Show #7528 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Cody Vest, a high school English teacher from Fayetteville, Arkansas

Stephanie Mitchell, an 8th grade language arts teacher from Effingham, Illinois

David Clemmons, an 11th grade U.S. history teacher from Fort Worth, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify him.)
    $200 2
Professor Henry Higgins is introduced in this Shaw play
    $200 26
The U.S. Treasury introduced the savings type of these in 1935 & made them electronic-only in 2012
    $200 1
In a transcript:
"I want you all to stonewall it"
    $200 16
Of the treadmill, bench or leg sled, the piece of gym equipment where you're most likely to exercise the pectorals
    $200 7
In "Baa Baa Black Sheep", the little boy lives down it
    $200 21
Glenn & Abraham somehow sit down to dinner at the end of this show's season 7 premiere
    $400 3
Silvanus Kettleburn taught how to care for magical creatures at Hogwarts until this half-giant took over
    $400 27
Be careful with this proverbial place to stash cash: an Israeli woman threw away her mom's old one containing $1 mil.
    $400 8
"The release of atomic energy (is) a new force too revolutionary to consider in the framework of old ideas"
    $400 17
A basic piece of gym equipment is the rack named for this knee-bending exercise
    $400 11
D.C.'s Pennsylvania, which has been called America's Main Street
    $400 22
At a "Big Bang Theory" dinner, this character complains to Amy that Xbox One was released after Xbox 360
    $600 4
The typhus epidemic that swept through Lowood School didn't stop this Bronte heroine from going on to teach there
    $600 28
As many parents try to do, a 529 plan lets you invest income-tax-free to save up for this major outlay
    $600 9
Absolute freedom of navigation upon the seas"
    $600 18
You'll move through 8-10 different exercise stations to work different muscle groups in this kind of "round" training
    $600 12
In the Hollywood Hills, Blue Jay (it rhymes)
    $600 23
Law enforcement issues come up at the Reagan family Sunday dinners in many episodes of this CBS drama
    $800 5
In "The Once and Future King", the education of the "Wart" is monitored by this mage
    $800 29
An emergency fund sees you through losing your job; this weather-named fund is for onetime expenses like major car repairs
    $800 10
"It depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is"
    $800 19
The Springfree brand of this lets you spring without springs; composite rods are used instead
    $800 14
Lake Shore, home to Chicago's Gold Coast
    $800 24
On this show when Edith told a dieting Archie he's only allowed one zucchini, he replied, "Who the hell wants more?"
    DD: $1,000 6
In a 1944 book this teacher says, "I know no one in Bangkok at all"
    $1000 30
CUNA, their national assoc., reminds us that they give back their profits to customers, like in higher interest
    $1000 13
What he said in his inaugural: "We admit of no govt. by divine right"; what he should have said: "I need a heavier coat!"
    $1000 20
Kids of all ages get a kick learning this muscle strong enough to keep your trunk erect is the largest muscle in the body
    $1000 15
Merritt is one & despite the name, stopping on it is ill-advised
    $1000 25
In "Killing Utne", an episode of this animated show, the title secret agent can't stop a dinner-party assassination

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

David Stephanie Cody
$3,600 $3,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Stephanie Cody
$4,800 $5,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response...)
    $400 15
The Malay Archipelago has also been called the East these
    $400 6
Yield traffic signs are in this geometric shape & painted red around the perimeter
    $400 1
His music, like "In The Hall Of The Mountain King", was inspired by the grandeur of his native Norway's landscape
    $400 17
2-word phrase for a novice's good fortune
    $400 26
This scale is measured in values from 0 to 14 with 7 being neutral
    $400 8
Dorothy Lamour starred in 7 road movies with pals Bob Hope and this crooner
    $800 22
The Zhoushan Archipelago receives a lot of silt from this longest Asian river
    $800 7
This symbol added to telephone keypads in the 1960s is called an octothorpe because it has 8 pointed ends
    $800 2
While Hans von Bulow conducted "Tristan und Isolde", his wife Cosima conducted an affair with this man, its composer
    $800 18
Grub or vittles, Charlie
    $800 27
Thrust propels the weight of an airplane forward; this directly opposing force tends to hold it back
    $800 9
Rose & Blanche were friends of Dorothy, played by Bea Arthur, on this sitcom
    $1200 23
The exclusively Swedish-speaking Ahvenanmaa Archipelago in the Baltic Sea belongs to this eastern neighbor
    $1200 13
Like Athena, Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, was depicted with this bird as her symbol
    DD: $2,000 3
This colorful Johann Strauss Jr. composition made its debut in Vienna in February 1867
    $1200 19
A Daihatsu Hijet or Fiat Strada
    $1200 28
6 noble gases were discovered between 1894 & 1900 with argon being the first & this one, Rn, the last
    $1200 10
Robert Benchley & Harold Ross were 2 of the friends she met for lunch at the Algonquin Hotel
    $1600 24
Lajes Field on this Portuguese archipelago is the home of the USAF's 65th Air Base Group
    DD: $2,000 14
The company that makes this tool trademarked its cross & shield symbol in 1909
    $1600 4
Here's a favorite by this composer
    $1600 20
Explosive-sounding 4-word phrase meaning return on an investment
    $1600 29
Sodium hypochlorite, NaOCl, is the main ingredient in this laundry product
    $1600 11
Karen Carpenter flew in for the opening night of the Ice Capades--she had become friends with this skater
    $2000 25
Will you quit yapping about the Yap Islands, part of the Federated States of this
    $2000 16
The symbol seen here represents this on a music score
    $2000 5
In an early 1800s love letter, this composer wrote, "Though still in bed, my thoughts go out to you, my immortal beloved"
    $2000 21
    $2000 30
These white blood cells that have a single well-defined nucleus are the largest blood cells
    $2000 12
Halle Berry had a new friend named Emmy after playing this Dorothy who starred in "Carmen Jones" & "Porgy and Bess"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Stephanie Cody
$10,400 $8,800 $10,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

"I felt his spurs in my side & I heard his battle cry" is a line from this 1982 book that became a stage sensation & later a movie

Final scores:

David Stephanie Cody
$10,800 $4,800 $6,800
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Stephanie Cody
$9,600 $8,800 $12,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2017-03-21
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