Show #7761 - Monday, May 14, 2018

2018 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 1.


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

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

Steve Mond, a 9th and 10th grade math teacher from Midvale, Utah

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word you can make up from the letters in the word "blackboard".)
    $200 2
The title of this Taylor Swift hit is the age of many high school freshmen
    $200 7
She was standing, not sitting, in 2011 when she called Let's Move "more than just a slogan"
    $200 1
His advice:
"Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light"
    $200 12
The bad leg goes down before the good when descending stairs while leaning on these paired supports
    $200 26
Adieu, ma petite potato chip, as I plunge you into this "national" dip that shares a name with a soup
    $200 21
Sailing gave us the expression "taken" this way, meaning surprised & disconcerted
    $400 3
In 1963 this band sang "Be True To Your School" but usually sounded like they'd rather be surfing
    $400 8
At Harrow School in 1941, he implored, "Never give in, never give in, never, never, never"
    $400 16
Abraham Lincoln lies "fallen cold and dead" in his poem "O Captain! My Captain!"
    $400 13
A Moscow statue depicts this man leaning on a block whose inscription translates to "Workers of the world, unite!"
    $400 27
If I'm down Austin way, I say goodbye to my chips after dunking them in this cheesy dip, like the one at Torchy's
    $400 22
This sword can precede "grant" as well as "and tackle"
    $600 4
Sam Cooke hoped to be an "A" student but admitted, "Don't know much" about this life science
    DD: $1,000 9
1930s Southern governor who said, "We have organized a society... with the motto 'Every man a king'"
    $600 17
Her poem "Lady Lazarus" says, "I'm only 30, and like the cat, I have 9 times to die"
    $600 14
Lean In is an organization that empowers women; men assist by being these helpers, a word that starts with "men"
    $600 28
Whether you spell it with a "J" or an "SH" at the end, this eggplant dip just stole my pita chip
    $600 23
Legend has it that Raleigh gained Queen Elizabeth's favor by spreading this over a mud puddle so that she could walk over it
    $800 5
Hey, teachers, "We don't need no education, we don't need no thought control" in a song by this band
    $800 10
In 1999 this author & Holocaust survivor warned that "indifference more dangerous than anger and hatred"
    $800 18
A.E. Housman wrote "To" one of these "Dying Young"
    $800 15
This guy leans against "The Big Man", sax legend Clarence Clemons, on the cover of "Born to Run"
    $800 29
My chip is lost in this cheese dip, yes, sadly, at the bottom of the "pot" that shares its name with said dip
    $800 24
The first Latina Cabinet member, Hilda Solis was Secretary of this from 2009 to 2013
    $1000 6
The title of this Juicy J song about a woman working her way through college is a form of financial aid
    $1000 11
In a 1978 speech this Egyptian president said, "Peace is much more precious than a piece of land"
    $1000 19
A wind chilled & killed this maiden "who lived with no other thought than to love & be loved by" Edgar Allan Poe
    $1000 20
For an insouciant look, go to the nearest fireplace & lean against this; Dorian Gray does
    $1000 30
Salsa bandera, AKA pico de gallo, is called "the flag" as its ingredients have these 3 colors found on Mexico's flag
    $1000 25
This word precedes "Diaries" in a series about Nikki Maxwell, who maybe isn't the coolest teen ever

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

Steve Scott Erika
$2,600 $400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott Erika
$6,800 $1,800 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Monte-Carlo is one of the 4 quartiers of this French-speaking country on the Mediterranean
    $400 3
The concept of recessive genes developed by this 19th c. monk has been handed down through generations
    $400 11
Annie Oakley,
Frank Butler,
Sitting Bull
    $400 21
All toil & no play makes Jack this type of person who's addicted to his job
    $400 26
In 1995 Sir Colin Davis became principal conductor of the LSO, this city's Symphony Orchestra
    $400 12
During the Scottish Enlightenment, this city was called a "hotbed of genius"
    $800 2
Malta was home to the Knights Hospitallers & you'll see this symbol of theirs on the tails of Air Malta planes
    $800 7
On our oath, around 400 B.C. this Greek doc taught that diseases have only natural causes
    $800 17
Elder Price,
Elder Cunningham,
    DD: $3,000 22
Portmanteau term for the rules that apply to how one communicates online
    $800 24
Super conductor Arthur Fiedler was born in this New England city in 1894
    $800 13
In 1880, while experimenting with lamp filaments, he observed the electrical "Effect" now named for him
    $1200 4
This Alpine nation is less than 20 miles long but has the longest one-word name in English
    $1200 8
In 1910 Peyton Rous got an order of chicken sarcoma & found that viruses can cause this disease
    $1200 18
Premiering on Broadway in 1975:
Aunt Em,
Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North
    $1200 23
The opposite of "Oriental", it refers to the West
    DD: $1,500 25
At a May 7, 1824 premier, Michael Umlauf wielded the baton but took his tempo cues from this man
    $1200 14
This style of architecture is named for Queen Victoria's son
    $1600 5
Malawi's leading crop is this one, once the leading crop of North Carolina
    $1600 9
Animal classification got broken down in the 10th edition of this Swede's "Systema Naturae" in 1758
    $1600 19
Joe Gillis,
Norma Desmond,
Cecil B. DeMille
    $1600 27
They create the betting lines for the Super Bowl & other contests
    $1600 29
Ex-La Scala boss Riccardo Muti is a primo interpreter of the operas of this Italian rival & contemporary of Wagner
    $1600 15
Meaning having few teeth, this scientific adjective is used of sloths & armadillos
    $2000 6
More than 30 islands make up this Arab island nation in the Persian gulf
    $2000 10
In 1717 Thomas Fairchild dusted a sweet William with carnation pollen for the 1st purposely created plant of this type
    $2000 20
Jack Kelly,
Joseph Pulitzer
    $2000 28
The leather shorts seen here are perfect for a trip up the Alps
    $2000 30
Seen here as a young maestro, he announced that in 2019 he'll retire, after 50 years leading the Israel Philharmonic
    $2000 16
The first Icelandic myth collection called this was discovered in the 17th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott Erika
$14,900 $1,200 $12,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In "Gone With the Wind", Rhett Butler says this city named for a monarch "is the South, only intensified"

Final scores:

Steve Scott Erika
$4,599 $0 $2,600
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Scott Erika
$16,000 $4,200 $12,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2018-03-21
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