Responses for show #7943 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Contestants

Tim Varecka, an engineer from Tucson, Arizona

Eric Eifrig, a lawyer from Cincinnati, Ohio

Dana Wayne, an educator from North Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,401)

Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC STRUCTURES
ALPHANUMERIC ATHLETES
IN THE "MI"DDLE
(Alex: Notice the quotation marks on "M-I". Those two letters are going to come up exactly in the middle of each correct response.)
COLD PLAY
SPEED OF SOUND
YOLO
    $200 8
the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Tim
    $200 21
Tom Brady

Eric
    $200 13
(Eric: What is a fumigator?)
...
(Alex: That's the one with the "M-I" right in the middle.)

an exterminator

DanaEric
    $200 1
King Lear

Tim
    $200 3
feet per second

Tim
    $200 26
lava

Dana
    $400 9
Anne Boleyn

Eric
    $400 22
(Alex: Less than a minute.)

Kobe Bryant

Eric
    $400 14
aluminum

Tim
    $400 2
Frozen

Tim
    $400 4
sonic boom

Tim
    $400 27
karaoke

Eric
    $600 10
judo

Tim
    $600 23
Chris Paul

Eric
    $600 15
omit

Eric
    $600 5
Ebenezer Scrooge

Tim
    $600 18
a whip

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

Habitat for Humanity

Dana
    $800 11
(Dana: What is Crete?)
(Tim: What is Cyprus?)

Rhodes

DanaTim
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
Robert Griffin III

Eric
    $800 16
a terminus

Tim
    $800 6
(Henrik) Ibsen

Dana
    $400 19
(Alex: Dana?)
(Dana: [No response])

a machometer

Dana
    $1000 12
Masada

Dana
    $1000 25
(Tim: Who is Lawrence Thomas?)
(Eric: Don't have it.)

LaDainian Tomlinson

EricTim
Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
epidemiology

Tim
    $1000 7
The Lion in Winter

Tim
    $1000 20
Chuck Yeager

Eric

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

Dana Eric Tim
$1,200 $800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Eric Tim
$2,200 $3,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HIGH-SCORING SCRABBLE WORDS
EX-CREATURES
AROUND THE PACIFIC
19th CENTURY PEOPLE
TALK LIKE AN OLD SAILOR
THIS IS "MY" SONG
    $400 16
(Eric: What is solstice?)

equinox

DanaEric
    $400 1
woolly mammoths

Tim
    $400 11
a puffin

Eric
    $400 20
(Tim: Who is Johns Hopkins?)

Walter Reed

DanaTim
    $400 6
the galley (or mess)

Tim
    $400 17
"My Life"

Tim
    $800 25
squeeze

Dana
    $800 2
the cave bear

Tim
    $800 12
(Dana: What is a tornado?)
(Eric: What is a typhoon?)

tsunami

DanaEric
Triple Stumper
    $800 21
the marathon

Dana
    $800 7
Shanghai

Tim
    $800 18
"Un-Break My Heart"

Triple Stumper
    $1200 26
flapjack

Eric
    $2,000 3
a saber-toothed tiger

Tim
    $1200 13
Taipei

Tim
    $1200 22
(Richard) Sears

Eric
    $1200 8
a magazine

Tim
    $1200 19
"Can't Feel My Face"

Triple Stumper
    $1600 27
schmutz

Dana
    $1600 4
the roc

Dana
    $1600 14
Astoria

Eric
    $3,000 23
Hannibal Hamlin

Eric
    $1600 9
the forecastle (or fo'c's'le)

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

"Always On My Mind"

Tim
    $2000 28
zymurgy

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
an elk

Dana
    $2000 15
Robinson Crusoe

Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
(Alex: With less than a minute now.)

Disraeli

Tim
    $2000 10
scuttle

Eric

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Eric Tim
$10,600 $11,400 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORD ORIGINS
DanaWhat is a pullback?
$4,600
EricWhat is kneejerk
$9,801
TimWhat sparkgap?
$8,401
backlash

Final scores:

Dana Eric Tim
$6,000 $1,599 $5,999
2-day champion: $32,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Dana Eric Tim
$11,000 $10,000 $13,600
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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