Show #7763 - Wednesday, May 16, 2018

2018 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Katherine Saxby, a high school English and French teacher from Alameda, California

Jake Allen, a K-12 gifted and talented teacher from Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Larry Martin, a second grade teacher from Kansas City, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
You didn't need a jacket in the summer of 1996 in this California valley; 40 days saw temperatures top 120 degrees
    $200 10
This company uses fresh pollock for its Filet-o-Fish
    $200 24
The force will always be with this late, great woman who voiced Angela, Peter's brewery boss on "Family Guy"
    $200 30
That loop on a needle
    $200 5
One of Reader's Digest's "50 Little Etiquette Rules" is with 8 or fewer people at a table, wait until all are served to do this
    $200 6
By the 600s B.C. the Etruscans were more advanced than these neighbors who eventually absorbed them
    $400 20
The 1912 eruption of Katmai's Mount Novarupta created the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in this state
    $400 25
If you're not into the original recipe, as of 1995 this place serves chicken pot pies
    $400 18
In "Justice League Action" shorts, Tara Strong shows range both as Harley Quinn & as this alliterative reporter
    $400 28
To be under obligation to repay something
    $400 12
One of Emily Post's "Ten Conversation Stoppers" is asking a woman, "When are you" this 3-letter word
    $400 4
The Etruscan custom of staging fights to the death at funerals led to the arena combats of these fighters
    $600 21
Unhealthy for one archduke, this city lies in the valley of the Miljacka River
    $600 26
If you haven't had the Sriracha Curly Fry Burger Munchie Meal from this eatery, you don't know...
    $600 11
Kari Wahlgren took over for this "Maleficent" actress as Tigress for the TV version of "Kung Fu Panda"
    $600 9
Mr. Sheep's missus
    $600 13
In a traditional wedding recession, the bride & groom bat leadoff, then the flower girl & a young person with this job
    DD: $1,000 3
The Etruscans mainly lived between the Arno River & this historic river farther south
    $800 22
Woodstock & New Paltz, listed among the "12 Best Places to Live", are in this river valley
    $800 27
Chicken fries & BK caramel frappes are real things you can have at this chain
    $800 16
Phil Lamarr tried to get back, back to the past voicing this magic sword-wielding title guy who took on the wicked Aku
    $800 7
It appears in many Dutch place names, as when it follows "Zuider"
    $800 14
It's often said to those with hay fever, & columnist Miss Conduct says it's okay to say it to an atheist
    $800 1
Etruscans gave the world the Tuscan order of architecture, most like this one that uses simple & austere columns
    $1000 23
The Alleghenies are on the west side of the Shenandoah Valley; these "colorful" mountains, east
    $1000 29
Chicken comes star-shaped like the logo from this chain with the same parent company as Hardee's
    $1000 17
Maurice LaMarche said the voice for this "take over the world" mouse is "70% Welles, 20% Vincent Price" & 10% "something else"
    $1000 8
The book "Man's Search for Meaning" says that he who has this word to live can bear almost any "how"
    $1000 15
Miss Manners says not "Miss" but this Joe Friday palindrome works for a woman "old enough to do her own banking"
    $1000 2
Like a certain Greek divinity, Tinia wielded this, a discharge of lightning

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

Larry Jake Katherine
$3,600 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Jake Katherine
$6,800 $3,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
"Thank You for Smoking" & "Murder in the Smithsonian"
    $400 2
This term for a tapering or triangular flag is also used to mean a baseball league championship
    $400 1
2012: "Let's do a head count...the demigod, a super-solider...a man with breathtaking anger management issues..."
    $400 30
This 5-letter plural follows "social" to refer to platforms like Twitter that have changed communication
    $400 18
In 1902 Camille Pissarro painted this art museum "Under Snow"
    $400 22
Action star known as "The Muscles from Brussels" who's a Broadway musical with the song "Whatever Lola Wants"
    $800 5
"Interview with a Vampire" & "A Confederacy of Dunces"
    $800 20
Gilbert Baker designed this flag first seen at 1978 gay pride activities
    $800 19
"Think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?"
    $800 29
First communion can be this type of 3-word ritual representing a change from one role to another
    $800 17
Botticelli's "La Primavera" originally hung in the summerhouse of this family as a companion piece to "Birth of Venus"
    $800 23
Lead singer of the Four Seasons who is Jacqueline Susann's novel about pill-popping starlets
    $1200 4
"The Jungle" & "The Man with the Golden Arm"
    $1200 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a flag flying on the monitor.) The part of the flag farthest from the staff is called the fly; the part closest to the staff, used to raise the flag, is called this, also a verb meaning "to raise a flag"
    $1200 13
2007: "Spider-Pig, Spider-Pig, does whatever a Spider-Pig does, can he swing, from a web, no he can't, he's a pig"
    $1200 28
Trobriand islanders trade these items, important in the plots of "Titanic" & "Anastasia"
    $1200 16
This artist, who gave us "This is Not a Pipe", combined 2 of his most famous images here
    $1200 24
"Only you can prevent wildfires", says the Forest Service spokesfigure who's a song from "The Jungle Book"
    DD: $2,000 9
"Fifty Shades of Grey" & "The Art of Racing in the Rain"
    DD: $3,000 7
The flag of the United Nations has a map of the world framed by 2 of these
    $1600 8
"Santaaaa! Oh my God! Santa here? I know him! I know him"
    $1600 21
Back in 1868 N.Y.'s gov. made note of homelessness among these men; now there's a whole Cabinet dept. to help them
    $1600 14
This 17th century Spaniard's portraits of Philip IV "On Horseback" & "In Hunting Garb" are in the Prado
    $1600 25
Prairie style architect who had a No. 1 hit singing "I'm too sexy for my shirt... so sexy it hurts"
    $2000 10
"Tales of the City" & "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore"
    $2000 11
The blue triangle on the flag of this relatively new nation represents the Nile
    $2000 12
"I didn't kill my wife!";
"I don't care!"
    $2000 27
In 1977 the A.S.A. president defined it as "a set of norms & values ...that sharply contradict the dominant" ones
    $2000 15
One of the most expensive still lifes ever sold at auction was this Frenchman's "Curtain, Pitcher and Bowl of Fruit"
    $2000 26
Russian president who's an Irving Berlin song that says, "Come let's mix where Rockefellers walk with sticks"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Jake Katherine
$21,400 $12,600 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Ulysses & Menelaus were among those who emerged from the "womb" of this, called "tall as a mountain, ribbed with pine"

Final scores:

Larry Jake Katherine
$25,400 $3,600 $200
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larry Jake Katherine
$20,000 $13,600 $11,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,800

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Game tape date: 2018-03-21
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