Responses for show #7998 - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

James Holzhauer game 25.

Contestants

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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 responses

LONG AGO, IN THE 20th CENTURY
MUSICAL STATE SYMBOLS
STARTS WITH 2 VOWELS, ENDS WITH ONE
JOLLY HOLIDAY
LET'S GO FLY A KITE
MARY POPPINS
    $200 27
nylon

Liz
    $200 30
Kentucky

Mary
    $200 2
the aisle

Mary
    $200 21
a maypole

Liz
    $200 24
(Liz: What is Ash Wednesday?)

Good Friday

JamesLiz
    $200 29
Emily Blunt

James
    $400 26
the Empire State Building

Mary
    $400 28
the ukulele

Liz
    $400 12
audible

Liz
    $400 22
Cinco de Mayo

James
    $400 23
Ben Franklin

James
    $400 25
an umbrella

Mary
    $600 20
Anastasia

Mary
    $600 19
"Yankee Doodle"

James
    $600 11
outrage

Mary
    $600 18
Carnival

James
    $600 17
the Wright brothers

Liz
    $600 16
Julie Andrews

James
    $800 9
Al Capone

James
    $800 8
"Swanee River"

James
    $800 10
eureka

James
    $800 13
Purim

James
    $800 14
bridle

James
    $800 15
Saving Mr. Banks

James
    $2,000 6
(James: [Wagering] Two dimes, please.)
(Alex: All right.)
(James: That's $2,000.)
(Alex: I know.)

Libya

James
    $1000 7
(Mary: What is bluegrass?)
(Liz: What is honky-tonk?)

western swing

MaryLiz
Triple Stumper
    $1000 3
aerate

James
    $1000 1
the polar bear plunge

Mary
    $1000 4
(Liz: What is the Saint Lawrence?)

the Niagara

JamesLiz
    $1000 5
the Sherman brothers (Richard and Robert)

Triple Stumper

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 responses

THEIR THIRD SPOUSE
GEOGRAPHY
DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK
TEST YOUR MUSCLE MEMORY
COMPLETE THE BOOK TITLE
WORDS FROM MYTHOLOGY
    $400 29
Marc Anthony

James
    $400 28
the Middle East

James
    $400 27
shadow

James
    $400 17
the nose

Liz
    $400 30
Dorian Gray

Liz
    $400 9
wind

James
    $800 22
Ted Turner

James
    $800 18
Charlottetown

Mary
    $800 26
twilight

James
    $800 16
a quadricep

Liz
    $800 14
Winn-Dixie

James
    $800 8
chaos

Mary
    $1200 21
Isabella Rossellini

James
    $11,914 4
Patagonia

James
    $1200 25
dreary

James
    $1200 15
contractions

James
    $1200 11
black

James
    $1200 7
Echo

James
    $1600 20
Carole Lombard

James
    $1600 3
the Oder

James
    $1600 24
(James: What is sun?)
(Liz: What is lamp?)

candle

JamesLiz
Triple Stumper
    $1600 13
scalene

Mary
    $1600 10
Cabin 10

Triple Stumper
    $1600 5
a chimera

Mary
    $2000 19
(Kathryn) Bigelow

James
    $2000 2
Hells Canyon

James
    $2000 23
Dead Sea Scrolls

Triple Stumper
    $2000 12
the thumb

James
    $2000 6
Oscar Wao

James
    $2,000 1
(Liz: What is a...)
(Alex: Say something.)
(Liz: Uh...)

panacea

Liz

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

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

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

19th CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY
MaryWhat is Virginia
$0
JamesWhat is Virginia?
$28,571
Virginia

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:

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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