Responses for show #8153 - Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Contestants

Justin Joseph, a voiceover artist from Los Angeles, California

Paige Hermansen, an English professor from Amherst, Massachusetts

Travis Gaylord, a management consultant from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,002)

Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD LEADERS
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
STATE SONGS
NICKNAMES
TEXTING ABBREV.
MOVIES ACROSS AMERICA
    $200 18
William the Conqueror

Paige
    $200 26
the Wall Street Journal

Paige
    $200 15
Washington

Travis
    $200 25
the Emerald City

Paige
    $200 6
face to face

Paige
    $200 12
Men in Black

Justin
    $1,200 17
Saddam Hussein

Travis
    $400 23
(Paige: What is bullfighting?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now, Paige.)

soccer

Paige
Triple Stumper
    $400 5
Kentucky

Travis
    $400 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Jupiter

Justin
    $400 7
just kidding

Justin
    $400 13
(Paige: Who is Oliver North?)

Oliver Stone

PaigeJustin
    $600 1
Napoleon

Travis
    $600 19
Motor Trend

Travis
    $600 11
"O Tannenbaum"

Justin
    $600 27
(Travis: Who is Barrymore?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

John Barrymore

Travis
    $600 8
rolling on the floor laughing

Paige
    $600 14
The Birdcage

Paige
    $800 2
Ho Chi Minh

Travis
    $800 20
Bloomberg

Justin
    $800 4
(Travis: What are the... White Mountains?)

the Green Mountains

TravisPaige
    $800 9
off-topic

Paige
    $800 21
Burt Reynolds

Justin
    $1000 3
Caligula

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
Journal-Constitution

Travis
    $1000 16
Wind

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
you'll be sorry

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
the leg lamp

Paige

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

Travis Paige Justin
$1,200 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Paige Justin
$4,600 $3,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

A COLORFUL CATEGORY
ON THE MEDITERRANEAN
SHOW TUNE RHYMES
THE "IDE"S OF FEBRUARY
GENETIC DISORDERS
AUTHORS' NAME CHANGES
    $400 1
yellowjacket

Justin
    $400 16
Syria

Travis
    $400 6
(Travis: What are spittoons?)
[Alex chuckles.]
...
(Alex: Yes, I wouldn't like to see somebody playing a spittoon.)
[Laughter]
(Paige: Quite an image.)

bassoons

TravisPaige
    $400 20
Ride

Paige
    $400 23
(Paige: What is anemia?)
...
(Alex: That's right with less than a minute to go.)

hemophilia

TravisPaige
    $400 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

J.K. Rowling

Justin
    $800 2
red algae (red tides)

Travis
    $800 17
[Alex reads the clue using his "Bogie" voice.]

Morocco

Travis
    $800 8
distance

Paige
    $800 12
courtside

Justin
    $800 24
Parkinson's

Justin
    $800 22
Thoreau

Justin
    $1200 3
the Orange Bowl

Travis
    $1200 10
Sicily

Paige
    $1200 13
morning

Justin
    $1200 7
a landslide

Justin
    $1200 25
muscular dystrophy

Paige
    $1200 21
Faulkner

Paige
    $1600 4
Green Berets

Justin
    $1600 18
(Paige: What is Greece?)

Tunisia

TravisPaige
    $1600 14
grail

Justin
    $1600 9
the tide

Travis
    $1600 26
Maya Angelou

Paige
    $3,000 5
(Justin: What are the Smoky Mountains?)

the Blue Ridge Mountains

Justin
    $2000 19
(Travis: I knew that.)

Haifa

Triple Stumper
    $3,000 15
(Justin: What is... the fridge?)
[Laughter]
(Alex: We have weird humor on this program today.)

an orphanage

Justin
    $2000 11
Regicide

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
Nathanael West

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Paige Justin
$11,000 $8,600 $6,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN HISTORY
(Justin: It's "Hamit"; I was going for Hamilton.)
JustinWho is Hamit
$6,399
PaigeWho is Robert E. Lee
$6,400
TravisWho is Robert E. Lee?
$6,201
Robert E. Lee

Final scores:

Travis Paige Justin
$17,201 $15,000 $1
3-day champion: $37,203 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Travis Paige Justin
$10,200 $8,600 $12,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
4 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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