Responses for show #7912 - Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Contestants

Julie Bender, a public transportation consultant from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Haley Zapal, a copywriter from Atlanta, Georgia

John Presloid, a microbiologist from Perrysburg, Ohio (whose 4-day cash winnings total $92,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

EVERYONE INTO THE POOL!
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
TAKING STOCK
LIT-POURRI
NEVER GONNA GIVE U UP
(Alex: Each correct response will contain two U's. In fact, that's the only vowel in each correct response.)
RICK ROLES
(Alex: I have no idea what that one's about.)
    $200 13
Michael Phelps

Julie
    $200 9
Utah

John
    $200 23
a bull market

Julie
    $200 2
Breakfast at Tiffany's

Julie
    $200 7
(Alex: That's it. Two U's in that one.)

fulcrum

John
    $200 16
Humphrey Bogart

Haley
    $400 14
Marco Polo

Julie
    $400 10
Boulder

Haley
    $400 24
Tokyo

Haley
    $400 3
Neil Gaiman

Julie
    $400 8
(Haley: What is hubris?)
...
(Alex: What is [*]? Remember, two U's coming up in each correct response.)

Unsung

Haley
Triple Stumper
    $400 28
The Walking Dead

Haley
    $600 15
FDR (Franklin Roosevelt)

Haley
    $600 12
(Alex: That's it, and now you are on the plus side.)

Martha's Vineyard

Julie
    $600 27
Chipotle

Triple Stumper
    $600 4
(John: What is Dead Poets Society?)

A Separate Peace

JohnHaley
    $600 19
The Mummy

Haley
    $800 21
synchronized swimming

Haley
    $800 1
Newport News

Haley
    $800 26
(Haley: What is the New York Stock Exchange?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute, now, Haley.)

NASDAQ

Haley
Triple Stumper
    $1,500 6
(Haley: What is "The Reader"?
Alex: No, what is [*]? Made it into a movie, too, kind of nice one.)

The Book Thief

Haley
    $800 29
a suburb

Haley
    $800 18
Blade Runner

John
    $1000 22
an infinity pool

Haley
    $1000 11
(Alex: That's it, and you're on the plus side at $800.)

Horseshoe Falls

John
    $1000 25
(John: What is Standard & Poor?)
...
(Alex: [*]. You had to put an "S" on the end of it there, sorry.)

Standard & Poor's

JohnHaley
    $1000 5
(Julie: Who is Medea?)

Circe

HaleyJulie
    $1000 20
(Julie: What are rushes?)
...
(Alex: Remember it has to contain two U's, so it would be "What is [*]?")

a bulrush

Julie
Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
Magnum

Haley

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

John Haley Julie
$800 $1,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Haley Julie
$600 $6,900 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

50 YEARS AGO, IN 1969
EVERYTHING'S IN ORDINAL
LANGUAGE FAMILIES
MUSICAL & PLAY SETTINGS
SPECIAL DAYS
A FEW GOOD MEN
    $400 22
Sesame Street

John
    $400 20
second wind

John
    $400 1
Indo-European

Haley
    $400 30
Cabaret

John
    $400 7
pink

Julie
    $400 29
Taco Bell

Haley
    $800 23
Saint Valentine

John
    $800 18
first mate

Haley
    $800 2
Swahili

John
    $800 6
Driving Miss Daisy

Haley
    $800 8
emojis

John
    $800 28
The Daily Show

John
    $1200 13
(Haley: What is Apollo 12?)

Apollo 10

HaleyJulie
    $1200 11
the third rail

John
    $1200 3
the Maya

Haley
    $2,000 15
Steel Magnolias

Julie
    $1200 10
french fries

John
    $1200 27
(Adam) Driver

John
    $1600 24
ROTC

Haley
    $1600 12
the Seventh-day Adventists

John
    $1,500 4
Navajo

Haley
    $1600 14
M. Butterfly

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
different-colored eyes

John
    $1600 26
Harvey Keitel

Julie
    $2000 21
Georges Pompidou

Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
a fifth column

John
    $2000 5
Tamil

Julie
    $2000 16
The Iceman Cometh

Triple Stumper
    $2000 17
December 25th

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Shaggy

Haley

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Haley Julie
$13,800 $14,400 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

COMIC STRIP TITLE CHARACTERS
(Alex: I can't recall an occasion when all three of our players wrote down their responses so quickly. I timed you. It was about 12 seconds!)
JulieWho are Calvin + Hobbes
$0
JohnWho are Calvin and Hobbes? :)
$1,000
HaleyWho are Calvin + Hobbes?
$13,000
Calvin & Hobbes

Final scores:

John Haley Julie
$14,800 $27,400 $7,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

John Haley Julie
$13,800 $16,000 $6,400
17 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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