Responses for show #7617 - Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Contestants

Rod Swain, an AmeriCorps recruiter from Columbus, Ohio

Kristina Witzling, a market researcher from Flemington, New Jersey

Nan Bauer, a writer from Brooklyn, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,001)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ART & MYTHOLOGY
FLORIDA CITIES
SULLIVAN AWARD WINNERS
HOLD MY BEER
ROBOTS
"R"2 "D"2
    $200 1
Pegasus

Rod
    $200 10
Jacksonville

Rod
    $200 19
Peyton Manning

Rod
    $200 14
Sam Adams

Rod
    $200 2
agriculture robots

Rod
    $200 8
a drawbridge

Nan
    $400 4
[ERRATUM: The title of the painting is Charon Crossing the Styx, not Charon Crossing This Styx.]

Styx

Nan
    $400 11
Tallahassee

Rod
    $400 27
Bill Bradley

Kristina
    $400 17
(Nan: What is Stella d'Artois?)
(Alex: Yes. No. No, sorry.)

Stella Artois

NanRod
    $400 3
Spot

Nan
    $400 9
(Kristina: What is secondary?)

undergraduate

Kristina
Triple Stumper
    $600 5
(Rod: Who is Oedipus?)

Ulysses (or Odysseus)

NanRod
    $600 12
Boca Raton

Kristina
    $600 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Shawn Johnson

Triple Stumper
    $600 18
Heineken

Kristina
    $600 22
pollination

Rod
    $600 13
(Rod: What is a Reddit?)

a Redditor

KristinaRod
    $800 6
a pomegranate

Nan
    $800 15
Gainesville

Rod
    $800 20
Miller Lite

Rod
    $1,500 23
(Alex: We have less than a minute to go.)

the International Space Station

Rod
    $800 25
(Kristina: What are alcoholics?)

drunkards

KristinaRod
    $1000 7
Bacchus

Nan
    $1000 16
Pembroke Pines

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
(Nan: What is Dos Equis?)

Corona

NanRod
    $1000 24
(Kristina: What is welding?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Kristina: Oh. Uh...)

arc welding

KristinaRod
    $1000 26
the thunderbird

Triple Stumper

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

Nan Kristina Rod
$3,400 $800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nan Kristina Rod
$2,000 $0 $7,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ORGANIZATIONS
COME SAIL AWAY
PROFESSORS
HIT TV THEME SONGS
THE PLAY'S THE THING
IN OTHER WORDS, DEAD
    $400 6
Amnesty International

Rod
    $400 26
Marco Polo

Rod
    $400 14
Elizabeth Warren

Rod
    $400 1
Friends

Rod
    $400 9
Death of a Salesman

Nan
    $400 20
the farm

Rod
    $800 7
Make-A-Wish

Kristina
    $800 27
Kon-Tiki

Nan
    $800 17
J.R.R. Tolkien

Rod
    $800 2
Hawaii Five-0

Rod
    $800 10
Chekhov

Nan
    $800 21
chips

Rod
    $1,000 8
Habitat for Humanity

Kristina
    $1200 28
the Orinoco

Nan
    $1200 18
Middlebury

Nan
    $1200 3
Kotter

Kristina
    $1200 11
(Nan: Who is Margo McKinnon?)

Margo Martindale

Nan
Triple Stumper
    $1200 22
Angels

Rod
    $1600 15
(Kristina: What is Doctors Without Borders?)

the World Health Organization

Kristina
Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
the Half Moon

Nan
    $3,000 19
Linnaeus

Nan
    $1600 4
Party of Five

Rod
    $1600 12
Man and Superman

Nan
    $1600 23
this mortal coil

Rod
    $2000 16
choices

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
Samuel de Champlain

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Reza) Aslan

Nan
    $2000 5
Waylon Jennings

Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
August Wilson

Kristina
    $2000 24
joined the choir invisible

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nan Kristina Rod
$13,400 $3,400 $15,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ETYMOLOGY
(Alex: [To Rod] It had to do with people who have a [*]. If you had a [*], you were deemed to be more intelligent. That's why I keep telling the barber to cut back my hair, more and more.)
[Laughter]
KristinaWhat is cerebral?
$0
NanWhat is eggheaded?
$6,601
RodWhat is Adroit?
$11,000
highbrow

Final scores:

Nan Kristina Rod
$6,799 $3,400 $4,900
2-day champion: $21,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Nan Kristina Rod
$12,000 $3,600 $15,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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