Show #7299 - Thursday, May 12, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament final game 1.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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

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

Kaberi Chakrabarty, an elementary bilingual teacher from Joliet, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In this category, you have to remove the word "Jeopardy!" from the quote and put in the correct word for us.)
(Alex: "M-A-C" will appear at the beginning of the correct response or at the end.)
    $200 6
Geographically, this largest island is actually part of North America
    $200 16
"Now is the Jeopardy! of our discontent"
    $200 21
Ethiopia's multi-colored flag is traditionally associated with the post-flood rainbow described in this Bible book
    $200 26
On many French highways, the speed limit is 130 of these per hour, 110 if it's raining
    $200 9
A type of pasta, it can also mean a fop or dandy
    $200 1
In 2011 Natalie Portman danced off with Best Actress for her role in this movie
    $400 7
In the 1720s Daniel Defoe published a 3-volume "Tour" of this home island
    $400 17
"Something is rotten in the state of Jeopardy!"
    $400 22
The first kitten born via this method was named C.C. by Texas A&M researchers; some say it's for "copy cat"
    DD: $2,700 27
In computerese, a nybble is defined as a half of one of these
    $400 10
This coarse lace work is made by weaving & knotting cords into a pattern
    $400 2
Shirley Temple presented Walt Disney with a special 8-piece Academy Award honoring this 1937 release
    $600 8
The cities of Padang & Bukittinggi are found on this Indonesian island
    $600 18
"The quality of Jeopardy! is not strain'd"
    $600 23
Seen here, the Reynolds Building in North Carolina was an inspiration for this other building that went up two years later
    $600 28
Australians sometimes refer to a measure of water volume as a sydharb, the amount of water in this
    $600 11
Right now, head west on Constitution Ave. & soon you'll be on its shore
    $600 3
I'm just Wilde about Harry Stradling, who won a cinematography Oscar for this novel adaptation
    $800 12
It's home to about 80% of Japan's people
    $800 19
"It is the green-eyed Jeopardy! which doth mock the meat it feeds on"
    $800 24
This planet that orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 1.5 astronomical units has a day about 40 minutes longer than ours
    $800 29
In 1960 a Gillette defined the power of one of these beams by how many razor blades it could burn through
    $800 14
As of 2010 U.S. airlines can't keep you sitting here for more than 3 hours
    $800 4
Jessica Lange soared as Carly Marshall & landed a Best Actress Oscar for her role in this 1994 film
    $1000 13
Part of Canada, this fifth-largest island is mostly inhabited by Inuit
    $1000 20
"It is the east & Jeopardy! is the sun"
    $1000 25
This 11th president was Latin salutatorian in his university class of 1818
    $1000 30
In Ancient Egypt this unit was divided into 7 palms or 28 fingers
    $1000 15
This group of shrubs often has red fruit & includes smooth & poison varieties
    $1000 5
"How Green Was My Valley" brought this man one of his 4 Best Director Oscars

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

Kaberi Jill Jason
$2,600 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kaberi Jill Jason
$4,000 $6,700 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the star with that original name.)
    $400 11
The Fish & Wildlife Service uses this adjective for species likely to become endangered if something isn't done
    $400 1
From the Greek for "devil", it adequately describes my plans for world domination
    $400 16
"Troublemaker" by Leah Remini is subtitled "Surviving Hollywood and" this religious movement
    $400 6
Cherilyn Sarkisian
    $400 21
In 1934, Walter Chrysler & his VP celebrated the one millionth Plymouth to roll off the line in this city
    $400 26
Alaway, from Bausch & Lomb, is for this body part
    $800 12
The phenomenon of acid rain is largely caused by emissions of this industrial pollutant, SO2
    $800 2
Thousands each year undertake this type of sacred expedition to Lourdes
    $800 17
"Trapped Under the Sea" investigates a disaster that struck during a cleanup of the harbor of this city known as "The Hub"
    $800 7
Norma Jeane Mortenson
    $800 22
In 2012, the Queen shook hands with Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, formerly a commander in this
    $800 27
At the car wash, drive onto the conveyor belt & put the car in this gear
    DD: $3,000 13
An important feature of tundra, it's a layer of constantly frozen soil underground
    $1200 3
This synonym for "everywhere" has 10 letters, 3 of them "U"
    $1200 18
This book by Rachel Carson was first published in 1962 as 3 serialized articles in the New Yorker
    $1200 8
Robyn Fenty
    $1200 23
The 2015 shake by Xi Jinping & Ma Ying-jeou marked the first top-level contact between these two countries in 66 years
    $1200 28
Expecting a crash? Put your money in this, a term for gold or silver by quantity in bars or ingots
    $1600 14
Add a letter to "recycling" & you get this practice of shopping with an awareness of waste reduction
    $1600 4
Smuggled or bootlegged goods
    DD: $3,000 19
E.B. White called it William Strunk's "parvum opus" (little work)
    $1600 9
Greta Gustafsson
    $1600 24
They're the two men seen here in 1990
    $1600 29
If the reactor is getting too hot, put these "rods" into the core to absorb neutrons & shut it down
    $2000 15
An organism's role in its ecological community is known as this, from the Latin for "nest"
    $2000 5
From the Latin for "head", it means "to surrender"
    $2000 20
He challenged Booker T. Washington's leadership in his 1903 collection of essays "The Souls of Black Folk"
    $2000 10
Dana Owens
    $2000 25
The infamous shake between Hitler & this one-time French hero symbolized the Vichy regime's collaboration with the Nazis
    $2000 30
This book of the Bible says, "Put not your trust in princes", but in the Lord

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kaberi Jill Jason
$9,600 $11,300 $19,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

After the secession of South Sudan from Sudan in 2011, this became the largest country in Africa by area

Final scores:

Kaberi Jill Jason
$4,600 $10,000 $22,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kaberi Jill Jason
$9,600 $12,000 $18,000
12 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2016-04-10
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