Show #6706 - Monday, November 11, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Rico Vazquez, a band teacher from Elmhurst, Illinois

Katie Moriarty, a 5th grade teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio

Anne Baxter, a kindergarten French teacher from Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
After Herod promises his stepdaughter anything, she requests this man's head on a platter
    $200 16
In 2011 Jeremy Renner & Simon Pegg followed "Ghost Protocol" in the fourth installment of this series
    $200 2
All about life:
    $200 11
These awards from the American Theatre Wing bear the nickname of a stage actress-turned-producer
    $200 21
This Mississippi capital was named for a general who later became president
    $200 26
In 1890 it said it was "good for brain and brawn"; well, it should know--it is a "physician"
    $400 7
In First Kings he's the first king mentioned
    $400 17
These 2 eventual state governors grappled, but not over fiscal policy, in the 1987 futuristic flick "The Running Man"
    $400 3
Maps, not chaps:
    $400 12
Since 1922 this medal has been awarded for excellence in American writing for children
    $400 22
Its National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific contains the graves of WWII, Korean War & Vietnam War dead
    $400 27
One type of this beverage that already has a number in its name is called 10, for its calorie count
    $600 8
That must have been some exorcism when Jesus cast 7 devils out of her
    $600 18
In 2013 this actor was back as "Riddick", left for dead on a nasty planet
    $600 4
Expressive math:
    $600 13
This Brit shared the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for proposing the boson that bears his name
    $600 23
This New England state capital lies on the main pass through the Green Mountains
    $600 28 is operated by this letter-perfect company, around since 1919
    $800 9
Jesus called this disciple by his Aramaic name, Simon bar-Jona
    $800 19
This Danny Trejo title guy named for his weapon "Kills" again in 2013, & now, Charlie Sheen is involved
    $800 5
The world by numbers:
    $800 14
This Academy Award for Excellence in Producing Films is named for the "Boy Wonder" of Hollywood
    $800 24
Huey Long's grave has an honored place on the grounds of this city's capital building
    $800 29
I've been billed as "a great tasting soft drink that's strong & bold & refreshing"; they call me Mr. this!
    $1000 10
Joseph was Jacob's 11th son & the firstborn son of this woman
    $1000 20
Among the exploits of this character in action films: making 2 Gruber brothers sad & killing a helicopter with a car
    $1000 6
The study of you & me:
    $1000 15
A violin competition for those 30 & under is held every 5 years in Helsinki & named for this composer
    DD: $3,800 25
French-Canadian trappers named it for the tree-lined river that provided relief for those crossing the Snake River Plain
    $1000 30
This energy drink wants you to "Unleash the beast", perhaps with options like M-80 or Assault

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

Anne Katie Rico
$2,800 $3,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Katie Rico
$8,000 $6,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will have [*] than consonants.)
    $400 6
Harry's hairiest Hogwarts headmaster
    $400 13
The larvae of frogs are known as tadpoles or these, from the Middle English for "wiggle head"
    $400 1
Amy Winehouse,
    $400 11
His sister Nan & his dentist B.H. McKeeby were the models for his 1930 masterpiece "American Gothic"
    $400 17
Usually given in January, it was once known simply as the president's annual message to congress
    $400 22
A light bulb will sometimes light up over an animated character's head when he gets one of these
    $800 7
This "Sleepy Hollow" teacher had "huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose"
    $800 27
Unlike on most salamanders, this part of a newt is flat
    $800 2
The Stray Cats,
    $800 12
Rubens often painted his young wife Helene as this love goddess, as in her "and Adonis"
    $800 18
In a 2009 impeachment trial, this state's Senate voted 59-0 to convict Governor Rod Blagojevich
    $800 23
Shrubby succulent used to treat burns
    $1200 8
1961 Muriel Spark novel about an Edinburgh educator in her "Prime"
    $1200 28
If you've heard them croaking together, you know why a group of frogs is known by this musical term
    $1200 3
John Denver,
    $1200 14
In 1970, long before iPhones, this realist from Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania painted "Siri"
    DD: $3,000 19
In the late 1780s, fearing a strong central govt., the anti-these opposed the adoption of the Constitution
    $1200 24
Meaning "place" or "stead", this French word is routinely seen between "in" & "of"
    $1600 9
1959 novel where you'll find inner city London secondary school teacher Mr. Braithwaite
    $1600 29
A North American salamander known as the Congo this doesn't walk, but slithers in a serpentine fashion
    $1600 4
Peaches & Herb,
    DD: $3,000 15
Here is a 1640 self-portrait by this Flemish man; note the beard
    $1600 20
This young senator is a rising star of the Grand Old Party
    $1600 25
5-letter term for a mathematical proposition assumed without proof
    $2000 10
This Dickens novel features Wackford Squeers, the villainous proprietor of Dotheboys Hall
    $2000 30
In the south this large salamander is sometimes called a water dog
    $2000 5
Jesus Jones,
    $2000 16
His 1936 mural of Jesse James robbing a train is in Missouri's state Capitol
    $2000 21
With the war over, Warren Harding made a campaign promise of a "return to" this
    $2000 26
Someone learning a new job--on a locomotive, it sounds like

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Katie Rico
$13,600 $12,400 $5,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this woman who achieved a long-held goal in 2013 is a homophone of a word for a water nymph

Final scores:

Anne Katie Rico
$24,801 $16,400 $11,400
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anne Katie Rico
$10,800 $14,000 $5,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2013-10-22
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