Responses for show #6797 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Contestants

Nora Morrison, a music historian from Cleveland, Ohio

Nick Durazo, a compliance engineer originally from Visalia, California

Gordon Graham, a recent anthropology graduate from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

Jeopardy! Round responses

TED TALKS
(Alex: The conference starting this week.)
QUICK LIT
RHYME PAYS
THEIR FIRST SOLO ALBUM
THE FRENCH
A FUNNY RACE
    $200 21
Bono

Nick
    $200 16
e.e. cummings

Nick
    $200 9
(Alex: Has to rhyme with pays, and it would be [*].)

gaze

Triple Stumper
    $200 5
Sting

Nora
    $200 1
Hugo

Nick
    $200 26
December

Gordon
    $400 22
(Nick: What is [*]--my alma mater.)

UCLA

Nick
    $400 17
(Gordon: ...No.)

Tom Jones

Gordon
Triple Stumper
    $400 10
(Nick: What are days?)

Sundays

NickNora
    $400 6
Michael Jackson

Gordon
    $200 2
Michelin

Nick
    $400 27
cheese

Nick
    $600 23
[Alex read "C.O.O." as "chief operating officer".]

Sheryl Sandberg

Nora
    $600 18
the 17th (the 1600s)

Gordon
    $600 13
graze

Nick
    $600 3
(Justin) Timberlake

Nick
    $600 7
(Coco) Chanel

Nick
    $600 28
Estonia

Nora
    $800 24
(Gordon: What is synesthesia?)

autism

GordonNick
    $800 19
James Ellroy

Triple Stumper
    $800 14
haze

Gordon
    $800 4
Phil Collins

Nora
    $800 11
Lourdes

Nora
    $800 29
backwards

Nick
    $1000 25
Oliver Sacks

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Gordon: Who is Hans Christian Andersen?)

J.M. Barrie

GordonNick
    $1000 15
(Nora: What is a stay?)
...
(Alex: [*], yes that's it, the plural, it has to rhyme with pays, not singular.)

stays

NickNora
    $1000 8
Fergie

Nick
    $1000 12
(Nora: Uh, who's Matisse?)
...
(Alex: French painter who lived with van Gogh for a while was [*].)

Gauguin

Nora
Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
the Iditarod

Nick

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

Gordon Nick Nora
$1,200 $3,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Nick Nora
-$200 $8,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE OLD TESTAMENT
STATE SONGS
CELEBRITY RELATIVES
POTTERY
PARTY ON!
(Alex: Name the political party.)
THE "BLACK"LIST
    $400 19
Samson

Nora
    $400 29
the Ozarks

Gordon
    $400 27
Barbra Streisand

Nick
    $400 7
Majorca

Nick
    $400 3
Communist

Nick
    $400 1
blackjack

Nick
    $800 21
(Nora: Uh, who's Job?)
(Nick: Who is Jonah?)

Noah

NickNora
Triple Stumper
    $3,000 12
Minnesota

Nick
    $800 28
(Steven) Spielberg

Gordon
    $800 9
porcelain

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
Federalist

Gordon
    $800 6
a black hole

Nora
    $1200 23
fallen

Nora
    $1200 8
Old Virginny

Nora
    $1200 13
Larry Hagman

Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
coil

Nick
    $1200 18
the Reform Party

Triple Stumper
    $1200 2
black gold

Gordon
    $1600 22
Ishmael

Nick
    $1600 11
(Nora: What's the Suwannee River?)

the Wabash

Nora
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Drew Barrymore

Nora
    $1600 15
the Netherlands

Gordon
    $1600 20
Conservative

Gordon
    $1600 4
Back to Black

Nick
    $6,200 24
(Nora: Uh, who is Jonah?)

Ahab

Nora
    $2000 30
(Nora: What's the bluebell?)

the columbine

Nora
Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
Jayne Mansfield

Gordon
    $2000 16
Wedgwood

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
Liberal

Gordon
    $2000 5
blackstrap

Nora

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gordon Nick Nora
$10,200 $16,800 -$2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BRITISH AUTHORS
(Alex: If you knew the Hugo Awards were awarded for science fiction, that would've been a big help.)
GordonWho was A. C. Clarke?
$10,200
NickWho is Arthur C. Clarke?
$3,601
Arthur C. Clarke

Final scores:

Gordon Nick Nora
$20,400 $20,401 -$2,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Gordon Nick Nora
$10,200 $14,800 $4,200
12 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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