Show #6482 - Tuesday, November 20, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament final game 2.


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Michael Farabaugh, a high school chemistry teacher from Charlottesville, Virginia (subtotal of $10,000)

Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois (subtotal of $10,600)

Kate Wilson, a high school AP English teacher from Montgomery, Alabama (subtotal of $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will require two words, and those words will be exactly the same except for one letter.)
    $200 22
In 1950 10% of American living rooms had this device; by 1960 it was about 90%
    $200 6
In chemistry, B.P. stands for this; water's is 212 degrees Fahrenheit
    $200 1
With an "L", it's skiing in a zigzag course; with an "H", it's a Hebrew hello
    $200 14
His novel "The Little Drummer Girl" was inspired by his sister Charlotte Cornwell, an actress
    $200 7
"Like A Prayer",
"Like A Virgin"
    $200 8
The postmaster of Philadelphia in 1737 is on this note
    $400 23
In the early 20th c. "living room" became more popular than this term that has a "funeral" type
    $400 9
Estrogen is usually involved in this "therapy", the "HR" in HRT
    $400 2
With a "D", it's a cute little indentation on the cheek or chin; with a "P", it's a not-so-cute blemish
    $400 15
This novelist's sister Catharine & brother Henry Ward Beecher were both writers
    $400 12
"Born This Way",
"Beautiful, Dirty, Rich"
    $400 21
The man on this note served as a lobbyist for the Illinois Central Railroad
    $600 25
This non-fiery portion of a fireplace extends into a room & may be raised
    $600 10
Scanning & transmission are just 2 types of this instrument abbreviated E.M.
    $600 3
With an "O" as the second letter, it's one's profession; with an "A", it's time away for rest & relaxation
    $600 16
Their father, clergyman Patrick Brunty, changed the spelling of the family name
    $600 17
"Sunday Bloody Sunday",
"Love And Peace Or Else"
    $600 27
In 1790 the man on this note submitted a "Report on the National Bank"
    $800 26
A type of oversized, often under-read book is named for & seen on this piece of living room furniture
    $800 11
It's the "M" in mRNA, which is RNA that carries instructions from the nucleus to the ribosomes
    $800 4
With an "I" in the middle, it's a peculiar mannerism; with an "A", a subatomic particle
    $800 18
Quaker novelist Jessamyn West was a second cousin of this Quaker president
    $800 19
"Pinball Wizard",
"So Sad About Us"
    $800 28
A man who served Tennessee in both the House & the Senate is on this note
    $1000 13
The oersted is a unit of strength to measure one of these, M.F. for short
    $1000 5
With a "C", they're natives of Zagreb; with a "G", it's hulled crushed grain, like buckwheat
    DD: $1,600 24
His mother, Charlotte Champe Stearns, was a poet & social worker
    $1000 20
"Some Nights" &
"We Are Young"
    $1000 29
No. 21 in a West Point class of 39 graces this note

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

Kate Colby Michael
$2,200 $1,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Colby Michael
$2,200 $4,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE WAR OF ...12
(Alex: We'll give you the lakes.)
(Alex: ...of the Library of Congress, helping preserve our film heritage.)
    $400 10
His father Leopold called him "the miracle which God let be born in Salzburg"
    $400 14
In the War of the Holy League, a big deal in 1512, the man in this post assembled an alliance against France
    $400 2
This word for a specially equipped vehicle was modified from a longer French phrase meaning "walking hospital"
    $400 1
Catahoula Lake,
Bayou D'Arbonne Lake
    $400 19
Another day of ditching for this symbol of Pittsburgh's NHL team, who once wore a scarf
    $400 24
The National Film Registry has preserved documentary footage of this natural disaster from April 18, 1906
    $800 11
At the age of 14 he checked in triumphantly at the 1958 U.S. chess championship
    $800 15
A Russian movie is titled "1612", the year Polish occupation of this Moscow central fortress ended
    $800 4
Dan Castellaneta of "The Simpsons" said this interjection was in imitation of a faux curse in Laurel & Hardy
    $800 3
Leesville Lake,
Buckeye Lake
    $800 20
Batman's chilly foe "Mr." this commits crimes to help his love Nora; we can't allow that at Jeopardy! High
    $800 25
Disney animators studied real animals & photos of the forests of Maine to portray nature in this 1942 film
    $1200 12
This cellist-cellist made his Carnegie-Carnegie Hall debut in 1964 at the age of 9
    $1200 16
In 1412 an uneasy truce in this long conflict was almost over
    DD: $2,600 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us some attractions at the Ozark Empire Fair in Springfield, MO.) This term for the part of a fair or carnival where sideshows & other amusements are located comes from the site of an 1893 Expo held in Chicago
    $1200 8
Lake Charlevoix,
Lake Cadillac
    $1200 21
Jack Torrance, frozen at the end of this Stephen King tale, is an excellent typist, but somewhat creepy
    $1200 28
"Newark Athlete", an experimental film from 1891, was made at his lab in West Orange, New Jersey
    $1600 13
I'll "wager" you know the name of this 17th c. French philosopher & math whiz who wrote an essay on conic sections at 16
    $1600 17
In 1912 Serbia was fighting this empire in the First Balkan War
    $1600 6
Swedish gives us this word for a person appointed to investigate complaints against a government or an organization
    DD: $1,200 9
Lake Bemidji,
Bass Lake (a few dozen of those)
    $1600 22
Part giant, part jinn, this Narnia antagonist weakens with the thaw; that's when classes get started!
    $1600 29
This Michael Jackson music video created so much buzz that it was released theatrically in 35 millimeter
    $2000 27
By 8, this 3-named 19th c. English philosopher had read all of Herodotus' work--in the original Greek
    $2000 18
In 1212 victory at Las Navas de Tolosa ended Alfonso VIII's 40 years of warfare against them
    $2000 7
This fifth category of taste on the tongue corresponds to savoriness & in Japanese means "deliciousness"
    $2000 26
Schroon Lake,
Chautauqua Lake
    $2000 23
Not sure I'd want Ozymandias, of this DC Comics group, to leave his Antarctic lair for my classroom
    $2000 30
This director made 1992's "El Mariachi" in 2 weeks for $7,000

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Colby Michael
$5,000 $20,600 $8,600
(lock tournament)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Found in Article 3, Section 3, & requiring the testimony of 2 witnesses to prove, it's the only crime defined in the Constitution

Final scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$10,000 $18,671 $14,100

Cumulative scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$13,000 $29,271 $24,100
2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$6,600 $20,600 $11,600
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2012-10-02
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