Responses for show #6715 - Friday, November 22, 2013

2013 Teachers Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

John Pearson, a 4th grade math teacher from Richardson, Texas (subtotal of $15,200)

Becky Giardina, a 7th grade social studies teacher from Martinez, Georgia (subtotal of $0)

Mary Beth Hammerstrom, a high school social studies teacher from Anchorage, Alaska (subtotal of $11,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHY CLASS
STAR BUCKS
TIME"LY" WORDS
THE KOREAN WAR
USER NAME
PASSWORD
    $200 3
the Missouri

John
    $200 12
Bullwinkle

Becky
    $200 17
hourly

John
    $200 1
Truman

John
    $200 26
the catcher

John
    $200 2
(John: What is the Spartan army?)
(Mary Beth: What's the Athenian army?)

the Roman army

Mary BethJohn
Triple Stumper
    $400 4
Stockholm

Mary Beth
    $400 13
Bambi

John
    $400 18
early

Mary Beth
    $400 8
a bomber

Becky
    $400 27
conductors

Becky
    $400 22
(Mary Beth: Who is Aladdin?)

Ali Baba

Mary BethJohn
    $600 5
the Arctic

John
    $600 14
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Becky
    $600 19
frequently

John
    $600 9
the United Nations

Mary Beth
    $600 28
Lex Luthor

Becky
    $600 23
Groucho Marx

John
    $800 6
the Atlas Mountains

Becky
    $800 15
The Leatherstocking Tales

Mary Beth
    $800 20
sporadically

John
    $800 10
(Mary Beth: What is Saigon?)

Pyongyang

Mary Beth
    $800 29
the anesthesiologist

Mary Beth
    $800 24
(Alex: Minute to go.)

Buddy

John
    $1000 7
Thailand

Mary Beth
    $1000 16
The Yearling

Becky
    $1000 21
shortly

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
(Mary Beth: What is the Yellow River?)

Yalu River

Mary Beth
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(John: What are ants?)
(Alex: Ants? We'll accept that. [*] also.)
[John's response was ruled incorrect at the start of the Double Jeopardy! Round. Alex explained that they were going for [*] or white ants, but "ants" was not acceptable.]

termites

John
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
MIT

John

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mary Beth Becky John
$0 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Beth Becky John
$1,600 $4,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERARY OPENINGS
EARTH BLANKS
AP FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
THE SHORT VERSION
ANATOMY
THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
(Jimmy: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, where even the building is a work of art.)
    $400 2
A Christmas Carol

John
    $400 12
Day

Becky
    $400 22
Flo-Jo

John
    $400 17
lieutenant

Mary Beth
    $400 7
ventricles

John
    $400 1
Frank Lloyd Wright

Becky
    $800 3
the Aeneid

John
    $800 13
Planet

Mary Beth
    $800 23
(Mary Beth: Who is Dawes?)

Gabby Douglas

Mary BethJohn
    $800 18
dots per inch

John
    $800 8
the heel

John
    $2,000 26
Dada

Mary Beth
    $1200 4
Brave New World

John
    $1200 14
Wind & Fire

John
    $1200 24
Annika Sorenstam

John
    $1200 19
Human Resources

John
    $1200 9
the radius

John
    $1200 27
(Alexander) Calder

Mary Beth
    $1600 5
The Dark Tower

John
    $1600 15
rare

Becky
    $1600 25
(John: Who is Babe Didrik Zaharison?)

Babe Didrikson

Mary BethJohn
    $1600 20
(Mary Beth: What is Mountain Daily Time?)

Mountain Daylight Time

Mary BethBecky
    $3,000 10
(John: What is a sebaceous gland?)

an exocrine gland

John
    $1600 28
Kandinsky

Mary Beth
    $2000 6
(Alex: Well done. You've done a lot of reading, and it's paid off for you in this round.)
[Applause for John's run of the category]

Neuromancer

John
    $2000 16
Battlefield

John
    $2000 30
Maureen Connolly

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
Philemon

John
    $2000 11
the sciatic

Mary Beth
    $2000 29
(Piet) Mondrian

Mary Beth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Beth Becky John
$10,800 $8,000 $18,200
(lock tournament)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

COUNTRY NAMES
(Alex: You're all pretty good at math, so all you had to do is figure out a country that came into being in 1947.)
BeckyWhat is Israel?
$8,000
Mary BethWhat is Pakistan?
$10,800
JohnWhat is I Love You, Drew!
$0
Pakistan

Final scores:

Mary Beth Becky John
$21,600 $0 $18,200

Cumulative scores:

Mary Beth Becky John
$32,600 $0 $33,400
1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Mary Beth Becky John
$10,400 $8,000 $21,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W
28 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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