Show #8769 - Thursday, December 22, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 6.


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Kathy Boelter, an administrator from Sunnyvale, California

Mitch Cutter, a salmon conservation associate from Boise, Idaho

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 5-day cash winnings total $132,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each correct response is two words, different by one vowel.)
(Ken: You'll have to name the movie or show in which she speaks each of these lines.)
    $200 15
A 2012 pilot program by police in Rialto, California used BWCs, body-worn these
    $200 25
He's the misunderstood alpha creature of Skull Island
    $200 30
Genesis 9:28 says he "lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years"
    $200 29
...books, with more than 25 million of them cataloged at this site founded in 1800
    $200 27
In a 1964 movie Mary Poppins flew into town with one of these, which had a magical talking parrot head handle
    $200 10
In Monterey on HBO:
"My life isn't perfect, Madeline, bad things have happened to me. I do understand the concept"
    $400 13
The genius & importance of Eli Whitney's cotton gin was that it easily removed these from raw cotton
    $400 24
Adjective meaning indecisive or weakly ineffective
    $400 26
Pheasant Island--Ile des Faisans in French or Faisai Uhartea in Basque--swaps nationalities biannually between France & this nation
    $400 1
...serenity: the Kumano Nachi Taisha shrine of this religion, with Japan's tallest waterfall behind it
    $400 28
Sometimes heard in magical chants, this rhyming term now refers to deception or trickery of any kind
    $400 9
& Nicole Kidman sings! To Ewan McGregor:
"The only way of loving me baby, is to pay a lovely fee"
    $600 4
Early on Dec. 7, 1941, a new SCR-270 radar device detected but didn't recognize Japanese aircraft over this island
    $600 23
The name of the club in "Cabaret", or a candy bar
    $600 18
In 2022 Sting & Shaggy honored a third musician, this singing legend, with "Com Fly Wid Mi", doing his songs but in a reggae style
    $600 2
...otherworldly objects: this NASA space center in Houston has a large cache of Moon rocks from the Apollo missions
    DD: $3,000 21
Born in New Jersey in 1956, this magician has "A Christmas Carol" in his top 10 books list, not the 1850 book he's named for
    $600 7
In a remake:
"All of the women are always busy & perfect & smiling, & all of the men are always happy"
    $800 12
In 1998, Campbell Aird got what was called the first this arm, electronically controlled like on TV's "Six Million Dollar Man"
    $800 11
"A rub dub, just relaxing in the tub" is a line from this Bobby Darin hit song
    $800 16
Ursus maritimus, this animal is amazing both on land & at sea, able to run up to 25 mph & prey on beluga whales
    $800 3
...laughs, at this L.A. "Store" opened in 1972 on Sunset Blvd., with notable alumni like Billy Crystal & Eddie Murphy
    $800 5
It's the term for a witch's aide; it might take the form of a cat or a toad & was said to feed from a witch's mole or wart
    $800 6
Getting nose-y:
"Leonard, always the years between us. Always the years. Always, the love. Always..." (& we have a movie title!)
    $1000 14
Paul II, pope from 1464 to 1471, set up Rome's first of these new machines
    $1000 22
Informal conversation about unimportant matters
    $1000 17
The first televised British royal wedding united this princess & photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones in 1960
    $1000 19
...caves: this Kentucky attraction, the world's longest system of them, with more than 400 miles of explored passages
    $1000 20
Seen here, this late illusionist was a master of card tricks, enabled by his 52 assistants
    $1000 8
To Tom Cruise:
"Nobody knows what's gonna happen next... & certainly not on a racetrack with 40 other infantile egomaniacs"

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

Ray Mitch Kathy
$3,200 $1,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Mitch Kathy
$11,000 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: These are songs that peaked within numbers 91 and 100 on the Billboard chart.)
    $400 30
A byproduct of using fossil fuels, it's the main greenhouse gas affecting Earth's climate due to human activity
    $400 10
This pivotal July 1863 battle is depicted here
    $400 29
"The Hearts Filthy Lesson" only went to 92 for this legend; "Suffragette City" never even cracked the chart
    $400 28
East Falkland is the larger of the 2 of that name & in 1982 was the scene of battles between these 2 nations
    $400 24
Anagram fans know Loney M. Setnick's "The Pony Party!" is a feature in the "Autobiography" of this author of "Unfortunate Events"
    $400 21
"Super" star
(4 letters)
    $800 17
This climate region is defined as being between about 23.5 degrees north & south of the equator
    $800 6
Boosting morale, Washington's troops defeated a force of these mercenaries at the Battle of Trenton in 1776
    $800 23
Not many could take "The Star Spangled Banner" into the Top 20 twice, but she did; however, "Whatchulookinat" only looked at 96
    $800 12
Scotland's Shetland Islands form part of the border between this sea & the rest of the Atlantic
    $800 25
In this novel, Winston is inspired by a copy of "The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism"
    $800 20
Rules for acceptable online behavior
(10 letters)
    $1200 16
Affecting weather worldwide, it's a female-named periodic anomaly of cooler temperatures in the southeastern Pacific Ocean
    $1200 7
Fought from Feb. to Dec. with 700,000 casualties, the Battle of Verdun was the longest of this war
    $1200 22
We'll be blunt; James Blunt topped the chart in 2006 with this "gorgeous" song but "High" only went as high as 100 that year
    $1200 4
Tenerife is the largest island of this Atlantic group that belongs to Spain
    $1200 1
In a book by this man, "Misery's Return" was a hard-to-execute novel by his character Paul Sheldon
    $1200 5
Buddhist's bliss
(7 letters)
    $1600 11
This "effect" governs in which direction hurricanes & other storms will spin
    $1600 8
1709's Battle of Poltava in Ukraine saw this czar lead an army to victory over Sweden, spurring the rise of the Russian Empire
    $1600 26
No stranger to the Top 10, this Jersey band could only take "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" to 97 in '93
    $1600 3
Corvo Island of the Azores is a home to this diving bird that locals call corvo-marinho
    DD: $3,600 2
"The Grasshopper Lies Heavy" is an underground novel in this Philip K. Dick book set in a conquered America
    $1600 18
Halo or rain cloud
(6 letters)
    $2000 15
One climate provision in 2022's big Democratic bill provides money to protect these "O.G." forests
    DD: $3,000 9
Joan of Arc's victory over the English at this French city in 1429 was a turning point in the Hundred Years' War
    $2000 27
"So What'cha Want" hit 93 for this trio in 1992, though some call the album it's off, "Check Your Head", a masterpiece
    $2000 14
Around 1450, vines imported from Crete were used to start vineyards on this Portuguese island known for its fortified wine
    $2000 13
Hannibal Lecter is found with a copy of "Le grand dictionnaire de cuisine" in this "colorful" novel
    $2000 19
Coin collector
(11 letters)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Mitch Kathy
$24,200 $16,800 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2001 he published a book called "Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall"; in 2002, "Existencilism"

Final scores:

Ray Mitch Kathy
$34,000 $18,799 $200
6-day champion: $166,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ray Mitch Kathy
$21,800 $14,800 $8,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,800

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Game tape date: 2022-10-25
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