Responses for show #5920 - Friday, May 14, 2010

2010 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Jason Zollinger, an engine assembler from South Dayton, New York

Stefan Goodreau, a video game tester from Los Angeles, California

Vijay Balse, a chemical engineer from Chatham, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round responses

PRESIDENTS: THIS IS YOUR WIFE!
THEIR GIVEN FIRST NAMES
THE AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME
CONTEMPORARIES
GODS AMONG US
BOXING TERMS SANS BOXING
    $200 1
Ronald Reagan

Stefan
    $200 6
Edward

Stefan
    $200 11
(Jason: What is rice?)

wheat

VijayJason
    $200 26
Einstein

Jason
    $200 12
Apollo

Jason
    $200 13
(Vijay: What's a net?)

a hook

Vijay
Triple Stumper
    $400 2
Gerald Ford

Stefan
    $400 7
Theodore

Triple Stumper
    $400 22
Wisconsin

Stefan
    $400 27
(Emily) Dickinson

Vijay
    $400 18
(Jason: What is fauna?)
...
(Alex: Fauna's the other one--the animals.)

Flora

VijayJason
    $400 14
a ring

Stefan
    $600 3
Andrew Jackson

Vijay
    $600 8
Robert

Triple Stumper
    $600 23
cream

Jason
    $600 28
Candide

Stefan
    $600 19
Minerva

Vijay
    $600 15
a mouthpiece

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
John Adams

Vijay
    $800 9
Richard

Stefan
    $800 24
Bob Dole

Jason
    $800 29
Florence Nightingale

Jason
    $2,400 20
(Vijay: What are Saturn?)

Poseidon missiles

Vijay
    $800 16
cross

Jason
    $1000 5
William McKinley

Stefan
    $1000 10
Anastasia

Stefan
    $1000 25
the Grange

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(Winston) Churchill

Stefan
    $1000 21
Juno

Stefan
    $1000 17
a knockout

Stefan

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Vijay Stefan Jason
$1,400 $4,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vijay Stefan Jason
$400 $8,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

LIVING HEALTHY WITH DR. OZ
(Alex: ...who will give us all of the clues.)
TOUGH CAPITAL CITIES
SPY NOVELS
TAKE A WELK ON THE WILD SIDE
FRIEND
FAUX
    $400 30
potassium

Vijay
    $400 3
Malaysia

Stefan
    $400 1
(Jason) Bourne

Vijay
    $400 4
Eric Clapton

Jason
    $400 13
Lincoln

Stefan
    $400 21
forge

Stefan
    $800 29
an ulcer

Jason
    $800 5
Papua New Guinea

Jason
    $800 2
James Fenimore Cooper

Jason
    $800 7
(Fred) Savage

Vijay
    $800 14
Pat Garrett

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
"The Sham"

Jason
    $1200 26
a hormone

Stefan
    $1200 6
Suriname

Stefan
    $1200 10
Blofeld

Vijay
    $1200 15
Lynda Carter

Triple Stumper
    $1200 17
Plymouth

Stefan
    $1200 23
counterfeit

Vijay
    $1600 27
shin splints

Jason
    $1600 8
Qatar

Vijay
    $2,000 11
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Vijay
    $1600 16
(Alex: A-wunnerful, a-wunnerful. Yes.)

"I Just Called To Say I Love You"

Jason
    $1600 19
Damon

Vijay
    $1600 24
feign

Jason
    $2,000 28
(Jason: What is pituitary?)

the hypothalamus

Jason
    $2000 9
Kyrgyzstan

Vijay
    $2000 12
(Alex: And the novel was called the [*]--Vijay, you knew that!)

Eye of the Needle

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
(Alex: And I'm just starting to get into Lawrence Welk here, and we've run out of clues.)
(Stefan: So was I.)

Burt Ward

Stefan
    $2000 20
fauvism

Vijay
    $2000 25
synthetic

Vijay

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vijay Stefan Jason
$15,600 $14,800 $9,200

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 50 STATES
(Alex: You figure it has to be a northern state--somewhere in the middle line of the country.)
...
(Alex: [To Jason] What is [*]?--that is correct. Triple Divide Peak is where all three divides meet.)
...
(Alex: That leaves you with enough money, and you, Vijay, are a semifinalist. You win today. Congratulations.)
(Vijay: Thank you. Thank you.)
(Alex: And now the other winners from the four previous games this week--here they are.)
(Liz: Liz Murphy, Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
(Terry: Terry Linwood, north Texas.)
(Andy: Andy Srinivasan, Clayton, North Carolina.)
(Justin: Justin Bernbach, Brooklyn, New York.)
(Alex: Now remember, there are those four wildcard spots for the highest scorers among nonwinners. And here they are.)
(Nick: Nick Yozamp, St. Cloud, Minnesota.)
(Dave: Dave Belote, Woodbridge, Virginia.)
(Alex: Now Dave Belote qualified with $4,999. What that means is that these two gentlemen are also semifinalists.)
[Stefan and Jason shake hands.]
(Alex: Jason Zollinger and Stefan Goodreau, come on over, fellas. Semifinals getting underway, right here on Monday. Join us then. So long, everybody. Way to go.)
JasonWhat is Montana?
$2,300
StefanWhat is Ohio???
$1,225
VijayWhat is Idaho?
$500
Montana

Final scores:

Vijay Stefan Jason
$15,100 $13,575 $11,500
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Vijay Stefan Jason
$17,600 $14,800 $11,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
0 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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