Responses for show #5657 - Tuesday, March 24, 2009

2009 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
From Las Vegas.

Contestants

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Dan Pawson, a legislative aide from Boston, Massachusetts (subtotal of $22,301)

Aaron Schroeder, a grad student from San Diego, California (subtotal of $9,600)

Larissa Kelly, a grad student from El Cerrito, California (subtotal of $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

A LITTLE LIT
VEGAS FILMS
AT THE BUFFET
FLOORING
REBELLIONS: SHAYS' & WHISKEY
POETIC WORDS
    $200 11
David Copperfield

Larissa
    $200 6
(Aaron: Who is Pacino?)

(Robert) De Niro

LarissaAaron
    $200 21
shrimp

Larissa
    $200 1
tile

Larissa
    $200 16
taxes

Larissa
    $200 26
ever

Larissa
    $400 12
a Balloon

Larissa
    $400 7
(Steven) Soderbergh

Larissa
    $400 22
quiche

Aaron
    $400 2
cork

Dan
    $400 17
Massachusetts

Dan
    $400 27
even

Dan
    $600 13
O. Henry

Larissa
    $600 8
What Happens in Vegas

Aaron
    $600 23
tortellini

Aaron
    $1,000 3
linoleum

Dan
    $600 18
Hamilton

Aaron
    $600 28
(Alex: "Drink to me only with [*] eyes.")

thine

Larissa
    $800 14
Six

Larissa
    $800 9
Showgirls

Dan
    $800 24
rumaki

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
hardwood

Larissa
    $800 19
the Articles of Confederation

Aaron
    $800 29
ebon

Larissa
    $1000 15
Cromwell

Dan
    $1000 10
William H. Macy

Larissa
    $1000 25
Salisbury steak

Larissa
    $1000 5
flagstones

Aaron
    $1000 20
(Dan: What is Philadelphia?)

Pittsburgh

Dan
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(Dan: What is awry?)

agley

LarissaDan

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

Larissa Aaron Dan
$4,600 $1,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Aaron Dan
$8,600 $3,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

TOUGH CAPITAL CITIES
THINK YOU KNOW BASEBALL?
CHAMPIONS OF TOURNAMENTS
MEET THE BEADLES
ADJECTIVES TO USE IN VEGAS
A VISIT TO BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY
(Kelly: Research at the frontiers of science, from the inside of your brain to outer space.)
    $400 9
Uzbekistan

Dan
    $400 11
Babe Ruth

Larissa
    $400 23
the World Cup

Larissa
    $400 24
a herald

Aaron
    $400 17
bodacious

Larissa
    $400 27
Energy

Dan
    $800 8
Mauritius

Aaron
    $800 4
the (Cincinnati) Reds

Dan
    $800 22
Monopoly

Larissa
    $800 25
a pheasant

Larissa
    $800 10
important

Larissa
    $800 30
the Big Bang

Dan
    $1200 7
Moldova

Aaron
    $1200 3
the Cardinals

Dan
    $1200 21
(Aaron: What is Boggle?)

Scrabble

AaronDan
    $1200 26
Sweeney Todd

Aaron
    $1200 15
plush

Dan
    $3,000 19
plasma

Larissa
    $1600 6
(Larissa: What is Nigeria?)

Cote d'Ivoire (The Ivory Coast)

LarissaDan
    $1600 2
(Ty) Cobb

Dan
    $1600 12
(John) Madden

Larissa
    $1600 13
mold

Aaron
    $1600 16
synchronized

Aaron
    $1600 29
superconductivity

Larissa
    $2000 5
the Solomon Islands

Dan
    $2000 1
"The Vulture"

Dan
    $2000 14
the World Series of Poker

Dan
    $2000 20
(Elie) Wiesel

Dan
    $5,000 18
magnanimous

Larissa
    $2000 28
(Aaron: What is a petaflop?)

a teraflop

Aaron
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Aaron Dan
$21,800 $7,400 $19,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BRITISH ROYALTY
AaronWhat is George
$7,400
DanWhat is George?
$7,000
LarissaWhat is Philip?
$15,000
George

Final scores:

Larissa Aaron Dan
$6,800 $14,800 $26,200

Cumulative scores:

Larissa Aaron Dan
$31,200 $24,400 $48,501
1st runner-up: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $250,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Larissa Aaron Dan
$17,000 $7,400 $18,800
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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