Show #6707 - Tuesday, November 12, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Kati Sorenson, a reading teacher from Omaha, Nebraska

Mary Beth Hammerstrom, a high school social studies teacher from Anchorage, Alaska

Patrick Dillon, an elementary music teacher from Huntington, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The newest edition of "Emily Post's Etiquette" has the helpful table-setting reminder "FOrKS", the K & S being these
    $200 1
Countess Trifaldi,
Dona Rodriguez,
    $200 11
In musical slang this number refers to a piano
    $200 13
Before she was Russian empress, she wanted serfs freed; after, not so much, enslaving previously free Ukrainians, too
    $200 18
To leave one's country of origin in order to live in another
    $200 23
Endurance is key at the Iron Man World Championship in Kona, a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike race & a marathon of this many miles
    $400 7
When a man & a woman are sharing one of these, the one who holds it is the one who's taller
    $400 2
Miles Archer,
Miss Wonderly,
Sam Spade
    $400 12
Number of permanent members of the U.N. security council
    $400 14
The full name of this 1963 event in U.S. history included the concluding part, "for Jobs and Freedom"
    $400 19
On a college campus, Delta Sigma Theta or Alpha Kappa Alpha, for example
    $400 24
You'll need water bad in the Badwater Ultramarathon from this low spot to over 8,000' up Mount Whitney
    $600 8
A letter to a male president should begin "Dear Mr. President"; to a female president, this way
    $600 3
Noah Joad,
Jim Casy,
Rose of Sharon
    $600 21
A superfecta at Saratoga involves correctly guessing this number of horses in order of finish
    $600 15
In the 20s B.C., after Octavian took this imperial name, he established the Praetorian Guard to guard his body
    $600 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a video of a pool table.) The ability to give a cue ball this particular type of english reverses its forward momentum to set it up for the next shot
    $600 25
The 4 deserts ultramarathon races are held in the Gobi, Sahara, Antarctica & this other desert that begins & ends in "A"
    $800 9
In an e-mail, doing this is "the equivalent of shouting"
    $800 4
Sir Kay,
Hank Morgan,
Merlin the Magician
    $800 22
Number of hertz in a gigahertz
    $800 16
In 1779 all the states except Maryland, which had some land issues, had ratified this precursor to the Constitution
    $800 28
From the Greek for "beloved of all", it's a small paper booklet handed out at meetings & rallies
    $800 26
The 2013 Race Across America started cyclists in Oceanside, Calif. & had them pedal to this state capital on Chesapeake Bay
    $1000 10
Never wear black, advised Emily Post to those coming out into society as these
    $1000 5
Billy Bibbit,
The Big Nurse
    DD: $1,400 27
Total cups in a gallon
    $1000 17
Britannica, on the Battle of this, as the Yorkists faded: "Richard, preferring death, was unhorsed and killed in the bog"
    $1000 29
A babushka is this kind of headwear that sounds like it's followed by "Bless you!"
    $1000 30
The brutal Barkley Marathons came to be after news of this assassin covering only 8 mi. after fleeing a Tenn. prison in 1977

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

Patrick Mary Beth Kati
$2,600 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Mary Beth Kati
$8,000 $2,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Human sacrifices were made to this Greek god of war
    $400 21
In the late 1800s this lower Manhattan university founded the USA's first graduate program in education
    $400 1
The first words he spoke on the telephone were "Mr. Watson, come here; I want to see you"
    $400 11
The Emerald Lakes on this country's North Island get their color from minerals from eruptions of Mount Tongariro
    $400 16
In "The Raven" a serial killer is inspired by the works of this author played by John Cusack
    $400 26
Police pat-down
    $800 3
The son of Venus & Mercury, he falls for Psyche after accidentally wounding himself
    $800 22
In 2013 several states scrambled to train teachers in this new alliterative set of K-12 standards
    $800 7
Following the 1992 L.A. riots, he asked, "Can we all get along?"
    $800 12
Some scientists believe that this civilization on Crete ended with the eruption of the volcano Thera around 1500 B.C.
    $800 17
Opposite Toby Jones as Truman Capote, Sandra Bullock played this author, famed for her sole novel
    $800 27
Easily ignited
    $1200 4
This Norse god is killed when a sprig of mistletoe is thrown at him
    $1200 23
The U.S. news No. 1-ranked education grad school is the Peabody School at this Nashville university
    $1200 8
In 2005 he urged Stanford's graduating class, "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life"
    $1200 13
This volcano on Hawaii's Big Island means "spewing" in the local language & it's been spewing continuously since 1983
    $1200 18
In "Misery" this actress gives novelist James Caan the agony of da feet
    $1200 28
Surgical mug makeover
    DD: $1,000 5
This Greek sea monster is the personification of whirlpools
    $1600 24
An Illinois town bears this not-out-of-the-ordinary old name for a school for teachers
    DD: $2,000 9
At the Brandenburg Gate in 1987, President Reagan gave "Mr. Gorbachev" this 4-word challenge
    $1600 14
Mount Agung on this Indonesian island is sacred to the Hindu, & every temple has a shrine dedicated to its spirit
    $1600 19
Everyone nose this actress wasn't afraid to play Virginia Woolf in "The Hours"
    $1600 29
Happening once every 2 weeks
    $2000 6
The son of the god of fertility, he was the sun god of the Canaanites & Phoenicians
    $2000 25
In 1904 this thinker said teaching was shamefully the last vocation "to recognize the need of... professional preparation"
    $2000 10
In April 1970 this mission commander informed "Houston, we've had a problem"
    $2000 15
This volcano near Mexico City started venting again in 2013
    $2000 20
Chris O'Donnell was "In Love and War" as a young version of this U.S. novelist who falls for a nurse in WWI
    $2000 30
One who hawks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Mary Beth Kati
$19,200 $15,200 $4,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1802, 3 years after it was discovered, it was moved to London under the terms of the surrender of Alexandria

Final scores:

Patrick Mary Beth Kati
$26,702 $20,000 $399
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Mary Beth Kati
$18,800 $15,800 $4,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2013-10-22
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