Responses for show #6993 - Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Contestants

Andrew Smith, an aerospace engineer from Madison, Alabama

Marissa Edelman, an attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Christine Kim, a retired homemaker from Greenwich, Connecticut (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,401)

Jeopardy! Round responses

YES, VIRGINIA
A MUSIC HISTORY TIMELINE
THOUGHTS FROM THE COMMISSIONER
ICE CREAM
SCOOPS
I'LL HAVE A TRIPLE
(Alex: Each response will be three words that rhyme with each other.)
    $200 1
the Potomac

Christine
    $200 13
iTunes

Andrew
    $200 8
à la mode

Andrew
    $200 16
Raisin Bran

Andrew
    $200 3
a quack, snack, yak

Christine
    $400 2
the Blue Ridge Mountains

Andrew
    $400 14
Stradivarius

Christine
    $400 9
Häagen-Dazs

Andrew
    $400 17
a journalist

Andrew
    $400 4
a tank, bank, plank

Andrew
    $600 21
Yorktown

Andrew
    $600 15
(Christine: What is Steinway Hall?)
(Marissa: What is Lincoln Center?)
(Andrew: What is Radio City Music Hall?)

Carnegie Hall

ChristineMarissaAndrew
Triple Stumper
    $600 26
the PGA Tour

Marissa
    $600 10
(Andrew: What is Chicago?)

St. Louis

ChristineAndrew
    $600 18
a scoop neck

Christine
    $600 5
a dime, a lime, & a crime

Marissa
    $2,000 22
(Andrew: What is Williamsburg?)

Monticello

Andrew
    $800 24
the Romantic period

Marissa
    $800 27
(Christine: What is the Naismith Trophy?)

Larry O'Brien

Christine
Triple Stumper
    $800 11
(Andrew: What is a--a Kodak Bar?)
(Marissa: What is a Klondike Bar?)

an Eskimo Pie

ChristineMarissaAndrew
    $800 19
poker

Triple Stumper
    $800 6
a hump, a stump, & a Gump

Marissa
    $1000 23
Ohio & Pennsylvania

Christine
    $1000 25
(Andrew: What is Vienna?)
...
(Alex: And we have less than a minute to deal with that last category up there, Marissa.)

Milan

Andrew
Triple Stumper
    $1000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the SEC

Andrew
    $1000 12
Karamel

Marissa
    $1000 20
(Christine: What is a clam... shovel?)

a clamshell (scoop)

ChristineAndrew
    $1000 7
a verb, an herb, & a Serb

Andrew

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

Christine Marissa Andrew
$1,600 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$1,400 $2,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

I AM A MAN OF SCIENCE!
WORD ORIGINS
"EL" CATEGORY
1980s CINEMA
(Alex: You might be too young.)
ROMAN EMPERORS
STATE OF THE NOVEL
(Alex: You have to tell us the state where the main action takes place.)
    $400 1
(Stephen) Hawking

Christine
    $400 9
tourniquet

Christine
    $400 19
El Dorado

Andrew
    $400 2
Tootsie

Andrew
    $400 24
(Andrew: Who is Severus?)

Caesar Augustus

Andrew
Triple Stumper
    $400 14
(Christine: What is Wisconsin?)

Minnesota

ChristineMarissa
    $800 3
(Andrew: Who is Brahe?)
(Marissa: Who is Fahrenheit?)

(Anders) Celsius

ChristineMarissaAndrew
    $800 10
safari

Andrew
    $800 20
El Cid

Marissa
    $800 4
Terms of Endearment

Christine
    $800 25
(Alex: That's probably why it's known as [*]'s Wall.)

Hadrian

Triple Stumper
    $800 15
(Andrew: Oh, what is Missouri?)

Mississippi

MarissaAndrew
    $1200 6
(Christine: Who is Leakey?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Christine: Who is... John Leakey?)

Richard Leakey

Christine
Triple Stumper
    $1200 11
diaphragm

Andrew
    $1200 21
El Camino

Andrew
    $1200 5
(Andrew: Who is Beal?)

Jennifer Grey

MarissaAndrew
    $1200 26
(Alex: You are right, with less than a minute to go now.)

the Praetorians

Andrew
    $1200 16
Hawaii

Christine
    $1,000 7
(Marissa: Who is Linus? Ah...)
(Alex: Oh... that's--you got his first name.)
(Marissa: Yeah.)

Linus Pauling

Marissa
    $1600 12
covenant

Triple Stumper
    $1600 22
El Pollo Loco

Marissa
    $400 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Gandhi

Andrew
    $1600 27
Nero

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
Alabama

Andrew
    $2000 8
Kinsey

Andrew
    $2000 13
metaphor

Andrew
    $2000 23
El Al

Marissa
    $2000 28
Trajan

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
Georgia

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$3,400 $7,400 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MEDIEVAL LITERATURE
ChristineWhat is the Canterbury Tales?
$3,399
MarissaWhat is the Song of Roland?
$2,000
AndrewWhat is the Canterbury Tales?
$6,001
The Song of Roland (La Chanson de Roland)

Final scores:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$1 $9,400 $2,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Christine Marissa Andrew
$3,400 $8,400 $12,000
12 R,
5 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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