Responses for show #8054 - Thursday, September 19, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 15.

Contestants

Adam Clark, a police officer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nilla Sivakumar, a college student from Dublin, California

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 14-day cash winnings total $399,543)

Jeopardy! Round responses

THE HINTING OF HULL HOUSE
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
FERDINAND
THE U.S. WOMEN'S NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM
A "DROP"
IN THE OCEAN
    $200 28
[The end-of-the-round signal sounds.]

Chicago

Jason
    $200 23
(Jason: Who is Magellan?)
...
(Alex: Right, we have less than a minute now.)

Columbus

JasonNilla
    $200 27
Megan Rapinoe

Jason
    $200 24
cough drops

Jason
    $400 26
sweat shops

Jason
    $400 5
Family Circle

Adam
    $1,000 21
(Nilla: What is... Mount Rushmore?)

Suez Canal

Nilla
    $400 25
Brandi Chastain

Jason
    $400 22
mic drop

Nilla
    $400 13
Pacific

Jason
    $600 20
Greece

Nilla
    $600 16
L.A. Times

Nilla
    $600 17
SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission)

Adam
    $600 15
Mia Hamm

Adam
    $600 18
drop kick

Jason
    $600 10
Indian

Jason
    $800 19
(Frank Lloyd) Wright

Jason
    $800 12
Poplular Mechanics

Adam
    $800 8
(Ferdinand) Marcos

Adam
    $800 14
ticker tape parade

Jason
    $800 6
stop, drop & roll

Nilla
    $800 9
(Nilla: What is the Atlantic?)

Pacific

NillaAdam
    $1000 1
(Jane) Addams

Jason
    $1000 11
The Baltimore Sun

Jason
    $1000 3
(Ferdinand von) Zeppelin

Jason
    $1000 2
(Alex) Morgan

Jason
    $1000 4
dropsy

Adam
    $1000 7
(Nilla: What is the Atlantic?)

Arctic

Nilla
Triple Stumper

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

Jason Nilla Adam
$5,800 -$1,000 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Nilla Adam
$8,400 -$200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MOVIES ABOUT GEOGRAPHY
BRITISH NICKNAMES
ONE-WORD BOOK TITLES
TRANSPORTATION
WE INTERRUPT THIS PROCESS
16-LETTER WORDS
    $400 22
Nile

Adam
    $400 21
(Nilla: What is Revisionist History?)
...
(Alex: Yes, one word. Less than a minute to go.)

Blink

JasonNilla
    $400 24
golf cart

Nilla
    $400 26
[The end-of-the-round signal sounds.]

circumnavigation

Adam
    $800 10
(Alex: Yes, in South America.)

Andes

Jason
    $800 14
Beloved

Adam
    $800 25
penicillin

Jason
    $800 15
extraterrestrial

Adam
    $1200 6
Romancing the Stone

Jason
    $1200 3
Milton

Jason
    $1200 9
Firestarter

Adam
    $1200 19
Boeing

Jason
    $1200 23
(Nilla: What are electrons?)

neutrons

JasonNilla
    $1200 13
counterterrorism

Adam
    $1600 5
Arabian Peninsula

Nilla
    $1600 1
Lady Jane Grey

Nilla
    $4,133 8
(Adam: I will wager $4,133.)
(Alex: Is there a significance to it?)
(Adam: It's the Eagles' Super Bowl victory score.)
[Laughter]
...
(Adam: [Takes a deep breath] What is... gold?)

Centennial

Adam
    $1600 18
The General

Nilla
    $5,000 16
(Adam: [Making his wager] $5000.)
(Alex: Alright, what score was that? 50-nothing?)
[Laughter]
(Adam: That'll be the next Super Bowl.)
...
(Alex: Adam?)
[Adam shakes head no and says nothing]

toggle

Adam
    $1600 12
undercapitalized

Jason
    $2000 4
Hugh Grant

Adam
    $2000 2
William Caxton

Triple Stumper
    $2000 7
Neuromancer

Adam
    $2000 17
brig (brigantine)

Adam
    $2000 20
ground fault

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
crossventilation

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Nilla Adam
$16,800 $3,400 $6,667
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

TOYS & GAMES
NillaWhat is Play-doh???
$3,270
AdamWhat is Lego?
$134
JasonWhat is Rubik's Cube?
$2,000
Rubik's Cube

Final scores:

Jason Nilla Adam
$18,800 $130 $6,533
15-day champion: $418,343 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jason Nilla Adam
$16,800 $4,400 $15,800
22 R,
1 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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