Responses for show #5407 - Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Contestants

Matt Padula, a management consultant from Atlanta, Georgia

Maria Campbell, a pricing manager from San Diego, California

Aileen Hawkins, a stay-at-home mom from Dana Point, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,199)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ASIAN CAPITALS
CALIFORNIA ROLE
AUTO HAIKU
LITERARY MOMMAS
MADE TO MEASURE
MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S NEW WORDS FOR 2007
    $200 6
Manila

Aileen
    $200 11
Clint Eastwood

Aileen
    $200 26
Ford

Aileen
    $200 1
Mother Joad

Maria
    $200 21
rice

Matt
    $200 16
ginormous

Aileen
    $400 7
Bangkok

Aileen
    $400 12
Sunset Boulevard

Maria
    $400 27
Volkswagen

Maria
    $400 2
The Joy Luck Club

Aileen
    $400 22
30

Maria
    $400 17
(Maria: What is popcorn?)

Bubble Wrap

AileenMaria
    $600 8
(Maria: What is Tehran?)

Riyadh

Maria
Triple Stumper
    $600 13
The Bad News Bears

Matt
    $600 28
Toyota

Aileen
    $600 3
Little Women

Aileen
    $600 23
(Maria: What is a byte?)

a bit

AileenMaria
    $600 18
speed dating

Aileen
    $800 9
(Aileen: What is Cyprus?)

Nicosia

Aileen
Triple Stumper
    $800 14
Dustin Hoffman

Matt
    $4,000 29
Hummer

Aileen
    $800 4
(Maria: Who is Pip?)

David Copperfield

Maria
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
a hand

Aileen
    $800 19
Bollywood

Aileen
    $1000 10
Pyongyang

Maria
    $1000 15
(Alex: Yeah. Don't bother, it's [*].)

Chinatown

Aileen
    $1000 30
Nissan

Matt
    $1000 5
Grendel

Aileen
    $1000 25
(Matt: What is a kilowatt?)

[ERRATUM: The manager of project procurement for the system tells us it produces 25% of the base's power annually, not just in the summer.]

a megawatt

AileenMatt
    $1000 20
smackdown

Maria

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

Aileen Maria Matt
$3,000 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aileen Maria Matt
$12,200 $1,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ANIMAL FARM
BOXER
NAPOLEON
4 LEGS GOOD, 2 LEGS BAD
OLD MAJOR
"SNOW" BALL
    $400 26
reptile

Aileen
    $400 27
Marvin Hagler

Aileen
    $400 16
LaGuardia

Matt
    $400 11
China

Maria
    $400 6
(Matt: What is Old Dominion?)

William & Mary

AileenMatt
    $400 1
snowmobiles

Matt
    $800 25
a tail

Aileen
    $800 20
(Aileen: Who is [*]?)
(Alex: Need more.)

Sugar Ray Leonard & Sugar Ray Robinson

AileenMatt
    $800 28
King Kamehameha

Aileen
    $800 12
a cyclops

Maria
    $800 7
(Matt: What are classics?)
(Maria: What is philosophy?)

history or literature

MariaMatt
Triple Stumper
    $800 2
"The Snows of Kilimanjaro"

Maria
    $1200 24
(Maria: What is calcium?)

bone

Maria
Triple Stumper
    $1200 21
Oscar De La Hoya

Triple Stumper
    $1200 17
Aaron Burr

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
Gandalf

Maria
    $1200 8
MIT

Aileen
    $1200 3
Snow White

Maria
    $1600 29
hyena

Maria
    $1600 22
(Aileen: Who is "Gentleman Jim" Braddock?)

"Gentleman Jim" Corbett

AileenMatt
    $1600 18
Polk

Matt
    $1600 14
the Minotaur

Maria
    $1600 9
military

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
a snowplow

Aileen
    $2000 30
Madagascar

Maria
    $2,000 23
(Matt: [No response])

Jack Johnson

Matt
    $2000 19
(Matt: Who is Bartok?)
(Maria: Who is Van Cliburn?)

Liszt

MariaMatt
Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
centaur

Triple Stumper
    $4,600 10
(Aileen: What is the new curriculum?)

creative writing

Aileen
    $2000 5
Snowden

Maria

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aileen Maria Matt
$10,800 $8,600 $1,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1910s HISTORY
(Alex: [To Aileen] You're thinking along the right lines but you picked the wrong part of the world.)
MattWhat is the Aswan Dam?
$1,000
MariaWhat is the Brooklyn Bridge?
$2,201
AileenWhat is the Suez Canal?
$6,401
the Panama Canal

Final scores:

Aileen Maria Matt
$4,399 $6,399 $200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,399 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Aileen Maria Matt
$12,200 $8,600 $3,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
7 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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