Responses for show #6834 - Thursday, May 8, 2014

Battle of the Decades quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

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Ken Jennings, a writer from Seattle, Washington

Rachael Schwartz, a bioscience Ph.D. program applicant from Mountain View, California

Tom Cubbage, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round responses

FORTUNE 500 THROUGH THE DECADES
I'M A PAPAL PERSON!
TOOLS OF THE KITCHEN
MOVIES BY ONE-WORD QUOTE
SHAKESPEARE
FROM THE...
(Alex: And we want you to give the word's language of origin in that category.)
    $200 16
Steel

Tom
    $200 1
Pope Francis

Ken
    $200 26
waffle iron

Tom
    $200 21
Wayne's World

Tom
    $200 11
Much Ado About Nothing

Ken
    $200 6
Japanese

Tom
    $400 17
(Rachael: What is Dow?)

DuPont

Rachael
Triple Stumper
    $1,000 2
(Ken: What is Alexander II?)

Sixtus

Ken
    $400 28
colander

Ken
    $400 22
The Shining

Tom
    $400 12
Caliban

Ken
    $400 7
(Tom: What is Spanish?)

Italian

TomKen
    $600 18
CBS

Tom
    $600 3
(Ken: Who is William?)
(Tom: Who is Henry II?)
...
(Alex: Who is [*], Henry II's son.)

King John

TomKen
Triple Stumper
    $600 29
grapefruit spoon

Rachael
    $600 23
Lawrence of Arabia

Ken
    $600 13
Cyprus

Ken
    $600 8
Finnish

Ken
    $800 19
Gulf

Tom
    $800 4
(Rachael: Who is Nostradamus?)

Pope Celestine

Rachael
Triple Stumper
    $800 27
knives

Ken
    $800 24
[Alex does a Wallace Shawn impression as he says the word.]

The Princess Bride

Tom
    $800 14
Measure for Measure

Triple Stumper
    $800 9
Russian

Ken
    $1000 20
(Alex: And by the way, the 60th list will be out on June 1st.)

Walmart

Ken
    $1000 5
Pius

Tom
    $1000 30
[Alex said, "Proctor & Silex", but later corrected himself after the commercial break.]

Proctor Silex

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Ken
    $1000 15
Perdita

Rachael
    $1000 10
Arabic

Ken

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

Tom Rachael Ken
$200 $200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Rachael Ken
$3,400 $400 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ITS ONLY LAND BORDER
SCIENCE & TECH BOOKS
THE 1990s RAP SONG
"V"OCABULARY
YEAR DOUBLE ZERO
INITIALS TO ROMAN NUMERALS TO NUMBERS
(Alex: We'll give you a clue that will lead you to a person's name. You take that person's initials. It translates into Roman numerals. Then you translate that into regular numbers. Sounds complicated, but you'll get it very easily.)
    $400 10
Ireland

Ken
    $400 1
Stephen Hawking

Ken
    $400 11
the membrane

Tom
    $400 16
vernacular

Ken
    $400 21
(Ken: Who is Sparky [*]? Charles [*]?)
(Alex: Sparky. Okay. You're on... you were on really close terms?)
(Ken: Oh, we go way back.)
(Alex: Okay.)
[Laughter]

Schulz

Ken
    $400 26
(Alex: That's it. David Letterman.)

550 (= DL)

Ken
    $800 6
Denmark

Ken
    $800 2
infinity

Ken
    $800 12
"...Mo Problems"

Ken
    $800 17
velodrome

Tom
    $800 22
Beethoven

Ken
    $800 27
(Alex: CD, Charles Darwin, yeah.)

400 (= CD)

Ken
    $1200 7
(Ken: What is Singapore?)

Brunei

Ken
Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
Yuri Gagarin

Rachael
    $1200 13
"The Humpty Dance"

Ken
    $1200 18
verdigris

Rachael
    $1200 23
Henry

Tom
    $1200 28
1500 (= MD)

Ken
    $5,800 8
Monaco

Ken
    $1,000 4
the steam engine & the search engine

Rachael
    $1600 14
"U Can't Touch This"

Ken
    $1600 19
vacuole

Ken
    $1600 24
Hawaii

Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
(Alex: Yes, for Charles Lindbergh.)

150 (= CL)

Ken
    $2000 9
The Gambia

Ken
    $2000 5
Linear B

Ken
    $2000 15
"Sabotage"

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
venial

Tom
    $2000 25
Sweden

Tom
    $2000 30
(Alex: [*]. Chris Carter. CC. Yes.)
[Applause for Ken's run of the category]
(Alex: Well done.)

200 (= CC)

Ken

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Rachael Ken
$9,800 $3,800 $30,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BRITISH THINKERS
RachaelWho is J. M. Keynes?
$3,800
TomWho is Keynes?
$9,700
KenWho is Keynes?
$9,800
John Maynard Keynes

Final scores:

Tom Rachael Ken
$19,500 $7,600 $40,000
2nd place: $10,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $10,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tom Rachael Ken
$9,800 $4,400 $27,000
14 R,
2 W
5 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
32 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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