Responses for show #7551 - Monday, June 12, 2017

Contestants

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Janna Seals, a retired library assistant from Mont Belvieu, Texas

Liz Kuster, an attorney from Chesterfield, Missouri

Tucker Dunn, an ESL teacher from Tucson, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,601)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

"A" IN THE LAW
THE SPORTING LIFE
DISTRICTS
DIFFERING BY ONE LETTER
THIS & THAT
(Alex: We want you to name the author who created our...)
LITERARY CHARACTER MASHUP
    $200 7
an alibi

Janna
    $200 1
the Indianapolis 500

Janna
    $200 26
Alaska

Liz
    $200 16
wasp or wisp

Janna
    $200 14
Peru

Tucker
    $200 2
Tolkien

Liz
    $400 8
an act of God

Liz
    $400 3
volleyball

Tucker
    $400 27
Cape Town

Liz
    $400 17
muffle and ruffle

Liz
    $400 15
McCarthyism

Tucker
    $400 9
J.K. Rowling

Tucker
    $600 11
affirmed

Liz
    $600 4
(Kevin) Durant

Tucker
    $600 28
a lake

Triple Stumper
    $600 18
a stent and a stint

Janna
    $600 23
Ginger

Tucker
    $600 10
(James) Joyce

Liz
    $800 12
an alternate

Liz
    $800 5
Cuba

Tucker
    $800 29
San Francisco

Janna
    $800 19
flame and frame

Tucker
    $800 24
papyrus

Liz
    $800 21
Hemingway

Janna
    $1000 13
an affidavit

Janna
    $1000 6
the Blue Jackets

Tucker
    $1000 30
Bordeaux

Tucker
    $1000 20
strew and straw

Janna
    $1000 25
bracket creep

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 22
(Janna: Who is Dickens?)

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Janna

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

Tucker Liz Janna
$3,800 $2,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tucker Liz Janna
$6,200 $4,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE PLAYS OF JEAN RACINE
ROCKS & MINERALS
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
"BAD" ENTERTAINMENT
STRIKE!
THE IRON IS HOT
    $400 26
the Ottoman Empire

Liz
    $400 6
the Dead Sea

Janna
    $400 14
Merry Christmas

Tucker
    $400 1
the Big Bad Wolf

Janna
    $400 10
Labor Day

Tucker
    $400 20
wool

Janna
    $800 27
(Liz: Who is Priam?)
(Tucker: Who is Menelaus?)

Agamemnon

TuckerLiz
Triple Stumper
    $800 7
(Tucker: What is obsidian?)
(Liz: What is granite?)
(Janna: What is pumice?)

basalt

TuckerLizJanna
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
a love letter

Janna
    $800 2
Superbad

Janna
    $800 11
(Fred) Hartley

Liz
    $800 21
cotton

Liz
    $1200 28
alas

Tucker
    $1,000 8
(Janna: What is Connecticut?)

Massachusetts

Janna
    $1200 16
with a grain of salt

Janna
    $1200 3
"Bad Blood"

Janna
    $1200 12
(Janna: What is the, um... the garbage system?)
(Liz: What is the subway? ...[*]?)

transport (or transit)

LizJanna
    $1200 22
(Liz: What is rayon?)

spandex

TuckerLiz
    $1600 29
(Tucker: What is Scheherazade?)

Esther

Tucker
Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
(Tucker: What is graphite?)
(Janna: What is, uh, bituminous?)

anthracite

TuckerLizJanna
    $1600 17
allegro non troppo

Triple Stumper
    $1,200 4
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Janna
    $1600 13
Coolidge

Tucker
    $1600 24
linen

Janna
    $2000 30
Nero

Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
India

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
mikado

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
"Bad Religion"

Triple Stumper
    $2000 23
Chicago

Tucker
    $2000 25
rayon

Liz

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tucker Liz Janna
$8,200 $8,400 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHY
(Alex: [To Tucker] We said "between these 2 countries". You got the islands right. Corsica and Sardinia.)
JannaWhat are Italy & Greece
$6,198
TuckerWhat are Corsica + Sardinia?
$4,201
LizWhat are Italy & Greece?
$8,001
Italy & France

Final scores:

Tucker Liz Janna
$3,999 $399 $2
2-day champion: $27,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tucker Liz Janna
$8,200 $8,400 $9,600
16 R,
4 W
15 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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