Show #7976 - Monday, April 22, 2019

James Holzhauer game 13.


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Rebecca McNitt, an archivist from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Rob Hornick, a product manager from San Francisco, California

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 12-day cash winnings total $851,926)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
Earth Day is observed on April 22; some who can't wait that long think it should be on the vernal this
    $200 29
Snooki, Pauly D & the rest of the cast reunited for some fun in Miami & later Las Vegas for this show's "Family Vacation"
    $200 25
This capital of the Bahamas bears the name of a defunct duchy
    $200 4
Made consistent:
The SAT & ACT are this type of test
    $200 16
This "Cleopatra" actress requested that she arrive 15 minutes late for her own funeral
    $400 20
Senator Gaylord Nelson created the first Earth Day in 1970 after seeing a huge one of these off the coast of Santa Barbara, Cal.
    $400 27
This augmented reality game, where you try to capture Pikachu in a store or forest was a summer craze in 2016
    $400 28
Some of the stunts from its first season in 2001 included a snake pit, a cricket crunch & a worm coffin
    $400 26
Italians know this famous peak as Monte Cervino
    $400 24
Made generally known via a press release
    $400 17
Guests this First Lady invited to her own Simi Valley funeral included Wayne Newton & Mr. T
    $600 10
John Denver wrote a song called "Earth Day Every Day" but a concert for Earth Day 2011 was named for this bigger hit of his
    $600 22
This New Jersey governor won praise for his response to superstorm Sandy
    $600 11
Disguised CEOs work alongside their employees to examine the inner workings of their companies on this CBS series
    $600 23
The West Texas Walk of Fame in this city began as a tribute to native son Buddy Holly
    $600 15
Admitted to Mount Sinai in New York or to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles
    $600 18
Known by this title, the royal who died aged 101 in 2002 had viewed rehearsals of her funeral & reportedly had 1 horse replaced
    $800 21
For the 20th Earth Day, 750,000 crowded Central Park & this first Afr.-Amer. NYC mayor said, "Black & white... we are all green"
    $800 6
On Jan. 1, 2014 in Denver, 1/8 ounce of Bubba Kush was the USA's first legal sale of this for recreational purposes
    $800 19
Now divorced, the couple seen here was back turning houses for a profit on season 8 of this show
    $800 12
About 20 miles south of Kampala, this city is at the end of a peninsula that juts into Lake Victoria
    $800 13
Small, like a child, or containing 16 ounces
    $800 14
At his request, everyone wore jeans as this Southern rocker was laid to rest near brother Duane in 2017
    $1000 5
An ad that debuted on Earth Day 1971 showed a crying Indian & the slogan "People start" this word; "people can stop it"
    DD: $1,000 1
The flag called the Estelada is the symbol of the independence movement for this region of Spain
    $1000 8
A TLC series subtitled "Buried Alive" focused on people with this title disorder
    $1000 2
Belonging to Canada, it's the fifth-largest island in the world
    $1000 7
Combined with element No. 8
    $1000 3
Instructions by this American that his body was not to lie in state were found a few days too late in 1945

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

James Rob Rebecca
$6,200 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Rob Rebecca
$10,000 $2,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
The 1820s utopian community New Harmony had what's been called the USA's first of these schools for 5-year-olds
    $400 27
The 1513 political treatise "The Prince"
    $400 28
A man's singing or speaking voice in a register that's artificially much higher than normal
    $400 21
He played Romeo in "Romeo + Juliet" & Howard Hughes in "The Aviator"
    $400 25
With independence in 1993, Eritrea made Ethiopia landlocked, cutting off its access to this sea
    $400 23
Vitamin K is essential for blood to be able to do this normally
    $800 29
Los Angeles has been described as "100" of these communities "in search of a city"
    $800 26
"The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck" (did the illustrations too)
    $800 19
A "little house" for gambling activities... how about the Golden Nugget?
    $800 20
She won a Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in "If Beale Street Could Talk"
    $800 24
A 24-year armed conflict led to the independence of this nation from South Africa in 1990
    $800 22
This branch of physics deals with the relationship between heat & other forms of energy
    $1200 5
Though never a CEO, Barack Obama worked in his 20s in Chicago as a C.O., short for this
    $1200 12
"Invisible Man", a classic of African-American lit
    $1200 18
Crew up for this, a sporting event consisting of a series of boat races
    $1200 17
The Ancient One in "Doctor Strange", she uses a shortened form of her middle name, Matilda
    DD: $9,812 3
The 2 Saudi-adjacent countries called this (Aden) & this (Sanaa) merged in 1990 to form a new nation
    $1200 10
Resembling a hedgehog, the echidna is also known as the "spiny" this creature
    $1600 4
Considered an oxymoron, it's the 2-word concept of the world as one community linked by modern communications
    $1600 9
"The Silver Chair", in which King Caspian is an old man
    $1600 7
A long short story, running about 100 pages
    $1600 16
In a 2018 TV movie Peter Dinklage played this co-star of "Fantasy Island"
    $1600 2
Until 1994 the nation of Palau was part of this "small" Pacific island group
    $1600 1
The difference between fluorescence & this type of glow named for element No. 15 is--complicated
    $2000 6
It's a Hindu spiritual community like Sabarmati, where Gandhi stayed
    DD: $11,914 13
"The Social Contract", 1762 advice on how to recover liberty
    $2000 8
The name of a Venetian ship factory gave us this word for a place where arms & ammunition are stored
    $2000 15
This actor played a very good guy on "The West Wing" & a very bad guy in "Get Out"
    $2000 14
Russia & China do not recognize the sovereignty of this Muslim majority nation that broke away from Serbia in 2008
    $2000 11
An experiment in which animals are reared in isolation to see what features are innate is named for this foundling of 19th c. Germany

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Rob Rebecca
$52,126 $2,000 $4,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a poem Lord Byron, a lover of Greece, calls this diplomat & fellow lord a "plunderer"

Final scores:

James Rob Rebecca
$90,812 $2,727 $4,001
13-day champion: $942,738 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Rob Rebecca
$33,600 $2,000 $4,600
37 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
6 R,
2 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2019-02-26
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