Responses for show #7609 - Thursday, October 12, 2017

Austin Rogers game 13.

Contestants

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Sean Chong, a medical student from Silver Spring, Maryland

Scarlett Sims, a stay-at-home mom from Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York (whose 12-day cash winnings total $411,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE INUIT
(Alex: First peoples in the Arctic.)
MEN & WOMEN OF LETTERS
(Alex: We'll give you the writer's first and middle names. You name the author.)
OUT-OF-DATE TV TITLES
ALL THE "BEST"
THE END IS NEAR
HELLO, DOLLY!
    $200 11
an igloo

Austin
    $200 16
(T.S.) Eliot

Scarlett
    $200 6
Jane the Virgin

Austin
    $200 1
best-case scenario

Scarlett
    $200 26
the fiscal year

Austin
    $200 21
Barbie

Austin
    $400 12
harpoon

Sean
    $400 17
(E.M.) Forster

Scarlett
    $400 7
The New Girl

Scarlett
    $400 2
bestseller list

Scarlett
    $400 27
June

Triple Stumper
    $400 22
a troll doll

Scarlett
    $600 13
(Austin: What is [**]?)
[Austin's response was ruled incorrect and the decision was reversed after the break.]

seal (the whale)

AustinSean
    $600 18
(Austin: Oops.)
(Alex: Oops indeed.)

(P.D.) James

AustinScarlett
    $600 8
Veep

Scarlett
    $600 3
the best-laid plans of mice and men

Scarlett
    $600 28
Snapchat

Austin
    $600 23
alive

Scarlett
    $800 14
Nunavut

Austin
    $800 19
(J.G.) Ballard

Triple Stumper
    $800 9
The Last Man on Earth

Scarlett
    $800 4
best boy

Austin
    $800 29
tour (of duty)

Austin
    $800 24
Cabbage Patch Dolls

Scarlett
    $1,400 15
(Austin: What is a yak?)
...
(Alex: It's like a yak, but it's a [*]. My favorite animal.)

a musk ox

Austin
    $1000 20
(P.L.) Travers

Scarlett
    $1000 10
Jimmy Kimmel

Sean
    $1000 5
the best man

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
the home stretch

Austin
    $1000 25
(Austin: Oh, oh, man, what are, Monsters, something, no.)

Monster High

AustinScarlett

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

Austin Scarlett Sean
$1,200 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Scarlett Sean
$2,400 $8,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

EIGHTYSOMETHING
STARTS OR ENDS WITH A TREE
(Alex: You get to deal with...)
THAT CRAZY 14th CENTURY
BE A SMART PATIENT
(Alex: Come on.)
GEOGRA"P"
(Alex: Not HELLO, DOLLY!...)
HELLO, DOLLY PARTON!
    $400 17
(Benjamin) Franklin

Austin
    $400 22
(Sean: Oof. Messed up on that one.)
(Alex: Oh, that's too bad.)

the helm

AustinSean
    $400 7
doge

Sean
    $400 1
a second opinion

Scarlett
    $400 12
Peru

Austin
    $400 2
Miley Cyrus

Scarlett
    $800 18
(Scarlett: What is violin?)

the piano

AustinScarlett
    $800 23
ashram

Triple Stumper
    $800 8
French

Scarlett
    $800 25
antibiotics

Austin
    $800 13
(Sean: What is a Peso?)
...
(Alex: Not the Peso, the [*].)

Pecos

Sean
Triple Stumper
    $800 3
"I Will Always Love You"

Scarlett
    $1200 19
(run) a marathon

Austin
    $1200 24
to soak

Scarlett
    $1200 9
(poet) laureate

Austin
    $1200 27
(double) blind

Austin
    $1200 14
Petra

Austin
    $1200 4
"Jolene"

Scarlett
    $1600 20
(Austin: Who is Ross Perot?)
...
(Alex: Who is [*]? You're now in second place.)

T. Boone Pickens

Austin
Triple Stumper
    $1600 26
Firenze

Scarlett
    $3,000 10
the Bastille

Austin
    $1600 29
portability

Sean
    $7,200 15
Penzance

Austin
    $1600 5
Pigeon Forge, (Tennessee)

Scarlett
    $2000 21
Doris Lessing

Triple Stumper
    $2000 28
(Austin: What is, oh, God, a dick?)
(Alex: No. I know nothing about a dick tree, but there is a gum tree, for [*].)
(Austin: Haha, gum tree. I've seen one before.)

gumshoe

Austin
Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
(Alex: The Host.)

(the) Eucharist

Scarlett
    $2000 30
contraindicated

Scarlett
    $2000 16
(Alex: And that word is [*]. [*] corridor.)

Polish

Triple Stumper
    $2000 6
(Alex: I guess the fact that you're from Tennessee helped a lot with that category.)

fires

Scarlett

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Scarlett Sean
$16,600 $21,200 $2,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

MOVIE HISTORY
(Alex: [To Sean] Wrong street, and wrong film.)
(Sean: Oh, well.)
(Alex: That's okay.)
...
(Alex: [To Austin] The Frank Capra film, which is correct.)
...
(Alex: And we're going to see Austin Rogers in our Tournament of Champions very soon.)
SeanWhat is Miracle on 51st St.?
$1,800
AustinWhat is It's A Wonderful Life
$16,550
ScarlettWhat is It's a Wonderful Life?
$12,001
It's A Wonderful Life

Final scores:

Austin Scarlett Sean
$33,150 $33,201 $1,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $33,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Austin Scarlett Sean
$11,000 $21,200 $2,800
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
1 W
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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