Responses for show #5550 - Friday, October 24, 2008

Contestants

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Mandy Walters Whitaker, a stay-at-home mom and musician originally from Aberdeen, Idaho

Mathew Safer, a transportation planner from South Orange, New Jersey

Tom Stetina, a high school math teacher from Millsboro, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,353)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE UNITED NATIONS
(Alex: Now, this is United Nations Day, and in this category, all of our clues will be given by the CNN U.N. correspondent Richard Roth.)
GO, KELLY!
THE PILGRIMS
FILL IN THE BOOK TITLE
SHAPE UP
WHAT THE "H"?
    $200 5
English & French

Mathew
    $200 17
Kelly Clarkson

Tom
    $200 11
Holland (or the Netherlands)

Mandy
    $200 12
Brave New World

Mathew
    $200 23
an eagle

Mandy
    $200 1
a hostage

Mandy
    $400 6
Colin Powell

Mathew
    $400 18
Gene Kelly

Tom
    $400 22
John Alden

Mandy
    $400 13
The World According to Garp

Tom
    $400 24
a pear

Mandy
    $400 2
(Mandy: What is hematoma?)

a headache

TomMandy
    $600 7
Isaiah

Triple Stumper
    $600 19
Grace Kelly

Tom
    $600 28
Squanto

Mandy
    $600 14
Song of Solomon

Mandy
    $600 25
vermiform

Triple Stumper
    $600 3
"Home On The Range"

Tom
    $1,000 8
Burma (or Myanmar)

Mathew
    $800 20
(Alex: Yes, Buffalo.)

Jim Kelly

Tom
    $800 29
(Mathew: Uh, who is James?)
(Alex: Which one?)
(Mathew: James II?)

James I of England

TomMathew
    $800 15
Sons and Lovers

Tom
    $800 26
cruciform

Mathew
    $800 4
(Mandy: What is henceforth?)
(Tom: What is hence?)

hitherto (heretofore accepted)

TomMathewMandy
    $1000 9
(John) Bolton

Tom
    $1000 21
Emmett Kelly

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Philip

Mandy
    $1000 16
Winesburg, Ohio

Tom
    $1000 27
(Mandy: What are corpuscles?)

platelets

TomMandy
    $1000 10
the helmsman

Mathew

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tom Mathew Mandy
$1,600 $3,600 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Mathew Mandy
$7,200 $3,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PROJECT RUNWAY
(Alex: If you're familiar with that series on cable, then you'll recognize these other categories.)
MAKE IT WORK!
HOW IS GEORGIA TODAY?
I'M CONCERNED...
ONE DAY YOU'RE "IN", THE NEXT YOU'RE "OUT"
(Alex: In more ways than one...)
AUF WIEDERSEHEN
    $400 2
(Coco) Chanel

Mandy
    $400 19
The Devil Wears Prada

Tom
    $400 9
Stalin

Mathew
    $400 27
the Red Cross

Mandy
    $400 1
a dugout

Tom
    $400 7
Nietzsche

Tom
    $800 17
(Tom: Who is Lagerfeld?)
(Mandy: Who is Armani?)

Yves Saint Laurent

TomMandy
Triple Stumper
    $800 20
Wall Street

Mandy
    $800 10
the Caspian

Mathew
    $3,000 28
(Alex: [*], yes, Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere.)

CARE

Mandy
    $800 3
(Mathew: What is yellowtail?)

yellowfin

MathewMandy
    $800 8
(Mandy: Who is Kelvin?)

Fahrenheit

MathewMandy
    $1200 18
Dolce & Gabbana

Tom
    $1200 21
Anchorman

Tom
    $1200 11
South Ossetia

Mathew
    $1200 29
(Tom: I'm blanking. Sorry.)
(Mandy: What is Family?)

Famine

TomMathewMandy
    $1200 4
roustabout

Mandy
    $1200 14
Thomas Mann

Mandy
    $1600 24
Michael Kors

Tom
    $1600 23
9 to 5

Mandy
    $1600 12
the Caucasus

Mathew
    $1600 30
Big Brothers Big Sisters (of America)

Tom
    $1600 5
absinthe

Mandy
    $3,000 15
(Johannes) Kepler

Mandy
    $2000 25
Betsey Johnson

Tom
    $2000 22
The Office

Mathew
    $2000 13
[Applause for Mathew's run of the category]
(Alex: Well done in that category--you're up on the current news.)

Saakashvili

Mathew
    $2000 26
(Tom: What is B'nai B'rith?)

Hadassah

TomMathew
    $2000 6
(Mandy: What is out-of-the-park?)

clout

Mandy
Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Hoffmann

Mandy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Mathew Mandy
$12,000 $14,800 $12,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PEOPLE ON CURRENCY
TomWho is Che Guevara?
$7,600
MandyWho is Che? Che Lenin
$12,000
MathewWho is Ché Guevara?
$10,401
Che Guevara

Final scores:

Tom Mathew Mandy
$19,600 $25,201 $24,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tom Mathew Mandy
$12,000 $14,600 $9,000
20 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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