Responses for show #7490 - Friday, March 17, 2017

Contestants

Holly Stewart, a tax attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

Rebecca Wald, a psychologist from Baltimore, Maryland

Grant McSheffrey, a software developer from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,201)

Jeopardy! Round responses

YOUR IDIOM IS FOREIGN TO ME
WOMEN IN HISTORY
COLLEGE COLLAGE
"I" TUNES
ALSO A ROMAN DEITY
'TIS IRISH LITERATURE
    $200 1
a cat

Holly
    $200 11
Margaret Thatcher

Grant
    $200 16
(University of) Texas

Grant
    $200 19
"I Left My Heart In San Francisco"

Triple Stumper
    $200 6
Vulcan

Grant
    $200 18
(Oscar) Wilde

Grant
    $400 3
your hands

Holly
    $400 12
Indira Gandhi

Rebecca
    $400 17
(Grant: What is Florida?)

Florida State University

GrantHolly
    $400 7
Diana

Rebecca
    $2,000 20
Waiting for Godot

Grant
    $600 2
seize the night

Grant
    $600 13
Marie Antoinette

Holly
    $600 25
(Holly: What is American University?)

Georgetown

RebeccaHolly
    $600 8
Mars

Holly
    $600 21
George Bernard Shaw

Rebecca
    $800 4
get lost

Rebecca
    $800 14
the Spanish Civil War

Rebecca
    $800 26
(Grant: What is Duke?)
(Holly: What is Emory?)
(Rebecca: What is Vanderbilt?)

Tulane

GrantRebeccaHolly
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
mercury

Rebecca
    $800 22
Jonathan Swift

Grant
    $1000 5
a donkey

Rebecca
    $1000 15
Carry Nation

Grant
    $1000 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the University of Georgia

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
"I Get Around"

Rebecca
    $1000 10
(Alex: Yes, the [*] V.)

Saturn

Rebecca
    $1000 23
(Alex: With less than a minute to go now.)

William Butler Yeats

Holly

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Grant Rebecca Holly
$2,000 $5,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$4,000 $6,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MOVIE STUDIOS
COLUMBIA
PARAMOUNT
WARNER BROS
UNIVERSAL PICTURES
"M_G_M"
    $400 12
(Grant: What is Miramar?)

Miramax

GrantRebecca
    $400 13
the capital

Holly
    $400 18
Commissioner

Holly
    $400 23
Pop Warner

Rebecca
    $400 11
a black hole

Holly
    $400 2
magnetism

Rebecca
    $800 27
Mary Pickford

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 14
Alaska

Holly
    $800 19
Secretary-General

Rebecca
    $800 24
the Green Mountain Boys

Grant
    $800 10
the pillars of creation

Triple Stumper
    $800 1
magnesium

Rebecca
    $1200 28
(William) Fox

Holly
    $1200 15
Minnesota

Grant
    $1200 20
Grandmaster

Rebecca
    $1200 25
Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Rebecca
    $4,000 9
dark matter

Holly
    $1200 3
microorganism

Rebecca
    $1600 29
DreamWorks

Holly
    $1600 16
Barnard

Rebecca
    $1600 21
seraphim

Rebecca
    $1600 26
Mark Warner

Triple Stumper
    $1600 8
clusters

Holly
    $1600 4
magical realism

Grant
    $2000 30
Touchstone Productions

Triple Stumper
    $2000 17
the Snake River

Rebecca
    $2000 22
(Holly: What is brigadier?)

fleet admiral

Holly
Triple Stumper
    $2000 7
John Warner

Rebecca
    $2000 6
the Horsehead Nebula

Holly
    $2000 5
a mammogram

Holly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$7,200 $20,200 $15,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

20th CENTURY BOOKS
(Alex: [To Rebecca] She came up with the name of the book, [*], and those are the two items.)
GrantWhat are Lord and Flies?
$2,401
HollyWhat are rabbits + mice
$9,601
RebeccaWhat is The Princess Bride?
$11,000
The Princess Bride

Final scores:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$4,799 $31,200 $5,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $31,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Grant Rebecca Holly
$5,600 $20,200 $11,400
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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