Show #7998 - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

James Holzhauer game 25.


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Liz Levin, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Mary Peace, a high school teacher from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 24-day cash winnings total $1,867,142)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
In the 1930s Wallace Carothers developed this fabric, synonymous with stockings by 1940
    $200 30
This state has a state bluegrass song
    $200 2
It's the walkway between rows of airplane seats
    $200 21
When April has just ended, time to dance around this tall item festooned with ribbons
    $200 24
In Bermuda, kites are a tradition on this day marking Jesus' crucifixion, to symbolize his future ascension to heaven
    $200 29
As sure as the wind blows, "Mary Poppins Returns" to save the day with help from this actress in the title role
    $400 26
Construction on this NYC landmark began on March 17, 1930; framework rose 4 1/2 stories per week, for a lot of weeks
    $400 28
Hawaii made the pahu the state traditional instrument & this the state modern instrument
    $400 12
Capable of being heard, or a football play adjustment
    $400 22
This holiday that commemorates the victory of Mexico at the Battle of Puebla is also a day to celebrate Mexican culture
    $400 23
This man used a Leyden jar & a metal key in his famous 1752 kite experiment
    $400 25
At you can purchase one of these accessories of Mary's complete with a parrot head
    $600 20
The 4 murdered daughters of Russia's last czar were Olga, Tatiana, Maria & this one whom many women later claimed to be
    $600 19
A patriotic tune, this state song of Connecticut is probably the only one to contain the name of a pasta
    $600 11
It's a powerful feeling of anger, maybe about social injustice
    $600 18
This pre-Lenten festival of merrymaking typically ends with Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras
    $600 17
Around 1900 these 2 brothers tested their biplane designs as kites
    $600 16
After Audrey Hepburn beat her out for the role of Eliza in "My Fair Lady", she agreed to play Mary Poppins & won an Oscar
    $800 9
Dateline: Chicago, 1926! Gunmen put 1,000 rounds into this mug's Cicero Hotel HQ, but he comes out smellin' like a rose!
    $800 8
Florida's state song is this Stephen Foster song subtitled "Old Folks At Home"
    $800 10
Archimedes' exclamation after figuring out how to determine gold content in an alloy
    $800 13
It is customary to twirl graggers, special noisemakers, every time Haman's name is mentioned during the story of this Jewish festival
    $800 14
The multiline apparatus used to control a kite is called this, also the headgear of a horse's harness
    $800 15
This 2013 film starring Tom Hanks told the true story of Walt Disney's struggle to bring "Mary Poppins" to the big screen
    DD: $2,000 6
On Sept. 1, 1969 King Idris suddenly became ex-royalty in this African country & a colonel took power
    $1000 7
Bob Wills pioneered the country style called western this & Texas made it its state music
    $1000 3
To treat a liquid with a gas
    $1000 1
Named for a predator, a New Year's Day tradition in the Northern Hemisphere is this plunge
    $1000 4
A kite was used to carry a cable across this river between New York & Canada to help build its first suspension bridge
    $1000 5
Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman wrote all new songs for "Mary Poppins Returns", while these brothers wrote the original movie's songs

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

James Mary Liz
$8,800 $800 -$1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Mary Liz
$11,800 $2,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Jennifer Lopez:
This Latin music star
    $400 28
It's loosely defined as the area from North Africa to Arabia; George Mitchell was a U.S. special envoy to try to make peace there
    $400 27
Umbra is the Latin word for this dark area that can follow you around
    $400 17
You guessed it, the nasalis muscles are found on each side of this feature & used in some facial expressions
    $400 30
A real Wilde read:
"The Picture of" this beautiful young man
    $400 9
Zephyr is a western this, or the god of it
    $800 22
Jane Fonda:
This media mogul
    $800 18
This capital of Prince Edward Island was named for the wife of King George III
    $800 26
Crepuscule is another word for this 8-letter moment just before darkness falls
    $800 16
This large muscle in the thigh gets its name from the Latin for "four"
    $800 14
10-year-old Opal describes all the good things that happen to her "Because of" this dog
    $800 8
The dark void before creation (basically a huge mess) was called this 5-letter word
    $1200 21
Martin Scorsese:
This actress & daughter of Ingrid Bergman
    DD: $11,914 4
The southern border of Argentina's Pampas is this region that's about the size of Texas
    $1200 25
In the first line of Poe's "The Raven", this dark adjective describes midnight
    $1200 15
All muscles undergo these; the ones of the uterine muscles at the onset of labor are among the best known
    $1200 11
From 1830, "The Red and" this color
    $1200 7
This nymph was punished by Hera to only repeat what she heard
    $1600 20
Clark Gable:
This beloved actress who died in a plane crash
    $1600 3
Most of this 4-letter river's 530 miles lie in Poland
    $1600 24
Shakespeare's Portia says, "How far that little" this "throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world"
    $1600 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animation of muscles in the neck.) A group of muscles that helps rotate the neck are each attached to several vertebrae, resembling a triangle with three uneven sides, gives the muscles this name, also used for that type of triangle in geometry
    $1600 10
Ruth Ware's thriller set on a cruise ship, "The Woman in" this room
    $1600 5
The Greek word for "she-goat" gave us this part-goat creature whose name also means "a hybrid"
    $2000 19
James Cameron:
This Oscar-winning director
    $2000 2
This canyon separates Idaho's Seven Devils & Oregon's Wallowa mountain ranges
    $2000 23
Preserved in Jerusalem, "The War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness" is one of the 7 original these
    $2000 12
Muscles that help move this body part include the flexor pollicis longus & the extensor pollicis brevis
    $2000 6
The first novel by Junot Diaz:
"The Brief Wondrous Life of" this title guy
    DD: $2,000 1
This term for a cure-all bears the name of a daughter of Asclepius

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Mary Liz
$43,314 $7,200 -$2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1832, by a narrow margin, this state's legislature rejected considering abolition; a split was completed in 1863

Final scores:

James Mary Liz
$71,885 $7,200 -$2,400
25-day champion: $1,939,027 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James Mary Liz
$31,600 $7,200 -$400
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
1 W
8 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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