Responses for show #6340 - Friday, March 23, 2012

Contestants

Eileen O'Toole, a student of economics from Boulder, Colorado

Dennis Wright, a welder from Council Grove, Kansas

Cathy Guiles, a copy editor originally from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,801)

Jeopardy! Round responses

NATIONAL PARKS
IT DIDN'T SELL AT McDONALD'S
THE IMMORTALS
HYPHENATED TERMS
GOVERNORS SPEAK
WORD & PHRASE DECADES
(Alex: You have to identify the decade in which the terms were first used in writing.)
    $200 9
Mount Rainier

Dennis
    $200 1
a pineapple

Eileen
    $200 6
Peter Pan

Dennis
    $200 16
(Dennis: What is DSL?)

dial-up

DennisEileen
    $200 19
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Eileen
    $200 26
the '70s

Dennis
    $400 10
(Alex: That's the state.)

Utah

Dennis
    $400 2
pizza

Cathy
    $400 7
(Eileen: Who is Ulysses?)
(Cathy: Who is Rip Van Winkle?)
...
(Alex: [Hungarian accent] Who is [*]? I am [*].)

Dracula

CathyEileen
Triple Stumper
    $400 17
Anglo-Saxon

Cathy
    $400 21
Jeb Bush

Dennis
    $400 27
(Dennis: [*].)
(Alex: "What are...")
(Dennis: What are [*]?)
(Alex: That's it, remember your phrasing.)

the '30s

Dennis
    $600 11
Denali

Cathy
    $600 3
(Alex: [*] me, yes.)

super size

Cathy
    $600 8
(Alex: That was [*].)

Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade

Triple Stumper
    $600 18
(Alex: Yes, that's right, that's the hyphenated term.)

baby's-breath

Dennis
    $600 22
(Elliot) Spitzer

Dennis
    $600 28
(Cathy: What are the '80s?)
...
(Alex: Yeah, you and I remember them, maybe.)

the '60s

CathyDennis
    $800 13
Acadia

Dennis
    $800 4
Lean

Cathy
    $800 14
[Alex reads "L.O.T.R." as Lord of the Rings.]

Arwen

Cathy
    $800 20
attorney-at-law

Dennis
    $800 23
(Mark) Sanford

Cathy
    $800 29
(Dennis: What are the '40s?)
(Eileen: What are the '30s?)
(Cathy: What are the '20s?)
(Alex: You had to go back further to [*].)

the 1910s

CathyDennisEileen
Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
(Eileen: What is Lake Michigan?)
...
(Alex: [*] is it.)

Superior

DennisEileen
    $1000 5
the Arch Deluxe

Dennis
    $1000 15
Highlander

Eileen
    $3,200 25
carbon-dating

Dennis
    $1000 24
George Wallace

Dennis
    $1000 30
(Alex: He's a weirdo and that goes back to [*]. Oh, none of us remember that. Maybe one of us does.)

the '50s

Triple Stumper

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

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$2,800 $3,600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$2,600 $10,400 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

(Alex: My bad going into that commercial break. I should have said, "none of us remembers". Grammatical error. My bad. I should know better. All right, here are the categories for the Double Jeopardy! Round ...)
LET'S TALK ABOUT "SEX"
WHO WROTE THE NO. 1 HIT?
AUTHORS WITH MASS. APPEAL
(Alex: Notice "M-A-S-S" period)
ABDICATIONS
IN UNION
THERE IS STRENGTH
    $400 6
(Dennis: What are septuplets?)

sextuplets

CathyDennis
    $400 21
Dolly Parton

Cathy
    $400 16
Emily Dickinson

Cathy
    $400 26
Greece

Cathy
    $400 1
sit-in (or sit-down strike)

Dennis
    $400 11
(Dennis: What are pounds?)

tons

Dennis
Triple Stumper
    $800 7
(Eileen: What is a sextagenarian?)

a sexagenarian

DennisEileen
    $800 22
(Cathy: Who is Jerry Steiber?)

Jerry Leiber

Cathy
Triple Stumper
    $800 17
(Nathaniel) Hawthorne

Cathy
    $800 27
the Bourbons

Dennis
    $3,200 2
a service employee

Dennis
    $800 12
proof

Eileen
    $1200 8
a sextant

Dennis
    $1200 23
(Diane) Warren

Cathy
    $1200 18
Thoreau

Cathy
    $1200 28
Brunei

Cathy
    $1200 3
painters

Cathy
    $1200 13
bench press

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
a sextet

Cathy
    $1600 24
Pete Seeger

Dennis
    $4,000 19
Horatio Alger

Cathy
    $1600 29
Queen Christina

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
Chicago

Dennis
    $1600 14
Gauss

Eileen
    $2000 10
the sexton

Dennis
    $2000 25
Lionel Richie

Dennis
    $2000 20
(Robert B.) Parker

Dennis
    $2000 30
(Dennis: Who is the Orange King?)

Citizen King

Dennis
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Cathy: What are mechanics?)
...
(Dennis: Uh... sombody's gotta do it. LET'S TALK ABOUT "SEX", $400.)
[Laughter]

machinists

CathyDennis
    $2000 15
tensile strength

Eileen

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$12,600 $25,200 $3,000
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

TOYS & GAMES
EileenWhat is Scrabble?
$3,000
CathyWhat is Monopoly?
$6,000
DennisWhat is Scrabble?
$0
Scrabble

Final scores:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$6,600 $25,200 $6,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Cathy Dennis Eileen
$10,200 $20,600 $3,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
7 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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