Responses for show #5233 - Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Andrew Rostan game 5.

Contestants

Jamil Muhammad, a marriage educator originally from Cincinnati, Ohio

Lenore Garon, a lawyer from Falls Church, Virginia

Andrew Rostan, a student originally from Boardman, Ohio (whose 4-day cash winnings total $101,500)

Jeopardy! Round responses

BOTANY
(Alex: Sounds like we're back in school.)
FAMOUS NICKNAMES
RUSSIAN FOOD & DRINK
MAY 16, A DAY TO REMEMBER
(Alex: [After revealing all categories] A word about [*]. The reason it's "a day to remember" is that it's the birthday of one of our writers, who wrote this category! [To the writer] OK, Jim!)
THE BOY SCOUTS
"B" PREPARED
    $200 21
hormone

Triple Stumper
    $200 1
Beaver

Andrew
    $200 16
vodka

Jamil
    $200 11
Irving Berlin

Andrew
    $200 26
(Jamil: What's a good deed?)

a good turn

LenoreJamil
    $200 6
(Andrew: What is a bullpen?)

bleachers

AndrewJamil
    $400 22
(Lenore: What is a grain?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; accepted before Double Jeopardy! round]

a grass (grain accepted)

Lenore
    $400 2
Clark Gable

Andrew
    $400 17
(shish) kebab

Andrew
    $400 12
Joan of Arc

Lenore
    $400 27
(Andrew: What is 25?)

21

AndrewLenore
    $400 7
(Jamil: What is baseball diamond?)

birthstone

LenoreJamil
    $600 23
(Andrew: What is hay?)

ragweed

AndrewLenore
    $600 3
Agatha Christie

Jamil
    $600 18
chicken Kiev

Jamil
    $600 13
(Alex: We'll accept that, yes. It was a joint session of [*], as a matter of fact.)

Congress (the House of Representatives accepted)

Jamil
    $600 8
brunch

Lenore
    $800 24
moss

Lenore
    $800 4
Popeye

Andrew
    $800 19
blinis

Lenore
    $800 14
Marie Antoinette & Louis XVI

Triple Stumper
    $800 9
bluegrass

Jamil
    $1000 25
acid

Jamil
    $1000 5
Skeet

Andrew
    $1,600 20
Beef Stroganoff

Lenore
    $1000 15
(Alex: Interesting that Lenore is the one who came up with the correct response of [*].)

Edgar Allan Poe

Lenore
    $1000 10
(Lenore: What is a beaker?)

baffle

AndrewLenore

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

Andrew Lenore Jamil
$3,400 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Lenore Jamil
$2,800 $6,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

2006 NEWS
THE DAN BAND
LINES FROM LITERATURE
POTPOURRI
NOT A CURRENT NATIONAL CAPITAL
THAT'S "ODD"
    $400 21
Mexico

Lenore
    $400 1
Dan Aykroyd

Andrew
    $400 6
Breakfast at Tiffany's

Lenore
    $400 11
(Jamil: What is Iceland?)
(Lenore: What is Ireland?)

Canada

LenoreJamil
Triple Stumper
    $400 26
Aswan

Andrew
    $400 16
fodder

Jamil
    $800 22
the gubernatorial seat

Andrew
    $800 2
Steely Dan

Andrew
    $800 7
Gulliver's Travels

Lenore
    $800 12
Table Cloth

Triple Stumper
    $800 27
São Paulo

Lenore
    $800 17
odd job

Jamil
    $1,200 23
(Andrew: What is radium?)

polonium

Andrew
    $1200 3
the New Kids on the Block

Andrew
    $1,600 8
The Fog

Lenore
    $1200 13
the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Andrew
    $1200 28
Lagos

Jamil
    $1200 18
plodded

Andrew
    $1600 24
[Alex reads "IAU" in the clue as "International Astronomical Union".]

a dwarf planet

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
Danny Elfman

Andrew
    $1600 9
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Andrew
    $1600 14
(Jamil: What's an explosion?)
...
(Alex: Yes, a pistol going off right near his right ear.)

a gunshot

LenoreJamil
    $1600 29
(Andrew: What is Windhoek?)

Wallis Futuna

AndrewJamil
    $1600 19
sodden

Jamil
    $2000 25
(Lenore: Who is Al-Zawahiri?)

Al-Zarqawi

Lenore
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Dan Fogelberg

Andrew
    $2000 10
a Grecian Urn

Lenore
    $2000 15
Stalin

Andrew
    $2000 30
Fez

Andrew
    $2000 20
trodden

Jamil

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Lenore Jamil
$15,200 $11,400 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY PRESIDENTS
JamilWho is Lincoln?
$8,000
LenoreWho was [most of] A
$7,601
AndrewWho was Abraham Lincoln?
$7,800
Abraham Lincoln

Final scores:

Andrew Lenore Jamil
$23,000 $3,799 $17,000
5-day champion: $124,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Andrew Lenore Jamil
$16,400 $10,400 $9,000
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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