Responses for show #5050 - Friday, July 21, 2006

Celeste DiNucci game 2.

Contestants

Steve Bingo, a library assistant originally from Seattle, Washington

Alex Hunnicutt, a computer programmer from Arlington, Texas

Celeste DiNucci, a grad student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,600)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE DAILY SHOW
(Alex: That's a fun show.)
MESOPOTAMIA
YOU, YOUR HEALTH & YOU
THIS WEEK IN GOD
PRODUCE PETE
BACK IN "BLACK"
    $200 1
Prince Charles & Camilla

Alex
    $200 6
a fine

Celeste
    $200 26
(Celeste: What is the Plague?)
(Alex Trebek: Be more specific.)
(Celeste: What is the Black Plague?)
(Alex Trebek: Be more specific.)
(Celeste: What is [*]?)
(Alex Trebek: Thank you.)

the bubonic plague

Celeste
    $200 16
sleep

Steve
    $200 11
(Alex Hunnicutt: What is a cabbage?)
[Steve gives the thumbs-up after getting the correct response.]

a pumpkin

AlexSteve
    $200 21
a blackjack

Alex
    $400 2
Iraq

Triple Stumper
    $400 7
the Persian Gulf

Alex
    $400 27
athlete's foot

Steve
    $400 17
the Etruscans

Alex
    $400 12
oats

Celeste
    $400 22
(Steve: What is a bear?... What is a [*]?)

a black bear

Steve
    $600 3
Howard Dean

Celeste
    $600 8
(Celeste: Who is Lot?)

Noah

CelesteAlex
    $600 28
rabies

Steve
    $600 18
Taoism

Steve
    $600 13
(Alex Hunnicutt: What are peppercini?)
(Alex Trebek: Say it again.)
(Alex Hunnicutt: Peppercini?)

pepperoncini

CelesteAlex
    $600 23
a black hole

Celeste
    $800 4
(Steve: Who is Miller?)

Valerie Plame

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $1,500 9
the Sumerians

Alex
    $800 30
(Steve: What is a leech?)

a platelet

CelesteSteve
    $800 19
Shintoism

Steve
    $800 14
(Celeste: What is a pomegranate?)
(Steve: What is a persimmon?)

a peach

CelesteSteve
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
(Steve: What is the "Black Widow"?)

the "Black Dahlia"

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Harriet Miers

Alex
    $1000 10
the Babylonian Empire

Celeste
    $1000 29
copper

Steve
    $1000 20
(Steve: What is rest?)

night

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(Celeste: What is the long bean?)

snow peas

CelesteAlex
    $1000 25
(Alex Hunnicutt: What is the black beast?)

the black dog

Alex
Triple Stumper

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

Celeste Alex Steve
$400 $3,900 -$1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Alex Steve
$2,000 $3,500 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. CITIES
PICK THE OSCAR WINNER
(Alex: Name the narrator we quote in each clue in...)
FIRST-PERSON NARRATORS
BLAME IT ON THE REIGN
SOUNDS LIKE A SNACK CHIP
ALL ABOUT THE BOOK
    $400 1
Cincinnati

Steve
    $400 6
Kevin Spacey

Celeste
    $400 11
Gulliver

Steve
    $400 12
(Alex Trebek: And it's still the capital. What is [*]?)

Paris

Triple Stumper
    $400 21
an introduction

Alex
    $800 2
Charleston

Steve
    $800 7
Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Alex
    $3,600 17
(Steve: Let's go--let's make it a True Daily Double.)
(Alex Trebek: All right. For $7200 if you are correct. Here's the clue. FIRST-PERSON NARRATORS.)
...
(Steve: Who is...)
(Alex Trebek: Anything?)
(Steve: Edgar?)
(Alex Trebek: No. Who is [*]? All right. You have no money. Go again.)
(Steve: What else is new?)

Nick Carraway

Steve
    $800 13
Louis XVI

Alex
    $800 22
a glossary

Alex
    $1200 3
Allentown

Celeste
    $1200 8
Walter Huston

Alex
    $1200 18
(Steve: Who is Ishmael?)
(Celeste: Who is Jack Hawkins?)
...
(Alex Trebek: You were on the right track, Celeste. Treasure Island is the story. Who is [*]?)

Jim Hawkins

CelesteSteve
Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
Peter the Great

Celeste
    $1200 23
a chapter

Alex
    $1600 4
(Alex Trebek: Community is [*]. [*], Florida.)

Jupiter

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
(Celeste: Who is Warren Beatty?)

Lee Grant

Celeste
Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
Humbert Humbert

Steve
    $3,000 15
(Celeste: [Sighs, laughs])
(Alex Trebek: I don't know if that's a sigh of relief...)
(Celeste: Uh, it's an iffy category for me but let's see... Um, I'd better wager $3,000.)
(Alex Trebek: All right. Here's the clue.)

Richard I (Richard the Lionhearted)

Celeste
    $1600 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Frida Kahlo

Celeste
    $1600 24
the acknowledgements

Alex
    $2000 5
Edgartown

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Jennifer Connelly

Alex
    $2000 20
(Celeste: Who is Dracula?)

Lestat

Celeste
Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Kublai Khan

Steve
    $2000 26
Little Dorrit

Celeste
    $2000 25
the Library of Congress

Celeste

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Alex Steve
$8,600 $12,300 $400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NYC TICKER-TAPE PARADE HONOREES
(Alex Trebek: We're talking about the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. The three men came back. They were honored. Armstrong and Aldrin were on the Moon, [*] was miles away, orbiting around the Moon.)
SteveWho is Aldrin?
$400
CelesteWho is Buzz Aldrin?
$1,199
AlexWho is Allen Bean?
$5,000
Michael Collins

Final scores:

Celeste Alex Steve
$7,401 $7,300 $0
2-day champion: $18,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Celeste Alex Steve
$7,200 $11,600 $4,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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