Responses for show #8243 - Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Contestants

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Robert Kaine, a copy editor from Hacienda Heights, California

Lisa Grove, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Dana Hill, a book dealer and stay-at-home mom from Simi Valley, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

AROUND THE USA
POLITICS GETS PHYSICAL
MUSICAL INSTRUMENT ETYMOLOGY
JONATHAN SWIFTIES
TV INSPIRATIONS
NAME THAT PART OF SPEECH
    $200 11
(Robert: What are the Sierra Nevadas?)
...
(Alex: We're going in the wrong direction, players; two of you in the red, now.)

the Rockies

Robert
Triple Stumper
    $200 16
a wig or toupée

Lisa
    $200 6
oboe

Robert
    $200 26
bread

Dana
    $200 1
Jay-Z

Robert
    $200 25
(Dana: [*]. What is a [*]?)

a verb

Dana
    $400 12
(Dana: What is New York?)
(Alex: No.)
(Dana: Darn.)

Las Vegas

DanaRobert
    $400 17
Justin Trudeau

Robert
    $400 7
(Dana: What is tambourine?)

xylophone

DanaRobert
    $400 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

satire

Lisa
    $400 2
Scandal

Dana
    $400 24
pronoun

Dana
    $600 13
Minnesota

Robert
    $600 18
a Bowie knife

Robert
    $600 8
[NOTE: Robert said it as "OH-cuh-ree-na" and not "Ah-ka-ree-na".]

ocarina

Robert
    $600 3
(Lisa: Who is Stringer Bell?)

The Wire

DanaLisa
    $600 23
an adjective

Lisa
    $800 14
cheese

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
Bloody Sunday

Lisa
    $2,200 9
(Robert: What is mandolin?)

dulcimer

Robert
    $800 4
Billions

Robert
    $800 22
(Alex: With less than a minute.)

adverb

Robert
    $1000 15
Baptist

Robert
    $1000 20
a censure

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
(Lisa: What's a harpsichord?)

a clavichord

Lisa
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
GLOW

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
conjunction

Triple Stumper

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

Dana Lisa Robert
$200 -$1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Lisa Robert
$1,000 $400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

JOURNALISTS
ON THE GLOBE
GASES
"UU" COMPLETE ME
IT'S A DATE
CELEBS COMING & GOING
    $400 18
the BBC

Dana
    $400 7
Venice

Dana
    $400 6
helium

Robert
    $400 1
a vacuum

Robert
    $400 19
Eleanor Roosevelt

Robert
    $400 8
Adam Levine

Robert
    $800 23
Don Lemon

Lisa
    $800 9
the Wailing Wall

Robert
    $800 13
ether

Dana
    $800 2
muumuu

Dana
    $800 27
the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
Tampa Bay

Robert
    $1200 24
Cronkite

Lisa
    $3,000 10
Mesopotamia

Robert
    $1200 20
Freon

Robert
    $1200 3
a continuum

Lisa
    $1200 28
(Noah) Webster

Robert
    $1200 15
30 Rock

Dana
    $1600 25
(Edward R.) Murrow

Lisa
    $1600 11
the Netherlands

Triple Stumper
    $3,000 21
(Robert: What is hydrogen?)

methane

Robert
    $1600 4
Equus

Robert
    $1600 29
"Common Sense"

Robert
    $1600 14
the Eagles

Dana
    $2000 26
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

(Ambrose) Bierce

Dana
    $2000 12
Kim Il-sung

Lisa
    $2000 22
radon

Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Aung San Suu Kyi

Robert
    $2000 30
the Six-Day War

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Shameless

Lisa

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Lisa Robert
$8,200 $9,200 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN AUTHORS
DanaWho is Alcott?
$8,200
LisaWho is Louisa May Alcott
$9,100
RobertWho is Alcott?
$4,001
(Louisa May) Alcott

Final scores:

Dana Lisa Robert
$16,400 $18,300 $18,401
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,401

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Dana Lisa Robert
$8,200 $9,200 $17,800
12 R,
2 W
10 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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