Responses for show #8296 - Monday, December 7, 2020

Contestants

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John Vigna, a communications manager from Los Angeles, California

Amy Kimmel, a career counselor originally from Bend, Oregon

Katherine Ryan, a nonprofit executive originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,801)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY: A LOOK BACK
TRADING PLACES
EMPTY WORDS
BRIDGES
LITERARY VIDEO GAMES
THAT'S TWISTED
    $200 5
Speaker of the House

Amy
    $200 6
the New York Stock Exchange

John
    $200 25
(Katherine: What is deserted?)

desert

KatherineJohn
    $200 28
an earthquake

Katherine
    $200 27
Assassin's Creed

Amy
    $200 11
wrench

John
    $400 1
fascism

John
    $400 7
a bond

John
    $400 26
blank

John
    $400 30
the tide

John
    $400 24
Ophelia

Amy
    $400 12
twine

Katherine
    $600 2
Constantinople

John
    $600 8
wheat

Amy
    $600 15
a vacancy

Katherine
    $600 18
(Katherine: What is the Verrazano?)
(John: What is the George Washington?)

the Manhattan Bridge

KatherineJohn
Triple Stumper
    $600 13
Around the World in 80 Days

Katherine
    $600 22
a pretzel

Amy
    $800 3
Nero

John
    $800 9
Frankfurt

Amy
    $800 16
evacuation

John
    $800 19
Venice

John
    $800 14
The Witcher

Triple Stumper
    $800 23
Joshua trees

Katherine
    $1000 4
Sequoyah

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
futures

John
    $1000 17
void

Triple Stumper
    $1000 29
Brasília

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
Ayn Rand

John
    $1000 21
a Möbius strip

Amy

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

Katherine Amy John
$1,600 $1,600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katherine Amy John
$1,800 $3,800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

OXFORD'S VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS
AMERICAN ACCESSIONS
PLANETARY EXTREMES
MUSEUMS
MOVIE GOOFS
"U" BEFORE "E"
    $400 27
Judaism, Islam & Christianity

John
    $400 25
the Louisiana Purchase

Katherine
    $400 2
Venus

John
    $400 12
(Amy: What is the British History Museum?)

the British Museum

KatherineAmy
    $400 7
Julia Roberts

Amy
    $400 15
a duel

John
    $800 1
gravity

John
    $800 30
Alaska

Katherine
    $800 3
Jupiter

Katherine
    $800 13
a silo

Katherine
    $800 8
Gladiator

Katherine
    $800 16
a pirouette

John
    $1200 28
The Graduate

Katherine
    $1200 20
(Katherine: What are the Virgin Islands?)
(John: What are the Mariana Islands?)
(Amy: What are the Marshall Islands?)

the Hawaiian Islands

KatherineAmyJohn
Triple Stumper
    $1200 4
Mars

John
    $1200 14
ventriloquism

John
    $1200 9
Wyatt Earp

Katherine
    $1200 17
to sequester

John
    $1600 26
Lady Chatterley's Lover

Amy
    $1600 21
the Oregon Territory

John
    $3,000 5
Neptune

John
    $1600 24
Chicago

Amy
    $1600 10
Back to the Future

Katherine
    $1600 18
a confluence

John
    $7,800 29
(Adam) Smith

Katherine
    $2000 22
the Gadsden Purchase

John
    $2000 6
Saturn

John
    $2000 23
Uffizi

Amy
    $2000 11
Blade Runner

Amy
    $2000 19
diminuendo

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katherine Amy John
$16,400 $9,800 $22,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

FANTASTIC BEASTS
AmyWhat is a manticore?
$9,700
KatherineWhat is a Gorgon?
$16,400
JohnWhat is the Jus beast
$10,801
a unicorn

Final scores:

Katherine Amy John
$0 $100 $11,199
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,199

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Katherine Amy John
$10,600 $9,800 $20,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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