Responses for show #6493 - Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Contestants

Melanie Yulman, a lower schoolteacher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mike McCormick, a logistics director from Hockessin, Delaware

Jennifer North, an attorney from Jersey City, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

GREENBACKS
HITS & MISSES
(Alex: You have to name the female singer for us.)
CANADIAN CAPITALS
THIS REVOLUTION WILL BE TELEVISED
DOUBLE VOWELS
THE CHRISTMAS TREE
    $200 6
$1

Mike
    $200 1
Whitney Houston

Jennifer
    $200 8
Victoria

Mike
    $200 20
the American Revolution (the Revolutionary War accepted)

Melanie
    $200 15
waterproof

Mike
    $200 25
(Mike: Who is Rockefeller?)
...
(Alex: [*], with a minute to go.)

(Thomas) Edison

MikeMelanie
    $400 7
the Federal Reserve System

Melanie
    $400 2
Bette Midler

Jennifer
    $400 11
(Alex: Yes. The CN Tower.)

Toronto

Mike
    $400 21
(Mike: What is the French Revolution?)

the Industrial Revolution

MikeMelanie
    $400 16
Yankee

Mike
    $400 26
(Melanie: What is a Christmas tree? Um, no, what is [*]?)

a blue spruce

Melanie
    $1,400 9
(Alex: That's right. Alexander Hamilton.)

the $10 bill

Mike
    $600 3
Adele

Jennifer
    $600 12
Halifax

Mike
    $600 22
the French Revolution

Triple Stumper
    $600 17
breeze

Mike
    $600 27
(Mike: Who are the Prussians?)

the Hessians

JenniferMike
    $800 10
the serial number

Melanie
    $800 4
Shania Twain

Jennifer
    $800 13
Edmonton

Mike
    $800 23
(Jennifer: What is the People's Revolution?)

the Cultural Revolution

Jennifer
Triple Stumper
    $800 18
a square root

Jennifer
    $800 28
"O Tannenbaum"

Melanie
    $1000 30
the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Mike
    $1000 5
Rihanna

Mike
    $1000 14
Regina

Melanie
    $1000 24
the Russian Revolution

Triple Stumper
    $1000 19
(Melanie: What is shalom?)

salaam

JenniferMelanie
    $1000 29
(Melanie: What is Vatican Square?)

St. Peter's Square

MikeMelanie

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

Jennifer Mike Melanie
$2,000 $4,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Mike Melanie
$3,600 $6,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GREENE BOOKS
(Alex: We want you to fill in the title of the Graham Greene novel.)
MINORITY POPULATIONS
POPULAR MECHANICS
WE'RE AFTER SOME CONSISTENCY
18th CENTURY PEOPLE
TO THE LIBRARY!
    $400 8
Havana

Melanie
    $400 7
(Mike: What is Spain?)

Argentina

MikeMelanie
    $400 18
the Fonz

Melanie
    $400 2
Soupy

Mike
    $400 10
a racehorse

Mike
    $400 1
Madison

Jennifer
    $800 9
(Melanie: What is Ugly?)

Quiet

JenniferMelanie
    $2,000 27
(Mike: What is... Cote d'Ivoire?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Algeria

Mike
    $800 19
Chewbacca

Jennifer
    $800 20
grainy

Melanie
    $800 11
prime minister

Melanie
    $800 3
the card catalog

Mike
    $1200 12
(Melanie: What is Man?)

Gun

MikeMelanie
    $1200 26
São Paulo

Triple Stumper
    $1200 21
The Transformers

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
(Alex: You got it, with less than a minute to go.)

viscous

Jennifer
    $1200 15
Martha Washington

Melanie
    $1200 4
Jimmy Carter

Mike
    $1600 13
Glory

Melanie
    $1600 22
(Mike: What is American Choppers?)

American Chopper

Mike
Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
slimy

Jennifer
    $1600 16
Peter the Great

Melanie
    $1600 5
Quiet Policy

Triple Stumper
    $2000 14
Heart

Mike
    $2000 25
downy

Mike
    $2000 17
(Alex: And his name was [*]. But he could.)
[Laughter]

Immanuel Kant

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 6
the Alexandria library

Mike

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Mike Melanie
$8,400 $11,600 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. PRESIDENTS
MelanieWho is Ford?
$2,000
JenniferWho is Nixon
$3,200
MikeWho is Gerald Ford?
$5,201
Gerald Ford

Final scores:

Jennifer Mike Melanie
$5,200 $16,801 $9,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Mike Melanie
$8,400 $13,800 $7,400
12 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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