Responses for show #7760 - Friday, May 11, 2018

2018 Teachers Tournament quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

Ranjani Sheshadri, a 10th and 11th grade English teacher from Friendswood, Texas

Steve Mond, a 9th and 10th grade math teacher from Midvale, Utah

Jake Allen, a K-12 gifted and talented teacher from Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Jeopardy! Round responses

LET'S HAVE A GARAGE SALE
"V"ERBS
SHE DID IT!
ELEMENTARY
MY DEER
WHAT'S ON?
    $200 9
Risk

Jake
    $200 1
validate

Steve
    $200 3
Indira Gandhi

Steve
    $200 5
legislative

Steve
    $200 7
a deer caught in the headlights

Steve
    $200 17
Tupac

Steve
    $400 10
jodhpurs

Jake
    $400 2
vacate

Steve
    $1,000 4
Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Steve
    $400 6
grammar

Jake
    $400 8
two

Ranjani
    $400 18
Roseanne

Jake
    $600 11
the Gutenberg Bible

Steve
    $600 14
vacillate

Jake
    $600 22
Dian Fossey

Ranjani
    $600 25
time

Jake
    $600 19
ray, a drop of golden sun

Jake
    $600 20
The Cloverfield Paradox

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
a high chair

Jake
    $800 13
(Ranjani: To vaporize?)

vent

JakeRanjani
    $800 23
Misty Copeland

Ranjani
    $800 26
Carthage

Ranjani
    $800 28
(William) Blake

Jake
    $800 21
Counterpart

Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
Happy Gilmore

Steve
    $1000 15
(Ranjani: To vituperate?)

to vilify

Ranjani
Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
Mary Baker Eddy

Jake
    $1000 27
magma

Ranjani
    $1000 29
Faline

Ranjani
    $1000 30
Eric McCormack

Steve

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

Jake Steve Ranjani
$3,200 $2,800 -$1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Steve Ranjani
$6,600 $5,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

FIELD TRIP
SHAKESPEARE'S PEOPLE
ODD WORDS
THE STARS
YOUR 1990s HIT PARADE
OLD SCHOOL
    $400 21
England and Scotland

Steve
    $400 1
Brutus

Ranjani
    $400 14
sleepwalking

Jake
    $400 6
Polaris

Ranjani
    $400 27
"Smells Like Teen Spirit"

Jake
    $400 9
Latin

Steve
    $800 22
Judas Iscariot

Jake
    $800 2
Prospero

Ranjani
    $800 15
middle finger

Jake
    $800 7
Aquarius

Jake
    $800 28
losing my religion

Steve
    $800 10
math

Steve
    $1200 23
Cleveland

Jake
    $2,000 3
(Alex: The Moor is Othello.)

Iago

Ranjani
    $1200 16
quack

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
the Pleiades

Steve
    $1200 29
Celine Dion

Jake
    $1200 11
ink (or inkwell)

Jake
    $1600 24
(Ranjani: What is the North Sea?)

the Baltic Sea

JakeRanjani
    $1600 4
Portia

Ranjani
    $1600 17
dreg

Jake
    $2,000 19
Andromeda

Ranjani
    $1600 30
Garth Brooks

Jake
    $1600 12
microfiche

Ranjani
    $2000 25
Alberta

Jake
    $2000 5
[Applause for Ranjani running the category.]

Petruchio

Ranjani
    $2000 18
syzygy

Ranjani
    $2000 20
(Ranjani: What is Betelgeuse?)

Antares

Ranjani
Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
The Cranberries

Steve
    $2000 13
(Jake: What is mimeo?)

ditto

Jake
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Steve Ranjani
$18,200 $10,600 $12,000

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. POLITICAL HISTORY
SteveWhat is a pocket veto?
$6,000
RanjaniWhat executive privilege
$8,000
JakeWhat is executi presidential veto
$2,000
a pocket veto

Final scores:

Jake Steve Ranjani
$16,200 $16,600 $4,000
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jake Steve Ranjani
$18,200 $10,000 $10,800
23 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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