Responses for show #7540 - Friday, May 26, 2017

Contestants

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Liz Bass, a college journalism teacher from Manhasset, New York

Sam Spencer, an engineering graduate student from Champaign, Illinois

Jon Groubert, a former attorney from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,401)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

MARCONI & CHEESE
FAMOUS WOMEN
"S" WORDS
BOOK BINDINGS
BULLET POINTS
400 SHOWS ON IN 2017
    $200 1
Morse code

Jon
    $200 4
Princess Diana

Liz
    $200 9
swing

Liz
    $200 18
leaves

Jon
    $200 15
lead

Jon
    $200 26
(Jon: What is The Apprentice?)
(Sam: What is The Apprentice?)

The Celebrity Apprentice

JonSam
Triple Stumper
    $400 2
(Sam: What is Dublin?)

Buenos Aires

SamLiz
    $1,000 5
Sally Ride

Liz
    $400 10
seal

Jon
    $400 21
go

Jon
    $400 16
Bonnie and Clyde

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

Samantha Bee

Jon
    $600 3
Versailles

Liz
    $600 6
Marie Curie

Sam
    $600 12
subheading

Triple Stumper
    $600 22
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

the man

Sam
    $600 17
a slug

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
America's Cup

Liz
    $800 8
Donna Karan

Triple Stumper
    $800 13
a squadron

Jon
    $800 23
American

Sam
    $800 19
(Alexander Graham) Bell

Jon
    $1000 11
Bologna

Liz
    $1000 25
Sarah Vaughan

Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
the skipjack

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
things

Jon
    $1000 20
a derringer

Sam

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

Jon Sam Liz
$1,600 $200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Sam Liz
$4,200 $2,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

OPERA & BALLET
U.S. BODIES OF WATER
BACK TO BACK TO THE FUTURE
LIFE
LIBERTY
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS
    $400 26
(Alex: With less than a minute to go.)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sam
    $400 9
Puget

Jon
    $400 18
Michael J. Fox

Jon
    $400 15
Margaret Thatcher

Jon
    $400 25
the Declaration of Independence

Liz
    $400 12
seventh heaven

Jon
    $800 27
The Barber of Seville

Jon
    $800 6
Mauna Kea

Sam
    $800 21
a DeLorean

Jon
    $800 16
the moon

Liz
    $800 4
(Harriet) Tubman

Jon
    $800 10
rapture

Sam
    $1200 28
(Liz: Damnation of the Gods?)
(Sam: What is The Damnation of the Gods?

The Twilight of the Gods

SamLiz
Triple Stumper
    $1200 5
San Francisco Bay

Triple Stumper
    $1200 22
"Johnny B. Goode"

Liz
    $1200 17
(Liz: Who is Nero?)

Caligula

Liz
Triple Stumper
    $1200 1
Falwell

Sam
    $1200 11
joy

Liz
    $5 29
(Jon: What is "I'm glad I wagered $5"?)

Swan Lake

Jon
    $1600 7
Lake Okeechobee

Jon
    $1600 23
Lea Thompson

Jon
    $1600 19
Cecil B. DeMille

Jon
    $3,600 2
Berlin

Sam
    $1600 13
jovial

Jon
    $2000 30
(Sam: Who is Gershwin?)

Aaron Copland

Sam
Triple Stumper
    $2000 8
Lake of the Woods

Jon
    $2000 24
(Sam: What is Under the Sea?)

Enchantment Under the Sea

JonSam
    $2000 20
Nebuchadnezzar

Jon
    $2000 3
(Jon: Who is David?)

(Eugène) Delacroix

JonSam
    $2000 14
glad-hand

Liz

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Sam Liz
$18,595 $6,000 $7,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT AUTHORS
SamWho is Herodotus?
$3,428
LizWho is Thucydides?
$4,300
JonWho is Homer?
$5
Herodotus

Final scores:

Jon Sam Liz
$18,590 $9,428 $3,500
2-day champion: $40,991 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jon Sam Liz
$18,600 $4,000 $7,200
23 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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