Responses for show #5508 - Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Contestants

Tim Mueting, a religion teacher from Omaha, Nebraska

Caitlin Dudek, an environmental consultant from Arlington, Virginia

Gail Sneyers, an administrative assistant from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

GEMS & JEWELS
TELEVISION
THE NEW YORK TIMES TRAVEL
IN THE CABINET
POTPOURRI
PUN-ISHMENT
    $200 16
a diamond

Caitlin
    $200 1
Friday Night Lights

Caitlin
    $200 6
Atlanta

Gail
    $200 23
Dulles

Caitlin
    $200 11
Hawaii

Gail
    $200 21
it's pointless (there's no point accepted)

Caitlin
    $400 17
a ruby

Gail
    $400 2
Prison Break

Gail
    $400 7
(Gail: What is California?)

Hawaii

GailCaitlin
    $1,500 24
Alexander Hamilton

Caitlin
    $400 12
Sweden

Tim
    $400 22
(Gail: What is "Who Can It Be Now?")

the LAN Down Under

Gail
Triple Stumper
    $600 18
tiger's eye

Tim
    $600 3
(Gail: What is Tin Man?)

Battlestar Galactica

Gail
Triple Stumper
    $600 8
Buenos Aires

Caitlin
    $600 27
Ashcroft

Gail
    $600 13
the House of the Seven Gables

Caitlin
    $600 25
(Alex: Oh, you're gonna love it. Caitlin?)
(Caitlin: What is rare medium at large?)
[Laughter]

small medium at large

Caitlin
Triple Stumper
    $800 19
lapis lazuli

Caitlin
    $800 4
Kristin Chenoweth

Caitlin
    $800 9
Key West

Caitlin
    $800 28
Donald Rumsfeld

Gail
    $800 14
Sikorsky

Tim
    $800 26
(Caitlin: What is hide-and-seek?)

You can run, but you can't Hyde

GailCaitlin
    $1000 20
a topaz

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Moonlight

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
(Tim: What is Nepal?)
...
(Alex: Caitlin, you're the only one with money now. Do you want to end the game, or do you want to make a selection?)
(Caitlin: Sure!)
(Alex: Nope. Pick another one.)

Japan

Tim
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(Gail: What is the shell?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Gail: What is the carapace?)

the exoskeleton

GailCaitlin

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Gail Caitlin Tim
-$200 $3,400 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,000 $5,900 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

NEW MEXICO
HE PLAYED IT ON THE BIG SCREEN
A BIT OF LIT
WORLD O' FACTS
THIS IS YOUR LIFE, JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
A "FAIR" DEAL
    $400 16
(Caitlin: What is Albuquerque?)

Santa Fe

CaitlinTim
    $400 5
Mont Blanc

Triple Stumper
    $400 1
the Fertile Crescent

Caitlin
    $400 21
the House of Representatives

Tim
    $400 11
Fairbanks

Tim
    $800 17
the Manhattan Project

Tim
    $800 25
George Clooney

Gail
    $800 6
(Tim: Who is Starbuck?)
(Gail: Who is Ishmael?)
...
(Alex: Both of you were in Moby-Dick. [*] is the character we're going for.)

Billy Budd

GailTim
Triple Stumper
    $3,000 2
(Caitlin: What are rabbits?)
(Alex: No. What is [*], featured in their cartoon series, of course.)

the Tasmanian devil

Caitlin
    $800 22
Louisa

Tim
    $800 12
a fairgrounds

Caitlin
    $1200 18
the "Sunshine State"

Tim
    $1200 26
Frank Sinatra

Caitlin
    $1200 7
Like Water for Chocolate

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
(Alex: General strike takes you to [*].)

Labor Day

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
James Monroe

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
Fairfax

Caitlin
    $4,200 19
the Rio Grande

Tim
    $1600 27
(Gail: Who is... Michael Heaton?)
(Alex: You picked the right one.)
[Originally accepted as correct]

Michael Keaton

Gail
Triple Stumper
    $1600 8
Idylls of the King

Tim
    $1600 4
Castle Rock

Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
an observatory

Gail
    $1600 14
fairies

Caitlin
    $2000 20
(D.H.) Lawrence

Caitlin
    $2000 28
Lon Chaney

Tim
    $2000 9
(Samuel) Beckett

Caitlin
    $2000 10
the horse latitudes

Caitlin
    $2000 29
Braintree

Tim
    $2000 15
the Fairness Doctrine

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,000 $13,700 $13,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RECENT HISTORY
GailWhat is the Phillippines?
$999
CaitlinWhat are the Phillipines?
$13,699
TimWhat is Pakistan?
$13,700
the Philippines

Final scores:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,999 $27,399 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,399 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Gail Caitlin Tim
$1,000 $15,600 $11,200
9 R,
6 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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