Responses for show #4856 - Monday, October 24, 2005

Contestants

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Claire O'Brien, an administrative assistant from Seattle, Washington

John Kelly, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

Amanda Traphagan, a law student from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,300)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE OLD TESTAMENT
BASEBALL HISTORY
THE 2004 FORTUNE 500
A CATEGORY FOR THE BIRDS
HAIR
WE WANT "BLOOD"!
    $200 1
(Amanda: What is Yom Kippur?)
(Claire: What is Purim?)

Rosh Hashanah

AmandaClaire
Triple Stumper
    $200 4
a no-hitter

Amanda
    $200 21
State Farm

John
    $200 22
a penguin

Amanda
    $200 3
feather

John
    $200 5
a Bloody Mary

John
    $400 2
(Alex: When he and his people brought [*] into Jerusalem. Amanda, do you want to stay in that category?)

the Ark of the Covenant

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
Atlanta Braves

John
    $400 23
Wal-Mart

Amanda
    $400 27
pigeons

Amanda
    $400 17
(Amanda: What are braids?)

curls

Amanda
Triple Stumper
    $400 10
a bloodhound

Amanda
    $1,400 14
(Alex: The withs are cords.)

Samson

Amanda
    $600 8
(John: What is Yankee Stadium?)
...
(Alex: It was at [*] against the Red Sox.)

Fenway Park

John
Triple Stumper
    $600 24
Dell

Claire
    $600 28
the tongue

Claire
    $600 18
hair plugs

Amanda
    $600 11
Blood Simple

John
    $800 15
Elijah

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
the ivy

John
    $800 25
Boeing

Claire
    $800 29
an elf owl

Amanda
    $800 19
extensions

Amanda
    $800 12
a blood feud

John
    $1000 16
(Alex: And that would be [*]. You've heard of jeremiads.)

Jeremiah

Triple Stumper
    $1000 9
umpires

John
    $1000 26
Berkshire Hathaway

John
    $1000 30
(Alex: And the big South American birds are [*].)

rheas

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
pomade

Claire
    $1000 13
a blood orange

Amanda

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Amanda John Claire
$2,800 $3,400 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda John Claire
$5,600 $4,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SAINT PETERSBURG
HE SHOOTS, HE SCORES!
(Alex: We'll give you the director and the composer, you identify the film.)
MARK MY WORDS
MISCELLANY
A STATE OF CIVIL WAR
THE "I"s HAVE IT
    $400 8
Potemkin

John
    $400 13
Jaws

Claire
    $400 22
Dave Barry

Amanda
    $400 5
multiple sclerosis

John
    $400 2
New York

John
    $400 1
Idaho

John
    $800 9
(Amanda: Who is Alexander the Great?)

Napoleon

AmandaJohn
    $800 14
Toy Story

Claire
    $800 23
dead

John
    $800 24
a royal flush

Claire
    $800 3
(Alex: [*], the Battle of Antietam, yes.)

Maryland

John
    $800 16
IMAX

Claire
    $1200 10
Fabergé

John
    $1200 15
Terms of Endearment

Amanda
    $1200 28
Will Rogers

John
    $1200 25
(Alex: And that is his hit song [*].)

"Behind Closed Doors"

Triple Stumper
    $1200 4
West Virginia

Amanda
    $1200 17
ich

John
    $1600 11
Kerensky

John
    $1600 18
Lawrence of Arabia

John
    $1600 29
(Alex: The wit and wisdom of [*].)

Woody Allen

Triple Stumper
    $1600 26
(Claire: What is juju?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; reversed before Final Jeopardy!]

gris-gris (juju accepted)

Claire
    $1600 6
(John: What is Virginia?)

North Carolina

John
Triple Stumper
    $1600 20
Innsbruck

Claire
    $2000 12
(Alex: And that was the ineffectual [*].)

Peter III

Triple Stumper
    $2,200 19
The Fabulous Baker Boys

John
    $2000 30
(Ambrose) Bierce

Amanda
    $2000 27
Thebes

Triple Stumper
    $2000 7
Tennessee

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 21
the Illuminati

Claire

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda John Claire
$9,600 $16,000 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CLASSIC TELEVISION
AmandaWhat is ?
$9,500
ClaireWhat was Perry Mason?
$8,401
JohnWhat is the X Factor Twilight Zone
$5,601
The Twilight Zone

Final scores:

Amanda John Claire
$100 $21,601 $2,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Amanda John Claire
$8,800 $15,800 $10,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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