Responses for show #5963 - Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Contestants

Chris Dungan, a minister from West Linn, Oregon

Victoria Rduch, a substitute Spanish teacher from San Antonio, Texas

Van Lane, an ATM support technician from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,500)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ANNUAL EVENTS
RAD PSEUDONYMS
JACK
THE QUEEN
KING KONG
"ACE"
    $200 1
Honolulu

Van
    $200 11
Che

Victoria
    $200 16
Kevorkian

Victoria
    $200 17
4

Victoria
    $200 19
the Empire State Building

Chris
    $200 6
space

Chris
    $400 2
Boston

Victoria
    $400 12
Ho Chi Minh

Victoria
    $400 20
(Jack) Warner

Victoria
    $400 18
Northern Ireland

Van
    $400 22
Peter Jackson

Van
    $400 7
fireplace

Van
    $600 3
Pittsburgh

Chris
    $600 13
Molotov

Victoria
    $600 28
Monterey Jack

Victoria
    $600 21
(Victoria: What is Balmoral?)

Windsor Castle

VanVictoria
    $600 23
(Van: What is Skull Isle?)
[Accepted without hesitation and without further discussion]

Skull Island

Van
    $600 8
embrace

Chris
    $800 4
the Mackinac Bridge

Chris
    $800 14
Mother Jones

Van
    $800 29
Jack Russell

Victoria
    $800 26
York

Van
    $800 24
beauty

Victoria
    $800 9
pace

Victoria
    $1000 5
(Victoria: Uh, who are the Quebecois?)

the Acadians

VictoriaChris
    $1000 15
(Leon) Trotsky

Chris
    $1000 30
(Alex: Yes, indeed. I remember him well.)

Wolfman Jack

Victoria
    $2,000 27
(Van: What is Spain?)

Greece

Van
    $1000 25
Jessica Lange

Victoria
    $1000 10
(Alex: The different pronunciation probably threw you off.)

terrace

Triple Stumper

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

Van Victoria Chris
$1,400 $1,400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Van Victoria Chris
$2,200 $5,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTRONOMICAL!
TV SIDEKICKS
(Alex: You have to identify the character each one is usually paired with.)
TEX-ARCANA
BORN ON THE 14th OF JULY
LITERARY TITLE PAIRS
NUMBER WORD PLAY
    $400 20
(Victoria: Who is Andy Griffith?)

Andy Taylor

VanVictoria
    $400 2
(Van: What is the Red River?)

the Rio Grande

VanVictoria
    $400 12
(Woody) Guthrie

Victoria
    $400 7
Naked

Victoria
    $400 1
(Victoria: What is [*]s and [*]s?)
(Alex: Well, just [*] is enough.)

billion

Victoria
    $800 21
Lenny

Victoria
    $800 3
(Alex: I was hoping you wouldn't miss that one!)

Houston

Victoria
    $800 13
Medici

Van
    $800 8
Sons

Chris
    $4,000 27
(Alex: [*], for 100, yes.)

C

Van
    $1200 17
the parallax view

Triple Stumper
    $1200 22
(Van: Who is June?)

the Green Hornet

Van
Triple Stumper
    $4,000 4
Corpus Christi

Victoria
    $1200 14
Ingmar Bergman

Van
    $1200 9
(Victoria: What is Nombey and Son?)

Dombey

VanVictoria
    $1200 26
(Alex: All right, less than a minute now, Van.)

forty

Triple Stumper
    $1600 18
nova

Van
    $1600 23
Marshall Matt Dillon

Triple Stumper
    $1600 5
Abilene

Victoria
    $1600 15
Jerry Rubin

Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
Oscar

Triple Stumper
    $1600 25
four

Van
    $2000 19
(Van: What is the apogee?)

the perihelion

Van
Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
Starsky

Van
    $2000 6
(Van: What is South Padre Island?)
[Applause for Victoria's run of the category]

Padre Island

VanVictoria
    $2000 16
Irving Stone

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
Diving Bell

Van
    $2000 28
(Victoria: Um... What... it... What is eighteen?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

seventeen

Victoria
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Van Victoria Chris
$11,400 $13,000 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC LASTS
(Alex: [To Victoria, after revealing her wager] So you're going to be a little short.)
ChrisWhat is the Allies?
$5,000
VanWhat was the Allies?
$11,111
VictoriaWhat are the Allied Forces?
$5,000
the Allies

Final scores:

Van Victoria Chris
$22,511 $18,000 $10,200
2-day champion: $45,011 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Van Victoria Chris
$10,200 $10,200 $5,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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