Show #7531 - Monday, May 15, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 1.


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

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Look for a word that begins with the letter E as your correct response.)
    $200 6
"Bacon & Butter" gives recipes that follow a ketogenic diet, one that by definition is high in fat & low in these
    $200 8
Saddle up & try to score in this sport where the goal posts are 10 feet tall & 24 feet apart
    $200 18
Since 1927 this German's uncertainty principle has kept physicists guessing
    $200 15
Drop "IA" from the name of a Hawaiian nut & you get this form of pavement
    $200 1
Jared sells a silver ring with this kind of lab-created gemstone for 40 bucks
    $400 7
In the title "Eat Right 4 Your Type", it's what "type" refers to
    $400 9
Finishing in 1994, this women's soccer star brought home the bacon for UNC, scoring 103 goals
    $400 17
This adjective meaning based on observation is from Latin for "experienced"
    $400 22
Invented as a synthetic rubber, it was introduced to the public in a plastic egg at Easter
    $400 2
This gasoline additive cost about $2.00 a gallon in early 2017
    $600 12
A professor of exercise physiology at the University of Miami added workouts to a book on this diet "Supercharged"
    $600 10
A "super" hands-on owner, he bought the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1999 & scored 35 goals for the team in 2000-01
    $600 19
The effort to unite electromagnetism & gravity in a single theoretical framework is known as "unified" this theory
    $600 21
The original S.O.S & Brillo pads married soap & this material
    $600 3
James Gandolfini's was valued at an estimated $70 million
    $600 28
Marilyn Monroe & Martha & the Vandellas both had songs titled this, a period of exceptionally hot weather
    $800 13
Dr. Kellyann says you shed pounds & wrinkles with this alliterative stock made from short ribs or a chicken carcass
    $800 11
He scored 12 goals in 14 WC games & was declared a national treasure in Brazil to keep him from leaving to play in Europe
    $800 20
This -ism says the Constitution isn't ever-evolving but should be applied based on what its authors intended
    $800 23
This type of foam is used for soundproofing, as its name suggests
    $800 4
The U.S. Mint offers a 1-ounce "American" this gold bullion coin for about $1,600
    $800 27
The name of this light striped fabric used for summer suits comes from the Persian for "milk & sugar"
    $1000 14
The "Big Book" of this now-trendy fermented tea with a Japanese name tells how to brew it and extols its health benefits
    $1000 16
Football was not the only field Jim Brown hit as a Syracuse senior, with 43 goals in only 10 games in this sport
    DD: $2,000 25
A medieval philosopher gave his name to this sharp idea that the simpler of 2 competing theories is preferable
    $1000 24
Old French for "calf" gives us the name of this textured paper used for manuscripts
    $1000 5
Once used in Portugal, this monetary unit abbreviated Esc. was worth 100 centavos
    $1000 26
During hot, dry periods, some reptiles enter into an inactive state called this, from the Latin for "summer"

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

Gail Sara David
$800 $3,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Sara David
$1,800 $8,000 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

1917 -- 100 YEARS AGO
(Alex: "B-U" words that come up in the dictonary after "burner".)
    $400 1
Theda Bara vamped on screen to big box office as this historic temptress
    $400 3
"The Jellicle Ball" & "Memory"
    $400 2
This type of speech gets its name from the natural object politicians would stand on to gain height
    $400 28
This third-largest ocean is less than half the size of the Pacific
    $400 8
"Live from New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of" this TV show
    $400 13
He's in Spain, so he's called this
    $800 16
The 100" Hooker telescope, the world's largest in 1917, began operating on Mt. Wilson above this Rose Bowl city
    $800 15
"Arabian Nights" & "Friend Like Me"
    $800 4
This type of issue sounds like a section of iceberg lettuce, but it's a polarizing question that can divide voters
    $800 27
Canada's smallest province, it's also the only one that's not connected to the North American mainland
    $800 9
This Alex Haley classic that's subtitled "The Saga of an American Family"
    $800 14
4 pecks = 1 of these
    $1200 23
The British rolled out these fearsome vehicles in their first massed use for the Battle of Cambrai
    $1200 18
"Knights Of The Round Table" & "Find Your Grail"
    $1200 5
These public funds to candidates from the federal government equal dollar for dollar what was given by individuals
    $1200 26
America's Little Diomede & Russia's Big Diomede Islands are only 2 1/2 miles apart in this waterway
    $1200 10
In one volume, "The Complete Novels" by her, including "Mansfield Park"
    $1200 17
Something you're made to do that takes up time but doesn't achieve a lot
    DD: $6,000 22
This muckraking author's novel "King Coal" exposed abuses in the U.S. mining industry
    $1600 19
"Making Things Up Again" & "Baptize Me"
    $1600 6
Sounding like covering something in fabric, it can refer to wooing voters directly or to pre-election polling
    DD: $2,000 25
Rising 15,800 feet, it's known in Latin as Mons Albus
    $1600 11
This book by dying college professor Randy Pausch based on a talk he gave to his class in 2007
    $1600 29
To make smooth by rubbing
    $2000 21
In Russia this political faction overthrew Kerensky's short-lived provisional government
    $2000 20
"La Vie Boheme" & "Seasons Of Love"
    $2000 7
It's the term for Vermont's single U.S. Representative who serves the whole state
    $2000 24
A caravan path & a paved road run the length of this strategic pass that links Afghanistan & Pakistan
    $2000 12
"The Wrong Side of Goodbye", a recent bestseller by Michael Connelly featuring this detective
    $2000 30
Samurai lived by this code

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Sara David
$12,600 $13,200 $17,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1947 a journalist from the Washington Post became the last to win a Pulitzer for national reporting by this means

Final scores:

Gail Sara David
$0 $25,200 $27,600
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gail Sara David
$12,600 $12,200 $15,200
14 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2017-03-22
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