Responses for show #6512 - Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Contestants

Laura Suzuki, a graphic designer from Toronto, Canada

Andrew Schwerin, a law student from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Paula Menasche, a high school social studies teacher from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,700)

Jeopardy! Round responses

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS
WHICH TIME ZONE?
AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN
THAT 20-AUGHTS SHOW
NOTES FROM THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
KINDLY CORRECT NIGEL'S SPELLING
(Alex: Each clue will have one word with the British spelling of that word; you have to correct the spelling for us.)
    $200 11
a wolverine

Andrew
    $200 7
Pacific

Andrew
    $200 6
Michelle Obama

Laura
    $200 15
NCIS

Triple Stumper
    $200 1
negative

Triple Stumper
    $200 18
F-I-B-E-R

Andrew
    $400 12
Antarctica

Andrew
    $400 8
Mountain

Andrew
    $400 23
O'Hare

Paula
    $400 2
JFK

Paula
    $400 19
B-E-H-A-V-I-O-R

Laura
    $600 13
(Laura: Who is Einstein?)
(Andrew: Who is Carl Sagan?)

Stephen Hawking

AndrewLaura
Triple Stumper
    $600 9
Central

Andrew
    $600 24
Rosa Parks

Andrew
    $600 3
Aaron Burr

Paula
    $600 20
L-I-C-E-N-S-E

Paula
    $800 14
(Andrew: What is Weight Watchers?)

Nutrisystem

Andrew
Triple Stumper
    $800 10
Eastern

Andrew
    $800 4
(Andrew: What is 1932?)
(Paula: What is 1936?)
(Laura: What is 1940?)

1944

PaulaAndrewLaura
Triple Stumper
    $800 21
M-A-N-E-U-V-E-R

Paula
    $1000 17
Julia Child

Andrew
    $1000 16
Pacific

Triple Stumper
    $1,500 25
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

The Help

Andrew
    $1000 5
Game Change

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
R-E-C-O-G-N-I-Z-E

Laura

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

Paula Andrew Laura
$200 $400 -$1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Andrew Laura
$2,000 $3,700 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

OLD YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS
POETS & POETRY
HE PLAYED A GUY NAMED JACK RYAN IN...
RANKS & TITLES
CONSERVATION
CROSSWORD CLUES "W"
    $400 6
slavery

Paula
    $400 11
(Henry Wadsworth) Longfellow

Paula
    $400 26
Harrison Ford

Laura
    $400 17
admiral

Paula
    $400 16
pandas

Laura
    $400 1
wager

Andrew
    $800 7
biological

Paula
    $800 12
(William) Wordsworth

Andrew
    $800 27
Alec Baldwin

Andrew
    $800 18
(Andrew: What is a princess?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; reversed before Daily Double at clue 21]

the daughter of a czar

Andrew
    $800 19
(Paula: What is the World Wildlife Federation?)
(Andrew: What is the World Wildlife Foundation?)

the World Wildlife Fund

PaulaAndrew
Triple Stumper
    $800 2
waffle

Andrew
    $1200 8
[Alex reads "re:" in the clue as "regarding".]

Taiwan

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Triple Stumper
    $1200 28
(Andrew: Who is Matt Damon?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Ben Affleck

AndrewLaura
    $1,500 23
il Duce

Paula
    $1200 20
elephants

Andrew
    $1200 3
weasel

Laura
    $1600 9
the Six Day War

Andrew
    $1600 14
tan

Paula
    $1600 24
(Alex: Good thing you didn't miss that one!)

the Governor-General

Laura
    $2,000 21
a Komodo dragon

Andrew
    $1600 4
weary

Paula
    $2000 10
the Alien and Sedition Acts

Paula
    $2000 15
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
mandarins

Laura
    $2000 22
a whooping crane

Paula
    $2000 5
wunderkind

Laura

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Andrew Laura
$11,900 $10,100 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY AMERICA
(Alex: [To Laura] No. They didn't design that. God did that.)
...
(Alex: [To Andrew] [*], yes, Frederic Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux won the competition.)
LauraWhat is Yellowstone Park
$3,000
AndrewWhat is Central Park?
$8,500
PaulaWhat is Central Park?
$8,500
Central Park

Final scores:

Paula Andrew Laura
$20,400 $18,600 $6,000
3-day champion: $55,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Paula Andrew Laura
$11,600 $9,200 $9,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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