Show #7005 - Friday, February 13, 2015

2015 Teachers Tournament final game 2.


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Jennifer Giles, a third grade teacher from Longmont, Colorado (subtotal of $22,400)

Cathy Farrell, a high school science teacher from Wyandotte, Michigan (subtotal of $18,600)

Adam Elkana-Hale, a middle school math teacher from St. Louis, Missouri (subtotal of $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
This D.C. newspaper was established in 1877 &, unlike today, was soon known as a very conservative publication
    $200 16
Sandwiched between his No. 1 songs "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" & "Faith" was his No. 2 hit "I Want Your Sex"
    $200 26
Pierre Auguste Bourguignon Derbigny, Henry Thibodaux & Andre Bienvenu Roman governed this state
    $200 11
Of the 4 seasons, it's the one that's most often used as a girl's name
    $200 1
Bodybuilder hangout
    $200 6
In this H.G. Wells novel, Griffin is a scientist obsessed with theories of light refraction & cell transparency
    $400 22
Poe-etically, this type of bird carries messages to & fro on "Game of Thrones"
    $400 17
She had no problem reaching No. 2 with "Problem", a song that also features Iggy Azalea
    $400 27
What a name! Epaphroditus Ransom quit this Wolverine State's supreme court in 1848 after getting the guv gig
    $400 12
This Biblical name has come full ark; in 2013 it was the most popular name for U.S. boys
    $400 2
Musashimurayama moolah
    $400 7
He said his old love Daisy Buchanan's "voice is full of money"
    $600 23
Though we link this alliterative 2-word action to Native Americans, China used them as a defensive system at the Great Wall
    $600 18
"Say Say Say" was No. 1, but this duet between Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson peaked at No. 2
    $600 28
At the turn of the 19th century, James Monroe was this state's leader; he'd leave the job but get re-elected in 1811
    $600 13
Thanks to the "Twilight" saga, this last name of Edward has been on the rise as a first name for boys
    $600 3
Body of water larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    $600 8
This James Bond adversary was a German Chinese who had "two pairs of steel pincers" for hands
    $800 24
In 1867 the New York Stock Exchange began using this device & the same-named tape
    $800 19
Nicki Minaj hit No. 2 with this song named for a water snake
    $800 29
In 1882 this ex-vice president of the Confederacy was elected gov. of Georgia but died shortly after taking office
    DD: $1,200 14
Now used for girls as well as boys, this poetic name is from the Welsh for "son of the sea"
    $800 4
To pursue steadily, like a trade
    $800 9
This Melville sailor said he was "found in a pretty silk-lined basket hanging" from "a good man's door in Bristol"
    $1000 25
In 1896 this Italian received his first patent in wireless telegraphy
    $1000 20
The Beach Boys hit No. 2 with this girl who had them "rockin' and a-reelin'"
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, NM.) His eventful career included preventing the capture of Washington, D.C. as a Civil War general & a stint living here as governor of New Mexico, during which he found time to write "Ben-Hur"
    $1000 15
If her name was Lola, it probably came from this longer name from the Spanish for "sorrows"
    $1000 5
This climbing vine is in a league of its own
    $1000 10
At the beginning of his "Adventures", this Saul Bellow character announces, "I am an American, Chicago born"

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

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$2,400 $2,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$4,400 $1,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Larger than the planet Mercury, Titan is the largest moon of this planet
    $400 26
    $400 16
of Paris:
This world capital a little more than 200 miles away
    $400 11
These days, he can be seen at hosting the web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
    $400 21
His notebooks included numerous sketches including the one seen here of a glider
    $400 6
An intolerant person
    $800 2
The stomach's gastric acid consists primarily of this other acid along with a few enzymes like pepsin
    $800 27
The 2 with the rank of corporal
    DD: $2,000 17
of Central Park:
This university founded in 1754
    $800 12
As of 2013, she holds the Guinness world record for most stand-up specials by a comedian
    $800 22
He wrote, "A prince ought to have no other aim or thought... than war and its rules and discipline"
    $800 7
A hoofed mountain mammal, or a Montana river
    $1200 3
In cloud names, stratus means "spread out", cumulus means "heap" & this 6-letter type means "curl"
    $1200 28
Lance corporal
    $1200 18
of Algeria:
This peninsular country of 48 million
    $1200 13
His show was the first on basic cable to receive an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series
    $1200 23
This city's Pazzi Chapel, designed by Brunelleschi, was one of the first buildings in the Renaissance style
    $1200 8
Morrissey wasn't thinking of fish when he sang that he "Strikes Again"
    DD: $3,000 4
Constructed in 1500 by a German explorer, the "Erdapfel", or "Earth Apple", is the world's oldest one of these
    $1600 29
The 2 that have ensign
    $1600 19
of New Hampshire:
This Canadian province
    $1600 14
In 1965 he published "How to Talk Dirty and Influence People"; he died the following year
    $1600 24
Her first marriage was annulled by her father, Pope Alexander VI; her brother Cesare had her second husband strangled
    $1600 9
Roger Patterson allegedly filmed one in 1967
    $2000 5
2 parts gold to one part bismuth yields a substance with this 17-letter quality of very low electrical resistance
    $2000 30
Technical sergeant
    $2000 20
of Ukraine:
This former Soviet republic once known as White Russia
    $2000 15
In 2014 he performed in Las Vegas as part of his "Last Smash" farewell tour
    $2000 25
It's a collection of 100 stories told by young people fleeing a plague
    $2000 10
Ruth of this last name began blending her own tea in 1945

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$10,400 $9,600 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Nothing is known of his early life in England before 1600 or of the end of his life in North America after June 22, 1611

Final scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$400 $0 $6,400

Cumulative scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$3,400 $18,600 $28,800
2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Cathy Jennifer
$10,400 $7,800 $16,400
18 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
22 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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