Show #7534 - Thursday, May 18, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament final game 1.


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

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

2 BY 4
(Alex: All correct responses will be two 4-letter words.)
    $200 16
The medieval embroidery seen here depicts the events & personalities of this invasion
    $200 21
In 1896 he paired with Charles Henry Dow to compute a daily industrials average
    $200 26
"The Puffy Shirt" &
"The Summer of George"
    $200 1
"A Visit from St. Nicholas" ends, "Happy Christmas to all, and to all" this
    $200 11
The capital city is Amsterdam, but the government of the Netherlands resides in this city
    $200 6
The best place to put the Irish Spring in your shower when you're done with it
    $400 17
Frederick Hart's sculpture in D.C. honors the soldiers of this war
    $400 22
In 2014 the Massachusetts Supreme Court gave the green light to showroom sales of this luxury electric car
    $400 27
"A Hard Jay's Night" &
"Phil on Wire"
    $400 2
This 1862 novel whose title translates to "The Wretched" made its author a lot of bread
    $400 12
This potent potable was created in the Netherlands under the name genever
    $400 7
An agency that collects vittles & gives them to those in need
    $600 18
Depicting an ambitious nighttime crossing, the 1851 canvas seen here is known by this 4-word title
    $600 23
Despite $10 billion in annual revenue, this sports league was technically a nonprofit & its office tax-exempt until 2015
    $600 28
"Hostage Situation" &
"Captain Peralta"
    $600 3
This 1898 science fantasy was brought to horrifying quasi-reality in a 1938 Orson Welles broadcast
    $600 13
A sabot is another name for this type of wooden shoe originally worn by Dutch farmers
    $600 8
It's the highest winning hand you can have in hold 'em besides a straight flush or royal flush
    $800 19
Tom Lea's World War II painting highlighting the problem of shell shock is titled "That 2,000 Yard" one of these
    $800 24
In 1986 this Virgin tycoon won a title for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by powerboat
    $800 29
"Joanie's First Kiss" &
"Richie Almost Dies"
    $800 4
Acting guru Stanislavsky had trouble learning his lines for the 1899 premiere of this playwright's "Uncle Vanya"
    $800 14
This "colorful" dynasty led the Dutch revolt against Spain & later became the royal family
    $800 9
Go low & tell us this name of the symbol seen here
    $1000 20
This Spanish artist's "Third of May 1808" depicts the tragic fate of some who resisted Napoleon's occupation
    $1000 25
Like Bruno Magli, Ultrasonic made these, but unlike Bruno, the CEO & COO vanished with all its money
    $1000 30
"And the Big Buttercream Breakthrough" &
"And the Taste Test"
    DD: $1,400 5
This man wrote, "Could it be possible! This old saint in the forest hath not yet heard of it, that God is dead!"
    $1000 15
Before the Netherlands switched to the euro, this was its primary unit of currency
    $1000 10
Term for the practice of a new restaurant letting diners in to work out the kinks before officially launching

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

David Nan Mary
$1,200 $5,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Nan Mary
$3,800 $6,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The same two vowels in the middle of each correct response.)
    $400 15
In response to Australia's 1938 sesquicentenary, this group held a day of mourning that has since been a yearly event
    $400 13
Balanchine's "Who Cares?" features the music of this other George, including "Fascinatin' Rhythm"
    $400 11
This gulf's leading ports include Basra & Abu Dhabi
    $400 1
Here's this plant of the Carolinas in action
    $400 30
This Celtic who battled Wilt Chamberlain had a 22.5-rebound average & won 11 NBA titles in a 13-year career
    $400 4
To sleep a bit longer; now hit the button!
    $800 16
Millions descended on Tehran in 1989 after the death of this cleric & leader
    $800 14
Choreographer Maurice Bejart called this Stravinsky ballet "The Phoenix Reborn from Ashes"
    $800 12
World Book describes this as "a great curved arm of the Atlantic... that covers nearly 700,000 square miles"
    $800 2
Popular ones of these plants for growing indoors include the maidenhair, button &, of course, Boston
    $800 29
After filing for divorce in 2011, this comic might have said, "Katy? Bar the door!"
    $800 7
A fowl enclosure
    $1200 17
Celebrating the departed, Catholic priests wear black for mourning on this day that follows All Saints' Day
    $1200 23
In a classic 1890 ballet, the fairy of the songbirds dances at the christening of this fairy-tale heroine
    $1200 22
The Speke Gulf is at the southeastern corner of this lake, Africa's largest
    $1200 3
For homemade pesto, you'll want to have a couple of these plants handy
    $1200 28
Sweet Keri Russell was deliberately cast against type as a tough Soviet spy on this TV drama
    $1200 8
To swindle one out of sheep's wool
    $1600 18
Throngs mourned August Spies, one of these no-government types hanged in 1887 for his role in the Haymarket riots
    $1600 24
Let's have a conference to discuss ABT's 2016 ballet based on this Plato dialogue about love
    DD: $5,000 21
The Gulf of Antalya is part of this country's long southern coast on the Mediterranean
    $1600 5
You'll find these colorful flowers near the end of the alphabet
    $1600 27
In an Oscar-winning role, he went into Maximus Decimus Meridius overdrive
    DD: $6,500 9
People get buzzed practicing apiculture, AKA this
    $2000 19
This iconic jazz clarinetist's passing in 2016 led to a jazz-filled procession through the French Quarter
    $2000 25
"The Tale of the Stone Flower", this "Peter and the Wolf" composer's last ballet, tells the tale of Danila, a stone cutter
    $2000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a gulf on the monitor.) On October 25, 1944, Vice Admiral John S. McCain, the senator's grandfather, led a task group to answer the Seventh Fleet's calls for help in the battle for this gulf off the Philippines
    $2000 6
The castor bean plant contains this protein, one of the deadliest toxins known
    $2000 26
He's played Snake Plissken, Wyatt Earp & "the strongest man in the world"
    $2000 10
This 4-letter name of a chief Canaanite god means "lord"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Nan Mary
$7,600 $20,500 $11,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1936 New York Times review called the debut novel by this author "in all probability, the biggest book of the year: 1,037 pages"

Final scores:

David Nan Mary
$10,000 $9,000 $3,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Nan Mary
$12,600 $15,200 $11,600
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2017-03-22
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