Responses for show #8205 - Friday, April 17, 2020

2020 College Championship final game 2.

Contestants

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Xiaoke Ying, a sophomore at the University of Southern California from Arcadia, California (subtotal of $800)

Nibir Sarma, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota from Eden Prairie, Minnesota (subtotal of $22,195)

Tyler Combs, a senior at Indiana University from Greenfield, Indiana (subtotal of $200)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

IN THE NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME
PETS
TV THEME SONGS
PLURALIZE IT
COLLEGE LIFE
GREEK, WEAK
    $200 29
the Wright brothers

Nibir
    $200 24
a scorpion

Xiaoke
    $200 7
Adventure Time

Nibir
    $200 21
data

Nibir
    $200 23
a transcript

Nibir
    $200 1
his heel

Nibir
    $400 28
a programming language

Tyler
    $400 26
a tarantula

Tyler
    $400 30
Veronica Mars

Nibir
    $400 6
sisters-in-law

Nibir
    $400 22
cum laude

Nibir
    $400 14
Atlas

Tyler
    $600 20
Oregon

Triple Stumper
    $600 25
parrots

Xiaoke
    $600 27
Portlandia

Triple Stumper
    $600 5
radii

Xiaoke
    $600 15
the quarter system

Tyler
    $600 11
Troilus

Nibir
    $800 19
refrigeration

Nibir
    $800 13
a ferret

Tyler
    $800 17
iZombie

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
cherubim

Nibir
    $800 8
plagiarism

Tyler
    $800 10
Helios

Xiaoke
    $2,400 18
toy trains

Tyler
    $1000 12
a gecko

Xiaoke
    $1000 16
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Tyler
    $1000 3
codices

Nibir
    $1000 2
blackboard

Nibir
    $1000 9
Odysseus

Tyler

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

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$3,600 $4,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$7,800 $6,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD CAPITALS
NOTE BOOKS
POSITIVE HISTORY
3 G's
POP CULTURE
GET YOUR GROUP ON
    $400 26
Santiago

Nibir
    $400 30
Jefferson

Tyler
    $400 25
(Nibir: What are inoculations?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

vaccines

Nibir
Triple Stumper
    $400 8
luggage (baggage)

Nibir
    $400 11
[Audience laughter after the reading of the clue]

GTA (Grand Theft Auto)

Nibir
    $400 28
the Seven Deadly Sins

Tyler
    $800 5
New Delhi

Nibir
    $800 29
(Nibir: What are Spark Notes?)
(Xiaoke: What are Cliff Notes?)
[NOTE: Xiaoke's response was accepted without comment.]

CliffsNotes

NibirXiaoke
    $800 18
sign language

Nibir
    $800 9
groggy

Nibir
    $800 10
Chia Pets

Xiaoke
    $800 27
the Balkans

Xiaoke
    $1200 4
Oslo

Nibir
    $1200 17
Manga

Tyler
    $1200 14
prisoners of war

Nibir
    $1200 21
debugging

Nibir
    $1200 1
The Boys

Tyler
    $5 22
(Nibir: What is the Big Dipper?)

the Little Dipper

Nibir
    $8,400 3
(Alex: Yes, in Australia.)

Canberra

Nibir
    $1600 16
Nicholas Sparks

Nibir
    $1600 13
the Berlin Wall

Nibir
    $1600 20
zigzagged

Triple Stumper
    $1600 7
Galaxy's Edge

Nibir
    $1600 23
a class action lawsuit

Tyler
    $2000 2
Jordan

Nibir
    $2000 15
Charles Dickens

Xiaoke
    $2000 12
apartheid

Xiaoke
    $2000 19
(Nibir: What is communion?)
(Alex: No.)
(Nibir: Oh, that's not "G"s.)

aggregate

NibirXiaoke
    $2000 6
Dua Lipa

Nibir
    $2000 24
the Knights of the Round Table

Tyler

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$14,600 $27,595 $11,600
(lock tournament)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC FIGURES
(Alex: [To Nibir] "Who da man?" All right.)
(Nibir: You da man, Alex!)
(Alex: Who da man.)
XiaokeWho is Charlemagne?
$1,600
TylerWho is Charlemagne?
$5,200
NibirWho is Charlemagne?Who da man?
$2,020
Charlemagne

Final scores:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$19,800 $25,575 $13,200

Cumulative scores:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$20,000 $47,770 $14,000
1st runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tyler Nibir Xiaoke
$13,200 $20,800 $11,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $45,600

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