Responses for show #8440 - Friday, July 9, 2021

Last game with Dr. Sanjay Gupta as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Odyssey Atlanta.

Contestants

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Kathryn Derfler, an executive assistant and office manager from Brooklyn, New York

Tom Tipps, a software project manager from San Diego, California

Jen Jazwinski, an early literacy librarian from Algonquin, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $42,001)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

LITERARY GIRL, INTERRUPTED
(Sanjay: You're gonna finish the quote.)
JULY
KEEP 'EM SEPARATED
EPONYMOUS FOOD
THEY PLAYED 2 COMIC BOOK CHARACTERS
BEACH-Y KEEN
    $200 1
Kansas

Tom
    $200 18
the IRS

Jen
    $200 26
(Jen: What is a lens?)
(Tom: What is a spec--[*]?)

a prism

JenTom
    $200 13
Monterey Jack

Jen
    $200 6
Ben Affleck

Jen
    $200 11
the tide

Tom
    $400 2
goats

Jen
    $400 19
(Kathryn: What is South Africa?)

Brazil

Kathryn
Triple Stumper
    $400 27
legislative, executive & judicial

Tom
    $3,000 14
(Jen: Um... what is... Pot Belly?)

Sandwich

Jen
    $400 7
Ryan Reynolds

Jen
    $400 12
waves

Kathryn
    $600 3
12

Jen
    $600 20
the Sea of Tranquility

Kathryn
    $600 28
the hilt

Jen
    $600 15
hamantaschen

Kathryn
    $600 8
Halle Berry

Tom
    $600 21
red as a lobster

Kathryn
    $800 4
a detective

Jen
    $800 24
Salt Lake Valley

Triple Stumper
    $800 29
Turkey

Kathryn
    $800 16
Heath

Kathryn
    $800 9
Brolin

Jen
    $800 22
(Jen: What is pail?)

spade

JenKathryn
    $1000 5
Vronsky

Jen
    $1000 25
Pizarro

Tom
    $1000 30
electrolysis

Jen
    $1000 17
a cherry

Tom
    $1000 10
Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Triple Stumper
    $1000 23
the coast is clear

Jen

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

Jen Tom Kathryn
$1,400 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$3,200 $3,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BROADWAY MUSICALS BY OPENING NUMBERS
HAIR'S THE THING
LOST & FOUND
REJECTED ELEMENT NAMES
N.E. PORT
IN A STORM
    $400 2
Aladdin

Jen
    $400 13
bangs

Kathryn
    $400 8
Helen (of Troy)

Kathryn
    $400 6
curium

Tom
    $400 14
Rhode Island

Tom
    $400 22
(Kathryn: Uh... [Chuckles])

noon

JenKathryn
    $800 3
Evita

Jen
    $800 26
(Sanjay: Yes, I'm familiar with them myself.)

a cowlick

Tom
    $1,000 9
Poseidon

Kathryn
    $800 7
Los Alamos

Kathryn
    $800 15
(Tom: What is Maine?)

New Hampshire

TomKathryn
    $800 23
Libra

Triple Stumper
    $1200 1
A Chorus Line

Tom
    $1200 27
(Tom: What is asymmetric?)
(Sanjay: No.)
(Tom: [*].)
...
(Sanjay: Tom, you originally said "asymmetric", which is not 12 letters, and I had already started to rule before you said, "[*]".)

asymmetrical

Tom
Triple Stumper
    $1200 10
King David

Tom
    $1200 19
plutonium

Jen
    $1200 16
Kennebunkport

Tom
    $1200 24
an urchin

Triple Stumper
    $1600 4
Hairspray

Jen
    $1600 29
(Kathryn: What is Blonde Bombshell?)

Platinum Blonde

Kathryn
Triple Stumper
    $1600 11
Vinland

Tom
    $3,000 20
(Jen: What is... helium?)
...
(Sanjay: Both words mean new.)

neon

Jen
    $1600 17
Burlington

Triple Stumper
    $1600 25
a python

Kathryn
    $2000 5
(Sanjay: You know your Broadway.)

Guys and Dolls

Jen
    $2000 30
(Sanjay: [Referring to clue 27] Tom, I just wanted to let you know that the judges did look at the tape, and I had started to rule before you said, "asymmetrical", so these scores do stand.)

ombre

Jen
    $2000 12
Petra

Tom
    $2000 21
radon

Kathryn
    $2000 18
Gloucester

Triple Stumper
    $2000 28
odorant

Kathryn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$8,600 $10,400 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1980s BESTSELLERS
(Sanjay: [To Jen] Well, the title of the work is [*], but we don't rule against a contestant for getting the initial article wrong... It's Margaret Atwood's title honoring Chaucer and his Canterbury Tales.)
JenWhat is A Handmaid's Tale
$8,600
TomWhat is... ?
$10,000
KathrynWhat are the canterbury
$10,000
The Handmaid's Tale

Final scores:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$17,200 $400 $1,200
2-day champion: $59,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jen Tom Kathryn
$14,600 $10,400 $11,000
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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