Show #7758 - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2018 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Judy Tymkiw, an 8th grade English teacher from Fortescue, New Jersey

Scott Montanaro, a high school history and psychology teacher from Portland, Oregon

Mary Alice Korth, a 6th-12th grade choir teacher from Dowagiac, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the state for us.)
    $200 1
A full-size replica of the 1903 Wright flyer
    $200 3
Let's hear a song of this first-person reflexive pronoun
    $200 21
Truly the royal we, these 2 celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20, 2017
    $200 10
Hippo ballerinas perform a hypnotic "Dance Of The Hours" in this 1940 film
    $200 26
To hackers, this way into a house also means a security bypass that can let a virus infect a computer
    $200 15
A strong climber's knot called the Flemish bend is AKA the "figure" this, which it resembles before it's pulled tight
    $400 2
The 1629 Winthrop Charter
    $400 4
This indefinite pronoun is a synonym for "zilch"
    $400 22
On their 25th anniv. Michelle told Barack "You're still my" these 2 words (without "forever")
    $400 11
When Walt was trying to create Disneyland, he got sizable funding from this TV network Disney now owns
    $400 27
The first example of this -ware that extorts money to unlock your files was sent on disks to HIV researchers in 1989
    $400 16
A knot once used to secure air ships is called this bend, after one of "Z" most famous ones
    $600 7
Nolan Ryan's Baseball Hall of Fame ring
    $600 5
It can mean "each" or "one or the other"
    $600 23
Maybe this TV Dr. used his 40+-year marriage to Robin to write his book "Relationship Rescue"
    $600 12
Songs from this 1951 Disney adaptation include "All In The Golden Afternoon" & "I'm Late"
    $600 28
The St. Louis encephalitis virus is transmitted in a cycle of bird to this insect to bird
    $600 17
Buntline & clove are versions of this type of knot, also a word for a period of military service
    $800 8
Napoleon's death mask
    $800 6
Thanks for waiting while I finished that call--now I'm all this second-person possessive pronoun
    $800 24
Psychology Today:
You 2 aren't mind readers--this 13-letter word "is the most important part of your relationship"
    $800 13
Disney's CEO since 2005, he's brought Pixar, Lucasfilm & Marvel into the Mouse House
    $800 29
This virus that sometimes breaks out on cruise ships is named for Norwalk, Ohio
    $800 18
Used to ascend & descend ropes, the Valdotain tresse is used by these professionals, from Latin for "tree"
    DD: $1,000 9
Andrew Jackson's leather wallet
    $1000 20
Let's not argue about whether it's OK to use this 5-letter relative pronoun instead of "that" in a restrictive clause
    $1000 25
Lisa Rinna credits keeping things steamy for her marriage to this actor lasting "150 years in Hollywood math"
    $1000 14
The title animal in this, Disney's first live-action comedy, is a Bratislavian sheepdog
    $1000 30
Stuxnet was created to damage this country's nuclear weapons program by making its centrifuges self-destruct
    $1000 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew ties a knot.) The rabbit comes out of the hole, goes around the tree, then back down the hole in a mnemonic for tying this classic knot used in sailing & rescue work

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

Mary Alice Scott Judy
$1,400 $400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Alice Scott Judy
$2,800 $3,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
After graduating from the Hunan Normal School in 1918, this future leader took a great leap forward to Beijing
    $400 17
Home to 10% of the world's known species, this rainforest covers 1.2 billion acres, 60% of it in Brazil
    $400 12
The waltz & a dimwit
    $400 1
Guillermo Cabrera Infante's "Infante's Inferno" captures this country before the 1959 Communist revolution
    $400 11
To "toe" this is to outwardly agree with all the positions of a political organization
    $400 6
Georgia May Jagger uses her dad's pout in following her mom, Jerry Hall, into this job--the super type
    $800 23
In 1918 Margaret Mitchell left this type of school named for bringing society girls' education to completion
    $800 18
They're sometimes called grasslands or savannahs, but in "God Bless America", they're called these
    $800 13
A dried fruit & lying flat & facedown
    $800 2
Not the tower but this place of Babel in a Borges story contains every possible book with every arrangement of letters
    DD: $2,000 25
Sen. Al Beveridge coined this term in 1912 for political support at the local level "grown from the soil" of people's needs
    $800 7
John Dickerson of this daily CBS A.M. program is the son of Nancy, the first reporter to speak to JFK after his inauguration
    $1200 24
Witchcraft came after graduation from St. Louis' Central High for Agnes Moorehead, Endora on this sitcom
    $1200 19
This field around Earth weakens before the 2 poles reverse, every 300,000 years or so
    $1200 14
It's the bedroom style on the left & what the person on the right is hoping for
    $1200 3
1949's "The Kingdom of This World", an early work in this style blending naturalism & fantasy, includes a manifesto of it
    $1200 26
It can mean a wallet, a purse or a type of issue that affects the take-home pay of workers
    $1200 8
Laura Dern is seen here with her mom, this fellow Oscar-nominated actress
    $1600 29
1918 was a big year for this woman: she graduated from Lanier High in Alabama & met F. Scott Fitzgerald at a dance
    $1600 20
2-word name for the U.S. region where a high frequency of its namesake vortexes can appear every year
    $1600 15
A litter of pigs & a long, shallow trench made by a plow
    $1600 4
Circa 1554 "Lazarillo de Tormes" originated this genre about a lowborn scamp & his travels & adventures
    $1600 27
Senate Rule 22 is named for this, the only formal procedure for ending a filibuster
    $1600 9
Mia Farrow's children include this TV & New Yorker journalist
    $2000 30
This future composer was far from "The Common Man" when he graduate from Boys' H.S. in Brooklyn in 1918
    $2000 21
An annual 1-million-strong migration of these animals crosses the Mara River through a gauntlet of crocs
    $2000 16
Often confused, one word means to cause a change in & the other is the result
    DD: $500 5
Mario Vargas Llosa based "The Time of the Hero" on his harsh treatment in military school in this South American capital
    $2000 28
A room used in sound recording, this phrase means a group of people who repeat & reinforce each other's beliefs
    $2000 10
Carlene Carter's 10th studio album includes "Tall Lover Man" by this woman, Carlene's mom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Alice Scott Judy
$12,000 $14,900 $7,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 12-minute piece of music from this opera depicts Alpine dawn, a storm & the calm, & ends in a section called a galop

Final scores:

Mary Alice Scott Judy
$2,000 $14,400 $15,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Alice Scott Judy
$13,000 $16,400 $6,400
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2018-03-20
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