Responses for show #7712 - Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Contestants

Rob Wivchar, a musician from Denver, Colorado

Jack Rice, a marketing associate from Portland, Oregon

Matt Lisiecki, an international development researcher from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,551)

Jeopardy! Round responses

NAME THAT POET!
THE VEGAN LIFE
DIRECT ME TO THE DIRECTIONAL UNIVERSITY
TV
2 LETTERS DIFFERENT
SLOVENIA & SLOVAKIA
    $200 16
(Rob: Who is Bruce?)

(Rabbie) Burns

MattRob
    $200 21
honey

Jack
    $200 1
(Rob: What is, uh, USC? ...[*]?)
(Alex: Thank you, that's a directional university.)
(Rob: Oh, directional.)
(Alex: USC is not necessarily one.)

University of Southern California

Rob
    $200 3
James Spader

Jack
    $200 8
bloom and groom

Triple Stumper
    $200 23
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

the Czech Republic

Rob
    $400 14
(Alexander) Pope

Rob
    $400 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

mayonnaise

Matt
    $400 2
Northwestern

Jack
    $400 4
Dog the Bounty Hunter

Jack
    $400 9
swing and bling

Jack
    $400 24
Melania Trump

Jack
    $600 12
Rudyard Kipling

Rob
    $600 18
Northeastern

Triple Stumper
    $600 5
the Defenders

Jack
    $600 10
bucket and buffet

Triple Stumper
    $600 15
the Danube

Jack
    $800 13
(Matt: Who is Dickens?)

Clement Clark Moore

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $800 19
Western Michigan

Jack
    $800 6
The Bachelorette

Jack
    $800 11
glide and chide

Rob
    $2,000 25
(Alex: The famous Lipizzaners.)

horses

Jack
    $1000 17
(Rob: Who is Robert Browning?)
(Matt: Who is Shakespeare?)

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

MattRob
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Eastern Michigan

Matt
    $1000 7
[Applause for Jack running the category]

Preacher

Jack
    $1000 22
screw and sinew

Triple Stumper
    $1000 26
Hungary

Matt

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

Matt Jack Rob
-$800 $4,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Jack Rob
$800 $7,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

OTHER MONA LISAS
A YEAR ENDING IN 8
"HORSE" TALK
INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
ELECTRICITY
OSCAR'S BEST PICTURE RHYME TIME
    $400 6
Andy Warhol

Jack
    $400 1
1968

Matt
    $400 19
the king's horses and king's men

Jack
    $400 8
May 1st

Rob
    $400 30
static electricity

Jack
    $400 12
Wings rings

Rob
    $800 7
the world

Jack
    $800 2
1498

Matt
    $800 11
my kingdom for a horse

Rob
    $800 15
Belgium

Rob
    $800 27
AC (or alternating current)

Rob
    $800 13
an Argo embargo

Rob
    $1200 21
a microscope

Rob
    $1200 3
(Jack: [*]? ...What is [*]?)

1948

Jack
    $1200 9
a dark horse

Triple Stumper
    $3,200 16
Tasmania

Rob
    $1200 26
EKG

Matt
    $1200 14
(Matt: What is... cocky Rocky?)

stocky Rocky

MattJack
    $1600 22
(Matt: Um... goodness. Can't remember.)

(Marcel) Duchamp

MattRob
    $1600 4
1898

Rob
    $1600 10
don't look a gift horse in the mouth

Jack
    $1600 17
Liberia

Jack
    $1600 28
kilowatt-hours

Rob
    $1600 24
a Marty party

Rob
    $2000 23
Jasper Johns

Triple Stumper
    $2,600 5
(Rob: What is 17...)
(Alex: Say it.)
(Rob: '78?)

1788

Rob
    $2000 20
horseman, pass by

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
Diwali

Jack
    $2000 29
coulomb

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Titanic mechanic

Jack

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Jack Rob
$400 $19,400 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CLASSIC BRITISH NOVELS
(Alex: [To Matt] George Orwell.)
MattWhat is Animal Farm?
$0
RobWhat is Gulliver's Travels?
$12,000
JackWhat is Animal Farm
$7,100
Animal Farm

Final scores:

Matt Jack Rob
$400 $26,500 $1,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Jack Rob
$400 $18,200 $13,800
7 R,
4 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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