Show #6316 - Monday, February 20, 2012

2012-A Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Kathryn Wendling, a high school social studies teacher from Farmington, Minnesota

Mary Ann Stanley, a high school chemistry and physical science teacher from Statesboro, Georgia

Brad Brown, a theater teacher from Nashville, Tennessee

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Code name Valkyrie, the July plot was a 1944 attempt to assassinate this man
    $200 21
"Lara's Theme" can be heard in this epic film directed by David Lean
    $200 26
The right hand & torch of this landmark were at Philadelphia's centennial expo in 1876
    $200 5
A VHS or beta tape container
    $200 1
One of this N. California city's many characters was Joshua Norton, who proclaimed himself U.S. emperor in 1859
    $200 12
This author took 8 years to write "Jurassic Park"
    $400 17
The gunpowder in the 1605 gunpowder plot was found under this building
    $400 22
"I See You", the theme song for this movie, is a formal Na'vi greeting
    $400 27
The symbol of the universal exposition of 1889 was this new landmark, then the world's tallest structure
    $400 6
The only U.S. state that fits the bill
    $400 2
Naturalist Charles Waterton lay for months with one foot dangling out of his hammock so this type of bat would bite him
    $400 13
She took 10 years to write "Gone with the Wind"
    $600 18
A certain agency whose initials are C.I.A. helped plot the overthrow of this country's PM Mossadegh in 1953
    $600 23
The theme for this 2008 movie is "Bella's Lullaby"
    $600 28
8 1/2 feet long, the Mares of Diomedes by this Mount Rushmore sculptor won a gold medal at the 1904 Expo in St. Louis
    $600 8
Yet to be populated, or ill at ease
    $600 3
Selling these starting in 1934, Madman Muntz basically invented the crazy pitchman shtick
    $600 14
Mon dieu! Victor Hugo began writing this sprawling epic in 1845 & finished it 17 years later
    $800 19
Khrushchev said in 1956 that this leader had created the trumped-up "Doctors' Plot"
    DD: $1,800 24
The theme for this Tom Hanks movie is sometimes referred to as "The Feather Theme"
    $800 29
On Oct. 16, 2010 over a million visitors attended the world expo in this Chinese city & no, they weren't kidnapped there
    $800 9
At Belmont, the horse running in the front
    $800 4
Parking garage magnate Abraham Hirschfeld ran for several offices, always using this Lincolnesque nickname
    $800 15
After years writing children's books, Gregory Maguire published this 1995 novel that revises a kids' classic
    $1000 20
Yui Shosetsu failed in 1651 to oust the Tokugawa shogunate with an army of these "masterless warriors"
    $1000 25
Rod McKuen wrote & sang "Jean", the theme song of this 1969 Maggie Smith film
    $1000 30
The 266-foot Sun Sphere was a symbol of the 1982 World's Fair in this Tennessee city
    $1000 10
A liqueur that tastes like licorice
    $1000 11
In giving his compositions these numbers, Erik Satie started with 62 instead of 1
    $1000 16
Herman Hesse took 11 years to pen this novel about an Indian boy during the time of Buddha

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

Brad Mary Ann Kathryn
$1,800 $2,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Mary Ann Kathryn
$2,000 $5,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
"Howbeit the hair of his head began to grow again after he was shaven"
    $400 26
Iceland, June 17, 1944, from this country
    $400 6
One type of this occurs when the earth's shadow darkens the moon
    $400 1
This onetime presidential hopeful was born in the Panama Canal zone in 1936
    $400 11
This arachnid with a poisonous tail stinger is fluorescent when exposed to ultraviolet light
    $400 21
A follower of L. Ron Hubbard
    $800 17
2 guys: one was "a tiller of the ground" & his brother was "a keeper of sheep"
    $800 27
Kazakhstan, December 16, 1991, from this country
    $800 7
Mrs. Darling rolled up his shadow & put it away carefully in a drawer; later, Wendy sewed it back on
    $800 2
Called the "Citizen Chronicler", he won his first Pulitzer in 1993 for his biography of "Truman"
    $800 12
We await with baited breath your identifying this ground dweller that has a nocturnal name
    $800 22
This type of stamp should be easy to remember
    $1200 18
"In those days came" this man, "preaching in the wilderness of Judaea"
    $1200 28
Jamaica, August 6, 1962, from this country
    $1200 8
This Pennsylvania weather prognosticator has failed to see his shadow only 14 times in the last 100 years
    $1200 3
This bad boy of British fashion died in February 2010
    $1200 13
From Japan, the giant spider species of this crustacean can measure 12 feet between claws
    $1200 24
"Lower" term for a freshman or sophomore
    DD: $3,000 19
"And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that" he "opened the window...which he had made"
    $1600 29
Albania, November 28, 1912, from this empire
    $1600 9
"You're moving into a land of both shadow and've just crossed over into" this TV series
    $1600 4
For 4 short months, November 1861 to March 1862, he was general in chief of the Union Army
    $1600 14
Some of these gastropods, basically shell-less land snails, feed on earthworms
    $1600 23
An army officer who supplies food, clothing & equipment
    $2000 20
"Jesus saith unto him... because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed"
    DD: $1,000 30
Belgium, October 4, 1830, from this country
    $2000 10
The piece on a sundial that casts a shadow is called a style or this word from the Greek
    $2000 5
Tennessee Williams called this author of "The Member of the Wedding" the "greatest prose writer that the south produced"
    $2000 15
The largest kind of this bell-shaped marine animal is the lion's mane, whose tentacles can extend more than 130 feet
    $2000 25
Magical noun for the changing of lesser metals into gold by alchemists

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Mary Ann Kathryn
$8,200 $22,400 $9,600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

This French painter wrote, "I am good for nothing except painting and gardening"

Final scores:

Brad Mary Ann Kathryn
$0 $22,300 $19,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Mary Ann Kathryn
$9,200 $22,800 $9,600
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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Game tape date: 2012-01-23
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