Show #7989 - Thursday, May 9, 2019

2019 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Conor Quinn, a high school world history teacher from Albany, New York

Melissa Okey, an elementary school resource teacher from Panorama City, California

Sara DelVillano, a middle school instrumental music teacher from Lanham, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The world day for this long-necked animal is June 21, the longest day of the year
    $200 2
It was the customary utterance of Sandy, seen here
    $200 3
It's South America's most populous country
    $200 17
The name of this style of boxing that lacked a key piece of gear now means "without conventional niceties"
    $200 24
"The Mile High City"
    $200 16
With the Kahoot! app teachers can assign learning challenges as this task done outside of class, & it corrects itself!
    $400 4
These pups are beautiful every day, but that fact is officially celebrated April 21
    $400 8
An artificial grasslike ground covering first used in Houston around 1965
    $400 13
It precedes "blight" or "decay" to refer to unsightly parts of a town or city
    $400 18
I say, old chap, if you're dealing with a tricky situation, it might be this 2-word term from cricket
    $400 25
"The Big Peach"
    $400 20
Listen to Third Rock streaming radio or track orbiting satellites with this agency's app
    $600 6
This -hog can come out of the shadow of the groundhog; February 2 honors both animals
    $600 9
Today chiefly used in viola music, it's the music score symbol with a 2-word name seen here
    $600 5
In January 2019 this South American country's national assembly declared its president a "usurper" & named its own replacement
    $600 19
This 3-word phrase meaning without rules or limits comes from a free-form style of wrestling
    $600 28
    $600 21
This company's app called Classroom helps you streamline your classes & is included free with its G Suite for Education
    $800 7
April 6 is the perfect day to celebrate this breed seen here
    $800 11
An alcoholic drink served before a meal to stimulate the taste buds
    $800 14
Something a popular circus has, or the idea that a political party can accommodate diverse views
    $800 26
This term for a concerted effort is a defensive strategy in basketball
    $800 29
"The Almond Capital of the World"
    $800 22
StudyBlue simulates these little rectangles used by kids to study for tests & by contestants to prep for "Jeopardy!"
    $1000 10
The world day for these birds, whether emperor or gentoo, is April 25
    $1000 12
This striped hyena relative of Africa feeds chiefly on insects
    $1000 15
A 1951 work on this person in societies of northern Asia says he is "magician and medicine man... priest, mystic and poet"
    $1000 27
It's a 2-word evasive football maneuver that presidents are regularly accused of making around Congress
    DD: $2,000 30
"The Cradle of the Confederacy" & "The Birthplace of Civil Rights"
    $1000 23
Teachers share pictures with parents via the app called "Class" this 4-letter word, just like a Japanese martial arts school

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

Sara Melissa Conor
$3,000 $2,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Melissa Conor
$3,400 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Duarte was the maiden name of this First Lady born in the Pampas of Argentina May 7, 1919
    $400 1
Of branches of the U.S. government as listed by the National Constitution Center
    $400 25
Toss around one of these, originally called a Pluto platter
    $400 7
You'll find the Cheshire Cat (or at times only part of him) in this 19th century children's classic
    $400 6
Jingju, or Beijing this music drama, is a popular Chinese form
    $400 20
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras attempts to teach third grade to this grown-up funnyman in "Billy Madison"
    $800 27
John Paul Stevens was replaced at work by this woman, a fellow Taurus
    $800 2
Of books of the Pentateuch in the King James Bible
    $800 21
Hit the water & paddle your own boat of this type with a palindromic name
    $800 16
In "Paradise Lost", Abdiel is one of these & the only one of Lucifer's group who refuses to betray heaven
    $800 8
Common at Japanese folk festivals, taiko are barrel-shaped these instruments
    $800 12
In "Night School" Tiffany Haddish uses extreme methods to help this comedian get his G.E.D.
    $1200 28
Born April 25, 1917 this jazz legend known for her sweet voice & her scat singing racked up 14 Grammy Awards
    $1200 3
Of Hogwarts houses
    $1200 22
Soar through the air & get your adrenaline going with this sport
    $1200 17
Robert Bloch used serial killer Ed Gein as the basis for this character in "Psycho"
    $1200 9
Irish euro coins feature the traditional musical instrument called clairseach or the "Irish" this
    $1200 13
Richard Dreyfuss played this teacher, whose title "Opus" is more about the students he taught than the music he wrote
    $1600 29
This woman seen here worked hard & made great sacrifices in the search for racial equality
    $1600 4
Of the 7 Disney dwarfs
    $1600 23
Attend a battle reenactment like in La Porte, Texas, where they reenact this one that led to independence from Mexico
    $1600 18
A tailor in a play by G.B. Shaw, he extracts a thorn from a lion's paw & is spared later in the arena by that lion
    DD: $3,000 10
Jaiva, or township jive, is native to this country
    $1600 14
Audiences said "Goodbye" to this teacher played by Robert Donat in 1939 & Peter O'Toole in 1969
    DD: $2,000 30
Those born under the sign of Taurus are devoted, like this woman, Gertrude Stein's partner & "Autobiography" subject
    $2000 5
Of the reindeer in "A Visit from St. Nicholas"
    $2000 24
Plant some of these flowers of the violet family
    $2000 19
With bleached skin & large eyes, the Morlocks are strange beasts from the future created by this author
    $2000 11
It's the principal percussion instrument of northern India
    $2000 15
In "Stand and Deliver", Edwards James Olmos gets his dropout-prone kids ready to pass a test in this tough branch of math

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Melissa Conor
$9,600 $5,400 $9,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

The Cold War became entrenched in the mid-1950s after the formation of these 2 rival military alliances

Final scores:

Sara Melissa Conor
$8,399 $800 $17,600
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Melissa Conor
$16,600 $5,400 $9,600
20 R,
5 W
(including 3 DDs)
14 R,
5 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2019-04-01
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