Responses for show #8268 - Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Contestants

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Jennifer Spinos, a third grade teacher from Las Vegas, Nevada

Scott Shrum, a digital marketing executive from Westlake Village, California

Brian Adams, an educator from Big Bear Lake, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,901)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

BOOKS OF 2020
DO YOUR JOB!
AROUND THE USA
HODGEPODGE
IN THE WEEDS
FROM S TO T
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "S" and end with the letter "T".)
    $200 26
Hillary Rodham Clinton

Jennifer
    $200 11
a crew

Jennifer
    $200 5
Pittsburgh

Scott
    $200 20
(Alex: Obviously we don't like HODGEPODGE.)
(Jennifer: Goodness.)

Housing

Triple Stumper
    $200 25
hay fever

Jennifer
    $200 10
(Brian: What is a sprint?)

a shortcut

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

If It Bleeds

Scott
    $400 12
information technology

Scott
    $400 1
a mission

Brian
    $400 19
(Brian: [Chuckles] Oh, God.)

League of Legends

Triple Stumper
    $400 21
(Alex: Less than a minute.)

the roots

Scott
    $400 9
a sealant

Brian
    $600 13
(Brian: What's a riverboat?)
(Alex: Riverboat? Be more specific.)

a steamboat

Brian
    $600 3
(Brian: What is Oregon?)

New Hampshire

BrianScott
    $600 16
flounder

Triple Stumper
    $600 22
a dandelion

Scott
    $600 6
a savant

Scott
    $800 14
a podiatrist

Brian
    $1,000 2
(Brian: What is... ooh. No. Charleston, that's wrong.)

Augusta

Brian
    $800 17
Shiite

Brian
    $800 23
crabgrass

Scott
    $800 7
a spreadsheet

Scott
    $1000 15
insurance

Brian
    $1000 4
Arizona

Brian
    $1000 18
glucose

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
milkweed

Scott
    $1000 8
(Jennifer: What is a shift?)

a surcoat

Jennifer
Triple Stumper

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

Brian Scott Jennifer
$2,400 $2,800 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Scott Jennifer
$3,200 $6,000 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

ANCIENT CONTEMPORARIES
BANDS OF THE 21st CENTURY
WHAT'S YOUR "I.P." ADDRESS
LITERATURE ON THE MAP
EVERYDAY GERMAN IN ENGLISH
NEW YORK TIMES HEADLINES
    $400 24
garage

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

intellectual property

Scott
    $400 1
Arkansas

Brian
    $400 10
sauerkraut

Brian
    $400 23
Y2K

Scott
    $800 13
Nero

Triple Stumper
    $800 20
Fergie

Scott
    $800 11
iambic pentameter

Brian
    $800 5
Wyoming

Brian
    $800 6
a dachshund

Brian
    $800 15
Babe Ruth

Scott
    $1200 14
Plutarch

Triple Stumper
    $1200 19
"Somebody Told Me"

Scott
    $1200 12
(Brian: What is InstaPot?)
...
(Alex: There is a difference between InstaPot and [*], which is the brand we were going for.)

Instant Pot

Brian
Triple Stumper
    $1200 2
Thomas Mann

Triple Stumper
    $1200 8
edelweiss

Brian
    $1200 16
the Panama Canal

Scott
    $5,000 17
The Black Keys

Scott
    $1600 25
the Innocence Project

Triple Stumper
    $1600 3
(James) Michener

Brian
    $1600 7
a strudel

Triple Stumper
    $1600 21
Jonas Salk

Brian
    $2000 18
"High Hopes"

Triple Stumper
    $2000 26
Itzhak Perlman

Scott
    $2000 4
The Secret Garden

Brian
    $2000 9
(Brian: What is a... nah, it's wrong. Coming of age.)
...
(Brian: I never would have gotten that.)

a bildungsroman

Brian
Triple Stumper
    $2000 22
(Alex: With less than a minute.)

Waco

Brian

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Scott Jennifer
$12,000 $17,800 -$400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AWARDS & HONOREES
[NOTE: Brian clarified his shout out as going to Big Bear High School performing arts club.]
BrianWho I.M. Pei? Love you BBHS PAC!
$8,000
ScottWho is I.M. Pei? [smiley face]
$6,300
I.M. Pei

Final scores:

Brian Scott Jennifer
$20,000 $24,100 -$400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,100 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Brian Scott Jennifer
$13,000 $14,400 -$400
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
3 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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