Show #7001 - Monday, February 9, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Erin McLaughlin, a fifth grade teacher from Queens, New York

Lydia Cuffman, a high school history teacher from Redwood City, California

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...which is an acronym for "science, technology, engineering, and math". All of them coming up.)
    $200 26
QC is short for this department that makes sure the plant turns out good goods
    $200 3
This name for fans who root on the Green Bay Packers matches their unique bonnets
    $200 15
After the death of his closest friend Hephaestion in 324 B.C., this Macedonian never re-filled his top cavalry post
    $200 17
This Lewis Carroll feline "vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin"
    $200 11
This phrase means funds given to start a business
    $200 1
This classical field of physics consists of kinematics & dynamics, not auto repairmen
    $400 27
You may see an assembly line or this type of line, also the amount of stuff a factory can make
    $400 4
Spike Lee & Woody Allen have both been spotted rooting for this NBA team from the sidelines
    $400 22
By 1902 this bank-robbing duo had left the U.S. & owned a ranch in Chubut Province, Argentina
    DD: $2,000 18
"Life is so beautiful", says this fictional Italian American before dying in his garden
    $400 12
This wandering planter of the early U.S. is said to have dressed in a coffee sack, with a cooking-pot hat
    $400 2
Be polite & give us the name of this engineering branch that specializes in the design & creation of public works
    $600 28
To keep the 600-degree water from boiling in a nuclear power plant, the reactor core is kept at 150 times atmospheric this
    $600 5
In 1952 a Detroit Red Wings fan first threw one of these out on the ice; it represented the 8 wins needed for the NHL title
    $600 23
On July 6, 1957 these 2 met in Liverpool; one, the lead singer of The Quarrymen, let the other, then 15, join the band
    $600 19
This Stevenson "sea-cook" had not "gone empty-handed"; he took a sack of coins to "help him on his... wanderings"
    $600 13
A classic McDonald's jingle ends, "on" this type of bun
    $600 8
This ancient Greek's "Elements" was a pivotal text in the development of geometry
    $800 29
The main working part of a factory is called this "floor", though nothing is sold there
    $800 6
It's the 2-word name for the horde of fans who rooted for golfer Palmer
    $800 24
Mark Twain often came to the lab of this inventor from the Balkans to see him demonstrate his latest gizmos
    $800 20
"Eleventy-one years is far too short a time to spend among you", he says before vanishing in a blinding light
    $800 14
Nick Cave's band
    $800 9
Texas Tech has a department devoted to this engineering branch that focuses on the exploitation of oil & gas reserves
    $1000 30
In a cement plant this oven can be 200 yards long, a bit bigger than the one in ceramics class
    $1000 7
AKA "The Red Devils", this team that averages 75,000 fans per game is the most popular English soccer team
    $1000 25
A guy named Curio was best buds with this man known as the friend & successor of Julius Caesar
    $1000 21
"Monsieur Marius, I believe that I was a little bit in love with you", she says & then smiles & dies
    $1000 16
To marry Elvis in 1967, Priscilla wore a gown trimmed in these little gems
    $1000 10
Fibonacci knew this number was next in the sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8... how 'bout you?

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

Adam Lydia Erin
$4,800 $2,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Lydia Erin
$5,600 $1,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Titled translation:
    $400 14
South of the equator, winter begins in this month
    $400 17
To maintain firm control is to keep a tight this
    $400 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a special light bulb over a new $100 bill.)
Some businesses have detectors equipped with this type of light specifically to detect bad bills; the security thread should glow pink
    $400 3
In this 2009 release Jeff Bridges played country music star Bad Blake
    $400 11
On Nov. 20, 2014 Elizabeth II & this man celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary
    $800 2
Presiding prefect who beheld the Man:
    $800 20
This large island off Africa was a base for Captain Kidd &, later, a talking lion, hippo, giraffe & zebra
    $800 18
An outgrowth on the heel is a "bone" type of this
    $800 27
The quill pen & inkwell are a bit ironic given that the person shown on the bill was in this business from age 12
    $800 5
This 2007 film about slain journalist Daniel Pearl was based on a memoir by his wife Mariane
    $800 12
She wived it merrily with George V & got a big luxury liner named for her
    $1200 4
Book of love:
    $1200 21
Shown here, it's home to the largest Polynesian population of any city in the world
    $1200 19
This flat, casual shoe is usually white with a contrasting leather band across the instep
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows the $100 bill in motion on the monitor.) The 3-D security ribbon uses technology from Crane, the same stationery company that printed currency at the Liberty Mill for this patriot & engraver
    $1200 8
Winning an Oscar for this film, Sally Field said, "I've wanted... to have your respect... I can't deny... that you like me"
    $1200 13
Welcome to the family! As a gift for her 1986 wedding, Sarah Ferguson got the title Duchess of this
    $1600 6
Boat builder's boys:
H, S & J
    DD: $3,000 22
This island nation with a directional name splits oil revenues with Australia, not its old master Indonesia
    $1600 24
It can be a type of recessed window or another name for a laurel tree prized for its aromatic leaves
    $1600 29
To help those with visual impairments, a gold 100 on the back of the bill towers over this Penn. building
    $1600 9
This documentary chronicled the problems that plagued the making of "Apocalypse Now"
    DD: $1,200 15
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon married Albert in 1923, 13 years before he got this new name
    $2000 7
Fiery furnace survivors:
S, M & A
    $2000 23
Found in South America, it's the highest mountain south of the equator
    $2000 25
It's one of a number of small metal cleats embedded in a snow tire to increase traction
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew feels a new $100 bill.) The bill feels rough to the touch due to a printing process using this Italian-named sculptural method also called "hollow relief"
    $2000 10
A 2006 documentary about Neil Young had this No. 1 song as its subtitle
    $2000 16
In 1955 this princess renounced the divorced RAF hero she loved; in 1960 she married the future Earl of Snowden

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Lydia Erin
$19,800 $7,000 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After his death, he was given full military honors in Greece before his body was returned home for burial at his baronial seat

Final scores:

Adam Lydia Erin
$18,500 $7,000 $18,200
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Lydia Erin
$18,800 $9,000 $9,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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