Responses for show #8312 - Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Contestants

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Lucy Ricketts, an illustrator originally from Atlanta, Georgia

Dusty Smith, a former movie executive from Corvallis, Oregon

Tanay Kothari, a business operations associate from Oakland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

A CATEGORY FOR FREE
AMERICAN CITIES
3-LETTER WORDS
HISTORY
"B" WEAR
THESE SONGS COULD KILL YOU
    $200 19
free-range

Dusty
    $200 6
Seattle

Tanay
    $200 22
a lug

Dusty
    $200 1
(Dusty: Who was Jackie Kennedy?)

Eleanor Roosevelt

DustyLucy
    $200 9
a belt

Dusty
    $200 21
killing me softly

Dusty
    $400 27
(Lucy: What is the, uh, frog stroke?)

the crawl

Lucy
Triple Stumper
    $400 12
Orlando

Lucy
    $400 26
veg

Tanay
    $400 2
Mecca

Lucy
    $400 13
a bikini

Dusty
    $400 20
violence

Lucy
    $600 28
religion

Lucy
    $600 11
Omaha

Tanay
    $600 25
rec

Dusty
    $600 3
November 11

Lucy
    $600 18
boots

Tanay
    $600 15
"Danger Zone"

Tanay
    $800 29
Free Soil

Tanay
    $2,000 8
(Ken: Yes, a red stick.)

Baton Rouge

Tanay
    $800 24
fir

Lucy
    $800 4
(Kemal) Ataturk

Tanay
    $800 17
baby doll

Lucy
    $800 14
"Psycho Killer"

Lucy
    $1000 30
Sierra Leone

Tanay
    $1000 7
Amarillo

Tanay
    $1000 23
maw

Tanay
    $1000 5
John

Lucy
    $1000 16
burkas

Tanay
    $1000 10
"Maneater"

Lucy

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

Tanay Dusty Lucy
$5,200 $400 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tanay Dusty Lucy
$10,000 $1,600 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
SCIENCE CENTER
NOTABLE WOMEN
INSANE CLOWN POSSE
HEAVY MEDALS
WEATHER FORECAST INSIDE
(Ken: In this category, each response will contain a 1-word weather forecast hidden inside the word.)
    $400 27
(Ken: Sounds delicious.)

Freckle (Freckle Juice)

Lucy
    $400 30
microwaves

Dusty
    $400 6
Annie Oakley

Lucy
    $400 1
(Dusty: [Making the first selection] How am I not gonna take the ICP? INSANE CLOWN POSSE for $400, please.)
(Ken: Right.)
[Laughter]

the Joker

Lucy
    $400 23
the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dusty
    $400 14
"Thunderstruck"

Lucy
    $800 11
a Cookie

Lucy
    $800 29
a saber-tooth tiger

Dusty
    $800 7
the United Farm Workers

Triple Stumper
    $800 2
American Horror Story

Dusty
    $800 22
(Lucy: What is physics?)

math

TanayLucy
    $800 15
[Ken emphasizes the "mist" portion of the correct response.]

an optimist

Dusty
    $1200 12
Curious George

Lucy
    $1200 28
(Tanay: What is the foot?)
(Dusty: What is an inch?)
...
(Ken: That's tough mental math to do in just a few seconds; it's [*].)

a meter

TanayDusty
Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
(Tanay: Who is Versace?)
(Ken: More specifically?)

Donatella Versace

Tanay
    $1200 3
Rob Zombie

Dusty
    $2,000 21
(Ken: Well, that was a pivotal moment; now that you have a big lead, how much do you wager, Lucy?)
(Lucy: Uh, $2,000?)
(Ken: For $2,000, question mark...)
[Laughter]

the NAACP

Lucy
    $1200 16
a Ukrainian

Tanay
    $1600 13
Nate (Nate the Great)

Dusty
    $1600 26
(Ken: Less than a minute now.)

the pituitary

Lucy
    $1600 9
Carrie Nation

Lucy
    $1600 4
Spawn

Dusty
    $1600 20
(Tanay: What's a Purple Heart?)
(Dusty: What's the Iron Cross?)

the Bronze Star

TanayDustyLucy
    $1600 17
(Contestants: Oh.)

a nightingale (a nightin-gale)

Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
(Astrid) Lindgren

Tanay
    $2000 25
geothermal

Tanay
    $9,000 10
Maryland

Lucy
    $2000 5
(Ken: Dusty, I'm afraid we had no actual Insane Clown Posse content in that category; choose a different one for us.)
[Laughter]

Lon Chaney, Sr.

Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
(Robert) Frost

Tanay
    $2000 18
barnstorming

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tanay Dusty Lucy
$16,400 $6,400 $25,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FAMOUS ANIMALS
(Ken: Who is that Russian dog?)
[Laughter]
(Ken: I want to give it to you, Dusty, I do.)
(Dusty: It's correct!)
(Ken: I have a contestant's instinct; nothing is wrong there, but we cannot give you full credit.)
[Laughter]
...
(Ken: It's all gonna depend on what Lucy Ricketts wrote down, and she has veterinary experience.)
DustyWho is that Russian dog?
$6,398
TanayWho is Checkers?
$3,599
LucyWho is Laika?
$7,900
Laika

Final scores:

Tanay Dusty Lucy
$12,801 $2 $33,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $33,100

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tanay Dusty Lucy
$15,200 $6,400 $17,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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