,
    $1000 7
Total number of pieces including pawns at the start of a chess game
    $1000 26
This current soda brand is named for a peak in the Cascades
    $1000 17
It's the branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the aged

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

Lori Larry Charles
$1,400 $1,400 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Larry Charles
$1,400 $3,400 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Give us the American title, if you please.)
(Alex: Not DETENTION.)
(Alex: Each response will begin with "S-A-T".)
    $400 1
On Nov. 13, 1789 Ben Franklin wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except" these 2 things
    $400 11
A neo-realistic classic:
"Ladri di biciclette"
    $400 22
The period known as Detente deals primarily with a 2-decade long era between the U.S. & this country
    $400 17
In 1960 it got up to 129 at curiously named Greenland Ranch in this grim California valley
    $400 6
Last name of David, the screenwriter who wrote "Speed-the-Plow", a play about greedy producers
    $400 13
The Moon is one
    $800 2
On Oct. 13, 1989, termed the Friday the 13th mini-crash, this average slipped 190.58 points
    $800 12
Featuring a number of warriors:
"Shichinin No Samurai"
    $800 23
This Detente treaty that aimed to curb nukes sounds like something you could add to your popcorn
    $800 18
This second planet's surface temperature is a toasty 860 degrees Fahrenheit
    $800 7
Sure & 'tis the name of playwright John Casey, after he changed it to its Irish form
    $800 27
This word meaning "adequate" contains a manufacturing facility
    $1200 3
During Hitler's blitz of London, this residence was hit by bombs on Sept. 13, 1940, destroying the chapel
    DD: $2,500 14
An 8-hour epic:
"Voyna i mir"
    DD: $2,000 24
Detente tensions flared when this country was invaded in 1979; you'd think that would never happen again
    $1200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew measures the temperature of an iron.) You can use a non-contact thermometer to gauge the temperature of something that's too hot to touch; it works by measuring the amount of this colorful thermal radiation emitted by a heat source
    $1200 8
Last name of playwriting twins Anthony & Peter, who gave us "Sleuth" & "Amadeus"
    $1200 28
Wetted thoroughly, from the Latin for "full"
    $1600 4
This league, the ABA, played its first game on October 13, 1967; the Oakland Oaks beat the Anaheim Amigos
    $1600 15
From Ingmar Bergman:
"Det sjunde inseglet"
    $1600 25
In 1968 this mutual defense pact named for a European capital was invoked as troops rolled into Czechoslovakia
    $1600 20
Europe's highest recorded temperature was 122 in 1881 in this Spanish city; it cooled down in time for Expo 1992
    $1600 9
It's the last name of German dramatist Bertolt, who lived in the U.S. from 1941 to 1947
    $1600 29
Yes, Mr. Paige, it's a small bag
    $2000 5
On July 13, 1906 the French army reinstated this falsely convicted Jewish officer
    $2000 16
From Pedro Almodovar:
"Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios"
    $2000 26
World leaders came to this city in 1975 to sign accords that people hoped would ease East-West tensions
    $2000 21
To convert Celsius to Fahrenheit, multiply by 1.8 & add 32; if it's 50 Celsius, it's this Fahrenheit
    $2000 10
Last name of Daphne, who is addition to novels wrote plays like "September Tide"
    $2000 30
Zen Buddhist state of enlightenment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Larry Charles
$4,600 $7,000 $24,500
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In March 2011 he gave his first televised speech in 22 years on the throne, saying he hoped things would get better

Final scores:

Lori Larry Charles
$0 $0 $24,375

Cumulative scores:

Lori Larry Charles
$26,300 $7,000 $43,175
1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lori Larry Charles
$4,600 $7,000 $21,000
12 R,
4 W
12 R,
4 W
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2011-03-29
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