Responses for show #7549 - Thursday, June 8, 2017

Contestants

Sarah Waldsmith, a claims adjudicator from Westerville, Ohio

Scott Bergeron, a business development manager from Norwalk, Connecticut

Bala Kumar, a lawyer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

TIM FLIES
TRICKY ANIMALS
WHERE THE LANGUAGE IS SPOKEN
WOOD WORDS
THE NEW DEAL
THE TV "A"
    $200 1
Wings

Bala
    $200 17
France

Scott
    $200 3
pulp

Sarah
    $200 12
the FCC (or the Federal Communications Commission)

Bala
    $200 6
American Idol

Scott
    $400 16
the Thunderbirds

Bala
    $400 23
the beluga

Scott
    $400 20
(Scott: What is Malaysia?)

Madagascar

Scott
Triple Stumper
    $400 4
(Bala: What is the rudder?)

the stick

Bala
Triple Stumper
    $400 7
the Social Security Act

Bala
    $400 8
Atlanta

Bala
    $1,000 18
(Alex: Scott?)
(Scott: What is Normandy?)

Dunkirk

Scott
    $600 24
(Scott: What is diode?)

the poles

Scott
Triple Stumper
    $600 21
Ethiopia

Triple Stumper
    $600 5
(Scott: What is Match.com?)

Tinder

BalaScott
    $600 13
Griffith Park Observatory

Sarah
    $600 9
All My Children

Sarah
    $800 19
Dumbo

Bala
    $800 25
(Sarah: What is a squid?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

an octopus

ScottSarah
    $800 22
Mexico

Scott
    $800 27
(Bala: What is prune?)

spruce

Bala
Triple Stumper
    $800 14
the FDIC

Sarah
    $800 10
Access Hollywood

Bala
    $1000 2
(Bala: What is the European Space Administration?)

the European Space Agency

BalaScott
    $1000 26
an anglerfish

Scott
    $1000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

lumber

Scott
    $1000 15
the Civilian Conservation Corps

Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
Ally McBeal

Bala

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

Bala Scott Sarah
$2,200 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bala Scott Sarah
$2,600 $2,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PREQUELS & SEQUELS
U.S. GOVT. ABBREV.
CITY PARKS
FAITH IN ENTERTAINMENT
WHAT'S "NU"?
FINAL RESTING PLACES
    $400 1
swords

Bala
    $400 6
the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sarah
    $400 18
Oklahoma City

Bala
    $400 14
heaven

Scott
    $400 9
the numerator

Scott
    $400 25
(Al) Capone

Bala
    $800 2
Pride and Prejudice

Bala
    $800 7
(Scott: What is the National Park Services?)
[Originally ruled correct; ruled incorrect before the second Daily Double]

the National Park Service

Scott
Triple Stumper
    $800 19
Montezuma

Bala
    $800 15
Silence

Triple Stumper
    $800 10
a nudist

Sarah
    $800 26
Keats

Bala
    $2,200 3
Wicked

Bala
    $1200 8
(Scott: What is Immigration, Control, and Ex... port--no.)
(Sarah: What is the Immigration and Customs... Export?)

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

BalaScottSarah
    $1200 20
Balboa Park

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
(Bala: Who is Faith Hill?)
(Scott: Who is Shania Twain?)
(Alex: Who is [*]? Who's married to Vince Gill.)

Amy Grant

BalaScott
Triple Stumper
    $1200 11
a nursery

Scott
    $1200 16
Newton

Scott
    $1600 4
Doctor Sleep

Sarah
    $1600 21
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Triple Stumper
    $1,600 27
(Alex: [Before Bala wagers] We have less than a minute to go.)
...
(Bala: What is Piccadilly Square?)

Hyde Park

Bala
    $1600 24
The Path

Triple Stumper
    $1600 12
Nubia

Bala
    $1600 17
(Leonard) Cohen

Bala
    $2000 5
Elmore Leonard

Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
the Archivist of the United States

Sarah
    $2000 28
Oscar Niemeyer

Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
(Rudolf) Nureyev

Sarah
    $2000 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

(Earl) Warren

Bala

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bala Scott Sarah
$12,000 $2,800 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD WAR II HEROES
ScottWho is Turing
$2,500
SarahWho is Wallenberg?
$1,000
BalaWho is Schindler
$2,001
Raoul Wallenberg

Final scores:

Bala Scott Sarah
$9,999 $300 $8,000
2-day champion: $42,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bala Scott Sarah
$12,600 $3,800 $7,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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