Responses for Show #5651 - Monday, March 16, 2009

2009 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.
From Las Vegas.

Contestants

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Donna Vogel, a scientist from Bethesda, Maryland

Jim Stevens, a high school math teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio

Aaron Schroeder, a grad student from San Diego, California

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Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORICAL VOICEMAILS FROM...
CLASSIC ALBUMS
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
PREZ DISPENSERS
LANDS O' LAKES
GOING INTO O____T
(Alex: Each correct response will start with an "O" and end with the letter T.)
    $200 11
Pancho Villa

Aaron
    $200 1
Sgt. Pepper's

Jim
    $200 14
sunflower seeds

Jim
    $200 22
(Jim: Who is George Bush?)
(Alex: Which one?)
(Jim: Who is George Walker Bush?)

George H. W. Bush (George Herbert Walker Bush)

AaronJim
    $200 6
Lake Titicaca

Aaron
    $200 21
ointment

Jim
    $400 12
Dreyfus

Aaron
    $400 2
Tommy

Jim
    $400 17
walnuts

Aaron
    $400 26
Marcos

Jim
    $400 7
Lake Victoria

Aaron
    $400 27
an optimist

Donna
    $600 13
Rasputin

Donna
    $600 3
Janis Joplin

Jim
    $600 18
eggs

Jim
    $600 25
(Jim: Who is Jacques Chirac?)
(Aaron: Who is Pompidou?)

Fran├žois Mitterrand

AaronJim
Triple Stumper
    $600 8
Canada & the United States

Aaron
    $600 28
an ocelot

Jim
    $800 15
(Alex: Following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln--[*]. [*].)

Seward

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Appetite for Destruction

Aaron
    $800 19
beta-carotene

Aaron
    $800 24
Lech Walesa

Jim
    $2,000 9
the Sudan

Aaron
    $800 29
overt

Donna
    $1000 16
Pliny

Aaron
    $1000 5
Bookends

Jim
    $1000 20
chocolate

Aaron
    $1000 23
the Ukraine

Aaron
    $1000 10
Lake Maracaibo

Aaron
    $1000 30
objet d'art

Donna

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

Aaron Jim Donna
$5,600 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Jim Donna
$9,400 $4,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

"MEN" OF THE WORLD
ANIMATED MOVIE PLOTS
LET'S TALK CHESS, CHAMPS
FLOWER POWER
EUROPEAN POETS
POLYSYLLABIC VOCABULARY
    $400 1
Sacramento

Donna
    $400 6
The Clone Wars

Donna
    $400 11
(Jim: What are the king & bishop?)

the bishops

Jim
Triple Stumper
    $400 16
a geranium

Jim
    $400 19
Dylan Thomas

Donna
    $400 20
(Aaron: What is an apostle?)

evangelist

Aaron
Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Yemen

Aaron
    $800 7
Yellow Submarine

Aaron
    $800 12
en passant

Donna
    $800 17
a carnation

Jim
    $800 27
Dante

Jim
    $800 21
(Aaron: What is a congregation?)

a symposium

AaronDonna
    $1200 3
Bremen

Donna
    $1200 8
The Secret of NIMH

Aaron
    $1200 13
a stalemate

Jim
    $3,800 18
(Jim: What is a cherry blossom?)

the chrysanthemum

Jim
    $1200 28
Pushkin

Jim
    $1200 22
a dilettante

Donna
    $1600 4
Mendota

Aaron
    $1600 9
Iron Giant

Aaron
    $1600 14
the French defense

Triple Stumper
    $1600 25
Viola (or violet)

Donna
    $3,400 29
(Jim: Who... is... uhhhhhhh... Keats?)

William Butler Yeats

Jim
    $1600 23
synecdoche

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Menzies

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Persepolis

Aaron
    $2000 15
pinned

Donna
    $2000 26
the crocus

Aaron
    $2000 30
(Donna: Who is Byron?)

Arthur Rimbaud

Donna
Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
chromatography

Donna

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Jim Donna
$18,200 $1,000 $11,600

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BRITISH PAINTERS
(Alex: [To Donna] It looks like you might've been going for Reynolds.)
[Alex did not specify which "Turner" landscape painter of the era was the correct response, but it was J.M.W. Turner, not William Turner.]
JimWho is Allison Stevens? Hogarth?
$0
DonnaWho was R.
$1,700
AaronWho is Turner
$0
J.M.W. Turner

Final scores:

Aaron Jim Donna
$18,200 $1,000 $9,900
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Aaron Jim Donna
$17,000 $8,200 $11,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2009-01-08
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