Responses for show #4900 - Friday, December 23, 2005

Contestants

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Peter Rubin, a journalist from Brooklyn, New York

Barbara Noyes, a police officer from Blauvelt, New York

Jeff Lawrence, a limousine driver from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,200)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

20th CENTURY WORLD LEADERS
THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
NATIONAL MONUMENTS
COFFEE TIME
PRESIDENTIAL PASTIMES
(Alex: And if you don't do well...)
YOU GET AN "F"
    $200 19
Mao Tse-tung

Jeff
    $200 16
(Jeff: What are turtle doves?)
(Alex: No. We need more than that.)

French hens, turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear tree

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $200 9
(Fort) McHenry

Jeff
    $200 6
(Peter: What is café au lait?)
(Jeff: What is café con leche?)
...
(Alex: Well, one of you gave me a French word, the other one gave me a Spanish word, nobody came up with [*], which is the Italian.)

caffe latte

JeffPeter
Triple Stumper
    $200 24
Eisenhower

Peter
    $200 1
fluff

Peter
    $400 20
(Alex: Could be in the "F" category 'cause it was [*].)

King Faruk

Triple Stumper
    $400 17
five golden rings

Barbara
    $400 10
Wyoming

Barbara
    $400 7
(Jeff: What is Starbuck?)
[Initially accepted as correct (with some trepidation); reversed during contestant interviews]

Starbucks

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $400 25
the Potomac

Jeff
    $400 2
fencing

Peter
    $600 21
the Shah of Iran

Peter
    $600 18
maids a-milking

Jeff
    $600 11
White Sands

Jeff
    $600 8
robusta

Barbara
    $600 26
bowling

Barbara
    $600 3
the Finger Lakes

Peter
    $1,000 22
(Peter: Who is Noriega?)

Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines

Peter
    $800 29
lords a-leapin'

Peter
    $800 12
a pueblo

Peter
    $800 13
caffeine

Peter
    $800 27
Taft

Peter
    $800 4
a forget-me-not

Peter
    $1000 23
Marshall Pétain

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
twelve drummers drumming

Peter
    $1000 15
(Barbara: What is Muir Woods?)
(Alex: All right, we'll accept that, [*] was the naturalist.)

(John) Muir

Barbara
    $1000 14
(Jeff: What is cups of tea?)
(Barbara: What are cups of coffee?)
...
(Alex: You were closer, but T.S. Eliot was talking about "I have measured out my life with [*]." [*], stirring, stirring, stirring.)

coffee spoons

JeffBarbara
Triple Stumper
    $1000 28
a rabbit

Peter
    $1000 5
(Alex: And the city that starts with the letter "F" is [*]. [*] am Main.)

Frankfurt

Triple Stumper

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

Jeff Barbara Peter
-$800 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$200 $2,000 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BE B.C.
KEEPING UP APPEARANCES
DR. WHO...
THE OFFICE
OBSOLETELY FABULOUS
"RU" BEING SERVED?
    $400 11
Pliny the Younger

Peter
    $400 12
tea bags

Jeff
    $400 17
a radiologist

Barbara
    $400 6
Disney

Peter
    $400 1
(Alex: That's how the [*] came to be. You didn't have to worry about operators listening in and funnelling business elsewhere.)

rotary phone

Triple Stumper
    $400 22
rupees

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

Hippocrates

Peter
    $800 13
(Alex: Believe it or not, inspired by [*].)

The Jetsons

Triple Stumper
    $800 18
an ophthalmologist

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
Intel

Peter
    $800 2
Morse code

Jeff
    $800 23
Rumsfeld

Barbara
    $1200 14
the cheeks

Peter
    $1200 19
a neurologist

Peter
    $1200 8
3M

Jeff
    $1200 3
rabbit ears

Barbara
    $1200 24
ruminate

Peter
    $1,800 27
(Alex: I know you were waiting for this moment to say, "Let's make it a True Daily Double.")
(Peter: Alex, let's make it... $1800.)
...
(Peter: Rather than betray my total lack of Biblical knowledge, I will say I don't know.)
(Alex: Didn't want to guess.)

Herod the Great

Peter
    $1600 15
Midnight Cowboy

Peter
    $1600 20
(Jeff: What is an osteopath?)

an orthopedist

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
Halliburton

Peter
    $1600 4
a mimeograph

Peter
    $1600 25
Runnymede

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
a nightingale

Barbara
    $3,400 21
(Peter: Let's make it $3400, Alex.)
(Alex: Oh, gosh! The way you started that sentence, I thought you were going to say "Let's make it a True Daily Double.")

an oncologist

Peter
    $2000 10
North Carolina

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
a dot matrix printer

Peter
    $2000 26
rutherfordium

Peter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$1,000 $6,800 $23,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SHAKESPEAREANA
JeffWho is Falstaff?
$995
BarbaraWho is Falstaff?
$1,800
PeterWho is Richard III?
$1,800
Sir John Falstaff

Final scores:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$1,995 $8,600 $21,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,400

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$1,000 $6,800 $24,600
8 R,
5 W
10 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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