Responses for show #4897 - Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Contestants

Debbie Chuba, a high school guidance counselor from Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Rob Klepadlo, a chemist originally from Weirton, West Virginia

Laura McElfresh, a librarian from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

Jeopardy! Round responses

VICE PRESIDENTS
BOBSLEDDING
JEOPARDY! ACCEPTABLE RESPONSES
GEORGIA ON MY MIND
CELL
"BY"
    $200 14
Spiro Agnew

Rob
    $200 13
helmets

Rob
    $200 8
the Netherlands

Laura
    $200 1
Jimmy Carter

Debbie
    $200 20
(Rob: What is Motorola?)

Sony

RobDebbie
    $200 2
a wallaby

Laura
    $400 15
John C. Breckinridge

Triple Stumper
    $400 25
weight

Laura
    $400 9
Geronimo

Rob
    $400 7
the Bulldogs

Debbie
    $400 21
Sprint

Rob
    $400 3
a soap box derby

Rob
    $600 16
veep

Debbie
    $500 26
Lake Placid

Laura
    $600 10
(Laura: Who is Claude Rains?)

W.C. Fields

Laura
Triple Stumper
    $600 17
the state bird

Laura
    $600 22
Cingular

Debbie
    $600 4
NIMBY-ism

Rob
    $800 29
(Rob: Gerrymander? What is Gerrymander? Who is Gerrymander?)

(Elbridge) Gerry

LauraRob
    $800 27
runners

Rob
    $800 11
the Quakers

Laura
    $800 18
the Okefenokee

Triple Stumper
    $800 23
Motorola

Debbie
    $800 5
Dolby

Laura
    $1000 30
(Alex: "The vice presidency isn't worth a pitcher of warm spit.")

John Nance Garner

Triple Stumper
    $1000 28
a brakeman

Debbie
    $1000 12
George Orwell

Debbie
    $1000 19
(Alex: Locomotive made famous, among other things, in a Buster Keaton film, [*].)

the General

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
Verizon

Triple Stumper
    $1000 6
the labyrinth

Laura

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

Laura Rob Debbie
$2,400 $1,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Rob Debbie
$4,700 $2,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE PAPAL CHASE
'70s POP CULTURE
NATIONAL ANTHEMS
GROUP THERAPY
BOOK TITLES
(Alex: Similar to our BEFORE & AFTER category but a little more compressed, we have...)
OVERLAPS
    $400 1
Leo

Rob
    $400 20
(Alex: That would be the artist [*].)

Christo

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
Greece

Debbie
    $400 17
the Mormons

Rob
    $400 7
Cats

Debbie
    $400 12
the mailman of La Mancha

Laura
    $800 2
(Laura: Who is John Paul II?)

John XXIII

LauraDebbie
    $800 21
Oliver Sacks

Triple Stumper
    $800 18
Liberia

Rob
    $800 22
the Sneetches

Laura
    $800 8
Dragon

Laura
    $800 13
Charlie Brownsville

Laura
    $1,600 3
(Alex: St. [*], yes. Did I get the cadence right for you, was that a help?)

Nicholas

Debbie
    $1200 27
Jean-Claude Killy

Debbie
    $1200 19
(Alex: They had won a lot of swimming medals in the Olympics.)

Australia

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
(Rob: What's a wing?)

a squadron

Rob
Triple Stumper
    $1200 9
Bird

Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
soda Pop-Up Video

Laura
    $1600 4
Adrian

Triple Stumper
    $1600 28
Andrea McArdle

Debbie
    $100 26
(Laura: Um, I have no idea.)
(Alex: Well, if you knew that Abidjan was on the coast in the [*], you probably would have been able to come up with [*] as your response. You now have an even $15,000--select again.)
(Laura: Choose wisely!)

Ivory Coast

Laura
    $1600 24
the Ostrogoths

Laura
    $1600 10
Horses

Debbie
    $1600 15
copperhead nurse

Laura
    $2000 5
Celestine

Laura
    $2000 29
Joan

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
(Alex: It's the beginning of the prayer in the world of Islam.)

akbar

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
the Commonwealth of Independent States

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
the Starfish

Laura
    $2000 16
Hogwashington, D.C.

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Rob Debbie
$15,000 $2,400 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN BUSINESSMEN
(Alex: [To Rob] That is correct. And it will cost you... I mean, you'll add $2395! [Laughter] Sorry about that! $4795 in spite of the fact that you misspelled his last name.)
RobWho is Ray Kroch?
$2,395
DebbieWho is Ray Kroc?
$5,000
LauraWho was Kroc?
$9,801
Ray Kroc

Final scores:

Laura Rob Debbie
$24,801 $4,795 $17,400
2-day champion: $53,202 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Laura Rob Debbie
$15,200 $2,400 $12,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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