Show #7527 - Tuesday, May 9, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Eduardo Sevilla, an 8th through 12th grade math teacher from Vienna, Virginia

Mary Parker, a high school French and English teacher from Rogers, Arkansas

Sara Holub, a high school choir teacher from Green Bay, Wisconsin

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The National Geographic Channel's series on Albert Einstein, which is currently airing.)
    $200 9
Dramatized here is the moment that led to the equation E=mc2 & this theory when Albert was 26
    $200 10
As Ms. Norbury in "Mean Girls", she asked, "How many of you have ever felt personally victimized by Regina George?"
    $200 1
Fashionable & high class, like Mr. Bennett
    $200 6
In French:
    $200 8
This name for the little bodysuit with a snap crotch that babies wear is a trademark of Gerber
    $200 21
The hat of this avuncular patriotic character
    $400 16
Albert's first wife was Mileva Marić; in the divorce, he promised her the money from this award he hadn't won yet
    $400 11
In this 2017 comedy a chaotic day at Roosevelt High includes the title punchout between Ice Cube & Charlie Day
    $400 2
Sticky, earthy material used to make pottery or in song, a dreidel
    $400 7
In German:
    $400 17
Blush Beauty Barbie wears gloves & a shift dress with a glittering bodice covered in micro-these spangles
    $400 22
This character posed with his creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs
    $600 28
Einstein imagined the motion of these units of matter and gave the first experimental proof of their existence in 1905
    $600 12
"The Prime of" this teacher played by Maggie Smith included her being really into Francisco Franco
    $600 3
The basic physical unit of heredity
    $600 15
In Dutch:
    $600 18
His 4-volume "Nutshell Library" can fit in the palm of your hand
    $600 23
This soda fountain favorite containing neither ingredient in its name
    $800 29
Suspecting Communism, before admitting Einstein to the U.S., the FBI interrogated him at the insistence of this director
    $800 13
In 2011 this actress showed her bad side as a "Bad Teacher"
    $800 4
A fortified wine; Oloroso is a sweet type
    $800 26
In Spanish:
    DD: $1,000 19
Clothes for dolls in this line include Kaya's deerskin outfit & Addy's Sunday best
    $800 24
This "Grand" national park in Wyoming
    $1000 30
Taking a job in 1902 as one of these clerks gave Albert the freedom to daydream and write the papers that changed our world
    $1000 14
Before he took on Cylons, he took on teaching math in East L.A. as Jaime Escalante in "Stand and Deliver"
    $1000 5
It's a Scottish word for a church
    $1000 27
In Italian:
    $1000 20
Also called a fitchet, this type of weasel that's kept as a pet looks awfully cute in a sweater or a knit cap
    $1000 25
The queen type of this shell used as a trumpet

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

Sara Mary Eduardo
$2,800 $2,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Mary Eduardo
$4,600 $6,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You've heard that many, many times. You may have said it yourself.)
    $400 10
Alchemist & physician Johann Dippel is said to have inspired this character created by Mary Shelley
    $400 8
This river's more than 1,000 tributaries include the Rio Negro & the Madeira
    $400 1
By custom, this is the one British person not allowed into Britain's House of Commons
    $400 3
In the absence of sanctions, this aircraft manufacturer signed a $16.6 billion deal with Iran
    $400 5
From Chicago, this state capital is a straight shot down I-55
    $400 7
You say there's no danger in this scooter that sounds like it moves just off the ground--still, no riding it in class
    DD: $2,000 11
This sea captain "with a crucifixion in his face" seeks revenge, but not on a person
    $800 9
With about 205 million, Brazil has the largest population in South America; this nation is second with about 47 million
    $800 2
The public may play several courses where this June event has been held, like Bethpage Black & Pinehurst No. 2
    $800 4
After years of siege, this northern Syria city fell to government forces
    $800 6
AKA athletics, this competition is made up of as many as 2 dozen events
    $800 25
No more Words With Friends on your phone, which is now mine; play this tiled Hasbro board game later on your own time
    $1200 12
Hunter S. Thompson wrote a 1967 nonfiction work about this motorcycle gang
    $1200 22
This main language of the Inca Empire is still spoken today by a people of the Andes
    $1200 18
Under Calif. law, one guilty of this type of offense such as arson & aggravated assault is not allowed a gun
    $1200 21
A tough year for pop music icons got worse when this Wham! singer died on Christmas Day
    $1200 15
It's basically a vole with a longer tail
    $1200 26
You love this actress who was the lead in "The Fault in Our Stars" but a poster of her in our class is inappropriate
    $1600 13
The archetype of the hard-boiled detective, Sam Spade was created by this author & featured in "The Maltese Falcon"
    $1600 23
12,500 feet up, this body of water is the continent's highest navigable lake
    $1600 19
In 2011 these U.S. Navy vessels got their first women crewmembers
    $1600 29
Lawmakers in this Asian country voted to impeach its first woman president on corruption charges
    $1600 16
Decent but dull Jon Q. Arbuckle owns this comic strip animal
    $1600 27
Anna Kendrick was cute singing & playing with cups in this movie, but it's annoying during trig class--hand 'em over
    $2000 14
In a Hemingway story, this title character's "Short Happy Life" is over when he's shot by his wife during a safari
    DD: $4,000 24
Before he zinged around por la revolución, he was born in Rosario, Argentina, which has a 12-foot statue of him
    $2000 20
The Exclusion Act for this Asian nationality that had provided many U.S. laborers lasted from 1882 to 1943
    $2000 30
This European president declared that he would not seek re-election in 2017
    $2000 17
In Matthew 27 it's the burial spot for paupers
    $2000 28
I'm sure the Comedy Central show hosted by this guy is very funny, but you can't watch it on your tablet in class

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Mary Eduardo
$9,400 $22,200 $13,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

W.J. Bryan gave the keynote speech at this man's high school graduation in 1919; 6 years later their paths would cross again

Final scores:

Sara Mary Eduardo
$14,400 $26,650 $12,005
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Mary Eduardo
$11,400 $22,000 $11,800
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2017-03-21
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