Responses for show #7475 - Friday, February 24, 2017

2017 College Championship final game 2.

Contestants

Viraj Mehta, a junior at Stanford University from Austin, Texas (subtotal of $8,482)

Gary Tse, a freshman at the United States Naval Academy from Ellicott City, Maryland (subtotal of $24,945)

Lilly Chin, a senior at MIT from Decatur, Georgia (subtotal of $20,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 1970s
ECOLOGY
I'M A FOOD "E"
WORDS OF THE YEAR
(Alex: Selected for 2016 by various dictionaries.)
USA! USA!
OLYMPIANS
    $200 27
habitat

Lilly
    $200 28
eggplant

Viraj
    $200 26
paranoid

Lilly
    $200 18
the Colorado

Gary
    $200 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

(Usain) Bolt

Gary
    $400 11
Iran

Gary
    $400 25
(Alex: Correct, with less than a minute to go.)

herbivores

Viraj
    $400 3
escargot

Lilly
    $400 23
surreal

Viraj
    $400 17
Milwaukee

Gary
    $400 5
ice hockey

Viraj
    $600 9
(Lilly: Who is Astro Boy?)

Hello Kitty

LillyGary
    $600 14
a host

Viraj
    $600 24
empanadas

Lilly
    $1,000 1
foreigners (or strangers)

Lilly
    $600 16
Yankee Stadium

Viraj
    $600 8
judo

Lilly
    $800 10
in vitro fertilization

Gary
    $800 2
a savannah

Lilly
    $800 21
Emmentaler

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
Brexit

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
New Mexico

Lilly
    $800 6
(Viraj: What is shooting?)

archery

Viraj
Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
the Camp David Accords

Viraj
    $1000 13
mangroves

Viraj
    $1000 22
edamame

Gary
    $1000 19
woke

Gary
    $1000 15
the Citadel

Gary
    $1000 7
Aly Raisman

Gary

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

Lilly Gary Viraj
$3,000 $2,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$4,000 $6,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SNAP CHAT
AMERICAN LIT
WORD ORIGINS
COINS FROM EVERYWHERE
THE TV SHOW'S CHARACTERS
OLYMPIANS
    $400 25
Blink

Lilly
    $400 22
Nevermore

Lilly
    $400 26
chocolate

Viraj
    $400 28
gold & silver

Gary
    $400 30
Orange Is the New Black

Triple Stumper
    $400 20
Poseidon

Lilly
    $800 23
Snap, Crackle, Pop

Lilly
    $800 21
The Grapes of Wrath

Gary
    $800 24
(Gary: Oh.)
(Lilly: Oh.)

trivia

Triple Stumper
    $800 27
a penny

Lilly
    $800 29
black-ish

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
Hermes

Gary
    $1200 16
(Lilly: What's a line starter?)

a long snapper

LillyViraj
    $4,000 12
Whitman

Lilly
    $1200 15
(Viraj: What's a canoe?)

a kayak

LillyViraj
    $1200 9
Queen Elizabeth

Lilly
    $1200 18
How to Get Away with Murder

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
Athena

Lilly
    $1600 10
gingersnaps

Viraj
    $1600 13
(Ursula) Le Guin

Lilly
    $3,800 1
(Viraj: What is aqua--aquatherapy?)

hydrotherapy

Viraj
    $1600 8
a shilling

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
Westworld

Viraj
    $1600 4
Demeter

Lilly
    $2000 11
a snapping turtle

Lilly
    $2000 14
(Gary: Who is O'Connor?)
(Viraj: Who's Harper Lee?)

Eudora Welty

GaryViraj
Triple Stumper
    $2000 2
a hood

Lilly
    $2000 7
Switzerland

Viraj
    $2000 6
(Viraj: What is Glee?)

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Viraj
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Hera

Viraj

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$20,400 $6,600 $3,600
(lock tournament)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

17th CENTURY GERMANS
(Alex: You're the champion. Come on over here, Lilly. Here is your College Championship trophy for 2017. Congratulations, young lady.)
(Lilly: Thank you.)
(Alex: You played brilliantly. And, fellas, you lost to a great one.)
VirajWho is Copernicus?
$3,600
GaryWho is Kepler?
$4
LillyWho is the spiciest memelord?
$0
Johannes Kepler

Final scores:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$20,400 $6,604 $0

Cumulative scores:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$40,800 $31,549 $8,482
Tournament champion: $100,000 + a trophy 1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$17,200 $6,600 $7,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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