Responses for show #7481 - Monday, March 6, 2017

Contestants

Ernie Sykes, a high school English teacher from Nolensville, Tennessee

Alison Maguire-Powell, a middle school band director from Denton, Texas

Rob Liguori, a research editor from Brooklyn, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $72,601)

Jeopardy! Round responses

WAR STORIES
STRINGING YOU ALONG
TV SHOWS BY CHARACTER
RUN!
WHO IS OUR LEADER?
A CUTE LITTLE HEDGEHOG
    $200 10
World War I

Alison
    $200 6
rosary beads

Rob
    $200 13
Six Feet Under

Rob
    $200 1
sprint

Rob
    $200 19
the Conservative Party

Ernie
    $200 25
(Ernie: What is a higlet?)

a hoglet

Ernie
Triple Stumper
    $400 11
Baghdad

Ernie
    $400 7
gut (or catgut)

Alison
    $800 14
Downton Abbey

Rob
    $400 2
gallop

Rob
    $400 20
history

Ernie
    $400 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

roll into a ball

Alison
    $600 12
the Vietnam War

Triple Stumper
    $600 8
marionette

Alison
    $600 15
Mr. Robot

Triple Stumper
    $600 3
a zoom lens

Rob
    $600 22
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Bezos

Ernie
    $800 18
(Alison: What is Bunker Hill?)
(Ernie: What is... the... Concord?)
(Rob: What is Shays' Rebellion?)

the Boston Massacre

RobAlisonErnie
Triple Stumper
    $800 9
(Rob: Who is Ajax?)

Odysseus

RobErnie
    $800 16
Blue Bloods

Rob
    $800 4
a bolt

Rob
    $800 23
(Alison: What is famine aid organization?)

Food and Agriculture Organization

Alison
Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
Herman Wouk

Ernie
    $1000 24
a zither

Rob
    $1000 17
(Alison: Um, what is...)

Twin Peaks

RobAlison
    $1000 5
darts

Triple Stumper

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

Rob Alison Ernie
$2,400 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Alison Ernie
$4,400 -$1,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ILLUMI-NAUGHTY
STATE CAPITAL ATTRACTIONS
THE SUPREME COURT
FAMILIAR TRIOS
THIS CATEGORY GOES TO THE 1100s
"Z" STUFF
    $400 16
(Rob: What is The Da Vinci Code?)
(Ernie: What is Gods & Demons?)
(Alison: What is Inferno?)

Angels and Demons

RobAlisonErnie
Triple Stumper
    $400 6
(Alison: What is Virginia?)
...
(Alex: State capital. We're looking for the cities.)

Richmond

AlisonErnie
    $400 8
a quill

Rob
    $400 22
sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll

Alison
    $400 7
Buddhism

Rob
    $400 1
a zebra

Alison
    $800 13
the Hulk

Alison
    $800 17
(Alex: Capital of Alaska.)

Juneau

Ernie
    $800 9
(John) Marshall

Rob
    $800 23
(Alex: With less than a minute now.)

lights, camera, action

Alison
    $800 27
degrees

Alison
    $800 2
zucchini

Alison
    $1200 14
Beyoncé

Alison
    $4,000 19
Sacramento

Alison
    $1200 10
(Alison: What is religion?)
[Originally ruled incorrect; ruled correct "because the Supreme Court decision in 1962 did mention sponsored religion as well as prayer" before the first Daily Double]

sponsored prayer (or religion)

Alison
    $1200 24
earth, wind, and fire

Rob
    $1200 28
Angkor Wat

Ernie
    $1200 3
a zinger

Alison
    $1600 15
Deus Ex

Rob
    $1600 20
Montpelier

Rob
    $1600 11
oyez

Rob
    $1600 25
bacon, lettuce, and tomato

Rob
    $4,000 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Abelard

Ernie
    $1600 4
a ziggurat

Alison
    $2000 18
(Umberto) Eco

Alison
    $2000 21
(Rob: What is Albany?)

Jefferson City, Missouri

Rob
Triple Stumper
    $2000 12
(William Orville) Douglas

Rob
    $2000 26
reading, writing, and arithmetic

Rob
    $2000 5
zoetrope

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Alison Ernie
$15,200 $13,400 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

EUROPE
ErnieWhat are
$6,801
AlisonWhat are Slovakia and Slovenia?
$9,800
RobWhat are Latvia +
$11,601
Slovakia and Slovenia

Final scores:

Rob Alison Ernie
$3,599 $23,200 $1,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Rob Alison Ernie
$14,800 $10,600 $6,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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