Responses for show #6484 - Thursday, November 22, 2012

Paul Nelson game 5.

Contestants

Joshua Bartlett, a graduate student of early American poetry from Albany, New York

Mona Hatfield, a retired school library media specialist from Eufaula, Oklahoma

Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 4-day cash winnings total $48,900)

Jeopardy! Round responses

DEAD, BUT VERY BUSY
STATE THE NATIONAL PARK
SONG BIRDS
ON THE BOOKSHELF
CEREMONIES
THE "GOLDEN" HOUR
    $200 16
(Andy) Warhol

Paul
    $200 21
Florida

Joshua
    $200 11
"When Doves Cry"

Joshua
    $200 2
Heart of Darkness

Paul
    $200 1
(Paul: What was her wedding?)

coronation

PaulMona
    $200 30
the Golden Fleece

Paul
    $400 18
Tolkien

Mona
    $400 22
Alaska

Paul
    $400 12
robin

Mona
    $400 4
Parallel Lives

Triple Stumper
    $400 3
bar mitzvah

Joshua
    $400 26
(Alex: Yes. Henry Fonda gave the line.)

On Golden Pond

Mona
    $600 19
Yves Saint Laurent

Mona
    $600 27
Utah

Mona
    $600 13
a duck

Paul
    $600 5
Anger

Mona
    $600 8
(Danny) Boyle

Joshua
    $600 25
Golden Grahams

Paul
    $800 17
(Mona: Who are Lerner and Loewe?)

Rodgers and Hammerstein

MonaJoshua
    $800 28
Maine

Mona
    $800 15
(Mona: What is Soar Like An Eagle?)

"Fly Like An Eagle"

MonaJoshua
    $800 6
(Richard) Wright

Mona
    $800 9
Osiris

Joshua
    $800 24
the Golden Gate Bridge

Paul
    $1000 20
Albert Einstein

Triple Stumper
    $1000 29
Montana

Mona
    $1000 14
chickens

Mona
    $1000 7
Salinger

Joshua
    $1,500 10
(Joshua: What... is Inquisition?)

auto-da-fé

Joshua
    $1000 23
the Golden Spike

Joshua

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

Paul Mona Joshua
$600 $2,200 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Mona Joshua
$2,800 $5,200 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

TOY STORY
THE DA VINCI CODE
BIG
YOU'VE GOT MALI
A HANSEATIC LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
HANKS GIVING
    $400 12
Etch-a-Sketch

Joshua
    $400 15
carnation

Paul
    $400 18
Jumbo

Mona
    $400 1
sugar

Joshua
    $400 17
lighthouses

Mona
    $400 2
Philadelphia

Mona
    $800 13
Slinky

Joshua
    $800 19
mother lode

Mona
    $800 4
French

Paul
    $800 3
Woody

Paul
    $1200 10
Lego

Joshua
    $1200 25
the baptism of Christ

Triple Stumper
    $1200 20
Universal

Joshua
    $1200 6
the sun

Joshua
    $1200 27
[end-of-round signal sounds]

a diet

Paul
    $1200 7
(Paul: What is Band of Brothers?)
(Joshua: What is We Were Soldiers?)
...
(Alex: This 2010 miniseries was about the Marines in [*], and that was the title of the series.)

The Pacific

PaulJoshua
Triple Stumper
    $2,000 11
Wham-O

Joshua
    $1600 24
(Paul: What is Milan?)
...
(Alex: Pick another Italian city, and it's probably [*] for Leonardo.)

Florence

Paul
Triple Stumper
    $1600 21
leviathan

Paul
    $1600 5
(Paul: What are oases?)
...
(Alex: You see fewer [*] close to the Sahara.)

trees

Paul
Triple Stumper
    $1600 23
herring

Triple Stumper
    $1600 8
Catch Me If You Can

Joshua
    $2000 14
Lionel

Mona
    $2000 22
ponderous

Paul
    $2000 16
Timbuktu

Paul
    $1,000 26
(Alex: That's right. You can do the math, and you're up to $9,000. Hurry.)
Hans for $1,200.

the Thirty Years' War

Paul
    $2000 9
(Mona: What is Perdition?)

Road to Perdition

PaulMona

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Mona Joshua
$10,200 $7,200 $11,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NUTRITION
(Alex: Essential to life: vital, and amines for nitrogen compounds. [*]--[*] is the word we're going for.)
MonaWhat are nitrous oxides?
$4,700
PaulWhat are nutrients?
$4,200
JoshuaWhat are nitrates?
$8,501
vitamins

Final scores:

Paul Mona Joshua
$6,000 $2,500 $3,399
5-day champion: $54,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Paul Mona Joshua
$11,200 $7,200 $13,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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