Responses for show #8104 - Thursday, November 28, 2019

Contestants

Alex Damisch, a data scientist from Chicago, Illinois

Jamin Speer, an economics professor from Memphis, Tennessee

Ellen Keane, a librarian from Stoneham, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

GETTING COLT FEAT
FROM G TO G
UNFIX THE SONG TITLE
CHESS TALK
PAMPAS
CIRCUMSTANCE
    $200 30
retractable roof

Jamin
    $200 1
a groundhog

Triple Stumper
    $200 8
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

Jamin
    $200 29
resigning

Alex
    $200 28
the Andes

Jamin
    $200 18
segregation

Alex
    $400 6
a revolver

Jamin
    $400 2
a gosling

Jamin
    $400 9
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"

Jamin
    $400 22
castling

Jamin
    $400 25
a gaucho

Alex
    $400 14
bankruptcy

Alex
    $600 7
tanks

Ellen
    $600 3
ginseng

Ellen
    $600 10
"Lay Down Sally"

Ellen
    $600 21
X-ray

Triple Stumper
    $600 24
Jack Dempsey

Triple Stumper
    $600 13
a prisoner (of war)

Jamin
    $800 19
American Pharoah

Alex
    $800 4
grating

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
"You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"

Jamin
    $800 23
files

Triple Stumper
    $1,312 15
(Alex Damisch: What is... Caracas?)

Buenos Aires

Alex
    $800 17
cerebral palsy

Ellen
    $1000 20
Colt 45

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
grog

Jamin
    $1000 12
"Don't Cha"

Alex
    $1000 27
en passant

Triple Stumper
    $1000 26
(Ellen: What is the emu?)
(Jamin: What's a cassowary?)

the rhea

EllenJamin
Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
homeless

Triple Stumper

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

Ellen Jamin Alex
$1,800 $3,800 $88

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$1,600 $3,600 $1,688

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

STATUESQUE AUTHORS
WHERE THE FISH ARE
OSCAR-WINNING ADAPTED SCREENPLAYS
MIRANDAS, RIGHT?
12-LETTER WORDS
DICTATOR TOTS
    $400 21
Hans Christian Andersen

Jamin
    $400 29
(Alex Damisch: What is eel?)

a tuna

JaminAlex
    $400 1
Moonlight

Triple Stumper
    $400 14
silent

Jamin
    $400 19
cartographer

Alex
    $400 20
(Alex Trebek: Yes. Good father.)

Stalin

Ellen
    $800 26
(Edgar Allan) Poe

Jamin
    $800 27
pike

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
The Pianist

Ellen
    $800 18
Moana

Ellen
    $800 12
self-destruct

Jamin
    $800 4
(Ellen: What is Romania?)

Serbia

EllenJamin
    $1200 23
Hemingway

Alex
    $1200 25
the sturgeon

Triple Stumper
    $1200 3
Brokeback Mountain

Alex
    $1200 15
Miranda Lambert

Jamin
    $1200 9
a hippopotamus

Triple Stumper
    $1200 6
Kim Jong-un

Jamin
    $3,000 22
Sappho

Jamin
    $1600 28
the pollock

Triple Stumper
    $1600 5
The Cider House Rules

Triple Stumper
    $1600 16
The Tempest

Alex
    $1600 10
depreciation

Ellen
    $1600 7
Duvalier

Alex
    $2000 24
George Eliot

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
the cod

Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
The French Connection

Ellen
    $2,500 17
(Gerard) Kuiper

Alex
    $2000 11
biodiversity

Triple Stumper
    $2000 8
(Jamin: Who are "Ilde" and "Usay" Hussein?)

Uday and Qusay

Jamin
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$6,400 $10,600 $9,788

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORD ORIGINS
EllenWhat is corporeal?
$6,390
AlexWhat is an incarnation avatar
$3,013
JaminWhat is guru?
$9,000
avatar

Final scores:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$10 $1,600 $12,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,801

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ellen Jamin Alex
$6,400 $9,200 $10,600
9 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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