Show #7292 - Tuesday, May 3, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Nicole Throckmorton, an 11th grade English and creative writing teacher from Williamsburg, Virginia

Jason Sterlacci, a 6th grade English teacher from Somerset, New Jersey

Greg Greenzweig, a high school art teacher from Pennsville, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, that's what you guys do.)
(Alex: You do that also.)
(Alex: For some of you, yes.)
    $200 26
A freshman falls for a senior in the song "What I Go To School For" by these brothers, Nick, Joe & Kevin
    $200 21
In 2013 Texas Democrat Wendy Davis talked for more than 11 hours using this tactic to block an anti-abortion bill
    $200 16
In a rather bold move, she dedicated "Atlas Shrugged" to her husband Frank O'Connor & her lover Nathaniel Branden
    $200 11
Another word for toy
    $200 1
His 1801-1835 tenure is the longest by a Chief Justice of the United States
    $200 6
These delicacies seen here
    $400 27
This song about "The Kids" gave its title to a documentary about The Who
    $400 22
Generating 90,000 gigawatt hours of power a year, this country's Itaipu Dam spans 4 miles over the Parana River
    $400 17
Dedicated to Lorenzo de Medici, this work by Machiavelli has been described as a handbook for rulers
    $400 12
Baby washes from Johnson's Baby & Aveeno Baby both use this word for "comforting" in their names
    DD: $1,000 2
From 1850 to 1892 Tennyson scribbled away as the holder of this post
    $400 7
This sandwich, basically a cheeseburger with onions on rye bread
    $600 28
"Teachers, leave them kids alone", says this band's song "Another Brick In The Wall"
    $600 23
In 2014 a "world" record was set as someone played this online video game for 29 hours, 31 minutes straight
    $600 18
In "A Storm of Swords", he acknowledged "Phyllis, who made me put the dragons in"
    $600 13
This Shakespeare comedy fits the category
    $600 3
Helen Thomas spent about 50 years in this "corps" & was known as its dean
    $600 8
"Priest stranglers" (strozzapreti in Italian), a twisted variety of this
    $800 29
Kim Wilde told us, "Downtown the young ones are growing; we're" this group, wo-oh
    $800 24
Author Malcolm Gladwell has popularized the idea that this many hours of practice can make anyone an expert
    $800 19
Charlotte Bronte dedicated the second edition of "Jane Eyre" to this "Vanity Fair" author
    $800 14
Millard Fillmore was this party's 1856 presidential candidate
    $800 4
This basketball mastermind was associated with the Boston Celtics from 1950 to his death in 2006
    $800 9
This salad created at a hotel & originally made with just apples, celery & mayo
    $1000 30
This band was hot for the charts in the 1980s with "Hot For Teacher"
    $1000 25
In 1967 a team of 30 assisted Dr. Christiaan Barnard in the 9-hour operation that achieved the first of these
    $1000 20
Lois Lowry dedicated this Newbery Medal winner to a friend who shared true tales of the Danish Resistance
    $1000 15
In 1961 this small British coin ceased to be legal tender in the United Kingdom
    $1000 5
John Dingell left the U.S. House in 2015 after 59 years representing this state
    $1000 10
For dessert, these digits, slender sponge cake pastries

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

Greg Jason Nicole
-$400 $3,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Jason Nicole
$1,600 $5,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
You'll find Haiti on this second-largest island of the West Indies
    $400 1
"La boheme" opens with a view of this city's snow-covered roofs on Christmas Eve
    $400 26
This state of being free from control is also the name of a city in Missouri
    $400 6
Dizygotic twins, which develop from 2 separate eggs, are better known by this "brotherly" name
    $400 16
Fred Ward in "Henry & June":
This "Tropic"al author
    $400 21
Bette Nesmith, mom of The Monkees' Mike, invented this brand of correction fluid that rivals Wite-Out
    $800 12
In May 2014 it was announced that substantial evidence indicated this flagship of Columbus had been found off Haiti
    $800 2
Seen here is a 19th-century set for a production of this Verdi opera
    $800 27
Geographic dictionaries give this figure for a location, its altitude above sea level
    $800 7
During this process, an enzyme in yeast called zymase converts sugar into alcohol
    $800 17
Corey Stoll in "Midnight in Paris":
This American in Paris
    $800 22
In 1921 Bessie Coleman became the first black woman in the world to earn this type of license
    $1200 13
French & this variation of French are the 2 official languages of Haiti
    $1200 3
Adapted from Dostoyevsky, a 1929 opera about this title person is set in imaginary Roulettenberg
    $1200 28
Scott Fahlman of Carnegie Mellon U. has been called the father of these, which add feeling to your emails
    $1200 8
The 24-hour physiological cycle that regulates sleep & feeding is known as this "rhythm"
    DD: $2,000 18
Catherine Keener in "Capote":
This Southern author
    $1200 23
A friend of Teddy Roosevelt, Leonard Wood helped organize this volunteer regiment & then commanded it
    $1600 14
Family that had absolute political power there from 1957 to 1986
    $1600 4
Offenbach's "Orphee aux Enfers" is usually translated "Orpheus in" this hellish place
    DD: $1,600 29
Renewed interest in religion; there was a "Great" one in America around 1730
    $1600 9
These hairlike projections on protozoans are used for locomotion
    $1600 19
Emma Thompson in "Saving Mr. Banks":
This kids' author
    $1600 24
Hat's off to Bob Cob, owner of this iconic Hollywood restaurant where he created the Cobb salad
    $2000 15
Found on the northern coast, Haiti's second-largest city is this-Haitien or simply Le this
    $2000 5
Act 3 of the Saint-Saens opera about this title duo finds one of them blinded & shorn in a Gaza prison
    $2000 30
Orators know Latin for "to speak" gives us this word for the art of public speaking
    $2000 10
This gelatinous substance derived from red algae is used as a culture medium for bacteria (& to thicken soups)
    $2000 20
Daniel Craig in "Sylvia":
This husband & poet
    $2000 25
Werner Franz, who passed away at 92 in 2014, was thought to be the last surviving crew member of this disaster

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Jason Nicole
$6,400 $20,000 $10,000
(lock-tie game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Symbolic bookends, these 2 neighboring memorials mark the beginning & end of U.S. involvement in World War II

Final scores:

Greg Jason Nicole
$0 $19,000 $5,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Jason Nicole
$6,400 $20,800 $9,400
10 R,
6 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2016-02-24
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