Responses for show #7260 - Friday, March 18, 2016

Contestants

Aurora Nibley, a tour guide from Valley Village, California

Steve Stoffle, a leadership trainer from Decatur, Georgia

Gwen Niksic, a major account manager originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

LET'S RIDE THE WHEEL!
BRITISH HISTORY
POLITICAL SHORTHAND
ANAGRAMS
BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
HITT"ING" THE TOP 40
    $200 27
David Cameron

Triple Stumper
    $200 22
a lager

Gwen
    $200 21
Horton

Gwen
    $200 12
"Hotline Bling"

Aurora
    $400 16
Las Vegas

Steve
    $400 26
1066

Aurora
    $400 24
not in my backyard

Steve
    $400 6
nebula (for unable)

Aurora
    $400 20
Goosebumps

Steve
    $400 2
"Something"

Aurora
    $600 17
London

Aurora
    $600 14
the Channel Islands

Triple Stumper
    $600 15
Bill Clinton

Steve
    $600 1
fleas (for false)

Steve
    $600 19
(Gwen: What is big and tall?)

plain & tall

GwenSteve
    $600 3
"Killing Me Softly With His Song"

Gwen
    $800 25
The Third Man

Aurora
    $800 7
Chamberlain

Aurora
    $800 8
a bunch of guys

Steve
    $800 4
cedar (for raced)

Gwen
    $800 10
The Giving Tree

Gwen
    $800 9
"I Can't Help Falling In Love With You"

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

Singapore

Triple Stumper
    $1000 13
Canterbury

Aurora
    $1000 23
(Gwen: What is House of Representatives?)

House Resolution

Gwen
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
queries (for Esquire)

Triple Stumper
    $1,400 18
James and the Giant Peach

Aurora
    $1000 11
"Bad Moon Rising"

Steve

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

Gwen Steve Aurora
$2,200 $3,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gwen Steve Aurora
$1,000 $4,800 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SPACE FIRSTS
TOM, DICK & HARRY
BAYS
"INNER" THOUGHTS
I HAVE A GREAT IDEA
THAT JUST WON'T FLY
    $400 24
Halley's Comet

Aurora
    $400 1
an aircraft carrier

Steve
    $400 23
a sinner

Gwen
    $400 22
the (Ford) Mustang

Steve
    $400 15
(Monty Python's) Flying Circus

Aurora
    $800 9
New Mexico

Gwen
    $800 7
Harry Belafonte

Gwen
    $800 19
after-dinner mints

Aurora
    $800 2
masks

Steve
    $800 6
a (flying) buttress

Steve
    $3,000 25
Venus

Aurora
    $1200 8
Tom Hardy

Steve
    $3,000 20
Chesapeake Bay

Aurora
    $1200 16
Thinner

Gwen
    $1200 3
calculus

Aurora
    $1200 12
(fly) fishing

Gwen
    $1600 26
(Steve: What is Discovery?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Sojourner

Steve
Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
the Dick Butkus Award

Gwen
    $1600 21
St. Thomas

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
a beginner

Gwen
    $1600 4
Sax

Gwen
    $1600 13
the Fly Girls

Gwen
    $2000 11
Agriculture

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
spinnerettes

Gwen
    $2000 5
Daylight Savings

Steve
    $2000 14
an Airedale

Gwen

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gwen Steve Aurora
$15,800 $8,800 $15,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERARY DETECTIVES
(Alex: [To Steve] Agatha Christie's detective.)
SteveWho is Poirot?
$8,799
AuroraWho is Sherlock Holmes
$8,000
GwenWho is Sherlock Holmes
$15,401
Hercule Poirot

Final scores:

Gwen Steve Aurora
$399 $17,599 $7,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,599 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Gwen Steve Aurora
$15,800 $8,800 $11,600
16 R,
2 W
14 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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