Responses for show #6483 - Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Paul Nelson game 4.

Contestants

Dan Sims, a case manager from Little Rock, Arkansas

Morgan Kruse, an economics research analyst from Irvine, California

Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

GENERAL PRACTICE
1-LETTER STOCK SYMBOLS
(Alex: We're talking about the New York Stock Exchange here.)
POETRY TERMS
ANAGRAMS
IT'S A TRAP!
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES
    $200 1
teeth

Morgan
    $200 9
Kellogg

Morgan
    $200 22
a wedding

Paul
    $200 4
greenhouse gases

Paul
    $200 2
Rear Window

Paul
    $400 14
Bayer

Dan
    $400 10
Citigroup

Dan
    $400 24
stanza

Dan
    $400 18
mousetrap

Dan
    $400 3
A Hard Day's Night

Paul
    $600 15
(Dan: What's the cornea?)

the lens

PaulDan
    $600 11
Ford

Morgan
    $600 23
the meter

Paul
    $600 19
a spider

Paul
    $600 6
Avatar

Dan
    $800 16
scabies

Dan
    $800 12
(Dan: What is T-Mobile?)
[Dan was originally ruled incorrect, but because Alex read "--" as "dot, dot", and because the clue had dashes instead of a comma, Dan was given back the value of the clue after the first commercial break due to possible confusion.]

AT&T

Triple Stumper
    $1,500 21
(Alex: Less than a minute to go now, Paul.)

nature

Paul
    $800 5
(Dan: What is archery?)
(Morgan: What is [*]?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Morgan: Uh, what is--)
(Alex: No, we'll accept that, according to the judges. Trap[*], to be very specific.)

shooting

MorganDan
    $800 7
(Morgan: Who is De Niro?)

(Robert) Duvall

MorganDan
    $1000 17
(Alex: Right next to the radius, [*].)

the radial artery

Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
(Morgan: What is Xerox?)

U.S. Steel

Morgan
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Dan: What's an alexander?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

an alexandrine

Dan
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
a black hole

Paul
    $1000 8
(Dan: What is Love Story?)
...
(Alex: And by the way, all of those celebrities participated in our Celebrity Jeopardy! tournament at one time or another.)

Splendor in the Grass

Dan
Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Paul Morgan Dan
$800 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Morgan Dan
$5,300 $0 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

(Alex: The first category in Double Jeopardy! sounds a lot--sounds exactly like the first round--but with a twist...)
GENERAL PRACTICE
PLANETARY MATTERS?
(Alex: I'm not sure.)
ODD WORDS
"THE" TV SHOW
THAT IS THE QUESTION
BALTIMORE
(Alex: ...where we have a new home--WBFF, Fox45.)
    $400 10
General Powell

Paul
    $400 25
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Venus Williams

Morgan
    $400 1
a cork

Morgan
    $400 4
(Paul: What is Survivor?)

The Amazing Race

PaulDan
    $400 9
"How do I love thee?"

Paul
    $800 14
Massachusetts

Dan
    $800 22
(Alex: About a minute to go now, Paul.)

the Neptune Festival

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
a peacock

Paul
    $800 6
The Mentalist

Dan
    $800 19
"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"

Dan
    $1,500 13
McClellan

Dan
    $1200 20
(Morgan: What is a worm?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Morgan: What is a wormhole?)

an earthworm

PaulMorgan
    $1200 7
The Office

Paul
    $1200 18
"What do you see?"

Morgan
    $1200 15
Fort McHenry

Paul
    $1600 11
(Paul: Who is Goebbels?)

(Erwin) Rommel

PaulDan
    $1600 3
"Drops Of Jupiter"

Morgan
    $2,000 24
(Paul: What is... bicycle?)

cut[s] hair

Paul
    $1600 8
The View & The Chew

Dan
    $1600 16
Quo Vadis

Dan
    $1600 23
John Waters

Triple Stumper
    $2000 12
(Paul: Who is Pershing?)

Billy Mitchell

Paul
Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
(Dan: Who is Saturn?)
(Morgan: Who is Jupiter?)

Uranus

MorganDan
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
The Cleveland Show

Morgan
    $2000 17
(Dan: What is a top hat?)

a face

MorganDan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Morgan Dan
$4,500 $4,400 $5,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

OPERA
(Alex: The correct response is [*]. The conductor was Arturo Toscanini.)
MorganWhat is Cosi fan tutti
$1,101
PaulWhat is Don Giovanni?
$1,000
DanWhat is Beggars?
$4,500
Tosca

Final scores:

Paul Morgan Dan
$3,500 $3,299 $1,000
4-day champion: $48,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Paul Morgan Dan
$5,800 $4,400 $5,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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