Show #7984 - Thursday, May 2, 2019

James Holzhauer game 21.


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Josh Archibald-Seiffer, a music director and pianist from Seattle, Washington

Jessica Efron Sauer, a bookkeeper from Munster, Indiana

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 20-day cash winnings total $1,528,012)

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Jeopardy! Round

HEY, "B.B."
    $200 9
University of Tennessee alumni include Cormac McCarthy, Captain Lou Albano & this ex-QB who sells insurance on TV
    $200 7
"Dead Wake", about the 1915 sinking of this ship by a U-boat, appeared in 2015
    $200 28
In 1877 Australia beat England by 45 runs in the first test match played by international teams in this sport
    $200 6
Stove placement of lower priority items
    $400 10
One cheery lyric in this school's fight song:
"& when I die, I'll be Sooner dead"
    $400 27
This model who tells us her last name rhymes with "Bye, then!" has given us 2 "Cravings" cookbooks
    $400 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from U.S. Bank Stadium.) Fans at U.S. Bank Stadium got thrills when ESPN brought these games to Minnesota from Austin in 2017
    $400 5
This term for a portable stereo dates to the 1980s
    $400 26
The epic board game "Paths of Glory" allows you to reimagine battles from this war like Verdun & Gallipoli
    $400 20
A day's journey was around 20 miles, while the journey named for this day was less than a mile
    $600 17
Universitas viridis montis is Latin for "University of the Green Mountains", which is why this school goes by UVM
    DD: $6,800 21
Mark Kurlansky wrote a whole book on the history of this, "the only rock we eat"
    $600 23
In August 2018 a Hawaiian squad beat the team of youngsters from South Korea to take this championship
    $600 4
The door at the castle church of Wittenberg once served as this; Martin Luther made use of it
    $600 25
This 1871 opera opens with a love triangle set against the backdrop of war between Ethiopia & Egypt
    $600 19
Luke 12 mentions the second & third of these 3-hour periods of being on guard at night
    $800 16
We hope there's collegiality & concord & the University of Kentucky at its main campus in this city
    $800 15
It's Laura Hillenbrand's bestseller about "an Olympian's journey from airman to cast-away to captive"
    $800 22
The 2018-19 season of auto racing's World Endurance Championship concludes with the 87th running of this event
    $800 3
Chapters in this Anna Sewell novel include "An Old War Horse" & "My Breaking In"
    $800 12
Shelley's epic poem "Queen Mab" is so sprawling that it's broken down into 9 of these, from the Latin for "sing"
    $800 18
This word refers to a currency used today in Israel, or a weight of less than an ounce in the Bible
    $1000 8
In 1965 John Irving entered this Midwest school's prestigious writers workshop & worked with Kurt Vonnegut
    $1000 14
"Bad Blood" covers the rise & fall of this woman & her blood-testing company Theranos, once the darling of investors
    $1000 1
Pioneered by the Gracie family, BJJ is short for Brazilian this
    $1000 2
Receiving a manuscript from a then-unknown Julia Child, editor Judith Jones tested it by cooking the recipe for this stew
    $1000 11
"Mock epics" include this Alexander Pope work about the theft of some hair
    $1000 13
This measurement was based on the length of the forearm; a "long" one was about 2 inches more

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

James Jessica Josh
$4,000 $1,000 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Jessica Josh
$14,800 $200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to spell the Tory prime minister's name.)
    $400 30
The July pilgrimage up this saint's mountain in Ireland can get tricky--at least there are no snakes
    $400 29
The first Friday in February:
National Wear this color Day raises awareness of heart disease in women
    $400 27
We know you remember this 1991 duet between Natalie Cole & her dad, because it's...
    $400 28
In this 1895 novel, the traveler couldn't tell if the test model of his device was sent into the past or future
    $400 26
Cease to be / change the color
    $400 24
The U.K.'s current prime minister
    $800 15
At Ecuador's Pailon del Diablo waterfall in these mountains, the steps might be a little slick
    $800 1
The 14th night of a March new moon on this religion's calendar:
the festival of Maha Shivaratri
    $800 16
According to Katy Perry, these title gals will "melt your Popsicle"
    $800 9
In the story that inspired "Blade Runner", Philip K. Dick didn't use "replicant"--his term was "andy", short for this
    $800 25
Reveal one's soul / endure hardship
    $800 23
Tory John who succeeded Thatcher
    $1200 3
The dangerous Hawaiian stairs here share a name with a type of poem, but there are many more than 17 steps on it
    $1200 11
The 27th of Nisan:
Yom Hashoah commemorates the victims of this tragedy
    $1200 4
Zayn Malik & Taylor Swift teamed up on this song from "Fifty Shades Darker"
    $1200 8
In "Brave New World", hypnopaedia teaches people while they are doing this
    $1200 17
Make into sets of 2 / remove an apple peel
    $1200 21
Family name of the war hero better known as Wellington
    $1600 2
It takes a full day to manage this Yosemite peak
    $1600 10
June 19:
It's this portmanteau holiday also called Emancipation Day
    $1600 5
A Creedence classic says, "It ain't me, I ain't no" this title
    $1600 7
In this author's "Dune" novels, the spice called melange helps navigators travel safely in space
    $1600 18
Listened to / assemble the flock
    DD: $7,000 19
This 19th century Tory was nicknamed Dizzy
    $2000 6
The temple complex at Batu Caves near this Malaysian capital can give you quite a workout
    $2000 12
January 29:
Folks from Olathe to Overland Park celebrate this state's day
    $2000 13
"I would give the stars above" in exchange in this '60s classic by the Yardbirds
    DD: $9,812 14
In "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy", sticking a Babel fish in your ear will do this
    $2000 22
To lament one's fate / taken care of, as the lawn
    $2000 20
He's remembered for his 1917 "Declaration" about Palestine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Jessica Josh
$51,212 $1,400 $10,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A character in this 1944 play is said to be like a piece in her own collection, "too exquisitely fragile to move from the shelf"

Final scores:

James Jessica Josh
$80,615 $0 $10,200
21-day champion: $1,608,627 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Jessica Josh
$31,800 $1,400 $10,200
35 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
6 R,
3 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,400

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Game tape date: 2019-02-27
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