Responses for show #8278 - Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Contestants

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Doug Grimshaw, a high school economics teacher from Burbank, California

Daniella Regencia, an attorney originally from Westfield, New Jersey

Greg Marrero, a school administrator from Huntington Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,200)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

SET THE TABLE
TAXES
3-LETTER CROSSWORD CLUES
GEOLOGY
SHE SHOOTS
HE SCORES!
    $200 1
a centerpiece

Daniella
    $200 9
property tax

Daniella
    $200 4
lob

Doug
    $200 19
Switzerland

Greg
    $200 28
a Pulitzer

Doug
    $200 27
John Williams

Daniella
    $400 2
a finger bowl

Triple Stumper
    $400 10
an income tax

Greg
    $400 8
Bam

Greg
    $400 21
a volcanic

Doug
    $400 29
[NOTE: Greg said the "V" in the last name like a "W".]
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Annie Leibovitz

Greg
    $400 26
The Magnificent Seven

Greg
    $600 3
a tumbler

Triple Stumper
    $600 11
the Spanish-American War

Doug
    $600 7
jot

Greg
    $1,500 22
caves

Doug
    $600 20
focus

Daniella
    $600 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Trent Reznor

Doug
    $800 18
the drop

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
a payroll tax

Doug
    $800 6
zed

Doug
    $800 23
faults

Triple Stumper
    $800 16
Oklahoma

Greg
    $800 15
Grosse Pointe Blank

Greg
    $1000 13
a flat tax

Doug
    $1000 5
pip

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
weathering

Triple Stumper
    $1000 17
prosthetics

Daniella
    $1000 14
Sergio Leone

Greg

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

Greg Daniella Doug
$3,200 $400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Daniella Doug
$5,000 $2,200 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

21st CENTURY BROADWAY
UNUSUAL ADJECTIVES
AUTHORS' HOMES
GEOGRAPHIC GATEWAYS
TRANSPORTATION
JOHN BROWN
(Alex: And that category will contain clues from the new Showtime limited series The Good Lord Bird.)
    $400 1
Percy Jackson

Greg
    $400 18
Mark Twain

Doug
    $400 11
St. Louis

Daniella
    $400 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

(Harriet) Tubman

Doug
    $800 2
Spamalot

Greg
    $800 23
the Dog Star

Triple Stumper
    $800 17
Hemingway

Daniella
    $800 9
Arctic

Triple Stumper
    $800 19
the Chunnel

Doug
    $800 27
Thoreau

Daniella
    $1200 3
Carole King

Greg
    $1200 22
(Alex: Yes, Pallas [*].)

Athena

Doug
    $3,000 13
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Greg
    $1200 6
San Francisco

Greg
    $1200 12
Boeing

Greg
    $1200 26
Frederick Douglass

Greg
    $1600 4
The Graduate

Greg
    $3,000 21
Lent

Doug
    $1600 14
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Triple Stumper
    $1600 7
Winnipeg

Triple Stumper
    $1600 10
(Doug: What is a [**]?)
(Alex: We'll accept that; [*] would've been more proper.)

elephant (camel)

Doug
    $1600 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Buchanan

Doug
    $2000 5
A Raisin in the Sun

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
(Daniella: What is anise?)

wormwood

Daniella
Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Faulkner

Daniella
    $2000 8
(Greg: What is the Cacausus?)
[Greg's response was accepted as correct and the decision was reversed before the Daily Double at clue 13 as Alex stated the judges ruled that Greg changed the pronunciation substantially.]

Caucasus

Greg
Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
a rickshaw

Greg
    $2000 24
Harpers Ferry

Greg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Daniella Doug
$17,600 $4,200 $15,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY OF MEDICINE
(Alex: [To Daniella] Which part of the body did you think of? What is a colonoscopy?
All right, we know what you were thinking.)
[Laughter]
...
(Alex: [To Greg] You needed one more "M" in there; we don't penalize you for misspelled words.)
DaniellaWhat is a colonoscopy
$4,198
DougWhat is an a CT Scan?
$5,000
GregWhat is mamogram?
$2,400
mammogram

Final scores:

Greg Daniella Doug
$20,000 $2 $10,100
2-day champion: $41,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Greg Daniella Doug
$15,800 $4,200 $12,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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