Responses for show #8277 - Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Contestants

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Greg Marrero, a school administrator from Huntington Beach, California

Melissa Givens, a voice professor and singer originally from Buffalo, New York

Ben Lewis, a data scientist from Costa Mesa, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $44,401)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

GETTING THE KEY TO THE CITY
HYMNS
SPORTS HALLS OF FAME
MAGIC
BOOKS BY SUBTITLE
BEVERAGE RHYME TIME
    $200 6
Will Smith & Martin Lawrence

Ben
    $200 3
"Amazing Grace"

Greg
    $200 25
(Alex: Yes, with less than a minute.)

the Baseball Hall of Fame

Melissa
    $200 11
rabbits

Ben
    $200 16
World War Z

Ben
    $200 30
daughter water

Ben
    $400 10
(Greg: Who is Ralph--[Stutters] [*]?)

Ralph Lauren

Greg
    $400 4
"Rock Of Ages"

Melissa
    $400 26
(Ben: What is NASCAR?)

golf

Ben
Triple Stumper
    $400 13
America's Got Talent

Melissa
    $400 17
(Melissa: Who is Dorothy?)
(Ben: Who is the Wicked Witch?)

Wicked

BenMelissa
Triple Stumper
    $400 22
a coffee toffee

Greg
    $600 9
(Melissa: Who is Robin?)
(Ben: Who is Boy Wonder?)

Batkid

BenMelissa
Triple Stumper
    $600 5
(Greg: [*]. Who is [*]?)

St. Francis of Assisi

Greg
    $600 27
(James) Naismith

Ben
    $600 23
Abracadabra

Ben
    $600 18
Marley & Me

Triple Stumper
    $600 21
a margarita senorita (or senorita margarita)

Ben
    $800 8
Eisenhower

Greg
    $800 14
in the garden

Melissa
    $800 28
lacrosse

Greg
    $800 24
escapology

Melissa
    $800 19
Wild

Ben
    $800 2
a chia sangria

Melissa
    $1,000 7
(John) Scopes

Ben
    $1000 15
a fortress

Greg
    $1000 29
the Tennis Hall of Fame

Triple Stumper
    $1000 12
Leviosa

Melissa
    $1000 20
(Melissa: What is Seabiscuit?)

Black Beauty

Melissa
Triple Stumper
    $1000 1
(Greg: Mach... I'm sorry.)

a maté latte

Greg
Triple Stumper

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

Ben Melissa Greg
$800 $2,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melissa Greg
$3,000 $2,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

A MEDICAL "D"-GREE
OXYMORONS
AROUND THE WORLD
ODD PAIRS
(Alex: Let me give you an example--Kyrie and Washington Irving.)
A SAINT IN HISTORY
MARIAH CAREY
(Alex: And finally, a whole category of clues by this very talented lady.) (Mariah Carey: Hi Alex! My memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, is out now. To celebrate, here are some clues from my career.)
    $400 1
a disc

Ben
    $400 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

a lead balloon

Melissa
    $400 18
a Crusade

Greg
    $400 26
[Carey sings "Make My Wish Come True" in the clue.]
(Alex: And our thanks to Mariah Carey for doing all those wonderful clues for us. She mentioned her book; it's in bookstores right now and on Audible. And we have four clues left. Ben, less than a minute.)

"All I Want For Christmas Is You'

Ben
    $800 5
dialysis

Ben
    $800 27
old news

Melissa
    $8,200 12
a shekel

Ben
    $800 16
Anderson & Mini Cooper

Ben
    $800 19
(Ben: Who is Zeus?)

Thor

BenMelissa
    $800 25
[Carey sings "Touch My Body" in the clue.]

Elvis Presley

Melissa
    $1200 4
delusions

Ben
    $1200 8
(Melissa: What is a stand-in host?)

a guest host

MelissaGreg
    $1200 11
Hyde Park

Ben
    $1200 15
Ice & Rubik Cube

Ben
    $1200 20
Joan of Arc

Greg
    $1200 22
Jay-Z

Ben
    $1600 3
degenerative

Ben
    $1600 7
a one-man-band

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
(Melissa: What is Greece?)

Turkey

MelissaGreg
    $1600 14
Carrie Ann & Spanish moss

Triple Stumper
    $1600 17
heresy

Melissa
    $1600 23
Precious

Greg
    $2000 2
dementia

Melissa
    $2000 6
(Melissa: What is total hearing loss?)

a deafening silence

Melissa
Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Kobe

Greg
    $2000 13
(Greg: Uh, who is Condoleezza Rice?)

Condoleezza & basmati rice

Greg
Triple Stumper
    $4,000 21
(Thomas à) Becket

Greg
    $2000 24
[Carey sings the final part of the clue.]
(Melissa: What is a "Dream Of Love"?)
(Alex: No.)
(Melissa: "Vision"--Oh! [*].)
(Alex: Oh, sorry Melissa; you're not allowed to change your response after I have ruled you incorrect.)

"Vision Of Love"

Melissa
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melissa Greg
$19,200 $2,000 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY IN THE MOVIES
MelissaWhat Eastern Airlines?
$100
GregWhat is Pan Am?
$8,000
BenWhat is Martin?
$7,201
Pan Am

Final scores:

Ben Melissa Greg
$11,999 $1,900 $21,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,200

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ben Melissa Greg
$11,800 $2,000 $11,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
7 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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