Show #7982 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

James Holzhauer game 19.


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Libby Wood, a marketing writer from Seattle, Washington

Jason Lai, a financial risk consultant from Duluth, Georgia

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 18-day cash winnings total $1,329,604)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
His middle name is Hussein
    $200 26
A Ngaio Marsh mystery is called "When in" this city
    $200 27
Michael Cera & Jonah Hill played besties with separation anxiety in this 2007 film
    $200 28
This 3-letter word comes before "chicken" in a specialty of Nashville--do you dare try it?
    $200 29
In 2012 this NBA franchise relocated from New Jersey to Brooklyn
    $200 30
Proverbially, one of these "in time saves 9"
    $400 24
In 1828 future president Van Buren quit the Senate, won the race to be gov. of this state, then quit that job within 12 weeks
    $400 23
A rum drink, or a 1998 Elmore Leonard novel
    $400 19
This song by Nicki Minaj asks, "Can't you hear that boom-badoom boom, boom-badoom boom?"
    $400 20
Big, full-bodied, jammy &, dare we say, unsubtle red wines are called these "bombs"
    $400 21
North central Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy, short for this, features the Billie Holiday Theatre
    $400 22
When the new year on the Roman calendar was March 1, this was the 9th month--remember your Latin, or use your fingers
    $600 15
World Book, on him: "He rarely smiled, almost never laughed, & sat silently through official dinners"
    $600 8
E.M. Forster novel set against the backdrop of the British Raj
    $600 16
Yvonne Elliman played Mary Magdalene when this musical premiered on Broadway in 1971
    $600 17
Body & astringency are types of a tactile factor of food, known by this trendy compound word
    $600 11
Joey Chestnut said, "I found a vicious rhythm" after downing 74 hot dogs on July 4, 2018 in this Brooklyn neighborhood
    $600 18
9-volt batteries were introduced to power these radios pressed to 1950s teenagers' ears
    $800 14
In 1963 LBJ gave out the first of these honors to be called "Presidential", including posthumously to his predecessor
    $800 7
These title "Boys" in an Ira Levin novel are clones of Hitler
    $800 9
America Ferrera & Ben Feldman are employees of Cloud 9 on this NBC workplace comedy
    $800 12
Aging meat to break down proteins brings out the flavor umami, which comes from these building blocks of protein
    $800 10
On June 19, 1915 this battleship that's now a memorial in Pearl Harbor was christened in the Brooklyn Navy Yard
    $800 13
The first recorded sighting of the 9-banded species of this in the U.S. was in Texas in 1849
    $1000 2
Zachary Taylor succeeded him, the first president who chose not to seek re-election after one term
    $1000 6
This Michael Crichton novel features a gorilla named Amy
    $1000 3
The third act of this play by George Bernard Shaw is not called "The Man of Steel" but "Don Juan in Hell"
    $1000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of the trigeminal system on the monitor.) The nerves in the trigeminal system in the tongue & mouth can detect chemical sensations, like this cool-tasting compound in peppermint
    DD: $1,000 1
The edifice built as Brooklyn City Hall is now called this, reflecting Brooklyn's status within New York City
    $1000 4
This 9-headed serpent of Greek myth was a tough customer; cut off one head & 2 would grow in its place

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

James Jason Libby
$9,600 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Jason Libby
$12,600 $1,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
This "master gland" produces hormones like ACTH & prolactin
    $400 29
In 1640 clergyman Henry Dunster became America's first college president, presiding over this school
    $400 25
In this sport's "The Show 18", Diamond Dynasty mode allows you to build your own team
    $400 27
In 1991 J.K. Simmons as Captain Hook sailed on the pirate ship in this show on Broadway
    $400 26
Placed under a bed, figurines of the Maya goddess Ixchel protect women during this
    $400 22
Football field
    $800 9
This part of the eye AKA the optic disk is incapable of image detection because it has no photoreceptors
    $800 28
Juan Romero, who died in 2018, was the young busboy who comforted this man after he was fatally shot at the Ambassador Hotel
    $800 24
In the deluxe edition of the 8th "Kart" game named for this plumber, Bowser Jr. & King Boo make appearances
    $800 14
The Cotton Blossom is the title paddle wheeler in this musical based on an Edna Ferber novel
    $800 10
Manco Capac, the first ruler of this southern empire, was said to be the son of Mama Quilla, the moon goddess
    $800 21
Uncredited author
    $1200 8
It's the structure of the inner ear highlighted here
    DD: $11,914 5
It was philosopher Herbert Spencer, not Darwin, who coined his 4-word phrase that sums up natural selection
    $1200 23
In "Destiny 2", you can explore our solar system, including the surface of this 2-letter moon
    $1200 13
The musical "Anything Goes", set on an ocean liner, has a song with this appropriate French title
    $1200 2
In the Voodoo religion of Haiti, one of the better known deities is known as "Baron" this French word for Saturday
    $1200 20
12 dozen
    $1600 6
The nostrils are the openings of the nasal cavities, which are separated by a wall of cartilage called this
    $1600 18
Ruth Bryan Owen, U.S. minister to Denmark from 1933 to 1936, was the oldest daughter of this statesman
    $1600 16
In "Assassin's Creed Origins", you travel to this ancient north African city & visit the royal library
    DD: $9,812 11
Captain Corcoran is in command of this title Gilbert & Sullivan ship
    $1600 3
Makunaima & his brother created the world, according to these West Indies people who lent their name to a big sea
    $1600 19
Ruby impostor
    $2000 7
While it may be important for speech, the true function of this dangly lobe at the back of the throat is unknown
    $2000 17
A member of the famous Peale family, Sarah Peale has been called "America's first professional woman" one of these
    $2000 15
This "distant" Ubisoft franchise has had you go prehistoric, futuristic &, most recently, facing a doomsday cult
    $2000 12
The title character of this opera loves a man who serves in the U.S. Navy on the Abraham Lincoln
    $2000 4
Longfellow talked of the "wigwam" of this grandmother, the Earth Mother to the Algonquin
    $2000 1
Stimulate, or coat metal with zinc

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Jason Libby
$56,726 $6,400 $7,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Founded, according to tradition, in 11 B.C., this former capital lies about halfway between Paris & Berlin

Final scores:

James Jason Libby
$96,726 $5,399 $1,999
19-day champion: $1,426,330 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Jason Libby
$37,800 $6,400 $7,400
43 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
6 R,
1 W
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $51,600

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Game tape date: 2019-02-27
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