Responses for Show #8533 - Wednesday, December 15, 2021

2021 Professors Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Deborah Steinberger, an associate professor of French literature from University of Delaware in Newark

Gary Hollis, a chemistry professor from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia

Ed Hashima, a history professor from American River College in Sacramento, California

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Jeopardy! Round responses

PLAYING PROFESSOR
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HISTORY
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
A CUT ABOVE
PREQUELS & SEQUELS
WHIRLED MENU
    $200 12
Indiana Jones

Ed
    $200 1
an oil spill

Ed
    $200 30
(Ed: Princi--what, excuse me, what is principle?)

ceremony

EdDeborah
    $200 28
the brilliant cut

Triple Stumper
    $200 27
(Gary: What is Wuthering Heights?)

Jane Eyre

GaryDeborah
    $200 3
tamales

Ed
    $400 13
Gilligan's Island

Gary
    $400 2
Caltech

Deborah
    $400 29
avocado

Gary
    $400 25
a razor clam

Gary
    $400 26
Wicked

Gary
    $400 5
poutine

Gary
    $600 16
Sandra Oh

Ed
    $600 4
Catalina

Gary
    $600 23
portfolio

Ed
    $600 24
Damocles

Ed
    $600 9
(Gary: What is B is for Burglary?)

B is for Burglar

EdGary
    $600 6
paneer

Ed
    $800 17
Viola Davis

Triple Stumper
    $800 10
(Gary: Who is Cabrillo?)

Serra

EdGary
    $800 22
resolution

Gary
    $800 20
julienne

Ed
    $800 14
(Mayim: Brian is the son of [*] author, Frank.)

Dune

Gary
    $800 7
(Deborah: What is hashimi?)

sashimi

GaryDeborah
    $1000 18
(Gary: What is Doubt?)
(Ed: What is 'night, Mother?)

Wit

EdGary
Triple Stumper
    $1000 11
Aimee Semple McPherson

Ed
    $1000 21
lapidary

Triple Stumper
    $1000 19
cryosurgery

Deborah
    $1000 15
(Gary: What is Hundred Acre Wood?)

The House at Pooh Corner

EdGary
    $1000 8
shepherd's pie

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Ed Gary Deborah
$3,600 $1,600 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Gary Deborah
$6,000 $1,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

NUCLEAR PHYSICS
STARTS WITH "W"
WORLD CITIES
MUSIC STARS
CZECHS
BALANCES
    $400 30
fusion

Deborah
    $400 28
a whodunit

Ed
    $400 3
(Ed: What is Hamburg?)

Cologne

EdDeborah
    $400 17
(Deborah: Who is Lady Gaga?)
...
(Mayim: The one and only Swiftie.)

Taylor Swift

EdDeborah
    $400 29
Navratilova

Gary
    $400 21
yin & yang

Deborah
    $800 2
Q.E.D.

Ed
    $800 25
a weevil

Gary
    $800 4
the Liffey

Gary
    $800 16
the Weeknd

Deborah
    $800 22
Havel

Ed
    $800 27
justice

Gary
    $1200 7
neptunium & plutonium

Gary
    $1200 1
whinge

Gary
    $1200 12
(Gary: What is Istanbul?)

Ankara

EdGary
    $1200 15
Dua Lipa

Ed
    $1,200 18
(Mayim: That symphony was the New World Symphony.)

Dvořák

Ed
    $1200 23
(Ed: What is balance?)

inertia

EdGary
    $1600 5
decay

Gary
    $1600 9
wapiti

Ed
    $2,000 11
(Deborah: [No response])

Swansea

Deborah
    $1600 13
Seal

Ed
    $1600 19
Milan Kundera

Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
Albee

Deborah
    $2000 6
a positron

Gary
    $2000 8
(Ed: What is chi?)

wushu

Ed
Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
Guayaquil

Deborah
    $2000 14
The Bangles

Ed
    $2000 20
Jan Hus

Ed
    $2000 26
Christiaan Huygens

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Gary Deborah
$15,600 $10,200 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AWARDS
(Mayim: Roosevelt spent many years there in the badlands.)
DeborahWhat is Texas?
$0
GaryWhat is New Mexico?
$8,000
EdWhat is Wyoming?
$5,000
North Dakota

Final scores:

Ed Gary Deborah
$10,600 $2,200 $4,200
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Ed Gary Deborah
$15,600 $10,200 $6,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2021-10-26
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