Responses for show #6975 - Friday, January 2, 2015

Vaughn Winchell game 6.
Elliot Yates game 1.

Contestants

Elliot Yates, an opera producer from New York, New York

Mike Blaha, an attorney originally from Homestead, Florida

Vaughn Winchell, a stay-at-home dad and graduate student from Columbia, Maryland (whose 5-day cash winnings total $103,103)

Jeopardy! Round responses

IN MY CABINET
(Alex: You have to identify the president for us.)
5-LETTER WORDS
PLACES THAT END IN "IA"
POLICE LINGO
LATIN IN PLANT NAMES
& THE HORSE YOU RODE IN ON!
    $200 11
(Eliot: Who is Bush?)

(Barack) Obama

VaughnElliot
    $200 13
ivory

Elliot
    $200 6
Syria

Elliot
    $200 20
backup

Elliot
    $200 1
south

Vaughn
    $200 26
Mr. Ed

Vaughn
    $400 12
Reagan

Elliot
    $400 14
the levee

Vaughn
    $400 7
Victoria

Vaughn
    $400 22
(Elliot: What is brute?)

deadly

MikeElliot
    $400 2
sleep

Vaughn
    $400 27
Black Beauty

Mike
    $600 15
(Elliot: Who is Bush?)
(Alex: Which one?)
(Elliot: W?)

George W. Bush

Elliot
    $600 16
rebar

Mike
    $600 8
Olympia (or Columbia)

Vaughn
    $600 23
last known address

Vaughn
    $600 3
the wall

Vaughn
    $600 28
War Horse

Elliot
    $1,800 18
Richard Nixon

Vaughn
    $800 17
a cruet

Vaughn
    $800 9
Transylvania

Elliot
    $800 24
priors

Elliot
    $800 4
the nose (your sense of smell)

Elliot
    $800 29
Trigger

Mike
    $1000 19
(Alex: That was the toughest one in the category. [*] is the president.)

Woodrow Wilson

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
glean

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
Alexandria

Vaughn
    $1000 25
vice

Mike
    $1000 5
dwarf (small)

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Flicka

Elliot

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

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$3,800 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$7,200 $3,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

IN MY CABINET
A NOVEL CATEGORY
PENN. PALS
PARENTHETICAL SONG TITLES
SORRY THE PLACE IS A MESS
CROSSWORD CLUES "D"
    $400 21
Band-Aid

Vaughn
    $400 7
Truman Capote

Vaughn
    $400 8
(Elliot: Who is Shania Twain?)
(Mike: Who is Trisha Yearwood?)

Taylor Swift

MikeElliot
Triple Stumper
    $400 6
(Elliot: What is "I Don't Love It"?)
(Vaughan: What is "I Know [*]?")
(Alex: Yeah. We'll accept that.)

"It's Only Rock 'N' Roll"

VaughnElliot
    $400 19
Crete

Elliot
    $400 1
a duet

Elliot
    $800 25
(Mike: What is a toothbrush?)

dental floss

Mike
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
Left Behind

Triple Stumper
    $3,400 11
(George) Marshall

Vaughn
    $800 13
"The Reaper"

Mike
    $800 20
Toltec

Mike
    $800 2
a deficit

Elliot
    $1200 26
Maalox

Vaughn
    $1200 10
North Carolina

Triple Stumper
    $1200 12
Joe Namath

Elliot
    $1200 16
(Elliot: What is "One Less Lonely Girl"?)

"Only Girl"

Elliot
Triple Stumper
    $1200 22
(Elliot: What is Dunkirk?)
(Mike: What is Dover?)

Yorkshire

MikeElliot
Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
a divan

Elliot
    $1600 27
Bengay

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Bonfire of the Vanities

Vaughn
    $1600 28
John Updike

Elliot
    $1600 17
"Morning Train"

Elliot
    $1600 23
Caesarea

Vaughn
    $3,000 4
a dowager

Elliot
    $2000 30
StipTik

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Goldfinch

Elliot
    $2000 29
(William) McGuffey

Vaughn
    $2000 18
"We Don't Need Another Hero"

Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
Anasazi

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
[Elliot pronounces it like
"drawts"; Alex pronounces it like "drafts" in his confirmation of Elliot's answer.]

draughts

Elliot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$18,200 $2,400 $16,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

20th CENTURY AMERICA
(Alex: [To Mike] Barbra Streisand, in the film, did not do it.)
MikeWhat is a nose job?
$2,399
ElliotWhat is a nose job?
$2,201
VaughnWhat is a face lift?
$13,801
a nose job

Final scores:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$4,399 $4,799 $18,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,201

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Vaughn Mike Elliot
$14,600 $2,400 $14,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
7 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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