Responses for show #7296 - Monday, May 9, 2016

2016 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 1.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

Nicole Throckmorton, an 11th grade English and creative writing teacher from Williamsburg, Virginia

Kaberi Chakrabarty, an elementary bilingual teacher from Joliet, Illinois

Peter Buchholz, a 6th grade U.S. history and language arts teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jeopardy! Round responses

AT THE SMITHSONIAN
FILL IN THE AUTHOR
CURRENT EVENTS
BONES
TOOTING YOUR OWN HORN
SILENT K
(Alex: And finally, there will be a [*] in each correct response in that category.)
    $200 1
Lewis & Clark

Peter
    $200 6
Robert

Peter
    $200 11
oil

Peter
    $200 26
the tongue

Peter
    $200 12
Charlie Parker

Peter
    $200 17
knead

Nicole
    $400 2
Jacqueline Kennedy

Nicole
    $400 7
Thomas

Nicole
    $400 22
Chris Christie

Peter
    $400 27
the humerus

Peter
    $400 13
Louis Armstrong

Peter
    $400 18
knack

Peter
    $600 3
the Lone Ranger

Nicole
    $600 8
Milne

Nicole
    $600 23
the Senate Judiciary Committee

Peter
    $600 28
the femur

Nicole
    $600 14
(Nicole: Who is Marsalis?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

Wynton Marsalis

Nicole
    $600 19
a knuckleball

Peter
    $800 4
the Hope Diamond

Peter
    $800 9
Hinton

Nicole
    $800 24
(Alex: You are right, with less than a minute to go.)

Panama

Nicole
    $800 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the clavicles

Triple Stumper
    $800 15
Clarence Clemons

Peter
    $800 20
knockout

Nicole
    $1,000 5
Remington

Peter
    $1000 10
(Nicole: What is Sinclair?)

Staples

KaberiNicole
    $1000 25
Zika virus

Peter
    $1000 16
Glenn Miller

Peter
    $1000 21
knickers

Nicole

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

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$3,800 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$8,400 $1,000 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WOMEN WORLD LEADERS
"A" & "B" MOVIES
WHAT'S MY LION?
MYTHOLOGY
ASIAN CAPITAL CITIES
YOU'RE SO POSSESSIVE!
    $400 1
(Angela) Merkel

Kaberi
    $400 6
Angry Birds

Kaberi
    $400 11
the Cowardly Lion

Kaberi
    $400 13
Daedalus

Nicole
    $400 21
Jakarta

Peter
    $400 26
Saint Patrick's Day

Nicole
    $800 2
Park

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
Batman Begins

Nicole
    $800 12
Aslan

Nicole
    $800 14
the Valkyrie

Peter
    $800 22
Taipei

Kaberi
    $800 27
(Peter: What is a thesaurus?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Peter: Uh, Webster's thesaurus?)

Roget's thesaurus

PeterKaberi
    $1200 3
the Conservative Party

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
The Big Short

Peter
    $1200 16
the New York Public Library

Nicole
    $1200 15
Ishtar

Kaberi
    $1200 23
(Peter: What is Phnom Penh?)
...
(Kaberi: What is [*]?)
[Kaberi pronounced the response the correct Bengali way, with a soft "Dh" sound that sounds like a "T".]
(Alex: "Takka" is acceptable.)
[Although not shown in the show as aired, after asking her to repeat her response, Alex initially ruled Kaberi incorrect. Gameplay was stopped while Kaberi's pronunciation was researched, and Alex re-recorded his ruling to credit Kaberi.]

Dhaka

PeterKaberi
    $8,000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Hobson's choice

Kaberi
    $1600 4
(Benazir) Bhutto

Nicole
    $1600 9
Apocalypse Now

Peter
    $1600 18
Androcles

Peter
    $1600 17
hope

Peter
    $1600 24
(Nicole: What is Turkmenistan?)

Uzbekistan

Nicole
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Dilma) Rousseff

Kaberi
    $2000 10
Blade Runner

Kaberi
    $2000 19
Elsa

Kaberi
    $6,400 20
Styx

Kaberi
    $2000 25
(Alex: You are right, with less than a minute to go now.)

Bhutan

Peter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$15,600 $26,600 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

LEGISLATION
(Alex: Since this is the first day of competition in Washington, D.C., we thought it would be a great idea to have somebody who is known and very popular as a teacher deliver the Final Jeopardy! clue. Would you please welcome Dr. Jill Biden?)
[Dr. Jill Biden reads the clue.]
NicoleWhat is the G.I. Bill?
$9,400
PeterWhat is the GI Bill
$7,500
KaberiWhat is the GI Bill?
$4,601
the G.I. Bill

Final scores:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$23,100 $31,201 $18,800
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Peter Kaberi Nicole
$15,600 $15,400 $9,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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