Show #6481 - Monday, November 19, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament final game 1.


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Michael Farabaugh, a high school chemistry teacher from Charlottesville, Virginia

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

Kate Wilson, a high school AP English teacher from Montgomery, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We start off with a math situation...)
IN 1867...
(Alex: Sounds like you're back in school.)
    $200 11
25x = the number of U.S. Senate members
    $200 27
This dual monarchy with a population of about 50 million was formed; it lasted until 1918
    $200 1
Fabio won a Nobel Prize for Chemistry: Fabio
    $200 17
The Snellen chart tests these body parts; the top line is 20/400
    $200 24
"Friends" (Rachel), "Dirt" (Tina Harrod)
    $200 2
When asked how many husbands she's had, this Gabor sister said, "You mean apart from my own?"
    $400 12
99 - x = the number of keys on a standard piano
    $400 20
In 1867, he published the play "Peer Gynt" and obviously spent some time on his facial hair
    $400 3
A German's germs are not germane to a conversation about Jermaine Jackson: germane (with a "G")
    $400 18
The Stanford-Binet V tests this in students
    $400 25
"Monk" (Monk), "The X-Files" (Dr. Chester Ray Banton)
    $400 7
In one of their shorts, a judge cries for order, to which Curly says, "I'll take a ham sandwich"
    $600 13
105/x = blackjack!
    $600 19
The fame of this scout was spread by a Harper's article that went "Wild" over his "exquisite manly proportions"
    $600 4
The golf tourney was a success despite the trampling incident: despite
    $600 21
In a Monty Python film, the test for identifying one of these is whether she weighs as much as a duck
    $600 29
"Family Guy" (the voice of Meg), "That '70s Show" (Jackie)
    $600 8
This fraternal funnyman quipped, "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read"
    $800 14
20 - x = days in a fortnight
    $800 16
August von Hofmann discovered this fluid; 25 years later it could have been used to embalm him
    $800 5
Which of these Lederhosen brings out my eyes?: which
    $800 22
Lichens provide the coloring for this, also a term for a crucial, revealing test
    $800 28
"Arrested Development" (Michael Bluth), "Valerie's Family" (David Hogan)
    $800 9
This comic deadpanned, "I stayed up one night playing poker with tarot cards. I got a full house & 4 people died"
    $1000 15
30 + x = Douglas Adams' ultimate answer to...well, everything
    DD: $1,000 26
She wed a doomed physician suffering from alcoholism, perhaps contributing to her violent hatred of booze
    $1000 6
Neither rain nor snow nor sleet shall keep me from my appointed rounds, but locusts? I'm out: nor
    $1000 23
Testing of blood serum helps diagnose this tick-borne ailment named for a range of peaks
    $1000 30
"Homicide" (Detective Frank Pembleton), "Last Resort" (Captain Marcus Chaplin)
    $1000 10
Noel Coward punned in a telegram: "Coughing myself into a" this, the Italian name for Florence

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

Kate Colby Michael
$4,600 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Colby Michael
$4,400 $6,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"PRO"s & "CON"s
    $400 20
Today we pick this leaf of the laurel tree out of our food, but legend says oracles chewed it to promote visions
    $400 4
Producer/director Garry & comic actress/director Penny
    $400 6
Many Mediterranean cruises embark from this second-largest Spanish city & major port
    $400 3
This working model of a new product is usually built to full scale
    $400 2
For the metal nickel, the mineral pentlandite is a major one of these sources
    $400 1
In a nature poem Whittier rhymed, "The winding water's sounding rush, the long note of" this bird
    $800 21
19th century English pubs had containers of this spice from a root so that patrons could shake it into their ale
    $800 5
Actors Dennis & Randy
    $800 16
The deepest part of the Mediterranean, over 16,000 feet, is just south of this country, in the Ionian Basin
    $800 7
From the Latin for "to know", it's a person with expert knowledge or training
    $800 12
This commonest coarse-grained plutonic rock is desirable for countertops
    $800 24
When this biblical king spares an ant hill, the Queen of Sheba realizes she knows "the secret of thy worth and wisdom"
    $1200 26
To show remorse after murdering his wife, Nero may have burned a year's supply of this spice that comes in quills
    $1200 11
Tennis champs John & Patrick
    $1200 17
You'll need a passport to gamble in the 149-year-old "Casino de" this location; locals aren't allowed
    $1200 8
In Marxist theory, members of this class of workers have no capital or property & must sell their labor to survive
    DD: $3,000 13
Naturally, plenty of coal was formed in this geologic period, 360 million to 300 million B.C.
    $1200 25
In "Snow-Bound" Whittier was "content to let" this "roar in baffled rage at pane and door"
    $1600 27
It was suggested in 1602 that this pod spice, then used in a drink with cacao beans, could be used alone as a flavoring
    $1600 22
Julianne & Derek, of "Dancing with the Stars" fame
    $1600 18
Rising above the Mediterranean coast are these mountains that form the backbone of Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia
    $1600 9
Smuggled goods
    $1600 14
In geology it's a type of erosion; in business it's reducing staff without layoffs
    $1600 29
Completes the line Whittier gave Barbara Frietchie: "Shoot, if you must this old grey head, but spare your country's..."
    $2000 28
Jesus mentioned "mint and anise and" this spice used in chili powder & curry powder
    $2000 23
Celebrity offspring Kelly & Jack
    DD: $3,000 19
Balzac described it as "a French island basking in the Italian sun"
    $2000 10
A poetic image with an outlandish comparison
    $2000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) New York State uses 1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas a year; there may be 500 trillion cubic feet within this underground shale formation named for a village near Syracuse
    $2000 30
"Thou hast nerved the Afric's hand", wrote Whittier in a poem to this abolitionist who published The Liberator

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Colby Michael
$6,000 $11,800 $13,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

Amazon said this author who died in 2004 was the first to sell a million Kindle e-books

Final scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$3,000 $10,600 $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$6,000 $11,800 $10,200
14 R,
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2012-10-02
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