Responses for show #6985 - Friday, January 16, 2015

Contestants

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Nicholas Bérubé, an architect originally from State College, Pennsylvania

Mehmet Berker, a graphic designer and program manager from Los Angeles, California

Amanda Boitano, a 10th grade English teacher originally from Smithtown, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,401)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

MORE THAN ONE MEANING
DESCRIBING THE SHAKESPEARE PLAY
EUROPEAN PAINTERS
ACTORS & THEIR OSCAR-WINNING ROLES
"DOWN" & "OUT"
IN BEVERLY HILLS
    $200 2
a file

Triple Stumper
    $200 1
Macbeth

Nicholas
    $200 13
(Peter Paul) Rubens

Amanda
    $200 18
Jared Leto & Matthew McConaughey

Amanda
    $200 4
down-to-earth

Amanda
    $400 3
an organ

Nicholas
    $400 10
Othello

Nicholas
    $400 14
(Mehmet: Who was Velázquez?)

Goya

Mehmet
Triple Stumper
    $400 19
(Amanda: What is Forrest Gump?)

Philadelphia

AmandaMehmet
    $400 5
a blackout

Amanda
    $600 9
staple

Amanda
    $2,000 15
Julius Caesar

Amanda
    $600 23
(Alex: ...with less than a minute to go.)

(John) Constable

Nicholas
    $600 20
[Alex imitates Truman Capote while reading his name.]

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Mehmet
    $600 6
SmackDown

Amanda
    $600 27
Will Rogers

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
maroon

Nicholas
    $800 16
Henry VIII

Nicholas
    $800 24
Raphael

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
Rooster Cogburn

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
a hideout

Nicholas
    $800 26
the Eagles

Amanda
    $1000 12
a reel

Nicholas
    $1000 17
Titus Andronicus

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

Piet Mondrian

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
Robert Duvall

Nicholas
    $1000 8
an outline

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
the Golden Triangle

Mehmet

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

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$4,000 -$400 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$4,600 $2,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
SUPER BOWLERS
THE 17th CENTURY
M.I.A.
OPPOSITES
    $400 8
(Amanda: What is steel?)

concrete

AmandaNicholas
    $400 11
Zimbabwe

Mehmet
    $400 24
the Moon

Amanda
    $400 21
(Mehmet: Uh, what is curve?)
[Initially ruled incorrect; reversed before Final Jeopardy!]
(Nicholas: Uh, what is, uh, crooked? Or crook?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now, Nicholas.)

bend (crook accepted)

MehmetNicholas
    $800 9
China

Nicholas
    $800 1
Estonia

Mehmet
    $800 5
Martin Luther

Nicholas
    $800 13
(Nicholas: What are Sweden and Russia?)
(Amanda: What are Finland and Russia?)
(Mehmet: Uh, what are Norway and Sweden?)

Denmark & Sweden

AmandaMehmetNicholas
Triple Stumper
    $800 25
(Mehmet: Uh, um... absent.)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

abundant

AmandaMehmet
    $1200 10
a sash

Mehmet
    $1200 3
(Alex: Yes, because they speak English.)

Belize

Mehmet
    $1200 6
left-handed

Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
the Ming

Amanda
    $1200 15
Virginia Dare

Triple Stumper
    $1600 22
a barrel vault

Nicholas
    $1600 2
Samoa

Nicholas
    $1600 7
keglers

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 17
(Amanda: What is Turkey?)

Austria

Amanda
    $1600 16
Ambrose Bierce

Triple Stumper
    $2,600 20
(Amanda: What is money-grubber?)

spendthrift

Amanda
    $2000 23
Portugal

Mehmet
    $2000 4
Monaco

Mehmet
    $2000 12
the American Bowling Congress

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
(Mehmet: Who is Cabot?)

Samuel de Champlain

Mehmet
Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
George Mallory

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$1,200 $7,000 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

EPITAPHS
AmandaWho is Rupert Brooke
$1,200
MehmetWho is Byron
$2,399
NicholasWho is Lord Byron
$4,000
John Keats

Final scores:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$0 $4,601 $6,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,800

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Amanda Mehmet Nicholas
$4,400 $7,000 $10,800
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
4 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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