Responses for show #8150 - Friday, January 31, 2020

Contestants

Audrey Koh, a professional taste tester from Oakland, California

Matthew Leonard, a client services coordinator from New Haven, Connecticut

Michelle Paul, a managing director from Newark, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,900)

Jeopardy! Round responses

SYMBOLS
%
(Alex: Percentage.)
@
(Alex: At.)
"&"
(Alex: And.)
*
(Alex: Footnotes.)
>
(Alex: Greater than.)
    $200 3
an olive branch

Matthew
    $200 1
Cuba

Audrey
    $400 4
a lamb

Michelle
    $400 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

the 99%

Audrey
    $400 23
Reykjavik

Michelle
    $400 24
Dick & Jane

Audrey
    $400 19
poets

Michelle
    $400 25
Orange is the New Black

Michelle
    $600 8
recycling

Audrey
    $600 22
the Houston Rockets

Triple Stumper
    $2,800 14
(Alex: Matthew?)
(Matthew: What is the Bay of Portugal?)

the Panama Canal

Matthew
    $600 7
death & taxes

Michelle
    $600 10
J.J. Abrams

Michelle
    $600 13
Ozark

Matthew
    $800 18
hammer and sickle

Matthew
    $800 17
(Audrey: What is Rio de Janeiro?)

São Paulo

Audrey
Triple Stumper
    $800 16
Shanghai

Matthew
    $800 5
bangers & mash

Audrey
    $800 11
the sacraments

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
(Alex: Yes, with less than a minute now.)

Shay

Audrey
    $1000 9
Macy's

Michelle
    $1000 6
unemployment

Matthew
    $1000 15
Chichen Itza

Triple Stumper
    $1000 2
R&B (Rhythm & Blues)

Matthew
    $1000 12
the Roman Empire

Michelle
    $1000 21
(Chadwick) Boseman

Audrey

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Michelle Matthew Audrey
$3,600 $0 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Matthew Audrey
$4,800 $1,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SPECIES NAMES
14-LETTER WORDS
LITERARY FESTIVALS
HISTORIC PLEAS
WORLD TRANSPORTATION
REAL-LIFE CELEBRITY SUPERHEROES
    $400 10
red

Matthew
    $400 1
(Matthew: What is decapitalization?)

capitalization

MichelleMatthew
    $400 15
San Francisco

Michelle
    $400 6
(Frederick) Douglass

Audrey
    $800 2
infrastructure

Michelle
    $800 18
New Orleans

Michelle
    $800 7
horseback ride naked through the town

Audrey
    $1200 16
one

Michelle
    $1200 3
a paleontologist

Audrey
    $1200 19
cowboy

Triple Stumper
    $4,000 8
(Audrey: [After seeing the clue] Can I change my wager?)
(Alex: No.)
[Laughter]
(Audrey: Um...)
(Alex: Give me a response.)
[Time's up]
(Audrey: Who are...)
(Alex: Who are the [*]?)
(Audrey: I wouldn't have known that anyways.)

Nez Perce

Audrey
    $1200 9
(Audrey: What is Route 66?)

I-10

Audrey
Triple Stumper
    $1200 12
Tonya Harding

Michelle
    $2,200 17
(Michelle: What is [**]? Ern? [*]?)
(Alex: [Laughs] Yes. [*] or [**] shrimp, yes.)

northern (**north)

Michelle
    $1600 13
(Michelle: What's astigmatism?)
(Matthew: [With hesitation] What is [*]?)
(Alex: Yes. Were you counting the letters in your brain as you were saying?)
[Laughter]

farsightedness

MichelleMatthew
    $1600 20
(Audrey: Who is Wright?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Hunter Thompson

Audrey
Triple Stumper
    $1600 23
(Audrey: Who is "Peerim"?)

King Priam (or "Pree-um")

Audrey
Triple Stumper
    $1600 5
Royal Caribbean

Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a cyclops

Triple Stumper
    $2000 14
(Audrey: What is transplanetary?)
(Matthew: What is a satellite?)

interplanetary

MatthewAudrey
Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
(Joseph) Conrad

Matthew
    $2000 22
(Alex: And that would be the man who killed Garfield, the president, and [*].)

Charles Guiteau

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
Cape Town & Pretoria

Audrey
    $2000 4
Mark Harmon

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Matthew Audrey
$10,200 $3,200 -$2,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FRENCH TOWNS
MatthewWhat is Cheese?
$3,200
MichelleWhat is Camembert?
$2,022
Camembert

Final scores:

Michelle Matthew Audrey
$12,222 $0 -$2,600
2-day champion: $30,122 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Michelle Matthew Audrey
$9,600 $6,000 $1,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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