Responses for show #7012 - Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Contestants

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Shannon Gillard, a certified opthalmic assistant from Lake Charles, Louisiana

Jeremy Johnson, a cashier from Pocono Mountain, Pennsylvania

Dava-Leigh Brush, a stay-at-home mom from Arnold, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,501)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WHAT'S ON CABLE?
BIOGRAPHY
"T.V." LAND
SPIKE
ANIMAL PLANET
(Alex: We'll give you the animal, you tell us where is the only place on Earth that we will find that particular animal.)
BRAVO
    $200 11
Wolf Blitzer

Shannon
    $200 3
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jeremy
    $200 1
(Jeremy: What is a traverse?)

tunnel vision

Jeremy
Triple Stumper
    $200 10
Daylight Savings Time

Shannon
    $200 7
(Jeremy: What is the Namib--Namibian Desert?)
...
(Alex: Yep. Go for the obvious.)

the Sahara

Dava-LeighJeremy
    $400 12
Beverly Hills

Jeremy
    $400 9
(John D.) Rockefeller

Jeremy
    $400 2
terminal velocity

Shannon
    $400 18
1946

Dava-Leigh
    $400 8
Indonesia

Shannon
    $400 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Eleanor Roosevelt

Shannon
    $600 13
the Travel Channel

Shannon
    $600 14
(Jeremy: Who is Tom Hanks?)

Walter Cronkite

Dava-LeighJeremy
    $600 4
turkey vulture

Dava-Leigh
    $600 20
1984

Dava-Leigh
    $600 23
Catalina Island

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

the Ice Bucket Challenge

Shannon
    $800 16
(Shannon: Who is Reba McEntire?)

Trisha Yearwood

Shannon
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
Rudolph Valentino

Shannon
    $1,000 5
(Dava-Leigh: I taught English.)
(Alex: Aha. Good for you.)

transitive verb

Dava-Leigh
    $800 21
sunspots

Jeremy
    $800 24
(Shannon: What is Wales?)
(Dava-Leigh: What's Australia?)
...
(Alex: Banff Springs in [*]. Less than a minute to go now, Jeremy.)

Canada

Dava-LeighShannon
Triple Stumper
    $800 27
Father Damien

Dava-Leigh
    $1000 17
the Continental Army

Shannon
    $1000 19
(Frank) Herbert

Dava-Leigh
    $1000 6
thoracic vertebrae

Dava-Leigh
    $1000 22
inflation

Shannon
    $1000 25
New Zealand

Jeremy
    $1000 26
Walter Reed

Shannon

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

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$3,400 $0 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$5,400 $2,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN HISTORY
"I" LOVE SCIENCE
DRAWING A CROWD
RELIGION
1950s BESTSELLERS
PREFIXES & ROOTS
    $400 6
the (Boston) tea party

Jeremy
    $400 1
incubation

Dava-Leigh
    $400 17
Ann Arbor

Triple Stumper
    $400 18
gluttony

Shannon
    $400 11
Hawaii

Dava-Leigh
    $400 16
bene-

Shannon
    $800 7
the Dust Bowl

Jeremy
    $800 2
ichthyology

Jeremy
    $2,200 27
New Orleans

Dava-Leigh
    $800 19
Ramadan

Dava-Leigh
    $800 12
(Jeremy: What is Grapes of Wrath?)
(Shannon: What is Tortilla Flat?)
...
(Alex: That's it, yes. The two brothers.)

East of Eden

Dava-LeighJeremyShannon
    $800 23
hydro-

Shannon
    $1200 8
the Rosenbergs

Shannon
    $1200 3
(Alex: And it hurts if you have one [*], particularly with wisdom teeth.)

impacted

Triple Stumper
    $1200 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Wembley Stadium

Shannon
    $1200 20
the Southern Baptist Convention

Dava-Leigh
    $1200 13
Peyton Place

Shannon
    $1200 24
(Shannon: What is the ear?)

muscle

Shannon
Triple Stumper
    $3,000 9
the Missouri Compromise

Shannon
    $1600 4
isomers

Jeremy
    $1600 21
(Jeremy: What is the Torah?)

the Talmud

Dava-LeighJeremy
    $1600 14
Sergeants

Dava-Leigh
    $1600 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

man (or male)

Dava-Leigh
    $2000 10
Charles Guiteau

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
the ionosphere

Jeremy
    $2000 22
Wicca

Dava-Leigh
    $2000 15
Ernest Hemingway

Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
(Shannon: What is home?)

sleep

Dava-LeighShannon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$20,000 $5,600 $9,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1980s MOVIES
(Alex: [To Shannon] President Reagan taking an office--)
(Shannon: I don't--)
(Alex: --tying in with A Nightmare on Elm Street. Is that a political statement? I can't tell.)
[Laughter]
(Shannon: No, no.)
JeremyWhat is Die Hard?
$5,000
ShannonWhat is Nightmare on Elm Street? Hi all!
$9,200
Dava-LeighWhat is Die Hard?
$0
Die Hard

Final scores:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$20,000 $10,600 $0
3-day champion: $31,501 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Dava-Leigh Jeremy Shannon
$18,400 $5,600 $7,800
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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