Responses for show #6042 - Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tom Nissley game 1.
Alex announces The IBM Challenge.

Contestants

Tom Nissley, an online books editor from Seattle, Washington

Judy Arnold, a technical writer from Sunnyvale, California

Jonathan Corbblah, a chess teacher from Harlem, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

LANGUAGES
CELEBRITY BOOKS
IT RINGS A BELL
THE FLU FIGHTERS
I'M DRIVING
THE STATE NAME
    $200 26
Alaska

Judy
    $200 1
Paris Hilton

Judy
    $200 6
the elevator

Judy
    $200 21
a vaccine

Judy
    $200 17
a taxicab

Jonathan
    $200 11
Arizona

Jonathan
    $400 27
Brittany

Tom
    $400 2
Michael Phelps

Jonathan
    $400 7
the cash register

Jonathan
    $400 22
washing your hands

Tom
    $400 18
a T-Bird

Judy
    $400 12
Mississippi

Jonathan
    $600 28
Greek

Jonathan
    $600 3
Regis Philbin

Judy
    $600 8
New York Stock Exchange

Jonathan
    $2,000 23
the World Health Organization

Tom
    $600 19
the Monorail

Triple Stumper
    $600 13
Tennessee

Jonathan
    $800 29
Vietnamese

Jonathan
    $800 4
Roger Moore

Tom
    $800 9
a railroad crossing

Jonathan
    $800 24
your mouth, nose & eyes

Tom
    $800 20
a teamster

Tom
    $800 14
(Jonathan: What is Arkansas?)
(Judy: [No response])
(Alex: Oh, you're drawing a blank at the wrong time.)
(Judy: [*]?)
(Alex: Too late, too late. Sorry. Time ran out. Back to Jonathan.)

Kentucky

JonathanJudy
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Mesopotamia

Tom
    $1000 5
(Jonathan: Who is Edie...)

Felicity Huffman

Jonathan
Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
sleigh bells

Tom
    $1000 25
your fever

Judy
    $1000 16
an elephant

Judy
    $1000 15
(Tom: Oklahoma?)

Colorado

Tom
Triple Stumper

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

Jonathan Judy Tom
$1,600 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$3,200 $3,000 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PUFF
THE MAGIC DRAGON
LIVED BY THE SEA
JACKIE PAPER
SEALING WAX
& OTHER FANCY STUFF
    $400 20
(Tom: What is [*] puff?)
(Alex: Say...)
(Tom: A [*] puff?)
(Alex: Right.)

powder

Tom
    $400 1
Eragon

Jonathan
    $400 2
the Dead Sea

Jonathan
    $400 26
Jackie Onassis

Jonathan
    $400 8
the ears

Jonathan
    $400 15
(Jonathan: What is the front?)
(Alex: Front of the--)
(Jonathan: Of the leg. What is the front of the leg?)
(Alex: No, no.)
...
(Judy: What is [*]; the forehead.)
(Alex: [*], yes. The top of the head.)

the front of the head

JonathanJudy
    $800 21
a whiff

Tom
    $800 7
How to Train Your Dragon

Jonathan
    $800 3
(Judy: What is the Mediterranean?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Judy: [Confused] What is the Mediterranean Sea?)
...
(Alex: [*], which borders the Mediterranean.)

the Aegean Sea

JonathanJudy
    $800 27
Kerouac

Jonathan
    $800 9
(Jonathan: What is Pakistan?)

India

JonathanTom
    $800 16
sugar

Judy
    $1200 22
glaucoma

Tom
    $1200 12
Pete's Dragon

Tom
    $1200 4
(Jonathan: What is the Tasmanian Sea?)
...
(Alex: Jonathan realizes now that--)
(Jonathan: Tasman.)
(Alex: He should have said [*].)

Tasman Sea

Jonathan
Triple Stumper
    $1200 28
Jackie Collins

Tom
    $1200 10
Turtle Wax

Judy
    $1200 17
(David) Cameron

Tom
    $1600 23
pastry

Judy
    $1600 13
(Jonathan: What is Ring of Fire?)

Reign of Fire

JonathanJudy
    $3,600 5
the Bering Sea

Jonathan
    $1600 29
Jacqueline Susann

Tom
    $3,000 11
signets

Judy
    $1600 18
a dulcimer

Judy
    $2000 24
puffing up your chest

Jonathan
    $2000 14
Dragonslayer

Triple Stumper
    $2000 6
(Tom: What is the Mediterranean?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Tom: What is... the [*]?)
(Alex: You got it! Yes.)
[Scattered applause]

the Adriatic

Tom
    $2000 30
Jack Welch

Tom
    $2000 25
ambergris

Jonathan
    $2000 19
Montgomery Clift

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$10,800 $12,400 $18,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

OLYMPICS HISTORY
JonathanWhat is North Korea?
$2,200
JudyWhat is North Korea?
$10,000
TomWhat is North Korea?
$6,201
North Korea

Final scores:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$13,000 $22,400 $24,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,801

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$8,800 $11,000 $17,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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