Responses for show #8106 - Monday, December 2, 2019

Contestants

Mohammed Ali, a physician from Bear, Delaware

Joanna LeRoy, an attorney from Boston, Massachusetts

Alex Damisch, a data scientist from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,200)

Jeopardy! Round responses

I WON'T BE IN TODAY
TV PEOPLE
2019 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVEL PHOTO CONTEST
MILITARY JARGON & SLANG
5 CLICKS
SPECIAL "OP"s
    $200 29
(Joanna: Who is Greta Thurnberg?)
[Joanna's response was accepted as correct and the decision was reversed after the break.]

Greta Thunberg

Joanna
Triple Stumper
    $200 6
TODAY show

Mohammed
    $200 30
San Francisco Airport

Mohammed
    $200 27
a medic

Alex
    $200 22
the knee

Joanna
    $200 18
optimism

Joanna
    $400 28
Marie Curie

Joanna
    $400 5
Christina Applegate

Joanna
    $400 26
(Joanna: What is Hawaii? Big Island?)

Oahu

Joanna
Triple Stumper
    $400 9
medals

Joanna
    $400 21
clickbait

Joanna
    $400 17
opportunity

Joanna
    $600 25
(Alex Trebek: [*] at Battle of the O.K. Corral. Less than a minute now, Alex.)

Doc Holliday

Triple Stumper
    $600 4
Captain Kangaroo

Joanna
    $600 1
Greenland

Joanna
    $600 12
the equator

Triple Stumper
    $600 15
Car Talk

Triple Stumper
    $600 16
opulent

Mohammed
    $1,000 11
(Mohammed: Who is... Gracie?)

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Mohammed
    $800 3
Danny McBride

Joanna
    $800 8
(Mohammed: What are [*]?)
(Alex Damisch: What are predators?)
[Mohammed's response was ruled as incorrect and the decision was reversed after the break. Alex's response was ruled incorrect and the amount for a wrong response was restored. Alex Trebek said Alex's response was acceptable, but she did not get an additional $800 for a correct response.]

raptors (*birds of prey)

Mohammed
    $800 13
a Dear John letter

Alex
    $800 23
a metronome

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
(Alex Damisch: What is [*]?)
[Alex's response was ruled incorrect and the decision was reversed after the break.]

operetta (*light opera)

Alex
    $1000 10
Chaucer

Mohammed
    $1000 2
Bob Ross

Joanna
    $1000 7
ibexes

Alex
    $1000 14
the silk

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
Xhosa

Alex
    $1000 20
optics

Alex

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

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$1,800 $3,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$4,800 $4,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

LAFAYETTE, IT IS THERE
POP QUIZ
LITERARY WORKS OF THE 1820s
WHAT A DISASTER!
LINGUISTICS
THE ELECTORAL COLLAGE
    $400 9
(Alex Damisch: What is the Bourbon Distict?)

the French Quarter

AlexMohammed
    $400 15
Sam Smith

Mohammed
    $800 8
(Joe) Louis

Mohammed
    $800 14
crows

Joanna
    $800 24
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

(Mary) Shelley

Joanna
    $800 23
metaphors

Joanna
    $1200 7
Oaks

Triple Stumper
    $1200 13
DJ Khaled

Mohammed
    $1200 22
Sir Walter Scott

Triple Stumper
    $1200 21
The Worst-Case Scenario

Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
rolling them

Joanna
    $2,800 19
female suffrage

Alex
    $1600 6
Tippecanoe

Mohammed
    $1600 12
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott

Triple Stumper
    $4,000 18
(Alex Damisch: Like a sphinx? What is a sphinx?)

a mummy

Alex
    $1600 17
fencing

Triple Stumper
    $1600 1
(Alex: Damisch What are palates?)

the vocal cords

AlexMohammed
    $1600 20
(Alex Trebek: Less than a minute now, Alex.)

precinct

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Hampton

Mohammed
    $2000 11
Krist Novoselic

Triple Stumper
    $2000 4
the Teutonic Knights

Triple Stumper
    $2000 3
fiasco

Triple Stumper
    $2000 2
Indo-European

Alex
    $2000 16
Australia

Alex

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$5,600 $8,400 $9,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC LISTS
(Alex Trebek: [Reading Mohammed's response] You didn't complete your response so we have to rule against you, unfortunately.)
[NOTE: Though not mentioned, the correct number of theses is 95.]
AlexWhat are Luther's Theses?
$1,749
JoannaWhat is?
$2,801
MohammedWhat is Luther's List of Comp
$7,001
Luther's theses

Final scores:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$7,349 $5,599 $2,799
3-day champion: $33,549 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Alex Joanna Mohammed
$8,000 $8,400 $10,800
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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