Show #7000 - Friday, February 6, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Jay Singleton, a high school government and social studies teacher from Waynesboro, Virginia

Kate La Rivière-Gagner, a fifth and sixth grade teacher from Starksboro, Vermont

Adam Elkana-Hale, a middle school math teacher from St. Louis, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A river:
    $200 26
It's the French name for the cabinet seen here, or for an all-you-can-eat meal
    $200 21
In 1890 she was 4 years dead / & her 1st book of poems was read / It was a big hit & such / For a lady who did not get out much
    $200 11
"The Sheep-Pig" somehow doesn't seem quite as friendly as this title of the cinema version
    $200 6
This TV show is celebrating its 25th season of bringing us the real-life fun & follies of our nation
    $200 16
These small pincers are used to remove splinters or hair
    $400 2
An island:
    $400 27
In your man cave sit back & relax in one of these chairs that makes you feel kneaded & pummels you in a good way
    $400 22
His "Ode to Psyche" / Had some mad beats / But his love life, oh crikey! / Life was rough for...
    $400 12
This film with Warren Beatty as a gangster was adapted from "We Only Kill Each Other"
    $400 7
This weapon named for a frontiersman has also been called the "Arkansas toothpick"
    $400 17
It's a newspaper concentrating on lurid news or whose pages are about half the standard size
    $600 3
Part of the United Kingdom:
    $600 28
Add some light & color to your room with a lamp in the style of this glassmaker & designer
    $600 23
I wrote "Kubla Khan" / To give you the word / & did more stuff / Than just about that darned bird!
    $600 13
Charlie Bucket lost top billing when Roald Dahl's popular confectionery tale became this 1970s film
    $600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Times Square in New York City.) This man, who became mayor in 1994, is credited with cleaning up Times Square
    $600 18
It's a set of kettledrums that's used in an orchestra
    $800 4
A country:
    $800 29
Wooden furniture that is simple & without decoration is named for this religious group founded in 1747
    $800 24
Nursing in the Civil War / Was unlike what I did before / I wrote of "my captain" Lincoln / O the tears back I was blinkin'
    $800 14
Joe Leland became John McClane & "Nothing Lasts Forever" became this action romp
    $800 9
Carroll Shelby had a dream that told him to use the name of this snake on the front of his roadster
    $800 19
This plant belongs to the genus Nicotiana
    $1000 5
A country:
    $1000 30
This upholstered dining room chair that sounds perfect for a clergyman guest is named for a school of design
    DD: $1,600 25
My big number is 600 / Somehow I rhymed it with "blunder'd" / As a rhyme, not very cool / But they teach my stuff in school!
    $1000 15
William Peter Blatty's novel "Legion" provided the basis for the third film in this diabolical movie series
    $1000 10
Here's a piece of Americana, "Summer Party", by this folk painter
    $1000 20
It's the 11-letter word for an excessively fast heartbeat

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

Adam Kate Jay
$3,600 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Kate Jay
$6,400 $2,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Medieval poems refer to this item as a metaphor for fidelity; despite later lore, no locking ones from the period exist
    $400 11
Several Kansas schools are named for Dwight Eisenhower, including a middle school in this state capital
    $400 6
It indicates an omission, as in "The Case of Lady M*"
    $400 16
In 2007 Texas adopted this as its official state footware
    $400 26
In 1992 these 10-foot lizards were hatched for the 1st time outside of Indonesia at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
    $400 21
eonline's list of "Hottest Ginger Men" noted this royal was "basically a walking fairy tale"
    $800 2
In 1187 thirsty crusaders were prevented from reaching the fresh waters of the Sea of Galilee by this Saracen leader
    $800 12
This D.C. university bears the last name of the man who founded one of the first U.S. schools for deaf students
    $800 7
It indicates an omission, as in "Life... and the pursuit of happiness"
    $800 17
Naturally, it's New York's state fruit
    $800 27
In 2006 one of these in Steve Irwin's zoo died at around age 176; it was said to have once belonged to Charles Darwin
    $800 22
"The Judge" was Robert Duvall; the actor defending the judge on a murder charge was him
    $1200 3
This fearsome weapon was introduced to Europe in the 10th or 11th century
    $1200 13
In 1826, shortly after this French hero's last visit to the U.S., a college in Pennsylvania was named in his honor
    $1200 8
An unnaturally high-pitched singing voice
    $1200 18
It's Ohio's state tree, as any OSU football player could tell you
    $1200 28
Among the smallest reptiles is the dwarf this, a type of lizard that can walk on your ceiling
    $1200 23
She's a success as a singer & actress, & we're gonna miss her by her brown hair, gonna miss her everywhere
    DD: $3,000 4
In the craft guilds of the Middle Ages, these craftsmen came between masters & apprentices
    $1600 14
A high school for health professions near the Texas Medical Center campus is named for this heart surgeon
    $1600 9
One who makes empty boasts
    $1600 19
This Alaskan dog beat out the Siberian husky to be Alaska's top dog
    $1600 29
The only species of this toothy beast besides the American is the Chinese, which lives along the Yangtze
    $1600 24
Tracee, daughter of this Supreme singer, plays Rainbow on the sitcom "Black-ish"
    $2000 5
A British ruling dynasty is said to have taken this name from a sprig of broom worn in the cap of the Count of Anjou
    $2000 15
The Florida school she founded in 1904 later merged with the Cookman Institute & today, the school has university status
    $2000 10
Be of good "humor" & say this word that means pertaining to glass
    DD: $1,400 20
Indiana's official state river, it's also in the title of the state song
    $2000 30
"Red on yellow, kill a fellow; red on black, venom lack" helps to identify these U.S. snakes
    $2000 25
A distributor of "A Walk Among the Tombstones" put out a "kill map" of the film mayhem of this actor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Kate Jay
$17,000 $9,000 $8,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

After England, more Shakespeare plays are set in this present-day country than in any other

Final scores:

Adam Kate Jay
$18,001 $18,000 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adam Kate Jay
$15,600 $12,000 $8,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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