Responses for show #5642 - Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Ask Alex #16: Game shows.

Contestants

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Kara Mohler, a history teacher from Silver Spring, Maryland

Ted Skotnicki, a college professor from Niagara Falls, New York

Sanders Kleinfeld, a publishing technology specialist from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,597)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

JOHN J. PERSHING
DAY PLANNERS OF THE STARS
YOU NEED TO CONVERT
FAB 5 FREDDY
I NEED A FLAVOR
IT'S NOT A CRIME!
    $200 11
West Point

Kara
    $200 17
Humphrey Bogart

Kara
    $200 26
1

Triple Stumper
    $200 1
Apollo 13

Ted
    $200 7
ginger

Sanders
    $200 2
second

Kara
    $400 12
(Kara: What are tanks?)

airplanes

TedKara
    $400 18
(Greta) Garbo

Sanders
    $400 27
a bushel

Sanders
    $400 22
insulin

Kara
    $400 8
curry

Sanders
    $400 3
old

Kara
    $600 13
Black Jack

Ted
    $600 19
Henry Fonda

Sanders
    $600 28
0

Sanders
    $600 23
(Alex: Fred McFeely [*].)

Mister Rogers

Kara
    $600 9
garlic

Triple Stumper
    $600 4
soap

Sanders
    $800 14
Lafayette

Sanders
    $800 20
Clark Gable

Ted
    $1,000 29
(Sanders: What is 40?)
(Alex: Ohh, no! Bad math.)

45

Sanders
    $800 24
(Frederick) Loewe

Kara
    $800 10
parsley

Kara
    $800 5
wine

Kara
    $1000 16
the American Expeditionary Forces

Kara
    $1000 21
(Joan) Crawford

Sanders
    $1000 30
(Alex: You have to approach it from the back door, I think. There are 9 square feet in a square yard, and if you have 18, you have [*] square yards.)

2

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Kara: What is paper?)
...
(Alex: Paper's only part of that.)

timber

Kara
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(Ted: What is sage?)

savory

Ted
Triple Stumper
    $1000 6
(Sanders: What are gems?)

stones

SandersTed

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

Sanders Ted Kara
$1,000 $1,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sanders Ted Kara
$3,000 $2,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE AFRICAN PAST
MOVIE MISSING LINKS
PROJECT RUNAWAY
THE SECRET LIFE OF "B"s
CAPITAL
LETTERS
    $400 10
the Sahara Desert

Kara
    $400 26
A View

Kara
    $400 6
Kit Carson

Kara
    $400 1
baby boom

Sanders
    $400 20
Boston

Sanders
    $400 15
FDR

Sanders
    $800 11
South Africa

Kara
    $800 27
(Kara: What is Snake?)
(Ted: What is Pie?)

Splendor

TedKara
Triple Stumper
    $800 7
(Ben) Franklin

Kara
    $800 2
brainwashing

Ted
    $800 21
Bangkok

Kara
    $800 16
epistles

Ted
    $1200 12
the Congo

Kara
    $1200 28
Rain

Ted
    $1200 8
Hertz

Sanders
    $1200 3
beets

Kara
    $2,000 22
(Alex: [*], the capital of California. Gray Davis and Arnold Schwarzenegger.)

Sacramento

Kara
    $1200 17
Darwin

Sanders
    $1600 13
a mosque

Kara
    $1600 29
Club

Ted
    $1600 9
Jim Thorpe

Kara
    $1600 4
beta blockers

Kara
    $1600 23
Vilnius

Kara
    $1600 18
ships

Kara
    $2000 14
cowrie shells

Kara
    $2000 30
October

Sanders
    $4,000 25
Mary Shelley

Ted
    $2000 5
Bosworth

Sanders
    $2000 24
(Kara: What is San Antonio?)

Austin

TedKara
    $2000 19
84 Charing Cross Road

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sanders Ted Kara
$10,600 $11,600 $19,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTRONOMY
SandersWhat is Jupiter?
$10,000
TedWhat is Saturn?
$10,000
KaraWhat is Jupiter?
$3,999
Jupiter

Final scores:

Sanders Ted Kara
$20,600 $1,600 $23,199
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,199

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Sanders Ted Kara
$11,600 $9,600 $18,400
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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