Show #6321 - Monday, February 27, 2012

2012-A Teachers Tournament final game 1.


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Patrick Quinn, a high school German teacher from Chesterfield, Missouri

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

Brooks Humphreys, a high school social studies teacher from Omaha, Nebraska

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In the 1500s the first European explorers of Texas were from this country, seeking "glory, god & gold"
    $200 17
Citrus fruit belonging to one of the "Grumpy Old Men"
    $200 22
Introduced in 2007, the stamp known as this will always be valid as first-class postage even if rates change
    $200 1
Aerial, mogul & acrobatic are the 3 types of freestyle in this sport
    $200 12
Oh Mr. tortoise named for this arid environment--you've been called the slowest of all turtles; quite a distinction
    $200 2
This Creole specialty of New Orleans is traditionally served z'herbes ("with herbs") on Good Friday
    $400 7
In 1685 La Salle missed the mouth of this river & established a short-lived French colony at Matagorda Bay
    $400 18
A quick kiss on the cheek from the movies' Atticus Finch
    $400 23
A list of "informative and useful websites" includes digitalgallery., NYPL standing for this
    $400 27
This state's all-time high temperature was 100 degrees at Pahala on April 27, 1931
    $400 13
Yo, leatherback, you're the only reptile that comes close to being homeothermic, also called this--weirdo
    $400 3
A resort area in the Catskills was known as this belt, from the quantities of this beet soup consumed there
    $600 8
In 1821 this newly independent nation took control of Texas
    $600 19
A Bic belonging to the star of "Milk"
    $600 24
This policy with a 4-word name that prevented gays from serving openly in the military officially ended Sept. 20, 2011
    $600 28
For an aircraft, it's the slow movement on the ground before takeoff
    $600 14
Your heart has 2 atria, but only one of these chambers--humans have you beat!
    $600 4
In French, the name of this clear soup that can be served hot or cold means "to have made complete"
    $800 9
In 1836 the newly declared Republic of Texas adopted a flag with one of these symbols in the middle
    $800 20
An accounting book belonging to a "Brokeback Mountain" star
    $800 25
Appropriately, the world's fastest roller coaster (149.1mph) is at a theme park named for this Italian sports car
    $800 29
Games for this product include "Fortune Street", "The Legend of Zelda" & "NASCAR Unleashed"
    $800 15
Hey you, the only tortoise with a flat rather than domed shell--not very dignified to be named for this breakfast food
    $800 5
Progresso's first canned soup was this Italian-named favorite, with a recipe using 10 shovels each of peas & carrots
    DD: $1,600 10
Following annexation, the U.S. flag was first raised officially in Texas in this city Feb. 19, 1846
    $1000 21
An inlet on the Scottish coast belonging to a portrayer of king George VI
    $1000 26
The Robert Byrd Green Bank Telescope, the largest fully steerable radio dish, is in this state
    $1000 30
The Japanese call some highly prized specimens of this mushroom "donko"
    $1000 16
Can a wild turtle of rivers & ponds really be proud of sharing this name of Ben Jones' role on "The Dukes of Hazzard"?
    $1000 11
This name for a thick soup that usually contains pureed seafood is also used for a type of unglazed white porcelain

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

Brooks Justin Patrick
$0 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$1,000 $6,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
"The Canterbury _____ of a Wayside Inn"
    $400 16
Derogatory term for a short person, or a tasty crustacean of the suborder natantia
    $400 17
In Lithuania this holiday is the first Sunday in May, a week earlier than in the United States
    $400 1
" 'Cause I try... and I try... and I try... and I try..."
    $400 24
"Days in the Lives of Social" these professionals follows them as they deal with prisoners, youths & the elderly
    $400 11
Nathan's started its annual hot dog eating contest in 1916 on this "island"
    $800 7
"The Old Man and the _____ Around Us"
    $800 20
An old term for a tree stump, these days it refers to the smallest animal in a litter
    $800 18
An October German holiday is named for this world-changing Protestant movement
    $800 2
"Oo, a storm is threat'nin', my very life today, if I don't get some shelter, oo yeah, I'm gonna fade away"
    $800 25
David S, Barnes' "The Making of a Social Disease" is subtitled this lung illness "in 19th century France"
    $800 12
The Greek sector of Nicosia, the capital of this country, is known as Lefkosia
    $1200 8
"A Tale of Two _____ of the Plain"
    $1200 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) It may sound like a mini meerschaum,
but it's actually
this lab tool, used to transfer small
measured volumes of liquid
    $1200 19
In July 1880 this commemoration of a revolutionary event was declared a national holiday in France
    $1200 3
"It's down to me, the way she talks when she's spoken to, down to me, the change has come, she's" this
    DD: $4,000 26
"The Social" this plural noun "Marketing Book" has chapters on networks like Myspace and Facebook
    $1200 13
This South Carolina city is on a peninsula between the Ashley & Cooper Rivers
    $1600 9
"A Room with a _____ From the Bridge"
    $1600 28
6-letter word used by People magazine to describe Rachael Ray's "Dancing with the Stars" dress
    $1600 22
To celebrate St. David's day, the Welsh wear this onion relative in their caps or as a corsage
    $1600 4
"Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name... but what's puzzling you is the nature of my game"
    $1600 27
Brooks Adams' "The Theory of Social" these discusses the French & industrial ones, among others
    DD: $3,000 14
This body of water receives many rivers, including the Ural & the Kura
    $2000 10
"Tales of a Fourth Grade _____ Lasts Forever"
    $2000 29
Unimportant, or an old Louisiana term for a small coin
    $2000 23
On August 1 the Swiss remember the day in 1291 when 3 of these territorial divisions made an alliance
    $2000 5
"I saw her today at the reception, a glass of wine in her hand"
    $2000 30
Jean-Jacques Rousseau's classic "The Social" this was published in 1762
    $2000 15
You may want to bring a flak jacket if visiting this republic whose oblast was formed by the Bolsheviks in 1922

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$8,800 $11,200 $11,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

"No day shall erase you from the memory of time", from Virgil's "Aeneid", is inscribed on a wall at this memorial

Final scores:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$5,800 $4,799 $5,589

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brooks Justin Patrick
$9,000 $15,200 $11,600
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2012-01-24
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