Responses for show #7882 - Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Contestants

John Henning Schumann, a physician from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Nicole Cocklin, a travel agent from Fort Wayne, Indiana

Francesco Caporusso, a technical support analyst from Lititz, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,801)

Jeopardy! Round responses

MY 2018 GOVERNMENT JOB
WORD ORIGINS
AT THE SALAD BAR
THE BIG BATTALIONS
WEST VIRGINIA
THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS
    $200 3
Supreme Court justice

Francesco
    $200 8
(Nicole: What is satellite?)

planet

FrancescoNicole
    $200 1
croutons

Francesco
    $200 29
tanks

Francesco
    $200 23
coal miners

Nicole
    $200 17
"Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"

John
    $400 4
governor of Ohio

John
    $400 9
tournament

Triple Stumper
    $400 2
romaine

John
    $400 27
(Nicole: What are battleships?)

aircraft carriers

NicoleJohn
    $400 24
sales tax

Francesco
    $400 19
Kris Kringle

Nicole
    $600 5
Ben Carson

John
    $600 10
(Nicole: What is jester?)
(John: What is a puppet?)

a buffoon

NicoleJohn
Triple Stumper
    $600 13
garbanzo beans

John
    $600 25
(Alex: Less than a minute.)

submarines

John
    $600 16
John Denver

Francesco
    $600 20
The Polar Express

Nicole
    $800 6
the EPA

Francesco
    $800 11
cuneiform

Francesco
    $800 14
Swiss chard

John
    $2,400 30
(Francesco: What is North Korea?)

China

Francesco
    $800 18
Charleston

Nicole
    $800 21
Indiana

Nicole
    $1000 7
Secretary of Defense

John
    $1000 12
portmanteau

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
(John: What is dill?)

tarragon

John
Triple Stumper
    $1000 28
India and Pakistan

Nicole
    $1000 26
(Alex: [*] Free Delivery.)

rural

John
    $1000 22
(Francesco: Who is Nash?)

Nast

Francesco
Triple Stumper

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

Francesco Nicole John
$2,200 -$800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Francesco Nicole John
$0 $2,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

POSTHUMOUS BOOKS
INITIAL INITIALS
DE-CAP-ITATE 'EM!
BORN IN 1818
HEY, BIG BUY
THE SUN'S GETTING REAL LOW
    $400 11
Leo Tolstoy

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
compact disc

Francesco
    $400 1
size

John
    $400 21
the Hulk

John
    $400 16
(John: What is the vernal equinox?)

the autumnal

FrancescoJohn
    $800 12
Kafka

John
    $800 7
Crosby, Stills, Nash

John
    $800 2
(Alex: From capon.)

on

Francesco
    $800 22
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Apple

John
    $800 17
prayer

Francesco
    $3,000 13
(John: Uh, who is... Asimov?)

H.P. Lovecraft

John
    $1200 8
(John: What is LGBQ?)
(Alex: No.)
(John: LG--)

LGBT

NicoleJohn
    $1200 3
rice

John
    $1200 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Faust

Nicole
    $1200 23
the Big Bopper

John
    $1200 18
Venus

Nicole
    $1600 14
Ralph Ellison

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
internal medicine

John
    $1600 4
(Francesco: Ability? What is ability?)
(Alex: You are correct, and we would have accepted "able" also.)

ability (or able)

Francesco
    $1600 26
Frederick Douglass

Nicole
    $1600 24
Big Daddy

Nicole
    $1600 19
infrared

Nicole
    $2000 15
Anne of Green Gables

Nicole
    $2,500 10
American Federation of Labor

John
    $2000 5
(Alex: From capstan.)

Stan

Triple Stumper
    $2000 27
Gatling

Francesco
    $2000 25
Big Bill

Francesco
    $2000 20
(Nicole: What is dusk?)

diffused

FrancescoNicole

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Francesco Nicole John
$10,000 $11,000 $9,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

BIBLE BOOKS
JohnWhat is Ecclesiastes
$1,501
FrancescoWhat is Psalms?
$9,500
NicoleWhat is Psalms?
$9,001
Psalms

Final scores:

Francesco Nicole John
$19,500 $20,001 $7,999
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Francesco Nicole John
$12,400 $11,000 $12,000
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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