Show #8765 - Friday, December 16, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 2.


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Elizabeth Pontefract, a strategy consultant from Seattle, Washington

Neal Gettling, a financial analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
" ____ In the Garden of Good & Evil"
    $200 4
Not far from Yakutat, the Malaspina one of these covers 1,300 square miles (well, today)
    $200 6
Valerie Bertinelli said of this rock icon that she loved him "more than I know how to explain. I loved his soul"
    $200 21
Believed to be the seat of feeling & intelligence, this organ was left in the body while the brain & other organs were taken out
    $200 16
You can stand this way, or do it to walk quietly past a bad situation
    $200 11
Talc is a 1 on the Mohs hardness scale; this mineral is a 10, the hardest
    $400 2
"____ ____ Warning: How Concussions, Crime, & Controversy Could Kill the NFL"
    $400 5
In 2015 "The Daily Show" reported on the fight to rename this huge mountain "after a popular sport utility vehicle"
    $400 7
Fans the world over celebrate this reggae legend on February 6, his birthday
    $400 24
Louisa May Alcott wrote one of the first tales about a mummy's curse in her story "Lost in" one of these structures
    $400 17
Early use of this phrase about unseen trouble is said to refer to awareness of how the Titanic sank
    $400 12
An EF5 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale means one of these with winds over 200 mph; get to safety now!
    $600 3
"High ____"
by Nora Roberts
    DD: $2,000 28
Named for a son of King George III, this sound with Valdez as a main port, was the site of the Exxon-Valdez oil spill
    $600 8
At the 2022 Newport Folk Festival, she delighted fans with her "Both Sides Now" & "Big Yellow Taxi", among others
    $600 25
A goddess named Meretseger was said to have the body of one of these snakes; she protected tombs & their mummies by blinding thieves
    $600 18
In Brit slang, to be honkers is to be swizzled, sloshed or this
    $600 13
On the Fitzpatrick skin-tone scale, light-skinned type 1s are at high risk of this skin cancer that kills 10,000 Americans a year
    $800 19
A Jack Ryan Jr. novel:
"____ Hour"
    $800 27
Attu & Kiska are islands in this chain extending 1,200 miles west of the Alaskan peninsula
    $800 9
On a historic day in 1976, Joe Strummer met Mick Jones in London, calling their legendary band this came later
    $800 26
Natron, a mineral from dry lake beds that's a carbonate of this element, was used during mummification to dry the body out
    $800 22
A critical time before a big change, like in Gladwell's "The" this: "How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference"
    $800 14
The Moon is nearly invisible at "L=0", the lowest level on the Danjon scale, measuring its brightness during this event
    $1000 20
About the Doolittle raid: ____ ____Over Tokyo"
    $1000 29
Named for an early 20th century vice president, this city boasts 24 hours of sunlight for 70 days across May to July
    $1000 10
Her recording career lasted less than 4 years; her final studio album was 1971's "Pearl", featuring "Me And Bobby McGee"
    $1000 30
Seti II was one of many pharaohs whose mummies were entombed in this valley
    $1000 23
In song, "It's a long way to" here, "It's a long way to go"
    $1000 15
An expert on these natural dangers with a Japanese name, Fumihiko Imamura has a scale of their intensity partly named for him

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

Ray Neal Elizabeth
$1,000 $200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Neal Elizabeth
$4,800 $0 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Christmas commemorates Jesus' birth in a stable in this town, to which his parents came from Nazareth
    $400 26
Both tam o' shanters & Balmoral caps are adorned with these double-speak fluffy balls
    $400 20
Forest, one of these at Queensland's Australia Zoo, stands almost 19 feet tall, barefoot
    $400 23
To change a letter to uppercase, or to take advantage of
    $400 14
Having occupied Albania, in 1940 this leader launched a disastrous invasion of Greece without even telling his pal Hitler
    $400 1
"Amadeus" & "The Sound of Music" are mainly set in this country
    $800 5
While we talk about the 12 days of Christmas, Hanukkah is celebrated over 8 nights, with lighted candles in this candelabra
    $800 27
With some help from porcupines, Native Americans produced highly ornamental quill work, like this type of shoe
    $800 19
Before the arrival of big cats over a new isthmus, flightless 10-foot terror birds were the apex predators of this continent
    $800 24
Containing a body part, this compound word happens when people get together to come up with ideas
    $800 15
Germany's August 1914 invasion of this country, beginning with an assault on Liège, brought Britain into World War I
    $800 7
On TV & in film, Clark Kent worked at the Daily Planet in this city
    $1200 2
This fourth gospel mentions Jerusalem, Jesus & the Feast of the Dedication indicating that Jesus likely celebrated Hanukkah
    $1200 28
A representation of a sea nymph served as this bit of ornamentation on the front of HMS Arethusa in the Crimean War
    $1200 11
Found in colossal squid, the largest these, 10-plus inches in diameter, are thought to be for detecting predators, not prey
    $1200 17
There's a "Q" in this word meaning to give something up, like a throne
    $1200 16
On May 1, 2003, 6 weeks after the invasion of Iraq, George W. Bush stood under a banner bearing these 2 words
    $1200 8
TV's Buffy Summers attends high school in this town
    $1600 3
Bah! Humbug! Starting under this Lord Protector, Christmas was canceled in England until the Restoration
    $1600 29
Seen here is this distinguishing feature of many Gothic churches, so named because it radiates out like a certain flower
    $1600 12
In 2014 Satao, one of Kenya's biggest elephants, was killed by poachers seeking this material
    DD: $2,400 18
Latin for "easy" gives us this verb meaning to assist in the progress of something
    $1600 21
Mahmud of Ghazna in Afghanistan, the 1st ruler with this title of a Muslim monarch, liked to invade India yearly, 17 times in all
    $1600 9
"Stranger Things" & "A Christmas Story" take place in this U.S. state
    $2000 4
Traditionally, Hanukkah celebrates a victory by this family led by Judah & the miracle of a small amount of oil lasting for 8 days
    $2000 30
Working from National Geographic photos, Don Featherstone designed the first of these lawn ornaments in 1957
    DD: $4,000 13
40 feet long & weighing 11 tons or more, this largest living fish has 2 animals in its name
    $2000 25
This "milky" verb means to make disparate elements similar
    $2000 22
This king of England who was killed at the start of the Norman Conquest had just finished repelling a Norwegian invasion
    $2000 10
The Forest Moon of this planet is the home of the Ewoks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Neal Elizabeth
$23,600 $400 $8,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's home to 58 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, more than any other country; the sites include a volcano & a lagoon

Final scores:

Ray Neal Elizabeth
$28,000 $193 $100
2-day champion: $60,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ray Neal Elizabeth
$21,600 $4,800 $8,800
27 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
10 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2022-10-24
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