Responses for show #5730 - Friday, July 3, 2009

Contestants

Najah Ali, a college student from Lawrenceville, Georgia

Chris Hernandez, a biology student originally from Wharton, New Jersey

Nina Ginocchio, a school librarian from Park Ridge, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $56,700)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ON THE 3rd OF JULY
TITLE WOMEN IN SONG
COMPOSERS & THEIR KIN
PUBS & TAVERNS
HERE, PIGGY, PIGGY, PIGGY
SCRAMBLED GODS & GODDESSES
    $200 14
Idaho

Chris
    $200 12
"Eleanor Rigby"

Chris
    $200 25
Joseph Haydn

Najah
    $200 3
Edinburgh

Nina
    $200 1
Piglet

Nina
    $200 7
Thor

Nina
    $400 15
Istanbul

Chris
    $400 13
"Layla"

Triple Stumper
    $400 26
Johann Sebastian Bach

Nina
    $400 19
Australia

Chris
    $400 2
a pigsty

Chris
    $400 8
Isis

Nina
    $600 16
Algeria

Chris
    $600 23
(Alex: [After speaking the clue deadpan] I performed it just as it was originally.)
[Laughter]

"My Sharona"

Triple Stumper
    $600 27
(Najah: Mozar--what is Mozart?)

Strauss

ChrisNajah
    $600 20
a mermaid

Nina
    $600 4
when pigs fly

Nina
    $600 9
Artemis

Nina
    $800 17
Quebec

Chris
    $800 24
"Lola"

Triple Stumper
    $800 28
Queen Victoria

Najah
    $800 21
Lafayette

Najah
    $800 5
Alice in Wonderland

Nina
    $800 10
Ishtar

Najah
    $1000 18
Constantine

Chris
    $1000 30
"Roxanne"

Triple Stumper
    $500 29
Wagner

Najah
    $1000 22
Epcot

Chris
    $1000 6
Sir John Falstaff

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
Mercury

Nina

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

Nina Chris Najah
$4,000 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nina Chris Najah
$5,000 $5,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ART SCENARIOS
BIG CITY MAYORS
DON'T GO THERE
SPIKE LEE
JUNGLE FEVER
DO THE RIGHT "THING"
    $400 12
American Gothic

Chris
    $400 2
Miami

Chris
    $400 7
Bogotá

Najah
    $400 26
Hurricane Katrina

Nina
    $400 18
a bird

Najah
    $400 1
a farthing

Chris
    $800 13
The Birth of Venus

Najah
    $800 3
Chicago

Chris
    $800 8
the Congo

Chris
    $800 27
Malcolm X

Chris
    $800 22
"Welcome To The Jungle"

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
our thing

Chris
    $2,000 14
(Alex: [*] by Edvard Munch, yes.)

The Scream

Najah
    $1200 4
Boston

Chris
    $1200 9
Nepal

Chris
    $1200 28
the Cannes

Chris
    $1200 23
Jack Hanna

Chris
    $1200 19
things that go bump in the night

Nina
    $1600 15
(Chris: What is The Persistence of Time?)

The Persistence of Memory

ChrisNajah
    $1600 5
San Francisco

Chris
    $1600 10
Sudan

Chris
    $2,000 29
the Million Man March

Chris
    $1600 24
(Alex: And that film was called [*].)

The Asphalt Jungle

Triple Stumper
    $1600 20
a thing of beauty

Nina
    $2000 16
Vitruvian Man

Nina
    $2000 6
[Applause for Chris's run of the category]
(Alex: Hey, you know your mayors, and it has paid off handsomely, taking you all the way up to $12,000. Go again.)

Atlanta

Chris
    $2000 11
Eritrea

Chris
    $2000 30
Miracle at St. Anna

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Nina: Who is Jack London?)
...
(Alex: It was in The Second Jungle Book by [*].)

Rudyard Kipling

Nina
Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
the Know-Nothing Party

Chris

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nina Chris Najah
$8,200 $24,400 $7,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE SOLAR SYSTEM
NajahWhat is Ganymede?
$2,300
NinaWhat is Io?
$5,000
ChrisWhat is Europa
$1,400
Ganymede or Titan

Final scores:

Nina Chris Najah
$3,200 $23,000 $10,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Nina Chris Najah
$8,200 $24,000 $7,400
14 R,
1 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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