Responses for show #5435 - Friday, April 4, 2008

Contestants

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Jacob Gold, a writer from Chicago, Illinois

Mary McGhee, a college advisor from SeaTac, Washington

Rich House, an English professor from Terre Haute, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,801)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ORGANIZATIONS
MOVIE ADJECTIVES
FUN ON THE MAP
MAKE IT STICK
"BARN"S
NOBEL
    $200 4
the PTA (Parent-Teacher's Association)

Rich
    $200 29
Fabulous

Mary
    $200 30
Java

Mary
    $200 12
Bondo

Mary
    $200 1
Barney

Rich
    $200 7
dynamite

Mary
    $400 8
(Mary: Uh, partial deafness?)
...
(Alex: Mary, back to you. Remember your phrasing.)

Disabilities

Mary
Triple Stumper
    $400 28
Magnificent

Mary
    $400 19
Antarctica

Rich
    $400 13
Band-Aid

Jacob
    $400 2
barnacles

Jacob
    $400 17
St. Petersburg

Jacob
    $600 9
Slavery

Mary
    $600 27
Perfect

Jacob
    $600 22
Paris

Rich
    $600 14
duct tape

Mary
    $600 3
P.T. Barnum

Mary
    $600 18
(Mary: What is economics?)

peace

Mary
Triple Stumper
    $800 10
(Mary: Uh, what is National Geographic?)
...
(Alex: Remember, this was way before the National Geographic Society here in the United States, this was the [*].)

the Royal Society of London

Mary
Triple Stumper
    $800 26
Wild

Jacob
    $800 23
the Lesser Antilles

Rich
    $800 15
pores

Rich
    $800 5
barnstorming

Rich
    $2,000 20
Norway & Sweden

Rich
    $1000 11
Students for a Democratic Society

Mary
    $1000 25
Constant

Jacob
    $1000 24
the Finger Lakes

Jacob
    $1000 16
museum putty

Rich
    $1000 6
Barnard

Jacob
    $1000 21
(Jacob: What is the Merrimack?)
...
(Alex: Yep. Kinda narrowed it down for you, didn't he?)

the Monitor

MaryJacob

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

Rich Mary Jacob
$3,000 $2,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Mary Jacob
$6,800 $3,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PLAYS & PLAYWRIGHTS
THE SONGS OF PAUL SIMON
ANIMAL NAMES
FASHION
PRESIDENTS AT REST
(Alex: We'll give you the burial site--you name the president.)
VERY WORD "E"
    $400 18
Tennessee Williams

Rich
    $400 1
"The Sounds Of Silence"

Mary
    $400 6
aardvark

Mary
    $400 26
a bolo

Mary
    $400 13
Jefferson

Mary
    $400 8
Earvin

Jacob
    $800 19
Our Town

Jacob
    $800 2
Joe DiMaggio

Mary
    $800 7
a rhinoceros

Rich
    $800 27
(Alex: And his name is [*]--should've jumped in there, Mary.)

Yves Saint Laurent

Triple Stumper
    $800 14
Hoover

Rich
    $800 9
Evian

Jacob
    $1200 22
Neil Simon

Rich
    $1200 3
Julio

Mary
    $2,000 25
the albatross

Rich
    $1200 28
pedal-pushers

Mary
    $1200 15
Coolidge

Mary
    $1200 10
elk

Jacob
    $3,000 23
Waiting for Godot

Rich
    $1600 4
Kodachrome

Mary
    $1600 21
orangutan

Mary
    $1600 29
Rudi Gernreich

Triple Stumper
    $1600 16
(Franklin) Pierce

Rich
    $1600 11
exposure

Rich
    $2000 24
The Sisters Rosensweig

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
[Applause for Mary's run of the category]
(Alex: Boy, being a fan of Paul Simon has paid off handsomely for you today! You're now in the lead. But there are no Paul Simon clues left up there.)

Silvergirl

Mary
    $2000 20
(Jacob: What is Clydesdale?)
...
(Alex: It's small but it's very strong--it's a [*], named for Justin [*].)

Morgan

Jacob
Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
Cristobal Balenciaga

Triple Stumper
    $2000 17
(Mary: Who is Andrew Jackson?)

James K. Polk

Mary
Triple Stumper
    $2000 12
elective

Mary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Mary Jacob
$18,200 $14,400 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SHOW BUSINESS
(Alex: It is a little known fact that I was the one who posed for what we're talking about.)
[Audience laughs]
...
(Alex: [Revealing Jacob's response] Dates to far before 1948.)
JacobWhat is the Oscar?
$5,800
MaryWhat is the Emmy?
$14,398
RichWhat is the Emmy?
$10,601
the Emmy Award

Final scores:

Rich Mary Jacob
$28,801 $28,798 $0
2-day champion: $45,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Rich Mary Jacob
$14,800 $14,400 $5,800
17 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
22 R,
4 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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