Responses for show #7672 - Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Contestants

Matt Brannagan, a high school history teacher from Bowie, Maryland

Lindsay Resnick, an archivist from Atlanta, Georgia

Brandon Brooks, an HR manager from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,401)

Jeopardy! Round responses

WHAT "A" COUNTRY?
SHOES
TOTALLY '80s WORDS!
POP CULTURE VILLAINS
BUGS MEANIE
LAX LUTHER
    $200 7
Argentina

Matt
    $200 6
a brogue

Matt
    $200 1
ill

Brandon
    $200 13
Dr. Evil

Matt
    $200 18
a termite

Brandon
    $400 8
Algeria

Brandon
    $400 9
(Matt: What is Ferragamo?)
(Brandon: What is ballet?)

Capezio

BrandonLindsayMatt
    $400 2
(Brandon: What is gross?)

grody

BrandonLindsay
    $400 14
Mean Girls

Matt
    $1,200 19
(killer) bees

Brandon
    $600 10
Albania

Matt
    $600 26
duck boots

Lindsay
    $600 3
a chill pill

Brandon
    $600 15
Once Upon a Time

Brandon
    $600 20
Lyme disease

Brandon
    $800 11
Angola

Matt
    $800 25
(Matt: What is Coach?)

Nine West

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $800 4
a righteous dude

Lindsay
    $800 16
(Matt: What is Reservoir Dogs?)
(Lindsay: What is Pulp Fiction?)

Django Unchained

LindsayMatt
Triple Stumper
    $800 21
a tsetse fly

Matt
    $800 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Ten Commandments

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
Armenia

Matt
    $1000 24
Louboutin

Brandon
    $1000 5
tubular

Lindsay
    $1000 17
John Aniston

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

the locust

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
the vernacular

Lindsay

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

Brandon Lindsay Matt
$1,000 $2,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Lindsay Matt
$4,000 $3,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

A BOUNTY OF BAHNEN
THE DONALD
MUSICAL GUEST PERFORMERS
A BIT OF LIT
IOWA HISTORY
WHAT IN TARNATION?
(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of some of the letters in the word "tarnation".)
    $400 24
the Autobahn

Matt
    $400 1
the Clippers

Matt
    $400 3
Detroit

Lindsay
    $400 22
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

The Count of Monte Cristo

Matt
    $400 5
the Iowa caucuses

Matt
    $400 14
Tara

Brandon
    $800 25
float (or hover)

Matt
    $800 2
Rumsfeld

Brandon
    $800 13
(Brandon: Who is Williams?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Brandon: [*]?)

Serena Williams

Brandon
    $800 23
Sense and Sensibility

Brandon
    $800 21
(Matt: Who is Billy the Kid?)

Jesse James

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
an aria

Matt
    $1200 26
Vienna

Matt
    $1200 4
Encyclopedia Brown

Triple Stumper
    $1200 12
Phoebe

Brandon
    $1200 8
(Brandon: What is the Des Moines River?)

the Cedar River

Brandon
Triple Stumper
    $1200 17
a tort

Brandon
    $1600 9
(Matt: What is overland?)

omnibus

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1600 6
(Matt: Um... who is Gene...)

Donald O'Connor

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
(Michael) McDonald

Brandon
    $1600 19
hemp

Lindsay
    $1600 18
rattan

Lindsay
    $2000 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

schnell

Triple Stumper
    $2000 7
Donald Fagen

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
Pink Martini

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
law

Lindsay
    $2,000 20
(Lindsay: I don't know.)

Triton

Lindsay

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Lindsay Matt
$9,600 $7,000 $2,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE FIRST CENTURY A.D.
(Alex: [To Matt] It was [*], writing about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.)
MattWho is Pliny?
$2,600
LindsayWho was Pliny?
$3,001
BrandonWho is Socrates?
$4,401
Pliny the Younger

Final scores:

Brandon Lindsay Matt
$5,199 $10,001 $5,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Brandon Lindsay Matt
$8,800 $9,000 $2,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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