Responses for Show #5981 - Monday, September 20, 2010

Roger Craig game 6.

Contestants

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Marisa Tam, an archives assistant from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Keating, a lawyer from Baltimore, Maryland

Roger Craig, a graduate student of computer science from Newark, Delaware (whose 5-day cash winnings total $195,801)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

LESSER-KNOWN AMERICANS
COUNTRY MUSIC
THE LOYOLA OPPOSITION
YOUR HONOR, I OBJECT!
GOOD CAUSES
BLARNEY
    $200 7
Keith Urban

Marisa
    $200 10
hearsay

Marisa
    $200 16
Nature

Mary
    $200 9
bard

Marisa
    $400 26
Washington, D.C.

Roger
    $400 8
Crazy Heart

Roger
    $400 5
Spain

Triple Stumper
    $400 11
(Marisa: What is speculation?)

an expert witness

MaryMarisa
    $400 17
McDonald's

Roger
    $400 1
a bog

Roger
    $600 14
the United Nations

Mary
    $600 23
(Alex: With a minute to go.)

Lady Antebellum

Marisa
    $600 6
Catherine the Great

Mary
    $600 12
a leading question

Mary
    $2,000 20
(Alex: [*] is right!)
[Applause]
(Alex: It was almost as if you were trying to pull it out of yourself.)

Bowery

Roger
    $600 2
a leprechaun

Marisa
    $800 18
the Mississippi

Marisa
    $800 24
twang

Triple Stumper
    $800 27
Henry VIII

Roger
    $800 13
badgering

Roger
    $800 21
lupus

Roger
    $800 3
smithereens

Triple Stumper
    $1000 19
(Marisa: What are the Ziegfield Follies?)
(Alex: Yes... No, whoa, sorry, sorry.)
...
(Alex: "-feld", not "-field". Sorry about that, Marisa.)

Ziegfeld

RogerMarisa
    $1000 25
(Darius) Rucker

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

an inquisitor

Mary
    $1000 15
asked and answered

Mary
    $1000 22
Las Vegas

Roger
    $1000 4
whiskey

Roger

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

Roger Mary Marisa
$2,600 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Mary Marisa
$10,000 $4,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

"A" SCIENCE CATEGORY
MOVIE CITIES
LAST NAME'S THE SAME
WOMEN: WRITE ON!
GOAT-POURRI
EPONYMS
    $400 21
(Roger: What is Los Angeles?)
...
(Alex: You were on the right track, but the title was To Live and Die in [*], not Los Angeles; they needed a shorter title.)

L.A.

Roger
Triple Stumper
    $400 1
(Mary: Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe?)
...
(Alex: Who was the other writer with three names? [*].)

Louisa May Alcott

Mary
Triple Stumper
    $400 23
(Roger: What is... Niagara Falls?)
(Alex: [*], part of Niagara Falls. It's on the Canadian side. Less than a minute now, Roger.)

Horseshoe Falls

Roger
Triple Stumper
    $400 6
a Mulligan

Marisa
    $800 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

acquired

Roger
    $800 20
Paris

Marisa
    $800 15
Diller

Marisa
    $800 2
Danielle Steel

Roger
    $800 24
Capricorn

Marisa
    $800 7
Bolivia

Roger
    $1200 11
Archimedes

Mary
    $1200 8
Rome

Marisa
    $1200 16
Harvey

Mary
    $1200 3
Sylvia Plath

Marisa
    $1200 27
Esmeralda

Roger
    $4,000 12
(Alex: [*] is right--C├ęsar Ritz.)

ritzy

Mary
    $1600 14
Andromeda

Roger
    $1600 9
Pittsburgh

Triple Stumper
    $1600 18
Johnson

Roger
    $1600 4
(Wendy) Wasserstein

Roger
    $1600 26
ibex

Mary
    $1600 13
Uzi

Roger
    $12,000 19
adenoids

Roger
    $2000 10
Moscow

Roger
    $2000 22
Bacon

Roger
    $2000 5
Erica Jong

Mary
    $2000 25
Porgy and Bess

Mary
    $2000 17
potatoes

Mary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Mary Marisa
$35,200 $18,000 $6,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
(Alex: [Revealing Mary's response] Oh, picked the wrong one; the Bahamas are independent now.)
MarisaWhat are the British Virgin Islands?
$5,000
MaryWhat are the Bahamas?
$18,000
RogerWhat is Falklands?
$801
Bermuda

Final scores:

Roger Mary Marisa
$34,399 $0 $1,400
6-day champion: $230,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Roger Mary Marisa
$23,800 $15,200 $6,400
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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Game tape date: 2010-07-28
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