Responses for show #8224 - Thursday, May 28, 2020

2020 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

Mary Kate Trausch, a high school science teacher from Vernon Hills, Illinois

Matt Joyal, a high school history teacher from Hampstead, New Hampshire

Ben Henri, a 7th through 12th grade vocal music teacher from St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN HEALTH CARE
MYTHOLOGY
CHOIR PRACTICE
IN THE STATE CAPITAL
TEACHING THE SPORT
THE LANGUAGE OF DE-FEET
    $200 26
nurses

Matt
    $200 11
(Ben: Who is Minerva?)

Venus

BenMary Kate
    $200 1
a cappella

Matt
    $200 6
Honolulu

Matt
    $200 16
(Matt: What is a knuckleball?)

a fastball

BenMatt
    $200 21
(Ben: What is tete-a-tete?)
...
(Alex: Tete-a-tete implies some entirely different relationship.)
[Laughter]

toe to toe

BenMatt
    $400 27
emergency

Ben
    $400 12
(Ben: Who are the Olympians?)

the Titans

BenMary Kate
    $400 2
alto

Ben
    $400 7
Annapolis

Ben
    $400 17
a spiral

Ben
    $400 22
foot in mouth

Ben
    $600 28
(Alex: Yes, and he's very specific on the part of the law.)

pre-existing

Ben
    $600 13
(Matt: Who are Romulus and Remus?)

Castor & Pollux

BenMatt
    $600 3
the Lord's Prayer

Ben
    $600 8
Sacramento

Ben
    $600 18
Princeton

Ben
    $600 23
your archenemy

Matt
    $800 29
[NOTE: Mary Kate added an apostrophe S.]

St. Jude

Mary Kate
    $800 14
(Mary Kate: Who is the Medusa?)

the Hydra

BenMary Kate
    $800 4
response

Matt
    $2,000 9
(Ben: What is Florida?)

Tallahassee

Ben
    $800 19
spike

Mary Kate
    $800 24
a footlocker

Matt
    $1000 30
Blue Cross, Blue Shield

Matt
    $1000 15
Circe

Mary Kate
    $1000 5
Geneva

Matt
    $1000 10
Concord, New Hampshire

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
the sand wedge

Ben
    $1000 25
the heel

Ben

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

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$800 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$5,200 $4,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT HISTORY
A POTPOURRI OF PICTURES
10-LETTER WORDS
POEMS
I'M A CHICK
MAGNET
    $400 1
Crete

Ben
    $400 6
the Hope Diamond

Matt
    $400 16
(Matt: What is [*]?)
(Alex: Yes.)
(Matt: What is abdicate?)
(Alex: Yes. No. The first one. I ruled on you on the first.)
(Matt: Okay.)
(Alex: Don't change your mind after I've ruled on you.)

abdication

Matt
    $400 30
water

Ben
    $400 21
The Sims

Ben
    $400 11
iron

Ben
    $800 2
silk

Ben
    $800 7
Vietnam

Mary Kate
    $800 17
(Matt: What is carcinogenic?)

a carcinogen

BenMatt
    $100 29
a caged bird

Ben
    $800 22
Foghorn Leghorn

Ben
    $800 12
a compass

Mary Kate
    $1200 3
[ERRATUM: Millennium is misspelled.]

Tehran

Ben
    $1200 8
Guevara

Ben
    $1200 18
backsplash

Matt
    $1200 27
a carriage

Ben
    $1200 23
Robot Chicken

Ben
    $1200 13
computers

Matt
    $1600 4
Papyrus

Ben
    $1600 9
(M.C.) Escher

Matt
    $1600 19
expatriate

Ben
    $1600 26
(Langston) Hughes

Ben
    $1600 24
Gonzo

Ben
    $1600 14
New Mexico

Mary Kate
    $2000 5
(Alex: Right you are, good going.)
[No applause for running the category]

the Temple of Artemis

Ben
    $2000 10
an amphora

Matt
    $2000 20
gastronomy

Ben
    $2000 28
William Wordsworth

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Impractical Jokers

Triple Stumper
    $4,000 15
(Mary Kate: Who is... Cavendish?)

(Michael) Faraday

Mary Kate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$24,500 $10,200 $1,600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORD ORIGINS
Mary KateWhat is the bandwagon?
$1,599
MattWhat is up
$800
BenWhat is a fad?
$822
bandwagon

Final scores:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$23,678 $9,400 $3,199
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ben Matt Mary Kate
$27,200 $10,200 $5,600
32 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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