This week’s players:
Karen Ash (WABC) Brooklyn, NY
Andy Axel (KWWL) Iowa City, IA
Dava-Leigh Brush (KSDK) Arnold, MO
Eamon Doyle (KGO) Berkeley, CA
Stephanie Engel (WPVI) Douglassville, PA
Susan Mackay Smith (KDVR) Boulder, CO
Christina McTighe (WJLA) Washington, DC
Sam Osborne (WTLV) Lake City, FL
Ashley Singh (WLKY) Louisville, KY
Ravi Subramanian (WKYT) Lexington, KY
Diana Zinser (WPVI) Berwyn, PA
Monday’s contestants were: Susan MacKay Smith, Andy Axel, and Karen Ash, who won $49,600 in 2 days before the Teacher’s Tournament!
J! round categories:
THIS & THAT
OH, TOO SOON?!
Scores at the midway point of the round:
Andy got to the first Daily Double under DOUBLE-LETTER SCIENCE $400! Scores were:
Andy bet $3,000! His clue: In birds it’s also known as the gastric mill. His correct response put him at $7,600!
At the end of the J! round (we got through all 30!), the scores were:
DJ! round categories:
BRAM STOKER AWARD WINNERS
DROPPING AN “ESS” BOMB
SHORT-LIVED TV SHOWS
BRAM STOKER AWARD WINNERS $1600 had the first Daily Double! Andy played it, with scores of:
Andy bet $3,000. His clue: 2012, Screenplay: “The Cabin in the Woods” by Drew Goddard & this “Buffy” biggie. Andy had no response and fell to $6,600.
Throughout the game, the correct responses were spread evenly thoughout our 3 players; Karen had 16, Andy 15, and Susan 15 — but Susan’s 6 negs kept her score down!
The final Daily Double, under AVIATION $1600, was Susan’s! Scores:
Susan bet $2,000. Her clue: In 1910 a Wright airplane flew several bolts of silk from Columbus to this Ohio city, possibly the 1st air freight shipment. Her correct response put her at $2,000!
Unfortunately, the bottom two clues in NICE SHOES! went unplayed! Scores going into Final:
FJ! category: MYTHOLOGY
FJ! clue: The ancient Greeks derived the name of this evil sorceress from a verb meaning “to plot”
Susan 4800 – 4800 = 0
Karen 10600 – 10600 = 0
Andy 11400 – 9801 = 1599