Show #7762 - Tuesday, May 15, 2018

2018 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Claire Bishop, a high school Latin teacher from Lexington, Kentucky

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Got my skis, but I hope I'm over my fear of heights when we make it to this nation
    $200 4
In 2018 he announced that his 3-year "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour would be his last
    $200 21
Where the magic happens:
    $200 10
A source of perpetual vigor; legend has it that Alexander the Great found one, but Ponce de Leon did not
    $200 26
Setting one of these up on a tripod, Alan Bean inadvertently pointed it at the Sun & wrecked it
    $200 9
It floats; in fact, it is a float
    $400 2
There's more to this Texas city than Paseo del Rio, or the River Walk, especially in its tricentennial year of 2018
    $400 5
This "Chained To The Rhythm" singer is a judge on the 2018 version of "American Idol"
    $400 22
A document of the content to be covered:
    $400 11
A revelatory realization, it's applied to the presentation of the infant Jesus to the 3 wise men
    $400 27
John Young raced the LRV, this vehicle, through a "Grand Prix" test
    $400 12
2-word term for overdue wages
    $600 3
I can't stop dancing now that we're in Trinidad, where this style of music originated & later had steel drums added
    $600 6
The song "Remember Me" from this animated film won an Oscar for Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
    $600 23
Test that may be the same statewide:
    $600 18
Women who submit to their husbands as perfect, servile spouses, like those in a 1975 horror movie
    $600 28
He & Neil Armstrong spoke via telephone link with President Nixon
    $600 13
It describes small & round eyes
    $800 16
No more hot sauce for me after sampling the fare in Cayenne, capital of this French territory
    $800 7
Their song "Back In Black" was a tribute to lead singer Bon Scott, who had just died
    $800 24
Get this & you're licensed to teach:
    DD: $3,000 19
The name of this duo Alice meets in "Through the Looking Glass" refers to a pair so alike they're near indistinguishable
    $800 29
Last man on the moon Eugene Cernan echoed MacArthur, saying "we" these 2 words
    $800 14
If you're having this 3-word episode, you might have to explain that you're not going for a mohawk or mullet
    $1000 17
My feet hurt; there's no way I'm walking the entire length of this from Mount Hu to Jiayu Pass
    $1000 8
In a Khalid song about high school kids, these 2 title adjectives follow "Young"
    $1000 25
The concepts behind the way you teach:
    $1000 20
If you have to steer between 2 terrors, they may be identified as a rock & a whirlpool, this & Charybdis
    $1000 30
Alan Shepard got in a little practice in this sport
    $1000 15
A medieval book of animals

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

Judy Rachel Claire
-$200 $5,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Rachel Claire
$1,600 $6,200 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
In 1982 Atari went up an order of magnitude from Centipede to this sequel
    $400 7
The Amstel flows under some 1,300 bridges & viaducts in this capital
    $400 12
A washed haricot vert
    $400 17
The Dragon's Mouth is the name of a strait that separates the island of Trinidad from this continent
    $400 2
Strange deaths in a London park command the attention of this police force in 2017's "Garden of Lamentations"
    $400 6
This English king roared into the world in Oxford in 1157
    $800 27
Bad Piggies is a spin-off of this popular mobile game
    $800 8
You want pyramids, we got pyramids! Come to Teotihuacan near this capital & see the Pyramid of the Sun
    $800 22
Chubby flying mammals are having a little fight
    $800 18
The French surely love 1967's "The Big Mouth", with goofy antics involving this actor chased by gangsters
    $800 13
In Elizabeth Kostova's "The Historian", a young woman discovers she may be a descendant of this infamous Romanian
    $800 5
The first English king of this name was born in Yorkshire in 1069; there would be VII more
    $1200 30
On PlayStation Crash is a genetically mutated type of this mouselike marsupial
    $1200 9
Rent yourself a van in Yerevan, this country's capital, then shoot through Turkey to the Black Sea
    $1200 23
The bag into which the very dark commemorative tablet goes
    $1200 19
The basking variety of this creature can grow to 50 feet long & open its mouth a yard wide
    $1200 14
A.J. Finn's "The Woman in" this was inspired by watching a movie in which Jimmy Stewart spies on his neighbors
    $1200 1
Born in The Hague, this future king married his English cousin Mary in 1677
    $1600 29
If you aren't careful, these title rodents will march to their deaths in a 1990s computer game
    DD: $2,500 10
You need to use 2 hyphens when spelling the name of this Caribbean capital founded in 1749
    $1600 24
The mother in a movie about a guy & a girl overcoming obstacles to end up together
    $1600 20
This song by The Smiths says, "Sweetness, I was only joking when I said / I'd like to smash every tooth in your head"
    $1600 15
Anne Hillerman continues dad Tony's series about cops of this Southwest nation in books like "Song of the Lion"
    DD: $2,000 3
The third English king of this name was the first born in England; the first 2 were born in Lower Saxony
    $2000 28
In addition to the people type, you must face zombie dogs in this game, called "Biohazard" in Japan
    $2000 11
At the foot of the Elburz Mountains lies this capital whose name you can spell with or without an "E" in the middle
    $2000 25
Non-alcoholic lager produced aboard the Russian space station
    $2000 21
The frog-mouth helmet was primarily used by knights in these events, not on the battlefield
    $2000 16
"The Thin Man" by this author is about a former detective & his rich wife solving a murder amid high society
    $2000 4
He came to the throne in 978 around age 10; you could say he wasn't prepared for the job

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Rachel Claire
$7,600 $15,900 $16,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 6 official U.N. languages, it's the one that is written in a cursive form only

Final scores:

Judy Rachel Claire
$15,200 $25,900 $31,801
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Judy Rachel Claire
$9,600 $15,000 $13,800
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2018-03-21
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