Responses for show #4929 - Thursday, February 2, 2006

(Jimmy: No other form of transportation has carried 98% of American intercity passengers. The golden age of railroading, next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Tawney Pearson, a teacher originally from Peoria, Illinois

Joanna Stromberg, an attorney from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,200)

Eleanor Ainslie, a medical student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,500)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE FICTION
IF THEY MARRIED...
THE NATIONAL RAILROAD MUSEUM
FIRST LADIES
I AM A CAMERA
"F" STOP
    $200 1
Captain Nemo

Joanna
    $200 7
Rosie Cheeks

Eleanor
    $200 25
Buick

Joanna
    $200 16
Martha Washington

Eleanor
    $200 11
Polaroid

Joanna
    $200 2
Benjamin Franklin

Eleanor
    $400 21
War of the Worlds

Eleanor
    $400 8
(Joanna: What is... Dunne-Weld?)

Tuesday Weld-Dunne

Joanna
Triple Stumper
    $400 26
the Mayo Clinic

Tawney
    $400 17
Jackie Kennedy

Joanna
    $400 12
the Brownie

Joanna
    $400 3
a Ferris wheel

Joanna
    $1,200 22
(Alex: Now Joanna and Tawney are tied at $2,600. If you risked $1,000 and responded correctly, we would have something you're very familiar with--a tie.)
(Eleanor: I'll wager $1,200.)
(Alex: Oh. You're going for the lead. Good for you.)
(Eleanor: Hopefully.)

Isaac Asimov

Eleanor
    $600 9
Julie London-Bridges

Triple Stumper
    $600 27
Union Pacific

Joanna
    $600 18
Mary Todd Lincoln

Eleanor
    $600 13
TV camera

Triple Stumper
    $600 4
a flamethrower

Joanna
    $800 23
Arthur Clarke

Joanna
    $800 10
Mary Hart-Felt

Triple Stumper
    $800 28
a caboose

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
Rosalynn Carter

Tawney
    $800 14
the Lumière Brothers

Joanna
    $800 5
Fandango

Tawney
    $1000 24
Robert Heinlein

Triple Stumper
    $1000 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a Mikado

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Mrs. Truman

Tawney
    $1000 15
(Alex: A little before your time; that camera was the famous [*].)

Leica

Triple Stumper
    $1000 6
freestyle

Triple Stumper

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

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$400 $2,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$2,800 $4,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BRITISH POSSESSIONS
2-SPORT TERMS
NAPOLEONIC TIMES
NEWSPAPERS
ANATOMY
"CK", THE CATEGORY
    $400 6
the Falkland Islands

Eleanor
    $400 8
a strike

Tawney
    $400 23
Josephine

Tawney
    $400 16
USA Today

Tawney
    $400 1
the neck

Eleanor
    $400 11
cockney

Tawney
    $800 7
(Joanna: What is Jamestown?)
(Tawney: What is Roanoke?)

Bermuda

JoannaTawney
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
a shot

Joanna
    $800 24
guerrilla

Tawney
    $800 17
New Orleans

Eleanor
    $800 2
bone

Eleanor
    $800 12
hickory

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

Pitcairn Island

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 10
(Joanna: What is block shots?)

goal tend

Joanna
    $1200 25
Moscow

Triple Stumper
    $2,500 18
(Eleanor: [Shakes head])

the San Jose Mercury News

Eleanor
    $1200 3
platelets

Eleanor
    $1200 13
Sherlock

Joanna
    $1600 21
(Joanna: What is the line?)

the hole

Joanna
Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
(Joanna: What is Toronto?)

Vancouver

JoannaTawney
    $1600 4
the eye

Eleanor
    $1600 14
(Alex: James Fenimore Cooper.)

The Leatherstocking Tales

Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
approach shots

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
(Alex: The famous Manchester newspaper is the [*].)

Guardian

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
[Applause for Eleanor's run of the category]
(Alex: Hey, for a medical student, you did very well in anatomy. Your teachers are going to be very proud of you.)

the salivary glands

Eleanor
    $2000 15
the grackle

Eleanor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$9,500 $1,000 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CHARACTERS IN 18th CENTURY PLAYS
(Alex: She's probably the most famous character in Sheridan's The Rivals.)
...
(Alex: [After Tawney's response is revealed] Close, but no cigar!)
JoannaWho is Malaprop?
$1,000
TawneyWho was Maladroite?
$3,800
EleanorWho is Mrs. [something scribbled out] Malaprop?
$7,400
Mrs. Malaprop

Final scores:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$16,900 $2,000 $2,400
3-day champion: $41,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$11,400 $3,000 $6,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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