Responses for show #6728 - Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Contestants

Sam Bernhard, a student originally from Blacksburg, Virginia

Donna Fairweather-Foley, a retired police officer from Huntington, New York

Meredith Larson, an attorney from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,900)

Jeopardy! Round responses

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
POP QUIZ
IN THE BILL OF RIGHTS
THAT WORD SMARTS!
CAESAR
SALAD
    $200 11
Iowa

Donna
    $200 13
Charles I

Sam
    $200 16
arms

Donna
    $200 1
bright

Sam
    $200 26
Julius Caesar

Sam
    $200 6
(Sam: What is tortilla?)
(Donna: What is tostado?)

tostada

DonnaSam
Triple Stumper
    $400 12
Colorado

Sam
    $400 14
John Lennon

Sam
    $400 17
a jury

Sam
    $400 2
clever

Donna
    $400 27
Caesar Augustus

Sam
    $400 7
(Sam: What is bruschetta?)
(Donna: What is Capri?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; reversed after the first break]

caprese

MeredithDonnaSam
    $600 21
(Meredith: What is the Trenton?)

the Delaware

MeredithSam
    $600 15
Martin Sheen

Meredith
    $600 18
soldiers

Sam
    $600 3
wits

Sam
    $600 28
the Forum

Meredith
    $600 8
jicama

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
Virginia

Donna
    $800 22
Billy Ray Cyrus

Meredith
    $800 19
(Sam: What is assembly?)

assemble

DonnaSam
    $800 4
sharp

Sam
    $1,800 29
Tiberius

Meredith
    $800 9
a Cobb salad

Donna
    $1000 25
Louisiana

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
[Alex reads "*" as "star".]

Bobby Bonds

Sam
    $1000 20
cruel or unusual

Donna
    $1000 5
(Sam: What are shears?)

sage

DonnaSam
    $1000 30
censor

Meredith
    $1000 10
Green Goddess

Triple Stumper

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

Meredith Donna Sam
$1,000 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Donna Sam
$4,600 $5,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

"P"s ON EARTH
AUDIO BOOK PERFORMERS
RECENT HISTORY
THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
THE BONE IDENTITY
WORDS IN ASIAN COUNTRIES
(Alex: Each correct response will be found within the name of a country that we allude to in our clue.)
    $400 1
a pendulum

Donna
    $400 26
(Sam: Who's Marlowe?)
...
(Alex: Back to you, Meredith, with less than a minute to go.)

Geoffrey Chaucer

Sam
Triple Stumper
    $400 21
Neanderthals

Sam
    $400 6
Texas

Donna
    $400 11
your shoulder

Sam
    $400 16
a pan (in Japan)

Meredith
    $1,800 2
William Penn

Donna
    $800 22
Chile

Donna
    $800 7
Peggy Sue

Donna
    $800 12
the mandible

Meredith
    $800 17
a pal (in Nepal)

Donna
    $1200 3
(Donna: What is Mount Pinatabo?)

Mount Pinatubo

MeredithDonna
    $1200 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

audible.com

Meredith
    $1200 23
The Scream

Sam
    $1200 8
The Crickets

Donna
    $1200 13
the ulna

Sam
    $1200 18
(Sam: [Shakes head])
(Donna: What is a glen?)

a glade (in Bangladesh)

DonnaSam
Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
pannetone

Meredith
    $1,000 28
A Tale of Two Cities

Meredith
    $1600 24
(Ted) Cruz

Meredith
    $1600 9
(Sam: What is "Oh, Boy"?)

"That'll Be The Day"

Sam
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
the fibula

Meredith
    $1600 19
hail (in Thailand)

Meredith
    $2000 5
a pika

Donna
    $2000 27
Christina Rossetti

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
North Korea

Meredith
    $2000 10
Ritchie Valens

Meredith
    $2000 15
the sacrum

Meredith
    $2000 20
a hut (in Bhutan)

Sam

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Donna Sam
$21,600 $11,200 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

SPORTS TERM HISTORY
SamWhat is a Hail Mary?
$5,400
DonnaWhat is Hail Mary?
$11,000
MeredithWhat is Hail Mary?
$1,201
Hail Mary

Final scores:

Meredith Donna Sam
$22,801 $22,200 $10,800
2-day champion: $42,701 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Meredith Donna Sam
$21,200 $10,200 $5,400
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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