Show #8091 - Monday, November 11, 2019

2019 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Kyle Jones, a music teacher from Aurora, Colorado

Dhruv Gaur, a student at Brown University from Gainesville, Georgia

Emma Boettcher, a user experience librarian from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
The real name of this marquis & American Revolution hero: Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier
    $200 28
He quickly became the Democratic frontrunner after announcing his third bid for president April 25, 2019
    $200 30
Gabby Douglas
    $200 26
The fortress on the flag of this British overseas territory symbolizes its strategic importance on the Mediterranean
    $200 29
In this Bible book "The children of Israel walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea"
    $200 23
This adjective means showy & intended to impress
    $400 24
The Jean-Baptiste Colbert show included becoming Marquis de Seignelay & in 1689, Minister of State for this king
    $400 25
This first Constitution of the 13 states was in effect from 1781 to 1789
    $400 22
Twins Monique & Jocelyne Lamoureux
    $400 11
Here are the extremely similar flags of Luxembourg and this nearby country
    $400 16
"And now abideth faith, hope," this third virtue
    $400 21
To inject someone with a small amount of a disease so that they can become immune to it
    $600 18
He was born Donatien Alphonse Francois, but fans of x-rated lit know him better as this
    $600 19
Title I of this, the ADA for short, deals with equal employment opportunities & benefits
    $600 20
Ali Krieger & Ashlyn Harris
    DD: $1,800 4
The diamond shape on its flag references the fact that it was the only diamond-producing U.S. state
    $600 9
Romans 12 says don't get people back when they wrong you; just wait, because this "is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"
    $600 17
"Dancing Queen" can "feel the beat from" this instrument
    $800 10
Concino Concini, AKA the Marquis d'Ancre, was shot to death on the drawbridge of this palace (now a museum) on the right bank of the Seine
    $800 6
After Mike Pompeo became Secretary of State, this woman succeeded him as the first female director of the CIA
    $800 14
Inbee Park & Sung Hyun Park
    $800 3
Here's the flag of this maritime province of Canada
    $800 8
This book namechecks itself in the very first line: These sayings of "the son of David"
    $800 1
It sounds like you're writing a novel, but it means to empower or formally sanction an act
    $1000 15
In 1681 naval hero Abraham Duquesne was made Marquis du Quesne, but not an admiral, as he was this type of Christian
    $1000 12
The Supreme Court can request a lower court to send up the records of a case for review by issuing or granting a writ of this
    $1000 13
Robin Roberts, in her college days (though her scholarship was for tennis)
    $1000 5
The red & white stripes on the flag of this Asian country represent the states of the federation, including Sarawak
    $1000 7
You say you want a revelation? Truly, verily, it's the very last word in that book; now can I get one?
    $1000 2
Ecstatic happiness

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

Emma Dhruv Kyle
$1,000 -$1,200 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emma Dhruv Kyle
$3,200 $0 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will have a genre in the title. And there is a spot, as you guys are aware, on the Internet, where somebody has put together many, many moments of me saying the word "genre", which I will get to say often today.)
"D.M." ME
    $400 10
The phobic Arnold Schoenberg removed one "A" from a title because "Moses und Aaron" has this many letters
    $400 6
You get an "A" if you know this mathematician of the 200s B.C. wrote a treatise on centers of gravity
    $400 30
It's a puzzle, it's a genre, it's a PBS "Masterpiece" series
    $400 29
"Everything but the kitchen stove" once vied with this now more common phrase meaning the same
    $400 28
Natalie Y. Moore examined "The South Side: A Portrait of" this city "and American Segregation "
    $400 26
The 1460 boots from this brand get their name from their date of inception: the first of April, 1960
    $800 9
Alexander Scriabin thought he was a musical Messiah; believers point out he was born on this day (true) & died on Easter (no)
    $800 5
Among Ptolemy's pursuits was drawing up a table of these--not in a musical score but as line segments in a circle
    DD: $6,200 17
It's a sequence, it's a genre, it's a podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig
    $800 18
In job training or language learning, one method is to let the newbie loose to do one of this opposite watery pair
    $800 27
A gopher is on the cover of the book titled this comedy film: "The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story"
    $800 25
Morbid Angel & Obituary are popular bands in this genre
    $1200 3
Prince Carlo Gesualdo published 6 books of these multi-voice Renaissance songs & also gorily murdered his wife & her lover
    $1200 4
A 1970s computer language is named for this Frenchman who invented a 1640s calculating machine
    $1200 11
Prince Noctis has work to do in edition XV of this alliterative role-playing video game
    $1200 15
Let's act aggressively on an issue & "play" this, another word for the national pastime
    $1200 24
A nonfiction classic by Rabbi Harold Kushner is "When" these "Happen to Good People"
    $1200 23
You can pick up an Epson LQ-590 one of these printers from Staples for $413
    $1600 7
Obsessed with death, Anton Bruckner attended this event for the long-dead Beethoven in 1888 & insisted on touching the skull
    DD: $2,000 1
The subject of a 2001 film, this mathematician won a 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics
    $1600 13
In this movie Robert De Niro kidnaps Jerry Lewis
    $1600 14
Originally, it was a magazine illustration of what well-dressed people were wearing. Now it means "someone stylish"
    $1600 19
Barack Obama's first book was "Dreams from My Father"; his second was this "bold" bestseller that arrived in 2006
    $1600 22
The title American girl of this 1870s novella dies of "Roman fever" (malaria)
    $2000 8
He died in an insane asylum not far from the Moldau, the river he immortalized in an 1875 work
    $2000 2
This Swiss mathematician's principle says the pressure in a fluid moving horizontally decreases as its velocity increases
    $2000 12
The movie "A Place in the Sun" was based on this U.S. novel
    $2000 16
This 2-word cooler-sounding way to say "second job" is the title of a book subtitled "From Idea to Income in 27 Days"
    $2000 20
He wrote of the loss of both his parents in a 5-week span in "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius"
    $2000 21
The full name of this disease comes from words meaning "to pass through" & "sweetened with honey"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emma Dhruv Kyle
$19,200 $2,000 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the title of a groundbreaking 1890 expose of poverty in New York City slums, these 3 words follow "How the"

Final scores:

Emma Dhruv Kyle
$29,601 $5 $19,201
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emma Dhruv Kyle
$19,200 $4,000 $11,200
21 R,
2 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2019-09-18
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