Responses for show #5517 - Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Contestants

Carlo Uchello, an IT director from Alexandria, Virginia

Joe Nardella, a teacher from Redlands, California

Greg Lindsay, a freelance journalist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

1908
FROM LETTERMAN'S TOP 10 LISTS
U.S. COINS
HOLD IT
FOOD & DRINK PHRASES
BRING THE PAIN
(Jimmy: That's what they do at the Stanford Medical School's Human Pain Laboratory, all in the interest of science. Ow!)
    $200 1
Times Square

Joe
    $200 16
(Carlo: Who is Myers?)

(James) Bond

GregCarlo
    $200 11
the penny

Greg
    $200 26
hair

Carlo
    $200 6
spilled milk

Greg
    $200 21
threshold

Greg
    $400 2
a Gideon Bible

Greg
    $400 17
Dick Cheney

Greg
    $400 12
a bust

Carlo
    $400 27
a watch

Greg
    $400 7
honey

Greg
    $400 22
Botox

Greg
    $600 3
(Jack) Johnson

Carlo
    $600 18
Halloween

Joe
    $600 13
Isabella

Carlo
    $600 28
nuclear missiles

Greg
    $600 8
(Carlo: What is the nosebleed section?)

the peanut gallery

Carlo
Triple Stumper
    $600 23
the sciatic

Joe
    $1,000 4
(Carlo: Who is Oliver Wendell Holmes?)

William Jennings Bryan

Carlo
    $800 19
Oprah Winfrey

Joe
    $800 14
(Greg: What is pluribus?)
...
(Alex: Jefferson's on the front and [*] is the long word on the other side.)

Monticello

Greg
Triple Stumper
    $800 29
coal

Triple Stumper
    $800 9
a loaf of bread & a jug of wine

Carlo
    $800 24
an epidural

Carlo
    $1000 5
(Greg: What is Palermo?)

Messina

GregCarlo
    $1000 20
(Fidel) Castro

Greg
    $1000 15
numismatic

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
[Greg gives both listed responses.]

gasoline (or petrol)

Greg
    $1000 10
ham-handed

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Carlo: What is placebo?)

analgesic

Carlo
Triple Stumper

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

Greg Joe Carlo
-$600 $200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Joe Carlo
$3,600 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SHAKESPEARE ON LOVE
MOVIE ACTORS BY ROLE
LANGUAGES
INTERESTING ANAGRAMS
THAT J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
WHAT A CARD!
    $400 12
Hamlet

Carlo
    $400 1
Will Smith

Greg
    $400 11
Mexico

Greg
    $400 26
astronomer

Joe
    $400 6
United Nations

Greg
    $400 17
flashcards

Carlo
    $800 22
his sonnets

Greg
    $800 2
Robin Williams

Greg
    $800 13
the Philippines

Carlo
    $800 28
Kyoto

Joe
    $800 7
Hinduism

Greg
    $800 18
a computer

Joe
    $4,000 23
Romeo

Greg
    $1200 3
Ellen Page

Joe
    $1200 14
Kurdish

Joe
    $1200 27
mother-in-law

Greg
    $1200 8
Los Alamos

Greg
    $1200 19
his business card

Joe
    $1600 24
the gentlemen of Verona

Greg
    $1600 4
Gene Hackman

Joe
    $3,000 15
(Joe: What is... Andorran?)

Basque

Joe
    $1600 29
(Joe: What is... Silence of the Lambs?)

The Silence of the Lambs

JoeCarlo
    $1600 9
Princeton, New Jersey

Greg
    $1600 20
(Carlo: Who is the king of spades?)

the king of hearts

Carlo
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Greg: What is never doth run smooth?)
(Joe: What is lies in the stars?)

never did run smooth

GregJoe
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Javier Bardem

Greg
    $2000 16
Madagascar

Joe
    $2000 30
Salman Rushdie

Joe
    $2000 10
quantum mechanics

Carlo
    $2000 21
Topps

Greg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Joe Carlo
$18,800 $6,800 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

POP SINGERS
(Alex: She, uh, broke a tie with Elvis...)
CarloWho is Mariah Carey???
$1,900
JoeWho is Carey?
$3,200
GregWho is Mariah Carey?
$1,200
Mariah Carey

Final scores:

Greg Joe Carlo
$20,000 $10,000 $7,100
2-day champion: $40,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Greg Joe Carlo
$16,000 $9,800 $6,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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