Responses for show #8123 - Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Contestants

Kristin Butz, a singer from Hoboken, New Jersey

Alex Hookway, an actuary from Columbus, Ohio

Robin Miner-Swartz, an editor and consultant from Lansing, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,400)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTROLOGICAL TERMS
HISTORY
9-LETTER WORDS
UNUSUAL CONTESTS & PRIZES
A POWER CALLER
THE TV SHOW MUST GO ON
    $200 11
a horoscope

Robin
    $200 21
Nepal

Alex
    $200 16
March Madness

Alex
    $200 6
(Alex Hookway: What is flint?)
(Robin: What is magnesium?)

coal

RobinAlex
Triple Stumper
    $200 1
(Alex Hookway: What is "Archie's Place"?)
[Accepted without comment]

Archie Bunker's Place

Alex
    $400 12
(Robin: What is a moon?)
(Alex Hookway: What is Venus?)

house

RobinAlex
Triple Stumper
    $400 22
(Geraldine) Ferraro

Alex
    $400 17
Golden

Robin
    $400 7
solar

Alex
    $400 2
The Dukes of Hazzard

Robin
    $600 13
10

Alex
    $600 23
(Alex Trebek: Less than a minute now.)

Norway

Alex
    $600 18
privacy

Robin
    $600 8
the Hoover Dam

Kristin
    $600 3
Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Robin
    $800 14
Aries

Robin
    $800 24
Little Big Man

Triple Stumper
    $800 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

posterior

Robin
    $800 19
Odor Eaters

Alex
    $800 9
lithium-ion

Robin
    $800 4
America's Funniest Home Videos

Robin
    $1000 15
retrograde

Robin
    $2,000 25
Trinidad

Alex
    $1000 26
soapstone

Robin
    $1000 20
the Tour de France

Alex
    $1000 10
Standard Oil

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Doctor Who

Alex

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

Robin Alex Kristin
$4,000 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Alex Kristin
$6,800 $6,800 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

FACE THE AUTHOR
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
MAMA & DADA
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS
ON THE MOVIE'S SOUNDTRACK
THE NEXT WORD AFTER
(Alex Trebek: The next word that comes up in Webster's International Dictionary.)
    $400 23
Melville

Kristin
    $400 11
(Jimmy) Fallon

Alex
    $400 5
Straight Outta Compton

Alex
    $400 6
utopia

Robin
    $800 22
(Robin: Who is Alexander Hamilton?)

(Robert) Burns

RobinAlex
    $800 24
(Alex Trebek: With less than a minute now.)

Yosemite

Alex
    $800 12
Manhattan

Alex
    $800 27
Enron

Alex
    $800 1
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Robin
    $800 7
(Robin: What is a quattro?)
(Alex Hookway: What is a quarto?)

a quatrain

RobinAlex
Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
Stephen King

Alex
    $1200 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Eureka

Kristin
    $1200 13
Chicago

Robin
    $1200 21
the DeLorean

Kristin
    $1200 2
Footloose

Robin
    $1200 8
kowtow

Robin
    $6,000 16
(Alex Trebek: Who wrote One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.)

Ken Kesey

Alex
    $1600 26
Chinatown

Kristin
    $1600 14
(Robin: Who is Idi Amin?)

Uganda

Robin
Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
(Robin: What is Pan Am?)

TWA (Trans World)

Robin
Triple Stumper
    $1600 3
Yesterday

Robin
    $1600 9
picayune

Triple Stumper
    $2000 17
Dorothy Parker

Robin
    $2000 25
Carmel

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Switzerland

Alex
    $2,000 20
Lehman Brothers

Alex
    $2000 4
A Star is Born

Robin
    $2000 10
schadenfreude

Robin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Alex Kristin
$14,400 $21,200 $5,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ORGANIZATIONS
(Alex Trebek: [To Kristin] What were you going for?)
(Kristin: Uh, Rhodes Scholar.)
[NOTE: The clue's wording did use the semicolon after "1776".]
KristinWhat is Rhode-
$5,000
RobinWhat is Phi Beta Kappa?
$4,401
AlexWhat is Phi Beta Kappa?
$7,601
Phi Beta Kappa

Final scores:

Robin Alex Kristin
$18,801 $28,801 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Robin Alex Kristin
$14,400 $15,800 $5,000
20 R,
6 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
5 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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