Responses for show #5617 - Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Ask Alex #12: Travel.

Contestants

Allison Jones, a sales consultant from Kennebunk, Maine

Andy Walvoord, an investment banker from Denver, Colorado

Keith Costigan, a teacher from Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,800)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE NORTHERNMOST NATION
(Alex: ...of the list we will give you.)
ARNOLD PALMER
SHAKESPEAREAN ACTORS
NATIVE AMERICANA
QUASI-RELATED PAIRS
FOOD WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 1
Cuba

Andy
    $200 20
the Canadian Open

Triple Stumper
    $200 25
Hamlet

Keith
    $200 11
a moccasin

Keith
    $200 16
(Allison: What is Ben?)

Ben & Jerry

Allison
Triple Stumper
    $200 2
butterfingers

Andy
    $400 5
Luxembourg

Allison
    $400 21
the British Open

Andy
    $400 26
The Tempest

Keith
    $400 12
(Allison: What is Manhattan?)

Brooklyn

KeithAllison
    $400 17
Holmes & Watson

Triple Stumper
    $400 3
corny

Triple Stumper
    $600 6
Ecuador

Allison
    $600 22
Pennzoil

Andy
    $2,000 27
The Taming of the Shrew

Keith
    $600 13
(Andy: What are eagles?)

porcupines

AndyAllison
    $600 18
(Allison: Um, who are Mark & Marie?)

Donny & Marie

Allison
Triple Stumper
    $600 4
cherrypicking

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
the Philippines

Allison
    $800 23
the Masters

Andy
    $800 28
Lady Macbeth

Andy
    $800 14
peyote

Andy
    $800 19
Hall & Oates

Andy
    $800 9
a hot potato

Keith
    $1000 8
Saudi Arabia

Andy
    $1000 24
the Seniors Tour

Andy
    $1000 29
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Keith
    $1000 15
pemmican

Keith
    $1000 30
Lewis & Clarke

Andy
    $1000 10
polishing the apple

Keith

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

Keith Andy Allison
$3,400 $1,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Andy Allison
$7,000 $7,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GOLDEN OLDIES
THAT'S ENTERTRAINMENT
STATE THE SENATOR
CALL IN YOUR "IOUS"
A SALT
BATTER-Y
    $400 1
the Golden Calf

Allison
    $400 5
High Noon

Allison
    $400 22
Ohio

Andy
    $400 21
pretentious

Andy
    $400 10
a salt lick

Allison
    $400 16
Twinkies

Andy
    $800 2
(Allison: What is Moscow?)

Leningrad or St. Petersburg

KeithAllison
    $800 6
Throw Momma from the Train

Andy
    $800 23
North Carolina

Andy
    $800 27
suspicious

Andy
    $800 11
(Allison: What are bath salts?)

Epsom

KeithAllison
    $800 17
a corn dog

Andy
    $1200 3
John Philip Sousa

Triple Stumper
    $1200 7
Risky Business

Allison
    $1200 24
(Allison: What is Maine?)
(Andy: What is Alabama?)
(Keith: What is Minnesota?)

South Dakota

KeithAndyAllison
Triple Stumper
    $1200 28
gregarious

Andy
    $1200 13
electrons

Keith
    $1200 18
cookies

Allison
    $1600 4
Arthur Sullivan

Allison
    $1600 8
The General

Triple Stumper
    $1600 25
Illinois

Andy
    $1600 29
oblivious

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
silver

Andy
    $1600 19
tempura

Allison
    $2000 12
Dvorak

Keith
    $2000 9
Runaway Train

Andy
    $2000 26
Kentucky

Keith
    $2000 30
various

Allison
    $1,500 15
saltpeter

Andy
    $3,000 20
Yorkshire pudding

Allison

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Andy Allison
$12,600 $18,100 $10,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 20th CENTURY
(Alex: The young man who was known as Tank Man, who just stood there in front of that heavy tank.)
AllisonWhat is Beijing?
$4,200
KeithWhat is Beijing
$12,599
AndyWhat is Beijing?
$7,100
Beijing

Final scores:

Keith Andy Allison
$25,199 $25,200 $14,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Keith Andy Allison
$11,200 $18,600 $9,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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