Responses for show #8269 - Thursday, October 29, 2020

Contestants

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Carmela Chan, a biotech researcher from San Diego, California

Lisa Gerlach, a veterinary neurologist from West Hills, California

Scott Shrum, a digital marketing executive from Westlake Village, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,100)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

BLOCKBUSTERS
NATIONAL PARKS
WEAPON TYPES
4-LETTER SYNONYMS
U.S. HOSPITALS
A SERIOUSLY FLUFFY CATEGORY
    $200 8
Jaws

Scott
    $200 27
the Great Smoky Mountains

Carmela
    $200 30
an ax

Carmela
    $200 11
cure

Triple Stumper
    $200 3
New Orleans

Lisa
    $200 28
marshmallow

Scott
    $400 7
The Lion King

Carmela
    $400 23
Yosemite

Lisa
    $400 29
a sword

Lisa
    $400 10
monk

Lisa
    $400 14
Mayo Clinic

Carmela
    $400 19
(Alex: Yeah, by a long shot.)

a pancake

Scott
    $600 6
The Hunger Games

Lisa
    $600 24
(Lisa: What is Cave of the Winds?)

Mammoth Cave

Lisa
Triple Stumper
    $600 22
a bow

Carmela
    $600 1
perk

Triple Stumper
    $600 15
Cedars

Carmela
    $600 13
clouds

Carmela
    $800 4
[NOTE: Carmela's response was accepted even though she omitted movie's subtitle.]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Carmela
    $800 25
a swamp

Lisa
    $800 20
(Scott: What is an assault [*]?)

rifle

Scott
    $800 2
molt

Carmela
    $800 17
(Carmela: What is Vanderbilt?)

Johns Hopkins

LisaCarmela
    $800 12
4-H

Scott
    $1000 5
Doctor Zhivago

Carmela
    $1,500 26
(Alex: Is that a guess?)
(Lisa: Yes.)
(Alex: Pretty good guess; that's right.)

the Continental Divide

Lisa
    $1000 21
a club

Lisa
    $1000 9
iron

Carmela
    $1000 18
the Good Samaritan

Triple Stumper
    $1000 16
a bath bomb

Scott

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

Scott Lisa Carmela
$1,000 $1,200 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$3,400 $5,500 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

SOVIET BLOC BUSTERS
ANTIQUES
TRANSLATED GEOGRAPHIC NAMES
ALLITERATIVE AUTHORS
(Alex: We'll need the first and the last name.)
SCIENCE TV
"BE"SOMETHING"ED"
(Alex: "B-E" is going to begin each correct response and each response will end with "E-D".)
    $400 22
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

seven

Carmela
    $400 17
James Joyce

Lisa
    $800 12
(Mikhail) Baryshnikov

Carmela
    $800 21
(Lisa: What is a couch?)

a chair

LisaCarmela
    $800 26
(Carmela: What is Narrangansett?)
(Alex: Say it again.)
(Carmela: What is Narrangansett?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Narragansett

Carmela
Triple Stumper
    $7,000 16
Hermann Hesse

Carmela
    $800 8
the International Space Station

Scott
    $800 7
betrothed

Scott
    $1200 9
Yugoslavia

Lisa
    $1200 20
glass

Lisa
    $1200 23
(Carmela: Uh, what is Des Moines?)

Boise

LisaCarmela
    $1200 13
Kevin Kwan

Lisa
    $1200 1
goalies

Lisa
    $1200 4
besieged

Lisa
    $1600 11
d├ętente

Scott
    $1600 19
serpentine

Carmela
    $3,500 25
(Alex: Say something.)
(Lisa: What is Philadelphia?)

Bryn Mawr

Lisa
    $1600 14
Bill Bryson

Carmela
    $1600 2
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Lisa
    $1600 5
becalmed

Carmela
    $2000 10
Prague Spring

Lisa
    $2000 18
Ireland

Triple Stumper
    $2000 24
The Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Graham Greene

Triple Stumper
    $2000 3
(David) Attenborough

Carmela
    $2000 6
benighted

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$6,600 $12,400 $19,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

LEAD SINGERS
(Alex: When I first read this clue, I got the correct response immediately, just like that. So, if I can get it, I'm sure the three of you can also.)
ScottWho is the late, great Freddie Mercury? [a drawn crown]
$6,600
LisaWho is Freddy Mercury?
$12,397
CarmelaWho is Freddie Mercury?
$5,201
Freddie Mercury

Final scores:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$13,200 $24,797 $24,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,801

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Scott Lisa Carmela
$6,600 $15,400 $13,400
9 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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