Responses for show #5078 - Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Contestants

Maria Capucciati, a knowledge manager from New York, New York

Steve Jenkins, a video game tester originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sherman Lo, a researcher from San Mateo, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,201)

Jeopardy! Round responses

RELIGION IN ART
WOMEN SINGERS
LABOR
CAPITALS AT STATEHOOD
(Alex: You have to identify the state for us.)
LET'S PLAY POST OFFICE
I'D RATHER "NOT"
    $200 6
Noah's Ark

Maria
    $200 16
Mary J. Blige

Steve
    $200 26
a sit-in (or sit-down)

Sherman
    $200 21
Pennsylvania

Steve
    $200 1
(Steve: What is 37 cents?)

39 cents

SteveMaria
    $200 11
Nottingham

Maria
    $400 7
(Sherman: Who is Munch?)

(Vincent) van Gogh

ShermanSteve
    $400 17
Jennifer Lopez ("J.Lo")

Maria
    $400 27
(Steve: What is the AFT?)

the National Education Association

SteveMaria
    $400 22
California

Maria
    $400 2
the White House

Maria
    $400 12
notebook (or notepad)

Sherman
    $600 8
Rembrandt

Sherman
    $600 18
Britney Spears

Steve
    $600 28
the AFL-CIO

Steve
    $600 23
Kentucky

Steve
    $600 3
Elvis Presley

Steve
    $600 13
Notre Dame

Maria
    $800 9
Gauguin

Steve
    $800 19
Donna Summer

Maria
    $1,000 29
Taft & Hartley

Steve
    $800 24
Mississippi

Steve
    $800 4
dog bites

Steve
    $800 14
a notary (public)

Sherman
    $1000 10
the Wailing Wall

Sherman
    $1000 20
Melissa Manchester

Steve
    $1000 30
(Alex: Notice the quotation marks on well-"train"ed. Sorry, Steve, not quickly enough. The Brotherhood of [*]--BLE. Not a particularly well-known union at the moment.)

Locomotive Engineers

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
West Virginia

Maria
    $1000 5
Guam

Steve
    $1000 15
Nothingness

Maria

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

Sherman Steve Maria
$2,400 $3,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Steve Maria
$2,600 $8,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

EGYPTIAN HISTORY
BOGIE & BACALL SPEAK!
HU, WATT, WARE, NGUYEN & WYE
THE ALIENS ARE HERE!
SCIENCE STUFF
ON THE "GOO"
    $400 6
(Sherman: What is Thebes?)
(Steve: What is Cairo?)

Memphis

ShermanSteve
Triple Stumper
    $400 1
Casablanca

Steve
    $400 11
(Alex: [*] Van Thieu and [*] Cao Ky.)

Nguyen

Steve
    $400 16
mesquite

Steve
    $400 26
absolute zero

Sherman
    $400 21
Goodrich

Maria
    $800 7
Cleopatra

Steve
    $800 2
(Steve: What is a light?)
(Sherman: What's a cigarette?)

a match

ShermanSteveMaria
    $800 12
Hu (Jintao)

Maria
    $800 17
the hedgehog

Sherman
    $3,400 28
igneous rock

Steve
    $800 22
goose liver

Maria
    $1200 8
the Old Kingdom

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
John Wayne

Maria
    $1200 13
Andre Ware

Steve
    $1200 18
the chestnut

Steve
    $1200 27
biennial

Steve
    $1200 23
(Evonne) Goolagong

Steve
    $1600 9
high priest

Sherman
    $1600 4
(Steve: What is The Maltese Falcon?)

The Big Sleep

SteveMaria
    $1600 14
James Watt

Steve
    $2,000 19
the mongoose

Steve
    $1600 29
platinum

Sherman
    $1600 24
Goodwill

Sherman
    $2000 10
(Sherman: Who is Ramses?)
(Maria: Who is Cheops?)
...
(Alex: Cheops is another word for Khufu; [*] is the son.)

Khafre

ShermanMaria
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Edward G.) Robinson

Sherman
    $2000 15
the Wye

Maria
    $2000 20
kudzu

Steve
    $2000 30
photoelectric effect

Sherman
    $2000 25
a googol

Steve

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Steve Maria
$9,400 $23,000 $11,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CHARACTERS IN SHAKESPEARE
(Alex: It was [*]. The "funeral baked meats" referring to the funeral of his father, and then the marriage--the quick remarriage--of his mother, to his uncle.)
ShermanWho is Othello?
$1,801
MariaWho is Richard II?
$7,601
SteveWho is Richard III
$215
Hamlet

Final scores:

Sherman Steve Maria
$7,599 $22,785 $3,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,785 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Sherman Steve Maria
$9,400 $19,800 $11,200
12 R,
4 W
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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