Responses for show #6640 - Friday, June 28, 2013

Contestants

Sonrisa Cooper, a project assistant from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Nishant Menon, an economist from Hyattsville, Maryland

Laura Amundson, a former criminal defense attorney from Des Moines, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,395)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ENVIRONMENT
ROCK GROUP NAMES
POTPOURRI
AN OGDEN NASH MENAGERIE
HELLO!
GOOD "BI"
    $200 1
a plastic bag

Laura
    $200 6
Lynyrd Skynyrd

Laura
    $200 13
zero

Sonrisa
    $200 17
rhinoceros

Laura
    $200 8
(Neil) Armstrong

Sonrisa
    $200 26
(Laura: What is biennial?)
(Alex: Say it again.)
(Laura: Biennial?)
(Alex: No.)

biannual

LauraSonrisa
    $400 2
fishing

Sonrisa
    $400 7
The Grateful Dead

Sonrisa
    $400 22
the Odyssey

Nishant
    $400 18
the asp

Laura
    $400 9
Donald Rumsfeld

Nishant
    $400 27
bias

Sonrisa
    $600 3
runoff

Sonrisa
    $600 10
One Direction

Nishant
    $600 23
huskies

Sonrisa
    $600 19
pigeon

Laura
    $600 14
Will Rogers

Sonrisa
    $600 28
bicoastal

Nishant
    $800 4
asbestos

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
Devo

Laura
    $800 24
the White House

Laura
    $1,000 20
(Laura: What is a mosquito?)

an ant

Laura
    $800 15
(Laura: Who is Spassky?)

Bobby Fischer

LauraNishant
    $800 29
bicuspid

Sonrisa
    $1000 5
invasive species

Sonrisa
    $1000 12
(Laura: What is Vogue?)
(Sonrisa: What is New Order?)

Depeche Mode

LauraSonrisa
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(John Maynard) Keynes

Nishant
    $1000 21
a praying mantis

Nishant
    $1000 16
William Wrigley

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
binomial

Laura

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

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
-$600 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$1,200 $4,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

LAB TEST
_____ OF THE _____
PARLEZ-VOUS FRANÇAIS?
RIVERS ON THE BORDER
WORLD HISTORY
MOVIE NARRATORS
(Alex: You have to identify the actor who narrates the film.)
    $400 21
a Florence flask

Triple Stumper
    $400 23
Fruit of the Loom

Laura
    $400 11
a croquette

Sonrisa
    $400 12
the Rio Grande

Nishant
    $400 1
Sir Francis Drake

Nishant
    $400 6
Harrison Ford

Nishant
    $800 22
beaker

Nishant
    $800 24
the bottom of the barrel

Nishant
    $800 17
childbirth

Laura
    $800 13
the Netherlands

Sonrisa
    $800 2
(Alex: And that was [*].)

the Manchu Dynasty

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Morgan Freeman

Nishant
    $1200 28
crucible

Laura
    $1200 25
friend of the court

Laura
    $1200 18
avant-garde

Laura
    $1200 14
the Rhine

Laura
    $1200 8
the European Union

Laura
    $1200 3
William Holden

Nishant
    $1600 29
the mortar & pestle

Nishant
    $1600 26
(Alex: Great Britain--that's [*].)

the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
pout

Laura
    $4,000 15
(Alex: You picked the right one in Central America. Good for you!)

Guatemala

Laura
    $1600 9
Nebuchadnezzar

Nishant
    $1600 5
Richard Dreyfus

Sonrisa
    $2000 30
(Alex: produces condensation, and hence it's [*].)

a condensor

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
the anointing of the sick

Triple Stumper
    $3,000 20
(Alex: Anything coming to mind?)
(Lora: No.)

blasé

Laura
    $2000 16
Finland

Laura
    $2000 10
Angola

Laura
    $2000 7
Edward Norton

Nishant

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$15,000 $14,800 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1950s FICTION
(Alex: [To Sonrisa] Looks like you were going for something. On the... Waterfront?)
(Sonrisa: On the Road.)
(Alex: On the Road. Well, you didn't complete it, and that'll cost you, unfortunately.)
...
(Alex: [To Nishant] No, that was another author's work.)
SonrisaWhat is on the
$2,800
NishantWhat is Rabbit At Rest?
$14,399
LauraWhat is Rabbit Run?
$11,000
On the Road

Final scores:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$4,000 $401 $4,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,400

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Laura Nishant Sonrisa
$16,600 $14,800 $7,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
0 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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