Show #7529 - Thursday, May 11, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Lindsey Henry, a 1st grade teacher from Waco, Texas

Nan Cohen, a high school English teacher from Van Nuys, California

Michael Camp, a high school Spanish teacher from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will end with those two letters.)
(Alex: Of course, that's what they all are.)
    $200 21
The billy goat plum of Australia contains 100 times more of this vitamin than an orange
    $200 22
Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum! One of those is the symbol for this element
    $200 13
377 steps & a double-helix staircase take visitors to its crown, which has 24 windows
    $200 7
Bullied as a youngster over his looks, he grew up to be a beautiful swan
    $200 6
It's the 5-letter acronym for America's chief executive
    $200 1
On "Elementary" Jonny Lee Miller plays Sherlock Holmes & Lucy Liu plays her
    $400 27
This American's self-written epitaph makes no mention of his years as president from 1801 to 1809
    $400 23
By volume this gas makes up about 78% of Earth's atmosphere
    $400 14
You can buy a keepsake ornament as well as cards at its Gold Crown stores
    $400 8
In some versions of the fairy tale, she survives only after the woodsman cuts open the wolf & frees her
    $400 9
A network of blood vessels or nerves, like the solar one
    $400 2
"Once Upon a Time" is set in this fictional New England town
    $600 28
The water-holding species of this amphibian can lie dormant in a desert burrow waiting for rain for up to 5 years
    $600 24
Since its discovery in 1940, more than 20 isotopes of this transuranium element have been found, including 239
    $600 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an arch on the monitor.) In architecture, the crown is the top part of an arch, including this central wedge-shaped piece
    $600 18
Disney's "Tangled" is based on this fairy tale
    DD: $1,000 10
Violinist Jascha Heifetz was born in this Baltic capital in 1901
    $600 3
This actor plays Dr. Brenner on "Stranger Things"
    $800 29
He not only made incredible escapes, but in 1918 made a 10,000-pound elephant vanish from a brightly lit stage
    $800 25
In Japan seaweed is a major source of this element, a lack of which can lead to a goiter
    $800 16
Sainte-Chapelle in Paris was built to house relics, including this crown
    $800 19
Here's a contemporary vision of this character who was born inside a tulip and also went by the name of Tiny
    $800 11
Hop on, grab a seat & enjoy the reprinted works of your favorite author in this single volume
    $800 4
On the premiere episode of "This Is Us", she & Milo Ventimiglia were expecting triplets
    $1000 30
Helium cooled to near absolute zero becomes this type of liquid with a 10-letter name that can flow without friction
    $1000 26
Alloys of this metallic element, atomic No. 22, are used in artificial hips
    $1000 17
The Sahasrara is the crown one of these points of spiritual power in Hinduism
    $1000 20
This "poor little girl, with bare head and naked feet" tries to keep warm on New Year's Eve but ends up freezing to death
    $1000 12
After rescuing Andromeda from a sea monster, he marries her
    $1000 5
Here's this actress who takes the crown on "The Crown"

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

Michael Nan Lindsey
$1,400 $3,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Nan Lindsey
$2,200 $6,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CASTRO'S CUBA: 1959-2016
    $400 13
Fidel's efforts to export revolution to this continent cost the lives of more than 4,000 Cubans, half in Angola
    $400 12
Sodom was destroyed by fire & it
    $400 6
Published just 2 weeks after his death, "A Life Well Played" features stories & anecdotes from this golf legend
    $400 7
If you're in front of the former Sears building seen here, you're in this city
    $400 1
It's the less formal name for table tennis
    $400 30
One of the first film versions of this novel was in 1921 with Douglas Fairbanks as d'Artagnan
    $800 14
In 2015 in Havana he said, "Presidents Obama and Castro made a courageous decision to stop being the prisoners of history"
    $800 18
Fiefs were part of this social system that was a big hit in the Middle Ages
    $800 22
This Elizabeth Gilbert bestseller is subtitled "One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia"
    $800 8
In this Rhode Island resort town, you can visit such mansions as Rosecliff & the Breakers
    $800 2
"My Country 'Tis Of Thee" is alternately known by this one-word title
    $800 29
"The Sheikh" starred this short-lived heartthrob
    $1200 15
On January 25, 1998, 300,000 gathered in the Plaza de la Revolución for this man's Mass on the last day of his historic visit
    $1200 19
A city in Iowa, or a type of sofa
    $1200 23
In "Making Rounds with Oscar", Oscar is one of these who comforts dying patients in their final hours
    $1200 9
Let's head for spring break at this "Fort" city known as the "Venice of America" for its many inland waterways
    $1200 3
Persian, the official language of Iran, is also known by this 5-letter name
    $1200 28
1915's "The Birth of a Nation" is controversial today, as it glorified this sheety group
    $1600 16
With new cars scarce, Cubans preserved classic U.S. models like the Bel Air from this automaker
    $1600 20
For normal depth perception, the eyes work together in this type of vision
    $1600 24
In "The Book of Joy", the Dalai Lama & this South African archbishop share stories & wisdom on finding happiness in life
    DD: $2,000 10
This Soap Box Derby city was co-founded in 1825 by Simon Perkins, an official with the Ohio Canal Fund
    $1600 4
Varicella is another name for this childhood disease
    DD: $1,200 27
Seen here is a still from the 1925 silent version of this film, partly shot here in Culver City
    $2000 17
In 1980 Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez became the first Latin American in orbit aboard one of these Soviet spacecraft
    $2000 21
This type of belt worn by gunmen has little slots to hold extra ammunition
    $2000 25
Before "Silent Spring", she had an early 1950s bestseller with "The Sea Around Us"
    $2000 11
This Georgia city is known as the "Sweet Onion Capital of the World"
    $2000 5
From the Greek for "wolf man", it's another term for werewolf
    $2000 26
A thrilling story of WWI pilots, it won the first Academy Award for Best Picture

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Nan Lindsey
$11,400 $15,400 $7,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Often used to describe artists ahead of their time, it was also the name of a youth militia in WWII Vichy France

Final scores:

Michael Nan Lindsey
$14,800 $22,801 $1
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Nan Lindsey
$11,800 $15,000 $9,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2017-03-21
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