Show #8771 - Monday, December 26, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 8.


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Bobby Freitas, a middle school teacher from Long Beach, California

Sarah Schmeer, an executive assistant from Portland, Oregon

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 7-day cash winnings total $192,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
How about a nice healthy cup of this?

    $200 12
She came to power in Russia in a 1762 coup against her husband, who was soon dead with the official cause as hemorrhoids
    $200 13
Software such as Greetly can replace this person, like Ellie Kemper's character Erin on "The Office"
    $200 18
Lovely Santorini, part of the Cyclades, lies off the southeastern coast of Greece in this sea
    $200 26
Sales for the last 3 months of 2020 for this video conferencing co. were up 370% from the same time in 2019, for... reasons
    $200 21
College football's Alamo Bowl is held annually at the Alamodome in this city
    $400 5
A legendary outlaw

    $400 11
The original this singing "club" began with some English guys who sang madrigals after dinner in the 1780s
    $400 27
A platonic female best friend & confidante to a co-worker; it was the title of a 1930 book & movie
    $400 17
Locals in Bali call Mount Agung the this body part of the world; must be an outie
    $400 25
It's not your grandma's Western Union (stop) it's "a new era of messaging" (stop) are you getting the idea (we'll stop)
    $400 20
Since 2010 the Alamo Bowl has matched 2 of the top teams from these "12" conferences
    $600 4
Take a hike & take along some of this snack

    $600 1
6 men arrived in what's now Yemen in 1762 on Europe's first scientific expedition to this peninsula; one made it back home
    $600 28
A popular office snack is the granola bar made since 1975 & named for this place we think is between Death Valley & Silicon Valley
    $600 14
Ischia is a winey, picturesque island at the entrance to this bay, near the southern Italian city with the same name as the bay
    $600 24
It was founded in 1998 as Confinity but soon went by this name instead of something like Reimbursafriend or Dollar-a-Buddy
    $600 8
At the 2012 Alamo Bowl, the Texas defense put the bag on Oregon State's quarterback with 10 of these
    $800 2
New drivers may find it challenging

    DD: $1,800 9
Early works on popular science appeared, like one on this British scientist "For the Ladies, or Dialogues on Light & Colors"
    $800 29
Labor Day 2022 was a dividing line for several big companies when WFH became RTO, short for this
    $800 15
It pairs with Caicos in the name of a group of sunny isles southeast of the Bahamas
    $800 22
An "SNL" "ad" for this company included, "I'd never live in North Carolina, but if I did, I could buy a big, gross mansion"
    $800 7
In 2011 the Bears of this Waco school just up the road scored an Alamo Bowl record 67 points to beat Washington
    $1000 3
It was a hit for Stevie Wonder

    $1000 10
The French loved the fur hat Ben Franklin wore to cover his boils & compared him to this Swiss-born philosopher of a state of nature
    $1000 30
Term for a group meeting to assess a completed project, or for an art exhibit covering a painter's whole career
    $1000 16
Northernmost of the main Hawaiian islands is this lush 5-letter isle also known as "The Garden Isle"
    $1000 23
The stars aligned, & by the end of 2021, this platform reported it had 244 million cumulative reviews
    $1000 19
Before he was a 2010 Super Bowl MVP for New Orleans, this QB was a 1998 Alamo Bowl MVP for Purdue

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

Ray Sarah Bobby
$6,200 $2,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Sarah Bobby
$7,000 $4,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
fence opening
    $400 8
"I'll never grow up, never grow up, never grow up, not me!"
    $400 29
Firestone has long been an economic anchor of Liberia, running a 120,000-acre plantation for this product
    $400 30
A mood stabilizer, it comes in at a helpful No. 3 (but it didn't crack the Top 40 for Nirvana)
    $400 25
Colm Tóibín's "Bad Blood" documented the people & politics of this island
    $400 23
The Latin for "slow" gives us this adjective, what you don't want to be deemed when you arrive at school
    $800 26
Cereal grain
12th letter of the alphabet
    $800 7
"I want it long, straight, curly, fuzzy, snaggy, shaggy, ratty, matty, oily, greasy, fleecy"
    $800 28
Head to Tunisia to visit the ruins of this city whose name means "new town", founded around 800 B.C.
    $800 24
Not great for use in water pipes, this element joins the parade at No. 82
    $800 13
This 19th century author & satirist wrote the travel book "Roughing It" about spending time out West & away from the Civil War
    $800 22
You're so out of touch with societal mores, you're this; now time for the same-named bourbon cocktail
    $1200 19
Like a road with half the traffic going in one direction & half in the opposite
    $1200 4
"Hodel, oh Hodel, have I made a match for you! He's handsome, he's young! Alright, he's 62"
    DD: $3,000 9
Battlefields of this war include Spioenkop in the Kwazulu-Natal province
    $1200 1
Know it's No. 83 & used in fire-detection equipment & you'll be taking care of this, every day! Taking care of this, every way!
    $1200 12
In "Double Vision", writer John Knowles recounts traveling to Jordan & stumbling upon David Lean directing this epic film
    $1200 16
Founded to combat polio, the March of Dimes today tries to combat this type of birth
    $1600 20
Dietary fiber
gambling cubes
    $1600 5
"There is a sucker born every minute, each time the second hand sweeps to the top like dandelions up they pop"
    $1600 10
These non-Muslims make up the second-largest religious group in Egypt
    $1600 2
Grandpa's hip enough to know nothing can replace this metal at No. 22
    $1600 14
This classic 1934 novel opens, "I am living at the Villa Borghese", Henry Miller's name for Paris' Villa Seurat
    DD: $4,000 17
This idiom applies literally if you promise to pay 10 bucks on Tuesday & show up with 9 on Wednesday
    $2000 21
Black table spice
a unit of force
    $2000 6
"Little more speed,
little more rope,
little more wind,
little more hope,
gotta get this stupid kite to fly"
    $2000 11
The name of a whole country was countrified from the name of this coastal desert of southwest Africa
    $2000 3
Just out of the Hot 100 at 102 comes this element named for a very rich Swede
    $2000 15
In his travel journals, Lawrence Ferlinghetti wrote of taking this hyphenated railway, which played very loud Russian music
    $2000 18
Unripe fruit can be called this, which may also refer to your brand of juvenile humor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Sarah Bobby
$21,600 $11,600 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a reunion over 40 years in the making, Dolly Parton appeared as an angel named Agnes in the final episode of this comedy in 2022

Final scores:

Ray Sarah Bobby
$26,600 $23,100 $200
8-day champion: $219,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ray Sarah Bobby
$18,800 $9,200 $3,400
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2022-10-26
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