Show #8773 - Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Ray Lalonde game 10.


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Jamie Fletcher, a retired librarian from Troy, Michigan

Omkar Bhatt, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Ray Lalonde, a scenic artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 9-day cash winnings total $255,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response is two automakers smushed together and linked by one shared letter.)
    $200 5
By Claude Debussy: "Prelude to the Afternoon of" this mythical creature
    $200 18
There are 3 Es in this verb meaning to come into view or rise from water
    $200 25
The maker of the Navigator collides with the maker of the Sentra
    $200 29
She's the only host of "The View" who can boast of being an Oscar winner
    $200 10
Swede Risberg of this team took a bribe to lose the World Series & came through, going 2 for 25 with 4 errors
    $200 26
In test match play, the 11 members of a team on the pitch in this sport wear white uniforms
    $400 4
By him:
the opera "Così fan tutte"
    $400 19
"Cease" has 5 letters; this word that's paired with it in a legal term has 6
    $400 28
Over in Britain, the maker of the sporty XK-E runs into the maker of the luxury Phantom
    $400 30
He & his daughter Corinne joined forces to host a musical game show called "Beat Shazam"
    $400 11
In 2002 the FBI's Memphis office began an operation called this "Waltz", which paid $150,000 in bribes & convicted several officials
    $400 27
First-year Spelman students must wear all white to the convocation & induction events during this 2-week introductory period
    $600 1
From the 1870s, "Marche slave" & the opera "Eugene Onegin", by him
    $600 16
The stock markets love this word that can mean, among other things, spend time on & give power to
    $600 22
The company founded by Henry in 1903 heads down a Michigan road & hits the company founded by brothers John & Horace in 1914
    $600 6
On "Alaska Daily", she plays a journalist who looks into the disappearance & murders of indigenous women
    $600 8
In 1982 while leader of this labor union, Roy Williams was convicted of trying to bribe a U.S. senator to kill a new trucking law
    $600 13
It's white, it keeps you alive, it's an extravehicular mobility unit better known by this alliterative name
    $800 2
By Hector Berlioz: "Symphonie fantastique" , ending with their Sabbath
    $800 17
The "P" is not silent at the end of this verb meaning to get back your losses
    $800 23
The maker of the Escalade bumps into the maker of the Pacifica minivan
    $800 7
In 2022, she took on the role of Dottie, matriarch of a country music dynasty on "Monarch"
    $800 9
The 1798 XYZ Affair involved agents of this nation seeking bribes from the U.S. for preferential treatment in negotiations
    $800 14
An 1889 painting of David Hayes Agnew, professor of this medical skill, is an early depiction of doctors in white
    $1000 3
"The Carnival of the Animals", not publicly performed in full in his lifetime
    $1000 20
As a means of making amends, it's sometimes done to "the beef"
    $1000 24
A former Swedish rivaal of Volvo bumps into Daimler's competitor Karl
    $1000 21
Angelina Jolie's dad in real life, he played Liev Schreiber's dad on "Ray Donovan"
    DD: $2,000 12
In Rome in 69 A.D., Marcus Salvius Otho bribed this security force to murder the Emperor Galba & have Otho put on the throne
    $1000 15
Initiates in this religion that developed in Cuba in the 1800s wear white for their first year

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

Ray Omkar Jamie
$8,200 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Omkar Jamie
$10,600 $2,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
Truman Capote changed the heroine of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" from Connie Gustafson to this, capturing her free spirit better
    $400 25
You'll need luck to find a 4-leaf clover as the gene responsible is this, not dominant
    $400 29
It's about 5 feet long & its name refers to its wider diameter, not its length
    $400 1
It was the birthplace of author James Joyce
    $400 21
It's the writing system seen here
    $400 14
To bulk up for his Wolverine roles, he did a lot of weightlifting & consumed 6,000 calories a day
    DD: $2,000 5 tells us this villainous last name means "bad faith"
    $800 26
Tetrodotoxin can make eating this fish a dicey proposition, so make sure your sushi chef is no slouch
    $800 30
If I had a malleus, which I do, in my middle ear, I'd also call it this, because of its shape
    $800 11
Indira Gandhi International Airport serves this capital
    $800 22
The name of the pastry seen here honors a famous French guy
    $800 17
In 1953 he informed newsstands that "Stag Party--a brand new magazine for men--will be out this fall"
    $1200 6
This Henry Fielding hero is adopted by the benevolent & benevolent-sounding Squire Allworthy
    $1200 23
Since 2016 this musical has had an online lottery that's allowed lucky winners to purchase tickets for the fitting sum of $10
    $1200 18
Adrenaline is another name for this hormone secreted in times of stress by the adrenal glands
    DD: $3,000 2
Of South Africa's 3 capitals, this judicial one is alphabetically first
    $1200 8
This item seen here is used in bacteriology
    $1200 13
Claire Danes is married to this British actor who recently played Jack Barber in the movie "Downton Abbey: A New Era"
    $1600 4
He's a sensitive member of J.D. Salinger's Glass family; at one point, it's spelled as 2 words like "perceive extra"
    $1600 24
Yungas Road looks a little bit scary but to drive from Coroico to this Bolivian administrative capital, you might have to risk it
    $1600 19
From Latin for "hard mother", it's a tough membrane protecting the brain & spinal cord
    $1600 3
It's home to Kim Il-sung University
    $1600 9
A trusted advisor & teacher, from the one who tutored Telemachus
    $1600 15
Hugh Downs was the longtime host of this game show; Alex Trebek later hosted a Classic version
    $2000 7
"You were never there", a girlfriend tells this hero of Bret Easton Ellis' "Less Than Zero"; other people just seem to mold him
    $2000 27
An aging film star has a lover named Chance in this playwright's "Sweet Bird of Youth", set in a small southern town
    $2000 20
Clusters of cells in the pancreas, including the ones that produce insulin, are known as the islets of this
    $2000 12
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in this capital of the United Arab Emirates is an architectural masterpiece
    $2000 10
Plagued by debt, the man for whom this fuel is named disappeared from the deck of the SS Dresden in 1913
    $2000 16
This Brit was out of the house as Ryan Clark on "Avenue 5" episodes like "He's Only There to Stop His Skeleton From Falling Over"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ray Omkar Jamie
$23,400 $4,200 $4,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Until the Civil War, the January 8 date of this battle of dubious military importance but big morale value was a national holiday

Final scores:

Ray Omkar Jamie
$30,000 $1 $8,400
10-day champion: $285,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ray Omkar Jamie
$22,400 $7,200 $6,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2022-10-26
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