Show #8768 - Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 5.


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Michael Vaz, a tutor from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Mary Dishigrikyan, a school psychologist from North Hollywood, California

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 4-day cash winnings total $95,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
On May 29, 1953 2 adventurers finished boldly going where no man had gone before & stood here
    $200 5
"A pound of that same merchant's flesh is thine"
    $200 25
Sick of having plates chipped by her servants, in the 1880s Josephine Cochran invented this machine
    $200 23
In a 2006 film title youngster Akeelah competes in one of these
    $200 22
It's the only team with an out-of-the-U.S. address
    $200 21
A traditional yearbook senior superlative is this alliterative "couple"
    $400 9
On Dec. 16, 1773 this body of water sipped on 342 chests of tea formerly belonging to the British East India Company
    $400 4
"She hangs upon the cheek of night like a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear"
    $400 26
In 1888 Thomas Adams installed vending machines dispensing this (Tutti Frutti flavor) on NYC train platforms
    $400 24
It's the nickname for celery filled with peanut butter & topped with raisins
    $400 27
It's the southernmost team in the NBA
    $400 20
"I'm losin' you, I'm losin' you", sang U2, "ain't love the" this "thing"
    $600 6
We keep it 100s (A.D.) as we talk about this landmark that ran 70+ miles from the River Tyne to the Solway Firth
    $600 1
"If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me"
    $600 14
Not as famous as its chess-playing descendant, in 1962 an IBM 7094 beat a champion named Robert Nealey at this game
    $600 12
There are some moving parts on this type of knife seen here
    $600 28
Once a head coach at Louisiana Tech, Teresa Weatherspoon became an assistant coach for this New Orleans team in 2020
    $600 11
Nobody wants to be called this 5-letter superlative; change its only vowel to a "U" & it becomes a sausage
    DD: $1,600 7
N.E. of Bilbao, this town was the site of tragedy on April 26, 1937, when 1/3 of its people were killed or wounded in a German attack
    $800 2
"As he was valiant, I honor him; but, as he was ambitious, I slew him"
    $800 15
A combine on a farm is short for combine this, a machine that cuts & threshes grain
    $800 13
The name of this radio storytelling project evokes summer nights spinning yarns under a porch light
    $800 29
In the 1990s they were the NBA champs 6 times, twice winning back-to-back-to-back
    $800 18
A book of records came about after a Guinness executive wondered if among game birds, the one he had just missed shooting was this
    $1000 8
You can visit the Central High School National Historic Site at 2120 West Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive in this city
    $1000 3
"How dost thou, Benedick, the married man?"
    $1000 16
A company called Dominion filed suit claiming it was defamed by news reports about these machines
    $1000 17
A computer program that searches & catalogs links on the Internet
    $1000 30
This alliterative team is last alphabetically
    $1000 19
In TV ads the Maytag repairman was the this "guy in town"

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

Ray Mary Michael
$3,000 -$400 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Mary Michael
$5,000 -$200 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Responses end in "I".)
    $400 30
Vanuatu's Pentecost Island is widely believed to be the birthplace of this "land diving" sport in which a cord is tied to your feet
    $400 23
Born in Buckingham Palace in 1948, he was the heir, apparently, for quite some time, until a sad day in 2022
    $400 1
This yellow-flowered weed with notched leaves is eaten in salads & used to make tea & wine
    $400 6
This group asked, "Does anybody really know what time it is?"; they later said it was "25 Or 6 To 4"
    $400 27
Cloves, cinnamon & dried berries can make a scent-sational one of these mixtures
    $400 29
Allergies, dry conditions & frequent sneezing are top causes of this sanguine event
    $800 24
There are about 900 stone figures on this island 2,300 miles off the coast of South America
    $800 22
Last name of actor Balthazar, one of the heirs to the fortune his great-grandfather built up in oil
    $800 21
This 5-letter type of Japanese breadcrumbs makes a crunchy crust for your fried foods
    $800 5
Feel free to do the "SNL" headbopping as you say--but do not sing!--this Haddaway hit..."Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me, no more"
    $800 28
Both Hemingway & Teddy Roosevelt wrote about this type of hunting expedition
    $800 11
This type of chin that many find attractive is caused by an unfused jaw bone
    $1200 17
Calling them the Friendly Islands for the welcome he received, this British explorer arrived in Tonga in 1773
    $1200 13
Chuck Collins decided an heir to this meat fortune is not what he'd truly like to be, gave away his legacy & fights inequality
    $1200 18
Add vodka to grenadine & ginger ale to make the "dirty" version of this movie star mocktail
    $1200 2
His album "Armed Forces" has Nick Lowe's song "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding"
    $1200 7
The name of these mushrooms comes from the Latin for "pig"
    $1200 10
To help make facial expressions, the frontalis muscle raises these while the corrugator supercilii muscles help lower them
    DD: $3,000 25
A June 1942 naval battle is named for this Pacific island whose name indicates its position between America & Asia
    DD: $4,000 15
The 1889 death of Archduke Rudolf, the heir apparent to the Austro-Hungarian throne, put this man next in line after Rudy's uncle; oops
    $1600 19
Named for a statesman & not a French country house, this thick tenderloin steak served with a sauce is big enough for 2
    $1600 3
"Do You Feel Like We Do"? at least for the next 14 minutes or so? asked this virtuoso guitarist, coming alive in 1976
    $1600 8
It's the portmanteau name for the beach outfit seen here
    $1600 12
This membrane in the ear receives sound vibrations & sends them to the auditory ossicles
    $2000 26
The Marquesas & Gambier islands are 2 of the 5 groups that make up this French overseas territory
    $2000 16
This man who served closely with J. Edgar Hoover at the FBI was a beneficiary of & the executor of Hoover's will
    $2000 20
Many Latin American dishes start with a base of tomatoes, onions & spices called this, from a Spanish word meaning "to fry gently"
    $2000 4
On "How Soon Is Now?", Johnny Marr ran his rhythm guitar track through 4 amps to create a stunning tremolo effect for this band
    $2000 9
You can call the dish seen here broccoli rabe or this
    $2000 14
These are the soft parts of a baby's skull

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Mary Michael
$19,200 $3,000 $18,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The title object of this book "never looked more beautiful... each strand held dozens of bright drops of early morning dew"

Final scores:

Ray Mary Michael
$36,900 $1,000 $19,201
5-day champion: $132,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ray Mary Michael
$17,800 $3,000 $15,200
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
3 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2022-10-25
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