Responses for show #8232 - Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Contestants

Zach Newkirk, an attorney from Alexandria, Virginia

Shelli Castor, an editor from Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Morgan Wilbanks, a physician from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,000)

Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY OF HUNGARY
MIDDLE NAME, PLEASE
MARQUEE "MOON"
CANSPLAINING
IN THE DICTIONARY
(Alex: Words from the Random House dictionary.)
GONE FISHING
    $200 7
the Red Army

Zach
    $200 23
Jolie

Morgan
    $200 16
New Moon

Morgan
    $200 15
(Alex: Sounds like you're going fishing, doesn't it?)
[Laughter]

worms

Morgan
    $200 6
(Shelli: What is litigate?)

prosecute

ShelliZach
    $200 1
(Morgan: In honor of my uncle, let's do GONE FISHING for $200.)

cut bait

Morgan
    $400 8
the Communists

Morgan
    $400 17
Moonstruck

Triple Stumper
    $400 21
oil

Zach
    $400 11
a thesaurus

Morgan
    $400 2
a reel

Morgan
    $100 9
(Alex: And you are now at $2,700.)
[Applause]
(Morgan: Fat stacks.)

the Ottomans

Morgan
    $600 18
Moonlight

Morgan
    $600 12
(Morgan: What is a middleman?)

a fence

Morgan
Triple Stumper
    $600 3
chum

Morgan
    $800 10
(Morgan: Who are the Moors?)

the Magyars

MorganShelli
    $800 25
Garth

Morgan
    $800 19
Moonraker

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

kicking the can (kick the can)

Morgan
    $800 13
crochet

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
the marlin

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
(Zach: Who is St. Barbara?)
(Shelli: Who is St. Elizabeth?)
...
(Alex: And for that entire category, we want to thank Viking River Cruises; they were a lot of help. Zach, you make the next selection; we have less than a minute to go now.)

the Virgin Mary

ShelliZach
Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
Pierpont

Zach
    $1000 20
(Zach: What's Man in the Moon?)

Man on the Moon

Zach
Triple Stumper
    $1000 26
Dutch Boy

Morgan
    $1000 14
chronic

Morgan
    $1000 5
(Alex: You got four out of five; well done.)

fly fishing

Morgan

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

Morgan Shelli Zach
$2,900 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$7,300 -$400 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WOMEN ARTISTS
THE PLAIN TRUTH
ADVERBIALLY
2 BOOKS IN 1
(Alex: You have to name the two books by the same author that we have managed to combine in our clues.)
HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
TALK SHOW
    $400 1
still life

Morgan
    $400 25
(Zach: What's Chihuahua?)

Tabasco

ShelliZach
    $400 11
quickly

Morgan
    $400 5
(Shelli: Who is Dickens?)

Oliver Twist & David Copperfield

ShelliZach
    $400 13
Tallahassee

Morgan
    $400 12
The View

Zach
    $800 2
the Brownings

Shelli
    $800 26
Honshu

Morgan
    $800 21
never

Morgan
    $800 6
A Farewell to Arms & For Whom the Bell Tolls

Morgan
    $800 20
Tuskegee

Morgan
    $1200 3
Op art

Triple Stumper
    $1200 22
insanely

Triple Stumper
    $1200 7
The Great Gatsby & The Last Tycoon

Morgan
    $4,600 19
Vanderbilt University

Zach
    $1200 15
David Spade

Morgan
    $1600 4
(Mary) Cassatt

Shelli
    $3,000 28
(Alex: Hurry.)
(Zach: Uh...)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the Caribbean

Zach
    $1600 23
(Shelli: What is weekly?)
(Morgan: What is monthly?)

annually (yearly)

MorganShelliZach
    $1600 8
Breathing Lessons & The Accidental Tourist

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
Howard

Zach
    $1600 14
(Morgan: Who is Leno?)
(Shelli: Who is Letterman?)
(Zach: Sullivan?)

Johnny Carson

MorganShelliZach
Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Judy Chicago

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
the Urals

Zach
    $2000 24
(Morgan: What is tangentially?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

diagonally

MorganShelli
    $2000 9
The Age of Innocence & Ethan Frome

Shelli
    $2000 18
Hampton University

Zach
    $2000 16
Arsenio Hall

Zach

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$8,900 $2,800 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PRE-CIVIL WAR PRESIDENTS
ShelliWho is John Q. Adams
$200
MorganWho is Pierce?
$1,208
ZachWho Franklin Pierce?
$8,401
Franklin Pierce

Final scores:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$10,108 $2,600 $17,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,801

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Morgan Shelli Zach
$9,400 $2,800 $9,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
6 R,
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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