Responses for show #6899 - Thursday, September 18, 2014

Contestants

Carrie DelapeƱa, a stay-at-home mom from Plano, Texas

Jesse Henning, a children's librarian from Westerville, Ohio

Bill Cossen, a Ph.D. candidate in history originally from Lexington, South Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,801)

Jeopardy! Round responses

EXPLORERS' NATIONALITIES
IT WAS THE '80s
GEMS
FAIRY TALES
IT'S BUT A CONJUNCTION
MOVIE COMEDIES
    $200 8
Spain

Bill
    $200 14
the ozone layer

Bill
    $200 6
star

Jesse
    $200 18
Aladdin

Carrie
    $200 23
nor

Bill
    $200 1
The Hangover

Bill
    $400 9
Portuguese

Bill
    $400 15
camcorder

Jesse
    $400 7
pearls

Bill
    $400 19
"The Emperor's New Clothes"

Jesse
    $400 26
once

Bill
    $400 2
Rodney Dangerfield

Bill
    $600 10
Scottish

Jesse
    $600 24
Luke and Laura

Carrie
    $600 11
diamond

Bill
    $1,200 20
"The Little Mermaid"

Jesse
    $600 28
Why

Jesse
    $600 3
Ride Along

Jesse
    $800 12
(Bill: What is British?)

Dutch

Bill
Triple Stumper
    $800 25
William Casey

Triple Stumper
    $800 16
Michigan

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
leprechaun

Carrie
    $800 29
(Carrie: What is same?)
(Bill: What is each?)

both

BillCarrie
Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Airplane!

Bill
    $1000 13
(Bill: What is British?)
(Alex: No... Be more specific.)
(Bill: What is Irish?)
(Alex: No.)

New Zealand

Bill
Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
Harmonic Convergence

Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
topaz

Jesse
    $1000 22
(Jesse: What is Faust?)
(Bill: What is the magician's apprentice?)
[Bill's response was initially ruled incorrect but later reversed before the Double Jeopardy! Round.]

"The Sorcerer's Apprentice"

BillJesseCarrie
    $1000 30
lest

Carrie
    $1000 5
Will Ferrell

Jesse

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

Bill Jesse Carrie
$1,400 $2,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Jesse Carrie
$2,200 $5,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BORN INSIDE THE BELTWAY
TV HANGOUTS
(Alex: You have to name the show that regularly featured each one of the tv hangouts we'll tell you about.)
BIG BUILDING OF THE CITY
RUNNING THE MAGAZINE
"ZA"
(Alex: Each correct response ending in those two letters.)
SCIENCE OF THE SKIES
(Kelly: From NASA Glenn Research Center, counting down to remarkable advances in aviation and space flight.)
    $400 6
(John Philip) Sousa

Jesse
    $400 1
SpongeBob SquarePants

Jesse
    $400 21
Atlanta

Bill
    $400 13
Rolling Stone

Jesse
    $400 15
a stanza

Jesse
    $400 7
weightlessness

Bill
    $800 9
J. Edgar Hoover

Bill
    $800 2
Breaking Bad

Jesse
    $800 22
Seattle

Bill
    $800 14
(Carrie: What is Cosmo?)

Cosmopolitan

Carrie
    $800 16
cerveza

Jesse
    $800 8
(Bill: What are seagulls?)

Canada geese

Bill
Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
Henry Rollins

Bill
    $1200 3
Friends

Bill
    $2,000 23
Houston

Bill
    $1200 20
Vanity Fair

Triple Stumper
    $1200 17
Lollapalooza

Bill
    $1200 25
Spirit

Jesse
    $1600 11
Maury Povich

Bill
    $1600 4
(Carrie: What is Gilmore Girls?)

The Vampire Diaries

Carrie
Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
Chicago

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

The New Yorker

Bill
    $1600 18
yakuza

Bill
    $1600 26
(Carrie: What is Challenger?)

Columbia

BillCarrie
    $2000 12
Jordan

Bill
    $2000 5
Bones

Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
organza

Carrie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Jesse Carrie
$18,200 $9,400 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FOREIGN WORDS
(Alex: And there was a third, and it was infamous.)
CarrieWhat was a
$2,300
JesseWhat is the Ottoman Empire
$9,300
BillWhat is Reich?
$601
reich

Final scores:

Bill Jesse Carrie
$18,801 $100 $100
3-day champion: $50,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bill Jesse Carrie
$17,000 $8,800 $2,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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