Responses for show #8147 - Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Contestants

Greg Bacon, an acoustical consultant from Arlington, Virginia

Adella Irizarry, an English professor from Lake Worth, Florida

Sarah Frontiera, a graduate student from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,801)

Jeopardy! Round responses

OFF TO THE LANDMARK
NEWER NECCO CANDY HEARTS
SCI-POURRI
BIOPIC SUBJECTS
MILITARY ABBREVIATIONS
PARTS OF SPEECH, DEFINED
    $200 7
the Brooklyn Bridge

Greg
    $200 12
(Sarah: What is a thousand?)

2,000

SarahGreg
    $200 1
a microscope

Adella
    $200 2
Harriet Tubman

Greg
    $200 26
engagement

Sarah
    $200 21
a noun

Sarah
    $400 8
the Eiffel Tower

Sarah
    $400 13
"fect"

Greg
    $1,000 3
an asteroid

Greg
    $400 17
Margaret Thatcher

Sarah
    $400 27
a chief petty officer

Greg
    $400 22
conjunctions

Sarah
    $600 9
Gibraltar

Triple Stumper
    $600 14
"As If"

Greg
    $600 4
(Adella: What is the cornea?)

a retina

AdellaGreg
    $600 18
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Adella
    $600 28
a drop zone

Greg
    $600 23
(Sarah: What is an exclamation?)
(Adella: What is an adverb?)

an interjection

SarahAdella
Triple Stumper
    $800 10
the Taj Mahal

Adella
    $800 15
(Adella: What is Beep Me?)
(Sarah: What is [**]?)
(Alex: Oh, we'll accept that. We were going for [*].)

"Fax Me" (**"Page Me")

SarahAdella
    $800 5
(Greg: What is the limbic system?)

the lymphatic system

SarahGreg
    $800 19
Liberace

Sarah
    $800 29
the base exchange

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
(Sarah: What is a pronoun?)

adverb

Sarah
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
the Burj Khalifa

Sarah
    $1000 16
"Bite"

Greg
    $1000 6
(Sarah: What is a nimbus?)

cirrus

Sarah
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Stephen Hawking

Adella
    $1000 30
general

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
(Sarah: What is a dyadic?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

a preposition

Sarah
Triple Stumper

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

Sarah Adella Greg
$1,800 -$400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Adella Greg
$1,400 $600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

2020 ANNIVERSARIES
JUST A SAMPLE
RUSSIAN ART & CULTURE
MARY: ME
SHAKESPEARE BY NIGHT
"A"NTONYM
(Alex: Each correct response beginning with that letter.)
    $400 24
the Mayflower

Sarah
    $400 6
"My Sharona"

Adella
    $400 1
vodka

Adella
    $400 19
Mary Leakey

Triple Stumper
    $400 11
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sarah
    $400 16
artificial

Greg
    $800 25
Kuwait

Sarah
    $800 7
"Bitter Sweet"

Adella
    $800 2
the Volga

Greg
    $800 20
Mary J. Blige

Adella
    $800 12
"Parting is such sweet sorrow"

Sarah
    $800 17
ally

Greg
    $4,600 26
(Sarah: Who... is... [*]?)
(Alex: [Slowly] You picked the right composer.)

Beethoven

Sarah
    $1200 8
MC Hammer

Greg
    $1200 3
Chagall

Adella
    $1200 21
Ireland

Sarah
    $1200 13
King Lear

Sarah
    $1200 18
(Greg: What is acquitted?)

acquit

SarahGreg
    $1600 27
(Greg: What is Connecticut?)

Maine

Greg
Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
M.I.A.

Greg
    $1600 4
a samovar

Adella
    $1600 22
Hans Brinker

Sarah
    $1600 14
Twelfth Night

Sarah
    $6,400 29
ambulatory

Greg
    $2000 28
(William Tecumseh) Sherman

Greg
    $2000 10
"Stand By Me"

Adella
    $2000 5
(Greg: What is Swan Lake?)

The Firebird

SarahGreg
    $2000 23
Mary Cassatt

Sarah
    $2000 15
(Alex: Were you about to say that, Sarah?)
(Sarah: I was.)
(Alex: Oh, you didn't ring in in time.)

Horatio

Triple Stumper
    $2000 30
antediluvian

Sarah

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Adella Greg
$21,200 $7,800 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD CAPITALS
(Alex: [*] in Libya referred to as Western [*]; [*] in Lebanon is often called Eastern [*].)
AdellaWhat is _
$800
GregWhat is A Tripoli
$8,401
SarahWhat is Tripoli Damascus
$4,401
Tripoli

Final scores:

Sarah Adella Greg
$25,601 $7,000 $21,201
2-day champion: $52,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Sarah Adella Greg
$17,800 $7,800 $7,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
11 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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