Responses for show #6909 - Thursday, October 2, 2014

Contestants

Kate Horowitz, a science writer from Washington, D.C.

Shawn Choe, an attorney from New York, New York

Josh Hager, an archivist from Raleigh, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,100)

Jeopardy! Round responses

ATLANTIC CITY
KEEPING SAFE
NFL THURSDAY: THE STARTING LINEUP
PLANETS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
"IN" THE DICTIONARY
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letters "IN".)
NAME THE FAITH
    $200 16
craps

Shawn
    $200 26
bomb shelters (or fallout shelters)

Josh
    $200 1
Phil Simms

Josh
    $200 6
four

Shawn
    $200 11
insectivores

Shawn
    $200 21
Judaism

Kate
    $400 17
Willy Wonka

Kate
    $400 27
kitchen

Kate
    $400 2
Deion Sanders

Josh
    $400 7
Earth

Shawn
    $400 12
(Josh: What is insolvent?)

insoluble

JoshShawn
    $400 22
Lutheran

Triple Stumper
    $1,200 18
(Kate: What is the gold?)
(Alex: No, but you're
on the right track. "What is the [*]?" You're obviously not a big gambler. But that's okay. We'll have plenty of time left.)

Golden Nugget

Kate
    $600 28
unloaded

Shawn
    $600 3
James Brown

Josh
    $600 8
(Shawn: What is Venus?)

Mercury

JoshShawn
    $600 13
indigo

Shawn
    $600 23
Pentecostalism

Shawn
    $800 19
Tropicana

Josh
    $800 29
Kevlar

Josh
    $800 4
(Bill) Cowher

Josh
    $800 9
Saturn

Shawn
    $800 14
influenza

Kate
    $800 24
Islam

Josh
    $1000 20
bad beat

Shawn
    $1000 30
blind spot

Shawn
    $1000 5
...
[applause]
(Alex: You are a big
NFL football fan, and it has paid off handsomely. Well done. You ran the category.)

Tony Gonzalez

Josh
    $1000 10
(Josh: What is Uranus?)
...
(Alex: [*], yes. His dad
discovered Uranus.)

Neptune

JoshShawn
    $1000 15
infirmary

Shawn
    $1000 25
Greek Orthodox

Josh

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

Josh Shawn Kate
$2,200 $4,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Shawn Kate
$5,800 $7,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ATLANTIC CITIES
2-SYLLABLE WORDS
AUTHORS
AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARIES
WORKING ON THE RAILROAD
THE CINEMA OF STEVE McQUEEN
    $400 8
Rio de Janeiro

Kate
    $400 1
forecast

Shawn
    $400 6
Stieg Larsson

Josh
    $400 14
(Shawn: What is Lexington?)
(Josh: What is Concord?)

The Battle of Bunker Hill

JoshShawn
Triple Stumper
    $400 20
brakeman

Josh
    $400 25
The Great Escape

Josh
    $800 9
Reykjavik

Kate
    $800 2
pupil

Josh
    $800 7
(George) Martin

Shawn
    $800 15
Samuel Adams

Josh
    $800 21
(cross)ties

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

12 Years a Slave

Shawn
    $3,000 10
Cape Town

Kate
    $1200 3
comfort

Shawn
    $1200 11
(Aldous) Huxley

Shawn
    $1200 16
France

Kate
    $1200 22
...
(Alex: And that would be
one of those --)
[Alex moves his hands up and down as if pumping the handle]
(Kate: Yeah.)
(Alex: [*]. [*].)

handcars

Triple Stumper
    $1600 12
(Shawn: What is Kingston?)

Bermuda

Shawn
Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
(Shawn: What is exhaust?)

vapors

ShawnKate
    $1600 18
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Triple Stumper
    $200 17
(Who is George Washington?)
(Alex: No, you had
to think "Navy." Who is [*]?)

John Paul Jones

Kate
    $1600 23
(Josh: What is Southern Freight?)

Santa Fe

Josh
Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
Dakar

Shawn
    $2000 5
lychees

Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
(Kate: Who is Isaac Asimov?)

Vladimir Nabokov

Kate
Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
...
(Alex: Famous Swamp Fox, [*].)

Francis Marion

Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
Boxcar Willie

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Shawn Kate
$6,600 $10,200 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

2014 NEWSMAKERS
(Alex: I suppose the easier one would be the coach of the Cavaliers, LeBron's team.)
KateWho are David Smith + David Jones?
$200
JoshWho are David Johnson McNeil & David MacNe
$6,600
ShawnWho are
$3,000
David Blatt & David Brat

Final scores:

Josh Shawn Kate
$0 $7,200 $6,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Josh Shawn Kate
$6,600 $10,200 $5,800
16 R,
4 W
19 R,
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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