Responses for show #8084 - Thursday, October 31, 2019

Contestants

Andrew Thomson, a journalist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Miriam Manber, an attorney from New York, New York

Steve Moulds, a playwright from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 3-day cash winnings total $85,603)

Jeopardy! Round responses

HOBBIES
NEW TESTAMENT QUOTES
(Alex: We're talking about the King James version here.)
COLOR TELEVISION
MOUNTAIN STATES
(Alex: We'll give you the mountain. You identify the state in which it's found.)
YOU'VE HIT THE DAILY DOUBLE
BET IT "ALL"!
    $200 30
a landscape

Steve!
    $200 1
commandments

Steve!
    $200 6
Grey's Anatomy

Miriam
    $200 19
New Mexico

Andrew
    $200 29
London

Andrew
    $200 11
an airball

Steve!
    $400 27
(Andrew: What is scrapbooking?)

collage

MiriamAndrew
    $400 2
Adam

Triple Stumper
    $400 7
(Steve: What is Planet Earth?)

Blue Planet

Steve!Andrew
    $400 20
Wyoming

Andrew
    $400 28
double-jointedness

Steve!
    $400 12
uninstall

Andrew
    $600 26
a language

Miriam
    $600 3
little faith

Steve!
    $600 8
The Blacklist

Steve!
    $600 13
(Andrew: What is Washington?)

California

Andrew
Triple Stumper
    $600 17
double exposure

Miriam
    $600 23
(Miriam: What is stalling?)

stonewalling

Miriam
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
bath bombs

Miriam
    $800 4
heal thyself

Steve!
    $800 9
Yellowstone

Triple Stumper
    $800 14
Colorado

Miriam
    $800 18
a split

Andrew
    $800 24
(Miriam: What is reggaeton?)

dancehall

Steve!Miriam
    $1,800 16
ships in a bottle

Miriam
    $1000 5
sand

Steve!
    $1000 10
Father Brown

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
New York

Miriam
    $1000 22
(Miriam: What is DNA?)

a double helix

Steve!Miriam
    $1000 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Heimdall

Steve!

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

Steve! Miriam Andrew
$3,000 $1,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve! Miriam Andrew
$6,400 $3,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

THE BEST LAID PLANS
MOVIE CHALLENGE
THE SYNDROME SYNDROME
"H"ISTORY
FICTIONAL FLAGS FLYING
STRONG LANGUAGE
    $400 27
the Washington Monument

Miriam
    $400 19
How to Train Your Dragon

Triple Stumper
    $400 30
carpal tunnel

Steve!
    $400 8
the Huns

Miriam
    $400 9
Springfield

Andrew
    $400 25
tough

Steve!
    $800 15
Frank Lloyd Wright

Steve!
    $800 18
Chris Farley

Steve!
    $800 29
Down syndrome

Andrew
    $800 7
the Hindenburg

Andrew
    $800 10
(Frank) Baum

Steve!
    $800 17
hearty

Steve!
    $1200 26
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

1941

Andrew
    $1200 16
American Beauty

Andrew
    $1200 28
SARS

Steve!
    $2,000 1
Hadrian's Wall

Andrew
    $1200 11
Groucho Marx

Steve!
    $1200 13
(Miriam: What is Hefty?)

Brawny

Miriam
Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
Newton

Andrew
    $1600 12
Sicario

Miriam
    $1600 5
restless legs syndrome

Miriam
    $1600 2
the Homestead Act

Steve!
    $4,000 20
(Steve: Who is Bugs Bunny?)

Captain Nemo

Steve!
    $1600 23
vigor

Steve!
    $2000 22
Whitehall

Andrew
    $2000 4
Baby

Miriam
    $2000 6
Barré

Andrew
    $2000 3
Haymarket Square

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
Joseph Conrad

Triple Stumper
    $2000 14
robust

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve! Miriam Andrew
$12,000 $8,600 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

NOVELISTS
(Alex: [To Miriam] Which novel were you thinking of?)
(Miriam: Probably the wrong one?)
[Laughter]
(Miriam: Grapes of Wrath?)
(Alex: No, it's not. East of Eden.)
...
[Alex goes to Steve who does a thumbs down gesture.]
(Alex: Why are you pointing down like that? Oh, you were going for [*] and you changed to Albert Camus.)
MiriamWho is Steinbeck
$8,500
Steve!Who is Ste Camus
$12,000
AndrewWho is John Steinbeck?
$10,601
John Steinbeck

Final scores:

Steve! Miriam Andrew
$0 $17,100 $24,001
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,001

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Steve! Miriam Andrew
$16,000 $7,800 $12,600
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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