Responses for show #4852 - Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Contestants

Kim Strassburger, a private tutor from Espanito, California

Dominic Owen-Williams, an office clerk originally from Jamaica, now living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Melissa Prepster, a teacher from Kyle, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,706)

Jeopardy! Round responses

CAPITALS AT STATEHOOD
(Alex: You have to name the state.)
'60s POP QUIZ
ANNUAL EVENTS
ROMANCE NOVELIST HISTORY BOOK
(Alex: And since October is National Cruise Vacation Month...)
LET'S GO CRUISING
ODD WORDS
    $200 2
(Kim: What is Maine?)

Georgia

DominicKim
    $200 1
Mama Cass

Kim
    $200 16
(Melissa: What is fair?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

a state fair

Melissa
    $200 3
Cleopatra

Dominic
    $200 22
shuffleboard

Melissa
    $200 12
sulfur

Kim
    $400 27
Maine

Melissa
    $400 5
Richard Harris

Melissa
    $400 17
Ramadan

Kim
    $400 4
Lincoln

Melissa
    $400 23
(Kim: What is a steward?)

a purser

MelissaKim
    $400 13
with your fingers

Kim
    $600 28
Alabama

Melissa
    $600 6
(Melissa: What is "Cruising'"?)
(Kim: What is "Sitting"?)

"Groovin'"

MelissaKim
Triple Stumper
    $600 18
a polar bear

Dominic
    $600 9
Mata Hari

Dominic
    $600 24
St. Thomas

Triple Stumper
    $600 14
(Melissa: What is a vase?)
...
(Alex: You're close, Melissa, but it's [*], apparently. [*]. I've never heard the word either.)

a basket

Melissa
Triple Stumper
    $800 29
(Kim: What is… oh… Minnesota?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Oklahoma

Kim
Triple Stumper
    $1,000 7
(Alex: Came to you at the last second, didn't it?)

Petula Clark

Melissa
    $800 19
the Rex Krewe

Triple Stumper
    $800 10
Marie Antoinette

Melissa
    $800 25
the QE2

Kim
    $800 15
gray

Dominic
    $1000 8
(Melissa: What is "2525"? … [*]?)
(Alex: Thank you very much for giving me the full title.)

"In The Year 2525"

Melissa
    $1000 20
the Modern Language Association

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
Penelope

Kim
    $1000 26
the godmother

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
a sortie

Dominic

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Melissa Dominic Kim
$3,000 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$4,200 $3,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ASIA
SITCOMS
THE GREAT & NEAR-GREAT
(Alex: We'll name an imitation or substitute. You tell us what it imitates or subs for in...)
WHAT'S THAT SUPPOSED TO BE?
DOG TOWNS
"Z" BOYS
    $400 3
Lake Baikal

Melissa
    $400 4
Arrested Development

Kim
    $400 26
(Melissa: Who is Humphrey?)
(Dominic: Who is McGovern?)

Eugene McCarthy

MelissaDominic
Triple Stumper
    $400 12
cream (creamer accepted)

Kim
    $400 19
Wisconsin

Melissa
    $400 1
Ziegfeld

Kim
    $800 10
silk

Kim
    $800 5
Yes, Dear

Melissa
    $800 27
St. Ignatius Loyola

Kim
    $800 13
bacon

Dominic
    $800 20
Japan

Kim
    $800 2
(Carl) Zeiss

Dominic
    $1200 11
the Mekong

Melissa
    $1200 6
The Office

Melissa
    $1200 28
(Kim: Who is Cook?)

Bligh

DominicKim
    $1200 16
U2

Melissa
    $1200 21
(Dominic: What is Mexico City?)
...
(Alex: Remember, this is DOG TOWNS, so the city is [*].)

Chihuahua

Dominic
Triple Stumper
    $1200 9
Emile Zola

Dominic
    $2,000 14
the United Arab Emirates

Dominic
    $1600 7
Mork

Melissa
    $1,400 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Garibaldi

Dominic
    $1600 17
fur coats

Triple Stumper
    $1600 22
Labrador

Kim
    $1600 24
(Emiliano) Zapata

Dominic
    $2000 15
Ur

Dominic
    $2000 8
Faith Ford

Kim
    $2000 18
rubies

Triple Stumper
    $2000 23
Australia

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Alex: You're all enjoying the music, but no one is near the signaling devi--button to come up with [*].)

John Zorn

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$10,600 $12,800 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS
(Alex: No, it was [*], and he won for On the Waterfront.)
KimWho is Charlton H
$7,000
MelissaWho was John Wayne?
$10,595
DominicWho was Jimmy Stewart
$10,000
Marlon Brando

Final scores:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$5 $2,800 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$10,400 $12,600 $7,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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