A Streak Comes To An End

GameRecap

Recap for January 1, 2015:

Today’s players:
Elan Sherbill
Page Krugman
Vaughn Winchell



J! round categories:
ROBIN HOOD
SHERWOOD FOREST
ALAN OR DALE
FRYER TUCK
MAID, MARRYIN’
LITTLE, JOHN

Page had the best luck over the first 15 clues; scores at the first break were:

Page $3,200
Vaughn $1,600
Elan $1,400

The first Daily Double came out late, at LITTLE, JOHN $800! Elan played it, with scores at:
Vaughn $4,800
Elan $4,200
Page $3,800

Elan bet $2,000. His clue: Beginning with a word that means immeasurably great, it means exceedingly small. Elan said “tiny” and went to $2,200.

After the J! round, scores were:

Vaughn $5,800
Page $3,800
Elan $2,200

DJ! round categories:
SCIENCE
THE MUSEUM OF SOMETHING
EUROPEAN RULERS
CANADIAN PROVINCIAL FLAGS
TRIBUTE ALBUMS
“O” SAY CAN YOU “C”

Page played the round’s first Daily Double, under EUROPEAN RULERS $1200! Scores:

Elan $7,800
Vaughn $6,600
Page $5,800

Page bet $3,000! Her clue: This French king’s attempt to escape his fate is known as the Flight to Varennes. Her correct response put her at $8,800!

Vaughn got the final Daily Double, in the show’s favourite spot: SCIENCE $1600! Scores:

Vaughn $11,400
Elan $11,400
Page $10,000

Vaughn bet $4,000. His clue: Disease-specific genes have been found that could help tell psoriasis from this skin affliction, aiding in treatment. Vaughn’s correct response put him at $15,400!

Scores going into Final:

Vaughn $19,400
Page $12,400
Elan $12,200

FJ! category: TELEVISION

FJ! clue: Set to the song “You’ve Got Time”, a montage of real women who were incarcerated is in the opening credits of this series

Elan 12200 + 5000 = 17200
Page 12400 + 12001 = 24401
Vaughn 19400 + 5401 = 24801

Vaughn becomes our first 5-time champion since Julia Collins!

ToC standings:
1. Vaughn Winchell $103,103 (5 wins)
2. Alexander Persaud $61,000 (3 wins)
3. Ryan Alley $56,800 (3 wins)
4. Shane Curtis $42,001 (3 wins)

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