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Here's a "Jeopardy!" quiz:
This high-ranking Omaha city official has a son-in-law who has, as of Friday, raked in $62,800 in prize money on the popular game show.
Have a guess?
If you said the question is “Who is Mayor Jim Suttle?” you've got it.
Mike Lewis, a Bloomington, Minn., computer software engineer and husband of Suttle's daughter, Adele, is on a “Jeopardy!” winning streak.
On Thursday's show, when he was the only contestant to answer a final “Jeopardy!” question about a Spanish artist's work, he picked up $35,000.
That win landed him a spot on Friday's show, where he maintained a lead all the way through the broadcast. In final “Jeopardy!” he correctly answered a question about “A Spoonful of Sugar,” the tune from the 1964 musical “Mary Poppins,” and won an additional $27,800.
Suttle, who was in Minnesota to watch the broadcast with his family, said Lewis had been trying to land a spot on the game show for a couple of years. After going through the screening process, he got a call last fall inviting him to a taping Jan. 9. Suttle said family members have known the result of Lewis' performance since then but have kept it a secret.
Lewis, 42, is an Air Force veteran who now works for a defense contractor. Suttle said both his daughter and son-in-law keep up to date on current events and enjoy playing trivia games.
“He's a walking trivia machine,” Suttle said of Lewis.
Friday's win means Lewis moves forward to Monday's broadcast as a returning champion.
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