Responses for show #8459 - Thursday, August 5, 2021

Matt Amodio game 12.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the Robin Hood Foundation.

Contestants

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James Weldon, an emerging markets investor from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ashley Rayner, a librarian from Chicago, Illinois

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 11-day cash winnings total $368,600)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ETYMOLOGY
WORLD WAR II
RECENT POP CULTURE
COOKING VERBS
THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT
LET'S TAKE IT OUTSIDE
    $200 27
reconnoiter

James
    $200 26
the Axis

James
    $200 25
Godzilla

Matt
    $200 28
dice

James
    $200 29
the Grand Canyon National Park

Ashley
    $200 30
zipline

Matt
    $400 22
(James: What is a grip?)

gaffer

MattJames
    $400 21
April

Matt
    $400 24
"I Can't Breathe"

Ashley
    $400 11
garnish

James
    $400 20
Guam

Matt
    $400 23
(David: We've all been doing that a lot lately.)

al fresco

James
    $600 17
an outlaw

James
    $600 15
Stalingrad

Ashley
    $600 16
the Winter Soldier

James
    $600 10
bread crumbs

Ashley
    $600 19
(James: What is a coyote?)

a fox

AshleyJames
    $600 18
loiter

Matt
    $800 8
stalag

Triple Stumper
    $800 7
the Missouri

James
    $800 12
FBI

Matt
    $800 9
marinate

Ashley
    $800 13
Land Management

Matt
    $800 14
San Diego

Matt
    $1,000 3
milieu

Matt
    $1000 1
(Erwin) Rommel

Matt
    $1000 6
the Baker Street Irregulars

Matt
    $1000 5
simmer

Ashley
    $1000 2
Deb Haaland

Triple Stumper
    $1000 4
(Matt: What's REI?)

The North Face

Matt
Triple Stumper

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

Matt Ashley James
$4,400 $3,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ashley James
$6,600 $4,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

I'M YOUR HUCKLEBERRY
EXTINCT ANIMALS
AROUND THE WORLD
NAME THE MOVIE KING
(David: We're looking for the king portrayed, not the actor.)
A POET LAUREATE
STAND "PAT"
    $400 22
(David: Yes, he was introduced in Tom Sawyer, of course.)

Huckleberry Finn

Matt
    $400 27
a horse

Ashley
    $400 28
Belgrade

Matt
    $400 10
Henry VIII

James
    $400 29
Day-Lewis

Matt
    $400 30
PatrĂ³n

Matt
    $800 21
Huckleberry Hound

Ashley
    $800 26
the black rhino

Ashley
    $800 12
(Lake) Erie

Matt
    $800 9
King Arthur

Triple Stumper
    $800 25
(Ashley: Who is Lord Byron?)

(Alfred, Lord) Tennyson

MattAshley
    $800 24
patisserie

Matt
    $1200 20
grizzly bears

Ashley
    $1200 17
(Matt: What's wren?)

the Carolina parakeet

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1200 11
Iceland

James
    $1200 8
(Matt: What's John?)
(Ashley: King Richard. Who is King Richard?)
(David: A little more?)

King Richard the Lion-Hearted

MattAshley
    $4,000 3
(Matt: What's... Massachusetts?)

New York

Matt
    $1200 23
Pat the Bunny

Ashley
    $1600 15
(Val) Kilmer

Matt
    $1600 16
the Mojave

James
    $4,000 4
(David: The capital of Libya.)

Tripoli

Matt
    $1600 7
(James: Who is Louis XVI?)

Louis XIV

MattJames
    $1600 2
Amanda Gorman

Triple Stumper
    $1600 19
patina

Matt
    $2000 14
(Henry David) Thoreau

James
    $2000 13
Ichthyosaurus

Matt
    $2000 5
Ecuador

Matt
    $2000 6
Edward I

Matt
    $2000 1
(Robert Penn) Warren

Matt
    $2000 18
patronym

Matt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ashley James
$23,000 $9,000 $6,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1930s AMERICA
(David: [To Matt] Of course, the former president was quite unpopular due to the Depression.)
JamesWhat is Mt. Rushmore?
$6,000
AshleyWhat is Washington
$3,001
MattWhat is Hoover Dam Mt. Rushmore??
$3,000
Hoover Dam

Final scores:

Matt Ashley James
$26,000 $5,999 $0
12-day champion: $394,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Ashley James
$24,600 $9,000 $6,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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