Responses for show #5714 - Thursday, June 11, 2009

Contestants

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Beth Ford, a professor of African-American literature from Wellesley, Massachusetts

Kyle Abello, a recreational coordinator from Solvang, California

Jason Pratt, a middle school history teacher from Woodbridge, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,201)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

NAME YOUR BUSINESS
I'M GETTING HUNGRY
SPELL IT BACKWARDS
LET ME TAKE YOU DOWN
'CAUSE I'M GOING TO...
A SERIES OF FIELDS
    $200 26
"Motor Town"

Kyle
    $200 1
a cactus

Beth
    $200 21
K-A-Y-A-K

Kyle
    $200 5
Fidel Castro

Jason
    $200 11
North Dakota

Kyle
    $200 16
the University of Michigan

Jason
    $400 27
7-Eleven

Kyle
    $400 2
Blue

Beth
    $400 22
D-U-D

Jason
    $400 6
Rasputin

Kyle
    $400 12
Cannes

Beth
    $400 17
Wrigley Field

Jason
    $600 28
Nabisco

Kyle
    $600 3
brie

Triple Stumper
    $600 23
R-A-D-A-R

Triple Stumper
    $600 7
"Deep Throat"

Beth
    $600 13
Bangkok

Kyle
    $600 18
the Denver Broncos

Jason
    $800 29
(Beth: What is the Circle K?)

Kmart

KyleBeth
    $800 4
seaweed

Kyle
    $800 24
R-O-T-O-R

Jason
    $800 9
Kasparov

Jason
    $800 14
Kashmir

Beth
    $800 19
Yankee Stadium (the New York Yankees accepted)

Jason
    $4,200 30
(Kyle: What is... Huey's?)
(Alex: No. The main character in The French Connection, played by Gene Hackman, was Popeye--Popeye Doyle, and [*] is the fast food chain.)

Popeyes

Kyle
    $1000 8
hush puppies

Beth
    $1000 25
(Alex: Now did you all notice that all of those responses were spelled exactly the same frontwards or backwards? We tried to pressure you.)

T-E-T

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
Bugsy Siegel

Beth
    $1000 15
Saudi Arabia

Beth
    $1000 20
the (Hubert Humphrey) Metrodome

Jason

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

Jason Kyle Beth
$1,000 $2,000 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kyle Beth
$5,200 $0 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THAT TITLE IS TAKEN
ONE-WORD MOVIES
O, CANADA
THE MUSIC OF BALLET
IT'S SO "EZ"
ENERGY FROM EVERYWHERE
(Sarah: ...at RISO, Denmark's national laboratory for sustainable energy.)
    $400 6
The Waste Land

Jason
    $400 22
Australia

Kyle
    $400 1
railroad

Jason
    $400 16
Prague

Kyle
    $400 11
a breeze

Jason
    $400 21
solar

Beth
    $800 7
the little foxes

Triple Stumper
    $800 26
Twilight

Beth
    $800 2
Newfoundland

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
violin

Kyle
    $800 12
(Jason: What is a beer?)

a cerveza

JasonBeth
    $800 23
Hydrogen

Kyle
    $1200 8
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Beth
    $1200 27
Bolt

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
the Conservative Party

Kyle
    $1200 18
"The Sabre Dance"

Kyle
    $1200 13
Brezhnev

Beth
    $2,000 24
(Kyle: What is biodiesel?)
(Alex: Sorry. That is incorrect. The correct response is "What is [*]?" RISO does not produce biodiesel that way.)

biofuel

Kyle
    $1600 9
William Shakespeare

Beth
    $1600 28
Valkyrie

Jason
    $1600 4
the Montreal Forum

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 19
Tchaikovsky

Kyle
    $1600 14
(Jason: Who are the Natchez?)

the Nez Percé

JasonKyle
    $1600 25
the Prius

Beth
    $2000 10
(Beth: The Heart I--what is The Heart is a Lonely Hunter?)
...
(Alex: Big film of recent years.)

No Country for Old Men

Beth
Triple Stumper
    $2000 29
Defiance

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Dominion Day

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
(Richard) Rodgers

Kyle
    $2000 15
klezmer

Kyle
    $2000 30
(Kyle: What is Earth Day?)

the Arab Oil Embargo

Kyle
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kyle Beth
$8,800 $5,200 $10,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC AMERICANS
KyleWho are Lewis & Clark
$5,200
JasonWho are Grant & Lee?
$8,700
BethWho are Jackson & Lee?
$7,401
Ulysses S. Grant & Robert E. Lee

Final scores:

Jason Kyle Beth
$17,500 $0 $2,799
2-day champion: $32,701 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jason Kyle Beth
$8,800 $11,000 $10,200
14 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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