Show #8095 - Friday, November 15, 2019

2019 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Emma Boettcher, a user experience librarian from Chicago, Illinois (subtotal of $26,400)

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (subtotal of $49,326)

Francois Barcomb, an 11th grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York (subtotal of $1,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh yes, I remember those.)
(Alex: "S-T-A-R" coming up in each correct response.)
    $200 26
A toast to Coors, which started making its cans with this metal in 1959
    $200 27
These imposing peaks have a name meaning "abode of snow"
    $200 30
    $200 28
The eyes of most land snails are found atop the pairs of long stalks called these, like the limbs of a cephalopod
    $200 29
Randall Park stars in this sitcom about a family of Asian immigrants in the United States
    $200 21
The right side of a sailing ship
    $400 25
In 1951, this mischievous kid made his comic strip debut
    $400 5
Rising to almost 13,000 feet, the Pontic Mountains of Northern Turkey bend along the southern shore of this body of water
    $400 24
Mach number
    $400 23
Snails are eaten in many countries, including as this Provençal-named delicacy in French cuisine
    $400 18
On this 1990s sitcom a well-to-do Southern California family took in a streetwise relative from Philadelphia
    $400 20
Judy Greer's memoir is "I Don't Know What You Know Me From: My Life as" this type of actor
    $600 7
Cleveland DJ Alan Freed gets the credit for popularizing this term for the music he played on the radio
    $600 4
Mount Apo is the highest peak in this Asian nation & its name means "grandfather" in Tagalog
    $600 17
The Rankine scale,
the Réaumur scale
    $600 22
Snails make up part of the more than 45,000 species in this class of animals that has a name meaning "stomach foot"
    $600 1
This series is a spin-off of "The Big Bang Theory" & also a prequel to it
    $600 19
An Olympian who starts running less than a tenth of a second after the gun is guilty of this violation
    $800 6
In 1958 the United States entered the space race with the launch of this satellite that shares its name with a Ford SUV
    $800 3
Reaching almost 15,000 feet, the Zagros Mountains stretch along the western border of this nation
    $800 16
Grams per cubic meter
    $800 13
Be careful around the aquatic cone snail; it produces these "nerve poisons" that can be venomous to humans
    $800 10
As grouchy, narrow-minded Calvin, Cedric the Entertainer heads up this show set in a Black area of Los Angeles
    $800 12
One word meaning not wearing any clothes, in Nottingham
    DD: $2,600 8
Eating out became easier with the introduction of this first multipurpose charge card in 1950
    $1000 2
These continent-separating mountains stretch 1,550 miles from the Arctic Ocean to Kazakhstan
    $1000 15
    $1000 14
Tasmania produces around 25% of the world's wild caught supply of this large edible sea snail, mainly the black lip variety
    $1000 9
Eddie Haskell could tell you that in a popular 1950s sitcom, these were the 2 sons in the Cleaver family
    $1000 11
Jesus tells a parable about this seed of condiment fame

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

Francois James Emma
$0 $6,000 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Francois James Emma
$1,200 $8,800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with the letter "R".)
    $400 19
In July 1923 Italian actress Eleanora Duse became the first woman to grace the cover of this U.S. magazine (issue No. 22)
    $400 30
On Father's Day in 1964, Jim Bunning (father of 9), tossed one of these for the Phillies; nobody reached base!
    $400 28
This Arthur Miller character makes his way "on a smile and a shoeshine"
    $400 25
AMC zombie spin-off about the last thing Wild Bill was dealt, an antiseptic cleansing agent
    $400 26
They're the beams supporting a sloping roof; having them exposed can give a funky industrial look
    $400 27
"Seven Hills of ____"
    DD: $8,600 9
Kathryn Bigelow became Oscar's first female Best Director for this film with only one named female character
    $800 29
Jim Lovell was aboard Apollo 8, the 1st manned craft to make this circuit; aboard Apollo 13, Jim made the same trip--unplanned
    $800 10
The role of Pale, in "Burn This" by Lanford Wilson, is a showcase for young actors--John Malkovich in 1987 & this man in 2019
    $800 24
2011 NYC protest movement composed of the Jets or Sharks & Mao's elite quartet
    $800 23
Edward Durell Stone was the architect of this theater at Rockefeller Center with the fabulous interior by Donald Deskey
    $800 22
"The Umbrellas of ____"
    $1200 4
250 years after Magellan's expedition, Jeanne Baret became the first woman to do this
    $1200 11
He'd assumed Mexican citizenship years before, but his exploits as a colonel in the Texas Army in 1836 made him famous
    $1200 7
In this Jason Miller drama, members of a high school basketball team celebrate the 20th anniversary of their state title
    $1200 18
"Rug-cutting" 1984 Bruce Springsteen tune about Sophie Turner's title X-Men character who plays NBA hoops in Arizona
    $1200 2
This drawing of a proposed building can be much more detailed than a blueprint, including little people & trees
    $1200 21
"The ____ Limited"
    $1600 3
In 1919 this "Lady", the former Nancy Langhorne of Virginia, was the first woman to sit in the British Parliament
    $1600 12
This Marine Corps general was the first Defense Secretary in the Trump administration
    $1600 6
In 1933 his play "Ah, Wilderness!" opened in New York with George M. Cohan as one of the leads
    $1600 17
The singer who voiced the Ape King in "The Jungle Book" was a leading female opera soloist & the "Queen of Disco"
    DD: $8,615 14
As a style, it was early 19th century British; as a building, it's the Atlanta Hyatt that began the hotel atrium era
    $1600 1
"Jesus of ____" (not in the Holy Land)
    $2000 5
The first woman in space was Valentina Tereshkova, riding into the heavens on the 6th launch in this Soviet space program
    $2000 13
This former district attorney of New Orleans was played by Kevin Costner in "JFK"
    $2000 8
Junk dealer Harry Brock hires a tutor to give his mistress Billie Dawn some culture & class in this play
    $2000 16
Andrew Lloyd Webber collaborator whose flooded Asian crop field won an Oscar for writing "Network"
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, D.C.) The Castle, the Smithsonian Institution's main building, was designed by this prolific 19th century architect, who would go on to design St. Patrick's Cathedral
    $2000 20
"____, My Love" or "mon amour", if you prefer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Francois James Emma
$1,600 $17,785 $21,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A dispute over Etorofu, Habomai, Kunashiri & Shikotan has kept these 2 countries from ever signing a WWII peace treaty

Final scores:

Francois James Emma
$3,200 $27,597 $38,600

Cumulative scores:

Francois James Emma
$5,000 $76,923 $65,000
2nd runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $250,000 1st runner-up: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Francois James Emma
$1,600 $24,800 $13,800
6 R,
1 W
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2019-09-18
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