Responses for show #8246 - Monday, September 28, 2020

Contestants

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Eric Aiese, a media researcher from North Hollywood, California

Paula Spence, an art director and designer for TV animation from Altadena, California

Sameer Gandhi, a writer from Pasadena, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,400)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

WRITERS ANONYMOUS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
DOCUSERIES
THE JEFFERSONS
MOVIN' ON "UP"
    $200 2
the Trump Administration

Paula
    $200 7
Kansas

Triple Stumper
    $200 12
Yale

Sameer
    $200 15
Monopoly

Paula
    $200 1
an upset

Paula
    $400 3
"Beowulf"

Paula
    $400 8
the Grand Canyon

Eric
    $400 18
UCLA

Eric
    $400 16
the national parks

Sameer
    $400 26
a ticker tape

Eric
    $400 17
an uprising

Eric
    $600 4
the Federalist Papers

Paula
    $600 9
Chicago

Eric
    $1,000 13
the University of Pennsylvania

Sameer
    $600 14
Disney+

Paula
    $600 27
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Jefferson Airplane

Eric
    $600 23
upbeat

Eric
    $800 5
[NOTE: Paula's leading article was "A" instead of "The".]

The Pilgrim's Progress

Paula
    $800 10
the 45th parallel

Eric
    $800 19
(Eric: What is Colorado?)
[Eric's response was accepted as the correct and the ruling was reversed after Eric gave the correct response to the next clue.]

Colorado State

Eric
Triple Stumper
    $800 21
(Paula: What is Diana?)
(Alex: No.)
(Paula: Darn.)
(Alex: Yeah, darn, indeed.)

The Windsors

Paula
Triple Stumper
    $800 24
an upperclassman

Sameer
    $1000 6
Edgar Allan Poe

Sameer
    $1000 11
(Eric: What is the Navajo?)

the Mojave

Eric
Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Bard

Eric
    $1000 22
the Wu-Tang Clan

Sameer
    $1000 25
(Paula: What is upstanding?)
(Alex: No.)
(Paula: Darn.)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute to deal with THE JEFFERSONS.)

upright

SameerPaula

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

Sameer Paula Eric
$2,200 $3,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sameer Paula Eric
$5,400 $1,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY
RESTAURANT RHYMES
ELEMENTAL FACTS
OLYMPIC SITES
TERMS FROM ISLAM
FOLLOW THE BUNNY
    $400 10
Philadelphia

Eric
    $400 5
pub grub

Paula
    $400 15
insulin

Sameer
    $400 4
Berlin

Paula
    $400 3
the Koran

Eric
    $400 1
Bugs Bunny

Eric
    $800 11
Spain

Paula
    $800 6
food court sport

Triple Stumper
    $800 16
nitrogen

Eric
    $800 17
Barcelona

Eric
    $3,000 27
fasting

Eric
    $800 2
TaskRabbit

Sameer
    $1200 12
the Industrial Revolution

Sameer
    $1200 7
a drive-thru crew

Eric
    $1200 24
Brazil

Sameer
    $1200 18
(alpine) skiing

Sameer
    $1200 28
hell

Eric
    $1200 21
Al Michaels

Triple Stumper
    $1600 13
(Sameer: What is Congress?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Sameer: What is the House of Representatives?)

the Senate

SameerEric
    $1600 8
a minor diner

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

iodine

Triple Stumper
    $2,000 19
Moscow

Sameer
    $1600 29
prayers

Paula
    $1600 22
(Sameer: Who is the White Rabbit?)

the March Hare

SameerPaula
    $2000 14
Maria Theresa

Triple Stumper
    $2000 9
(Alex: Yeah, we'll accept that.)

a truck stop sock hop

Eric
    $2000 26
7

Eric
    $2000 20
Nagano

Eric
    $2000 30
the Ka'bah (Kaaba)

Sameer
    $2000 23
hasenpfeffer

Paula

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sameer Paula Eric
$11,000 $9,600 $19,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

ON THE OLD MAP
(Alex: [To Paula] You're on the right track; but the wrong initials.)
...
(Alex: C.W. What would that be?)
(Sameer: Commonwealth.)
...
(Alex: What is NL? For?)
(Eric: Netherlands.)
...
(Alex: The United Kingdom because so much of Africa was under the realm of the British Empire.)
PaulaWhat is G.B.?
$9,597
SameerWhat is C.W.
$11,000
EricWhat is NL
$2,801
U.K.

Final scores:

Sameer Paula Eric
$0 $3 $16,399
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,399

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Sameer Paula Eric
$10,200 $9,600 $17,000
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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