Responses for show #4974 - Thursday, April 6, 2006

Michael Falk game 3.

Contestants

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Peggy Till, a teacher from Arlington, Texas

Stacy McKnight, a nanny from Fairfax, Virginia

Michael Falk, a meteorologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,602)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE NEW YORK TIMES HISTORIC HEADLINES
WHICH TV SHOW CAME FIRST?
THAT'S "SUPER"!
ON THE MENU
A LA CART
PREFIX
(Alex: We will give each one's meaning as a prefix and also as a separate word.)
    $200 2
Kuwait

Michael
    $200 17
The Twilight Zone

Peggy
    $200 8
the Superdome

Michael
    $200 7
a lobster

Michael
    $200 22
Lancelot

Michael
    $200 1
ad

Peggy
    $400 3
Taipei

Michael
    $400 18
The Bob Newhart Show

Michael
    $400 9
supertankers

Michael
    $400 13
truffles

Michael
    $400 23
A Tale of Two Cities

Michael
    $400 27
post

Stacy
    $600 4
(Alex: And that would be [*], president of the Philippines.)

Ferdinand Marcos

Triple Stumper
    $600 19
Maude

Stacy
    $600 10
a supernova

Michael
    $600 14
tuna

Stacy
    $2,000 24
The Hound of the Baskervilles

Michael
    $600 28
mono

Stacy
    $800 5
Rosenberg

Peggy
    $800 20
Monday Night Football

Michael
    $800 11
a superego

Michael
    $800 15
arugula

Peggy
    $800 25
(Alex: Right, the sun god.)

Apollo

Stacy
    $800 29
hetero

Michael
    $1000 6
(Michael: Who are Scott and Peary?)

Scott & Amundsen

Michael
Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
CSI: Miami

Peggy
    $1000 12
[Applause for Michael's run of the category]

the supercomputer

Michael
    $1000 16
tenderloin

Peggy
    $1000 26
Thomas Hardy

Peggy
    $1000 30
contra

Michael

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

Michael Stacy Peggy
$3,200 $600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$8,800 $3,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

APRIL
THE ELEMENTS
FICTIONAL MOVIES
WHO "R" YOU?
GEOGRAPHIC HORSE RACE
IN THE DICTIONARY
    $400 9
steel

Michael
    $400 10
mercury

Stacy
    $400 4
(Peggy: What is An American in Paris?)

Singin' in the Rain

MichaelPeggy
    $400 15
Rommel

Stacy
    $400 22
Vatican City

Michael
    $400 1
a pupil

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
MCI

Stacy
    $800 11
sodium

Michael
    $800 5
M*A*S*H

Peggy
    $800 16
Richelieu

Michael
    $800 23
the Netherlands

Michael
    $2,500 2
lieutenant

Stacy
    $1200 21
Haiphong

Triple Stumper
    $1200 12
silver

Stacy
    $1200 6
Back to the Future

Michael
    $1200 17
Reagan

Michael
    $1200 24
Liechtenstein

Peggy
    $1200 3
mortgage

Peggy
    $1600 29
Ford's Theatre

Peggy
    $1600 13
copper

Michael
    $1600 7
Brave New World

Michael
    $1600 18
(Alex: "Nuclear" and "Navy"? [*].)

Admiral Hyman Rickover

Triple Stumper
    $1600 25
(Stacy: What is Ireland?)

Hungary

Stacy
Triple Stumper
    $1600 27
lowercase

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
Arizona

Peggy
    $5,200 14
(Michael: What is carbon?)
(Alex: No, sorry. It usually grows in [*]-poor soils, so it catches those insects to pick up on [*].)

nitrogen

Michael
    $2000 8
Get Shorty

Stacy
    $2000 19
Syngman Rhee

Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
San Marino

Michael
    $2000 28
calipers & caliber (calipers & calibration accepted)

Michael

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$16,800 $8,700 $11,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
(Alex: And for some reason, I can't imagine a Jeopardy! contestant not having made at least one purchase from this company.)
StacyWhat is
$8,000
PeggyWhat is Amazon?
$3,600
MichaelWhat is Amazon.com?
$6,001
Amazon.com

Final scores:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$22,801 $700 $15,000
3-day champion: $59,403 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michael Stacy Peggy
$20,600 $7,000 $11,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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