Show #7975 - Friday, April 19, 2019

James Holzhauer game 12.


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Gabby McGregor, a public affairs manager from Reno, Nevada

Nate Marks, an actuary from Woodland Hills, California

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 11-day cash winnings total $771,920)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
In 1975 Joe Walsh was the "New Kid In Town" in this band
    $200 26
The empress of this country plays the piano with her daughter
    $200 27
In July 1812 U.S. general William Hull launched an invasion of this country & was ignominiously repulsed
    $200 28
Ask Billy Idol--the origin of this phrase is the bloodcurdling battle cries of Confederate troops
    $200 30
Federal Aviation Administration
    $200 29
When Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn need knives, Huck "smouches" some--that is, he gets them this way
    $400 24
In 1982 "A Flock of" these flew into the Top 10 with "I Ran (So Far Away)"
    $400 23
The 2017 film "Jane" is about this primatologist
    $400 21
He wrote a 1796 "Treatise on the Improvement of Canal Navigation" before coming up with his steamboat
    $400 22
"Speech is silver" begins a maxim; you are likely more familiar with this second part
    $400 19
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
    $400 20
In "Ivanhoe" Sir Walter Scott used this to mean to put on clothes in a hurry, not to meet to discuss a football play
    $600 10
Marc Bolan led the '70s glam rockers who used this short name of a dinosaur
    $600 15
At age 11 she gave her first speech, called "How Dare the Taliban Take Away My Basic Right to Education?"
    $600 11
A 1975 N.Y. Daily News headline after this man opposed a federal bailout:
him "To City: Drop Dead"
    $600 17
It's a close contest, coming "down to" this, what used to be across the finish line of a horse race
    $600 18
Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
    $600 16
"Finnegans Wake" used this word 25 years before the physicists applied it to a "flavored" subatomic particle
    $800 9
These alliterative alt-rock rodents had a 2004 hit with "Float On"
    $800 6
Kristalina Georgieva is the CEO of this intl. org. affiliated with the U.N. that gives financial aid to developing nations
    $800 5
A 1921 federal law put the first limits on the number of these, followed by 1924's National Origins Act
    DD: $1,800 8
19th c. exhibitions saw fire brigades competing either using water, or in one of these, now a term for a practice effort
    $800 12
Wage & Hour Division
    $800 13
A cutting tool & some body parts are in this word for a surgeon coined by Dickens in "The Pickwick Papers"
    $1000 2
The name of this "Look Good On The Dancefloor" band combines a cold environment & tropical animals
    $1000 3
This human rights lawyer & wife of a famous actor was born in Beirut with the last name Alamuddin
    $1000 1
On June 1, 1660 Mary Dyer, one of this religious sect's "Boston martyrs", was hanged on Boston Common
    $1000 7
This scornful response to an unlikely story comes from British sailors' contempt for other military men
    $1000 14
Office on Violence Against Women
    $1000 4
Hawthorne used "spiracles" to mean airshafts in this novel with another architectural feature in the title

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

James Nate Gabby
$1,600 $1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Nate Gabby
$5,400 $2,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
A rock in Mongolia is named for its resemblance to one of these reptiles--oh yeah, I see the shell
    $400 27
Act I of this Tchaikovsky fairy tale ballet is called "The Spell"; later comes "The Awakening"
    $400 24
For every ton of the Earth's crust, an average of some 3 ounces is made up of this metal
    $400 19
"Henry & Edsel" is about the creation of this family's automotive empire
    $400 23
One year after winning an Oscar for "Girl, Interrupted", this actress played "Tomb Raider" Lara Croft
    $400 29
Of this dynasty:
The death of Elizabeth I in 1603
    $800 17
A helipad provides the easiest access to Wolf Rock Lighthouse off Land's End in Cornwall, in this country
    DD: $15,000 25
At 19 Alessandra Ferri was the Royal Ballet's youngest with this Italian title; at 54, she was its oldest since Margot Fonteyn
    $800 20
Seen here is an elder of this group, a branch of the southern Bantu
    $800 21
"Billy (Durant), Alfred (P. Sloan) &" this Big 3 car company is a very specific biography
    $800 22
2 years after winning an Oscar for "The Danish Girl", this actress played "Tomb Raider" Lara Croft
    $800 28
Of the horse-&-this 4-wheeled carriage era:
Right around 1910
    $1200 5
Lion Rock looms over this special administrative region of China
    $1200 12
The creators of 1943's "Fancy Free" called each other Lenny & Jerry--Leonard Bernstein & this choreographer
    $1200 7
Cactus-flowered & dahlia-flowered are 2 types of this flower that attracts butterflies to your garden
    $1200 3
Referring to cars' tails, a book on designer Harley Earl has this fishy 4-letter title
    $1200 15
Dwayne Johnson plays a primatologist who cares for a big white gorilla in this 2018 video game adaptation
    DD: $8,200 4
Of the Middle Ages:
Maybe this major change in Christianity that began in 1517
    $1600 8
The Eagle Rock in this California city gave its name to an area where you'll find Occidental College
    $1600 13
3 people flirt on a tennis court in Nijinsky's ballet "Jeux", which means these
    $1600 1
Theodor Herzl was a leader of this Jewish political movement that sought to establish the state of Israel
    $1600 2
Chapter 26 in the biography of this muscle car builder is title "The Cobra is Born"
    $1600 6
Before "ER" & "Agents of Shield", Ming-Na Wen kicked butt as Chun-Li in the film version of this battle game
    $1600 18
Of the "Great" this:
June 2009, per the National Bureau of Economic Research
    $2000 9
In English, Sardinia's Roccia dell'Orso is known as this animal rock
    $2000 14
Part of the Stravinsky/Balanchine "Greek Trilogy", the ballet about this son of Zeus also features the Muses
    $2000 10
On "M*A*S*H", Trapper ordered this strong rum cocktail & said, "Keep making them until I turn into one"
    $2000 11
The beginnings of NASCAR are chronicled in "Big Bill" about this man
    $2000 16
Milla Jovovich has been Alice in all 6 films in this franchise based on a horror game
    $2000 26
Of this racist system named for a minstrel routine:
The federal civil rights laws of the 1960s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Nate Gabby
$45,000 $2,200 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A "VI" has followed these 3 royal names of English kings

Final scores:

James Nate Gabby
$80,006 $2,200 $4,500
12-day champion: $851,926 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Nate Gabby
$25,600 $2,200 $4,800
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2019-02-12
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