Responses for show #6897 - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Contestants

Tessa Fleming, a high school history teacher from Mission Viejo, California

Bill Cossen, a Ph.D. candidate in history originally from Lexington, South Carolina

Elizabeth Williams, a business research librarian from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,800)

Jeopardy! Round responses

BRAND NAMES
"B" + 3
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "B" and be followed by three others.)
GHOSTBUSTERS
(Alex: The 30th anniversary Blu-ray DVD comes out today for [*].)
ANAGRAMMED BODIES OF WATER
PLASTIC SURGERY
SHE'S HAD SOME WORK DONE
    $200 4
John Deere

Elizabeth
    $200 9
bash

Elizabeth
    $200 1
(John) Belushi

Tessa
    $200 26
Superior

Bill
    $200 14
noses

Tessa
    $200 2
insulation

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
Skittles

Bill
    $400 10
bran

Bill
    $400 3
(Alex: Time to [*]. "You're short. You're ugly, too.")
[Note: This exchange appears in Ghostbusters 2.]

put him down

Triple Stumper
    $400 27
the Caribbean

Elizabeth
    $400 15
a facelift

Elizabeth
    $400 19
acoustic tiles

Bill
    $600 16
Scrubbing Bubbles

Elizabeth
    $600 11
a bola

Triple Stumper
    $600 5
marshmallow

Tessa
    $600 28
the Rubicon

Elizabeth
    $600 22
cleft

Bill
    $600 20
(Bill: What is the American with Disabilities Act?)
[Initially ruled correct; reversed before the Daily Double at clue 23.]

the Americans with Disabilities Act

Bill
Triple Stumper
    $800 17
Benadryl

Bill
    $800 12
bunk

Elizabeth
    $800 7
Harold Ramis

Bill
    $800 29
Baffin

Bill
    $1,000 23
(Alex: Answer -- Daily Double.)
[applause]
(Alex: But, Bill, I have some bad news before we ask you to make your wager. I misheard you a few moments ago. You left the "s" off "Americans with Disabilities," so we have to take $1,200 away from you. You're now at $2,800 but still in the lead. How much you gonna put at risk?)

tummy tuck

Bill
    $800 21
distressing

Tessa
    $1000 18
(Tessa: What is Longchamp?)

LeSportsac

Tessa
Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
(Alex: Yon bonnie banks and yon bonnie [*]. B-r-a-e.)

brae

Triple Stumper
    $1000 8
(Alex: [*] as in ectoplasm.)

Ecto

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(Alex: What is the world famous [*] Gulf?)

Persian

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
(Alex: Right, with less than a minute to go.)

a peel

Bill
    $1000 25
a floodlight

Triple Stumper

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

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$1,600 $1,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$3,200 $5,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WHAT ARE YOU READING?
BETTER KNOWN BY ONE NAME
AFRICAN HISTORY
WORD ORIGINS
POP MUSIC
WHO LET THE GODS OUT?
(Alex: Not the dogs.)
    $400 15
Rin Tin Tin

Elizabeth
    $400 23
Pelé

Elizabeth
    $400 19
(Anwar) Sadat

Bill
    $400 10
astronaut

Triple Stumper
    $400 1
"Papa Don't Preach"

Tessa
    $400 4
the moon

Bill
    $800 16
"No Country for Old Men"

Bill
    $800 24
(Tessa: Who is Socrates?)

Plato

BillTessa
    $800 20
Tripoli

Tessa
    $800 11
caramel

Elizabeth
    $800 2
the Temptations

Tessa
    $800 5
thunder and lightning

Tessa
    $1200 17
(Robert) Gates

Bill
    $1200 25
(Alex: Yes, with less than a minute to go.)

Lorde

Bill
    $1200 28
Boko Haram

Elizabeth
    $5,600 12
(Elizabeth: What is doublespeak?)
(Alex: No. "What is [*]?" Not "speak". Boo hiss. You drop to $0. Go again.)

doublethink

Elizabeth
    $1200 3
James Brown

Elizabeth
    $1200 7
Vishnu

Bill
    $1600 18
Gillian Flynn

Triple Stumper
    $1600 26
Penn & Teller

Tessa
    $1600 29
the Volta

Triple Stumper
    $1600 13
(Tessa: What is a plethora?)
(Elizabeth: What is a myriad?)

panoply

ElizabethTessa
Triple Stumper
    $1600 6
Harry Chapin

Bill
    $1600 8
(Elizabeth: Who are the Maya?)

the Aztec

ElizabethBill
    $2000 22
Sue Monk Kidd

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
Herblock

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 30
(Alex: Nice place to visit--[*].)

Kimberley

Elizabeth
    $2000 14
tyrant

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
Everclear

Elizabeth
    $2000 9
Nanook

Elizabeth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$1,400 $15,000 $2,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

EUROPEAN CAPITALS
ElizabethWhat is Brussels
$1,200
TessaWhat is Brussells?
$0
BillWhat is Amsterdam?
$0
Brussels

Final scores:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$2,600 $15,000 $2,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Bill Tessa
$8,000 $14,800 $2,800
14 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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