Show #6474 - Thursday, November 8, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Terry Parker, a high school history teacher from Cutler Bay, Florida

Francesca Leibowitz, a fifth grade English teacher from Brooklyn, New York

John Hines, a high school social studies teacher from Tacoma, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh, dear.)
    $200 4
Rockefeller Center:
The borough
    $200 26
Patrick Henry: "Give me ____ or give me death!"
    $200 16
Ennui means this; Schopenhauer calls it the feeling of the emptiness of existence, & I feel it when I read Schopenhauer
    $200 1
The franchise started in 1962 with James Bond facing off against this title villain
    $200 15
In 2012 this 2-named energy company reported a quarterly profit of nearly $16 bil., the highest ever for a U.S. corp.
    $200 11
Light is focused by a concave mirror in this type of telescope
    $400 5
The county
    $400 27
Benjamin Franklin: "There never was a ____ ____ or a bad peace"
    $400 17
20,000 times a day these paired organs expand & contract, in & out; how tedious
    $400 2
Oddjob painted Jill Masterson's entire body, resulting in a memorable scene in this film
    $400 22
In January 2009 a share in this tech co. was $82.33; In August 2012, after a court victory over Samsung, it opened at $680
    $400 12
This condensed compendium is one of the 10 most popular magazines in America
    $600 6
Petco Park Major League Baseball stadium:
The city
    $600 28
Huey P. Long: "I looked around at the little fishes present, and said, 'I'm the ____'"
    $600 18
I tire of the rows & columns of this Microsoft spreadsheet program introduced in 1985
    $600 3
Skyfall, the 23rd film in the franchise marks this actor's third outing as Bond, James Bond
    $600 23
In 1999 this "colorful" airline took delivery of its 1st airbus A320--in 2011 it boasted 100 daily flights at Logan Airport
    $600 13
It's the "R" in RSV, a 1952 version of the Bible
    $800 7
Mount McKinley:
The national park
    $800 29
Richard Nixon: "It is time for the great ____ ____ of Americans to stand up and be counted"
    $800 19
Calling sit-ups & push-ups by this word from the Greek for "beautiful" doesn't make them interesting
    DD: $2,000 9
The title of the 16th Bond film, it's also what's denoted by the "00" prefix
    $800 24
O-ho, this bank's wagon is a-comin' down the street & it's filled with money; it's No. 26 on the 2012 Fortune 500
    $800 14
It's the "R" in RV when the "V" is a spacecraft
    $1000 8
Holiday Inn Bratislava:
The country
    $1000 30
Margaret Sanger: "No woman can call herself free until she can choose...whether she will or will not be a ____"
    $1000 20
This government agency with a lightning bolt logo says sunshine all next week; will it never end?
    $1000 10
George Lazenby played 007 just once, in this film where Bond fell in love & got married
    $1000 25
Don Fisher "couldn't find a pair of jeans that fit"; the result was this store, clothing us since 1969
    $1000 21
From the Latin for "beat back", it means to resound in a succession of echoes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

John Francesca Terry
$3,000 -$800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Francesca Terry
$7,200 $600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Carbonation is the phenomenon in which this gas is suspended in liquid, creating small bubbles or fizz
    $400 1
"The Starter Wife" is by Ms. Levangie Grazer, who has this first name
    $400 3
Shakespeare is among those who say Cleopatra killed herself with one of these, a symbol of divine royalty
    $400 7
In this language Pe is the first letter of Pesach, meaning Passover
    $400 21
In 1965 Mikhail Sholokhov won this prestigious award & traveled to Stockholm to receive it
    $400 22
Gary Larson says that when this comic first hit papers, "weird" was the word people most often used to describe it
    $800 17
Beer has natural carbonation as a byproduct of this process involving yeast & sugar that produces the alcohol
    $800 2
In kids' books, the gang at Tarrytown Airport includes this jet plane
    $800 4
The Ptolemies, Cleo's dynasty, put these lion/human statues in front of temples to show a pharaoh's brains & brawn
    $800 8
Os is a technical name for one of these in the body
    $800 23
This author began writing "Crime and Punishment" in the form of a confession but later abandoned that idea
    $800 27
From 1879 to 1931 this was the most any item cost at Woolworth's
    $1200 18
Soda on top of ice cream makes an ice cream soda; put the ice cream on top & it's called this, like a root beer one
    $1200 14
Nickname of the Olympian seen here
    DD: $2,000 5
When she took the throne of Egypt, Cleopatra claimed to be the living embodiment of this Egyptian goddess
    $1200 9
French for "from"
    $1200 24
This count's first published work was "Childhood", a fictionalized account of his early years
    $1200 28
Swiss writers of this language generally ignore the weird "B" that sometimes replaces a double "S"
    $1600 19
New studies show chemical carbonation in magma may fizz up these hardest gems from within the earth
    $1600 15
Completes the title of a spin-off from "Toddlers & Tiaras", "Here Comes Honey..."
    $1600 6
Cleopatra's royal residence was in this Egyptian port city; many artifacts have been recovered from its waters
    $1600 10
Spanish for "I"
    DD: $2,000 25
From 1945 to 1953 he was imprisoned in labor camps for writing a letter critical of Stalin
    $1600 29
Bill Paxton offers up a "greasy pork sandwich served in a dirty ashtray" in this film
    $2000 20
The first artificially carbonated beverage was invented by this English discoverer of oxygen
    $2000 16
It's the Hawaiian name of the goose seen here
    $2000 13
A head from the exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt is thought to depict this son of Cleopatra
    $2000 11
Ut is a version of the musical note also known by the word do & by this letter
    $2000 26
Hostile reaction to his novel "Fathers and Sons" prompted him to leave Russia in 1863
    $2000 30
The Azores & St. Helena are actually among the highest peaks of this mountain "ridge"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Francesca Terry
$15,200 $5,400 $11,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

The seal of this historic New England city has the phrase "What a glorious morning for America" & the date "April 19"

Final scores:

John Francesca Terry
$8,399 $0 $6,799
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Francesca Terry
$13,600 $4,600 $11,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2012-10-01
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