Show #7996 - Monday, May 20, 2019

James Holzhauer game 23.

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Adam Stone, an associate professor of political science from Marietta, Georgia

Jenny Gibbs, a handywoman and gardener from Charlottesville, Virginia

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 22-day cash winnings total $1,691,008)

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Jeopardy! Round

A DEGREE IN LITERATURE
MURPHY, BROWN
LET'S GO TO THAT SPORTS THING
HAMMER TIME
STOCK SYMBOLS
THE DOUBLE L WITH YOU
    $200 30
"'M.D.' means that" this character "was a proper doctor and knew a whole lot"--including animal language
    $200 22
California's 39th governor, from 2011 to 2019, he was also the 34th
    $200 12
Rodeo is featured at the Calgary this, a term for a frenzied rush of cattle, & that's no bull
    $200 2
The implement used in this athletic discipline is actually a metal ball attached to a wire & a handle
    $200 29
For its stock symbol, this company whose brands include Tide & Bounty gets a PG rating
    $200 28
It takes this community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town
    $400 23
Preacher Elmer Gantry earns his B.D., or bachelor of this, a quality he lacks
    $400 21
In "Dreamgirls" this funnyman showed off his musical side playing soul singer James "Thunder" Early
    $400 25
A long-distance public road race as well as a baseball term for scoring a bunch of runs to make up a deficit
    $400 24
A tiny one of these in the ear is called the malleus or the hammer
    $400 17
For all of your in-house projects & repairs, this company comes to you in HD
    $400 27
When talking about the U.S. federal budget, it's 1 followed by 12 zeroes
    $600 15
The title of the novel "The Paper Chase", made into a movie & TV series, refers to a diploma from this Harvard institution
    $600 20
Abraham Lincoln called this man's efforts at Harpers Ferry "peculiar", ending "in little else than his own execution"
    $600 18
The 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships included (probably) the last race for this all-time great, a bronze in downhill
    $600 19
This song contains the lyric "I'd hammer out love between my brothers & my sisters all over this land"
    $600 16
We're wild about this 3-letter stock symbol for Harley-Davidson that's also a nickname for their bikes
    $600 26
Count 'em up! There are 3 of these in the correct response, & 24 in the entire clue
    $800 14
Mary McCarthy graduated from this women's school in New York state in 1933 & wrote "The Group" about women who did too
    $800 13
He's a creator of "Glee" & "American Horror Story"
    $800 11
In 2021 we'll go down to the water & check out the best-of-13 chase for this oldest international sports trophy
    $800 10
Hammerfest in this Scandinavian country claims to be the northernmost city in Europe
    $800 7
HLT is Hilton; H by itself is this hotels corporation
    $800 9
Causing aversion, like a spray that fights off bugs
    $1000 5
In this author's "Brideshead Revisited", a father says of his son's univ. degree, "No use to me. Not much use to you either"
    DD: $1,000 4
Among the items she lost on the Titanic were crates of ancient artifacts that she had acquired for the Denver Museum
    $1000 1
A bonspiel is a meet where teams from various clubs compete in this Olympic sport; a molson or 2 may get consumed
    $1000 3
The first of his name, this 13th-century English king was called the Hammer of the Scots
    $1000 6
Appropriately, the stock symbol for Sotheby's auction house is this 3-letter verb
    $1000 8
Sheep fat used to make candles

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

James Jenny Adam
$7,200 $1,200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Jenny Adam
$12,000 $1,800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART SCHOOL OF FISH
NEW TO THE SCRABBLE PLAYERS DICTIONARY
A SHAPELY CATEGORY
A PRINCE AMONG MEN
"O" THE PLACES YOU'LL GO
THE MONTHLY MOVIE TITLE
    $400 29
The title subject of Henri Matisse's 1914 work, these popular pets were introduced to Europe in the 1600s
    $400 30
This opposite of smiley
    $400 24
As an adjective this word means star-shaped; as a noun, it's a space rock
    $400 26
This name of Romanian prince Vlad, who impaled his enemies, comes from the Latin word for "dragon"
    $400 28
Have a magical time at this oldest British university where you can see filming locations from the "Harry Potter" movies
    $400 18
Oliver Stone co-wrote this 1989 film with Vietnam vet Ron Kovic, the movie's subject
    $800 4
E.S. Hardy's 19th-century depiction of this Hans Christian Andersen character is seen here
    $800 22
Long awaited by players, this very common 2-letter word of approval
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a photograph with flare on the monitor.) The shape of a flare in photographs is based on the shape of this camera lens opening
    $800 25
In the Sutras he gave up being a prince on his journey towards enlightenment
    $800 27
You can go lots of places flying out of this busiest airport in the Midwest
    $800 17
In 1990 Sean Connery could have sung, "We all live in a non-yellow submarine" in this film, but thankfully, did not
    $1200 3
Shades of Spielberg--John Singleton Copley's scary 1782 painting is titled "Watson and" this beast
    $1200 21
This 6-letter word for your BFF
    $1200 5
It's the snaky 10-letter word for a zig-zag pattern
    $1200 7
You could call Cyrus the Younger, son of Darius II, by this title, also the name of a popular video game series
    $1200 13
You're headed to this island region of the Pacific that includes Melanesia, Micronesia & Polynesia
    $1200 16
4 women of the 1920s take to an Italian villa & have the time of their lives in "Enchanted" this
    $1600 2
A Winslow Homer has this weather condition in the title--the fisherman & his halibut catch are threatened by a bank of it
    $1600 20
This spicy pepper sauce, also known as rooster sauce
    $1600 11
Called the decider in Dungeons & Dragons, an icosahedron die has this many faces
    DD: $9,812 8
In the mid-19th century, Prince Felix of Schwarzenberg helped restore this Austrian line to prominence
    DD: $10,617 6
Pack your bags for this city, Japan's third-largest & the first in Asia to host a World's Fair
    $1600 15
An all-star cast including Meryl Streep gathers for a funeral in this 2013 adaptation of a Pulitzer-winning play
    $2000 1
This Frenchman, who inspired the Impressionists, painted some controversial works, & his fish were unorthodox too
    $2000 19
This cute canine, a cross of a toy breed & a hound dog
    $2000 10
In TV & movies, the shape of the screen is measured by this 2-word term--standard HDTV is 16:9
    $2000 9
Charlemagne had a son with this name who found he had "Magic To Do" in Italy
    $2000 12
Step on, up or down the Potemkin steps in this city
    $2000 14
In 1964 Burt Lancaster played a general attempting a military takeover of the government in this film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Jenny Adam
$49,229 $4,600 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NAME THE FRENCH AUTHOR
"I am making myself liable to Articles 30 & 31 of the law of 29 July regarding the press, which make libel a punishable offense"

Final scores:

James Jenny Adam
$89,229 $8,801 $1
23-day champion: $1,780,237 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James Jenny Adam
$32,000 $4,600 $4,200
37 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
11 R,
3 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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