Responses for show #6250 - Friday, November 18, 2011

Contestants

Mellissa Ahmed, a legal editor from Ottumwa, Iowa

Morgan Polikoff, a professor of education policy originally from Hinsdale, Illinois

Glenn Sullivan, a psychology professor from Lexington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,601)

Jeopardy! Round responses

SEEING A BIT OF AMERICA
ALMA MATERS
EAT LIKE A HORSE
A LITTLE ALLITERATION
CRAZY 8s
ASSUME THE POSITION
    $200 1
Hollywood

Morgan
    $200 16
the University of Missouri

Morgan
    $200 21
an apple

Morgan
    $200 11
lip-lock

Mellissa
    $200 6
Pluto

Glenn
    $200 26
quarterbacks

Morgan
    $400 2
Niagara Falls

Morgan
    $400 17
Princeton

Morgan
    $400 22
canines

Glenn
    $400 12
(Morgan: What is PayPal?)
[Initially ruled incorrect; reversed after the first commercial break]

direct deposit

Morgan
    $400 7
infinity

Mellissa
    $400 27
centers

Morgan
    $600 3
30 Rockefeller Plaza

Triple Stumper
    $600 18
the University of Texas

Glenn
    $600 23
oats

Glenn
    $600 13
table tennis

Morgan
    $600 8
behind the eight ball

Glenn
    $600 28
catchers

Glenn
    $800 4
(Mellissa: Who is Al Capone?)

John Dillinger

MorganMellissa
    $800 19
Stanford

Glenn
    $800 24
cod liver oil

Glenn
    $800 14
femme fatale

Glenn
    $1,000 9
(Glenn: What is Blitzen?)

Vixen

Glenn
    $800 29
power forwards

Morgan
    $1000 5
the Old North Church

Morgan
    $1000 20
Wharton

Mellissa
    $1000 25
alfalfa

Mellissa
    $1000 15
gamma globulin

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
aces

Mellissa
    $1000 30
running backs

Morgan

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

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$600 $3,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$4,400 $6,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BIGGEST SCHMOOZER
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
TYPES OF POEMS
ANYTHING BUT OPERA
ANTHROPOLOGY
ASSUME THE POSITION
    $400 16
Allstate

Glenn
    $400 1
in utero

Morgan
    $400 11
a haiku

Mellissa
    $400 26
Gone with the Wind

Mellissa
    $400 21
stone

Mellissa
    $400 6
Raúl Castro

Morgan
    $800 17
a chateau

Glenn
    $800 2
(Alex: Gardeners use them throughout this state--what is [*]?)

a machete

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
5

Morgan
    $800 27
Rocky Horror Picture Show

Morgan
    $800 22
body language

Morgan
    $800 7
Yasser Arafat

Mellissa
    $1200 18
paso doble

Morgan
    $1200 3
yoga

Glenn
    $1200 13
acrostic

Morgan
    $1200 28
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
Homo erectus

Glenn
    $2,000 8
(Mellissa: What is France?)

Haiti

Mellissa
    $1600 19
Cristal

Morgan
    $1600 4
flugelhorn

Morgan
    $1600 14
an idyll

Mellissa
    $1600 29
A Chorus Line

Morgan
    $1600 24
The Cave

Morgan
    $1600 9
(Yitzhak) Rabin

Morgan
    $2000 20
How to Win Friends & Influence People

Glenn
    $2000 5
lingua franca

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 15
(Mellissa: What is... phonetto?)

a sonnet

Mellissa
    $2000 30
(Mellissa: Who is Liberace?)

Van Cliburn

Mellissa
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
assimilation

Morgan
    $2000 10
(Glenn: Um... who is Richard III?)

Henry IV

Glenn
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$8,000 $22,200 $400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ACTOR-DIRECTORS
(Alex: [To Mellissa] The films were Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby.)
...
(Alex: [To Glenn] The films were Heaven Can Wait and Reds.)
MellissaWho is Clint Eastwood?
$400
GlennWho is Warren Beatty?
$5,000
MorganWho is Clint Eastwood
$2,800
(1 of) Clint Eastwood & Warren Beatty

Final scores:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$13,000 $25,000 $800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Glenn Morgan Mellissa
$9,000 $22,200 $4,400
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R,
0 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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