Responses for show #5239 - Thursday, May 24, 2007

Mehrun Etebari game 1.

Contestants

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Pauline Harris, a children's librarian from San Francisco, California

Mehrun Etebari, a grad student from Durham, New Hampshire

James Clark, a graduate assistant from Monroeville, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,401)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

FIRST AID
'80s MOVIE MEMORIES
TOUGH TIMES, KID
CAMBODIA, CAMEROON OR CANADA
JACKSON 5
SLANG
    $200 21
frostbite

Pauline
    $200 6
Jeff Goldblum

James
    $200 16
Thomas Edison

Pauline
    $200 12
Canada

James
    $200 1
Jackson Hole

Mehrun
    $200 25
(Mehrun: What is whipped cream?)

ice cream

MehrunPauline
    $400 22
swelling

Pauline
    $400 7
WarGames

James
    $400 17
Tommy Hilfiger

Pauline
    $400 13
Cambodia

Mehrun
    $400 2
Queens

Pauline
    $400 26
neck

Mehrun
    $600 23
oxygen

Pauline
    $600 8
Stand By Me

James
    $600 18
Ted Turner

Mehrun
    $600 14
Cambodia

Mehrun
    $600 3
Jackson Pollock

Mehrun
    $600 28
lettuce

Mehrun
    $800 24
elevation

James
    $800 9
A Fish Called Wanda

Mehrun
    $800 19
Woodrow Wilson

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
Canada

James
    $800 4
Mahalia Jackson

Pauline
    $2,000 27
grapevine

Mehrun
    $1000 10
Robert De Niro

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Leonardo da Vinci

Pauline
    $1000 15
(James: What is... Cambodia?)

Cameroon

JamesPauline
    $1000 5
Chancellorsville

James
    $1000 29
goober

Mehrun

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

James Mehrun Pauline
$2,200 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Mehrun Pauline
$3,000 $7,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WAR STORIES
(Alex: We'll give you the stories, you identify the war.)
ENTERTAINING STATE CAPITALS
THE HISTORY BOYS
MARINE BIOLOGY
HAIFA LOAF
BETTER THAN "NUN"
    $400 1
Civil War

James
    $400 6
Olympia Dukakis

James
    $400 8
Iceland

Pauline
    $400 21
gills

Mehrun
    $400 12
(James: What is the Red Sea?)

Mediterranean Sea

JamesPauline
    $400 23
The Flying Nun

James
    $800 2
Revolutionary War

Mehrun
    $800 7
Steve Austin

Triple Stumper
    $800 9
Alps

Mehrun
    $800 22
bottom

James
    $800 13
Iraq

Mehrun
    $800 24
inundate

James
    $1200 3
Vietnam War

James
    $1,000 17
(Mehrun: Who are the Lincolns?)

River and Joaquin Phoenix

Mehrun
    $1200 10
(Mehrun: What is the Iranian Revolution?)

Iran Hostage Crisis

JamesMehrun
    $1200 28
Jacques Cousteau

Pauline
    $1200 14
Neanderthal

James
    $1200 25
enunciate

James
    $1600 4
Spanish Civil War

James
    $1600 19
Montgomery Clift

James
    $1600 11
(Alex: It was [*]. A great work.)

The French Revolution

Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
tentacles

James
    $800 15
[Alex gave the alternate pronunciation when accepting James's response.]

Saladin (or Salahuddin)

James
    $1600 26
Annunciation

James
    $2000 5
Korean War

James
    $2000 20
Helena Bonham Carter

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
(Pauline: Who is Gore Vidal?)

David McCullough

Pauline
Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
(James: What is plankton?)

krill

JamesMehrun
    $2000 16
(James: What is Arastrianism?)

Bahá'í Faith

JamesMehrun
    $2000 27
renunciation

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Mehrun Pauline
$15,400 $11,600 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
PaulineWhat are French Guyana & Suriname
$5,200
MehrunWhat are Suriname and Guyana?
$6,300
JamesWhat are Suriname & French Guiana
$7,801
Suriname and Guyana

Final scores:

James Mehrun Pauline
$7,599 $17,900 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,900 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

James Mehrun Pauline
$16,200 $11,400 $5,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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