Responses for show #5215 - Friday, April 20, 2007

Contestants

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Sandy Yates, a revenue agent from Petaluma, California

Laura Wimberley, a college teaching assistant originally from Wilmington, Delaware

William Lee, a software engineer originally from Vero Beach, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

OLD TESTAMENT BOOKS IN OTHER WORDS
(Alex: You're gonna love it.)
THE SPORTING LIFE
WORD & PHRASE ORIGINS
ILLINOIS, IOWA OR INDIANA
JAVA, THE HUT
EXECUTIVE PERKS
    $200 8
Judges

William
    $200 1
Tiger Woods

Sandy
    $200 16
an octopus

William
    $200 2
Iowa

Sandy
    $200 26
ice cream

Sandy
    $200 20
the lawn

Sandy
    $400 12
Proverbs

Sandy
    $400 4
aces

Sandy
    $400 17
daily bread

Laura
    $400 3
(Laura: What is Iowa?)

Indiana

WilliamLaura
    $400 27
Greenwich Village

William
    $400 21
the executive washroom

Sandy
    $600 13
Genesis

William
    $600 9
LaDainian Tomlinson

William
    $600 18
Hobson's choice

Laura
    $600 5
Illinois

Sandy
    $1,000 28
London

William
    $600 22
a country club (or a golf club)

William
    $800 14
Lamentations

William
    $800 10
Mike Tyson

William
    $800 19
the ulna

Sandy
    $800 6
Iowa

Sandy
    $800 29
San Francisco

Sandy
    $800 23
the corner office

William
    $1000 15
Numbers

Sandy
    $1000 11
Hack

Sandy
    $1000 25
(Sandy: What is a hip flask?)

a Thermos

Sandy
Triple Stumper
    $1000 7
Indiana

Laura
    $1000 30
(Jean-Paul) Sartre

William
    $1000 24
a stock option

Sandy

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

William Laura Sandy
$3,600 $600 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Laura Sandy
$7,400 $1,600 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WILLIAM FAULKNER
HARD STUPID ANSWERS
BRITISH ROYALTY
DISCOVERIES
ATTENTION!
"AT" EASE
    $400 26
the Nobel

Sandy
    $400 21
Pink

William
    $400 2
James I

Laura
    $400 13
California

Sandy
    $400 11
7

Sandy
    $400 1
a gnat

Sandy
    $800 27
The Big Sleep

William
    $800 22
a Heisman

Sandy
    $800 3
Charles I

Sandy
    $800 17
(Alex: [*]--in Antarctica.)

ice

William
    $800 12
zero

William
    $800 7
baccarat

Sandy
    $1200 28
The Sound and the Fury

William
    $1200 23
Love

William
    $1200 4
Matilda

Sandy
    $1200 18
diamonds

William
    $1200 14
(William: What is scissors?")

paper

WilliamLaura
    $1200 8
(William: What is a warrant?)

a caveat

William
Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
(Alex: Trilogy about [*].)

the Snopes family

Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
Michael Moore

William
    $3,000 5
King John

Sandy
    $1600 19
a star

William
    $1600 15
a palindrome

Laura
    $1600 9
a ziggurat

Sandy
    $2000 30
Fable

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Sin City

William
    $2000 6
Richard II

Sandy
    $1,500 20
(William: What are sound waves?)
(Alex: No, sorry, what are [*]? Talking about earthquakes here.)

seismic waves

William
    $2000 16
(Alex: [*]--88 divided by 88--correct again.)

1

William
    $2000 10
Muscat

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Laura Sandy
$17,100 $4,800 $18,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

O CANADA
(Alex: Strange in some ways. It looks like a little island with some trees on it.)
...
(Alex: The little island might very well be [*].)
LauraWhat is Nunavut?
$0
WilliamWhat is British Columbia?
$17,000
SandyWhat is British Columbia?
$16,000
Prince Edward Island

Final scores:

William Laura Sandy
$100 $4,800 $2,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

William Laura Sandy
$18,200 $4,800 $17,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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