Responses for show #7045 - Friday, April 10, 2015

Alex Jacob game 1.

Contestants

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Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, Illinois

Laura Kohlenberg, a global talent management associate originally from Pemberville, Ohio

Chris Hurt, an actor and grants analyst from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,801)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERARY LANDMARKS
PUT ON YOUR DISCO SHOES
HERE COMES THE SUN
APRIL
TAX TIME
BETTER FIND THAT "W" 2
(Alex Trebek: Each correct response will have two "W"s in it.)
    $200 4
Edinburgh

Alex
    $200 13
The Village People

Laura
    $200 1
(Alex: What is Baltimore?)
(Chris: What is Richmond?)
(Laura: What is Chicago?)

New York City

ChrisLauraAlex
Triple Stumper
    $200 9
Richmond

Alex
    $200 18
a flat tax

Laura
    $200 30
wow

Chris
    $400 7
Newark

Alex
    $400 29
the Sunshine Band

Alex
    $400 2
the Phoenix Suns

Alex
    $400 14
Fenway Park

Alex
    $400 19
shelter

Alex
    $400 22
worthwhile

Alex
    $1,000 6
(Alex Trebek: Yes. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.)

C.S. Lewis

Chris
    $600 28
(Chris: Who is Minnie Riperton?)

Donna Summer

ChrisAlex
    $600 15
the Earth revolving around the Sun (heliocentricity)

Chris
    $600 23
Martin Luther

Laura
    $600 24
excise

Alex
    $600 11
(Alex: What is windward?)

downwind

Alex
Triple Stumper
    $800 3
Alex Haley

Chris
    $800 27
(Chris: What is "Burn, Baby, Burn"?)

"Disco Inferno"

ChrisAlex
    $800 16
Sun Yat-sen

Chris
    $800 8
Hugo Chávez

Chris
    $800 25
(Alex Trebek: Less than a minute to go now, Alex.)

deferred

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
swallowing

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
(Eugene) O'Neill

Chris
    $1000 20
Chic

Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
Sun Valley

Chris
    $1000 10
Gagarin

Alex
    $1000 26
an estate tax

Chris
    $1000 21
withdrawn

Laura

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

Chris Laura Alex
$4,000 $0 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Laura Alex
$5,600 $1,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
"MARK" YOUR WORDS
SHOWBIZ ALTER EGOS
CARPETS & RUGS
BOOKS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE?
(Alex Trebek: And you have to give us the missing number in Roman numerals.)
    $400 2
a seismograph

Laura
    $400 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Canaveral

Alex
    $400 1
remarks

Chris
    $800 11
octane

Laura
    $800 20
Omaha

Chris
    $800 3
a birthmark

Laura
    $800 24
Larry the Cable Guy

Alex
    $800 21
Persian

Alex
    $800 23
(Chris: What is XXI?)
...
(Alex Trebek: It's 52, so it's [*]. Alex, pick again. Less than a minute.)

LII

Chris
Triple Stumper
    $1200 6
velocity

Alex
    $1200 5
the Outer Banks

Alex
    $1200 4
(Alex Trebek: You weren't too confident delivering that one, I think.)
(Alex Jacob: No, I wasn't.)
(Alex Trebek: That's all right. It's correct.)

quotation marks

Alex
    $1200 18
Triumph (the Insult Comic Dog)

Alex
    $1200 14
Mecca

Chris
    $4,000 22
(Alex Jacob: [Stalling while wagering] Um... [Whispers] Let's see... [Under breath] BOOKS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE?...)
(Alex Trebek: Hurry.)
(Alex Jacob: Uh... $4,000.)
(Alex Trebek: All right. Here is the clue...)
...
(Alex Jacob: [Long pause while stalling] What is... [long pause] 39?)
[Beep]
(Alex Trebek: Sorry. You had to give it in Roman numerals. [*]. Go again.)
(Alex Jacob: [Shrugs, scoffs, chuckles, pauses] BOOKS for $800.)

XXXIX

Alex
    $8,600 7
(Alex Trebek: Hey, Alex, it's just like currency trading, isn't it?)

exoskeleton

Alex
    $1600 8
(Chris: What is Mount Shasta?)

Whitney

ChrisAlex
    $1600 10
a marked man

Chris
    $1600 17
Elvira

Alex
    $1600 15
dyes

Chris
    $1600 25
(Alex Jacob: What is... M... M... X...?)
(Alex Trebek: [Interrupting] Yes, 2010, you got it.)
(Alex Jacob: [Pause] ...U.S. GEOGRAPHY, $400.)

MMX

Alex
    $2000 12
phloem

Chris
    $2000 9
(Alex: What is Lansing?)

Augusta

Alex
Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
(Laura: What are Deutsche marks?)
...
(Alex: Remember, the Third Reich.)

Reichsmarks

Laura
Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
Dame Edna

Alex
    $2000 16
Hans Holbein

Alex

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Laura Alex
$10,800 $1,800 $23,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

RUSSIANS
LauraWho is Lenin
$1,700
ChrisWho is Rasputin?
$9,200
AlexWho is
$0
Rasputin

Final scores:

Chris Laura Alex
$20,000 $100 $23,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,200

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Chris Laura Alex
$10,400 $1,800 $20,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
7 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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