Responses for show #6963 - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Contestants

Kurt Fritzsche, a medical device engineer from Loveland, Ohio

Anne Hand, a nonprofit program manager originally from Acton, Massachusetts

Alysha Rooks, a writer originally from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,824)

Jeopardy! Round responses

CITY BY STATUE
WEATHER
HERE'S THE FIRST LETTER
THAT'S MY CUP OF TEA
TV NUMBERS
HISTORIC AUTOMOBILES
(Kelly: [*]--humble, fancy, but all memorable. From Cleveland's Western Reserve Historical Society.)
    $200 16
London

Anne
    $200 21
lightning

Kurt
    $200 11
itinerary

Anne
    $200 2
green

Anne
    $200 1
20/20

Kurt
    $200 26
a hybrid

Rooks
    $400 20
Florence

Triple Stumper
    $400 22
drizzle

Anne
    $400 14
the Kraken

Rooks
    $400 3
Ceylon

Kurt
    $400 7
One

Anne
    $400 27
stainless steel

Kurt
    $3,000 19
(Anne: What is Los Angeles?)

Milwaukee

Anne
    $600 23
the Greek alphabet

Kurt
    $600 13
julienne

Anne
    $600 4
chamomile

Kurt
    $600 8
911

Rooks
    $600 28
Ferrari

Rooks
    $800 18
Ottawa

Anne
    $800 24
the UV index

Kurt
    $800 12
quadratic

Kurt
    $800 5
oolong

Anne
    $800 9
13

Rooks
    $800 29
(Ralph) Nader

Kurt
    $1000 17
Berlin

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
La NiƱa

Kurt
    $1000 15
Xanadu

Anne
    $1000 6
Darjeeling

Anne
    $1000 10
(Rooks: What is The [*]?)

4400

Rooks
    $1000 30
(Kurt: What are seagull doors?)

gull-wing doors

Kurt
Triple Stumper

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

Rooks Anne Kurt
$2,800 $4,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rooks Anne Kurt
$3,600 $2,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WHAT A COUP!
PLATINUM BANDS
(Alex: That indicates a million records sold, as you know.)
PHILOSOPHY
THE TITLE WHO...
LET'S TAIWAN ON
SPANISH WORDS WITHIN WORDS
(Alex: The clues will be in English, but within those clues will be a Spanish word that you have to come up with.)
    $400 1
the Shah

Anne
    $400 7
Pink Floyd

Anne
    $400 21
the truth

Kurt
    $400 6
Fire

Kurt
    $400 23
the United Nations

Kurt
    $400 19
hola (in Nicholas)

Anne
    $800 2
Salvador Allende

Anne
    $800 8
AC/DC

Rooks
    $800 22
synthesis

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
Loved Me

Kurt
    $800 24
Japan

Anne
    $800 18
agua (in jaguar)

Kurt
    $3,000 3
the Baath Party

Anne
    $1200 9
Maroon 5

Anne
    $1200 28
Nietzsche

Rooks
    $1200 13
Came in from the Cold

Rooks
    $1200 25
(Kurt: What is Christianity?)

Taoism

Kurt
Triple Stumper
    $1200 16
bien (in ambient)

Rooks
    $1600 4
Pervez Musharraf

Anne
    $1600 10
OutKast

Rooks
    $3,000 29
(Rooks: What is...)

cosmology

Rooks
    $1600 14
(Anne: What is a [*]?)

Hat

Anne
    $1600 26
Chiang Kai-shek

Kurt
    $1600 17
uno (in runoff)

Kurt
    $2000 5
Turkey

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
Dixie Chicks

Kurt
    $2000 30
John Locke

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Be King

Kurt
    $2000 27
methane

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
toro (in traitorous)

Anne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rooks Anne Kurt
$6,600 $14,800 $13,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE AFI's 100 GREATEST FILMS
RooksWhat is Citizen Kane
$5,000
KurtWhat is The Invisible Man?
$399
AnneWhat is the Third Man
$13,601
It's a Wonderful Life

Final scores:

Rooks Anne Kurt
$1,600 $1,199 $13,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,201

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Rooks Anne Kurt
$9,600 $16,000 $13,600
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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