Show #8004 - Thursday, May 30, 2019

James Holzhauer game 31.


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Rob Wolf, a family physician from Newark, Delaware

Megan Browndorf, a librarian from Washington, D.C.

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 30-day cash winnings total $2,323,971)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Here's a half-size version of this landmark, just outside Chicago, originally built to store water
    $200 27
An ice sheet covers more than 80% of this largest island in the world
    $200 26
This sport became an Olympic event in 1964; the beach version had to wait until 1996
    $200 24
A newspaper publisher's opinion article
    $200 28
In the title of a 1934 novel, he "Always Rings Twice"
    $200 22
In a 1917 game Babe Ruth argued with this official about balls & strikes & punched him in the head
    $400 29
In 1997 "Henry V" & "The Winter's Tale" opened the season at this newly reconstructed London venue
    $400 17
It's the very short name for the longest river in Italy
    $400 25
Gold Beach was at the center of the 5 designated landing areas during this 1944 military operation
    $400 23
As its name implies, this belt stops any thought of hanky panky
    $400 20
In a classic kids' book by Judith Viorst, it follows "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible..."
    $400 21
Of this teammate's ongoing streak, Babe Ruth said, "He ought to learn to sit on the bench & rest"
    $600 18
Near Alliance, Nebraska, 39 old cars arranged in a circle replicate this monument across the pond
    $600 16
The only active volcano on the European mainland, it had its first recorded eruption in 79 A.D.
    $600 7
There's a Barbie doll based on this 1990s TV show about beautiful & fit lifeguards on L.A. County beaches
    $600 11
Vocal range of opera's Lawrence Tibbett
    $600 19
The French title of this epic 7-part novel literally translates to "In Search of Lost Time"
    $600 15
Babe had this player leadership position for only 6 days before being stripped of it for going after a fan in the stands
    $800 8
Nashville's art museum is housed in a full-scale replica of this Athenian temple
    DD: $4,000 5
This African country is known in German as Elfenbeink├╝ste
    $800 6
Sanibel Island on this U.S. state's west coast has great beaches to collect shells or just stroll the sand
    $800 10
To certify a college has met all official standards
    $800 13
The title of this '70s Stephen King novel was inspired by a line in the chorus of John Lennon's "Instant Karma"
    $800 14
When Babe Ruth was told that his 1930 salary of $80,000 was more than that of this president, Babe said that he had a better year
    $1000 4
In 2011 3D printing company EOS produced a replica of one of this Italian master's violins
    $1000 1
The Black Sea is the northern border of the Asian part of Turkey, this region
    $1000 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a chemical formula on the monitor.) Making up the sand on most beaches is this compound, chemical formula SiO2, in the form of tiny crystals of the mineral quartz
    $1000 9
Synonym for heartburn or anxiety
    $1000 12
Stephen Crane considered calling this work "Private Fleming: His Various Battles"
    $1000 3
In 1921, jailed for a day for speeding, Babe got out at 4 p.m. & promptly sped to these grounds for a game

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

James Megan Rob
$12,000 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Megan Rob
$14,800 $1,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
A tea fertilized by the droppings of these "bears" has sold for a reported $200 a cup
    $400 27
Julius Caesar:
circa July 13, 100 B.C. -
March ____, 44 B.C.
    $400 28
With its own TV channel, this is the short term (minutes to weeks) manifestation of climate
    $400 29
This breed takes its name from a valley along the River Aire in Yorkshire, England
    $400 30
Developed by 2 17th century thinkers & rivals, it's used to calculate rates of change & to torment high school students
    $400 23
Marlon Brando was stellar as Stanley Kowalski in this 1951 film
    $800 16
Dong fang mei ren, or "Oriental beauty", is grown in Hsinchu County on this island of 24 million
    DD: $5,000 18
Martin Luther King:
____ 15, 1929 -
April 4, 1968
    $800 17
Within these long periods in Earth's history are warmer interglacial cycles & colder glacial cycles
    $800 25
On the Shannon River there's an Irish town that's given its name to this verse of renown
    $800 24
"We are all Daffy Ducks... and Coyotes inside", wrote this animator in "Chuck Amuck"
    $800 22
In "Gravity", he plays Matt Kowalski, who leaves for a bit, but then it's as if he comes back again
    $1200 14
Despite its name, you can't use this green tea rolled into pellets to fire a cannon
    $1200 3
Anne Frank:
June 12, 1929 -
the early part of this year
    $1200 9
The EPA says in summer, pavement can be 90 degrees warmer than the air, so urban areas are called this type of "island"
    $1200 5
A river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo lends its name to this deadly virus
    $1200 6
Chapter 1 of the U.N. Charter mentions self-this, a people's right to form a state & govern itself
    $1200 21
Dan Fogler first showed up as Jacob Kowalski, a friend of Newt's, in this magical film from 2016
    $1600 13
Chinese teas are the base for the signature Earl Grey of this famed English "T" company founded in 1706
    $1600 2
William Shakespeare:
Traditionally, April ____, 1564 -
April ____, 1616
    $1600 8
Because a fair-skinned population moved to a sunny climate, Australians guard against this cancer of pigment-producing skin cells
    $1600 7
The Moroccan city where "The Sheltering Sky" was written gave its name to this citrus fruit
    DD: $9,812 4
Atomistic is the opposite of this -istic view that an event or condition must be studied in its entirety
    $1600 20
Big nose & all, this funnyman helps a friend woo Roxanne Kowalski in a 1987 movie
    $2000 15
A famous smoky tea from the Wuyi Mountains is called Lapsang this
    $2000 11
Elizabeth I:
September 7, 1533 -
March 24, ____
    $2000 10
Drought worsens the reduction of the land's productivity in arid & dry areas, a process known by this 15-letter word
    $2000 1
This structure takes its name from a military base in Rhode Island, where it was first built during World War II
    $2000 12
This French "father of modern philosophy" fathered the idea that the mind & body are different kinds of substance
    $2000 19
Walt Kowalski, played by Clint Eastwood, has this title car almost stolen by this neighbor Thao in a 2008 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Megan Rob
$41,612 $12,200 $8,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its anthem was adopted in 1947 to replace one by Joseph Haydn that had been tainted by association with Nazis

Final scores:

James Megan Rob
$58,612 $7,599 $1
31-day champion: $2,382,583 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Megan Rob
$26,000 $12,200 $8,400
32 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
1 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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