Responses for show #4141 - Monday, September 9, 2002

Contestants

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Mike Vethacke, a financial analyst from Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Lisa Levenson, a reporter from New York, New York

Jake Maeroff, a law student from Plantation, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $41,201)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD CAPITALS
U.S. UNIVERSITIES
THE 74th ACADEMY AWARDS
think small
IN THE NAVY
"C" DUTY
    $200 1
Athens

Lisa
    $200 2
Kansas

Mike
    $200 11
Denzel Washington

Lisa
    $200 12
Tiny

Mike
    $200 26
a Rear Admiral

Mike
    $200 21
(Jake: What is a cubby?)
(Alex: [Turning to the judges] No, I don't think so. Lisa?)
(Lisa: What is a carrel?)
...
(Alex: Carrel might be acceptable, but it doesn't fit the first part of the clue.)

cubicle

JakeLisa
Triple Stumper
    $400 7
Mexico City

Mike
    $400 3
Eastern Michigan University

Mike
    $400 13
Woody Allen

Lisa
    $400 14
a grasshopper

Lisa
    $400 27
"Anchors Aweigh"

Jake
    $400 22
crop dusting

Mike
    $600 8
Tokyo

Mike
    $600 4
Johns Hopkins

Lisa
    $600 18
Barbra Streisand

Mike
    $600 15
toys

Lisa
    $600 28
the Coast Guard

Lisa
    $600 23
a cliffhanger

Mike
    $800 9
Beijing

Mike
    $800 5
[ERRATUM: The correct name for this school is Indiana University.]

the University of Indiana

Mike
    $800 19
Monsters, Inc.

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 16
(Lisa: Fritter. What is fritter?)

trifle

Lisa
    $800 29
(John) Warner

Jake
    $800 24
a cowcatcher

Jake
    $1000 10
La Paz

Jake
    $1000 6
Wesleyan

Jake
    $1000 20
Shrek

Lisa
    $1000 17
infinitesimal

Jake
    $1000 30
(Lisa: What is New Britain?)

New London

LisaMike
    $1000 25
(Alex: Right, with a minute to go.)

Cyrillic

Mike

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

Jake Lisa Mike
$2,000 $2,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Lisa Mike
$4,800 $1,800 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HAIL TO THE CHIEF
ALL ABOUT FOOTBALL
UNREAL ESTATE
OH, HELL!
BOTANY
FRENCH DERIVATIONS
    $400 4
Truman

Mike
    $400 2
a jersey

Jake
    $400 21
the House of Usher

Jake
    $400 1
(Jake: What is the Inferno?)
...
(Alex: Yes, the Inferno is part of that.)

The Divine Comedy

JakeMike
    $400 26
dandelion

Mike
    $400 12
denim

Mike
    $800 8
(Alex: Sounds like he might have played some football, too, doesn't it?)

Taft

Mike
    $800 3
right guard

Lisa
    $800 22
Jane Eyre

Mike
    $800 13
Lucifer

Jake
    $800 27
the redwood

Mike
    $800 17
a parachute

Mike
    $1200 9
McKinley

Mike
    $3,000 5
the San Francisco 49ers

Mike
    $1200 23
(Alex: From Pride and Prejudice.)

Jane Austen

Jake
    $1200 14
Styx

Jake
    $1200 28
(Lisa: What is the pistil?)

the anther

Lisa
Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
suede

Lisa
    $1600 10
(James) Buchanan

Mike
    $1600 6
Terry Bradshaw

Jake
    $1600 24
the March Hare

Triple Stumper
    $1600 15
No Exit

Triple Stumper
    $7,200 29
(Alex: You think of Rembrandt, you think of Holland or the Netherlands, you think of [*].)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

tulips

Mike
    $1600 19
(Alex: [Miming the swing of a racquet] The French would say tenez !, just as they were about to strike the [*] ball.)

tennis

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
(Zachary) Taylor

Jake
    $2000 7
(Jake: Who is Dan Devine?)

Ara Parseghian

JakeMike
    $2000 25
Belle Reve

Mike
    $2000 16
Beelzebub

Jake
    $2000 20
debonair

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Lisa Mike
$12,000 $2,600 $29,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

POETS
LisaWho is Maya Angelou?
$1,599
JakeWho is Maya Angelou?
$6,799
Mike[scribble] Who is Maya Angelou?
$0
Maya Angelou

Final scores:

Jake Lisa Mike
$18,799 $4,199 $29,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jake Lisa Mike
$12,000 $3,600 $21,600
14 R,
3 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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