Responses for show #5947 - Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Paul Kursky game 5.

Contestants

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Autumn Haag, an archivist from Somerville, Massachusetts

Chris Vermilion, a graduate student of physics from Seattle, Washington

Paul Kursky, a copywriter from San Francisco, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $76,611)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

BEASTLY COLLECTIVES
REAL NAMES IN SPORTS
FOOD EN ESPAÑOL
MULTIPLY BY THE CLUE'S VALUE
STAGE TALK
12-LETTER WORDS
    $200 1
a troop

Chris
    $200 6
Nebraska

Paul
    $200 12
cheese

Paul
    $200 11
[All of the clues in this category appeared centered on-screen in a larger-than-usual font size.]

1400

Paul
    $200 19
a rehearsal

Triple Stumper
    $200 22
a receptionist

Chris
    $400 2
a gang

Paul
    $400 7
Kentucky

Paul
    $400 13
rice

Chris
    $400 27
12,000

Paul
    $400 18
your mark

Paul
    $400 23
a prerequisite

Autumn
    $600 3
a colony

Paul
    $600 8
Kansas

Paul
    $600 14
eggs & bacon

Paul
    $600 28
420,000

Chris
    $600 17
a trunk

Triple Stumper
    $600 24
a delicatessen

Paul
    $800 4
(Chris: What are hives?)

swarms

Chris
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
the Wizards

Paul
    $800 15
french fries

Paul
    $800 29
480

Paul
    $800 20
curtain call

Paul
    $800 25
carcinogenic

Autumn
    $1000 5
(Autumn: What is a tandem?)

a battery

Autumn
Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
(Alex: Hey, you're doing well. Two categories in a row. Keep it going.)

Rutgers

Paul
    $1000 16
ice cream

Paul
    $1000 30
(Chris: 1,001,000.)

10,001,000

Chris
Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
(Autumn: What is a roast?)

comic relief

Autumn
Triple Stumper
    $800 26
an Egyptologist

Autumn

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

Paul Chris Autumn
$6,800 -$200 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Chris Autumn
$9,800 -$400 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CHINESE HISTORY
ACTORS' MOVIE QUOTES
(Alex: You identify the actor for us, please.)
YOU'RE MAKING ME ANGRY
COOKIE MONSTER REVIEW NOVEL
LUAU LUAU
WE GOTTA GO NOW
    $400 18
jade

Paul
    $400 11
(Alex: Snakes on a Plane was the film.)

(Samuel) Jackson

Chris
    $400 6
madden

Paul
    $400 1
Sue Grafton

Autumn
    $400 13
a lei

Paul
    $400 23
the Taj Mahal

Paul
    $800 19
the Yellow River

Paul
    $800 12
(Alex: [*], yes.
Karate Kid.)

(Pat) Morita

Paul
    $800 7
gall

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
William Faulkner

Triple Stumper
    $800 14
(Autumn: What is tuna?)

salmon

PaulAutumn
    $2,000 24
South Africa

Paul
    $1200 20
the Long March

Chris
    $1200 28
(Alex: The Big Lebowski.)

Jeff Bridges

Paul
    $1200 8
incense

Paul
    $1200 3
(Thomas) Harris

Chris
    $1200 15
ahi

Paul
    $1200 25
the Great Barrier Reef

Paul
    $1600 21
(Autumn: What is tea?)

opium

ChrisAutumn
    $1600 29
(Alex: In As Good as It Gets.)

Nicholson

Paul
    $1600 9
provoke

Chris
    $1600 4
The Red and the Black

Chris
    $1600 16
curaçao

Paul
    $1600 26
Borneo

Paul
    $2000 22
Macao

Paul
    $5,000 30
(Alex: The film was The Usual Suspects. He played Keyser Soze.)

Kevin Spacey

Paul
    $2000 10
vex

Chris
    $2000 5
(Zane) Grey

Chris
    $2000 17
pudding

Paul
    $2000 27
Costa Rica

Paul

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Chris Autumn
$36,400 $11,200 -$2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BILLBOARD HOT 100 HISTORY
(Alex: Well, let's see if we were able to light up your life of musical memories with this clue.)
...
(Alex: "You Light Up My Life" was her only number one hit, and he had a few others.)
ChrisWho are Nat King Cole + [blank space] Cole?
$11,200
PaulWho were Nat King + Natalie Cole?
$3,600
Pat & Debby Boone

Final scores:

Paul Chris Autumn
$32,800 $0 -$2,000
5-day champion: $109,411 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Paul Chris Autumn
$32,200 $11,200 -$1,800
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
2 W
4 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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