Responses for show #7777 - Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Contestants

Megan Beesley, a public defender from St. Louis, Missouri

Joe Castro, a comptroller from Pasadena, California

Leslie Manion, a bookseller from Vancouver, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $599)

Jeopardy! Round responses

TRUE CRIME BOOKS, SWEETHEART
PULITZER PRIZE MUSICALS
BALL IN THE FAMILY
HAWAIIAN CROSSWORD CLUES
I DON'T WANNA CRAMP
YOUR STYLE
    $200 1
Los Angeles

Megan
    $200 6
Oklahoma!

Joe
    $200 7
Barry Bonds

Joe
    $200 12
a ukulele

Leslie
    $200 22
writer's

Leslie
    $200 17
(Joe: What's a gel?)

mousse

LeslieJoe
    $400 2
Escobar

Joe
    $400 13
Sondheim

Leslie
    $400 8
the Lakers

Joe
    $400 27
Kona

Joe
    $400 23
a Charley horse

Joe
    $400 18
an emerald

Megan
    $1,000 3
(Alex: Joe?)
(Joe: Uh... oh, uh, airplane? What is airplane terrorism?)

skyjacking

Joe
    $600 14
Rent

Leslie
    $600 9
Aaron Boone

Joe
    $600 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Pearl Harbor

Megan
    $600 24
(Alex: With less than a minute to go.)

potassium

Leslie
    $600 19
a fade

Megan
    $800 4
Whitey Bulger

Joe
    $800 15
(Leslie: What is Hair?)

A Chorus Line

Leslie
Triple Stumper
    $800 10
an all-star team

Joe
    $800 25
(Megan: What's calories?)

blood pressure

LeslieMegan
    $800 20
tabby

Leslie
    $1000 5
forensics

Megan
    $1000 16
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Leslie
    $1000 11
[Applause for Joe running the category.]

Bowden

Joe
    $1000 26
(Leslie: What is rheumatic fever?)

dengue fever

Leslie
Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
a chemise

Triple Stumper

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

Leslie Joe Megan
$400 $3,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Joe Megan
$3,000 $4,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BLACK-&-WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE
17th CENTURY SCIENCE
THE RAMBO CONNECTION
GEOGRAPHY "B"
THE INTERJECTION SECTION
PORTUGAL, THE MAN
    $400 1
the Alamo

Joe
    $400 2
a pendulum

Leslie
    $400 12
Sylvester Stallone

Leslie
    $400 21
Bogotá

Megan
    $400 17
whoa

Joe
    $400 7
Brazil

Triple Stumper
    $800 3
a manatee

Joe
    $800 8
light

Joe
    $800 13
Liberia

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
(Joe: What is Brooklyn?)

the Bronx

JoeMegan
    $800 18
begorrah

Leslie
    $800 20
Vasco da Gama

Triple Stumper
    $1200 4
Greta Garbo

Joe
    $1200 9
air pressure (or atmospheric pressure)

Joe
    $1200 14
3-D printing

Megan
    $4,000 23
(Alex: Megan?)
(Megan: What is Bhutan?)

Brunei

Megan
    $1200 19
holy cow

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 28
(Alex: Joe?)
(Joe: [Shakes head])
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Henry the Navigator

Joe
    $1600 5
mukluks

Megan
    $1600 10
a slide rule

Joe
    $1600 15
First Blood

Leslie
    $1600 24
the Bay of Bengal

Megan
    $1600 26
(Leslie: What is aha?)

ta-da

Leslie
Triple Stumper
    $2000 6
maidenhair

Leslie
    $2000 11
(Leslie: What is Titan?)

Ganymede

LeslieJoe
    $2000 16
(Leslie: Who are the Taliban?)

the Mujahideen

Leslie
Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Alex: We have less than a minute now.)

Buzzards Bay

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
atta

Joe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Joe Megan
$2,600 $12,600 $3,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
(Alex: [To Megan] Who is... I can't make it out. What does it say?)
(Megan: The Monopoly Man.)
...
(Alex: [To Joe] No, the fictional character who got a real obituary in the New York Times was [*], just after Agatha Christie killed him off in one of her works.)
LeslieWho is Don Corleone
$2,595
MeganWho is The Monopoly
$3,598
JoeWho was Mark Twain?
$3,216
Hercule Poirot

Final scores:

Leslie Joe Megan
$5 $9,384 $2
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,384 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Leslie Joe Megan
$2,600 $14,600 $7,600
14 R,
5 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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