Show #7978 - Wednesday, April 24, 2019

James Holzhauer game 15.


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Wayne Erxleben, an engineer from Fort Wayne, Indiana

Silvija Ozols, a copy editor from Astoria, New York

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 14-day cash winnings total $1,061,554)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm at the Shuvalov Palace, now home to the Fabergé Museum in this city that was called Leningrad from 1924 to 1991
    $200 29
The adder
    $200 24
Ferdinand Porsche & his son designed the first model of this "people's car"
    $200 26
She turned the world on with her smile as Laura Petrie & later, on her own eponymous shows
    $200 27
One of these "as fresh as the day it was rolled" gave the smell of tobacco to a 1900 capsule opened in Pennsylvania in 2013
    $200 23
It tells you when it's quarter till or half past
    $400 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm outside South Africa's oldest building, the Castle of Good Hope in this city, named for its location on a peninsula
    $400 28
The stilt
    $400 7
The song "Baby Got Back" mentions a Benz & a turbo Vette & rhymes this car make with "anaconda"
    $400 25
In 1992 Dan Quayle criticized this reporter played by Candice Bergen for having a baby out of wedlock
    $400 15
A 1993 capsule opened in Virginia in 2018 included a music recital recorded on this format, but no Walkman to play it
    $400 22
A piece of thin, quickly cooked beef
    $600 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm in the Nyhavn area of this capital--it looks like a fairy tale setting, & fairy tales like "The Princess and the Pea" were written here
    $600 21
The hognose
    $600 19
I'd like to ride coast to coast in this classic Lincoln model
    $600 16
In 2018 she became the new permanent co-anchor of the "Today" show
    $600 10
A 1913 "century chest" opened in 2013 included a pen used by this president to sign the 1900 Oklahoma Free Homes bill
    $600 17
Near the end of the second & fourth quarters of an NFL game, a timeout for both teams accompanies this
    $800 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm here on this spectacular island, the largest in all of French Polynesia
    $800 20
The tamarin
    DD: $9,200 18
The 2015 50th anniversary edition of this pony car was limited to a production run of 1,964
    $800 14
This Oscar-nominated actress plays a dedicated mom on "Speechless"
    $800 9
In 2015 Boston opened a 1795 capsule from Sam Adams & this guy, including a silver plate he's thought to have made
    $800 11
In 1774 the Pennsylvania Gazette reported these "each...should be immediately equipped with an effective fire-arm"
    $1000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) I'm at the Estonian Open Air Museum in this capital city
    $1000 6
The killdeer
    $1000 4
Introduced in the 1980s, this Ferrari model has a name that means "red head"
    $1000 3
She played Dr. Izzie Stevens on "Grey's Anatomy", & beginning in 2018, she's set the bar high as Samantha Wheeler on "Suits"
    $1000 1
A capsule created for this event in Queens, N.Y. is scheduled to be opened in 6939, 5,000 years after it closed
    $1000 2
A 1914 book on parliamentary practice says after roll call "the secretary will" do this

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

James Silvija Wayne
$8,600 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Silvija Wayne
$20,000 $3,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: People interviewed by Terry Gross of NPR's Fresh Air.)
    $400 29
Brobdingnagian, meaning "of huge size", comes from this satire by Jonathan Swift
    $400 17
In 27 B.C. Octavian was awarded this title meaning "revered one", & it became part of his name
    $400 4
Seismically speaking, put these 3 letters before "center" to get the spot on the surface above the rupture in the crust
    $400 26
Starts with 3 consonants:
Ask Atlas--this type of motion conveys indifference
    $400 14
"Goodbye" this title of a No. 1 hit by the Rolling Stones
    $400 30
This actress said, "I hated wearing that outfit & sitting there rigid straight, & I couldn't wait to kill" Jabba the Hutt
    $800 20
Meryl Streep played the title woman when this William Styron novel became a movie
    DD: $10,021 9
If Libertus were part of your name, you were previously one of these
    $800 3
A 2017 study by astronomers shows that this part of our sun rotates 4 times as fast as the surface
    $800 25
Before the electric guitar, we had what's now known as this 8-letter kind
    $800 13
"There's many lost, but tell me who has won?" asks this U2 song
    $800 28
After an accident, this author learned his nurses had been told by their boss "in no uncertain terms, don't make any 'Misery' jokes"
    $1200 19
Wragby Hall is a setting in this controversial novel by D.H. Lawrence
    $1200 7
The name of this rebel who died in 71 B.C honors a Greek city
    DD: $2,200 2
The nucleolus is really central as the most prominent structure in the nucleus of this
    $1200 24
To air a program at the same time on TV & radio led to this portmanteau
    $1200 12
Sam Cooke faced "Another" one
    $1200 27
Learning archery "changed (her) body"; by "Catching Fire", "my shoulders were 2" broader, my right arm is 1" longer than my left"
    $1600 21
Somerset Maugham made himself a character in this novel with a sharp title
    $1600 5
Publius Cornelius Scipio got the honorific Africanus due to his success in the second of these wars
    $1600 1
In 1916 the great chemist Gilbert Lewis called the central part of an atom this, a word we use for the seed in an apricot pit
    $1600 23
Same first & last letter:
This type of "arrest" means your body's main pump isn't working
    $1600 11
Boomtown Rats song in which "I want to shoot the whole day down"
    $1600 16
He said an ad on his Swift boat service "was skillfully done as an attack ad... if I heard that ad, I wouldn't vote for me"
    $2000 18
This work by Norman Mailer tells of convicted killer Gary Gilmore, who chose death by firing squad
    $2000 8
His surname meaning "chickpea", this orator had the image of one inscribed on a ceremonial plate in place of his name
    $2000 6
The 1880s observation that tall parents have shorter kids than you'd expect is an example of RTM, "regression to" this
    $2000 22
"Ne m'oubliez pas" flowers bloom as a "Dallas" TV spinoff
    $2000 10
Rebecca Black went viral with this song
    $2000 15
This "In the Night Kitchen" author was childless, but would've preferred a daughter; "if I had a son, I'd leave him at the A & P"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Silvija Wayne
$49,621 $2,400 $12,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This term for an area of the Atlantic originated in 1964 in Argosy, a pulp magazine

Final scores:

James Silvija Wayne
$73,621 $2,400 $19,999
15-day champion: $1,135,175 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James Silvija Wayne
$32,000 $2,400 $11,400
37 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
7 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2019-02-26
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