Responses for show #8276 - Monday, November 9, 2020

Episode begins with a tribute to Alex Trebek by executive producer Mike Richards, and ends with a title card reading, "Dedicated to Alex Trebek / Forever in our Hearts / Always our Inspiration". The title card is displayed at the end of the remainder of the games in Season 37.

Contestants

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Ben Lewis, a data scientist from Costa Mesa, California

Monisha Crisell, a urologist originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Andrew Chaikin, a musician and teacher from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,601)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

PODCASTS
THE BOOK CASE
WHAT THE BLANK?
M-N-Ms
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "M", end with an "M" and have an "N" somewhere in between.)
A DAY AT THE RACES
A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
    $200 23
Bill Nye

Ben
    $200 30
the Hardy Boys

Andrew
    $200 28
a blank check

Ben
    $200 5
a millennium

Andrew
    $200 29
(Usain) Bolt

Andrew
    $200 27
Pavarotti

Andrew
    $400 22
Bush & Gore

Ben
    $400 21
(Jane) Marple

Andrew
    $400 12
Scrabble

Ben
    $400 4
a monogram

Monisha
    $400 19
Daytona

Andrew
    $400 26
(Ben: What is a baritone?)

bass

MonishaBen
    $600 15
WeWork

Ben
    $600 10
Freud

Ben
    $600 7
draw a blank

Andrew
    $600 3
magnesium

Andrew
    $600 17
the Preakness

Andrew
    $3,000 20
La Scala

Andrew
    $800 14
(chili) peppers

Ben
    $800 9
Encyclopedia Brown

Monisha
    $800 6
Match Game

Andrew
    $800 2
mainstream

Andrew
    $800 16
the Tour de France

Andrew
    $800 25
Cleopatra

Ben
    $1000 13
Conan O'Brien

Ben
    $1000 11
Wollstonecraft

Andrew
    $1000 8
blank verse

Andrew
    $1000 1
melanism

Andrew
    $1000 18
F1

Ben
    $1000 24
Xerxes

Triple Stumper

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

Andrew Monisha Ben
$6,000 $1,200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Monisha Ben
$11,800 $1,600 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC NAMES
ACRONYMS
AMONG THE 10 LARGEST ISLANDS
MOVIE BIOS
SYMBOLS
KEN JENNINGS--MARINE BIOLOGIST
(Alex: And then we hear from the newest member of the Jeopardy! team.) (Ken Jennings: To be a Jeopardy! champion, you have to know something about everything. Today I'll test your knowledge of marine biology.)
    $400 26
Isabella

Ben
    $400 1
a GIF

Andrew
    $400 27
(Ben: What is Australia?)

Greenland

MonishaBen
    $400 29
(Johnny) Cash

Andrew
    $400 28
Aquarius

Andrew
    $400 30
carbon dioxide

Ben
    $800 25
Mao

Ben
    $800 15
(Alex: "Product of Arthur Meyerhoff".)

PAM

Andrew
    $6,000 11
Madagascar

Ben
    $800 23
Jackson Pollock

Monisha
    $800 22
an asterisk

Monisha
    $800 19
the sardine

Ben
    $1200 16
the Peloponnesian

Ben
    $1200 3
SCUBA

Monisha
    $1200 10
(Ben: What is Guinea? What is [*]?)

New Guinea

Ben
    $1200 6
Che Guevara

Ben
    $1200 12
lamb (the Lamb of God)

Andrew
    $1200 20
a stingray

Triple Stumper
    $5,000 17
Kant

Ben
    $1600 2
YOLO (you only live once)

Monisha
    $1600 9
the Arctic

Triple Stumper
    $1600 5
(Oskar) Schindler

Andrew
    $1600 13
a snake

Andrew
    $1600 21
symbiosis

Monisha
    $2000 18
David Lloyd George

Triple Stumper
    $2000 4
REM

Ben
    $2000 8
Borneo

Monisha
    $2000 7
Solomon Northup

Triple Stumper
    $2000 14
yin-yang

Andrew
    $2000 24
submarines

Andrew

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Monisha Ben
$22,200 $10,000 $24,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORD ORIGINS
(Alex: The mythical group of nine, the Muses.)
MonishaWhat is a pantheon
$0
AndrewWhat is museum?
$2,199
BenWhat is a museum?
$20,201
museum

Final scores:

Andrew Monisha Ben
$24,399 $10,000 $44,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $44,401

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Andrew Monisha Ben
$19,800 $10,000 $15,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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