Show #7985 - Friday, May 3, 2019

James Holzhauer game 22.

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Carol Hansen, a retired database administrator from San Francisco, California

Pete Vanderhyden, an airline pilot from Murrieta, California

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 21-day cash winnings total $1,608,627)

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Jeopardy! Round

TV SHOWS BY COUPLE
BEGINS & ENDS WITH "W"
CLASSIC LITERATURE
(Alex: And then in honor of tomorrow's date, "May the 4th be with you"...)
SCI-FI STUFF
NOBODY EXPECTS
THE SPINACH ACQUISITION
    $200 30
Monica & Chandler
    $200 29
To take money out of an account
    $200 25
"The horror! The horror!" are Mr. Kurtz' dying words in this novella
    $200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Profiles in History in Calabasas, California.) The latex prosthetic ears worn by this "Star Trek" actor in the late '60s even have some residual makeup left on them
    $200 24
It's a hoot the first time a kid gets surprised by the clown emerging from this windup toy
    $200 27
A sailor man might acquire the brand of spinach named for this comic book mariner
    $400 22
Carrie & Mr. Big
    $400 21
It's the interval during which conditions are suitable for the safe launch of a spacecraft
    $400 20
From this French novel: "'But you're one against four!' cried Jussac. 'Stop fighting! I order you to stop fighting!'"
    $400 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from Profiles in History in Calabasas, California.) The piece here is really green cast resin in crystal form, but in "Superman III", it was called this, & appeared onscreen with Christopher Reeve
    $400 23
Surprise is key in this baseball play with a deadly name that aims to score a runner from third
    $400 26
Spinach & beets are part of this alphanumeric drink from Campbell's
    $600 17
Jim Halpert & Pam Beesly, who hooked up at work
    $600 7
Native to northern temperate zones, this tree of the genus Salix is valued for shade & erosion control
    $600 16
He wrote such classics as "The Bostonians", "The Portrait of a Lady" & "The Wings of the Dove"
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Profiles in History in Calabasas, California.) Seen in Dr. Zaius' private chambers, the Lawgiver statue from this 1968 film looks to be stone, but is actually made of cast & carved rigid polyfoam
    $600 15
David Niven & the audience were taken unawares when one of these rushed the Oscars stage in 1974
    $600 13
Get spinach because it's high in the beta-carotene form of this vitamin AKA retinol
    $800 8
Luke & Lorelai
    $800 3
It's someone's global perspective or philosophy of life
    $800 9
This tale by Robert Louis Stevenson says, "I learned to recognize the thorough and primitive duality of man"
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Profiles in History in Calabasas, California.) This maquette was a model for the alien queen who in a classic movie moment faces off against this character, played so powerfully by Sigourney Weaver
    $800 12
People were surprised when Kadovar volcano erupted in 2018, as it was considered this, from the Latin for "sleep"
    $800 11
Each day Berghoff's restaurant in Chicago makes a giant cauldron of delicious spinach in this form
    $1000 4
Cory & Topanga, the first time around
    $1000 2
A good boss knows how to manage this, the process of handling tasks
    DD: $1,000 1
Part one of "Les Miserables" is "Fantine"; part two is named for this daughter of hers
    $1000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Profiles in History in Calabasas, California.) Repurposed black, padded hockey gloves were part of a Cylon from this '70s sci-fi show, but balancing out the cool factor, the helmet is outfitted with the awesome red Cyclops eye
    $1000 6
This head of state was surprised to receive a back rub from George W. Bush at the 2006 G8 summit
    $1000 10
Order a dish prepared this way, after a city in Italy, & you should get some spinach

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

James Pete Carol
$8,200 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Pete Carol
$13,200 $1,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL DANCE MIX
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
WORLD CITIES
A BUNCH OF HOOEY!
THINGS THAT HAPPENED
GETTING ALL SCIENCE "E"
    $400 30
"Waltz of the Flowers" is from this holiday ballet by Tchaikovsky
    $400 29
Starting in the 1930s, Elmo Roper was the first to develop the scientific use of these in political forecasting
    $400 6
This capital is conveniently located near Spain's exact geographic center
    $400 28
The Mandinka term Maamajomboo was corrupted as this rhyming term
    $400 27
In the mid-19th century, the U.S. Army imported these creatures from Africa as pack animals--it didn't
    $400 1
This type of plant keeps its leaves all year, as the name implies
    $800 16
His Opus 72 is "Norwegian Peasant Dances"
    $800 20
Keeping silent is one way to avoid this political speaking "disease", a pun on a real disease of cattle
    $800 5
Home to more than 1.4 million people, Novosibirsk is the main city in this 5-million-square-mile region of Russia
    $800 25
This 3-letter word for decay or decomposition is also a very British way to say "hooey"
    $800 10
In 1536 Henry VIII fell from a horse; the shock made this second wife miscarry & soon, still sonless, she was executed
    $800 26
This branch of zoology that focuses on insects emerged as a distinct field of study in the early 19th century
    $1200 15
"Chatterbox" by Josef Strauss is this type of lively dance later to be featured by Lawrence Welk
    DD: $2,000 19
He became U.S. Attorney General in 2019, 27 years after taking the job for the first time
    $1200 4
If you're into bridges, this city has more than 400 of 'em, including the Rialto that crosses the Grand Canal
    $1200 22
Worthless opinions, or the edible stomach lining of ruminants
    $1200 8
A Russian team showed up too late to the 1908 Olympics because they were still using this calendar
    DD: $11,381 12
Proprioception is a synonym for this sense of balance
    $1600 14
In the 1840s Henryk Szopowicz wrote a collection of mazurkas "a la" this composer
    $1600 18
From the Latin for "bring back", it's a direct vote by the people; in 2019 Britons contemplated a second Brexit one
    $1600 2
If you're gonna lie in the heart of something, make it the gold field of the Witwatersrand, like this huge South African city
    $1600 21
"Stuff and" this is an idiom to be interjected when you hear something untrue
    $1600 7
Alfred Nobel wrote that it was "the irony of fate" to be prescribed this for his angina late in life
    $1600 11
It's the one-word name for a red blood cell
    $2000 13
One movement of Mendelssohn's "Italian" symphony evokes this dance with an Italian name meaning an arachnid
    $2000 17
The USA's second-longest of these lasted 21 days in 1995-96, over budgets & social program spending
    $2000 3
Lesser-known conquistador Pedro de Alvarado founded this capital that's named for Jesus
    $2000 24
Just like it sounds, this rhyming word really once meant "applause enticement"
    $2000 9
This central Asian conqueror who died in 1405 was exhumed in Uzbekistan in 1941; his lameness was confirmed
    $2000 23
Hello...hello...hello...it's an ultrasound image of the heart used to diagnose congenital heart disease

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Pete Carol
$47,381 $4,600 $5,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORDS OF THE 2000s
In 2008 Time Magazine described this new practice as "one part social networking and one part capital accumulation"

Final scores:

James Pete Carol
$82,381 $0 $2,399
22-day champion: $1,691,008 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Pete Carol
$37,200 $4,600 $5,000
43 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
7 R,
2 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $46,800

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