Responses for show #5831 - Monday, January 11, 2010

Contestants

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Alonso Duralde, a film critic from West Hollywood, California

Mariann Cook Andrews, an outreach specialist from Tumwater, Washington

Susan Poliniak, an educational music director from Flushing, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,600)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM
OSCAR WINNERS & NOMINEES ON TV
ALLUSIONAL THINKING
WORD PLAY
(Alex: We're looking for stage play titles, and they'll appear in the form of puzzles for you.)
47
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
    $200 6
the Grand Canyon

Susan
    $200 12
Holly Hunter

Alonso
    $200 20
the boy who cried wolf

Mariann
    $200 1
West Side Story

Susan
    $200 17
(Alonso: What is an organ?)
(Mariann: What is piano?)

a harp

SusanMariannAlonso
    $200 11
bib

Alonso
    $400 7
Yosemite

Mariann
    $400 13
(Susan: Who is, ooh, Giminiani?)
(Mariann: Who is, uh...)
(Alex: Oh, Susan threw you off there, didn't she?)

Paul Giamatti

SusanMariannAlonso
    $400 21
a turtle

Mariann
    $400 2
Long Day's Journey into Night

Alonso
    $400 18
(Alonso: What is a gallon?)
(Mariann: What is a quart?)
...
(Alex: Don't you love it when Alonso and Mariann narrow it down for you? But, Alonso, I-I like your way of thinking. You're an optimist. You want to drink up a gallon? Whoa! Hello.)

a pint

SusanMariannAlonso
    $400 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a clinic

Susan
    $600 8
New Mexico

Mariann
    $600 14
(Susan: Who is... oh.)
(Alex: Drawing a blank again.)

Glenn Close

SusanAlonso
    $600 22
(Alex: Right, with a minute... to go.)

David & Goliath

Mariann
    $600 3
Six Degrees of Separation

Alonso
    $600 19
Cancer & Capricorn

Alonso
    $800 9
Zion

Mariann
    $800 15
Salma Hayek

Alonso
    $800 23
(Mariann: Who is Emerson?)

Longfellow

SusanMariann
    $1,000 4
The Homecoming

Alonso
    $800 25
silver

Mariann
    $1000 10
(Alonso: What is Monument Valley?)

Devils Tower

MariannAlonso
    $1000 16
Jill Clayburgh

Mariann
    $1000 24
(Mariann: Who is Achilles?)
(Alex: Yes. No, wait, we need the body part.)
(Mariann: [Thinking she has been ruled wrong] Uhp!)
[There is a pause as Alex waits for Mariann to speak up, but she does not. Mariann begins trying to ring in again. Susan's podium lights up.]
(Alex: We need the body part. Just say it. Mariann.)
(Mariann: What is ankle?)

an Achilles' heel

SusanMariann
    $1000 5
(Alonso: What is You Ought to Be in Pictures?)

I Ought to Be in Pictures

SusanAlonso
    $1000 26
Euclid

Mariann

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

Susan Mariann Alonso
$400 $2,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Mariann Alonso
$3,200 $4,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CODES
FACTS & FIGURES
THE '30s WEREN'T ALL DEPRESSING
...& THE HORSE YOU RODE IN ON!
OH, BEE GEE
"YN"
    $400 22
a bar code

Mariann
    $400 17
constellations

Susan
    $400 12
(Mariann: Who is Miss Marple?)
(Susan: Oh, who is Agatha Christie?)

Nancy Drew

SusanMariannAlonso
    $400 2
Clydesdales

Mariann
    $400 11
Robin & Maurice

Alonso
    $400 1
a synagogue

Mariann
    $800 23
Ovaltine

Susan
    $800 18
at home

Mariann
    $800 13
nylon

Mariann
    $800 3
a palomino

Mariann
    $800 27
(Alex: [*], the youngest brother.)

Andy Gibb

Alonso
    $800 5
a mynah

Mariann
    $1,000 24
(Alex: With a--less than a minute to go now.)

the codes to release nuclear warheads

Susan
    $1200 19
mites

Mariann
    $1200 14
Hoover Dam

Triple Stumper
    $1200 4
mustangs

Alonso
    $1200 8
a cynic

Mariann
    $1600 25
the genetic code

Mariann
    $1600 20
the Milk

Mariann
    $1600 15
the Netherlands

Mariann
    $1600 6
Arabians

Mariann
    $1600 9
a lynx

Mariann
    $2000 26
an umlaut

Mariann
    $5,000 21
(Alex: Mariann, you are blowing away the opponents here. You have--gosh, look at that--you have a $16,000 lead. Do you want to make this a True Daily Double?)
(Mariann: No way! Uh...)
(Alex: But you haven't missed much!)

Montblanc

Mariann
    $2000 16
(Alonso: What is AM?)

FM

MariannAlonso
    $2000 7
(Mariann: [Before being recognized] What--)
...
(Alex: Mariann was anticipating being the first in on that one, but you beat her, so you select.)

the Tennessee walking horse

Alonso
    $2000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

jive talkin'

Alonso
    $2000 10
syncopated

Mariann

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Mariann Alonso
$5,000 $29,400 $7,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE PARTS OF SPEECH
(Alex: We have verb, adverb, conjunction, interjection and preposition--those three ending in the same four letters. The only one that doesn't fit in there is [*].)
SusanWhat is an adjective?
$4,999
AlonsoWhat is adjective?
$6,999
MariannWhat is verb
$6,000
adjective

Final scores:

Susan Mariann Alonso
$9,999 $23,400 $13,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Susan Mariann Alonso
$5,200 $26,400 $6,800
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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