Responses for show #7434 - Thursday, December 29, 2016

Contestants

Nathalie Szilagyi, a physician from Meriden, Connecticut

Mukund Marathe, a music teacher and singer from Montclair, New Jersey

Justin Scace, a writer and editor from East Lyme, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE STATE GOVERNED
BRANDS
THE SOVIET UNION
"H. H."
MY EMMY-WINNING ROLE
4 YOUR CONSIDERATION
    $200 10
Arkansas

Nathalie
    $200 1
Bounty

Mukund
    $200 15
Lithuania

Mukund
    $200 3
heave-ho

Justin
    $200 21
William Shatner

Mukund
    $200 26
bass

Nathalie
    $400 11
New York

Mukund
    $400 2
a Swiss army knife

Nathalie
    $1,500 17
Stalin

Nathalie
    $400 4
happy hour

Justin
    $400 22
Ted Danson

Justin
    $400 27
winter

Mukund
    $600 12
Ohio

Nathalie
    $600 8
SpaghettiOs

Mukund
    $600 18
perestroika

Mukund
    $600 5
Hubert Humphrey

Justin
    $600 23
Ray Romano

Mukund
    $600 28
zip codes

Justin
    $800 13
New Jersey

Mukund
    $800 9
a lightning bolt

Nathalie
    $800 19
wheat

Mukund
    $800 6
(Alex: And that would be [*]. Still workin' it, Alex. Still workin' it.)

the hula-hoop

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
Gillian Anderson

Justin
    $800 29
being abducted by aliens

Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
Arizona

Nathalie
    $1000 16
Bon Ami

Nathalie
    $1000 20
TASS

Nathalie
    $1000 7
"High Hopes"

Justin
    $1000 25
(Alex: Yes, Breaking Bad.)

Anna Gunn

Justin
    $1000 30
(Nathalie: What is gamma?)

theta

Nathalie
Triple Stumper

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

Justin Mukund Nathalie
$2,200 $2,200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Mukund Nathalie
$5,000 $4,800 $5,700

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

NATURE STUDY
IN THE DICTIONARY
SAINTS BE PRAISED
FILMS WITH SHORT TITLES
THEIR ORIGINAL NAMES
"L"ITERATURE
    $400 1
tulip

Mukund
    $400 6
brush

Mukund
    $400 11
the New Orleans Saints

Justin
    $400 21
Jaws

Nathalie
    $400 26
Bob Dylan

Nathalie
    $400 16
Leaves of Grass

Justin
    $800 2
a seahorse

Justin
    $800 7
rosin

Justin
    $800 12
Saint Jude

Nathalie
    $800 22
Up

Justin
    $800 27
Lewis Carroll

Mukund
    $800 17
the Leatherstocking Tales

Justin
    $1200 3
sycamore

Mukund
    $1200 8
prodigy

Mukund
    $1200 13
(Nathalie: Who is Eve Marie Saint?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; ruled correct before the second Daily Double]
(Justin: Who is Eve Saint Marie?)
[Ruled incorrect; penalty removed before the second Daily Double since Nathalie's answer was ruled correct]

Eva Marie Saint

Nathalie
    $1200 23
Babe

Justin
    $1200 28
Gerald Ford

Justin
    $1200 18
Lady Chatterley's Lover

Justin
    $1600 4
proboscis

Mukund
    $1,000 9
(Mukund: What is rime?)
(Alex: No, what is the bird in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"-- [*].)

the albatross

Mukund
    $1600 14
St. Petersburg

Nathalie
    $5,000 24
Ray

Justin
    $1600 29
Lenny Bruce

Nathalie
    $1600 19
The Love of the Last Tycoon

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
the teal

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
a krugerrand

Nathalie
    $2000 15
Saint Stephen

Mukund
    $2000 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

M

Mukund
    $2000 30
Robert Joffrey

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
Leviathan

Mukund

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Mukund Nathalie
$17,600 $15,400 $13,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
(Alex: [To Mukund] The Namib Desert.)
NathalieWhat is Djib Saudi Arabia
$1,000
MukundWhat is Namibia?
$6,000
JustinWhat is Morocco?
$14,000
Namibia

Final scores:

Justin Mukund Nathalie
$3,600 $21,400 $12,700
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Justin Mukund Nathalie
$14,200 $16,400 $12,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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