Responses for show #5930 - Friday, May 28, 2010

Contestants

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Elizabeth Schmitt, a high school English and drama teacher from Dallas, Texas

Aaron Ammerman, a program analyst for the Department of Navy from Arlington, Virginia

Tom LaPorta, a web designer from Jacksonville, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,501)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

EDGAR AWARD WINNERS
(Alex: Named for Edgar Allan Poe, of course.) ... (Alex: Now the Edgar Award--that's the Mystery Writers of America.)
MOVIE TAG LINES
PITCHING HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE WOO
ASTRONOMY
SPELL CHECK HELL
GETTING TICKED OFF
    $200 14
Raymond Chandler

Tom
    $200 20
Angels and Demons

Triple Stumper
    $200 21
a skunk

Aaron
    $200 25
an equinox

Aaron
    $200 4
Chaucer

Tom
    $200 9
Moses

Aaron
    $400 15
(Tom: Who is John LeClair?)

John le Carré

TomElizabeth
    $2,000 19
(Alex: Wild and crazy and popular film.)

The Hangover

Tom
    $400 22
(Alex: One minute to go.)

Coke

Aaron
    $400 26
(Elizabeth: What are meteors?)

comets

TomElizabeth
    $400 5
an anteater

Tom
    $400 10
Mark Antony

Tom
    $600 16
(Frederick) Forsyth

Elizabeth
    $600 3
You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Triple Stumper
    $600 23
Upton Sinclair

Elizabeth
    $600 27
dark matter

Aaron
    $600 6
(Aaron: What is Peyton?)

peyote

AaronElizabeth
    $600 11
(Joseph) Wilson

Aaron
    $800 17
(Tom: Who is James Dickey?)

Dick Francis

TomElizabeth
    $800 2
Valkyrie

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
a hog

Tom
    $800 7
(Alex: [*] instead of Cortés, yes.)

a corset

Elizabeth
    $800 12
Bismarck

Aaron
    $1000 18
Bugliosi

Tom
    $1000 1
Tron

Tom
    $1000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

mononucleosis

Elizabeth
    $1000 8
dollops

Aaron
    $1000 13
Mark Twain

Elizabeth

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

Tom Aaron Elizabeth
$1,800 $2,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Aaron Elizabeth
$5,200 $3,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WHERE AM I?
NO. 1 QUESTIONS
FLY ME, BUT NOT TO THE MOON
INTERNATIONAL RHYME TIME
SHAMANISM ON YOU
GETTING TICKED ON
    $400 1
(Elizabeth: What is Norway?)
...
(Alex: [*]--Roskilde--yes.)

Denmark

AaronElizabeth
    $400 16
a broken heart

Tom
    $400 11
Southwest

Tom
    $400 6
(Elizabeth: What is a Czar's car--[*]?)
(Alex: [*]--that's it.)

a Czar car

Elizabeth
    $400 22
the Aborigines

Aaron
    $400 18
dog

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Ontario

Aaron
    $800 17
loved a woman

Tom
    $800 12
Delta

Aaron
    $800 7
a peewee Kiwi

Elizabeth
    $800 23
(Aaron: What is the Kamchatka Peninsula?)

the Korean Peninsula

Aaron
Triple Stumper
    $800 27
(Tom: What is a finch?)

a sparrow

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $2,000 3
Tokyo

Aaron
    $1200 20
"Are You Lonesome Tonight?"

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
JetBlue

Aaron
    $1,500 8
the Bobby lobby

Elizabeth
    $1200 24
(Alex: Good, with less than a minute to go.)

Siberia

Aaron
    $1200 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

deer

Tom
    $1600 4
Bayeux

Elizabeth
    $1600 21
"What's Love Got To Do With It"

Elizabeth
    $1600 14
Iberia

Aaron
    $1600 9
a Frau brow

Tom
    $1600 25
a rattle (or shaker)

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Cuzco

Aaron
    $2000 19
(Alex: That's it. I will.)

Will you still love me tomorrow?

Elizabeth
    $2000 15
Cathay Pacific

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
an obi goby

Aaron
    $2000 26
the Malay Peninsula

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Aaron Elizabeth
$8,800 $15,000 $12,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AWARDS & HONORS
(Alex: And I'm not sure which of his novels was the inspiration for this award.)
...
(Alex: Around the World in Eighty Days, 20,000 Leagues Beneath the Sea, you are correct.)
TomWho is Ernest Hemingway
$8,800
ElizabethWho is Pulitzer?
$5,001
AaronWho is Verne?
$11,000
Jules Verne

Final scores:

Tom Aaron Elizabeth
$0 $26,000 $7,899
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tom Aaron Elizabeth
$7,200 $14,200 $12,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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