Responses for show #5355 - Friday, December 14, 2007

Contestants

Max Zarou, a fifth-grade teacher originally from Culver City, California

Diana Klick, a homemaker from Hershey, Pennsylvania

Chris McCarthy, a technical support specialist from Brockton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

Jeopardy! Round responses

EUROPEAN EXPLORERS
DOUBLE TALK ROCK
PIE-POURRI
CALIFORNIA, OREGON OR WASHINGTON
(Alex: We'll deal with the board game...)
MONOPOLY
SUFFIXES
    $200 4
(Henry) Hudson

Max
    $200 1
Duran Duran

Diana
    $200 21
meringue

Diana
    $200 11
(Diana: What is Oregon?)

Washington

ChrisDiana
    $200 25
$200

Max
    $200 13
-phile

Max
    $400 5
(Sir Francis) Drake

Chris
    $400 2
ZZ

Chris
    $400 22
(Max: What is a cookie crumble?)

a crumb crust

DianaMax
    $400 12
(Alex: Right, Death Valley.)

California

Diana
    $400 26
a thimble

Diana
    $400 16
-trix

Max
    $600 6
Magellan

Diana
    $600 3
"Cherry, Cherry"

Max
    $600 23
chocolate satin

Chris
    $600 14
Oregon

Max
    $600 28
Chance

Max
    $600 18
-onym (-nym accepted)

Diana
    $800 7
(Chris: Who is Ponce de León?)

Hernando de Soto

Chris
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
Lisa Lisa

Max
    $800 24
grasshopper

Max
    $800 15
California

Diana
    $2,000 29
the Electric Company

Max
    $800 19
sugars

Chris
    $1000 8
(Max: Who is Da Gama?)

(Amerigo) Vespucci

Max
Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
Lulu

Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
mincemeat

Diana
    $1000 17
Oregon

Max
    $1000 30
Pennsylvania

Diana
    $1000 20
-ing

Diana

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

Chris Diana Max
$200 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Diana Max
$1,600 $6,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HEALTH & MEDICINE
WOMEN ON TV
COUNTRIES' LARGEST ISLANDS
A SNAKEY CATEGORY
THESE 3...
LET'S LEARN HEBREW
    $400 16
cholesterol

Diana
    $400 2
Meredith Vieira

Diana
    $400 21
Brazil

Max
    $400 26
snake-eyes

Max
    $400 1
a dollar, a dime, and a penny

Max
    $400 11
[ERRATUM: The Hebrew letters samekh-dalet-resh were misprinted on the monitor as םדר, with a mem-sofi or final mem (ם) in place of the samekh (ס). The clue should have read סדר.]

seder

Max
    $800 17
meningitis

Diana
    $800 3
Sally Field

Diana
    $800 22
Canada

Chris
    $800 27
September

Triple Stumper
    $800 5
Mercury, Venus, and Earth

Max
    $800 12
shalom

Chris
    $2,000 18
(Diana: What is rubella?)
(Alex: No, and you don't want to get it. What is [*]? Different parts of the body, too.)

shingles

Diana
    $1200 4
Bea Arthur

Chris
    $1200 23
Spain

Max
    $1200 28
Idaho

Max
    $1200 8
King Lear

Diana
    $1200 13
(Chris: What is Yaweh?)
(Max: What is Adonai?)
(Diana: What is Jehovah?)
...
(Alex: You were all too specific, giving us specific names. We were going for [*].)
[ERRATUM: The Hebrew letters yod-dalet do not spell the word for 14, just its numeral representation.]

the names of God

ChrisDianaMax
Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
tennis elbow

Max
    $1600 6
Mariska Hargitay

Max
    $1600 24
Russia

Diana
    $1600 30
Mark

Diana
    $1600 9
(Max: What are red, yellow, and blue?)
(Chris: What are red, yellow, and green?)

red, blue, and green

ChrisMax
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
(Max: What is Hasidic?)

Ashkenazi

Max
Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
lymph

Diana
    $2000 7
Barbara Bel Geddes (& Donna Reed)

Max
    $2000 25
Ecuador

Diana
    $2000 29
the milk snake

Diana
    $2000 10
Latvia, Lithuania & Estonia

Max
    $2,000 15
in the beginning

Chris

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Diana Max
$3,600 $16,000 $13,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ACADEMY AWARD FIRSTS
(Alex: Mr. Nichols [*], and in 1971, George C. Scott [*] as best actor for his portrayal of Patton.)
[ZergCam]
ChrisWhat is die?
$1,201
MaxWhat is cried during the acceptance
$6,399
DianaWhat is won for best director?
$11,201
refused his Oscar

Final scores:

Chris Diana Max
$2,399 $4,799 $7,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,201

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Chris Diana Max
$3,600 $18,000 $12,400
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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