Responses for show #5287 - Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Contestants

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Megan Bygness, a Ph.D. student and literature instructor from Iowa City, Iowa

Rick Kent, a paralegal from Los Angeles, California

Keli Jackson, a software testing manager originally from Fort Washington, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,001)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

FATHER OF THE BRIDE
PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES
ALL OF ME
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
L.A. STORY
STEVE MARTIN MOVIES
    $200 1
Andrew Carnegie

Megan
    $200 16
Grand Central Station

Rick
    $200 26
the wisdom teeth

Megan
    $200 21
Calamity Jane

Rick
    $200 11
the Olympics

Rick
    $200 6
Three Amigos

Rick
    $400 2
Prince Philip

Keli
    $400 17
Reading Railroad

Megan
    $400 27
hormones

Megan
    $400 22
Wells Fargo

Rick
    $400 12
(Rick: What is Loyola Marymount?)

U.S.C.

KeliRick
    $400 7
John Candy

Rick
    $600 3
Las Vegas

Keli
    $600 18
(Alex: Oh, you're too young to remember the [*].)

Plymouth

Triple Stumper
    $600 28
(Megan: What is the neck?)

the eye

KeliMegan
    $600 23
Ma Barker

Rick
    $600 13
(Megan: What is a director's chair and a camera?)

a microphone & the masks of comedy & tragedy (a TV set, a movie camera & a phonograph)

RickMegan
    $600 8
Cheaper by the Dozen

Keli
    $800 4
(Alan Jay) Lerner

Rick
    $800 19
the Dreamliner

Megan
    $800 29
the uvula

Megan
    $2,500 24
Bonnie and Clyde

Rick
    $800 14
Griffith

Megan
    $800 9
Roxanne

Rick
    $1000 5
(Rick: Oh, I forget.)
(Megan: Who is Clinton?)

Ross Perot

RickMegan
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
the Cobra

Megan
    $1000 30
(Keli: What are...?)

globulins

Keli
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Rick: Who was Butch Cassidy?)

the Sundance Kid

RickMegan
    $1000 15
tar

Megan
    $1000 10
Bringing Down the House

Megan

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

Keli Rick Megan
$2,000 $1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keli Rick Megan
$1,600 $4,500 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BOOK TITLES
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED MAGIC NUMBERS
(Alex: You have to identify the athlete who accomplished the feat.)
ALL ABOUT PRESIDENTS
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
BOYFRIENDS & GIRLFRIENDS
"AA"
    $400 6
(Megan: What is For Whom the Bell Tolls?)

The Sun Also Rises

Megan
Triple Stumper
    $400 1
Pete Rose

Keli
    $400 25
The Fitzgeralds

Keli
    $400 14
Baylor

Rick
    $400 7
Sid Vicious

Megan
    $400 19
Aaron Burr

Megan
    $800 10
Chuzzlewit

Megan
    $800 2
Wayne Gretzky

Rick
    $800 26
Thomas Jefferson

Megan
    $800 15
(Megan: What is LSU?)

Grambling

KeliMegan
    $800 8
Doc Holliday

Megan
    $800 22
Saab

Rick
    $4,200 11
remembrance of things past

Megan
    $1200 3
Cal Ripken, Jr.

Rick
    $3,000 27
(Megan: Who is Wilson?)

Warren Harding

Megan
    $1200 16
Trinity College

Megan
    $1200 9
(Rick: Who is John Derringer?)
(Megan: Who is Al Capone?)

Bugsy Siegel

RickMegan
Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
Afrikaans

Rick
    $1600 12
August

Megan
    $1600 4
(Megan: Who is Carl Lewis?)
...
(Alex: You are right, the long jump.)

Bob Beamon

RickMegan
    $1600 17
(Megan: What is Bono?)
...
(Alex: What is [*]. Sonny [*] was a movie star of a long, long time ago.)
(Megan: I don't know the east coast. What can I say?)

Tufts

Megan
Triple Stumper
    $1600 20
Horatio Nelson

Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
the Baath Party

Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
From Here to Eternity

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Alex: Yes, field goal.)

Tom Dempsey

Rick
    $2000 18
Wisconsin

Keli
    $2000 21
Dante

Triple Stumper
    $2000 28
the aardwolf

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keli Rick Megan
$5,200 $11,300 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AFRICAN CITIES
(Alex [after revealing Megan's response]: It once accounted for, that area accounted for 40% of the world's gold production.)
KeliWhat is Accra?
$3,400
MeganWhat is Johannesburg?
$4,301
RickWhat is Johannesburg?
$2,701
Johannesburg

Final scores:

Keli Rick Megan
$1,800 $14,001 $11,301
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Keli Rick Megan
$5,200 $9,600 $7,000
9 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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