Responses for show #6455 - Friday, October 12, 2012

Stephanie Jass game 5.

Contestants

Jennifer Hughs, a bookstore manager from New York, New York

Matt Bibb, an administrative assistant from North Hollywood, California

Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan (whose 4-day cash winnings total $90,170)

Jeopardy! Round responses

BUFFETT TALKS BUSINESS
(Alex: We're talking about Warren Buffett, of course.)
GEOG. DICT. ABBREV.
(Alex: Geographic dictionary abbreviations.)
A POSITION OF IMPORTANCE
ODD NAMINGS
NORTH AMERICAN LANGUAGES
A HOT LATIN NUMBER
    $200 19
Coca-Cola

Matt
    $200 16
historic

Stephanie
    $200 10
shortstop

Stephanie
    $200 4
a shooting star

Matt
    $200 1
Hawaiian

Stephanie
    $3,000 20
(Alex: You are correct and you have the lead! I believe this is the first time this week that someone has taken the lead away from Stephanie, and you're going to make her angry.)

diversification

Matt
    $400 17
Air Force Base

Stephanie
    $400 12
centers

Stephanie
    $400 5
a peanut

Stephanie
    $400 2
French

Stephanie
    $600 21
cash

Matt
    $600 18
Estonia

Matt
    $600 13
goalies

Stephanie
    $600 6
an English horn

Matt
    $600 3
the Yucatan

Matt
    $600 24
40

Jennifer
    $800 22
leverage

Triple Stumper
    $800 26
reservoir

Jennifer
    $800 14
a safety

Stephanie
    $800 7
a bald eagle

Stephanie
    $800 9
(Stephanie: Who are the First Nations?)

the Inuit

StephanieMatt
    $800 28
(Matt: What is I can't do that?)

2001

MattJennifer
    $1000 23
(Jennifer: What is a mutual fund?)
...
(Alex: And our thanks to Mr. Buffett for doing those clues for us, that's quite an accomplishment for us! Less than a minute to go now, Matt.)

an index fund

Jennifer
Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
w & y

Matt
    $1000 15
the catcher

Jennifer
    $1000 8
sweetbreads

Stephanie
    $1000 11
Aztecs

Stephanie
    $1000 25
(Matt: What is 21?)

18

StephanieMatt

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

Stephanie Matt Jennifer
$5,000 $2,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Matt Jennifer
$6,600 $5,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

COMPLETELY BASSLESS
RUMORS
MEASURING DEVICES
THE EDICT OF NANCY
PREHISTORIC TIMES
THE LAST "DROP"
    $400 8
the Doors

Stephanie
    $400 6
Mercury

Stephanie
    $400 21
milk

Jennifer
    $400 11
Nancy Pelosi

Jennifer
    $400 26
[less than a minute now]

a kangaroo

Stephanie
    $400 1
a teardrop

Jennifer
    $800 9
the White Stripes

Stephanie
    $800 7
smoke

Stephanie
    $800 22
(Matt: What are fissures?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Matt: Tectonic fissures?)
(Alex: No.)

faults

StephanieMatt
    $800 12
Nancy Drew

Stephanie
    $800 27
Neanderthal

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
eavesdrop

Jennifer
    $1200 10
the Black Keys

Triple Stumper
    $1200 16
The Red Badge Of Courage

Stephanie
    $1200 23
tire pressure

Jennifer
    $1200 13
Nancy Cartwright

Stephanie
    $1200 28
(Alex: Talkin' about their [*].)

teeth

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
(Jennifer: What's a gummy--[*]?)

a gumdrop

Jennifer
    $1600 19
Jon Spencer

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 17
Puck

Stephanie
    $1600 24
an anemometer

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Nancy Spungen

Matt
    $1,000 29
(Stephanie: What is bronze?)
(Alex: No, before bronze, it was [*].)
[end-of-round signal sounds]

copper

Stephanie
    $1600 4
a backdrop

Matt
    $2000 20
(Matt: Oh, no, sorry.)

the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
Alice

Stephanie
    $2000 25
(Stephanie: What is a barometer?)

a hygrometer

Stephanie
Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
(Alex: And the "his" is [*].)

Bill Sikes

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
heard a pin drop

Matt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Matt Jennifer
$14,400 $8,200 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

OSCAR NOMINEES
JenniferWho is Scorcese?
$2,201
MattWho was Robert Evans?
$8,199
StephanieWho is Disney?
$5,600
Woody Allen

Final scores:

Stephanie Matt Jennifer
$8,800 $1 $4,399
5-day champion: $98,970 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Matt Jennifer
$15,000 $5,600 $6,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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