Responses for show #8240 - Friday, September 18, 2020

Contestants

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Herman Wilkins, a filmmaker from Los Angeles, California

Sarah Twilley, a music teacher from Seal Beach, California

Joe Velasco, a student from La Mirada, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,100)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ALTRUISTIC ATHLETES
BEASTLY BOOKS
(Alex: Tell us what the animal is.)
ANTONYMS
POTPOURRI
ADVICE FROM THE SIDELINES
"ISM"s
    $200 2
soccer

Herman
    $200 12
an elephant

Herman
    $200 7
heads or tails

Joe
    $200 11
Playstation

Sarah
    $200 1
a backseat driver

Herman
    $200 5
journalism

Sarah
    $400 3
(Michael) Jordan

Joe
    $400 13
a dog

Joe
    $400 4
contract

Joe
    $400 24
emery

Joe
    $400 10
General

Sarah
    $1,000 8
(Joe: I always wanted to say this, "Let's make it a true $1,000 and zero cents.)
[Laughter]
...
(Joe: What is Darwinism?)

Marxism

Joe
    $600 19
Jeff Gordon

Triple Stumper
    $600 16
a mouse

Sarah
    $600 6
intentional

Sarah
    $600 25
Leonardo da Vinci

Sarah
    $600 29
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Sunday morning quarterback

Sarah
    $600 14
McCarthyism

Joe
    $800 20
Andre Agassi

Sarah
    $800 17
a horse

Herman
    $800 23
catch & release

Joe
    $800 27
(Herman: What is cassava?)
...
(Alex: Go for the obvious, yes.)

coffee

SarahHerman
    $800 26
(Alex: Less than a minute to go now, Sarah.)

kibitz

Triple Stumper
    $800 15
hedonism

Sarah
    $1000 21
Louisville

Triple Stumper
    $1000 18
a deer

Herman
    $1000 22
orthodox

Joe
    $1000 28
tarring & feathering

Joe
    $1000 9
(Sarah: What is racism?)

ageism

Sarah
Triple Stumper

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

Joe Sarah Herman
$1,000 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Sarah Herman
$4,200 $4,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

PLACES OF SUBSTANCE
MOVIES' LAST LINES
THE APOSTLES
WORDS & PHRASES
BO, JACK
NORSEMEN
    $400 25
Flint

Triple Stumper
    $400 8
Spider-Man

Sarah
    $400 6
Thomas

Joe
    $400 17
Jack the Ripper

Joe
    $400 1
(Joe: What are wings?)

horns

JoeHerman
    $800 7
(Herman: What is... vail?)

telluride

SarahHerman
    $800 9
The Shawshank Redemption

Herman
    $800 13
Judas (Iscariot)

Sarah
    $800 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

an abacus

Herman
    $800 18
Jack London

Herman
    $800 2
Leif Erikson

Herman
    $1200 20
Uranium City

Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
Memento

Triple Stumper
    $1200 14
Paul

Herman
    $1200 26
a dolphin

Joe
    $1200 19
Bo Jackson

Joe
    $1200 3
(Herman: What are teeth?)

bones

SarahHerman
    $1600 24
(Joe: What is Silver Springs?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute.)

Silver Spring

Joe
Triple Stumper
    $3,200 11
The Lost Boys

Herman
    $1600 15
James

Triple Stumper
    $2,500 22
a space cadet

Joe
    $1600 4
Vinland

Herman
    $2000 23
(Herman: What is New Hampshire?)

Pennsylvania

SarahHerman
    $2000 12
True Romance

Herman
    $2000 16
Andrew

Sarah
    $2000 21
valley

Joe
    $2000 5
the Runic alphabet

Sarah

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Sarah Herman
$9,900 $13,800 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ENGLISH POETS
(Alex: "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree".)
(Sarah: Oh, my gosh.)
HermanWho is Lord Byron?
$4,601
JoeWho is Byron?
$5,000
SarahWho is Coleridge
$6,001
Coleridge

Final scores:

Joe Sarah Herman
$4,900 $19,801 $4,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Joe Sarah Herman
$10,000 $13,800 $7,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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