Show #7988 - Wednesday, May 8, 2019

2019 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Vicki Leibeck-Owsley, a high school English teacher from Columbia, Kentucky

Alexandra Bicks, a high school ESL teacher from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Francois Barcomb, an 11th grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response is a type of bean that you're going to have to spell for us.)
    $200 9
"Fire & Blood" is a novel from this author, set centuries before the events in "Game of Thrones"
    $200 21
American saber specialist Ibtihaj Muhammad wore a hijab competing in this Olympic sport in 2016
    $200 19
Alcoa is the nation's largest producer of this element
    $200 6
Its name comes from being shaped like an internal organ
    $200 14
This "amphibious" company makes the educational line of LeapPad tablets
    $200 1
Third from the Sun
    $400 10
Tara Westover wrote of her quest to be this, the 1-word title of her memoir about leaving her survivalist family to go to college
    $400 25
In 2016 tennis ace Monica Puig beat 3 Grand Slam champions to win this U.S. territory's first-ever gold medal
    $400 20
Boy, if I had one of this element, atomic No. 28, every time someone said it was first isolated in 1751
    $400 7
A chocolate source--not the spelling Swiss Miss uses
    $400 15
In a geography computer game, you need to find out "Where in the World Is" she
    $400 2
To provide food for an event
    DD: $1,000 11
Both Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" & Bob Woodward's "Fear" mention this building in their subtitles
    $600 26
China's Li Xuerui took gold in 2012 in this racquet sport
    $600 22
Protactinium was once called brevium because the first isotope discovered had only a 70-second one of these
    $600 8
Sizzling cinnamon & juicy pear are 2 popular flavors of it
    $600 16
The Amazon Trail is a spin-off from this classic history game
    $600 3
To deceive for profit
    $800 12
This bard of Bangor revisited the bestseller list with the creepy entry "The Outsider"
    $800 27
Jackie Joyner-Kersee twice won gold in this multi-event Olympic contest
    $800 23
The first 3 halogen or "salt-forming" elements on the periodic table are fluorine, this, bromine
    $800 29
Geographic AKA of butter beans
    $800 17
Ms. Frizzle & the yellow title transport feature in web games based on this TV show
    $800 4
It was originally reckoned as the amount of land a team of oxen could plow in a day
    $1000 13
Marlon Bundo is a type of this animal in books from Mike Pence's daughter & from John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight"
    $1000 28
Simone Biles won 4 gold medals in Rio: team, all-around, floor exercise & this high-flying event
    $1000 24
This element precedes carbonate in a compound used to treat gastric ulcers & is definitely some of your...
    $1000 30
Chipotle's ingredients include black beans & this other 5-letter type
    $1000 18
Mavis Beacon, who has taught this life skill to millions, is not a real person
    $1000 5
Jasper & agate are 2 of the many minerals classified as this form of quartz

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

Francois Alexandra Vicki
$1,000 $3,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Francois Alexandra Vicki
$7,400 $3,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Don't we all?)
    $400 1
This Marvel-ous 2018 title guy got his claws into a Best Picture Oscar nomination
    $400 25
To perturb, or when the 47th-ranked team defeats No. 1
    $400 6
No hugging allowed according to the Marquess of Queensberry rules for this sport
    $400 15
On Feb. 1, 1896 this tragic Puccini opera with Rodolfo & Mimi was first performed at Turin's Teatro Regio
    $400 11
The flags of the city of Berlin & the canton of Bern both feature this animal
    $400 20
Last in his 1861 class at West Point, he served as an aide to Gen. McClellan & had the nickname "Boy General"
    $800 2
Helen Slater certainly has the resume to play the mom of Kara Zor-El, this title CW heroine
    $800 26
"All the" this 4-letter word can mean widely popular
    DD: $3,000 7
Versions of this precept show up in the "Analects" of Confucius & Matthew 7:12
    $800 16
If you Lakmé, you really Lakmé, you sing the aria known as "The Bell Song" in this vocal range
    $800 12
Like its neighbor Venezuela, this country uses a tricolor flag
    $800 21
Though his surrender basically ended the American Revolution, this general got little blame for the defeat back home in Britain
    $1200 3
In 2016 Laura Linney & Will Arnett helped these title reptiles come "Out of the Shadows"
    $1200 27
Deal with my this, vengeance as the consequence of anger, & also, I can't resist... Khaaaaan!
    $1200 8
Per Monopoly rules, if you land on this space, you must pay the bank either $200 or 10% of your total worth
    $1200 17
The cowgirl & the champion roper are roles in this ballet with music by Aaron Copland
    $1200 13
The flag of the Pitcairn Islands includes a depiction of the anchor of this ship
    $1200 22
Last name of the American brothers George Rogers & William, both military men & explorers
    $1600 4
Lucius Best is the secret identity of this hero voiced by Samuel L. Jackson in "The Incredibles"
    $1600 28
This angry word, pronounced a bit differently, is a substance with a sweet odor when burned
    $1600 9
Country Living magazine's 50 simple etiquette rules include send this personal type of thank you note
    $1600 18
Naturally, there's dance music in this Italian's 1859 opera "Un Ballo in Maschera", "A Masked Ball"
    $1600 14
The shield on this country's flag is based on one carried by the Maasai people
    DD: $3,000 23
He fought under King Henry of Navarre before joining a 1603 expedition to Canada
    $2000 5
Filipino martial arts training helped Caity Lotz play Sara Lance, the "White Canary", who leads the time travelers on this DC TV show
    $2000 29
3 minor female divinities of Greek myth were collectively known as this
    $2000 10
This proposed federal rule would have required all retirement planning advisors to act in their clients' best interests
    $2000 30
In the 1930s, the Baby Ballerinas Baranova, Toumanova & Riabouchinska were the first stars of this company de Monte Carlo
    $2000 19
A malamute is on the flag of this Canadian territory to reflect the dog's important role in the history of the place
    $2000 24
This veteran of the Revolutionary War went on to be the first governor of New York state & VP under Jefferson & Madison

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Francois Alexandra Vicki
$20,600 $7,400 $4,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Used to describe secrecy during WWII, this 2-word term had its psychological meaning popularized by Charles Schulz

Final scores:

Francois Alexandra Vicki
$20,600 $5,199 $1,000
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Francois Alexandra Vicki
$26,600 $7,000 $4,800
29 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2019-04-01
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