Responses for show #6486 - Monday, November 26, 2012

Contestants

Lucas Peterson, an actor originally from Oak Park, Illinois

Beth Youngers, a swim coach from Rochester, Minnesota

Jake Ayres, a law student from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,201)

Jeopardy! Round responses

CHARLES DISCHARGED
WHAT'S YOUR SIGN?
CONTAINERS
"XO"
ONE-WORD NO. 1 HITS
CHICAGO THE BEAUTIFUL
    $200 18
Charles Addams

Triple Stumper
    $200 24
Virgo

Beth
    $200 28
a pouch

Jake
    $200 16
the Saxons

Jake
    $200 1
"Smooth"

Beth
    $200 4
the south side

Jake
    $400 19
Charles Lindbergh

Beth
    $400 25
Taurus

Jake
    $400 30
a scabbard

Jake
    $400 14
inexorable

Jake
    $400 2
"Shout"

Jake
    $400 7
Carl Sandburg

Lucas
    $600 20
(Charles) Richter

Jake
    $600 21
Gemini

Beth
    $600 15
terra cotta

Lucas
    $600 11
buxom

Jake
    $600 3
"War"

Lucas
    $600 8
Soldier Field

Lucas
    $800 22
Goodyear

Lucas
    $800 26
Scorpio

Beth
    $800 17
a bassinet

Beth
    $800 12
exonerate

Jake
    $800 5
"Paparazzi"

Lucas
    $3,400 9
the Art Institute

Lucas
    $1000 23
Charles Atlas

Lucas
    $1000 27
Sagittarius

Lucas
    $1000 29
a jerry can

Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
taxonomy

Lucas
    $1000 6
"Physical"

Lucas
    $1000 10
Grant Park

Jake

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jake Beth Lucas
$3,000 $200 $6,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Beth Lucas
$5,200 $3,000 $11,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BOOK OF NUMBERS
TIME SPAN LANGUAGE
BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY DEFINITIONS
THE GREAT PRETENDERS
JULIA ROBERTS MOVIE BY ROLE
"P" COUNTRY
    $400 20
1985

Jake
    $400 10
a red-letter day

Jake
    $400 30
(Lucas: What is homicide?)

manslaughter

BethLucas
    $400 14
Spain

Jake
    $400 8
Pretty Woman

Jake
    $400 1
Peru

Jake
    $800 29
The House of the Seven Gables

Beth
    $800 12
the witching hour

Jake
    $8,000 21
slander

Jake
    $8,000 28
Ivan the Terrible

Beth
    $800 11
Eat Pray Love

Lucas
    $800 2
Pakistan

Lucas
    $1200 22
Eight Men Out

Beth
    $1200 13
Happy New Year

Lucas
    $1200 6
obscene (or obscenity)

Jake
    $1200 25
Norway

Lucas
    $1200 17
The Runaway Bride

Beth
    $1200 3
Portugal

Jake
    $1600 23
The Crying of Lot 49

Jake
    $1600 15
Hell Week

Triple Stumper
    $1600 7
hearsay

Beth
    $1600 26
Bonnie Prince Charlie

Beth
    $1600 18
Hook

Jake
    $1600 4
the Philippines

Beth
    $2000 24
(Lucas: What's A Day in the Life of Ivan Desinovich? Denisovich?)
(Beth: What is A Day in the Life of Dennis Ivnisivnovich?)
(Jake: What is A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich?)

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

JakeBethLucas
Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
(Jake: What is the centennial plant?)

the century plant

Jake
Triple Stumper
    $2000 9
mitigating (or extenuating circumstances)

Lucas
    $2000 27
Louis de Bourbon

Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
Ocean's Eleven

Lucas
    $2000 5
Poland

Jake

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Beth Lucas
$19,600 $17,400 $16,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PLACE NAMES
(Alex: You would have been in great shape for this Final if you knew that one of America's most famous architects was of Welsh descent.)
...
(Alex: No, the famous architect is Frank Lloyd Wright.)
LucasWhat is Merlin's House
$2,900
BethWhat is Llewellyn? Llewell
$17,400
JakeWhat is Alan-a-dale?
$15,201
Taliesin

Final scores:

Jake Beth Lucas
$4,399 $0 $13,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,900

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jake Beth Lucas
$12,400 $10,200 $14,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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