Responses for show #4898 - Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Contestants

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Jeff Lawrence, a limousine driver from Las Vegas, Nevada

Karen Spinale, a high school teacher from Duxbury, Massachusetts

Laura McElfresh, a librarian from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,202)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

PUBLIC HEALTH
BY THE NUMBERS
INSECTOID RHYME TIME
ACTOR-PLAYWRIGHTS
FOOTBALL
REJECTED SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOWS
    $200 23
lead

Karen
    $200 18
(Alex: We're talking about Judas Iscariot: they covenanted with him for [*].)

30 pieces of silver

Triple Stumper
    $200 1
(Jeff: What is drone?)

a drone moan

LauraJeff
    $200 11
Michigan

Karen
    $200 16
soccer

Jeff
    $200 6
Williams

Laura
    $400 24
polio

Karen
    $400 19
Three Mile Island

Jeff
    $400 2
a goth moth

Laura
    $400 12
(Karen: Who is Sean Penn?)

Tim Robbins

KarenJeff
    $400 17
the Arena Football League

Laura
    $400 7
duck, duck, goose

Laura
    $600 25
(Karen: What is SARS?)
(Jeff: What is E. coli?)

anthrax

LauraKarenJeff
    $600 20
(Laura: What is--[whispers] five plus five plus ten, [*]--[*]?)
(Alex: [*] is right, yeah. Almost ran out of fingers, didn't you?)
(Laura: Almost.)

17

Laura
    $600 3
a gnat flat

Laura
    $600 13
(Jeff: Who is Vanessa Redgrave?)
...
(Alex: It was Vanessa's sister, [*].)

Lynn Redgrave

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $600 26
quarterback

Karen
    $600 8
Medicare

Laura
    $800 27
epidemiology

Laura
    $1,400 21
the Fourteen Points

Laura
    $800 4
an ant rant

Jeff
    $800 14
Anne Meara

Jeff
    $800 29
Don Meredith

Jeff
    $800 9
Michael Powell

Triple Stumper
    $1000 28
a vector

Laura
    $1000 22
527

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
a roach coach

Laura
    $1000 15
Sam Shepard

Jeff
    $1000 30
Marshall Faulk

Jeff
    $1000 10
poet laureate

Karen

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

Laura Karen Jeff
$3,400 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Karen Jeff
$8,200 $1,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CLASSICAL COMPOSERS
TIME FOR A MOVIE REVIEW
(Alex: ...from the magazine's Top 100 Movies list.)
THE CONNECTICUT CONNECTION
THERE IS A SANTA CLAUSE
WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE
THE "BYRD"s & THE "BEA"s
    $400 3
Offenbach

Laura
    $400 1
Citizen Kane

Jeff
    $400 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

The Hartford Courant

Laura
    $400 8
(Karen: Uh, who is Nast?)

Washington Irving

Karen
Triple Stumper
    $400 13
[ERRATUM: Westerplatte is a peninsula in Poland, not Germany.]

Poland

Karen
    $400 21
(Alex: Yes. Less than a minute now.)

Bea Arthur

Laura
    $800 4
Franz Liszt

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
(Karen: What is Tarzan?)

King Kong

LauraKaren
    $800 9
"Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"

Laura
    $800 14
Rome

Karen
    $800 22
Richard Byrd

Jeff
    $1200 5
J(ohann) S(ebastian) Bach

Laura
    $1200 18
Chinatown

Jeff
    $1200 10
(Jeff: What is Belgium?)
...
(Alex: Denmark is north of [*].)

Germany

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $1200 15
the Winter War

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
the Beatitudes

Karen
    $6,000 6
(George Frideric) Handel

Laura
    $6,000 19
[NOTE: Both the clue and the original movie review spelled the word as "adrenalin".]

Pulp Fiction

Jeff
    $1600 11
Sweden

Jeff
    $1600 16
(Laura: What was Quitzkrieg?)
[Alex inadvertently gives Laura control of the board after her incorrect response.]

Sitzkrieg

Laura
Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
Robert Byrd

Jeff
    $2000 7
(Sir Edward) Elgar

Laura
    $2000 20
Metropolis

Laura
    $2000 12
(Thomas) Nast

Karen
    $2000 17
the Yalta Pact

Jeff
    $2000 25
Beatrice Wood

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Karen Jeff
$20,600 $4,600 $16,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

LINES FROM LINCOLN
(Alex: It was just after Grant captured Vicksburg, and President Lincoln said, "The [*] again goes unvexed to the sea", or something like that.)
KarenWhat is ?
$4,500
JeffWhat is I was born in Mississippi?
$5,000
LauraWhat is divided?
$12,201
father of waters

Final scores:

Laura Karen Jeff
$8,399 $100 $11,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,400

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Laura Karen Jeff
$15,600 $4,600 $12,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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