Responses for show #8138 - Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan game 3.

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Oishee Shemontee, a tutor from Arcadia, California

Laura Thomason, an English professor from Lizella, Georgia

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan, a librarian from Portland, Oregon (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,000)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS & HISTORIC WOMEN
EASY AS A_B_D
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "A", end with a "D", and there'll be a "B" somewhere in between.)
TREES
LITERARY MASHUPS
(Alex: You have to name the two works by the same author that we have managed to mash up.)
TEAM AMERICA
WORLD POLICE
    $200 1
Betsy Ross

Laura
    $200 6
abetted

Veronica
    $200 30
drop leaves

Oishee
    $200 20
The Prince of Tides & The Great Santini

Triple Stumper
    $200 28
1896

Veronica
    $200 27
Israel

Laura
    $400 2
Sotomayor

Laura
    $400 7
aboard

Oishee
    $400 29
the oak

Veronica
    $400 14
The Cat in the Hat & Green Eggs and Ham

Oishee
    $400 23
climbing

Oishee
    $400 26
New Scotland Yard

Laura
    $600 3
Catherine of Aragon

Laura
    $600 11
an armband

Laura
    $600 24
the timberline

Veronica
    $600 10
The Iceman Cometh & Mourning Becomes Electra

Laura
    $600 19
basketball

Oishee
    $600 25
Russia

Veronica
    $600 4
(Laura: Who is Harriet Tubman?)

Sojourner Truth

Laura
    $800 12
absurd

Veronica
    $800 22
a dogwood

Laura
    $800 9
(Alex: Yes, Anne Rice's works.)

Interview with the Vampire & Queen of the Damned

Veronica
    $800 18
Simone Biles

Laura
    $800 21
the Mounties

Oishee
    $1000 5
the Philippines

Veronica
    $1000 13
abscond

Laura
    $1000 15
the pepper tree

Triple Stumper
    $1000 8
Death Comes for the Archbishop & My Antonia

Oishee
    $1000 16
(Veronica: What is toboggan?)

the skeleton

Veronica
Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
the Stasi

Laura

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

Veronica Laura Oishee
$2,800 $2,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Laura Oishee
$3,600 $6,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. REPRESENTATIVES
COMPOSERS
WHAT TYPE OF MACHINE AM I?
NETFLIX & CHILL
BORDER RIVERS
BACKRONYMS
(Alex: These are acronyms where words are chosen to fit the letters.)
    $400 22
(Alex: Yeah. We'll accept that, I believe.)

indigenous women

Laura
    $400 7
(Oishee: What is la? [*]?)
(Alex: Thank you.)
[Laughter]

fa la la la la la la la la

Oishee
    $400 26
a food processor

Veronica
    $400 1
a hitman (assassin)

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
the Rio Grande & the Colorado

Triple Stumper
    $400 12
Seasonal Affectiveness

Veronica
    $800 24
Texas

Laura
    $3,000 15
Norway

Veronica
    $800 25
a slot machine

Laura
    $800 2
Sabrina

Laura
    $800 13
the Pacific

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
Respiration

Laura
    $1200 27
Adam Schiff

Triple Stumper
    $1200 16
(Laura: What is "Van Dieman's Land"?)

Jerusalem

Laura
Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
(Alex: [Before clue revealed] Less than a minute now.)

a submarine

Veronica
    $1200 3
Lost in Space

Veronica
    $1200 14
(Oishee: What is Newfoundland?)
(Veronica: What is, uh, Nunavut?)

Labrador

VeronicaOishee
Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
Calvin & Hobbes

Veronica
    $1600 17
Puccini

Oishee
    $1600 21
satellites

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
(Jason) Momoa

Veronica
    $3,000 29
(Veronica: What is, uh, the Dominican? Republic?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Hispaniola

Veronica
    $1600 9
Extortion

Laura
    $2000 19
Steve Scalise

Triple Stumper
    $2000 28
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
a nuclear reactor

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
(Laura: What is The Lottery?)

The Haunting of Hill House

VeronicaLaura
    $2000 20
the Chattahoochee

Triple Stumper
    $2000 8
Emergency Response

Oishee

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Veronica Laura Oishee
$10,400 $8,000 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
(Alex: The author of the work was Madeleine L'Engle.)
OisheeWhat is A Wrinkle in Time?
$6,599
LauraWhat is The Fault in Our Stars?
$5,800
VeronicaWhat is A Wrinkle in Time?
$5,601
A Wrinkle in Time

Final scores:

Veronica Laura Oishee
$16,001 $2,200 $13,199
3-day champion: $68,001 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Veronica Laura Oishee
$11,200 $8,600 $6,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.