DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
CHANNEL SURFING (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES (5/5)
AMERICAN WOMEN (4/4)
SHORT STORIES (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
DRESS CASUAL (4/5)
BEFORE & AFTER (5/5)THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Matt: 17 R (including 2 rebounds and 2 DDs), 1 W
Joe: 5 R (including 1 rebound), 1 W
Susan: 6 R, 2 W
Clues revealed: 29Triple Stumpers
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash
: $1,200FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Matt snagged the next Daily Double on the 4th clue. Matt had $8,600, Joe had $1,500, and Susan was at $2,800. Matt wagered $3,000.
CHANNEL SURFING $1200: It's the largest of the islands separated from the mainland by the Mozambique ChannelSECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Matt who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 21st clue. Matt had $23,600, Joe had $5,500, and Susan was at $4,400. Matt wagered $6,000.
SHORT STORIES $1200: This Washington Irving character had "an insuperable aversion to all kinds of profitable labor"TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
DRESS CASUAL $1200: Before bringing "Survivor" to the U.S., Mark Burnett bought these for $2 & sold them for $18 on Venice Beach
(Matt: What are sandals?)
(Alex: Less than a minute to go, Matt.)SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Matt: $32,800 (lock game
Susan: $7,600FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
ENGLISH WRITERSVENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLESLock for first place; three-quarters for second place.
Matt: Wager between $0 (venusian
) and $16,999 (martian
), and enjoy your victory.
Joe: Wager $7,301 to cover Susan.
Susan: Risk between $301 and $7,000, covering Joe's $0 bet.FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
English poet Thomas Hoccleve, a contemporary of this man, called him the "firste fyndere of our fair langage"FINAL SCORES
Susan: $7,600 + $400 = $8,000 (Who is Chaucer?) (3rd place: $1,000)
Joe: $7,900 + $7,700 = $15,600 (Who is Chaucer?) (2nd place: $2,000)
Matt: $32,800 + $7,200 = $40,000 (Who was Chaucer?) (2-day champion: $54,100)
Total Potential Lach Trash
: $3,800GAME DYNAMICSCORYAT SCORES
Matt: $26,200, 30 R (including 2 DDs), 1 W
Joe: $9,400, 14 R, 6 W (including 1 DD)
Susan: $7,600, 10 R, 2 WCombined Coryat
: $43,200BATTING AVERAGES
Matt: 31/60 = .517
Joe: 15/59 = .254
Susan: 11/58 = .190
Team: 57/63 = .905MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
I'D RATHER STAY "HOME" $200: Longing for the familiar while away at Camp Granada
(Joe: [Shakes head])
DISASTERS $1000: In 1931 flooding of this second-longest Chinese river is estimated to have killed nearly 4 million people
(Joe: What is the Han?)
EDUCATION $200: Randi Weingarten, now president of this union, also serves on the executive council of the AFL-CIO
(Joe: What is the National Education Association?)
EDUCATION $600: Since the 1950s the College Board has administered this program that lets high school kids study closer to college level
[Joe gave both listed responses.]
EDUCATION $800: (I'm Harlem Children's Zone President Geoffrey Canada.
) We will do whatever it takes to make sure that your child enters & succeeds in college. That's the promise I make to each family of our students attending the HCZ Promise Academy, which is this type of school named for the contract under which it operates
NATURE STUDY $1000: Although most seals live in the ocean, some live in fresh water, like this Siberian lake, the world's deepest
(Alex: Yes, with less than a minute to go.)
CHANNEL SURFING $800: In 1903 Otto Nordenskjold named a channel in Antarctica for this country's crown prince Gustav
(Alex: Nope. Oh I'm sorry, yes, we'll accept that--[*] and Sweden.)
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES $400: (I'm Michael McKean.
) A favorite film of mine is this Hitchcock classic in which a man tells Cary Grant, "That plane's dustin' crops where there ain't no crops"
CHANNEL SURFING $2000: Named for a British naturalist's ship, this channel lies within the islands of Tierra del Fuego
(Alex: [*] Channel, right indeed, Darwin's ship.)
BEFORE & AFTER $2000: The higher tract where heartburn originates gets a law helping servicemen go to college
[Applause for Matt's running the category]
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES $800: (Hi. I'm Aisha Tyler.
) Given the choice between the red pill or blue pill in this 1999 movie, like Neo, I'm taking the red one because I've got to know
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES $1200: (Hi. I'm Anderson Cooper.
) I appreciate the maxim "Never get out of the boat", a cardinal rule of this 1979 Francis Ford Coppola film
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES $1600: (Hi. I'm David Duchovny.
) I advise you to take a chance on this Peter Sellers movie about a simple gardener who knows a lot about TV & maybe about life
(Susan: What is Being Human
CELEBRITIES' FAVORITE MOVIES $2000: (Hi. I'm CCH Pounder.
) A favorite film of mine is this 1958 musical that featured the song "Bali Ha'i"; it was also the 1st film I ever saw in color
SHORT STORIES $400: The heroine of an O. Henry story believes she will die when the last one of these falls from the ivy
(Susan: What's the berry?)
AMERICAN WOMEN $1600: She's the woman seen here
with some of her artifacts
AMERICAN WOMEN $800: This beauty seen here
has been called the world's first supermodel
(Joe: Who is Cheryl Ladd?)
DRESS CASUAL $1600: Another name for a baseball jacket, or the main team representing a college in a sport
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]CORRECT RESPONSES
Rip Van Winkle
the Yellow River (or Hwang Ho)
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
the AP (or Advanced Placement)
a charter school
Norway (& Sweden)North by Northwest
the upper G.I. BillThe MatrixApocalypse NowBeing ThereSouth Pacific