Responses for show #7881 - Monday, December 10, 2018

Contestants

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Francesco Caporusso, a technical support analyst from Lititz, Pennsylvania

Swetha Dravida, an M.D.-Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut

Staci Huffman, a certified public accountant from Nine Mile Falls, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,201)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

I'M NOT RETIRING!
(Alex: Let's settle that.)
EPONYMS
DESCRIBING THE BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNER
HOPE
SPRINGS
ETERNAL
    $200 11
the Senate

Swetha
    $200 6
(Swetha: What is luxurious?)

ritzy

StaciSwetha
    $200 1
Braveheart

Francesco
    $200 21
Bill Clinton

Francesco
    $200 16
(Staci: What are mosques?)

synagogues

StaciFrancesco
    $400 12
(Staci: What is San Diego?)

the (Miami) Dolphins

StaciFrancesco
    $400 7
paparazzi

Swetha
    $400 2
Spotlight

Staci
    $400 22
marriage

Staci
    $400 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Saratoga

Staci
    $400 17
eternal flame

Francesco
    $600 13
a satellite (or a telescope)

Francesco
    $600 8
leotard

Staci
    $600 3
Rain Man

Swetha
    $600 23
high hopes

Staci
    $600 28
Colorado Springs

Staci
    $600 18
everlasting

Staci
    $800 14
2022

Triple Stumper
    $800 9
(Alex: The god of dreams is Morpheus; hence, we're going for [*].)

morphine

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Slumdog Millionaire

Staci
    $800 24
(Swetha: What is Paradise Lost?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

The Divine Comedy

Swetha
Triple Stumper
    $800 27
Bath

Staci
    $800 19
youth

Swetha
    $1000 15
Saudi Arabia

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
Thomas Aquinas

Francesco
    $1,200 5
(Staci: What is Shakespeare in Love?)

The English Patient

Staci
    $1000 25
cancer

Francesco
    $1000 26
Japan

Francesco
    $1000 20
Nietzsche

Triple Stumper

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

Staci Swetha Francesco
$400 $1,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Staci Swetha Francesco
$3,600 $1,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ALL KINDS OF BOOKS
THE BANK OF THE UNITED STATES
I WANNA SAX YOU UP
UNUSUAL-LOOKING ANIMALS
WILL & GRACE
BEFORE SUNRISE
(Alex: Each correct response in that category will begin with the letters "S-U-N", and the whole word is a word that comes before "sunrise" in the dictionary.)
    $400 1
(Francesco: Who is Julia Childs?)

Julia Child

StaciFrancesco
    $400 16
Alexander Hamilton

Staci
    $400 21
The Rolling Stones

Staci
    $400 6
Will Smith

Swetha
    $400 11
a sunburn

Swetha
    $800 2
Mother Goose

Swetha
    $800 17
gold and silver

Swetha
    $800 22
Charlie Parker

Triple Stumper
    $800 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

mantis

Swetha
    $800 7
Will Rogers

Swetha
    $800 12
Sunni

Swetha
    $1200 3
Chicken Soup for the Soul

Francesco
    $1,000 18
the War of 1812

Swetha
    $1200 23
Kenny G

Staci
    $1200 27
a vulture

Swetha
    $1200 8
Grace Coolidge

Staci
    $1200 13
sun-dried tomatoes

Swetha
    $1600 4
(Swetha: Who is Burroughs?)

(Allen) Ginsberg

SwethaFrancesco
    $1600 19
(Andrew) Jackson

Francesco
    $1600 24
Mancini

Staci
    $1600 26
moray

Staci
    $1600 9
Grace Hopper

Swetha
    $1600 14
the Sung

Francesco
    $2000 5
the vicarage

Swetha
    $2000 20
wildcat

Francesco
    $2000 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Lou Reed

Francesco
    $4,000 28
(Alex: Swetha?)
(Swetha: I don't know.)
(Alex: It's not coming? Yes, yes, because the lemur is [*].)

the aye-aye

Swetha
    $2000 10
Will Hays

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
sundries

Staci

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Staci Swetha Francesco
$12,400 $7,200 $14,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

2-WORD WORLD CAPITALS
SwethaWhat is Addis Ababa?
$3,000
StaciWhat ?
$7,900
FrancescoWhat is Addis Abbaba?
$10,201
Addis Ababa

Final scores:

Staci Swetha Francesco
$4,500 $10,200 $24,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,801

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Staci Swetha Francesco
$13,600 $11,400 $14,600
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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