Responses for show #8139 - Thursday, January 16, 2020

Contestants

Priscilla Drobes, a stay-at-home mom from Nanuet, New York

Shanu George, a graduate student from North Windham, Connecticut

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan, a librarian from Portland, Oregon (whose 3-day cash winnings total $68,001)

Jeopardy! Round responses

"P"ICTURE THIS
WEATHER
5-LETTER WORDS
COINAGE
PARK CITY
REAL PEOPLE ON SCREEN
    $200 4
a picket fence

Veronica
    $200 16
(Shanu: What is a tornado?)
(Priscilla: What was a blizzard?)

fog

ShanuPriscilla
Triple Stumper
    $200 19
a baton

Priscilla
    $200 24
aluminum

Triple Stumper
    $200 1
Atlanta

Veronica
    $200 11
Muhammad Ali

Veronica
    $400 5
pollen

Shanu
    $1,000 17
(Shanu: What is a polar vortex?)

nor'easters

Shanu
    $400 20
a coven

Veronica
    $400 25
(Alex: Yes. Less than a minute.)

Greece

Veronica
    $400 2
(Priscilla: What is Staten Island?)

Brooklyn

ShanuPriscilla
    $400 12
Martin Luther King

Veronica
    $600 8
(Alex: And that's the great [*].)

Satchel Paige

Triple Stumper
    $600 18
vacuum

Priscilla
    $600 21
(Veronica: What is a guava?)
[NOTE: The response of "mangoes" as given by Alex does not fit the category. The correct response should be "mango".]

mangoes

Veronica
Triple Stumper
    $600 3
Austin City Limits

Veronica
    $600 13
Bill Gates

Triple Stumper
    $800 6
the prime meridian

Shanu
    $800 22
an ounce

Veronica
    $800 26
the bald eagle

Shanu
    $800 9
Sioux Falls

Veronica
    $800 14
Bruce Lee

Shanu
    $1000 7
(Shanu: What is picturesque?)

periwinkle

VeronicaShanu
    $1000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

radar

Shanu
    $1000 23
atone

Veronica
    $1000 27
West Point

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
(Shanu: What is Cortes?)

Balboa Park

Shanu
Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
John Lennon

Triple Stumper

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

Veronica Shanu Priscilla
$3,400 $400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Shanu Priscilla
$5,400 $1,000 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA
ROCK OPERAS
STATES' COMMON SURNAMES
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE WINNING WORDS
(Alex: The good news is you don't have to spell the correct response. Just articulate it.)
MYTH IN MODERN LITERATURE
BLUE BY YOU
    $400 13
Alcatraz

Veronica
    $400 6
Jesus Christ Superstar

Shanu
    $400 11
(Priscilla: What is C?)
(Alex: Sorry?)
(Priscilla: Oh, sorry. What is...)
(Alex: No. You were incorrect the first time.)

Smith

ShanuPriscilla
    $400 18
Chihuahua

Veronica
    $400 1
Hercules

Shanu
    $400 23
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

van Gogh

Shanu
    $800 7
Green Day

Veronica
    $800 12
Williams

Shanu
    $800 19
incisor

Shanu
    $800 2
Icarus

Shanu
    $800 24
Picasso

Veronica
    $1200 8
(Priscilla: What is Tommy?)
(Shanu: What is Bohemian Rhapsody?)

Quadrophenia

ShanuPriscilla
Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
(Priscilla: What is Arizona and-and-New-New-New Mexico?)
(Veronica: What is Arizona and Texas?)

Texas & California

VeronicaShanuPriscilla
    $1200 20
semaphore

Veronica
    $1200 3
Prometheus

Shanu
    $1200 25
The Blue Boy

Priscilla
    $1600 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Little Rock

Shanu
    $1600 9
The Wall

Veronica
    $4,000 15
(Shanu: What is Arizona?)

New Mexico

Shanu
    $1600 21
cerise

Veronica
    $1600 4
(Veronica: Who is Penelope?)

Ithaca

Veronica
Triple Stumper
    $1600 26
Vermeer

Veronica
    $1,500 17
(Shanu: What are the Texas Marshals?)

the Texas Rangers

Shanu
    $2000 10
Hedwig

Veronica
    $2000 16
(Shanu: What is Harrison?)
(Veronica: What is Adams?)
(Priscilla: What is Jackson?)

Johnson

VeronicaShanuPriscilla
Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
(Priscilla: What is harpsichord?)
[ERRATUM: "Dulcimer" was the penultimate word in the 1949 Bee. The winning word was "onerous".]

dulcimer

Priscilla
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Donna) Tartt

Veronica
    $2000 27
Prussian blue

Shanu

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Shanu Priscilla
$13,000 $2,300 -$5,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHY
ShanuWhat is Tegucigalpa?
$2,000
VeronicaWhat is Panama City?
$8,000
Panama City

Final scores:

Veronica Shanu Priscilla
$21,000 $300 -$5,400
4-day champion: $89,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Veronica Shanu Priscilla
$13,000 $8,800 -$5,400
21 R,
4 W
17 R,
8 W
(including 3 DDs)
3 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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