Responses for show #8170 - Friday, February 28, 2020

Contestants

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Meredith Moore, a server from Knightdale, North Carolina

Susan Hill, a pet sitter from Halifax, Massachusetts

Aaron Goetsch, a law student from Macomb, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,800)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ART, FLEMING
SPORTS UPSETS
EXPLORERS
SPELL IT LIKE THE BRITS
(Alex: Each response is spelled differently in Britain. You have to spell it the way they do.)
WE CAN BE HEROES
JUST FOR ONE DAY
    $200 16
Rubens

Susan
    $200 5
(Alex: No more sports categories, though.)
[Applause]

Federer

Aaron
    $200 17
Minnesota

Aaron
    $200 26
(Aaron: What is [*]?)
(Alex: You have to spell it.)
[NOTE: Alex read "in" between "play" and "the".]

T-H-E-A-T-R-E

Aaron
    $200 11
Amsterdam

Aaron
    $200 10
Tuesday

Susan
    $400 22
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Descartes

Aaron
    $400 4
Joe Namath

Aaron
    $400 18
Norway

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

C-H-E-Q-U-E

Meredith
    $400 14
Minuteman

Triple Stumper
    $2,800 9
(Aaron: What is Thursday?)
...
(Alex: So we have a three-way tie at $0.)
[Laughter]

Good Friday

Aaron
    $600 23
(Meredith: What's Purgatory?)

Hell

AaronMeredith
    $600 3
Georgia

Aaron
    $600 19
Florida

Susan
    $600 15
Parkinson's

Aaron
    $600 8
(Alex: All of that complication to come up with [*]. We're silly sometimes.)
[Laughter]

Wednesday

Triple Stumper
    $800 24
the Tower of Babel

Aaron
    $800 2
1980

Aaron
    $800 20
(David) Livingstone

Susan
    $800 13
Charlottesville

Meredith
    $800 7
Sunday

Aaron
    $1000 25
(Hieronymus) Bosch

Aaron
    $1000 1
Andy Ruiz Jr.

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
(Abel) Tasman

Aaron
    $1000 12
José Andrés

Triple Stumper
    $1000 6
Saturday

Triple Stumper

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

Aaron Susan Meredith
$800 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Susan Meredith
$5,400 $1,800 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC PEOPLE ON TV
BODY PARTS
HIGHER EDUCATION GEOGRAPHY
TRANSPORTATION
STARTS & ENDS WITH B
MONSTERS INK
    $400 18
John Adams

Meredith
    $400 26
the kidneys

Aaron
    $400 14
Ohio

Aaron
    $400 8
caboose

Meredith
    $400 6
(Susan: What is bait?)
(Aaron: What is a bob?)

barb

AaronSusan
Triple Stumper
    $400 1
a bird

Meredith
    $800 17
Kurt Russell

Susan
    $800 27
the femur

Aaron
    $800 11
[ERRATUM: Both instances of "Sante" should be "Santa".]

Gainesville

Aaron
    $800 9
a van

Aaron
    $800 7
blurb

Susan
    $800 2
(Meredith: What is Jabberwocky?)

the Jabberwock

SusanMeredith
    $1200 16
Florence

Susan
    $1200 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

pulp

Aaron
    $1200 10
[Alex read the tail end of the clue using his "Draccent".]

Transylvania

Susan
    $1200 23
the Concorde

Aaron
    $1200 20
The Blob

Meredith
    $1200 3
the Dementors

Susan
    $1600 15
The Tudors

Meredith
    $4,000 12
St. Louis

Aaron
    $1600 24
Vespa

Susan
    $1600 21
a brewpub

Meredith
    $1600 4
a golem

Meredith
    $2000 19
Calamity Jane

Triple Stumper
    $2000 13
Michigan

Aaron
    $2,500 25
(Susan: What is Conestoga?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute.)

a prairie schooner

Susan
    $2000 22
Beelzebub

Susan
    $2000 5
the Cthulhu

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Susan Meredith
$16,600 $8,500 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE CIVIL WAR
MeredithWhat is a [something crossed out] snake in the grass?
$1,800
SusanWhat is a snake?
$1,500
AaronWhat is a Copperhead?
$401
Copperhead

Final scores:

Aaron Susan Meredith
$17,001 $7,000 $5,200
2-day champion: $41,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Aaron Susan Meredith
$17,000 $11,000 $7,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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