Show #7295 - Friday, May 6, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Bill Knuth, a high school special education teacher from East Lansing, Michigan

Cory Harris, a high school English teacher from Mystic, Connecticut

Kaberi Chakrabarty, an elementary bilingual teacher from Joliet, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: have to identify the television program for us.)
    $200 6
Got milk that's not making you sick because heat was used to kill germs? Thank this French guy & his process
    $200 1
Monk's Cafe, home of "The Big Salad"
    $200 13
Odd considering its angelic association today, its name is from the Old Saxon for "instrument of torture"
    $200 9
The marble one seen here was recovered from Pompeii
    $200 20
Obliterate means "to destroy"; illiterate, by definition, means unable to do these 2 things
    $200 8
"But there is no joy in Mudville--mighty Casey has..."
    $400 7
This British woman discovered that chimpanzees are not vegetarian but omnivorous
    $400 2
The Williamsburg Diner in Brooklyn
    $400 25
This instrument of India can have as many as 20 strings
    $400 14
Term for a college student at any level who hasn't yet received a bachelor's degree
    $400 21
Careful with these 2 words: one means " unethical"; the other, with a "T", "living forever"
    $400 16
"Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to..."
    DD: $1,000 10
In 1959 she found a 1.75-million-year-old skull at Olduvai Gorge
    $600 3
The Peach Pit, where Brandon worked
    $600 28
Our term for a song's words was influenced by the name of this ancient instrument
    $600 15
With only 2 movements, Schubert's "Symphony in B Minor" is dubbed this
    $600 22
When you fluster someone, you confuse them; this rhyming word means to blow in loud violent gusts (like the wind)
    $600 17
"I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them..."
    $800 11
This Italian physicist began writing about his ideas "On Motion" around 1590
    $800 4
Mel's Diner in Phoenix, where you could kiss Flo's grits
    $800 29
David Kalakaua & Arthur Godfrey are in the hall of fame for this musical instrument
    $800 26
This service that connects riders & drivers via a phone app is available in more than 65 countries
    $800 23
The Seminoles are American Indians; this is coarsely ground durum wheat used to make pasta
    $800 18
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women..."
    $1000 12
Laura Fermi said this physicist from Scandinavia skied expert snowplows & stylish jumps
    $1000 5
The Minuteman Cafe & Gift Shop, next door to the Stratford Inn in Vermont
    $1000 30
This instrument evokes the Renaissance & courtly life
    $1000 27
A researcher in Tokyo was the first to identify this "fifth taste" that is usually described as savory
    $1000 24
An oncologist treats cancer; a conchologist collects shells of this phylum of creatures like sea snails & bivalves
    $1000 19
"Listen to them--the children of the night. what..." these 3 words

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

Kaberi Cory Bill
$4,600 $600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kaberi Cory Bill
$4,600 $4,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
In this 1997 movie hijackers seize the plane carrying the President, who works from hiding to defeat them
    $400 1
Citrus County:
this state
    $400 24
First observed on Nov. 11, 1919, it's now a U.S. federal holiday under this name
    $400 18
Shakespeare's First Folio spells this day of the week as it's said, without the first "D"
    $400 15
Family name of Queen Mary I of England, called "Bloody Mary" for her treatment of her opponents
    $400 11
4-letter word for the noise made by a donkey or burro
    $800 7
Captain Jack, Will Turner & Elizabeth Swann sail off the edge of the map in 2007's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At" this place
    $800 2
Popocatepetl volcano:
this country
    $800 25
In 1999 New Hampshire was the last state to make this January event a paid state holiday
    $800 19
This strip of fish can have a double L & a sounded T; McDonald's prefers a single L & silent T
    $800 16
Blanche of Castile was twice this temporary ruler of France, when her son was little & when he was crusading
    DD: $3,000 12
Governor Bruce Babbitt was on hand for an airlift of hundreds of wild burros out of this landmark in 1981
    $1200 8
In a popular series the heavyset Po is a "Kung Fu Panda" chosen as this more fearsome type of "warrior"
    $1200 3
The Atacama Plateau:
this continent
    $1200 26
Wisconsin officially celebrates the Feb. 15 birthday of this suffragette
    $1200 21
In the French army this rank wears 5 gold stripes & is actually said as it's spelled
    $1200 17
According to Jewish & Islamic traditions, she was the monarch of an ancient kingdom believed to be in Ethiopia or Yemen
    $1200 13
The painting seen here depicts Bottom, a character in this Shakespeare comedy
    $1600 9
In "300" this Spartan king & his men face off against the Persians at Thermopylae
    $1600 4
this island
    $1600 29
It may be tax day to the rest of us but April 15 is also Father Damien day in this state
    $1600 22
Its tourism commission puts a diacritical mark in the state's name showing the short "a" pronunciation
    $1600 27
Lisa Halaby took the name Noor al-Hussein in 1978 when she became queen consort of this country
    $1600 14
The donkey as a Democratic symbol began in 1828 when this presidential hopeful was called a "jackass"
    $2000 10
This Shakespeare & "Shackleton" actor directed 2011's "Thor"
    $2000 5
The castle seen here:
this British city
    $2000 30
Toward the end of every April, Nebraska speaks for the trees as the state observes this holiday
    $2000 23
In this word for sedative drugs like phenobarbital, you can say the second "R" or just fly past it
    DD: $1,600 28
In 1654 this nation's queen Christina stunned Europe when she abdicated & became a Catholic
    $2000 20
Seen here in this German city are its fabled four musicians, a donkey & his friends

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kaberi Cory Bill
$8,600 $8,400 $13,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

She wrote in her journal in 1867 that a publisher "asked me to write a girls book. Said I'd try."

Final scores:

Kaberi Cory Bill
$11,600 $16,798 $9,999
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kaberi Cory Bill
$8,200 $11,400 $14,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2016-02-24
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