Responses for show #8456 - Monday, August 2, 2021

Matt Amodio game 9.
First game with David Faber as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the Robin Hood Foundation.

Contestants

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Anna Hendrick, a private investigator from Queens, New York

Kent Easter, a management consultant from San Diego, California

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 8-day cash winnings total $291,200)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE STATE I REP IN THE SENATE
FROM TV TO FILM
KNOTTY BY NATURE
HODGEPODGE
SCIENCE
HILL & MOUNTAIN IDIOMS
    $200 26
New Jersey

Matt
    $200 28
The Flintstones

Kent
    $200 29
anchor

Matt
    $200 30
rain

Triple Stumper
    $200 27
silver

Matt
    $200 25
king of the hill

Matt
    $400 20
Florida

Anna
    $400 9
Picard

Matt
    $400 24
a Windsor

Kent
    $400 22
stolen base

Kent
    $400 23
molting

Anna
    $400 21
a slippery slope

Anna
    $600 15
Utah

Matt
    $600 8
Harrison Ford

Anna
    $600 17
slip knot

Matt
    $600 19
the womb

Matt
    $600 16
quinine

Matt
    $6,400 18
make a mountain out of a molehill

Matt
    $800 11
Nebraska

Matt
    $800 7
(Matt: What's Diana?)
(Anna: Who is Diane?)

Carol Brady

MattAnna
Triple Stumper
    $800 13
surgeon

Matt
    $800 14
Tuscany

Matt
    $800 12
Legionnaires

Matt
    $800 5
peaking

Matt
    $1000 1
Virginia

Matt
    $1000 4
Charlize Theron

Kent
    $1000 6
a square knot

Anna
    $1000 10
(Anna: What is a butterfly?)

sea angel

Anna
Triple Stumper
    $1000 2
cumulonimbus

Kent
    $1000 3
Muhammad

Anna

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

Matt Kent Anna
$5,200 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Kent Anna
$14,200 $3,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN RIVERS
INSTRUMENTAL TO THE SONG
PLAYS
"Y" IN THE MIDDLE
(David: And "Y" is in the exact middle of each response.)
THRONE OUT
AT HOME
    $400 20
the Columbia

Matt
    $400 27
Chris Martin

Anna
    $400 14
the electric chair

Matt
    $400 30
rye

Matt
    $400 29
the Hawaii Islands

Kent
    $400 28
e-reader

Matt
    $800 19
the Missouri

Kent
    $800 24
Chuck Berry

Kent
    $2,400 13
(Anna: I have no idea.)

robot

Anna
    $800 25
a kayak

Kent
    $4,000 18
(Matt: What's Nicholas? [Looks at judges] The Second?)
(David: Huzzah! [*] is right.)
[Applause]
(David: Last czar, of course, of Russia.)

Nicholas II

Matt
    $800 26
(Matt: What's threads? [*]?)
(David: [*] is correct, yes.)

thread count

Matt
    $1200 4
(Kent: What is Ox?)
(Matt: What's Elk?)

Medicine

MattKent
Triple Stumper
    $1200 16
(Clarence) Clemons

Matt
    $1200 5
(Matt: What's a comedy of... uh, oh, errors?)

a comedy of manners

MattKent
    $1200 23
bayou

Matt
    $1200 8
(Anna: What is a briefcase?)

an umbrella

MattAnna
    $1200 12
ghee

Anna
    $1600 3
Jackson, Mississippi

Triple Stumper
    $1600 15
Grohl

Matt
    $1600 2
Volpone

Matt
    $1600 22
polygon

Matt
    $1600 7
Charles

Matt
    $1600 10
(Anna: What is a thermostat?)

a wine refrigerator

KentAnna
    $2000 6
Rappahannock

Matt
    $2000 17
(David: [*], from Fleetwood Mac.)

Christine McVie

Triple Stumper
    $2000 1
A Soldier's Play

Anna
    $2000 21
(Matt: What's a "kat-a-did"?)
[David says it the proper way in accepting Matt's response.]

katydid

Matt
    $2000 9
Romania

Matt
    $2000 11
Wynton Marsalis

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Kent Anna
$34,200 $7,400 $400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC BUSINESSMEN
(David: The correct response was [*]. And in the clue you may have heard "Waldorf", which was the key part, because Waldorf-[*]ia. [*], of course, became a fur magnate, and his family did build the Waldorf-[*]ia Hotel.)
AnnaWho is Bayer?
$400
KentWho is ?
$2,600
MattWho is Morris?
$15,000
(John Jacob) Astor

Final scores:

Matt Kent Anna
$19,200 $4,800 $0
9-day champion: $310,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Kent Anna
$25,200 $7,400 $2,800
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
1 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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