Responses for show #6473 - Wednesday, November 7, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

Diana North, a first grade teacher from Rock Hill, South Carolina

Michael Farabaugh, a high school chemistry teacher from Charlottesville, Virginia

Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois

Jeopardy! Round responses

WHO WROTE THESE KIDS' BOOKS?
SUMMER 2012
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
SIDE DISHES
GREAT NAMES IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL
RHYME FIGHTER
(Alex: Each correct response, as a matter of fact, will rhyme with that word--"fighter".)
    $200 9
Judy Blume

Michael
    $200 6
(Diana: Temperatures--what are temperatures?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

the hottest July (high temperatures accepted)

Diana
    $200 1
Puget Sound

Colby
    $200 7
coleslaw

Colby
    $200 8
Wisconsin

Michael
    $200 11
an all-nighter

Colby
    $400 10
Lemony Snicket

Diana
    $400 20
Prince Harry

Diana
    $400 2
Des Moines

Colby
    $400 21
succotash

Michael
    $400 12
LSU

Colby
    $400 15
a copywriter

Michael
    $600 22
Madeleine L'Engle

Triple Stumper
    $600 28
Endeavour

Colby
    $1,000 3
Narragansett Bay

Colby
    $600 25
(Michael: What is chow mein?)

lo mein

MichaelDiana
    $600 13
the U.S. Naval Academy

Colby
    $600 16
whiter

Colby
    $800 23
Carolyn Keene

Michael
    $800 29
(Colby: Who is Phelps?)

Usain Bolt

ColbyMichael
    $800 4
Mount Shasta

Colby
    $800 26
plantains

Diana
    $800 14
Wake Forest University

Diana
    $800 17
a miter

Colby
    $1000 24
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Michael
    $1000 30
Benghazi

Colby
    $1000 5
Maui

Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
polenta

Diana
    $1000 19
Texas Tech

Colby
    $1000 18
a nail-biter

Colby

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

Colby Michael Diana
$3,800 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Colby Michael Diana
$8,000 $3,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

"NEA"
COMPOSERS
EDUCATION NATION
THE 1980s, QUICK!
LOVE & MARRIAGE
HORSE & CARRIAGE
    $400 9
the cornea

Diana
    $400 1
Tchaikovsky

Michael
    $400 24
(Colby: What is Poland?)

France

ColbyMichael
    $400 3
savings & loans

Diana
    $400 8
(Michael: Who is Ashton Kutcher?)

(Bruce) Willis

ColbyMichael
    $400 4
(Colby: What's the Pony Express?)
(Diana: What is Wells Fargo?)

a stagecoach

ColbyDiana
Triple Stumper
    $800 10
Knead

Michael
    $800 2
Chopin

Colby
    $800 25
Sweden

Colby
    $800 6
Afghanistan

Michael
    $800 16
Nashville

Colby
    $800 5
(Colby: What are wagons?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

covered wagons

Colby
    $1200 13
guinea pig

Triple Stumper
    $1200 7
Haydn

Diana
    $1200 26
Australia

Colby
    $2,200 17
Grenada

Colby
    $1200 20
[NOTE: This was the 230,000th clue entered into the J! Archive, 2012-11-08.]

Helen Gurley Brown

Diana
    $1200 21
(Michael: What is Hansom cab?)

cabriolet

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Juneau (Alaska)

Michael
    $4,000 11
(Richard) Wagner

Michael
    $1600 27
(Diana: Korea--what is Korea?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

South Korea

Diana
    $1600 18
Bhopal

Colby
    $1600 29
Cher

Diana
    $1600 22
(Michael: What is a sedan?)

coupe (or coupé)

MichaelDiana
    $2000 15
Aeneas

Michael
    $2000 12
(Michael: Who is Strauss?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Michael: Who is [*]?)
(Alex: [*]. Yes.)
[Applause]

Richard Strauss

Michael
    $2000 28
Saudi Arabia

Colby
    $2000 19
Alexander Haig

Michael
    $2000 30
(Kevin) Kline

Colby
    $2000 23
a troika

Diana

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Colby Michael Diana
$19,800 $14,000 $13,800

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PLAYS
(Alex: It is a great critique, really.)
...
(Alex: [To Diana] And we are--we're not going to accept that.)
(Diana: [To herself] Oh, I didn't put the "G" in there.)
DianaWhat is Waitin for Godot?
$3,800
MichaelWhat is Waiting for Godot?
$4,000
ColbyWhat Waiting for Godot
$201
Waiting for Godot

Final scores:

Colby Michael Diana
$20,001 $18,000 $10,000
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Colby Michael Diana
$18,400 $11,600 $13,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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