Show #8006 - Monday, June 3, 2019

James Holzhauer game 33.
Emma Boettcher game 1.
Emma Boettcher ends James's streak before he can break Ken Jennings's cash winnings total record.


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Emma Boettcher, a user experience librarian from Chicago, Illinois

Jay Sexton, a senior research engineer from Atlanta, Georgia

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 32-day cash winnings total $2,462,216)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the artist whose songs are the focus of each musical.)
    $200 25
For an optimistic view of things, take a look through these
    $200 26
Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener" is subtitled "A Story of" this street of finance
    $200 27
Ahoy! It's a lookout perch atop a high mast
    $200 28
"Escape to Margaritaville":
    $200 29
"The American people don't believe anything's real until they see it" here
    $200 30
I'm not a cook, but I can sure toast up these Kellogg Company breakfast treats with the best of them
    $400 24
If you have these, it means you're well-organized
    $400 23
In a 1923 book by Kahlil Gibran, Almustafa is this mystical title character
    $400 22
Made in a series of varying sizes to fit one inside each other, matryoshka are "nesting" these from Russia
    $400 21
"Jersey Boys":
    $400 20
Of his 1972 trip to this country, Nixon echoed the famous line "We came in peace for all mankind"
    $400 19
I hum one of his country songs as I pop one of his protein-packed breakfast bowls into the microwave
    $600 7
It's what's going on here
    $600 15
In "Charlotte's Web", Templeton is this creature
    $600 16
The creature that provides the marquee ingredient of this Chinese delicacy is endangered
    $600 14
This singer-songwriter
    $600 17
In a 1960 debate Nixon said this man "has asked for my advice... Sometimes my advice has been taken. Sometimes it has not"
    $600 18
I can't bake or mash a potato, so this alliterative Ore-Ida spud product that dates back to 1953 is a godsend to me
    $800 6
Greenhouse gas emission due to human activity leaves behind this
    $800 3
In a novel Simone de Beauvoir depicted herself as Anne & this author of "The Stranger" as Henri
    $800 13
Danny DeVito & Christopher Lloyd both had small parts as mental hospital inmates in this 1975 film
    $800 12
"Movin' Out":
This keyboard guy
    $800 11
In 1969 Nixon asked for the support of a "silent majority of my fellow Americans" in regard to this foreign affairs issue
    $800 10
I'm a wizard at breakfast with this cereal that now features a new marshmallow shaped like a magical unicorn
    $1000 4
Note the lovely weather; it means to take advantage of an opportunity
    DD: $1,000 1
The title peak of this Thomas Mann novel is home to a Swiss sanatorium
    $1000 2
Doesn't sound comfy, but several birds make nests in the giant saguaro cactus, including the Gila variety of this headbanger
    $1000 5
"Ain't Too Proud":
This Motown group
    $1000 8
In his 1977 interviews with this British journalist, Richard Nixon said, "I have impeached myself"
    $1000 9
You don't want vegetables cooked by me--have them raw, as this French-named appetizer

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

James Jay Emma
$7,000 $1,400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Jay Emma
$9,000 $2,600 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words. The first word will have three letters. The second word will have four letters.)
    $400 26
Add "La Vella" to the name of this Pyrenees country to get the full name of its capital
    $400 27
This triangular object can make a mini-rainbow because different colors in light travel at different speeds in it
    $400 28
Paternalism is restricting freedom in our (supposed) best interests, like state taxes on these, which began in Iowa in 1921
    $400 23
The premiere of this Netflix series sees Philip renounce his foreign titles & agree to a new one, Duke of Edinburgh
    $400 29
Lithuanian Sarunas Marciulionis was the first Soviet in this league when he joined the Warriors
    $400 30
Proponents of this type of diet say cooking kills nutrients
    DD: $7,600 4
It's home to the annual United States Sailboat Show
    $800 24
(Mad?) scientists tried to make a frost-resistant tomato by adding a modified one of these taken from an Arctic flounder
    $800 25
Remove 2 letters from "equality" to get this, the idea of giving remedies to the less fortunate to ensure equality
    $800 22
This History Channel show finds the title northerners raiding Paris, which did happen back in the day
    $800 21
In 2010 Gori, Georgia took down a statue honoring this once favorite son & moved it into a museum
    $800 20
It describes a management style where everything flows from the boss, or perhaps a ride in a convertible
    $1200 3
In 1664 the English changed its name from Beverwyck to this to honor James, Duke of it
    $1200 8
New solar & wind farms could bring this to the north of Africa, just like the song from Toto says
    $1200 18
Samuel Pufendorf, he's your friend when things get rough & in 1673 said a nation needs this document; the USA's founders listened
    $1200 10
Horror aside, "The Terror" tells of the HMS Terror, a real ship searching for this seafaring route
    $1200 16
This man is born in Riga, Latvia in 1898--cut to him directing "Battleship Potemkin" less than 30 years later
    $1200 19
This style of design marked by geometric motifs & streamlined forms was all the rage in the 1920s & 1930s
    $1600 2
Called City of Churches, this capital of South Australia has the country's oldest Catholic cathedral
    $1600 6
Some scientists think more than 95% of the universe is made up of what's called this "energy" & this "matter"
    $1600 17
St. Augustine's "City of God" asks, without this quality of fairness, "What are kingdoms but great bands of robbers?"
    $1600 9
Wyatt & Morgan Earp showed up on this HBO series & Wyatt told Seth Bullock of his lawman days in Dodge City
    $1600 13
Chess master Garry Kasparov's first move was made in Baku, now in this country
    $1600 15
A groaner from this family member--hey, what did the grape do when stepped on? It let out a little wine
    $2000 1
The Dutch colonized this national capital in the 17th century, but the Dutch were Ghana by 1872
    $2000 7
Nerve cells in your body have axons that are covered by what is called this sheath
    DD: $3,000 14
On book covers from GOP lawmakers Jason Chaffetz & Mike Lee is this phrase for the bureaucracy said to be working against democracy
    $2000 5
The final season of this FX series begins with episodes set before Reagan & Gorbachev's 1987 meeting
    $2000 11
This Ukrainian-born composer created "Peter and the Wolf"
    $2000 12
This powerful type of adhesive is often dispensed with a gun

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Jay Emma
$23,400 $11,000 $26,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The line "a great reckoning in a little room" in "As You Like It" is usually taken to refer to this author's premature death

Final scores:

James Jay Emma
$24,799 $17,000 $46,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $46,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Jay Emma
$23,400 $11,000 $18,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $53,200

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Game tape date: 2019-03-12
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