Show #8772 - Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 9.


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Scott Handelman, a math and computer science teacher from Lincoln, Nebraska

Maggie Frank-Hsu, a writer from San Diego, California

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 8-day cash winnings total $219,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
003, here's your this, a compilation of documents about your next target; the Steele one was in the news in 2017
    $200 27
A bird that can talk &
a unit of gold fineness
    $200 29
Refreshing like a milkshake, this Irish beer nicknamed "the black stuff" is known for its unique texture
    $200 21
Felicity Jones as this groundbreaking attorney in "On the Basis of Sex"
    $200 28
Written under the V.C. Andrews name, recent prequels to her bestselling series include "Beneath the" this & "Out of the" this
    $200 30
The Smithsonian exhibited a ticket costing a pricey 1,000 reichsmarks for the 1937 last flight of this transport
    DD: $1,800 25
John le Carré popularized this word; in a 1974 novel, he defined it as "an agent so called because he burrows deep"
    $400 10
To shred cheese &
ocho, translated from Spanish
    $400 19
Singha beer from Thailand uses a mystical one of these beasts on its label
    $400 20
Him as slain San Franciscan leader Harvey Milk
    $400 11
In Ruth Ware's thriller "The Woman in Cabin 10", the cabin isn't in the woods but on one of these
    $400 18
A train still runs under the name Venice Simplon this, but Istanbul to Paris costs $20,000 for a twin cabin?! That's murder!
    $600 23
This "mortal" term refers to the prearranged location spies use to relay information without meeting
    $600 8
A response (well, other than on "Jeopardy!") &
a terpsichorean
    $600 12
Goldstar & Maccabee are beers from this nation
    $600 1
Tom Hanks as this manager of Elvis with a shadowy past
    $600 6
From chapter 1 of this classic: "On a bright may morning in 1888, John, Lord Greystoke, and Lady Alice sailed from Dover..."
    $600 15
"Doc... are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a" this? & You can rent a replica for $2,000 a day?!
    $800 22
Also a word for "zero", it's a method spies use to disguise messages by shuffling letters around
    $800 7
To confiscate by force &
to goad (or to backcomb your hair a bit)
    $800 13
Trappist monks in this small European country make Chimay & use the income to support their charitable works
    $800 2
Him as George VI in "The King's Speech"
    $800 4
His "The World According to Garp" & "The Cider House Rules" were both made into movies
    $800 16
This airline can take you first class from New York to London for about $6,500; a trip on the same brand "Galactic" is more
    $1000 24
The use of sexual wiles in espionage is called this, which sounds like it would work against Winnie-the-Pooh
    $1000 9
Arriving before the expected time &
in a rotten, irritable mood
    $1000 14
First brewed in 1842, Pilsner Urquell from this Central European republic is based on a beer first made in the Middle Ages
    $1000 3
Her as Diana, spending Christmas with the in-laws
    $1000 5
This author of "Waiting to Exhale" says, "I write about what breaks my heart, what I don't understand & what I wish I could change"
    $1000 17
In 2008 this alphanumeric Cunard ship set out with its last passengers, with some berths going for more than $40,000

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

Ray Maggie Scott
$1,200 $4,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Maggie Scott
$4,200 $3,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
So sit back & relax as we leave Tunisia & head east along the Mediterranean coast over this country on our way to Egypt
    $400 27
This book part is a synonym for backbone
    $400 6
This sweet plant secretion that's full of sucrose, fructose & glucose serves to attract pollinators like birds & bees
    $400 19
Springsteen said of this cover, a lot of photos were taken but in the end his behind looked better than his face
    $400 26
Confederate general Thomas Jackson gained this nickname at the first Battle of Bull Run in 1861
    $400 16
The name of this bluish-green gem reflects the country it was mistakenly thought to come from
    $800 10
We've got the wind behind us as we cruise east out of Bosnia & Herzegovina to fly over this country on Romania's western border
    $800 22
It can be an angry look or a harsh light
    $800 5
The epicanthus is a fold of skin at the inner corner of this part of the human body
    $800 18
The cover of Green Day's "American Idiot" shows a bloody hand holding a heart-shaped one of these--stand back!
    $800 25
Abner Doubleday, purported inventor of baseball, ordered the firing of the first defensive shots of the war at this location
    $800 15
Here's the logo of this brand, known for its waterproof boots
    $1200 28
We're next in line for departure; we'll head south out of Ecuador into this nation & finally touch down in Chile
    $1200 11
This synonym for "oceanic" can also be a member of the armed forces
    $1200 2
This region of the inner Earth is prone to hot spots; volcanoes can form above them
    $1200 7
Alberto Vargas painted model Candy Moore posing on a Ferrari for this band's "Candy-O"
    DD: $2,200 1
Arthur MacArthur from Milwaukee won the Medal of Honor for a charge at Missionary Ridge shouting this, now a fight song title
    $1200 12
This Copenhagen amusement park's famous bubble fountain is said to have been co-designed by Niels Bohr
    $1600 29
We hope you enjoyed your time in Iraq; now take in the Persian Gulf on our left as we cross this small emirate & land in Saudi Arabia
    $1600 21
A stain on one's character can be this, also beginning with "st"
    $1600 3
It's the process by which an atomic nucleus splits into 2 smaller nuclei, or how certain single-celled organisms reproduce
    $1600 8
Patti Smith's photo on the cover of her "Horses" album was taken by this soulmate & photographer who died of AIDS at 42
    $1600 23
In 1863 Congress passed the first act implementing this in the U.S., leading to riots in New York City & elsewhere
    $1600 13
Beveridge is the fitting last name of the guy behind this brand of vodka distilled in Austin, Texas
    $2000 30
Skies are clear as we fly west out of Panama & into this country's airspace; we'll ease north & have you in Nicaragua in no time
    $2000 20
This 6-letter synonym for "whirlpool" comes from Latin for "whirlpool"
    DD: $4,000 4
Neptune's moon Triton is the only big moon in our solar system that orbits in this 10-letter way, meaning backwards
    $2000 17
Actress Kate Murtagh, who appeared as a waitress on their 1979 "Breakfast in America" album, died in 2017 at age 96
    $2000 24
Resulting in almost 24,000 casualties, this 1862 battle in Tennessee has a name from Hebrew that is often translated as "peaceful one"
    $2000 14
Survived by its gardens, this palace next to the Louvre was originally commissioned by Catherine de Medici

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Maggie Scott
$27,800 $3,600 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its title character is told "By the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off... your eyes drop out & you get... shabby"

Final scores:

Ray Maggie Scott
$35,800 $7,199 $11,199
9-day champion: $255,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ray Maggie Scott
$24,400 $5,800 $9,200
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2022-10-26
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