Responses for show #6505 - Friday, December 21, 2012

Contestants

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Jessica Young, a recent college graduate originally from Charleston, West Virginia

Chrisanne Eastwood, a bookseller from Moorpark, California

Mike Wallace, a real estate agent from Sunnyside, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

LBJ PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY
DOUBLE TALK
SKYSCRAPER CITY
SHEEP-POURRI
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
MARCH MADNESS
    $200 13
Lady Bird Johnson

Mike
    $200 7
the chow chow

Jessica
    $200 1
New York City

Jessica
    $200 12
a sheepskin

Mike
    $200 6
the final four

Jessica
    $200 18
Beethoven

Jessica
    $400 14
the Department of Education

Triple Stumper
    $400 8
the cancan

Chrisanne
    $400 2
Denver

Chrisanne
    $400 19
to fleece

Mike
    $400 27
Georgetown

Jessica
    $400 20
Tchaikovsky

Jessica
    $600 15
Medicare

Chrisanne
    $600 9
(Chrisanne: What is chit-chat?)

chin-chin

Chrisanne
Triple Stumper
    $600 3
Chicago

Mike
    $600 24
counting sheep

Mike
    $600 28
Baylor

Chrisanne
    $600 21
the gallows

Mike
    $800 16
(Jessica: What is a typewriter?)
(Chrisanne: What is a telex?)
[Chrisanne's response was initially ruled incorrect, but was reversed after the first commercial break.]

the hotline

MikeChrisanneJessica
    $800 10
the mahimahi

Jessica
    $800 4
Hartford

Chrisanne
    $800 25
Lamb Chop

Mike
    $800 29
Wilt Chamberlain

Chrisanne
    $800 22
"Pomp And Circumstance"

Mike
    $1000 17
Earthrise

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
(Jessica: What is poi-poi?)

kava-kava

Jessica
Triple Stumper
    $1,200 5
San Antonio

Chrisanne
    $1000 26
the meadow

Chrisanne
    $1000 23
(Mike: What is "Colonel Bogey's March"?)
(Alex: You shouldn't have put the "S" in, but that's okay--[*].)

"Colonel Bogey March"

Mike

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

Mike Chrisanne Jessica
$1,800 $3,600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Chrisanne Jessica
$6,000 $6,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS
SIGNATURE SONGS
(Alex: We'll give you the [*], you name the singer or the group.)
CHEWING GUAM
"D" IN SCIENCE
AMERICAN POETRY
WORDS WITHIN WORDS
(Alex: Each response appears within the text of the clue.)
    $400 13
1914

Jessica
    $400 6
the Village People

Chrisanne
    $400 21
spam

Mike
    $400 11
dark

Mike
    $400 1
(Alex: Johannesburg is in South Africa, the curreny is [*], and [*] appears in "Grandma". I hope you get the idea a little better now.)

the rand

Triple Stumper
    $800 16
(Chrisanne: What's the Potomac?)

the Delaware

ChrisanneJessica
    $800 7
Otis Redding

Jessica
    $800 22
vinegar

Jessica
    $800 12
the diaphragm

Chrisanne
    $800 25
Allen Ginsberg

Chrisanne
    $800 2
(Alex: [*] in conflagration--yes.)

a flag

Chrisanne
    $3,000 18
the Seminole

Mike
    $1200 8
Tom Jones

Chrisanne
    $1,000 14
a dendrum (dendrite also acceptable)

Jessica
    $1200 24
(Jessica: Who is Morgan Lefet?)
(Chrisanne: Who is the Red Queen?)

Circe

ChrisanneJessica
Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
a sting

Jessica
    $1600 19
(Chrisanne: Who is Germany & Poland?)
(Jessica: Who are Germany & Russia?)

Finland & Russia

MikeChrisanneJessica
    $1600 9
Deep Purple

Jessica
    $1600 15
dopamine

Mike
    $1600 23
(Jessica: Who is me?)
(Chrisanne: What is lonely?)

nobody

ChrisanneJessica
Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
(Alex: And the word within "irrational" is [*].)

ratio

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
Bastogne

Mike
    $2000 10
The B-52's

Jessica
    $2000 17
(Christian) Doppler

Mike
    $2000 5
(Alex: [*] in "nonionizing"--correct.)

onion

Jessica

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Chrisanne Jessica
$17,000 $4,800 $6,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD CAPITALS
(Alex: This is not as easy as some people may think. I came up with one of the three, then I kind of stalled.)
...
(Alex: [To Chrisanne] You're absolutely right--Ethiopian capital.)
ChrisanneWhat is Addis Ababa?
$0
JessicaWhat is ... ___
$1,453
MikeWhat is Addis Ababa?
$3,000
(1 of) Addis Ababa, San Salvador, or Phnom Penh

Final scores:

Mike Chrisanne Jessica
$20,000 $4,800 $5,347
2-day champion: $48,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Mike Chrisanne Jessica
$15,200 $4,600 $7,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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