Responses for show #8095 - Friday, November 15, 2019

2019 Tournament of Champions final game 2.

Contestants

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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 responses

THE NIFTY '50s
MOUNTAINS OF ASIA
WHAT'S BEING MEASURED?
SNAILS
SITCOMS
ALL "STAR"s
    $200 26
aluminum

James
    $200 27
the Himalayas

Francois
    $200 30
area

James
    $200 28
tentacles

Francois
    $200 29
Fresh Off the Boat

Francois
    $200 21
starboard

Emma
    $400 25
Dennis the Menace

Emma
    $400 5
the Black Sea

James
    $400 24
speed

Emma
    $400 23
escargot

Emma
    $400 18
(Emma: What is the French--[*]?)
(Alex: You almost changed his nationality there, didn't you?)
(Emma: I know.)
[Laughter]

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Emma
    $400 20
a Co-Star

James
    $600 7
rock and roll

James
    $600 4
the Philippines

Emma
    $600 17
temperature

Francois
    $600 22
gastropods

James
    $600 1
Young Sheldon

Emma
    $600 19
a false start

James
    $800 6
Explorer

James
    $800 3
Iran

James
    $800 16
density

James
    $800 13
neurotoxins

Emma
    $800 10
The Neighborhood

James
    $800 12
starkers

Emma
    $2,600 8
Diners Club

James
    $1000 2
the Urals

Emma
    $1000 15
(James: Uh, what is liquor?)
(Alex: More specific.)
(James: What is whiskey?)

volume

James
Triple Stumper
    $1000 14
abalone

Triple Stumper
    $1000 9
Wally and Beaver

James
    $1000 11
a mustard seed

Emma

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 responses

FEMALE FIRSTS
JIM CLASS
CLASSIC AMERICAN PLAYS
BEFORE, DURING & AFTER
"R"CHITECTURE
MOVIE FOREIGN CITIES
    $400 19
Time

Emma
    $400 30
a perfect game

James
    $400 28
Willy Loman

James
    $400 25
Fear the Walking Dead man's hand sanitizer

James
    $400 26
rafters

James
    $400 27
Rome

James
    $8,600 9
The Hurt Locker

Emma
    $800 29
rounding the Moon

James
    $800 10
(Adam) Driver

Emma
    $800 24
Occupy Wall Street Gang of Four

James
    $800 23
Radio City Music Hall

Emma
    $800 22
Cherbourg

Emma
    $1200 4
circumnavigate the Earth

James
    $1200 11
(Jim) Bowie

James
    $1200 7
That Championship Season

James
    $1200 18
[Laughter]
(Alex: That pleases you to no end, I can tell.)

"Dancing In The Dark" Phoenix Suns

Francois
    $1200 2
a rendering

James
    $1200 21
Darjeeling

Francois
    $1600 3
(Lady) Astor

James
    $1600 12
Mattis

Emma
    $1600 6
Eugene O'Neill

James
    $1600 17
Louis Prima Donna Summer

James
    $8,615 14
(James: What is Georgian?)
(Alex: No, it has to begin with the letter R.)
(James: Oh. "R"CHITECTURE.)

Regency

James
    $1600 1
(James: What is Nazareth?)

Montreal

James
Triple Stumper
    $2000 5
Vostok

James
    $2000 13
(Jim) Garrison

James
    $2000 8
Born Yesterday

Emma
    $2000 16
Tim Rice Paddy Chayefsky

James
    $2000 15
James Renwick

Triple Stumper
    $2000 20
(Francois: What is Paris?)

Hiroshima

Francois
Triple Stumper

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 responses

INTERNATIONAL DISPUTES
(Alex: Now we come to James. He was in second place today, going into Final.)
(James: Not the first time to Emma.)
...
(Alex: But James Holzhauer, congratulations, you've just won a quarter of a million dollars. Enjoy the moment. What a match. What a match.)
FrancoisWhat are Japan and Russia?
$1,600
JamesWhat are Japan & Russia?
$9,812
EmmaWhat are Japan and Russia?
$17,000
Japan & Russia

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:

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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