Responses for show #7992 - Tuesday, May 14, 2019

2019 Teachers Tournament semifinal game 2.
Category names in the Jeopardy! Round read by Amazon Alexa.

Contestants

Julia Rosinski Bailey, a 10th grade chemistry teacher from Austin, Texas

Francois Barcomb, an 11th grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York

Benjamin Schwartz, a middle school English teacher from Stamford, Connecticut

Jeopardy! Round responses

IT HAPPENED IN MAY
IDIOMS AROUND THE HOUSE
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ALUMNI
GAME OF THORNS
TIME FOR GYM
CANADIANA
    $200 26
Las Vegas

Benjamin
    $200 12
the carpet

Francois
    $200 4
Will Ferrell

Benjamin
    $200 11
Merlin

Benjamin
    $200 1
beats per minute

Benjamin
    $200 16
caribou

Francois
    $400 27
the Hundred Years' War

Benjamin
    $400 21
(Francois: What is the pot calling the metal--er, the kettle black?)
(Alex: Yes, or the metal.)
[Laughter]

the pot calling the kettle black

Francois
    $400 6
Tina Fey

Benjamin
    $400 13
a starfish

Julia
    $400 2
bicep curls

Francois
    $400 17
poutine

Julia
    $3,200 28
Bonnie and Clyde

Benjamin
    $600 22
(Francois: What is bed surfing?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; ruled correct before the Daily Double]

couch surf (or bed surfing)

FrancoisJulia
    $600 8
(Maya) Rudolph

Benjamin
    $600 14
The Thorn Birds

Francois
    $600 3
crunches, or crunch

Julia
    $600 18
Vancouver

Francois
    $800 29
Jamaica

Julia
    $800 23
rock the cradle

Francois
    $800 9
Seth Meyers

Julia
    $800 15
a porcupine

Julia
    $800 5
spin class

Francois
    $800 19
Saskatchewan

Julia
    $1000 30
Lavoisier

Julia
    $1000 24
out of the frying pan and into the fire

Francois
    $1000 10
(Julia: Uh, who is, um... oh.)

Bill Hader

Julia
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
Everything But The Girl

Triple Stumper
    $1000 7
spot

Julia
    $1000 20
John Cabot (or Giovanni Caboto)

Benjamin

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

Benjamin Francois Julia
$1,600 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Benjamin Francois Julia
$6,400 $5,600 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

A PLACE ON THE LAKE
NON-POLITICAL PRESIDENTS
POETS & POETRY
THE MORE "C"OMMON WORD
LET'S PUT ON A MUSICAL
TICK...TICK...BOOM!
    $400 17
(Benjamin: What is Detroit?)

Chicago

BenjaminFrancois
    $400 19
the American Federation of Teachers

Benjamin
    $400 5
(Walt) Whitman

Benjamin
    $400 1
chew

Julia
    $400 2
The Phantom of the Opera

Julia
    $400 14
(Francois: What is a missile?)

a smart missile (or a smart bomb)

FrancoisJulia
    $800 18
Victoria

Benjamin
    $800 20
Clara Barton

Francois
    $800 6
(Julia: What are lightning bugs?)

fireflies

Julia
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
a club

Francois
    $800 16
(Francois: What is All That Jazz?)

A Chorus Line

FrancoisJulia
    $1200 21
Evian

Francois
    $1200 24
the World Bank

Benjamin
    $1200 7
"The Waste Land"

Francois
    $1200 10
cloudy

Francois
    $1200 4
the prom

Benjamin
    $2,000 22
(Alex: In Egypt. Less than a minute to go now.)

Lake Nasser

Francois
    $1600 26
(Betty) Friedan

Benjamin
    $1600 8
drowning

Francois
    $3,000 11
(Francois: What is cold?)

cold-blooded

Francois
    $1600 3
(Benjamin: What is Jerusalem?)

Baghdad

Benjamin
Triple Stumper
    $2000 23
Lake Baikal

Francois
    $2000 25
John Muir

Francois
    $2000 13
(Benjamin: Who is Shelley?)

Lord Byron

Benjamin
Triple Stumper
    $2000 12
childbirth

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Brigadoon

Julia
    $2000 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a depth charge

Francois

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Benjamin Francois Julia
$8,000 $16,600 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN WOMEN
BenjaminWho is Reno?
$7,995
JuliaWho is O'Conner?
$9,397
FrancoisWho is Sandra Day O'Connor
$2,201
Sandra Day O'Connor

Final scores:

Benjamin Francois Julia
$5 $18,801 $18,797
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Benjamin Francois Julia
$5,400 $19,200 $9,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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