Show #7535 - Friday, May 19, 2017

2017 Teachers Tournament final game 2.


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Mary Parker, a high school French and English teacher from Rogers, Arkansas (subtotal of $3,600)

Nan Cohen, a high school English teacher from Van Nuys, California (subtotal of $9,000)

David Clemmons, an 11th grade U.S. history teacher from Fort Worth, Texas (subtotal of $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The one at the Smithsonian.)
    $200 6
Gilbert Stuart's iconic paintings include one of this founding mother
    $200 27
Home to an annual festival for it, Gilroy, California is the "capital of the world" of this pungent herb
    $200 5
"The Centennial State"
    $200 13
If you're in London driving on the left, don't forget to engage your indicator, this, before making a move
    $200 25
Though he never played in L.A., this barrier-breaking Dodger grew up in Southern Calif. & attended UCLA in the 1940s
    $200 18
Every Homeric scholar knows that these 2 epic texts are what Homer is best known for
    $400 7
This hunter & showman did much to popularize the myth of the American West
    $400 30
Professions not allowed to enter the UK's World's Biggest Liar competition include lawyers & these, like an MP
    $400 4
"The Sagebrush State" &
"The Silver State"
    $400 14
Draughts is this kingly game
    $400 24
In 1958 the Dodgers came to L.A. from this Brooklyn ballpark that had been their home for 4 decades
    $400 19
Homer, Alaska calls itself the "capital of the world" for this fish that also starts with an "H"
    $600 8
The same year the photograph was taken, this high flyer disappeared
    $600 26
Fat pigs & fried brownies are featured at this, the biggest annual event in Iowa
    $600 3
"The Constitution State" &
"The Nutmeg State"
    $600 15
I can't hear you! You need a loud-hailer, one of these handy amplifiers
    $600 23
The Dodgers' all-time home-run leader is this "Duke" who had crosstown rivalries with Willie & Mickey
    $600 20
A 2016 episode of "The Simpsons" was "Simprovised" at the end as this actor took live hotline calls as Homer Simpson
    $800 9
This Native American leader is depicted here along with a Cherokee writing system he devised
    $800 28
During an annual festival, the town of Buñol, Spain has a huge fight using these
    DD: $1,000 2
"The Old Line State"
    $800 16
If Dennis the Menace hailed from Denston, he'd call this kid's weapon a catapult
    $800 12
Since 2011 this Dodgers ace has nabbed 3 Cy Young awards & won 100 games while losing only 37
    $800 21
Careful now, kids--the 1872 painting by this man depicts a game of "snap the whip"
    $1000 10
The portrait of this man & his bride was taken around 1863 by a photographer from Mathew Brady's studio
    $1000 29
In Bruges, Belgium each spring, thousands watch the procession of le Saint Sang, this relic
    $1000 1
"The Gem State"
    $1000 17
The queen wants you to add an "I" (& a syllable) to the name of this metal, atomic number 13
    $1000 11
Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016, this slugging catcher was 1993 National League Rookie of the Year as a Dodger
    $1000 22
In 1892 he bought a first-class ticket on the E. Louisiana Railroad; later, he found himself in front of Judge John Ferguson

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

David Nan Mary
$4,000 $1,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Nan Mary
$6,600 $5,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with the letter B, ending with a "D".)
    $400 12
From 1834 to June 1838, Louisa May's dad Bronson Alcott ran the Temple School in a temple of this fraternal order
    $400 19
Winning for her role as Rose Maxson, she called "Fences" a movie about "life & forgiveness & grace"
    $400 1
In Longfellow's "Tales of a Wayside Inn", the tale told by the landlord is of this man's ride
    $400 7
You'll find it behind a basketball hoop
    $400 21
In the summer of 1620, it made 2 unsuccessful attempts to cross the Atlantic before succeeding in September
    $400 30
The planets & sun were thought to revolve around the Earth; in the 16th century, this Polish astronomer proved otherwise
    $800 13
A sometimes brutal school for boys opened in 1900 as the Florida State this type of school & closed in June 2011
    $800 18
Everybody loved his Raymond Babbitt, who definitely, definitely loved Wapner more
    $800 2
Maya Angelou wrote that this title creature "sings of freedom"
    $800 8
Seen here, the turkey vulture is also known by this unappealing moniker
    $800 22
In 2002, 140 years after this ironclad had sunk, its turret was raised from the sea
    $800 29
A long-held notion was that a planet called this, like Spock's home, was between the Sun & Mercury; it was debunked
    $1200 14
St. Mary's College closed in June 1931, the same year this alumnus who founded the Chicago White Sox passed away
    $1200 3
In his umpteenth Western, he was Rooster Cogburn
    $1200 4
About these, Edgar Allan Poe wrote, "What a world of merriment their melody foretells!"
    $1200 9
Firing-squad executee accessory
    $1200 23
When Columbus acquired his flagship, it was called La Gallega; he changed its name to this
    DD: $5,000 28
The 18th c. had the phlogiston theory of combustion; Lavoisier subbed in the theory of this newly discovered gas
    $1600 15
St. Paul's College in Virginia, 1888-June 2013, is one of many shuttered HBCUs, short for these "colleges & universities"
    $1600 17
This man was recruited to portray Harvey Milk
    $1600 5
A stretch of East 127th Street in New York City has been named for this poet known for such poems as "The Weary Blues"
    $1600 10
Distaff equivalent of a groomsman
    $1600 24
Now part of a Boston museum, this 220-year-old ship fought against the Barbary pirates & in the War of 1812
    $1600 27
Stress & a rich diet were blamed for this type of lesion in the stomach; turns out the culprit is the bacteria H. pylori
    $2000 16
In June 2016 the flag was lowered at an Albuquerque military academy named for this Philippine peninsula of WWII carnage
    $2000 20
(Blue) Jasmine turned into a red-hot role for this Aussie
    DD: $3,000 6
This Englishman was buried in 1771 in St. Giles' Churchyard, the reputed subject of his famous elegy
    $2000 11
It's where on your person you might find Presidents Washington, Jackson & Lincoln
    $2000 25
In 1577 it left England with 4 sister ships; the sister ships didn't make it around the world but it did
    $2000 26
Here's a 19th century depiction of the practice of this science, proved to be utter malarkey

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Nan Mary
$18,200 $17,800 $17,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2015 it returned to the list of the 50 most populous U.S. cities, 10 years after dropping off

Final scores:

David Nan Mary
$36,000 $17,800 $15,200

Cumulative scores:

David Nan Mary
$46,000 $26,800 $18,800
Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Nan Mary
$18,200 $17,800 $12,200
23 R,
1 W
17 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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Game tape date: 2017-03-22
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