Responses for show #6265 - Friday, December 9, 2011

Contestants

Nicole Willson, a web designer from Centerville, Virginia

Drew Bayers, a music supervisor originally from Milford, Connecticut

William Castañeda, a human resources professional from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

BODIES OF WATER
HIP HOP HOOPSTERS
CAIN & ABEL
FIRST LADIES
CANCELED!
TRANSPOSITION WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will be a shorter word that can be formed from the letters in "transposition".)
    $200 1
the Hudson

Drew
    $200 2
Tyra Banks

Nicole
    $200 8
Genesis

William
    $200 3
Abigail Adams

William
    $200 14
clouds

William
    $200 26
raisins

William
    $400 4
the Red

William
    $2,000 13
(Alex: Star with the San Antonio Spurs.)

Tony Parker

William
    $400 9
Islam

William
    $400 16
Mary Todd Lincoln

William
    $400 15
(Alex: You are right, yes, the eruption on Iceland, and that takes you into second place with $600. I'm sure you will welcome this break to gather yourselves and make the big charge against William when we come back.)

a volcanic eruption

Nicole
    $400 30
aspirin

Drew
    $600 5
the Yangtze

William
    $600 20
Chris Webber

Triple Stumper
    $600 10
"Am I my brother's keeper?"

William
    $600 23
(Alex: Correct, with a minute to go.)

Dolley Madison

Nicole
    $600 17
(William: What is a hurricane?)
...
(Alex: [*] way down there in Pensacola.)

snow

William
Triple Stumper
    $600 29
sprain

Nicole
    $800 6
the Rhine

William
    $800 21
Allen Iverson

Drew
    $800 11
sheep

William
    $800 24
(Drew: Who is Mamie Eisenhower?)

Bess Truman

DrewNicole
    $800 18
(Drew: What is rain?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Drew: What is a hurricane?)
...
(Alex: Golfers will usually play in the rain, unless there is a danger of [*], and then they will call off the play.)

lightning

Drew
Triple Stumper
    $800 28
pinto

Triple Stumper
    $1000 7
the Bering Sea

William
    $1000 22
(Alex: Yes, better known now as Metta World Peace.)

Ron Artest

Drew
    $1000 12
[Applause for William's run of the category.]
(Alex: Another $1,000 for you. And you're on a roll. William, select.)

Seth

William
    $1000 25
Grace Coolidge

Nicole
    $1000 19
fog

William
    $1000 27
a spittoon

Nicole

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

William Drew Nicole
$8,200 $200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

William Drew Nicole
$9,200 $800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BOTTLES OF WATER
THE WORLD PRESS
WHAT A 19th CENTURY CHARACTER
CLASSICAL GAS
BIOPIC SUBJECTS
IT ENDS WITH "U"
    $400 21
Perrier

Nicole
    $400 26
Castro

Drew
    $400 6
Cyrano

Nicole
    $400 10
"Pomp And Circumstance"

Drew
    $400 1
Ray Charles

Drew
    $400 16
(William: What is the... [taps lectern, sighs])

the emu

WilliamDrew
    $800 22
Evian

Drew
    $800 27
Sydney

Nicole
    $800 7
count

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
Pathétique

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Lou Gehrig

William
    $800 17
Machu Picchu

Nicole
    $1200 23
Napa

William
    $1200 28
Pravda

Nicole
    $4,000 8
Emma

Nicole
    $1200 12
Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Drew
    $1200 3
Jerry Lee Lewis

Drew
    $1200 18
Cointreau

William
    $1600 24
Pellegrino

William
    $2,000 29
(Nicole: Um... what is... what is the Journal...?)
(Alex: No. Tulsa's newspaper is The World, and you translate it into French, and it is [*].)

Le Monde

Nicole
    $1600 9
Ibsen

Drew
    $1600 13
Sibelius

Nicole
    $1600 4
James Barrie

Drew
    $1600 19
Bantu

William
    $2000 25
Aquafina

Drew
    $2000 30
The International Herald Tribune

Drew
    $2000 14
Wuthering Heights

Nicole
    $2000 15
(William: Who is Chopin?)

Camille Saint-Saëns

William
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
John Reed

Nicole
    $2000 20
fugu

William

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

William Drew Nicole
$15,200 $12,800 $15,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

"FIRST" PHRASES
(Alex: The line was, "There is no doubt that... the feared 'European War'... will become a world war in the full sense of the word.")
[NOTE: As the clue suggested, the quote was actually "There is no doubt that... the feared "European War"... will become the [*] in the full sense of the word."]
DrewWhat is the 'First' World War?
$6,400
WilliamWhat is the first world?
$15,200
NicoleWhat is World War I?
$9,801
First World War

Final scores:

William Drew Nicole
$0 $19,200 $5,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

William Drew Nicole
$13,600 $12,800 $15,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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