Responses for show #8449 - Thursday, July 22, 2021

Matt Amodio game 2.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Be The Match.

Contestants

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Pete Wisniewski, a math teacher from King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Rekha Rajkumar, a stay-at-home parent from Oak Park, Illinois

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $40,400)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

AROUND THE WORLD
MLB MASCOTS
LIT BITS
IT'S A TRAP!
HOWARD'S END
DOWN TO "RTH"
    $200 29
Mexico

Matt
    $200 27
the Boston Red Sox

Pete
    $200 30
Wuthering Heights

Matt
    $200 28
Hansel & Gretel

Matt
    $200 26
Stern

Matt
    $200 25
North

Rekha
    $400 22
Sicily & Sardinia

Matt
    $400 20
White Sox

Matt
    $400 13
a tree

Matt
    $400 18
the Venus flytrap

Pete
    $400 23
Howard Johnson

Matt
    $400 24
a hearth

Rekha
    $600 21
Kobe

Rekha
    $600 19
Toronto Blue Jays

Pete
    $600 4
Faulkner

Matt
    $600 17
Return of the Jedi

Rekha
    $2,000 16
(Rehka: Who is... Iron Man?)

Howard the Duck

Rekha
    $600 9
a berth

Rekha
    $800 2
the Amazon rainforest

Matt
    $800 1
Marlins

Matt
    $800 3
The Borrowers

Rekha
    $800 5
(Pete: Who is Pan?)

Daedalus

RekhaPete
    $800 7
Catherine Howard

Matt
    $800 8
girth

Rekha
    $1000 14
Chechnya

Matt
    $1000 11
Pirates

Matt
    $1000 12
Alger

Rekha
    $1000 6
Chile

Matt
    $1000 15
Carter

Rekha
    $1000 10
firth

Matt

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

Matt Rekha Pete
$7,400 $5,000 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Rekha Pete
$9,400 $4,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

EYE-DEOLOGY
3 LETTERS, 2 SYLLABLES
ANCIENT HISTORY
"MM" POP
(Robin: Each response contains a double "M".)
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
SOMETHING BIG IS COMING!
    $400 17
(Matt: What's the lens?)

the cornea

MattRekha
    $400 18
ivy

Pete
    $400 19
(Robin: And you're too legit to quit.)
[Laughter]

MC Hammer

Pete
    $400 21
Gregorian

Matt
    $800 16
the retina

Rekha
    $800 14
ego

Matt
    $800 26
Alexander the Great

Matt
    $800 1
Commodores

Matt
    $800 27
the creation of the Earth

Matt
    $800 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

albatross

Matt
    $1200 15
(Pete: What is LASIX?)

LASIK

RekhaPete
    $1200 13
ova

Rekha
    $1200 10
a sundial

Pete
    $1200 8
Tommy

Matt
    $4,000 12
(Robin: Yes, [*] like from Saturn.)

Saturday

Matt
    $1200 22
Airbus

Matt
    $1600 5
(Pete: What is glaucoma?)

cataracts

RekhaPete
    $1600 4
emo

Matt
    $1600 2
Caesars

Triple Stumper
    $1600 9
Jimmy Eat World

Matt
    $1600 3
the French Revolution

Matt
    $1600 7
(Matt: What's Krishan?)

Jagannath (Krishna)

MattRekha
    $2000 6
thyroid

Matt
    $2000 20
an ion

Pete
    $2,000 23
Nefertiti

Matt
    $2000 11
[Robin corrects Matt's pronunciation from "RAM-steen" to "ROM-styne".]

Rammstein

Matt
    $2000 24
Kim Il-sung

Matt
    $2000 25
(Rekha: What is Asia?)
(Pete: What is Africa?)
...
(Robin: We have less than a minute to go.)

Australia

RekhaPete
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Rekha Pete
$31,000 $9,600 -$400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

1970s MOVIE SCENES
(Robin: [To Matt] O'Bannon wrote the famous chestburster scene that featured John Hurt. And how much did you wager?)
[Matt takes his hand to his chest and reaches out with the hand a la the movie scene.]
RekhaWhat is The Exrorscist ?
$4,500
MattWhat is Alien?
$10,000
Alien

Final scores:

Matt Rekha Pete
$41,000 $5,100 -$400
2-day champion: $81,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Rekha Pete
$28,200 $11,600 -$400
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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