Responses for show #7754 - Thursday, May 3, 2018

Josh Hill game 2.

Contestants

Kurt Buhring, a professor from Granger, Indiana

Melissa Anthony, a graduate student from Fairhope, Alabama

Josh Hill, a network engineer from North Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,600)

Jeopardy! Round responses

IT BEARS MY NAME
NATURE
SHOW RUNNERS
AUTHORS USE NEW WORDS
10,000 MANIAC
THESE ARE DAYS
    $200 8
(Alex: William Penn there.)

Pennsylvania

Josh
    $200 6
a tortoise

Kurt
    $200 1
(Melissa: What is Los Angeles?)

Springfield

JoshMelissa
    $200 2
a factoid

Kurt
    $200 4
the 4th

Josh
    $200 5
Throwback Thursday

Josh
    $400 9
Bolivia

Melissa
    $400 7
an electric eel

Josh
    $400 11
The Flash

Melissa
    $400 3
piehole

Josh
    $400 29
Mecca

Melissa
    $400 14
Groundhog Day

Josh
    $600 10
(Alex: For the Marquis.)

Fayetteville

Josh
    $600 16
firefox

Kurt
    $600 21
the marathon

Melissa
    $600 19
freelance

Josh
    $600 15
(Kobe) Bryant

Melissa
    $600 24
Lexington and Concord

Josh
    $800 12
(Alex: Ibn Saud.)

Saudi Arabia

Josh
    $800 17
(Melissa: What is a bat?)

a butterfly

Melissa
Triple Stumper
    $800 22
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
Dickens

Josh
    $800 25
(Josh: What is Louisiana?)

Florida

JoshMelissa
    $800 26
Dr. Seuss

Kurt
    $1000 13
Victoria and Queensland

Josh
    $1000 18
pheromones

Josh
    $1000 23
Paulie

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 30
Lolita

Melissa
    $1000 28
Mennonites

Josh
    $1000 27
Juneteenth

Josh

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

Josh Melissa Kurt
$4,400 $1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Melissa Kurt
$8,600 $3,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CINCO DE MAYO
THE BRONTES
AMERICAN HISTORY
LAKES & RIVERS
THE DAWN OF THE RAILROADS
PUT A "LID" ON IT
    $400 6
French fries

Melissa
    $400 5
Wuthering Heights

Josh
    $400 1
the Vietnam War

Josh
    $400 10
Joan Rivers

Josh
    $400 2
horses

Josh
    $400 3
(Alex: VA for Virginia.)

valid

Melissa
    $800 18
Hollandaise

Kurt
    $4,000 16
(Josh: What are heaths?)

the moors

Josh
    $800 7
1929

Melissa
    $800 19
Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Triple Stumper
    $800 15
brakes

Josh
    $800 4
slid

Josh
    $1200 26
tartar sauce

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
Jane Eyre

Josh
    $3,000 8
the Emancipation Proclamation

Melissa
    $1200 20
the Clippers

Josh
    $1200 17
Mikado

Josh
    $1200 12
your eyelid

Melissa
    $1600 27
aioli

Josh
    $1600 24
Bell

Josh
    $1600 9
Cumberland

Josh
    $1600 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Ricki Lake

Josh
    $1600 21
the gauge

Josh
    $1600 13
(Alex: Your buddy is your pal, and so the word is [*].)

pallid

Triple Stumper
    $2000 28
a remoulade

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

Anne Bronte

Josh
    $2000 11
Roanoke

Josh
    $2000 22
the Alps

Josh
    $2000 14
annelid

Josh

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Melissa Kurt
$27,400 $9,000 $2,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FILM & WAR
(Alex: Often considered to be one of the top 20 films of all time.)
KurtWhat Dunkirk?
$604
MelissaWhat is Paris?
$3,000
JoshWhat is ?
$515
Casablanca

Final scores:

Josh Melissa Kurt
$26,885 $6,000 $1,996
2-day champion: $50,485 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Josh Melissa Kurt
$31,400 $7,200 $2,600
34 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
5 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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