Responses for show #7968 - Wednesday, April 10, 2019

James Holzhauer game 5.
James breaks Frank Spangenberg’s record for winnings accumulated over the first five games, as adjusted for doubled dollar values to $205,194.

Contestants

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Laura Hertzfeld, a journalist from Venice, California

Jeff Henderson, a retail manager from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 4-day cash winnings total $244,365)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

MATTHEW, MARK, LUKE & JOHN
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
ACROSS STATE LINES
WUTZ MISPELED
SWEET "P"
WE AREN'T THE CHAMPIONS
(Alex: At least through 2018, but there's always next season.)
    $200 24
Utah

Jeff
    $200 26
Washington

Laura
    $200 27
Worcester

James
    $200 28
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

pudding

Laura
    $400 25
Lazarus

James
    $400 21
(Jeff: What is the Reichstag?)

the Berlin Wall

JeffLaura
    $400 20
Illinois

Laura
    $400 23
(Alex: [After Laura selects the next clue] Less than a minute now.)

segue

Laura
    $400 17
a parfait

Jeff
    $400 22
the (San Diego) Padres

James
    $600 18
Mary Magdalene

James
    $600 9
Kwanzaa

James
    $600 19
Oklahoma

James
    $600 16
Boi

Laura
    $600 15
praline

James
    $600 14
the (Toronto) Raptors

James
    $800 11
the ghost

James
    $800 8
Passover

Laura
    $800 7
New Hampshire

Laura
    $800 12
unforeseen

James
    $800 4
profiteroles

Laura
    $800 13
the (Charlotte) Hornets

James
    $1000 10
pray

Jeff
    $3,000 6
(James: What are the Articles of Confederation?)

the Bill of Rights

James
    $1000 5
Minnesota

James
    $1000 3
(Jeff: What is recurrence?)

appearance

JeffLaura
    $1000 2
panna cotta

James
    $1000 1
the (St. Louis) Blues

James

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

James Jeff Laura
$4,200 $0 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Jeff Laura
$6,400 $200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

MATTHEW, MARK, LUKE & JOHN
POP CULTURE COMMON BONDS
THE CIVIL WAR
MOLLUSKS
THANKS FOR THE MEMOIRS
"M.G."
    $400 29
U.S. senator

James
    $400 28
cartoon dogs

Laura
    $400 30
(James: What is Manassas?)

First Battle of Bull Run

James
Triple Stumper
    $400 27
clams

Laura
    $400 26
Priscilla Presley

James
    $400 25
Mardi Gras

James
    $800 22
Japan

James
    $800 20
R.E.M.

James
    $800 21
Richmond

James
    $800 23
mother-of-pearl

James
    $800 17
the kitchen

Laura
    $800 24
mini golf

James
    $1200 12
Cool Hand Luke

Laura
    $1200 13
jeans

James
    $1200 4
Sherman

James
    $1200 16
squid

Laura
    $1200 6
(Jeff: Who is Roseannadanna? Or [*].)

Gilda Radner

Jeff
    $1200 7
mountain goats

James
    $1600 14
John Cena

Laura
    $1600 3
Tarzan

James
    $9,200 5
the Monitor and the Merrimack

James
    $7,000 18
(Laura: What is the nautilus?)

conch shell

Laura
    $1600 8
motorcycle

James
    $1600 2
major-general

Laura
    $2000 15
John Lewis

James
    $2000 10
(James: What is [*]?)
(Alex: Yes.)
(James: Winners?)

American Idol

James
    $2000 11
Gettysburg

James
    $2000 19
(Jeff: What is the nautilus?)

the Argonauts

Jeff
Triple Stumper
    $2000 9
Lisa

Laura
    $2000 1
(Laura: What is magnolia?)

morning glory

Laura
Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Jeff Laura
$33,200 -$600 $5,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

EUROPEAN HISTORY
(Alex: [Referencing James' wager] The 21st of January--)
(James: No, November 22nd. It's the closest I could get.)
LauraWho are the Romanovs? Hi JSK19!
$1,000
JamesWho are the Romanovs happy birthday Pete ♥
$21,122
the Romanovs

Final scores:

James Jeff Laura
$54,322 -$600 $6,800
5-day champion: $298,687 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

James Jeff Laura
$28,600 -$600 $12,800
31 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
3 W
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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