Show #7526 - Monday, May 8, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Graham Toben, a middle school English teacher from Portola Valley, California

George Deane, a high school humanities teacher from Colchester, Vermont

Gail Ansheles, a kindergarten teacher from Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Just like me.)
THE "A.P."
    $200 26
Messages from your brain can travel along this system at more than 200 miles per hour
    $200 7
Jerome Bettis
    $200 16
    $200 2
On April 16, 1963 he wrote, "I am in Birmingham because injustice is here"
    $200 1
Launched in 1982, it became our country's first national general-interest daily newspaper
    $200 12
A.P. is this type of course taught in high school with an exam for college credit
    $400 27
To filter out waste, each day these internal organs process about 50 gallons of blood
    $400 8
Hank Greenberg
    $400 17
    $400 3
We weren't at war yet when this organization was founded in 1941, but it was soon busy making the troops' lives better
    $400 22
It grew out of a newsletter first published in 1883 that covered the day's business & financial news
    $400 13
Hyphenated term used to describe someone who has more than his or her fair share of injuries & mishaps
    $600 28
You have over 600 of these, some move you around & you'll use about 100 to answer me
    $600 9
Chris Mullin
    $600 18
damper pedal,
    $600 4
In August 1992 the U.S. military began relief efforts in this African nation but soon got involved in interclan fighting
    $600 23
In 2014 this paper won a Pulitzer Prize for its "Breaking News Reporting" of the marathon bombing
    $600 14
This type of clerk receives & processes invoices
    $800 29
As we age, our red marrow is gradually replaced by this color marrow
    $800 10
Jennifer Capriati
    $800 19
Phone clamp,
extendable monopod, shutter button
    $800 5
This first Disney animated feature had its world premiere on December 21, 1937
    $800 24
Authorized by the Department of Defense, it's the patriotic paper aimed at U.S. military serving abroad
    $800 15
A mercury barometer measures this A.P.
    $1000 30
Cricoid cartilage, which encircles the throat, forms the bottom of this structure, just above the trachea
    $1000 11
Dick Weber
    $1000 20
basket or gondola
    DD: $500 6
A sign at the 1912 Progressive Party convention read, "I want to be" one of these "with antlers on my forehead"
    $1000 25
One of Britain's "Big 3" newspapers, in 1959 it dropped Manchester from its name
    $1000 21
It's what the letters stood for in A&P, the name of a grocery chain

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

Gail George Graham
$800 $2,300 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail George Graham
$3,800 $4,100 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The letter R will come up in each correct response.)
    $400 1
After a few years inactive, the "Doomsday" one moved in a pessimistic direction in 2017
    $400 26
Its northernmost point is Cape York, Queensland, which juts into the Torres Strait
    $400 21
"Before noon"
    $400 16
The ultimate goal of Buddhism is this perfectly peaceful & enlightened state
    $400 11
Lenny Kravitz played Cinna, Katniss' stylist in this film series
    $400 6
With "A Clash of Kings" & "A Storm of Swords", this author is a buccaneer favorite
    $800 2
Term for anything transparent & rounded; the snow type is a popular souvenir
    $800 27
Malebo Pool is a 200-square-mile lake-like expansion of this river near Kinshasa
    $800 22
"In the year of our Lord"
    $800 17
It took over 40 years to build, but their temple in Temple Square was finally completed in 1893
    $800 12
This New Orleans native has acted on the big screen and the small screen
    $800 7
He wrote of the Corsairs of the Umbar, seaborne raiders corrupted by Sauron
    $1200 3
Arnold Schwarzenegger got this title nickname in a 1996 movie because he made people's pasts disappear
    $1200 28
Monaco is divided into 4 quarters; this one famous for its casino was named in honor of Prince Charles III
    $1200 23
"That is"
    DD: $3,000 18
The person who holds this religious office also bears the title Primate of All England
    $1200 13
She slayed 'em as the Countess on "American Horror Story: Hotel"
    $1200 8
As wee lads, most pirates got goosebumps reading his series of the same name
    $1600 4
Cliffs made of this form of soft, fine-grained white limestone rise on both sides of the Strait of Dover
    $1600 29
This mountain system extends for more than 1,200 miles from Agadir, Morocco to Tunis, Tunisia
    $1600 24
"Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews"
    $1600 19
In Judaism this high holiday starts the new year & 10 days of penitence
    $1600 14
Selena Gomez played Alex Russo, one of the magic kids on this Disney series
    $1600 9
All the mateys love the work of this graphic novelist, whose Zap Comix work is seen here
    $2000 5
A covert operation by one country's operatives pretending to be from another country is a "false" this attack
    DD: $2,000 30
Johor Bahru, Malaysia is a bedroom community of this tiny island nation across the Johor Strait
    $2000 25
In 2 letters, "doctor of law"
    $2000 20
Knock knock, who's there? It's members of this denomination whose name references Isaiah 43:10
    $2000 15
She tamed her sometimes wild hairdos to play Mary Jackson in "Hidden Figures"
    $2000 10
Pirates cheered when this historian & military leader was chosen as Donald Trump's national security advisor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail George Graham
$13,800 $9,100 $8,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Year in which the Department of Energy was created, the Indy 500 had its first female driver & the 1st president was sworn in under a nickname

Final scores:

Gail George Graham
$15,800 $2,100 $8,400
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gail George Graham
$13,800 $9,800 $8,400
16 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2017-03-21
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