Show #8222 - Tuesday, May 26, 2020

2020 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Sam Matson, a high school English teacher from Cookeville, Tennessee

Katie Labarge, a high school science teacher from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Meggie Kwait, a middle school humanities teacher from New York, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Harrison Ford plays John Thornton, rescuer of sled dog Buck, in the 2020 adaptation of this Jack London novel
    $200 21
Elizabeth II was 2 when women in England won the right to do this, but she doesn't
    $200 12
To follow in pursuit, perhaps to the bank of the same name
    $200 6
Pulmonologists--this organ
    $200 1
You can buy Bonefish Cay, one of these in the Bahamas, for a mere $7 million
    $200 16
The 1995 Dayton Accords ended the war in Bosnia that followed the breakup of this Balkan republic
    $400 27
Meryl Streep brought to life Miranda Priestly, magazine editor & the boss from hell, in this movie based on a bestseller
    $400 22
In 2012 Queen Margrethe of Denmark celebrated her ruby one of these celebrations
    $400 13
To sing Christmas songs
    $400 7
Hippologists--these animals
    $400 2
A Brunswick Brooklyn table for this, with drop pockets & rubber cushions, can be yours for $5,800
    $400 17
These 1978 accords named for a presidential retreat led to a 1979 peace treaty between Israel & Egypt
    $600 28
When "One Shot" by Lee Child came to the big screen, it was named this, after the main character
    $600 23
Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg is by marriage also a princess of this petite nation sometimes mixed up with Luxembourg
    $600 14
To tap gently with affection; you can also "stand" there by staying firm on a choice
    $600 8
Areologists--this planet
    $600 3
One of the first of its kind, this 4-letter private jet can sell for $5 million (used)
    $600 18
In 1951 the Treasury Department reached an accord with this other institution allowing the latter to pursue its own monetary policy
    $800 29
Michael B. Jordan played lawyer Bryan Stevenson & he was wrongly convicted death row inmate Walter McMillian in 2019's "Just Mercy"
    $800 24
He's been king of Sweden since 1973 & XVI properly comes between Carl & this name
    $800 15
To make a visible impression, like the one on Cain
    $800 9
Thanatologists--this bummer of a subject
    $800 4
A $1,500 Lehman's stainless steel this type of beverage press requires 34 apples to the gallon
    DD: $1,600 19
The 1985 Plaza Accord devalued the dollar in relation to this, the currency of the only Asian G-5 member
    $1000 30
Just like the second book about this British diarist, the second film about her was subtitled "The Edge of Reason"
    $1000 25
In 2009 French President Sarkozy threatened to quit as co-prince if this country didn't make its banking laws more transparent
    $1000 26
To bestow something formally, like a charter or money for college students
    $1000 10
Pteridologists study these plants such as bracken that reproduce using spores
    $1000 5
Maybe you need one of these made by Specialized, with Shimano derailleurs & airless tires that won't go flat
    $1000 20
The 1989 Taif Accord ended a long civil war between Muslims & Christians in this Mideast nation

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

Meggie Katie Sam
$2,800 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meggie Katie Sam
$7,800 $1,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will have that sequence.)
    $400 16
Completed in 1818, Province House in Halifax in this province is Canada's oldest Parliament building
    $400 1
She's the woman being sworn into her new post in 1981
    $400 13
In 1986 she had a Top 10 hit with the title track to her "True Blue" album
    $400 17
Desdemona's lady-in-waiting, Emilia is the wife of this villain
    $400 6
I tried to lather up with this soft greasy stone that's mostly talc, but teacher said not to use it as shampoo
    $400 25
Traditional number of piano keys, or mph needed for time travel in "Back to the Future"
    $800 15
Mt. Robson & Mt. Columbia are the highest peaks in the Canadian section of this mountain range
    $800 2
Elizabeth Blackwell made history in 1849 when she became the first woman in the U.S. to receive a degree in this
    $800 14
Isabella Rossellini sings this song in the 1986 David Lynch film of the same name
    DD: $5,000 18
In "Henry IV, Part 2", Doll Tearsheet calls this knight a "sweet little rogue"
    $800 7
Today's lesson is that marble is this class of rock whose name also starts with "M"
    $800 26
This hyphenated "aural" term can describe a very harsh type of scream
    $1200 10
(Christopher Plummer presents the clue.) In the 1950s & '60s I played many parts at the Shakespeare Festival in this Ontario town; in 1993 I celebrated the festival's 40th anniversary with a one-man show which I call "A Word or Two"
    $1200 3
In 1924, long before Ann Richards, Miriam "Ma" Ferguson was elected this state's first woman governor
    $1200 22
That Dishwalla song from the '90s that says, "Tell me all your thoughts on God" is actually titled "Counting Blue" these
    $1200 19
King Lear's daughters are Regan, Cordelia & her
    $1200 8
We learned that this rock is pretty cool, like the recent Eddie Murphy movie character with the sound-alike name
    $1200 27
Presidents may invoke this 2-word right to withhold information from Congress & the courts
    $1600 11
"Man and His World" was the theme of Expo 67 in this city
    $1600 4
In 1988 she became the first woman in modern times to lead a majority Muslim nation--Pakistan
    $1600 23
In a 1984 Top 10 hit, he "just met a girl named Blue Jean"
    $1600 20
This cousin of Juliet kills Mercutio
    $1600 9
We also learned that this 5-letter rock is a major source of the world's natural gas & oil deposits
    $1600 28
2-word term for the state's legal ability to take private property for public use
    DD: $4,000 12
Look above the Arctic Circle to find most of this largest Canadian island, which shares its name with a large bay
    $2000 5
Depicted in "Hidden Figures", she was the 1st woman in the NASA flight research division credited as an author on a research report
    $2000 24
E.L.O. asked this title guy, "Tell us why you had to hide away for so long... where did we go wrong?"
    $2000 21
Dogberry is a constable in this comedy set in Messina
    $2000 30
Today we learned about this alliterative rock noted for its beautiful color
    $2000 29
What's called photographic memory may actually be this type of "imagery", the ability to describe an image no longer present

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meggie Katie Sam
$16,400 $9,200 $10,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

If it had physically existed, it would have stretched some 500 miles from the Baltic Sea to the Adriatic Sea

Final scores:

Meggie Katie Sam
$21,601 $18,400 $16,402
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meggie Katie Sam
$19,400 $9,200 $10,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2020-02-24
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