Responses for show #6372 - Tuesday, May 8, 2012

2012 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

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Evan Eschliman, a sophomore from Olathe, Kansas

Anshika Niraj, a sophomore from Beachwood, Ohio

Elyse Mancuso, a junior from Omaha, Nebraska

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WASHINGTON TODAY
A RELIGIOUS CATEGORY
START IT "UP"
(Alex: Each correct response will start with those two letters.)
THE MOVIES
WE MAKE THAT!
OPERA PEOPLE & PLACES
    $200 21
John McCain

Evan
    $200 16
(Evan: Who are the Quakers?)

the Puritans

ElyseEvan
    $200 6
uproot

Elyse
    $200 1
The Three Stooges

Evan
    $200 11
Taco Bell

Evan
    $200 26
Sicily

Evan
    $400 22
Ron Paul

Evan
    $400 17
Allah

Anshika
    $400 7
upholstery

Anshika
    $400 2
Titanic

Elyse
    $400 12
(Elyse: What is Microsoft?)

Apple

ElyseEvan
    $400 27
Hans Christian Andersen

Evan
    $2,600 23
Nancy Pelosi

Evan
    $600 18
Cardinals

Evan
    $600 8
an upright

Evan
    $600 3
Viggo Mortensen

Anshika
    $600 13
E(lectronic) A(rts)

Evan
    $600 28
Montezuma

Evan
    $800 24
(Evan: Who is... Franken?)

(Joseph) Lieberman

AnshikaEvan
    $800 19
wine

Evan
    $800 9
the uptake

Elyse
    $800 4
Wrath of the Titans

Anshika
    $800 14
Gap

Elyse
    $800 29
(Alex: [Looking at the judges] We'll accept that, yes, the feminization of Druid.)

a Druidess

Elyse
    $1000 25
whip

Evan
    $1000 20
Baptist

Anshika
    $1000 10
(Elyse: What is upgrade?)
(Alex: Upgrade? No, I don't think so.)
[This ruling was reversed at the contestant interviews.]
...
(Alex: [To Evan] We'll accept that [upsize], but the correct term is [*].)

upselling (upsize accepted, upgrade later accepted)

ElyseEvan
    $1000 5
Speed Racer

Elyse
    $1000 15
Procter & Gamble (or Oral B)

Evan
    $1000 30
the Byzantine Empire

Elyse

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

Elyse Anshika Evan
$3,800 $1,800 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elyse Anshika Evan
$5,800 $4,000 $9,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

(In the first round we dealt with Washington Today; now we deal with...)
WASHINGTON YESTERDAY
THEY'RE IN THE BAND
SCIENCE & NATURE
WHO WROTE THE LINE?
AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY
8-LETTER WORDS
    $400 21
Washington Irving

Evan
    $400 6
the Black Eyed Peas

Evan
    $400 7
a ruby

Anshika
    $400 12
J.K. Rowling

Anshika
    $400 17
the Sahara

Evan
    $400 1
a fountain

Elyse
    $800 22
George Washington Carver

Evan
    $800 27
Coldplay

Elyse
    $800 8
the abdomen

Elyse
    $800 13
Homer

Elyse
    $800 18
Madagascar

Elyse
    $800 2
cloudier

Evan
    $1200 23
the (George) Washington Bridge

Anshika
    $1200 28
The Lonely Island

Elyse
    $1200 9
an orbit

Anshika
    $3,000 14
(Miguel de) Cervantes

Elyse
    $1200 19
Nairobi

Anshika
    $1200 3
a landlord

Anshika
    $1600 24
Denzel Washington

Evan
    $1600 29
The Beastie Boys

Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
neutral

Evan
    $1600 15
A.A. Milne

Elyse
    $2,000 20
(Anshika: What is the Black Sea?)

the Red Sea

Anshika
    $1600 4
dishonor

Elyse
    $2000 25
Chicago

Evan
    $2000 30
Train

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
the lithosphere

Evan
    $2000 16
(Anshika: Who is Poe?)
...
(Alex: Who is [*]--Heart of Darkness.)

Joseph Conrad

Anshika
Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
Victoria Falls

Elyse
    $2000 5
a handyman

Elyse

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elyse Anshika Evan
$20,800 $5,600 $19,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT LANDMARKS
AnshikaWhat is the Sphinx?
$5,600
EvanWhat is the Sphinx?
$19,800
ElyseWhat is the Sphinx?
$20,000
the Sphinx

Final scores:

Elyse Anshika Evan
$40,800 $11,200 $39,600
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Elyse Anshika Evan
$19,000 $7,600 $17,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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