Responses for show #6482 - Tuesday, November 20, 2012

2012-B Teachers Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

Michael Farabaugh, a high school chemistry teacher from Charlottesville, Virginia (subtotal of $10,000)

Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois (subtotal of $10,600)

Kate Wilson, a high school AP English teacher from Montgomery, Alabama (subtotal of $3,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE LIVING ROOM
SCI. ABBREV.
DIFFERS BY A LETTER
(Alex: Each correct response will require two words, and those words will be exactly the same except for one letter.)
LITERARY RELATIVES
THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONGS
NAME THAT U.S. CURRENCY NOTE
    $200 22
a television

Michael
    $200 6
the boiling point

Colby
    $200 1
slalom/shalom

Michael
    $200 14
John le Carré

Triple Stumper
    $200 7
Madonna

Michael
    $200 8
(Alex: Benjamin Franklin, correct.)

the $100

Kate
    $400 23
a parlor

Kate
    $400 9
hormone replacement

Kate
    $400 2
dimple/pimple

Kate
    $400 15
(Harriet Beecher) Stowe

Kate
    $400 12
(Alex: You're surprised you knew that.)
(Kate: I am surprised I knew that!)

Lady Gaga

Kate
    $400 21
(Alex: Abraham Lincoln is the man, yeah.)

the $5

Michael
    $600 25
[NOTE: A technical issue formerly prevented "into a" from being rendered. This appears to now be fixed.]

a hearth

Kate
    $600 10
electron microscope

Michael
    $600 3
(Kate: What is vocation and avocation?)
...
(Alex: Yes, differs by one letter only.)

vocation/vacation

KateMichael
    $600 16
the Brontë sisters

Michael
    $600 17
U2

Kate
    $600 27
(Alex: Yes, Alexander Hamilton was the man.)

the $10

Colby
    $800 26
a coffee table

Colby
    $800 11
messenger

Colby
    $800 4
[Michael chuckles as Alex gives the correct response.]

quirk/quark

Triple Stumper
    $800 18
(Richard) Nixon

Colby
    $800 19
The Who

Michael
    $800 28
(Alex: Andrew Jackson, yeah.)

the $20

Michael
    $1000 13
(Michael: What is magnetic force?)
[Initially ruled incorrect; reversed after the first break]

magnetic field

Michael
    $1000 5
Croats/groats

Kate
    $1,600 24
(Kate: Who is Frost?)

T.S. Eliot (or Thomas Stearns Eliot)

Kate
    $1000 20
fun.

Colby
    $1000 29
(Alex: Ulysses Grant was the man.)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the $50

Michael

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

Kate Colby Michael
$2,200 $1,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Colby Michael
$2,200 $4,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GIFTED & TALENTED
THE WAR OF ...12
WORD ORIGINS
STATES BY LAKE
TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL
THE NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY
(Alex: ...of the Library of Congress, helping preserve our film heritage.)
    $400 10
Mozart

Michael
    $400 14
the pope

Colby
    $400 2
ambulance

Kate
    $400 1
Louisiana

Michael
    $400 19
a penguin

Colby
    $400 24
the San Francisco earthquake

Colby
    $800 11
Bobby Fischer

Michael
    $800 15
the Kremlin

Colby
    $800 4
[Michael gives the response in Homer Simpson's voice; audience laughs]

d'oh

Michael
    $800 3
Ohio

Colby
    $800 20
Mr. Freeze

Colby
    $800 25
Bambi

Kate
    $1200 12
Yo-Yo Ma

Kate
    $1200 16
the Hundred Years' War

Colby
    $2,600 5
(Michael: What is the boardwalk?)
(Alex: No, I betcha Colby would've gotten this. What is [*]?)

the midway

Michael
    $1200 8
Michigan

Michael
    $1200 21
The Shining

Colby
    $1200 28
(Kate: Who is... Bell?)

Edison

KateColby
    $1600 13
(Kate: Who is Descartes?)

(Blaise) Pascal

KateColby
    $1600 17
the Ottoman

Colby
    $1600 6
ombudsman

Triple Stumper
    $1,200 9
Minnesota

Michael
    $1600 22
the White Witch

Kate
    $1600 29
Thriller

Kate
    $2000 27
(Kate: Who is Russell?)

John Stuart Mill

Kate
Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
[Applause for Colby's run of the category.]

Moors

Colby
    $2000 7
umami

Kate
    $2000 26
New York

Triple Stumper
    $2000 23
the Watchmen

Colby
    $2000 30
Robert Rodriguez

Colby

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Colby Michael
$5,000 $20,600 $8,600
(lock tournament)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
(Alex: Congratulations, Colby. We'll look forward to having you back on our program in February. You're gonna be competing in the Tournament of Champions.)
KateWhat is treason?
$5,000
MichaelWhat is treason?
$5,500
ColbyWhat is perjury?
$1,929
treason

Final scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$10,000 $18,671 $14,100

Cumulative scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$13,000 $29,271 $24,100
2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Kate Colby Michael
$6,600 $20,600 $11,600
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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