Responses for show #8344 - Thursday, February 25, 2021

Contestants

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Michael Colton, a screenwriter originally from Newton, Massachusetts

Marisa Blackburn, a senior staffing services associate originally from Short Hills, New Jersey

Aaron Craig, a business litigation attorney originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,254)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

MUSICAL IDIOMS TO MY EARS
FIRST NAME'S THE SAME
"ROUND" THE WORLD
BUSINESSES
SHEDDING LIGHT
ON THE SUBJECT
    $200 11
a chord

Marisa
    $200 2
Iggy

Michael
    $200 16
the Underground

Aaron
    $200 1
(Marisa: What is Lysol?)

Clorox

MarisaMichael
    $200 23
neon

Marisa
    $200 18
Albert Einstein

Aaron
    $400 12
the beat of your own drummer

Aaron
    $400 3
(Mike: [*] Crowe directed [*] Diaz in Vanilla Sky.)

Cameron

Aaron
    $400 17
Round Table

Triple Stumper
    $400 4
Goodyear

Aaron
    $400 24
the Statue of Liberty

Michael
    $400 19
Joan of Arc

Aaron
    $600 13
second fiddle

Michael
    $600 8
Miranda

Aaron
    $600 28
Roundup

Triple Stumper
    $600 5
Mentos

Aaron
    $600 25
Venice

Aaron
    $600 20
(Michael: What is nihilism?)

Existentialism

AaronMichael
    $800 14
a broken record

Michael
    $800 9
Jessica

Michael
    $800 29
a roundabout

Aaron
    $800 6
Hertz

Aaron
    $800 26
(Michael: What is spotlight?)

searchlight

AaronMichael
    $800 21
economics

Aaron
    $1000 15
toot your own horn

Marisa
    $1000 10
Zoe

Michael
    $1000 30
Round Top

Triple Stumper
    $1000 7
Toto

Marisa
    $1,000 27
(Aaron: What is a nativity candle?)

votive

Aaron
    $1000 22
the Last Supper

Marisa

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Aaron Marisa Michael
$3,400 $2,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$6,600 $3,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY
POETS & POETRY
CHICKEN NUGGETS
ANTARCTICA
FILMS OF THE '80s
"DIS"INFORMATION
    $400 18
a bow (the longbow)

Aaron
    $400 16
lamb

Triple Stumper
    $400 6
Chicken Little

Aaron
    $400 24
(Marisa: Oh, what are cones?)

ice cores

Marisa
Triple Stumper
    $400 5
(Marisa: What is Christmas Vacation?)

Vacation

AaronMarisa
    $400 11
(Aaron: Something I hope to never be.)
[Laughter]

disbarred

Aaron
    $4,000 19
(Aaron: Uh, who is Nicholas?)

Peter the Great (Peter I)

Aaron
    $800 17
haiku

Marisa
    $800 7
Colonel Sanders

Michael
    $800 25
a demilitarized zone

Aaron
    $800 4
Lethal Weapon

Aaron
    $800 12
distressed

Marisa
    $1200 20
cuneiform

Marisa
    $1200 23
Ford

Aaron
    $1200 8
calcium carbonate

Marisa
    $1200 26
(Michael: Who is Shackleton?)

Cook

AaronMichael
    $1200 3
The Natural

Michael
    $1200 13
discography

Marisa
    $1600 21
(Aaron: What is malaria?)

typhoid

AaronMarisa
    $1600 29
Ezra Pound

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
chicken tikka masala

Aaron
    $1600 27
krill

Michael
    $2,600 1
The Big Chill

Michael
    $1600 14
a distillery

Aaron
    $2000 22
the Azores

Aaron
    $2000 30
"The Ballad of Reading Gaol"

Triple Stumper
    $2000 10
(Mike: We'll take it, yes, some are hens; some are roosters.)

the red hen

Aaron
    $2000 28
a chinstrap penguin

Michael
    $2000 2
Mystic Pizza

Michael
    $2000 15
distemper

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$13,800 $9,200 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

LANDLOCKED COUNTRIES
(Mike: A look of consternation on all three players' face as I read the clue.)
...
(Mike: It was made landlocked by the independence of Eritrea in 1993.)
MarisaWhat is the democratic Chad?
$9,200
MichaelWhat is Nigeria?
$2,399
AaronWhat is Nigeria?
$9,427
Ethiopia

Final scores:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$4,373 $0 $9,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,201

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Aaron Marisa Michael
$18,800 $9,200 $10,600
26 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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