Responses for show #4895 - Friday, December 16, 2005

(Kelly: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays us from bringing you clues about the Postal Service--next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Mark Levin, a retired dentist from Wellington, Florida

Kathy Reiff, a homemaker from Groton, Massachusetts

Maria Kokiasmenos, a law school graduate from Vernon, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
ABBOTT & COSTELLO'S BASEBALL TEAM
(Alex: That famous routine.)
ROAD TO RHODE ISLAND
"C" FOOD
CHICKS RULE!
EMPLOYEE EVALUATIONS
    $200 11
the Pony Express

Maria
    $200 16
Who

Kathy
    $200 18
"The Littlest State" (or "Little Rhody")

Maria
    $200 1
caviar

Maria
    $200 6
Queen Victoria

Maria
    $200 24
dig

Triple Stumper
    $400 12
bulk

Maria
    $400 17
I Don't Know

Kathy
    $400 19
Providence

Kathy
    $400 2
crayfish

Kathy
    $400 7
Catherine the Great

Mark
    $400 25
the ocean

Maria
    $600 13
Ben Franklin

Maria
    $600 23
(Maria: Who is I Told You?)

Why

Maria
Triple Stumper
    $600 20
governor

Maria
    $600 3
(Mark: Uhh... don't know.)

coho (salmon)

KathyMark
    $600 8
Jordan

Maria
    $600 26
60 Minutes

Maria
    $800 14
(Mark: Who are the postal marshalls?)

postal inspectors

MariaMark
    $800 29
Tomorrow

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 21
(Maria: I don't know.)

Gilbert Stuart

Maria
    $800 4
(Mark: Quahog... what is quahog?)

cherrystone

MariaMark
    $800 9
Mary Stuart

Kathy
    $800 27
idiot (village idiot accepted)

Mark
    $1000 15
(Alex: ...Just like my car.)

a long life vehicle

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
(Alex: All right. We knew a couple of them in the Abbott & Costello baseball routine.)

I Don't Care

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
Narragansett

Kathy
    $1000 5
cioppino

Maria
    $1000 10
(Mark: Who is Mary I?)
...
[After Maria only gives the first part of the response before being prompted with Alex's "And...?"]
(Alex: We wanted her husband as well as her.)

Isabella & Ferdinand

MariaMark
    $1000 28
the hamster

Maria

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

Maria Kathy Mark
$5,800 $1,800 -$2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Kathy Mark
$7,000 $3,800 -$2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SHAKESPEARE
THIS MEANS TROUBLE
J.S. BACH & SONS
MR. AND MRS. SMITH
BODIES OF WATER
(Alex: And instead of SHOTPUTS...)
"PUT" SHOTS
    $400 4
Henry VIII

Kathy
    $400 26
(Mark: Uh, what is 76 Trombone--uh, [*]?)
(Alex: Okay, you caught yourself just in time!)

The Music Man

Mark
    $400 1
the organ

Mark
    $400 9
pies

Mark
    $400 12
the Mediterranean

Kathy
    $400 21
putty

Kathy
    $800 5
Cordelia

Maria
    $800 30
Elvis Presley

Kathy
    $800 2
London

Mark
    $800 17
the Granny Smith apple

Mark
    $1,000 13
(Kathy: I can't think of it.)
(Alex: No? Limerick... Ireland... [*]. [*].)

the Shannon

Kathy
    $800 22
(Alex: From Young Frankenstein, yes.)

"Puttin' on the ritz"

Maria
    $1200 6
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern

Maria
    $1200 29
Alfred Hitchcock

Kathy
    $1200 3
Baroque

Maria
    $1200 18
(Alex: And that would be [*]. Mormon.)

Joseph Smith

Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
(Lake) Maracaibo

Maria
    $1200 23
a putsch

Mark
    $1600 7
Hippolyta

Maria
    $1600 28
(Maria: Who is Stevie Nicks?)

Lindsey Buckingham

Maria
Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
(Mark: Uh, what's the keyboard?)
...
(Alex: The art of [*]. That's it.)

the fugue

KathyMark
    $1600 19
Will & Jada Pinkett Smith

Maria
    $1600 15
IguassĂș

Maria
    $1600 24
putrid

Kathy
    $2000 8
(Mark: What's Julius Caesar?)

Titus Andronicus

Mark
Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
Kurt Russell

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
(Alex: [*]--right. He must've had a lot of it.)

passion

Kathy
    $2,000 20
(Maria: Who is Mary Smith?)

Margaret Chase Smith

Maria
    $2000 16
the Black Sea

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Laputa

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Kathy Mark
$13,400 $11,200 -$1,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1940s MOVIES
(Alex: If you missed it, you're going to hate yourself! Believe me.)
...
(Alex: FDR and Winston Churchill
met in the North African city of [*]. [*], acknowledged as one of the greatest films of all time.)
KathyWhat is ?
$6,000
MariaWhat is The Siege of Malta
$9,001
Casablanca

Final scores:

Maria Kathy Mark
$4,399 $5,200 -$1,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $5,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Maria Kathy Mark
$16,400 $12,200 -$1,600
23 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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