Responses for show #5506 - Monday, July 14, 2008

Contestants

Peter Winkler, an editor from Washington, D.C.

Randall Eng, a composer from New York, New York

Carolyn D'Aquila, a graduate student originally from Derry, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,999)

Jeopardy! Round responses

POPULAR SCIENCE BEST OF 2007
(Alex: The magazine, of course.)
CANADIAN SONGBIRDS
GAME TIME
"HOLY" CATEGORY!
JAPAN'S NEXT TOP MODEL
(Alex: You have to name the automaker for us.)
HAVE YOU DRIVEN A FJORD LATELY?
    $200 16
algae

Peter
    $200 21
Celine Dion

Carolyn
    $200 6
Clue

Randall
    $200 1
the Holy Spirit

Carolyn
    $200 11
Mazda

Carolyn
    $200 25
Copenhagen

Randall
    $400 17
asteroids

Peter
    $400 22
Sarah McLachlan

Carolyn
    $400 7
Risk

Carolyn
    $400 2
the Holy Grail

Randall
    $400 12
Toyota

Carolyn
    $400 27
(Alex: Oh, Peter, Carolyn beat you to it.)

New Zealand

Carolyn
    $600 18
CPR

Carolyn
    $600 23
Nelly Furtado

Randall
    $600 8
Go Fish

Randall
    $600 3
Holy Week

Carolyn
    $600 13
Honda

Carolyn
    $600 28
Alaska

Randall
    $800 19
stimulation

Carolyn
    $800 24
k.d. lang

Peter
    $800 9
foosball

Randall
    $800 4
holy water

Carolyn
    $800 14
Nissan

Carolyn
    $800 29
firths

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Alex: I'm applying soon.)

a HAZMAT diver

Triple Stumper
    $1000 26
Feist

Carolyn
    $1000 10
Ouija

Randall
    $1000 5
(Alex: Yes, it wasn't holy, it's wasn't Roman, and it wasn't an empire.)

the Holy Roman Empire

Randall
    $1000 15
[Applause for Carolyn's run of the category]
(Alex: Hey, you know your Japanese automakers. Way to go. $1,000 lead for you
as we take our first break.)

Suzuki

Carolyn
    $3,000 30
Iceland

Randall

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

Carolyn Randall Peter
$5,000 $4,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$8,400 $8,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERARY CHARACTERS
HURRELL'S HOLLYWOOD
HISTORIC VIRGINIA
MILITARY MATTERS
LIFE'S A BEACH
AND THEN YOU "DY"
    $400 7
Pilgrim's Progress

Randall
    $400 2
Katharine Hepburn

Randall
    $400 21
Blackbeard

Peter
    $400 26
the Marines

Peter
    $400 16
Daytona

Randall
    $400 1
dynamite

Carolyn
    $800 8
Pearl

Randall
    $800 3
Buster Keaton

Randall
    $800 25
Jamestown

Carolyn
    $800 27
a torpedo

Randall
    $800 17
the Normandy invasion

Randall
    $800 13
a dynamo

Peter
    $1200 9
Sinclair Lewis

Randall
    $1200 4
(Randall: Who is Jimmy Stewart?)

Gary Cooper

CarolynRandall
    $1200 24
"Stonewall" Jackson

Randall
    $1200 28
tanks

Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
Pismo Beach

Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
The Dying Swan

Randall
    $1600 10
[Alex reads the clue as "Homer Simpson (not the cartoon character)..."]

Day of the Locust

Carolyn
    $1600 5
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Randall
    $8,200 23
(Alex: I'll tell you what, Peter, it's been a long haul for you, but if you wagered enough money here and responded correctly, you'd be right in the thick of this once again.)
(Peter: I bungee jumped once. I'm gonna make it a True Daily Double.)
...
(Peter: Who is Edith Bolling Wilson?)

Pocahontas

Peter
    $1600 29
the Air Force Academy

Carolyn
    $1600 19
Charles Atlas

Peter
    $5,000 15
a dynasty

Randall
    $2000 11
Belle Watling

Peter
    $2000 6
(Alex: [French accent] I am [*], and you are not.)

Charles Boyer

Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
(Carolyn: What is Appomattox?)

Arlington House

CarolynPeter
    $2000 30
Judge Advocate General

Peter
    $2000 20
"Dover Beach"

Randall
    $2000 12
a dyad

Carolyn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$14,000 $23,800 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MYTHS
PeterWho was Tantalus?
$2,399
CarolynWho is Tantalus?
$9,199
RandallWho is Tantalus?
$4,201
Tantalus

Final scores:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$23,199 $28,001 $4,799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$14,000 $18,400 $10,600
21 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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