Responses for show #6450 - Friday, October 5, 2012

Contestants

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Jeff Huong, a recent law-school graduate from Sandy Springs, Georgia

Mike Lonesky, a federal investigator from Clinton, New York

Brendan O'Connor, an Internet security engineer from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,201)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

50th ANNIVERSARIES IN MUSIC
THE NAME OF THE WIND
"C_N_N"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "C", and there will be at least two "N"s in the rest of the word.)
A COLORFUL CATEGORY
MISSOURI LOVES COMPANIES
LITERATURE QUOTES: ONE WORD OFF
(Alex: You have to give us the correct word.)
    $200 2
Mick Jagger

Mike
    $200 12
(Brendan: What is running?)
(Jeff: What is Pacific?)

chinook

BrendanJeff
Triple Stumper
    $200 17
the conclusion

Jeff
    $200 9
Red Square

Mike
    $200 1
Enterprise

Mike
    $200 22
"Humbug!"

Mike
    $400 3
the Beach Boys

Mike
    $400 26
Kona

Jeff
    $400 18
canyon

Mike
    $400 13
A Clockwork Orange

Jeff
    $400 5
Purina

Brendan
    $400 23
"candle"

Brendan
    $600 4
Marilyn Monroe

Brendan
    $600 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Los Angeles

Triple Stumper
    $600 19
clean-shaven

Mike
    $600 14
Yellow Pages

Jeff
    $600 6
(Mike: What are oils?)

seeds

BrendanMike
    $600 24
"Chips"

Triple Stumper
    $800 10
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Mike
    $800 20
a centenarian

Mike
    $1,000 15
the Green Mountain Boys

Jeff
    $800 7
Buster Brown

Triple Stumper
    $800 25
"Usher"

Mike
    $1000 11
the Chieftains

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
a chignon

Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
the Blue Angels

Mike
    $1000 8
H&R Block

Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
"thirteen"

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Brendan Mike Jeff
$1,400 $1,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$1,800 $5,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

YOU HAD ME AT SHALOM
FASHION
A RIVER RUNS TO IT
(Alex: We're obviously inspired by a movie in [*]--not through it.)
PUTTING THE "POP" IN POP CULTURE
HOMOPHONES
AFRICAN-AMERICAN INVENTORS
(Kareem: I'm Kareem Abdul-Jabar with clues about the lost history of African-American inventors from my book What Color Is Your World?)
    $400 1
(Alex: [*] is the book.)

Exodus

Jeff
    $400 2
shorts

Brendan
    $400 9
(Alex: It runs to the Ca--[*]--not California.)

the Columbia River

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
Hop On Pop

Mike
    $400 14
aural/oral

Brendan
    $400 19
(Alexander Graham) Bell

Brendan
    $800 3
Golda Meir

Mike
    $800 23
a poncho

Jeff
    $800 10
China

Mike
    $800 5
"King of Pop"

Mike
    $800 18
(Jeff: What is stanza?)

versus/verses

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $800 21
electromagnetic

Mike
    $1200 15
Tel Aviv

Brendan
    $1200 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

sleeves

Jeff
    $1200 11
the Arabian Sea

Mike
    $1200 6
Iggy Pop

Mike
    $1200 20
sink/sync

Mike
    $400 22
plasma

Mike
    $1600 16
(Moshe) Dayan

Brendan
    $1600 12
(Alex: Upper [*] Bay.)

New York

Triple Stumper
    $1600 7
Monterey Pop

Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
melee/Malay

Jeff
    $2000 17
Itzhak Perlman

Mike
    $1,200 13
(Mike: What is the Black Sea?)
(Alex: No, you're in the right part of the world, of course, but [*].)

the Baltic Sea

Mike
    $2000 8
Pop-up Video

Mike
    $2000 25
awful/offal

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$5,800 $15,400 $5,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

POETRY
JeffWho is E. B. Browning
$5,000
BrendanWho is Dickinson?
$1,337
MikeWho is Ezra Pound
$999
Emma Lazarus

Final scores:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$4,463 $14,401 $600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$5,800 $17,400 $5,400
9 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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