Responses for show #8455 - Friday, July 30, 2021

Matt Amodio game 8.
Last game with LeVar Burton as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Reading is Fundamental.

Contestants

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Andrew Kleinschmidt, a Ph.D. student from La Jolla, California

Rachel McMullen, an assistant to the Dean from Denton, Texas

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 7-day cash winnings total $268,800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

CELEBRATIONS OF THE MONTH
OLDE MUSIC
BOOKS & AUTHORS
FOWL BALLS
LEGAL
"TENDER"
    $200 29
(Andrew!: Uh, what is April?)

May

MattAndrew!
    $200 28
(Frédéric) Chopin

Andrew!
    $200 12
Crazy Rich Asians

Matt
    $200 24
(Philadelphia) Eagles

Matt
    $200 30
friend of the court

Andrew!
    $200 17
a bartender

Rachel
    $400 26
[LeVar laughs.]

February

Matt
    $400 25
The Magic Flute

Andrew!
    $400 15
(Matt: Uh, what's Bartleby?)

Jean Valjean

MattAndrew!
    $400 23
the Atlanta Falcons

Rachel
    $400 27
foreclosure

Matt
    $400 18
the tenderloin

Andrew!
    $600 22
March

Matt
    $600 21
Fugue

Matt
    $600 16
Little Fires Everywhere

Rachel
    $600 20
Cardinals

Matt
    $1,800 19
(Andrew!: What is... um... a brief?)

patent

Andrew!
    $600 14
Tenderfoot

Rachel
    $800 11
(Andrew!: What is October?)

April

RachelAndrew!
    $800 8
Fireworks

Matt
    $800 7
Forster

Matt
    $800 9
(Baltimore) Orioles

Matt
    $800 10
(Oliver Wendell) Holmes

Matt
    $800 13
Pretender

Andrew!
    $1000 5
November

Matt
    $1000 4
Padua

Andrew!
    $1000 1
Berlin

Matt
    $1000 2
the Atlanta Hawks

Triple Stumper
    $1000 3
prejudice

Matt
    $1000 6
tender mercies

Triple Stumper

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

Matt Rachel Andrew!
$6,000 $1,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Rachel Andrew!
$9,000 $2,600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN HISTORY
THE CDC SAYS SO
3 CONSECUTIVE VOWELS
WHAT'S IN THE ENVELOPE?
POETRY IN MOTION PICTURES
COUNTRIES THAT START WITH "S"
    $400 29
the Declaration of Independence

Matt
    $400 30
obese

Matt
    $400 28
seeing

Matt
    $400 27
a Real ID

Andrew!
    $400 24
(Tobey) Maguire

Matt
    $400 26
Sweden

Andrew!
    $800 19
Morse Code

Matt
    $800 23
vaping

Rachel
    $800 22
acquaintance

Matt
    $800 21
William & Mary

Andrew!
    $800 18
Frost

Matt
    $800 25
Suriname

Andrew!
    $1200 10
the Good Neighbor Policy

Matt
    $1200 15
ticks

Andrew!
    $4,000 20
(Matt: What's... ah, Ezekiel?)

Isaiah

Matt
    $1200 17
snickerdoodle

Matt
    $1200 9
1917

Matt
    $1200 2
Syria

Andrew!
    $1600 4
Massachusetts Bay Colony

Matt
    $1600 5
hemophilia

Andrew!
    $1600 14
radioactive

Matt
    $2,000 8
Burpee

Matt
    $1600 7
(Rachel: What is The Odd Couple?)

Wine and Roses

MattRachel
    $1600 1
Sri Lanka

Triple Stumper
    $2000 11
the Freedmen's Bureau

Matt
    $2000 6
the conjunctiva

Matt
    $2000 13
fictitious

Triple Stumper
    $2000 16
Recreational

Andrew!
    $2000 12
Neruda

Matt
    $2000 3
San Marino

Matt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Rachel Andrew!
$27,400 $1,800 $9,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

COMEDY & SPORTS
(LeVar: What's on second. Why plays left field.)
RachelWhat are where and why?
$1,700
Andrew!What is Who and W What?
$5,000
MattWhat is where, why?
$5,000
Where & When

Final scores:

Matt Rachel Andrew!
$22,400 $100 $4,000
8-day champion: $291,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Rachel Andrew!
$31,000 $1,800 $10,800
33 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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