Show #8005 - Friday, May 31, 2019

James Holzhauer game 32.


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Wyatt Feeler, an attorney from College Park, Maryland

William Tran, an attorney from Monterey Park, California

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 31-day cash winnings total $2,382,583)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
In 1755 the University of Pennsylvania was chartered as the college, academy & charitable school of this city
    $200 27
This fat cat may hate Mondays, but that didn't stop him from making his debut on Monday, June 19, 1978
    $200 30
Bud Light wanted to give out free beer at the Super Bowl 53 victory parade in this city, but Mayor Walsh said no
    $200 16
Jonathan Eig's bio of this champ who passed away in 2016 is one of the "Greatest" sports biographies
    $200 23
Why did you insist on putting refrigerator magnets on the binnacle? You've completely messed up this device
    $200 24
This cervical spine injury often occurs in a rear-end auto collision
    $400 10
To settle a land dispute in the 1760s, Mason & Dixon marked the border between Penn. & this state to the south
    $400 28
In this Gary Larson panel, a caveman says the end of a dino's spiky tail is "called the Thag-omizer... after the late Thag Simmons"
    $400 26
In 2014 McDonald's survey respondents could get a free one of these, Mickey D's original breakfast sandwich
    $400 17
"The New Negro" is "The Life of Alain Locke", the first African American to earn this honor that sent him to Oxford
    $400 22
You can't tell a clove hitch from a cleat hitch! Heck, you don't even know they are types of these
    $400 20
As of 2020, Adobe will no longer update or distribute this once-ubiquitous web plug-in
    $600 11
A group of 17th century immigrants was called "Pennsylvania" this because of the German word for "German"
    $600 29
This crime fighter who debuted in 1931 had a two-way wrist TV that was kind of the granddaddy of the smartwatch
    $600 25
During the Great Depression, these queues named for a baked product were all too common
    DD: $3,800 8
"The Road to Freedom" is the subtitle of Catherine Clinton's bio of this 19th century woman
    $600 21
Do not descend sails by dragging a knife through them like this swashbuckling silent star did in "The Black Pirate"
    $600 19
"Release the Kraken!" orders Liam Neeson as Zeus in this mythical movie
    $800 6
This native people of northwestern Pennsylvania who share the name of a lake were dispersed in the 1650s
    $800 13
In this strip, Duke testified for the NRA in the '70s; the '80s went inside Reagan's brain; in 2004, B.D. got wounded in Iraq
    $800 14
In 1948 the first shipment of wheat arrived in Greece as part of this aid program
    $800 7
"Talking at the Gates" is "A Life of" this "If Beale Street Could Talk" novelist
    $800 15
So far, you've mistaken Mars, an airplane & the International Space Station for this North Star
    $800 18
Along with beef, ham, bacon or sausage can go into this Hungarian stew that's flavored with paprika
    $1000 2
You get an "A" if you know this hard coal was discovered in Pennsylvania in 1762
    $1000 12
Berkeley Breathed was inspired to bring this penguin back to 2-D life by a fan letter from Harper Lee, a childhood hero
    $1000 9
On national croissant day in 2018, this French-named chain founded in 1978 gave out free mini chocolate croissants
    $1000 1
Published in 2007, "Supreme Discomfort" is a portrait of this jurist
    $1000 4
You don't need to howl during the naval watches 4-6 & 6-8, named for this animal--it's just a figure of speech
    $1000 3
For the Apollo 11 astronauts, this occurred on July 24, 1969 in the Pacific Ocean, 900 miles southwest of Hawaii

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

James William Wyatt
$10,800 -$2,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James William Wyatt
$14,400 -$1,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
His death in 632 A.D. led to a dispute over whether Abu Bakr or Ali was his true successor
    $400 29
If you're miffed at Muffy, you're "seeing" this color
    $400 25
This country, an enclave in Italy, is smaller than the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
    $400 27
The epistolary novel is usually made up of these, like "The Screwtape" kind
    $400 4
Also an article of clothing, it's a projecting part of a coastline
    $400 30
On the Disney Channel, teenager Miley Stewart had a secret identity: this pop star
    $800 22
Joseph Smith said the angel Moroni told him of a set of golden plates that Joseph translated into this text
    $800 23
Something that shows up completely unexpectedly does it in this 4-word manner
    $800 24
It was first offered as a fountain beverage at Jacobs' pharmacy in Atlanta in 1886
    $800 26
"The Boy Next Door", a 21st century novel by Meg Cabot, uses this newer form of correspondence
    $800 1
In Roman times it was territory outside Italy ruled by a governor; today it's a political division in nations like Canada
    $800 28
This chemistry teacher:
Heisenberg, a meth kingpin
    $1200 7
In founding Christian Science, she promoted the concept that sickness is spiritual, not material
    $1200 20
A complete embarrassment to a family is this wool giver
    $1200 17
This animal, a proverbial symbol of grace, also has pure speed: it can run about 50 mph
    $1200 12
Wallflower Charlie writes, "Dear friend" at the beginning of his entries in this Stephen Chbosky novel
    $1200 3
Bisecting North America hydrologically, this line has been called the "backbone of America"
    $1200 10
Emperor Palpatine:
This Sith lord
    $1600 6
Tradition says in the 500s B.C. this Iranian prophet learned of the spirits of truth & falsehood
    $1600 19
Bringing your lunch to work is called this, named for the paper container that holds the sandwich
    $1600 16
The name of this 2-hulled boat is from the Tamil for "tied wood"
    $1600 11
Made into a Christopher Nolan film, this novel is told through the diaries of 2 rival Victorian magicians
    $1600 2
A rugged mountain pass is a gap, & an especially rugged gap is a notch, like this one just east of Burlington
    $1600 9
The Half-Blood Prince:
This potions professor
    DD: $10,021 8
A guiding principle of Mahavira, considered a founder of Jainism, was ahimsa, this principle also advocated by Gandhi
    $2000 18
Hercule Poirot used his "little" these to solve crimes
    $2000 15
On Nov. 12, 1833 these meteor showers were seen across all of North America, sparking a serious study of meteor showers
    DD: $9,812 13
In a Lionel Shriver novel, a mom writes notes to a dad because of a "Need to Talk About" this dangerous son
    $2000 5
Fed by an aquifer, the world's largest of these in Saudi Arabia is the al-Ahsa
    $2000 14
This singer:
The androgynous Ziggy Stardust

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James William Wyatt
$52,633 $800 $12,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the last name of Alfred, Lionel, David, Emil, Thomas & Randy, who with 90 nominations, are the most Oscar-nominated family

Final scores:

James William Wyatt
$79,633 $1,500 $7,600
32-day champion: $2,462,216 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James William Wyatt
$33,600 $800 $12,600
37 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
6 R,
2 W
16 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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