Spangenberg/Mueller/Vered - Part 2" - May 18
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, one seat is
booked for next week's big final.
Capitol Hill staffer/entering law student
orig. from Chicago
First, a correction.
Remember Alex saying that Pam did not, nor has she ever
had a moustache? Well...
Sorry, Pam. He got you
Chemistry, Quotable Movies 2004, It's a Tough World;
Yes, You May; My PC Life; Hey, "Boo".
$1000 It's a Tough World. Jerome ($1800 to Pam's
$5200 and Frank's $4400 each) bets all of it. The clue:
2 cities, both named Tripoli, are Libya's
largest & this country's second-largest. Jerome's guess: "What
Correct for $3600.
End of Round:
Jerome - $4200
Frank - $6200
Pam - $5200
categories: Name That Dictator, Rock & Roll Hall
of Famers, KK, Rossini Opera, Pulitzer
Prize-Winning Women, That's So "Lame".
Daily Double #1: $1600 Name That Dictator. Frank ($9400
over Pam's $5200 and Jerome's $2200)
is in for $2000. Clue: Indonesia, 1945-1967.
Frank's guess: "Who is Sukarno?" Correct
Daily Double #2: $1600
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Women. Pam ($8800
to Frank's $14,800 and Jerome's $7000) goes
$6000. Clue: this member of a prominent Boston
family won a 1926 Pulitzer for her poetry
collection "What's O'clock". Pam's guess: "Who
is Amy Lowell?" Correct
for $14,800 and the tie for the lead.
End of Round:
Jerome - $7800
Frank - $18,000
Pam - $16,800
is a two-day affair. Scores from yesterday will
be added to today. The winner is guaranteed at
least $50,000, second place is guaranteed
$30,000, while third is guaranteed $20,000.
Final Jeopardy! Category: Words from Latin. Answer:
some of the periods of time called this occurred
in 304 AD (4 years), 1314 (2 years), 1958 (19
days), 1963 & 2005. Correct response: What is
What is interregnum? (RIGHT)
Wager: $0. Final score: $7800.
Pam's question: What are conclaves? (WRONG)
Wager: $11,901. Final score: $4899.
Frank's question: What (WRONG and pointing to
$12,200. Final score: $5800.
Jerome is as surprised
as anyone! Cinderella is going to the big dance! Jerome
takes into the title match $137,601. Frank leaves with
$105,199, while Pam leaves with $102,201.
Two-thirds of the card
is set. Who will be the final player to move on, Brad
Rutter, Chris Miller, or John Cuthbertson? Find out
tomorrow and Friday!