Show #6480 - Friday, November 16, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois

Brenton Montie, a sixth grade social studies teacher from South Lyon, Michigan

Drew Joanides, a high school history teacher from Miami, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the double "M"s. There will be two "M"s in exactly the middle of each correct response.)
    $200 4
Act I of this musical opens at a movie theater in Buenos Aires in 1952
    $200 1
On "Celebrity Apprentice", stars leave the boardroom for good after hearing these 2 dreaded words
    $200 6
This dip consists of mashed chickpeas, tahini, oil, lemon juice & garlic
    $200 28
Using a vacuum pump, Robert Boyle devised his law regarding the volume of this state of matter
    $200 12
It precedes "rummy" & comes after "cotton"
    $200 23
When a surgeon calls, "Scalpel!" the person who hands it to him is a scrub one of these professionals
    $400 5
In Act I of this play, Linda tells Willy, "you're sixty years old. They can't expect you to keep traveling every week"
    $400 2
Premiering in 2006, the first "Real Housewives" franchise was the wives of this California county
    $400 17
On the Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol's relationship to Kobe Bryant
    $400 21
Werner Heisenberg devised this principle that states you can't know a particle's position & velocity at the same time
    $400 13
It's a geographical area that forms a harbor; any one in a storm
    $400 24
A Foxconn factory making iPads in this country has 240,000 workers & suicide prevention nets on the buildings
    $600 7
Appropriately, the fairy tale musical "Into the Woods" begins with the narrator saying these 4 words
    $600 3
Since its premiere in 2005, over 200 addicts have been confronted by family & friends & offered help on this A&E series
    $600 18
In the House of Representatives, this group on aviation is under a larger group on transportation
    $600 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an atomic explosion photo and an atomic diagram on the monitor.) Leading to the development of the atomic bomb, an atom of this element was famously split by Otto Hahn in 1938
    $600 14
It's the title of a 1958 No. 1 hit by the Champs; it's also the entire lyric
    $600 25
Climbing spurs are useful to these people who fix the transmission wires of phone & power companies
    $800 8
In Act I of this comedy, "it is a warm summer night in Oscar Madison's apartment"
    $800 10
In summer 2012 he stepped out of the kitchen & into a new FOX series called "Hotel Hell"
    DD: $4,000 19
Incendiary or provocative; arousing anger
    $800 15
This royal family ruled France from 1589 to 1792
    $800 26
Often low on India's caste system, a chai wallah is one who makes this
    $1000 9
From Act I of this 1913 play: "I ain't done nothing wrong by speaking to the gentleman. I've a right to sell flowers"
    $1000 11
(The Mythbusters deliver the clue.) One test required disabling the safety devices that keep these 2 measurements from getting too high; your water heater can indeed make that skylight you never wanted. Myth confirmed.
    $1000 20
Jesus said, "Ye cannot serve God and" this, from an Aramaic word for wealth
    $1000 16
De website for dis company says "a diamond is forever"
    $1000 27
Roughnecking is tough, especially working on a semisubmersible one of these like the Deepwater Nautilus

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

Drew Brenton Colby
-$200 $1,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Brenton Colby
-$1,200 $2,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
At, a website for this religion, you'll find its scriptures & teachings
    $400 15
Tampa Bay is an arm of this much larger body of water
    $400 10
It's the letter-perfect name for films like "Teenagers From Outer Space", often the second half of a double feature
    $400 1
The Jones Act of 1917 granted U.S. citizenship to residents of this Caribbean island
    $400 25
The first printed reference to this North American marsupial was in promotional literature for the Jamestown Colony
    $800 5
More than 80% of Muslims follow this branch of Islam
    $800 16
This Canadian gulf is connected to the Atlantic by the Straits of Cabot & Belle Isle
    $800 11
Cross-cutting juxtaposes 2 different scenes, like a baptism with Corleone enemies being killed in this 1972 film
    $800 2
Financial vultures beware! In 2012 "Jeopardy!" champ Richard Cordray became 1st head of the CFPB, helping these "C"s
    $800 22
In Newton's day this word was first used to mean the band of colors produced when light passes through a prism
    $1200 8
The Pater Noster is the Latin name for this
    $1200 17
This Australian state's Brisbane River flows into Moreton Bay, a shallow inlet of the Pacific Ocean
    $1200 12
This type of transition between a series of film shots is often used to suggest the passage of time
    $1200 3
A recent drought recalls the 1930s, when part of the Great Plains turned into this, seen in Ken Burns' new film of that name
    DD: $2,500 21
Meaning one who flees home or seeks asylum, it was first applied to Huguenots who fled France
    $1600 9
Whether you spell it with a "T" or a "D", this religion is based on the teachings of Lao-Tzu
    $1600 19
Kattegat Bay is bordered by Sweden & this Danish peninsula
    $1600 13
Also a kind of baseball pitch, this comedy subgenre of the 1930s & '40s was epitomized by "Bringing Up Baby"
    DD: $2,000 6
In 1638 he organized the first Baptist church in America in Providence, Rhode Island
    $1600 27
Last name of Swedish-born pop artist Claes, famous for his oversized sculptures of lipstick & the like
    $1600 23
Around 1680 this element, symbol P, got its name meaning "morning star" or "light bearer"
    $2000 18
This ancient religion of Iran teaches the belief in one god, Ahura Mazda, & in a struggle between good & evil
    $2000 20
Vladivostok lies on Peter the Great Bay, an inlet of this "national" sea
    $2000 14
D/N stands for this 3-word type of shot in which sunlight masquerades as moonlight
    $2000 7
In February 1933 gunman Giuseppe Zangara tried to assassinate FDR but instead killed this city's mayor Anton Cermak
    $2000 26
The Sleeping Gypsy seen here is an 1897 painting by this French Primitive artist
    $2000 24
In the 1640s English physician Sir Thomas Browne coined this word to mean "before Noah's flood"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Brenton Colby
$0 $7,300 $13,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1890 piece was named for a Verlaine poem that begins, "Your soul is as a moonlit landscape fair"

Final scores:

Drew Brenton Colby
$0 $2 $14,701
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Drew Brenton Colby
-$400 $6,000 $17,800
4 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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Game tape date: 2012-10-02
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