Responses for show #8457 - Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Matt Amodio game 10.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the Robin Hood Foundation.

Contestants

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Harry Hannigan, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Christina Leone, an operations assistant from East Hartford, Connecticut

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 9-day cash winnings total $310,400)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

DEFINITELY ONE OF THE 50 STATES
TYPICAL JASON
RELIGION
YOU KNOW WHAT THEY SAY
INVESTING TERMS
GENIUS: ARETHA
(Cynthia Erivo: I'm Cynthia Erivo with clues about Aretha Franklin whose genius is captured in a new "National Geographic" series.) (David Faber: The full season of National Geographic's Genius: Aretha series is available on Hulu.)
    $200 26
Florida

Christina
    $200 27
brown

Christina
    $200 19
Reformation

Matt
    $200 28
(Matt: What's "all work, no play"?)

all work and no play

MattChristina
    $200 29
(Christina: What is liquidation?)

liquidity

ChristinaHarry
    $200 30
(David: Thank you to Cynthia Erivo.)

the Queen of Soul

Matt
    $400 20
Wisconsin

Matt
    $400 21
right-handed

Matt
    $400 18
Buddhism

Harry
    $400 22
for 15 minutes

Matt
    $400 23
junk bonds

Harry
    $400 25
MLK (Martin Luther King Jr.)

Matt
    $600 11
Iowa

Matt
    $600 15
(Jason) Sudeikis

Matt
    $3,600 10
the Hajj

Christina
    $600 16
love is blind

Matt
    $600 17
dividends

Matt
    $600 24
"Amazing Grace"

Christina
    $800 3
Kansas

Matt
    $800 13
urban

Matt
    $800 9
Orthodox

Christina
    $800 5
the squeaky wheel

Christina
    $800 14
(Christina: What is commission?)

load

Christina
Triple Stumper
    $800 8
"Chain Of Fools"

Matt
    $1000 2
Pennsylvania

Christina
    $1000 12
lactose

Christina
    $1000 1
Amish

Matt
    $1000 4
wisdom

Harry
    $1000 7
prospectus

Christina
    $1000 6
Atlantic (Records)

Matt

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

Matt Christina Harry
$5,600 $7,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Christina Harry
$8,600 $8,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

DEFINITELY NOT ONE OF THE 50 U.S. STATES
MED. ABBREV.
TALK SHOWS
AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS
AFTER ALL
(David: Words that appear shortly after "all" in the dictionary are what we're looking for.)
    $400 28
nanny

Matt
    $400 29
ear, nose & throat

Christina
    $400 17
a monologue

Matt
    $400 27
gold

Matt
    $400 26
Sauron

Matt
    $400 30
an alloy

Christina
    $800 4
matter

Matt
    $800 25
twice daily

Matt
    $800 16
Seth Meyers

Christina
    $800 23
Darwin

Harry
    $800 22
The Last of the Mohicans

Matt
    $800 24
almond

Matt
    $1200 1
(Harry: What is affairs?)

State of Play

Harry
Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
primary care physician

Matt
    $1200 11
"Role Call"

Triple Stumper
    $13,000 9
Commonwealth

Matt
    $2,400 6
(Harry: Who is "The Girl with the Poor [Correcting himself] Pearl Earring"?)
(David: That is correct, well done.)

the Girl with a Pearl Earring

Harry
    $1200 21
allegory

Matt
    $1600 2
(David: What is [*]? It's not a river in Egypt.)

Denial

Triple Stumper
    $1600 13
long-term memory

Matt
    $1600 15
Graham Norton

Christina
    $1600 8
East Timor

Matt
    $1600 5
Medea

Harry
    $1600 20
alleviate (allay)

Harry
    $2000 3
grace

Christina
    $2000 12
(Christina: What is the flu?)
(Matt: What is the papilloma virus?)

polio

MattChristina
Triple Stumper
    $2000 14
Dick Cavett

Harry
    $2000 10
(David: Yes, capital moved there from Melbourne.)

Canberra

Matt
    $2000 7
American Psycho

Matt
    $2000 19
(Harry: What's a mutation?)
(Christina: What's an abnormality?)

an allele

MattChristinaHarry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Christina Harry
$36,000 $9,600 $7,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ASIA
(David: [To Christina] In fact, independence from the U.S. was proclaimed July 4, 1946; now June 12 is actually the date of independence from Spain in 1898.)
HarryWhat is Japan?
$7,200
ChristinaWhat are the Philippines?
$9,600
MattWhat is Philippines?
$16,000
the Philippines

Final scores:

Matt Christina Harry
$52,000 $19,200 $0
10-day champion: $362,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Christina Harry
$24,200 $6,600 $6,000
31 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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