Show #7969 - Thursday, April 11, 2019

James Holzhauer game 6.


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Lewis Black, an attorney from Salt Lake City, Utah

Stephanie Stein, an editor from Brooklyn, New York

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 5-day cash winnings total $298,687)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Actual offerings seen on the sign in the animated show.)
25 TCM
(Ben Mankiewicz: Hi, I'm Ben Mankiewicz, primetime host of TCM, here to celebrate 25 years of Turner Classic Movies.)
    $200 20
To learn these, meaning to get the basics down, originally applied to new sailors
    $200 25
The Battle of Breed's Hill, also called Bunker Hill
    $200 28
In the 1890s Dmitri Ivanovsky discovered these infectious little organisms, from the Latin for "poison"
    $200 27
These 9-digit government-issued numbers will never begin with 666--take that, Satan!
    $200 29
(Ben Mankiewicz gives the clue.) The movie that's had the most airings on TCM, currently at 150, is this 1942 classic starring Humphrey Bogart
    $400 23
"I Know Why the ____ Burger Sings"; referencing a spicy style
    DD: $2,200 19
Management consultant Marilyn Loden says she coined this phrase for a barrier to female success in 1978
    $400 9
The Battle of Manila Bay, starring George Dewey
    $400 17
By replacing the boiling of cane juice with vacuum refining, Norbert Rillieux turned this from a luxury to a common table item
    $400 24
The Geneva Conventions dictate that prisoners of war give their name, rank & this number
    $400 26
(Ben Mankiewicz gives the clue.) Tonight, for the opening o the 10th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival, Meg Ryan & Billy Crystal will reunite with director Rob Reiner for a screening of this romantic comedy that wondered if men & women would really be friends
    $600 22
"____ to a Crisp Burger"; a "Swiss" vegetable
    $600 12
To set higher standards for ourselves, we're doing this, the opposite of what happens in a limbo competition
    $600 8
The Battle of Kwajalein (an atoll)
    $600 16
Joseph Gliddens' invention of this, which made it easy to enclose livestock, helped end the era of the big cattle drive
    $600 18
In ads on his podcast, Dax Shepard says his this number is 85 & he feels rested
    $600 14
(Ben Mankiewicz gives the clue.) On TCM, I get to talk about my great-uncle Joseph L. Mankiewicz, who won Oscars for writing & directing this 1950 film, the ultimate backstage drama where Bette Davis memorably says, "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night"
    $800 21
"Jingle ____ ____ Burger"; a "musical" veggie
    $800 11
Gone into business for yourself? You've hung out this signboard, also a word for a roofing item
    $800 4
The 5-month-long First Battle of the Somme
    $800 2
In the 1830s a Frenchman discovered how to preserve an image on a plate, inventing this "type" of old-timey photo
    $800 6
The opening of "Dragnet" shows that this number for Joe Friday was 714
    $800 13
(Ben Mankiewicz gives the clue.) With a deep, abiding love & knowledge of film, he was the very first host of Turner Classic Movies & made an impressive 62,851 appearances over 20+ years with the channel
    $1000 15
A tropical fruit offering:
"____ Was a Rolling Stone Burger"
    $1000 10
Be assertive! Do this 6-word phrase like Hercules did to that bovine on Crete
    $1000 3
The Battle of Stoney Creek, in Ontario
    $1000 1
In the 1950s researchers discovered that progestin could prevent ovulation, leading to the 1960 introduction of this
    $1000 5
On a check, the account number indicates you; this number indicates the bank
    $1000 7
(Ben Mankiewicz gives the clue.) One of the interviews I most anticipated was with this Italian screen legend before a TCM Classic Film Festival screening of her film "Marriage Italian Style"

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

James Stephanie Lewis
$4,000 $3,000 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Stephanie Lewis
$6,600 $6,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Don McLean,
Jason Biggs,
    $400 25
Don't get cross, it's another term for the interrogation of a witness by attorneys
    $400 24
In the 1840s this capital of the Indian Ocean nation of Seychelles was named for a British queen
    $400 28
Roman I-I-I plus wakeup clock plus conflagration
    $800 21
Inner Circle,
Martin Lawrence & Will Smith,
    DD: $5,000 20
Despite his name, he holds "with those who favor fire" for how "the world will end"
    $800 22
In 1227 Pope Gregory IX did this to Frederick II, who failed on his promise to crusade
    $800 23
If you're in the Maldives collecting grunters & croakers, you're hauling in these
    $800 19
William Cobbet, who wielded a poison quill in England & America from 1794 to 1835, took his pseudonym from this rodent
    $800 27
H2O plus principal small-town street plus a pause in work for coffee
    $1200 9
Rami Malek,
    $1200 5
"Sharks following the moans the fever and the dying" is from Robert Hayden's "Middle" this, depicting the slave trade
    $1200 11
It's the title of Alexander Decamps' 1837 work, which used monkeys to satirize those who opine on art
    $1200 2
At the edge of the Indian Ocean lies this island, whose east part, now independent, was invaded by Indonesia in 1975
    $1200 14
Often called the first "war" one of these, Crimean war reporter William Howard Russell preferred "special" one
    $1200 26
Opposite of artificial plus a state of matter plus disclosure of a secret to the press
    $1600 8
The Psychedelic Furs,
Molly Ringwald,
    $1600 7
Frank O'Hara's most famous poem is "The Day Lady Died", in which he reads about this jazz singer's death in 1959
    $1600 10
These products remove dead skin cells
    $1600 3
Founded in the 10th century, this largest Somali port was one of the first Arab settlements on the east African coast
    $1600 15
Emile Gauvreau hid a murderer in his office for a scoop, like in this play & movie whose title is the place where the headlines go
    $1600 18
AWOL teenager plus synonym for cargo plus wedding dress "tail"
    $2000 13
Led Zeppelin,
Matthew McConaughey,
    $2000 12
William Carlos Williams won a Pulitzer for "Pictures from" this Flemish artist--here's one of his pictures
    $2000 6
The mission's over or aborted--time for this action of getting a military team out of there
    DD: $9,800 4
In 1497, this man sailed around Africa & with the help of a pilot crossed the Indian Ocean & reached India
    $2000 16
NYU's J-school chose the 100 outstanding U.S. journalists of the last 100 years; this Post-man is alphabetically last
    $2000 17
Got free of captivity plus area of India where Calcutta is plus golf's Mr. Woods

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Stephanie Lewis
$30,200 $11,000 $13,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This inductee into the Video Hall of Fame sold 17 million copies of a videocassette she released in 1982

Final scores:

James Stephanie Lewis
$27,190 $6,300 $23,000
6-day champion: $325,877 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Stephanie Lewis
$18,200 $9,200 $13,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2019-02-11
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