Show #6998 - Wednesday, February 4, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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MaryLou McKenna, a high school math teacher from Harwich, Massachusetts

Eric Hack, a high school Latin teacher from Cape Charles, Virginia

Tracy Alexander, a high school AP Language teacher from Tucson, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the songs.)
[Johnny Gilbert delivers all the clues in this category.]
    $200 1
To compare 2 things that are essentially different is to compare these
    $200 28
To create false responsibility for a crime so it falls on an innocent person is known by this carpentry term
    $200 3
"One By One" &
"Hakuna Matata"
    $200 5
In Greek this island's official name is Kipriaki Dhimokratia
    $200 12
I found this graceful bird in Botswana
    $200 18
You discovered a new element, so you & a guest are off to Stockholm to claim this prize first awarded in 1901
    $400 9
Obey this saying & you won't be seeing much of your internist
    $400 29
2-word term for a crime committed by an employee of the victimized business
    $400 13
"The People's Song" &
    $400 10
See the retreat of the San Quintin Glacier from 1994 to 2002 in the North Patagonian ice field of this country
    $400 14
In Europe this bird may sit beside a babbling brook
    $400 19
You've won this book, made in 1455 & one of about 40 left in the world--luxuriate in the rarity!
    $600 11
In "Good Will Hunting", Matt Damon uses this rhetorical question to good effect
    $600 30
From the Latin for "keeping awake", it's a member of a self-appointed law enforcement group
    $600 22
"Pilate's Dream" &
"King Herod's Song"
    $600 6
You don't mess with the Zoran when he's Zoran Milanovic, the prime minister of this country
    $600 17
Regrettably, it was once hunted to near extinction
    $600 20
For your expose on the gov.'s mime shakedown, it's this, "Honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917"!
    $800 8
Someone who is currying favor with a superior is an apple-this word
    $800 24
The original London Police Commissioner's office at 4 Whitehall Place abutted the street called "Great" this
    $800 26
"When You're Good To Mama" &
"Cell Block Tango"
    $800 4
This Asian country's flag depicts one of its historical treasures
    $800 16
I saw this bird in my backyard in Andover
    $800 21
You've made the winning bid for this star's "Happy Birthday Mr. President" dress, valued at over $1.2 million!
    $1000 7
In Deuteronomy we find "He led him about, He instructed him, He kept him as" this
    $1000 25
This task, creating a background of a bad guy, is done at the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime
    DD: $1,400 27
"We're Not Gonna Take It" &
"Don't Stop Believin'"
    $1000 2
This landlocked African nation is the fifth-largest in area on the continent but is sparsely populated
    $1000 15
The Percheron is a large horse; this is a large bird
    $1000 23
It's a pirate getaway as you'll enjoy a 3-day, 2-night stay at the port of Berbera in this East African country

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

Tracy Eric MaryLou
$2,000 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
$3,200 $3,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There will be 2 "D"s in the middle of each correct response.)
    $400 15
This sexy '30s actress: "I used to be Snow White, but I drifted"
    $400 26
Born in Hartford in 1814, this revolver innovator helped build the firearms industry
    $400 16
A Poe story featuring C. Auguste Dupin:
"The ____ Letter"
    $400 10
Bollywood wasn't even a gleam in Ashoka's eye when he ruled this island city in the 3rd century B.C.
    $400 19
Winning an Emmy as James turned out to be a nice parting gift for Dan Bucatinsky on this Kerry Washington drama
    $400 1
3-1, 5-2, 600-1; what are the...?
    $800 14
"How can 'the consent of the governed' be given, if the right to vote be denied?"
    $800 27
This 1986 inductee developed hundreds of plant varieties, including a tuber with his name
    $800 17
Sue Grafton:
"V Is for..."
    $800 9
The sand in this Roman amphitheater was sometimes dyed red to disguise the blood
    $800 20
In 2014 the clock stopped ticking for Audrey on this Fox drama
    $800 5
A duck's walk (not the one Chuck Berry did)
    DD: $4,000 11
"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time"
    DD: $2,000 28
He gave his name to a pressure-ignited internal combustion engine & was also a linguist
    $1200 18
Michael Chabon:
"The ____ Policeman's Union" (oy!)
    $1200 8
This Biblical city's first walls, dating to 8000 B.C., were some 13 feet high & supported by a 28-foot watchtower
    $1200 21
Henry Blake was shockingly shot down offscreen on this classic warcom
    $1200 4
Slang for a villain in life or entertainment
    $1600 12
"Soldiers, from the summit of yonder pyramids forty centuries look down upon you"
    $1600 29
Working as a fur trader, he saw folks freezing food in winter & got the idea to create a new industry
    $1600 24
A sci-fi/mystery by Isaac Asimov:
"The ____s of Dawn"
    $1600 7
Knossos was the principal city of this oldest Aegean civilization, & that's no bull
    $1600 22
Fans were shocked when this lawyer & sometime lover of "The Good Wife" was killed off in 2014
    $1600 3
Adjective for a person who trudges or a book that's hard to get through
    $2000 13
"The atomic bomb was the turn of the screw. It has made the prospect of future war unendurable"
    $2000 30
Best known in another field, she invented a device vital to modern wireless communications
    $2000 25
John Sandford:
"Rules of", "Eyes of" & "Field of" this
    $2000 6
Erech & Kish were cities of this earliest known civilization that flourished in Iraq in the 3rd millennium B.C.
    $2000 23
T.R. Knight's Dr. George O'Malley was pulseless in Seattle after getting bussed off this long-running drama
    $2000 2
One who has attained full prajna, or enlightenment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
-$1,600 $17,800 $6,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

It is mentioned in the motto on Minnesota's flag & is depicted on Alaska's

Final scores:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
-$1,600 $17,800 $3,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tracy Eric MaryLou
$4,400 $17,800 $8,200
13 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
21 R,
3 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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