Responses for show #7370 - Friday, September 30, 2016

Seth Wilson game 10.

Contestants

Erica Dreisbach, a web developer from Chicago, Illinois

Walt Livingston, a graduate student from Essex, Maryland

Seth Wilson, a Ph.D. candidate from Chicago, Illinois (whose 9-day cash winnings total $209,801)

Jeopardy! Round responses

QWITTER
(Alex: People in the news who have quit tweeting.)
BOOKS & AUTHORS
THE CIVIL WAR
BIG CITY NEWSPAPERS
"OOT" & ABOUT
(Alex: And finally, because October 2nd is National Custodial Workers Recognition Day, we're gonna be...)
SWEEPING THE NATION
    $200 13
Lady Gaga

Seth
    $200 5
Joseph Heller

Seth
    $200 1
Robert E. Lee

Walt
    $200 3
the Sun

Walt
    $200 19
reboot

Seth
    $200 23
Cheetos

Seth
    $400 14
Jaden Smith

Erica
    $400 6
Pride and Prejudice

Erica
    $400 2
Frederick Douglass

Walt
    $400 4
the Star

Walt
    $400 20
(Walt: What's a lout?)

galoot

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

the Empire State Building

Seth
    $600 16
Sam Smith

Seth
    $600 7
Kurt Vonnegut

Seth
    $1,600 10
the Appalachians

Seth
    $600 28
the San Jose Mercury News

Walt
    $600 15
a moot point

Seth
    $600 25
"King Of The Road"

Seth
    $800 17
Joss Whedon

Seth
    $800 8
Sinclair

Seth
    $800 11
(Walt: What is Manassas?)

Antietam

WaltErica
    $800 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the New York Post

Erica
    $800 21
(Walt: What is a...)
[Beep]
(Alex: Ohh, too much time. Erica or Seth? Erica.)
(Erica: Oh, gosh. What is a "kangaroot"? [Shakes head] No.)
(Alex: A "kangaroot"!)
[Walt and Seth laugh loudly; Alex chuckles.]
(Alex: No.)
[Beep]
(Alex: A "kangaroot.")

a bandicoot

WaltErica
Triple Stumper
    $800 26
(Walt: What is the Bay Area?)

Silicon Valley

SethWalt
    $1000 18
Simon Pegg

Seth
    $1000 9
Malala

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
[Alex reads "T." as "Tecumseh".]

Savannah

Seth
    $1000 22
a cheroot

Walt
    $1000 27
Service Employees International Union

Walt

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

Seth Walt Erica
$5,000 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Walt Erica
$10,000 $1,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ALLITERATION ALL AROUND
BIOLOGY
CANADIAN PROVINCES
HISTORY AS THEATER
EPONYMOUSLY YOURS
WE SELL FUN
    $400 16
a hard hat

Seth
    $400 26
clotting

Walt
    $400 21
Alberta

Seth
    $400 9
Salem

Seth
    $400 3
a Zeppelin

Erica
    $400 1
DC Comics

Erica
    $800 17
granny glasses

Walt
    $800 27
bread mold

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
Ontario

Seth
    $800 10
Thomas à Becket

Seth
    $800 4
(Sylvester) Graham

Erica
    $800 2
K2 Sports

Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
fruit flies

Walt
    $1200 28
a pupil

Erica
    $1200 23
British Columbia

Erica
    $3,200 11
Assassins

Seth
    $1200 5
the Magellanic clouds (Magellan accepted)

Walt
    $1200 6
Zynga

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
Cheddar cheese

Walt
    $1600 29
(Erica: What is a receptor?)
(Seth: What is a white blood cell?)

an antibody

SethErica
Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
Manitoba

Erica
    $1600 12
(Erica: Who is Byrd?)

Robert Falcon Scott

Erica
Triple Stumper
    $1600 14
Parkinson's disease

Seth
    $1600 7
(Erica: What is REI?)

Coleman

Erica
Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
lapis lazuli

Seth
    $2000 30
the Eustachian tube

Walt
    $2000 25
(Walt: What is Nunavut?)

Newfoundland and Labrador

SethWalt
    $2000 13
A Man for All Seasons

Seth
    $2,000 15
Bolivia & Colombia

Seth
    $2000 8
Wizards of the Coast

Seth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Walt Erica
$26,000 $6,200 $2,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CORPORATE LOGOS
(Alex: Seth, you are about to become the fifth winningest Jeopardy! player, but with how much money?)
...
(Alex: That symbol is now called the Swoosh.)
EricaWhat apple
$2,399
WaltWhat is Boeing
$0
SethWhat is Delta?
$4,000
Nike

Final scores:

Seth Walt Erica
$22,000 $6,200 $1
10-day champion: $231,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Seth Walt Erica
$23,000 $6,200 $2,400
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
5 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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