Responses for show #5156 - Monday, January 29, 2007

Contestants

Ben Kroll, a Spanish teacher from Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Robin Parry, a federal attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Su Kim, an accountant from Elgin, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,901)

Jeopardy! Round responses

IT BORDERS CHINA
HISTORIC HBO
COMING TO AMERICA
GOING AROUND IN CIRCLES
D.C. SITES
"ii", SIR!
    $200 26
Russia

Robin
    $200 16
Queen Elizabeth

Ben
    $200 19
generation

Robin
    $200 7
a compass

Su
    $200 2
the Kennedy Center (for the Performing Arts)

Ben
    $200 1
Hawaii

Robin
    $400 27
(Robin: What are [*] and Kry-zykstan?)
[Originally ruled correct; overruled at the start of the DJ! round and $800 subtracted from Robin's score]

(2 of) Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, & Afghanistan

Robin
Triple Stumper
    $400 17
the Scarsdale Diet

Su
    $400 20
a green card

Ben
    $400 8
the circumference

Robin
    $400 9
E pluribus unum

Triple Stumper
    $400 3
taxiing

Su
    $600 28
India

Su
    $600 18
William Randolph Hearst

Robin
    $600 22
Immigration & Naturalization

Ben
    $600 13
radius

Su
    $1,000 10
the Washington Monument

Robin
    $600 4
skiing

Su
    $800 29
North Korea

Ben
    $800 21
FDR

Su
    $800 24
boat

Robin
    $800 14
a revolution

Su
    $800 11
(J. Edgar) Hoover

Su
    $800 5
Pompeii

Ben
    $1000 30
Nepal (or Bhutan)

Su
    $1000 23
(Winston) Churchill

Robin
    $1000 25
asylum

Ben
    $1000 15
120

Ben
    $1000 12
(Robin: What's the Library of Congress?)
(Su: What is the Shakespeare Library?)
(Alex: Shakespeare Library? We need you to be more specific. It has a name.)
(Su: Oh, what is the Shakespeare Folio Library?)
(Alex: Folio Library? No. It is [*].)
(Su: Oh, [*], that's right.)
(Alex: Not the Folio.)
(Su: I knew it was F-something.)
(Alex: You associate folios with Shakespeare, I know.)

the Folger Library

SuRobin
Triple Stumper
    $1000 6
shiitake

Ben

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

Su Robin Ben
$2,400 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Su Robin Ben
$5,200 $3,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ST. VALENTINE
CELLULOID LOVE
THE HEART
A ROMANTIC DINNER
ROSES
SWEET NOTHINGS
    $400 26
Rome

Robin
    $400 1
The Princess Bride

Ben
    $400 21
Monday

Ben
    $400 16
champagne

Robin
    $400 11
the Rose Bowl

Su
    $400 2
(Robin: What are hearts?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Robin: What are candy hearts--valentines?)

Sweet Hearts (or Conversation Hearts)

Robin
Triple Stumper
    $800 27
the plague

Ben
    $800 3
Shrek

Ben
    $800 22
the aorta

Robin
    $800 17
satay

Su
    $800 12
the Rose Garden

Su
    $800 7
Darling

Ben
    $1200 28
Persian

Su
    $1200 4
As Good as It Gets

Ben
    $3,000 23
congestive heart failure

Robin
    $1200 18
gazpacho

Ben
    $1200 13
the Little Prince

Su
    $1200 8
(Su: What is honey?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Su: Uhh, bee honey? [*]! What is [*]?)

Tupelo honey

Su
    $1600 29
convert him

Su
    $1600 5
Casablanca

Ben
    $1600 24
(Ben: What is a ventricle?)

a valve

RobinBen
    $1600 19
lamb

Robin
    $1600 14
Tennessee Wiliams

Robin
    $4,400 9
(Alex: Su? Say something.)
(Su: What is the cooing dove pigeon?)

turtledove

Su
    $2000 30
the catacombs

Su
    $2000 6
(Su: Ohhh, what is When a Man Loves a Woman?)

City of Angels

Su
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
the pericardium

Su
    $2000 20
Toll House

Su
    $2000 15
(Alex: Yes, for Damascus.)

damask roses

Robin
    $2000 10
paramour

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Su Robin Ben
$12,000 $14,000 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN PLAYS
BenWhat Long Day's Journey into Night?
$7,599
SuWhat is Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
$11,999
RobinWhat is Long Day's Journey into Night
$10,001
A Long Day's Journey into Night (by Eugene O'Neill)

Final scores:

Su Robin Ben
$1 $24,001 $19,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Su Robin Ben
$16,400 $11,800 $11,600
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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