Show #7986 - Monday, May 6, 2019

2019 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.
Category names in the Jeopardy! Round read by Amazon Alexa.


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Julia Rosinski Bailey, a 10th grade chemistry teacher from Austin, Texas

Joe Rengstorf, a middle school special education teacher from Poulsbo, Washington

Mariah Minges Klusman, a 12th grade English language arts teacher from Wyncote, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
"(Put A Ring On It)"
    $200 3
Roughnecks, roustabouts & drillers all work on these structures
    $200 1
In this state, not far from Mount Hood, there's a town that's Boring (that's its name, really)
    $200 18
He directed "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" & "Star Trek Into Darkness"
    $200 5
He wrote that a hobbit-hole "means comfort"
    $200 8
To achieve a pair of goals with a single effort is to do this, perhaps using a slingshot
    $400 27
"(In The World)"
    $400 4
No secret handshake required these days to be this professional who uses bricks, blocks or natural stones to build structures
    $400 2
Lahore, this country's second-largest city, is the capital of the Punjab province
    $400 19
In 1879 he founded his first 5-cent stores in Utica, New York & Lancaster, Penn.; the price ceiling was later raised to a dime
    $400 6
Mark Twain's childhood sweetheart Laura Hawkins was the basis for Becky Thatcher, beloved of this title character
    $400 9
Making a wrong assumption is doing this, like when dogs pursuing their prey go to an incorrect oak
    $600 28
"(Are Made Of This)"
    $600 13
These 2 words come before "cook" to describe one in a diner making simple, quick meals
    $600 12
This Florida lake is the third-largest natural freshwater lake wholly within the United States
    $600 20
We're sure this author, noted for a 1951 classic, would not have liked to have his picture seen by millions of people
    $600 7
A Lithuanian immigrant named Jurgis Rudkus works in the Chicago stockyards in this classic novel
    $600 24
This type of message predicting disaster comes from the book of Daniel
    $800 29
Otis Redding:
"(Sittin' On)"
    $800 16
U.S. News included this mapmaking occupation one of its 25 Best Jobs of 2019, anticipating a rise in demand
    $800 14
This Italian region that includes Pisa & Florence gets its name from the Etruscan people
    $800 21
This guy started out with a 3-page flyer advertising his Maine hunting shoe; the catalog is bigger now
    DD: $1,200 10
This Tolstoy title lady has a young son named Sergei
    $800 25
A paper entitling the bearer to food, or a source of financial support, as in "That rich wife is his ____ ____"
    $1000 30
"(In The Name Of Love)"
    $1000 17
Nurses can be RNs, registered nurses, or LPNs, this type
    $1000 15
Within a former province of South Africa, you'll find the name of this river on its southern edge
    $1000 22
Via the White Star Line, the Titanic was owned by this U.S. banking tycoon, who had a private suite he never got to use
    $1000 11
Chapter 1 of this Verne novel informs us that in 1872 Phileas Fogg lived on Saville Row
    $1000 26
This "effort" made in an ultimate attempt to prevent disaster comes from a final military defensive position

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

Mariah Joe Julia
-$400 $4,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mariah Joe Julia
$2,400 $9,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The letters "I-T" will come up twice in a correct response.)
    $400 25
In this film when asked, "Is this heaven?", Kevin Costner answers, "It's Iowa"
    $400 1
Like Earth, this planet has polar ice caps--the Planum Boreum & the Planum Australe
    $400 6
Evidence suggests that this ancient monument on Salisbury Plain was once a burial site for cremated remains
    $400 16
The U.S. Balloon Corps was established during this war & observed enemy movements in support of the Army of the Potomac
    $400 20
Ignoring this commander's experience 129 years earlier, in the winter of 1941, the Germans attacked Moscow
    $400 11
A player who swings from both sides of the plate, like Mickey Mantle
    $800 26
This brotherly duo of "Bye Bye Love" fame got their start singing on Iowa radio stations
    $800 2
It was the first planet discovered in modern times; William Herschel thought it was a comet when he first saw it
    $800 7
Artifacts & the remains of colonial leaders have been found at the site of this first permanent English settlement in America
    $800 17
At first, the giant balloons in this 90+year-old parade were set afloat & whoever found them, days later, won a prize
    $800 21
In 1968 Bernard Montgomery said the U.S. had broken the second rule of war:
"Don't go fighting with your land army" on this continent
    $800 12
Uh-oh, my Visa's maxed out--I must've reached this
    $1200 27
Iowa native Fred Grandy played Gopher on this TV show for 9 years & later was a U.S. rep from the state
    $1200 3
Recently, the Hubble Space Telescope captured this phenomenon around the north pole of Jupiter
    DD: $5,200 8
In 2018 it was announced that the world's oldest intact shipwreck was found off the coast of Bulgaria, at the bottom of this sea
    $1200 18
This high-flying 2009 film took home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film
    $1200 22
The Soviet Union invaded this "graveyard of empires" in 1979 & suffered 50,000 casualties before withdrawing in 1989
    $1200 13
"To boldly go" is this grammatical construction
    $1600 29
Filmed partly in tornado-prone Iowa, this 1996 film starred Helen Hunt & Bill Paxton
    DD: $3,000 4
Some have more than 60, but these 2 planets have no known moons
    $1600 9
Before massive digging began, Sir Arthur Evans bought the site of this Minoan city on the island of Crete
    $1600 19
An L.A. government agency says mylar helium balloons that fly free cause around 200 of these in the city every year
    $1600 23
WWI leaders didn't learn from the terrible effect of these weapons, like the Maxim, in the 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese War
    $1600 14
Restaurants like Da Nico & Il Cortile line Mulberry Street in this section of Manhattan
    $2000 30
George Reeves from Woolstock, Iowa was a trained boxer & in 1952 became the first actor to play this character on TV
    $2000 5
This Italian-born astronomer discovered the gap in Saturn's rings & a probe named for him orbited the planet for 13 years
    $2000 10
The body of this 2,000-year-old man was discovered in a bog in Denmark in 1950
    $2000 28
In 1783 these brothers sent a sheep, a duck & a rooster aloft in a hot-air balloon over Versailles
    $2000 24
In World War I Italy attacked this northeast neighbor in 12--yes, 12--battles of the Isonzo River & got whupped repeatedly
    $2000 15
Dissociative identity disorder is more colloquially known as this psychological condition

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mariah Joe Julia
$2,400 $16,000 $10,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

A poem by him includes, "It was grassy and wanted wear;/
though...the passing there/
had worn them really about the same"

Final scores:

Mariah Joe Julia
$4,795 $20,401 $15,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mariah Joe Julia
$2,400 $10,200 $10,200
8 R,
5 W
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
14 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 2019-04-01
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