Responses for show #8261 - Monday, October 19, 2020

Contestants

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Joe Aquino, an analyst from Chula Vista, California

Nancy Bosecker, a software engineer originally from Peoria, Illinois

Kristin Hucek, an attorney from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

ZOOM
MILITARY RANK LANGUAGE
THE AMERICAN FLAG
NOVEL
POE "M"
PLAY
    $200 7
PBS

Kristin
    $200 15
captain

Kristin
    $200 1
a circle

Kristin
    $200 3
yoga

Joe
    $200 17
(Kristin: What is Masquerade?)

Masque

KristinNancy
    $200 18
volley

Kristin
    $400 8
Air

Kristin
    $400 4
private

Nancy
    $400 2
"The Star-Spangled Banner"

Nancy
    $400 16
birds

Nancy
    $400 6
(Nancy: What is message?)

MS.

Nancy
Triple Stumper
    $400 19
a faceoff

Kristin
    $600 9
anchovies

Kristin
    $600 12
major

Joe
    $600 27
Wilson

Nancy
    $600 24
cruise control

Triple Stumper
    $600 5
(Nancy: What are "Murder" and "Morgue"?)

Murders & Morgue

Nancy
Triple Stumper
    $600 20
roll

Nancy
    $800 10
focus

Joe
    $800 13
general

Triple Stumper
    $800 29
the Continental Congress

Kristin
    $800 25
Crocs

Triple Stumper
    $800 21
mad

Triple Stumper
    $800 22
a squeeze

Kristin
    $1000 11
X

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 14
(Joe: [*]. What is [*]?)

corporal

Joe
    $1000 30
Vermont

Triple Stumper
    $1000 26
(Kristin: What are headphones?)
...
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

speakers

KristinJoe
    $1000 28
the Maelstrom

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
a bicycle kick

Kristin

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

Kristin Nancy Joe
$1,600 -$200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$3,600 $1,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

FIRST LADIES
MOVIES PERFECT FOR A MATINEE
INSIDE "MAN"
(Alex: Those three letters will appear within each correct response.)
PRIMATES
TRIANGULAR
EUROPE
    $400 1
Jackie Kennedy

Nancy
    $400 19
Days of Thunder

Joe
    $400 5
a salamander

Joe
    $400 10
chimpanzee

Joe
    $400 20
shamrock

Nancy
    $400 21
peninsula

Kristin
    $800 2
Martha Washington

Kristin
    $800 15
500 Days of Summer

Joe
    $800 6
emancipate

Triple Stumper
    $800 11
using their upper legs or arms

Joe
    $800 27
tortilla chips

Nancy
    $800 22
a dike

Nancy
    $1,200 3
Mary Todd Lincoln

Kristin
    $1200 16
Dog Day Afternoon

Nancy
    $1200 7
Germanic

Kristin
    $1200 12
a squirrel monkey

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

a drafting triangle

Triple Stumper
    $1200 23
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Pilsner (beer)

Nancy
    $1600 4
First Lady Truman

Joe
    $1600 17
Halle Berry

Triple Stumper
    $1600 8
micromanaging

Kristin
    $1600 13
(Joe: Is it the frontal cortex? What is the frontal cortex?)

the visual

Joe
Triple Stumper
    $1600 24
Riga

Nancy
    $2000 26
(Nancy: Who is Eleanor Roosevelt?)

Frances Folsom Cleveland

Nancy
Triple Stumper
    $2000 18
The Day the Earth Stood Still

Joe
    $2000 9
(Joe: What is a remand?)
...
(Alex: Remand is more of a legal term, but [*] is the military term we were going for.)

countermand

Joe
Triple Stumper
    $3,200 14
(Joe: Waited all my life; let's make it a True Daily Double.)
...
(Joe: What... is...)
(Alex: Say something.)
(Joe: Homo sapiens?)

Cro-Magnon

Joe
    $2000 25
Flanders

Nancy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$8,800 $8,000 $3,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

PHRASES FROM LITERATURE
JoeWhat is "Open Sesame"?
$3,200
NancyWhat is Open Sesame?
$8,000
KristinWhat is open sesame?
$8,008
"Open, Sesame!"

Final scores:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$16,808 $16,000 $6,400
3-day champion: $24,808 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Kristin Nancy Joe
$8,800 $8,000 $6,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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