Show #7973 - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

James Holzhauer game 10.
James sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $131,127.


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Lorelle Anderson, a law librarian from Sanford, Florida

Hannah Pierson-Compeau, an IT product manager from Washington, D.C.

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 9-day cash winnings total $566,660)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the dog.)
    $200 30
His service dog Sully was seen by his casket in the U.S. Capitol in December 2018
    $200 29
Potato news is often found in the Idaho Statesman, this capital's newspaper since 1864
    $200 28
If you tally it up in sequence, this Bible book is between Leviticus & Deuteronomy
    $200 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, MA.) The Eric Carle Museum displays "The Wolf and the Dog", one of the illustrations in Carle's book "Twelve Tales from" this ancient Greek author of fables
    $200 25
It can be the sailors on a boat or the people working on a movie or TV show
    $200 26
A nursery rhyme pumpkin eater's units of measure
    $400 22
He had a dog named Grits he liked to skritch
    $400 21
It's the anatomical name for the undeveloped buds on a potato's skin
    $400 20
In the name of a metropolitan statistical area, it's between Tampa & Clearwater
    $400 14
"A God Buys Us Cheeseburgers" is a chapter in "The Lightning Thief", book 1 about this kid "& the Olympians"
    $400 24
Collective term for the actors' costumes & the department that handles them
    $400 19
Paddy grain cost
    $600 15
Buddy, his Lab, was struck & killed by a car in New York in 2002
    $600 16
It's believed this explorer introduced potatoes into Ireland around 1585, the year he was knighted
    $600 17
Middle name of aviator Francis Powers or filmmaker F. Gray
    DD: $1,000 13
Dr. Seuss books with rhyming titles include "Fox in Socks" & this one that also has the line "Dad is sad"
    $600 23
11-letter word for selecting an actor based only on appearance or previous roles
    $600 18
An overconfident thoroughbred rider
    $800 10
This manly guy's dogs included Pete, a bull-y terrier
    $800 11
Heels in, heels out, repeat; that's the way to do this craze of a dance from the early 1960s
    $800 9
After some back & forth, let's stipulate that it's traditionally No. 3 in Kubler-Ross' 5 stages of grief
    $800 12
Crockett Johnson colored our world with his tale of this boy "and the Purple Crayon"
    $800 7
Sounds fishy, but it's just the minimum pay approved by a union for a specific job
    $800 8
A tin pot for cooking or boiling water
    $1000 1
His Airedale, Laddie Boy, had his own chair at Cabinet meetings (Laddie kept his nose clean during Teapot Dome)
    $1000 2
Gary Sheffield's 509 taters aren't potatoes but slang for these
    $1000 3
It was the "E" in H.E.W., the Cabinet department created in 1953
    $1000 4
A series of kids' books features this third grader with a rhyming name; her last name also hints at her many emotions
    $1000 6
Ordinal term for the group that shoots crowd scenes, exteriors or other footage usually without the actors or director
    $1000 5
Ms. Doe without her makeup

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

James Hannah Lorelle
$6,600 $1,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Hannah Lorelle
$11,400 $1,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

5, 5
(Alex: Each response is made up of two 5-letter words.)
    $400 30
Before his untimely death, he helped popularize martial arts movies
    $400 29
With sections called "Leading Off" & "Scorecard":
    $400 28
The Latin word for iron gives it this elemental symbol
    $400 25
Wonder bakes loaves of this, also an adjective meaning bland
    $400 26
25 years after Percy Sledge, Michael Bolton also had a No. 1 hit with this song
    $400 27
Early in 2018, Paris was on alert as this river's banks became swollen with flood waters
    $800 15
Here's this film producer introducing two dog characters--a mutt & a cocker spaniel
    $800 23
Decorating & household tips, recipes & more from the woman who knows it all:
    $800 9
Bearing the name of a Greek god, this radioactive element was the second transuranium element discovered
    $800 24
Traffic signal term that also means permission to proceed on a project
    DD: $25,000 20
Tammy Wynette said she spent 15 minutes writing this song about devotion & a lifetime defending it
    $800 5
Even though pollution levels are high, Kolkata residents bathe in the Hugli, an arm of this holy river of Hinduism
    $1200 10
Here's a playful photo of this author of "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
    $1200 1
Showcasing innovative homes & design since 1920:
    $1200 6
Nuclear fission was confirmed when this element, symbol Ba, was produced by zapping uranium with neutrons
    $1200 13
Mus musculus--it's the rhyming name of the rodent seen here
    $1200 17
Johnny Cash wrote this song to explain his sartorial choices
    $1200 2
"Blue" in a Strauss waltz, in reality it's a different hue altogether when it reaches Budapest
    $1600 11
He was the earliest president to be photographed, though by then he was serving in Congress
    $1600 22
It celebrates the culture, cuisine & beauty of Dixieland:
    $1600 7
Used to make lenses, lutetium is one of these "uncommmon" metals
    DD: $11,914 14
It's the smart-sounding name for a group of experts who serve unofficially as advisers; FDR had his own
    $1600 18
This song by Salt-n-Pepa says their fella has "a body like Arnold with a Denzel face"
    $1600 3
This Southwest city is rehabilitating the wetlands of the Tres Rios area (the Gila, the Salt & the Agua Fria) just to its west
    $2000 12
Prior to the Battle of the Little Bighorn, this Sioux chief had a vision of soldiers falling like grasshoppers
    $2000 21
It's the top resource for all things Xbox, Wii, Playstation, etc:
    $2000 8
It was identified in 1828 & named for a Norse deity, long before it was found to be a nuclear fuel
    $2000 16
This software program for formatting movie & TV scripts has been around since 1990
    $2000 19
A Pearl Jam song says, "She lies and says she's in love with him, can't find a" this, the song's title
    $2000 4
Herodotus said this river originated near Feneos in Greece; Dante placed in the fifth circle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Hannah Lorelle
$71,114 $5,000 $5,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His first name refers to the ancient district in which you'd find the Greek capital; his surname is a bird

Final scores:

James Hannah Lorelle
$131,127 $1,000 $10,700
10-day champion: $697,787 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Hannah Lorelle
$36,600 $4,600 $5,400
40 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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Game tape date: 2019-02-12
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