Show #7757 - Tuesday, May 8, 2018

2018 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Rachel Niegelberg, an elementary school special education teacher from Trumansburg, New York

Bob Julian, a 7th and 8th grade social studies teacher from Phoenix, Oregon

Erika Eason, a K-12 technology teacher from Derwood, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A horse head is found in a bed & Sonny gets whacked
    $200 16
In baseball, it's the hot corner
    $200 3
This national park has 5 entrances, hundreds of waterfalls & more than 300 active geysers
    $200 21
In 1925 Clarence Birdseye applied for a patent on a process for doing this to food
    $200 26
During courtship certain varieties of this bird can beat their wings 200 times per second
    $200 2
This brand of at-home hair color from Clairol has been around for over 50 years
    $400 12
A golden idol is retrieved, then surrendered & an ancient artifact is opened
    $400 17
.757 liters of Scotch
    $400 4
Alphabetically, our national parks run from Acadia in Maine to this one in Utah
    $400 22
During the '20s, this gangster's operations were said to rank in as much as $100 million a year
    $400 27
With males growing to over 5 feet, the world's tallest flying bird is the sarus species of this
    $400 5
In Spanish, this proverb translates to "fácil viene, fácil se va"
    $600 13
Satellite debris shatters a space shuttle & leaves astronauts in peril
    $600 18
My intuition tells me you know this phrase for an extra level of perception
    $600 7
Known for its cliff dwellings, the name of this Colorado park is Spanish for "green table"
    $600 23
In 1925 he was convicted & fined $100 for teaching evolution in a public school
    $600 28
When it dives, this species of falcon goes faster than any other bird
    $600 6
Dennis Hopper said this "was never a motorcycle movie to me...a lot of it was about politically what was going on"
    $800 14
A captured Soviet operative & an American pilot walk carefully past each other in Berlin
    $800 19
Andre the Giant & the Astrodome have been touted as this, adding to an ancient list
    DD: $2,000 10
Of these 2 California parks, Ken Burns said one offers the biggest trees; the other, the tallest
    $800 24
Inspired by the composer's daughter, this song was a big hit in the 1920s
    $800 29
Found in the northern U.S. during winter, it's the bird seen here making a touchdown
    $800 8
A song from this folk opera begins, "Summertime and the livin' is easy"
    $1000 15
In the Yukon, a starving Charlie Chaplin dines on one of his shoes, laces & all
    $1000 20
The press inherited this ordinal nickname from the stratified class system of old Europe
    $1000 11
Located in Oregon, this deepest U.S. lake is in a national park of the same name
    $1000 25
In Geneva on Nov. 15, 1920 its general assembly met for the first time
    $1000 30
This endangered vulture with a state in its name has a wingspan of up to 10 feet
    $1000 9
In a great American novel this character says, "You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft"

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

Erika Bob Rachel
$200 $4,400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erika Bob Rachel
$2,800 $5,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Living in Barcelona in 1899, Picasso befriended fellow artists & dodged police looking for these radicals against all government
    $400 4
It's defined as any poison produced by living organisms
    $400 9
Before he was the king of rock & roll, this performer was the king of western bop
    $400 24
This Washington Irving character had a real booze problem--after getting blasted, he slept for 20 years
    $400 13
Her win for 2001 was the first Best Actress Oscar for an African-American
    $400 19
In the air, Trueblue
    $800 2
Young Picasso was influenced by bullfighting & the pageantry of this southern region that includes Malaga
    $800 5
What the soldier seen here is hiding in
    $800 10
B.B. King was the king of the blues & Robert Johnson was the king of these "geographic" blues
    $800 25
His "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" first appeared in Esquire magazine in 1936
    $800 14
In 1983 Guy Bluford became the first African American to go here
    $800 20
3Stripes, for your feet
    $1200 3
Many of Picasso's motivations are dramatized, like how the horrors of the Spanish Civil War inspired this masterpiece
    $1200 6
Charlie Parker said, "Don't play" this, "let it play you"
    $1200 16
Clifton Chenier was the king of this end-of-the-alphabet musical style from Louisiana
    $1200 26
"Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut" & "The Laughing Man" are 2 of the "Nine Stories" put out by this author
    $1200 15
In 1908 he knocked out Tommy Burns to become the first black boxer to win the world heavyweight title
    $1200 21
Blazin' Rewards: these wings
    $1600 11
As a young man, Picasso lived in Catalonia with a friend, painting & avoiding service in this 1898 conflict
    $1600 7
She's the queen of crabbiness seen here & on Hallmark greeting cards
    $1600 17
Things were always wunnerful, wunnerful for this king of champagne music
    DD: $1,000 29
A stone hit the unfortunate winner of this 1948 Shirley Jackson tale in the side of the head
    $1600 27
A year after his admission sparked a deadly riot, James Meredith became the first black graduate of this university
    $1600 22
Beauty Insider, with 2,300 stores worldwide
    $2000 12
The suicide of a close friend in 1901 stimulated the emotional expressiveness of this period of Picasso's work
    DD: $2,000 8
It's the proper term for someone who writes or compiles a dictionary
    $2000 18
This Rat Packer was the "King of Cool", the title of his greatest hits CD featuring "Ain't That A Kick In The Head"
    $2000 30
Feline title of Kristen Roupenian's 2017 New Yorker story that sparked a debate over dating
    $2000 28
The first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize, in 1968 she was named poet laureate of Illinois
    $2000 23
HMR Points, like for buying the book "Sarah and the Secret Sheikh"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erika Bob Rachel
$11,200 $8,200 $10,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Built in the 1990s, it's the only permanent structure permitted in London with a thatched roof since the Great Fire of 1666

Final scores:

Erika Bob Rachel
$5,600 $2,400 $14,400
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erika Bob Rachel
$11,200 $7,600 $12,400
12 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2018-03-20
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