Show #7002 - Tuesday, February 10, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.


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

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

Jennifer Giles, a third grade teacher from Longmont, Colorado

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Is that thing lopsided? Or did I have one too many cocktails?
    $200 1
It's the piña in a piña colada
    $200 26
This thoroughly modern prefix means "one thousandth"
    $200 21
Rhinoplasty or appendectomy, for example
    $200 16
These twins called their fashion line Elizabeth and James, the names of their 2 siblings
    $200 11
This 1863 document says, "I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves... henceforeward shall be, free"
    $400 7
Outside our window we have a view of this old city
    $400 2
Prosciutto is Italian for this meat, especially the Parma kind
    $400 27
Meaning "between", it comes before "section" & "galactic"
    $400 22
The USS Missouri is an Iowa-class one
    $400 17
He directed younger brother Casey in "Gone Baby Gone"
    $400 14
Ben Franklin, John Adams & Thomas Jefferson chose this motto for the Great Seal of the United States
    $600 8
I feel safer watching from inside the goings-on in this city
    $600 3
This soda brand free of preservatives, artificial flavors & colors also makes Junior Juices for kids
    $600 28
A prefix meaning "after" is found in this word meaning an after-death examination
    $600 25
The Sherman Act of 1890 was meant to combat this type of business
    $600 18
These siblings come from a film-making family
    $600 15
Some 12 million immigrants were processed through this 27.5-acre place
    $800 9
Looks like a crisp, clear day in the neighborhood called Old this city, its country's second-largest
    $800 4
The French dish moules mariniere translates to mariner's or sailor's these
    $800 29
"Pharyngo" & "laryngo" both refer to this part of the body
    $800 24
Slang for a tornado
    $800 19
Between the 2 of them, these siblings have won the mirrorball trophy on "Dancing with the Stars" 7 times
    DD: $1,000 13
Its construction began in 1817 & took advantage of the Mohawk River Gap in the Appalachian Mountains
    $1000 10
Across the water is this South African landmark--pull up a chair!
    $1000 5
It's the familiar Japanese name for what's also called the golden oak mushroom
    $1000 30
Meaning "height", it comes before "phobia" & "polis"
    $1000 23
Nixon's spaniel
    $1000 20
First names of the Mara sisters; one was the girl with the dragon tattoo & the other had a "House of Cards" fall on her
    $1000 12
Congress passed this act in 1807 to deal with abuses to U.S. shipping by England & France

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

Jennifer Kate Eric
$2,000 $1,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Kate Eric
$6,200 $3,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the actor for us.)
    $400 1
The 2 that are the components of rust
    $400 21
In Concord, Massachusetts, you can tour the home where she wrote & set "Little Women"
    $400 26
In 1944 the first political action committee sought funds for this president's re-election
    $400 6
This Handel oratorio begins "Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people, saith your God"
    $400 16
"Taxi Driver"
    $400 11
From the Latin for "one", it means one of a kind
    $800 2
The first 2 transuranium elements
    $800 22
Author of more than 200 works, Nora Roberts was the first inductee of the Hall of Fame for writers in this genre
    $800 27
PACs must register with the FEC, short for this
    $800 7
This Verdi opera was inspired by a plot from French Egyptologist August Mariette
    $800 17
"The Usual Suspects"
    $800 12
Meaning unacceptable or forbidden in society, it's also a "Game of Unspeakable Fun!" from Hasbro
    $1200 3
Symbols Os & Ir, they are the 2 densest naturally occurring elements
    $1200 23
Meg Cabot created the not-quite-ready-to-be-royal Mia in this young adult series of "Diaries"
    $1200 28
Unveiled in 2014, the Freedom Partners Action Fund isn't a regular PAC but this kind that can give without limits
    DD: $500 8
Hokusai's painting "The Great Wave" graced the cover of the first edition of this Debussy work's sheet music
    $1200 18
"March of the Penguins"
    $1200 13
The name of this woodwind is from the French for "high" & "wood"
    DD: $2,000 4
The 2 that were discovered by the Curies
    $1600 24
The title of Maeve Binchy's novel "Tara Road" refers to a street in this world capital
    $1600 29
Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC reached a $5 million goal in this "Big Group" online way
    $1600 9
Brahms' "Wiegenlied: Guten Abend, Gute Nacht" is better known by this name
    $1600 19
    $1600 14
Seen here, it's Florida's state marine mammal
    $2000 5
The first two metals, they're the two that are missing from the table
    $2000 25
"The Hundred Secret Senses" is one of her novels exploring Asian-American family relationships
    $2000 30
This architect of 2 George W. Bush presidential campaigns created the Conservative Victory Project PAC in 2013
    $2000 10
In 1953 this asst. conductor of the N.Y. Philharmonic became the first American to conduct at La Scala
    $2000 20
"The Princess Bride"
    $2000 15
One of the main characters in the opera "Rigoletto" is the duke of this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Kate Eric
$14,200 $6,600 $5,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Winner of a Tony for Best Musical, it culminates with an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Final scores:

Jennifer Kate Eric
$14,400 $0 $5,900
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Kate Eric
$16,200 $6,600 $7,400
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
16 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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