Show #7970 - Friday, April 12, 2019

James Holzhauer game 7.


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Mike Dindoffer, a writer and teacher from Greenfield, Massachusetts

Ali Filipowicz, a homemaker from Alexandria, Virginia

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 6-day cash winnings total $325,877)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: As they celebrate their 20th anniversary. We're talking about searches in English.)
    $200 28
In the DC universe, they're the dynamic duo
    $200 24
This Brit has been dubbed "Madam Brexit"
    $200 30
Ms. Winfrey asks, would you like to subscribe to this magazine that asks you to "live your best life"?
    $200 29
This Washington Irving character "fell asleep on the mountain...and every thing's changed--and I'm changed"
    $200 25
Of or from Europe's "City of Lights"
    $200 26
Every year, this best pal has been the most searched-for type of animal
    $400 27
Appropriately, it's the 3-letter symbol of the company that makes Scotch tape & Scotch-Brite products
    $400 23
This first name of California senator Harris means "lotus" in Sanskrit
    $400 22
I think you need tablets of the element with this symbol--it will help you with your goiter
    $400 17
George & Nick are professors in the college town of New Carthage in this play by Edward Albee
    DD: $9,812 20
Cantabrigian means from one of 2 noted college cities named this
    $400 21
The top movie searches of 2006 & 2016 were for this franchise with "The Last Stand" & "Apocalypse" installments
    $600 14
At 969, this son of Enoch was the Bible's longest-lived person
    $600 15
Tortured under the Pinochet regime, Michelle Bachelet became the first female president of this country in 2006
    $600 18
I don't have any Ford Model T's B's, F's or R's, but I do have this other 20th century model
    $600 9
Her alter ego Jo March gets $100 for a story she has written
    $600 19
Coming from the Fab Four's hometown, like their accents
    $600 16
Each year the most searched-for author has been not a novelist but this man who penned "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
    $800 13
In 2011 a newly revised 11th edition of this book on parliamentary procedure was published
    $800 12
Kay Hagan beat her in North Carolina in 2008, making her the first female incumbent to lose a Senate seat to a woman
    $800 11
You can have this Cirque du Soleil show staged in your basement if you have room for a 1.5-million-gallon tank
    $800 8
"More obscene than anything is inertia" is a line from this Henry Miller book some consider obscene
    $800 3
"C"oming from an ancient Peloponnesian city, like an order of architecture
    $800 10
For 2016 & 2017 the most searched athlete was this Dublin-born MMA fighter
    $1000 7
With this kitchen gadget that sounds more like a musical instrument, you can slice up a potato, paper thin, in seconds
    $1000 6
This Bronx native with a hyphenated name wowed politicos with a Big Apple win in 2018
    $1000 2
I'll sell you 2 vowels--this network with shows like "Born This Way" & "Intervention"
    $1000 1
This O. Henry story about a poor husband & wife trying to buy each other Christmas presents has a twist ending
    $1000 4
Of or relating to a northern Italian city, like veal coated with breadcrumbs
    $1000 5
Since 2005 the Bible has been the most searched book & No. 2 has been this somewhat more recent sacred text

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

James Ali Mike
$8,600 $3,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Ali Mike
$22,012 $3,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a 6-letter word beginning with the letter B.)
    $400 29
For the sake of our currency, Tim Geithner & Jack Lew both underwent signature remediation before taking this job
    $400 20
When exposed to electricity, this mineral vibrates at regular intervals, so it's used in wristwatches to keep accurate time
    $400 26
A narrative folk poem, or a simple, romantic song
    $400 30
A major tourist attraction, the Tequendama Falls are on this river that shares its name with Colombia's capital
    $400 22
A line from this 1972 classic:
"It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes"
    $400 24
16-year-old Euphemia Allen composed this easy piano piece with the name of eating utensils
    $800 28
This bill is sometimes called a fin, from finf, the Yiddish word for its numerical value
    $800 19
The largest one of these ever recorded was 1,720 feet high & slammed into the Alaskan panhandle in 1958 following an earthquake
    $800 25
A government reward, perhaps put "on your head"
    $800 27
The world's highest-paid TV actress, this U.S. sitcom star was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, in 1972
    $800 21
This 1994 prison drama starring Tim Robbins & Morgan Freeman reminds us that hope can set you free
    $800 23
Just switch 2 letters in a word for "60 seconds" & you'll have this type of dance
    $1200 7
Something unimportant is said to be this 2-word miniscule poker bet
    $1200 4
These objects that collide with the earth are divided into 3 major types: stone, iron & stony-iron
    $1200 18
It's the printed name of the author of an accompanying news story
    $1200 9
The Orinoco River flows northwest towards Colombia, where it forms part of the border between Colombia & this country
    $1200 3
She won an Oscar for playing Clarice Starling in "The Silence of the Lambs"
    $1200 17
This simple little Beethoven piece may be just what you were looking für
    DD: $11,914 8
The mint in this western city produces about half of U.S. coinage & is the USA's second-largest gold depository
    $1600 5
2.54 million light-years away, the nearest major galaxy to ours is this one named for a mythological maiden
    $1600 14
It's the crime of having 2 wives at once
    $1600 10
Aracataca, the birthplace of this Nobel Prize winner, once held a vote to add its name to Macondo, a town in one of his novels
    $1600 2
1930s comedy classics starring this zany trio include "A Day at the Races" & "A Night at the Opera"
    $1600 16
This composer's "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" is so easy to learn, even the mouse king will stand to applaud
    $2000 12
This 5-letter word refers to a special non-circulating coin that collectors prize for its fine detail & mirror-like finish
    $2000 6
This structure in the respiratory tract forms the Adam's apple in males & is used in making sounds
    $2000 13
Job title of a college treasurer
    DD: $11,022 11
There are great beaches at the walled city founded as this de Indias, meaning "Carthage of the Indies" in English
    $2000 1
In the U.S. Sergio Leone's spaghetti western "Il Buono, il Brutto, il Cattivo" has this title
    $2000 15
If playing this 6-letter kind of piece, choose an easy one like Mozart's Facile, meaning "easy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Ali Mike
$58,148 $13,200 $7,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The director of the 2018 TV version of this 1953 classic said, yes, books were harmed in the making of this motion picture

Final scores:

James Ali Mike
$89,158 $14,801 $7,100
7-day champion: $415,035 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Ali Mike
$29,400 $13,200 $7,400
32 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
16 R,
0 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $50,000

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Game tape date: 2019-02-11
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