Responses for show #7542 - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Contestants

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Rand Wise, a math teacher from Decatur, Georgia

Kerry Benn, a legal news editor from Springfield, New Jersey

Jon Groubert, a former attorney from Denver, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $76,191)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

OCCUPATIONS IN NEWS
BEHIND THE BIBLICAL NAME
OTHER BRITISH ISLES
THE 1910s
FROM THE FRENCH
WINNING THROUGH ALLITERATION
    $200 17
an anchorman

Jon
    $200 26
(Kerry: Who is David?)
...
(Alex: Yes, shalom. Less than a minute now.)

Solomon

KerryRand
    $200 11
the Falkland Islands

Kerry
    $200 6
(Kerry: What is Wrigley Field?)

Fenway

KerryRand
    $200 1
an ambulance

Kerry
    $200 16
King Kong

Jon
    $400 18
closed captions

Kerry
    $400 27
Ishmael

Kerry
    $400 12
(Jon: What is Bermuda?)

the Cayman Islands

JonRand
    $400 7
the tango

Jon
    $400 2
a turret

Kerry
    $400 22
The West Wing

Jon
    $600 19
investigative

Kerry
    $2,000 28
(Kerry: What is Rachel?)

Phoebe

Kerry
    $600 13
the British Virgin Islands

Jon
    $600 8
(Henry) Ford

Rand
    $600 3
crimson

Rand
    $600 23
Donald Driver

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
assignment editors

Triple Stumper
    $800 29
Joshua

Jon
    $800 14
Ascension

Rand
    $800 9
the flu

Jon
    $800 4
faculty

Rand
    $800 24
Michael Moore

Kerry
    $1000 21
cameramen

Kerry
    $1000 30
Eunice

Rand
    $1000 15
Bermuda

Kerry
    $1000 10
(Rand: What is the Somme?)

the Marne

Rand
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
absurd

Rand
    $1000 25
Seattle Slew

Kerry

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

Jon Kerry Rand
$1,400 $1,600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Kerry Rand
$3,000 $3,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

OCCUPATIONS IN THE NEWS
THE PLAYS OF NEIL SIMON
THE "I"s HAVE IT
SEOUL MAN & WOMAN
NUCLEAR PHYSICS
LYRICAL SPELLING BEE
    $400 17
Tiananmen

Jon
    $400 8
The Odd Couple

Kerry
    $400 12
illiterate

Kerry
    $400 26
archbishop

Kerry
    $400 1
alpha, beta and gamma

Jon
    $400 6
S.O.S.

Kerry
    $3,000 18
Occupy Wall Street

Jon
    $800 22
Chekhov

Rand
    $800 13
imbibe

Jon
    $800 27
video art

Jon
    $800 2
heavy water

Rand
    $800 7
"Hollaback Girl"

Jon
    $1200 19
Berkeley

Jon
    $1200 23
The Sunshine Boys

Jon
    $1200 14
an ironclad

Jon
    $1200 28
kimchi

Kerry
    $1200 3
(Enrico) Fermi

Rand
    $1200 9
divorce ("D-I-V-O-R-C-E")

Triple Stumper
    $1600 20
Oregon

Rand
    $1600 24
Marsha Mason

Jon
    $1600 15
infrastructure

Kerry
    $3,000 29
taekwondo

Kerry
    $1600 4
a breeder reactor

Jon
    $1600 10
Avril Lavigne

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
the Bonus Army

Jon
    $2000 25
Sid Caesar

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
impanel

Kerry
    $2000 30
Hyundai

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
a cloud chamber

Rand
    $2000 11
Hall & Oates

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Kerry Rand
$18,000 $13,000 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CIVIL WAR ERA
(Alex: [To Rand] Because with the outbreak of the Civil War, most of the students went off and joined either the Confederate or the Union armies.)
RandWhat is the University of Virginia?
$900
KerryWhat is the University of Virginia?
$1,000
JonWhat is Annapolis?
$8,001
the University of Virginia

Final scores:

Jon Kerry Rand
$9,999 $14,000 $11,900
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jon Kerry Rand
$15,800 $13,600 $11,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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