Responses for show #6836 - Monday, May 12, 2014

Battle of the Decades semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Chuck Forrest, an attorney for the UN IFAD from Marino, Italy

Russ Schumacher, a university professor from Fort Collins, Colorado

Ken Jennings, a writer from Seattle, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round responses

OCEAN COMMOTION
OLYMPIC ATHLETES BEYOND THE GAMES
GARDENING
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS
BROADWAY & POLITICS
ANAGRAMS FOR MILLIONAIRES
    $200 1
the Indian Ocean

Ken
    $200 18
the marathon

Ken
    $200 30
succulents

Ken
    $200 16
Blockbuster

Ken
    $200 15
George W. Bush

Russ
    $200 12
Riviera

Ken
    $400 2
the Bering Strait

Ken
    $400 22
the luge

Russ
    $400 9
jasmine

Triple Stumper
    $400 26
Circuit City

Ken
    $400 13
John Hinckley, Jr.

Ken
    $400 17
prenuptial

Chuck
    $600 3
submersible

Chuck
    $600 23
(Russ: What is 3?)

4

KenRuss
    $600 7
Meyer

Ken
    $600 27
John DeLorean

Ken
    $600 10
LBJ

Ken
    $600 19
Dom Perignon

Ken
    $800 5
Puerto Rico

Russ
    $800 24
Jamaica

Ken
    $800 4
the camelia

Triple Stumper
    $800 28
Eastern

Ken
    $800 11
Fiorello

Chuck
    $800 20
Dartmouth

Ken
    $1000 6
vents

Ken
    $1000 25
(Sergey) Bubka

Chuck
    $1000 8
aeration

Ken
    $1000 29
KB Toys

Triple Stumper
    $4,400 14
Frost/Nixon

Ken
    $1000 21
trust fund baby

Ken

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

Ken Russ Chuck
$8,800 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Russ Chuck
$15,000 $800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MAKE YOUR OWN SPY NOVEL TITLES
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
ART "S"TUFF
1950s EMMYS
WE GET LETTERS
P.S. I LOVE YOU
    $400 18
The Passover Crescendo

Ken
    $400 3
doppelganger

Ken
    $400 17
(Russ: Who is Stuart?)

John Singer Sargent

KenRuss
    $400 12
(Beatrix) Potter

Russ
    $400 22
Paul Simon

Ken
    $800 19
The Gawain Formula

Ken
    $800 6
dissertation

Chuck
    $800 1
salon

Ken
    $800 13
Psycho

Ken
    $800 24
a trillionth

Ken
    $1200 11
The Harrison Protocol

Triple Stumper
    $1200 21
the antecedent

Triple Stumper
    $1200 2
still life

Chuck
    $1200 9
(Art) Carney

Russ
    $6,000 14
(Ken: Who is Amundsen?)

Robert Falcon Scott

Ken
    $1200 25
(Potter) Stewart

Ken
    $1600 20
(Ken: What is The Xanadu Edict?)

The Xanadu Encyclical

KenChuck
    $4,800 7
quintessential

Chuck
    $1600 4
sfumato

Ken
    $1600 8
Donald O'Connor

Ken
    $1600 15
The Purloined Letter

Russ
    $2000 23
The Barker Deduction

Ken
    $2000 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

arbitrary

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Russ: What's a diorama?)

a shadow box

Russ
Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Sid Caesar

Chuck
    $2000 16
(Alfred) Stieglitz

Chuck

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Russ Chuck
$18,600 $1,600 $15,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY POEMS
RussWhat is your arms
$1,600
ChuckWhat is "the white mans burden"?
$11,000
KenWhat is the white man's burden?
$11,801
"the white man's burden"

Final scores:

Ken Russ Chuck
$30,401 $0 $26,200
Finalist 3rd place: $25,000 2nd place: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ken Russ Chuck
$21,200 $1,600 $12,000
32 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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