Responses for show #8244 - Thursday, September 24, 2020

Contestants

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Sameer Gandhi, a writer from Pasadena, California

Sara Tayyar, a clinical social worker from Pasadena, California

Robert Kaine, a copy editor from Hacienda Heights, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

RAISE THE FLAG
SEE WHO SALUTES
BOOKS & AUTHORS
3-WORD PHRASES
I PLAYED HER IN THE MOVIE
"A" IS FOR AUTUMN
    $200 26
white flag

Robert
    $200 15
Colin Powell

Robert
    $200 3
The Little Prince

Sara
    $200 4
wine and dine

Sara
    $200 1
Meryl Streep

Robert
    $200 13
apples

Sara
    $400 27
upside down

Robert
    $400 19
Overlord

Sara
    $400 10
Auschwitz

Sara
    $400 6
pick your poison

Sameer
    $400 2
Anna Kendrick

Sameer
    $400 14
(Sameer: What is Arkansas?)

Auburn

Sameer
Triple Stumper
    $600 28
the star-spangled banner

Robert
    $600 20
Pat Tillman

Robert
    $600 11
(Sameer: What is "Where's [*]"?)

the Crawdads

Sameer
    $600 7
Yes, We Can

Robert
    $600 5
(Anne) Hathaway

Robert
    $600 23
(Sameer: What is Lent?)

Advent

Sameer
Triple Stumper
    $800 29
the pennant

Robert
    $800 21
a five-star (fleet admiral)

Triple Stumper
    $800 12
In Cold Blood

Sara
    $800 9
Make it so

Sara
    $800 8
Robin Wright

Robert
    $800 24
Aries & Aquarius

Sameer
    $1000 30
garrison

Triple Stumper
    $1000 22
Pershing

Sara
    $1000 18
corrections

Sameer
    $3,400 17
pass the buck

Robert
    $1000 16
Emily Blunt

Robert
    $1000 25
(Robert: What is ash?)

aspen

RobertSameer

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

Robert Sara Sameer
$2,400 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Sara Sameer
$8,400 $4,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SCULPTURE
BODIES OF WATER
FANGS A LOT!
OCCUPATIONAL SONG TITLES
FAREWELL ADDRESSES
WAIT A BEAT, THEN "GO"
(Alex: "Go" will be the second syllable in the correct word in each response.)
    $400 28
the Venus de Milo

Robert
    $400 26
the Gulf of Mexico

Sameer
    $400 9
Dracula

Robert
    $400 3
a dancer

Robert
    $400 15
(Sameer: Who is John Glenn?)

Neil Armstrong

RobertSameer
    $400 1
an egotist

Triple Stumper
    $800 27
relief

Sara
    $5,000 24
(Robert: What is the Rhone?)

the Rhine

Robert
    $800 11
(Sara: What is a scorpion?)

centipede

RobertSara
    $800 7
a gambler

Sara
    $800 17
Nelson Mandela

Sameer
    $800 2
the Argonauts

Sara
    $1200 30
salmon

Sameer
    $1200 23
Caribbean Sea

Robert
    $1200 13
(Sara: What is an adder?)

cobra

RobertSara
    $1200 8
lawyers

Triple Stumper
    $1200 18
Marilyn Monroe

Sameer
    $1200 4
Agony

Triple Stumper
    $1600 29
glass

Sameer
    $1600 22
Drake's Passage

Sameer
    $1600 14
a chupacabra

Sara
    $1600 10
soldier

Sameer
    $1600 19
Beethoven

Robert
    $1600 5
pagoda

Robert
    $2000 25
Henry Moore

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
the Bay of Biscay

Robert
    $2000 16
Medusa

Sara
    $2000 12
"Paperback Writer"

Sara
    $3,200 20
(Robert: Who is Nightingale?)

Queen Victoria

Robert
    $2000 6
jingoism

Sara

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Sara Sameer
$10,200 $12,000 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ASTRONOMY
RobertWhat is a supernova?
$1,801
SameerWhat is a pulsar
$11,000
SaraWhat is a red dwarf?
$10,401
pulsars

Final scores:

Robert Sara Sameer
$8,399 $1,599 $22,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,200

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Robert Sara Sameer
$16,000 $12,000 $11,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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