Show #7533 - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Holly Cannon, a high school chemistry teacher from Klein, Texas

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Don't ya wish?)
(Alex: Hope you know it.)
(Alex: We want you to name the film as we deal with...)
    $200 16
Always a popular lunch line item, the Iranian beluga type of this food can cost $10,000 for a pound
    $200 18
Ontario's Wasaga Beach is the world's longest freshwater beach, 9 miles along Georgian Bay, an arm of this lake
    $200 1
In some versions of the myth, Uther had used this sword long before his son Arthur removes it from the stone
    $200 9
"Bubba was my best good friend"
    $200 15
Cheers to you if you know that this potent potable derives its name from the Russian word for "water"
    $200 10
He followed in Dad's footsteps as New York's guv
    $400 20
This Italian dish of garlic toast topped with tomatoes & olive oil tempts palates in the cafeteria
    $400 19
About 750,000 live on this Canadian island, the largest on the Pacific coast of North America
    $400 3
The mythical birthplace of this pre-Columbian people was Aztlan, the "White Land"
    $400 13
"She wants to meet me at the top of the Empire State Building"
    $400 25
From the Middle Dutch word for "ship" comes this term for the captain of a small ship or boat
    $400 11
He followed in Dad's footsteps as California's guv
    $600 21
The students rave about this type of Wagyu steak from Hyogo Prefecture, so pale when raw it's almost white
    $600 2
Bigger than Sweden but home to just 35,000 people, this territory is famous for an 1890s gold rush
    $600 6
In Greek mythology rivers leading into this place include Cocytus, Phlegethon, Acheron & Styx
    $600 24
"Listen up, we have been boarded by armed pirates"
    $600 26
The name of this spirit is from the German for "rattle" & "ghost"
    $600 12
When Nikki Haley became ambassador to the U.N., Henry McMaster succeeded her as gov. of this state
    $800 22
Why, Lunchlady Doris, your version of this 2-word pricey boneless cut of beef from the tenderloin... mwah!
    $800 4
This gulf named for the Norwegian who explored the area between 1903 & 1906 is at the western end of the NW Passage
    $800 7
After drinking from the fountain of Mimir, he becomes the wisest Norse god
    DD: $1,000 29
"Why couldn't Jesus have been a father & still been capable of all those miracles?"
    $800 27
From the Arabic for "to make known", it's a tax imposed by a government on imported or exported goods
    $800 14
In 2015 John Bel Edwards defeated David Vitter to win this state's governorship, y'all
    $1000 23
Using a broiler to caramelize a sugar topping on a chilled, stirred custard is key to this 2-word French dessert kids love!
    $1000 5
Rising above the Saskatchewan prairie in this city is the largest provincial legislative building in Canada
    $1000 8
The ultimate night watchman, the mythical giant Argus has 100 of these
    $1000 28
Bacteria comes from a Greek word meaning "small stick"; this related word goes back to the Greek for "small" & "life"
    $1000 17
As part of his 2017 inaugural ceremonies in this state, Eric Holcomb joined a Hinkle Fieldhouse shootaround

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

Mary Michael Holly
$2,800 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Michael Holly
$5,000 $3,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

I GOT 3 As!
    $400 5
Nicknamed "T-Swizzle", she teamed with One Directioner Zayn Malik for "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"
    $400 21
This association abbreviated ALA wants to eliminate tobacco use & improve air quality
    $400 16
The White Rabbit is running late, leading to all kinds of trouble at the start of this 1865 book
    $400 13
Give us an "A" in this 4-letter math word for the tip of a cone or pyramid
    $400 12
The Tudors came on the scene under Owen Tudor, who fought on the Lancaster side during these "floral" wars
    $400 6
This word is properly plural, but you can use it for just one
    $800 4
"Hold On" is a 1990 hit by this female quartet whose name includes a Madonna song title
    $800 22
The logo of this human rights watchdog features a candle surrounded by barbed wire
    $800 17
He took 17 years to write his last novel, "Finnegans Wake"
    $800 25
Arccos denotes the inverse of this trigonometric function
    $800 15
The Tudor line died out in 1603, when the childless reign of this monarch came to an end
    $800 7
It's Japanese for "goodbye"
    $1200 1
The song heard here was a 1982 hit for this band who didn't know how to play their instruments when they first formed
    $1200 11
More than the title of a disco hit, it has 2,700 locations & 600,000 volunteers just in the United States
    $1200 18
A 2015 BBC poll of literary critics said the greatest British novel is this George Eliot work named for a town
    $1200 26
It's the square root of x2 - 6x + 9
    $1200 14
The Tudors claimed the British throne with a victory over this monarch at Bosworth Field
    $1200 8
Any big waterfall
    $1600 2
In 1967 "I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)" began her run of soul classics with Atlantic Records
    DD: $2,600 23
The organization of these bereaved mothers of armed service members dates back to 1928
    $1600 19
This poet & typographic innovator wrote lines capturing childhood like "when the world is puddle-wonderful"
    $1600 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a quadrilateral on the monitor.) A quadrilateral with two adjacent sides of length "a" & two adjacent sides of length "b" gets this high-flying name from its familiar shape
    $1600 9
You fraud! You quack! You this 9-letter word!
    $2000 3
She signed a highly unusual deal with RCA that stated she wouldn't tour or do press for her album "1000 Forms of Fear"
    $2000 24
The wife of an AA co-founder started this organization for families of problem drinkers
    $2000 20
In the '60s this controversial novelist wrote journalistic works like "Miami and the Siege of Chicago"
    $2000 28
Mathematicians use the letter i to represent the square root of -1, this "unit"
    $2000 10
It's kind of a mash-up of comradeship & bonhomie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Michael Holly
$12,200 $6,600 $3,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On April 11, 1865 Abraham Lincoln spoke of "the mode, manner, and means of" this, which he would not live to see

Final scores:

Mary Michael Holly
$13,700 $2,000 $6,400
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Michael Holly
$12,200 $7,600 $5,800
17 R,
3 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2017-03-22
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