Responses for show #8039 - Thursday, July 18, 2019

Contestants

Nathan Kaplan, a math professor from Los Angeles, California

Amy King, a teacher from Seattle, Washington

Roey Hadar, a journalist from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,600)

Jeopardy! Round responses

SPORTING FIRSTS
LARD ALMIGHTY
A TOUR OF EUROPE
DEEP "POCKET"
19th CENTURY AMERICA
THE EDGARS
(Alex: Awards presented by Mystery Writers of America each year.)
    $200 1
the Kentucky Derby

Roey
    $200 12
shortening

Nathan
    $200 7
Moscow

Amy
    $200 17
a pocket bread

Triple Stumper
    $200 6
Tennessee

Amy
    $200 26
Stephen King

Roey
    $400 2
a jump ball

Roey
    $400 20
cracklings

Amy
    $400 8
a glacier

Roey
    $400 18
a pickpocket

Roey
    $400 13
(Susan B.) Anthony

Roey
    $400 27
Sue Grafton

Roey
    $600 3
green

Roey
    $600 22
Crisco

Amy
    $3,400 9
the Latin Quarter

Roey
    $600 19
(Roey: What is pocket turbulence?)

an air pocket

RoeyNathan
    $600 14
a light bulb

Roey
    $600 28
Fargo

Amy
    $800 4
the Detroit Red Wings

Roey
    $800 24
The Jungle

Roey
    $800 10
(Roey: What is Lake Lucerne?)

Lake Geneva

RoeyAmy
    $800 21
a pocket protector

Nathan
    $800 15
the Civilized Tribes

Amy
    $800 29
Ellery Queen

Nathan
    $1000 5
[Applause for Roey running the category.]

the Australian Open

Roey
    $1000 25
(Roey: What is a saturated fat?)
(Amy: What is partially hydrogenated?)
(Nathan: What is HDL?)
[Roey's response was ruled acceptable before Double Jeopardy!, and Amy and Nathan were not penalized for their subsequent incorrect responses.]

triglyceride (or a saturated fat)

Roey
    $1000 11
the Douro

Nathan
    $1000 23
Pocket Rocket

Roey
    $1000 16
(Horace) Greeley

Roey
    $1000 30
(Raymond) Chandler

Nathan

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

Roey Amy Nathan
$7,000 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roey Amy Nathan
$11,200 $3,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

NEW GROUP NAMES OF MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURES
MEDICAL TERMS
COMIC STRIPS
"OY", THE PLACES YOU'LL GO!
STATELY OVERLAPS
(Alex: Now, that's a weird category. I'm gonna give you an example. "A registered brand in Little Rock"--what is "Trademarkansas"?)
THE 3-NAMED EDGARS
    $400 22
griffins

Roey
    $400 25
an abrasion

Amy
    $400 1
Blondie

Amy
    $400 3
Isle Royale

Roey
    $400 8
Thrillinois

Roey
    $400 17
Edgar Allan Poe

Nathan
    $800 23
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

centaurs

Nathan
    $800 13
earwax

Roey
    $800 2
(Scott) Adams

Nathan
    $800 4
Loyola

Roey
    $800 9
a Vortexas

Amy
    $6,000 18
J. Edgar Hoover

Nathan
    $1200 24
minotaurs

Roey
    $1200 19
analgesics

Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
Big Nate

Triple Stumper
    $1200 5
the Savoy

Roey
    $1200 14
a Citadelaware

Roey
    $1600 27
harpies

Amy
    $5,000 20
(Nathan: What is... uh... atopical?)

noninvasive

Nathan
    $1600 11
(Nathan: Who is Doonesbury?)

Tank McNamara

Nathan
Triple Stumper
    $1600 6
Sheboygan

Roey
    $1600 15
(Roey: What is Vocalifornia?)
(Amy: What is Bifocalifornia?)

Opticalifornia

RoeyAmy
Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
fauns

Amy
    $2000 21
celiac

Roey
    $2000 12
(Roey: Who is Garfield?)

Krazy Kat

RoeyNathan
    $2000 7
Oyster Bay

Roey
    $2000 16
an Herbivoregon

Amy
    $2000 28
(Amy: Who is Albee?)
...
(Nathan: Who is Masters?)
(Alex: Mast--)
(Nathan: Who is [*]?)
(Alex: Thank you.)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Edgar Lee Masters

AmyNathan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roey Amy Nathan
$19,600 $7,200 $9,800
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NOTORIOUS
AmyWho is Eichmann?
$2,700
NathanWho is Eichmann?
$9,800
RoeyWho is Adolf Eichmann?
$0
Adolf Eichmann

Tiebreaker Round responses

SCIENCE
helium

Nathan

Final scores:

Roey Amy Nathan
$19,600 $9,900 $19,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,600

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Roey Amy Nathan
$16,800 $7,200 $9,600
27 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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