Responses for show #6845 - Friday, May 23, 2014

Julia Collins game 15.

Contestants

Brandon Barnes, a student of sociology from Park Forest, Illinois

Steve Buechner, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Julia Collins, a supply chain professional from Kenilworth, Illinois (whose 14-day cash winnings total $284,100)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
"CAN" IT!
EUROPEAN HISTORY
THAT'S MY JOB
(Alex: We want you to give us a simpler term than the clue we give you for each job.)
PAUL McCARTNEY
WINGS
    $200 3
dead

Julia
    $200 5
cannonball

Brandon
    $200 11
the Berlin Wall

Julia
    $200 21
a winemaker

Steve
    $200 1
Red Square

Julia
    $200 16
(Brandon: What is a cardinal?)

a chicken

Brandon
Triple Stumper
    $400 4
redwoods

Brandon
    $400 6
a canister

Julia
    $400 12
Marathon

Julia
    $400 22
a hatmaker

Julia
    $400 2
Michael Jackson

Steve
    $400 17
a finch

Steve
    $600 18
Douglas

Steve
    $600 8
a canapé

Julia
    $1,200 13
the Crimean War

Julia
    $600 23
a dancer

Julia
    $600 7
a little luck

Triple Stumper
    $600 28
the peacock

Julia
    $800 19
(Brandon: What is acacia?)

Joshua Tree

JuliaBrandon
    $800 9
CancĂșn

Julia
    $800 14
William & Mary

Julia
    $800 24
a beekeeper

Julia
    $800 26
"Yesterday"

Julia
    $800 29
penguins

Julia
    $1000 20
pine

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
Cantonese

Julia
    $1000 15
(Julia: What is Hugenot?)
(Brandon: What are the Merovingians?)
...
(Alex: His name was Hugh Capet, hence the [*] Dynasty.)

Capetian

JuliaBrandon
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Alex: That would be [*], specializing in meters.)

a poet

Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
Elvis Costello

Julia
    $1000 30
a booby

Julia

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Julia Steve Brandon
$5,800 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Steve Brandon
$11,600 $1,600 -$1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BODACIOUS CANTATAS
9-LETTER WORDS
THE MIDWEST
ASIAN AMERICANS
THE ENTERTAINMENT BIZ
AUTH"ER"S
    $400 22
sung

Julia
    $400 3
semicolon

Julia
    $400 2
Chicago

Steve
    $400 12
Zappos

Julia
    $400 1
Jim Henson

Julia
    $400 17
(Brandon: Who is Nikki Giovanni?)
(Julia: Who is Toni Morrison?)

Alice Walker

JuliaBrandon
Triple Stumper
    $2,000 23
Christmas

Julia
    $800 28
detonator

Steve
    $800 4
(Julia: What is wheat?)

corn

JuliaBrandon
    $800 13
Lost

Julia
    $800 11
General Electric

Julia
    $800 18
Homer

Steve
    $1200 24
Apollo

Julia
    $1200 29
etymology

Julia
    $1200 5
Terre Haute

Julia
    $1200 14
Panda Express

Julia
    $1200 10
DreamWorks SKG

Steve
    $1200 19
Raymond Chandler

Julia
    $1600 25
Lutheran

Steve
    $1600 30
thumbnail

Julia
    $1600 6
(Steve: What is Michigan?)
...
(Alex: "On [*]", yes.)

Wisconsin

JuliaSteve
    $1600 15
Vera Wang

Julia
    $1600 9
Time-Warner

Steve
    $2,000 20
Joseph Heller

Julia
    $2000 26
Richard Wagner

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
insurgent

Julia
    $2000 7
(Julia: What is Minnesota?)

Minnetonka

JuliaSteve
    $2000 16
Michael Chang

Julia
    $2000 8
record labels

Steve
    $2000 21
Norman Mailer

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Steve Brandon
$30,400 $10,400 -$1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 1960s
(Alex: Speech was given here in Los Angeles. A very tragic night.)
...
(Alex: [To Julia] On the night of his assassination.)
SteveWho is Tom Bradley
$10,399
JuliaWho is Robert F. Kennedy?
$400
Robert F. Kennedy

Final scores:

Julia Steve Brandon
$30,800 $1 -$1,000
15-day champion: $314,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Julia Steve Brandon
$28,200 $10,400 -$1,000
37 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
1 W
3 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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