Responses for show #8517 - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Amy Schneider game 5.

Contestants

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Matt King, an attorney from Lewisville, Texas

Genesis Whitlock, a diversity and inclusion professional from Brooklyn, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $155,600)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

CALL THE FOOTBALL PLAY
BLUE
'38
LEFT MOTION
OMAHA
HUT, HUT
    $200 13
a Hail Mary

Genesis
    $200 14
blow your horn

Genesis
    $200 6
minimum wage

Amy
    $200 1
the cha-cha

Amy
    $200 26
Omaha's Zoo

Triple Stumper
    $200 21
a cabana

Amy
    $400 12
(Patrick) Mahomes

Amy
    $400 15
UFOs

Amy
    $400 7
Teflon

Amy
    $400 2
HOV

Amy
    $400 27
(Amy: What is the Platte?)
(Matt: What is the North Platte?)

the Missouri River

AmyMatt
Triple Stumper
    $400 22
a beehive

Triple Stumper
    $600 11
the Steelers

Matt
    $1,000 18
the Smurfs

Genesis
    $600 8
[NOTE: Matt did not include the leading article in his correct response.]

The War of the Worlds

Matt
    $600 3
castling

Amy
    $600 28
Douglas

Amy
    $600 23
(Amy: What is Poland?)

Australia

Amy
Triple Stumper
    $800 10
Joe Montana

Matt
    $800 19
the Blue Nile

Amy
    $800 16
the March of Dimes

Amy
    $800 4
Albuquerque

Amy
    $800 29
Gerald Ford

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
the Maasai

Genesis
    $1000 9
the Statue of Liberty

Matt
    $1000 20
(Genesis: What is a dory?)
...
(Ken: It's a dory from Finding Nemo, unfortunately.)
[Laughter]

a tang

AmyGenesis
    $1000 17
Kristallnacht

Genesis
    $1000 5
(Ken: That's correct and you just ran the category.)
[Applause]

Jackson

Amy
    $1000 30
(Matt: Who is Cavanaugh?)

Father Flanagan

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
a yurt

Amy

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

Amy Genesis Matt
$4,400 $400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Genesis Matt
$7,800 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BOOK TITLE MATH
BROADWAY IS BACK
BUSINESS HISTORY
IN A PREVIOUS LIFE
THE BODY HUMAN
TESTING YOUR "ESP"
    $400 25
(Genesis: Um, what is... [Sighs] blanking.)
(Matt: What is 2,045?)
...
(Ken: 20,000 Leagues and Catch-22.)

20,022

AmyGenesisMatt
    $400 7
Jeff Daniels

Matt
    $400 17
a (court) jester

Matt
    $2,000 24
(Amy: What is 94?)
(Ken: No, it's Five People You Meet in Heaven, so it's 101 minus 5 or [*].)

96

Amy
    $800 6
There's no place like home

Genesis
    $800 11
(Ken: You remembered, yes.)

Pepperidge Farm

Matt
    $800 16
a dodo

Amy
    $800 26
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]
(Ken: Matt, I'm afraid--you took your swings, that's a strategy; it didn't always pay off, you were close so many times.)

the lens

Amy
    $1200 23
(Ken: 2001 plus 50.)

2,051

Amy
    $1200 5
Catherine of Aragon

Amy
    $4,000 10
(Ken: That's right, the founders of Microsoft; your former field helping out.)

Bill Gates & Paul Allen

Amy
    $1200 15
the Philistines

Amy
    $1200 22
(Matt: What is mitric?)
...
(Ken: So close again, Matt... Less than a minute now, Amy,)

the mitral valve

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1200 21
(Matt: What is press secretary?)

spokesperson

AmyMatt
    $1600 18
(Ken: 1,000 divided by 10.)

100

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
(David) Byrne

Amy
    $1600 9
Purdue (Pharma)

Amy
    $1600 14
(Matt: What is a coelacanth?)

a lungfish

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1600 2
(Matt: What is the fulcrum?)

the axis

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $1600 20
(Matt: Who is Thespius?)

Thespis

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $2000 12
(Ken: Seven Years in Tibet and House of Seven Gables.)

49

Genesis
    $2000 3
Chicago

Matt
    $2000 8
(Matt: What is life insurance?)
...
(Ken: The year after the London fire.)

fire insurance

GenesisMatt
    $2000 13
helots

Amy
    $2000 1
(Matt: What is the... hypothalamus?)

the pituitary

Matt
Triple Stumper
    $2000 19
eyespots

Amy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Genesis Matt
$23,800 $6,600 -$6,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD CAPITALS
(Ken: [To Genesis] The name is French, but it's not Paris.)
...
(Ken: [To Amy] What is Amsterdam? Has canals, but no. The Rideau Canal runs through [*]. The ice skating of Canada.)
GenesisWhat is Paris?
$5,000
AmyWhat is Amsterdam?
$9,000
Ottawa, Canada

Final scores:

Amy Genesis Matt
$14,800 $1,600 -$6,400
5-day champion: $170,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Amy Genesis Matt
$23,000 $6,200 -$6,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
10 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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