Responses for show #6459 - Thursday, October 18, 2012

Contestants

Erin McCready, a teaching artist from Brooklyn, New York

Glenn Fleishman, a technology journalist from Seattle, Washington

Meredith Lowmaster, a medical research technician from Quincy, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE TROPIC OF CAPRICORN
CELEBRITY COOKBOOKS
IT'S ALWAYS "I", "I", "I"
(Alex: As a matter of fact, each response will contain three "I"s.)
TV NETWORK NAMES
ESCAPIST LITERATURE
WORN UNDERNEATH
    $200 15
Australia

Glenn
    $200 14
Miss Piggy

Glenn
    $200 1
a bikini

Erin
    $200 7
Fox

Glenn
    $200 2
Alcatraz

Glenn
    $200 10
garters (or garter belts)

Glenn
    $400 16
Brazil

Erin
    $400 24
George Foreman

Meredith
    $400 13
(Glenn: What is addition and multiplication?)
(Erin: What is division and--)
(Alex: Sorry, too much time.)

division & multiplication

GlennErin
Triple Stumper
    $400 8
Showtime

Triple Stumper
    $400 3
Houdini

Glenn
    $400 11
Jockey

Erin
    $600 28
Madagascar

Meredith
    $600 25
a shrimp

Erin
    $600 19
a militia

Glenn
    $600 9
Spike

Erin
    $600 4
polygamy

Glenn
    $600 12
a teddy

Triple Stumper
    $800 29
the Atacama

Erin
    $800 26
Trisha Yearwood

Erin
    $800 20
(Erin: What is a Mai Tai?)

a daiquiri

Erin
Triple Stumper
    $800 22
Discovery

Glenn
    $800 5
Turkey

Glenn
    $800 17
a singlet

Meredith
    $800 30
(Erin: What is the Arctic Zone?)

the Temperate Zone

Erin
    $1000 27
Gwyneth Paltrow

Erin
    $1000 21
iridium

Meredith
    $1000 23
Bravo

Erin
    $1000 6
(Erin: What is Stalag 17?)
[No applause for Glenn's run of the category.]

The Great Escape

GlennErin
    $1000 18
a crinoline

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Meredith Glenn Erin
$0 $3,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$2,800 $4,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE TOPIC OF CAPRICORNS
QUOTH THE POET
THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WARS
CLICHES
EARLY AMERICAN CONSTRUCTION
WHAT KIND OF MOVIE ANIMAL ARE YOU?
    $400 24
(Glenn: Who is James?)

(Henry) Miller

GlennErin
    $400 11
Longfellow

Glenn
    $400 19
(George C.) Marshall

Glenn
    $400 6
a wagon

Erin
    $400 13
brick

Meredith
    $400 1
[Meredith picks the first clue of the round.]

a penguin

Erin
    $1,000 25
Martin Luther King

Erin
    $800 12
(T.S.) Eliot

Erin
    $800 20
(Alex: Hard to believe, but [*] was nominated for the Peace Prize.)

Adolf Hitler

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
the Rubicon

Erin
    $800 17
Puerto Rico

Erin
    $800 2
a dolphin

Erin
    $1200 26
(Meredith: Uh, who is Jane Goodall?)
...
(Alex: Jane Goodall was with the chimps, and we have less than a minute to deal with the last four clues.)

(Dian) Fossey

MeredithErin
    $1200 14
(Meredith: Who is Lewis Carroll?)

(Edward) Lear

MeredithGlenn
    $1200 21
(John Maynard) Keynes

Glenn
    $1200 8
a jaybird

Meredith
    $1200 18
Ohio

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
a chimpanzee

Erin
    $1600 27
(Glenn: Who is Florence Nightingale?)
...
(Alex: [*], yes. America.)

Clara Barton

GlennErin
    $1600 15
(Alex: From "Le Morte d'Arthur" by [*].)

Tennyson

Triple Stumper
    $1600 22
Jane Addams

Erin
    $1600 9
the back burner

Erin
    $2,000 29
(Erin: Ugh. What is ringology?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

dendrochronology

Erin
    $1600 4
rats

Glenn
    $2000 28
Kit Carson

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
(Alex: That would be America's poet, [*].)

Walt Whitman

Triple Stumper
    $2000 23
Atoms

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Macduff

Meredith
    $2000 5
a parrot

Meredith

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$6,000 $7,600 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PLACE NAMES
(Alex: [To Glenn] Yes, it was called Karl-Marx-Stadt in East Germany.)
MeredithWho is Oppenheimer
$4,000
GlennWho is Karl Marx?
$7,599
ErinWho is B Wagner?
$1,801
Karl Marx

Final scores:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$2,000 $15,199 $11,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,199 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$6,000 $7,600 $16,000
8 R,
2 W
16 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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