Responses for show #5938 - Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Contestants

Dan Katz, an assistant professor of mathematics from Greensboro, North Carolina

Kyle Hutchinson, a school of pharmacy librarian from Brookline, Massachusetts

Peter Hall, a teaching artist at a museum from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $36,800)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE VIKINGS
TALES FROM THE SCRIPT
20 IS PLENTY
WHAT'S "BLACK" & "WHITE"?
READ ALL OVER
NEWSPAPERS
    $200 6
a sword

Kyle
    $200 9
The Godfather

Dan
    $200 1
20/20 vision

Dan
    $200 14
blackjack

Peter
    $200 23
To Kill a Mockingbird

Peter
    $200 19
USA Today

Dan
    $400 7
the Danes

Kyle
    $400 10
"Here's looking at you, kid"

Dan
    $400 2
Rip Van Winkle

Peter
    $400 15
white-collar

Kyle
    $400 24
Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone

Dan
    $400 20
The Christian Science Monitor

Dan
    $600 8
Ireland

Dan
    $600 11
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Peter
    $600 3
recipes

Kyle
    $600 16
(Alex: By The Beatles.)

the "White Album"

Kyle
    $600 26
Mao

Peter
    $600 21
Pravda

Kyle
    $800 29
wool

Kyle
    $800 12
On the Waterfront

Peter
    $800 4
the Hebrew alphabet

Peter
    $800 17
the black bear

Triple Stumper
    $800 27
L. Ron Hubbard

Kyle
    $800 22
the Bee

Dan
    $1000 30
Erik the Red

Peter
    $1000 13
Gone with the Wind

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Peter: What is Ionian?)
(Kyle: What is Corinthian?)
(Alex: No. ...And Dan can't remember that [*] is the third of those Greek classical styles.)

Doric

PeterKyle
Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
a white elephant

Kyle
    $2,000 28
A Tale of Two Cities

Kyle
    $1000 25
Le Monde

Triple Stumper

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

Peter Kyle Dan
$1,800 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kyle Dan
$3,600 $6,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MIDDLE EAST GEOGRAPHY
2001: A SPORTS ODYSSEY
PICTURE THE WORLD LEADER
CLASSICAL MUSIC
VIRAL VIDEO
XXX"O"
(Alex: Each correct response, four letters only. Each correct response will end with the letter "O".)
    $400 16
the Tigris & Euphrates

Kyle
    $400 21
the Tiger Slam

Triple Stumper
    $400 19
(Gordon) Brown

Dan
    $400 11
Figaro

Kyle
    $400 2
yellow fever

Kyle
    $400 5
Toto

Dan
    $800 17
the Sinai Peninsula

Dan
    $800 22
(Alex: And that is [*], all-star catcher.)

Mike Piazza

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
(Peter: Who is Morales?)

Hugo Chavez

Peter
Triple Stumper
    $800 12
Handel

Kyle
    $800 3
rabies

Kyle
    $800 6
Waco

Dan
    $1,000 18
(Dan: [Shaking his head] No answer.)
(Alex: No? You've heard it many times. The Strait of Hormuz.)
[Dan looks baffled.]
(Alex: The Strait--maybe you haven't heard it.)
(Dan: No. [Laughs])
(Alex: Well, you should have heard about it.)

the Strait of Hormuz

Dan
    $1200 23
(Alex: I see we have three big sports fans as contestants today.)
[Laughter]

Duke

Triple Stumper
    $1200 25
(Alex: The country is Zimbabwe. The leader is [*].)

Mugabe

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
"Flight Of The Bumblebee"

Kyle
    $1200 4
smallpox

Peter
    $1200 7
Nero

Dan
    $1600 24
(Alex: Minute to go.)

Haifa

Peter
    $1600 28
the New England Patriots

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Zarathustra

Kyle
    $3,000 10
bird flu (avian flu)

Kyle
    $1600 8
Togo

Dan
    $2000 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Lebanon

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
Lleyton Hewitt

Dan
    $2000 26
Berlusconi

Peter
    $2000 15
(Peter: Who is Vivaldi?)

Corelli

Peter
Triple Stumper
    $2000 1
(Dan: What is parvovirus?)

papilloma virus

PeterKyle
    $2000 9
Tito

Kyle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kyle Dan
$3,600 $19,000 $9,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ARTISTS
(Alex: [Revealing Peter's response] Yes. The rebozo, of course, is the head scarf, and we know about her history with, uh, Leon Trotsky.)
PeterWho is Frida Kahlo?
$3,600
DanWho is [Cassatt? crossed out] O'Keefe
$600
KyleWho is Frida Kahlo?
$0
Frida Kahlo

Final scores:

Peter Kyle Dan
$7,200 $19,000 $8,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Peter Kyle Dan
$3,600 $16,600 $10,400
11 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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