Show #8225 - Friday, May 29, 2020

2020 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Allison Thomas, a 7th grade civics teacher from Port St. Lucie, Florida

Anne Pulju, a high school English teacher from Sandy Spring, Maryland

Jong Ho Kim, a high school math teacher from Lombard, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Take a ride with this recent Oscar-winning movie
    $200 17
17-year-old Wolf Cukier discovered a planet just 3 days into his internship with this government agency
    $200 29
Marie gets a Nobel! Pierre gets a Nobel! Irene gets a Nobel! Frederic gets a Nobel! Everybody in this family gets a Nobel!
    $200 30
Proverbially, "He who" does this "is lost"
    $200 11
In the title of a politically incorrect show, it's the New York avenue on which some puppets live
    $200 25
In this kind of poker, the player holding the deck picks the game
    $400 5
Costner, for the win
    $400 16
M.I.T. researchers used a solar still, evaporation & condensation in this process to make ocean water drinkable
    $400 10
Thomas Francis was the guy who tested Jonas Salk's vaccine against this vicious disease through the double-blind method in 1954
    $400 13
Let's check your "Q" rating--this word pluralized denotes sudden misgivings or questions
    $400 12
In 2019, Christie Brinkley starred on Broadway as Roxie Hart in this musical
    $400 1
If you are safe at first base because the out was made on the runner at second, it's scored as this
    $600 7
A Kubrick classic
    $600 26
In 2020 this sports league & its players association reached a deal that will pay top centers & point guards in excess of $500,000 a year
    $600 19
Thomas Watson worked in the lab with this man & in 1876 was on the other end of a very important phone call
    $600 22
Heisenberg's 1927 indistinct principle? Irresolution? Hold on, I got it! It was called this principle! That's it
    $600 14
Songs in this musical based on a film include "Omigod You Guys" & "The Harvard Variations"
    $600 2
Conagra started this frozen food brand after its CEO had a heart attack in 1985
    $800 8
The jury is in
    $800 27
In 2019 Tunisia held its second straight election that was considered to meet the alliterative criterion "free &" this
    $800 20
Howard Florey & Ernst Chain followed up Alexander Fleming's work on this antibiotic & they all shared a Nobel Prize in 1945
    $800 23
If you cast a wary or cynical eye on things, you may be a this, like the ancient Greek philosophy adopted by Plato's school
    $800 15
An outdoor production of this musical set in Asia featured an actual Huey helicopter landing nightly
    $800 4
The title of a 1979 novel, this is a decision where either option will end in sacrifice
    $1000 9
It's 2019 in L.A.
    $1000 28
A sort of "EpiPen" for spinal cord injuries could thwart paralysis by using these microscopic "particles"
    DD: $3,456 21
In 1942 at the University of Chicago, Leo Szilard helped this Italian create the first nuclear reactor
    $1000 24
Some folks unsure of a higher power are this word from the Greek for "not known"
    $1000 18
Among the great songwriting teams were Rodgers & Hammerstein & this pair who gave us "My Fair Lady"
    $1000 3
The horse closest to the stable door or nothing

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

Jong Ho Anne Allison
$4,800 $1,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jong Ho Anne Allison
$9,656 $3,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "M-C" coming up in each correct response.)
    $400 6
Natasha Rostov & Pierre Bezukhov are characters in this Tolstoy masterpiece
    $400 17
There are a limited number of I's--3--in this word meaning endless... or unlimited...or...
    $400 29
(Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents the clue.) One of my heroes is Wild Bill Hickok, who before moving west & becoming a legendary lawman & gunfighter helped escaping slaves at his family's Illinois farm, which served as a stop on this
    $400 30
NFL quarterback Jon Kitna traded Xs & Os for the Xs & Ys of this branch of math with a name from Arabic
    $400 1
Travel from Colombia to Jamaica across this sea
    $400 22
On Sept. 6, 1901 he was shot at the Pan-American exposition in Buffalo & died 8 days later
    $800 7
Early in a Pasternak novel, this title man stands "in the corridor of the gynecological section of the hospital"
    $800 19
This adjective meaning warmly appreciative is in the name of Bob Weir's band
    $800 14
New York statesman DeWitt Clinton promoted the idea of this waterway & was the commissioner who oversaw its construction
    $800 5
In 2012 Ken Dryden began teaching a course at McGill in these national "Studies"
    $800 2
Odessa & Sochi are ports on this sea that looks dark in winter due to heavy fogs
    $800 23
Once known as the bad boy of tennis, today he's a respected commentator, both here and abroad
    $1200 8
This 19th century poet, playwright and unsuccessful duelist is considered a founder of modern Russian literature
    DD: $3,456 20
Desolate & raw, or a title description of a novel "House" with Ada Clarek
    $1200 15
The only clue to this colony's disappearance was the word "Croatoan" on a post; hasn't helped much
    $1200 11
The first woman to win three gold track medals in a single Olympics, 1960, she taught second graders in Tennessee
    DD: $2,000 3
The Germans call this bordering sea Ostsee; the Swedes', Ostersjon
    $1200 24
In February 2020 the Duchess of Cambridge paid tribute to this designer on the 10th anniversary of his death, wearing one of his outfits
    $1600 9
Woody Allen's film "Love and Death" parodies Russian novels & its title echoes "Crime and Punishment" & this 1862 Turgenev title
    $1600 26
If you're this "fallacy" of attributing emotions to objects, you're this, & there's no "em-" at the start of the word
    $1600 16
This 2-word concept was used to justify the acquisitions of Oregon territory, California & Mexican land in the southwest
    $1600 12
This former Knick & onetime presidential candidate taught at Maryland & Stanford
    $1600 4
In 1822 a Russian navy captain named this sea off his nation's east coast for a Danish explorer
    $1600 25
She's best remembered by sci-fi readers for her "Pern" novels, many written with son Todd
    $2000 10
This 1970 Literature Nobel Prize winner spent time in the gulag & was deported from the Soviet Union in 1974
    $2000 27
Though it sounds like 5 things you really require, it actually describes the perfect embodiment of something
    $2000 18
This education reformer took John Quincy Adams' seat in the House of Representatives, where he vigorously opposed slavery
    $2000 13
Mike Doleac went to the Final Four with this state U., won an NBA title & came home to teach physics at Park City High
    $2000 21
On the other side of Greece from the Aegean, this sea is the Mediterranean's deepest, maxing at more than 16,000 feet
    $2000 28
After his 1960s gig as Secretary of Defense, he became president of the World Bank

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jong Ho Anne Allison
$25,512 $13,800 $3,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 15 U.S. presidential libraries or museums, 3 are in this state, more than any other

Final scores:

Jong Ho Anne Allison
$23,370 $11,599 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jong Ho Anne Allison
$20,800 $13,800 $5,200
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R,
1 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2020-02-24
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