Responses for show #5258 - Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Contestants

Bonnie Humphrey, an attorney from Tuxedo Park, New York

Dave Dye, an import specialist from Torrance, California

Jesse Berry, a tax analyst from Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

PTOLEMY...WHY NOT TAKE PTOLEMY?
TV LAND'S TOP QUOTES
(Alex: You have to identify the person or character famous for the quote.)
WHERE THE STREETS HAVE SOME NAME
EARLS! EARLS! EARLS!
FOOD
CROSSWORD HELPER
    $200 17
(Jesse: What is Babylon?)

the Roman Empire

Jesse
Triple Stumper
    $200 11
Nixon

Jesse
    $200 1
Easy Street

Jesse
    $200 25
the Thames

Dave
    $200 6
peanuts

Bonnie
    $200 5
a constellation

Dave
    $400 18
Cleopatra

Dave
    $400 12
(Dave: What is The Tonight Show?)

Ed McMahon

JesseDave
    $400 2
Richmond

Bonnie
    $400 26
Ireland

Jesse
    $400 7
(Dave: What is skin?)
(Jesse: What is sauerkraut?)

mustard

JesseDave
Triple Stumper
    $400 21
whales

Bonnie
    $600 19
the Lighthouse at Alexandria

Jesse
    $600 13
(Donald) Trump

Jesse
    $600 3
North Carolina

Jesse
    $800 27
King Tutankhamen's tomb

Jesse
    $600 8
(Alex: Compared it to [*]. Full o' holes.)

Swiss cheese

Triple Stumper
    $600 22
(Jesse: What is a fjord?)

a river valley

Jesse
Triple Stumper
    $800 20
Copernicus

Bonnie
    $800 14
Jackie Gleason or Ralph Kramden

Bonnie
    $800 4
Psycho

Dave
    $800 28
a revolution

Dave
    $800 9
eggplant

Bonnie
    $800 23
a newt

Dave
    $1000 24
the Rosetta Stone

Jesse
    $1000 15
(Jesse: Who is...?)

Gary Coleman

JesseBonnie
    $1000 16
Gasoline Alley

Jesse
    $1000 29
the Garter

Dave
    $1000 10
brochette

Bonnie
    $1000 30
sesame

Triple Stumper

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

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$600 $200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$3,600 $3,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PHYSICS
COLD MOVIES
HERE COMES UKRAINE AGAIN
ALSO A GUM BRAND
EVERYONE'S A CRITIC
"MAN" ALIVE
    $400 1
gravity

Triple Stumper
    $400 23
A Christmas Story

Jesse
    $400 11
Khrushchev

Bonnie
    $400 5
a bazooka

Dave
    $400 2
Plato

Dave
    $400 12
manslaughter

Dave
    $800 7
a proton

Jesse
    $800 24
Paul Newman

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
Kiev

Jesse
    $800 6
a stride

Jesse
    $800 3
(Jesse: Who is Jean Genet?)

Francois Truffaut

Jesse
Triple Stumper
    $800 13
a manuscript

Jesse
    $1,400 8
(Jesse: What is a hertz?)

frequency

Jesse
    $1,800 25
The Empire Strikes Back

Jesse
    $1200 18
the Mongols

Dave
    $1200 28
extra

Dave
    $1200 4
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
manacles

Bonnie
    $1600 9
potential

Jesse
    $1600 26
(Jesse: What is Stranded?)

Alive

Jesse
Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
(Dave: What is Vladimir?)
...
(Alex: What is [*]. [*] Yushchenko and Yanukovych.)

Viktor

Dave
Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
an eclipse

Bonnie
    $1600 21
T.S. Eliot

Jesse
    $1600 15
Manchester

Jesse
    $2000 10
(Dave: What is an aperture?)

focal length

Dave
Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
The Thing

Jesse
    $2000 20
the Commonwealth of Independent States

Jesse
    $2000 30
carefree

Jesse
    $2000 22
Susan Faludi

Bonnie
    $2000 16
the Manchus

Jesse

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$18,000 $3,400 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERATURE
DaveWho was Twain?
$0
BonnieWho was Charles Dickens?
$3,000
JesseWho is Dickens?
$7,000
Mark Twain

Final scores:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$11,000 $3,400 $7,600
2-day champion: $31,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$18,600 $3,400 $10,600
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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