Show #7967 - Tuesday, April 9, 2019

James Holzhauer game 4.
James sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $110,914.


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Sameer Rai, a freelancer from Los Altos, California

Ariana Mikulski, an associate teaching professor from State College, Pennsylvania

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $133,451)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
In a 2019 Super Bowl ad, we learned about the corn syrup policy of Bud Light, Miller Lite & this Colorado light
    $200 29
Season 7 had this animated TV dad go up to 300 pounds; his body ends up sealing a leak at the nuclear power plant
    $200 30
Also the surname of a Twain character, this term refers to someone who processes wood
    $200 26
Women of centuries ago were pale & ailing due to this-based paint they used to whiten their skin
    $200 27
Mitch in "A Streetcar Named Desire" knows his classic similes, telling Blanche she's "light as" this bird part
    $200 17
It's how Mr. Spock & Captain Kirk get from the ship to a planet's surface
    $400 22
These bitter buds added for flavor belong to the Cannabaceae family, making them a cousin of marijuana
    $400 20
Augustus Gloop, a finder of a golden ticket in this novel, "looked as though he had been blown up with a powerful pump"
    $400 23
Sharing its name with a Beatles tune, it's the title of Lars Mytting's book about chopping trees the "Scandinavian way"
    $400 24
Geographic name of this item that can protect the pale from too much sun
    $400 25
For a boxer, to get light enough to compete in a given class is to "make" this
    $400 16
Fourth estate occupation of folks like Seymour Hersh
    $600 21
Instead of only using barley, Weissbier adds this grain into the mix
    $600 19
In Chapter 1 of this novel, Piggy is described as a fat boy with asthma who wears specs
    $600 18
One story about this companion of Paul Bunyan says it would take a day for crows to fly from one horn to the other
    $600 15
If you're "in" this, defined as a lack of blood flow, perhaps due to trauma, you may be pale; treat by loosening tight clothes
    $600 14
A motto was born when a boys town boy carrying another boy who had polio said, "He ain't heavy..., he's" this
    $600 13
Want a real Omaha steak in Omaha? Try the 23-ounce one of these at Cascio's, founded in 1946
    $800 9
Because it contains this natural type of alcohol, an antimicrobial, beer can be safer to drink than suspect water
    $800 7
In this documentary, Morgan Spurlock gained 5 pounds during a monthlong diet of only McDonald's
    $800 10
In the 1800s lumberjacks developed this fast-footed sport AKA birling
    $800 11
Fairer folk rejoice! REI offers UPF clothing, UPF short for this "protection factor"
    $800 12
Scientists keep making new materials billed as 100 times lighter than this trademarked polystyrene packing material
    $800 4
Walmart isn't just the USA's largest retailer, but also the largest of these companies that bring goods into a country
    $1000 8
The 1st brewers may have been this Mesopotamian people c. 6000 B.C.; they even had a goddess of beer, Ninkasi
    $1000 6
Here's Herbert Beerbohm Tree as this Shakespeare character
    $1000 5
The labor union IWW, known as these, actually was quite firm representing lumberjacks in the Pacific northwest
    DD: $1,000 2
Malarial & iron deficiency are 2 types of this condition that can lead to paleness
    $1000 1
In "First Man" an angry Janet Armstrong calls NASA "a bunch of boys making models out of" this light wood
    $1000 3
He was the songwriter behind classics like "Night & Day" & "Love For Sale"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

James Ariana Sameer
$9,200 -$800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Ariana Sameer
$13,000 $800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
A statue of a seated Genghis Khan graces an entrance to the government palace in Ulaanbaatar in this nation
    $400 1
Surprisingly, a Richard Russo tale about a dismal road trip is titled this happy "Ride"
    $400 8
It's from the Latin for "careful" but it's what "killed the cat" who wasn't careful enough
    $400 29
When entering a Japanese house, you traditionally leave these paired items in the genkan near the door
    $400 30
For a 2018 festival Paul McCartney & Metallica were in the "City Limits" of this Texas "Live Music Capital of the World"
    $400 18
It's believed that Scandinavians built the first log cabins in America on the Delaware River at Nya Sverige, or New this country
    $800 25
This Israeli city was founded in 1909 as a suburb of the ancient Mediterranean port of Jaffa
    $800 26
Alice Munro set many stories like "Royal Beatings" in small towns in this country
    $800 28
To appear bedraggled is to look like something that arrived this way
    DD: $25,000 27
In Andalusia Arabic calligraphy represents this style named for medieval visitors from Africa
    $800 21
The 2001 edition of this city's Jazz Fest, commemorating Louis Armstrong's centennial, drew 650,000 fans
    $800 23
Proof the U.S. had secretly bombed Cambodia was in these "Papers" that were first leaked on June 13, 1971
    $1200 4
The only big city in a nation of small towns & villages, this Asian capital is located on the delta of the Chao Phraya River
    $1200 10
"A Boring Story" is by this Russian playwright/story master
    $1200 7
If a secret has been exposed, it's where "the cat" is
    $1200 19
Former Yankee catcher Jorge could tell you this Spanish word means "inn"
    $1200 16
At the Montreux Jazz Festival, you might see smoke on the water of this Swiss lake's shoreline
    $1200 2
In 1976, more than 175 years after his death, this man was promoted by Congress to general of the armies of the United States
    $1600 5
Also famous for its textiles, this traditional center of Japanese culture & Buddhism was the capital for 1,000 years
    $1600 11
Competes the title of Susan Glaspell's 1917 tale with a feminist angle, "A Jury of..."
    $1600 9
A fleeting rise in a stock's price after a fall is this type of "bounce"
    $1600 17
Isfahan in this country is renowned for its religious architecture, like the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
    $1600 15
Tame Impala & Lauryn Hill headlined the 2018 edition of this "pointed" online music magazine's Chicago festival
    DD: $14,600 3
In 1904 Oklahoma City policeman Joe Burnett killed Ed O'Kelley, who had killed Robert Ford, who had killed this outlaw
    $2000 6
Bishkek, which began as a fortress in 1825, is today the leading city of this "stan"
    $2000 12
J.D. Salinger paired "Franny" with a story about him
    $2000 13
Act assertively! "A cat in gloves" has this inability
    $2000 20
Lukovitsa is the Russian name for this vegetable-shaped style of tower dome
    $2000 14
2018 was a "fallow year" for this "G"iant English festival, skipped to give its fields time to recover from the huge crowds
    $2000 22
As a young man Frederick Douglass heard if he learned to do this "it would forever unfit him to be a slave"--so he did

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Ariana Sameer
$72,600 $6,400 $7,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Ironically, it's a metaphor meaning a huge step forward, but this 2-word process only occurs on a subatomic scale

Final scores:

James Ariana Sameer
$110,914 $7,100 $12,801
4-day champion: $244,365 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Ariana Sameer
$35,400 $6,400 $7,000
42 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
3 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,800

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Game tape date: 2019-02-11
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