Responses for show #8400 - Friday, May 14, 2021

Last game will Bill Whitaker as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Media Fellowship House.

Contestants

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Kristen Crowe, an online journalist originally from Fargo, North Dakota

Justin Williams, a land use attorney from Baltimore, Maryland

Amanda Ganske, a product marketing manager from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,599)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ART OF LEADERSHIP
POP CULTURE
MONTANA
THE STOCK MARKET
THICKER THAN WATER
A CALL ON THE HOMOPHONE
    $200 12
Queen Victoria

Amanda
    $200 1
(Justin: Who are Ben Affleck and Jennifer Aniston?)

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez

AmandaJustin
    $200 17
the Missouri

Kristen
    $200 7
a fund

Amanda
    $200 6
(Justin: Let's go STONKS or THE STOCK MARKET for $200.)

blood

Justin
    $200 26
moose & mousse

Kristen
    $400 13
Putin

Justin
    $400 2
[NOTE: Amanda did not include the leading article in her response.]

The Big Bang Theory

Amanda
    $400 18
Michelle Williams

Amanda
    $400 8
underwriters

Amanda
    $400 20
mercury

Justin
    $400 27
to wrap & to rap

Amanda
    $600 14
George W. Bush

Kristen
    $600 3
Awkwafina

Amanda
    $600 19
Big Sky

Justin
    $600 9
(Kristen: What is venture capital?)

short selling

JustinKristen
    $600 21
Elmer's

Kristen
    $600 28
guild & gild

Amanda
    $800 15
Eisenhower

Kristen
    $800 4
La La Land

Amanda
    $800 22
Yellowstone

Kristen
    $800 10
a margin call

Justin
    $800 24
the USS Arizona

Kristen
    $800 29
vane & vein

Amanda
    $1000 16
Menachem Begin & Anwar Sadat

Kristen
    $1000 5
[Applause]
(Bill: Yes, you ran the category; good for you.)

Coachella

Amanda
    $1000 23
(Amanda: What is Helena?)
(Kristen: What is Bozeman?)

Billings

AmandaKristen
Triple Stumper
    $1,400 11
(Justin: Let's do the James all-in. [Pushes hands forward])

Poor's (Henry Poor)

Justin
    $1000 25
latex

Amanda
    $1000 30
phase & faze

Amanda

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

Amanda Justin Kristen
$3,800 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Justin Kristen
$7,000 $4,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CREATURE FROM
THE "BLACK"
LEGUMES
SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
MASHED-UP MOVIE ROLES
(Bill: We've mashed up two roles; name the actor who played both.)
HISTORICAL FICTION
    $400 16
the Mediterranean

Amanda
    $400 15
the Black Plague

Justin
    $400 28
English peas

Amanda
    $400 22
(Kristen: Who are jurists?)

jurors

AmandaKristen
    $400 5
Hugh Jackman

Kristen
    $400 19
Waterloo

Justin
    $800 17
Nashville

Triple Stumper
    $800 14
blacklisting

Kristen
    $800 29
kidney beans

Kristen
    $800 20
the Sherman Antitrust Act

Amanda
    $800 6
Robert Downey Jr.

Amanda
    $800 21
(Kit) Carson

Justin
    $1200 18
Cape buffalo

Triple Stumper
    $1200 11
the Black Prince

Triple Stumper
    $3,400 1
(Kristen: What is fiber?)

protein

Kristen
    $1200 3
clear & present

Justin
    $1200 7
(Bill: Malcolm X and Steven Biko in Cry Freedom.)

Denzel Washington

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
Alexander the Great

Amanda
    $1600 26
a mole-rat

Kristen
    $1600 12
(Justin: What is black liquor?)

blackstrap molasses

AmandaJustin
    $1600 30
lentils

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
the steel industry

Amanda
    $1600 8
Meryl Streep

Kristen
    $1600 24
Degas

Amanda
    $2000 27
[NOTE: Bill corrects Amanda's mispronunciation to "HEE-luh".]

a Gila monster

Amanda
    $2000 13
the Blackfoot

Amanda
    $2000 2
lupines

Triple Stumper
    $2,400 10
term limits

Kristen
    $2000 9
Gwyneth Paltrow

Kristen
    $2000 25
Salman Rushdie

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Justin Kristen
$19,800 $5,400 $9,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD CAPITALS
(Bill: [To Justin] It's the capital of Turkey; they moved there from Istanbul in 1923.)
JustinWhat is Ankara
$4,100
KristenWhat is Ankara Ankara
$1,601
AmandaWhat is Kiev?
$200
Ankara, Turkey

Final scores:

Amanda Justin Kristen
$19,600 $9,500 $10,801
3-day champion: $53,199 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Amanda Justin Kristen
$19,800 $5,000 $12,200
25 R,
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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