|Annie Moriondo, a bookseller from Somerville, MA
||Paul Hoan Zeidler, a writer and director from Los Angeles, CA
||Brent Povis, a board game designer from Pittsburgh, PA (1-day total: $24,789)
Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Final Jeopardy! category: THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
Final Jeopardy! clue: 2 U.S. state capitals and 2 major Panamanian ports are named after this European
Who is Christopher Columbus?
Paul 6800 + 500 = 7300
Brent 7200 + 6401 = 13601
Annie 14600 + 7700 = 22300
Yes. Those numbers are correct. Alex was surprised, the audience was surprised. Even I had to double-check my math. Someone will need to check on Keith Williams.
Meanwhile, the US states: Ohio (obviously) and South Carolina. The Panamanian ports? Cristóbal & Colón.
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