Responses for show #7541 - Monday, May 29, 2017

Contestants

Megan Clair, a senior risk analyst from Houston, Texas

Emily Hollins, a university registrar from Hancock, Maryland

Jon Groubert, a former attorney from Denver, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,991)

Jeopardy! Round responses

WHAT'S THAT PLANET?
TV FUNNY GUYS
THE CLASSICS
A ROCKY CATEGORY
ORANGES
THE NEW "BLACK"
    $200 1
Mars

Jon
    $200 10
(Alex: Steve Carell.)

Michael Scott

Jon
    $200 17
The Prince

Megan
    $200 18
diamonds

Jon
    $200 23
marmalade

Jon
    $200 7
blacktop

Megan
    $400 2
Neptune

Jon
    $400 28
(Jim) Gaffigan

Megan
    $400 13
1984

Jon
    $400 19
Benihana

Emily
    $400 24
a navel (orange)

Megan
    $400 5
The Blacklist

Megan
    $600 3
Jupiter

Megan
    $600 4
Fred Mertz

Triple Stumper
    $600 14
To Kill a Mockingbird

Jon
    $600 20
(Rocky) Marciano

Megan
    $600 25
Mandarins

Jon
    $600 6
a black-eyed susan

Emily
    $800 11
Venus

Jon
    $800 29
Who's the Boss?

Megan
    $3,600 15
David Copperfield

Jon
    $800 21
(Steve) Wozniak

Megan
    $800 26
(Megan: What is persimmon?)

bergamot

JonMegan
    $800 8
black gold

Megan
    $1000 12
Uranus

Jon
    $1000 30
Larry David

Megan
    $1000 16
John Steinbeck

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
Tennessee

Emily
    $1000 27
CuraƧao

Megan
    $1000 9
Blackpool

Megan

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

Jon Emily Megan
$7,200 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Emily Megan
$9,000 $2,000 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

FINGER-SNAPPING TUNES
IDIOMATIC PAIRS
PAINTERS OF MOTION
STATES' LARGEST LAKES
(Alex: We're looking for the largest lakes entirely within a state.)
LOGO ANIMALS
(Sarah: The only national cemetery with heroes from all United States wars. Clues from...)
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
    $400 6
Coldplay

Emily
    $400 21
love and war

Megan
    $400 11
ballerinas

Jon
    $400 26
Oregon

Jon
    $400 1
peacock

Megan
    $400 16
(Robert E.) Lee

Megan
    $800 7
The Addams Family

Jon
    $800 22
high and dry

Megan
    $800 12
The Assumption

Megan
    $800 27
Wyoming

Jon
    $800 2
a bull

Emily
    $800 17
the Revolutionary War

Jon
    $1200 8
David Bowie

Emily
    $1200 23
forgive and forget

Jon
    $1200 13
(LeRoy) Neiman

Jon
    $1200 28
New York

Jon
    $1200 3
a rooster

Megan
    $3,000 18
(Alex: Would you have known it without the tie-in to his brother JF--)
(Jon: Yeah. Yes, I would.)
(Alex: All right. Good for you.)

the Navy

Jon
    $1600 9
"Royals"

Emily
    $1600 24
mad dogs and Englishmen

Jon
    $1600 14
Turner

Jon
    $1600 29
California

Jon
    $1600 4
an owl

Emily
    $1600 19
Pershing

Jon
    $2000 10
Billy Joel

Jon
    $2000 25
slings and arrows

Megan
    $2000 15
(Jon: Who is Salome?)
(Megan: Who is Jezebel?)

Judith

JonMegan
Triple Stumper
    $5,000 30
Texas

Jon
    $2000 5
a lion

Megan
    $2000 20
(Megan: What is the 81st?)
(Emily: What is the 101st?)

the 82nd

JonEmilyMegan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Emily Megan
$32,200 $5,600 $11,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY BRITISH AUTHORS
(Alex: The book referred to in the clue was Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.)
EmilyWho was Wilde?
$5,600
MeganWho is is Swift?
$0
JonWho was Lewis Carroll?
$3,000
Lewis Carroll

Final scores:

Jon Emily Megan
$35,200 $0 $11,400
3-day champion: $76,191 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jon Emily Megan
$24,600 $5,600 $11,400
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
8 R,
1 W
21 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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