Responses for show #8332 - Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Contestants

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Myles Nye, a game designer from Berkeley, California

Morgan Halvorsen, a news editor from Silver Spring, Maryland

John Focht, a software team lead originally from El Paso, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

NONFICTION
COUNTRIES' TRANSLATED NAMES
6-LETTER WORDS
POTPOURRI
SQUID PRO QUO
IT'S "IN" THE SPORT
(Ken: All correct responses there will begin with the letters "I-N".)
    $200 7
(Morgan: What is libertarianism?)

capitalism

JohnMorgan
    $200 10
England

John
    $200 2
remote

Myles
    $200 9
Italy & Japan

Morgan
    $200 1
(squid) ink

Myles
    $200 23
innings

John
    $400 19
eels

Myles
    $400 11
Venezuela

John
    $400 3
staple

John
    $400 15
a Nobel Peace Prize

Morgan
    $400 8
"Weird Al" Yankovic

Morgan
    $400 24
indirect

John
    $800 20
Miss America

Myles
    $600 12
Mexico

John
    $600 4
junket

Myles
    $600 16
sign language

Myles
    $600 28
the Krusty Krab

Morgan
    $600 25
(Ken: You'd get in trouble at work if you missed it.)
[Laughter]

inside-the-park

John
    $800 21
tears

Morgan
    $800 13
Argentina

John
    $800 5
writhe

Myles
    $800 17
a junta

John
    $800 29
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Morgan
    $800 26
ineligible

John
    $1000 22
the Trappists

Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
Liechtenstein

Myles
    $1000 6
slated

Morgan
    $1000 18
fluorescence

Triple Stumper
    $1000 30
Aristotle

John
    $1000 27
an interlocking grip

Triple Stumper

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

John Morgan Myles
$2,600 $1,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Morgan Myles
$6,400 $4,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

TV SHOWS BY WORKPLACE
HISTORICAL PAIRS
MONTH OF THE BOOK
ENDS WITH "TH"
BANKS FOR THE MEMORIES
ENGINEERING
(Ken: In partnership with Olay we're continuing to bring attention to the gender gaps in STEM fields. Presenting today's ENGINEERING category is engineer Erica Joy Baker.)
    $400 6
Modern Family

Triple Stumper
    $400 1
church & state

John
    $400 11
(Morgan: What is [*] 6, 1944?)

June

Morgan
    $400 16
loincloth

Myles
    $400 21
Capital One

Morgan
    $400 26
electrical engineering

Morgan
    $800 7
Friends

John
    $800 2
Lexington & Concord

John
    $800 12
October

Morgan
    $800 17
vermouth

Morgan
    $800 22
Wells Fargo

John
    $800 27
(Myles: What is Mars?)

Venus

JohnMyles
    $1200 8
Mad Men

Morgan
    $3,000 3
Mason & Dixon

John
    $1200 13
April

Myles
    $1200 18
aftermath

John
    $3,000 23
Salmon Chase

John
    $1200 28
the San Francisco earthquake

John
    $1600 9
Ozark

Morgan
    $1600 4
Abelard & Heloise

Morgan
    $1600 14
(John: What is August?)

May

John
Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
bismuth

John
    $1600 24
Bank of America

Myles
    $1600 29
(Myles: What is a ziggurat?)

a step pyramid

MorganMyles
    $2000 10
Bob Hearts Abishola

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Alsace-Lorraine

Morgan
    $2000 15
(John: What is August?)
(Ken: No, but I appreciate you chipping away.)

March

John
Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
a locksmith

Morgan
    $2000 25
Deutsche Bank

John
    $2000 30
a mission specialist

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Morgan Myles
$18,400 $16,800 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE 50 STATES
(Ken: [To Morgan] The Chesapeake Bay has all the little wiggly parts of the shoreline along it.)
MylesWhat is North Carolina?
$5,333
MorganWhat is Maryland?
$1,801
JohnWhat is Maryland?
$15,600
Maryland

Final scores:

John Morgan Myles
$34,000 $18,601 $67
2-day champion: $58,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

John Morgan Myles
$14,800 $16,800 $5,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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