Responses for show #7301 - Monday, May 16, 2016

2016 Power Players Week game 1.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Contestants

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Jonathan Franzen, a best-selling author from Purity and The Corrections

S.E. Cupp, a political commentator from CNN, New York Daily News, and Glamour

Chuck Todd, a political director and host from NBC News and NBC's Meet the Press

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Jeopardy! Round responses

MEET THE PRESS
SHAKESPEARE'S SETTINGS
GERMANIA!
BIRDS OF A FEATHER
(Alex: We'll give you the types, you identify the bird for us.)
BALLPARK FACTS & FIGURES
"GAD"ZOOKS!
    $200 7
Rome

Jon
    $200 16
Hamlet

Jon
    $200 26
a kraut

S.E.
    $200 3
an eagle

Chuck
    $200 1
Fenway

S.E.
    $200 21
a gadget

S.E.
    $400 10
Pulitzer

S.E.
    $400 17
Scotland

S.E.
    $400 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

BMW

Chuck
    $400 8
a robin

Jon
    $400 2
Camden Yards

Jon
    $400 22
brigadier

Chuck
    $600 11
(Jon: What is the Daily Mail?)

The Times of London

ChuckJon
    $600 18
The Tempest

Jon
    $600 9
dove

S.E.
    $600 4
Wrigley

S.E.
    $600 23
(Chuck: What is a gnat?)

a gadfly

ChuckS.E.
    $800 12
libel

Chuck
    $800 19
The Winter's Tale

Triple Stumper
    $800 14
a jay

Jon
    $1,000 5
Turner Field

S.E.
    $800 24
Brigadoon

Chuck
    $1000 13
[ERRATUM: The paper was founded in 1831, not 1835.]

the Detroit Free Press

Jon
    $1000 20
(Jon: Oh, God. I should know this.)
[Laughter]
[Beep]
(Alex: And the tamer is [*].)
(Chuck: I'm glad the novelist missed that.)
(Alex: Yes, we have a minute to go.)

Petruchio

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
a woodpecker

Jon
    $1000 6
Yankee Stadium

S.E.
    $1000 25
a gadabout

Jon

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Chuck S.E. Jon
$1,600 $3,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck S.E. Jon
$2,600 $5,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MEET THE PREZ
BALLET
THE CORRECTIONS
NUMERICAL TERMS
COUNTRY DISTINCTIONS
POP CULTURE
    $400 1
(Jimmy) Carter

S.E.
    $400 20
(Chuck: What is Amsterdam?)

Copenhagen

ChuckJon
    $400 18
Steve Harvey

S.E.
    $400 7
a duo

Chuck
    $400 6
tea

Jon
    $400 9
Wonder Woman

Chuck
    $800 2
Wilson

Chuck
    $800 22
sailors

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
the Tower of Pisa

S.E.
    $800 8
13

S.E.
    $800 15
birth rate

Chuck
    $800 11
Sonny Bono

S.E.
    $1200 3
Taft

Chuck
    $1200 23
E.T.A. Hoffmann

Jon
    $1200 24
a mohawk

Chuck
    $1200 10
a billionaire

S.E.
    $1200 16
(Jon: What is Norway?)

Canada

S.E.Jon
    $1200 12
the Chicago Bears

Jon
    $1600 4
(S.E.: Who was Grant?)

Eisenhower

ChuckS.E.
    $1600 25
(Alex: Yes, with about a minute to go.)

Dewey

Chuck
    $1600 13
the Trinity

Triple Stumper
    $1,800 27
Israel & Jordan

Jon
    $1600 17
Jive

Jon
    $2000 5
Whig

Chuck
    $2000 26
bear

Jon
    $2,400 14
the quadriceps

Jon
    $2000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Indonesia

S.E.
    $2000 19
Spike Lee

S.E.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck S.E. Jon
$12,200 $13,200 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

POLITICAL TERMS
ChuckWhat is nay
$12,200
S.E.What is cloture???
$3,200
JonWhat is non?
$13,201
veto

Final scores:

Chuck S.E. Jon
$0 $10,000 $1,599
3rd place: $10,000 for Samaritan Inns Winner: $50,000 for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign 2nd place: $10,000 for the American Bird Conservancy

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Chuck S.E. Jon
$12,200 $13,000 $14,200
15 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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