Spangenberg/Mueller/Vered - Part 1" - May 17
We started with 135 players
fighting for 45 slots. Then we threw in nine of
Jeopardy!'s best for fun, whittling the field to 18. Now
we're down to the six best - Brad Rutter, the Million
Dollar Master; Pam Mueller, the lady of the bunch; Frank Spangenberg,
the living legend; John Cuthbertson, the
underdog; Chris Miller, the newbie; and Jerome Vered,
the guy everyone likes. Two of these players will go on
to next week's finals against the reining King of Quiz,
Ken Jennings. At stake: $2,000,000 for the winner,
$500,000 for the first runner-up, and $250,000 for the
Today begins the first
of two two-part total-point semifinals with these
Capitol Hill staffer/entering law student
orig. from Chicago
The Nixon Library, Movie: _____ in the _____, Med.
Abbrev., Collectibles, Logos & Trademarks, In the "Gn"ow
$600 Logos & Trademarks. Pam ($5000 over Frank &
Jerome's $2000 each) bets $3000. The clue:
Gertrude the Kangaroo has long been the logo of
this Simon & Schuster division. Pam's guess: "What
are Pocket Books?"
Correct for $8000.
End of Round:
Frank - $2800
Pam - $6600
Jerome - $5400
categories: World History, Jacks in the Box,
Nicknames of New York City, Novels, Airport
Names, Alliterative Responses
Daily Double #1: $1200 Nicknames of New York
Cities. Frank ($2800 to Pam's $6600 and Jerome's $4600)
is in for $2000. Clue: the Nickel City. Frank's guess: "What
is Buffalo?" Correct for $4800.
Daily Double #2: $1600
Airport Names. Jerome ($15,400
over Pam's $15,000 and Frank's $8800) goes
$3000. Clue: Montreal's Dorval Airport is now
named for this late prime minister, a Montreal
native. Jerome's guess: "Who is Trudeau?" Correct
End of Round:
Frank - $6800
Pam - $14,200
Jerome - $19,600
is a two-day affair. Scores from tomorrow will
be added to today.
Final Jeopardy! Category: Familiar Phrases. Answer:
this 5-word rule or maxim has been attributed to
both H. Gordon Selfridge & John Wanamaker. Correct response: What is
"The Customer is Always Right"?
What is "The Customer is Always Right"? (RIGHT)
Wager: $6700. Final score: $13,500.
Pam's question: What is ? (WRONG)
Wager: $4200. Final score: $10,000.
Jerome's question: What is The Customer is
Always Right?" (RIGHT) Wager:
$3500. Final score: $23,100.
These are the scores
going into tomorrow's match. Who has a one-way flight to
the final showdown and who has a one-way flight home?
Find out next time!