Responses for show #5425 - Friday, March 21, 2008

Contestants

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Becky Vartabedian, an adjunct professor and graduate student from Denver, Colorado

Ben Hunt, an educational programs coordinator from Chicago, Illinois

Lisa Schumaker, a medical research assistant from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD FACTS
TENNIS TALK
COMMON BONDS
BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT
LOAD THE MAGAZINE
ON THE "Q...T"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "Q" and end with a "T.")
    $200 11
Spain

Ben
    $200 16
an ace

Ben
    $200 21
(Alex: Yes--threw you a little there because it's the same as the category.)

bond

Ben
    $200 6
Clinton

Lisa
    $200 26
Pamela Anderson

Ben
    $200 1
quilt

Lisa
    $400 12
Australia

Lisa
    $400 17
a double fault

Becky
    $400 22
tape

Becky
    $400 7
Richard Nixon

Becky
    $400 27
Desi Arnaz

Lisa
    $400 2
a quart

Ben
    $600 13
(Becky: What is Belize?)

Mexico

BenBecky
    $600 18
deuce

Lisa
    $600 23
fever

Becky
    $600 8
(Zachary) Taylor

Lisa
    $600 28
Sports Illustrated

Lisa
    $600 3
a quotient

Ben
    $2,000 14
(Ben: What is Kazakhstan?)
(Alex: No, what is [*]? From Burma. Very much in the news this year.)

Myanmar

Ben
    $800 19
a backhand

Ben
    $800 24
Banks

Ben
    $800 9
Truman

Becky
    $800 29
Playbill

Becky
    $800 4
Quiet

Ben
    $1000 15
Brazil

Becky
    $1000 20
seeding

Lisa
    $1000 25
tree

Ben
    $1000 10
(Martin) Van Buren

Lisa
    $1000 30
Smithsonian

Ben
    $1000 5
(Alex: And that game is called [*].)

quoit

Triple Stumper

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

Lisa Ben Becky
$2,400 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Ben Becky
$5,000 $4,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SHIPS
WOODY ALLEN FILMS IN OTHER WORDS
EVERYDAY SCIENCE
NOTORIOUS
TERMES D'ART
SOUNDS LIKE BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 24
the Mayflower

Lisa
    $400 6
Manhattan

Ben
    $400 14
(Becky: What is perpetual motion?)

a chain reaction

Becky
Triple Stumper
    $400 19
a stagecoach

Lisa
    $400 11
(Ben: [Selecting the category] I'll take the French one for $400.)
[Laughter]

art nouveau

Ben
    $400 1
Chow Main Street

Ben
    $800 25
Pinta

Lisa
    $800 7
Bananas

Ben
    $800 15
Newton

Ben
    $800 20
Bonnie & Clyde

Ben
    $2,000 12
(Ben: Uh, same one, $800.)

Dada

Ben
    $800 2
"Purple Reign of Terror"

Lisa
    $1200 26
(Becky: What are doubloons?)
(Ben: What are galleons?)
(Lisa: What are pieces of eight?)

pesos

LisaBenBecky
Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
(Ben: What is Sweet & Lowdown?)

Stardust Memories

Ben
Triple Stumper
    $1200 16
the fulcrum

Becky
    $1200 21
the St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Becky
    $1200 13
(Alex: People visit churches and do it. It's called [*].)

frottage

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
Boogie Nights of the Round Table

Ben
    $1600 30
the Apollo 11 mission

Ben
    $1,600 9
(Alex: Worked that one out beautifully, you did.)

Deconstructing Harry

Ben
    $1600 17
friction

Becky
    $1600 22
Fatty Arbuckle

Ben
    $1600 27
(Becky: What is trompe-de-l'œil?)
(Alex: [*]--trompe-de-l'œil... she put in a little "de" instead of [*]. Go again.)

trompe-l'œil

Becky
    $1600 4
Noah's Arc de Triomphe

Lisa
    $2000 29
a destroyer

Ben
    $2000 10
Mighty Aphrodite

Ben
    $2000 18
(Alex: Yes, I gotta get me one of those. Aren't they fun?)

kinetic

Lisa
    $2000 23
(Alex: His name was [*].)

Caryl Chessman

Triple Stumper
    $2000 28
assemblage

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Christopher Walkin' to New Orleans

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Ben Becky
$9,800 $18,000 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD LITERATURE
(Alex: [Revealing Ben's response] I thought somebody would go to Victor Hugo.)
BeckyWhat is Crime + Punishment?
$0
LisaWhat is Crime and Punishment?
$9,200
BenWhat is Les Miserables
$1,601
Crime and Punishment

Final scores:

Lisa Ben Becky
$19,000 $16,399 $7,800
2-day champion: $39,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lisa Ben Becky
$9,800 $18,800 $7,800
15 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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