Show #7291 - Monday, May 2, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Chris Tempro, a 9th grade math teacher from Allentown, Pennsylvania

Dianne Lee, a 4th grade language arts teacher from Savannah, Georgia

Lauren Gilmore, a high school history teacher from Lake Wales, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
P.M. is short for "post meridiem" & A.M. is short for "ante meridiem", meaning "after" & "before" this time
    $200 6
This sneaker brand has a Pharrell Williams Collection
    $200 11
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows the periodic table on the monitor.) Alkaline metals, which include lithium & sodium, are so named because when they react with water, they form strong these that neutralize acids
    $200 21
On March 5, 1861 Simon Cameron was appointed U.S. Secretary of this; he'd soon have quite a bit to do
    $200 17
Literally or metaphorically, what you're on if you're being psychoanalyzed
    $400 2
We really, really like this term for the increase in value of a real estate property over time
    $400 7
The logo of this brand is seen here
    $400 12
    $400 27
The heaviest noble gas in nature, it can be very dangerous if allowed to go unchecked in basements
    $400 22
Paul Volcker was named chairman of the Fed in 1979 with the mandate to control this, then at a whopping 13%
    $400 18
When a baseball player is inactive, he's said to be "riding the pine", the pine being this
    $600 3
2-word beverage term for a short period of rest at work; What? It's over already?
    $600 8
This dance-fitness workout offers its own line of shoes
    $600 13
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows the periodic table on the monitor.) Elements on the periodic table are arranged by atomic number, which is the number of these in the nucleus
    $600 23
Fortune's list of CEOs on the hot seat in 2016 included the bosses of this Mexican casual dining chain
    $600 16
It's the common furniture-based expression meaning "you have to live with the consequences of what you do"
    $800 4
Don't wait until tomorrow to tell me this word, Spanish for "tomorrow"
    $800 9
Take a hike with this brand whose logo is seen here
    $800 14
Low post,
    $800 29
1 of 2 elements named for scientists & identified in debris from the first hydrogen bomb explosion
    $800 24
This Russki's seat got hotter after the Cuban Missile Crisis, & he was out of power in 2 years
    $800 20
At the 2012 Republican convention, Clint Eastwood used this visual metaphor for the Obama presidency
    $1000 5
A movie showing an 18th c. pirate checking his email is an example of this, from Greek for "against time"
    $1000 10
This Italian brand is famed for its horsebit loafers
    $1000 15
    DD: $3,000 30
Turkish ruins have revealed a "gate to hell" termed this, also the name of a periodic table element
    $1000 25
In 1941 Abe Reles took a witness seat & testified against this "Inc."; Abe then fell from a window while in police custody
    $1000 19
Someone who thinks he can do better than the pros is this piece of furniture "detective" or "quarterback"

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

Lauren Dianne Chris
$1,800 $200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Dianne Chris
$4,400 $200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will have those two letters at the beginning of two words.)
    $400 1
Cold Mountain Penitentiary houses many killers in this Stephen King book, & most have a date with "Old Sparky"
    $400 6
Crookneck &
    $400 25
Its many large bodies of water give this region of Africa the same name as part of the USA's Upper Midwest
    $400 20
"I used to rule the world", sings Chris Martin on this No. 1 hit by Coldplay
    $400 14
No wonder, with the headwear seen here, that the first British prime minister, Robert Walpole, led this party
    $400 11
This component of the universe is detected by its gravitational pull rather than by its luminosity
    $800 2
Due to a tattoo, Devil's Island prisoner Henri Charriere was called this, also the title of a book he wrote
    $800 7
Pippin &
pink lady
    $800 26
Botswana's Orapa Mine in this desert produces about 11 million carats of diamonds annually
    $800 21
In this song Beyonce chastised, "If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it"
    $800 15
In 2015 he apologized for "mistakes in planning" but found it hard to apologize "for removing Saddam"
    $800 12
The cedilla & the tilde are examples of these
    $1200 3
While researching "Seabiscuit", Laura Hillenbrand kept finding stories about P.O.W. Louis Zamperini, so she wrote this book
    $1200 8
Crenshaw &
    DD: $2,000 27
This Tanzanian plain is home to the great annual migration of the wildebeest
    $1200 24
Requests from Sam Smith: "I don't want you to leave, will you hold my hand? Oh, won't you" do this title action
    $1200 16
One of his infamous decisions was signing the Munich Agreement
    $1200 13
Projection is this type of unconscious process that protects the mind from unacceptable or painful ideas
    DD: $2,000 4
Detention here is pretty tough--prisoners are guarded by "Dementors" who feed on your positive emotions
    $1600 9
Catawba &
red flame
    $1600 28
In 2015 Abdel al-Sisi became the first Egyptian president to attend this religious group's Christmas mass
    $1600 23
This hit by Billy Ray Cyrus begins, "You can tell the world you never was my girl"
    $1600 19
This guy, the Younger, was prime minister during the French Revolutionary era
    $1600 17
It's the Saint-Saens piece heard here
    $2000 5
Alexander Solzhenitsyn called the Soviet prison camps this "Archipelago"
    $2000 10
Kadota &
    $2000 29
If you visit this capital to see the Mahdi's tomb, know there's no Mahdi; Gen. Kitchener tossed his bones into the Nile
    $2000 22
"This one for them hood girls, them good girls" in this megahit from Mars (& Ronson)
    $2000 30
He was prime minister while JFK was president; the two became friends & were sometimes known as "Mac and Jack"
    $2000 18
The name of this hard covering of the brain is Latin for "hard mother"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Dianne Chris
$9,200 $2,600 $12,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

From the Greek for "all views", this word was 1st used to describe a large 1787 painting of Edinburgh by artist Robert Barker

Final scores:

Lauren Dianne Chris
$11,000 $100 $18,401
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lauren Dianne Chris
$9,200 $4,600 $17,400
17 R,
3 W
6 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2016-02-24
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