Show #7981 - Monday, April 29, 2019

James Holzhauer game 18.


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Adam Levin, a sports information director from Ashland, Massachusetts

Jasmine Leonas, a social media specialist from Chicago, Illinois

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 17-day cash winnings total $1,275,587)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Workers may get dismissed from their jobs in a mass this
    $200 17
Time to play around with the Pomeranian, Japanese chin & Maltese, breeds in this AKC group
    $200 27
Let's just say a store's dress fitting for a wedding does not go well for Kristen Wiig & friends in this 2011 film
    $200 28
AMC's "Lodge 49" was created by ex-"Jeopardy!" staffer Jim Gavin & stars Wyatt Russell, son of Goldie Hawn & this actor
    $200 29
Amazon's Fire Tablet 7 comes preloaded with this assistant & her soothing voice
    $200 30
One of the most commonly broken bones is this one that serves as a strut to support the shoulder
    $400 25
A fashion copy not made by its originator can be a cheap this 8-letter word
    $400 26
Sometimes before coming home, you gotta lay down for just a sec, like this agile herding breed here
    $400 20
Some forces were beyond control as Natalie Portman managed this 243-year-old character's "Wonder Emporium"
    $400 10
JFK defeated Henry Cabot Lodge for the Senate in 1952 & again in 1960 when Henry was this man's running mate
    $400 24
Sony's portable Bluetooth XB10 one of these boasts the "power of extra bass"
    $400 23
Each day your liver secretes about a quart of this liquid that helps you digest fats
    $600 18
It describes a game-winning home run hit in the bottom of the 9th
    $600 16
Formal breeding of the Alaskan type of this 8-letter northern dog began in 1926
    $600 19
In this film Catherine Keener, Steve Carell's long-awaited love, has a store where you can only buy its stuff on eBay
    $600 9
The California civil code's definition of a lodger mentions this proverbial pair, a place to sleep & some food to eat
    $600 21
iBose makes a portable charger with 4 of these that unfold to soak up some rays & power your electronics
    $600 22
From the Greek for "bone" & "passage", this condition in older folks can lead to more fragile, brittle bones
    $800 13
The name of this beef dish topped with a sour cream sauce honors a Russian diplomat
    $800 15
There it is--it being this breed, the emblem of the Westminster Kennel Club & seen here in its classic pose
    $800 6
A Chinatown antique store has certain rules about post-purchase mogwais in this 1984 film
    $800 8
Muskrats build lodges or sometimes squat in the lodges built by these other rodents
    $800 11
The Inspiron line is from this Texas-based company that's been making laptops since 1989
    $800 12
A common sign of impaired liver function is this condition, yellowness of the eyes & skin
    $1000 5
Anything given up as pointless, or specifically, an account given up as a loss
    $1000 7
Newfoundlands rescued from a shipwreck off Maryland led to the retriever breed named for this body of water
    $1000 4
In "The Shop Around the Corner", Margaret Sullavan & this actor bicker at work but are sweethearts by letter
    $1000 3
In Lakota culture, Inipi is this structure seen here, where steam is used for purification
    $1000 2
SanDisk makes a 500-gig external SSD, short for this kind of "drive" that can help you with storage
    DD: $1,000 1
The portal vein brings venous blood to the liver, while this artery brings oxygenated arterial blood

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

James Jasmine Adam
$3,000 $2,800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Jasmine Adam
$6,200 $3,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
Hearst San Simeon State Park
    $400 26
It's unlikely you'll ever meet one of these friends, but you still write to each other
    $400 29
From what he wrote about himself in "The Divine Comedy", we know that he was born in 1265 & that he was a Gemini
    $400 30
All the numbers on a standard roulette wheel total up to this "number of the Beast"
    $400 24
When this Kiefer Sutherland show debuted in 2001, the tortured hero became the torturing hero
    $400 23
The war began in 1936 as a military uprising in what was called "Spanish" this African country
    $800 12
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historical Park
    $800 21
Someone who makes all the decisions appoints himself as these 2 jobs; "executioner" is sometimes added
    $800 22
This poet went to Columbia University & became friends with Jack Kerouac & William S. Burroughs
    $800 18
Wooden wheels with hanging seats had been popular since c. 1600, but the 1st giant such wheel was built by this man in 1893
    $800 2
The "Roseanne" reboot gave way to this Roseanne-less spinoff
    $800 7
Pablo Picasso forbade this work depicting the war's horrors from being shown in Spain until the fascists were gone
    $1200 9
Platte River State Park
    $1200 13
This phrase can refer to whatever means necessary, or the 2 possibilities for a ball hit down the line in baseball
    DD: $10,117 14
Seamus Heaney's 1999 translation of this 1,200-year-old epic poem was a surprise bestseller
    $1200 16
These toy cars from Mattel have been satisfying kids' needs for speed since 1968
    $1200 1
In 2018 this Brit returned to fool more U.S. politicians on "Who is America?"
    $1200 3
As fascist troops neared Madrid, Francisco Franco became commander in chief, or this word, "general" + 6 letters
    $1600 10
James River State Park
    $1600 19
"La Francais est la langue d'amour" translates as "French is" this
    $1600 28
This "Trees" poet was born in New Brunswick & attended Rutgers
    $1600 15
In a car's engine, this "shaft" converts the up-&-down motion of the pistons into rotational power for the wheels
    $1600 4
Adorable nickname of young pageant contestant Alana Thompson
    $1600 5
Some 800 American volunteers died fighting for the Loyalists, many as part of a battalion named for this 19th c. president
    $2000 11
Franconia Notch State Park
    DD: $12,000 20
Ships of yore masked their nationality with these, now a term for any covert act designed to make another entity look guilty
    $2000 27
The line "My candle burns at both ends" comes from her poem "First Fig"
    $2000 17
Martyred by the Romans in the 4th century, this female Catholic saint is the patron saint of wheelwrights
    $2000 8
In 1969 CBS fired these politically outspoken comedy brothers from their own show
    $2000 6
This Spanish poet & playwright of the tragedy "Blood Wedding" was executed by a Nationalist firing squad

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Jasmine Adam
$33,517 $7,800 $27,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The oldest of these business booster groups, formed in Marseille in 1599, uses "de" instead of "of" in the name

Final scores:

James Jasmine Adam
$54,017 $7,800 $53,999
18-day champion: $1,329,604 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Jasmine Adam
$25,600 $7,800 $17,000
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $50,400

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Game tape date: 2019-02-27
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