Responses for show #6896 - Monday, September 15, 2014

First game of Season 31.
New title graphics.
Alex re-grows his mustache.

Contestants

Steve Lozano, a naval flight officer from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Elizabeth Williams, a business research librarian from Washington, D.C.

Winston Nguyen, a health aide from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,067)

Jeopardy! Round responses

(Alex: And each day this week on PBS, Ken Burns's new series about the Roosevelts will air...)
THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY
DOUBLE TALK
STATES THAT FLOW TOGETHER
(Alex: Each correct response will be two states. The last letter of one state will be the first letter of the adjoining state.)
2 KINDS OF "ESQUE"
CLOWNS
THOSE ARE SOME BIG SHOES
    $200 19
Abraham Lincoln

Steve
    $200 1
Rah rah

Elizabeth
    $200 6
(Steve: What is Kansas and Missouri?)
...
(Alex: The last letter of [*], the first letter of [**].)

Missouri & Illinois

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $200 9
burlesque

Elizabeth
    $200 14
the Joker

Winston
    $200 22
(Alex: The Iron Lady, [*].

Margaret Thatcher

Triple Stumper
    $400 20
(Alex: Universal Declaration of Human Rights, standing ovation at [*].)

the United Nations

Triple Stumper
    $400 2
Sing Sing

Winston
    $400 7
Nevada & Arizona

Triple Stumper
    $400 10
(Steve: What is Romanesque?)
...
(Alex: Yes, Sally Jessy Raphael.)

Raphaelesque

ElizabethSteve
    $400 15
Modern Family

Steve
    $400 23
Argentina

Elizabeth
    $600 21
a New Deal

Triple Stumper
    $600 3
Hush, Hush

Elizabeth
    $600 8
Alabama & Georgia

Elizabeth
    $600 11
Junoesque

Winston
    $600 16
Homey

Steve
    $600 24
Mother Teresa

Steve
    $800 27
the Rough Riders

Elizabeth
    $800 4
mahimahi

Winston
    $2,000 29
Louisiana & Arkansas

Elizabeth
    $800 12
statuesque

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
"Send In The Clowns"

Winston
    $800 25
Diane Sawyer

Steve
    $1000 28
(Alex: And that is [*]. So it's a good thing Ken Burns is airing this series. We'll learn about the Roosevelts.)

Campobello

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Baden-Baden

Winston
    $1000 30
(Steve: What is Colorado? Oh. What is Colorado and Wyoming?)

Colorado & Oklahoma

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
Kafkaesque

Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
Outer Space

Elizabeth
    $1000 26
Scott Brown

Triple Stumper

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

Winston Elizabeth Steve
$3,000 $2,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Winston Elizabeth Steve
$3,800 $6,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE HUNT IS ON!
NO. 1 SONGS
FLAT THINGS
BRIT BITS
MEMOIRS OF THE WORKING LIFE
"C" TO "C"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "C" and end with a "C".)
    $400 1
a piranha

Winston
    $400 21
(Steve: Who is Kanye West?)

Eminem

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $400 16
sodium chloride (salt)

Winston
    $400 11
cricket

Elizabeth
    $400 26
teaching

Winston
    $400 6
catholic

Winston
    $800 2
a jellyfish

Steve
    $800 22
The Carpenters

Elizabeth
    $800 17
the Flat Earth Society

Winston
    $800 12
Cambridge

Steve
    $800 27
a veterinarian

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
cryptic

Winston
    $1200 3
neurons

Steve
    $1200 23
(Steve: Who is Marvin Gaye?)
...
(Alex: With less than a minute now.)

Al Green

ElizabethSteve
    $1200 18
flatworms

Elizabeth
    $1,800 13
The Globe

Steve
    $1200 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Steve Martin

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 8
(Winston: [No response])

cognac

Winston
    $1600 4
(Steve: What is a turkey buzzard?)

the bald eagle

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
UB40

Elizabeth
    $1600 19
Tortilla Flat

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
the Mauretania

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
concentric

Steve
    $2000 5
a magnetic field

Winston
    $2000 25
Creed

Steve
    $2000 20
chapati

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Dylan Thomas

Elizabeth
    $2000 10
the Cenozoic

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Winston Elizabeth Steve
$7,000 $13,400 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AUTHORS
(Alex: Now, if you were able to remember that he wrote a book called The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, it would have helped you immensely.)
...
[Alex interprets Steve's response as "Who is Z".]
...
(Elizabeth: "Who is someone who's never been in my kitchen?" That's what I was going for.)
(Alex: Good for humor, but not good for a correct response.)
SteveWho is ?
$5,000
WinstonWho is I’m sorry, Claire
$6,998
ElizabethWho is someone who's nev
$600
Dr. Seuss

Final scores:

Winston Elizabeth Steve
$2 $12,800 $1,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Winston Elizabeth Steve
$9,000 $12,200 $5,400
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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