Show #7297 - Tuesday, May 10, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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

Jill Gilbert, a middle school English teacher from Des Moines, Iowa

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the quotation marks. The letters "O-N" will be exactly in the middle of each correct response.)
    $200 1
An angel tells Zacharias to name his son this; "the Baptist" got added later
    $200 23
The first Halloween-themed stamps issued by the USPS feature these grinning items
    $200 6
Here comes this small North American rabbit of the genus Sylvilagus, hoppin' down the bunny trail
    $200 8
If you guys don't know that Jess Day on "New Girl" is one of these, you'll get a demerit
    $200 16
On April 22, 1957, Memphis Doors Incorporated installed the gates seen here at this performer's home
    $200 21
You can look it up--Susan Wojicicki, employee No. 16 at this search engine company, rented it her garage as its early HQ
    $400 2
In Matthew 14 Jesus walks on the Sea of Galilee & this disciple briefly walks out to meet him
    $400 27
In February 2016, the Postal Service rang in this lunar holiday with the stamp seen here; the word "monkey" appears in Chinese
    $400 7
Body of water smaller than a lake but bigger than a puddle
    $400 9
On "Nashville" Connie Britton & Hayden Panettiere play competing these
    $400 17
The Propylaea, a large roofed gateway, served as the entrance to the temple complex on this hill in Athens
    $400 22
"iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon" is the 2006 autobiography of this Apple co-founder
    $600 3
The Book of Acts records that Jesus ascended unto heaven from this mount named for the trees on its slopes
    $600 28
Stand & deliver the name of this man honored on a stamp & in film for teaching calculus to his inner-city students
    $600 13
A wall bracket for a light
    $600 10
On "Curb Your Enthusiasm", Jeff Garlin isn't Larry's agent but rather his this
    DD: $1,500 18
In 1989 black steel gates were installed at the entrance to this street to protect Margaret Thatcher from attack
    $600 24
Bobby Murphy was a co-founder of this conversation app once known as Picaboo
    $800 4
After the resurrection, Jesus appeared to this woman who at first thought he was a gardener
    $800 29
This natural wonder of the Pacific Northwest, a canyon through the Cascades, is depicted here on a 2016 stamp
    $800 14
Type of "reading" that alternates a line by a pastor & by the congregation
    $800 11
Richard Castle on "Castle" hobnobs with the police, but is actually one of these
    $800 19
To exit this compound onto Red Square, you'll have to go through the red-brick Saviour Gate
    $800 25
In 2014 co-founder John Zimmer shaved the pink mustaches off the grills of its rides when it began servicing New York City
    $1000 5
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for" these people
    $1000 15
To scold in a mild manner
    $1000 12
On "Friends" Ross was this type of scientist
    $1000 20
In 1870 the Portuguese built a new barrier gate at the border of China & this small colonial possession
    $1000 26
Marc Andreessen tweeted, "Marissa Mayer is a hero for taking on the challenge at"!

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

Chris Jill Bill
$2,200 $3,800 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Jill Bill
$4,300 $6,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
Sidley Austin of K Street can help you with this activity of making Congressmen see an issue your way
    $400 12
One of the 7 Ancient Wonders, the Pharos of this Egyptian city stood on an island in its harbor
    $400 6
Also starting with "T", it can mean a private teacher or be a verb meaning to act as one
    $400 11
In "Heir to an Execution", Ivy Meeropol explores the truth about her grandparents, this couple, executed in 1953
    $400 1
This writer of "Uncle Vanya" was the grandson of an ex-serf who had purchased his freedom
    $400 16
It was the election year the photo was taken
    $800 25
Try Falangetti & Weimortz for your criminal case-- they've both been on the other side as deputy these
    $800 13
The Windward Point Light in Cuba stands on the grounds of this U.S. naval station
    $800 7
In the U.S. military D.I. is short for "drill" this; now give me 50, you worthless lumps!
    $800 20
Spike Lee's "4 Little Girls" tells of the 1963 bombing of a Baptist church in this city, claiming 4 lives
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Lake Geneva in Switzerland.) Lake Geneva has long been a place of literary pilgrimage; this writer called it "blue as the heavens" when she lived here with her poet husband, who almost drowned one night on the lake & did drown in Italy a few years later
    $800 15
In 1976 this man beat Gerald Ford to win the White House
    $1200 26
A law firm as well as an individual may file a friend of the court brief, known by this Latin term
    $1200 14
This kingdom's 436-foot Jeddah Light overlooks the Red Sea
    $1200 8
Mussolini was a demagogue; an educator is this, with the same final 6 letters
    $1200 21
Documentaries about people with this 6-letter disorder include "Loving Lampposts" & "Normal People Scare Me"
    $1200 3
Gore Vidal feuded with Norman Mailer but admitted that this first Mailer book was the big one among World War II novels
    $1200 17
In 1984 Democratic nominee Walter Mondale chose this running mate, a historic selection
    $1600 27
Tops for patent litigation per U.S. News & World Report, Fish & Richardson specializes in IP, short for this
    $1600 9
Those spectacles & the tweed jacket make you look this adjective, meaning pertaining to a university teacher
    $1600 22
"The Times of Harvey Milk" is narrated by this Harvey of stage & screen
    $1600 4
Here's a portrait of this author as a young woman; perhaps it was painted in middle March
    $1600 18
In 1968 the Democrats held a riotous convention in this city
    DD: $2,000 28
Vince Foster was once a partner at Rose Law Firm, which claims the title of oldest in this state
    $2000 10
The same Latin word gives us a synonym for a building & this word for teaching that provides moral uplift
    $2000 23
This 1975 documentary about recluses Big & Little Edie Beale inspired an HBO movie & a Broadway musical
    $2000 5
Piscator teaches his friend Venator to bait a hook & catch fish in this 17th century classic
    $2000 19
It's the year "Smiling Bill" Taft won the White House

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Jill Bill
$9,900 $15,400 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Seen here in 1942 are the real-life models for this painting

Final scores:

Chris Jill Bill
$19,800 $19,801 $4,800
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Jill Bill
$9,000 $15,400 $2,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2016-04-10
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