Responses for show #7273 - Wednesday, April 6, 2016

WE ASKED: TV host Rachel Maddow.

Contestants

Paul Belin, a business development manager originally from Columbia, Maryland

Sabrina Fritz, an engineering student originally from St. Charles, Missouri

Jeff Crosby, a youth ministry consultant from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

WELCOME TO
THE PEPYS SHOW
SPORT ABILITY
WE'LL SPOT YOU A LETTER
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
(Rachel Maddow: I'm Rachel Maddow with a twist on a favorite feature of mine...)
THE BEST NEW THING IN THE WORLD
    $200 17
Portland

Jeff
    $200 15
his diary

Jeff
    $200 5
Tiger Woods

Paul
    $200 27
familiarity

Jeff
    $200 19
polio

Sabrina
    $400 16
Westminster Abbey

Jeff
    $400 18
the Tower of London

Paul
    $400 1
the Cubs

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

a hamlet

Sabrina
    $400 24
(Alex: With less than a minute, you are right.)

chutney

Sabrina
    $400 20
Gutenberg

Sabrina
    $600 8
the Department of the Interior

Sabrina
    $600 28
(Jeff: Uh, what is the Secretary of the War?)

the Royal Navy

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $600 2
(Michael) Phelps

Jeff
    $3,600 11
the covenant

Sabrina
    $600 14
whipped cream

Jeff
    $600 21
the World Wide Web

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
the Sears Tower

Sabrina
    $800 26
the Fire of London

Paul
    $800 3
a linebacker

Sabrina
    $800 10
the afterglow

Triple Stumper
    $800 13
(Alex: Good stuff. I love this category. Sabrina.)
(Sabrina: Uh, ha-ha.)

moo shu (pork)

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
Braille

Sabrina
    $1000 6
the Caribbean

Jeff
    $1000 25
(Alex: Oh, Jeff thought about it, but too late.)

the Royal Society

Triple Stumper
    $1000 4
(Jeff: Who is Navratilova?)

Billie Jean King

JeffPaul
    $1000 9
peristalsis

Sabrina
    $1000 12
(Paul: What is green?)

white

Paul
Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
(Alex: And our thanks to Ms. Maddow for picking all of those best new things for us.)

microloans

Paul

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

Jeff Sabrina Paul
$1,400 $7,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Sabrina Paul
$1,600 $9,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

FICTIONAL HUNCHBACKS
3 LITTLE WORDS
THE HIMALAYAS
"R" HOTEL
(Alex: Each hotel beginning with the letter "R".)
THE WAR OF 1812
SHARED INITIALS
    $400 22
Batman

Sabrina
    $400 8
a yak

Sabrina
    $400 21
(Alex: With less than a minute now.)

the Ritz

Paul
    $400 15
Detroit

Jeff
    $400 4
Joe Biden & James Brown

Sabrina
    $800 13
Quasimodo (the Hunchback of Notre-Dame)

Jeff
    $800 9
Tibet

Jeff
    $800 3
Rio

Paul
    $800 19
Dolley Madison

Jeff
    $800 5
Bo Jackson & Benito Juárez

Jeff
    $1200 20
Frank-N-Furter

Sabrina
    $1200 10
Yeti

Jeff
    $2,000 1
Fort McHenry

Jeff
    $1200 2
(Paul: What is M.G.?)
(Jeff: Who is Goodman?)
[Initially both ruled incorrect; before the Daily Double at clue 24, Alex explained that "Our judges are in a very good mood today, and they have decided, because of the confusion in that SHARED INITIALS category a few moments ago, they are not going to penalize you two for your incorrect responses."]
...
(Alex: Sabrina, you select.)
[Sabrina did not have control of the board, but the mistake went without being caught.]

Mark Goodson & Mikhail Gorbachev

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
Rigoletto

Jeff
    $1600 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

nip and tuck

Paul
    $1600 11
Bhutan

Sabrina
    $1600 25
Red Roof

Jeff
    $1600 14
[Alex added "by a vote of" when reading the clue.]
(Jeff: What is New York City?)

Philadelphia

JeffPaul
    $1600 6
Daniel Webster & Dooley Wilson

Paul
    $2000 18
What hump?

Jeff
    $2000 23
Good on ya

Triple Stumper
    $2,500 12
(Sabrina: What is... Chai?)

Darjeeling

Sabrina
    $2000 24
Raffles

Paul
    $2000 16
(Andrew) Jackson

Jeff
    $2000 7
William Gibson & Woody Guthrie

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Sabrina Paul
$14,000 $10,900 $10,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTRONOMY
PaulWhat What is Phobos
$2,000
SabrinaWhat is Phobos?
$10,899
JeffWhat is Phobos?
$7,801
Phobos

Final scores:

Jeff Sabrina Paul
$21,801 $21,799 $12,400
2-day champion: $30,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jeff Sabrina Paul
$13,200 $10,400 $10,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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