Responses for show #4607 - Tuesday, September 21, 2004

2004 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

Steve Reynolds, a loan accounting clerk from Norman, Oklahoma

Seth Alcorn, a bookstore supervisor from Alexandria, Virginia

Tom Walsh, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Jeopardy! Round responses

RECENT FICTION
BASEBALL ROOKIES OF THE YEAR
WAXING PHILOSOPHICAL
SWEET
BALLROOM BLITZ
SILENT "P"
    $200 6
Dublin

Tom
    $200 1
Mays

Tom
    $200 16
Marx

Tom
    $200 23
Sweet'N Low

Triple Stumper
    $200 21
the reel

Steve
    $200 11
psychic

Steve
    $400 7
As Time Goes By

Steve
    $400 2
Nomo

Tom
    $400 17
Socrates

Tom
    $400 24
a bittersweet symphony

Tom
    $400 22
a tango

Seth
    $400 12
(Seth: What's [*]?)
(Alex: No. Yes, oh, yes. All right, go again.)
(Seth: Thank you.)

a pteranodon

Seth
    $600 8
The Rainmaker

Tom
    $600 3
Seaver

Tom
    $600 18
(Tom: Who is Camus?)

Bertrand Russell

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $600 25
sweet peas

Steve
    $600 28
a cotillion

Seth
    $600 13
(Steve: What is [*]?)
(Alex: [after a pause] All right, we'll accept that.)

psychedelic (psychedelia accepted)

Steve
    $800 9
Empire Falls

Tom
    $800 4
Frank Robinson

Tom
    $800 19
John Dewey

Triple Stumper
    $800 26
Sweetwater

Triple Stumper
    $2,100 29
(Seth: What is swing?)

the jitterbug

Seth
    $800 14
a ptarmigan

Seth
    $1000 10
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Tom
    $1000 5
(Tom: Who was Gooden?)
(Steve: Who was Hernandez?)

Darryl Strawberry

TomSteve
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Albert Camus

Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
Remembrance of Things Past

Tom
    $1000 30
the foxtrot

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(Tom: What is ptomaine poisoning?)

psittacosis

Tom
Triple Stumper

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

Tom Seth Steve
$2,600 $1,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Seth Steve
$4,000 $100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HEIR OF THE DAG
BIG SCREEN BIOS
YOU HAD TO EXPECT SHAKESPEARE
GREAT MOMENTS IN HISTORY
A WORLD OF POTPOURRI
LINGUA TECHNA
    $400 16
U Thant

Steve
    $400 6
Jerry Lee Lewis

Seth
    $400 1
Falstaff

Seth
    $400 11
New Amsterdam

Tom
    $400 21
Victoria

Tom
    $400 26
cookies

Seth
    $800 17
Kofi Annan

Steve
    $800 7
Hank Williams, Sr.

Steve
    $800 2
Troilus and Criseyde

Seth
    $800 12
Anheuser-Busch

Tom
    $800 22
(Seth: What is Vienna?)

Salzburg

TomSeth
    $800 27
IP

Seth
    $1200 18
Trygve Lie

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
(Carmen) Miranda

Tom
    $2,000 3
(Seth: Who is Hamlet?)

Titus Andronicus

Seth
    $1200 13
21st

Tom
    $1200 23
The Hague

Steve
    $1200 28
proxy

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
(Kurt) Waldheim

Tom
    $1600 9
Lon Chaney, Sr.

Seth
    $1600 4
Love's Labour's Lost

Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
the crown bottlecap

Seth
    $1600 24
Dakar

Tom
    $1600 29
an ethernet cable

Tom
    $2,000 20
(Tom: Who is Ghali?)

(Boutros) Boutros-Ghali

Tom
    $2000 10
Aileen Wuornos

Seth
    $2000 5
Coriolanus

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
the bubble chamber

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
guitarron

Steve
    $2000 30
bandwidth

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Seth Steve
$11,600 $5,300 $6,200

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FIRST LADIES
(Alex: The only time a President married while in office.)
SethWho was Cleveland?
$5,300
SteveWho is Cleveland?
$4,700
TomWho is Cleveland?
$801
Frances Folsom Cleveland

Final scores:

Tom Seth Steve
$12,401 $10,600 $10,900
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tom Seth Steve
$13,600 $9,400 $6,200
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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