Responses for show #7279 - Thursday, April 14, 2016

Alex chokes up wishing his mother Lucille a happy 95th birthday.

Contestants

Margaret Miles, a librarian from Wilmington, North Carolina

Hannah Gage, an archivist originally from Newport, Oregon

Carter Spires, a law student originally from Birmingham, Alabama (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY OF THE WORLD, PART II
CLICHES MADE FANCY
FEMALE ATHLETES
PASTA GLOSSARY
HORNS YOU CAN'T PLAY
NO-FLY ZONE
(Alex: These are zones in the United States where private or commercial traffic is not allowed.)
    $200 12
Mount Etna

Carter
    $200 1
"Wake up and smell the coffee"

Carter
    $200 26
ice hockey

Hannah
    $200 11
spaghetti

Hannah
    $200 6
a shoehorn

Margaret
    $200 21
Disneyland

Carter
    $400 13
the Fourteen Points

Hannah
    $400 2
"Like taking candy from a baby"

Carter
    $400 27
East Germany

Carter
    $400 17
linguine

Margaret
    $400 7
South America

Margaret
    $400 22
Cape Canaveral (the Kennedy Space Center)

Carter
    $600 14
the XYZ Affair

Margaret
    $600 3
"Once bitten, twice shy"

Margaret
    $600 28
Michelle Wie

Carter
    $600 18
the ears

Margaret
    $600 8
a trout

Triple Stumper
    $600 23
Area 51

Carter
    $3,000 15
Richard III

Margaret
    $800 4
"The devil made me do it"

Carter
    $800 29
the Belmont

Margaret
    $800 19
daisies

Margaret
    $800 9
a pronghorn

Margaret
    $800 24
Kennebunkport

Margaret
    $1000 16
(Carter: What is the Tiber?)

the Rubicon

CarterMargaret
    $1000 5
"All roads lead to Rome"

Margaret
    $1000 30
a slam dunk

Carter
    $1000 20
mostaccioli

Margaret
    $1000 10
to hornswoggle

Margaret
    $1000 25
(Hannah: What is Michigan?)

Minnesota

CarterHannah

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

Carter Hannah Margaret
$1,600 $600 $7,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carter Hannah Margaret
$4,800 -$200 $13,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS
ELEMENTS OF SONG
6 CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF THEIR NOVELS
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SYDNEY
(Alex: Australia.)
ALL YOU CAN "EAT"
RANCHING AS IT WAS
(Jimmy: From George Ranch Historical Park, deep in the heart of Texas.)
    $400 1
Lincoln's assassination

Hannah
    $400 6
(Carter: What is sugar?)

oxygen

CarterHannah
    $400 7
To Kill a Mockingbird

Carter
    $400 26
the Summer Olympics

Carter
    $400 12
a cleat

Margaret
    $400 17
the chuck wagon

Margaret
    $800 2
1776 & 1876

Carter
    $800 19
gold

Hannah
    $800 8
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Margaret
    $800 27
sails

Margaret
    $800 13
a bleat

Hannah
    $800 18
an anvil

Carter
    $1200 3
the Fillmore flag

Carter
    $1200 20
neon

Carter
    $3,800 9
(Alex: I knew you were gonna get it right. I knew it.)

The Red Badge of Courage

Margaret
    $1200 28
the Tasman Sea

Margaret
    $1200 14
wheat

Margaret
    $1200 23
arsenic

Margaret
    $3,200 4
Dont tread on me

Carter
    $1600 21
the Tin Man

Hannah
    $1600 10
The Natural

Margaret
    $1600 29
New South Wales

Margaret
    $1600 15
to entreat

Hannah
    $1600 24
range

Carter
    $2000 5
(Alex: That's right--seven rows, seven stars each.)

Alaska

Carter
    $2000 22
Iron Man

Carter
    $2000 11
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Margaret
    $2000 30
Botany Bay

Margaret
    $2000 16
a Geat

Margaret
    $2000 25
sharecropping

Carter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carter Hannah Margaret
$20,000 $5,400 $32,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NORTH AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY
HannahWhat is Michigan Ne Michiu
$5,400
CarterWhat is Idaho?
$12,001
MargaretWhat is Idaho?
$8,100
Idaho

Final scores:

Carter Hannah Margaret
$32,001 $0 $40,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $40,100

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Carter Hannah Margaret
$18,400 $5,400 $27,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
1 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $51,000

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