Responses for show #5426 - Monday, March 24, 2008

Contestants

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Sara Boretz, a prospect research coordinator from Upland, California

John Byrne, a student affairs director from Watertown, Massachusetts

Lisa Schumaker, a medical research assistant from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPY DAYS
(Alex: Yes, the television series.)
AT THE PHARMACY
ONE OF THE 7 DEADLY SINS
YOU CAN'T HAVE ONE WITHOUT THE OTHER
"W"ORDPLAY
    $200 11
Colombia

Sara
    $200 1
Ron Howard

John
    $200 12
aspirin

Lisa
    $200 18
pride

Sara
    $200 19
beans

Lisa
    $200 6
water

Lisa
    $400 14
Monaco

John
    $400 2
(Henry) Winkler

Lisa
    $400 13
Valium

John
    $1,000 24
(John: What is lust?)

envy

John
    $400 20
Bugle

John
    $400 7
(John: What is a wave?)

wind

John
Triple Stumper
    $600 15
Saudi Arabia

Lisa
    $600 3
Scott Baio

John
    $600 28
acetaminophen

Lisa
    $600 25
lust

Lisa
    $600 21
tonic

Lisa
    $600 8
(Sara: What is a wake?)

a wedding

JohnSara
    $800 16
Belize

Lisa
    $800 4
"Potsie" Weber

John
    $800 29
the polio vaccine

Lisa
    $800 26
Anger

John
    $800 22
glory

John
    $800 9
Wall Street

Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
Armenia

Lisa
    $1000 5
(Alex: Yeeesss! Good for you!)
[Laughter]

Leather Tuscadero

John
    $1000 30
Boniva

Lisa
    $1000 27
greed

John
    $1000 23
egg

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
wasteland

John

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

Lisa John Sara
$1,400 $4,600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa John Sara
$7,000 $6,600 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

EXPLORERS
OSCAR-WINNING MOVIE SYNOPSES
LANGUAGES
THE STATE'S JR. SENATOR
(Alex: [After reading first clue] We need the state.)
NONFICTION
BEASTLY EXPRESSIONS
    $400 12
Antarctica

John
    $400 1
Titanic

John
    $400 2
(Lisa: What is Russian?)
[When reading the clue, Alex replaces "chrzaszcz brzmi w trzcinie" with "and the other stuff".]

Polish

LisaJohn
    $400 26
Illinois

John
    $400 15
Jenna Bush

Sara
    $400 11
crocodile tears

John
    $800 13
Tasmania

Lisa
    $800 7
The Deer Hunter

Sara
    $800 3
Kurdish

Lisa
    $800 27
Connecticut

John
    $1,000 20
Supreme Court justices

Lisa
    $800 16
the cat that ate the canary

Lisa
    $1,500 14
(Lisa: Who is... who is da Gama?)
(Alex: No. The word "narrowly" in quotation marks was an important part of the clue. The [*]-Narrows Bridge. We were trying to help whoever came up with the clue along. But it didn't work.)

Verrazano

Lisa
    $1200 8
In the Heat of the Night

John
    $1200 4
Aramaic

John
    $1200 28
Iowa

Lisa
    $1200 21
Out of Africa

Lisa
    $1200 17
a pig in a poke

Lisa
    $1600 24
Bering

Sara
    $1600 9
The Apartment

Sara
    $1600 5
Turkish

Lisa
    $1600 29
Virginia

Lisa
    $1600 22
Working

John
    $1600 18
monkey see, monkey do

Lisa
    $2000 25
John Cabot

John
    $2000 10
(Alex: Paul Newman and Robert Redford in [*].)

The Sting

Triple Stumper
    $2000 6
Irish (or Celtic)

John
    $2000 30
Louisiana

Triple Stumper
    $2000 23
Arnold Toynbee

Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
dog-eat-dog

Lisa

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa John Sara
$18,900 $17,400 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
SaraWhat is geopolitical?
$3,999
JohnWhat is estuarial?
$17,400
LisaWhat is Political G.
$16,000
geopolitics

Final scores:

Lisa John Sara
$2,900 $0 $8,199
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,199

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lisa John Sara
$20,200 $18,400 $4,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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