Responses for show #6592 - Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Contestants

Bill Hawkins, a hotel concierge from New York, New York

Laurel Schultz, a physical scientist from Durham, North Carolina

Michael Ellis, a law clerk for a federal judge from Hilliard, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,401)

Jeopardy! Round responses

TASTE BUDS
NEWSWORTHY
STUPID ANSWERS
BASEBALL BITS
I NEED A "BREAK"
(Alex: Those five letters will come up in each response.)
LET'S GO TO TAHITI
    $200 21
root beer

Laurel
    $200 30
Sandy

Laurel
    $200 11
the Library of Congress

Laurel
    $200 1
[Alex read "MLB" in the clue as "Major League Baseball".]

the Pittsburgh Pirates

Laurel
    $200 2
breakdancing

Bill
    $200 19
volcanoes

Bill
    $400 22
Dijon

Laurel
    $400 15
a no-fly zone

Michael
    $400 12
Wes Moore

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
hit by a pitch

Laurel
    $400 3
(Laurel: What's a fast break?)

a breakaway

MichaelLaurel
    $400 26
French

Michael
    $600 23
Ben & Jerry

Michael
    $600 16
SpaceX

Michael
    $600 13
wang chung

Laurel
    $600 5
the San Francisco Giants

Michael
    $600 8
break a leg

Laurel
    $600 27
a canoe

Michael
    $2,000 24
(Forrest) Mars

Michael
    $800 17
Mohamed Morsi

Michael
    $800 14
the University of Chicago

Michael
    $800 6
the Negro leagues

Laurel
    $800 9
a circuit breaker

Laurel
    $800 28
vanilla

Bill
    $1000 25
(Michael: Who are Lea and Perry?)

Lea & Perrins

MichaelLaurel
    $1000 18
the International Criminal Court

Michael
    $1000 20
a jelly roll

Laurel
    $1000 7
the Washington Nationals

Michael
    $1000 10
(Alex: [Hesitantly] Yeah, well, it's an interesting way of phrasing it, but we'll accept it.)
[Laughter from all]

you have to break an egg to get an omelet

Bill
    $1000 29
(Herman) Melville

Laurel

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

Michael Laurel Bill
$3,200 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Laurel Bill
$8,200 $7,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

20th CENTURY PLAYWRIGHTS
2-LETTER WORDS
"DE" BEST PEOPLE
ALL-TIME 100 SONGS
(Alex: Then we want Time magazine's top 100 popular songs since its 1923 founding.)
DAUGHTERS IN MYTHOLOGY
(Alex: And finally, a tribute to Wheel of Fortune...)
I'D LIKE TO SOLVE THE PUZZLE... FAST!
    $400 1
Eugene O'Neill

Bill
    $400 11
hi

Michael
    $400 6
(Robert) De Niro

Laurel
    $400 16
Lady Gaga

Bill
    $400 27
Ares

Michael
    $400 22
Yugoslavia

Michael
    $2,500 2
David Mamet

Bill
    $800 12
So

Laurel
    $800 7
Hernando de Soto

Michael
    $800 17
"Bohemian Rhapsody"

Laurel
    $800 26
Thor

Laurel
    $800 24
Xerxes

Michael
    $1200 3
Edward Albee

Michael
    $1200 13
Ma

Laurel
    $1200 8
Cecil DeMille

Michael
    $1200 18
"Nothing Compares 2 U"

Triple Stumper
    $1200 20
Cassandra

Laurel
    $1200 28
Vaudeville

Michael
    $1600 4
Sam Shepard

Bill
    $1600 14
El

Michael
    $1600 9
(Michael) DeBakey

Laurel
    $1600 19
"Stayin' Alive"

Michael
    $1600 23
the Muses

Laurel
    $1600 29
the Yangtze River

Bill
    $2000 5
Thornton Wilder

Michael
    $2000 15
Op

Laurel
    $2000 10
Guy de Maupassant

Triple Stumper
    $5,000 21
"Over The Rainbow"

Laurel
    $2000 25
Kronos

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
(Michael: Who is Quetzalcatl? Quezocatl?)
(Alex: Yeah, it's a tough word to pronounce, and it's a very long word. [*], you are correct.)

Quetzalcoatl

Michael

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Laurel Bill
$21,800 $22,400 $8,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHIC MATH
(Alex: If you know how many provinces there are in Canada--and there are 10 provinces--you will have no trouble coming up with the correct response.)
BillWhat is 31?
$8,700
MichaelWhat is 37 38?
$19,598
LaurelWhat is 35?
$21,600
31

Final scores:

Michael Laurel Bill
$2,202 $800 $17,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,400

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michael Laurel Bill
$20,600 $19,400 $7,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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