Show #6475 - Friday, November 9, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Marion Penning, a high school science and history teacher from Baltimore, Maryland

Chris Pae, a high school history teacher from Suwanee, Georgia

Robin Cheney, a middle school teacher from Rancho Santa Margarita, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: A land forged by war and rebellion, emerging today as a blend of ancient tradition, and modern success.)
    $200 1
Substance used to soften meat before cooking
    $200 6
His almanac, edited by Ben Franklin
    $200 11
Card for U.S. permanent residents
    $200 16
House debates are presided over by the person in this congressional position
    $200 17
    $200 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Ngoc Son Temple in Hanoi, Vietnam.) The surrounding water directing energy toward Ngoc Son Temple is an example of this 2-word Chinese art of creating harmonious surroundings
    $400 2
A run-down apartment house
    $400 7
This Harry Potter book, fifth in "Order"
    $400 12
Cross helping folks since 1863
    $400 22
Term for withdrawal from the Union, as by 11 states in 1860 & '61
    $400 18
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a street in Vietnam.) The tube houses of old Vietnam sometimes went back 100 yards from the street; they had to be narrow, because taxes were based on frontage, & unlike the modern variety, they had to be one story, so that no one could look down on this exalted person
    $600 3
An inclination or predisposition to something
    $600 8
This actress' spiritual memoir "Don't Fall Off the Mountain"
    $600 13
Marlin, or Ridge Mountains
    $600 23
Hamilton said using this group to choose the president, rather than direct popular vote, was "excellent"
    $600 19
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from a public space in Vietnam.) Practiced here in Hanoi, & the world over, this martial art for all ages can lower blood pressure & reduce anxiety
    $800 4
W.E.B. Du Bois wanted to develop the youth he called "the talented" this
    $800 9
"Tartuffe", by this actor & playwright
    $800 14
Market, or bottom pie
    $800 24
In June 2012 the president invoked this right over Operation Fast & Furious papers
    $800 20
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds up a paper motorcycle on Hang Ma Street in Hanoi, Vietnam.) Hang Ma Street in Hanoi specializes in paper replicas of goods, which are burned so the smoke will carry the item to tay gioi khac, or this place, where everyday goods are still needed
    $1000 5
It describes a theory capable of being defended against dispute or attack
    $1000 10
This novel of greed & corruption that gave its name to an American age
    $1000 15
Jacket (it flies), or journalism
    DD: $1,400 25
For a constitutional amendment to take effect, this fraction of the states must ratify it
    $1000 21
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a calendar on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam.) One popular item in Hanoi's Old Quarter is the Vietnamese calendars, which combine the solar & a lunar, the latter having the advantage that the 15th of every lunar month is this event, symbolizing prosperity

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

Robin Chris Marion
$1,600 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Chris Marion
$1,400 $3,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: For example, if I read the clue "As a coloring agent", your response would be "What is pigment?")
(Alex: And we want an element as a response. I'll give you an example. If I said "The abbreviation for 'company'", your brain would work and say "Oh, the abbreviation for 'company' is Co., Co is the symbol for cobalt." We want the element as your response.)
    $400 1
Matt Damon brings an M.I.T. prof to his knees by burning a previously unsolved math proof in this film
    $400 15
Silas Deane promised this young Frenchman a major-generalship in the Continental Army; Congress gave it to him
    $400 25
To shrink with fear
    $400 2
Ironically, Madinat al-Salam, meaning "city of peace", is the former name of this Iraqi capital
    $400 10 invites you to do this through online titles, but it's not the same as a leisurely search among the shelves
    $400 9
Egyptian sun god
    $800 4
O Captain!
My Captain!
He played English teacher John Keating in "Dead Poets Society"
    $800 16
Richard Dale, his First Lieutenant, was the first to credit him with the words "I have not yet begun to fight"
    $800 26
Ship accommodation for the poorest of passengers
    $800 3
Cabaret Voltaire in this largest Swiss city is considered the birthplace of Dadaism
    $800 11
A common sight at small bookstores is an in-house one of these animals, like the late Silas at A Novel Idea in Lincoln, Nebraska
    $800 19
A masculine pronoun
    $1200 5
"Bad Teacher" Cameron Diaz set her sights on a colleague played by this singer/actor/anything else he wants to do
    $1200 17
This 1776 pamphlet read, "Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil"
    $1200 27
Reddish-brown dye used in temporary tattoos
    $1200 6
This largest city of Saskatchewan also starts with "S-A-S-K"
    DD: $2,000 12
This word preceded "Ink" in the name of one of the first mystery bookstores, opened in 1972
    $1200 20
    $1600 14
Farewell! Robert Donat won an Oscar for playing a shy British teacher in this film
    $1600 23
For the Battle of Bunker Hill, British troops were ferried across this river from Boston
    $1600 28
Impervious to a full metal jacket
    $1600 7
Seen here is a square in this Asian capital that you won't find jammed with tourists
    $1600 13
Also used in division, this term for books that a publisher has discounted lends its name to a bin full of bargains
    DD: $3,000 21
French preposition between coq & vin
    $2000 30
Dude! Ray Walston totally lent a (Mr.) Hand to this 1982 comedy; Mr. Hand, not a fan of classroom pizza delivery
    $2000 24
Sam Adams proposed that towns form these "committees" to be informed of British activities
    $2000 29
To reprimand or beat baaadly
    $2000 8
This chief port of Pakistan served as the country's capital from 1947 to 1959
    $2000 18
In the early 2000s this chain had 1,200 stores; in September 2011 the last one closed
    $2000 22
405-mile Italian river

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Chris Marion
$13,400 $7,800 $19,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2012 the National Postal Museum marked the 75th & 100th anniversaries of these 2 disasters with an exhibit called "Fire & Ice"

Final scores:

Robin Chris Marion
$1,400 $399 $26,801
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robin Chris Marion
$14,800 $7,800 $17,200
22 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2012-10-01
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