Responses for show #5596 - Monday, December 29, 2008

Jim Stevens game 6.

Contestants

Laura Mitchell, a technical editor from Cincinnati, Ohio

Ed Rozmiarek, a high school assistant principal from Beverly, Massachusetts

Jim Stevens, a math teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio (whose 5-day cash winnings total $119,001)

Jeopardy! Round responses

WHERE AM I?
YOUR 5-CLUE NEWSCAST
A MUSICAL MENU
DO YOU KNOW JACK ABOUT LIT?
CROSSWORD CLUES "L"
MR. & MRS. MALAPROP
    $200 26
Las Vegas

Triple Stumper
    $200 21
Iraq

Laura
    $200 1
a drumstick

Jim
    $200 6
(Jack) Ryan

Ed
    $200 14
a lemon

Laura
    $200 11
Married... with Children

Jim
    $400 27
Grand Rapids

Laura
    $400 22
Nancy Pelosi

Jim
    $400 2
Bugles

Triple Stumper
    $400 7
Lord of the Flies

Jim
    $400 15
a lasso

Jim
    $400 12
Back to the Future

Jim
    $600 28
the Mall in Washington, D.C.

Ed
    $600 23
(Laura: What is Batman?)
(Ed: What is Batman Returns?)

The Dark Knight

JimEdLaura
    $1,000 3
(Jim: What is... Cracker Jack?)
(Alex: No, what is [*]? [*]. Now, remember the category. It's A MUSICAL MENU. We had drumstick in the first clue, then we had Bugles, now [*]. Hopefully that will help you.)

Fiddle Faddle

Jim
    $600 8
Invisible Man

Jim
    $600 18
lure

Jim
    $600 13
Dan Quayle

Laura
    $800 29
(Jim: What is Carlsbad Cavern?)
[Initially ruled correct; reversed before the beginning of Double Jeopardy!]

Carlsbad Caverns

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
Lehman Brothers

Jim
    $800 4
Harp

Ed
    $800 9
(Laura: Who is Lucky Jack?)

Master and Commander

Laura
Triple Stumper
    $800 19
a lode

Laura
    $800 16
VD Day

Jim
    $1000 30
Oxford

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Ed: What are stratocumulus?)

cumulonimbus

JimEd
    $1000 5
lutefisk

Ed
    $1000 10
Primary Colors

Jim
    $1000 20
laurels

Jim
    $1000 17
Tonya Harding

Laura

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

Jim Ed Laura
$2,200 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Ed Laura
$6,600 $1,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BOTANY
"QUO"POURRI
BIRTH, ART, DEATH
AMERICANA
SUSAN B. ANTHONY
SPORTS CAST
    $400 12
pollen

Ed
    $400 1
the quotient

Jim
    $400 2
Andy Warhol

Triple Stumper
    $400 11
World War I

Jim
    $400 20
(Ed: What are the '80s?)

the 1970s

JimEd
    $400 15
the Oakland A's

Jim
    $800 14
the heather

Ed
    $800 7
quoth

Ed
    $800 3
Rembrandt

Ed
    $800 13
an alligator

Jim
    $800 21
(Jim: Who was Grover Cleveland?)

Ulysses Grant

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $800 18
rope-a-dope

Jim
    $1200 16
a rose

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
the status quo

Jim
    $1200 4
Whistler

Jim
    $1200 23
Nome

Ed
    $1200 22
(Ed: What is the 20th?)

the 19th

EdLaura
    $1200 26
Michelle Kwan

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
licorice

Ed
    $1600 9
quoits

Laura
    $1600 5
Pollock

Triple Stumper
    $1600 28
(Ed: What's Montana?)

Texas

Ed
Triple Stumper
    $1600 27
Dara Torres

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 19
lichen

Jim
    $1,000 10
Quo Vadis

Laura
    $2000 6
(Georges) Seurat

Ed
    $2000 25
(Laura: What is Des Moines?)
(Ed: What is Ames?)

Dubuque

JimEdLaura
    $2000 24
Lance Armstrong

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Ed Laura
$14,400 $3,400 $3,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PHRASE ORIGINS
EdWhat is Blowing in the wind?
$3,400
LauraWhat is [crossed out] sheets to the wind?
$3,401
JimWhat is 3 sheets to the wind?
$7,199
3 sheets to the wind

Final scores:

Jim Ed Laura
$21,599 $0 $199
6-day champion: $140,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jim Ed Laura
$16,400 $3,400 $4,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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