Responses for show #5505 - Friday, July 11, 2008

Aaron Schroeder game 6.

Contestants

Carolyn D'Aquila, a graduate student originally from Derry, New Hampshire

Joan Gardiner, an English department chairperson from Joppa, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,000)

Aaron Schroeder, a graduate student originally from Washington, D.C. (whose 5-day cash winnings total $127,902)

Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY PERSONALITIES
"J.P."
ANAGRAMMED AUSTRALIAN CITIES
BEASTLY EXPRESSIONS
ORGANIZATIONS
MINDBLOWERS
    $200 16
(Joan: Who is Wyatt Earp?)
...
(Alex: We stressed the "wild" part there for [*].)

Wild Bill Hickok

Joan
Triple Stumper
    $200 26
Jeff Probst

Aaron
    $200 1
Canberra

Carolyn
    $200 6
hair of the dog that bit you

Aaron
    $200 11
the Red Cross

Carolyn
    $200 20
the Beatles

Joan
    $400 17
(Alex: Every time you decide to risk a very small amount, the clue comes up, and you have no difficulty with it whatsoever.)
(Aaron: The story of my life.)

(Enoch) Bartlett

Aaron
    $400 27
Jimmy Page

Aaron
    $400 2
Melbourne

Carolyn
    $400 7
turkey

Carolyn
    $400 12
(Alex: And I know what you were thinking.)
(Joan: [Laughs])

AARP

Joan
    $400 21
Washington

Aaron
    $600 18
(Aaron: Wha--what is a banker?)
...
(Alex: Reference to the stock market--he was [*], then became a famous painter, of course.)

a stockbroker

Aaron
Triple Stumper
    $600 28
Jack Palance

Aaron
    $600 3
Brisbane

Aaron
    $600 8
a dead cat bounce

Aaron
    $600 13
the NRA (National Rifle Association)

Aaron
    $600 22
World War II

Joan
    $800 19
Waterloo

Carolyn
    $800 29
Joe Pesci

Carolyn
    $800 4
Darwin

Carolyn
    $800 9
a kangaroo court

Aaron
    $800 14
(Alex: [*]--that's the organization.)

UNESCO

Aaron
    $800 23
insects

Joan
    $1000 25
(Alex: Fishy guy's name was [*].)

Salmon P. Chase

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Jaco Pastorius

Carolyn
    $1000 5
Adelaide

Carolyn
    $1000 10
a gooseneck lamp

Joan
    $1000 15
(Carolyn: What is the American Heart Association?)
(Joan: What is the American Lung Association?)
...
(Alex: That's it--yes, indeed--second cause of death in America.)

the American Cancer Society

AaronJoanCarolyn
    $1000 24
(Alex: Let's have it for lunch.)
(Joan: Yay!)

Spam

Joan

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

Aaron Joan Carolyn
$4,600 $400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Joan Carolyn
$6,000 $2,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

COMPOSERS
THE ACADEMY AWARDS
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
YOUR STATE IS PARKED
(Alex: We'll give you the park, you name the state.)
INSPIRED CHARACTERS
"MIND" BLOWERS
    $400 19
Tchaikovsky

Aaron
    $400 5
(Alex: Who are [*]?--who played him as a young man.)

Marlon Brando & Robert De Niro

Triple Stumper
    $400 10
the zodiac

Carolyn
    $400 4
(Aaron: What is North Carolina?)

Virginia

AaronCarolyn
    $400 1
(Aaron: What is the Red Queen?)

Elizabeth I

AaronJoan
    $400 24
great minds

Aaron
    $800 20
(Richard) Wagner

Joan
    $800 6
(Alex: Well, it's a popular subject, but not with our contestants, in terms of success.)

Elizabeth Taylor

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
the beaver

Joan
    $800 15
Hawaii

Carolyn
    $800 2
(F. Scott) Fitzgerald

Joan
    $800 25
"Georgia On My Mind"

Aaron
    $1200 21
Verdi

Aaron
    $2,000 7
(Alex: [When the Daily Double is revealed] The look of terror.)
(Carolyn: Why did I do this? Okay.)
...
(Alex: You are right. No Country for Old Men.)

the Coen Brothers

Carolyn
    $1200 12
a crescent

Carolyn
    $1200 16
California

Aaron
    $1200 3
(Rudyard) Kipling

Aaron
    $1200 26
sound mind

Carolyn
    $1600 22
(Alex: The great Norwegian composer, [*], who composed "Wedding-day at Troldhaugen".)

Edvard Grieg

Triple Stumper
    $1600 8
Titanic

Carolyn
    $1600 13
8

Carolyn
    $2,500 17
Oklahoma

Aaron
    $1600 29
Holly Golightly

Carolyn
    $1600 27
a mastermind

Joan
    $2000 23
Dvoř├ík

Carolyn
    $2000 9
Walter Lantz

Triple Stumper
    $2000 14
the griffin

Aaron
    $2000 18
Pennsylvania

Aaron
    $2000 30
Theodore Dreiser

Joan
    $2000 28
the American mind

Carolyn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Joan Carolyn
$16,900 $9,200 $19,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BASEBALL HISTORY
(Alex: Some people will recall that the island had been purchased by a rich man of chewing gum fame, and if you could come up with that bit of information, it would have helped you, I'm sure.)
...
(Alex: The owner was William Wrigley, and he is Chicago, and [*] used to have their spring training grounds on Catalina Island.)
JoanWhat is Rangers
$9,200
AaronWhat are the Brooklyn Dodgers?
$13,100
CarolynWhat are the seattle mariners?
$14,401
the Chicago Cubs

Final scores:

Aaron Joan Carolyn
$3,800 $0 $4,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,999

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Aaron Joan Carolyn
$16,000 $9,200 $18,600
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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