Responses for show #5990 - Friday, October 1, 2010

Contestants

Adam Podber, an assistant pool league operator from Brooklyn, New York

Emily Jusino, a Ph.D. candidate in Greek literature originally from Fredericksburg, Virginia

Mark McDonnell, a triathlon coach and entrepreneur from Miami, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,601)

Jeopardy! Round responses

TABLE OF CONTINENTS
NFL RECORDS
A WINE-WINE SITUATION
FATHERLY NICKNAMES
WELL, DUH!
GET A "CL"UE!
    $200 4
North America

Mark
    $200 7
Jerry Rice

Adam
    $200 1
its skin

Mark
    $200 24
Franklin

Mark
    $200 17
camel

Adam
    $200 12
clean-shaven

Emily
    $400 5
(Adam: What is divide?)

shelf

EmilyAdam
    $400 8
2

Adam
    $400 2
dry

Mark
    $400 25
(Jules) Verne

Mark
    $400 18
the Bengals

Emily
    $400 13
clip art

Adam
    $600 6
Africa

Adam
    $600 9
a field goal

Adam
    $600 3
dregs

Emily
    $600 26
Sam Adams

Adam
    $600 19
Swahili

Mark
    $600 14
a clutch

Adam
    $800 22
Buckminster Fuller

Adam
    $800 10
Peyton Manning

Adam
    $100 29
(Adam: Um, I've always wanted to say this, Alex. Let's bet $100.)
[Laughter]
...
(Adam: Chambre. Um... [laughs] what is... uh, bubbly? I don't know.)
(Alex: No. Chambre is French for "room". Hence, [*].)

room temperature

Adam
    $800 27
Yale

Adam
    $800 20
Quaker Oats

Adam
    $800 15
clotted cream

Mark
    $1000 23
(Mark: What is Oceania?)

Europe

MarkEmily
    $1000 11
[Applause for Adam's run of the category]

Emmitt Smith

Adam
    $1000 30
tannin

Adam
    $1000 28
William James

Adam
    $1000 21
grapefruit

Adam
    $1000 16
Claudius

Adam

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

Mark Emily Adam
$1,600 $1,200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Emily Adam
$1,800 $2,600 $11,300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY LIT
GLENN CLOSE
(Alex: And Ms. Close will deliver all the clues in the category.)
ART STYLES
BRANDS WE LOST
(Alex: You have to find the engine in the puzzle we will show you in...)
SEARCH: ENGINES
OUT GROWTHS
(Alex: Each correct response can also follow the word "out." Sounds tricky.)
    $400 2
(Mark: Who is Grimm?)

(Hans Christian) Andersen

MarkAdam
    $400 3
Homer Simpson

Adam
    $400 1
Renaissance

Emily
    $400 22
the Saturn

Mark
    $400 21
(Alex: [*] is correct in that particular puzzle. Well-done!)

heat

Adam
    $400 16
a break

Mark
    $800 8
detective

Emily
    $800 4
(Alex: Yeah, she does a great Cruella.)

Cruella de Vil

Emily
    $800 11
(Alex: Yes, instead of Pop-Tart.)

pop art

Adam
    $800 25
hybrid

Mark
    $800 20
cast

Adam
    $1200 9
Thomas Hardy

Triple Stumper
    $1200 5
(Adam: What is Fatal Attraction?)

Dangerous Liaisons

EmilyAdam
    $1200 12
Dada

Adam
    $1200 19
bound

Mark
    $1600 10
(James Fenimore) Cooper

Adam
    $1600 6
Sunset Boulevard

Mark
    $2,000 13
(Alex: Anything, Adam?)
(Adam: Uh, Bau--what is Bauhaus?)

Pre-Raphaelites

Adam
    $1600 24
(Emily: What is aspirin?)

pain reliever

EmilyAdam
    $1600 18
(Alex: That'll follow "out.")

back

Mark
    $1,500 15
(Oliver Wendell) Holmes

Emily
    $2000 7
The Big Chill

Emily
    $2000 14
baroque

Emily
    $2000 23
Home Depot

Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
(Adam: What is air?)
...
(Alex: If you start in the upper right-hand corner with the "T" and go down diagonally... [*] engine.)

twin

Adam
Triple Stumper
    $2000 17
law

Mark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Emily Adam
$9,400 $9,700 $13,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORD ORIGINS
(Alex: [To Emily] "What is [*]?"--knowing that Janus is the Roman god for doorways. You are correct.)
MarkWhat is "porter?"
$6,605
EmilyWhat is janitor?
$9,101
AdamWhat is porter?
$6,101
janitor

Final scores:

Mark Emily Adam
$2,795 $18,801 $7,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Mark Emily Adam
$9,400 $10,200 $15,400
14 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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