Responses for show #5788 - Wednesday, November 11, 2009

2009 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

Rachel Rothenberg, a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gabe Orlet, a senior from Belleville, Illinois

Lindsay Oxx, a senior from Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTRO-QUIZ
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
MUSEUMS
AMERICAN IDLE 2009
MEDICINE
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
    $200 16
a nucleus

Gabe
    $200 21
water

Gabe
    $200 1
the Smithsonian

Rachel
    $200 10
Staples

Rachel
    $200 11
acupuncture

Rachel
    $200 26
a groundhog

Rachel
    $400 17
Venus

Rachel
    $400 22
a field goal

Gabe
    $400 2
the Louvre

Rachel
    $400 9
Heinz

Gabe
    $400 12
eyesight

Rachel
    $400 27
encore

Gabe
    $600 18
heliocentric

Lindsay
    $600 23
Texas

Rachel
    $600 3
the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Rachel
    $600 6
Toys "R" Us

Rachel
    $600 13
leeches

Gabe
    $600 28
hatch

Rachel
    $800 19
(Rachel: What are moons?)

asteroids

Rachel
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
(Gabe: What is 60?)
...
(Alex: [*]. 12-minute quarters.)

48

Gabe
Triple Stumper
    $800 4
the Titanic

Rachel
    $800 7
Chrysler

Gabe
    $1,800 14
(Gabe: What is rabies?)

anthrax

Gabe
    $800 29
roger

Rachel
    $1000 20
the astronomical unit

Gabe
    $1000 25
recruitment

Rachel
    $1000 5
[Applause for Rachel's run of the category]
(Alex: And you ran the category to pick up a fast $3,000. Way to go.)

Chicago

Rachel
    $1000 8
(Rachel: What is Wachovia?)

Bank of America

Rachel
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
the Human Genome Project

Rachel
    $1000 30
(Lindsay: What is... not...)

fireproof

Lindsay
Triple Stumper

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

Lindsay Gabe Rachel
$0 $0 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Gabe Rachel
-$400 $1,400 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

"T"EOGRAPHY
STAR TREK
-OLOGIES
A DAY WITH GRANDMA
CLASSIC LIT
RUSSIAN WORDS & PHRASES
    $400 11
Tehran

Gabe
    $400 2
William Shatner

Rachel
    $400 16
the nose

Lindsay
    $400 21
yarn

Lindsay
    $400 1
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Rachel
    $400 26
cosmonauts

Lindsay
    $800 12
Toronto

Rachel
    $800 3
Chris Pine

Rachel
    $800 17
zoology

Gabe
    $800 22
the torch of the Statue of Liberty

Lindsay
    $800 7
The Time Machine

Rachel
    $800 27
music

Lindsay
    $1200 13
the Tigris

Rachel
    $1200 4
Leonard Nimoy

Rachel
    $1200 18
ecology

Rachel
    $1200 23
a beau

Lindsay
    $1200 8
The Wind in the Willows

Rachel
    $1200 28
Mir

Rachel
    $1,500 14
(Rachel: What is Tillamook?)

Tacoma

Rachel
    $1600 5
Dr. McCoy

Rachel
    $1600 19
(Rachel: What is sociology?)

anthropology

GabeRachel
    $1600 24
shingles

Gabe
    $3,000 9
(Rachel: What is... A Tale of Two Cities?)

The Count of Monte Cristo

Rachel
    $1600 29
(Lindsay: What is a brother?)

a friend

Lindsay
Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Togo

Gabe
    $2000 6
[Applause for Rachel's run of the category]
(Alex: Correct, and you're obviously a big fan of Star Trek, and it paid off for you today.)

the Romulans

Rachel
    $2000 20
embryology

Lindsay
    $2000 25
the Poconos

Rachel
    $2000 10
The Lord of the Flies

Gabe
    $2000 30
gulags

Gabe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Gabe Rachel
$4,000 $11,800 $15,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE WORLD AFTER WWII
(Alex: The margin is just $2, but, Rachel Rothenberg, come on over here. You're gonna be a finalist, and you get to play again tomorrow in the 2-day finals for $75,000. And here are the two young gentlemen you--who are your opponents in that match.)
(Aidan: Aidan Mehigan--McLean, Virginia.)
(Will: Will Dantzler--Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.)
(Alex: It's gonna be a dandy final. Join us tomorrow, ladies and gentlemen. So long. And again, congratulations.)
LindsayWhat is Korea?
$3,999
GabeWhat is the Korean Peninsula?
$11,798
RachelWhat is the Korean Peninsula?
$7,700
the Korean Peninsula

Final scores:

Lindsay Gabe Rachel
$7,999 $23,598 $23,600
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lindsay Gabe Rachel
$4,000 $13,600 $20,400
8 R,
2 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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