Show #8766 - Monday, December 19, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 3.


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Miranda Onnen, an assistant attorney general from Astoria, New York

Andrew Schmidt, an automotive marketing consultant from Roswell, Georgia

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $60,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In Sweden, a Christmas straw one is traditional; here's the 42-foot, 4-ton example in Gävle
    $200 21
This month:
The Bastille falls on the 14th; the Freedom of Information Act is signed on the 4th
    $200 16
Branta canadensis is the scientific name for this bird--honk!--that can be--honk!--loud &--honk! annoying
    $200 11
In 1974 a national speed limit went into effect, making this the maximum speed for some 20 years
    $200 2
Everybody who was anybody appeared on the talk show hosted by this man, near & dear to "Jeopardy!"
    $200 15
A beastly specialist:
    $400 27
In Iceland, kids put their boots by a window & either get candy if they're good or rotten these tubers if not
    $400 29
This landmark:
38 coronation ceremonies & the wedding of Prince William & Catherine Middleton
    $400 28
Lack of a fully developed syrinx keeps this long-necked bird mostly voiceless, perhaps not to wake the baby it's bringing
    $400 10
In one of those songs that gets stuck in your head, Nena sang about this many balloons
    $400 4
This "Game of Thrones" prequel opens 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen
    $400 12
A dose dispenser:
    $600 26
Streets are closed to traffic as people roller skate to Christmas Eve mass in this capital of Venezuela
    $600 23
This nation:
Ex-electrician Lech Walesa becomes president; a local archbishop becomes pope
    $600 19
Sharing its name with a pro baseball team, this orange & black bird with a 2-word name can also range down to South America
    $600 7
Numerically, it's when Veterans Day is celebrated
    $600 1
Tatiana Maslany stars as this title character: "Attorney at Law"
    $600 13
(the anagram is its own clue)
    $800 25
Japan keeps the holidays "extra crispy" with what has become a traditional Christmas meal from this chain
    $800 22
This bacterium transmitted from animals to humans:
Identified in 1876, feared as a bioweapon today
    $800 18
Boasting a nearly 5-foot wingspan, the red-tailed this bird of prey can reach speeds of 120 mph in a dive
    $800 8
Biblically, it's the "number of the beast"
    $800 3
"Which Witch is Which" is an episode of this sitcom starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha Stephens
    $800 14
April is the cruellest month:
    $1000 24
North of Quezon City, San Fernando is the "Christmas Capital of" this nation, holding a Giant Lantern Festival in December
    $1000 20
This clause barring a state religion:
Ratified as part of the First Amendment, 1791; cited in Edwards v. Aguillard, 1987
    $1000 17
Facts about this seabird: Its 3-letter name has 2 vowels, it has short wings & webbed feet & it stands upright on land
    $1000 9
Following Hank Aaron's retirement, both the Braves & the Brewers retired this uniform number
    DD: $1,800 5
The main characters of "Back to the Future" helped inspire this animated series that debuted in 2013
    $1000 30
Habitat for Humanity needs you:

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

Ray Andrew Miranda
$600 $2,400 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Andrew Miranda
$7,000 $2,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
Hilda was the middle name of this prime minister in office from 1979 to 1990
    $400 29
This sacred mount is the highest peak in Japan
    $400 24
So as not to clash with the surrounding scenery, one of these eateries in Sedona, Arizona has turquoise arches instead of golden
    $400 3
In 2022 this "Toy Story" character got his own origin movie
    $400 25
This sometimes terrifying toy often plays "Pop Goes The Weasel"
    $400 27
A resident of Amherst, Massachusetts, she wrote, "Ashes denote that fire was; respect the grayest pile"
    $800 20
In 1893, activist Fannie Barrier Williams successfully fought for Black inclusion at this city's Columbian Exposition
    $800 30
Large country between Niger & Sudan
    $800 23
Due to an oversight, the law admitting this "Buckeye State" into the Union wasn't signed until 1953, 150 years after the fact
    $800 4
She's the kick-ass character played by Linda Hamilton in the "Terminator" films
    $800 26
This phrase meaning someone is vulnerable to attack refers to something sharks are attracted to
    $800 28
In "The Hobbit", this dragon appeared "as a spark of fire rushing towards them and growing ever huger and more bright"
    $1200 9
An Aztec woman named Doña Marina was a mistress of & an interpreter for this Spanish conquistador
    $1200 16
Ancient Mesopotamian city of 3500 B.C., in ruins today & known as Tell el-Muqayyar
    DD: $3,000 12
Sometimes confused, these 2 groups of descendants in Louisiana with French ties give their names to 2 types of cuisine
    $1200 1
In a 2003 horror film, it was Jason Voorhees against this killer, a match made in hell
    $1200 6
Elton John used this title metaphor to describe the lives of Marilyn Monroe & Princess Di
    DD: $4,000 13
An ode Emerson wrote for this town where he lived includes, "Oh tenderly the haughty day, fills his blue urn with fire"
    $1600 10
Ada Lovelace, who wrote what many consider the first computer program, was the daughter of this lord of poetry
    $1600 17
I want you to show me this city in Vietnam, or at least its arena, where elephant versus tiger fights were staged long ago
    $1600 22
This city that's home to the Naval Academy was briefly capital of the United States
    $1600 2
He's the bumbling French detective in the Pink Panther movies
    $1600 7
Misfiring muskets gave us this idiom for someone promising, yet ultimately unsuccessful
    $1600 14
In 1667 he penned, "Incens'd with indignation Satan stood, unterrify'd, and like a comet burned"
    $2000 11
In 1137 she inherited the duchy of Aquitaine & a husband, France's Louis VII
    $2000 18
Longtime Portuguese colony of India
    $2000 21
The ballad of him begins, "Come all you rounders if you want to hear a story about a brave engineer"
    $2000 5
Audrey Hepburn & later Julia Ormond played this title character, a chauffeur's daughter
    $2000 8
The title of this book, published after Hemingway's death, alludes to Bimini & Cuba & inspired a song of the same name
    $2000 15
In the "Rubaiyat", he wrote that hell was "the shadow of a soul on fire"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Andrew Miranda
$31,600 $4,000 $9,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Unable to make these candies perfectly round, the confectioner embraced this flawed name for the product

Final scores:

Ray Andrew Miranda
$24,200 $1,273 $10,000
3-day champion: $84,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ray Andrew Miranda
$27,000 $4,000 $9,000
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2022-10-25
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