Show #7972 - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

James Holzhauer game 9.

Contestants

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Katie Grosteffon, an ergonomist from Lexington, Kentucky

Adam Lozeau, a public defender from Saint Paul, Minnesota

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 8-day cash winnings total $460,479)

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Jeopardy! Round

A YEAR ENDING IN 9
ALSO A FIRST NAME
A THURBER CARNIVAL OF QUOTATIONS
BEHIND THE SCENES
5 JEFFS
YEAH, WE SAW IT ON THE INTERNET
    $200 19
Farrah Fawcett passed away & pilot Sully Sullenberger made a miracle landing on the Hudson
    $200 23
It's a statement of how much you owe
    $200 30
Humorist James Thurber ended a fable with the moral "A word to" these "is not sufficient if it doesn't make any sense"
    $200 29
The 2006 pilot for this sitcom was Penny-less; the nerdy heroes took in Katie, a street-smart beautician
    $200 24
In November 2017 this tech mogul's net worth passed $100 billion
    $200 28
On damnyouautothis.com: "Do you think Leonardo diva person will win an Oscar...Leonardo fixation...Lombardo DiCaprio"
    $400 20
The U.S. Constitution went into effect & the new Congress met for the first time
    $400 21
In a familiar phrase the spoils belong to this guy
    $400 27
A cartoon caption:
"Well, if I called" this, "why did you answer the phone?"
    $400 26
Filming 1990's "Days of Thunder", sparks flew for Tom Cruise & this future wife, playing Cole Trickle & Dr. Claire Lewicki
    $400 22
One of the soldiers who captured this Confederate president in May 1865 taunted him, "Well, Jeffy, how do you feel now?"
    $400 25
Get the sensation when you click on the York peppermint patty link at this Pennsylvania-based company's site
    $600 16
Communist leaders fell all over Europe, including Todor Zhivkov of Bulgaria after 35 years of rule
    $600 17
When this 3-letter word follows "down", the phrase means "know perfectly"; before "down", it's a synonym for frisk
    $600 14
From a short story, "Are you scraping around the bottom of the pickle barrel Are you sitting in" this "seat?"
    $600 13
The cry of the red-tailed hawk, heard here, is often dubbed in by movie sound designers for that of this majestic bird
    $600 15
In 1971 Jeff Johnson's literal dream about this goddess of victory led to his company taking her name
    $600 18
On YouTube, a little girl asks for help after trying this Japanese version of horseradish for the first time
    DD: $5,800 8
A year before the Pilgrims even landed, a Thanksgiving of sorts was held by newly arrived settlers to Virginia
    $800 7
It's the type of haircut seen here
    $800 12
"Nowadays most men lead lives of noisy" this
    $800 11
Bob Odenkirk went through training at this mall eatery to prepare for "Better Call Saul"
    $800 9
The Heffley family is snowed in during "Cabin Fever", a continuation of this literary series by Jeff Kinney
    $800 10
A dialysis section at the site for the AKF, or American this Fund, recommends a diet limiting potassium & sodium
    $1000 4
The Second Boer War began & Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag" was published
    $1000 6
If you lower someone's high opinion of himself, you take him down one of these, a wooden fastener
    $1000 5
"Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and" this
    $1000 2
The doc "Hearts of Darkness" has extended footage of Martin Sheen's unscripted hotel room breakdown from this film
    $1000 1
Balloons & basketballs are part of the art of this Jeff whose sculptures have sold for over $50 million
    $1000 3
In 2015 Funny or Die had a picture of a storefront sign of this tech chain; many letters were fritzed out but "adioS" remained

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

James Adam Katie
$16,000 $1,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Adam Katie
$19,400 $3,200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CANADIAN CITY NICKNAMES
PRESS YOUR LUCK
LITERARY ALLUSIONS
BOYS IN THE BAND
SOUNDS LIKE PIG LATIN
THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE
(Kelly: Philadelphia's Franklin Institute. Some of Ben's discoveries and a little of what scientists have been up to since his time.)
    $400 30
The Honeymoon Capital of the World
    $400 29
In 1450 he got a financier named Johann Fust to lend him 800 guilders to aid his printing press endeavors
    $400 28
The name of this despot staring out from countless posters in "1984" today signifies government control
    $400 26
Adam Clayton,
Bono,
the Edge
    $400 25
One hockey team has a temporary numerical advantage with an opposing player in the penalty box in this situation
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Franklin Institute.) In his lightning rods, Ben Franklin advocated a pointed tip to channel charge into the ground; this man, who became king in 1760 thought blunt ends were better--it wouldn't be their last dispute
    $800 9
City of Champions, Big Eddy
    $800 18
The press seen here is used on this Italian-named grilled sandwich
    $800 5
A 19th century character gives us this word for a penny-pincher
    $800 12
Steve Jones,
Johnny Rotten,
Sid Vicious
    $800 24
Long thought to have invented baseball, he fought for the Union at Antietam & Gettysburg
    $800 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Franklin Institute.) Tired of switching between the pair, Ben Franklin took lenses from his reading glasses & fused them with ones from his regular glasses, creating double spectacles, also known as these
    $1200 2
Broadway North or the 416
    $1200 17
5 New York newspapers banded together to found this news organization in 1846
    $1200 14
To be pulled into a weird, confusing environment is to go "down" this, just like Lewis Carroll's Alice
    $1200 13
Donnie Wahlberg,
Joey McIntyre,
Jordan Knight
    $1200 23
Most rye bread is flavored with these seeds
    $1200 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Franklin Institute.) The Edward G. Budd Company, maker of metal car parts, tried its hand at aircraft, and produced the first one entirely made of this heavy alliterative alloy to take flight--still has a nice shine to it
    $1600 3
La Vieille Capitale
    $1600 16
This type of press gets its name from being powered by the movement of fluid
    DD: $11,381 15
Meaning extremely large, this adjective comes from the name of Rabelais' giant of a 16th century character
    $1600 19
Stu Cook,
Tom Fogerty,
John Fogerty
    DD: $17,000 22
The book of Daniel gives us this 3-word phrase for a hero's unexpected flaw
    $1600 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Franklin Institute.) Beethoven & Mozart wrote for this instrument that Ben Franklin created, which he said gave him the greatest personal satisfaction of all his inventions
    $2000 4
'Toon Town
    $2000 10
Permanent press is a process where fabric gets chemically treated to make it resistant to these
    $2000 1
A community that is a hotbed of sex & drama, like the title town in a novel, film & TV soap opera of the 1950s & '60s
    $2000 20
Andy Hurley,
Patrick Stump,
Pete Wentz
    $2000 21
A nursery rhyme says, "I had a little pony his name was" this, "I lent him to a lady to ride a mile away"
    $2000 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Franklin Institute.) The Franklin Institute features a four-story pendulum named for this Frenchman; in the morning the museum starts the pendulum swinging in a north-south direction, & by 5, half the pegs are knocked down

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Adam Katie
$66,181 $11,200 $0
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
In 2014 this 10,000-square-mile region moved its clocks forward 2 hours to Moscow Standard Time

Final scores:

James Adam Katie
$106,181 $1 $0
9-day champion: $566,660 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James Adam Katie
$36,000 $11,200 $0
42 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
0 W
3 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,200

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