Responses for show #6912 - Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Contestants

Carol McGhee, a police officer from Chicago, Illinois

Brendan McParland, a lawyer from Rockville, Maryland

Terri Pous, a social media editor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,601)

Jeopardy! Round responses

MEN OF FEW WORDS
HUMMINGBIRDS
WHOSE MOVIE TITLE?
"IST" GOOD, "IST" GOOD
BIG STUFF
MAKE ROOM
    $200 11
Churchill

Terri
    $200 21
(Terri: What is simple syrup?)

nectar

Terri
Triple Stumper
    $200 1
Madea

Terri
    $200 6
an exorcist

Brendan
    $200 15
Asia

Brendan
    $200 22
an attic

Brendan
    $400 12
"The Few. The Proud."

Terri
    $400 2
Brian

Terri
    $400 7
grist

Brendan
    $400 16
Death Valley

Brendan
    $400 23
a throne room

Brendan
    $600 13
(Brendan: What is "for"... [*]?)
(Alex: Oh, yes. You had to work that over in your mind once or twice. [Laughs] But you did it in time. Go again.)

few are chosen

Brendan
    $600 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Gulf of Mexico

Terri
    $600 3
Pan

Terri
    $600 8
an alchemist

Terri
    $600 17
the Hermitage

Terri
    $600 24
eating (or dining)

Brendan
    $800 14
(Brendan: What is Star Trek?)
...
(Alex: [*], yes. The clue referred to the men, not the series.

Kirk and Spock

BrendanCarol
    $800 28
Montezuma

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Carlito

Carol
    $800 9
an opportunist

Terri
    $800 18
(Brendan: What is "Gambling"?)

Casino

BrendanCarol
    $800 25
guest rooms

Brendan
    $1000 20
(Brendan: What is "we [*]?")

band of brothers

Brendan
    $1000 27
a mating dive

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Babette

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
whist

Terri
    $1000 19
a radio telescope

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 26
(Brendan: What is salon?)
(Alex: No. You think of the Marquis de Sade, you think of the [*].)
(Brendan: Ah.)
(Alex: And that's the word. Less than a minute to go now. You're at $1,200.)

boudoir

Brendan

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

Terri Brendan Carol
$4,200 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terri Brendan Carol
$5,200 $1,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN WAR HEROES
STRAITS
A VERY "GRAPHIC" CATEGORY
LEAD SINGER OF THE BAND
(Alex: You identify the band.)
SHORT STORIES
ORDINAL NUMBER PHRASES
    $400 16
Scotland

Brendan
    $400 1
typographic

Brendan
    $400 6
Coldplay

Terri
    $400 11
Bartleby

Brendan
    $400 21
third-world

Carol
    $800 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Mexican-American War

Terri
    $800 17
(Brendan: What is the... [time's-up signal] Northwest Passage?)
(Carol: What is the Strait of Gibraltar?)
(Terri: What is the Bering Strait?)
(Alex: No. "What are [*]?" We're at the tip of South America on this. No harm, no foul; you all lost the same amount.)

the Straits of Magellan

TerriBrendanCarol
Triple Stumper
    $800 2
(Terri: What's an autobiography?)
(Carol: What is an... autobiographical?)
...
(Alex: That's it, yes. "Graphic" must come up in each correct response.)

a graphic novel

TerriBrendanCarol
    $800 7
No Doubt

Carol
    $800 12
(Ambrose) Bierce

Brendan
    $800 22
first in, first out

Carol
    $1200 28
(Carol: Who is Patton?)

(Douglas) MacArthur

BrendanCarol
    $1,000 18
(Alex: Now is the time for that strait, yes.)

the Strait of Gibraltar

Brendan
    $1200 3
(Alex: And that would be [*] Institution.)

Oceanographic

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
Matchbox 20

Terri
    $1200 13
Willa Cather

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
the "Eighth Wonder of the World"

Brendan
    $1600 27
(Norman) Schwarzkopf

Terri
    $1600 19
(Carol: What is the Bering Strait?)
...
(Alex: "What is [*]?" Brendan, back to you; you were thinking of it, I know.)

the Northwest Passage

Carol
Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
photographic memory

Brendan
    $1600 9
The Doobie Brothers

Carol
    $2,000 14
"The Masque of the Red Death"

Brendan
    $1600 24
(Alex: With less than a minute to go, you are right.)

the Fourth Estate

Terri
    $2000 26
(Brendan: What is

Audie Murphy

TerriBrendan
    $2000 20
Taiwan Strait

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
the Ethnographical Museum

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Train

Carol
    $2000 15
(Brendan: Who is Proulx?)

Alice Munro

Brendan
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Brendan: What is Third Column?)
...
(Alex: You're on the right track, but it's [*].)

the Fifth Column

Brendan
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terri Brendan Carol
$11,200 $4,200 $3,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAUXBITUARIES
(Alex: Not OBITUARIES.)
(Alex: [To Terri] [*], from the popular television series Breaking Bad. Yes, indeed.)
CarolWho is _____?
$3,500
BrendanWho is Mark Twain?
$4,200
TerriWho is Walter White?
$2,000
Walter White

Final scores:

Terri Brendan Carol
$13,200 $0 $100
2-day champion: $36,801 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Terri Brendan Carol
$11,200 $6,000 $3,600
16 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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