Show #6317 - Tuesday, February 21, 2012

2012-A Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Pian Wong, a high school English teacher from New York, New York

Justin Hofstetter, a sixth and seventh grade language arts and social studies teacher from Kansas City, Missouri

Leslie Decker, a high school German and ESL teacher from Austin, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Mahler's first
    $200 21
In 2011 this L.A. Laker took the award for a record-tying 4th time
    $200 16
This name for a moving staircase was originally a trademark of the Otis Elevator Company
    $200 11
You're in good company choosing this lucky month for your wedding; traditionally, it's the most popular
    $200 6
1930's Smoot-Hawley Act raised these to protect American farmers
    $200 1
Pants holder-uppers (10)
    $400 27
Elgar's first
    $400 22
Your 2005 Pro Bowl MVP was this Colts QB, because what hasn't he done?
    $400 17
They're not just any cotton swabs, they're the ones made by Unilever
    $400 12
Are you sure you want to copy the cake seen here, served at this couple's April 2011 wedding--all eight tiers of it?
    $400 7
(I'm Geoffrey Canada, President of the Harlem Children's Zone.) Setting standards & establishing measurable goals to improve individual outcomes in education was the objective of this 2001 congressional act that left many educators dismayed
    $400 2
Swing back & forth (4)
    $600 28
Rachmaninoff's first
    $600 23
2000 was a nice year for this Yankee shortstop; he was both the All-Star & World Series MVP
    $600 18
Since 1992 this hyphenated brand of correction fluid has belonged to BIC
    $600 13
If you want your reception at the Loeb boathouse in this New York City locale, we have to book early!
    $600 8
This act of 1964 established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    $600 3
Willy Loman's occupation (8)
    $800 29
Paganini's first
    $800 24
He was the NHL All-Star MVP in 1983, '89 & '99, representing 3 different teams
    $800 19
In 1972 2 young men in Oregon kicking it old school came up with this footbag
    $800 14
Yes, she played "The Wedding Planner" in a 2001 film, but I don't think I can get her to perform at your wedding
    $800 9
This Ohio senator was busy in 1890, with his Silver Purchase Act as well as the more famous antitrust one
    $800 4
Teacher's paid leave of absence for rest or research (10)
    $1000 30
Menotti's first (& second)
    $1000 25
Last name of Sandy Jr. & Roberto, MLB All-Star MVPs in 1997 & 1998
    $1000 20
This contest was first held in 1949 to celebrate Pillsbury's 80th birthday
    $1000 15
For a wedding reading, you might like this English poet's "She Walks in Beauty"
    DD: $3,000 10
Britain couldn't afford to pay cash for war materials much longer, so FDR proposed this alliterative act in December 1940
    $1000 5
To consecrate or make holy (8)

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

Leslie Justin Pian
$800 $1,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Justin Pian
$1,600 $3,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
Her poem no. 1732 says, "Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell"
    $400 26
In the late '20s Harvey Cushing shocked the medical world by cutting out a tumor using this type of energy
    $400 6
A document signed by many people asking for a specific action to be taken
    $400 11
The Peloponnesian War:
Athens vs. ____
    $400 16
Capulet is a family in "Romeo and Juliet"; an epaulet is an adornment worn on this part of the body
    $400 1
In 1975 Lt. Col. Henry Blake was discharged from the army, then from life in a plane crash on this show
    DD: $6,000 19
"All hell broke loose" comes from this 17th century epic poem
    $800 27
Surgery may be needed for a case of hydrocephalus, aka this "on the brain"
    $800 7
A woman's undergarment like a thin loose skirt
    DD: $4,000 12
Punic Wars:
Rome vs. ____
    $800 17
Biceps & triceps are muscles; this is a grasping instrument used by surgeons & dentists
    $800 2
Chuckles the Clown, dressed for a parade as Peter Peanut, was shelled to death by an elephant on this '70s sitcom
    $1200 20
Revelation sayeth, "Behold" this beast: "and his name that sat on him was Death, and hell followed"
    $1200 28
Gelfoam & Avitene are this type of agent that helps curb blood flow if Doc zigs with the scalpel when he should've zagged
    $1200 8
Nightshade family member seen here
    $1200 13
War of the Roses:
____ vs. York
    $1200 23
Venezuela is a South American country; he's the lefty from Mexico who pitched for the Dodgers in the 1980s
    $1200 3
In 1980 America's beloved dingbat, this character played by Jean Stapleton, was felled by a stroke
    $1600 21
This play by Jean-Paul Sartre says it outright: "Hell is other people"
    $1600 29
Surgery in which you don't need to cut is called this, as with the gamma knife & its focused beam of radiation
    $1600 9
According to the American Kennel Club, the crime known by this single word was up 50% in 2011
    $1600 14
Crimean War:
France, Britain & ____ vs. Russia
    $1600 24
While arugula is a bitterish salad green, rugelach are Jewish these
    $1600 4
Brendan Fraser didn't get a chance to check out of Sacred Heart Hospital as Dr. Cox' brother-in-law on this show
    $2000 22
In "The American Crisis" he wrote, "Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered"
    $2000 30
It's a swelling in a blood vessel; the cerebral type is a common cause of strokes
    $2000 10
Extremely frightened to the point where you can't move or speak
    $2000 15
The Peninsular War:
France vs. Britain, ____ & ____
    $2000 25
The Baltic Sea is an arm of the Atlantic; he's the French author sculpted head to toe by Rodin
    $2000 5
Tracey Gold's older boyfriend (played by Matthew Perry!) paid the price for drunk driving on this '80s sitcom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Justin Pian
$6,400 $28,400 $11,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1893 the British established the Durand line, now the boundary, much in the news since 2001, between these 2 countries

Final scores:

Leslie Justin Pian
$12,799 $26,689 $1,688
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leslie Justin Pian
$6,400 $23,000 $11,800
8 R,
0 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2012-01-23
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