Responses for show #8159 - Thursday, February 13, 2020

Contestants

Brooke MacKenzie, a lawyer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Meaghan Kaplan, a transformation analyst from Alexandria, Virginia

Josh Gruenberg, a software engineer from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,601)

Jeopardy! Round responses

FEBRUARY
CAST OF THE TV SHOW
THE CIVIL WAR
JUST SAY "N.O."
(Alex: The correct response will be two words. The first word will begin with the letter "N". The second word will begin with "O".)
FOOD & DRINK WORDS & PHRASES
THE HORN OF AFRICA
    $200 30
St. Valentine

Brooke
    $200 5
[Hearty applause]
(Alex: Well done.)

This Is Us

Josh
    $200 18
(Brooke: What is the Purple Heart?)

the Congressional Medal of Honor

JoshBrooke
    $200 6
a night owl

Meaghan
    $200 7
cup of tea

Josh
    $200 29
Desert

Triple Stumper
    $400 23
African-American History Month

Brooke
    $400 4
(Alex: You've watched a lot of television.)
[Laughter]

Doctor Who

Josh
    $2,000 27
the rebel yell

Meaghan
    $400 9
nitrous oxide

Meaghan
    $400 8
walking on eggshells

Brooke
    $400 20
a baboon

Brooke
    $600 24
pitchers & catchers

Brooke
    $600 3
Fargo

Josh
    $600 17
a leg

Brooke
    $600 15
a navel orange

Josh
    $600 10
a pie chart

Meaghan
    $600 16
Somalia

Meaghan
    $800 26
icicles

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
Riverdale

Josh
    $800 21
1864

Brooke
    $800 13
noblesse oblige

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
cry over spilled milk

Meaghan
    $800 19
Eritrea

Brooke
    $1000 25
Mardi Gras

Meaghan
    $1000 1
Westworld

Josh
    $1000 22
Pickett

Josh
    $1000 14
the Naval Observatory

Meaghan
    $1000 12
bring home the bacon

Brooke
    $1000 28
the Gulf of Aden

Triple Stumper

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

Josh Meaghan Brooke
$3,800 $3,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Meaghan Brooke
$5,000 $6,600 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

3/4 OF AN EGOT
RELIGIOUS FICTION
TRIAL MIX
HEAT STREET
SE"V"EN-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will be seven letters and the "V" will be exactly in the middle of each word.)
OPERA ZINGERS
    $400 9
Bette Midler

Brooke
    $400 23
Left Behind

Josh
    $400 15
witchcraft

Brooke
    $400 1
(Brooke: What is condensation?)
(Josh: What is evaporation?)

boiling

JoshBrooke
Triple Stumper
    $400 25
(Meaghan: What is a haven?)

a proverb

MeaghanBrooke
    $400 26
(Meaghan: Who is Anne Boleyn?)

Elizabeth I

Meaghan
Triple Stumper
    $800 5
Elton John

Brooke
    $800 24
(Meaghan: Who are Esther and Ruth?)
...
(Alex: We have less than a minute to go, Josh.)

Rachel & Leah

Meaghan
Triple Stumper
    $7,700 16
(John T.) Scopes

Brooke
    $800 2
Celsius

Josh
    $800 13
a cerveza

Meaghan
    $800 22
(Brooke: Who is Figaro?)

Don Giovanni

Brooke
Triple Stumper
    $1200 6
Cher

Triple Stumper
    $1200 27
Elijah

Triple Stumper
    $1200 17
the White Sox

Josh
    $1200 3
radiation

Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
(Josh: What are cravings?)

craving

JoshBrooke
    $1200 20
(Meaghan: Who is Pagliacci?)

Rigoletto

Meaghan
Triple Stumper
    $1600 7
Kate Winslet

Brooke
    $1600 18
John Hinckley, Jr.

Triple Stumper
    $5,400 4
Thermodynamics

Josh
    $1600 11
a provost

Meaghan
    $1600 21
The Beggar's Opera

Triple Stumper
    $2000 8
Common

Josh
    $2000 19
Adolf Eichmann

Meaghan
    $2000 14
a sidewinder

Josh
    $2000 12
a clavier

Josh
    $2000 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Rhinemaidens

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Meaghan Brooke
$17,200 $8,200 $16,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
MeaghanWhat is Argentina?
$7,000
BrookeWhat is Argentina???
$1,000
JoshWhat is Brazil?
$15,401
Argentina

Final scores:

Josh Meaghan Brooke
$1,799 $15,200 $17,300
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,300

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Josh Meaghan Brooke
$13,400 $6,600 $9,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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