Responses for show #5408 - Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Contestants

Jason Dizon, an attorney from Woodside, New York

Carolyn Sosnowski, a research librarian from Alexandria, Virginia

Maria Campbell, a pricing manager from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,399)

Jeopardy! Round responses

EARLY AMERICA
FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUSICALS
A BILLION REASONS
PENN. NAMES
MISSING BODY PARTS
2-LETTER WORDS
    $200 7
New York

Carolyn
    $200 1
The Sound of Music

Carolyn
    $200 21
Lincoln

Carolyn
    $200 16
Benjamin Franklin

Maria
    $200 26
John Wilkes Booth

Carolyn
    $200 2
(Maria: What is om?)

fo

MariaCarolyn
    $400 8
Georgia

Carolyn
    $400 12
Linus

Jason
    $400 22
Kentucky Fried Chicken

Jason
    $400 17
Margaret Mead

Carolyn
    $400 27
Napoleon

Jason
    $400 3
Id

Jason
    $600 9
the Continental Congress

Maria
    $600 13
Beauty and the Beast

Jason
    $600 23
Richie Rich

Maria
    $600 18
(Alex: And I believe he was our only bachelor president.)

James Buchanan

Triple Stumper
    $600 28
Oliver Cromwell

Jason
    $600 4
ex

Carolyn
    $800 10
Boston

Maria
    $800 14
The Prince and the Pauper

Maria
    $800 24
Earth

Maria
    $800 19
(Andrew) Wyeth

Jason
    $800 29
Stonewall Jackson

Jason
    $800 5
nu

Triple Stumper
    $1,200 11
(Alex: Maria? Nothing coming to you?)
(Maria: No.)

Providence Plantations

Maria
    $1000 15
Pippi Longstocking

Maria
    $1000 25
Howard Hughes

Carolyn
    $1000 20
Alexander Haig

Jason
    $1000 30
(Alex: And the famous French 1-legged actress--[*].)
[ERRATUM: The story about P.T. Barnum offering money for her leg is apocryphal. Her amputation was in 1915, while Barnum died in 1891.]

Sarah Bernhardt

Triple Stumper
    $1000 6
Po

Jason

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

Maria Carolyn Jason
$1,800 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$3,400 $3,400 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY LITERATURE
TV BEFORE & AFTER
AFRICAN COUNTRIES
MILITARY STUFF
ARCTIC ANIMALS
SPELLING "BE"
(Alex: [After its first clue] And we want you, in this category, to spell "B-E"--you can say the word, but you have to spell it as well.)
    $400 11
Herman Melville

Jason
    $400 1
(Carolyn: Dancing with the Stars & Stripes?)

Dancing with the Stars & Bars

CarolynJason
    $400 16
South Africa

Triple Stumper
    $400 26
the Soviet Union

Jason
    $400 21
(Maria: What is the honeybee?)

the bumblebee

MariaCarolyn
    $400 6
(Maria: What is a bee?)
(Carolyn: What is bumblebee?)

B-E-E-T-L-E

MariaCarolyn
Triple Stumper
    $800 12
(Alex: The evil [*].)

Simon Legree

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
24 Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Triple Stumper
    $700 17
Algeria

Carolyn
    $800 27
(Maria: ...Who is Nimitz?)

(Douglas) MacArthur

MariaJason
    $800 22
the polar bear

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
B-E-D-E

Carolyn
    $1200 13
hat

Maria
    $1200 3
CSI: Miami Dolphins

Carolyn
    $1200 18
(Jason: What is Guinea-Bissau?)

Equatorial Guinea

CarolynJason
    $1200 23
a snowy owl

Carolyn
    $1200 8
(Alex: What is the Behemoth: B-E-H-E--moth.)
[Laughter]

B-E-H-E-M-O-T-H

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Carolyn
    $1600 4
According to Jim Crow Laws

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
Djibouti

Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
caribou

Maria
    $1600 9
(Maria: What is a "ben-WAH"? B-E-I-G-N-O-I-S?)
(Jason: What is a "ben-AY": [*]?)
(Alex: Yes, "ben-YAY".)

B-E-I-G-N-E-T

MariaJason
    $1,000 15
(Carolyn: Who is Jean Valjean?)

Edmond Dant├Ęs, the Count of Monte Cristo

Carolyn
    $2000 5
(Carolyn: Uh, what is...)
(Jason: What is Hell's Kitchen's Cabinet?)
[Initially accepted as correct; reversed after review by "Igor" (pronounced "Eye-gor") in the booth before the first Daily Double.]
[ERRATUM: The chef's surname is spelled "Ramsay", not "Ramsey" as it appeared in the clue.]

Hell's Kitchen Cabinet

CarolynJason
Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
(Carolyn: What is Lesotho?)

Botswana

Carolyn
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
baleen

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
(Carolyn: Who is Behin, B-E-H-I-N?)

B-E-H-A-N

CarolynJason

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$3,000 $2,700 $8,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORD ORIGINS
(Alex: [*]. Used to be made from hemp. If you add one letter--another "S"--to canvass somebody, or a district.)
CarolynWhat is
$0
MariaWhat is pol
$299
JasonWhat is esimate
$1,000
canvas

Final scores:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$2,701 $2,700 $7,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,800

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$4,200 $3,800 $8,800
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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