Show #7979 - Thursday, April 25, 2019

James Holzhauer game 16.


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Alix Basden, a student from Lafayette, Louisiana

Tim Hall, a data analyst from Washington, D.C.

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 15-day cash winnings total $1,135,175)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
Scoundrels came to Tortuga & became pirates for this Brit, whose name now graces rum bottles
    $200 29
Mooselookmeguntic Lake is about 85 miles northwest of this capital of Maine
    $200 30
OK, he is Deadpool:
"I'd walk through fire for my (kid). Well not fire...a super humid room. But not too humid, because my hair"
    $200 24
It's Chinese takeout, of course--this pork dish that combines sugar & vinegar for contrasting flavors
    $200 25
Not to "boar" you but according to the Chinese zodiac, most of 2019 is the year of this animal
    $200 26
It's police surveillance outside a building to observe or catch criminals
    $400 27
John Wilmot, seen here, was known for satiric poetry & shocking behavior at this king's Restoration court
    $400 16
In this "Bay State" some call it Webster Lake; others, Chargoggagogg-manchauggagogg-chaubunagunga-maugg
    $400 22
Cheech's pal, him:
"The recommended age to have a Ouija board is, pot is still illegal but you can be 8 & summon the devil"
    $400 23
We're going south of the border for homemade these--get 'em while they're hot
    $400 13
This art of beautiful writing has long been revered in China as a supreme visual art form
    $400 20
For the kids, this restaurant chain offers a joey menu
    DD: $6,600 17
Depicted here is a gang of bushrangers, the sometimes romanticized bandits of this country
    $600 12
Hello, Wisconsin! Take the motorhome brand of the same name to Lake this
    $600 15
While on her TV "Project", she wrote, "Love means never having to say 'Hey, are we dating?'"
    $600 21
I feel like a million bucks so let's start with these Rockefeller; do you mind shucking?
    $600 10
An 11th century Chinese military manual contained the earliest known formula for this explosive
    $600 19
A boat made from a hollowed-out log, or where baseball players sit
    $800 8
Born in Italy, this 18th-century man, whose name is synonymous with "great lover", wrote a scandalous autobiography
    $800 11
In "What About Bob?" this actor tracks down therapist Richard Dreyfuss at a vacation home at N.H.'s Lake Winnipesaukee
    $800 14
This British celeb chef will opine about your food pics, writing about one seafood paella, "Seafood salmonella!"
    $800 6
I thought we'd go with something light--this type of Italian omelet, baked in a pan
    $800 9
China's second-longest river, the Huang He is also known by this colorful name
    $800 18
Medical procedures without overnight hospitalization are considered this type
    $1000 7
Rogue Adam Worth stole & got obsessed with a portrait of Georgiana, who held the alliterative title this "of Devonshire"
    $1000 1
Those imaginative Canadians! Okanagan Lake's Ogopogo & Lake Memphremagog's Memphre are these
    $1000 2
This TBS talk show host noted, "If you can say happy Valentine's Day in Klingon you're probably not celebrating it"
    $1000 5
We're having doro wat, a spicy chicken stew & the national dish of this African country
    $1000 3
September 28, observed in Taiwan as Teachers Day, is believed to be this ancient philosopher's birthday
    $1000 4
The term this type of "art" by self-taught non-mainstream artists was coined by Roger Cardinal in 1972

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

James Tim Alix
$6,200 $1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Tim Alix
$15,600 $3,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
This Leonardo portrait was recovered 2 years after handyman Vincenzo Peruggia walked out of the Louvre with it
    $400 27
Term for any device that stores energy & produces an electric current by chemical action
    $400 22
"A another girl's guy & feels nobody cares about her birthday"
    $400 17
In "The Wizard of Oz", he overcomes his name when he bravely kills a disgusting giant spider
    DD: $11,381 8
Botticelli's "Primavera" has this Roman goddess flanked by the 3 Graces with her son Amor overhead
    $800 26
LNG stands for this type of natural gas that has been condensed for easier handling
    $800 21
"An aspiring actress (&) a...jazz musician...are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes"
    $800 12
In Nabokov's "Pale Fire", revolutionaries plan to kill an exiled king with this name, the same as the leader of the X-Men
    $800 6
In 1554 Philip II, the future king of Spain, spoke up to prevent the execution of this future English queen
    $800 15
To prepare a pork loin for sale, or to make a mess of a project
    $1200 1
This Belgian's 1929 painting "The Treachery of Images" has a pipe & the words "Ceci n'est pas une pipe", or "This is not a pipe"
    DD: $11,914 24
This type of gasoline has had tetraethyl substances removed from it in conformance with regulations
    $1200 19
2 men, "on a mission from God, bomb around Chicago in an old police car, reuniting their hot band"
    $1200 10
Note the angst in the name of this main man in 4 John Updike books
    $1200 4
The Rohingya Muslims have suffered persecution from this Asian country at least since 1977's Operation Dragon King
    $1200 14
This rural job means to guide carefully, as in "the Speaker will need to ____ the bill through Congress"
    $1600 2
Georges Seurat was just 26 when he completed his masterpiece "A Sunday on" this island
    $1600 23
A standard unit of measure of electric power, one is equal to one joule per second
    $1600 18
"A therapist, a mathematician & working-class roughs vie for the soul of a janitor"
    $1600 9
The title of a Jane Austen novel refers to her, Miss Woodhouse
    $1600 3
It was said that when this man met the ferryman for good in 1877, he had more money than the U.S. Treasury
    $1600 13
To admit to a misdeed or to enter a guilty plea
    $2000 7
Salvador Dali portrayed the real cliffs of Catalonia with the dreamlike image of melting watches in this 1931 painting
    $2000 25
This 5-letter type of rock contains organic matter so it can yield oil as well as natural gas from fracking
    $2000 20
"Two hit men, a boxer, a crime boss & others meet their fates over the course of two days"
    $2000 11
In this novel insurance agent Walter Huff turns to murder after falling for a woman he loves like a rabbit loves a rattlesnake
    $2000 5
In ancient Rome if you were free but non-aristocratic, say a baker or an artisan, you were in this class
    $2000 16
In a 1999 speech Nelson Mandela said his government would do this "on" toward national reconciliation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Tim Alix
$55,695 $2,600 $9,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Oddly, mining of this rare earth element with a geographic name, atomic no. 63, is mostly in Asia & with some in South America & Australia

Final scores:

James Tim Alix
$90,812 $0 $5,600
16-day champion: $1,225,987 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Tim Alix
$28,400 $2,600 $9,600
36 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
7 R,
2 W
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2019-02-26
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