Responses for show #8001 - Monday, May 27, 2019

James Holzhauer game 28.

Contestants

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Scott Swartz, a medical student from Berkeley, California

Monica Foy, a financial planner from San Francisco, California

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 27-day cash winnings total $2,065,535)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
THE YEAR'S BIGGEST HIT SONG
NATIONAL FLAGS OF THE AMERICAS
VERB: ATE 'EM
SOME TIMES
1 LETTER IS ALL YOU NEED
    $200 26
(Alex: And I must say that Sarah looked very comfortable in that outfit. It's a new style for her, perhaps.)

King Tut

Scott
    $200 25
"Happy"

James
    $200 30
Panama

Monica
    $200 28
taste

Scott
    $200 29
bronze

Monica
    $200 23
I

Monica
    $400 19
a dance

James
    $400 24
"Rolling In The Deep"

Scott
    $400 8
red, yellow and blue

James
    $400 27
pig out

James
    $400 21
the Twenties

Scott
    $400 22
M

James
    $600 18
Hippocrates

James
    $600 17
"The Shape Of You"

James
    $600 7
Grenada

James
    $600 11
Munch and munch

James
    $600 20
the Industrial Revolution

James
    $600 14
J

James
    $800 16
pheromones

Scott
    $800 15
"Silly Love Songs"

James
    $800 6
St. Kitts

James
    $800 10
ruminate

James
    $8,200 12
the Era of Good Feelings

James
    $800 13
A

James
    $1000 2
royal jelly

James
    $1000 1
"Call Me"

James
    $1000 5
a quetzal

Scott
    $1000 9
nibble

James
    $1000 4
the Gilded Age

James
    $1000 3
(Alex: Twice the radius for the diameter.)

D

James

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

James Monica Scott
$18,600 $0 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Monica Scott
$21,800 $600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MY CABINET JOB
16-LETTER WORDS
POETIC GEOGRAPHY
IMPERIAL-ISM
ACTRESSES
FEELING ART "C"
    $400 27
Secretary of the Treasury

James
    $400 29
disqualification

Monica
    $400 28
Chicago

Scott
    $400 23
the metric system

Scott
    $400 30
Orange is the New Black

James
    $400 8
(James: Hi, Natasha. What's [*]?)

a collage

James
    $800 26
Secretary of Defense

James
    $800 24
counterintuitive

Scott
    $800 20
The Canterbury Tales

James
    $800 22
ballet

James
    $800 25
(Alex: Less than a minute now.)

Charlize Theron

James
    $800 7
Campbell's soups

Monica
    $1200 13
Attorney General

James
    $1200 17
hyperventilating

James
    $1200 3
Concord

James
    $1200 21
Holy Roman

James
    $1200 10
Crazy Rich Asians

James
    $1200 1
a centaur

James
    $1600 12
Secretary of Homeland Security

James
    $1600 16
postpresidential

Scott
    $1600 2
Byzantium

Monica
    $1600 19
Little Anthony

Monica
    $1600 9
Aunt Lydia

Triple Stumper
    $1600 5
(Mary) Cassatt

Monica
    $20,000 14
Secretary of the Interior

James
    $2000 15
northeasternmost

James
    $11,022 4
Langston Hughes

James
    $2000 18
Tokyo

James
    $2000 11
Janelle MonĂ¡e

Triple Stumper
    $2000 6
Caravaggio

James

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Monica Scott
$72,022 $6,600 $6,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

GAMES
ScottWhat is Life?
$6,199
MonicaWhat is Life?
$6,595
JamesWhat is The Game of Life?
$58,000
The Game of Life

Final scores:

James Monica Scott
$130,022 $13,195 $12,399
28-day champion: $2,195,557 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

James Monica Scott
$37,600 $6,600 $6,200
40 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
8 R,
0 W
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $50,400

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